Creators from Belgium, United Kingdom and The Netherlands have won €35,000 each to fund projects that will improve engagement between Eurovision viewers and the song contest.
THE NETHERLANDS – The Dutch public broadcasting organization NPO with AVROTROS, NOS and European Broadcasting Union (EBU) were looking for innovative solutions that will enhance the experience for viewers and fans during the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.
From the selected solutions, 10 companies were invited for a final event on Monday, September 30, 2019, in Amsterdam. The got a chance to present your solution and talk to experts from the parties involved with the organisation of Eurovision Song Contest 2020. A maximum of 3 finalists were selected to implement their solution for the Eurovision Song Contest. It was offered each of those companies co-funding for development up to € 35.000. And of course, being associated with the Eurovision Song Contest gives them a worldwide exposure.
Kiswe Mobile (Belgium)
“Traditionally, every country has one TV signal made for that specific country. With Kiswe Mobile, a large number of customized streams aimed at different target groups can be made, with the choice of different commentators, such as social media influencers, who seek interaction with the public and can show the results in the stream.”
Sceenic (United Kingdom)
Their concept, Watch Together, connects friends and family live through real-time video chat, perfectly synchronized with the live stream of the show so that they can share the essential moments together.”
TNO (The Netherlands)
TNO provides UltraWide Viewing. UWV records the show with special cameras and gives a very high definition view of the entire stage where the performances take place, which could be projected at full size on large screens, for example in cinemas and at other event locations so that the audience can experience the performance there as if it is there.”