Monthly Archives: February 2015

MLBAM Player-Tracking System Is Set for Coming-Out Party This Year

Written on February 27, 2015 at 3:12 pm, by

Last year, MLB Advanced Media stirred up interest among fans and broadcasters alike when it launched a data-driven player-tracking system at three ballparks, aimed at measuring the “game of inches” in a whole new way. When Opening Day arrives in April, that system will be up and running at all 30 MLB ballparks, and fans […]  More

Case Study: HRTV Delivers the Fastest Two Minutes in Sports with NewTek TriCaster and 3Play

Written on February 27, 2015 at 1:20 pm, by

by Charles Quigley, NewTek Contributing Writer The timeless attraction of horse racing, dating back to ancient Greece, Babylon, Syria and Egypt, is simple. The thoroughbred horse, widely believed to be faster than cheetahs in endurance races, can maintain a speed of 45 miles per hour for a distance of more than a mile, making the […]  More

ESPN Digital Media Starts 2015 with New All-Time Record in January

Written on February 27, 2015 at 12:48 pm, by

Driven by the College Football Playoff, NFL playoffs, and NBA regular season, ESPN Digital Media in January reached a record-setting 93.97 million unique visitors in the U.S., up 52 percent from a year ago. This new all-time monthly high for reach edged out the previous record, established by ESPN in September 2014, by 14,000 unique […]  More

Yahoo Sports – NBC Sports Network Digital Alliance Ranked No. 2 Among All Sports Digital Sites in January

Written on February 27, 2015 at 12:39 pm, by

NFL, NHL, and Premier League live content contributed to the Yahoo Sports – NBC Sports Network digital alliance maintaining its No. 2 ranking among all sports digital sites in January, with 69 million uniques, up 19% versus the prior year, according to multiplatform data released by comScore.  More

DTS, M-GO Partner to Provide Enriched HD and 4K Ultra HD Video Streaming With Premium Sound

Written on February 27, 2015 at 12:32 pm, by

DTS, Inc., a leader in high-definition audio enhancement technologies, and M-GO, the premium digital video on demand (VOD) service and joint venture between Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation, have announced an agreement for DTS to provide its DTS-HDmulti-channel surround sound as part of M-GO’s exceptional consumer experience.  More

Communication Specialties, Inc., DoCaption Unveil New Closed-Caption Monitoring Units

Written on February 27, 2015 at 12:28 pm, by

In close partnership, Communications Specialties, Inc (CSI) and DoCaption announced two new unique products and solutions based on the CSI’s highly acclaimed Copperlink 2353 3G/HD/SD-SDI to HDMI converter platform: The Copperlink 2353WST and Copperlink 2353CC closed captions monitoring standalone units.  More

MLB.com At Bat Makes 2015 Debut Today With Spring Training Update

Written on February 27, 2015 at 12:24 pm, by

MLB.com At Bat, the highest-grossing sports app a record six straight years, makes its 2015 debut today with its annual Spring Training update now available for millions of baseball fans on their smartphones and tablets. As part of one of the single largest updates MLBAM has made to its flagship mobile product, At Bat will […]  More

ESPN Kicks Off 20th Season of Major League Soccer

Written on February 27, 2015 at 12:22 pm, by

ESPN’s 20th season of Major League Soccer – which kicks off with expansion franchises Orlando City SC vs. NYC FC Sunday, March 8 – will feature a new consistent “MLS Soccer Sunday” match window: Sundays at 5 p.m. ET. Twenty-eight of ESPN’s 34 regular-season matches will air at this time (primarily on ESPN2), marking the […]  More

Webinar: Haivision, Akamai Discuss Five Steps to Selecting the Right Video-Management System

Written on February 27, 2015 at 12:20 pm, by

Join cloud video experts from Haivision and Akamai on March 5 at 2:00pm EST as they discuss the five steps to selecting the right video management system for your business. Whether you’re broadcasting a live company townhall or hosting training videos online, your video content is critical to your business. But how do you select […]  More

Michael Devine Joins Masstech Group’s North American Sales Organization

Written on February 27, 2015 at 12:15 pm, by

Masstech Group — the trusted provider of innovative media asset management, archive and workflow solutions — announced that media and entertainment industry veteran Michael Devine has joined the company’s North American sales organization.  More

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