Russian broadcaster augments Rio Olympics set
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The network’s design, by Aleks Ivanovsky, features a curved white wall with a textured backlit “squiggle,” likely a nod to Rio de Janeiro’s rocky terrain, running from side to side.
The far side of the set, however, is augmented with a virtual “window” with a Rio cityscape and faux freestanding flatscreen.
The space where the virtual element is inserted is visible in to the left side of this image:
This area also features a small, circular pod that includes the “squiggle” design in its base.
The networks main studio, in Russia, features Olympic imagery and brightly colored backlit panels to create a dynamic look.