SportsTech On Demand 2021
Thursday, April 22, 2021Dimetis’ Norman Krebill on Streamlining the On-Site Process for Mobile Production TrucksIn the face of COVID protocols, on-site live sports television productions are most thorough and complex than ever. So streamlining any areas of the process where its safe is welcome. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we speak with Dimetis VP of Sales Norman Krebill to discuss how REMI-focused features in his company’s BOSS Link Manager allows for architecting and provisioning network connections for mobile production trucks at stadiums and venues before the unit arrivesThursday, April 22, 2021Diversified's Chris Sullivan and Duane Yoslov on Providing High-Grade, End-to-End Customer ServiceDiversified’s Sports & Live Events team brings three decades of expertise in sports venue technology to the arena. Dedicated to meeting the needs of valued clients, Diversified offers a comprehensive playbook of solutions ranging from control room design-build and management to media workflow, large venue sound, IPTV, AV, security, structured cabling and WiFi & DAS. As a one-hand-to-shake solutions provider, Diversified is a global company serving local needs — large enough to provide best-in-class resources, pricing, and solutions but focused enough to cater to the unique demands of each organization. In this interview, SVP of Sports & Live Events Duane Yoslov and VP of Business Development, Sports & Live Events Chris Sullivan explain how Diversified’s growth has allowed further expansion of their division and how their hyper-focused services have helped their customers achieve their goals throughout the pandemic.Wednesday, April 21, 2021Blackmagic Design's Bob Caniglia Discusses Expanded ATEM Lineup and MoreBob Caniglia, Blackmagic Design, Director of Sales Operations for the Americas, discusses a range of new products, including the expanded ATEM lineup, Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, evolving market dynamics and the role 5G could play in providing an extra layer of value to Blackmagic Design’s product lineup.Wednesday, April 21, 2021BirdDog's Dan Miall on the Power of NDIBirdDog NDI-based tools were a big part of NBA All-Star Weekend as well as AVP Professional Beach Volleyball. Dan Miall, BirdDog, CEO, discusses the projects and why they were important.Wednesday, April 21, 2021disguise's Tom Rockhill on the Unlimited Options of xR TechnologyDisguise Chief Commercial Officer Tom Rockhill provides a demo from disguise’s mixed-reality stage in London, detailing how a 3 meter x 3 meter LED space can be used to create a 360-degree state of the art studio using the company’s technology. In addition, Tom chats about real-world installations using disguise’s XR technology, including for Eurosport at the 2018 Winter Olympics, ITV Sport at the 2019 Rugby World Cup, for the NBA during its Orlando bubble last year, and, most recently for Eurosport at the US Open and Australian Open.Wednesday, April 21, 2021Spectra Logic’s Hossein ZiaShakeri on Evolution of the Storage Industry and the Power of StorCycleHossein ZiaShakeri, Spectra Logic, SVP of Business Development and Strategic Alliances explains what Spectra Logic has been up to the past year and how the company continues to provide end-to-end storage and data management solutions for demanding workflows. He also provides an update on the new features for the company’s popular StorCycle Storage Lifecycle Management Software and offers some insight into how the evolution of the storage world in the past 12 months will impact the M&E industry in the years ahead.Wednesday, April 21, 2021Haivision’s Mark Horchler on Remote Collaboration and Remote Operation Over IPSports broadcasters continue to address the rapid transition towards remote collaboration and remote operation over IP. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we speak with Mark Horchler, Marketing Director, Products and Solutions at Haivision to discuss highlights from the company’s recently-published Broadcast IP Transformation Report and shares how their new partnership with EVS is enabling remote workflows for replay system operators for live sports broadcasting.Wednesday, April 21, 2021VITEC Mark Robison's on New Venues With IPTV Systems and Enhancing the Fan ExperienceVITEC is known for providing IP delivery of live video, cable/satellite TV feeds, and digital signage content that is modular and scalable to any size venue. In this interview, Sales Manager of Sports and Entertainment Venues Mark Robison highlights the recent work done in professional venues like Globe Life Field and Chase Center and upcoming products that will enhance the fan experience on gameday.Tuesday, April 20, 2021Program Productions' Amy Scheller on Bringing New Services to the ForefrontProgram Productions (PPI) is the nation’s top crewing company and Amy Scheller discusses the latest developments, including enhanced services for clients and crew members, improvements to the ProCrewz app, and the state of crewing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Tuesday, April 20, 2021Matrox Video’s Daniel Maloney Tackles the Challenge of the New Era of Remote ProductionWhen production stopped in light of the COVID outbreak in 2020, many broadcasters sought ways to utilize its on-prem facilities in a more remote way. