Recent Posts tagged with Google

Activision Blizzard, Google Ink Deal Making YouTube Exclusive Home for Live Esports

Activision Blizzard’s live esports properties have a new home, thanks to a new multi-year deal that the gaming giant has signed with Google. In addition to Google Cloud’s serving as the preferred provider for Activision Blizzard’s game-hosting infrastructure, YouTube will be the exclusive streaming home (excluding in China) for live broadcasts of Activision Blizzard’s Overwatch […]  More

MLBAM To Launch At Bat VR App for Google Daydream on June 1

Major League Baseball announced on Thursday that MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM) will launch a virtual-reality app for Google Daydream on June 1. Leave your preconceived notions at the door, however: MLBAM is not getting into the business of producing games live in VR. Instead, the MLB Gaming and VR teams have built a unique experience around data virtualization.  More

Deluxe Ramps Up New ‘Localization’ Division With Sfera Acquisition, Taps Google Vet Derek McKellar as President

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group has acquired Sfera (Sfera Studios and Sfera Labs), a global cloud-based localization platform and distributed services firm. In addition, Deluxe has named former Google Head of Global Language Services Derek McKellar President of Deluxe Localization. Deluxe Localization is a newly-formed division of the company that provides customers a worldwide service offering […]  More

Turner Sports, Google Team Up to Reach Fans With Real-Time Video Ads During 2016 NBA Tip-Off

On NBA Opening Night, Tuesday, Oct. 25, Turner Sports and Google are teaming up to create in-the-moment video ads to engage fans in real-time as the action happens. Raw video content captured before, during and after the games will be quickly transformed into branded video ads and delivered programmatically to key audiences through Google’s DoubleClick […]  More

Google To Enhance Search Experience for NBC Olympics During Rio Games

NBC Olympics and Google are partnering to provide fans with an in-depth Olympic search experience during the Rio Olympics.  This effort begins today and concludes at the end of the Games. The collaboration centers on the Google Search results for Olympic-related searches in the United States. When people head to Google seeking information about the Olympic Games, […]  More

Google Acquires Anvato in Move to Grow OTT, Media Business

Google has acquired video-processing-software provider Anvato, which will now become part of the Google Cloud Platform. Anvato’s Media Content Platform – which automates encoding, editing, publishing and secure multi-platform distribution of video content – will “complement [Google’s] efforts to enable scalable media processing and workflows in the cloud,” according to Belwadi Srikanth, Senior Product Manager, Google Cloud Platform. Financial […]  More

Social Media Week Quotables: Virtual Reality, 360 Video Nearly Ready for Primetime

Although the bulk of on-stage discussion at last week’s Social Media Week New York centered on — you guessed it — social media, much of the video-production–related conversation was about virtual reality and 360 video. The formats have become a hot-button issue for sports-video producers of late, as leagues and broadcasters look to take advantage […]  More

NCAA, Turner Sports, CBS Sports, Google Promote March Madness Through Fan-Experience

Google is coming together with the NCAA, Turner Sports and CBS Sports through a campaign that that will bring fans even closer to the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. The collaboration will bring the event to the fan’s fingertips, including a March Madness destination site, as well as first-of-its kind fan access through […]  More

Venue News: Barclays Center Off to Successful Start; Cavs Eye Massive Video Board for Quicken Loans Arena

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group In the nearly five months since the Barclays Center opened in September, in spite of years of vitriolic opposition from many residents in the surrounding brownstone neighborhoods, the 19,000-seat arena at the heart of the borough has enjoyed a remarkably smooth debut. Most basketball fans and […]  More

Password must contain the following:

A lowercase letter

A capital (uppercase) letter

A number

Minimum 8 characters