PARIS—Viaccess-Orca (VO) has introduced that PCCW Media in Hong Kong is utilizing its VO Safe Participant to supply an progressive new “Watch Get together” function for its Now TV clients.
In the course of the ongoing UEFA EURO 2020 soccer matches, sports activities followers subscribing to PCCW’s Now TV can watch reside matches whereas concurrently interacting with their Watch Get together group via video chat.
“Stay sports activities streaming is a aggressive market, and it’s crucial for service suppliers to remain on prime of rising traits to drive higher viewer engagement,” defined Ms. Belinda Chan, head of know-how at PCCW Media, which affords Hong Kong’s main pay TV service, Now TV. “With VO Safe Participant, we will confidently deliver our new Watch Get together function to subscribers, providing them a one-of-a-kind viewing expertise. The VO Safe Participant additionally permits real-time synchronization of premium content material throughout all related gadgets within the Watch Get together group for a seamless expertise.”
Now TV subscribers can be a part of a Watch Get together on Now Participant iOS/Android App and Internet. The VO Safe Participant is embedded with Watch Collectively know-how from Sceenic, a number one supplier of interactive viewing expertise options.
The VO Safe Participant offers real-time synchronization of reside video throughout a number of related gadgets, together with cellular, tablets, and PCs, permitting customers to listen to feedback and see reactions from their watch get together group, the corporate reported.
“Now TV units an important instance of how a media leisure firm can ship distinctive social experiences to viewers through progressive know-how to boost total viewing expertise throughout this difficult pandemic interval,” mentioned Dokyung Lee, vp of gross sales, APAC at Viaccess-Orca. “The VO Safe Participant performs a pivotal position in Now TV’s Watch Get together service, and we’re delighted to accompany Now TV on this journey to deliver a novel, seamless viewing expertise to sports activities followers.”
Extra details about Viaccess-Orca and its options is obtainable at www.viaccess-orca.com.