23 ene. 2006

CBS stations move to high-definition news

Beyond the Headlines - January 23, 2006###: "CBS stations move to high-definition news
Jan 20, 2006 12:20 PM, Beyond The Headlines e-newsletter




CBS O&O�s WBZ, in Boston, and WBBM, in Chicago, will be the first stations to make the switch to Sonys HD XDCAM gear.


CBS News has begun a migration to high-definition news acquisition. In March, the network�s owned-and-operated stations at WBZ-TV, in Boston, and WBBM-TV, in Chicago, will be the first to use Sonys XDCAM HD Professional Disc system for its local programming. The other 15 CBS stations will begin converting to XDCAM HD throughout 2006 and 2007.
HD news is a hot topic on the minds of many in the industry, and it�s critical to have the right technology in place when it�s time to make the switch, said Bob Ross, senior vice president of East Coast Operations at CBS Television. "