BroaMan joins Singapore National Day Parade
Tuesday, 28 September 2021
singapore-1022281266The riveting aerial display was enjoyed by around 1,000 people
Singapore - BroaMan MUX22 fibre multiplexer and Repeat 48 3G/HD/SD-SDI Video/MADI fibre extender were provided by Total Solution Marketing (TSM), along with full-service support, for the recent Singapore National Day celebrations. The event this year was rescheduled by the Government from its traditional 9 August date to 21 August due to the increase in COVID-19 cases.
These interfaces were deployed by The Show Company Pte, the appointed vendor of the multimedia committee for this year’s National Day Parade. The fibre-based solutions were used between transmitters and receivers, across distances averaging 250m - over LC multimode fibre to three different camera locations.
This enabled all data to be transported over a single duplex fibre, thus reducing the number of the cables otherwise necessary over long distances. At the same time, it ensured extremely low latency in the transmission.
CWDM-equipped MUX22 devices, configured eight 3G/HD/SD-SDI in/out, and with RTS 4-wire intercom, were used in all Augmented Reality (AR) camera transmissions.
The Show Company also used Repeat 48 as a means of signal transmission over a multicore singlemode fibre to send six channels of HD-SDI LED content feeds (three main signals and three back-up) to Mediacorp's OB truck.
The event itself was divided into a main parade, at the Marina Bay Floating Platform, and then the show itself - a spectacular song-and-dance extravaganza. While both the parade and show segment had to be scaled back for Covid reasons, as always it provided a fitting commemoration of Singapore’s independence in 1965, with a riveting aerial display enjoyed by around 1,000 people the main highlight.
Delivered in Singapore’s four official languages, the National Day show was broadcast across Mediacorp’s free-to-air TV channels, as well as radio stations, their own digital streaming platform, meWATCH and YouTube.

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