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ESPN Tests Remote Operation of SkyCam System at NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship

ESPN’s use of an aerial camera at the NCAA Lacrosse Championships is nothing new; the broadcaster has deployed either SkyCam or Spidercam in its coverage of the Division I Men’s and Women’s Championships since 2010. However, during the Women’s National Championship at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA, this Sunday, ESPN will test a brand-new SkyCam […]  More

Racecar Driver Devin O’Connell To Live-Stream From Cockpit to Facebook Live

Auto-racing fans are in for a unique treat this summer. Young short-track racecar driver Devin O’Connell will be streaming to Facebook Live directly from his cockpit during races throughout the season. Beginning with the Granite State Pro Stock Series at Claremont Speedway in New Hampshire next Friday, viewers will get an inside look at the […]  More

Neoti Adds Wow Factor to Revamped Locker Rooms at University of Kansas

Just prior to the start of the 2016 season, the University of Kansas unveiled the result of a multimillion-dollar upgrade to its football locker rooms. Located on the first floor of the Anderson Family Football Complex — adjacent to Memorial Stadium on the school’s Lawrence, KS, campus — the locker room now features custom UHD […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Wesco’s Chris Gazdic on the Future of Fiber

When it comes to industry powerhouses, there are the usual suspects, and there are companies like Wesco. Founded in 1922, the company has more than 9,000 employees and most recently reported revenue of $7.3 billion. Granted, the vast majority of that revenue had little to do with the video-production and facility business, but it points […]  More

Niles Media Group Specializes in Live Sports

The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome Niles Media Group as a mobile/integrator sponsor. Headquartered in Liberty, MO, the company is dedicated to excellence in media-content creation, sports-TV remote productions, sales, marketing, and distribution.  More

InfoComm Releases Updated Standard for Audio-Coverage Uniformity

Recognizing advances in technology and continual problems in audio coverage, standard Audio Coverage Uniformity (ACU) in Listener Areas (ANSI/INFOCOMM A102.01:2017) has been updated. In announcing its release, InfoComm International, the trade association representing the commercial-A/V industry worldwide and an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer (ASD), noted that, whereas the original ACU standard, released in 2009, was […]  More

True Parity Between Linear TV and Live Streaming? It’s Not There Yet But Getting Closer

Although live-streamed video has made monumental strides over the past decade, it is still not quite on par with the linear-television experience. For sports, in most cases, TV still offers better, more consistent quality with lower latency than live streaming on a mobile device, tablet, computer, or connected TV. However, as hundreds of thousands of […]  More

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