Recent Posts by Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

Twitter releases video-clipping tool LiveCut: What does it mean for sports video professionals?

Twitter grabbed the attention of many in the content creation game last week with the announcement of a new live video editing and distribution tool, LiveCut. The cloud-based web application allows quick editing and sharing of video highlights of a live stream occurring from one’s own Twitter account. It’s a move that the social media […]  More

Coming of age: NBA 2K League becomes hotbed of production experimentation in just its second season

eSports is many things: lucrative, polarising, intriguing and even (at times) surprising. From a broadcast standpoint, eSports represents a whole new world of production experimentation. What makes for a good viewing product? How can this be different and (in some ways) better than watching traditional sports? It’s that exciting prospect that enticed Matt Arden, executive […]  More

DAZN dials up production effort for latest marquee Alvarez fight night

DAZN, the subscription-based live-streaming service, is building its reputation in the US as the home for fight sports, with more than 100 nights’ worth of fight cards throughout the year. However, it’s obvious how important a night like Saturday 4 May was for the breakthrough platform when its crown jewel, boxer Canelo Alvarez, entered the […]  More

FanDuel to become first in US to offer live streaming of matches within its betting app

FanDuel Group appears set to become the first US sports betting service to offer video streaming of live sporting events within a sports betting app. In an extension of its partnership with Sportradar, the global provider of sports data and content, FanDuel is taking the unique first step of marrying live video and betting odds […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Endeavor Streaming’s Phil Green on how the new company Is continuing to shape its identity

It’s been only just over a year since Endeavor acquired the streaming technology outfit NeuLion for $250 million, and it’s only been three months (January of this year), that the result of that purchase – the launch of Endeavor Streaming – became official. So, needless to say, the industry is still getting a feel for […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Cisco’s Bryan Bedford on why finding engineers with a mixed skillset in broadcast and IP is the industry’s greatest challenge

Visitors of Cisco’s booth at the 2019 NAB Show were treated to a colorful, journey-like experience that helped map out and simplify the end-to-end workflow of the media supply chain covered within the popular products and solutions of the Cisco Media Blueprint. One of the crown jewels of the chain was an overview of the […]  More

SVG On Demand: Grass Valley’s Arlene Campbell on the Company’s Live Sports Production Highlights

Grass Valley (Booth SL106) is celebrating its 60th birthday at this NAB Show by honoring its tradition as a leader in the innovation of live production technology. Among the many announcements and activations at their booth (including an esports stage), a new operator control panel for its robust series of cameras is a highlight for […]  More