West Virginia University Football Relies on JVC Cameras for Game Film and Network Broadcasts

Date: 19/01/2023
West Virginia University Football Relies on JVC Cameras for Game Film and Network Broadcasts

As a member of the NCAA Division I Big 12 Conference, the West Virginia University Mountaineers football team always looks for new ways to keep its video production up to the high standards at which they play. When it came time for the team to upgrade its video equipment, production personnel knew they would need high-quality, budget-friendly cameras that were easy for student volunteers to use.

As current JVC Professional Video users, the Mountaineers Football production team decided that the brand’s KY-PZ100 Robotic PTZ cameras would be the best option for the stadium and indoor practice venue. “Our students are volunteers, so they’re not trained camera operators,” says Shawn Walker, Director of Video at West Virginia University. “The JVC cameras come with a full auto option that allows us to just turn on the camera and be ready to go, which is super convenient. We found JVC to be an easier solution for the student operators, and it was the less expensive option as well, so we knew we wanted to stay with the brand when adding the PTZ cameras to the venues.”

In addition to the five legacy GY-HM620U camcorders that the team continues to use, they now have six JVC KY-PZ100 PTZ cameras, which are permanently located throughout the stadium, practice field and indoor practice venue. The content that comes from these cameras is used for a variety of video applications, which includes coaches’ film for scouting players, reviewing games and practices, and studying opponents. The team also integrates the cameras for video exchanges within the conference, as well as sharing broadcast feeds with major sports channels, like ESPN and FOX, for play-by-plays and more.

“In our conference, we have an open exchange where every school in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) has access to every other school’s film,” continues Walker. “With this format, we’re able to download other teams’ game film and edit it with our software. This allows coaches to watch it, break it down, gather ideas and scout teams or players. That footage from our end is all captured with the JVC cameras. Internally, we use the cameras for our own reviews of practices and games in addition to presenting for broadcasts when necessary.”

According to Walker, the JVC cameras have provided a solution for the team that is not only convenient and high-quality, but extremely functional for an array of film opportunities. “The handheld and PTZ cameras are both very versatile. We use them a lot. Not just for broadcasts and coaches’ video, but for interviews and other content for the school as a whole. All I have to do is connect a mic, and they’re good to go.”

Since integrating the JVC equipment, the team has not only created a relationship with the brand’s support team, but they have also made JVC their go-to option for future purchases.



Tags: jvc professional video | education
Submitted by Vanessa Bishop (D. Pagan Communications)
View author's directory page

Related Interviews
  • Training and education within the broadcast industry

    Training and education within the broadcast industry

  • Cambridge Imaging Systems at BVE 2014

    Cambridge Imaging Systems at BVE 2014

  • SMPTE on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013

    SMPTE on BroadcastShow LIVE at IBC 2013


Related Shows
  • Streaming with JVC HC500 and JVC HC550 Connected Camcorders

    Streaming with JVC HC500 and JVC HC550 Connected Camcorders


Related Articles
  • State Of The Nation: Securing The Future

    State Of The Nation: Securing The Future

  • TV Futures - Producers Produce

    TV Futures - Producers Produce

  • TV Futures - The Shadowing Experience

    TV Futures - The Shadowing Experience

  • TVFutures - Location Assistant

    TVFutures - Location Assistant

  • The Brutal Kit Environment of Education

    The Brutal Kit Environment of Education

  • Ruth Matos Interview - A Career Unfolds

    Ruth Matos Interview - A Career Unfolds

  • Taking on a self employed placement year

    Taking on a self employed placement year

  • Have Lorry will Broadcast - NHS70

    Have Lorry will Broadcast - NHS70

  • What is next after University

    What is next after University

  • Managing Talent

    Managing Talent

  • Where university meets universe with Tim Peake

    Where university meets universe with Tim Peake

  • TVFutures looking back at the class of 2015

    TVFutures looking back at the class of 2015

  • Camera Operation and Training Part 1

    Camera Operation and Training Part 1

  • TV Futures

    TV Futures

  • Circles of Confusion

    Circles of Confusion

  • CLASS - LEAN Mean Versioning Machine

    CLASS - LEAN Mean Versioning Machine

  • REDucation - Real world RED camera training

    REDucation - Real world RED camera training

  • Education meets industry...

    Education meets industry...

  • The business of University: Or lack thereof

    The business of University: Or lack thereof

  • #TVFutures

    #TVFutures

  • Guaranteed Training?

    Guaranteed Training?

