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Register Now: Join SVG at Sneaky Big Studios on Jan. 24 for a Look at Launch of AAF, At-Home-Production

SVG’s Platinum Regional Series of events heads to Scottsdale, AZ on the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 24 at Sneaky Big Studios in Scottsdale. Join SVG for a full tour of the state-of-the-art Sneaky Big Studios production facility, as well as a Q&A with Alliance of American Football Co-Head of Production Mark Teitelman, a panel focused on at-home production featuring execs from […]  More

Super Bowl LIII Preview: CBS Sports Dives Head First Into 8K, 4K, AR

With only 20 days and four teams remaining until the biggest professional football game takes place in Atlanta, CBS Sports is looking to blow the lid off Mercedes-Benz Stadium in its 20th Super Bowl broadcast. Although the Eye Network has hosted the spectacle more times than any of its broadcast competitors, it is poised to […]  More

SVG On Demand: How the USTA Virtualized Resources at the US Open

The virtualization of broadcast production and operations workflows has become a growing trend across the sports media business. At the 2018 SVG Summit, James Stellpflug, VP Product Marketing at EVS and Brian Carr, owner and creative director of the Los Angeles-based creative & technical consulting agency THUMBWAR presented a case study on how broadcast partners […]  More

SVG College Summit: Syracuse’s Scott Hecht To Serve as 2019 Chairman

Scott Hecht, senior producer, Syracuse University Athletics, will serve as chairman of the 2019 SVG College Summit to be held at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta on May 29-31. As chairman, Hecht will play a critical role in providing guidance on the content of the event’s agenda and assist in filling the lineup of […]  More

Can Alibaba and Intel Take Olympic Analysis to New Heights?

Can Alibaba and Intel take their respective technologies, bring them together, and offer a whole new level of statistical analysis and understanding to sports fans and athletes? That’s the hope of the two companies, which has announced a new initiative that provides a key pillar to Alibaba’s Sports Brain project for the Olympics and could […]  More

Cartoni Tripods Continue To Play Super Role for Inertia Films at the Big Game

Inertia Films founder Troy Thomas has been using Cartoni tripods for 25 years. In fact, he has been using the same Cartoni Delta tripod since 1994. That tripod, along with newer Cartoni models, will support Inertia Films as it covers Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. This will be Atlanta’s third time hosting the Super Bowl […]  More

With Eye on Sports-Betting Future, NBC Sports Washington To Air Its First Predict the Game Wizards Telecast Tonight

Tonight, NBC Sports Washington will embark on one of the most significant in-game sports-betting experiments of any U.S. sports network to date. During this evening’s Washington Wizards–Milwaukee Bucks game, the RSN will debut an interactive live-game experience on NBC Sports Washington Plus, offering a free-to-play predictive-gaming contest with a $500 prize, along with real-time betting […]  More

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