CCAA and BlueFrame Ink Agreement on Digital Network, Captioning, and More

CCAA and BlueFrame

LEXINGTON, Ky. (December 2, 2019) – BlueFrame Technology is excited to welcome its latest conference, the California Collegiate Athletic Association. BlueFrame has created an end-to-end digital network platform for web, mobile and television for the conference and 10 of its member schools.

“We’re very excited to provide a unique set of tools and a new look digital network to the CCAA,” said Brad Farley, Director of Operations for BlueFrame Technology. “They are the first conference that is taking advantage of our web application, our new automated captioning technology, and are the first to test our Official Video Review. We’re excited to work with such an awesome partner that will lead to improvements in their streaming as well as the services we provide.”

BlueFrame handles the distribution and technology that will power the CCAA Network. Production Truck will allow the CCAA to add graphics, instant replay, and other professional features to their live productions. In addition to the software and streaming technology, BlueFrame’s new automated captioning technology will be able to provide captions for any broadcast that has a commentator.

“The CCAA had certain requirements for a digital network that other conferences weren’t bound to, particularly, live closed-captioning of our events. We talked with numerous providers, but it was clear that BlueFrame was the group that wanted to step up and accept the challenge.”said CCAA Commissioner Mitch Cox. “We entered this agreement as a partnership in the truest sense of the word. We trusted they would be able to provide the services we required, and they were excited to be able to push their technology to the next level to meet those needs. We are thrilled to be working with BlueFrame and look forward to creating a network that our fans will enjoy for years to come.”

CCAA broadcasts will be available on ccaanetwork.com and the CCAA apps can be downloaded for TV and mobile by searching for ‘CCAA Network’. The CCAA television apps include Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, and Roku. Mobile apps are available for iOS and Android.

About BlueFrame Technology

BlueFrame Technology is a digital video software and services company, helping sports teams and organizations simply and cost-effectively create, manage, and distribute content to modern platforms. BlueFrame’s end-to-end video streaming solutions starts with its innovative Production Truck software that enables content creators the ability for up to four-camera switching with standard and custom transitions, customizable sports-specific graphics and scoreboard overlays, pre-roll and mid-roll ad insertion, instant replay capture and posting to social media, encode to 1080p video, and even custom RTMP output. BlueFrame’s vCloud content management and delivery system ensures advanced distribution to its HTML5 web player, and client-branded mobile and OTT apps while providing advertising and paywall monetization opportunities.

BlueFrame provides its premier services to over 700 colleges, high schools, and athletic organizations across North America. BlueFrame has official partnerships with national collegiate associations like the NJCAA and NCCAA, and powers the digital video networks for numerous collegiate athletic conferences, including 10 of the 24 conferences in the NCAA Division II ranks.

About the California Collegiate Athletic Association

The California Collegiate Athletic Association has been the nation’s most successful Division II intercollegiate athletic conference since its establishment in December 1938.

The 13-member league is home to some of the nation’s finest NCAA Division II athletic programs in Cal State Dominguez Hills, Cal State East Bay, Cal State LA, Cal State Monterey Bay, Cal State San Bernardino, Cal State San Marcos, Cal Poly Pomona, Chico State, Humboldt State, San Francisco State, Sonoma State, Stanislaus State, and UC San Diego.

CCAA members have won 153 NCAA Championships (102 men, 51 women) all time, far and away the most of any Division II conference. On the men’s side, CCAA members have brought home at least 10 titles in swimming & diving (25), wrestling (16), track & field (13), tennis (11) and baseball (10).

CCAA institutions have been very successful in the history of NCAA women’s athletics, having won 10 cross country, nine softball, six track & field, five volleyball, and five basketball national championships as well as 14 more in four other sports.

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