Panasonic delivers AV equipment to Sochi, will shoot Opening Ceremonies in 4K

Panasonic Corporation has its AV equipment, such as its full HD visual equipment, to the 22nd Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. Panasonic will cooperate with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Sochi Olympic Organizing Committee and Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), to provide support to the operation of the Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

Panasonic_LogoIn addition, in a new endeavor for the company, Panasonic will record the opening ceremony to be held in the Olympic Park in 4K with the cooperation of the IOC and OBS, which will be used as the company’s own video production materials.

Panasonic has supplied a large amount of equipment to the competition venues and the Olympic related facilities in a variety of AV product areas, including LED large screen displays, audio systems, broadcasting equipment, projectors, VIERA TVs and HD visual communication equipment. Among these, Panasonic’s supply of security cameras to the Sochi Olympic Winter Games is the largest in the history of the Olympic Games, and the supply of LED large screen displays is the largest ever by area in the Olympic Winter Games.

To realize the company’s concept of “Sharing the Passion” through supplying equipment and its sponsorship activities, Panasonic, with its advanced broadcasting technologies, will deliver the passion, tension and excitement of world’s top athletes as well as the emotion brought on by their performances not only to the competition venues, but to viewers around the globe.

AV Equipment Supplied to the Venues

Equipment Quantity
LED Large Screens Displays 1,727 m2
Professional Audio Systems 16 venues
TV Monitors 4,993 units
Security Camera Systems 6,903 units
Projectors (including DLP*2 projectors) 207 units
P2HD Cameras 114 units
P2HD Recorders 100 units
Others HD Visual Communication equipment 89 sets, etc.

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