London Olympics: How 1948 compares to 2012, in photos

London Olympics: How 1948 compares to 2012, in photos

Summary: The technology behind the Olympic Games has changed beyond all recognition since the international sporting event was last held in London, more than 60 years ago

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  • Wembley Post Office, London, Teleprinter Switchboard

    The teleprinter switchboard at Wembley post office, used to send out Olympic results.

    Image credit: BT Heritage

  • London 2012 Technology Operations Center

    The Technology Operations Centre will be staffed by 450 people during the Games. They will look after the centre's 9,500 computers, 900 servers and 1,000 network and security devices around the clock.

    Image credit: London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

  • Wembley Post Office, London, Teleprinter Room

    The teleprinter room at Wembley post office in 1948.

    Image credit: BT Heritage

Topics: Networking, Olympics 2012, United Kingdom

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