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • Making the invisible visible

    Making the invisible visible

  • What Directors do and dont do

    What Directors do and dont do

  • Big hands small head

    Big hands small head

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • The 24 Hour Universtity Television Broadcast Challenge

    The 24 Hour Universtity Television Broadcast Challenge

  • Skillset Accreditation

    Skillset Accreditation

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • Training the next generation

    Training the next generation

  • #TVFUTURES

    #TVFUTURES

  • Broadcasting from the icy tundra

    Broadcasting from the icy tundra

  • Education: Live TV  approaches to learning without a safety net

    Education: Live TV approaches to learning without a safety net

  • Ravensbourne 21st Century Broadcast Education

    Ravensbourne 21st Century Broadcast Education


News
Roland Axelsson to stand down from Intinor board to focus on product and market growth Posted: 03/02/2023
Roland Axelsson to stand down from Intinor board  to focus on product and market growth

Intinor, Sweden’s leading developer of products and solutions for high quality video over the internet, has announced that the company’s co-founder and co-owner, Roland Axelsson, is to step down from the board. Axelsson remains as the company’s Product Manager,and will devote his time to Intinor’s product strategy and market growth.

Tags: Intinor | product strategy | video | broadcast | market growth | tv
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
Atomos Official Provider for On-board Monitoring and Recording at the Sundance Film Festival 2023 Posted: 03/02/2023
Atomos Official Provider for On-board Monitoring and Recording at the Sundance Film Festival 2023

The Sundance Film Festival, which took place January 19–29 in person and online, was supported by Atomos with on-board monitoring and recording using the Ninja V and ATOMOS CONNECT for the Festival Daily Recap and videos distributed in theatres and across its social media channels.

Tags: Atomos | Sundance
Submitted by Bubble Agency
More from this author
Matthews Introduces Gatorbuddy Posted: 02/02/2023
Matthews Introduces Gatorbuddy and trade;

Burbank, California: Matthews Studio Equipment brings another smarter support solution to photography and video shoots with new Gatorbuddy.

Tags: Matthews | Grip | grip equipment | Lighting | lighting support | Matthews | Matthews Studio Equipment | Sheet Plate | gaffer | local 80 | cinematography | production | set | Floppy | flag | protection | crew | safety | stands | screens | frames | slider
Submitted by Lewis Communications
More from this author
New World TV partners with Globecast for pay-TV and FTA satellite and IP distribution of 2022 Qatar Football Tournament across Sub-Saharan Africa Posted: 02/02/2023
New World TV partners with Globecast for pay-TV and FTA satellite and IP distribution of 2022 Qatar Football Tournament across Sub-Saharan Africa

New World TV, based in Togo, turned to Globecast, the global solutions provider for media and content management, to provide satellite distribution services – as well as full IP redundancy – for the recent Qatar football tournament. 

Tags: Globecast | satellite | IP | distribution | Qatar
Submitted by Jump PR
More from this author
InSync marks major milestone with gold standard attention to detail Posted: 02/02/2023
InSync marks major milestone with gold standard attention to detail

InSync Technology, world-leading developer of high-quality videoconversion, is celebrating its 20th birthday at NAB2023 (booth C2013, Las Vegas Convention Center, 16 – 19 April). Demonstrations on the booth will focus on the remarkable advances in quality in its algorithms, ensuring that fine detail is preserved in even the most challenging content, such as fast-moving sports. 

Tags: Insync | broadcast | sorts | live broadcast | video processing | FrameFormer
Submitted by Manor Marketing
More from this author
7fivefive Releases Lens for Dynamic Media Resource Management Posted: 02/02/2023
7fivefive Releases Lens for Dynamic Media Resource Management

Systems engineering firm 7fivefive, has released Lens; a central resource management portal to combine, monitor, and manage media workflows. Based on the previous Remote Edit Dashboard tool but with a completely new codebase built from the ground up, Lens gives users the ability to manage multiple cloud and hybrid environments, in one customisable platform.

Tags: 7fivefive | mediatech
Submitted by Radical Moves Ltd
More from this author
Accedo One Adds VIZIO Support for the U.S. Posted: 02/02/2023
Accedo One Adds VIZIO Support for the U.S.

Accedo has added VIZIO to the stack of supported platforms for its cloud-based SaaS video platform, Accedo One. The first customer deployed on VIZIO’s SmartCast platform using Accedo One is Hallmark Movies Now.

Tags: Vizio | Accedo | One | US | SmartCast
Submitted by Radical Moves Ltd
More from this author
Arkona Technologies Appoints Pipeline Media Oy as Finnish Channel Partner Posted: 01/02/2023
Arkona Technologies Appoints Pipeline Media Oy as Finnish Channel Partner

arkona technologies GmbH, provider of IP core infrastructure solutions for top-tier broadcast productions, has partnered with Finnish company, Pipeline Media Oy, a highly skilled and accomplished systems integrator based in Helsinki.

