BT Sport is working with a number of technology providers to launch live, interactive sports quizzes.
The Beautiful Quiz is a a live play-along quiz around programming such as boxing, rugby, WWE and UFC.
The quiz has been produced by BT Sport, in collaboration with Monterosa, Phenix, Stats Perform and Sunset+Vine. It is available on BT Sport’s website.
Each technology company has been responsible for specific tasks:
- Monterosa: deliver the live play-along quiz game, synchronised to broadcast, enabling consistent gameplay, points scoring and live leaderboards to the entire audience
- Phenix: deliver a synchronised OTT stream in real time to all play-along devices regardless of location, device or connection.
- Stats Perform: provide the questions via the @Optajoe team, as well as the data, stats and key historical insights.
- Sunset+Vine: lead the technical production via their remote production gallery with inter-producer and operator connectivity hosted in Microsoft’s Azure Cloud.
Jamie Hindhaugh, chief operating officer, BT Sport, said: “The Beautiful Quiz¸ is the right programme at the right time, enabling all sports fans to come together and test their football knowledge and compete against the likes of Peter Crouch and Chris Sutton. The show is just the latest in our team’s stream of highly innovative work during the pandemic to entertain and serve our viewers.”