Workshop Breakout – Esports Broadcast Technology Deep Dive
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Esports Audio: Moving Beyond Stereo and Into the Future
Esports-audio mixers and technology experts take the stage to discuss how creating a quality audio product for esports differs from traditional sports. Also, get a look at what the future holds for esports-focused audio-production tools.
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.: Streaming User Experience: Multiview Options, Mobile vs. Desktop, Social Viewing, 9:16 Video, and More
With the majority of the audience tuning in on Twitch, YouTube Gaming, and other live-streaming platforms, esports organizations can connect with viewers on a much deeper level than traditional sports broadcasters. Learn how esports streaming and OTT platforms are creating immersive new experiences and how they cater to the wildly different needs of mobile vs. desktop viewers.
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.: Global Distribution: Localized Content, Dynamic Ad Insertion, and a Tsunami of Language Streams
Esports is, without a doubt, a global commodity, with tournament broadcasts often viewed across dozens of countries worldwide. With that in mind, esports producers must create numerous language streams and localize content to individual markets when possible. Hear how top esports tournaments are delivered to millions of fans across the globe and how their producers confront the tall task of managing different language, content, and ad-insertion needs.