NBC Olympics’ Production Of The 2014 Olympic Winter Games In Sochi To Utilize MOG Technologies For Centralized Ingest Solutions

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mxfSPEEDRAIL to enable NBC Olympics to increase its production workflow performance during its coverage of 2014 Sochi Winter Games

Last Updated: February 5, 2014 6:24 pm GMT
(New York, United States--February 5, 2014) MOG Technologies has been selected to provide its MXF stitching and advanced GOP splicing to NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, during its production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, from February 6-February 23. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, Senior Vice President, Engineering, NBC Olympics, and Luís Miguel Sampaio, CEO, MOG Technologies.

Following previous years MOG Technologies has been selected by NBC Olympics to provide reliable video conforming technologies to cover the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

With access to a full range of automated solutions for File-Based MXF Conform, Re-Wrap, Digital Delivery and Real Time Playback, NBC Olympics will ensure great interoperability between all the platforms and media formats used in the coverage of the Winter Games.

The broadcaster will be taking advantage of mxfSPEEDRAIL F1000 capabilities, to conform the captured clips from Harmonic MediaDeck 7000, splicing the disparate clips together and re-wrapping the finished product into a new MXF OP1a. The output will then be rapidly delivered to the multi-platform distribution servers.

The system will also enable the handling of growing files, saving time to the editors, when sending their EDL’s for conform, merging sub-clips from several LongGOP sources.

The fully interoperable system will be integrated with Avid Interplay MAM, which handles the distribution and load-balancing of conform jobs, and Harmonic Media Grid storage, offering a high traffic performance and a great interoperability between platforms.

“We are proud to be working once again in such a major broadcast event like the Winter Olympics and be part of NBC Olympics’ choice to complete its production workflow,” says Luís Miguel Sampaio, CEO from MOG Technologies. “mxfSPEEDRAILtechnology will have a major role in media consolidation and in the immediate distribution of the contents to the eager audience.”

Darryl Jefferson, Vice President, Digital Workflow said: “We are pleased to be working once again with MOG Technologies and we are confident that mxfSPEEDRAIL product line will help us efficiently conform video for multiplatform delivery- and help more people to enjoy the Sochi Winter Games competition.”

About NBC Olympics
A division of the NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal's Olympic coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history.
For more information on NBC Olympics’ coverage of the Sochi Olympics, please visit: http://nbcsportsgrouppressbox.com/

About MOG Technologies
Based on open industry standards and offering state-of-the-art technology, MOG has been establishing itself in the market as the worldwide supplier for both Centralized Ingest Solutions and MXF Development Tools. For over a decade, MOG has been helping worldwide broadcasters and technology providers to increase the overall performance of its workflows while migrating for file-based environments, ensuring high interoperability between systems and formats.

MOG aims to exceed media challenges and to break the workflow boundaries by delivering fully interoperable solutions to the broadcast industry.
To learn more visit http://www.mog-technologies.com

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