03.17.2011 11:05 AM
Southern Illinois University Adds Telecast Fiber

The athletics department at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale has recently upgraded its video master control and production facilities, incorporating Telecast Fiber System’s Copperhead and Python II fiber optic technologies as part of the revamping.

“The Telecast Fiber Systems equipment has worked flawlessly from day one, and the quality of the video sent up from the CopperHead systems is fantastic,” said Chris Hagstrom, director of video services for the Southern Illinois University athletics department. “Our fans are raving about the clarity of the video on the boards. Plus, the ability to manage all of our video and audio camera signals within a single box makes our lives so much easier during game production.”

Media Support Group, a Lubbock, Texas-based systems integrator, handled the installation and overall project management associated with the renovation. Telecast fiber optic technology is used for two-way connectivity between the facility control room and the school’s arena and stadium complexes, with some cable runs spanning 2,000 feet.

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Thursday 11:07 AM
The Best Deconstruction of a 4K Shoot You'll Ever Read
With higher resolutions and larger HD screens, wide shots using very wide lenses can be a problem because they allow viewers to see that infinity doesn’t quite resolve into perfect sharpness.

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology