by uplause on  October 3, 2016 |

Vizrt and Uplause integration to bring stadium atmosphere to TV viewers

Uplause, specialists in interactive live event technologies, and Vizrt, the leading provider for visualization and story production tools for the digital media industry, has announced an integration for visualizing live decibel feeds.

The Uplause Decibel Meter System is a solution for measuring and displaying venue decibel levels from live sport events.  It captures and displays decibel values on stadium video screens with a broad range of dynamic, entertaining and branded graphic features with extremely high accuracy.

Thanks to the integration between Vizrt’s Viz Engine real time 3D graphics engine and Uplause, broadcasters can now, for the first time, be able to display real time decibel data from the stadium as part of their storytelling. The Uplause decibel feed provides Viz Engine real time data during an event. The data points in the feed, which include volume, frequency, decibel values can be visualized in the broadcaster’s unique design specifications.

“We are delighted to partner with Vizrt and together be able to offer this unique feature to all Vizrt clients, enabling them now to bring the stadium ambience for the home audience “, said Heikki Aura, Executive Vice President, Global Business Development of Uplause.

“As large amounts media becomes available online through VOD platforms and social media, live events are becoming more valuable for media companies. By visualizing the sounds in the stadium during a live event, the Uplause and Vizrt integration provide a new live experience that adds value to the programming and additional entertainment for the viewers,” said Craig Laliberte, VP Business Development, Vizrt Americas.

About Vizrt

Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the media and entertainment industry. This includes interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing, compositing, and playout tools. Vizrt has customers in more than 100 countries worldwide including CNN, CBS, Fox, BBC, BSkyB, Al Jazeera, NDR, ITN, ZDF, Star TV, Network 18, TV Today, CCTV, NHK and the list keeps growing. Vizrt has nearly 600 employees and operates in 40 offices worldwide. Vizrt is a privately owned company by Nordic Capital Fund VIII.

About Uplause

Uplause is a company specialised in interactive live event technologies. Uplause has clients in over 20 countries including NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, La Liga, French League teams and venues. Uplause technology has been used in c. 1000 events.  Uplause has offices in Helsinki (head office), New York and Singapore.

For more information visit www.uplause.com

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