Snapchat introduces Live video, will broadcast moments of the Olympics

Snapchat introduces Live video, will broadcast moments of the Olympics

"Game Creek Video is exhilarated by the challenge presented to us by NBC Olympics", says Garrett Sullivan, vice president, Game Creek Video.

NBC's coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics is supported by NEP Group, who's providing mobile broadcasting, engineering consultation and technical support for the games. Olympics and Comcast first delivered video description coverage of the Olympic Games during the 2016 presentation of the Rio Olympics.

The Podium will publish daily through the Closing Ceremony, recapping the day's events and biggest competitors from the 18 days competition in PyeongChang. Amazon purchased Whole Foods last June, but this is the first time the brick-and-mortar store and e-commerce giant are merging operations. Three of the company's remote production units, Larkspur, Justice, and Patriot, made the journey across the Pacific to serve as the hub of NBC's coverage of all alpine events. "When accessible content is complemented with navigation and search technologies like our Xfinity X1 voice control and voice guidance, people with visual disabilities can have an end-to-end experience that is even more inclusive, independent and entertaining". Those include NBC, NBCSN, USA Network.

Ski girls Shiffrin, Vonn look to rule the slopes
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Video description is the use of short verbal descriptions of action or key video scenes to add context to programing for individuals with a visual disability.

Just try to hide from the Olympics. The program will feature morning highlights, primetime previews, an Opening Ceremony teaser, medal counts, real-time alerts, athlete profiles and more, spanning thousands of screens across the LinkNYC network in New York City; digital urban panels and platform displays in the Chicago Transit Authority; and digital bus shelters, urban panels and platform displays throughout SEPTA, PATCO and the streets of Philadelphia.

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