Football fans get in on the action via the STX-200
SINGAPORE: While serving as the exclusive Singaporean broadcaster of the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament, Eleven Sports Network is making use of a Riedel Communications STX-200 professional Skype interface. The interface is described by the manufacturer as ‘broadcast-grade’ and has allowed the broadcaster to create an interactive experience for its viewers during the football matches.
The STX-200 has been utilised to include viewer-generated content from fans within Eleven Sport Network’s broadcasts via Skype. Subsequently, an added level of viewer engagement has said to gave been achieved whilst the network gains real-time fan-made content to add to its coverage.
‘Riedel's STX-200 gives us an elegant and efficient solution for bringing timely user-generated content into our broadcast production workflow,’ explained Eleven Sports Network’s head of content, Alistair Roseburgh. ‘The system offers valuable control functions and processing capabilities, ensuring exceptional audio and video quality while giving us a clean, reliable feed that adds a new level of interest to our football coverage.’
‘The STX-200 allows broadcasters to depend on Skype for consistent, reliable audio and video from people and perspectives that enrich the viewer experience,’ added Cameron O’Neill, director, Asia-Pacific at Riedel. ‘The STX-200 allows broadcasters to depend on Skype for consistent, reliable audio and video from people and perspectives that enrich the viewer experience.’