Yiannis Exarchos, the chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), says the aim is to make people believe they are almost within touching distance of the action. Photo: EPA-EFE Yiannis Exarchos, the chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), says the aim is to make people believe they are almost within touching distance of the action. Photo: EPA-EFE
Yiannis Exarchos, the chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), says the aim is to make people believe they are almost within touching distance of the action. Photo: EPA-EFE

Tokyo Olympics: ‘revolutionary’ technology promises to be a game-changer for fans at home, broadcasters say

  • From 3D, 360-degree video replays to 5G networks that will ensure smoother coverage, the tech is set to make viewers feel like they’re part of the action
  • With spectators from home and abroad barred from being physically present, the delivery of these Games has become even more important

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
Yiannis Exarchos, the chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), says the aim is to make people believe they are almost within touching distance of the action. Photo: EPA-EFE Yiannis Exarchos, the chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), says the aim is to make people believe they are almost within touching distance of the action. Photo: EPA-EFE
Yiannis Exarchos, the chief executive of Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), says the aim is to make people believe they are almost within touching distance of the action. Photo: EPA-EFE
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