August 19, 2014

Sportvision, Inc. Wins 2014 SVG Europe Technical Achievement Award

By: Sportvision

Chicago IL - August
6th, 2014 - SVG Europe and its Advisory Council, which included leading sports
production professionals from across Europe, have announced Sportvision will be
the recipient for the 2014 Technical Achievement Award for its technology
deployment related to the 2013 America’s Cup race.

"Sportvision's work caught the eye of our committee as it
took the use of virtual graphics and data to a whole new level, and, more
importantly, transformed the very nature of how sailing events will be produced
in the future," says Ken Kerschbaumer, SVG, Executive Director, Editorial
Services. "It turned an event that, historically, has been hard to watch
as a viewer without any true semblance of what is going on into a data-rich
experience. More importantly, it exemplifies the best use of the new technology:
changing the way the story of a sport is told and making it more exciting than

"We continue to see popularity of sailing grow on an
international level, and we are glad that our technology played such an
important role in enriching the viewing experience of fans around the world forth
America's Cup," said Mike Jakob, President, Sportvision, Inc. "At Sportvision
we are committed to developing and implementing innovative technologies that
create valuable data from live sporting events and transforming that data into
compelling products across multiple platforms. We are honored to be recognized
with this award for Technical Achievement and thank our partner the America's
Cup Event Authority for their inspired collaboration on this project."

Sportvision will be honored at a reception in Amsterdam at the IBC
Convention on Saturday, September 13th. Along with Sportvision other honorees
this year for production achievement include HBS and FIFA TV for the World Cup
and OBS for the Olympics.