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NBC to Stream Equestrian Olympics Live on Web

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  • NBC to Stream Equestrian Olympics Live on Web

    From the USEA website:
    2008 Marks the First Time Equestrian Events Will be Available in Their Entirety....



    http://www.useventing.com/competitio...on=fei&id=1611

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    That is great!!!
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    • #3
      WOW! I guess I am not going to get much work done now
      Cindy

      Make any mistakes going forward!

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      • #4
        I am confused

        I read the announcement there and on the NBC site.
        I am confused. Do we have to purchase a subscription to something or register our email?
        I followed one link and it took me to my local cable TV station. I would have to purchase an additional digital package to get the Oxygen station.
        It talks about two or three ways to receive the stream. One is pod casts on the NBC site which I understand. But, I do not understand the other two.

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        • #5
          Awesome! I am so not getting any work done during the Olympics, LOL.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Sharon View Post
            I read the announcement there and on the NBC site.
            I am confused. Do we have to purchase a subscription to something or register our email?
            I followed one link and it took me to my local cable TV station. I would have to purchase an additional digital package to get the Oxygen station.
            It talks about two or three ways to receive the stream. One is pod casts on the NBC site which I understand. But, I do not understand the other two.
            Did you go to this site?
            http://www.nbcolympics.com/video/index.html

            I am annoyed that it does not work on my G4 Mac.

            ETA: You might have to download "Silverlight" from this site
            http://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/default.aspx
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            • #7
              Yes I already had that site bookmarked

              Thanks for your thoughts Cookiepony.

              I already have "Silverlight" and I have watched those videos.
              I was wondering about the live streaming.

              Will we be able to watch live streaming on the computer?

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              • #8
                bad link

                When I went to the USEA press release, the hyperlink to NBColympics.com
                is bad
                . Instead it brought me to a website called nbcOLYPmics.com -very confusing.

                Use this one instead
                http://www.nbcolympics.com/equestrian/index.html
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                • #9
                  If you go to the tv/on-line page of www.nbcolympics.com, then search for equestrian events on a particular day, you will see both the tv and on-line streaming schedule.

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                  • #10
                    This is great except for all of us with MAC computers. IIs it true that we can't use any of this?

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by lucky bunny View Post
                      When I went to the USEA press release, the hyperlink to NBColympics.com
                      is bad
                      . Instead it brought me to a website called nbcOLYPmics.com -very confusing.

                      Use this one instead
                      http://www.nbcolympics.com/equestrian/index.html
                      The links have been fixed on the USEA press release - sorry about that!
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by mbj View Post
                        This is great except for all of us with MAC computers. IIs it true that we can't use any of this?
                        If it is a pre 2006 Mac, probably.

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                        • #13
                          where do i look for the streaming/schedule? there is so much on the NBC page I can't find it! Thanks!
                          I have Higher Standards... do you?
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                          Wild Man of Borneo (Hank), '03 Redtick coonhound,
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                            Originally posted by mbj View Post
                            This is great except for all of us with MAC computers. IIs it true that we can't use any of this?
                            Yep. Unless you have an Intel chip in your computer (you purchased in 2006 or later) you (we) are out of luck.

                            Sucks, no?

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