BBC Confirms 3D Plans For London’s 2012 Olympic Games

Posted on Feb 16 2012 - 6:01am by Editorial Staff

3D – Yes 3D but this time it is not only for the movies – I am talking about the real world – and that too in none other than London’s 2012 Olympic Games – Yes, the games will the first in the line up to broadcast in 3D, Olympics organisers and technology partner Panasonic have announced.

Rogery Mosey, the BBC’s Director for the London 2012 Olympic Games stated that the broadcaster’s vision of the sporting “major” event will take next high flight with plans to broadcast every single hour of every sport through the entire broadcasting medium including mobile too.

“Under this partnership we are assembling a pool of broadcasters that will provide this 3D coverage, the first in Olympic history, to viewers around the world,” Romero said. “This is an important step in the history of broadcasting technology.”

The 3D broadcasts will be available like to anyone who has a 3D TV and was floated at the time. In August last year, it was confirmed that some major events during the game i.e. The Opening Ceremony, The Closing Ceremony, The Men’s 100m final and A highlights package at the end of each day would be broadcast in 3D – in lieu of that BBC has now confirmed the events heading for 3D broadcasting version.

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