first_imgMERIT AWARD RECOMMENDATION: APPROVAL OF MINUTES: An executive session and a closed hearing will be held prior to the open session. I.C. 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(5): To receive information about and interview prospective employees.I.C. 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(6)(A): With respect to any individual over whom the governing body has jurisdiction to receive information concerning the individual’s alleged misconduct.I.C. 5-14-1.5-6.1(b)(9): To discuss a job performance evaluation of individual employees.  This subdivision does not apply to a discussion of the salary, compensation, or benefits of employees during a budget process. OPEN SESSION: COMMISSION ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS: REMINDERS:  The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 23, 2019, at 4:00 pm.  Next hiring/awards ceremony is January 6th at 1:00 pm at the Victory Theater. ADJOURNMENTFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Sgt. Jeff Kingery, Sgt. Adam Will, Officers James Delano, Ronald Harper, Benjamin Hallmark, and Caleb Wiseman for actions taken on May 26, 2019, regarding a shooting in the 2000 Block of North 5th Ave.   APPROVAL OF CLAIMS CALL TO ORDER November 25, 2019  (Cook, Scott, and Hamilton) PROBATIONARY OFFICER UPDATE: EVANSVILLE POLICE MERIT COMMISSION MEETING AGENDAMonday, December 9, 20194:00 p.m.  Room 307, Civic Center ComplexEXECUTIVE SESSION: Sergeant Steve Kleeman reports on officers in the Field Training Program. The executive session and hearing are closed as provided by: ACKNOWLEDGE GUESTS Set Commission meeting dates/times for meetings in 2020.last_img read more

Snarky Puppy, The Wood Brothers, & More Lead Immersive Weekend At GroundUp [Photos]

first_imgMatt Shotwell GroundUP Music Festival returned to Miami Beach, Florida, over the weekend for its second annual event. Hosted by Grammy-winning, jazz-funk collective Snarky Puppy and their associated label, GroundUP Music, the festival featured a special Snarky Puppy set each day along with performances from an eclectic list of international talents. For the second annual GroundUP Music Festival, the event saw performances by The Wood Brothers; The Flecktones Trio featuring Béla Fleck, Victor Wooten, and Futureman; Robert Glasper; Knower; Roosevelt Collier; Joshua Redman; Weedie Braimah & The Hands of Time; Banda Magda; and so many more.GroundUP Music Festival offered more than just great music, as fans had the opportunity to participate in intimate masterclasses and workshops. Charlie Hunter kicked off Friday’s festivities with an intimate performance workshop, followed by Becca Stevens & Alan Hampton’s waterside workshop titled “Song Trading on the Beach” and a headlining performance by the Flecktones trio. Saturday started with a percussion summit featuring Futureman, Nate Werth (Snarky Puppy), and Weedie Braimah (Trombone Shorty), among others, anda workshop led by Béla Fleck and Lionel Loueke titled “Exploring Your Individuality,” while the rest of the day saw performances by Roosevelt Collier, The Wood Brothers, and Underground System & Weedie Braimah, and more. To close out the three-day event, Sunday’s highlights included a conversation between bass heavyweights Victor Wooten and Michael League, a genre-bending lesson with Robert Glasper, songwriting with The Wood Brothers, and a capella on the beach with members of KNOWER and Banda Magda.Check out the full weekend gallery below, courtesy of photographer Matt Shotwell.GroundUP Music Festival | Miami, FL | Photos by Matt Shotwell Photo: Matt Shotwellcenter_img Load remaining imageslast_img read more

Sportradar to deliver in-game edge through official MLB deal

first_imgShare Submit Share Sportradar will deliver a significant competitive edge to sportsbooks ‘in-game’ after securing the exclusive rights to distribute official real time game statistics from Major League Baseball (MLB) to media companies and regulated sports betting operators.Starting with the 2019 season, the new multi-year partnership encompasses media and gaming rights at both international and domestic levels.Across international markets outside of the US, Sportradar will hold exclusive distribution rights for the statistics, as collected at every ballpark via the league’s proprietary technology and stat operators, to both media companies and regulated sports betting operators. Meanwhile, it will also have exclusive rights to distribute live industry standard audio-visual game feeds to gaming operators outside the US in territories where sports betting is legal.In the US, Sportradar will have the same exclusive rights for official real time statistics distribution to media entities in their coverage of Major League Baseball.  Sportradar will also serve as the official supplier of MLB’s real time betting data feed in the US, where distribution to regulated sports betting operators will be on a non-exclusive basis through Sportradar and additional authorised distributors.Alongside the commercial partnership, MLB will incorporate Integrity Services from Sportradar, who will be monitoring and analysing every MLB game via its fraud detection system, as well as access to its intelligence and investigations services.Kenny Gersh, MLB Executive VP of Gaming & New Business Ventures, said: “A high-quality, reliable, and fast official data feed is the building block to creating engaging gaming products for MLB fans.“Sportradar, a proven industry leader in data distribution, is perfectly positioned to help MLB deliver an exceptional Official MLB betting feed. We are excited about the opportunities that this partnership will unlock as the sports betting landscape continues to unfold in the U.S.”“We are truly excited to be working with Major League Baseball as its official global data partner,” added Carsten Koerl, Chief Executive Officer of Sportradar. “This is not only a tremendous opportunity for Sportradar, but ultimately it opens up new doors for MLB fans who have historically shown a proclivity for sophisticated data. “We look forward to utilizing our vast global experience as the global leader in the data, AV, and integrity spaces to give fans and partners an unmatched experience.” Related Articles StumbleUpon Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 David Lampitt, Sportradar: F1 presents betting’s most sizeable opportunity August 14, 2020 Sportradar combats social media abuse with player protection solution August 17, 2020last_img read more