Winter Olympics 2010 and the technology that powers it
| IDG News Service
As thousands of fans watch athletes compete in Vancouver for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, 2,000 IT staffers are stationed at the competition venues and behind the scenes to monitor the technology systems and applications. This visual tour takes you inside the Olympic technology hub—the Vancouver Technology Operations Center.
More than 100,000 hours of testing has been completed to ensure the technology that makes the Olympics tick will run without a bobble. Here's an inside look at this gold metal setup.