EVS’s C-Cast Drives Massive Multicam Video Offering for SEA Games App

July 28, 2015 | Comments Off on EVS’s C-Cast Drives Massive Multicam Video Offering for SEA Games App

Multiscreen experience for large-scale sports events has come a long way in just a few years; events like the Olympics and FIFA World Cup offer fans new ways to consume live and on-demand video via their computers, tablets, and mobile phones. That evolution took another leap forward at the SEA Games in Singapore last month, […]

Behind the Mic: Bill Simmons Lands at HBO; Colin Cowherd Headed From ESPN to Fox

July 24, 2015 | Comments Off on Behind the Mic: Bill Simmons Lands at HBO; Colin Cowherd Headed From ESPN to Fox

Bill Simmons has officially landed at HBO. The former ESPN personality and Grantland founding Editor will now call HBO his exclusive television home, including weekly television series set to debut in 2016 on HBO, HBO GO, and HBO NOW that will feature feature stories and guests from across the sports and cultural landscapes. Simmons will […]

Ratings Roundup: The Open’s Monday Finale Delivers for ESPN; NBCSN Keeps Up NASCAR Pace

July 24, 2015 | Comments Off on Ratings Roundup: The Open’s Monday Finale Delivers for ESPN; NBCSN Keeps Up NASCAR Pace

ESPN’s live coverage of The Open from the famous Old Course at St Andrews, Scotland posted double-digit ratings and viewership increases from 2014. Overall, The Open delivered a 1.4 US household rating, up 27% from 2014 (1.1), and 1,940,000 viewers, up 29% from 2014 (1,500,000).  Monday’s final round coverage peaked from 1:30-1:45 p.m. ET with […]

Mobile TV Group Opens New Facility Complete With Modern Tech, Mountain Views

July 21, 2015 | Comments Off on Mobile TV Group Opens New Facility Complete With Modern Tech, Mountain Views

A Rocky Mountain panorama is not the typical view from a production-truck–engineering and –manufacturing plant. But Mobile TV Group’s new facility is not a traditional mobile-unit factory. Located in the Denver suburb of Englewood, CO, the two-story building boasts not only state-of-the-art technical facilities but also a scenic mountain view extending from Longs Peak to […]

NHK 8K Super Hi-Vision Makes Stateside Debut at Yankees-Mariners Series

July 21, 2015 | Comments Off on NHK 8K Super Hi-Vision Makes Stateside Debut at Yankees-Mariners Series

NHK’s Super Hi-Vision format featuring 8K video and 22.2-multichannel audio made its live-sports debut in the U.S. over the weekend. The Japanese broadcaster produced three Yankees-Mariners games and presented them in 8K Super Hi-Vision (SHV) at a viewing suite inside Yankee Stadium.

MLB All-Star Roundup, Part 2: The Trucks

July 17, 2015 | Comments Off on MLB All-Star Roundup, Part 2: The Trucks

As is the case every year at the Midsummer Classic, the 2015 MLB All-Star festivities were about much more than just the game itself. As a result, more than a dozen production trucks were on hand at the sprawling broadcast compound, which grew far beyond the established truck area at Great American Ballpark and spilled […]

MLB All-Star Roundup, Part 1: Cameras, Graphics, and Studio Sets

July 17, 2015 | Comments Off on MLB All-Star Roundup, Part 1: Cameras, Graphics, and Studio Sets

The MLB All-Star Game show is always a showcase for cutting-edge production tools and tech toys. Tech vendors turned out in droves to Cincinnati’s Great American Ballpark, providing specialty cameras, virtual graphics, unique studio set designs, High Dynamic Range demos, and much more to Fox Sports, ESPN, MLB Network, and other broadcasters covering the festivities. […]

SVG Photo Gallery: Live From MLB All-Star 2015

July 17, 2015 | Comments Off on SVG Photo Gallery: Live From MLB All-Star 2015

The 86th MLB All-Star Game is in the books and there no shortage of drama on the field – thanks largely to Home Run Derby winner and hometown hero Todd Frazier and back-to-back All-Star MVP Mike Trout. But there were plenty of fireworks behind the scenes as well, as Fox Sports, ESPN, MLB Network, and […]

Ratings Roundup: MLB All-Star Hits Record Low on Fox; ESPN’s Blasts Best HR Derby Since 2009

July 17, 2015 | Comments Off on Ratings Roundup: MLB All-Star Hits Record Low on Fox; ESPN’s Blasts Best HR Derby Since 2009

