Recent Posts tagged with Houston Texans

Venue News: Calgary Flames Unveil Arena Plan; Cincinnati Bengals Join NFL Push to Upgrade Video

The Calgary Flames won’t play in the Saddledome much longer if their proposed $890 million hockey arena and associated fieldhouse/stadium gets built, writes Sports Illustrated. During a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, Flames CEO Ken King showed off the massive project which includes a new 18,000-seat NHL arena that would be built in conjunction with […]  More

Don’t Mess With Texas: Houston’s Reliant Stadium Unveils Record-Breaking Videoboard

In 2002, Houston welcomed back the NFL after the Oilers decamped to Nashville following the 1996 season. With the Texans’ arrival, the city opened Reliant Stadium, a state-of-the-art venue complete with the league’s first retractable roof and a 2,592-sq.-ft. SD videoboard. Eleven years later, the roof remains; the videoboard, however, was due for an upgrade. […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Houston Texans President Jamey Rootes

As president of the NFL’s Houston Texans, Jamey Rootes is responsible for all business functions of the club. Since joining the team, he has overseen its efforts to secure stadium-naming rights and sponsorships, coordinated radio- and TV-broadcasting relationships, engineered the club’s successful ticket- and suite-sales campaigns, led the creation and launch of the team’s identity, […]  More

Venue News: Texans Unveil Record-Breaking Video Boards; U.S. Open Venue Seeks Half-Billion for Renovations

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group Reliant Stadium, home of the Houston Texans, now boasts two video screens that beat the record previously held by Dallas. At 14,549 square feet apiece, the screens are almost large enough for stadium-goers anywhere in Reliant to feel like … well, like they’re sitting at home […]  More

Venue News: Reliant Stadium To Get Widest Video Display in Pro Sports; University of Cincinnati Plans Stadium Makeover

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, SVG The Harris County Sports and Convention Corp. voted Dec. 19 to enlarge Reliant Stadium’s video display boards to enhance the city’s bid to host the Super Bowl in 2017. The boards are expected to be the largest in Texas and the widest in professional sports. Construction is expected […]  More

Venue News: Reliant Stadium Could Add Video Board for Super Bowl Bid; Packers Secure Loan for Further Lambeau Expansion

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group When fans attend the Texans’ home games in 2013, their experience could be enhanced by a new state-of-the-art scoreboard at Reliant Stadium. The new scoreboard, which would offer higher-definition images, will cost anywhere from $10 million to $30 million and could be part of improvements at […]  More

Venue News: Verizon Center Pushes for Exterior HD Screens; OSU Breaks Ground on Practice Facility

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Assistant Editor, SVG Ted Leonsis told a D.C. Council committee that his controversial plan to put high-definition flat screens outside the Verizon Center could help teams inside the downtown arena lift the Stanley Cup or don championship rings one day. Mr. Leonsis, president and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which […]  More

CommerceTel Drives Houston Texans’ Mobile Subscriber Base Increase

The Houston Texans increased their mobile subscriber base by more than 200% using CommerceTel’s patented mobile marketing technology. The Texans developed several innovative mobile marketing initiatives to drive higher subscription rates to mobile marketing programs, including news, scores, seats, and offers. Another goal was to drive higher sponsorship value by engaging more fans through the […]  More

Houston Texans Transmit Live Video with LiveU

LiveU has been selected by the NFL’s Houston Texans to provide its live video transmission technology.  The company’s newly enhanced LU60 3G/4G video transmission backpack will allow Texans fans to view live pregame and postgame video on the franchise’s website while the team is at home and on the road, including ongoing activities and special […]  More

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