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Live from the U.S. Open: Brad Cheney of Fox Sports on the Evolution of the Open Compound

Last year’s U.S. Open at Shinnecock saw two developments with respect to compound layout that have carried over this year. First, space constraints required some of the personnel and operations (like camera and audio support) to be moved to a Technology Tent that is located closer to the course (for more on this year’s Tent […]  More

ESPN Doubles Up Production Efforts for MLB in Omaha

The world of sports gained two historic moments last night. As Toronto captured its (and Canada’s) first NBA title, MLB placed its trademark on Omaha, NE’s TD Ameritrade Park before the College World Series begins tomorrow. ESPN broadcast the first major-league game in the state of Nebraska with the same crew that is producing college […]  More

Live From the U.S. Open: With World Cup and Open Coinciding, Fox Sports’ Mike Davies Says Production Team, Partners Are Essential

For the third time in five years, the Fox Sports production team will be a global force, simultaneously producing coverage of both the U.S. Open golf championship from Pebble Beach Golf Links in California and the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. Interest will peak on Sunday when the U.S. women’s team faces off against […]  More

SVG College Summit: How Texas A&M’s 12th Man Productions Made the Move to IP

Imagine Communications and Texas A&M University’s 12th Man Productions have collaborated to deliver a distributed campus solution leveraging an existing SDI network with a COTS and FPGA-based ST 2110 solution. This Unified Venue system enables  distribution of uncompressed ST 2110 streams from all venues into a centralized control room supporting 12th Man Productions events. This […]  More

SVG College Summit: Pac-12 Networks’ At-Home Production Workflow and the Role of Audio

The Pac-12 Networks produces 850 live sports events — including 485 at-home productions — and 1,500 events as shoulder programming across one national network and six regional networks. Among the many technological challenges of this undertaking, how does audio play into the mix? In this case study from the SVG College Summit, go inside the […]  More

SVG College Summit: Cinematic Techniques and the Art of Storytelling in Live Sports Production

Break through the noise and cut through the clutter. In a landscape oversaturated with linear and digital sports content, learn how paying strategic attention to a unique visual and storytelling approach will elevate your content above the rest. In this presentation from the 2019 SVG College Summit, Megan Wells, former head of content/executive producer, Under […]  More

Inside OGN Super Arena: The First Esports Venue in North America Designed Specifically for Battle Royale

Esports may be the hot new trend in the U.S., but OGN has been producing and distributing live esports competitions for the better part of two decades. And, last December, the South Korean esports network and content producer made its first big splash in North America, opening OGN Super Arena in Manhattan Beach, CA.  More

Two Weeks Until SVG Venue Summit at Little Caesars Arena!

On June 26-27, SVG spotlights the latest trends in venue production, technology, and systems integration at the SVG Venue Summit in Detroit. Register today to learn from industry experts about the latest in game-presentation workflows, fan-engagement strategies, emerging technologies like 4K HDR, esports venues and tournament production, and more. Plus, go behind the scenes of […]  More

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