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we speak with Daniel Maloney, Technical Marketing Manager for Matrox Video to discuss the key technical concerns in a ‘REMI” workflow and catches us up on the latest with the remote production-friendly codec Matrox Monarch EDGE.Tuesday, April 20, 2021DNA Studios' Sam Schrade on the Upcoming REMI Facility in HoustonDNA Studios in Houston, TX is set to open up a massive 8,000 sq. ft. facility in May that will greatly expand its capabilities. Up to 12 events will be able to be produced at once and it also features three new studios. CEO Sam Schrade takes us inside the plans and what it means to the industry.Tuesday, April 20, 2021CineSys.io's Harry Skopas on the Company's Shift to Accommodating Remote WorkflowsOver the past year, CineSys Inc. has ramped up host of remote-production workflows to allow content creators to continue operating during the pandemic. In this interview, Harry Skopas, CineSys.io, Director of M/E Solutions Architecture and Technical Sales, discusses the latest solutions and workflows the company offers to accommodate remote working. Fist up, CineSys developed the Work From Home CineStudio Kit while helping a major sports broadcaster record secure high quality broadcasts from home. These Work From Home kits are now being used by many large broadcasters across North America. On the remote workstation front, the CineSys SmartCloud solution with Amulet Hotkey and Leostream can serve for companies big and small. This year, CineSys also became the first Amulet Hotkey Advanced Partner in North America. CineSys also offers high quality, low-latency video encoding/decoding with Haivision. Remote production workflows allow you to cover a wide range of live events, including sports, musical performances and news, without the costly overhead of deploying production teams and OB trucks to each site. And finally, MatrixStore Cloud have now arrived in North America alongother hybrid and cloud setups, bridging the gap between on prem and cloud media management. For more info on the Work From Home CineStudio Kit: https://cinesys.io/solutions/remote-workflows/cinestudio-kit/ For more info on Cinesy.io's Remote Workflows: https://cinesys.io/solutions/remote-workflows/Monday, April 19, 2021Encompass Digital Media’s Brian Morris Details State of the Art New RSN Broadcast Center in AtlantaEncompass provides world-class media services to professional sports leagues, top-tier networks & platforms, including content acquisition, media processing, playout, distribution and disaster recovery. On average, Encompass acquires/distributes 275 live events/feeds daily and services approximately 1,200 full-time channels globally. Most recently, Encompass built a 25,000 square foot state-of-the-art broadcast center for 21 regional sports networks at its Atlanta facility. The company will provide end-to-end channel playout services, live event solutions and disaster recovery. The facility incorporates the latest in broadcast playout technology, using SMPTE ST 2110 protocol over managed IP networks. In this interview, Brian Morris, Encompass Digital Media, General Manager, North America, discusses the new RSN broadcast center, how the company has evolved their offers over the past year a result of the pandemic, and the launch of its new Altitude Media Cloud platform.Monday, April 19, 2021Adder Technology's Tom Veite on Updates to AdderLink INFINITY 4000 and In-Venue KVM WorkflowsDespite the COVID-19 pandemic, professional and collegiate venues went ahead with improving numerous areas of operation, including KVM capabilities. Central Region Sales Manager Tom Veite gives a quick overview of the company’s efforts in the KVM space, recent clients in the sports-video-production industry, updates to the ADDERLink INFINITY 4000 series and other products, and important trends that will be seen over the next 12 months.Monday, April 19, 2021Broadcast Management Group's Todd Mason on the Surge in Remote Efforts and the REMI Broadcast HubFounded in 2005, Broadcast Management Group (BMG) specializes in producing live news, sports, entertainment and awards shows. BMG has six divisions, Live Multicamera Production, Creative Services, Event Management, Systems Integration, and long-term production staffing. The company also has a sports packaging division. In this interview, BMG’s CEO Todd Mason discusses the rise of REMI (remote integration) technology and the workflow built around the concept of centralized technology and decentralized staffing. BMG is utilizing this new workflow model to leverage staffing across the country while having the show produced at their Las Vegas REMI Broadcast Hub. Todd goes inside the new REMI Broadcast Hub workflows and offers his thoughts on the impact of REMI production on producing sporting events.Monday, April 19, 