Monthly Archives: June 2017

Episode 62: Sports Virtual Broadcast Technology

This week Steve sits down with David Valentino who is the SMT (SportsMEDIA Technology) Operations Manager for the Virtual Broadcast of the NFL on CBS. David is one of the original broadcast engineers for PVI Virtual Media Services in the late 20th century and has over thirty years experience in broadcast & cable television, including work on five Super Bowls as well as international sporting events. Steve and Dave discuss the story behind how PVI virtual technology was founded, how the L-VIS system works, and the milestones and mishaps that occurred along the way.

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Episode 61: Adam West Salute

This week join Jonathan for a special salute to television star Adam West.

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Episode 60: Sports Interactive Graphics

This week join Jonathan and Steve as they discuss the history of interactive graphics used for sports broadcasts. We delve into the technical aspects of how the system works, reveal some connections Steve has to the technology, and hypothesize about where the future might take us in terms of how we’ll use the technology. Oh, and Jonathan defends his love of the FoxTrax hockey puck too.

Bill Squadron’s article in Sports Illustrated on the history of the yellow line: link

Sam Whiting’s profile of Stan Honey in SFGate: link

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