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Phil Kurz

Phil Kurz

Phil Kurz has covered the television and non-broadcast video industries for more than 30 years.

  • News

    Fox Looks To Tap Into Communal Nature of Sports

    September 22, 2017

    Football is a communal experience with tens of thousands of fans gathering in stadiums across the country every weekend to take in the spectacle, whether it’s college or NFL games.

  • IBC

    IBC 2017: Telos Alliance Unveils IP-based Intercom

    September 21, 2017

    Pixar’s “Toy Story” character Buzz Lightyear is famous for saying “To infinity and beyond,” and if the Telos Alliance TV Solutions Group has its way broadcasters too will be uttering something similar when deploying an intercom and planning for contribution audio.

  • Equipment

    Lawo Teams Up With New Audio Technology On LIME

    September 20, 2017

    With completion and authorization of ATSC 3.0 on the horizon, it wouldn’t be surprising that broadcasters may soon begin looking for new products to meet the demands of the new production capabilities enabled by the next-generation TV standard.

  • News

    AWARN Alliance Blasts T-Mobile White Paper Assertion

    September 15, 2017

    A T-Mobile white paper characterizing ATSC 3.0 and its advanced emergency warning capabilities as “inferior” drew fire Sept. 14 from the Advanced Warning and Response Network (AWARN) Alliance.

  • Equipment

    Sony Venice Offers ‘Full-Frame’ Digital Cinema Capture

    September 14, 2017

    Sony has gone back to the drawing board to develop Venice, its next-generation digital cinema camera that was previewed last week by a select audience of American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) members.

  • IBC

    IBC 2017 Offers Focus On Real-World IP in Media

    September 14, 2017

    IBC 2017 opened today in Amsterdam with a rich lineup of conference topics, many aimed specifically at exploring what is and what can be in the way television is acquired, transported, managed, produced and ultimately distributed to an audience that’s evolving how it consumes media.

  • News

    Fort Myers Stations Cover Storm, Provide Refuge

    September 13, 2017

    Two-hundred-thirty-six people, 26 dogs, numerous cats, assorted reptiles an even a colorful Macaw aren’t the typical TV staffing compliment, but Sunday, Sept. 10, was no typical day at WZVN, the Montclair Communications-owned ABC affiliate, and WBBH, the Waterman Broadcasting-owned NBC affiliate, serving Fort Myers and Naples, Fla.

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