Olympics

Is 8K More Supply or Demand? »

8K has a lot to offer, and 2020 will likely add uses to the conversation. As it stands, 8K’s efficacy is heavily intertwined with the nature of individual projects and the requirements of the deliverables in question, and understanding the key strengths and current limitations of the format will be essential to its efficient and cost-effective implementation.

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The game is changing in live production »

Live production is one of the best examples of how dynamic M&E can be. By their very nature, live events are unpredictable and fluid, both qualities that are central to their thrill. Of course, with that thrill come unique challenges.

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Mass High Tech | Local Tech Companies Go for the Gold at Olympics »

Signiant’s software has been managing the transport as well as the processing of video for major broadcasters since 2006, and it’s technology has been used in the past couple of Olympics Games. ABC, NBC, ESPN and Fox Sports are all clients, and while it’s used extensively for coverage of the Olympics Games, those broadcasters use the software year round for live sports coverage.

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21 days until the 2012 Olympic Games begin. »

As a partner to NBC during the 2010 Winter Olympics our role was to manage the movement of content and automate processes on the back-end. We worked with NBC to produce 14 optimal workflows to automate, manage and monitor over 400 hours of live competition and more than 1,000 hours of full-event replays.

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Broadcast Engineering | Signiant Manages On-Demand Video for Online Winter Olympics Coverage »

There were 14 different workflows behind the scenes that Signiant's software managed to ensure that the viewer experience was seamless as the games were streamed from Akamai's content distribution network. Signiant's software efficiently managed the movement of content and helped automate processes on the back-end while Akamai delivered the content to consumers.

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Signiant Helps Deliver On-Demand Video for NBC’s Online Coverage of the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games »

The Winter Games were available online for on demand video viewing at nbcolympics.com. There were 14 different workflows behind the scenes that Signiant's software managed to ensure that the viewer experience was seamless as the games were streamed from Akamai's Content Distribution Network.

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SportsFeatures.com | NBC Universal Details Unique Digital Experience for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics »

For the first time for an Olympic Winter Games, NBC Universal will offer digital event coverage that will include more than 400 hours of live competition and more than 1,000 hours of full-event replays on NBCOlympics.com. NBCOlympics.com on MSN will serve as the Olympic fan's hub for every aspect of the 2010 Vancouver Games experience.

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Broadcasting & Cable | Broadcaster Streamlines New-Media Approach to Winter Games »

Mazza's team has worked to reduce some of the complexity in NBCU's overall technical plan, particularly in providing streaming and on-demand video coverage for its NBCOlympics.com Website. For Beijing, NBCU created a long-distance, file-based workflow to support its Highlights Factory in New York, which produced on-demand coverage for the Web, cable VOD systems and mobile clip services.

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Signiant Highlights Benefits of Automated Media File Movement with Akamai »

"Signiant's partnership with Akamai provides customers with a more efficient, scalable and automated way of uploading content, regardless of its location or file size. As demand increases for more content in multiple formats and versions, the Signiant solution gives customers greater control over distribution."

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