Vertigo is proud to announce the launch of our custom HD Silverlight video player
and Microsoft Deep Zoom photo viewer for
NBC’s coverage of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Designed and built in partnership
with NBC Universal and Microsoft, this unique web experience will showcase live
streaming and on-demand HD video and immersive photo galleries for a wide variety
of competitions, athlete interviews and Opening and Closing ceremonies during the
network’s February 12-28 coverage.
Hundreds of hours of live HD content, streaming at full 720p. Microsoft IIS Smooth
Streaming technology enables the player to automatically adjust video quality to
match each user’s bandwidth.
Experience the Olympics as if you were watching at home on your DVR! A simple interface
allows for multiple viewing options, including slow motion, fast-forward, and rewind.
Rich Data Integration
Get the most information about a key event or moment with the interactive timeline.
Rich data overlays and visualizations provide the user with the ultimate detail
– a truly compelling web experience!
Deep Zoom Photo Viewer
Explore thousands of photos from the Vancouver Winter Olympics via the enhanced photo gallery. Dynamic interaction and simple controls
allow users to move through galleries of photos easily and effortlessly. An immersive
photo gallery experience allows users to take control of the image perspective and
discover the image detail. Slideshow and Grid perspectives provide seamless transition
between distinct viewing modes.