SVG Sit-Down: Populous’s Brian Mirakian on the Future of Esports Venues

As designer of the recently opened Esports Stadium Arlington, Populous has already made a major commitment to the rapidly growing esports industry. The architectural firm, which has designed hundreds of venues worldwide ranging from Yankee Stadium to Las Vegas’s T-Mobile Arena, worked with NGAGE Esports and Shawmut Design and Construction to create the $10 million, […]  More

Esports Stadium Arlington Chooses Canon 4K UHD Lenses to Capture the Action

Canon U.S.A announced that its broadcast lenses will be capturing the action at Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas — the country’s largest esports stadium. To outfit the stadium’s 4K UHD broadcast cameras, the City of Arlington purchased three Canon UHD-DIGISUPER 66 4K UHD field box lenses, four CJ24ex7.5B 4K UHD telephoto zoom lenses, and one […]  More

Southpaw Sports & Entertainment Acquires Panasonic’s Live Events Division

Southpaw Sports & Entertainment has agreed to acquire the Live Events group of Panasonic Sports and Entertainment Business Unit, a division of Panasonic System Solutions Company of North America specializing in LED video board solutions. With the acquisition, Southpaw will benefit from Panasonic’s highly skilled and experienced staff and client list of over 200 LED […]  More

ChyronHego, Grass Valley Develop Graphics and Switching Platform for Sports Venues

Major U.S. sports venues are successfully using a new, single-point-of-control integration solution for graphics and production switching developed in collaboration between ChyronHego and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. Designed for complex venue productions, this integration allows a technical director (TD) to switch shows with game-in-progress graphics delivered simultaneously to multiple displays. These include LED ribbon […]  More

Live From the 2019 CFP National Championship: Van Wagner, 49ers Teamwork Makes Difference for Big-Board Show

It wouldn’t be a CFP National Championship Game without the team from Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment onsite to handle the stadium big-screen entertainment. Eleven VWSE staffers are on hand, working alongside the staff from Levi’s Stadium to make use of eight cameras and the venue’s in-house video-production-control room to deliver a compelling show to […]  More