Tuesday, January 5, 2010

NBC Builds Cisco Medianet for HD Coverage of Vancouver Winter Games

NBC will leverage Cisco-provided IP video network infrastructure to deliver all-HD coverage of the upcoming 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games. The network will enable real-time editing by NBC personnel in Vancouver, New York and Las Vegas, and will allow for the transfer of gigabyte-sized files of content between locations and then delivered to three screens: TV, PC and smartphone. NBC will also be testing the Cisco Media Data Center and Cisco's Unified Computing System to support vital production and video-archiving functions. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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