The 2015 MLB All-Star Game scored a 6.6/12 fast-national household rating/share, with an average audience of 10.9 million and remains the most-watched All-Star Game in American sport (beating the Pro Bowl’s 5.1, NBA All-Star Game’s 4.3, and NHL All-Star Game’s 1.2). However, the 6.6 rating is the lowest ever for the MLB All-Star Game (previously […]

MLBAM Statcast Shines at All-Star Game, Revs Up for Season’s Second Half

July 16, 2015 | Comments Off on MLBAM Statcast Shines at All-Star Game, Revs Up for Season’s Second Half

MLB Advanced Media’s Statcast may have launched in all 30 ballparks just 3½ months ago, but the player-tracking and visualization platform is already evolving by leaps and bounds — albeit with a few hiccups along the way. With the launch of Statcast Leaderboards on MLB.com last week and increasing buy-in from TV-rights holders like Fox […]

Live From MLB All-Star: MLB Network Embraces ‘One Baseball’ Philosophy in Cincy

July 14, 2015 | Comments Off on Live From MLB All-Star: MLB Network Embraces ‘One Baseball’ Philosophy in Cincy

Although MLB Network has deployed five mobile units and three studio sets to handle its onslaught of MLB All-Star coverage this week in Cincinnati, the network’s responsibility reaches far beyond just its own programming. In keeping with the “One Baseball” mentality adopted under new MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, the network is also helping support MLB Advanced […]

Live From MLB All-Star: Fox Sports Continues To Innovate With MōVI, Expanded DirtCam

July 14, 2015 | Comments Off on Live From MLB All-Star: Fox Sports Continues To Innovate With MōVI, Expanded DirtCam

Fox Sports’ busy summer of high-profile events continues this week in Cincinnati, the MLB All-Star Game following the massive productions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup and the U.S. Open golf tournaments. As it does every year for the Midsummer Classic, Fox has trotted out a few innovative production elements at Great American Ball Park, […]

Live From MLB All-Star: ESPN Weathers the Storm, Delivers Tech-Heavy Home Run Derby

July 13, 2015 | Comments Off on Live From MLB All-Star: ESPN Weathers the Storm, Delivers Tech-Heavy Home Run Derby

After torrential downpours and roaring thunder most of the day called into question whether the Home Run Derby would take place Monday night, ESPN’s production went off without a hitch at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. With a bit of cooperation from Mother Nature, ESPN rolled out a massive show powered by its EN1 […]

MLB on TBS Has New Home in NEP SS18, Adds New Cameras and MLBAM Statcast to the Mix

July 10, 2015 | Comments Off on MLB on TBS Has New Home in NEP SS18, Adds New Cameras and MLBAM Statcast to the Mix

Turner Sports returns to the ballpark this0 weekend, when Sunday MLB on TBS opens its season with baseball’s signature rivalry at Fenway Park. The New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox matchup kicks off Turner Sports’ second season under its current MLB rights deal, which calls for TBS to carry games on the final 13 Sundays of […]

Behind The Mic: Keith Olbermann Out Again at ESPN; Turner Sports Reinstates Greg Anthony for NBA Summer League

July 10, 2015 | Comments Off on Behind The Mic: Keith Olbermann Out Again at ESPN; Turner Sports Reinstates Greg Anthony for NBA Summer League

Keith Olbermann and ESPN have split once again. The network has announced that Olbermann’s late-night sports show on ESPN2 will end before the end of the month. The network provided little detail on the move aside from saying it has made “a business decision to move in another direction,” and that it wished Olbermann – […]

Ratings Roundup: 25.4 Million Tune in for FIFA Women’s World Cup Final on Fox; Tournament Up 21% Over 2011

July 7, 2015 | Comments Off on Ratings Roundup: 25.4 Million Tune in for FIFA Women’s World Cup Final on Fox; Tournament Up 21% Over 2011

The U.S. women’s national team’s 5-2 victory over Japan in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup final was the most- watched soccer match in U.S. history, drawing a 12.9 household rating/share and 25.4 million viewers. The match peaked at 30.9 million between 8:30-8:45 PM ET. The 2015 USA-Japan final is the most-watched soccer match in […]

NHK To Give Yankees-Mariners 8K Super Hi-Vision Treatment

July 6, 2015 | Comments Off on NHK To Give Yankees-Mariners 8K Super Hi-Vision Treatment

Major League Baseball will go 8K this month. The league will team with Japanese public broadcaster NHK to produce the New York Yankees-Seattle Mariners series (July 17-19) in Super Hi-Vision. NHK will use six 8K cameras to record the game, which will also be shown live exclusively on 8K television screens in a Yankee Stadium suite.

