Recent Posts tagged with drones

Daytona 500: Fox Sports Extends Use of ‘Megalodon,’ Improves Drones for NASCAR Season

Fox Sports’ live mirrorless camera, dubbed the ‘Megalodon,’ first captured the eyes of television viewers during Week 15 of the NFL regular season and returned for the NFL postseason. Now, for the first race of the new NASCAR season, the broadcaster is deploying different variations of it for shots in close-up and far-to-reach areas.  More

M2 Aerials Celebrates Emmy Win for Drone Use, Recent Sports-Broadcast Successes

At last month’s NAB Show, M2 Aerials took home a Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for its technical work in drone cinematography: specifically, creating a low-latency remote-controlled airborne-video platform for TV. The award, which honors the accomplishments of the recently acquired HeliVideo Productions, caps off a year of success for M2 Aerials. The aerial-cinematography company […]  More

Measure Provides Drones to Sports Industry

The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome Measure as a mobile/integrator sponsor. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Measure is a leading Drone as a Service company, providing turnkey solutions to acquire, process, and deliver actionable aerial data to enterprise customers.  More

Case Study: Fan Experience Goes Aerial Using Drone and Teradek Technology

For UAV pilot Matthew Lavin, improving the fan experience during a major sporting event is no easy task. As owner of the live aerial production company Aerography, Lavin knew that integrating his drone technology with sports-video broadcasting could create a fresh, exciting point of view for sports fans worldwide. With this goal in mind, he […]  More

FutureSPORT: When Will Drones Take Flight for Live Sports Coverage?

Over the past three years, the use of live drone coverage has become an increasingly hot topic in live sports production. Broadcasters and leagues see the potential to create unique new angles and capture competition like never before. However, drones have seen exponential growth in coaching videos and closed-set sports productions, but their use at […]  More

Four Takeaways from SeatGeek’s On Deck Sports and Technology Conference

This week, SeatGeek — the folks that bring you a new way of purchasing sports, concert, and theater tickets online — hosted the On Deck Sports and Technology Conference in New York City. In its third year, the conference is designed to bring together leagues and teams with startup companies and other disruptive-technology and service […]  More

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