Schematic's video player is anchoring NBC’s online coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on NBCOlympics.com
on MSN. The announcement was made by Perkins Miller, Senior Vice President, Digital Media, NBC Sports and Olympics, and Trevor Kaufman, CEO of Schematic. The player debuts this week with live, streaming coverage of the U.S. Olympic trials.
Created using Microsoft Silverlight 2, the video player will deliver 2,200 hours of live, streaming coverage from NBC to millions of Americans with an unprecedented level of picture quality, interactive features and user control. As the largest Web event ever, the player will also allow visitors to NBCOlympics.com
on MSN to access over 3,000 hours of on-demand video, including full-event replays, highlights and interviews.