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Tech Focus: Immersive Audio, Part 1 — Waiting Out the Pandemic

Immersive audio has become an integrated element in a range of high-profile broadcast-sports proof-of-concept projects, and the format has been increasingly finding its way out of an industry bubble so that more viewers can access it. For instance, NBC Sports has been providing Dolby Atmos immersive audio on its Notre Dame Football home games for […]  More

Tech Focus: Immersive Audio, Part 3 — Multichannel Mics Take Their Place in Sports Broadcasting

Once near novelties, dedicated surround microphones are increasingly common in the sports-broadcasting toolkit, as 5.1 has become the native audio format for television networks. Soccer in particular, with its expansive pitch to cover, has been a major target of this category of multi-transducer mic. As the immersive-audio era edges closer, surround microphones will be seen […]  More

Inside Facebook’s Live-Streaming Infrastructure, Strategy for Select Champions League Matches

After the Olympics and the World Cup, the UEFA Champions League is one of the most impressive multinational sports events in the world. Spectators from around the globe flock to their television sets to watch some of the greatest European clubs fight to crown themselves king of the continent. In the face of the pandemic, […]  More

The SVG Podcast: Esports Pioneer and VENN Co-Founder/CEO Ariel Horn

Few individuals have left a more indelible mark on the way viewers watch esports broadcasts than Ariel Horn. On this episode of The SVG Podcast, we are joined by the co-founder and co-CEO of the streaming esports network, VENN. Throughout Horn’s career, he has helped take esports from niche convention halls to packed stadiums with […]  More

The Return of the Masters: CBS Sports, Augusta National Golf Club Innovate With Drones, New Robos

When the Masters was postponed to November, there were some definite knowns. The spring azaleas would be traded in for fall colors. The lively yet respectful gallery would be replaced with silence. And COVID-19 protocols would be a big part of the plan to ensure that everyone was working as safely as possible.  More

Inside the Call of Duty League: Commissioner Johanna Faries Goes Behind the Scenes of Year One

Since launching in early 2020, the Call of Duty League has created an ultra-unique viewing experience that’s built to engage the powerful community behind one of the world’s most beloved franchises, as well as new fans around the world. Here Activision Blizzard’s Commissioner of Call of Duty Esports Johanna Faries provides a deeper look into […]  More

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