PyeongChang 2018

The SVG Podcast: Winter Olympics Special With Olympic Channel’s Mark Parkman (Plus Our Onsite Audio Diary)

The Winter Olympics are rolling to a close, but SVG is still on the scene, covering all the video-production and tech happenings in PyeongChang, South Korea. SVG is bringing you special episodes of The SVG Podcast as Executive Director Ken Kerschbaumer and Director of Digital Brandon Costa give you the inside scoop on all the innovations they are seeing at the […]  More

PyeongChang 2018: NBC Sports Digital Live-Streaming Viewership Triples Sochi Numbers With Week To Go

NBC Sports Digital’s presentation of the PyeongChang Olympics eclipsed the full 2014 Sochi Games in live streaming minutes just five days into the competition and has continued to reach milestones.  With 1.31 billion live-streaming minutes via NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app through Sunday, NBC Sports Digital has more than tripled the Sochi total (420 million minutes) with […]  More

Live From PyeongChang: Alpensia Sliding Centre and Skeleton Photo Gallery

The Alpensia Sliding Centre is home to some of the Olympics’ most dangerous sports: luge, skeleton, and bobsled. The lightning-fast action on the course requires split-second reflexes on the part of everyone involved in the production as well as some automated processes and plenty of cool miniature robotic cameras.  More

Live From PyeongChang: Ladies’ Super G Photo Gallery

The Alpine events got off to a slow start at the PyeongChang Olympics, but, once the winds died down, the action returned to the hills. One of the highlights was the ladies’ Super G, which offered some unexpected drama when the final skier on the course, Czechoslovakian Ester Ledecka, surprised everyone by capturing gold.  More

Live From PyeongChang: NBC’s Chip Adams on the Evolution of Venue Operations

Every Olympics challenges a venue-operations team in new and unique ways: cultural differences, language differences, and problem-solving philosophy can change drastically from one Games to the next. In PyeongChang, VP, Venue Engineering, Chip Adams and his team at NBC Olympics have tackled those differences, implemented new workflows, and supported the efforts of the NBC production team. And, […]  More

Live From PyeongChang: Curling Photo Gallery

When it comes to the Olympics, no venue is busier than the Gangnueng Curling Centre, located in Gangneung Olympic Park. Over the course of the Olympics, it is the only sport to have competition every day, and, in fact, so much curling is going on that it started two days before the Opening Ceremony. And, […]  More

Live From PyeongChang: Canada’s CBC Uses Dual At-Home Model for Dual-Language Production

With Canadian broadcaster CBC, at the Olympics, you always get a 2-for-1 package. With both English- and French-speaking audiences to serve back home, CBC’s facilities at the IBC in PyeongChang are a stop in the complex transmission and signal routing of feeds to fully staffed control rooms in Montreal and Toronto. Using technology from Nevion […]  More