LEXINGTON, Ky. – BlueFrame Technology. in partnership with The Mountain East Conference, announced on Tuesday the release of Mountain East Digital Network OTT (over-the-top) apps for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, and Roku devices. The Mountain East Digital Network, the official digital streaming network of the Mountain East and its 12 member schools, debuted on August 31st of this year.
“Internet-connected-device viewership has seen a steady increase in the past few years; providing these apps for the Mountain East puts them on the cutting edge of this growing trend,” said Josh Braun, Director of Sales and Customer Service of BlueFrame Technology. “The Mountain East Conference apps make it easy to find and view conference content for Mountain East fans, whether it is live or on demand.”
“We are extremely excited for our fans to have the ability to watch MEC content on such popular OTT apps,” said Mountain East Conference Commissioner Reid Amos. “Now, in addition to being able to watch MEC games on computers or mobile devices, fans can also watch conveniently at home on television. We are committed to giving our fans a variety of options to take in MEC events.”
Viewers can find the app for their favorite device by searching for “Mountain East Conference.”
About BlueFrame Technology
- Production Truck: This BlueFrame live production and streaming software comes complete with four-camera HD switching, four-camera instant replay, sport-specific graphics, social media sharing tools, and more. A customer can capitalize on Production Truck customizable graphics to consistently brand all of their broadcasts. The social media sharing tools in Production Truck allow producers to easily capture and share highlights from the full production on Facebook and Twitter to promote their live streams in real time and engage new audiences.
- vCloud: This cloud-based BlueFrame service provides video processing, delivery, storage, and a content management system, providing the tools to put the customer’s brand first. The broadcast poster image, network lead-in, content aggregation, and monetization options are all configurable by broadcast, by member organization, or for the whole network. The customer can leverage the network lead-in to have a member from each organization welcome their viewership into every broadcast. vCloud provides the flexibility for each team or institution within a league or conference to select the service that meets their cost and quality goals.
- Playback: Customer broadcasts can be viewed on desktop, on mobile, and now on internet-connected television devices anywhere in the world. Broadcasts will be available for live, time-shifted from live (DVR), and on-demand viewing. This means fans can watch whenever, wherever, and on their platform of choice. Our HD+ plans will adapt to provide the highest-possible quality for each viewer’s bandwidth.
- Integration: By utilizing the end-to-end BlueFrame solution, customers benefit from seamless integration. When a broadcast is scheduled, it is immediately available for their producers in Production Truck, as well as for viewers on all of the customer-branded presences.
BlueFrame Technology is the only end-to-end live streaming technology provider specialized for the sports market. Based in Lexington, Kentucky, BlueFrame services all levels of sports organizations by providing the software to put their brand and message first. For more information, visit www.blueframetech.com.
About the MEC
The Mountain East Conference became the newest NCAA Division II conference in 2013 with a mission to develop a highly competitive league that fosters successful programs at the regional and national level, while also providing an outstanding experience for all of its student-athletes. The MEC’s footprint includes 12 member institutions across three states: Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia. The Mountain East Conference sponsors 19 championship sports.