Tags: arkona Technologies | Hans Braes | Wil Cordfunke | Rainer Sturm | Wiggo Evensen | Erling Hedkvist | Joe LoGrasso | Pipeline Media Oy | Jukka Keski-Loppi
Submitted by Desert Moon
More from this author
Dejero and Austria's Jannerrallye Achieve Broadcasting First In-Car Rally Racing Posted: 01/02/2023
Dejero and Austria's Jannerrallye Achieve Broadcasting First In-Car Rally Racing

Uninterrupted connectivity and ‘spectacular’ picture-quality from challenging race route in harsh and rural location relies solely on bonded cellular for transmission

Tags: Dejero | EnGo | WayPoint | Remote Production | FIBA | Mobile Transmitter | Sports Broadcast | Jannuralleye | Rally Car | In-Vehicle | Connectivity
Submitted by Dejero
More from this author
Spectra Logic Partners with Wasabi Technologies to Deliver Unparalleled Data Optimisation Across Cloud and Hybrid Environments Posted: 01/02/2023
Spectra Logic Partners with Wasabi Technologies to Deliver Unparalleled Data Optimisation Across Cloud and Hybrid Environments

Spectra Logic has announced a partnership with Wasabi Technologies, the hot cloud company, that integrates Wasabi cloud storage with the Spectra Vail® unified data management solution.

Tags: Spectra Logic | Wasabi Technologies | Wasabi cloud storage | Spectra Vail | Spectra StorCycle | data management
Submitted by A3 Communications
More from this author
EMG Chooses Leader LV7300 Multiscreen Rasterizers for New Mobile Production Vehicles Posted: 01/02/2023
EMG Chooses Leader LV7300 Multiscreen Rasterizers for New Mobile Production Vehicles

EMG, a globally active provider of broadcast services for sports and live events as well as studio-based production, has chosen Leader multiscreen rasterizerizing waveform monitors for integration into three new OB vehicles. 16 LV7300 rasterizers, supplied via Thameside.TV, will be used for master reference during live transmissions and related post-production.

Tags: Leader Instruments | video test equipment | audio test equipment | video waveform monitors | 12G waveform monitors | 12G video analyzers | IP video analysers | video noise meters | HDR test equipment | true-hybrid test equipment | Hi-Vision test equipment
Submitted by Stylus Media Communications
More from this author
Dalet Enables Business Transformation of Italian Premier Football League into a Leading Sports Media Company Posted: 31/01/2023
Dalet Enables Business Transformation of Italian Premier Football League into a Leading Sports Media Company

State-of-the-art broadcast centre leverages full range of Dalet solutions to power end-to-end content production and distribution

Tags: Broadcast | WorkflowTools | Dalet | SportsBroadcasting
Submitted by Zazil Media Group
More from this author
24i's smart TV experts support launch of Philips Hue Sync TV App, a milestone in the home entertainment journey Posted: 31/01/2023
24i's smart TV experts support launch of Philips Hue Sync TV App, a milestone in the home entertainment journey

Ground-breaking app connects the newest Samsung smart TVs to Philips Hue smart lighting App to enhance the viewing and gaming experience by changing lighting to match what’s happening on screen


Tags: SmartTV | immersive | personalized | ConnectedHome
Submitted by
More from this author
Unprecedented control from anywhere - NewTek debuts new NDI native Flex Control Panel Posted: 31/01/2023
Unprecedented control from anywhere - NewTek debuts new NDI native Flex Control Panel

NewTek launches a new Control Panel from ISE, Flex – connected with NDI®. With Flex, operators can take direct control of PTZ devices, audio and video mixing, audio connections and talkback for the first time in the NewTek Control Panel line.

Tags: NewTek | FlexControlPanel | TriCaster | NewTekSolutions | ISE 2023
Submitted by Vizrt Group
More from this author
Ateme exceeds low-latency video expectations for Cyta (Cyprus) Posted: 31/01/2023
Ateme exceeds low-latency video expectations for Cyta (Cyprus)

Cyta (Cyprus Telecommunications Authority), the leading provider of integrated electronic communications in Cyprus, recently installed a low-latency solution for encoding and packaging from Ateme, reducing latency for its premium OTT channels beyond its initial expectations. 

Tags: Ateme | broadcasting | low-latency | solutions | OTT
Submitted by Bubble agency
More from this author
Pages:   [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7 > >>