Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT), a global provider of integrated solutions for production, playout and delivery systems for television broadcasters and multi-service operators, will provide NVISION hybrid routing; Kaleido multiviewers; Densit© infrastructure equipment, including signal conversion, fiber and media cards; and iControl signal and facility monitoring to NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group for its production of the 2012 London Games from London, England July 27 August 12, 2012. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, Senior Vice President, Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Jay Gravina, Mirandas Vice President, Sales, United States.
The Miranda production solutions are being used within the remote network production studios in London. Miranda will supply equipment to NBCs Olympics division at each venue in London for the Games, as well as back in the broadcast center to provide monitoring and control of the remote signal paths.
Jay Gravina, Vice President, Sales United States, Miranda said We are proud to be a part of the on-going broadcasting history that is NBCs Olympics divisions production of the Games and are looking forward to providing them with world-class signal management and risk-free monitoring and control solutions.
David Mazza, senior vice president engineering, NBC Olympics: We started using Miranda when we converted to HD in 2006, and have never looked back. We have come to rely on their continued development of products we need, with the reliability that our Olympics coverage demands.
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About NBC Olympics
A division of the NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting Olympic coverage across the networks of NBCUniversal. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history.
Having produced every Summer Olympics since Seoul in 1988 and every Winter Olympics since Salt Lake City in 2002, the networks of NBCUniversal are synonymous with the Games in the United States. In 2011, NBCUniversal acquired the U.S. media rights on all platforms to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, and the 2020 Summer Olympics. At the conclusion of the 2020 Games, NBCUniversal will have presented 17 total Olympic Games and 11 consecutive, the most for a U.S. media company in both categories.
NBC has won an unprecedented 91 Emmy Awards for its Olympics coverage, as well as a prestigious Peabody Award for its presentation of the Beijing Opening Ceremony in 2008, which USA Today said was the best overall Olympic experience ever provided by a U.S. network.
In addition to its unsurpassed heritage and award-winning production, NBCUniversal is known for aggregating large Olympic audiences, as nine of the top 11 most-watched U.S. television events of all time are Olympic Games presented across the networks of NBCUniversal. The Beijing Summer Olympics rank No. 1 with 215 million viewers.