SVG SportsTech On Demand: Encompass Digital Media’s Brian Morris Details State of the Art New RSN Broadcast Center in Atlanta
While the 2021 NAB Show has been moved to October, the spring season will still feature a cavalcade of new product releases and groundbreaking news coming out of the broadcast technology sector. In an effort to keep the video-production community informed, SVG is hosting a series of SportsTech On Demand video interviews throughout April, May, and June with executives from the industry’s top technology vendors.
Encompass provides world-class media services to professional sports leagues, top-tier networks & platforms, including content acquisition, media processing, playout, distribution and disaster recovery. On average, Encompass acquires/distributes 275 live events/feeds daily and services approximately 1,200 full-time channels globally.
Most recently, Encompass built a 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art broadcast center for 21 regional sports networks at its Atlanta facility. The company will provide end-to-end channel playout services, live event solutions and disaster recovery. The facility incorporates the latest in broadcast playout technology, using SMPTE ST 2110 protocol over managed IP networks.
In this interview, Brian Morris, Encompass Digital Media, EVP/General Manager, North America, discusses the new RSN broadcast center, how the company has evolved their offers over the past year a result of the pandemic, and the launch of its new Altitude Media Cloud platform.