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Baltimore Ravens Become First NFL Team To Install SkyCam

The Baltimore Ravens gave fans plenty to be pumped about heading into the 2017 NFL season. Over the summer, the team embarked on the first phase of a three-phase stadium-revitalization project at M&T Bank Stadium, installing two 4K UHD video displays and a wealth of 4K-capable gear to capture, produce, and distribute high-resolution content. But […]  More

Meet Me In St. Louis: Blues Upgrade Scottrade Center Control Room, Video Displays Ahead of NHL Season

After more than 20 years in downtown St. Louis, Scottrade Center has firmly established itself as a world-class destination for St. Louis Blues fans and concert-goers alike. But, with an all-analog control room and standard-definition video displays, the arena required an upgrade to keep up with the product on the ice and stage — and […]  More

REMI Hits the Road: How Vista Worldlink Remained Fully Operational Throughout Hurricane Irma

Earlier this year, Vista Worldlink transformed its Dania Beach, FL, production/transmission facility into the epicenter of at-home and remote-integration (REMI) production for its numerous sports properties. When Hurricane Irma threatened the facility this month, Vista didn’t shut down — or even slow down. Instead, the company took its at-home model on the road.  More

The SVG Podcast: David Shield, SVP, Global Director, Engineering & Technology, IMG Media

In this week’s episode of The SVG Podcast, we get a few minutes with one of the more influential personalities in European sports production, David Shield, SVP, global director of engineering and technology, IMG Media. Shield, who also happens to be the chairman of SVG’s sister organization, SVG Europe, talks with us about the state […]  More

Fox Sports, LiveLike To Deliver Notre Dame–Michigan State in Social VR

Fox Sports and LiveLike are bringing Saturday’s Notre Dame–Michigan State game to fans in social virtual reality via its free Fox Sports VR app. Viewers will have the ability to watch together from the best views in the stadium, while communicating verbally and interacting with each other’s in-suite avatars throughout the experience. Once again teaming with LiveLike, with […]  More

SMPTE Approves ST 2110 Standards for Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks

SMPTE announced the approval of the first standards within SMPTE ST 2110, Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks, 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 media applications.  More

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Tektronix on latest HDR progressGearhouse’s Fitzgerald and Paskin discuss reach, interoperability and virtualizationAvid Customer Association Doubles Membership to More Than 20K ProfessionalsRadford University Upgrades Experiential Video Production Studio With Hitachi Z-HD5000 CamerasfuboTV Announces Multi-Year Agreement With MSG Networks, Becomes First Live Streaming OTT Service To Launch RSNsDaktronics Installs New LED Display at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology’s O’Harra StadiumNEP Australia Selects Tektronix to Monitor Hybrid IP/SDI Video Production InfrastructureVideocation Chooses Leader’s LV7390 Rasterizer for UHD HDR Orchestral Music Production StudioCP Communications Relies on Calrec Audio’s Brio for Quality Sound at U.S. Open, Sports ProductionsBexel Launches Sideline Audio/Video CartsonoVTS Partners With CyanView to Distribute CyanView’s IP-Based “Cy-Stem” Product RangeWestern Digital Releases Version 5.1 of ActiveScale Object StorageLive Sporting Events Drive Akamai Network to New Traffic RecordFloSports Launches FloBikes.com, Hires Cycling-Vet Ian Dille as Senior EditorSingapore’s Mediacorp Revamps Multiplatform-Delivery With IBM Hybrid Cloud SolutionsPoker Central, DOUPAI.TV Ink Streaming Deal for World Series of Poke in ChinaIBC 2017: Nevion integrates TICO compression into Virtuoso software-defined media nodeIBC 2017: Panasonic showcases AU-EVA1 compact cinema camera, announces ‘first-look’ events in U.S.IBC 2017: AJA partners up with Avid on New Avid Artist, DNxIV hardware interface for Media ComposerIBC 2017: DiGiCo launches new DMI-MIC Pre-Amp Card for S-Series mixing consolesIBC 2017: Lawo launches new immersive mixing solution with ‘LIME’Grupo Televisa To Distribute TV Networks via Intelsat’s Galaxy SatellitesIsrael’s Channel 2 News Selects Clear-Com’s Eclipse HX for Major Studio UpgradeNike’s New NBA Connected Jerseys Let Fans Tap Into the Game Like Never BeforeLiveU Cellular Bonding Helps Broadcasters Cover Hurricane Irma from the EpicenterFrance’s Video Plus Drives UHD 4K, HDR Adoption by Adding EVS XT4K Servers to FleetIBC 2017: Net Insight Drops Buyer Fee for Connector MarketplaceIBC 2017: Avid deploys first hybrid-cloud enterprise client Al JazeeraSIA Invests in EVS DYVI for New Production Control RoomsLevel 3 Unveils Encrypted Waves for Secure, Scalable Data Center, Cloud ConnectivityGlobecast Boosts U.S. Cable Content Distribution With SES VideobeIN MENA Selects Irdeto for Conditional Access Technology and Security ServicesBSI Successfully Tests New 4K Wireless Transmission System on Aviva Premiership RugbyWorking With Fixed Monitor LevelsBest Paper Awards Announced for Upcoming AES New York ConventionCisco Invites SVG Members to ‘Sports Summit: Voices From the Industry’ on Oct. 10SMT Powers Next Gen Stats on U.S. Bank Stadium Video BoardsDaktronics Installs LED Displays at Purdue University’s Mackey Arena, DCU Center, and Scottsbluff HSThe Best in Pro Audio and Sound Production to be Honored at the 33rd Annual NAMM TEC AwardsIBC 2017: Blackmagic Design Founder/CEO Grant Petty Details Latest AnnouncementsIBC 2017: Sennheiser presents MMD 42-1 microphone head, HANDMIC Digital, previews FOCUSMIC DigitalSafeguarding Our Audio Heritage: AES New York 2017’s Archiving and Restoration TrackIBC 2017: Grass Valley develops upgrades, key solutions for Broadcast Data CenterIBC 2017: Ross Video reveals new portable XPression Go! mini editionIBC 2017: Media Links joins forces with new partners in EMEA regionIBC 2017: Telestream, NexGuard announce key updates to joint solutionIBC 2017: V-Nova’s PERSEUS 2 enables product launches across media delivery chainIBC 2017: Vizrt partners with Scandinavia’s Mediability GroupIBC 2017: Ericsson launches flagship live captioning platform SubitoIBC 2017: Mediacorp deploys EVS technology in new broadcast center workflow