2021Cobalt Digital's Chris Shaw on the New 9904-UDX and 9905-MPx CardsCobalt designs and manufactures an extensive range of award-winning IP and 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD conversion, throwdown, and multiviewer technology that has been embraced by broadcasters. Most recently the Cobalt® 9904-UDX-4K-DSP 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD UHD Up/Down/Cross Converter/Frame Sync card has been particularly popular on sports productions, as has the new 9905-MPx 3G/HD/SD Quad-Path Up/Down/Cross Converter/Frame Sync/Embed/De-Embed Audio Processor. In this interview, Chris Shaw, Cobalt Digital, EVP, Sales and Marketing, discusses the 9904-UDX and 9905-MPx cards and how he’s seeing sports-production clients utilize Cobalt Digital products in the field today.Monday, April 19, 2021Sencore’s Brandon Baker on the Future of Remote Production, Contribution and DistributionSencore is proud to celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2021 and continues to launch new, innovative solutions enabling professional sports content workflows. In this interview, Brandon Baker, Sencore, Strategic Account Manager, discusses Sencore’s expansion of its encoding and decoding platforms, including low latency solutions for remote production, contribution and distribution of almost any protocol and format. In addition, Sencore continues to add HEVC, TICO, JPEG2000, JPEG-XS UHD via 2110, SRT, ZiXi, RIST, HLS and RTMP turnaround in highly dense or single channel platforms. Baker also details how one Big Four US broadcaster is currently deploying our DMG 4000 as a media gateway backbone for their new 100G WAN fiber backbone. Some of the biggest sporting events in the world will be flowing through Sencore devices, and providing UHD content to any of their affiliates that request it.Monday, April 19, 2021Filmwerks' Aaron Frye and David Fioravanti on Constructing Safe Environments at High-Profile EventsThroughout the entire live events calendar, the work of Filmwerks International is noticeable within any television compound. During the ongoing pandemic, the company has focused heavily on providing a safe and sanitized onsite environment. VP of Operations Aaron Frye and Senior Director of Structures/Scenic David Fioravanti discuss their recent work at high-profile productions like the Super Bowl and NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and how they’re helping the industry slowly make a recovery.Friday, April 16, 2021Fujifilm's Stosh Durbacz on the New 107xAF and SK20x35 LensesAs Fujifilm continues to innovate optical design in 4K and now 8K, it has developed unique technologies to address sports related requirements. In this video, Fujifilm’s Stosh Durbacz will discuss both the 107xAF, the world's first Advanced (Auto) Focus 4K box lens, and the SK20x35, the world’s first box lens for 8K PL mount camera applications. Learn more about the unique 107x Auto Focus Lens (4K) capabilities and new features that can make a difference.Tuesday, April 13, 2021Alpha Video's Jeff Volk on the Success of Projects in 2020 and the Continued Role of Remote Options2020 was a busy year for Alpha Video, which included projects with the Las Vegas Raiders’ new stadium, Allegiant Stadium, and their new training facility, Intermountain Healthcare Performance Center. Vice President Jeff Volk provides an update on those involvements as well as others that occurred in collegiate athletics and explains how remote and cloud-based workflows will continue to be a gamechanger when the pandemic subsides.Tuesday, April 13, 2021AT&T's Scott Beckett and WarnerMedia's Pete Scott on Redefining the Sports-Viewing ProcessEver since AT&T completed its acquisition of Time Warner (now WarnerMedia) in 2018, the industry has been filled with excitement over what the meeting of these two heavyweights could mean for the sports-video-production industry. The deal brought together AT&T’s technological prowess and massive infrastructure with WarnerMedia’s creative capacity and production innovation to create what many expect to be a new way of consuming sports for fans. In this interview, WarnerMedia VP of Emerging Media and Innovation Pete Scott and AT&T Director of Product Management Team Scott Beckett discuss how they’re respective teams are working together to redefine the sports-viewing experience – from 5G to WebRTC to expanding the connectivity at sports venues for REMI productions.Tuesday, April 13, 2021Xcite Interactive's Sean Hopkins on Increasing Fan Participation Through the Popular XEO PlatformWhen the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, in-venue production became one of the most affected sectors of the industry. With games being played without fans or in front of a limited capacity. Xcite Interactive’s XEO platform allowed professional teams like the San Francisco 49ers, New Jersey Devils, and LAFC to connect with fans through real-time trivia and gaming opportunities. CTO Sean Hopkins outlines how their technology allowed fans to connect with each other during an elongated period of isolation and how this