Tokyo Olympics

Darmah Leverages disguise to Assist TV Azteca’s Full xR Broadcast With 4K Workflows During 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Miami-based creative studio, Darmah, went live with a full extended reality (xR) broadcast running a 4K workflow for TV Azteca Sports during the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. The production, delivered by Darmah’s full turnkey dXR Stage, was powered by two disguise vx 4 media servers and six rx II render nodes, running for 18 days […]  More

LiveU Sees 400% Deployment Increase in Live Broadcasts at the Tokyo Summer Games

LiveU played a pivotal role in this year’s Summer Games, bringing all the excitement and results live daily from Tokyo to viewers around the world. The Tokyo Games saw a 400% increase in LiveU deployment compared to Rio 2016, reflecting the growing trust and reliance on LiveU’s solutions for high-quality, reliable and cost-effective live broadcasts, […]  More

Ireland’s RTÉ Celebrates the Close of the Olympic Games With Extensive Coverage Success, First Live Remote Production

Irish broadcaster, RTÉ has just completed work on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, producing over 270 hours of Tokyo 2020 coverage on TV channel, RTÉ2, and 408 hours of live coverage across the RTÉ Sport website and the RTE News app, to help celebrate the achievements of the largest Irish Olympic contingent of athletes in the […]  More

NBC Stamford Spotlight, Part 4: Postproduction, Graphics, Tape/Ingest Teams Keep Content Machine Churning for Tokyo Games

For NBC, the Olympics are a non-stop marathon of content creation. Although the live competition obviously plays an integral role in that effort, it’s the tape, postproduction, and graphics teams that bring everything together to create the broadcaster’s unique brand of Olympics storytelling. For the Tokyo 2020 Games, the Tape/EVS, Ingest, & Highlights; Postproduction & […]  More

To Meet Content Needs, NBC Olympics’ Highlights Factory Splits Operations Over Two Sites in Stamford

The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics are the largest Olympic Games in history. By the time the flame is extinguished on Sunday evening, a whopping 339 medal events will have been hosted across 33 sports in 50 disciplines. Compare that with the 43 events in nine sports at the inaugural 1896 Games in Athens, and it’s […]  More

Tokyo Olympics: ATEME Kyrion Encoders/Decoders Allow NT PCL To Deliver Games to Thailand’s Broadcasters

ATEME’s Kyrion encoders and decoders are providing contribution links to enable Thai operator National Telecom (NT PCL) to distribute the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to all broadcasters across Thailand. The use of ATEME’s Kyrion encoders/decoders allows NT PCL to provide Thai viewers with a high-quality viewing experience thanks to the technology’s ultra-low latency and high video […]  More

For Peacock’s First Olympics, NBC Sports Spins Up Digital Network-Ops Center in Lobby of Stamford Mothership

Tokyo 2020 marks the 17th Olympic Games delivered to the U.S. by NBC Sports. It’s a legacy that stretches back to 1964, when NBC televised the Summer Games from, you guessed it, Tokyo. In keeping with the broadcaster’s long history of innovation, this summer marks the Olympics debut for a key, growing piece of the […]  More

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