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MEDIAPRO and NeuLion Partner for First Ever Live 4K Streaming Event
The “Classico” La Liga Football Match Between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid Goes Over-The-Top in Stunning Ultra HD 4K Resolution
PLAINVIEW, NY(31 Mar 2016)
NeuLion, Inc. (TSX: NLN), a leading technology product and service provider specializing in the broadcasting, distribution and monetization of live and on-demand digital video content to Internet-enabled devices, and MEDIAPRO today announced the first-ever live 4K delivery for the upcoming match between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, taking place at the Camp Nou Stadium in Barcelona, Spain on Saturday the 2nd of April at 20h30, to Sony 4K Ultra HD TVs.
MEDIAPRO is part of the IMAGINA Group, which comprises over 60 companies including production and post-production with MEDIAPRO and broadcasting with Overon, both companies lead Spain in the acquisition and management of sports rights and are leading players in sports broadcasting throughout Europe. IMAGINA technical production and technical services represent one of the largest companies in Spain.
The event will be streamed live in 4K by leveraging the NeuLion Digital Platform and delivered over-the-top (OTT) to Sony 4K Ultra HD TVs that have integrated the NeuLion 4K Streaming SDK for viewing at various locations including Camp Nou Stadium, Mediapro / Overon offices in Barcelona and Madrid, and NeuLion Offices in the United States. The live event, produced by Mediapro and Overon and delivered by NeuLion, is being streamed in advance of the launch of a new Overon 4K app that will be made available for select 4K devices in the coming months.