or


[01/08/13 - 08:16 AM]
Heyeper Zoom Camera System Highlights CBS Sports' Technological Advances for Super Bowl XLVII Coverage
CBS Sports is deploying six "Heyeper Zoom" high frame rate, 4K replay and zoom camera systems.

[via press release from CBS]

HEYEPER ZOOM CAMERA SYSTEM HIGHLIGHTS CBS SPORTS' TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES FOR SUPER BOWL XLVII COVERAGE

When CBS Sports presents Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3 (6:00 PM, ET) from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. live on the CBS Television Network, highlighted among the technological advances that will be incorporated during its coverage is the high-speed "Heyeper Zoom" camera system.

· HEYEPER ZOOM CAMERA SYSTEM

CBS Sports is deploying six "Heyeper Zoom" high frame rate, 4K replay and zoom camera systems. "Heyeper Zoom" uses For-A-Corp's, FT-One, 4K cameras, equipped with Fujinon lenses and Evertz Corp's DreamCatcher record servers. The "Heyeper Zoom" replay system can capture video at a frame rate between 300-500 frames per second (normal 60 fps). The For-A cameras use 3840 by 2160 pixel imagers, totaling more than 8 million pixels, four times greater than current high-definition video. The Evertz DreamCatcher replay system records the 4K video signal allowing CBS Sports to use the full 4K resolution to zoom in on critical points of a play (i.e., foot inbounds, turnovers, etc.) for high-resolution review. The unique Evertz user interface allows an operator to quickly determine critical points of play and rapidly turn them around for on-air use. The entire system is being integrated and housed by NEP, Inc.

· MOSAIC

CBS Sports will have the ability to take up to six unique camera views and play them back simultaneously in-sync in either a quad-split, a three-way split or a two-way split depending on the context of the play. The Evertz Mosaic System will provide CBS Sports with these simultaneous views.

· HIGH-SPEED CAMERAS

THE SUPER BOWL ON CBS will feature five high-speed cameras that will be in hard and hand-held configurations located on the field, in the stands and on sideline carts. Each camera will have the ability to shoot 300-500 frames per second (normal cameras shoot 60 fps) in 1080i high definition format. These Ikegami/NAC's Hi-Motion II cameras are supplied by Fletcher and are particularly used in determining questionable calls on the field (i.e., fumbles, receptions, out-of-bounds, etc.) from all different angles.

· HIGH-TECH GRAPHICS

In addition to the regular first down line, available on CBS Sports' primary cameras throughout the 2012 NFL season, six other cameras will be calibrated with the first down line by SportsVision including Skycam and end zone cameras. As was done during the regular-season, EyeVision, supported by Redbee's Piero 3D analysis technology, will be utilized as a multi-dimensional tool for Phil Simms' analysis. Given the situation of a field goal or an extra-point conversion that passes above the goal posts, virtual extensions of the goal posts will also be added to determine the flight path of the ball and whether the kick was good or not. Super Bowl XLVII also will serve as the launch of a new comprehensive animation and insert graphics package. That same look will ultimately roll out on CBS Sports Network later in the year, further unifying the on-air branding of CBS Sports.

Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the play-by-play of SUPER BOWL XLVII, along with Steve Tasker and Solomon Wilcots reporting. Lance Barrow will produce and Mike Arnold will direct.

Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports and serves as Executive Producer for the Network's coverage of the NFL and Super Bowl XLVII. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports. Ken Aagaard is Executive Vice President, Engineering, Operations & Production Services, CBS Sports. Bruce Goldfeder is Vice President, Engineering, CBS Sports. Marla Schmettau is Director, Graphics, CBS Sports.

Follow CBS Sports on Twitter: @CBSSportsGang and @NFLonCBS, #CBSSuperBowl





  [january 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[07/22/14 - 01:47 PM]
HGTV Still Tops on Sundays - "Flipping the Block" One of HGTV's "Best Series Premieres Ever"
HGTV spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 01:14 PM]
Velocity's Hit Car Restoration Series "FantomWorks" Returns for Season Two on Sunday, July 27 at 9 and 10 PM ET/PT
Dan Short and his team kick-off Velocity's week-long summer programming event "Dream Car Week" with all-new back-to-back episodes from season two.

[07/22/14 - 11:13 AM]
Premiere of New American Heroes Channel Series "Gunslingers" Breaks Network Record for P2+ and HH Delivery
American Heroes Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, July 20.

[07/22/14 - 10:32 AM]
PBS Arts Fall Festival 2014 Kicks Off September 26
Entering its fourth season, the PBS Arts Fall Festival has become a Friday night fall tradition, reaching more than 33 million viewers since its conception in 2011.

[07/22/14 - 10:31 AM]
PBS and BBC Worldwide North America Sign Deal to Bring Fourth Season of "Call the Midwife" to U.S.
Look for a special holiday episode on Sunday, December 28 followed by season four on Sunday, March 29.

[07/22/14 - 10:30 AM]
PBS Announces New Series: "The Brain with Dr. David Eagleman"
The show will premiere in 2015 as part of the PBS "Think Wednesday" lineup of science and nature programming.

[07/22/14 - 10:29 AM]
New PBS Documentary Reveals the Untold Story of the U.S. Navy SEALs
The two-hour special premiers on Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00/8:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:28 AM]
PBS and "American Experience" Announce "Walt Disney" to Premiere Fall 2015
The film features rare archival footage from the Disney vaults, scenes from some of his greatest films, and includes interviews with animators and artists who worked with him.

[07/22/14 - 10:27 AM]
PBS Station Sites to Stream Ken Burns's "The Roosevelts" in its Entirety Starting Day after Broadcast Premiere
The first two-hour episode will premiere on PBS stations, Sunday, September 14 at 8:00/7:00c.

[07/22/14 - 10:26 AM]
PBS Announces New Programming During Summer 2014 TCA Session
Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced updates to its fall schedule and new programs for 2015.

[07/22/14 - 09:21 AM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Is the #1 Syndie Talker for the 2nd Straight Week Across All Key Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of July 7-11.

[07/22/14 - 09:02 AM]
Syfy, Space and Temple Street Productions Announce Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore and Luke MacFarlane Will Star in New Scripted Series "Killjoys"
The series follows a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multi-planetary class war.

[07/22/14 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Next Games and AMC Debut Trailer for "The Walking Dead" Mobile Game, "The Walking Dead: No Man's Land"
The game will allow players to experience the world of the iconic show through gameplay exclusively developed for smartphones and tablet devices.

[07/22/14 - 08:47 AM]
"Dark Horse Nation" - New Series Premieres Tuesday, July 29 at 10 p.m. on History(R)
The 12-episode series combines great beer, innovation and renegade entrepreneurialism as it follows the day-to-day adventures of the Dark Horse Brewing Company.

[07/22/14 - 08:40 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Claims Top Spot with "MasterChef," "Hotel Hell"
The network has won the adults 18-49 for four consecutive weeks.