Beijing 2008

Technology Solutions to Support the Olympic Games

Broadcasting Equipment Enabled the First Full HD
Olympic Games Using
HD Broadcasting Technology

Photo: HD camera recorder and panoramic view of the stadium where the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 was held

The International Feed of the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 was the first ever filmed entirely in Full HD. High-definition, high-quality video captured inspiring scenes of the competition. Panasonic supplied a full line-up of HD technological equipment to Olympic venues, broadcast sites, and houses across the world, to transmit the 17 days of excitement.

Photo: Cameraperson using an HD camera recorder at one of the venues of the Olympic Games Beijing 2008
Photo: Staff working with multiple monitors at the International Broadcast Center (IBC)