Recent Posts by Karen Hogan Ketchum, Senior Editor

Baltimore Ravens become first NFL team to install SkyCam

The Baltimore Ravens gave fans plenty to be pumped about heading into the 2017 NFL season. Over the summer, the team embarked on the first phase of a three-phase stadium-revitalisation project at M&T Bank Stadium, installing two 4K UHD video displays and a wealth of 4K-capable gear to capture, produce, and distribute high-resolution content. But […]  More

NFL Kickoff 2017: With Super Bowl LII on the horizon, NBC Sports dives into Sunday Night Football schedule

In less than six months, NBC Sports will broadcast the two biggest events on the sports production calendar: Super Bowl LII at US Bank Stadium on Sunday February 4, followed closely by the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. But, before the calendar turns to 2018, NBC Sports has plenty on its production […]  More

America’s Cup Event Authority boosts Host Broadcast with real-time biotmetric data, Parrot Cam

The 35th America’s Cup is underway in Bermuda and, once again, the America’s Cup Event Authority is manning the ACTV host broadcast duties for the prestigious match race. With a history that dates back to 1851 – predating the modern Olympic Games – the America’s Cup has seen many changes over its long life; most […]  More

NAB Reflections: Ross Video’s Kevin Cottam discusses company’s growth in sports venues

Following its annual Sunday-night NAB Keynote in front of a packed house, Ross Video kept the momentum going on the NAB 2017 exhibit floor with a booth that stayed busy throughout the week. One of the main attractions was Graphite, its newly launched all-in-one production solution combining the capabilities of a Carbonite production switcher, a […]  More

Sports Venue Technology Summit: Next-gen content creation embraces fans alongside professionals

Engaging fans through the use of in-venue video has long been the goal of professional sports teams, and was a topic of conversation at last week’s Sports Venue Technology Summit at ISE in Amsterdam. In a morning panel discussion, technology leaders from Avid, SAM (Snell Advanced Media) and NewTek took to the stage to discuss […]  More

Sports Venue Technology Summit: Next-gen content creation embraces fans alongside professionals

Fan engagement through the use of in-venue video has long been the goal of professional sputs teams and was a topic of conversation at last week’s Sports Venue Technology Summit at ISE in Amsterdam. In a morning panel, technology leaders from Avid, SAM (Snell Advanced Media), and NewTek discussed the changing nature of content creation, […]  More

Live from ISE 2017: Panasonic kicks off show with new large-venue projector series, live ‘showstopper’

Integrated Systems Europe is under way in Amsterdam and, as has become tradition at the increasingly popular A/V show, Panasonic got things started Tuesday morning with a press conference chock-full of new-product announcements. For the sports-venue market, the company launched a companion to its best-selling PT-DZ21K projector: the PT-RZ21K projector series. The PT-DZ21K projector shone […]  More

SmartCart technology aims to change way fans watch sports

Sports Video Group Europe is pleased to welcome SmartCart Technology as an OB/SI/Other category sponsor. SmartCart SVX is a mobile, custom-built, highly adaptable, ultra-bright, all-weather touchscreen analysis and presentation system for broadcasters. The technology can also serve as a standalone mobile ‘studio’ for remote productions, delivering significant cost savings and providing new opportunities for sponsorship. […]  More