The Lombardi Trophy Is Hot Hardware

What's the highest of hi-tech things you'll see this weekend? Yup, you guessed it: sweaty giants colliding with one another in striped pasture. Ars Technica has a fascinating rundown on the hardware that goes into showing you The Super Bowl

While the game itself remains a contest of brute strength, raw speed, and little red challenge beanbags, the entire transmission infrastructure that brings the games into our homes and plasters them on our televisions in HD is exactly the opposite: millions of dollars of the most complicated broadcast technology on the planet.
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