Recent Posts tagged with 2010 Winter Olympics

Pictrovision’s Remote Control System Plays Integral Role in RF Wireless’ Vancouver Games Coverage

When Bob Wilson of RF Wireless won the bid to service OBS (Olympic Broadcast Services), the host broadcaster for the 2010 Winter Games in Canada, Pictorvision’s new wireless remote control system was a big part of the package. To capture the committee’s attention Wilson worked with Pictorvision and Chris Chanda of Aerial Camera Operations to […]  More

Fujinon Lenses Drive MIRA Mobile to Olympic Gold

MIRA Mobile drove its new M-9HD 53-foot trailer with 51-foot expanding side to Vancouver for coverage of the 2010 Winter Games in February. Also on hand for MIRA were a host of Fujinon lenses, including one Fujinon XA101x8.9BESM super telephoto field lens with image stabilization, six Fujinon XA88x8.8BESM telephoto HD lenses, two Fujinon HA22x7.8BERM ENG […]  More

NBC Praises Audio-Technica Mics Work at Vancouver Games

Audio-Technica provided a host of microphones and equipment to NBC during the network’s coverage of the Vancouver Winter Games in February. “We are incredibly honored to provide microphone solutions for NBC’s coverage of the Vancouver Winter Olympics,” says Greg Pinto, Audio-Technica VP of Marketing. “We have worked closely with NBC at previous Olympic broadcasts, and […]  More

Vancouver 2010: NBC Utilizing Calrec Audio Consoles

Several of Calrec Audio’s 56-fader Omega with Bluefin audio consoles are currently being utilized by NBC for the network’s coverage of the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver. The consoles are being used in the International Broadcast Center (IBC) for NBC’s presentation at Whistler for bobsled and luge events, and at the Hillcrest/Nat Bailey Stadium Park […]  More

Vancouver 2010: In-House Radio Network Provides Figure Skating Spectators with Live Commentary

For the first time at a Winter Games, fans can purchase closed-circuit radios to follow figure skating on an in-house radio network, dubbed Axel Radio. About 1,400 have been sold. The spectators receive expert analysis, detailed explanations of the complex scoring system, trivia, and humorous commentary. According to the New York Times, similar radio broadcasts […]  More

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