application will continue to grow in the future.Tuesday, April 13, 2021Venue Edge's David Saphirstein on Transforming In-Venue Production During the COVID-19 PandemicAttending a sporting event is a truly one-of-a-kind experience: hearing the cheers of the crows and the flashing lights of the LED displays. Throughout the last year, venues across the country went silent when games were played behind closed doors. Founder David Saphirstein breaks down how Venue Edge helped their partners create an enticing in-venue show during college football bowl season and college basketball conference tournaments and how packed stadiums in the future will affect their approach.Tuesday, April 13, 2021Daktronics' Mike Cruz on Control Room and LED Technology of the New Globe Life FieldOutfitted with a bevy of broadcast equipment from Daktronics, Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX Is presenting the game of baseball to Texas Rangers fans in a new way. Applications Engineer Mike Cruz breaks down the gear featured around the stadium and in the control room as well as the technology’s reliability during the “neutral site” productions of the 2020 World Series.Tuesday, April 13, 2021Crown Castle's Dale Bertucci on Developing a Fully Connected Gameday Experience at Sporting VenuesPrior to the COVID-19 pandemic, sporting venues were packed to the gills with fans using their mobile devices. With high traffic of cellular activity, it could be difficult for in-venue personnel to produce a videoboard show with accuracy and precision. Small Cell Director of Sales for Venues Dale Bertucci breaks down how Crown Castle is delivering sure-fire solutions that allow venues to run without interruption and how a fully connected environment is giving patrons a plethora of options to maximize their gameday experienceMonday, April 12, 2021Zixi's Gordon Brooks on the Rise of IP and Efficient Video DeliveryVideo delivery at the highest level has become far more complex over the past decade. As broadcasters have looked to delivery more signals from anywhere to everywhere, technology vendors have rapidly grown their capabilities in delivery over IP. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we chat with Zixi CEO and Executive Chairman Gordon Brooks to how his company’s services and solutions are making easier and more efficient to source, manage, and distribute live events and 24/7 live linear channels.Monday, April 12, 2021The Video Call Center's Larry Thaler on Home-Bound Productions and the Company's CrowdView SolutionRemote production in the sports broadcasting world has not only seen crews working from home broadcast facilities, but also talent – and even fans – participating in live productions from the safety and comfort of their own homes. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we chat with Larry Thaler, CEO of The Video Call Center to discuss this rapidly growing trend in the industry and how his company’s new CrowdView solution is making live video content more engaging than ever.Monday, April 12, 2021Studio Network Solutions' Steven McKenna on the Features of the EVO Shared Storage SolutionStudio Network Solutions (SNS) director of sales Steven McKenna discusses the company’s EVO shared storage solution for sports production. The EVO shared storage video editing server gives professional media teams high performance efficiency, while also offering a suite of features for on-site and remote users, including the powerful and easy-to-use ShareBrowser MAM, Nomad, and cloud-integrated Slingshot automation system. In this interview, McKenna address how the product solves problems for creative teams, how it is a solution for all sports (both mainstream and alternative); and how it enables remote, on-premise, and hybrid workflows.Monday, April 12, 2021Pixellot's David Shapiro on the Advancements of Automated Live ProductionAutomated live sports production through the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence has sports broadcasters of any size producing a massively large scale of events that may never have been broadcast before. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we chat with Pixellot President, North Americas David Shapiro about how automated live production continues to get smarter and what the future has in store for 2021.Monday, April 12, 2021Nextologies' Sasha Zivanovic on the “MacGyver Philosophy” That Drives InnovationNextologies CEO Sasha Zivanovic discusses the wide range of services and technologies Nextologies provides, its recent projects working alongside PSSI, and a “can do” philosophy that puts problem solving top of mind.Monday, April 12, 2021Digital Nirvana's Russell Wise on Delivering Video Content Through AI-Powered ToolsRussell Wise, Digital Nirvana, SVP, Sales and Marketing, addresses how sports operations are challenged like never before to deliver engaging video content to their viewers in the tightest-possible timeframes and the way Digital Nirvana's portfolio of AI- and ML-based solutions are helping sports organizations around the world to streamline critical processes – from generating transcriptions to delivering compliant closed captions and beyond.Monday, April 12, 2021Boon AI's Marc Stevens on Launching the Company Rebrand and Machine Learning IntegrationSports organizations/broadcasters are looking to modernize their content management pipeline via AI/ML in order to cater to the new ways in which sports content is being consumed today (new channels in lieu of live). In addition, Sports broadcasters and the overall media industry industry having had to re-evaluate the way they innovate on their content management and media management supply chain over the course of the past year. In this interview, Boon AI President and CEO Marc Stevens to discusses how Boon AI was launched to help the industry break down the barriers to ML adoption and accelerate ML-powered automations. He also addresses the how the Boon AI platform is designed to enable organizations without giant data science or dev teams to integrate machine learning in agile, untraditional ways – creating a democratization of AI.Monday, April 12, 2021Advanced Systems Group's Dave Van Hoy on Assisting Production Crews With Cloud-Based SoftwareIn response to the global pandemic, the use of remote workflow has accelerated significantly. As a provider of these technologies, Advanced Systems Group has been tapped to efficiently facilitate sports productions over the last year. President Dave Van Hoy provides an update on how the company is assisting professionals around the country and how cloud-based software can continue to make a huge difference in the months ahead.Friday, April 9, 2021Bose's Matt Ruwe on the Impact of the New SoundComm B40 Communication HeadsetDan and Matt Ruwe of Bose discussed the new Bose SoundComm B40 Communication Headset as an extension of Bose's already significant presence in broadcast sports via the NFL. They also talked about what makes a good headset. For more details, visit: worldwide.bose.com/b40Friday, April 9, 2021Telestream's Charlie Dunn on the PRISM Monitoring Solution and the Challenges of HDRTelestream’s Charlie Dunn discusses the company’s PRISM software-based waveform monitor solution, the challenges of HDR production, how to best approach test and measurement for larger shows, and more. Introducing six new models to our software-defined waveform monitor product family that excel at post and live event applications. Executive Briefing Video (New Waveform Monitor Product Launch Info). Additional details are available from Telestream at https://pages.telestream.net/l/693253/2021-04-07/29s1p2Friday, April 9, 2021TAG Video Systems' Peter Wharton on Shifting Operations to the CloudPeter Wharton of TAG Video Systems discusses why shifting operations to the cloud is more of a business decision than a technical one, how to make the move in a way so that you don’t disrupt your business, and how sports content creators can make the move as efficiently as possible.Friday, April 9, 2021Synamedia's Simon Brydon on Digital Piracy Occurring Above and Below the SurfaceAs digital distribution of live sports becomes more of the standard and some events in the state go exclusively digital, protecting one’s content while having comprehensive monitoring tools are growing needs for sports broadcasters. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we chat with Synamedia’s Senior Director, Security Business Development – Sports Simon Brydon to explain the difference between classic monitoring and takedown which focuses on reducing the visibility of content above the surface, and advanced Intel-based monitoring, which focuses on below the surface piracy, which serves millions of viewers.Friday, April 9, 2021Streann Media's Gio Punzo on Supplying Streaming Services for the FIFA World Cup and Copa AmericaLive sports consumption and delivery continues to shift dramatically to digital platforms like smart TVs, mobile devices, and more and, with that, comes the exciting opportunity for greater engagement and monetization. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we catch up with Streann Media CEO Gio Punzo to discuss how his company’s experience providing streaming services for mega events like the FIFA World Cup and the Copa America have shaped the solutions they offer their future-facing clients today.Friday, April 9, 2021Vimond's Megan Wagoner on Recent Work With Telstra's TV Box Office and Updates to Vimond IOVimond discusses what it means to be chosen by Telstra to power their TV Box Office transactional video on-demand service using Vimond’s video CMS, VIA. As well, Vimond provides a short overview of additional recent sport-related wins and the latest on their powerfully unique cloud-native video editing suite, Vimond IO, and its potential impact for sports globally.Thursday, April 8, 2021LH Computer Services' Doug Cole on Recent Venue Upgrades and the Latest in Storage TechnologySouth Florida-based LH Computer Services is a reseller specializing in video-storage solutions for media and entertainment applications and sports. In this interview, President Doug Cole highlights the company’s recent