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NAB 2019 Reflections: Object Matrix’s Jonathan Morgan on the Power of Object-Based Storage for M&E

One of the big buzz items at NAB 2019 was the increasing use of object-based storage by M&E organizations. Although the migration from file-based to object-based storage has been a major trend in other industries for years, broadcasters have yet to jump on the bandwagon in a big way. However, that appears to be gradually […]  More

NAB 2019 Perspectives: The Switch’s Charles Conroy Says Traditional Sports Broadcasters Can Help But Need To Listen to Esports’ Needs

Esports was a dominating trend at NAB 2019, but few exhibitors put their flag in the ground more dramatically than The Switch. The longtime provider of network connectivity and managed, private cloud services formally introduced The Switch eSports division, which comprises technology and personnel dedicated to integrating esports production, transmission, and distribution from anywhere in […]  More

NAB 2019 in Review: The Major Trends and Surprises From the Big Broadcast Show in the Desert

The 2019 NAB Show is in the books, and it was once again a whirlwind of activity and technological innovation. The SVG editorial team was once again out in full force on the show floor, visiting hundreds of vendor booths and chatting up sports-production leaders throughout the week. Below is a recap of key trends […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: ChyronHego CEO Marco Lopez on the Importance of Sports-Venue, Esports Business

ChyronHego kicked off NAB 2019 with the announcement that the Dallas Cowboys were involved in a comprehensive upgrade of their ChyronHego-based venue-graphics systems at AT&T Stadium. Included in the undertaking are Click Effects PRIME — ChyronHego’s integrated graphics toolset for delivering live arena- and stadium-based A/V presentations to any canvas size with any number of […]  More

Sportradar, SportsGrid To Launch Free, 24-Hour Sports-Betting Network

The first free, round-the-clock, sports-betting network in the U.S. is officially on its way. Sports-data provider  Sportradar and sports-betting/daily fantasy programmer SportsGrid have announced a partnership to launch a free, 24-hour network dedicated to the sports betting audience. The partnership marries Sportradar’s ad tech, OTT technology and data with SportsGrid’s original programming featuring coverage and […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: EVS’s Sebastien Verlaine, Nicolas Bourdon Lay Out IP, Virtualized Future

Future workflows and product strategies were on full display at the EVS booth during NAB 2019, and there were even some key customers as F&F Productions showed up to celebrate a deal that brings EVS’s latest VIA technology into three of its GTX series of mobile units. Mobile TV Group also committed to the VIA […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: SportZcast’s Mike Connell Envisions Vast Expansion Into New Sports Ventures

SportZcast specializes in live-scoreboard-data decoding and distribution for professional leagues and teams across all sports. With scorebots compatible with multiple graphics packages and scoreboard models, in-venue productions are simpler and smoother. Last week in Las Vegas, Mike Connell, president, SportZcast, discussed the latest innovations displayed at the company’s NAB 2019 booth and previewed the company’s […]  More

Behind the Mic: ABC, ESPN Deploy Full Armada of On-Site Talent for Next Week’s 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville

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, ABC/ESPN announce who will be deployed for the 2019 NFL Draft in Nashville, Fox Sports adds two familiar U.S. Men’s Soccer faces for CONCACAF […]  More

