Recent Posts tagged with Vancouver Winter Olympics

Vancouver 2010: Broadcast Sports’ Wireless Transmission System Brings Never-Before-Seen Perspectives of Skiers

RF transmitters, receive infrastructure, monitoring and distribution facilities from Broadcast Sports, Inc. (BSI) are being used at the Winter Olympic Games.  BSI has implemented a marriage of remote controlled gyro-stabilized Cineflex camera systems with flexible receive infrastructure and intelligent diversity receive technology. This is a joint venture between RF Wireless Systems Inc. of Canada, and […]  More

NEP Broadcasting Provides Broadcast Facilities and Technical Support to NBC Universal During Vancouver Olympic Winter Games

NEP Broadcasting, the nation’s largest provider of television production facilities, has brought a team of over 60 staff members along with eight mobile television productions trucks to the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in support of NBC and German Broadcaster ARD/ZDF. For NEP, the Vancouver Games represents the 10th Olympics at which it has provided facilities […]  More

“NBCOlympics.com on MSN” Winning Digital Gold

According to data from comScore, from Feb. 15-21, “NBCOlympics.com on MSN” has generated more than 706 million page views, 600 million more and 587 percent more than its nearest competitor, Yahoo’s Olympic site (103 million page views). Visitors to NBCOlympics.com also spend more time on the site and view more pages than visitors to Yahoo’s […]  More

One on One With Chip Adams, VP of Venue Engineering, NBC Olympics

NBC Olympics has equipment littered throughout the city of Vancouver — and the mountains of Whistler — and one man is tasked with keeping track of it all. Chip Adams, VP of venue engineering for NBC Olympics, decides what equipment, and how much of it, should be placed at each of the Olympic venues and […]  More

Sony Equips NBC Olympics With HD Broadcast Technology, 24/7 Support

For the past several weeks, Vancouver has been brimming with Sony equipment. The technology provider has partnered with NBC Olympics since the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, and the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Vancouver is currently packed with Sony HD broadcast technology, as is a mobile support center that will support all of NBC’s […]  More

Romero: OBS — Along With Rightsholders and Vendors — Aims To Inspire in Vancouver

The Winter Games are mere days away, which means it’s crunch time for Manolo Romero, CEO of Olympic Broadcast Services (OBS), and his team. This year’s Games signifies a major milestone as well as a turning point for Olympic coverage. The following article was written by Romero and explains the goals of the major changes […]  More

Figure-Skating Audio Takes Some Fancy Footwork

Capturing the sound of figure skating is no easy task. Just ask Peteris Saltans, audio mixer for the sport at both the U.S. Figure Skating Championships (Jan. 12-24) and the Winter Olympics next month (both on NBC). “It’s really unlike almost any other sport,” says Saltans, who next month will be mixing his sixth Olympics […]  More

Cisco To Power NBC’s All-HD Vancouver Olympics Coverage

At this week’s Consumer Electronics Show, Cisco announced that it will provide significant video-network infrastructure for NBC’s coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. For the first fully HD Winter Olympics, Cisco will collaborate with NBC to provide a medianet, an IP video-network infrastructure that will provide a real-time, three-screen Olympic experience for […]  More

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