Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Chief Editor

World TeamTennis returns with marathon tourney at The Greenbrier in West Virginia

World TeamTennis is the latest pro league to embrace the “bubble” concept, taking over at The Greenbrier in West Virginia for a three-week season featuring nine teams and a limited number of fans in the stands. With strict health and safety guidelines in place to protect the crew, WTT’s broadcast-production team will have produced 66 […]  More

Fox Sports taps Google Cloud AI to automate content management workflows

Fox Sports is working with Google Cloud to automate one of the most manual processes in media and entertainment – logging, discovering and storing video assets. The system, already in development, will utilise Google Cloud’s video search and advanced machine learning capabilities to help the network unlock the full value of its vast sports content […]  More

Esports Stadium Arlington stays busy with shift to online tournaments

Opening in November 2018, Esports Stadium Arlington (ESA) has become a mecca for the gaming community, hosting a mix of high-profile and grassroots esports tournaments. However, with the in-venue event business on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, North America’s largest dedicated esports facility has shifted its focus, returning to the online roots from which […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: EditShare’s Conrad Clemson on the company’s evolution in his first year as CEO

Just over a year ago, EditShare announced that it had received a majority investment from private-equity firm ParkerGale Capital and brought on long-time Cisco executive Conrad Clemson as CEO. In the year since, EditShare has rapidly grown its revenue and team, debuted a variety of new and enhanced products, and plotted a new technology roadmap […]  More

Virgin Australia Supercars teams with Gravity Media for All Stars Eseries

When the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship shut down in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Australian motor-racing series joined the growing list of circuits that have gone the eSports route. In an effort to keep fans engaged, the circuit launched the BP Supercars All Stars Eseries, with Supercars drivers competing from their homes via […]  More

Tedial’s Jerome Wauthoz on how the Smartlive system powers automatic highlights creation [VIDEO]

In an effort to keep the broadcast-technology community informed this spring, throughout April SVG is hosting a series of SportsTech On Demand video interviews with executives from the industry’s top technology vendors discussing their latest product releases and company news. Our Jason Dachman sat down with Jerome Wauthoz, VP, products, Tedial, about the company’s efforts. […]  More

Activision Blizzard Esports blazes cloud-based remote production trail with new GV AMPP Platform

In April 2018, Activision Blizzard Esports knew that its newly minted Overwatch League operation would be moving from centralised tournaments at Blizzard Arena in Burbank, CA, to a home-and-away model in 2020. With that in mind, the broadcast team was on the lookout for a fully cloud-based remote production system, which did not yet exist, […]  More