Eleven Sports selected Ideal Systems for live sports production of the 2017 Merlion Cup international basketball tournament which will be held in Singapore’s OCBC Arena from September 20th to 24th.
Ideal Systems has conducted extensive field trials for its new Hybrid-IP live sports production system in Singapore. The field trials included producing live match coverage of the recent soccer friendly between Singapore and Hong Kong and as well as Singapore’s Asian Cup qualifier against Turkmenistan for Eleven Sports Singapore. Both matches were streamed live to Eleven Sports Singapore’s Facebook page and have amassed over 170,000 views.
The Merlion Cup, sees basketball teams from China, Korea, the Philippines, Chinese Taipei and Indonesia battling it out over five days. Live coverage will be streamed direct to the SportsSG YouTube Channel and broadcast on Live TV both nationally in Singapore and internationally. Ideal will be deploying its latest JVC HD IP cameras and new Hybrid IP production system which incorporates graphics, timers, slow motion replay, and commentary all in IT based solution. The production system from Ideal also includes the Dejero encoder that can stream via the Dejero Cloud direct to YouTube and to the Dejero Broadcast Server at the Eleven Sports Singapore studio for distribution to national and international TV networks.