Harris wins Canada Olympics biz
Chris Forrester

Harris Corp’s ‘One’ broadcast solution has been selected by Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium to supply a centralised news and broadcast support for Vancouver’s upcoming Winter Games.

Harris will deliver an end-to-end HD broadcast solution for the Consortium's suite of assets during “its unprecedented coverage of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games,” said a press release.

The Harris ‘One’ solution features a variety of Harris graphics, servers and editing, networking, processing, branding and test and measurement equipment. “The system brings together highly integrated products that enable advanced media workflows and provides the Consortium with the highest-quality broadcast technology for its delivery of Olympic Games coverage like never before,” says Harris.

"Harris is supplying Canada's Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium with integrated broadcast and production solutions that allow us to centrally receive, manage and create program elements and distribute them to multiple stations across Canada," said Allan Morris, Senior VP Engineering, Operations and IT, CTV Inc. "Harris was committed to working with us in the development and enhancements of the overall systems. The company's longevity, stability and training of our support staff were significant factors in our decision to centralize our broadcast operations with Harris solutions."