Live From The Open Championship: NBC’s Golf Team Refined Workflows Make a Difference

The 148th Open Championship marks the fourth year that NBC Sports is on hand to produce coverage for U.S. golf fans and with 350 people on hand in the small seaside town of Portrush and production teams in Stamford and Orlando operating in full gear to deliver coverage via The Golf Channel as well as […]  More

NBC Sports’ Tour de France Coverage Adds Augmented Reality, Live On-Bike POV Cameras

As the peloton treks through brutal Pyrenees stages of the Tour de France this weekend, NBC Sports Group is providing U.S. cycling fans with a deeper look at the action than ever before. The Peacock has deployed several new production tools for its coverage of the 21-day race, including an AR-based virtual-graphics and telestrator system […]  More

Immersive Innovations Help France Télévisions Tell the Story of Each Stage of the Tour de France

Jean-Maurice Ooghe is currently directing the 23rd production of the Tour de France for France Télévisions. The early Stages this past week were largely benign for the peloton, before heading into the high mountains and individual time trial challenges towards the end of Week Two of the race. Over the years and thanks to the […]  More

ARCTEK Satellite Productions Continues Reliable Transmission Across the Board

In the past few years, the sports-video–production industry has been introduced to new concepts and techniques. A clear front-runner among the pack of contenders is the at-home method. Even so, ARCTEK Satellite Productions remains steadfast on the standard model of producing an event onsite, continuing with its efforts on the MotoAmerica circuit.  More

Behind the Mic: ESPN Commentary Packs a Punch for 150th College Football Season; Ryan Leaf Joins ESPN Ranks

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, 150th college football season brings the best on-air talent for ESPN, a former NFL quarterback joins ESPN, the network finalize plans for their NFL […]  More

SVG Venue Summit: Vendors Expound on the Role of Next-Gen Technology in Sports Venues

The sports-video–production industry is always looking forward to the next best thing, and one question confronts all organizations, teams, and production professionals: how can the available product be enhanced for the masses? Inside a sports venue, realistic options like 4K, UHD, and HDR have emerged and are currently being considered across the country. At the […]  More

SVG Venue Summit: Detroit-Area Teams Look To Better Engage Fans in the Stands

In-venue production teams face the challenges of managing the expectations not only of fans of but also of coaches, athletes, management, and ownership. At the 2019 SVG Venue Summit, held last month at Detroit’s Little Caesars Arena, game-presentation leaders from the Lions, Pistons, and University of Michigan took the stage to offer video-production tips, discuss […]  More

The SVG Podcast: KSE Media Ventures President/CEO Matt Hutchings and Pac-12 Networks President Mark Shuken

The regional-sports-network side of the business is in a time of change. Today, we dive into the current challenges and opportunities facing the industry with a pair of gentlemen who know the business better than anybody. Matt Hutchings, president/CEO, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment Media Ventures (which owns Altitude Sports in Denver), and Mark Shuken, president, […]  More

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