Score Boards

BallStream scoreboards began as a means to provide live scores for online scoreboards and add score updates to live video streams from any computer.

BallStream solutions were developed when nothing was available, beginning with the very first live stream of snooker in Australia. In those days, streaming services were expensive and score overlay software did not exist. So we created new software to overlay scores into the live video stream sent to a media server that we built and hosted in Australia. Today we provide scoreboards for all cue sports. We no longer provide an overlay solution but do still provide a live scoring service which can be displayed in conjunction with a live video stream.

Scoreboard Options

Scoreboards are available for both online and local viewing, and for most cue sports:

  • Scoreboard for Snooker (local).
  • Scoreboard for Billiards (local).
  • Scoreboard for Pool (local).
  • Scoreboard for All Matchplay (local).
  • Live Scoring Online (all cuesports).
  • Drawsheet Maker (seeded draws).

* Local viewing is for a scoreboard at the event that the audience can see. With online viewing, a compact scoreboard can be displayed on your web page underneath the live video display, or as a full page display that can be watched on any computer screen anywhere.

Scoreboard Requirements

To get started all you need is a computer with a monitor:

Basic Setup for Local Viewing

Scoreboards for live scoring Simply install the scoreboard software on a Windows computer that you can take to event and then you can manage scores from your keyboard or a handheld numberical keypad. If your computer screen is too small from across the room, simply plug in a larger screen (screen size is unlimited).

* The scoreboard software listed above is for Windows computers and provided for free.

Setup for Live Scores Online

Scoreboards for live scoring To provide live scores displayed online all you need is an Internet connection and a free scoring account on our website to submit your scores. Your audience, who can be anywhere in the world, can visit your score page for updated scores as they happen. Or a compact scoreboard can be displayed underneath your live video stream.

  • Online Scoreboard - full screen scoreboard (resizable) for live scores.
  • MiniScorer - miniature scoreboard control for an embedded web page display.

* These scoreboard services can be managed from any device and are provided for free.