NEP Files for IPO Valued at $100 Million

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off on NEP Files for IPO Valued at $100 Million

In a move expected by many in the remote-production industry, NEP Broadcasting filed an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO) on Monday. No terms were given in the filing, but the offering is valued up to $100 million. The company, which will list on the […]

Sports Venue Technology Summit: As Fans Demand More In-Game Instant Replays, Control Rooms Expand Servers

July 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Sports Venue Technology Summit: As Fans Demand More In-Game Instant Replays, Control Rooms Expand Servers

One of the loudest beats of the drum throughout SVG’s Sports Technology Venue Summit in Denver last month centered on the need for stadiums and arenas to create a high-quality game-day video experience that can match – or exceed – that of the ever-improving television product in order to pry fans off their couches and […]

ESPN’s Multipronged Wimbledon Production Goes Above and Beyond Linear Telecast

June 30, 2015 | Comments Off on ESPN’s Multipronged Wimbledon Production Goes Above and Beyond Linear Telecast

The ryegrass along the baseline may still be lush and green and the silver-gilt cup and Venus Rosewater Dish will not appear at Centre Court for nearly a fortnight, but the action at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club already is very much underway for ESPN. Now in its fourth year as the […]

Sports Venue Technology Summit Q&A: Levels Beyond COO Christy King

June 26, 2015 | Comments Off on Sports Venue Technology Summit Q&A: Levels Beyond COO Christy King

Since landing $4.5 million in funding back in 2013, Levels Beyond and its Reach Engine media-life-cycle-management platform have continued to build out a significant footprint in the sports-production market with clients ranging from the UFC and NASCAR to the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens. The Reach Engine “don’t call it an asset-management” platform allows organizations […]

Sports Venue Technology Summit: With More Displays Than Ever, Graphics Automation Is Key

June 26, 2015 | Comments Off on Sports Venue Technology Summit: With More Displays Than Ever, Graphics Automation Is Key

At SVG’s Sports Venue Technology Summit on Tuesday at Denver’s Sports Authority Field at Mile High, leaders from graphics-technology vendors joined venue-production pros from Kroenke Sports & Entertainment and the Texas Motor Speedway to discuss best practices in graphics creation, social media integration, operations automation, and how the NFL is changing its in-game experience for […]

Ratings Roundup: NBA Draft Tied For Best Ever Overnight on ESPN; Fox’s U.S. Open Debut, Women’s World Cup Both Up Big

June 26, 2015 | Comments Off on Ratings Roundup: NBA Draft Tied For Best Ever Overnight on ESPN; Fox’s U.S. Open Debut, Women’s World Cup Both Up Big

he 2015 NBA Draft, which aired exclusively on ESPN, delivered a 3.1 overnight rating, according to metered market ratings from Nielsen. It matched last year as the highest-rated NBA Draft telecast ever on ESPN. The telecast peaked between 8 -8:15 p.m. ET with a 4.2 rating. The NBA Draft telecast delivered a record 8.5 rating […]

Sports Venue Technology Summit: Local Teams Add Rocky Mountain Flair to Videoboard Productions

June 25, 2015 | Comments Off on Sports Venue Technology Summit: Local Teams Add Rocky Mountain Flair to Videoboard Productions

With five major pro-sports franchises, more than a half dozen college athletics programs nearby, and a handful of semi-pro and minor-league franchises, the Denver Metro area is among the largest sports-video–production markets the nation has to offer. SVG’s Sports Venue Technology Summit turned the spotlight on this unique area on Tuesday, as leaders from the […]

Ratings Roundup: NBA Finals Most-Watched Ever on ABC Through Five Games; Stanley Cup Clincher Is Third-Best Game 6 on Record

June 16, 2015 | Comments Off on Ratings Roundup: NBA Finals Most-Watched Ever on ABC Through Five Games; Stanley Cup Clincher Is Third-Best Game 6 on Record

The 2015 NBA Finals (Warriors are up on Cavaliers 3-2) is the most-watched ever on ABC through five games, according to Fast Nationals from Nielsen. The series is averaging 19,215,000 viewers, which is up 25 percent from 15,373,000 viewers last year (Miami-San Antonio). Sunday’s Game 5 averaged 20,511,000 viewers (P2+), which is up 15 percent […]

Behind the Mic: ESPN Re-Ups Dick Vitale, Bob Ley

June 12, 2015 | Comments Off on Behind the Mic: ESPN Re-Ups Dick Vitale, Bob Ley

Basketball Hall of Famer Dick Vitale has agreed to a new contract extension with ESPN that will carry through the 2017-18 season. The agreement will add another season to Vitale’s previous extension, which had been announced this past October. The 2017-18 season will mark the 39th on ESPN for Vitale, who started with the company […]

How Will Drones, 4K Cameras Impact College Sports Production Near and Long Term?

