At SVG’s College Sports Summit, the Technology Showcase Area will be bigger than ever, with more than 45 sponsoring companies on hand to exhibit their latest technologies for the college-sports-video market. Be sure to stop by the Technology Showcase Area at the Omni Hotel in Atlanta on June 1-2.
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With more than 40 years of experience serving broadcasters and video-production communities worldwide, MultiDyne Fiber Optic Systems leads the industry in developing pioneering signal-conversion and fiber-optic–based transport systems for the broadcast, cable, satellite, production, digital-cinema, pro-A/V, corporate, retail, surveillance, teleconferencing, judicial-arraignment, transportation, government, military, and healthcare markets.
Panasonic is showcasing industry-leading cameras, from the VariCam LT 4K cinema camera to the AK-HC5000 HDR studio camera with 4X playback from a new server from Variant. Look also for the AJ-PX5000 P2 HD shoulder camcorder and the AW-HR140 outdoor integrated FHD IP65-rated PTZ camera (no housing needed).
Teradek will feature its Bond device, which allows Cube encoders to aggregate up to five USB cellular modems, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet for a redundant, robust broadcast. Cube encoders now come with HEVC compression, offering greater encoding performance and better bandwidth utilization than AVC codecs. With the new Node LTE modems and LINK wireless access point, Teradek’s bonding ecosystem will ensure a reliable delivery of your content to your online destinations at an affordable price.
Vizrt, the leader for sports-production tools for the digital-media industry, will present the latest solutions for sports analysis, live productions, stadium-screen control, and tools for creating and distributing high-quality video stories for social media and stadium screens. Vizrt will also feature easy tools for driving real-time virtual ads and the 1st & 10 line for live football productions.
Wave Central, a world-class leader in providing RF wireless systems, is pleased to announce that it is concentrating on the collegiate market. The company offers system designs to fit the unique needs of college facilities. From standalone systems, such as Axis and Pico, to full-featured portable flypacks for servicing multiple venues, allow Wave Central to design and deliver solutions that will far exceed your expectations.
WESCO Broadcast and Entertainment
WESCO has everything you need from camera to truck with all your SMPTE hybrid-fiber and tactical-fiber needs. The company partners with Lemo, Gepco, OCC, and Canare on a wide offering of products, including junction boxes, distribution panels, and patch panels.
BlueFrame Technology is a digital-video–software and –services company, helping organizations simply and cost-effectively create, manage, and distribute their content. It will be demonstrating its easy-to-use and professional-grade Production Truck software, the vCloud content-management and -delivery system, advertising and paywall monetization, embeddable desktop and mobile players, and OTT apps.
Convergent Design will previewing Revix, a mobile–sports-production switcher/replay-server/replay-controller housed in a milled-aluminum 6-lb. package. Based on technology developed for Hollywood movies, Revix is low-power, portable production tool designed for coverage of games and pre/postgame events.
Creative Dimensions is a trailblazer in the broadcast-studio market for universities and worldwide leaders in sports production. Award-winning designs and impeccable fabrication and installation have made it a sought-after partner, working with such brands as the Dallas Cowboys, Baltimore Ravens, University of Notre Dame, University of Georgia, YES Network, and others.
IMT-Vislink will showcase best-in-class solutions for reliably capturing, delivering, and managing secure, high-quality video from college sports events. The company will feature wireless camera systems (including the world’s first 4K UHD system), drone-ready miniaturized transmitters, fixed-link systems supporting the ATSC 3.0 transition, and all-IP ENG workflow systems for next-generation video production.
LiveU is driving the live-video revolution and boosting fan engagement, providing live sports coverage for TV, mobile, online, and social media. LiveU’s At-Home Production solution allows broadcasters to deliver live multicamera coverage by leveraging their existing technical infrastructure and equipment, eliminating the need for costly production trucks onsite.
LTN Global Communications
LTN returns to the SVG College Sports Summit, having seen tremendous growth in college sports over the past year, from college sports venues and linear- and digital-distribution partners, with a significant increase in the number of live broadcasts and streamed events on the LTN Network.
New at the Neutrik booth this year will be opticalCON MTP24 (24-fiber), which is suited to customer applications where high fiber counts are required, such as multiple 4K and 8K video streams. Also featured will be the XIRIUM PRO wireless cable-replacement system with several new capabilities.
See the ViBox All-In-One solution for video switching, graphics, audio, replays, and highlights driven by our intuitive touchscreen interface. This natural-control UI delivers a more efficient and optimized solution that allows smaller crews to deliver the same high-level productions. Simplylive will also display the versatile MMR recorder.
Sportzcast provides sports-based–workflow tools, enabling organizations to capture 100%–real-time scoreboard data direct from a venue scoreboard into their video productions or data destinations. Sportzcast can connect to virtually any scoreboard make or model and deliver truly live, automated scoreboard data with clocks into a variety of applications: streaming-video overlays, single-camera productions, replay systems, postproduction environments, websites, mobile apps, and more. Real-time score data is provided both in the venue and in customer data centers.
Telescope makes video more engaging. Meet with Telescope to find out more about Live Studio, its award-winning interactive video platform for Facebook Live. With real-time engagement, built-in monetization, and branded content tools, it offers end-to-end streaming capability from creative strategy and production services through to encoding and publishing.
The Telos Alliance TV Solutions Group
The Telos Alliance will demonstrate Livewire+ AES67 AoIP consoles, routers, audio processors, phone systems, and I/O as overall solutions for sports broadcasting. AES67 is an open standard for audio over IP and easily evolves with broadcasters’ most exacting demands using the unparalleled flexibility of IP.
TV Graphics is a leading provider of integrated graphics and data solutions for every broadcast level, from a simple webstream to a multi-level broadcast. The company will be demonstrating its ticker with online user portal, automation integration, and cutting-edge portable CG solutions.
TVU Networks is demonstrating IP live video solutions for sports broadcast. On display will be the new TVU One with HEVC cellular mobile solution, TVU RPS for remote live synchronized multicamera video production, TVU Producer for social-media platforms, and TVU Router, which can deliver 200-Mbps high-speed internet connection remotely.
Digital Comm Link/Digicaster
DCL-Digicaster has been servicing television broadcast for more than 20 years. The company’s Managed Network Transport Platform provides full contribution and distribution using teleport, video switch, and CDN. In addition to its broadcast IP encoder/decoders, the company will be displaying its portable Digicaster tablet and Ultra devices capable of cellular, Wi-Fi, and internet connectivity.
Globecomm understands video technology and mission-critical workflows for live sports productions — from the camera lens to uplinks for studios and headends. Offering full systems integration as well as managed network services, Globecomm’s media infrastructure deployments provide full contribution and distribution capabilities, from satellite downlinks and broadcasts to fiber/CDN connectivity. Its managed-network services offer unmatched service quality and efficient bandwidth utilization through its global teleports and fiber network, satellite terminals, and control systems.
Niles Media Group
Niles Media Group is a full-service video-production company that handles live coverage for sports events ranging from youth to professional. The company specializes in live studio productions, virtual engineering, and operational support, as well as broadcast education. The company’s award-winning staff, managed by industry leaders, is dedicated to support and service.