Source: LiveU Athens, GA, May 13, 2013 - Georgia IMG Sports Marketing has contracted with LiveU (www.liveu.tv) to deploy its cellular bonding technology for live transmission for coverage of UGA Athletics this Fall, 2013. UGA will utilize LiveU's LU70 cellular transmission backpack to send live video from pre and post-game activities, locker room, live Olympic competitions, and more, directly to its official site at www.georgiadogs.com, as well as to their in-stadium video boards. LiveU devices bond together multiple cellular and other data connections across all major 4G LTE and 3G carriers and utilize proprietary antenna solutions to obtain stronger signal even in some remote or congested areas. LiveU solutions are currently deployed with a variety of NFL, MLB, NBA, and NHL franchises and groups, as well as various colleges and conferences across the US. According to Mike Bilbow, Executive Director of New Media at Georgia IMG Sports Marketing: "LiveU gives us the ability to capture and create more appealing live content than ever before, without the need for expensive satellite trucks or installing hardwired connections in remote venues. The video is integrated directly into our existing workflow, so we didn't need to make any changes with our video streaming providers". "We're very excited to have UGA adopt LiveU" said Tim Prukop, Head of Sports and New Media at LiveU, "LiveU technology is the perfect fit for colleges as they move towards creating a variety of new and engaging content for fans." LiveU will next demonstrate its products at the IMG College Partner Symposium, Delivered by UPS, in Atlanta May 14-16. Mr. Prukop will speak at the Trending Now: New Media Opportunities panel on Tuesday May 14, 2013 while there. LiveU will also demonstrate its products at the NACDA Convention in Orlando (June 10-15, 2013), booth #410. About LiveULiveU is the pioneer of broadcast-quality, video-over-cellular solutions that allow live video transmission (HD and SD) from any location around the world. With top-tier customers in 60+ countries, LiveU's solutions have been used for breaking news and high-profile events, including the 2012 US Presidential Campaign, London 2012 Olympics, Hurricane Sandy, 2011 British Royal Wedding, Japanese Tsunami, GRAMMY Awards® and Super Bowl. From backpacks to smartphones, LiveU offers a complete range of devices for live video coverage. LiveU's solutions include multiple 4G LTE/3G, HSPA+, WiMAX and Wi-Fi cellular links, which are optimized for maximum video quality based on the available network conditions.
Gillette Stadium, home of the four-time Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, recently installed seven NanoLumens® NanoSlim™ solutions to create a 21st Century fan engagement experience.
ATLANTA, November 23, 2015 – With fan satisfaction at the forefront, the New England Patriots sell out Gillette Stadium for every home game, rallying the fans week after week to give the Patriots one of greatest home-field records of all-time.read more
Source: Dewberry Firm
New capacity, expanded capabilities underpin prominent Houston-based firm
Fairfax, VA, November 20, 2015 — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced today the acquisition of Wilson Architectural Group. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Wilson is a nearly 40-person architectural firm with a portfolio of healthcare, corporate and commercial, industrial, sports and recreation, laboratories, and civic buildings in Houston and throughout Texas. During integration, the Houston office will be known as and will do business as Dewberry | Wilson.read more
Source: Major League Football Inc.
Lakewood Ranch, FL, November 19, 2015 - Major League Football, Inc. (OTCQB: MLFB) ("MLFB", the "League" or the "Company"), a new, professional spring-football league scheduled to kick off in 2016, announced today that they have entered into an agreement with STACK Media to bring unique content to football audiences throughout the nation while also developing sponsorship and digital product opportunities for Major League Football.read more
Source: National Sporting Goods Association
Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Famer Joachim Schröder Passes Away at Age 65
MOUNT PROSPECT, IL (November 19, 2015) – The National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA) was informed today that Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame member Joachim Schröder passed away on November 10. Schröder, 65, was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2006.read more
Top Architects, Telcos and IBM Digital Designers to ‘Wire’ Immersive Fan Experience from Home to Venue
November 19, 2015, ARMONK, N.Y. –IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the Sports and Entertainment Global Consortium, which was created to design, build and deliver the ultimate fan experience. IBM also announced the new Sports, Entertainment and Fan Experience consulting practice led by Jim Rushton, who joins IBM after serving as Chief Revenue Officer of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium.read more
Colombia-based Bodytech Corporation Unveils a New Era of Indoor Cycling for Its Members
(Bogota, Colombia – November 17, 2015) – Bodytech Corporation, the preeminent full-service health club with 140+ locations spanning across three Latin American countries (Colombia, Peru and Chile), has announced the launch of its first RealRyder® Indoor Cycling Program in Bogota. Known for the “un-stationary” multi-planar movement that allows riders to better simulate outdoor riding mechanics, the RealRyder Bikes are providing Bodytech members with a more premium indoor cycling experience. Members will reap the many biomechanical, metabolic and functional training benefits that cannot be achieved using a conventional (“fixed”) indoor bike. (A video showcasing the program can be viewed here.)read more
Source: Sports Turf Managers Association
Pioneers in Baseball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Sporting Grounds Receive Industry’s Highest Honor
(LAWRENCE, Kan.) – Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) – the professional association for 2,600 men and women who manage sports fields worldwide – today announces its 2015 “Field of the Year Award” winners.
Since 1992, STMA’s Field of the Year Award is presented to members who manage baseball, football, soccer, softball and other sporting grounds at the professional, collegiate, schools (K-12) and parks and recreation level. The 2015 winners are listed below:
Pittsburgh … Power management company Eaton today outlined how recently acquired Ephesus Lighting, a Syracuse, N.Y.-based manufacturer of connected light-emitting diode (LED) lighting solutions for sporting venues and high lumen outdoor and industrial applications, will create new value for a wide range of customers. Ephesus Lighting is a market leader in high output controlled lighting solutions that harness advanced electronic design technology to bring lighting into the digital age.read more