The organization and staging of the innovative Games is one of the strategic objectives of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee. During the preparation for the Games, modern and effective technology solutions are used for a variety of tasks in areas such as communication, telecommunications, transport, logistics and others.
In the Olympic project, the following are considered to be part of the area of "Modern Technologies":
The following tasks must be completed in order to ensure the use and development of modern technologies during the preparation and staging of the Games:
The technological solutions of the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee will provide high quality services to all of their clients: The Olympic and Paralympic Families, athletes, media, Games personnel, the spectators at the stadiums and the international audience of the Games.
Technology for the 2014 Games includes:
For the preparation and staging of the Games at the highest level, the Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee is using a whole series of innovative solutions. Among them, the following will play a special role:
UIS is an innovative, automated system that identifies users and grants access to a number of high-tech services. UIS Users are athletes, participants and guests of the Games, official delegations, journalists, service personnel and volunteers.
Through the UIS portal or an information terminal, the user will be able to order tickets for sports events; reserve places in hotels, restaurants and transport; and order personal services such as transfer, transport, translator services, reserve parking spaces and others. The user may also receive general information on sports and cultural events of the Games, the availability of tickets for sports competitions and the transport timetable. All information will be provided in the native language or in another accessible language;
The 3D-Model is an innovative three dimensional model of the staging area of the Games. It will be able to carry out a virtual interaction test of all the different departments during the Games, which will make it possible to significantly increase the work efficiency of all services. During the preparation for the Games, the 3D-Model will be implemented for the first time in the history of the Olympic movement.
Thanks to the 1980 Olympics, Soviet television gained technologies which were then used for many years. The Games in Sochi will also make a huge contribution to Russian telecommunications. The broadcast from the Games in Sochi will be carried out in HDTV digital format with Dolby 5.1 sound as well as using a complex application of IT solutions and use of video on demand technology. The application of high technologies along with the development of sports broadcasts in Russia will become a significant part of the Games' legacy.