Network is free for all users and viewers
LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 16, 2014) — Volar Video, a leading digital video technology and media company, iHigh.com, a division of Volar Video and the nation’s largest high school digital network, and Sporting News Media, a market leader in the creation, distribution, and monetization of premium sports media content for digital audiences, have partnered to launch TEAM 1 SPORTS.
TEAM1SPORTS.com is a user-generated platform to showcase amateur sports organizations and athletes to the world. Built on the foundation of the iHigh.com platform with over 125,000 video events, TEAM 1 SPORTS will be the premier digital network for all amateur sports including collegiate organizations, high schools, elite youth leagues, and club organizations. The network will be 100 free for all users and viewers.
“This is a landmark day for all amateur sports organizations as we proudly announce our partnership with Sporting News Media to launch TEAM 1 SPORTS,” said David Bertram, Volar Video CEO. “To think that now every amateur sports organization can produce TV-like broadcasts complete with graphic overlays and multiple camera angles free of charge is truly remarkable. Even better, the broadcasts are 100 percent free to watch on computers, tablets, and mobile devices ensuring parents, coaches, recruiters, and sports fans will never miss a game.”
Using Volar’s proprietary Production Truck technology, users with little-to-no production expertise can produce high-quality broadcasts featuring multi-camera switching, customizable graphic overlays, instant replay, dynamic mid-roll video ad insertion, and more. Participating organizations and athletes on TEAM 1 SPORTS will also receive unprecedented exposure through TEAM 1’s Official Media Partner, Sporting News Media, which serves as the top U.S. multi-platform digital sports property. Visitors to TEAM1SPORTS.com will also enjoy relevant premium sports content via the Sporting News (SN) ePlayer, which syndicates professional and collegiate digital video from the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, SEC, Big 12, Pac 12, NASCAR, Barclays Premier League, PGA Tour, UFC, ATP, and WTA across more than 400 national and local publishing sites in North America.