PCCW GLOBAL & IDEAL SYSTEMS collaborated for the world’s first live 360 virtual reality broadcast of the 2017 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens

21 – 23 MARCH 2017 | CABSAT 2017 | HALL 2 – STAND F2-30
March 20, 2017

HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG, April 20, 2017 – PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, and Ideal Systems, Asia’s largest broadcast and media systems integrator, have successfully delivered the world’s first live 360° and 3D multi-camera coverage of the 2017 Cathay Pacific/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens with the support of Now TV, the official host broadcaster of the event, providing viewers with a totally immersive virtual reality (VR) viewing experience.

PCCW Global’s expertise in live mega event management and new media technology delivery, together with Ideal Systems’ broadcast solutions and virtual reality expertise, enabled the team to deliver this complex solution in less than six weeks from project initiation.

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