Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

CES 2019: Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and NBA’s Adam Silver Discuss NBA’s leading status in Twitterverse

The NBA is the largest community in the world on the Twitter platform, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver took to the stage at CES last week to discuss this burgeoning relationship. They looked at how the league found success, and the launch of a Twitter simulcast that involves users’ voting for which player they […]  More

Why cinematic lenses are increasingly being deployed for big event sports coverage

The coming together of traditional TV production techniques and traditional cinematic techniques continues. Increasingly, sports production professionals are turning to tools that historically were the preserve of big-screen cinema. The latest to make the move? Tom Wells, director of photography and owner, Technician Films, who has been part of the World Series on Fox for […]  More

FutureSPORT 2018: IABM research shows growing interest in eSports and remote production

Lorenzo Zanni, IABM, head of insight and analysis, kicked off last week’s FutureSPORT summit at Old Trafford with an overview of key trends driving sports programming and production. Topping the list? Increased interest in remote production, eSports, multi-platform delivery and IP. “The benefits for remote production are clear,” he said of the production philosophy whereby part […]  More

IBC 2018 in review: In a fragmented universe, knowledge is power

Last week, Amsterdam once again hosted the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), giving sports-content creators from around the world a chance to come together and learn about the future of not only the sports industry but the entire broadcasting marketplace. The show certainly lived up to its name, offering a more international flavour than ever (thanks […]  More

IBC 2018 Reflections: Aperi’s Joop Janssen on the Present and Future of Virtualised Production

Aperi hit IBC with a demonstration of a live 4K production chain that relies on Aperi’s V-Stack, a FPGA-powered software platform that obviates the need for a number of dedicated hardware components. SVG had a chance to catch up with Joop Janssen, Aperi, CEO, about recent developments at the company, new partnerships, and the current […]  More