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AES Show To Offer Wide Range of Audio Gear

When the Audio Engineering Society’s annual AES Show takes place Oct. 17-20 at New York City’s Javits Center, co-located with the NAB Show New York running Oct. 16-17, SVG sponsors will be well represented on both sides of the aisle. Clear-Com (NAB Booth N140, AES Booth 828) will demonstrate its FreeSpeak Edge advanced wireless intercom […]  More

John Storyk Looks Back on the ‘First 50’ Years

The thought of celebrating a 50th anniversary makes architect/acoustician John Storyk slightly ill at ease, as he approaches the half-century mark of a career that has helped improve the sound of scores of sports and broadcast venues globally. However, when that milestone is amended to simply commemorate the “first 50” years, he feels a bit better: there’s […]  More

Live From the Rugby World Cup: Alston Elliot Team Delivers On-Screen Match Graphics Package

The 2019 Rugby World Cup graphics package, designed by the Ignite Agency, was devised to complement the event brand look and the title design. It includes animated team line-ups, player and score IDs, red and yellow cards, stats, tables, tournament progression, and various other graphical elements, all built-in Vizrt by the Alston Elliot Graphics (AE) […]  More

XFL Names David Michael CTO

The XFL has hired David Michael as the league’s chief technology officer. He was most recently chief information officer for The Madison Square Garden Co. and, before that, CIO for GroupM North America. He will be responsible for developing and overseeing all enterprise, digital-product, and football-technology strategies and initiatives for the league and its eight teams.  More

Investment in Women’s Sports To Double Thanks to Digital Viewers

Younger, digitally savvy audiences are helping to fuel a rise in viewership of women’s sport, which is, in turn, boosting investment in the broadcasting of women’s sport, according to new research. Women’s sport has grown in prominence thanks to the rise of digital platforms and is now set to skyrocket. In fact, 94% of industry […]  More

ESPN Embraces Automated Production for Coverage of America East on Digital Platforms

ESPN’s ever-expanding coverage of sports events big and small has provided the company an opportunity to produce those events on every scale imaginable. There are, for example, the multiday efforts for US Open tennis, the megacasts for college football, and the robust NBA, MLB, and Monday Night Football productions. But continuing expansion of coverage of […]  More