Recent Posts by SVG Staff

S.F. 49ers reveal stadium details

The San Francisco 49ers today announced an update on design plans for the interior of a new 68,000 seat world-class stadium at Candlestick Point in San Francisco’s Bayview-Hunters Point community. The team’s goal is to construct the new stadium to replace its 46-year-old current venue, Monster Park, in time for the 2012 NFL season. “We’re […]  More

Arena Media Networks serves (video) to hungry fans

By Carolyn Braff The days of waiting in the hot dog line with nothing better to look at than the back of the guy in front of you are over, thanks to digital advertising screens provided by Arena Media Networks. AMN offers sight, sound, and motion via flat-panel displays to hungry sports fans in stadiums […]  More

The Active Network gets kicks with LeagueOne acqusition

The Active Network, a provider of application services technology and marketing access to community service organizations and operator of the largest team and league sports community on the Web, has acquired Alamo, Calif.-based LeagueOne (, a leading registration and data management software provider to state soccer associations affiliated with the United States Youth Soccer Association […]  More

MLB, YES Network embrace iTV services

By Ken Kerschbaumer Interactive television applications have been bouncing around the industry for more than a decade, promising to transform the TV viewing experience from a passive one to an active one. And while early visions included ordering pizza through the tube (or, increasingly, the panel) it now looks like sports will be the first […]  More

NEP rolls out new truck for ESPN at Home Run Derby

By Ken Kerschbaumer Pittsburgh-based NEP rolled out its latest top-of-the-line remote production truck earlier this week for ESPN, getting a chance to kick the tires, literally, at PNC Park in Pittsburgh for the 2006 Home Run Derby. NEP is located about 20 minutes away from the ballpark so the ability to have a real-world test […]  More

XOS Technologies Adds Sagio Software to its Analysis Arsenal

By Carolyn Braff Sometimes a picture is worth a whole lot more with those 1,000 words (or numbers) alongside it. XOS Technologies, an industry leader in football video analysis, has obtained the technology necessary to analyze the gridiron not only from every visual angle, but mathematically, as well. The company s acqusition of Sagio Software […]  More

Viewcast makes streaming video easy

By Andrew Lippe Sportscasters on the hunt for new means to convert video content into streaming content have a new option: ViewCast s Go Stream system. The $5,995 system is a new single-channel, portab