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Broadcast RF Supports Sky Sports at the Open Championship With On-Course Coverage

For the first time at an Open Championship, the Sky Sports Golf team wasn’t using a glass studio by the 18th green as its main presentation platform. Instead, anchor Sarah Stirk and guests could be found out on the golf course during coverage, using a return vision monitor and control system supplied by Broadcast RF […]  More

European Tour Productions Hits Its Stride at the Open Championship

The 148th Open Championship in 2019 marked the fourth year that European Tour Productions (ETP) was the television production partner for the Royal & Ancient Golf Club (R&A). ETP was responsible for providing the world feed from the sport’s oldest Championship, which was used by Golf Channel, NBC Sports, Sky Sports, TV Asahi, and its […]  More

BBC Sport Captures Open Championship Highlights from the Biggest Sporting Event Ever in Northern Ireland

The 148th Open Championship took place this past weekend in Northern Ireland. There to catch the unfolding action was BBC Sport whose television commentary team is still led, astonishingly, by 88-year-old Peter Alliss — one of only two surviving golfers to have competed the last time The Open was held at Royal Portrush. The BBC […]  More

With the Acquisition of Ooyala Flex Media Platform, Dalet Enters the Digital Distribution Space

Last Monday, Dalet, a technology provider known largely for its production and content-management–media solutions, made a major move into the live-streaming–technology space, announcing the acquisition of Ooyala Flex Media Platform. With the deal, Dalet adds a key piece to its portfolio and moves into providing a subscription/SaaS offering, a solution for servicing OTT and digital-media–distribution […]  More

The Future for Media Companies Must Be Flexible, Says NAGRA Report

Does the future of sports viewing belong to traditional broadcast services or to over-the-top streamers? According to a report created by NAGRA and research and strategy consultancy MTM, The Global Market for Premium Sports OTT Services, it’s not that simple. To keep sports loyalists happy while appealing to new fans, pay-TV companies need to be […]  More

Twitter Releases Video-Clipping Tool LiveCut. What Does It Mean for Sports-Video Pros?

Twitter grabbed the attention of many in the content-creation game last week with the announcement of its new live-video–editing and –distribution tool, LiveCut. The cloud-based web application allows quick editing and sharing of video highlights of a live stream occurring from one’s own Twitter account. It’s a move that the social-media giant has been chatting […]  More

Live From The Open Championship: NBC Golf Team’s Refined Workflows Make a Difference

In the fourth year that NBC Sports has provided coverage of the 148th Open Championship to U.S. golf fans, 350 people on hand in the small seaside town of Portrush, Northern Ireland, and production teams in Stamford, CT, and Orlando delivered the coverage via Golf Channel as well as NBC stations across the country.  More