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Atlanta’s ELEAGUE Arena To Host ELEAGUE FIFA 19 Cup in MayLas Vegas’ Mandalay Bay Events Center Adds 15 Daktronics LED Video DisplaysHBO’s Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel To Spotlight Daredevil Cameramen of Extreme SportsSwitzerland’s Caves du Manoir Upgrades Productions With DiGiCo SD12CBC Sports, Mediapro Canada To Provide Live Coverage, Streaming of the Inaugural Canadien Premier LeagueNBC Sports Philadelphia+ To Place Sports Betting Spin on Game 4 of the 76ers-Nets Playoff SeriesNFL Schedule Roundup: Major Networks Announce 2019 Slate of GamesPNC Arena Upgrades Carolina Hurricanes’ Games With New Daktronics CenterhungAvid Restructures HBO’s Post Production Workflows for Program PromotionsXytech Streamlines Asset Management With Version 9 of MediaPulse at NAB 20192019 Home Games of the National Arena League’s New York Streets Find a Television Home on MSG NetworksNBCUniversal, LA 2028 Establish Partnership for Olympic, Paralympic Games from 2021-2028Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Alipay Team Up to Install China’s Mobile Payment App in Capital One ArenaPronology Introduces rNAS.m3 at NAB 2019HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas To Host NBA 2K League’s Second Tournament of the SeasonEncompass Digital Media Appoints Scott Brown as New Chief Technology OfficerSteve Tseng Joins Pac-12 Networks as EVP of SalesVista Studios Collabs With LiveU to Implement a Wireless At-Home Production ModelThe Weather Channel Surrounds Future of IP, 4K With Grass Valley LDX 86NSeries CamerasCBC/Radio-Canada Taps Arista Networks for Latest Broadcast FacilityAudio-Technica Wireless Systems Streamline Opening Act of the 54th ACM AwardsCase Study: Chesapeake Systems Helps U.S. Figure Skating With Storage InfrastructurePanasonic VariCam LT 4K, AU-EVA1 5.7 K Cameras Power Production of Discovery Channel Deadliest Catch Zixi, Veset Launch 60th Channel Since Start of Partnership in 2014Daktronics Upgrades Southern Illinois University’s Saluki Stadium With New LED Video DisplayNAB 2019: Adder Technology Debuts New 4K IP KVMNAB 2019: Black News Channel Leverages Vizrt’s Storytelling CapabilitiesNAB 2019: Cloudian, Cisco Accelerate Scalable Storage for Hybrid CloudNAB 2019: Caringo Prioritizes Object Storage for On-Demand M&E WorkflowsNAB 2019: EEG Enterprises Hones Captioning, AI TranslationNAB 2019: Evertz Emphasizes RF Probe Soltution, Interoperability With IP, Virtual IP Media ServicesNAB 2019: FX Design Group Displays Full Slate of Set, Lighting DesignNAB 2019: Ikegami Exhibits New 4K, IP, HDR ProductsNAB 2019: Shure Spotlights TwinPlex Subminature/Omnidirectional Lavalier, Headset MicrophonesNAB 2019: Levels Beyond Showcases Non Linear Editors, Content Management Systems, TranscodersNAB 2019: Ncam Technologies Unveils Ncam Reality 2019.1 Software for ARNAB 2019 in Review: Grass Valley Highlights Wide Range of End-to-End SolutionsNAB 2019 in Review: Panasonic Drives Progress in Live ProductionNAB 2019 in Review: Sony Makes Numerous Product, Solution AnnouncementsNAB 2019: G&D Implement New Java Free KVM Configuration ToolNAB 2019: LTN Global Presents Complete, Customizable Production-to-Transmission ServicesNAB 2019: Ross Video Unveils Voyager AR/Virtual Studio, UX5 Control SystemNAB 2019 in Review: Ross Video Keynote/Reception Outlines Company’s Latest Acquisitions, ProductsNAB 2019: Signiant Demonstrates Capabilities of the Multi-Cloud Future With SDCX FabricNAB 2019: TSL Products Releases SAM-Q Audio Monitoring PlatformNAB 2019: NovelSat Introduces FUSION For Satellite Broadcasters for UHD Adoption, Spectrum ChallengesNAB 2019: MultiDyne Revamps LightBox Field Fiber Transport SolutionNAB 2019: Vizrt, Veritone Leverage AI to Establish Streamlined MAM PlatformNAB 2019: Imagine Communications Snatches Product Badging in JT-NM Tested ProgramNAB 2019: Primestream Spotlights Preview of Final Cut Pro X Workflow Extension