NewscastStudio judges award NBC Olympics Studio in Rio Top Honors for Special Event Set Design
The NBC RIO Olympics set took home top honors in the international category from Newscast Studio for its vibrant design that combined references to Brazilian architecture and geography and used a wide range of materials to create an eclectic but sleek look. Leyard provided three Leyard® TVH Series LED video walls for the NBC Olympics set within the International Broadcast Center and one Leyard TVH Series LED video wall for NBC’s outdoor set in Brazil.
The Leyard video walls included a 13-foot wide by 13-foot tall video wall comprised of 169 displays, as well as an 8-foot wide by 7-foot tall video wall made up of 56 displays, both with a 1.9mm pixel pitch for ultra-high resolution graphics and video playback.
In addition, the award winning Olympic set included a large 9-foot wide by 12-foot tall 2.5mm pixel pitch in-floor display made up of 108 displays. Leyard was honored to be a part of providing a stunning and innovative digital backdrop to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.