Watching the Games in VR – The Sequel

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Developer of 360° video technology company, TiledMedia, published an interesting blog post on changes in the testing of VR in sport between the Tokyo 2020 and Beijing 2022 Olympics. The blog …

Tags:360 Degree Video| Olympics| Sports and Stadiums| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| Virtual Reality

Links Week Ending 11th February 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are (quite!) a few from the second part of this week. ‘World’s largest 8K UHD LED display’ …

Tags:3D software| LED| Olympics| Projection Mapping| R&D (Research & Development)| Samsung| Sports and Stadiums| STBs| TVs (TV Sets)| Virtual Reality

NBC to Bring HDR, UltraHD and Atmos to Beijing 2022 Olympics

by Bob Raikes

What They Say NBC will cover the Winter Olympics in UltraHD and with HDR for US viewers. NBC Sports will provide live coverage of the NBC broadcast network’s Olympics primetime and Prime Plus shows …

Tags:Dolby Atmos| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Olympics| Sports and Stadiums| UltraHD| USA

What the Olympic visitors Saw

by Jon Peddie

A humongous floating video wall and a virtual badminton game. Image provided by The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Image created with the cooperation of NTT For the Olympics, NTT …

Tags:Olympics| Outdoor Displays| Outside Broadcast| Sports and Stadiums

LG Provides Ground-breaking Giant LED Screens For Wembley Stadium

by Artem Alekseenko

One of the first things that visitors to Wembley Stadium connected by EE will see in 2021 are the enormous bespoke LED screens created by LG Electronics (LG) as part of the remodeling of …

Tags:LED| LG Electronics (LGE)| Olympics| Sports and Stadiums

Intel at the Olympics with Drone Displays

by Bob Raikes

What They Say I didn’t watch the opening of the Tokyo Olympics so I missed a flying display! Intel created a display of a globe using 1824 gps-tracked drones took on the shape of …

Tags:Drone Displays| Intel| Olympics

Links Mid-Week 28th July 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. We normally issue these on Tuesdays and Fridays, but there were a lot about over the last day …

Tags:Absen| Apple| Digital Signage| Events| ISE 2021| Notebooks| Oculus VR| Olympics| Panasonic| Retail| Vizio

Blame COVID for a lack of AR and VR at the Tokyo Olympics

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The Protocol blog pointed to Covid as a prime reason for a lack of AR and VR content from the Olympics in Tokyo. USA Today had planned an AR experience around …

Tags:360 Degree Video| Augmented Reality| Japan| Olympics| Sports and Stadiums

Digital experiences for Olympic visitors

by Bob Raikes

What They Say A hat-tip to Invidis of Germany for pointing me to an interesting display application. The Tokyo Olympics will include yachting events and to enhance the experience, a 50M LED display with …

Tags:5G| Augmented Reality| LED| Olympics| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Sports and Stadiums