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SVG On Demand: CBS Sports’ Mike Francis Reviews His Year of Tech Highlights

It was another big year for CBS Sports, with the company making major technological leaps in the form of high-dynamic-range imaging and advanced graphics and analytics. Michael Francis, VP, remote engineering and planning, CBS Sports, stops by the desk at the 2018 SVG Summit to chat with our Brandon Costa about the year that was […]  More

Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Passes 100-Member Mark at 12th-Annual Induction

The Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame expanded to 105 members last night, inducting 11 industry legends during its 12th-annual induction ceremony at the New York Hilton Midtown Hotel. The evening was hosted by CBS Sports’ Lesley Visser, marking the first time that a woman and a member of the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame has […]  More

Fox Innovation Lab Releases Study on 5G Trial at U.S. Open

The Fox Innovation Lab has released a study completed together with Fox Sports, Intel, AT&T, and Ericsson highlighting their successful 5G tests project at this year’s U. S. Open Golf Championship. From the Lab to on-location, Fox Innovation Lab worked with AT&T, Ericsson and Intel in June to put 5G to the test, streaming 4K video to […]  More

Quantum5X on Ice: NHL OKs New RefMicHD

Wireless-sports-systems developer Quantum5X announced at this week’s SVG Summit that the National Hockey League has implemented the company’s custom solution for on-referee audio for the 2018-19 NHL season. The RefMicHD is a model QT5100 transmitter with the on/off switch physically integrated into the transmitter’s form factor.  More

SVG Sit-Down: CEO Jamie Lerner on Quantum’s Future and Leveraging M&E Prowess for Other Industries

It has been nearly six months since Jamie Lerner came aboard as president/CEO of Quantum, and the veteran tech exec is well on his way in plotting a new course for the video- and data-storage outfit, which has struggled recently. After cycling through five CEOs in less than a year, Quantum is looking for Lerner, […]  More

How Fox Sports Southwest Boosted Its Friday-Night High School Football Coverage This Season

High school football is deeply baked into the culture of life in Texas, but, in such a large state, with nearly a thousand programs scattered across it, how does one regional sports network possibly cover it all? This season, Fox Sports Southwest pulled out all the stops to take on that task.  More

Lawo White Paper: IP Broadcast Networks Become Transparent

To achieve the full benefit of IP production infrastructures, network performance, and reliability are absolutely critical. The advent of these IP-based technologies requires a new range of diagnostic tools for monitoring and telemetry. Lawo has been at the forefront of addressing this need, developing and deploying SMART solutions that live at the intersection of broadcast […]  More

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