Panasonic & NBC to broadcast Olympics in 3D

At CES Panasonic and NBC officially announced partnership in presenting the 2012 Olympics from London in 3D. This will be the first time the Olympics will be distributed in the U.S. in 3D, starting with the opening ceremony on July 27, and ending with the concluding ceremony on August 12. Produced by OBS (Olympic Broadcasting Services), the 3D broadcasts will encompass over 200 hours of coverage using Panasonic P2 HD series 3D cameras such as the handheld AG-3DP1. The Comcast Media Center will serve as the distribution point for TV service providers who purchase the Olympics package. From what we hear, the 3D footage will be shown on delay the next day, not live.

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