Vimond Highlights Adds to Euro 2016 Action
Short clips extracted from live streams can be quickly shared in 3 easy steps.
Vimond Highlights is being used by broadcasters such as TV4, TV2 and SVT to accelerate the delivery of key moments and ensure that online viewers get the action almost immediately.
Many broadcasters covering the start of Euro 2016 are gearing up to deliver the most intensive online coverage of European football action that the tournament has ever enjoyed.
After switching to Vimond Highlights for major event coverage, broadcasters such as TV2 have been able to deliver more than three times the online content, while using only a small fraction of the editorial staff resources required before.
Vimond Highlights listens in on the same live stream viewers are watching and prepares the bits and bytes of the video for further processing. It has revolutionized video highlight extraction and distribution from live streams by reducing the time required from hours to seconds. Vimond Highlights’ very lightweight software allows broadcasters to use existing infrastructures, yet gain tremendous speed in clip production and distribution to social media.
Since the editors are working on the actual adaptive video stream, they can tune in from anywhere. Think of it as traditional proxy editing on steroids. Editors can pause, rewind and fast forward the stream through a completely keyboard-driven workflow, complete with familiar shortcuts. When they find an interesting part in the live stream, all they have to do is select it. Clips can then be immediately published on a VOD portal, news site, social media platforms, CDN or wherever the tool is configured to push the files.
Prominent Vimond Highlights users worldwide include TV4 (Olympics), NRK (World Cup), DR (X Factor), and Reuters TV.
“The ever-growing online audience is increasingly sophisticated and demanding, and these broadcasters are raising the stakes to give viewers a premium experience that compares very well with the television service,” said Miguel Silva, EVP Sales & Marketing, Vimond. “Particularly in a major sports tournament, speed of delivery is critical, and Vimond Highlights optimizes a broadcaster’s performance so that the online content is available for viewers right in the heat of the moment.”
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