June 11, 2015 | Comments Off on How Will Drones, 4K Cameras Impact College Sports Production Near and Long Term?

While the majority of the discussion at last month’s SVG College Sports Summit focused squarely on how to create the best-quality college-sports content cost-effectively today, an afternoon panel peeked into the technological crystal ball to address high-end next-gen technologies like unmanned aerial systems (better known as drones) and 4K production. The Rise of Drones in […]

X Games Wrap-Up: NEP, BSI, Fletcher, and Illumination Dynamics Play Key Roles in Austin

June 9, 2015 | Comments Off on X Games Wrap-Up: NEP, BSI, Fletcher, and Illumination Dynamics Play Key Roles in Austin

Austin’s second year hosting the X Games proved to be another massive success, with nearly 137,000 people turning out at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) for four days’ worth of action sports, live music, and themed festival villages. From Metallica’s shredding rendition of the National Anthem to Bob Burnquist’s 29th X Games medal, in the inaugural Skateboard/BMX […]

Skype Redefines ‘Postgame Show’ With X Games Extra Out of Airstream Studio

June 9, 2015 | Comments Off on Skype Redefines ‘Postgame Show’ With X Games Extra Out of Airstream Studio

For the second consecutive year in Austin, TX, Skype (a Microsoft-owned company) deployed a full studio housed in an Airstream trailer to produce X Games Extra Presented by Skype. The nightly digital show, streamed on XGames.com immediately following the ESPN primetime broadcast, offered an interactive format allowing fans to engage directly with medal winners, talent, […]

SVG Photo Gallery: X Games 2015 Live From Austin

June 9, 2015 | Comments Off on SVG Photo Gallery: X Games 2015 Live From Austin

It was Act Two for Summer X Games last week in Austin, as ESPN returned to the Texas State Capital for four day of action sports, live music and cutting-edge production tech. CLICK HERE for all SVG’s in-depth coverage of X Games and take a look below at some of the highlights from Austin’s second […]

SVG Sit-Down: Sportvision’s Adams Dishes on NHL Player Tracking, K-Zone on Each Pitch for ESPN

June 9, 2015 | Comments Off on SVG Sit-Down: Sportvision’s Adams Dishes on NHL Player Tracking, K-Zone on Each Pitch for ESPN

Sportvision has been extremely busy in 2015, playing a key role in ESPN’s deployment of K-Zone pitch tracking on every pitch for the first time and in the NHL’s experimentation with player-tracking technology at the All-Star Game in February. From the 1st-and-10 line and the FoxTrax glowing puck to PITCHf/x and RACEf/x, Sportvision has been […]

Ratings Roundup: NBC Scores Big With Belmont, Stanley Cup Final; ABC’s NBA Finals Highest Ever Through Two Games

June 9, 2015 | Comments Off on Ratings Roundup: NBC Scores Big With Belmont, Stanley Cup Final; ABC’s NBA Finals Highest Ever Through Two Games

An average of 22 million viewers tuned in on NBC from 6:45-7 p.m. ET as American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes to become the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years. The full race portion of the telecast (6:15-7:15 p.m. ET) averaged 18.6 million viewers – ranking as the third most-watched Belmont Stakes on record […]

NBC Sports Group Snaps Up British Open Rights From ESPN; Deal Tees Off in 2017

June 8, 2015 | Comments Off on NBC Sports Group Snaps Up British Open Rights From ESPN; Deal Tees Off in 2017

One of golf’s oldest media rights partnerships will come to an end in 2016, as NBC Sports Group and The R&A have inked a deal that will bring The British Open to NBC and Golf Channel in 2017 and bring an end to The Open’s half-century-plus relationship with ABC and ESPN. The 12-year deal, which […]

Live From X Games: ESPN’s Rosenfeld Behind the Scenes in Austin

June 5, 2015 | Comments Off on Live From X Games: ESPN’s Rosenfeld Behind the Scenes in Austin

