LAS VEGAS – (AFTERNOON PRAYER) – Allied Esports, a global entertainment company esports and a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE), has teamed up with Xsens, a global leader in inertial motion capture products, to professionally deliver dynamic casters. production of esports competition for the first time.
Through the use of XNens’ MVN motion capture systems, used in popular movies and series such as Black panther and Am Mandalorian, Allied Esports transforms tournament casters into animated characters. The exclusively designed live motion avatars will give fans a fun and engaging experience unique to the game being played, and will create unique, innovative opportunities for brand and product integration.
“As audience for games and esports continues to grow, we need to push the boundaries of competitive content to deliver new and engaging visual experiences for our audiences and partners,” said Jud Hannigan, CEO of Allied Esports. “We are thrilled to be making history again with the Legend Series and using Xsens’ innovative technology capturing animation technology to create a world-class broadcast experience in esports. ”
“Allied Esports takes esports live coverage to the next level by adding live casters to the competitions,” said Rob Löring, Business Director at Xsens. “This is very challenging, and in such a tough technical environment, Xsens is the only solution for delivering reliable performance.”
The three-day, € 5,000, winner of the CS: GO Legend Series, which will feature Apeks, Club Brugge, Nexus and NLG teams, will be taken out of Allied Esports’ EU Studios in Hamburg, Germany, from April 10- 12 and broadcast live on Allied Esports’ North American and European Twitch channels. Inside the moving catch switches will be the casters Robert Jan Kortooms (@RJcasts) and Thiadrik Oldersma (@Toldersma), which incorporates their personalities and CS: GO knowledge into the animated characters and contest coverage.
“I can’t say whether I should be honored or offended by this historic application for my projection work – am I on camera so badly that they need to revive me?” said Oldersma.
Kortooms said: “I think this is a benefit! I’m looking forward to seeing an even better version of myself on screen. ”
Through its data and video rights partnership with GRID, a leading provider of esports data that provides official data to regulated bookmakers and sports betting platforms, Allied Esports ’CS: GO Legend Series live server data will be released to participating sports books, allowing bettors to engage with the event in real time.
Created in 2017, Allied Esports ’first Legend Series tournament brand is designed to expand the competitive ecosystem and overall prize pool for teams that are outside the first tier, as well as high-end. provide a broadcast platform for regulated esports.
The € 50,000 Allied Esports VIE.gg CS: GO Legend Series September 2020 prize pool, which attracted 1.7 million unique viewers, generated over 1 million viewing hours and reached 98,000 people highest-ranking, first esports tournament recorded for legal bet in the state. of New Jersey. Allied Esports worked with various partners to broadcast the competition on Twitch in six languages - English, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, French and German – and on the Chinese streaming platform HUYA, which carried English streams. and Chinese.
The April competition is the seventh edition of Allied Esports of the CS: GO Legend series. Previous versions of the series include Overwatch, League of Legends, FIFA, COD Blackout and VALORANT.
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Named one of the most innovative companies in the world by Fast Company, Allied Esports International, Inc. at the forefront of esports entertainment with a global network of premises designed to be competitive battlefields, content production centers and community knowledge hubs.
Through direct operation or membership of the Allied Esports Property Network, the world’s first connected esports program, Allied Esports facilities cover North America, Europe, China and Australia, and offer including the world-famous HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas, a fleet of mobile arenas, the Allied Esports Trucks, and AE Studios in Hamburg, Germany.
The Allied Esports premises will serve as home to a number of online and offline ownership shows and events, including Frags and Saturday Night Speedway, as well as original partner programs such as the Simon’s Cup and Trovo Holiday Royale.
For more information on Allied Esports, visit AlliedEsports.gg and follow @AlliedEsports. Allied Esports International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc.
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Allied Esports Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AESE) is a global leader in esports entertainment, delivering innovative infrastructure, transformative live experiences, multi-format content and interactive services to audiences across the globe through its ‘a strategic mix of two powerful brands: Allied Esports and World Touring Poker (WPT). For more information, visit AlliedEsportsEnt.com.
Xsens is the leading innovator in 3D motion tracking technology and products. Our sensory fusion technologies enable seamless interaction between the physical and digital worlds in consumer electronic devices and professional applications such as Motion Analysis, Motion Analysis, healthcare, sports and business applications. Clients and partners include Electronic Arts, NBC Universal, Daimler, Autodesk, ABB, Siemens and several other leading institutions and companies worldwide.
Xsens has offices in Enschede, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Bangalore. Contact us online at xsens.com.
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