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Blizzard Entertainment Takes Live Esports Broadcast to New Heights With Launch of Call of Duty League

Esports has had the sports-video–production community’s attention for some time now, with much of the hype built around mega championship-style events that pack major arenas: events like Fortnite World Cup, League of Legends World Championship, and many more. Now the question remains, can the format do it on a regular basis with a more formatted […]  More

Check Out the SVG SportsTechLive Blog: On Site at Super Bowl LIIV for All the Latest News from Miami

The biggest day in American sports is almost upon us, as Super Bowl LIV will set the stage for the next wave of cutting-edge sports-video-production technologies and workflows. Beginning later this week, SVG will once again be on-site at the Super Bowl to serve as your source for all the latest tech developments coming out of Miami […]  More

Activision Blizzard, Google Ink Deal Making YouTube Exclusive Home for Live Esports

Activision Blizzard’s live esports properties have a new home, thanks to a new multi-year deal that the gaming giant has signed with Google. In addition to Google Cloud’s serving as the preferred provider for Activision Blizzard’s game-hosting infrastructure, YouTube will be the exclusive streaming home (excluding in China) for live broadcasts of Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch […]  More

Live From NHL All-Star: Active Player, Puck Tracking Is Set To Transform NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

NHL All-Star Weekend represented a major step toward a data-driven future for the league. The promise is new ways to engage with fans on digital platforms, a foundation for opportunities around legalized gambling, and even new coach and player new insights that can ultimately improve the quality of play.  More

Live From NHL All-Star: NBC Sports Ready for Tonight’s Big Game; Player, Puck Tracking Gets Expanded Role

The 2020 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend wraps up tonight with the main event at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis: the 2020 NHL All-Star Game. And this year’s event, more than any ever, promises to have a lasting impact on the game, thanks to new technologies that have been rolled out.  More

X Games Aspen 2020: ESPN Targets Next-Gen Fans with ‘Jam Session’ Format, New TikTok Channel

Now in its 24th incarnation, ESPN’s Winter X Games event continues to evolve in an effort to better serve viewers regardless of the platform they may be viewing on. With that in mind, ESPN increased the number of “jam-session” events this year in Aspen, allowing more live competition with less downtime between runs. In addition, […]  More