Coronavirus Coverage


PRG Launches SmartXcan Portable Thermal Scanner for Ultra-Fast On-Site Testing

Production Resource Group (PRG) is putting its innovation and manufacturing capabilities to use in the effort to reopen public venues of all kinds by designing a temperature scanner that can easily be installed in entertainment venues, convention centers and workplaces. PRG’s SmartXcan (read “smart scan”) is a portable thermal scanner that provides instantaneous feedback on […]  More

HPA Establishes New Industry Recovery Task Force

Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) has now formed the HPA Industry Recovery Task Force. The task force will focus on the sustainable resumption of the production and postproduction industry service sector with the aim of understanding how to enable content creation in an evolving world impacted by the pandemic.  More

ChryonHego Teams With Nexstar, Sinclair, Quincy Media for Up-to-Date Coronavirus Data

ChyronHego has been collaborating with Nexstar, Sinclair, and Quincy Media to source and aggregate current U.S. statistics on the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) down to the county level. Working with ChyronHego, the competing broadcast groups have united to ensure that local broadcasters nationwide can provide their viewers with the information they need to navigate […]  More

Coronavirus Update: UFC 249 Reportedly Headed to Florida, NASCAR Targets May 24 Return

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, pro sports leagues continue to postpone or cancel seasons and events. SVG is posting a regularly updated list of announcements from pro leagues regarding postponed, canceled, or rescheduled events. Below are further announcements this week. Click Here for previous coronavirus update installments and stay tuned to sportsvideo.org for more information on how […]  More

Coronavirus Update: Wimbledon Canceled, UEFA Events Postponed Indefinitely, WTA and ATP Off Until July

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, pro sports leagues continue to postpone or cancel seasons and events. SVG is posting a regularly updated list of announcements from pro leagues regarding postponed, canceled, or altered events. Below are further announcements this week. Click Here for previous coronavirus update installments and stay tuned to sportsvideo.org for more information […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: BHV’s Chris Bevilacqua on the Potential Impact of Coronavirus on Sports-Media Rights Landscape

With the COVID-19 pandemic bringing the sports world to a halt, questions about the long-term impact on the sports-media industry are still to be answered. To provide insight into what the coming months and years may hold for the business, SVG is sitting down with several top sports-media executives and veterans to share their thoughts […]  More

Twitch To Host Stream Aid to Raise Donations for Coronavirus Efforts

On Saturday, March 27, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Twitch is bringing the esports community together to play games and support a good cause. Twitch Stream Aid – a 12-hour charity stream benefitting the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for WHO powered by the United Nations Foundation – will feature some of the biggest names […]  More

Coronavirus Update 3/27: IndyCar Moves Indianapolis 500 from May 24 to Aug. 23; MLB Reportedly Cancels London Series

In light of the CDC’s recent recommendations for curbing the spread of the coronavirus, pro sports leagues continue to postpone or cancel seasons and events. A few weeks ago, SVG began posting a regularly updated list of announcements from pro leagues regarding postponed, canceled, or altered events. Below are further announcements, made on Thursday, March 27. […]  More

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