June 9, 2015

EXTRAORDINARY FIRST IN SEA GAMES HISTORY: For the first time at any multi-sport competition, an interactive multi-camera feature will be available on the app

Celebrate the extraordinary this year with a SEA Games TV app unveiled by Netco Sports in partnership with EVS. 

 

The 28th SEA Games for long have been acknowledged as one of the most important stages for the region to showcase their sport potential. With the ambition of having the Games gone more viral, especially in major sport scenes, the organizing committee decided to offer a comprehensive digital coverage of the Games including an official website, social media coverage, plus live-streaming possibility on YouTube and extraordinarily, on sport lovers’ smart devices.

 

“We (are trying) to give an all-round experience to all the digital spectators – as we call them. So if you would like to play a game, there’s Nila’s Quest. If you would like a very engaging digital experience, there is the second screen app.” said Mr. Thomas Lim, head of the Information Operations Centre, Singapore SEA Games Organizing Committee (SINGSOC).

 

For the very first time at any multi-sport competition, the Games can be played LIVE on their smart devices: Fans will be enabled to stream more than 600 hours of the 39-sport competition from June 5 to 16 and also the opening and closing ceremonies. Multicam technology – a cutting edge innovation – is integrated in the solution by Netco Sports in order to upraise spectators’ digital experience from with near-live highlight videos from multiple angles, utilizing up to 16 cameras circling Jalan Besar Stadium, National Stadium, OCBC Arena, OCBC Aquatic Centre, and Singapore Indoor Stadium.

 

The app feeds likewise various sport videos, picture gallery, the Games’ schedule, and medal tally with latest updates on medalists. Without a doubt, social network integration with Twitter and Facebook is offered for more fascinating streaming experience.

 

The app is available to sport fans from Monday, May 25th.