Meeting Topic:A report on the London Olympic Games
Moderator Name:Hiroshi Nakamura
Speaker Name:Hideaki Hirata — Japan Broadcasting Corporation
Other business or activities at the meeting:The lecture was mainly on the outside broadcasting technology for the London Olympic Games held in the summer of 2012.
The lecture covered several themes :More than two years of preparation,
Negotiation with LOCOG(The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited) and OBS(Olympic Broadcasting Services), JC(Japan Consortium) program production, Venue production , and international network system.
The JC complex comprised 3 TV-sub rooms, 5 commentary mix rooms, 3 off-tube rooms, 3 radio-sub rooms, and 1 radio-off-tube room. All the game programs were created and distributed on 5.1-surround sound.