Monthly Archives: May 2016

Peek into 5 cool TV technologies

Written on May 31, 2016 at 8:02 pm, by

At various places throughout the web, but for us, reports on five new technologies coming to a set (or wall) near you at  More

The BBC will usher broadcast TV into the HDR age

Written on May 31, 2016 at 7:59 pm, by reports that alongside 4K, HDR is the future of video, but until now its use has been confined to streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Now a new trial conducted by the BBC and LG at SES Industry Days in Luxembourg is looking to change thing by bringing the color clarity of […]  More

NBA Finals: Sony HDC-4800 Leads ABC/ESPN’s Baker’s Dozen of High-Speed Cameras

Written on May 31, 2016 at 4:02 pm, by

With the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors set to face off in the NBA Finals, it’s déjà vu all over again for the ABC/ESPN production and operations team. Not only will the same two teams face each other for the second straight year, but ESPN will once again use the occasion to debut a […]  More

Fox Sports Names Embassy Row Vet Gabe Goodwin VP of Cross-Platform Content

Written on May 31, 2016 at 3:56 pm, by

FOX Sports has named former ESPN and Embassy Row producer and executive Gabe Goodwin to the newly created position of Vice President, Cross-Platform Content. In this role, Goodwin is responsible for content development and production across all screens connected to the FS1 brand.  More

SVG Sit-Down: Facebook’s Shaw on the Growth of Facebook Live

Written on May 31, 2016 at 3:12 pm, by

With more than 1.65 billion users, Facebook is already heads above its social-media competition, but now Facebook Live is booming and changing the way content creators and distributors use the platform. Rob Shaw, who heads Global Sports Media Partnerships for Facebook, chatted with SVG about the company’s drive to provide new and outstanding opportunities for […]  More

Check Out SVG’s Redesigned Job Board For Latest Sports-Video-Production Opportunities

Written on May 31, 2016 at 2:57 pm, by

Head over to the Sports Video Group’s redesigned Job Board to search a wealth of new job opportunities for sports-video-production industry professionals. Each week, SVG’s Job Board will highlight several “Featured Jobs” selected by SVG editors that include positions at pro sports leagues, teams and franchises, national and regional broadcasters, digital and streaming outlets, and college and universities from […]  More

NBC Keeps Its Partners Close With Playmaker

Written on May 31, 2016 at 12:14 pm, by

NBC Sports has learned a few things about live-streaming large-scale events. Ever since it streamed its first Olympic matchup — the men’s gold-medal ice-hockey game at the 2006 Torino Olympics — it has taken on the Super Bowl, the Stanley Cup Final, the NASCAR Sprint Cup, and, of course, many additional Olympic games. Now it’s […]  More

Copa America Set to Bring Top Level International Soccer Back to U.S.; 4K Final On Tap

Written on May 31, 2016 at 11:29 am, by

It has been a long, long time since the U.S. hosted a major international soccer tournament, but that drought will end this Friday when the Copa America tournament kicks off at Levi’s Stadium in San Jose, CA. For U.S. Soccer, CONMEBO, and CONCACAF and national football teams from across the Americas, the event will give […]  More

Cambodia’s PNN TV Taps Imagine Communication for Full Newsroom, Master Control Room Automation

Written on May 31, 2016 at 11:10 am, by

Imagine Communications has supplied PNN TV, a recently launched Cambodian private terrestrial channel, with critical components from across its networking and playout solution portfolios. The comprehensive solution delivers full automation for the newsroom and master control room (MCR) of the largest television production complex in the country.  More

SES Expands Reach in Ghana

Written on May 31, 2016 at 11:08 am, by

SES has signed a multi-year renewal contract with K-NET, an ICT and Telecoms platform services company based in Ghana. This new extension agreement will continue to support the rollout of Ghana direct-to-home (DTH) and digital terrestrial television (DTT) services and, in addition, bring data services for corporate and GSM networks via SES’s prime orbital position […]  More

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