Recent Posts by Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG Editorial Director

Sports Content Management: Inside AI and machine-learning developments

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are among the industry’s hottest topics, and, for those involved in storing content, the technology’s potential has led to some sexy projects. Automated cutting of highlights, pattern and facial recognition to automate logging, and plenty of other applications have made headlines. But questions remain, and the work is still […]  More

Live from Wimbledon: NEP refines operations for WBS and ESPN

This year’s Wimbledon tennis Championships is year two of a four-year relationship between Wimbledon Broadcast Services (WBS) and NEP whereby the latter is providing technical gear and engineering services for the tournament. And while year two of deals can occasionally see some major changes and overhauls, the Wimbledon technical plan has seen only minor changes […]  More

Live from US Open: Fox Sports embraces HDR and expands Toptracer at Pebble Beach

FOX Sports coverage of the 2019 U.S. Open Championship, being held at Pebble Beach Golf Links this weekend, offered up some new technology and will continue to roll out new things as the tournament progresses. Zac Fields, Fox Sports, SVP graphic technology and innovation, says the network is planning its most comprehensive and technologically advanced […]  More

Telstra delivers remote sports broadcasting milestone at IAAF World Relay

When International Television News (ITN) produced the IAAF International World Relay Championships, held last month in Japan, it ended up doing a relay of its own thanks to Telstra’s Distributed Production Network (DPN). Telstra’s high-performance media IP network transported 30 HD live camera signals from the Nissan Stadium in Yokohama to Tokyo and then onwards […]  More