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Articles Tagged Olympics

  • Wednesday, February 12, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/12/14 01:44 PM,
    The Waters of Olympic Park, located in the epicenter of Medals Plaza at the ongoing 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, is an elegant fountain and sculpture installation by WET presenting a water, fog, and light show, topped by sound via Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) QX Series loudspeakers. Surrounding the fountain’s 247-foot diameter, 700,000-gallon tank, a white metal sculpture structure, inspired by Russian composer Igor Stravinsky’s 1910 ballet The Firebird, envelops the pool with its wings and holds the… View this story
    Filed in: AVLive SoundNewsAVInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Friday, December 21, 2012
    PSW Staff 12/21/12 10:59 AM,
    TAIT Technologies have been awarded a Guinness World Records title for the world’s largest landscape video display. Consisting of 634,500 individual pixels, TAIT’s pixel tablet debuted at the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony on 27th July 2012 and was used with stunning effect at all other ceremonies during the games. Throughout the ceremonies, the audience were able to hold TAIT’s pixel tablet in their hand, becoming part of the vast seamless ring of images surrounding the stadium seating area. TAIT… View this story
    Filed in: ProductionNewsProductionStagingVideoConcertStage

  • Friday, September 21, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/21/12 11:06 AM,
    Australian company Norwest Productions again teamed up with their UK partners Delta Sound to provide the necessary Optocore fibre signal transport, custom RF solutions and LAN networking for the Opening/Closing Ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympics. The awe-inspiring — and completely distinctive — Opening and Closing Ceremonies, which spectacularly book-ended the London 2012 Olympics, was a triumph for the respective artistic directors, Danny Boyle and Kim Gavin. Described as the most creative yet, to ensure the realization of these ambitious… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollEthernetInterconnectNetworkingSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Monday, September 10, 2012
    PSW Staff 09/10/12 06:58 AM,
    Community continued the successful track record of its high power R-Series loudspeakers with around 230 systems installed at multiple venues for the London 2012 Olympics. R-Series loudspeakers were utilized at the Handball Arena, Basketball Arena, Water Polo Centre, Aquatic Centre, Outdoor Water Sports Centre and the Main Olympic Stadium. Designed for high intelligibility speech and music coverage of large audience areas, the all-weather R-Series is a first choice for many tracks and arenas, including motor sports to world-class stadia across… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsPollInstallationLoudspeakerSound ReinforcementAudio

  • Tuesday, July 03, 2012
    PSW Staff 07/03/12 10:32 AM,
    The BBC will broadcast the London 2012 Olympic Games from the specially built International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in the Olympic Park, using no fewer than seven Harman Studer Vista and OnAir consoles, along with a Route 6000 network core. This will enable the BBC to take feeds from 34 participating Olympic Games venues for domestic transmission through its network. Following a promise to broadcast “every session of every sport every day,” this will amount to some 2,500 hours of TV… View this story
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  • Wednesday, February 17, 2010
    martin audio olympics
    PSW Staff 02/17/10 12:45 PM, 0 Comments
    Kelowna, British Columbia production company Northwest Global Entertainment (NWGE) provided sound reinforcement for Panasonic’s Olympic Welcome Party as part of the kick-off of the 2010 Winter Olympics in the Vancouver region, utilizing a range of Martin Audio components. Held at the Rocky Mountaineer Station and produced by The Brand Live Group in Vancouver, the Welcome Party was a corporate dinner and show featuring a special performance by Sarah Brightman. NWGE designed a system consisting of 14 Martin Audio W8LM mini… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsAmplifierConcertDigitalLine ArrayLoudspeakerMonitoringPowerProcessorSound ReinforcementSubwoofer

  • Tuesday, August 18, 2009
    PSW Staff 08/18/09 12:42 PM, 0 Comments
    Audio-Technica has announced that over 3,000 of its microphones will be used at the XXI Winter Olympic Games, coming up in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in February 2010. The use of Audio-Technica microphones for the broadcast of the 2010 Winter Games marks the continuation of A-T’s Olympic involvement, which has been consistent since the Summer Games in Atlanta in 1996. Olympic Broadcast Services Vancouver (OBSV) is the Host Broadcaster for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, responsible for producing and distributing… View this story
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