06.04.2008 12:00 AM
HSN Adding HD With Sony Gear
Home Shopping Network has made plans to show off its wares in HD with a production facility makeover based on Sony HD equipment. The switch to full HD operations is slated to begin in early 2009.

The St. Petersburg, Fla., operation will be installing 43 HDC-1500L studio cameras and three MVS-8000G production switchers in its seven studios. HSN has opted for a fiber-based infrastructure and will also be upgrading to a new main plant router and digital audio controls. The new cameras will be fitted to robotically controlled pedestals.

“Our choice to go with Sony is consistent with HSN’s mission to offer the highest quality products, delivered in the highest quality presentation to our millions of consumers,” said Noley Keener, HSN vice president of broadcasting. “HSN has been a ‘Sony house’ for some time.” HSN broadcasts are live and air on a 24/7 round-the-clock basis.

HSN has been in operation for 30 years and currently reaches more than 90 million households. A competing shopping network, QVC, switched its operations to HD in 2007.


Comments
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 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB

Wall Street Communications /   Friday 08:05 PM
Dejero Releases LIVE+ NewsBook Software for Mac
Wall Street Communications /   Thursday 06:44 PM
Dejero Ranks Ninth on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500(TM) in North America

 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology