When the time finally came to reveal the NFL 100 All-Time Team on Super Bowl Sunday, fans at home and within Hard Rock Stadium witnessed a seven-minute, multi-camera mixed reality presentation. It was the culmination of months of work by The Famous Group (TFG), the NFL and NFL Films, and Fox Sports.
The transition to IP is one of the greatest challenges the sports-video industry has ever faced, and every organization that has made the move from SDI to IP has battle scars that are still healing. We’ll take a closeup look at a few real-world scenarios, how the problems were solved, and what steps can be taken to smooth the transition. (Read more…)
Audio-Technica has extended its existing trade-in program for 600 MHz wireless systems through July 13. This initiative was designed to provide options for end users as the industry transitions away from wireless systems operating in the 600 MHz band (614-698 MHz), a move mandated by law as a result of the ongoing FCC wireless-spectrum reallocation. The program is designed to help wireless users switch to a system that accommodates the new guidelines outlined by the FCC. (Read more…)
This week, the entry window for the 12th-annual SVG College Sports Media Awards in association with NACDA (CSMAs) will open on Feb. 14, and the competition to take home college-sports video’s most prestigious awards will be on! The Sports Video Group (SVG) and the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) will accept entries until the deadline of April 23.