About Us

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U.S Sports Video has been nationally recognized and honored as having invented one of the ten most important technological innovations in football history - The Football End Zone Video Camera System."MILESTONES THAT HAVE SHAPED THE MODERN FOOTBALL GAME!" For over two decades, U.S. Sports Video has been the innovative leader in End Zone Camera development. Our exclusive elevated camera systems for sports are professionally designed and engineered by Dr. John C. Fakan, a former NASA Scientist. Telescoping towers designed for Safety, Strength, Stability, and Operator Convenience to last for the very best long-term investment and with a "Life-Time" warranty.

Natural and Easy to Operate

U.S. Sports Video invented the End Zone camera system over 29 years ago and has many system types and configurations.  Our systems are professionally designed and engineered by Dr. John C. Fakan, former NASA Scientist, for safety, stability, and operator convenience and are the very best long term investment - you will not find any better-built systems. Each system is ergonomically designed to be intuitive in movement and operation.

Trusted systems

Selling Hundreds of systems each year, our new 2020 models are now coming off the assembly line featuring a Hi-End Professional HD cameras (Sony or Canon) with HDMI video cable integrated into the Control Harness for maximum compatibility with the various “Replay Systems” on the market.

State-of-the-art

Each year homemade systems arrive on the scene using off the shelf small tripods and pipes with inferior quality and components, it's more important now than ever before to understand the construction, safety and operation principles of each system before making your valuable investment.  U.S. Sports Video is the only End Zone company with a full in-house manufacturing facility providing systems that are insured, bonded and licensed for the educational environment.

We are the originators of endzone camera systems, and our professional
camera systems are used by thousands of athletic programs, all the way up to the NFL for over 30 years. Contact us today for the best system package pricing!

Mike Bokulich
President
U.S. Sports Video

 

Who is US Sports Video?

 

US Sports VIdeo is the originator of endzone camera systems as they’re known today. For over thirty years, we’ve been leading and innovating the elevated camera system industry. We manufacture the most comprehensive line of custom-built endzone camera

systems and telescoping towers available today. Portable, adjustable, and versatile, we have options for all of your endzone filmography needs!

 

The Eagle-Cam family of Endzone Video Systems provides the most complete line of endzone systems available today, end zone camera systems to meet every need and budget. Our Eagle-Cam family of endzone cameras covers systems ranging from Trailer systems to Portable Gyro-Action Endzone Video Systems. Each U.S. Sports Video Tripod Tower System goes through a rigorous phase of prototype evolution before going into final production and is field-tested to meet our demanding standards. Each system is tested for Strength, Wind-Load, Stability, Vibration and Stiffness, system parameters, and qualities to maximize safety and ease of operation. Our proven "Lifetime Warranty" - No other end zone camera system on the market can make that claim or match our system structural integrity, safety, stability, and simplicity.

 

What is the best way to reach you if I want to purchase one or more of your end zone camera systems?

 

If you are interested in purchasing any of our end zone camera systems, it is best if you call us directly or use our contact form found on our website so that we can give you the best package pricing option for your needs and budget.

 

What types of end zone camera systems do you offer?

 

Eagle:  Trailer Endzone Video System – End Zone Camera built on a trailer – Custom built 40 and 50-foot telescoping tower systems – Hydraulic and Pneumatic lift with many exclusive features and options.

 

SkyHawk:  Remote Controlled Endzone System that can be controlled from the press box and other remote locations.

 

Falcon:  Robotic Camera System – Wall or Ceiling mounted, great for gyms, field house, or any other permanent endzone video camera location.

 

Falcon Stadium:  Exclusive custom-designed Stadium Remote Controlled Camera Systems.  Hi-End "HD” advanced video technology. Custom freestanding towers to 50 and 60 feet, or higher, with a fiber-optic or wireless video feed to control center - great for permanent elevated football video coverage.   

 

Raven:  Manual Controlled End Zone Camera  - One handle control for pan/tilt, fast action response for great End Zone Video. Custom telescoping towers controlled from the standing or seated position at the base of the Endzone Tower.

 

Hawkeye:  Small Motor EndZone Camera Systems – Same solid constructions as the Raven, but with a pan-tilt motor at the top of the video telescoping mast with command center unit at the base of Endzone Camera Tower – can control from the standing or seated position.

 

SideWinder:  Portable Gyro-Action End Zone System – Well balanced for complete mobility and designed for critical height to allow for good End Zone Videos from both practice and game action.

 

Why do you use custom aluminum extensions for your end zone camera systems?

 

Our Telescoping Mast and Base Assemblies are professionally designed and custom-built to our exact specifications. Detailed precision CNC machining is needed to manufacture the many exclusive components used on our various end zone camera systems. High quality certified aircraft aluminum materials; automated extrusion presses and Kevlar handling systems provide an ideal environment to develop the precision aluminum extrusions used to manufacture the Eagle, SkyHawk, Raven, Hawkeye, and SideWinder end zone systems. Anodizing, powder coating, extreme-etch, plating, heat-treating, and mechanical finishing provide for a total hi-quality finished system. Each U.S. Sports Video Tripod Tower System goes through a rigorous phase of prototype evolution before going into final production and is field-tested to meet our demanding standards. Each system is tested for Strength, Wind-Load, Stability, Vibration, and Stiffness, system parameters, and qualities to maximize safety and ease of operation. Our proven "Lifetime Warranty" - No other end zone camera system on the market can make that claim or match our system structural integrity, safety, stability, and simplicity.

 

Who is Dr. John?

 

As Senior Product Engineer at U.S. Sports video, John was instrumental in the development of our exclusive line of end zone camera systems. Each system had to go through a rigorous phase of prototype evolution before he would approve it for final production. Dr. John often related to his NASA days in saying that the final "Lunar Module" was no resemblance to the first one that was put on the drawing board - All U.S. Sports Systems have to go through the same evolution and built for safety, stability, simplicity and operating convenience and to last a long time as if it were going to the moon.

John was a brilliant man who spent 13 years as an Aerospace Engineer in the Electromagnetic Propulsion Division of NASA's Lewis Research Center in Brook Park Ohio. John helped develop and test the electronic and propulsion systems that enabled America's lunar landing and the design of quieter jet engines for commercial airlines. He received a number of patents for his work and an Apollo Achievement Award from NASA. John left NASA to found and direct the Medical Data Systems Corporation, one of the first in the country to provide real-time, automated information systems for physicians' offices, hospitals, and clinics. During the 1970s, John served as a senior consultant for the design of the Great Lakes VHF Communications System.

John's "Labor of Love" later became President of the Cleveland Coordinating Committee for the U.S.S. Cod World War II Submarine. John will be forever missed by all who had the privilege to know and work with him.

 

What is your work experience?

 

With over 4800 systems installed throughout the world and a lifetime warranty on all of our tower systems, we will not let you down!  Arkansas, Auburn, Ball State, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Eagles, Missouri, Minnesota, LSU, Tennessee, Oregon, Purdue, Kent State, South Carolina, and hundreds of other big and small programs provide a longtime proven track record for U.S. Sports Video systems.