The SVG Podcast: Legendary NBC Sports NASCAR Director Mike Wells

Mike Wells – one of the most decorated and respected directors in NASCAR television history – is directing his final NASCAR race this weekend during NBC Sports Group’s Monster Energy Cup Series coverage at Talladega Superspeedway. During nearly four decades at the front bench on NASCAR productions, the 21-time Emmy winner has directed more than […]  More

Live From the Ryder Cup: Turner Sports Taps Into Open Internet for Featured-Group Production

Turner Sports is on hand at the Ryder Cup working out of CTV’s OB1 production unit, overseeing a remote production that involves sending 16 feeds to a control room in Atlanta, where they are cut into featured-hole coverage available via PGA.com and RyderCup.com. It marks the first time that featured-group coverage has been provided at […]  More

Register Now for SVG Webinar: How Notre Dame Leverages LiveU for At-Home Production

Register now for this SVG Webinar: Technology in Action featuring representatives from The University of Notre Dame and LiveU entitled “Cover More for Less: The Value of Cellular Bonding and At-Home Production“. Taking place on Oct. 11 at 2 p.m. ET, this webinar will address how cellular bonding has changed the game for The University […]  More

MedaKind Strengths Partnership With Tangerine Global Through Upgraded CITRUS Solution

MediaKind announced that it is strengthening its collaboration with entertainment services provider, Tangerine Global, by enhancing their ‘CITRUS’ managed solution with new cloud-based capabilities. Based on MediaKind’s MediaFirst software as a service (SaaS) platform, the end-to-end media solution enables small and mid-sized Pay TV operators to rapidly evolve their offerings and deliver breakthrough immersive OTT […]  More

Grass Valley Collaborates With Arena Television for UHD HDR IP Productions

Grass Valley, a Belden Brand and Arena Television demonstrated their collaboration to drive live UHD HDR IP productions at IBC 2018. On display in Hall 9 beside the Grass Valley booth (9.A01), the new OBZ end-to-end IP UHD HDR truck — the newest in Arena’s fleet of IP-enabled OB trucks — showed how IP-based infrastructures […]  More

SMPTE Publishes Two Documents on Immersive Audio

Two new standards-related documents from SMPTE target immersive audio. The Immersive Audio Bitstream Specification document defines a coded representation (bitstream) of an audio program. The Immersive Audio Metadata standard defines metadata for use in creating immersive-audio content for cinema.  More

Harmonic Enhances Playout, Storage Workflows for M6 Group With IP Solution

Harmonic announced that M6 Group, an operator of multiple TV channels in France, will upgrade its ingest, playout, and storage infrastructure to a media-over-IP solution from Harmonic. Offering support for the SMPTE ST 2110 suite of standards for professional media delivery over IP networks and SMPTE 2022-7 for seamless protection switching, Harmonic’s playout and storage […]  More

SportBusiness Begins New Era in Miami With September Summit; Discount for SVG Members, Sponsors

London-based SportBusiness Group, the leading provider of data and analysis for the international sports marketplace, will officially launch its presence in the U.S. Sept. 18-19 when it holds the SportBusiness Summit 2018 in Miami at the W South Beach hotel. SportBusiness is also extending a registration discount to Sports Video Group members interested in learning […]  More