EVS enhances the in-stadium fan experience with FanCast
Liège, Belgium, October 2, 2014 – EVS, the leading provider of live video production systems, announces FanCast, a live video and multimedia solution that enhances the fan experience inside stadiums and arenas.
FanCast is an easily implemented, all-in-one recording, production and multi-screen box. Combining industry-leading EVS tools, it enables the production and delivery of live and near-live content to fans through in-stadium screens (jumbos, hospitality, bars, alley screens), as well as direct to attendees’ connected screens, including smartphones and tablets.
“FanCast allows stadium owners to enhance the live experience before, during and after live sports events,” said Laurent Petit, Live Sports Production & OB Market Solutions Manager, EVS. “But that’s not all. A more connected, vibrant live experience extends fan engagement, builds loyalty, and enables greater commercial opportunities.”
The FanCast stadium package comprises the following solutions and services under a single comprehensive offering:
- Powerful XT3 video server enabling multiple channel input/output and extended format range selection
- IPDirector for instant management and production of video clips and highlights during live productions
- C-Cast cloud-based multimedia distribution platform enabling the aggregation of multi-angle video, live streams and statistics for instant delivery to multiple connected screens within the venue.
- Advanced customer service including training, installation and extended technical support
EVS teams will be participating at SPORTEL Monaco 2014, 7-10 October in Monte Carlo and at the Leaders’ Sport Business Summit, 8-9 October in London, where EVS is co-hosting a master-class with Cisco on connecting sports fans to interactive and enriched media.
EVS provides its customers with reliable and innovative technology to enable the production of live, enriched video programming, allowing them to work more efficiently and boost their revenue streams. Its industry-leading broadcast and media production systems are used by broadcasters, production companies, post-production facilities, film studios, content owners and archive libraries around the globe. It spans four key markets – Sports, Entertainment, News and Media.
Founded in 1994, its innovative Live Slow Motion system revolutionised live broadcasting. Its reliable and integrated tapeless solutions, based around its market-leading XT server range, are now widely used to deliver live productions worldwide. Today, it continues to develop practical innovations, such as its C-Cast second-screen delivery platform, to help customers maximise the value of their media content.
The company is headquartered in Belgium and has offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and North and Latin America. Approximately 500 EVS professionals from 20 offices are selling its branded products in over 100 countries, and provide customer support globally. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371. For more information, please visit www.evs.com
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