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I N T E R N A T I O N A L

WWW.INBROADCAST.COM | ISSUE 35 - SEPTEMBER 2014

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InGEAR

Putting Power Behind Your Rental Business
T

he broadcast and events sector
are renowned for pushing
the boundaries of technical
innovation, however innovations
can occur at all different levels,
even behind the scenes.
Current RMS, new cloud
equipment and resource rental
management system, has been
in development for the past
three years, built from the roots
up for the broadcast, production
and events market. Prior to any
product development, extensive
research into cloud technologies
and industry requirements were
identified. It was at this point a gap
in the market was acknowledged
- the industry required an online,
browser based intuitive rental
management system. A system
that would help rental projects
run smoothly, readily maximise

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Current RMS BI Dashboards

equipment utilisation and be
accessible from any device and
location at any given time.
Since December 2013, Current
RMS has run an Early Adopter
Program, selecting businesses
in this sector to work with the
team, testing, using the system
and providing invaluable feedback,
ensuring the system was entirely
ready for its launch on the first
of September.
It's incredibly modern user
interface is now setting standards
in the rental software market,
using icons, colour, images and
graphs to help illustrate important
information in a simple, easy to
understand way - for any level of
user. Feedback received from the
early adopters and since launching
the product is that there is no other
system on the market that looks
as fresh and modern and because
of this businesses enjoy using it.
Purely cloud based, all web
pages are fully responsive and
every area within the system can
be accessed from any device with
an Internet connection, removing
the barriers restricting you to an
office environment. Within one
centralised system companies can
easily manage all rental processes
- creating job opportunities from

Current RMS Integrated CRM solution

enquiry through to quotation stage,
managing equipment availability
t h ro u g h p o w e r f u l p ro d u c t
planner screens, customisable
documentation, scheduling
activities for staff, transport and
invoicing, effortlessly covering it
all. At the heart of the system is a
powerful, intuitive CRM solution,
connecting people products and
events, at all times.
"Customer feedback is
imperative and we will continue

developing our product taking
on-board additional ideas and
feedback, enriching the system
even further, whilst staying true to
its design and ease of use," Chris
Branson, CEO.
Current RMS is offering a free
30-day trial, following suit in
how open and transparent this
industry is by allowing businesses
to experience the simplicity and
flexibility of this cloud rental
management system first hand.

Camera Corps Innovates With V3 Cricket Stump Cam
C

amera Corps has chosen
IBC2014 as the global launch
platform for the latest version of
the legendary Cricket Stump Cam
which has long set the standard
for capturing dynamic close-ups
of major national matches and
international tours.
"Version 2 Cricket Stump Cam has
been in successful use for about five
seasons, delivering high-definition
images from a camera integrated
inside the middle stump at each end
of the pitch," explains Camera Corps
Projects Manager Paul McNeil.
"Version 3 is the most compact to
date, completely housed inside a
regulation-gauge cricket stump. This
gives users the freedom to place

Stump Cam V3 the most compact to
date fits within the wicket

cameras in the mid or outer stumps.
Each camera can be configured with
a choice of 50 degree, 100 or 128
degree lenses to allow tight, wide
or superwide shots.
"The Version 3 Cricket Stump
Cam system consists of four
cameras; two for each wicket. A
classic arrangement is to position
one camera with a tight-angle lens
facing forward to capture images of
the bowler and the oncoming ball.
The second camera, fitted with
a superwide lens, is then ideally
placed to televise the wicket keeper.
All four feeds are multiplexed onto
single-mode fibre."
Version 3 Cricket Stump Camera
is available on a dry-hire or wethire basis. It comes complete with
a Camera Corps Universal RCP
panel which allows full remote
control of blacks, shutter speed,
colour and gain.
Also on show at IBC will be the
Q3 robotic pan/tilt/zoom/focus
head and MeerCat miniature
remote broadcast camera, both
making their first European
show appearance following their
introduction at NAB2014.
Q3 allows efficient broadcast

television coverage from practically
anywhere. Fully IP45 rated, it is
designed for use in coverage of
events such as outdoor and indoor
sports, reality shows and live
stage performances. Q3 retains
the unobtrusive compact spherical
housing of its Q-Ball predecessor,
allowing easy placement within view
of other cameras while retaining full
control of vertical and horizontal
shooting angles, focal length and
focus. An optional optical-interface
provides data control, genlock and
3 gigabits per second video over a
pair of single-mode fibres.
Developed in response to demand
from sports, reality-television and
stage-show producers, MeerCat
was first used on air at the April
2014 Thames Boat Race. One
camera was mounted inside a thin

metal pole at the rear of each boat,
providing a forward view. Another
was positioned at floor level, looking
towards the cox. The MeerCat head
is housed in a metal case with a very
small footprint, 30 x 30 mm, and is
only 93 mm in height.
E x h i b i t i n g o n t h e Vi t e c
Videocom stand, Camera Corps
representatives will include Laurie
Frost, Jim Daniels, Barry Parker and
Neil Ashworth.

The Q3 robotic PTZ & focus head

Camera Corps' MeerCat


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