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MLBAM Player-Tracking System Is Set for Coming-Out Party This Year

Last year, MLB Advanced Media stirred up interest among fans and broadcasters alike when it launched a data-driven player-tracking system at three ballparks, aimed at measuring the “game of inches” in a whole new way. When Opening Day arrives in April, that system will be up and running at all 30 MLB ballparks, and fans […]

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Case Study: HRTV Delivers the Fastest Two Minutes in Sports with NewTek TriCaster and 3Play

by Charles Quigley, NewTek Contributing Writer The timeless attraction of horse racing, dating back to ancient Greece, Babylon, Syria and Egypt, is simple. The thoroughbred horse, widely believed to be faster than cheetahs in endurance races, can maintain a speed of 45 miles per hour for a distance of more than a mile, making the […]

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Sports Graphics Forum: Automated Workflows Are Vital to Handling Increased Data

SVG’s inaugural Sports Graphics Forum kicked off Wednesday with a look at the technology that brings broadcast graphics to life. And across the board, top of mind was integrating the ever increasing number of data points into on-air graphics while simplifying — and automating — workflows.

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SVG Sit-Down: Oracle’s Polyard on the Front Porch Transition, Managing 4K Content

Last September, technology behemoth Oracle announced that it was acquiring Front Porch Digital. With the content-storage–management–solutions provider’s long list of major sports customers like ESPN, NASCAR, and NFL Films, the deal piqued the interest of many who wondered what impact the acquisition would have in sports-video production. Now fully under the Oracle brand, the former […]

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Ratings Roundup: Fox’s Daytona 500 Way Up Over Delayed 2014 Race, But Still Second-Lowest Since 1991

After suffering through a daylong weather delay in 2014, the DAYTONA 500 began working its way back last weekend, scoring 13.4 million viewers on FOX, a +44% increase over last year’s 9.3 million. A total of 23.5 million viewers watched all or part of Sunday’s telecast. However, despite the year-over-year gains, the race is tied […]

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• Zayo Group, RR Media, Oracle | Front Porch Digital Renew With SVG

• Live From NHL Stadium Series: Levi’s Stadium, 49ers Studios Host Outdoor Hockey

• Live From NHL Stadium Series: NBC Sports Has Outdoor-Game Model Down Pat

• Super Bowl-Vet AVS Packs Major RF Punch at Super Bowl XLIX

• SVG To Cover Stadium Series in Santa Clara From Every Angle

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