Larry H. Miller S&E Meets Tour of Utah Challenges With RF Assist From 3G Wireless

Few live sports productions are more challenging than cycling. The sheer logistical challenges of broadcasting an event moving across hundreds of miles can be enough to make any coordinating producer break out in a cold sweat. This month, Larry H. Miller Sports and Entertainment pulled off just that feat as they produced the week-long Tour […]  More

The AI Factor: How Artificial Intelligence Could Change the Asset-Management Game

Artificial intelligence and deep learning are gaining momentum in many areas of business, but does AI have a future in asset management? Is it possible that next-gen software will transform and fully automate logging and asset-tagging? At SVG’s 11th-annual Sports Content Management & Storage Forum, representatives from Microsoft, IBM, PGA TOUR Entertainment, and NASCAR Productions […]  More

OCC Provides High-Quality Fiber-Optic Cable for Sports Broadcasters

The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome Optical Cable Corp. as a corporate sponsor. Founded 35 years ago, OCC sought to build a reputation as pioneers in fiber-optic cable and made a commitment to quality, performance, and service. The company was one of the first fiber-optic–cable manufacturers to provide military-grade tactical cable for field […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Incoming Pac-12 Networks President Mark Shuken Has ‘Deep Enthusiasm’ For His New Opportunity

This week, Pac-12 Networks tapped Mark Shuken, a 30-year veteran of the regional–sports-network industry, as its new president. Filling the role vacated by outgoing president Lydia Murphy Stephans, Shuken brings with him an executive/production background that recently saw him lead the creation and branding of three RSNs covering the Los Angeles Lakers, LA Dodgers, and […]  More

Atlanta Falcons’ Mercedes-Benz Stadium Nears Opening With Halo Display, Video Workflow Ready To Go

There are videoboards, and then there’s the 360-degree halo that surrounds Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the soon-to-be home of the Atlanta Falcons and Atlanta United FC. As the stadium takes shape around the one-of-a-kind video display, one thing is certain: the phrase “one of a kind” doesn’t even begin to describe what’s currently happening in Georgia’s capital.  More

Oregon State University Puts Finishing Touches on Team Facilities

The destiny of Oregon State University’s north-end-zone expansion was written some 10,000 years ago, when prehistoric mammals gathered at a watering hole long since buried under soil and turf. They may not have had the craft beers and locally sourced cuisine now available on the new Terrace at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, but they certainly […]  More

Big Screens Increasingly Figure in Field Strategies

Last week’s New York Times revealed a little-noticed but increasingly significant effect in which stadium videoboards are beginning to affect tactics on the field. In the article, one runner in a 400-meter hurdles at the recent world track and field championships used the large video screen at each end of London Stadium to check her […]  More

Turner Sports To Broadcast UEFA Champions League in the U.S. Beginning in 2018-19

This morning, Turner and UEFA officially announced a three-year multiplatform rights agreement to serve as U.S. domestic broadcaster of the UEFA Champions League beginning with the 2018-19 season. In line with the beginning of that deal, Turner will also launch a standalone sports streaming-video service that will place the robust collection of UCL matches at […]  More