Recent Posts by SVG Staff

Streaming21 Announces Mobile Streaming Solution

Streaming21 has unveiled the 3G Relay Server, a carrier-grade mobile streaming solution that allows mobile operators and content providers to deliver multimedia content to mobile phone subscribers over GPRS and 3G networks. The server is available immediately. While it is already possible to deliver quality media content over 2.5G and 3G mobile networks such as […]  More

Major League Baseball, USA Baseball form 10-year business partnership

Major League Baseball and USA Baseball (USAB), the National Governing Body of amateur baseball in the United States, have announced a new 10-year agreement in which Major League Baseball will acquire all commercial rights for USAB. The deal enables USAB, which selects and trains the USA Baseball Olympic Team, Collegiate National Team, Junior National Team, […]  More

ESPN, ABC Sports and Syntax-Brillian Enter Agreement to Feature Olevia HDTV

Syntax-Brillian Corporation, a manufacturer and marketer of LCD and LCoS HDTVs and digital entertainment products, has announced the details of a new marketing agreement with ESPN and ABC Sports that features the company s Olevia brand across ESPN s media properties, including television, radio, print, and online outlets. The deal, effective September 2006 through March […]  More

Fletcher Chicago hits home run with HD slow-motion system

Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies may have been hitting the biggest home runs on the field during Major League Baseball’s Home Run Hitting Contest that aired June 10 on ESPN but it was Fletcher Chicago that had the biggest one off the field with a new HD slow-motion system. Deep in the bowels of […]  More

Avid Systems Enable Broadcasters to Deliver World Cup Coverage from Start to Finish

Amid elated chants of Forza Azzurri! and frustrated groans of French expletives, broadcasters worldwide celebrated their own victory, surviving the month-long labor of bringing extensive cross-platform World Cup coverage into homes, offices, and mobile devices around the world. When the final Italian penalty kick hit the back of the French net, Avid Systems was one […]  More

Swiss Broadcaster tpc Streamlines OB Camera Operations With Telecast SHED Adapters

Telecast Fiber Systems has announced that television production center Z rich (tpc), Switzerland’s largest media production facility, has equipped its HD-1 outside broadcast truck with 10 sets of SHED (SMPTE hybrid elimination devices) and HDX adapters for its Sony HDC1500 cameras. The SHED-HDX units replace the existing bulky SMPTE hybrid fiber/wire cables with lightweight, standard […]  More

ShowMgr.com Teams With SVG, Stadium Managers Association to Build First Venue Database for Broadcast Media Operations

In a strategic partnership formed to advance broadcast media production in the multibillion-dollar sports industry, ShowMgr.com, the creator of software applications for managing broadcast media operations, and two major sports industry organizations have launched a joint technology initiative: the creation of the first nationwide venue database for broadcast sports and other live events. Joining forces […]  More