Carolyn Braff, Editor

Carolyn Braff, Editor

Carolyn Braff is the editor for the Sports Video Group, writing articles for SVG’s thrice-weekly newsletters. Although she focuses on the college space, managing the annual College Sports Video Summit, held each June in Atlanta, she also covers the professional and international sports world, having written about the business and technology behind the production of events ranging from football to cycling, marathons to yacht racing. Prior to joining SVG, Carolyn covered college football for CSTV.com, now the CBS College Sports Network. She lives in Manhattan and is an avid runner, cyclist, and aspiring triathlete.

Recent Posts by Carolyn Braff, Editor

2D-to-3D Conversion: Filling the Void of 3D Content

Until the price tag on live 3D production drops a bit further, broadcasters must rely on some 2D-to-3D–conversion technologies to deliver more 3D content — and to incorporate existing footage into a 3D production. On a panel at SVG’s 3D & Beyond Summit last week in New York, representatives from four companies that offer 3D-conversion […]  More

DTAGS Renews With SVG

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that DTAGS has renewed its mobile sponsorship. DTAGS is an encoding solution provider for the sports and media industries. DTAGS specializes in turnkey transmission solutions for live sports, news, and special events, with more than 30 years of broadcast experience. DTAGS continues to grow, providing the broadcast […]  More

Unifying 2D/3D Makes for Better 2D, Too

SVG’s 3D & Beyond Summit in New York last week ended with a bang. Five visionaries of 3D sports production took the stage to discuss the unification of 2D and 3D productions. Mike Rokosa, VP of engineering for NBA Entertainment, kicked off the discussion with footage from the NBA All-Star Game and pronounced himself impressed […]  More

CSVS Registration Closes Wednesday, June 1!

Registration for the 2011 College Sports Video Summit (June 7-8, Atlanta) closes Wednesday, June 1! Click here to ensure that you do not miss this year’s most important meeting for college video professionals! The third-annual College Sports Video Summit features a keynote address by the University of Texas’ Chris Plonsky, a set of general sessions, […]  More

SVG Welcomes Back Glowpoint

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Glowpoint has renewed its corporate sponsorship. Glowpoint provides cloud-managed video services that make delivery of consistently high-quality video conferencing and telepresence service as simple as the Internet, between any endpoint, network and business.  More

Schubin: The Holy Grail of 3D Is Not Yet in Reach

At SVG’s 3D & Beyond Summit on May 25 at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, SMPTE Fellow Mark Schubin offered his take on alternatives to the two-camera/lens rigs that are the current standard in 3D production. Although many alternatives exist in the marketplace, he explained, none of them reach his multifaceted 3D Holy […]  More

3D Graphics: Taming the Wild West

Graphics are an integral part of any sports production, but they can make — or break — a 3D production. At SVG’s 3D & Beyond Summit hosted by CBS Sports yesterday, experts from the 3D-graphics and editing space took the stage to discuss their experience so far and how a library of sample 3D sports […]  More

Sporting Kansas City Shows Off New Brand at New Stadium

The MLS’s Kansas City Wizards will complete their transformation into Sporting Kansas City on June 9, when the team shows off its new name and new look inside a brand-new stadium, LIVESTRONG Sporting Park. The new $200 million soccer-specific stadium, which seats 18,467, features more than 300 IPTV networked screens throughout the building, plus two […]  More