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SVG Summit: As Fox Deal Looms, ESPN President John Skipper Hits on Sports Media’s Hot-Button Issues

As reports of Disney’s rumored $60 billion acquisition in 20th Century Fox engulf the M&E industry this week, ESPN President/Disney Media Networks Co-Chairman John Skipper took the stage to close out the 12th-annual SVG Summit. Though declining to comment on any reports related to the deal, he used the Summit’s Closing Keynote Conversation as an […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Ceremony Honors Legends Behind, in Front of the Camera

The Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame entered its second decade lat night with a star-studded induction ceremony at the New York Hilton Midtown. Ten industry icons from in front of and behind the camera were honored during a touching ceremony, hosted by ESPN’s Bob Ley, that featured plenty of raucous laughs and heartfelt tears. For […]  More

Panasonic, Wave Central Successfully Field Test Integrated Wireless Camera System Prototype at Clemson’s Memorial Stadium

At the SVG Summit, Panasonic and Wave Central announced the first successful field test of a new integrated wireless camera system utilizing a modified Panasonic AK-UC3000 camera head, the AK-HRP1000 remote operation panel and the latest configuration of the Wave Central’s AXPTT Axis RF system.  The configuration would also be compatible with Panasonic’s AK-HC5000 camera […]  More

MLS Cup 2017: ESPN, TSN, Univision Ready Tremendous Collaborative Effort for Championship Rematch in Toronto

Same teams. Same venue. Same (cold) weather. You’d excuse many involved in this weekend’s MLS Cup if they are experiencing a bit of déjà vu. However, this year’s event – which is a rematch between defending champion Seattle Sounders and Supporter’s Shield winner Toronto FC – is shaping up to be an impressive television production […]  More

Your Guide to The SVG Summit: Making the Most of It!

Next week, we are expecting our biggest crowd ever at The SVG Summit, our annual gathering, which offers everyone a chance to see hot new technologies, take part in informative and interactive workshop tracks, and, of course, listen and learn at our General Sessions. For first-timers (and even long-timers), it can be a bit overwhelming, […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: VITAC’s John Capobianco on How Closed Captioning Can Be a Benefit as Much as a Requirement

Since the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) passed in 2010, requiring closed captioning for all online video, digital–sports-content producers have endeavored to find the most efficient strategy for closed captioning. However, in addition to being mandated by federal regulation, closed captioning presents a valuable new opportunity to connect with fans — whether […]  More

SMPTE Publishes First Standards Within ST 2110 for Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks

SMPTE has officially published the first standards within SMPTE ST 2110, Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks. SMPTE ST 2110 is a new standards suite that specifies the carriage, synchronization, and description of separate elementary essence streams over professional internet protocol (IP) networks in real-time for the purposes of live production, playout, and other professional […]  More

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