Seen on Screen: ESPN’s NFL Live To Relaunch With New Team in August; NBA, Formula 1 Brace for Return to Play

Seen on Screen provides a roundup of the current sports programming landscape as networks deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In this week’s edition, major networks like NBC Sports, Fox Sports, and ESPN are combating the silence of no live sports with previously-released, taped, or archival content. Many networks have also continued producing […]  More

Call for White Papers: SVG SportsTech Journal, Fall 2020

The Sports Video Group is soliciting White Paper proposals for inclusion in the Fall 2020 edition of the SVG SportsTech Journal, which will be released in early September. The SportsTech Journal will address sports production operations during the coronavirus pandemic, provide an in-depth look at venue production and systems integration, and recap SVG’s slate of […]  More

Legends Behind the Lens: Jack Simmons

The story of American sports television is engrained in the history of this nation, rising on the achievements of countless incredible men and women who never once appeared on our screens. During this pause in live sports, SVG is proud to present a celebration of this great industry. Legends Behind the Lens is a look at […]  More

Op-Ed: PTZ Cameras Show Their Value More Than Ever

Pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) HD cameras offer seemingly endless possibilities in video and live streaming applications. There was a time when high-quality video cameras were very large, very expensive, and almost impossible for non-professionals to operate. In those days, video reinforcement, let alone streaming on the internet, was out of reach for the small- to moderate-sized organization, […]  More

COVID-Safe SmartCart SVX Relaunches at PGA TOUR’s Travelers Championship

The SmartCart SVX mobile interactive touchscreen system relaunched over the weekend at PGA TOUR’s Travelers Championship. The system served as a live-broadcast-sports presentation, analysis, and interview hub throughout the tournament broadcast, with reporter Amanda Balionis conducting socially distanced player interviews.  More

U.S. Open Golf Media Rights Transfer From Fox to NBCU Immediately

The United States media rights for USGA championships, highlighted by the 120th U.S. Open (Sept. 17-20 at Winged Foot Golf Club)  have been transferred to NBCUniversal (NBCU), effective immediately. As a result, NBCUniversal will broadcast the four championships the USGA will conduct in 2020: the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur (Aug. 3-9 at Woodmont Country Club […]  More

Legends Behind the Lens: Deb Honkus

The story of American sports television is engrained in the history of this nation, rising on the achievements of countless incredible men and women who never once appeared on our screens. During this pause in live sports, SVG is proud to present a celebration of this great industry. Legends Behind the Lens is a look at how […]  More