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NBC Olympics taps Ericsson and Net Insight for PyeongChang games

NBC Olympics, part of the NBC Sports Group, has tapped Ericsson to provide video contribution solutions for its production of the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Ericsson will provide a range of its encoding and satellite receiver technologies to support NBC Olympics video distribution. Ericsson will assist with the equipment and system set […]

NBC and NextVR broadcast virtual reality Kentucky Derby

NBC Sports Group made its first steps into virtual reality (VR) broadcasting at the weekend by airing VR footage from the Kentucky Derby, in partnership with NextVR. The companies claimed that Saturday’s coverage marked the “first-ever horse racing in virtual reality” with footage captured “from the paddock to the track and finishing in the winner’s […]

NBC Olympics announces tech partners for Sochi

Harmonic is providing its MediaGrid shared storage and MediaDeck integrated media playout server system to NBC Sports Group unit NBC Olympics for the Sochi Winter Olympics, which kicks off tomorrow.  NBC Olympics will use the Harmonic solution to support a “highlights factory” where staff based at the broadcaster’s Stamford, Connecticut facility will access event footage […]