Panasonic Bringing 3D to 2012 Olympics
In another milestone for the presentation of sports in 3D Panasonic, along with the International Olympic Committee and Olympic Broadcasting Services, announced Wednesday that the 2012 Summer Olympic Games will be broadcast in 3D for the first time.
The Olympics will include 200 hours of 3D programming, including the opening and closing ceremonies and major events such as track and field, gymnastics and swimming.
"we are proud to announce the partnership with the IOC and OBS to create another successful era in Olympic broadcasting with the first live 3D Olympic Games at London 2012," Takumi Kajisha, Managing Executive Officer of Panasonic, said as part of the announcement. "There is no doubt that the Olympic Games will provide some of the best content for the 3D market in the future, and that 3D TV will drastically change the way we experience this great sporting event in our living rooms."