Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

As Chief Editor, Dachman oversees all aspects of SVG's North American editorial operations, including all news on Sportsvideo.org, the daily SVG Insider newsletter, and SVG’s annual print publications. A member of the SVG team since 2009, Dachman also serves as Program Director for SVG's Sports Content Management & Storage (SCMS) Forum, RSN Summit, Sports Graphics Forum, and TranSPORT event. Prior to joining SVG, he covered local sports for The Patriot Ledger in Quincy, MA, and served on the production staff of SiriusXM Satellite Radio's The Ron & Fez Show. Dachman began his career in the Sports Information department at Northeastern University in Boston, where he earned a BA in Media Communications and Cinema Studies. A native of Denver, CO, Jason currently resides in Queens, NY.

Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

NAB Reflections: Adobe’s Steve Forde on How Sensei AI Fuels the Latest Creative Cloud Features

Adobe unveiled a major update to its Adobe Creative Cloud platform at NAB 2018, highlighted by several new automation features powered by its Adobe Sensei AI platform. The new Color Match for Premier Pro CC matches two shots at one click, applying editable Lumetri adjustments from one clip to another to achieve visual consistency across […]  More

NAB Reflections: Scale Logic’s Bob Herzan on Proactive Monitoring for Storage, Sports’ Sophisticated Needs

Scale Logic was at NAB 2018 showcasing its portfolio of storage solutions and introduced a new feature across the entire range of products: a proactive Health Monitoring Service (HMS). The service communicates directly with installed products at customer sites, using the equipment serial number to track service outages, system temperature, power-supply failure, data-storage drive failure, […]  More

NAB Reflections: Square Box Systems’ Dave Clack Talks AI’s Impact on MAM, CatDV’s Growth in Sports

At NAB 2018, Square Box Systems showcased an array of new features for its flagship CatDV media-asset–management solution, including a preview of AI technology for speech recognition and image analysis. Also highlighted were new customization features, new panels for Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid Media Composer, and several other new third-part integrations. SVG sat down […]  More

NAB Reflections: VSN’s Doug Wynn on the Company’s North American Push, the Power of AI

VSN arrived at NAB 2018 with the latest version of VSNExplorer media-asset–management (MAM) software, which incorporates the 100%–web-based editing tool Wedit with brand-new functionalities, such as voiceover capability. Wedit’s features are also fully available in the cloud, as demonstrated at the booth, where all VSNExplorer demos were conducted from the cloud. In addition, VSN launched […]  More

NAB Reflections: Cisco’s Roger Sherwood Addresses the Future of IP for Media and How It Impacts Sports Production

Two years ago, at NAB 2016, Cisco introduced its Media Blueprint, which essentially serves as a roadmap to grow the use of IP networking and cloud infrastructure throughout the broadcast ecosystem. Now in its third year touting it in Vegas, Cisco introduced several new solutions and programs to the Cisco Media Blueprint. In addition to […]  More

NAB Reflections: wTVision’s Mário Sousa on the Importance of Being Agnostic

wTVision was at NAB 2018 last week showcasing the latest releases of its end-to-end software offerings for sports productions, master-control rooms, production-control rooms, and more. Among the demonstrations at the booth were cloud playout (in partnership with ATEME), sports scouting, on-air graphics and video controllers, media-asset management, ingest, virtual graphics, and, most eye-catchingly, augmented reality. […]  More

NAB Reflections: Masstech Innovations’ Mike Palmer Discusses SGL-Merger Process, the Power of AI

Last week marked the NAB Show debut of Masstech Innovations, the entity that resulted from last summer’s merger of Masstech and SGL. The new company instantly became one of the broadcast industry’s largest media-asset–management players, with the two product portfolios brought under a single umbrella over the past 10 months. SVG sat down with Masstech […]  More

NAB Reflections: Intelsat’s Bill O’Hara on CellSat and the Future of Hybrid Networks

Last year, Intelsat teamed with Dejero to launch CellSat, a service providing broadcasters with blended cellular and Ku-band IP connectivity for live television coverage from remote locations. The network-blending technology, which was highlighted extensively at Intelsat’s NAB 2018 booth last week, combines cellular connectivity from multiple mobile-network carriers with Ku-band IP connectivity provided by Intelsat. […]  More

NAB Reflections: SES’s Steve Corda on How Latin America Is Ripe for Ultra HD Expansion

At NAB 2018, SES announced that it will be expanding its Ultra HD platform into Latin America in an effort to accelerate commercial-4K rollouts among cable, IPTV, and DTH providers across the region. SES’s Ultra HD platform has been driving the 4K/UHD rollout in North America for several years, and the company is looking to […]  More