Livewire Digital have been designing communications systems for the Maritime industry for more than 20 years. These include early systems for the delivery of seismic data over Inmarsat-A simplex High Speed Data, ISDN interfaces for Inmarsat-B, to equipment equipment for luxury yachts that can control multiple satellite terminals, manage the different services and provide accounting features.
The Volvo Ocean Race is the world's premier offshore race, an exceptional test of sailing prowess and human endeavour, which started over 37 years ago as the Whitbread Round the World Race.
The Volvo Ocean Race crews experience life at the extreme as they race day and night for more than 20 days at a time, living on freeze-dried food and combating the harshest weather conditions the planet can offer.
Using Livewire Digital's M-Link products, teams were able to engage the public in their battle to be the Volvo Ocean Race victors.Live video was delivered to the Volvo Race Office where it was incorporated into the Live production, broadcast to the Internet and viewed by tens of thousands of viewers across multiple CDN's such as LiveStream and YouTubeWhether you are a single handed sailor or an event looking to reach a wider audience, Livewire Digital has the expertise and solutions to help.
Alex Thomson from Hugo Boss Yacht Racing understood the requirement to engage his fan-base with high quality video on a recent campaign and contracted Livewire Digital to provide a bridging service for integration into his web-site.
Alex, a single handed sailor, was able to use Live X from the middle of the ocean and provide his fans and followers with rich content, sharing his experiences with the masses.
Livewire Digital provided a comprehensive service, including training, advice on the use of the satellite terminals and streaming his adventure to the web.