Broadcast Asia 2014: EVS Sports to Debut Enhanced XT3 Media Production Server

EVS, the leading provider of live video production systems, comes to Broadcast Asia with significant technology advancements across its market sectors, including sports. EVS Sports debuts the enhanced XT3 media production server with built-in proxies, 4K zooming, live multi-angle review, and enhanced tools that can transform live sporting events EVS’ LSM Connect  touch-based tablet application enables comprehensive clip and […]  More

Venue News: Cobb County Approves New Atlanta Braves Stadium; Arthur Ashe Stadium Roof Will Be Complete by 2016

Cobb Commissioners voted unanimously, 5-0, on the operating agreement that will bound the county to borrow up to $397 million to build the Atlanta Braves a new stadium scheduled to open in 2017, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Commissioners also approved several other aspects of the deal that will keep the Braves in the […]  More

WatchESPN App for Android and iOS Devices Now Compatible with Chromecast

Disney & ESPN Media Networks and Google today announced that the WatchESPN app is now compatible with Chromecast through Android and iOS smartphones and tablets in the U.S.  Customers who receive ESPN linear networks as part of their video subscription must download an update to the WatchESPN app in the Google Play and App Store […]  More

Giant Control Room, At-Home Workflows on the Docket for ESPN’s World Cup Adventure

Jed Drake doesn’t pull any punches. For ESPN’s SVP/executive producer, the World Cup is his baby. So, when Fox Sports won the U.S. English-language–rights battle for the 2018 and 2022 editions of the global event, Drake called his good friend David Hill, then CEO of Fox Sports Media Group, to congratulate him. “I asked him […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: ESPN Coordinating Producer Amy Rosenfeld

For 15 years, there hasn’t been a World Cup without Amy Rosenfeld. Beginning with the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup — for which she produced the world feed for matches featuring the U.S. Women’s National Team, including the team’s dramatic victory over China in the Final — and continuing this summer in Brazil, Rosenfeld has […]  More

SES Preps for World Cup in Transmission-Challenged Brazil

With the kickoff of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil just six weeks away, broadcasters are gearing up for what promises to be one of the most widely distributed events of all time — not to mention a monumental transmission challenge. With limited transmission and broadcast infrastructure in several of the 12 World Cup […]  More

Brazil’s TV TEM Boosts ENG Broadcast Coverage with Integrated Microwave Technologies

In an effort to increase its ENG coverage in Brazil’s competitive broadcast market, TV TEM, a regional affiliate of TV Globo, has made a substantial purchase of equipment from Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT), a Business Unit within the Vitec Group’s Videocom Division, and a leader in advanced digital microwave systems for the Broadcast and Sports & Entertainment […]  More

Adobe Premier Pro Central To HBS’s 2014 FIFA World Cup Workflow

Pulling off the broadcast of the largest sports show on earth, spanning nearly a month’s worth of content, is no small task. HBS, FIFA’s dedicated host broadcaster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, has contracted EVS and Moovit.  EVS will provide for the central FIFA Media Asset Exchange Server (FIFA MAX) located at the International […]  More

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