SVG’s TranSPORT Conference Returns In-Person on Oct. 18 in NYC
The transmission-focused event is being chaired by ESPN's Adam Whitlock
SVG’s annual TranSPORT conference returns in person for the first time in three years on Oct. 18 at The Cutting Room in New York City for a full day of sessions focused on the current state of live-sports-transmission technology. Technology leaders from both major sports broadcasters and broadcast vendors will take the stage to offer up the latest developments in this integral sector of the sports-media ecosystem.
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TranSPORT will address the industry’s most pressing contribution and distribution issues including the latest developments in fiber and satellite backhaul, IP and bonded-cellular contribution, the potential of 5G and other next-gen technologies, OTT and streaming protocols, 4K and HDR delivery, the rise of REMI and centralized-production workflows, and more. This year’s TranSPORT program was created in in collaboration with SVG’s TranSPORT Advisory Committee and its chair Adam Whitlock, Director, Remote Traffic Operations, ESPN. Sessions will include:
- State of the Industry: Sports Broadcasters Sound Off on Today’s Live-Transmission Landscape
- Building the REMI Roadways: Connectivity for Centralized, Distributed, and Cloud-Based Production Models
- The Rise of Internet-Based Backhaul: RIST, RTMP, SRT, Zixi, and the Future of Contribution
- Fibering Up for the Future: The Current State and Future State of Fiber Networks
- Let’s Get Real on Satellite: The Current State and Future of Satellite Uplink
- Is 5G Ready for Primetime?: Moving Past POC and Into the Real World
Stay tuned to the TranSPORT event page for more information and additional speakers in the coming weeks. Contact SVG Chief Editor and TranSPORT Program Director Jason Dachman with any questions.