High definition TV signals used in Beijing Olympics

2008-07-29 08:53:30 GMT       2008-07-29 16:53:30 (Beijing Time)       Xinhua English

The photo taken on July 29, 2008 shows the master control room of the Beijing Olympic Broadcasting Co. Ltd (BOB) in the International Broadcasting Center (IBC) in Beijing, China. (Xinhua photo)

The photo taken on July 29, 2008 shows the master control room of the Beijing Olympic Broadcasting Co. Ltd (BOB) in the International Broadcasting Center (IBC) in Beijing, China. (Xinhua photo)

Staff members of the Beijing Olympic Broadcasting Co. Ltd. (BOB) adjust facilities in the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Beijing, China, July 29, 2008. (Xinhua photo)

Lorenz Haarmann, a cameraman from a right-holding broadcaster shoots TV programs with the high definition camera in the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Beijing, China, July 29, 2008. (Xinhua photo)

A vehicle passes by the satellite aerials zone of the International Broadcast Center (IBC) in Beijing, China, July 29, 2008. (Xinhua photo)

It’s said that high definition signals will be first-ever used for TV relays for all 28 events of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. BOB will produce live TV signals of 5,400 hours for right-holding broadcasters and it’s estimated that more than four billion viewers will enjoy the olympic competition through TV broadcasts in 2008.

(Source: Xinhua)

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