BetMGM Becomes Official Betting Operator of the PGA TOUR

BetMGM has signed a multi-year content and marketing relationship to become an Official Betting Operator of the PGA TOUR. By joining the TOUR’s Official Betting Operator program, BetMGM will have rights in the United States to use PGA TOUR marks, rights to advertise within TOUR media and TOUR partner platforms, plus content and video rights […]  More

SyncWords Deploys Next Generation Media Localization AI in 100+ Languages

SyncWords has launched the next generation of its media localization platform for translating and subtitling both live and on-demand videos in over 100 languages. Localization of media through foreign language subtitles is key to reaching a global audience and growing viewers and subscriptions. Content creators have traditionally faced significant barriers to localizing their content including […]  More

A History of Television by Mark Schubin

Thomas Edison’s earliest patent filing (a caveat) for motion pictures was in 1888, but 11 years earlier the first publication about television appeared, and there has not been a year since without television research. Yet there does not appear to have been any video research — not even speculation or fantasy — prior to 1877. […]  More

NHL Returns: League, NBC Sports, Rogers SportsNet Ready Made-for-TV Product as Quest for Stanley Cup Resumes

It has been a big week for “bubbles” in the sports-television world. The NWSL successfully completed its Challenge Cup. The MLS Is Back Tournament is rolling along COVID-free. And the NBA enjoyed a triumphant return on Thursday evening. Now it’s the NHL’s turn. The league returns to action on Saturday with a slate of five […]  More

NBA Returns: ESPN Brings Plenty of Tech Firepower to Wide World of Sports Productions

NBA on ESPN is back in business tonight, with its production team resuming live broadcasts from the NBA bubble inside Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando. To pull them off safely, the network’s operations team has worked with the NBA and fellow rightsholder Turner Sports to build a massive broadcast compound that echoes […]  More