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InNEWS

Shotoku Elevates
Newscasting For
Texas KETK-TV
K

ETK-TV, a Communications
Corporation of America station
and the East Texas NBC affiliate
located in Tyler, recently replaced a
set of aging and obsolete pedestals
with three Shotoku TP200/SX300
systems.
On the air since 1987, KETK-TV
provides news for Tyler, Longview,
Waco, Shreveport and Baton Rouge
sister stations from its Tyler facility.
Communications Corporation
of America is a leading mediummarket broadcast and digital media
company with outlets throughout
Louisiana, Texas and Indiana.
“KETK selected the Shotoku

systems following a
fairly extensive research
process,” explained Dan
Trent, Chief Engineer at
KETK-TV. “Price is always
a driver and Shotoku gives
‘more bang for the buck’”.
Trent continued: “We
produce 12 hours of news
per day for five
stations from
o u r Ty l e r
facility, so
Shotoku’s
TP200/
S X 3 0 0
pedestal/head

system gets a lot of use. Our
former equipment wasn’t
capable of up and
down movement,
and that limited
production
creativity. The new units
change elevation easily,
giving operators the
freedom to capture a variety of shots
and adjust to our different sets.”
Shotoku’s ergonomically
designed TP200/SX300 Pedestal
System has a two-stage pneumatic
pedestal with a maximum payload
of over 80kg (177 lbs).
The SX300 pan & tilt fluid head
offers top class performance with
40kg (88 lbs) payload and perfect
counterbalance/smooth pan &
tilt drag to maximise
image flexibility.

Shotoku’s TP200/
SX300 Pedestal
System offers
image flexibility

Ross Video Furio On Air In VRT News Studio
6

V

RT, the Flemish Radio and
Television Network Organisation,
has implemented Ross Video’s Furio
Robotic Camera Systems into their
News Studio.

Ross Video’s Furio robotic camera system

VRT, a public broadcasting
network of the Flemish Community
in Belgium, purchased their first two
Furio Robotic Camera Systems in
November 2011, and a year later
purchased three additional units
– four to be used in the News
Studio and one to remain as a
backup system.
“The official tendering process for
robotics started back in 2011,” said
Hendrik Simoens, Project Engineer
Technology, VRT. “We chose Ross’
Furio since it is fully IP-based
control, there are no single points
of failure and it offered an open
API enabling flexible control by
automation systems.”
“Ross was pleased to provide
VRT with the technological and
architectural technology they were
seeking,” said Miguel Declerck,

Marketing Product Manager,
Ross Robotics. “Furio was
designed with news production
environments in mind.”
In December, VRT completed
the final installation of all the Furio
Robotics Systems and went on air
in March 2013.
At NAB, Ross Video’s Robotics
Division unveiled the Furio Robo
VR600PT Robotic Head, specifically
designed for broadcasters using
Ross’ existing track based system
for any combination Augmented
Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR) or
Real Set applications without being
hampered by low payloads.
The Furio VR600 Robotic Head is
designed to fit on, but is not limited
to the patented Furio Dolly and
Telescopic Lift.

Opticomm - Emcore
Whitepaper Trio
Demystifying Fibre Optics: –
resolutions such as 2K and 4K are
becoming commonplace and fibre
can be the best transmission option...
Overcoming Video-Over-IP
Challenges – when it comes to
dealing with Video-over-IP systems,
there are a multitude of challenges...
The Cure For Copper: HDBaseT
– the 5Play feature set allows for
the transport of uncompressed HD
video, control, device power, and
Ethernet, all over one CATx cable...

Adobe Releases
Anywhere Video
GBR: Adobe Systems has released
Adobe Anywhere for video.
With Adobe Anywhere, some
of the biggest headaches in
video production - massive file
transfers, duplicate media, and
proxy files - are a thing of the past.
Anywhere enables teams to
efficiently log, edit, share and
finish video productions using
standard networks and hardware.
The release supports the
latest versions of Premiere
Pro CC and Prelude CC.
Support for After Effects CC is
expected in 2013.

France Televisions
Gains Pablo Rio
FRA / GBR: France Televisions
has purchased a Quantel Pablo
Rio high-end colour and finishing
system for its graphics design
studio, Francetelevisions signature.
The Pablo Rio will be used for
both 2D and S3D projects as the
studio increases its stereo3D
programme production.


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In Broadcast - August 2013
Contents
InNEWS: Panasonic Announces AK-HC3500A Camera
InNEWS: Shotoku Elevates Newscasting for KETK-TV
InFOCUS: Camera Links – Following All the Vital Action
InTECH: Fischer Connections Solutions for Broadcast
InMEDIA: Delivering Anytime Content on Cable
InMEDIA: Screen – High Definition Subtitling and Beyond
InSOUND: DPA’s D:Dicate Recording Microphone Range
In Broadcast - August 2013 - Intro
In Broadcast - August 2013 - In Broadcast - August 2013
In Broadcast - August 2013 - Cover2
In Broadcast - August 2013 - Contents
In Broadcast - August 2013 - InNEWS: Panasonic Announces AK-HC3500A Camera
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InNEWS: Shotoku Elevates Newscasting for KETK-TV
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InFOCUS: Camera Links – Following All the Vital Action
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InTECH: Fischer Connections Solutions for Broadcast
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InMEDIA: Delivering Anytime Content on Cable
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In Broadcast - August 2013 - InMEDIA: Screen – High Definition Subtitling and Beyond
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