Rio 2016

NAB 2016: Audio-Technica Mics and Headphones Specified by NBC Olympics

NBC Olympics has selected Audio-Technica to provide microphones, broadcast headsets and monitor headphones for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this summer. Audio-Technica products will capture and monitor the audio aspects of the games, from the sounds of the competition itself to the related […]  More

2016 Rio Olympics: NBC Selects Linear Acoustic for Audio Upmixing

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Linear Acoustic to provide audio upmixing and technical support for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 – August 21. The announcement was made today by Karl Malone, Director, Sound Design, […]  More

2016 Rio Olympics: Lawo’s Virtual Studio Manager Added to NBC’s Broadcast Plans

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Lawo to provide the company’s VSM (Virtual Studio Manager) Broadcast Control and Monitoring solution for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 – August 21. The production will also utilize Lawo’s […]  More

2016 Rio Olympics: NBC Taps Ericsson for Video Contribution, Distribution

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Ericsson to provide video contribution and distribution solutions for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 – August 21, 2016. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, Senior Vice President, […]  More

NBC Olympics To Deploy More Than 70 Canon Lenses in Rio

NBC Olympic has selected Canon U.S.A. to provide a wide variety of HDTV Field, Portable and Studio lenses for its production of the Rio Olympics. Over 70 Canon broadcast lenses will be used during coverage including the DIGISUPER 95 TELE long-zoom field lens featuring a focal length of 1178mm (2356mm with 2x Extender); the DIGISUPER 27 studio […]  More

NBC Olympics Taps Spectra Logic for Archive, Disaster Recovery Services

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Spectra Logic to provide video archive and disaster recovery services for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 – August 21. The announcement was made today by Darryl Jefferson, Vice […]  More

NBC Olympics Chooses FileCatalyst for Rio 2016 Video-File Delivery

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected FileCatalyst to provide digital file delivery software for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro August 5 to 21. The announcement was made by Jim Miles, Director, Digital Workflow Systems, NBC Olympics, and Chris Bailey, […]  More

LiveU Reports More Than 300 IP-bonding Units Will Cover 2016 Rio Olympics

As the world prepares for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, LiveU continues to be the preferred provider of IP-based live video transmission solutions for broadcasters and online streaming customers around the globe.  LiveU’s bonded cellular technology for live video acquisition, management, and distribution is especially well-suited to provide solutions for the challenging […]  More

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