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NBC OLYMPICS SELECTS LEYARD FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF 2018 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES IN PYEONGCHANG

11/14/2017 1:50 PM

NBC OLYMPICS SELECTS LEYARD FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF 2018 OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES IN PYEONGCHANG

Leyard to provide LED video walls for NBC’s studio coverage of 2018 Winter Olympics

 

STAMFORD, CONN. – November 14, 2017 – NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Leyard to provide fine pitch LED video walls for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which will take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 - 25, 2018. The announcement was made today by Michael Sheehan, Coordinating Director, NBC Olympics.

Leyard will provide multiple LED video walls for NBC’s broadcast sets in PyeongChang, South Korea.

“We’re incredibly excited about the Leyard technology we will be using for our coverage of the PyeongChang Games,” said Sheehan. “As was the case with NBC Olympics’ coverage of the Rio Games, Leyard displays will help us take our world class scenic design to a higher level both visually and artistically.”

“We are thrilled to be selected by NBC Olympics for their coverage of the 2018 Winter Games,” said Adam Schmidt, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Leyard International. “Leyard video walls will provide a stunning and dynamic visual backdrop to NBC’s coverage.”

The Leyard® TWS Series is a family of versatile, ultra-fine pitch LED video wall displays with a convenient 27” diagonal, all-in-one design that fits a broad range of fine pitch broadcast environments including convex curved or traditional video wall in large or small spaces.

About NBC Olympics

A division of the NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal's Olympic coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history.

For more information on NBC Olympics’ coverage of the PyeongChang Olympics, please visit: http://nbcsportsgrouppressbox.com/

About Leyard

Leyard is a global leader in the design, production, distribution and service of digital displays, video walls and visualization products worldwide. The Leyard Group of companies and brands, which includes Planar Systems acquired in 2015, is comprised of displays, entertainment and lighting system solutions. Leyard is the number one market share leader in the LED display market and fine pitch LED and offers indoor, outdoor, fixed and creative displays (Futuresource 2017).  Used in applications such as broadcast, sports arenas, stadiums, advertisement networks, retail digital signage, control rooms, exhibitions, large scale events and digital cultural experiences, Leyard enjoys marquee installations globally and has over 300 patents in display technology. Founded in 1995, the group is headquartered in Beijing, China, and is traded on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (stock code: 300296). Forbes magazine (2013) named Leyard among “China’s Top 100 Most Potential Listed Companies.” For more information, visit www.leyard.com.

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:

 

Blu Print Public Relations: team@bluprintpr.net, 503-850-2454

 

Leyard and Planar: Kim Brown, pr@leyardgroup.com

 

 

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