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HPA Tech Retreat: Can Next Gen TV Make Broadcasters vs. OTT a Fair Fight?

The rise of ATSC 3.0, or Next Gen TV, took center stage on the annual Broadcasters Panel at the HPA Tech Retreat last week. With the promise to enable interactive features, higher-quality picture, better sound, and lower latency, the Next Gen TV standard promises to give over-the-air broadcasters a level playing field with the ever-growing […]  More

The SVG Podcast:Young Women in Sports-TV Operations — An SVG Europe Women Panel

A persistent trend in the sports-video–operations business today is the challenge of finding and training the next generation of broadcast IT technologists, particularly engineers. This is especially true of finding women in those roles. The same can be said of the broadcast industry in Europe. That was the focus of a panel discussion at the […]  More

HPA Tech Retreat: How Legalized Sports Betting Will Change the Content-Creation Game

Regulatory constraints are being removed from the gaming industry, and technology makes it possible for fans in some states to place bets in real time from any device as an integrated event experience. With legislation and technology advancing rapidly, the sports-media industry is gearing up for a potential windfall demand for sports-betting content.  More

Euro Media Group Tests New Esports Production Solutions at CS: GO Tournament

At the Counter-Strike Global Offensive (CS: GO) esports tournament held over the weekend of February 15-16 in Charleroi, Belgium, Euro Media Group (EMG) tested three new CS: GO services for the first time. The three new production solutions specifically dedicated to improve storytelling in esports, called GO:Multicam, GO:Graphics, and GO:analyst.  More

Focusrite Pro Facilitates High-Scale, Reliable AoIP for Major Sporting Events

The Sports Video Group is ecstatic to introduce Focusrite Pro as a new corporate sponsor. Started business in the middle of the  1980s, the company has been making some of the best-sounding recording consoles ever made. Since then, the British audio manufacturer has remained dedicated to audio quality, while pushing the envelope of technical innovation.  More

HPA Tech Retreat: ABC, AWS, Diversified, and Game Creek on the Opportunities and Challenges of Moving to IP

Although video has been distributed over IP on the internet for decades, professional-production and -distribution infrastructure is still dominated by traditional baseband technologies. However, moving to IP promises an array of benefits, including shifting away from proprietary hardware, accelerating innovation and upgrade cycles, and transitioning on-premises infrastructure to the cloud. At the HPA Tech Retreat’s […]  More

Federation Summit Spotlights OTT Strategy From UEFA, Olympic Channel, and Red Bee Media

Olympic Channel, UEFA, and Red Bee Media took to the stage at the International Federation Summit in Lausanne, produced by MEI in association with SVG Europe, to discuss the current and future state of federation-based OTT services. International federations are in a unique position when it comes to OTT, often having participants and fans who […]  More