Recent Posts by Brandon Costa, Director of Digital

SVG On Demand: LiveU’s Dave Belding on the Latest in HEVC-capable Video Solutions

In a reflection of the company’s growth, LiveU has erected its largest booth in the company’s history at this year’s NAB Show. Inside, the commitment to HEVC continues with the LU300, a small, cost-effective, and reliable HEVC encoder, enabling broadcasters and other content creators to transmit high-quality video from almost any location. Our Kristian Hernandez […]  More

SVG On Demand: Fujinon’s Gordon Tubbs on Advancements in HDR Lenses

While 4K is the popular buzzword, Fujinon has taken note that many in the video production industry, specifically sports, are leaning more into the high-dynamic range (HDR). So, at this year’s NAB Show, the company’s highlights include the premiere of the UA125×8 4K-compatible box-type broadcast zoom lens that is under development with the world’s highest […]  More

SVG On Demand: Sony’s Mike DesRoches on the Big HDC-5500 Debut

Sony made a big sports splash at the 2019 NAB Show during its Sunday afternoon press conference with the unveiling of its new HDC-5500, a multi-format live camera equipped with the world’s first 2/3-inch 4K global shutter three CMOS sensor. SVG’s Kristian Hernandez spoke with Mike DesRoches, National Accounts Office, Sports West for Sony Electronics […]  More

NFL inks partnership with Verizon to drive 5G innovation

The impact that 5G will have on the sports world in the not-to-distant future will be profound. The NFL has taken a step closer to realising that future by striking a two-year partnership agreement with Verizon to jointly develop new products and services that use 5G and other future technologies to enhance the fan experience. […]  More

Gamers watch as much live eSports as traditional sports, according to Limelight Networks study

The rise of eSports has been anything but understated, and a study just released by Limelight Networks says that eSports fandom in the greater sports world may be ‘reaching a tipping point’. Data gathered by the CDN service says that eSports viewership is rivaling that of its traditional sports counterparts even among those individuals that […]  More

Sports Graphics Forum: How technology Is democratising high-end graphic design

Not too long ago, augmented reality (and mixed reality) graphics were a feature reserved for the highest end of sports television productions boasting the biggest budgets. Now, with broadcasters and other content creators leveraging super-advanced gaming engines like Unreal Engine and Unity, this segment of the creative business is becoming more democratised. Those behind the […]  More

Perform Media rebrands to DAZN Media to bring advertising efforts together

Perform Media, the umbrella organisation under which the sports streaming platform DAZN sits, has been rebranded to DAZN Media. The new entity will be responsible for global media partnerships, in addition to managing all commercial inventory across DAZN properties (which includes Goal and Sporting News). DAZN will be a major part of the equation as […]  More