Huntsville, Alabama-based PESA Switching Systems, Inc. recently announced the 2010 Winter Games are being routed through one of their Cheetah 864XR high-definition routing systems.
The routing switcher, located at the International Broadcasting Center (IBC), is one of a number of PESA devices being utilized. Several mobile broadcast trucks in remote locations are supplying live, high-definition feeds back to the IBC or other broadcast groups.
PESA is an analog and digital router and signal distribution manufacturer with a longtime partnership with NBC, having provided them with routing hardware support since 1988, and more recently at the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing, China.
PESA Routers Blanket Athens for the Olympics
Several international broadcasters are using PESA routing switchers to provide coverage of the ongoing Summer Olympics in Athens, including organizations from Greece, Spain, Korea and the Netherlands. The company's routers have found their way into both fixed (studio) and mobile-production applications. An example is