Recent Posts tagged with OBS

Live From Rio 2016: Sotiris Salamouris Says OBS Team Exceeding Expectations In Massive Production Effort

As the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics nears the end of their first week, for the team at Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), the challenge now is to keep the massive production effort (the OBS team alone is more than 7,100 people strong) moving smoothly. Sotiris Salamouris, chief technology officer, OBS, spent some time talking with SVG […]  More

London Olympics To Go for 3D Gold?

It is increasingly appearing as if viewers of the London 2012 Olympics will have a chance to catch at least some of the action in 3D. Olympic Broadcast Services (OBS) is in final negotiations to make a 3D Olympics feed available to rightsholders when the games begin next July 27. Although details will not be […]  More

SVG Honors HBS, OBS at Fifth Annual IBC Sport Reception

On Saturday night, SVG hosted more than 200 sports industry professionals at its annual IBC Sport Reception in Amsterdam to salute the 2010 achievements of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) and Host Broadcast Services (HBS). These two companies, respectively, were directly responsible for two groundbreaking 2010 productions, the Vancouver Winter Olympics and the FIFA World Cup. […]  More

Olympic Surround Sound Design Hits All the Right Notes for Viewers

Dennis Baxter, sound designer for Olympic Broadcast Services, is knee deep in delivering the first-ever Winter Games to feature discrete 5.1 Surround Sound and stereo audio signals. For U.S. viewers that probably came home most crystal clear through during Sunday’s men’s ice hockey game between the U.S. and Canada. “In hockey we’re trying to accurately […]  More

Virtual Enhancements Make Winter Games Debut for OBS

For Kim Erdahl, Olympics Broadcast Services (OBS) graphics manager and her staff of graphics professionals, the Winter Olympics in Vancouver feature more virtual graphics than have ever been seen before at a Winter Games. And the challenge, as always, is making sure OBS provides quality virtual graphics that don’t detract from the competition and also […]  More

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