At a big event with dozens of venues such as the London Games, flexibility ranks right up there with quality and reliability in the “must have” troika needed in a supporting technology.
Sky New Zealand, broadcasting the Games in conjunction with free-to-air broadcaster Prime TV, was a big user of Olympic Broadcasting Service’s (OBS) Multichannel Distribution Service (MDS).
TV Azteca of Mexico is an example of one of the many smaller facilities in the Olympics International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in London, but it shares many technical features with larger broadcasters.
TV Technology-Europe Editor Mark Hallinger caught up with Dave Mazza, Senior Vice President of Engineering for NBC Olympics a few hours before closing ceremonies.
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