TAG Video Systems provides OTT monitoring and multiviewing of the Winter Olympics to NBC Sports

NBC Sports has selected TAG Video Systems to provide OTT monitoring and multiviewing for its production of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games, from Beijing.

The broadcaster provides coverage of this edition of the Winter Olympic Games featuring a Winter Olympics-record 2,800+ hours of coverage across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, CNBC, NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app.

NBC Sports will utilize TAG Video Systems’ MCM MultiChannel software-based monitoring and multiviewing solution for NBC Sports will utilize TAG Video Systems’ MCM MultiChannel software-based monitoring and multiviewing solution for ST 2110 and JPEG-XS signals in Beijing for live production, monitoring and probing of the transport between the host nation and the United States, and monitoring of the broadcasts over the Peacock OTT platform and CDNs. In addition, TAG enables NBC Sports to visualize the signals in real-time across the network, including UHD signals.

“Once again, TAG was the obvious choice to help us guarantee the highest quality production is reaching our viewers,” announced Chris Connolly, VP of Transmission Engineering and Operations, NBC Olympics. “TAG’s active monitoring systems ensure us real-time data throughout multiple points within our network to deliver every minute of Olympic action to viewers across the U.S.”

“It is indeed an honor to partner again with NBC Sports within such a short span of time,” stated Kevin Joyce, Zero Friction Officer for TAG Video Systems. “We are committed and confident that we will not let them down in delivering the highest-quality production.”

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