Athens Olympics 2004 05/01/2004
ATHENS SUMMER OLYMPICS 2004.
Services Rendered: Venue Cabling Services, Design and Maintenance.
Equipment Supply: Design and Delivery of over 1.000 Commentary Positions of the AEQ DCS-10 Digital Commentary System for all the Venues at the Athens Summer Olympics.
Design and delivery of the Commentary Switching Centre and 4W intercommunication equipment for Commentary Switching Centre at IBC. The commentary Switching held the capacity of an equivalent of over 5.500 4W circuits.
For the fourth time in history and for an event of this size, the Commentary Audio was integrally generated by a Digital Commentary System. Over 130 AEQ Ranger 2 Mb.
Multiplexer Systems supplied by AEQ handled transmissions on the National side (Venues to IBC and Vice-versa).
This was the fourth time in History that such specific Audio Encoding/Decoding-Multiplexing Equipment was used for the Transmission of the Commentary Circuits.
Transmissions on the International Side for the European Broadcasting Union were integrally carried out through ISDN AudioCodecs. Furthermore, on the international Side Supplementary contracts were awarded to AEQ for the same type of equipment from Different Broadcasting Unions and were distributed throughout the World among the EBU Members and other Broadcasters that contracted this service from EBU and other associations.