Recent Posts by Jason Dachman, Managing Editor

TranSPORT 2017: At-home production has arrived. Now what?

Whether you call it at-home, home-run, REMI, mic’ers, or — as the Europeans do – remote production, one fact is clear: the concept of using facilities and crew at your broadcast centre to aid in production of live sports shows in the field is skyrocketing. As the number of at-home productions rises exponentially, demand for […]  More

Inside Fog Bowl 2.0: How NBC’s Sunday Night Football team adapted on the fly with SkyCam

When fog descended on the Super Bowl LI Falcons-Patriots rematch in Foxborough, MA on Sunday 23 October, NBC’s Sunday Night Football production team was forced to adjust on the fly inside the truck. With high cameras blocked by the fog, SNF executive producer Fred Gaudelli, director Drew Esocoff, and their crew leaned heavily on the pair […]  More

NEP gets creative with drone and Cineflex cams at FISA World Rowing Championships

With a massive 2,000-metre-long course at a venue that had never hosted a live TV event, last month’s FISA World Rowing Championships proved to be one of NEP’s more unusual live productions. Working with SANCA (Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center) World Rowing Productions and FISA (Fédération Internationale des Sociétés d’Aviron), NEP was on hand at Nathan […]  More

Sixty’s Henriette Saether discusses new collaboration with STATS

Interactive TV company Sixty recently announced that it has partnered with STATS, a sports data and intelligence company, to enable its broadcasting customers to use STATS’ sports data and analytics through Sixty’s interactive TV solution, Ease Live. The partnership will see Sixty’s on-screen clickable graphics technology combine with STATS’ sports data and content services to […]  More

Thought Leadership: Imagine Communications’ Mark Senecal assesses the transition to IP

In the latest Thought Leadership feature with one of SVG Europe’s Platinum sponsors, Imagine Communications’ vice president of product management, network and playout, Mark Senecal, discusses the company’s leadership in the sphere of IP, how it is helping customers towards an all-IP world, and how that transition is going to be reflected on its stand […]  More

Storage solutions for video archives: How long Is forever?

As the number of video-content platforms skyrockets, archive storage by sports organisations is expanding to new heights. Archive platforms continue to scale out, while the price per terabyte tumbles. Old- and new-media technologies (SSD, disk, tape) must be explored, for they all offer options for managing archive content. In the perpetual cycle of migrating content […]  More

EPL takes down 30,000 clips of action on opening weekend

The English Premier League was prepared for the opening weekend of the football season with a well coordinated move against illegal steaming services and individuals loading clips online to sites such as YouTube. However, the ongoing fight against piracy is set to be a “game of cat and mouse” according to analysts. The Premier League […]  More

NEP enables substantial OB operation at London 2017 World Athletics Championships

The London 2017 World Athletics Championships ended recently with a Bolt of lightning and a golden Mo-Bot. Whether it was viewed at home or in person at the stadium, millions of people around the world were able to enjoy coverage provided by their rights holding broadcasters (RHBs), supported within Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the […]  More