The Maverik Center ‘Ices’ Live Broadcasts: Sports Video Group Article

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      Maverik Center in Salt Lake Valley, Utah, hosts numerous entertainment and sporting events, graduation ceremonies for a local college, and the Utah Grizzlies, an ECHL minor-league hockey team.  For the games, the Center’s A/V crew previously used modest SD equipment to feed video highlights to two large arena screens plus televisions located … Read more…

Increase Quality, Streamline Workflow, For Less Money? Here’s How HRTV Managed It

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The timeless attraction of horse racing, dating back to ancient Greece, Babylon, Syria and Egypt, is simple. The thoroughbred horse, widely believed to be faster than cheetahs in endurance races, can maintain a speed of 45 miles per hour for a distance of more than a mile, making the horse race “the fastest two minutes … Read more…

How Western Illinois University (WIU) Trains the Next Generation of Broadcast Journalists

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By: Claudia Kienzle Macomb, Il When Macomb, Illinois residents watch NEWS3 newscasts on their local Comcast cable channel 3, they see a multi-camera news program, rich with graphics, branding, and interesting content. Judging by the quality of this on-air product, they would not suspect it’s a Western Illinois University (WIU) student production. And when national … Read more…

Inside Penn Sports Network’s Winning Streaming Strategy (White Paper)

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Full Article on Sports Video Group When a businessman needed to be in Singapore on business, he was elated that he could watch live HD video streams of his daughter playing lacrosse for the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. In fact, Penn alumni, fans and students can subscribe to www.pennathletics.com where they can watch their … Read more…

TriCaster Levels The Playing Field For YouTube Sports Producers

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NewTek enables partners who are just starting out to have worldwide reach that they didn’t have before.” – Perry Tobin, Technical Account Manager, YouTube YouTube Sports sets its sights on live streaming sports, every sort of sport imaginable. Every minute, 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube; more than one billion unique users visit … Read more…

Sports Producers Keep Fans Tuned-In With Live Streaming and Social Media

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  “The best way to reach a worldwide audience is through streaming, and being able to provide that is HUGE for us.” – Sean Christensen, Director of Media, Basketball Travelers, Inc. When the University of Maryland captured the Paradise Jam Championship in November 2013, tournament organizer Basketball Travelers Inc. posted a screen grab on Twitter … Read more…

TD Garden Delivers More Action for Fans, Speeds Workflow, Saves Money

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“Now you’re able to add professional-quality, slow motion replay at a fraction of the cost of what it used to be.” – John Mitchell, Director of Audio Visual at TD Garden. TD Garden credits NewTek solutions for fan-focused experience With on-ice action as compelling as it’s been, the hurdle for TD Garden’s audio-video department is … Read more…

WebStream Productions finds business success living by the “90/20 Rule.”

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By B. A. Philips Many are familiar with the 80/20 Rule; it’s been applied to everything from wealth to work. It’s not uncommon to hear things like: “80 percent of the wealth is in the hands of 20 percent of the people;” or “80 percent of sales come from 20 percent of the customers;” or … Read more…

Derby County Football Club: Playing to Win

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In sports, it pays to play with the right equipment. That is why the Derby County Football Club decided to make a significant investment in their live production equipment, in order to produce higher quality content on match day and for on-demand subscribers. They were looking for more effective ways to engage with a broader … Read more…

New York Giants’ Don Sperling Speaks

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The Vice President and Executive Producer of Giants Entertainment Discusses Web Streaming, Social Media and the Importance of Protecting the New York Giants Brand Image. By O.J. Zukerman Photos by Guillaume Gaudet Radio, television and newspapers have long kept fans connected with their favorite teams. But opportunities are emerging online for forward-thinking sports organizations to … Read more…