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IMT Wireless Backs Small Cameras
As the trend in Europe towards smaller-format cameras continues to gain momentum, Integrated Microwave Technologies, LLC (IMT), a Vitec Group company, known in the Broadcast, Sports & Entertainment markets for its Nucomm and RF Central brands, has catered to this movement with new, small form factor, lightweight wireless camera systems. Nucomm and RF Central MPEG-4 wireless camera systems were created to meet the demands of our customers as they transition from full-sized ENG cameras to a new generation of lighter weight, compact but fully HD-capable cameras. Small, lightweight transmitters, like the RF Central microLite HD, are a popular option with the DSLR-style cameras enabling broadcasters to have a lightweight, yet durable rig for quick reactions and setup in the field. Designed for the small-format camera operator, smaller broadcast facilities and those outlets working on a limited budget, the RF Central microLite HD wireless camera system is equipped with user-friendly features that allow less technologically savvy staff members to use and operate the system with ease. The microLite HD Elite System is a complete video RF link in a portable package with all the accessories chosen to optimise total system performance. The microLite is the perfect addition to a DSLR-style rig, not only from a technical and reliability standpoint, but also due to its small size and weight. RF Central microLite features an MPEG-4 COFDM digital transmitter and has extremely low power consumption. The system is available in either the 2-GHz and 5.8-GHz bands. The new 5.8-GHz version does not require a license, and makes this highend wireless transmitter attractive to independent camera crews, production companies, and movie and show producers. RF Central microLite HD can deliver 200mW from a package of less than eleven cubic inches and features superb H.264 HD and SD encoding capabilities. It operates in the standard 2K DVB-T COFDM mode. The H.264 video encoder supports the main profile of the H.264 standard, providing a 30-percent bit-rate reduction or video quality improvement compared to encoders that only support the H.264 baseline profile. RF Central microLite uses Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) encryption to secure the video transmission, protecting sensitive content and enforcing copyrights. Although the trend towards smaller DSRLs continues to increase in Europe, large-format cameras are still relevant and in use throughout the region. At the heart of IMT’s broadcast products are its largeformat MPEG-4-enabled wireless camera systems, the Nucomm CamPac 2 and Newscaster DR2 receiver. The Nucomm CamPac2 and Newscaster DR2 enable these large-format crews to operate efficiently and reliably. The CamPac2 utilises leadingedge technology to place a highperformance camera-mounted transmitter in a very rugged package for the professional, technologically savvy user. The CamPac2 Pro/News is a 2-GHz or 7-GHz COFDM wireless camera transmitter designed to deliver full broadcast quality video in a small, lightweight and rugged aluminum case that fits on the back of
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Ross Video Acquires FX-Motion
MAM Systems Continue To Simplify Operations
Penta 725 IP Router Helps Hold Down Costs
Reidel MediorNet Compact To Debut At NAB
Sachtler Ensure A Professional Broadcast Feel
Pioneering Products From RTS/TELEX
Loudness Measurement And Logging
In2Connect UK Managing Director & Consultant For Bryant Broadcast
The VAR Network: Identify And Engage Globally
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In Broadcast - March 2012 - Reidel MediorNet Compact To Debut At NAB
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