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Six-time Gold Glove winner Eric Chavez will join the A's broadcast team as a color commentator for 20 telecasts this season. He debuts April 24, when the A's host the Astros. Chavez, who is currently serving as a special assignment scout for the Yankees, with whom he played in 2011-12,…

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Multimedia entertainment studio Electus, an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI) today announces that Electus International has secured new deals for Bellator MMA with broadcasters in Australia (Network Ten), France (RTL9), Italy (Discovery), Spain (15 TV), Portugal (SIC) and Croatia (Fight Channel), exemplifying the widespread growth the emerging mixed martial…

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More than six decades after going on the air for the first time from the Maccabees Building in Detroit, Southfield-based WXYZ-Channel 7 will be on the air again downtown — at least at noon. The ABC affiliate will broadcast its “7 Action News at Noon with Joanne Purtan” from the…

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Previously VRFocus  reported on the NBA basketball All-Star weekend. NBA commissioned NextVR to create a virtual reality (VR) experience for basketball enthusiasts to experience the game without being there. Now it looks like NextVR have intentions of bringing live sports events to VR head-mounted displays. This is something which has…

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Nielsen and Sinclair Broadcast Group said they have reached an agreement for Sinclair to subscribe to Nielsen’s local television measurement service. The new comprehensive renewal agreement provides Nielsen’s TV ratings service for all 162 of Sinclair’s owned or operated stations, the companies said in a release.    The agreement also includes…

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Osprey is launching four new video capture cards in the first quarter of 2015. The Osprey 815e and Osprey 821e were introduced in January, Osprey 811e in February, while the Osprey 827e will be available March 15. Osprey 815e The Osprey 815e is a single-channel HD/SDI card that automatically detects…

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The Sunshine State Conference and ESPN have announced a rights agreement for live tournament coverage on ESPN3 for this year's 2015 men's and women's SSC Tournament championship games. The SSC Tournament runs from March 5 until March 8 at the Silver Spurs Arena in Kissimmee and features several ranked teams,…

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Quantum Corp. introduced the StorNext QXS-5600, a high-capacity, high-density disk array. Part of Quantum’s StorNext portfolio, the StorNext QXS-5600 is intended as work-in-process storage for a variety of applications, including 4K and 8K video production and postproduction, geospatial imaging, video surveillance, and seismic research and analysis. The QXS-5600 provides up…

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Rentrak, the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced it has signed a long-term agreement with NBC-affiliate, KOMU, owned by the University of Missouri. KOMU is the only major network affiliate in the United States that acts as a university-owned commercial television station utilizing its newsroom as…

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NVerzion announced that WKNO-TV, the PBS station in Memphis, Tenn., has deployed a flexible, scalable automation system from NVerzion. NVerzion’s Component Level Automation System Solution, or CLASS offers control over a variety of third-party equipment in addition to providing WKNO with capabilities such as a BXF traffic interface. WKNO is…