Charana TV showcases South Asia’s first ever live virtual mixed reality television show

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The TV show that redefined Sri Lankan Television; ‘Aseema’ travelled beyond the standard television boundaries with South Asia’s first ever live virtual mixed reality broadcast, that built the platform for next generation entertainment and showcased the use of state-of-the-art technology to win the challenges of current lockdowns affecting the Media-Entertainment industry. 

‘Aseema’, the prime time show on Charana TV, telecasted its premiering episode on Thursday at 9 p.m. on Charana TV on PEO TV; channel number five. During the show-gram the producers were able to virtually link resource personnel from different locations into a common studio to offer a brand new visual experience to its viewers. 

Specialist Dr. Seetha Arambepola and Prof. Patrick Rathnayake discussed the dynamics of the ‘New Normal’ that the country must adapt and move ahead with the unprecedented crisis that has brought it to a cautious standstill. 

‘Aseema’ by definition, the boundless nature of the program aims to challenge the limitations and boundaries with innovative concepts to build a future that the nation truly requires. The show-gram will continue further, addressing the new aspects of development at a broader spectrum; that will continue to elevate and shape the future. 

As a country, Sri Lanka has proven to be one that thinks and lives beyond boundaries. That boundless thinking is one that continues to take our nation beyond the established norm. As the world discovers and adapts to a new form of normal; finish lines, borders and rules disappear. The first step towards the idea hub that builds stage for that change is ‘Aseema’. 

Mixed reality is the new wave of technology that connects both aspects of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). A merge of the real and virtual worlds bring together new environments and visualisations where the objects of the digital and physical atmospheres coexist and interact in real-time. As technology stands strong-rooted amidst the turbulent conditions, a combination of technology and television comes to life with the first ever live television broadcasting of Mixed Reality (MR). 

Charana TV differentiates itself from the rest by broadcasting more educational and informational programs; keeping its identity set from the beginning by offering a wide variety of programs from music, entertainment, movies, talk shows, lifestyle with many other novel initiatives brought to the TV screen. Charana TV is currently available on PEO TV and PEO TV Go channel number five and reaches over 500,000 subscribers spread islandwide on TV, YouTube and other digital platforms.