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Olympic Games 2012: Boxing

At the London 2012 Games, the ever-popular men’s Boxing events will be joined on the Olympic programme by a women’s competition for the first time. Boxing has featured in every Olympics since 1904, apart from the 1912 Stockholm Games, when Swedish law banned it. Many Olympic boxers have gone on to scale the heights in the professional sport, with Cassius Clay - later, of course, Muhammad Ali - the most notable.
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Olympic Games 2012: Boxing

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Olympic Games 2012: Beach Volleyball

Beach Volleyball made its Olympic debut at Atlanta 1996. Since then it has become one of the most popular spectator sports at the Games. The London 2012 competition will be held at a special temporary arena on Horse Guards Parade, just steps from Trafalgar Square, which will be covered in 3,000 tonnes of sand. Teams of two will serve, bump and spike their way towards gold in the heart of the capital.
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Olympic Games 2012: Beach Volleyball

Olympic Games 2012: Basketball

At the London 2012 Olympic Games, one of the world’s most popular and fastest-growing team sports will be showcased at the Basketball Arena and the North Greenwich Arena.
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Olympic Games 2012: Basketball

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Olympic Games 2012: Badminton

Since 1992, badminton has been an Olympic sport with five events: men's and women's singles, men's and women's doubles, and mixed doubles, in which each pair consists of a man and a woman. At high levels of play, especially in singles, the sport demands excellent fitness: players require aerobic stamina, agility, explosive strength, speed and precision. It is also a technical sport, requiring good motor coordination and the development of sophisticated racquet movements.
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Olympic Games 2012: Badminton

A Loudness Meter For All Seasons

For some time now, audio loudness has been a hot topic for the broadcast industry and one of the key issues faced by engineers in control of audio output. Significant differences in volume have led to many complaints from viewers who don’t like having to reach for the remote every time they change channel or are faced with a deafening commercial break. These differences in loudness are most common between television programming and advertisements, but they can also exist across the same channel and even within the same programme, for example with live sports feeds or during a movie or talk shows.
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A Loudness Meter For All Seasons

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Olympic Games 2012: Canoe Slalom

Canoe slalom is a competitive sport where the aim is to navigate a decked canoe or kayak through a course of hanging gates on river rapids in the fastest time possible. Modeled on slalom skiing, the first Canoe Slalom competition was held in Switzerland in 1932. The sport was staged on flat water during its early days, but was later switched to white water rapids.
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Olympic Games 2012: Canoe Slalom

Olympic Games 2012: Archery

Archery had its debut at the 1900 Summer Olympics and has been contested in 13 Olympiads. Eighty three different nations have appeared in the Olympic archery competitions, with France appearing the most often at 11 times. It is governed by the International Archery Federation. Recurve archery is the only discipline of archery featured at the Olympic Games.
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Olympic Games 2012: Archery

Olympic Games 2012: Triathlon

A triathlon is a multi-sport event involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance events. While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its most popular form, involves swimming, cycling, and running in immediate succession over various distances. Triathletes compete for fastest overall course completion time, including timed "transitions" between the individual swim, bike, and run components.
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Olympic Games 2012: Triathlon

Olympic Games 2012: Pentathlon

The modern pentathlon is a sports contest that includes five events: fencing, 200m freestyle swimming, horse riding, and a 3km cross-country run in combination with pistol shooting. The sport is governed by the Union Internationale de Pentathlon Moderne (UIPM), the International Modern Pentathlon Union. Modern pentathlon is an Olympic event.
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Olympic Games 2012: Pentathlon

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Deploying 3D TV in 2011

3D TV has generated a tremendous amount of interest in the industry following the latest enormous success in the movie theatre. Compared to the “3D crazes” of the past, advances in camera, delivery and display technologies make it possible to effectively deploy 3D TV to the home. Over the past year, a number of broadcasters have announced the launch of dedicated 3D channels and many more will inevitably follow. In addition to providing dedicated linear and on-demand channels of 3D content from Hollywood, broadcasters are differentiating themselves by their ability to provide coverage of live sporting and cultural events in 3D.
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Deploying 3D TV in 2011

Major Christie MicroTiles Displays For Bulgaria On Air’s New Television Studio

New television station Bulgaria On Air hascommissioned a major Christie MicroTiles installation at its newly-renovatedfacility near Sofia Airport. This is the first use of the revolutionary videowall in Bulgaria.BOA is located near to SofiaAirport (Brussels 1 blvd, Sofia, Bulgaria) in completely renovated facilitiesowned by the holding.ThestatioTOwned by MSAT Cable, a subsidiary of Holding Varna, the priority of thisbroadcaster is to deliver top quality business and financial information tolocal audiences and international investors, advising them on the opportunitiesthat exist in Bulgaria. Their development strategy is to generate leads byattracting the right audience.
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Major Christie MicroTiles Displays For Bulgaria On Air’s New Television Studio

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Preaching to the Converged

Stereoscopyis a great example of an old technology that went through a few misguidedresurrections before its current incarnation as an important entertainmentmedium. But, as with any technology,before making an investment, it’s vital to cut through the hype andmisinformation and go back to the fundamentals, theory and foundations.
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Preaching to the Converged

3D Production – Wimbledon 2011

The All England Lawn Tennis Club’s (AELTC) 125th Wimbledon Championships were the first to feature 3D coverage. The project was the result of the AELTC’s three year partnership with Sony, a partnership that continues the history of both companies at the forefront of broadcast innovation. Four matches were covered this year. The Men’s Singles Semi-Finals, The Women’s Final, and the Men’s Final. All matches took place on Centre Court.
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3D Production – Wimbledon 2011

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REVIEW: The Royal Wedding UK 2011

In total, more than 100 broadcasters have covered the wedding, giving it a good chance of being one of the most watched TV events ever. All of which, of course, means a huge boost for the UK’s OB and equipment hire companies. The biggest, and most prestigious, part of the day of course was the wedding itself with coverage provided by a consortium of UK broadcasters – BBC, ITN and Sky.
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REVIEW: The Royal Wedding UK 2011

SKY 3D Germany: Bundesliga, DFB Cup, UEFA Champions League and Many More

On 23 February 2010 Sky Germany started its 3D trials with the UEFA Champions League match VFB Stuttgart - FC Barcelona followed by the first Bundesliga match Bayer Leverkusen - Hamburger SV. During the Internationale Funkaustellung in Berlin Sky Germany announced to go on air with its 3D channel on 3 October 2010 with the live broadcast of the Ryder Cup and since 14 January 2011 Sky Germany has shown one Bundesliga match in 3D on every match day in addition to DFB Cup matches, UEFA Champions League matches and other international sports events.
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SKY 3D Germany: Bundesliga, DFB Cup, UEFA Champions League and Many More

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