On the auspicious birth anniversary of Aba al-Fadl al-Abbas (peace be upon him) and to coincide with the activities of the thirteenth edition of the international cultural festival of the martyrdom spring, The al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine inaugurates the project of the live satellite broadcasting (SNG) after a successful trial period, to be added to the series of the technical and service projects that the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine creates with high-quality technical specifications and with the implementation of the major companies under the direct supervision of the engineering projects Department that has a long expertise in this field, so that this project is the satellite window from which the holy shrine overlooks with its activities to the world and to be a seed for the future, God willing.
The inauguration was attended by the Senior Official of the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine; the Eminence Sayed Ahmed al-Safi, its Secretary General the Engineer Sayed Mohamad al-Ashiqar, and the head of the Intellectual and Cultural Affairs Department at the holy shrine as it is the beneficiary body from this project, in addition to a large gathering of guests of the Thirteenth International Cultural Festival of the Martyrdom Spring.
The attendees has listened to the explanations of the technical specifications of the project by the al-Kafeel Division for artistic production, highlighting that it includes eleven motorized cameras that are put throughout the holy shrine and that are remotely controlled in addition to five mobile cameras and a very sophisticated archiving system as well as servers' system and SNG device for live satellite broadcasting.
The project includes eleven fixed cameras scattered inside and outside the holy sanctuary in addition to mounted cameras, as well as five mobile cameras controlled centrally in the remote control room, in addition to imaging mixer, servers system, and SNG device for satellite broadcast. A special frequency will be determined to enable the live broadcast to all satellite channels wishing to receive the live from the holy sanctuary of Al-Abbas (peace be upon him), so that the lovers and followers of Ahl Al-Bayt (peace be upon them) can watch the spiritual atmosphere from this holy place for the first time.
And it is to note that among the objectives of this project is to provide many satellite channel that are looking for hours of broadcast and have no staff to send to cover the activities of the holy shrine. The project goal is to give the frequency of the holy shrine to broadcast all events without they send their staff and bearing their responsibilities in terms of housing, transportation and securing an accompanying person for them. And most importantly is to give the image that fit with the policy of the Al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine without any kind of bias.