Intel will be bringing its technology to the pinnacle of sports with a recently announced partnership with the International Olympics Committee.
The Summer Olympics broadcast from Rio de Janeiro produced an unprecedented volume of content.
Globosat has turned to Tektronix to support its live IP media production of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Software-defined video systems provider Elemental is serving as a key player in the 2016 Summer Olympics currently underway, helping stream content to a trio of South American broadcasters.
With the Olympics taking place in its home country, Brazilian broadcaster Globosat aimed for its largest coverage of the Games.
In a recent interview with TV Technology, Darryl Jefferson, vice president for Post Operations & Digital Workflow, NBC Sports & Olympics,discussed his role at the Rio Games and how NBC is ramping up its technical infrastructure to deliver more than 6,000 hours of Olympic linear programming across 11 networks and streaming outlets.
Channel Master experience some Olympics glory of its own prior to the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
On Wednesday, NBC Olympics’ live streaming for Rio 2016 topped 1 billion minutes (1.05 billion)—the first time the threshold has ever been crossed for an Olympics, the group said.
Dega Broadcast Systems is helping to construct the on-site facilities for BBC’s coverage of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and as a central point of control for the set-up Dega has chosen to gone with Imagine Communication’s Platinum IP3 router.
Italian broadcaster Radiotelevisione Italiana (RAI) came to Rio with six Brianstorm eStudio virtual studio applications in an effort to boost its coverage of the Olympic Games.
Dejero is giving a team effort for Canadian and other international broadcasters at the 2016 Summer Olympics, providing its Live+ Multipoint video distribution network and other support that includes private Wi-Fi hotspots, Anatel-certified mobile transmitters, and 24-hour onsite support.
As the Olympic Games continue in Rio, TV Technology recently talked with Chris Bell, vice president, customer support at TVU Networks, a Mountain View, Calif-based provider of broadcast technology about “best practices” for broadcasters using IP to provide live coverage of the games.
NBC is earned gold in the ratings during the first weekend of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Viewers in Latin America and the Caribbean will be tuning in to ESPN for their Olympic viewing pleasures, as the sports network is set to deliver more than 2,800 hours of content as the rights holder for the Games in those regions.
The build up to the 2016 Summer Olympics has been filled with controversy. Political unrest, the Zika virus, pollution, infrastructure delays and crime have all raised concerns among both participants and fans.