Michael Darer

As the PGA Tour looks to resume, smaller events offer helpful guidelines »

As other leagues have shown in the past few weeks, staying adaptable and alert as to conditions and challenges is the key to a stellar return to play. With the proper protocol and regulation, the PGA Tour could be yet another story of triumph — a real hole-in-one.

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NASCAR and Fox Sports show how sports broadcasting can get back on track »

While better positioned than most sports for a return, the work that NASCAR and Fox have done to get back to racing is remarkable, and hopefully provides a roadmap for others who think this might be the moment for them to come back.

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Bundesliga offers a roadmap for the relaunch of professional sports broadcasting »

The future of professional sports is bound to be an interesting one, for leagues, broadcasters, and fans alike. Still, with the success of the Bundesliga relaunch, and the massive viewership for the return of South Korea’s K League the weekend prior, it’s clear that everyone is invested in seeing their favorite teams return.

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What does Quibi teach us about streaming under quarantine? »

What comes next for Quibi is uncertain, but how the platform adapts to the next few months will go a long way to determining its place in the OTT world when this chaos abates.

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VR and AR are seeing resurgent interest under COVID-19. Veterans of the field think it’s about time. »

Virtual reality and Augmented Reality are having a moment under the COVID-19 pandemic, by moving us beyond the confines of social distancing, and connecting us to our coworkers and the world despite the necessary, but frustrating restrictions keeping us all at home and making remote working challenging.

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Healthcare innovations prove AR and VR aren’t just for entertainment »

As healthcare workers strive to fight off the current pandemic and keep themselves safe at the same time, AR and VR offer a range of solutions to problems both basic and complex.

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The 2020 NFL Draft was a massive victory for live production under very unique conditions »

Based on the all-time record viewership and the rapturous reactions from those who watched the NFL draft, the final product was a massive (and safe) success!

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What COVID-19 and the 2007 Writers Strike have in common »

M&E is an immensely dynamic industry, and the most successful enterprises within it have always proven themselves to be adaptable, flexible, and unafraid to think outside the box. Examples of disruption in the past — such as the 2007-2008 Writers Strike — offer a valuable handbook to how to approach moments of uncertainty.

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rsync may work for some, but not for M&E »

We catalogued exactly what makes rsync such an insufficient file transfer solution in the modern media landscape, and the results are worth considering. Despite a well-deserved reputation as a helpful tool for certain industries, rsync simply doesn’t meet the needs of M&E specifically.

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In the face of COVID-19, the media industry is showing support, camaraderie, and perseverance »

There are many opportunities to see how individuals and organizations are leveraging their global reach and their increasing connectivity with customers and industry comrades to alleviate the stresses of COVID-19.

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