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Olympic "cloud" will oversee London games

CNet News
1 December 2009

2012 Olympics showpiece unveiled in London

An extensive team of engineers, designers, and architects from around the world unveiled plans on Monday to create a digitally connected structure to grace the 2012 Olympics in London.

The structure, called the Cloud, is both a physical and digital cloud designed to broadcast real-time data and images on spherical, three-dimensional screens. While the images would float high above the city, the sound would be broadcast at ground level.

The Cloud will power itself, using a combination of solar energy from photovoltaic panels installed both on- and off-site.

Full story from CNet News Planetary Gear blog 
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