The X Games arrive Austin, TX, this week, and ESPN is once again out in full force with an army of production equipment and crew. Split between the sprawling Circuit of the Americas (COTA) and downtown Austin, ESPN’s production team is juggling 64 cameras to 110 unique positions across 11 disciplines — plus streaming Metallica’s […]

Live From X Games: ESPN, REMI Production Model Return to Austin

June 5, 2015 | Comments Off on Live From X Games: ESPN, REMI Production Model Return to Austin

ESPN’s X Games are back for round two in Austin this week, with a wide-ranging show that spans from the Circuit of the Americas to the Texas capitol downtown. To produce 20 hours of live coverage on ESPN and ABC (plus another 6½ hours exclusively on ESPN3), the operations team has once again focused on […]

College Sports Summit: To Go OTT or TV Everywhere, That Is the Question

June 2, 2015 | Comments Off on College Sports Summit: To Go OTT or TV Everywhere, That Is the Question

With the quantity of live games and original content produced by universities and college conferences increasing every year, the question of how best to distribute this video to various digital platforms has jumped to the top of the priority list. Depending on the media-rights situation, an institution must decide whether to go with a TV […]

Ratings Roundup: NBC Earns Record Overnights for Stanley Cup Conference Finals Game 7’s; ESPN, TNT Pull in Big Numbers for NBA Conference Finals

June 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Ratings Roundup: NBC Earns Record Overnights for Stanley Cup Conference Finals Game 7’s; ESPN, TNT Pull in Big Numbers for NBA Conference Finals

The Chicago Blackhawks’s Western Conference Finals Game 7 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday produced a 3.27 metered market rating, making it NBC’s highest overnight rating for an NHL game ever, excluding Stanley Cup Final games. The 3.27 overnight rating was also up slightly from last year’s Kings-Blackhawks overtime Game 7 on NBCSN (3.17). […]

Pioneer Award Winners Roundtable: Words of Wisdom, Horror Stories, and What the Future Holds

June 2, 2015 | Comments Off on Pioneer Award Winners Roundtable: Words of Wisdom, Horror Stories, and What the Future Holds

Day Two of the SVG College Sports Summit closed out with a roundtable featuring three Pioneer Award winners: UCLA’s Ken Norris (2012), Michigan State’s Rick Church (2014), and University of Central Florida’s John Kvatek (this year’s winner along with University of Nebraska’s Jeff Schmahl). Discussing their storied careers, the trio of industry stalwarts touched on […]

Behind the Mic: Matt Millen Joins Big Ten Network; Turner Re-Ups Inside the NBA Team

May 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Behind the Mic: Matt Millen Joins Big Ten Network; Turner Re-Ups Inside the NBA Team

Former college football All-American, four-time NFL Super Bowl champion linebacker and experienced broadcaster Matt Millen returns to the FOX Sports as the lead game analyst for the Big Ten Network, working alongside play-by-play announcer Kevin Kugler. Additionally, he appears in FOX Sports 1’s Los Angeles studio as both a college football and NFL analyst for […]

SVG College Sports Summit: Inside the College Football Hall of Fame With Mike Bilbow

May 29, 2015 | Comments Off on SVG College Sports Summit: Inside the College Football Hall of Fame With Mike Bilbow

The SVG College Sports Summit kicked off in a big way on Wednesday night with attendees treated to an opening-night reception at the new College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The technologically advanced facility features loads of interactive exhibits, a 4K theater, and a boatload of video content. SVG Editor Jason Dachman caught up with […]

F&F Productions Set To Acquire Crosscreek Television

May 28, 2015 | Comments Off on F&F Productions Set To Acquire Crosscreek Television

In yet another step toward further consolidation of the remote-production industry, F&F Productions has entered into an agreement to acquire the HD Mobile Unit assets of Crosscreek Television. This deal comes after a long-standing relationship between the two companies and is expected to be finalized by June 15. Crosscreeks’ four HD mobile production units will […]

One World Sports Goes Local for Historic New York Cosmos-Cuba Matchup in Havana

May 26, 2015 | Comments Off on One World Sports Goes Local for Historic New York Cosmos-Cuba Matchup in Havana

As Cuba-U.S. relations continue to thaw and the federal government eases travel regulations to the Caribbean nation, it was just a matter of time before the pair of sports-mad nations hooked up for some on-field competition. The New York Cosmos will officially break the Cuba-U.S. sports-competition barrier on June 2, when the North American Soccer […]

