SVG TranSPORT 2022
SVG’s annual TranSPORT conference returned in person for the first time in three years on October 18, 2022 at The Cutting Room in New York City for a full day of sessions focused on the current state of live-sports-transmission technology.
TranSPORT addressed the industry’s most pressing contribution and distribution issues including the latest developments in terrestrial and satellite backhaul, IP and bonded-cellular contribution, the potential of 5G and other next-gen technologies, OTT and streaming protocols, 4K and HDR delivery, the rise of REMI and centralized-production workflows, and more. Technology leaders from both major sports broadcasters and broadcast vendors will take the stage to offer up the latest developments in this integral sector of the sports-media ecosystem.
State of the Industry: Sports Broadcasters Sound Off on Today’s Live-Transmission Landscape
TranSPORT 2022 kicked off with this annual “state of the industry” session, in which transmission-focused executives from major sports broadcasters addressed the most pressing issues facing the industry today. The pandemic has dramatically altered the landscape for backhauling and delivering live...
Building the REMI Roadways: Connectivity for Centralized, Distributed, and Cloud-Based Production Models
The evolution of REMI/remote productions in recent years was accelerated by the pandemic, and, as a result, the transmission ecosystem for live productions is undergoing tectonic change. With the surge in centralized, distributed, and cloud-based productions, broadcasters are tasked with providin...
The Rise of Internet-Based Backhaul: RIST, RTMP, SRT, Zixi, and the Future of Contribution
Today, more sports broadcasters are using internet-based transport solutions than ever before, including SRT, RIST, RTMP, and Zixi. Although traditional fiber- and satellite-based services continue to be the primary means of contribution, low-latency video-contribution methods have become widely ...
Fibering Up for the Future: The Current State and Future State of Fiber Networks
Fiber-network providers continue to fortify their services, enhancing speeds, resiliency, and reliability in recent years. With increasingly multinational sports-media operations, the need for a global fiber footprint has never been more relevant. Industry leaders will take the stage to discuss h...
Is 5G Ready for Primetime?: Moving Past Proof of Concept and Into the Real World
For several years, 5G has topped the technology–buzzword standings as a solution promising to revolutionize the industry. However, for the most part, use of 5G as a transport method for live sports events has been limited to one-off tests and proofs-of-concept. When will 5G be stable enough for l...
Let’s Get Real on Satellite: The Current State and Future of Satellite Uplink
As more and more sports broadcasters turn to IP contribution, the role of satellite has evolved. In addition, the looming loss of C-band spectrum will dramatically impact both the occasional-use and the long-term satellite ecosystem. Although satellite remains one of the most robust and reliable ...
Building a Sports Production Ecosystem: A Sony Case Study
How are Norwegian broadcaster TV 2 and telecom service provider Telenor building a ground-breaking sport production ecosystem using Nevion solutions, products and services? Presenter: Andy Rayner, Nevion, Chief Technologist