SVG On Demand: NBA 2K League’s Matt Arden Reviews Madcap 2020 Season, His Team’s Embrace of Remote Production

It has been a whirlwind year for the NBA 2K League, which wrapped up its third season last month. In March, the NBA/Take Two Interactive esports joint venture was ready to move into a brand-new studio in Manhattan. Then, the pandemic hit. Not to be defeated, however, the league shifted quickly to online play and […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Sportradar’s Brian Josephs Examines Data-Focused Deal With Marquee Sports Network

Last month, Sportradar inked a deal to provide the recently launched Marquee Sports Network with a range of broadcast services, including game notes, research support, the Radar360 analytics platform, and graphics. Jointly owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group and the Chicago Cubs, Marquee Sports Network is the new television home of the Chicago Cubs and is […]  More

SVG Europe’s Sports Production Leaders Briefings With OB Facilities Providers

In the third and final Leaders Briefing, SVG Europe chats with outside broadcast facilities providers, a part of the sports production market that always faces its own unique set of technology and workflow challenges. The conversation covers a wide range of subjects from IP and remote production to UHD and HDR.  More

SVG SportsTech Journal, Fall 2020, Now Available Online

The Fall 2020 edition of the SVG SportsTech Journal is now available. This free, digital edition is packed with the latest sports-production news, including SVG’s COVID-19 Sports Production Operations Guide, an in-depth look at three game-changing sports venues, and an expanded White Paper section featuring insights from 25+ industry experts. CLICK HERE to read the […]  More

Behind the Scenes With NBC’s Sunday Night Football Operations Team

When it comes to live sports productions, it simply doesn’t get any bigger than NBC’s Sunday Night Football. In 15 years together, NBC’s SNF production and operations teams have seen just about everything. However, with no preseason games on which to prepare for the SNF slate this year, the crew found itself in Kansas City […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Tata Communications’ Elio Parente on M&E Plans for the Americas, At-Home Production, Rise of IP

After more than two decades on the transmission side of the M&E industry, Elio Parente joined Tata Communications Media & Entertainment Services (MES) in July to head its American sales team. A veteran of CenturyLink, Level 3, and Genesis, he is now looking to take Tata Communications’ MES team in the region to greater heights. […]  More

On the Gridiron: Jacksonville Jaguars Reflect on In-Stadium Fans During Week 1, Connecting With ‘Duval’ Community

Many professional sports have opted for a return to play inside a sanitized bubble. Not the NFL. Without skipping a beat, the league is soldiering on with regular-season games in all 32 stadiums across the country. Similar to our At the Ballpark series, On the Gridiron examines the new routines, habits, and production philosophies of […]  More

Register for ‘Crowd-Less Sports Audio III, NFL Edition’ on September 30

With the NFL season underway and games largely being played in empty stadiums, once again broadcast audio is being supplemented with “enhanced” crowd sounds which, in this case, have been carefully curated for each team and venue by NFL Films. At the same time, reduced noise levels are offering unprecedented opportunities to pick up field-of-play […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Fox Sports’ Brad Zager on NFL Production Innovation, Fox Sports ‘Vault,’ Virtual-Fan Tech

Last weekend was a busy one for Fox Sports: the 2020 NFL season kicked off, college football was under way, and there was MLB action to boot. It was also a weekend of innovation, new safety protocols, and, most important, busy production crews creating TV across the country. Brad Zager, executive producer/executive VP/head of production […]  More

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Globecast Names Antoine Guilbaud as Chief Financial OfficerSwiss Football League Goes for Riedel Bolero S to Enhance Referee CommunicationsDaktronics Constructs LED Video Displays for New Xtream ArenaCalifornia Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Leverages TVU Networks for COVID-19 Daily Press BriefingsPakistan’s Public News Chooses Grass Valley for Upgraded Playout, ProductionJVC Professional Video Adds Facebook, YouTube Live Stream Capability to Line of CamcordersPanasonic Pluses Suite of Collaboration Solutions With PressItMediapro’s LVP To Provide Spanish Broadcast of Call of Duty: Mobile World Championship 2020 Regional PlayoffsFox Bet Super 6 To Debut Presidential Debate Game on September 29Vigtory Sportsbook Teams Up With Sportradar for U.S. Data, Betting ServicesThe Switch Relocates SVP of Sales Nicholas Castaneda to London for Increased Global GrowthGravity Media Links With Atalanta Media for More Women’s Soccer Coverage in EuropeMarshall Electronics Develops New Marshall CV503-U3 CameraRegister Now for Zixi’s ‘5G and the Future of Broadcasting’ Webinar on September 23Sony’s PWS-4500 Live Production Server Validates Matrox’s Extio 3 IP KVM ExtendersSuper League Gaming, Indiana Esports Development Ink Broadcasting Deal for The Esports CombineEVS Gets Set for Upcoming ‘Live Production Anywhere’ Web Show on Oct. 14Grass Valley’s GV LIVE Presents Dives Deep Into New Products, Customer Case Studies, and MoreLG Introduces Two New Series of 4K UHD Digital Signage DisplaysRed Bee Media Strikes Deal With Sweden’s Svenska Spel, France’s PMU for Live Streamed Horse RacingVizrt’s Viz Vectar Plus Offers IP-based Software Solution for Live ProductionsPanavision Deploys Leader LV5350 for LINK HDR On-Set SystemArvato Systems Earns Top Ratings for AI CompetenceDale Pro Audio Adds Shure SLX-D Digital Wireless to Product CatalogVSiN Produces New In-Game Betting Show, Prime Time Action on MSG NetworksThe International Swimming League Inks Multi-Year Media Rights Agreement With CBS SportsLAFC Transforms Digital Experience With Xcite Interactive’s XEO PlatformEluvio Wins 2020 HPA Engineering Excellence AwardEuronews Taps Globecast for Launch of Euronews English HD in Asia, OceaniaAJA HELO Facilitates Live Streams of Equine Tournaments for HorseShow.Video