Feel The Future, Omega Accurate Timing Helps Qingao Dreams

In the golden autumn of October, outstanding young athletes from all over the world gathered in Buenos Aires, Argentina to compete for the highest honor of the Youth Olympic Games, and OMEGA as the sports event The official timing will record the moments of dreams for young athletes. In 2018, there will be 32 major events and a total of 241 minor events in Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games. Omega takes full advantage of its rich experience accumulated in the sports timing field for more than 80 years to fully undertake with professional timing technology and innovative timing equipment The timing of the event is heavy.

Omega takes official time for the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games

   Before the flames go out on October 18, Omega will accurately record minutes and seconds for each event of the Youth Olympic Games, just like the 28th Olympic Games that Omega has timed since 1932. As the world’s advanced sports timing service provider, Omega uses its rich sports timing experience and the latest research and development of technical equipment to provide timing services for various venues of this event.

Omega’s advanced timing equipment for the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games

   In order to complete the timing tasks of the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games, Omega provided 80 tons of timing equipment for the event, including 125 sports scoreboards, 22 television image generators and 60 kilometers of copper. Cable and fiber. To ensure the smooth running of each event, Omega is also equipped with 235 professional timekeepers and technicians for this Youth Olympic Games. They will work with the assistance of 450 specially trained volunteers.

Omega Global President and CEO Raynald Aeschlimann at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games

   Omega Global President and CEO Raynald Aeschlimann said: ‘The Youth Olympic Games is a very important stage for these stars of tomorrow. Omega is proud to be the official timekeeper again, and it is likely to create brilliant futures. We are thrilled to record the moments when young talents are emerging. ‘

Omega’s advanced timing equipment for the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games

   Many of the technologies used by Omega at this Youth Olympic Games are exactly the same as those used by the brand in the Olympic Games, including a light-sensitive end-point camera (Scan’O’VisionMYRIA) that can take 10,000 photos per second at the finish line, and a built-in The sensor’s starter to detect undetectable predatory fouls in track and field competitions.

Ola Chrono CEO Alain Zobrist at the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games

    ‘Feel the Future’ is the theme of the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games, and emerging youth activities such as rock climbing and speed skating have also brought some unprecedented challenges to Omega’s timekeeping work. In the climbing project, Omega will use the well-known touchpad technology. Interestingly, this is the second event in the Olympic Games that requires athletes to stop timing themselves after swimming. In the speed roller skating project, Omega will use many brands’ inherited timing technology, including a light-sensitive end camera, lap counter, and electronic eye, to ensure that the timing of the stop is precisely stopped when the front end of the roller skates cross the finish line.

   Since the Singapore Youth Olympic Games in 2010, Omega has been the official timekeeper for the four Youth Olympic Games. The Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games 2018 is the third Summer Youth Olympic Games held so far. Omega hopes to share the achievements of this youth sports event with the world.