"Atos will play a leading role in delivering the technology for London 2012. They have extensive experience from previous Games and will be an integral part of the team between now and 2012. We’re thrilled to be working with them.”
Sebastian Coe is Chairman of the London 2012 Organising Committee
As Worldwide IT Partner of the International Olympic Committee, and under the direction of LOCOG, Atos is responsible for leading the consortium of IT partners to design, build and operate the massive, mission critical IT infrastructure and solutions that will support the London 2012 Games.
History of Technology at the Olympic Games
The first IT professionals are already working full time to design the IT infrastructure and systems that will process the accreditation badges for the 250,000 members of the Olympic Family; manage staffing rotas and deliver the results to the world in less than a second. Between now and the start of the Games, the IT team - which will include employees from Atos, the technology partners, LOCOG and volunteers - will ramp up to several thousand.
For the London 2012 Games, we predict that technology will play a bigger role in two areas. Firstly, in improving access to information as audiences worldwide expect more detailed and colourful information to be delivered, as it happens, to an increasingly complex network
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