The OTT Revolution Is Upon Us, and MLB Advanced Media Is Leading the Way

May 22, 2015 | Comments Off on The OTT Revolution Is Upon Us, and MLB Advanced Media Is Leading the Way

It seems that, with each passing week, there’s a new over-the-top streaming service that allows consumers to directly access video for a fee without the need for a pesky cable-bundle subscription. Streaming-industry heavyweights Netflix, Hulu Plus, and Amazon Prime Instant Video have been joined by the likes of CBS All Access, HBO Now, Sling TV, […]

NBC Kicks Off ‘Biggest Day in Motorsports’ With Monaco Grand Prix

May 22, 2015 | Comments Off on NBC Kicks Off ‘Biggest Day in Motorsports’ With Monaco Grand Prix

The glamour and prestige of the Monaco Grand Prix will descend on the streets of the world’s second-smallest nation on Sunday, and NBC Sports Group will once again be on hand in full force to put the Peacock stamp on Formula 1’s grandest race. In all, NBC and NBCSN will present more than 35 hours […]

Ratings Roundup: Big Crowds for NBA Conference Finals on ESPN, TNT; NBC Sees Uptick for Stanley Cup Conference Finals

May 22, 2015 | Comments Off on Ratings Roundup: Big Crowds for NBA Conference Finals on ESPN, TNT; NBC Sees Uptick for Stanley Cup Conference Finals

The 2015 NBA Western Conference Finals Game 2 – the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets to take a 2-0 series lead in another thrilling game – delivered a 5.6 overnight rating. The game peaked with a 7.2 from 11:30 p.m.-11:45 p.m. ET. This is up 47% from the last time ESPN televised the […]

With Rising Consumer Appetite and Expectations, Live-Streaming Sports Outlets Take on New Challenges

May 19, 2015 | Comments Off on With Rising Consumer Appetite and Expectations, Live-Streaming Sports Outlets Take on New Challenges

As media-consumption habits change and video-streaming technology advances, sports fans have begun to expect the same quality and reliability from a live-streamed sports event as from a live television broadcast. As a result, sports-streaming outlets are under more pressure than ever to come up with redundant live encoding and delivery workflows to ensure a reliable […]

Ratings Roundup: NBC Sees Overnight Drop for Preakness; Rockets, Clippers Close Out Series with a Bang for ESPN

May 19, 2015 | Comments Off on Ratings Roundup: NBC Sees Overnight Drop for Preakness; Rockets, Clippers Close Out Series with a Bang for ESPN

NBC’s overnight rating for the the 140th Preakness Stakes dropped 8% from last year with a 5.8 rating, down from a 6.3 last year and down 3% from 6.0 rating in 2013. Saturday’s coverage peaked at a 7.6 rating from 6:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. as American Pharoah took the second leg of the Triple […]

NEP’s ND1 To Make Pimlico Debut as NBC Puts Preakness Spotlight on American Pharaoh

May 15, 2015 | Comments Off on NEP’s ND1 To Make Pimlico Debut as NBC Puts Preakness Spotlight on American Pharaoh

As American Pharaoh looks to create a dynasty of his own by becoming the second consecutive horse to win the first two gems of the Triple Crown, NBC Sports Group has rolled a production complement fit for a king at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore for the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes.

SVG Sit-Down: Joseph Electronics’ Hahamy on the Age of Fiber in Live Sports Production

May 15, 2015 | Comments Off on SVG Sit-Down: Joseph Electronics’ Hahamy on the Age of Fiber in Live Sports Production

Over the past decade, Joseph Electronics has transformed itself into one of North America’s leading fiber-solutions providers, catering to mobile-unit providers like Alliance Productions, F&F Productions, Game Creek Video, Lyon Video, and NEP and to broadcasters CBS Sports, ESPN, NBC Sports, and Fox Sports — just to name a few. At NAB 2015, Joseph Electronics […]

STATS Acquires TVTI, Preps Launch of New Video Scouting Technology for MLB

May 13, 2015 | Comments Off on STATS Acquires TVTI, Preps Launch of New Video Scouting Technology for MLB

STATS continued its wave of acquisitions today, acquiring TVT Video Technologies Inc. (TVTI) with an eye toward bolstering its video-scouting-technology business for baseball. The majority of MLB organizations — as well as NHL teams — use TVTI’s services to review and analyze indexed video. STATS is looking to leverage TVTI’s technology and market footprint to […]

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