Octoshape to Provide Live Streaming for AvD-Oldtimer Grand Prix

August 7, 2014

Automobilclub von Deutschland (AvD), drugs Germany, viagra generic has selected their partner Deutsche Telekom and “LiveStream Perform,” powered by Octoshape, as a live streaming solution for the AvD-Oldtimer-Grand-Prix in Nürburgring.

The cloud-based video streaming solution will be leveraged for the live and on-demand streaming of five TV channels to connected devices globally.

The event will take place August 8 – 10 at the legendary Nürburgring circuit with the live stream starting on Friday the 8th at 4:00pm CET. As one of the biggest and most popular vintage car racing events in the world, the track-side audience at Nürburgring has grown to more than 60,000 spectators. 

“The popularity of the Oldtimer Grand Prix is tremendous but we want to continue to expand its visibility to fans both near and far,” said Dr. Andreas Nowack, CEO AvD-Oldtimer-Grand Prix GmbH und Co OHG. For those fans who are unable to join us track-side in Germany, it’s very important that we offer them a first-rate visual experience via connected device no matter where they are. “LiveStream Perform has met our rigorous demands for high-quality multiscreen viewing and is helping us to grow the event on a global level.”

During the two days of the event, the over-the-top Web and mobile cloud-based video delivery solution will capture up to 5 channels for 2 to 3 hours per day. An audience of up to 10,000 people from across North America, EMEA, Latin America and China is expected to tune in.

“Thanks to the easy set-up of LiveStream Perform, expanding the visibility and audience reach of all types of events has never been easier,” said Karim El-Khazen, Vice President at Deutsche Telekom. “Preparing a live stream for the next CEO speech with distribution to all of your multinational office locations or streaming live events like the AvD Oldtimer-Grand Prix to a global audience are only two use cases the solution can perfectly cover.”