work with the NBA’s Miami Heat, other clients in collegiate athletics including Duke University, and the latest technologies being developed by vendors like Quantum and Nexsan.Thursday, April 8, 2021Rush Media Company's Tim Eichorst on the Evolution of Mobile Units in the Post-Pandemic EraOver the last year, remote workflows have become a key cog in the sports-video-production machine, but both high-profile and low-scale events couldn’t make it to air without onsite technicians. President Tim Eichorst describes the vital role that these individuals play in the process and how mobile-unit providers can continue to evolve as the industry moves forward.Thursday, April 8, 2021Nemal Electronics' Benjamin Nemser on the Importance of Improved CablingNemal Electronics CEO Benjamin Nemser discusses the technology behind his company’s 2021 NATAS Tech Emmy win, why you should consider upgrading your cable even if it is working fine, and new cabling products that can save time, weight, and improve your production.Thursday, April 8, 2021LiveU's Janel Fleming on the Power of 5G and the New LU800 Production UnitThe shift to remote production has been swift across the sports video production industry over the past year and technologies like 5G and bonded wireless are providing the backbone to make these workflows more trusted than ever. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we chat with LiveU’s Director of Sales and Sales Group Manager, Sports Janel Fleming to catch up on the latest with LiveU’s LU800 and where she sees the industry headed over the next year.Thursday, April 8, 2021FLOWICS' Gabriel Baños on the Flexibility of Cloud-Based GraphicsGabriel Baños, Flowics, CEO and Founder, joins SVG to discuss how cloud production workflows have been adopted by the industry and the new generation of more flexible cloud based graphics solutions available to support this new era of production. He also addresses how EA Sports has implemented Flowics as part of a new decentralized production model based around Grass Valley’s GV AMPP platform for its FIFA 21, Madden NFL 21, and Apex Legends esports events. Check out more at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1W4sFKHhDAThursday, April 8, 2021Dale Pro Audio's Joel Guilbert on the Global Supply Chain's Effect on Pro AudioDan and Joel discussed what's changed in terms of what broadcast audio professionals need in the way of products and technology, and how global supply-chain issues have impacted pro audio.Thursday, April 8, 2021Bexel's Rod Allen on Recent Technical Work and Supplying Reliable Remote WorkflowsBexel, an NEP Broadcast Services Company, skillfully delivers production services and engineering expertise for some of the world’s largest televised events. In this interview, Senior Project Manager Rod Allen highlights the company's recent work in the television industry, including structural support for the second season of Love Island in Las Vegas, and deployment of remote production workflows for technical operators and talent.Thursday, April 8, 2021Grabyo's Mike Kelley on Developing New Digital Ideas in a Remote WorldOver the past year, sports brands of all shapes and sizes have been challenged to develop new content ideas created in remote environments. In this edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we chat with Mike Kelley, President, Americas for Grabyo, a vendor that has positioned itself as a growing leader in the world of live cloud production and multiplatform engagement and distribution for social media, OTT, and broadcast.Thursday, April 8, 2021Blackbird 's Ian McDonough on Environmental Sustainability in Live Sports ProductionOn March 16, Blackbird, the world’s fastest, most powerful cloud video editing and publishing platform, released a report, “Video Shouldn’t Cost the Earth” highlighting areas and case studies that pinpoint where the video industry can reduce climate impact for TV and video production. The company’s CEO, Ian McDonough, talks about Blackbird’s sustainability stance, the findings, and details about companies they have already worked with to help reduce their carbon footprint.Thursday, April 8, 2021Audio Technica's Gary Dixon on How Company's Products Positively Impact MotoGP's Sound ProfileAudio-Technica is the official Microphone Services Solution Provider to MotoGP, the Grand Prix motorcycle racing Championship with 19 Grands Prix held at race circuits around the world every year. Gary Dixon, Audio-Technica’s product manager, will review how Audio-Technica products are being used to provide audio coverage of this very popular motor sport.Thursday, April 8, 2021Amagi's Srinivasan KA on Live Sports OTT Opportunities in the Present and FutureAs live sports production in the cloud matures, sports broadcasters are looking at more advanced and efficient ways to deliver their content to viewers via OTT and smart TV streaming applications. In this latest edition of our SVG SportsTech On Demand series, we discuss the opportunities in the present and future of live sports video delivery with Amagi co-founder Srinivasan KA.