|At the Wednesday, December 6 meeting...
OVER-THE-TOP (OTT) SPORTSCASTING
With ROB WALLACE, COO, Lax Sports Network and Brian Raynes, Partner, Little Bay Broadcast Services
Join the SMPTE NewEngland Section for an evening with the Lax Sports Network, the premiere multi-platform, digital OTT sports network devoted to the sport of Lacrosse, available on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku,
Chromecast, and desktop. Lax sports Network produces over 2,000 hours of live and video-on-demand (VOD) annually, including collegiate and professional lacrosse games, documentaries, highlights, access and analysis, delivering the most complete video coverage in the sport. The network launched in January 2016. This year, LSN will produce over 130 games, including Major League Lacrosse games and 24 Colonial Athletic Association games. LSNís Chief Operating Officer ROB WALLACE will guide us through the facility that was designed by BRIAN RAYNES of LITTLE BAY BROADCAST SERVICES of Dover, New Hampshire, a design, integration, installation, project management and consulting firm for the television industry. Brian will discuss the process of the system design process that provided a network operation with live production, remote and server-based streaming content that solves the problems and challenges unique to a over-the-top network system.
About Our Presenters:
Rob Wallace, COO, Lax Sports Network:
- Chief Operating Officer, Lax Sports Network (2015-present)
- Director of Digital, Orange County Register (2012-2015)
- 20+ yrs production experience working with: ESPN, NBC Olympics, NESN, HGTV, Animal Planet, Gannett, WHDH, WBZ-TV, Continental Cablevision
Brian Raynes, Partner, Little Bay Broadcast Services:
Brian Raynes started working as a maintenance technician over 25 years ago, and worked his way up to be an Engineer-In-Charge for a national mobile production truck company. While an EIC, Brian integrated several of the mobile units in their fleet as well as worked on many international television shows. In 2005, Brian and his father, David Raynes, restarted Little Bay Broadcast Services, an integration company located in New England, but servicing customers all over the United States. Little Bayís focus has been on sports arenas and stadiums, television stations, large and small mobile units (both internationally and nationally), and providing maintenance for current customers. While at Little Bay, Brian worked on many Olympic Games, Goodwill Games, and international events in Asia, South America, and all over Europe.
The SMPTE New England Section wishes to thank ROB WALLACE of LAX SPORTS NETWORK for hosting this meeting and SMPTE Manager BRAD REED of LITTLE BAY BROADCAST SERVICES for managing it.
Please RSVP for the refreshments quantities
We are planning a nice colation !!!
Wednesday, December, 6, 2017
Refreshments at 6:30pm
Presentation at 7:00pm
LAX Sports Network,
4 Presidential Way,
Woburn, MA 01801
DIRECTIONS TO LAX SPORTS NETWORK: https://www.dexknows.com/business_profiles/lax_sports_network-l2710529239/map