SPORTS 

BASEBALL SOLUTIONS

Pitch-Perfect Technology

With SMT’s high-profile innovations like PITCHf/x and the Emmy Award-winning K-Zone™, SMT helps teams bring out players’ best performances while influencing the way fans view and analyze the game.

TECHNOLOGY
SERVICES

Virtual Insertion

With SMT’s virtual insertion technology, branding is no longer limited to commercials. Sponsors can take advantage of behind-the-plate and center-field locations that put them directly in front of their target audience when viewership is at its peak. With virtual advertising, the possibilities are endless as far as how many advertisements can be aired at once and how often they can be changed to take advantage of multiple feeds. Virtual advertisement and insertion solutions can be customized for any sport, offering a cost-efficient and exciting options for sponsors.

Products

  • Virtual Ads
  • OZone

Information Systems

High profile applications like Emmy Award-winning K-Zone™ rely on SMT's best-in-class ability to integrate data into live broadcast. Whether in-perspective or in 2D, SMT's suite of products can generate strike zone data, track where pitches cross home plate, and present virtual strike zone graphics during live broadcast.

Products

  • K-Zone
  • Virtual Strike Zone
  • PITCHf/x for Broadcast

Data Integration

High profile applications like Emmy Award-winning K-Zone™ rely on SMT’s best-in-class ability to integrate data into live broadcast. Whether in-perspective or in 2D, SMT’s suite of products can generate strike zone data, track where pitches cross home plate, and present virtual strike zone graphics during live broadcast.

Products

  • K-Zone
  • Virtual Strike Zone
  • PITCHf/x for Broadcast

Graphics Integration

SMT’s live data and graphics interface software allows broadcasters to synchronize statistical information with a multitude of graphics devices in real-time. Our data-driven graphics include in-game information ranging from positional data to game leaders to quarterback passing grids.

Products

  • CG Interface
  • SportCG
  • Tickers
  • 2D and 3D Animations

Timing, Scoring & Statistics

SMT’s next-generation SportsCG Baseball platform sets the standard in sports broadcast clock-and-score character generators (CG). Our turnkey package doubles as an on-air scoring and graphics publishing solution, utilizing a rich graphic feature set and cutting-edge, intelligent user interface custom tailored to baseball production.

Products

  • SportsCG

Tracking Systems

With technology like the PITCHf/x® system that tracks pitch trajectories to within one inch, SMT continues to influence the way people view and analyze the game. SMT’s suite of computer vision applications generate tracking data for pitches, hits, defensive player throws, and the players themselves, creating a full digital record of any game. The PITCHf/x and FIELDf/x® systems are used by major league front offices, international professional leagues, colleges, training facilities and biomechanics laboratories, to evaluate players’ skills, enhance their abilities, and detect and prevent injuries.

Products

  • FIELDf/x
  • PITCHf/x
  • HITf/x
  • COMMANDf/x

Video Displays & Production

SMT provides its 1st & Ten system for NFL and university stadiums, offering fans real-time content not available on broadcasts. SMT’s in-stadium production combines in-game stats integrated into SMT-designed graphics packages displayed on stadiums’ massive video boards, as well as in-concourse HD video displays.
With SMT’s GOTO Board, broadcasters can deliver compelling analyses with the interactive touch screen and interface system that combines real-time data, graphics and video integration with robust features and tools.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

Creative Studio

SMT’s in-house Creative Studio specializes in brand design and motion graphics packages for broadcast, webcast and live events. Our Creative Studio experts design with future technological solutions in mind, such as interactive social media displays and virtual and augmented real-time set designs. Our award-winning staff provides national and international sports and entertainment brands with creative development, analysis and strategy.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

Video Production

SMT’s Video Production Services team is comprised of Emmy-winning broadcast specialists who use a producer’s eye to help clients produce engaging and compelling content for their distinctive audiences. Our video editing and distribution services capture special events for tournaments, including player interviews, client testimonials and tournament promotional materials for on-site video boards, webcasts or television.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

Digital

SMT provides its 1st & Ten system for NFL and university stadiums, offering fans real-time content not available on broadcasts. SMT’s in-stadium production combines in-game stats integrated into SMT-designed graphics packages displayed on stadiums’ massive video boards, as well as in-concourse HD video displays. With SMT’s GOTO Board, broadcasters can deliver compelling analyses with the interactive touch screen and interface system that combines real-time data, graphics and video integration with robust features and tools.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

On-Site Operations

SMT’s on-site operations teams are highly skilled at working side-by-side with production crews to provide SMT’s in-stadium or broadcast solutions for major or minor league games. SMT’s expert remote technical teams understand the expectations of producers and directors and the challenges that come with working in a live TV environment. Whether working in studios, production trucks or in-stadium, our teams work well under pressure and maintain self-composure and integrity, easily adapting to changes that are inherent in live productions. With next-generation technology and deep-seated expertise, our teams provide remote installation, on-site camera training, maintenance, and troubleshooting to ensure the highest production value possible.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

Help Desk and Data Ops

Our fully staffed Data Operations Center supports clients at every level of a production, working in tandem with our QC group for analysis, troubleshooting and reporting procedures to execute flawless broadcast and events with expert insight into engineering, production and operation functions.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

Training and Certification

SMT is committed to providing ongoing training for all employees and to our clients. Our Institute provides a simulated production truck environment in which to learn and practice various aspects of live broadcasts, while our Training and Certification department offers a plethora of training videos, websites and testing for our certification program. SMT instructors design, develop and deliver comprehensive training programs unique to each client.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

Commentator Support

With SMT’s commentator support, on-air talent is instructed on how best to use our off-camera information systems to deliver expert analysis in-game, during replays or postgame. Our systems offer an array of current and historical data, statistical and real-time information, including injury reports, strategy reports, and other pertinent data - everything analysts and play-by-play commentators need to tell the emerging stories on the field.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

Management and Consulting

SMT’s dedicated account managers provide expert consultation and support as they advise clients on products and services and act as liaisons between all SMT departments (Operations, Engineering, Creative Studio, Help Desk, Accounting, Sales and Marketing) to ensure client expectations are exceeded.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

Digital

SMT brings professional-level video and tracking technologies to the amateur level with GameView and PITCHf/x. These products work together to deliver high quality video, tracking data and game context, all in one easy-to-use web page. SMT works with your organization to install PITCHf/x and GameView cameras at your ballpark. GameView cameras are positioned at ideal coaching angles: tightly framed on the pitcher’s open and closed side, the hitter’s open and closed side, high home, and centerfield. When pitches are detected by PITCHf/x, video is automatically clipped. After any session, coaches and players can log into the GameView website to break down video complemented by tracking data.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • In-stadium 1st & Ten
  • In-stadium Next Gen Stats
  • Talent Touchscreens
  • Production Prompters

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