SVG Sports Graphics Forum: Inside Harvard’s Graphics Package Re-Launch for ESPN+, NESN University

Harvard recently worked closely with ESPN and AJT Systems to develop a graphics package for ESPN’s new streaming platform – ESPN+. In addition, Harvard also developed a “NESN University” scorebug and insert graphics package in order to create a more consistent look for the RSN’s college-sports telecasts. At the SVG Sports Graphics Forum, these projects […]  More

SVG On Demand: Harvard’s Imry Halevi on The Ivy League’s Graphics Transition to ESPN+

Back at the end of last summer, The Ivy League officially transitioned its live sports-video content from its own native digital network onto the subscription-based streaming service ESPN+. The move meant an entirely new graphical look for the conference’s live production that synchronized with the ESPN brand. Imry Halevi, assistant director of athletics, multimedia and […]  More

Sports Graphics Forum: Augmented Reality Shines as Storytelling Tool When Virtual, Real Worlds Blend

Augmented reality is all the rage in live sports production, with networks like ESPN and Fox Sports trading in some physical sets for virtual studios and live AR graphics — most notably, during CBS Sports’ Super Bowl LIII open — taking the place of traditionally preproduced elements. And while AR is a fun addition to […]  More

Global Gamers Are Watching as Much Live Esports as Traditional Sports, According to Limelight Networks Study

The rise of esports has been anything but understated, but a study released this week by Limelight Networks says that esports fandom in the greater sports world may be “reaching a tipping point.” Data gathered by the CDN (content delivery network) service says that esports viewership is rivaling that of its traditional sports counterparts even […]  More