CTAM EuroSummit 12 – VIENNA. The BBC’s multiscreen coverage of the London 2012 Olympics was so radical that it had the effect of breaking linear television forever for anyone under the age of 40.
The BBC’s multiplatform coverage of the London 2012 Olympics has delivered record figures online, on mobile and the 24 dedicated TV streams.
The man responsible for masterminding the BBC’s coverage of London 2012 is to become the acting director of BBC Vision.
17 million people have watched the BBC’s 24-screen ‘Red Button’ coverage of the London 2012 Olympics for at least 15 minutes.
Belgian public broadcaster VRT is leading a trial of MPEG-DASH (dynamic adaptive streaming over HTTP) during the London Olympics.
The BBC, NHK and the London 2012 host broadcaster OBS are collaborating on a major test of the next generation Super Hi-Vision transmission system. Hi-Vision offers a picture resolution 16 times that of current high definition transmissions.
Could the London Olympic Games mark a major change for the TV industry in Central and Eastern Europe?
Broadcasters on both sides of the Atlantic have begun to release new smartphone apps in time for the London 2012 Olympics.
Roger Mosey, the BBC’s director of London 2012, has said navigating viewers through the 24 streams that will be available for the duration of the Olympics will be the broadcaster’s “single biggest challenge”.
The Eurosport Group will deliver live 3D broadcasts of two major sporting events in the summer across Europe via the Astra satellite system.