[March 01, 2017] New Delhi, India - Online gaming, in particular, has exploded and given rise to eSPORTS where teams of gamers compete against each other in leagues and tournaments that are broadcast online to audiences of thousands. Studios around the world brings gamers, analysts and fans together to enjoy the frenzy of such competitions.
OGN (formerly known as Ongamenet), South Korean television Channel hosted major gaming events held in Seoul using WASP3D’s Virtual Augmented reality (AR). The audience could see life size 3D graphics of the players and game characters at the two seasons of OGN Overwatch, LOL Champion Korea Spring Split and Intel APEX Overwatch championships. These stunning visuals and graphics were delivered with WASP3D engine and StYpe camera tracking system.
The process involved WASP3D on-air graphics to be integrated inside augmented reality solution which further helped OGN, enrich production value and execute lively AR presentations. The Virtual Augmented Graphics platform used tracking data from camera to map the stadium space with computer generated 3D content during the live games. The Gamers could develop Team profiles, Player profiles, check on game progress and achievements, formed groups for clans to chat with multiple gamers simultaneously
“The Global eSPORTS market is a rapidly growing; as an industry we expect it to be worth around over a $1 billion within the next few years catering to over millions of viewers. The expectations of production values of the broadcasters are ever increasing in-line with the size of the industry. The versatility that WASP3D offers have been crucial in helping us deliver extremely high quality content in our unique production environment” - comments Tushar Kothari - Director- WASP3D.
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.