London Olympics 2012

Were you one of the over 1 billion people who tuned in for the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympic Games? If so, you will have noticed the small LED panels attached to the 70,799 seats in the stadium. Each LED device came set in a plastic paddle, so that the audience could pick them up and move them around, thus creating what was probably the largest video screen ever seen.

The technology behind this cool aspect of the ceremony? A smart solution from Barco LiveDots and Tait Technologies! In an impressively short time span, they developed the LED tablets that made the ceremonies truly interactive - just like producer Danny Boyle had dreamt of …

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About this project

Date 30 May 2013
Location London, United Kingdom
Partner Tait Technologies Bvba