Dega Broadcast builds BBC’s Olympian workflow
As the home broadcaster for this summer’s Olympics in London, the BBC has set itself a daunting challenge: broadcast every event live. At times this means it will be transmitting 24 channels simultaneously. On the Sky satellite platform these will be individual channels on the EPG; they will appear as red button services on other platforms; and all will be streamed to the internet. To manage this output the BBC has taken a large space in the International Broadcast Centre (IBC) in the Olympic Park. The system, which supports the needs of around 300 staff including 70 journalists, was designed in conjunction with BBC Sport and built by Dega Broadcast Systems.
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