SOCCER SOLUTIONS

Fielding the future

SMT's on-field sponsorship opportunities enhance national and international soccer events.

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SERVICES

Virtual Insertion

The Footballf/x™ system provides enhancements for television coverage of soccer/football matches, including the virtually inserted Offside Line, which enables the viewer to see exactly when and how an offside foul was committed with a virtual yellow line, similar to SMT’s 1st & Ten® line used in American football. SMT’s virtual insertion technology also allows sponsors to take advantage of on-field locations, putting brands 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. Virtual advertisement and insertion solutions can be customized for the field or sidelines, offering a cost-efficient and exciting options for sponsors, including handling multiple output feeds for targeted marketing across different regions.

Products

  • Footballf/x
  • Virtual Ads

Information Systems

SMT provides setup and user support in the NBA's event hotels. Our production crews install VPN hardware for connection to the NBA corporate network, interconnectivity to the conference, routers and APs for user network access, VoIP telephones, printers and copiers, and support the NBA's smartphones for access to the local data network and mobile wi-fi access in the hotels.

Products

  • Commentator Information System

Data Integration

SMT’s data-collection and integration technology delivers next-generation statistics in real-time, offering infinite possibilities to enhance the fan experience. SMT’s DMX (Data Matrix Switchboard), delivers real-time data feeds to help commentators deliver expert analysis with statistical, historical and real-time information. This data is also seamlessly integrated simultaneously into a variety of systems and devices.

Products

  • Footballf/x
  • DMX

Graphics Integration

SMT's Synthetic Video™ system highlights players with Xs and Os like a coach's chalkboard to emphasize offensive or defensive maneuvers. Coverage zones can be defined to provide meaningful data for the audience, and irrelevant players can be dissolved from the shot to zero in on the key action and eliminate any distractions from the commentary.

Products

  • Synthetic Video
  • SportsCG

Timing, Scoring & Statistics

From the pregame setup menus to the optimized live scoring layout, SMT’s SportsCG clock-and-score publishing system 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 soccer production.

Products

  • SportsCG

Tracking Systems

As with SMT’s player-and-object tracking systems for American football and hockey, SMT’s capabilities extend to soccer. Through embedded tracking devices, fans can see real-time data integrated into a player ID pointer graphic that reveals speed and distance. SMT’s BallTrack technology tracks the trajectory and speed of the ball, providing interesting data to enrich the broadcast and inform the audience.

Products

  • BallTrack
  • OASIS

Video Displays & Production

With SMT’s GOTO Board, broadcasters can deliver compelling analyses from an interactive touch screen and interface system that combines real-time data, graphics and video integration with robust features and tools. For large tournaments, SMT’s Social Media Walls are a fan favorite, a place fans gather to see SMT-curated posts from players, fans, and celebrities, displayed on giant LED boards. With SMT’s in-stadium video boards, fans don’t miss a moment of the action during snack breaks.

Products

  • GOTO Board
  • Social Media Walls
  • Video Boards

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’s Digital Media team, with backgrounds in mobile and console game design and development, has a strong knowledge of web and mobile applications, virtual and augmented reality, live data streaming and live video enhancement. SMT designs and develops compelling game day companion apps using a variety of code bases.

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. 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 quality and 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 Information Screen (CIS), on-air talent and production truck staff are supplied with real-time scoring, current and historical data, and statistical and real-time information.

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

Media Services

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

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Virtual Insertion

SMT’s virtual insertion systems for football are anchored by our Emmy-winning 1st & Ten line system, widely heralded as one of the most important sports broadcast technology achievements and a staple of NFL and NCAA football broadcasts. Other virtual systems for football include DriveChart, PassTrack, player cards and lineups, play clocks and advertisements on the field.

Products

  • 1st & Ten Line System
  • Camera Tracker
  • Weather GFX
  • SMART and Talent Telestration
  • Studio Sets and Partial Sets
  • Next Gen Tele
  • SMART IBV (Image-based)
  • SMART CC (Sensor-based)
  • SMARTVISION
  • DriveChart
  • PassTrack

Information Systems

SMT’s football intelligence technology collects real-time data to feed a variety of our products, such as our Commentator Information System (CIS), GOTO Boards, and Production Prompters to help talent deliver expert analysis with statistical, historical and real-time information. SMT’s interactive system, SET Stat, calculates real-time statistical information based on player tracking or 3D modeling of the field.

Products

  • CIS (Commentator Information System)
  • SET Stat
  • TIPS
  • GOTO Board

Data Integration

SMT’s data-collection and integration technology for football delivers next-generation statistics in real-time, offering infinite possibilities to enhance the fan experience. SMT’s Football Intelligence Engine, our customized DMX, delivers real-time data feeds to help commentators deliver expert analysis with statistical, historical and real-time information. This data is also seamlessly integrated into a variety of graphics in conjunction with the NFL’s Next Gen Stats and RFID-based tracking system.

Products

  • CIS (Commentator Information System)
  • SET Stat
  • GOTO Board
  • Next Gen Stats
  • DMX (Data Matrix Switchboard)

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 timing, scoring and stats systems are the foundation of any football broadcast. Our clock-and-score publishing device, SportsCG, packaged with QB Stat, our real-time statistical football engine, provides a comprehensive on-site solution for live broadcasts, studios or commentators.

Products

  • SportsCG
  • QB Stat
  • Tickers

Tracking Systems

SMT’s Next Gen Tele presentation platform integrates seamlessly with the RFID-based tracking infrastructure provided by the NFL to display routes for use in first replay. SMT’s football intelligence engine can provide live or replay-based player tracking telestration, trend analysis and live on-air graphics.

Products

  • Next Gen Tele
  • OASIS

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

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