Mountain West Network Receives Heartland Emmy Award for Technical Achievement
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West Network has been recognized for its technical achievement after receiving a 2014 Emmy Award on Saturday through the Heartland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
The Mountain West Network, powered by Campus Insiders and utilizing Volar Video's revolutionary production solution, provides on-demand video content, as well as broadcasts an unprecedented number of live events from the league's 18 sports. Since its launch in October of 2012, the Mountain West Network has provided fans over 1,100 on-demand videos, while also live-streaming over 1,500 events, including select Conference championships. Over 15.1 million unique viewers from 134 countries have tuned into MWN content in the past year.
Volar Video's proprietary platform features production software that allows for seamless multi-camera switching, full-custom graphics and a high-definition video stream that is embedded within TheMW.com, as well as each of the member institutions' official athletics websites.
All Mountain West programming is also available on CampusInsiders.com, the online destination and leading digital content syndication source for college sports. Campus Insiders, a partnership between Silver Chalice Ventures and IMG College, goes beyond the traditional sports media experience, giving dedicated fans an insider's perspective that includes behind-the-scenes content, original video programming (including hosts Bonnie Bernstein and Seth Davis), and live streaming events. Campus Insiders also incorporates the Mountain West into its many existing distribution relationships, including partners on VOD, OTT and IP-Connected platforms.
Mountain West Network content is available at no cost to viewers and is accessible on multiple devices, including desktop and laptop computers, smartphones and tablets. Fans can also download the official mobile application of the Mountain West on their iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android devices. Visit the App Store or Google Play for details on the free applications.
Founded in 1947, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) and the Emmy Award stand for the best in the television industry. The National Academy is the only non-profit organization dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievement, raising industry standards and improving the quality of television, and the Heartland chapter serves the television industry in these markets/DMAs: Denver, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Wichita/Hutchinson, Omaha, Colorado Springs/Pueblo, Lincoln/Hastings-Kearney, Topeka, Grand Junction/Montrose, Cheyenne/Scottsbluff and North Platte.