Leyard provides videowalls for Winter Olympics coverage14 February 2018
NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Leyard to provide fine pitch LED videowalls for its production of the XXIII Winter Olympic Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea 8-25 February.
Leyard has provided three Leyard TWS Series LED videowalls for the set within the International Broadcast Centre. The Leyard videowalls include a 43ft wide by 13ft tall videowall comprised of 196 displays, a 16ft wide by 8ft tall videowall comprised of 36 displays, and three 4ft wide by 7ft tall videowalls in an athlete interview area.
“We’re thrilled to be able to showcase the latest Leyard LED displays within our PyeongChang studio,” said Michael Sheehan, co-ordinating director, NBC Olympics. “The seamless integration of the Leyard technology within our scenic design, will enhance the way we cover and present stories within our studio programming.”
“The Leyard videowalls will provide a stunning backdrop to NBC’s broadcast coverage of the Games, helping to enhance the visual impact of the world’s largest sporting event,” said Adam Schmidt, EVP of sales and marketing for Leyard International.
Picture: NBC Sports Group/ Paul Drinkwater