SVG SportsTech On Demand: Belden’s Christine Williamson Overviews Cabling and Connectivity, Highlights Upcoming Trends

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.

In this interview, Christine Williamson, Belden Global Account Director, Sports & Entertainment provides an overview of Belden’s recent contributions to the sports-video industry.

Last year, Belden provided a complete end-to-end cabling and connectivity system that supports the technology at the large football venue in Southern California, from the Oculus video board and IPTV’s to the WiFi and DAS integration. Belden’s DCX Optical Distribution Frame was selected for the stadium’s broadcast control room and DAS network.

Williamson also addresses how the industry is handling the the transition to IP, remote production and the move to the cloud. She also offers up her predictions on the future of the sports-media landscape, including the impact of Amazon’s rights deal with the NFL, further acceleration of remote production, and increased coverage in women’s sports.

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