Ten Sports selects WASP3D graphics

WASP3D, the leading 3D Graphics solution by Beehive Systems today
announced an agreement with Ten Sports, Dubai for deploying the WASP3D
enterprise solution in Ten Sports transmission suites through its
channel partner Wecom Global. The deal gives WASP3D a strong foothold
in the Middle Eastern market with clients like Al Rai TV and Future TV
already in its portfolio.
“We went through a rigorous exercise
of selecting the right solution that matched our standards and workflow
requirements; it was only after a thorough evaluation and detailed
comparison of competing solutions that we chose WASP3D,” said Steve
Halis, Vice President – Operations, Engineering & MIS, Taj
Television Ltd.
Launched
in April 2002, Taj TV’s Ten Sports is watched by more viewers than any
other sports channel in the sub-continent, and is available in nearly
50 million cable/ satellite households worldwide. Ten Sports is also
the world’s biggest producer of cricket. The Channel broadcasts cricket
from Sharjah, the West Indies, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Morocco
throughout the Indian sub-continent and Asia, as well as in the United
States (Cricket Plus), Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Ten
Sports also owns the exclusive rights in its territories for the WWE,
the UEFA Champions League, the U.S. Open tennis and hockey’s World Cup.
WASP3D is an advanced 3D Graphics software
equipped with design tools like real-time emitter based Particle system
that comes with wind, gravity, speed options that helps achieving
realistic effects. WASP3D solution for sports broadcasting includes
features such as Real-time sports data presentation, spectacular
interactive graphics display, 3D camera views of the game from various
angles and the virtual sets. Deependra Rathi, Regional Business
Manager North America & MEA, Beehive Systems commented “ We are
excited about our association with Ten Sports and are looking forward
to take this relationship to newer heights by providing cutting-edge
technology solutions backed by superior services and support.”