Recent Posts tagged with AT&T Entertainment Group

Live From the US Open: USTA’s Patti Fallick Discusses the Transformation of Production Operations

The physical transformation of the home of the US Open tennis championships, the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, has been undergoing a massive renovation for years, with upgrades to both courts and fan facilities. The broadcast side is also in the midst of a massive renovation as Patti Fallick, senior director of broadcast […]  More

The SVG Podcast: AT&T Entertainment Group’s John Ward and Peshala Pehalawatta Talk 4K, HDR

At the 2017 Masters Tournament, CBS Sports and DirecTV partnered for the second straight year to produce and distribute select holes from Augusta in 4K. It’s just the latest in what’s been a calendar year full of events ranging from MLB Network games to Notre Dame football, NASCAR races, and much more that have flown […]  More

LiveTV:LA: Truck Vendors Discuss the Biggest Challenges Remaining in 4K Production

2016 proved to be a year of positive growth for UHD sports production in North America, particularly thanks to DirecTV in the United States and Rogers in Canada. However, the industry is still in its infacy and the engineering and operations challenges behind live UHD sports production are still plentiful. At the LiveTV:LA conference last month, […]  More

TranSPORT: 4K/UHD Distribution Needs Boost From a More Mature HEVC Standard

4K/Ultra HD technology has matured over the past few years. The distribution methods to get that content to the home, however? Still a work in progress. At SVG’s TranSPORT conference earlier this month, some experts in 4K transmission shared their perspective on how the rise of the High-Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard could break the […]  More

SVG TranSPORT: OTT Spurs Growth in New Products, Technologies

At high-profile events like major golf championships and Grand Slam tennis tournaments — not to mention the Olympics — broadcasters are live-streaming more feeds and alternative angles than ever in an effort to better serve viewers beyond the linear broadcast. How does this phenomenon complicate traditional transport schemes onsite, and how is it driving the […]  More

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