An international IT services company has been unveiled as a sponsor of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Atos, which employs 1,500 people in Scotland, will deliver IT systems including providing the technology used to accredit up to 70,000 participants such as athletes, officials and volunteers.
The firm will also provide an information system to instantly give results, athlete information, schedules and medal tables to the media, sports officials and the Glasgow 2014 website.
Atos, which has offices across the country including Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow, has experience from more than two decades of Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was joined by former athlete Steve Cram at Scotstoun stadium in Glasgow to make the announcement.
Ms Sturgeon said: "As well as bringing a major international sporting event to Scotland, hosting the Commonwealth Games is a tremendous opportunity to put Scotland on the road to a healthier and more successful future.
"This latest supporter deal, the fourth to be announced, is great news and will ensure the IT at Glasgow 2014 is amongst the best in the world.
"The confirmation that this is the first Olympic and Paralympic Partner to come on board as an official supporter of Glasgow 2014 is also a significant step forward for the Games, and its support, alongside that of the other sponsors, will help to ensure that we see a fantastic Games in Glasgow, delivered on time and on budget."
Glasgow 2014 chief executive David Grevemberg said: "Atos continues to demonstrate a commitment to sport and para-sport, and their track record in providing world class systems for a number of multi-sport Games, including London 2012, demonstrates their passion and capability to help Glasgow 2014 deliver an outstanding athlete-centred and sport-focused games."
Gavin Thomson, senior vice-president at Atos Scotland, said: "We are proud of what our business technologists deliver for all our clients in Scotland across a wide range of business sectors. We are passionate about delivering our world-class solution from Scotland to the world stage."