First RTP Web 360º Transmission Ensured by MOG
On May 1st, 2016, RTP launched its new “Portugal’s Got Talent” program using MOG’s 360º cloud services platform. It is designed to deliver to both MS Windows and MAC based browsers.
MOG’s 360º is a powerful and innovative service that completely changes the way the audience interacts and offers the viewers a much richer experience surrounded by the 360º background environment that supports live events.
MOG supports the broadcasters requirements from just setting up the encoding platform, to using the Video Server platform within the Cloud. This support allows RTP’s 360play.pt service to deliver a single stream to the Cloud, while maximizing the available bandwidth.
The resilient and fully scalable platform allows the CDN to distribute the live feed to all users through the many different browsers that access the HTML5 player which was developed by 360Play.pt. It is embedded in the RTP website in order to provide a truly immersive experience during a program or event.
MOG’s CDN Platform provides an outstanding QoS (Quality of Service), which guarantees the delivery of the 360º Live Streaming event.
Throughout all the issuance, a live stream from a 360º camera transmits the show from all possible angles: this new technology allows the viewers to enjoy an experience similar to being located in the studio and easily supported a peak of 975 users connected simultaneously to the service. The video quality was guaranteed by 360º which used a total traffic volume of 630 GB.
MOG Technologies worked closely with RTP and 360play.pt to guarantee the bandwidth requirements for the live stream was made continually available by 360º.
Based on open industry standards and offering state-of-the-art technology, MOG Technologies has been establishing itself in the market as the worldwide supplier for both Centralized Ingest Solutions and MXF Development Tools.
For over a decade, MOG has been helping worldwide broadcasters and technology providers to increase the overall performance of its workflows while migrating to file-based environments, ensuring high interoperability between systems and formats.
From MXF Experts to worldwide leaders in File-Based Systems and a growing company on the expansion to the cloud, MOG aims to exceed media challenges and to break the workflow boundaries by delivering fully interoperable solutions to the broadcast industry
RTP (Rádio e Televisão de Portugal) is a Portuguese state-owned company founded in 1955 that includes the main country’s public radio and television. Its first transmissions began in 1956 from Lisbon and nowadays it is officially the leading broadcasting television and radio network in Portugal.
Being one of the most watched channels in Portugal, Azores and Madeira, RTP is also transmitted in Portuguese-speaking countries, such as Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe, Angola, Mozambique, East Timor; in the Special Administrative Region of Macao in China; also including countries where there are many Portuguese communities around the world.
RTP is a pioneer in the field of new technologies. Its offerings include since 2011, RTP Play, a pioneer service for online viewing and listening of live transmissions as well as programs on-demand.
360Play.pt developed an own set of virtual reality players for both the Web and Mobile. Their players run on any Desktop Browser and are easily integrated into native applications for iOS and Android. The players are prepared for direct transmissions and providing 360º multi-camera services. It offers to its partners the ability to customize the player with logos and graphics.
The technical infrastructure is based on services with a dedicated CDN and is 100% of the time scalable to any peak number of users.
The 360Play.pt have several sets of Rigs 360 devised to several different situations: direct with or without multi-camera; sports recordings; event recordings; advertising or documentaries recordings. They have the ability to make a 4x4K resolution for maximum quality VR 360.
The team has over 80 years of combined experience in professional video, digital media, events, and games. They work alongside creative, advertising and event agencies and production teams that use the best results from the Virtual Reality (VR) in their campaigns, activations, and productions.