Monthly Archives: June 2018

2018 FIFA World Cup Group Stages Achieve Record Numbers for Digital, Social Media Platforms

Written on June 30, 2018 at 8:00 am, by

FIFA’s digital and social media platforms are experiencing record-breaking interest from fans during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, preliminary data revealed by FIFA has confirmed.  More

NBC Sports Spreads Its Tech Feathers With New ‘Peacock Pit Box’ on NASCAR Coverage

Written on June 29, 2018 at 2:30 pm, by

While the broadcast debut of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the NASCAR on NBC booth is creating plenty of buzz around NBC’s first races of the season this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, the uber-popular retired driver isn’t the only new addition to the network’s NASCAR coverage this year. Echoing its rink-side “Inside the Glass” position on […]  More

BTN Is Embedding Digital Video Producers at More of Its Campuses to Bolster Content Creation

Written on June 29, 2018 at 1:44 pm, by

In an attempt to more effectively meet the ever-expanding demands of producing content and driving engagement in a digital-media world, Big Ten Network (BTN) has instituted a new program across about half of its schools, employing and embedding what it is calling Digital MVPEs (Multiplatform Video Producer/Editor).  More

Amazon Web Services To Power Formula 1’s Shift to Cloud, Machine Learning

Written on June 29, 2018 at 12:45 pm, by

Amazon Web Services announced that Formula One Group (Formula 1) is moving the vast majority of its infrastructure from on-premises data centers to AWS, and standardizing on AWS’s machine learning and data analytics services to accelerate its cloud transformation.  More

Sky Italia, SVG Europe Examine Workflow Innovations, 4K/HDR Production at Milan Summit

Written on June 29, 2018 at 11:10 am, by

On June 19 Sky Italia and SVG Europe hosted the second Sport Innovation Summit at the Sky Italia production centre in Milan. Around 80 representatives of major Italian TV production service providers, broadcasters, consultants and other key groups attended the event, which included a series of illuminating panel sessions on current trends and technologies.  More

Synterra Media Bolsters AV Monitoring for the IBC at the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Written on June 29, 2018 at 10:40 am, by

PHABRIX is pleased to announce that Synterra Media, the Russian provider of telecom services for TV production, broadcasting, and entertainment media businesses, has chosen PHABRIX’s leading Sx handheld instruments for use at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, taking place from June 14 to July 15.  More

Western Digital Provides New Data Management Solutions With Multiple Storage Systems

Written on June 29, 2018 at 9:48 am, by

Western Digital Corporation announced new additions to its data center solutions portfolio, giving customers the flexibility to design modern infrastructures and extract greater value from data. The new solutions include the ActiveScale 5.3 object storage system, extensions to the IntelliFlash N Series family of all-flash arrays, and the new Ultrastar Serv60+8 hybrid storage server platform. […]  More

Register Now for a Grass Valley Webinar on the Driving Force Behind Remote Productions

Written on June 29, 2018 at 9:35 am, by

Have you worked on remote or at-home live productions? Are you planning to implement this kind of production? Are you looking for new, innovative ways to increase the efficiency and reach of your live production operations? If so,Grass Valley will be hosting a free webinar event, Key insights & analysis: What is driving remote (@ Home) […]  More

RSN Summit: RSN Experts Discuss Marriage of Digital, Linear Production Teams

Written on June 29, 2018 at 8:45 am, by

Executives from the Regional Sports Network (RSN) community discussed the growing unified relationship between digital and linear production teams, how it is impacting hiring and workflows, and how linear and digital production philosophies are influencing content creation for the other.  More

University of Miami Selects EVS, DYVI Live Production Switcher for ACC Network Preparation

Written on June 29, 2018 at 8:35 am, by

The University of Miami — the home of Hurricanes Athletics — is set to become the first university in the US to deploy the software-defined DYVI switcher to produce live sports. The switcher from EVS is used by multiple professional sports teams and will be implemented into the athletics department’s campus production control room as […]  More

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