Sochi 2014

Technology Solutions to Support the Olympic Games

Broadcasting Equipment

Achieved High-Speed,
High-Definition Program Production
with the Superiorly Mobile P2HD Series

At the Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, Panasonic achieved high-speed, high-definition International Feed production by making use of the P2HD series, broadcasting equipment with superior mobility. In addition Panasonic supplied the IBC (International Broadcast Centre) and the Host Broadcaster with a large number of equipment such as 100 units of P2HD cameras (P2HD recorders/P2HD cameras) and 4,000+ monitors. The Full HD digital video format, “AVC-Intra100,” was used again following its success at London 2012. The network-based work flow allowed for broadcasters to send high-quality footage all over the world in a timely manner, contributing to the digitalization of media equipment.

[Main Functions and Features]

Memory Cards

  1. Memory cards with capacity up to 64GB enabled the recording of large HD files
  2. Memory cards conformed to the PC standard (CardBus Type-Ⅱ) to allow for direct plug-in into card slots for laptops.

Cameras

  1. 2/3-type shoulder-mount. Its new design featured compact body at 3kg, the lightest in the industry.
  2. Boasted high camera quality, equipped with newly-developed MOS with high F12 (at 60Hz) sensitivity, low-noise S/N ratio of 59dB.
Scenes from the Sochi 2014
Scenes from the Sochi 2014
Scenes from the Sochi 2014
Scenes from the Sochi 2014

The Panasonic Professional Lineup

Large-Screen Display System

Broadcasting Equipment

Professional Projector

AV Security Equipment System