Technicolor, 3D partner of CANAL+ Group for 2010 FIFA World Cup

Technicolor announced that it is providing play-out services to the CANAL + Group for live 3D broadcast of 2010 FIFA World Cup matches, which began June 11 in South Africa. Working at the Technicolor play-out facility in Saint-Cloud (France), Technicolor specialists are handling live 3D program reception and broadcast, as well as insertion of additional 3D content and commentary from CANAL + sports journalists.

The broadcasts are carried on a dedicated CANAL+ 3D channel, launched June 8 by the CANAL+ Group. This is the first time in France that 3D content has been broadcast live, with full play-out services, including insertion of dynamic graphics.

Source: Technicolor