NBC OLYMPICS SELECTS INTELLIGENT FILE TRANSFER PROVIDER FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF OLYMPIC GAMES IN TOKYO

Date: 08/06/2021
NBC OLYMPICS SELECTS INTELLIGENT FILE TRANSFER PROVIDER FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF OLYMPIC GAMES IN TOKYO

Signiant to Enable NBC Olympics to Streamline Remote Production During its Coverage of Tokyo Olympics

NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Signiant to provide intelligent file transfer software for its production of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, which take place in Tokyo, Japan, from July 23 – August 8. The announcement was made today by Darryl Jefferson, VP Post Production & Digital Workflow, NBC Sports & Olympics, and Margaret Craig, CEO, Signiant.

With Signiant’s software, NBC Olympics will be able to move petabytes of footage from Tokyo back to its International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., immediately upon capture. Signiant’s patented network optimization technology enables seamless transfer of the footage over standard IP networks, eliminating latency and packet loss, so that editors in Stamford can begin creating highlights almost immediately as the action is happening thousands of miles away. The software also allows for content, including advanced graphics work and pre-recorded footage, to be transferred quickly, easily and securely back to the broadcast center in Tokyo. Signiant’s software enables NBC Olympics to leverage their talent and equipment back home in Stamford, enabling them to provide enhanced viewing experiences to their audience much more efficiently.

“Signiant is excited to partner with NBC Olympics for the production of the Tokyo Games this summer,” said Craig. “Fan expectations for more immersive viewing experiences are growing and with NBC Olympics’ remote production operations, they will be sure to delight their audiences with amazing coverage. We’re proud that Signiant’s software will play such a central role in enabling NBC Olympics to seamlessly leverage their talent and technology located halfway around the world.”

“NBC Olympics is pleased to work with Signiant’s Managers and Agents solution,” said Jefferson. “File movement is central to all of our remote workflows both in Tokyo as well as in our broadcast center in Stamford. We are excited to see how it optimizes our transfers and provides greater resiliency across our domestic and international transfers. Signiant is enabling us to scale up to handle our Tokyo Olympics workload and our increased file sizes due to our HDR and 4K production efforts.”



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