Live From NBA All-Star: AVS Pylon Cameras Take Center Stage on Saturday Night

One of the technological stars of last night’s NBA All-Star Saturday Night was a pair of RF pylon cameras used during the Skills Challenge. Turner Sports, the NBA, and AVS worked together to offer fans a new perspective in the three-round obstacle-course competition, in which the players dribbled down the sidelines, weaving in and out […]  More

Live From NBA All-Star: Media Day Goes Global With New Syndication Site, Live Streaming on Social

For the first time, NBA All-Star Media Day is a worldwide event: the league is live-streaming today’s annual event to more than 180 countries. The NBA has teamed with NeuLion to launch an NBA syndication site that provides web publishers, social-media sites, and television operators across the globe free access to live NBA player interviews. […]  More

Live From NBA All-Star: Inside Intel, Turner’s NBA on TNT Virtual-Reality Production

This weekend’s NBA All-Star festivities mark the launch of Turner Sports and Intel’s virtual-reality–production effort. The partnership, announced in November, tips off this weekend with live VR coverage of Rising Stars on Friday, All-Star Saturday Night, and the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday on the NBA on TNT VR app. Beginning next week, Turner and […]  More

Live From NBA All-Star: NBA TV, Turner Sports Social-Media Efforts Go Beyond the Game

Although TNT is carrying a whopping 24 hours of NBA All-Star programming this week, Turner Sports’ efforts go well beyond the mothership network. NBA TV (co-owned and -operated by the NBA and Turner) and Turner Sports’ social-media shows — Area 21 on Facebook and The Warmup on Twitter —  are diving deeper into the festivities […]  More

Live From NBA All-Star: Turner Sports Deploys Three-Point-Shot Tracking, Pylon Cam, Evolving Truck Compound

This weekend, NBA All-Star festivities once again serve as a showcase for Turner Sports’ tech-savvy production efforts on the hardcourt. As the gem of Turner’s annual NBA calendar for more than decade and a half, All-Star Weekend continues to be a launch pad for next-gen technology and production workflows. This year in Los Angeles, Turner’s […]  More

Live From PyeongChang: Canada’s CBC Uses Dual At-Home Model for Dual-Language Production

With Canadian broadcaster CBC, at the Olympics, you always get a 2-for-1 package. With both English- and French-speaking audiences to serve back home, CBC’s facilities at the IBC in PyeongChang are a stop in the complex transmission and signal routing of feeds to fully staffed control rooms in Montreal and Toronto. Using technology from Nevion […]  More