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Alibaba Cloud Digest: August 23 – 29, 2021

Alibaba Cloud Digest: August 23 – 29, 2021

We have prepared a digest for you with the biggest news and updates on Alibaba Cloud company. Take a look at them.


Alibaba’s top-notch technologies are assisting in order to prepare Olympic Games for the digital age

The company has shown several novelties for the latest Olympic Games that took place in Tokyo. The Worldwide Olympic member keeps on working with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Organising Committees on the digital change of the whole system of this event.

As the “Cloud Services” partner of the competition, the firm supplied it with best-in-class solutions to make the event for event companies, audience, participants and broadcasters better. Moreover, the firm was the “E-Commerce Platform Services” colleague. It helped the IOC attract and collaborate with fans looking for officially branded goods.


Alibaba Cloud’s cutting-edge live broadcast technology at the Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympic games have come to an end. During the Games, hundreds of millions of fans from all over the world swarmed to various broadcasting services to watch the contest. The live broadcast capacity of these websites is really crucial. As the technology foundation of ApsaraVideo Live, Alibaba Cloud has a prominent solution in this industry, including resource bandwidth and service assurance. On this basis, Alibaba Cloud can provide an all-in-one solution, including technical support and stableness for major live broadcast platforms. It ensures the ultimate watching experience. Check out this blog post that introduces the integration of live broadcast technology of Alibaba Cloud.


Alibaba unveiled its cloud pin at the 2020 summer Olympics

Alibaba Group, a partner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), produced a cloud-based digital pin for media teams. This accessory could be worn either as a brooch or pinned to a lace. It was made to provide experts with the ability to work and contact other participants at the International Broadcasting Centre (IBC) and Main Press Centre (MPC). They can collaborate and share info in a secure and convenient way.

It allowed users to control their progress during the event, including the number of steps taken, the number of friends added and unlocked achievements.

The pin gives a participant the ability to welcome each other by adding new friends to their list and exchanging progress and the latest updates. According to the social distancing rules, this could be done quickly by touching their pins together at arm’s length to control the spread of COVID-19.

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