NBC Olympics to Rely on Tektronix Test, Monitoring Gear

BEAVERTON, ORE.—NBCOlympics has selected Tektronix audio and video test monitoring and network monitoring for its production of the Winter Olympics from PyeongChang, South Korea. NBC Olympics will use Tektronix WFM7200, WVR7200, WFM5200 and WVR5200 waveform monitors, SPG8000A master sync and master clock reference generators.

The equipment will be used to monitor and test video and audio quality in NBC Olympics’ production, post production, transmission and distribution workflows in NBC facilities. NBC will use WFM8300 waveform monitors for 4K HDRK applications. Tektronix Sentry products will be used for monitoring of the transport streams involved in its production.

A division of the NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal's Olympic coverage.

More information is available on the Tektronix website.

Phil Kurz

Phil Kurz is a contributing editor to TV Tech. He has written about TV and video technology for more than 30 years and served as editor of three leading industry magazines. He earned a Bachelor of Journalism and a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism.