Valuable Group Uses moviebeam Platform Based on Existing Sigma SoC to Deliver First of Its Kind Viewing Experience
Sigma Designs (Nasdaq: SIGM), a leading provider of system-on-chip (SoC) solutions used to deliver entertainment and control throughout the home, today announced that over 100,000 Indian Premiere League (IPL) Cricket fans in India swarmed to 3DTV-enabled movie theaters to watch live Cricket Semi-finals and final broadcasts that were processed by Sigma Designs SMP 8634 chipsets.
Valuable Group has brought the first-ever live 3D sports broadcast in India on their moviebeam platform. This initiative will change the way Indians view sports. The last 4 matches of the recently concluded Indian Premier League were beamed live via satellite, directly to movie theaters and public venues, played on the moviebeam high definition media device based on the Sigma Designs 8634 chipset.
“We have partnered with Sigma Designs for a long time, and in the process, continuously and successfully innovated on the moviebeam platform to deliver compelling content to viewers in theatres, bars and hotels,” said Mr. Ameya Hete, Executive Director of Valuable Group. ”With our continued partnership with Sigma Designs, we plan to roll out several more initiatives on the moviebeam 3D ready platform, as well as upgrade our existing network to 3D.”
“3DTV is a global phenomenon and Sigma Designs is best positioned to help innovative companies capitalize on the trend,” said David Lynch, Vice President and General Manager of the Media Processor Group. “Sigma Designs has made significant investments in 3DTV technology. Today our existing 8630, 8640 and 8650 series all support 3DTV.”