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SportTechBuzz at IBC 2019: Friday’s latest from Amsterdam

IBC begins today, and the SVG Europe and SVG editorial teams are chasing down the hottest stories from all over Rai Amsterdam. To make the onslaught of announcements easily digestible by our readers, SVG Europe is sending you SportsTechBuzz at IBC 2019 daily, with all the top stories assembled into an easy-to-read blog from our […]  More

Tech Focus: Streaming Sports — DIY Streamers Build Their Own Niches

While major networks have been building out their own streaming infrastructures, the DIY side of the business has also been busy, with entrepreneurs establishing one-stop workflow solutions that take the feeds from high schools, small colleges, and (very) minor leagues to create professional-looking online presences for games.  More

Climbing the Gnarly Directing Mountain With Skiing Specialist Vera Bichler

Driven by ambition and a passion for sport, Vera Bichler, a freelance junior director, has become the first female director working in the sports department at Austrian national public broadcaster ORF. In just a few years of pursuing her goal to becoming a full TV director, this native of Austria has been able to work […]  More

NFL Network Teams With Fox Sports in Second Year of Thursday Night Football Partnership

The banana land known as Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season is history, but the Thursday Night Football schedule is just getting started exclusively on NFL Network with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Carolina Panthers from Bank of America Stadium tomorrow night. With Fox Sports in the production driver’s seat (and Amazon Prime Video […]  More

Ratings Roundup: NFL’s 100th Season Kickoffs With Most-Watched Game Since Super Bowl LIII

Ratings roundup is a rundown of rating news from the past week and is derived from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, the 100th NFL season began with a flourish, other major networks digest the numbers from the NFL’s Week 1 and college football’s Week 2, and ESPN enjoys their […]  More

Live Media Group’s Fleet of Mobile Units Allows for Successful Production, Transmission of Live Events in HD/UHD/4K

The Sports Video Group is delighted to have Live Media Group as a new mobile/integrator sponsor. The company has provided turn-key, HD live production and broadcast services since its founding in 2004. Initially focusing on entertainment clients, the company expanded to include music and sports and has produced thousands of events from Hollywood red carpet […]  More

Sony, CenturyLink Tout Benefits of At-Home Production for Esports

Interest in esports continues to soar, and continued enhancements in at-home–production technology are making it easier and more cost-effective for broadcasters and everybody else in the esports ecosystem — as well as in traditional broadcast sports — to deliver an increased number of events to viewers, according to Sony Electronics and CenturyLink executives.  More

Live From the US Open: Filmwerks Expands Its Presence as Broadcasters Expand Theirs

The US Open wrapped up with a thrilling weekend of play, and now the team looks to get ready for next year’s event, which will see the opening of a permanent two-story broadcast building in the TV compound. But, this year, it was up to the team from Filmwerks to overcome the challenge of building […]  More