VITEC, a worldwide leader in advanced video encoding and streaming solutions, announced today that it has been chosen by the Sacramento Kings to provide their high-definition (HD), ultra-low-latency IP streaming and digital signage capabilities throughout the team’s new arena, Golden 1 Center. With VITEC’s EZ TV IPTV Venue Solution, every display becomes a new opportunity for fan engagement and revenue building, while providing a media-rich game day experience.
VITEC’s Vice President of sales, Michael Chorpash commented: “VITEC’s EZ TV IPTV Venue Solution is a dynamic and comprehensive solution that allows stadiums and arenas to stream high-quality, live on-demand video over their existing IP infrastructure. Using our IPTV solution, Golden 1 Center will be able to deliver a one-of-a-kind fan experience, drive revenue opportunities, and manage a complete IPTV and digital signage experience through a single VITEC’s combination of low-latency streaming video and centralised management were key to the Sacramento Kings’ decision in selecting VITEC’s IPTV and digital signage solution. With the EZ TV’s scalable architecture, the arena will have an affordable end-to-end streaming video system that displays flawless HD video with ultra-low latency over IP networks throughout the concourse, concessions, and suites within Golden 1 Center.
Using VITEC’s EZ TV IPTV Venue Solution, Golden 1 Center administrators will be able to create and schedule video-rich digital signage seamlessly for any of the arena’s more than 700 displays, providing an optimised solution for every screen. From a single location, the EZ TV administrators will be able to efficiently schedule, control, and distribute the arena’s live feeds and on-demand content to all TV end-points, as well as PC users and mobile clients while gathering advanced analytics. The Golden 1 Center will now be able to provide the ultimate fan experience customised to any screen, anywhere in the arena.