Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore, 17 March 2015 – SplitmediaLabs Limited (“SplitmediaLabs”) and AsiaSoft Online Pte Ltd (“Asiasoft”) are pleased to announce a brand new partnership that combines the strengths of each company to transform live streaming throughout Southeast Asia by establishing a new breed of production studios throughout 2015.
This landmark partnership between the software company and games publisher aims to redefine the way eSports is broadcast throughout Southeast Asia by establishing high quality XSplit-powered locations throughout the region. XSplit, an online platform for easy live streaming, recording and online video sharing, will be managed at Asiasoft Studios located in Thailand, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam, where it will run livestream event productions and joint promotions agreed by the two companies.
SplitmediaLabs and AsiaSoft’s shared vision for this partnership is to create a home for broadcasting high-quality gaming by creating professional and industry-standard venues throughout the region, exclusively created to host and livestream eSports tournaments and events.
“XSplit’s commitment to innovation has provided us with a powerful and cost-effective broadcast solution that we are sure will help in furthering our efforts in growing eSports live production throughout Southeast Asia,” said Koh Yung Tek, eSports business manager of AsiaSoft.
Acting as liaison between both organizations, SplitmediaLabs is also pleased to announce the appointment of Yu Sheng Tan, better known as “Farpenoodle”, as the XSplit Senior Production Engineer and the head of the XSplit Event Production Team. Yu Sheng Tan is probably best known as the developer of Stream Control, a simple program that works with XSplit to allow for complex visual layouts in live streaming events.
Over the coming months, Yu Sheng Tan will work closely with AsiaSoft and XSplit’s Media Production Team to set-up studios throughout the continent, beginning with Manila, Philippines.
“Tan is an important appointment for SplitmediaLabs as he brings extensive experience and knowledge of live production that will help drive XSplit’s continued innovation.” said Henrik Levring, CEO of Splitmedialabs. “This new partnership with Asiasoft will help forge the growth of live streaming throughout Southeast Asia, and we’re thrilled to be part of what will become a milestone moment for eSports throughout this region.”
SplitmediaLabs and AsiaSoft will commence their partnership in Q1 2015, with the intention of creating ten live studios by the end of 2015.
SplitmediaLabs Limited is an innovative, Hong Kong-based software company specializing in the development of multimedia applications and technology. SplitmediaLabs has published extensive multimedia toolkits which have been licensed to some of the world’s most prominent companies, some of which are included in the Fortune 500 list. XSplit Broadcaster & XSplit Gamecaster are developed and published by SplitmediaLabs Limited.
About XSplit Broadcaster & XSplit Gamecaster
XSplit Gamecaster is the world’s easiest live streaming and recording solution, allowing for users to upload and share their greatest gaming moments to popular video services such as Twitch and YouTube, at just the click of a button. XSplit Broadcaster is one of the most popular and widely used applications for live Internet broadcasting, with a user base ranging from hobbyists to prominent professional casters in more than 150 countries. XSplit allows users to record or live stream any type of media, while taking advantage of TV-like broadcasting features that anyone can learn to master
About Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited
Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Limited (“Asiasoft”) is a Leading Regional Online Entertainment Service Provider in Southeast Asia with a dominating market share in the region covering Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines. The company was established in Thailand in 2001 and listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand since 2008. The Company’s affiliates are involved in international investment for online games publishing and development, as well as game portal services (www.playpark.com) and other IT related business. Currently, we have 35 enjoyable and interactive online games from all over the world with more than 142 million registered IDs in the region.