Monthly Archives: July 2019

How Clemson Utilizes Canon Lenses in Its Live Event Production

Written on July 31, 2019 at 8:46 am, by

With its football team coming off a National Championship and the upcoming launch of the ESPN-supported ACC Network just days away, it’s an exciting time on the campus of Clemson University. The university’s in-house video team are seasoned pros when it comes to producing live event broadcasts for viewing destinations ranging from television screens to […]  More

Virginia Tech’s Lane Stadium Becomes Epicenter of HokieVision’s ACC Network Operations

Written on July 31, 2019 at 8:00 am, by

As we sit on the doorstep of August, the summer is starting to heat up in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). With about three weeks separating the 15 member institutions from the launch of the ACC Network, production teams from as far north as New York and as far west as Kentucky are polishing their facilities […]  More

Sports Content Management Forum: Inside AI and Machine-Learning Developments

Written on July 30, 2019 at 3:26 pm, by

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are among the industry’s hottest topics, and, for those involved in storing content, the technology’s potential has led to some sexy projects. Automated cutting of highlights, pattern and facial recognition to automate logging, and plenty of other applications have made headlines. But questions remain, and the work is still […]  More

Sports Content Management Forum: At-Home Workflows, Venue Connectivity Change the MAM Game

Written on July 30, 2019 at 2:08 pm, by

In this era of ultra-fractured media, with live events distributed across linear and digital properties and content shared at lightning speed across mobile networks and social platforms, a broadcast entity’s or sports league’s efforts to ingest, archive, share, grant proper access to, and apply metadata to highly valuable content are more complex than ever.  More

Sports Content Management Forum: St. Louis Blues’ Eric Siders on Navigating the MAM Waters of a Stanley Cup Championship

Written on July 30, 2019 at 12:51 pm, by

For any professional athlete, winning a championship is a season’s ultimate goal. For content-storage professionals, grabbing the sport’s biggest prize could be a double-edged sword. When the St. Louis Blues lifted the franchise’s first Stanley Cup after defeating the Boston Bruins last month, a boatload of content started pouring into the team’s media servers from […]  More

Journey to Japan 2019: Irish Rightsholder Eir Sport Reveals Coverage Plans for Rugby World Cup

Written on July 30, 2019 at 10:56 am, by

As the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan edges closer and close, SVG Europe gets the inside track on coverage and production plans from Irish rights holder Eir Sport. All 48 games will be live on Eir Sport along with support programming throughout the tournament.  More

FIFA Films Takes Control of Its Destiny With Live, Archive Footage at the 2019 Women’s World Cup

Written on July 30, 2019 at 10:53 am, by

At the beginning of 2019, FIFA Films brought its content archive in-house. This archive is the stuff of legend, containing content from as far back as 1930, the year of the first FIFA World Cup in Uruguay. This is all part of FIFA’s TV strategy to take control of its vast assets and grow value […]  More

Roger Communications Names Jordan Banks as New President of Rogers Media

Written on July 30, 2019 at 10:07 am, by

Rogers Communications has appointed Jordan Banks as President of Rogers Media, effective September 9. Rick Brace, who has served as President of Rogers Media since 2015, will retire from the company at the end of the year.  More

Charleston Southern University’s Buccaneer Field Adds New Daktronics LED Video Displays, Sound System

Written on July 30, 2019 at 10:02 am, by

Charleston Southern University (CSU) is adding new LED video displays and a new sound system to Buccaneer Field in North Charleston, South Carolina, from Daktronics. A new end zone display and rear-facing display will be installed in 2019 to bring a new element to the game-day experience for fans and student-athletes.  More

Global T20 Canada League Appoints Mediapro as New Global Consultant

Written on July 30, 2019 at 9:56 am, by

Mediapro has been appointed as the global consultant to Global T20 Canada League, the ICC-sanctioned limited overs cricket tournament that runs through to August 11 at the CAA Centre in Brampton, Ontario.  More

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