Recent Posts tagged with Olympics

Can Alibaba and Intel Take Olympic Analysis to New Heights?

Can Alibaba and Intel take their respective technologies, bring them together, and offer a whole new level of statistical analysis and understanding to sports fans and athletes? That’s the hope of the two companies, which has announced a new initiative that provides a key pillar to Alibaba’s Sports Brain project for the Olympics and could […]  More

SVG Sit-Down: Alibaba Cloud’s Joey Tan on the Olympics, World Cup, and the Future of Sports Media

Over the past year, Alibaba Cloud, the cloud-computing division of the colossal Chinese conglomerate, has made growing its sports portfolio a major priority. This push into the sports market has been headlined in the past six months by major cloud-services deals with the IOC for the Olympics and FIFA for the World Cup. Meanwhile, Alisports, […]  More

Intel Inks Olympic Partner Deal Through 2024, Will Provide VR and 5G Tech at Pyeongchang 2018

Intel has signed a deal with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to join “The Olympic Partner” (TOP) worldwide sponsorship program through 2024. As part of the agreement, Intel will provide technological and content support for the Olympic Broadcasting Services host-broadcaster operations and for Olympic Channel. It will also deliver real-time and on-demand virtual-reality experiences at 16 events, along […]  More

The Olympic Channel Set to Launch on July 15 in 35 Million Homes

The IOC, USOC, and NBCUniversal have unveiled the official launch date of The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA: Saturday, July 15. Upon launching, the year-round linear cable channel will be available in more than 35 million homes thanks to carriage agreements with Altice, AT&T DirecTV, Comcast, Spectrum, and Verizon. The linear channel will also be also […]  More

Olympic Channel Announces Eight Federation Partners

The Olympic Channel has reached agreements with the governing bodies for bandy, DanceSport, Deaflympics, orienteering, powerboat racing, racquetball, school sport, and underwater sports to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel. The eight new cooperation agreements bring the number of the global platform’s federation partners to 49.  More

Webinar: iStreamPlanet Breaks Down Streaming the Olympics

With the Sochi Olympics no in the rearview mirror, iStreamPlanet is hosting a free webinar to breakdown the workflow that went into distributing the Games via online and digital platforms.The webinar, called Streaming the Olympics: A Case Study in Moving Media Processing to the Cloud will take place on Tuesday, March 4 at 2 p.m. ET.  More

DiGiCo Announces Winners of Olympics UB MADI Competition

Digital solutions company DiGiCo has announced Steve Watson, Simon Honywill, and Rob Collins as winners of its Olympics UB MADI competition, which it ran during the Games to celebrate the efforts of the engineers involved, without whom the Olympic opening and closing ceremonies would not have been heard. “As a UK manufacturer, we were delighted […]  More

PESA Providing Customer Support at International Broadcast Center in London

For three weeks prior to the opening of the Summer Games in late July, customer service personnel from PESA, a leading U.S.-based custom design and build manufacturing company for professional audio and video signal distribution, were on site at the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in London to support the setup and configuration of its routing switcher […]  More

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