spraker.tv helps the Portland Thorns stream a championship season with Broadcast Pix

Broadcast Pix at the Portland Thorns

The Portland Thorns women’s soccer team had a remarkable first season.  While large crowds cheered in Jeld Wen stadium, thousands more tuned in online to an HD stream of the action.  spraker.tv was privileged to be a part of this groundbreaking endeavor – as profiled on the front page of the Broadcast Pix website.

Using video output from the existing Granite 1000 production switcher allocated for in-stadium video wall presentations, combined with audio from the radio broadcast, each Web production was managed by a single operator. Dave Spraker of spraker.tv, who served as the integrator for the project, said it was essential to “leverage the existing Broadcast Pix system to do a second show.

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