Glowpoint OpenVideo® Cloud To Be Used For Live NBA Draft Television Coverage
MURRAY HILL, N.J., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Glowpoint, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GLOW), a leading global provider of cloud managed video services, announced today that it will provide support for live high definition interviews during NBA draft broadcast coverage. Live coverage of the event on ESPN is scheduled for Thursday, June 28th.
Glowpoint's cloud broadcast services will support live high definition interviews between program hosts, leading sports analysts in network broadcast studios, and team officials and players across the country. Glowpoint will also provide support for 'war room' interviews as teams confer during draft activities.
During draft coverage, Glowpoint's services will frequently be recognized by an on-screen credit:
Interviews supported by Glowpoint cloud video services during draft coverage will frequently include a split screen format, demonstrating the ability to provide high quality IP network based broadcasts alongside traditional satellite broadcasts.
Glowpoint's OpenVideo® cloud provides a cost effective alternative to traditional satellite broadcasts by utilizing IP networking and telepresence technologies to deliver virtually zero-latency, high quality of service video broadcasts.
"Glowpoint's unique cloud services for broadcasting, which were invented by our industry experts, continues to be an integral part of the broadcasting platform for NBA draft coverage," stated Darren Podrabsky, Vice President of Marketing & Channels for Glowpoint. "We will continue to invest in the OpenVideo® cloud architecture to provide the highest quality cloud managed video services for the widest range of customer applications for visual communication."
In addition to providing services for NBA draft broadcasts, Glowpoint also provides cloud broadcast services for NFL draft broadcast coverage, as well as a complete suite of cloud managed video services for many leading companies in the broadcasting market. Glowpoint currently serves nearly 500 customers operating in 68 countries worldwide, with over 40,000 endpoints registered and reachable on the OpenVideo® cloud.
Glowpoint provides a turn-key broadcast solution which includes custom designed high definition video endpoint technology, system integration with broadcast setup and cloud managed video services, 'video optimized' IP network connectivity, and on-site, live broadcast support.
Glowpoint, Inc. (NYSE MKT: GLOW) provides cloud managed video services that make the delivery of consistently high-quality videoconferencing and telepresence service as simple as using the internet, between any technology, network and business. Using our OpenVideo® cloud architecture, Glowpoint enables organizations of all sizes to adopt business-class video easily, scale instantly and collaborate openly, yet securely across technology boundaries - to realize the full value of visual communications. To learn more please visit www.glowpoint.com.
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