Live From the PGA Championship: CBS Sports’ Tech Toys Include SIMI Motion Capture, Aerial Toptracer, 4DReplay

Each year, CBS Sports uses the PGA Championship to showcase the latest breakthroughs in live-production technology. This year, the broadcaster is once again upping the tech ante, deploying a bevy of next-gen production tools, including the debut of SIMI motion-capture technology and Toptracer aerial-tracing technology from the blimp camera.  More

Live From the PGA Championship: CBS Sports, Winged Vision Debut New HDR Aerial Camera System in Goodyear Blimp

Flying in the skies above CBS Sports’ many technological innovations at the PGA Championship this week is a brand-new HDR camera system in the Goodyear Blimp. Created by Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer Bob Mikkelson’s Winged Vision, the first-ever HDR aerial system for a live sports production features a Sony HDC-P50 box camera, Canon 4K […]  More

Portugal’s SIC TV Signs Deal With Avid for Maestro Graphics

Portugal’s private broadcaster, SIC TV (Sociedade Independente de Comunicação), has signed an agreement for Avid to provide its Maestro graphics workflow and multi-year service agreement for SIC TV’s new headquarters, which is Europe’s first Video over IP production facility.  More

DigitalGlue Pluses Globecast Signal Monitoring With 92 HEVC Channels

DigitalGlue has enhanced Globecast’s monitoring capabilities by adding an additional 92 channels to the global solution provider’s existing TAG Multiviewer and monitoring system located in the Company’s Culver City, CA Media Center. The new channels, all HEVC signals, were deployed to meet the diverse needs of Globecast’s substantial and growing customer base.  More

FOR-A Helps UCLA Secure Variant Systems’ Envivo Replay for Team Practice Analytics

UCLA Athletics has selected Envivo Replay to help analyze player performance during team practice. “Our customer base continues to help us design and improve our products to their liking, they even find uses for Envivo that we hadn’t thought of.”, said Olaf Bahr, Variant Systems Group Co-Founder and Vice-President of Marketing. “UCLA, for example, brilliantly […]  More

SVG College Summit: Packed Tech Showcases To Introduce Wealth of New Gear

At SVG’s College Summit (May 29-31, Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta), the Technology Showcase Area will spotlight the latest gear tailored specifically to the college-sports-video market. Here’s a preview of what the 48 vendors will be showing off in two weeks. SVG College Summit Technology Showcase Preview, and be sure to stop by the […]  More