Recent Posts by SVG Staff

Sprint Revamps NFL Mobile Service with Fantasy Tracker

Just in time for pre-season training camps, Sprint has revamped its NFL Mobile service, adding a free fantasy tracker. Sprint s 24 million customers with the ability to order the NFL Mobile service will have access to the tracker beginning July 26. “We took last year’s version of (NFL Mobile), scrapped it and rebuilt it […]  More

XOS mobile play blooms with Digital Orchid

By Carolyn Braff If college students didn t already spend every waking hour playing with their cell phones, they certainly will now, thanks to a new joint venture between XOS Technologies and Digital Orchid. XOS, a provider of technology solutions for sports teams, organizations, and fans nationwide, has made the leap from the Internet world […]  More

Avid revenues top $222 million for second quarter

Avid Technology today reported revenues of $222.2 million for the three month period ended June 30, 2006 compared to $160.1 million for the same period in 2005. GAAP net income for the quarter was $2.7 million, or $.06 per diluted share compared to GAAP net income of $13.6 million, or $.37 per diluted share, in […]  More

Manchester United fans served with new Web site, Internet video

By Carolyn Braff Manchester United fans may still be brooding over their country s untimely World Cup exit, but their club team has come up with an impressive distraction for the bereaved. Manchester United Interactive teamed up with Servecast, a company delivering audio visual sports content over broadband and mobile applications, to re-launch the club […]  More

British Open coverage features first “Segwaycam”

By Ken Kerschbaumer This weekend s coverage of the British Open from Royal Liverpool in Liverpool, England, will feature a broadcast first: use of the Segway Human Transporter as a camera mount. Everybody is fascinated by it, says Joe French, technical manager for UK outside broadcast vehicle provider Visions which is working with Japanese broadcaster […]  More

SPORTS VIDEO GROUP To Hold Sport Industry Reception at IBC

The sponsors and Advisory Board of the Sport Video Group (SVG), a global organization dedicated to helping the sports production community advance sports content creation and distribution, will host the First Annual IBC Sport Industry Reception in association with IBC on September 9, 2006, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the Business Club Lounge in […]  More

Ross Video appoints Budrow director of sales

Ross Video has appointed Darren Budrow, who most recently helped the company expand its presence in Asia, as the new director of sales. In his new role, Budrow will develop and implement sales strategies to meet the growing demand for Ross Video broadcast solutions globally. He brings a wealth of business skills and capabilities focused […]  More

NFL Network nabs Verizon FiOS deal

It’s a touchdown for National Football League fans as NFL Network moves to Verizon FiOS TV’s most popular programming package in time for the 2006 preseason. Beginning Aug. 1, NFL Network will be found in FiOS TV Premier, the 180- plus channel, all-digital programming package selected by most FiOS TV customers. In addition to NFL