Mountain View, CA (February 10, 2010)–Universal Sports will use a Euphonix System 5-B and SH612 digital router to deliver five hours of daily coverage from the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.
“We’re thrilled with the technology behind the Euphonix systems and look forward to providing our viewers with an entertaining and informative look at the Winter Games through the eyes of our expert analysts and reporters from our three core locations,” said Universal Sports chairman and CEO Claude Ruibal.
Using advanced digital television technology and long-distance broadband optical and satellite communication paths, the Westlake Village Studios will operate as the central production and broadcast center, connecting with two on-site remotes, for live and recorded programming for “Universal Sports at the Vancouver Games” throughout the entire Winter Games.
Universal Sports’ Westlake Village Studios is one of the most advanced and comprehensive independent HD production facilities in the United States. At the centerpiece of Westlake Village Studios is a 106-channel Euphonix System 5-B digital audio mixing system and high-performance MADI Studio Hub digital router that will provide the majority of mixing and routing functions for around-the-clock programming. The Euphonix SH612 studio facilities router integrates the digital audio console router frame with the main broadcast facility router to provide additional flexibility for Westlake’s main production control room, a second full-featured video and audio production suite, seven post production/editorial rooms and two voiceover booths.
“The System 5-B is the most advanced digital broadcast mixing system available on the market today. It is the ideal broadcast solution for Westlake Village Studios’ new state-of-the-art facility. We are pleased to be a part of this new era of broadcast production solutions,” said Mike Franklin, executive vice president of worldwide sales, Euphonix.