Monthly Archives: August 2018

Live From the US Open: ESPN Operation Is Bigger Than Ever, Has Plenty of New Tech Toys

Written on August 31, 2018 at 3:15 pm, by

For ESPN, it simply doesn’t get bigger than US Open tennis. Even with thousands of live events on its annual production calendar, ESPN’s annual pilgrimage to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) stands out as the largest and most complex.  More

Carlyle Group Acquires Crestview’s NEP Stake

Written on August 31, 2018 at 2:50 pm, by

Carlyle Global Partners, Carlyle’s long-duration private equity fund, has agreed to acquire Crestview’s remaining shareholding in NEP. Carlyle initially invested in NEP alongside Crestview and management in June 2016 and, following this transaction, will hold a majority interest in NEP. Carlyle will continue to support management’s strategy of building a diversified worldwide outsourced technical production […]  More

Live From the US Open: New Automated Production Helps ESPN Go Live From All Courts

Written on August 31, 2018 at 2:41 pm, by

For the first time, ESPN is covering all 16 courts at the US Open, thanks to a new automated production system deployed on the nine outer courts at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC). Having debuted at Wimbledon in June, the Fletcher Tr-ACE motion-detecting robotic camera system has been deployed on each […]  More

Live From Silverstone: Dorna Sports Hits the Track For MotoGP British Grand Prix

Written on August 31, 2018 at 1:51 pm, by

MotoGP rights holder Dorna Sports is evolving the motorbike racing world’s technology and reach with some help from Tata Communications. SVG Europe visited Silverstone last weekend where MotoGP was in residence for the British Grand Prix, to find out how Tata has been working with Dorna to move MotoGP forward in sports broadcast.  More

Eutelsat Appoints Philippe Oliva as EVP of Sales and Products

Written on August 31, 2018 at 12:21 pm, by

Philippe Oliva is appointed as Executive Vice President of Sales and Products as of September 3rd. He will report to Michel Azibert, Deputy CEO and Chief Commercial & Development Officer, with a view to succeeding him as Commercial Director during the course of 2019. Michel Azibert will continue to serve as Deputy CEO.  More

AES New York 2018 Detailed Technical Program Calendar of Presentations and Events Now Online

Written on August 31, 2018 at 11:13 am, by

— The AES New York Convention will celebrate the Audio Engineering Society’s 70 years of pro audio innovation with over 330 sessions and workshops — New York, NY, August 31, 2018 — The AES New York 2018 Technical Program – the highlight of the AES’s 70th Anniversary year – offers the ultimate audio experience, spanning all audio specialties and topics, […]  More

Tedial Names Antonio Robles as Operations Director

Written on August 31, 2018 at 10:56 am, by

Tedial has named Antonio Robles as Operations Director, effective immediately. He will lead the company’s project design and implementation teams as well as the support team. He brings with him almost 20 years of experience in the audiovisual industry, leading broadcast technology departments. Prior to joining Tedial, Robles held CIO positions in important Media Companies […]  More

Showtime Sports Extends Deal With Premier Boxing Champions

Written on August 31, 2018 at 10:47 am, by

Showtime Sports and Premier Boxing Champions have entered into a three-year boxing programming agreement extending their long-term partnership. The deal calls for a monthly series of events presented by Premier Boxing Champions to air live on Showtime, ensuring the network’s access to the deepest talent pool in boxing and its continued ability to deliver the […]  More

SportBusiness Begins New Era in Miami With September Summit; Discount for SVG Members, Sponsors

Written on August 31, 2018 at 10:43 am, by

London-based SportBusiness Group, the leading provider of data and analysis for the international sports marketplace, will officially launch its presence in the U.S. Sept. 18-19 when it holds the SportBusiness Summit 2018 in Miami at the W South Beach hotel. SportBusiness is also extending a registration discount to Sports Video Group members interested in learning […]  More

Register for Arista Networks’ Cloud Seminars in Upstate New York

Written on August 31, 2018 at 10:16 am, by

Arista Networks invites you to learn how Software Driven Cloud Networking turns bare-metal infrastructure into a fully integrated platform to deliver a robust and effective cloud solution for your organization.  More

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