HONOLULU, Jan. 21 , 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation is once again making headlines, this time for its unparalleled HD broadcast of the 2011 Sunset Open Surfing Championship, Live from the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii, and for the world debut of its Waterproof Video Broadcasting System.
Using Ubiquity Broadcasting's patented IP Backhaul technology, the Sunset Open was broadcasted live from the Beach and the water in HD to Time Warner Oceanic cable, to the internet at sponsorme.com, and to mobile media devices. The event was shot in HD and produced unlike any other Live Surfing event ever filmed. Ubiquity Broadcasting delivered to viewers a high quality, television production with broadcast elements usually reserved for bigger nationally televised events. Sunset Open viewers were treated to a production that included integrated Broadcast Graphics, Pre-recorded Athlete Packages featuring interviews with the Contestants, and Live Interviews from the Competitors both on the Beach and for the first time ever, in the Water between waves. This ground breaking Athlete access was made possible through the use of Ubiquity's Waterproof Video Broadcasting System. Developed by Ubiquity and Ubiquity's Director of Cinematography Mike Prickett, this added dimension to Ubiquity's IP Backhaul Technology was used to bring Viewers closer to the action than ever before possible by bringing live in-water audio commentary from competitors, caddies and water patrol.
What made this broadcast even more unique was the high quality, feature rich television production that was delivered as a live stream in HD to the Internet and to a wide variety of mobile media devices including Apple's iPhone and iPad. Viewers from around the world were able to watch this event Live in HD on the media device of their choosing; Televisions, Computers, Tablets or Mobile Phones.
Legendary Pro-Surfer and 2011 Sunset Open Contestant Sunny Garcia said, "Watching the live Broadcast from my iPhone was like watching it on my big screen at home."
Chris Carmichael, CEO of Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation, added, "We wanted to raise the bar for Live Action Sports Broadcasting and Production at the 2011 Sunset Open, by delivering the most engaging and intimate viewing experience possible. Through the use of Ubiquity's patented technologies and broadcasting methodologies I feel like we set the new standard here."
Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation
Redefining content creation and distribution for the digital age, Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation is a next-generation company, creating the world's first ubiquitous network, where content distribution is platform and screen independent. With more than 60 worldwide patents and patents-pending, Ubiquity is accelerating the ultimate convergence of media: mobile, internet and television. UBC redefines broadcasting for the digital age, placing the UBC network at the forefront of a fully global, mobile society. In addition to its technology developments, Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation also produces and distributes video coverage for the upcoming "Sponsor Me" series of Action Sports events. The company is privately held, based in San Juan Capistrano CA.
For more information on Ubiquity's technology, applications and innovations, please visit www.ubiquitybc.com
Sponsor Me is the premier action-sports social media group. Sponsor Me is creating a signature contest series for both professional and amateur athletes in the action sports of surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding, motocross, MMA, drifting and others. The contests are supported by live webcasts via the Sponsor Me site and delivered to mobile devices. Sponsor Me competitions will be held regionally, judged by the pros, and the winners will go on to compete on a national level where fans will have the opportunity to vote online and via SMS. The founders of Sponsor Me grew up competing and participating in all areas of action sports, and some continue to compete at a professional level today. For more information please visit www.sponsorme.com
Time Warner Oceanic Cable
Time Warner Cable (TWC) makes coaxial quiver. The company is the #2 US cable company, after Comcast, with operations in 28 states. TWC has about 14 million basic cable subscribers, mostly consumers, including about 9 million digital video customers. It provides broadband Internet access to about 9 million customers primarily through ISP Road Runner. The company also offers VoIP digital phone service to about 4 million customers in conjunction with Sprint Nextel.
Apple Inc., together with subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers, mobile communication devices, and portable digital music and video players, as well as sells various related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, retail stores, direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, resellers, and value-added resellers. In addition, it sells various third-party Macintosh, iPhone, iPad, and iPod compatible products, including application software, printers, storage devices, speakers, headphones, and various other accessories and peripherals through its online and retail stores, and digital content and applications through the iTunes Store.
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