Recent Posts by Karen Hogan Ketchum, Senior Editor

IP Production Forum: Cloud can keep costs down by keeping resources at home

Although many would argue that ‘the cloud’ has certainly made producing content easier, especially from remote sites, most would agree that the term is ambiguous and often misused. At SVG’s inaugural IP Production Summit in New York, experts met to discuss what exactly is meant by cloud-based production and how broadcasters are making use of […]  More

US Open Tennis: NextVR serves first-ever virtual reality content From Arthur Ashe

Beginning with the Women’s and Men’s Semifinals on Thursday September 8 and Friday September 9 and culminating with two epic Final matches on Saturday and Sunday, NextVR was a part of the US Open action at Arthur Ashe Stadium, offering fans tennis highlights in virtual reality for the first time. NextVR aired near-live highlights from […]  More

Stamford Spotlight, Part 4: NBC Olympics’ Streaming Factory Evolves With Viewing Habits

This is Part Four of SVG’s four-part series on NBC Olympics’ ‘at-home’ operation in Stamford, CT. Make sure to check out Part 1, an overview of the operation as a whole; Part 2, focused on the studios and control rooms; and Part 3, on the “Off-Tube Factory” commentary operation. NBC Olympics’ Streaming Factory, a novelty […]  More

Stamford Spotlight, Part 4: NBC Olympics’ Streaming Factory Evolves With Viewing Habits

This is Part Four of SVG’s four-part series on NBC Olympics’ ‘at-home’ operation in Stamford, CT. Make sure to check out Part 1, an overview of the operation as a whole; Part 2, focused on the studios and control rooms; and Part 3, on the “Off-Tube Factory” commentary operation. NBC Olympics’ Streaming Factory, a novelty […]  More

2016 Rio Olympics Venue Preview: Inside NBC’s Plans To Cover the Games

With 306 events played across 42 disciplines in 37 venues around Brazil, NBC Olympics has its work cut out over the next two weeks. Although the Peacock will rely heavily on OBS-produced feeds of live competition from every venue, it has targeted 22 venues for additional resources ranging from one unilateral camera to a full production deployment comprising a […]  More

NAB 2016: Christie Shows Off Projection Mapping With In-Booth Model Ice Rink

NAB Show attendees accustomed to Christie’s usual array of eye-catching LED displays found themselves drawn to the company’s booth for a different reason this year: a scaled-down model ice rink — complete with luxury box and miniature Zamboni — to show off an impressive projection-mapping demo. Christie installed four Boxer 2K30 projectors — making their […]  More

[email protected] Perspectives: PSSI’s Scalici on Demand for At-Home Production, Interest in Trending Technologies

While the NAB Show allows technology decision-makers to kick the tires on new gear, it also provides a forum for networks, leagues, and teams to catch up with the providers of mobile and satellite services. And, for those providers, the show is the perfect stage to discuss their latest projects and newest services while keeping […]  More