Recent Posts tagged with MLB Advanced Media

SCMS 2018: Tech Leaders Weigh Promise and Risk of Virtualized Workflows, Cloud Infrastructures

As sports-content creators look to virtualize parts of their ecosystem to increase flexibility and scalability, they must weigh the opportunities of relying on SaaS models and cloud infrastructures with the potential risks. Technology leaders addressed both sides of the scale at SVG’s recent Sports Content Management and Storage Forum in New York City.  More

MLB Goes Deep With Home Run Derby VR

The Home Run Derby is about to become a year-round event, thanks to the launch of MLB Home Run Derby VR for the Sony PlayStation and HTC Vive headsets. Twelve MLB ballparks are hosting in-venue virtual batting cages that allow fans to take a virtual swing in a virtual version of the ballpark.  More

Turner Sends MLBAM’s PitchCast System to the Mound for MLB on TBS

Turner Sports ramps up its 13-game MLB on TBS package this Sunday, when the Chicago Cubs host the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field. Although the MLB on TBS production complement is largely similar to last year’s coverage, Turner is making one major change: MLB Advanced Media’s PitchCast system will replace SMT’s PITCHf/x platform in driving […]  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

Disney Dishes Out $1B for 33% Stake in MLB’s BAMTech Streaming Business

The Walt Disney Company has acquired a 33% stake in BAMTech, the technology services and video streaming company previously formed by Major League Baseball (MLB). As part of the transaction, which was first reported by several outlets in June, BAMTech has been separated from MLB’s broader digital business, MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM). In addition, BAMTech will collaborate with […]  More

MLBAM Edges Toward the Future With 8K, VR, AR, Intel 360 Demos at All-Star Game

MLB Advanced Media used this week’s All-Star festivities in San Diego as an opportunity to demo bleeding-edge technologies: 8K/UHD, virtual reality, augmented reality, and Intel 360 Replay Technology. Besides exploring these technologies, MLBAM investigated how its Statcast player/ball-tracking technology can make them more efficient and accurate in covering America’s Pastime.  More

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