Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

Riot Games deploys longest at-home production to date at LoL mid-season invitational in Asia

Few organisations in the live production business are pushing the envelope in at-home production the way Riot Games’ eSports team does. Building on groundbreaking at-home shows from the 2018 League of Legends World Championship and Mid-Season Invitational, Riot Games upped the ante during May’s 2019 Mid-Season Invitational (MSI), which took place in Vietnam and Taiwan. […]  More

PGA Championship: CBS Sports debuts motion capture and aerial tracing at Bethpage Black

With the shift of the PGA Championship to May this year, CBS Sports is rolling out its largest arsenal of production technology to date to cover golf’s second major of 2019. Additions to CBS Sports’ production complement at the Bethpage Black Course in Farmingdale, NY, include SIMI motion-capture technology of player tee shots and Toptracer […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: AT&T’s Scott Beckett on 5G, At-Home Production, 4K HDR and 100G Connectivity

AT&T was back in Las Vegas this month for NAB and the company highlighted the latest developments from its Global Video Services team, which provides fiber transmission services with up to 400 or more points of presence for domestic and international sports and entertainment events. In addition, AT&T highlighted the latest offerings from its Video […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: SES’s Steve Corda and MX1’s Susanna Mandel-Mantello on the Growth of 4K, Power of Live Sports

SES and MX1 had a busy week in Vegas during NAB 2019, touting SES’s growing 4K Ultra HD platform, and a host of MX1 solutions, including the MX1 360 unified media platform, the new broadcast-scale Online Video Platform (OVP), the company’s OU Flex service, and an enhanced sports- and events-management tool paired with a new […]  More

NAB Show 2019: Lawo’s Jamie Dunn on the Company’s Loaded IP and Audio Product Line

Specializing in both audio and IP-based solutions, its of little surprise that Lawo’s NAB Show booth is loaded with cutting-edge gear designed to support the sports video production industry. The company certainly hasn’t shied away from diving into IP, helping support more than 50 major real-world IP projects. Our Jason Dachman visits with Jamie Dunn, […]  More

SVG On Demand: CenturyLink’s Elio Parente on the Growth in Cloud-based OTT Service Offerings

CenturyLink is making its convention center debut at this year’s show and with it comes a series of expansions its cloud-based media and OTT services. Even the company’s Vyvx suite of fiber-based broadcast services now offers connectivity into the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Our Jason Dachman picks the brain of Elio Parente. Senior Director, Solutions […]  More

NAB Show 2019: Western Digital’s Erik Weaver on Industry Adoption of Object Storage

Is the media and entertainment industry ready to make the full leap to object storage? Our Jason Dachman stops to chat with Erik Weaver, Global Director, M&E Market Development at Western Digital to find out the latest. https://youtu.be/56Ag3RJZJko For more of SVG’s coverage of the 2019 NAB Show, you can visit the [email protected] blog. Watch more interviews […]  More