[September 24, 2007] Noida, India - WASP3D, the leading Real-time 3D Graphics software, today announced that Kuwait based Al-Watan Satellite TV, the broadcast division of publishing house Dar Al Watan, has selected WASP3D graphics solution for its entertainment and news channel. This state-of-the-art Real-time 3D broadcast system will be used along with Norcom’s multimedia production system at Al-Watan’s latest HD production facility, the first of its kind and the biggest in Middle East. The deal has come through Wecom Global; WASP3D’s channel partner in U.A.E.
Ihab El Baba, CTO at Al Watan TV in Kuwait commented, "The key deciding factor favoring WASP3D was the workflow based solution that integrates seamlessly with our newsroom system ;backed by rich product features like phong shading, tile effects and above all; the professional and speedy deployement at other broadcasting stations.” “WASP3D solution is one of the most comprehensive graphic solutions I have come across."
About Al-Watan TV- Al-Watan Satellite TV a family entertainment channel will proudly launch in 2007 with the vision of catering for the entire Arab family. This includes reliable coverage and follow-up, as well as the production of all issues that concern Kuwaiti viewers in particular, as well as issues existing in other parts of the world that interests the Kuwaiti citizens. Al-Watan TV is a modern, highly open and a wide-ranging channel that will appeal to the many targets and age groups, while maintaining its Kuwaiti traditions and values.
Al-Watan TV is dedicated to becoming the leading innovate local TV station of Kuwait by delivering reliable news broadcast and family entertainment that appeals to their diverse population while maintaining traditional Kuwaiti values.
Equipped with powerful features like 3D text effect with character animation, cloth effect, explode effect, WASP3D provides unlimited possibilities for graphic artists’ imagination and allows an artist to conceptualize and create broadcast quality graphics real time.
"WASP3D’s robust technology and support offerings, along with its proven flexible business model to meet local market requirements, have been the main drivers for this growth," said Deependra Rathi, Regional Business Manager, North America & MEA WASP3D is looking strong in the Middle East broadcasting market with customers such as Ten Sports, Al-Rai added to its list.
WASP3D offers cutting-edge technologies in content display and presentation for television broadcasters globally. Our innovative solutions include workflow based on-air graphics, touch screen presentation tool, Augmented reality graphics & Virtual Set Studio.
WASP3D empowers creative artists to effortlessly integrate graphics with data for quickly delivering visually stunning content for elections, weather, news, business & sports presentations in real-time.With hundreds of installations in more than 40 countries, the dedicated team of WASP3D provides round the clock support to their customers.
WASP3D has more than hundreds of installations worldwide and its clients include broadcasters like Televisa, Astro Awani, Zee Business, WION, ETV, MTV Beats, Doordarshan, Derana, JRTV, MMTV, TV9, TV One, Dawn news, TV5, Al Rai TV, Kuwait TV, Al Rayyan, Nation Broadcasting Corporation, K24, KBC, MBC Korea and many more. The company is headquartered in New Delhi, India.