Next Generation Audio Summit: Present and Future of Broadcast Audio in Focus at Sell-Out Event

The latest edition of the Next Generation Audio Summit – which was organised by SVG Europe in conjunction with Dolby – played host to some dynamic debates about the current outlook for, and adoption of, immersive and object-based audio technologies. There was also a timely session about the state of play regarding IP-based workflows, as […]  More

More Than 300 People Attend SVG Session on Global Sports Trends at Inter BEE 2017 in Japan

Inter BEE 2017, Japan’s equivalent to the NAB show in Las Vegas, featured an interview of SVG Co-Executive Director Ken Kerschbaumer by one of Japan’s leading broadcast journalists, Isamu Yoshii, publisher of New Media magazine. More than 300 people attended the standing-room–only session to learn more about global trends in sports production and how events […]  More

SVG Summit Spotlight: Cloud Workshop Headlined by NASCAR, NBC Olympics, and WTA Media Case Studies

After drawing standing-room–only crowds the past two years, the Cloud Workshop: Production & MAM Workflows returns to Day 1 of the SVG Summit on Dec. 11. This year’s edition will dive deep into virtualized workflows deployed by NASCAR Productions, NBC Olympics and NBC Sports, WTA Media with full case studies presented by each organization. This trio of case studies […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame: Bud Selig, Steward of America’s Pastime and Unlikely Digital Pioneer

SVG is profiling this year’s 10 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductees in the weeks leading up to the ceremony on Dec. 12 at the New York Hilton. For more information, visit sportsbroadcastinghalloffame.org. The irony is inescapable. The sport that is often scorned as too old-fashioned for modern times was the one that began streaming […]  More

Behind The Mic: NBC Taps Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski as Figure Skating A-Team in Korea; WFAN Unveils Mike Francesa Successors

Behind the Mic provides a roundup of recent news regarding on-air talent, including new deals, departures, and assignments compiled from press releases and reports around the industry. In this week’s edition, NBC Olympics has elevated Terry Gannon, Tara Lipinski, and Johnny Weir to handle primetime figure skating for the 2018 Winter Olympics; Chris Carlin, Bart Scott, and Maggie Gray will succeed NY sports-talk-radio […]  More

Evertz, Cobalt Digital Renew SVG Sponsorships

The Sports Video Group is pleased to announce that Evertz and Cobalt Digital have renewed their premier sponsorships. Evertz Technologies Limited designs, manufactures and markets video and audio infrastructure solutions for the television, telecommunications and new-media industries. Cobalt Digital Inc. designs and manufactures 12G/3G/HD/SD and IP-based conversion, terminal, throwdown, and multiviewer technology for the broadcast television environment.  More