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Broadcast Vendors Gear Technology Toward Sports-Venue Market


The line between venue technology and broadcast technology is blurring. As videoboard-control rooms become responsible for an increasing number of screens, ranging from the center-hung board to thousands of fan smartphones, venues must install the necessary infrastructure to handle the task. The result: venue control rooms that look more and more like broadcast trucks (if […]

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Venue Q&A: Broad Comm’s Libin, CoachComm’s Turkington on RF Management


By Rick Price, president, MOEBAM! Venue Media Services, and committee chair, SVG Venue Technology Initiative Louis Libin founded and is president of Broad Comm, a technology-consulting group whose clients have included GE, NBC, ABC, CBS, Turner, Olympic Committees, the USTA, the USGA, equipment manufacturers, foreign governments, and media start-ups. He is well-known as a professional […]

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VITEC Spotlights 4K IPTV Workflow With Sony, Keeps HD in Mind


At NAB 2014, VITEC announced a partnership with Sony and offered a live demonstration of its new end-to-end 4K IPTV solution for real-time, multicast distribution of Ultra HD video at the Sony booth. VITEC’s MGES-6000 Blade encoder ingests 4K content from professional 4K cameras via four HD-SDI ports and encodes and streams it over IP. […]

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Ericsson Focuses on Delivering 4K for a Compelling User Experience


The various pieces of the 4K-workflow puzzle continue to fall into place, but hurdles remain. No stranger to the buzz, Ericsson addressed a significant hurdle — content acquisition and delivery — by showing live, real-time “true” 4K/Ultra HD television (4K UHDTV) video contribution at NAB 2014. “If the whole point of having Ultra High Definition […]

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Click Effects Preps for Busy 2014, Welcomes Back Return Clients


Less than four months into 2014, Click Effects’ résumé boasts an impressive number of high-profile projects. The company recently powered the content delivery at AT&T Stadium in Dallas for the NCAA Men’s Final Four, using the full range of CrossFire, Blaze, and Backdraft systems already in place at the venue. Click Effects systems have also […]

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• Spring 2014 SVG SportsTech JournalDigital Edition, App Now Available

• Quieter Sound of New F1 Engines Gets Varied Reviews

• Registration Open for SVG’s FutureSPORT June 11 in NYC

• Fraunhofer Aims To Improve Audio Systems for TV, Mobile, and More

• FCC Proposal Could Ease Loss of 600 MHz Spectrum for Wireless-Mic Users

• Venue News: Qatar Cuts Stadiums Planned for 2022 World Cup; Proposed Braves Stadium More Expensive Than Expected

• IMS Strengthens Fleet With HD5

• ATEME, Globecast, Thinklogical Renew with SVG

• NAB Perspectives: Quantum’s Grossman on 4K Storage and StorNext 5


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