London 2012: the First Digital Olympics Experience
The BBC says that London 2012 will be the first truly digital Games. They will ensure audiences never miss a moment, delivering unprecedented coverage across multiple digital platforms — so that sports fans can stay up to date wherever they are, whenever they want to view the action.
The BBC will give audiences more choice, with access to:
- Every Olympic event, sport and venue live, on-demand and interactive on bbc.co.uk/sport, with up to 24 live HD streams and 2,500 hours of coverage.
- Pages for every athlete, sport, venue and country, enabling detailed access to real-time updated Olympics data, statistics and news.
- High quality coverage that’s personal and social, enabling audiences to follow and favorite every athlete, sport, event and country and get tailored updates, as well as access live updates, Twitter visualizations and social media commentary.
The BBC will also offer select event highlights in 3D, and deliver the world’s first trials of a “Super Hi Vision” broadcast.