Beijing Olympics 2022

Beijing 2022: Comcast Serves Up Live 8K VR Content

Comcast NBCUniversal has launched the NBC Olympics VR by Xfinity app. Available for the first time in stunning 8K resolution, the app will feature more than 150 hours of live and on demand interactive virtual reality coverage of the Beijing Olympic Games, bringing viewers across the nation closer than ever to Team USA and the […]  More

Beijing 2022: OBS CTO Sotiris Salamouris Discusses How 5G, Virtualized Tech, and the Cloud Are Transforming the Games

At the Tokyo Games OBS Chief Technology Officer Sotiris Salamouris and the team at Olympic Broadcasting Services embraced a number of new technologies, like IP, UHD, and HDR, at a scale never before seen. At the Beijing Winter Olympics those efforts continue but with even more innovation thanks to the use of 5G, virtualized hardware […]  More

Beijing 2022: VITAC Provides Captioning for Winter Games

As the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games begin this week, athletes from around the globe have been training and preparing for their moment in the spotlight. So too have VITAC’s teams of captioners, schedulers, coordinators, and engineers.  More

Beijing 2022: OBS CEO Yiannis Exarchos on the Challenges and Innovations at the Winter Games

Yiannis Exarchos has been CEO of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) following the Olympic Games London 2012, after having served as a top executive for all Olympic host broadcasting organizations since Athens 2004. He recently gave an interview for the OBS Media Guide laying out his thoughts concerning the unusual planning of the Beijing 2022 Games […]  More

Beijing 2022: Comcast To Present 2022 Winter Olympics Through Simplified Content Hub Across All Platforms

Nationwide Comcast customers can experience the Winter Games through a new, simplified viewing experience available across the company’s entertainment platforms. Customers can simply say “Olympics” into their device’s voice remote to get right to the action and start enjoying all 2,800+ hours of live and on-demand coverage through Peacock’s Premium tier, which is offered at […]  More

Beijing 2022: OBS Ready to Innovate for Winter Games, Set to Create More than 6,000 Hours of Content

Later this week the Olympic flame will be lit for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, igniting 17 days of competition that will be the largest Winter Olympics production ever and capping off an intense period of production that saw OBS and rights holders from around the world tackle two Olympic Games in less […]  More

Beijing 2022: NBCU To Provide Closed Captioning, Audio Description, and Web Content Accessibility for Winter Olympics, Paralympics

NBCUniversal’s Winter Games coverage will be more accessible to viewers of all abilities than ever before, providing the opportunity to enjoy the excitement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Beijing 2022 through closed captioning, audio description, and digital content accessibility. As previously announced, NBCU will present a Winter Olympics-record 2,800+ hours of coverage across NBC, […]  More

Discovery Adopts a Decentralized Remote Production Model, Augments The Cube for Beijing 2022 Coverage

Discovery is all set to bring 50 countries and territories live coverage of the Beijing Winter Olympics using an enhanced Cube mixed reality studio and numerous workflow innovations that go over and above its technical achievements at Tokyo 2020. The broadcaster will deliver 1,200 hours of live content for its linear and digital platforms, including […]  More

Beijing 2022: NBC Sports Will Deliver Live 4K/HDR/ATMOS Primetime, Prime Plus Broadcasts of Winter Olympics for the First Time

For the first time ever for a Winter Olympics, NBC Sports will provide live coverage of the NBC broadcast network’s Olympics primetime and Prime Plus shows in certain markets in 4K UHD with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and ATMOS sound. NBC previously delivered the Tokyo 2020 (more coverage here and here), PyeongChang 2018 (more coverage […]  More

BBC Sport Unveils Innovative New VR Studio for Beijing Winter Olympics

BBC Sport is unveiling a new virtual reality (VR) studio for its coverage of the Beijing Winter Olympics that will take viewers from a mountainside log cabin to a virtual ski resort, and beyond. Rights holding broadcasters at this year’s Games are restricted from being able to roam the local area with camera crews, preventing […]  More

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