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Fujifilm And RaceTech Sign
Five-Year Lens Upgrade Deal
F

ujifilm's Optical Devices Division
Fujinon has announced a fiveyear deal with UK based company
'RaceTech' which is specialised in
sports productions at race courses
throughout the United Kingdom.
Fujifilm will upgrade their entire
broadcast lens range to the latest
optical technology starting with the
first order of long range telephoto lens
models HA42x9.7BE, HA23x7.6BE
and wide-angle HA14x4.5BE HD
ENG broadcast lenses.
Nic Christodoulou, Director
of Engineering and Technical
Operations at Racetech said: "The
choice for Fujinon HD lenses was
made not only because of their
ruggedness and ability to provide
superior optical performance
under the harshest conditions
but also the excellent after-sales

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support package
offered by Fujifilm
and a host of
other factors.
" R a c e Te c h
works
their
equipment very
hard, and we
had to be 100%
sure that we
had dedicated
support and
back-up on a
RaceTech CEO Brad Higgins and Fujifilm UK
daily basis. In Manager Ian O'Conner
addition, we work
in a competitive market, and had to
only offers HD broadcast optics, but
be sure we had the best optics at
also specialised in 4K Optics."
the best price point.
Christodoulou said plans were in
"We are developing new camera
place to purchase more lenses as
systems that need specialised
an HD upgrade progressed.
lenses and needed to work closely
RaceTech recently received the
with a lens manufacturer that not
first batch lenses.

Broadcast Solutions Sees
Demand For Streamline OBs
A

s part of a long-term contract
B r o a d c a s t S o l u ti o n s i n
Germany has announced the
delivery of the eleventh Streamline
unit to European company Mediatec
Broadcasting.
Starting 2011 Broadcast Solutions
and Mediatec, after signing a frame
contract, worked closely together
in developing the Streamline
Concept. The aim of this effort
was to conceive a flexible OB
with standardised hardware and
workflow concepts. This results
in short setup times, reduced

training costs and highest flexibility,
providing customers with the right
tool in a demanding OB market.
The eleventh Streamline unit for
The concept originally was Mediatec Broadcasting
developed for smaller and somewhat
less demanding productions.
Broadcast Solutions who are now
But working with the first units
continuously delivering Streamline
it became clear that this concept
units to other broadcasters
works perfectly for large high-profile
around the globe.
events and today they have proven
The latest additions to Mediatec's
their ability to cover for instance the
OB fleet are the 'HD18' a full scale
European Song Contest (ESC) or the
Streamline OB as well as the newest
IIHF World Championships.
'compact' member of the concept -
The Streamline concept has now
a flexible and capable OB with up
become an international success for
to six cameras.

GoPro Unveils Action Duo HERO4 Editions
G

oPro has unveiled HERO4, the
highest performance line of
capture devices the company has
ever made.
"For the past 12 years, our passion
has been to make it easy for people
to self-

capture jaw dropping, professional
quality footage of themselves
engaged in their favourite activities,"
said GoPro Founder and CEO,
Nicholas Woodman.
"That passion led us to embark
on our most ambitious design and
engineering effort ever, and the
result is nothing short of the ultimate
GoPro - the HERO4 Black. We can't
wait to see what the
world captures with it."
HERO4 is available
in two editions
Black and Silver.
HERO4 Black delivers
twice the performance
of its predecessor and
HERO4 boasts twice the performance of
its predecessor
captures 4K video at

30fps, 2.7K video at 50fps and
1080p video at 120fps, virtually
eliminating rolling shutter in most
scenarios while allowing for slow
motion effects.
It features a redesigned audio
system that captures high fidelity
sound with twice the dynamic range
of previous models.
Additional enhancements include
improved image quality, low light
performance, highlight tagging and
an improved UI.
HERO4 Silver lacks some of the
higher performance video capture
modes, but includes a built-in
touch display for convenience
and ease-of-use.

VER Takes
GV LDX XS
CAN: Global rental house Video
Equipment Rentals (VER) has
purchased six LDX XtremeSpeed
(LDX XS) ultra-slow-motion
cameras, along with companion
XCU XtremeSpeed XF Fibre
base stations from Grass Valley.
Keeping VER at the forefront of
next-generation workflows, the LDX
XS dramatically expands VER's
offerings with 3X and 6X workflows
in 1080i and 3X workflows for 1080p
broadcasts, with an additional 1X
standard-speed 'live' output.
VER has offices in the US,
Canada and Europe.

TARR Selects
Appear TV
HUN / NOR: Hungarian multi-service
operator TARR Kft is to deploy
systems from Appear TV to increase
channel capacity and power its
new linear multiscreen services.
The upgrade saw TARR deploy
Appear TV's Universal Picture Perfect
Transcoding Hardware integrated
into the XC5000 Video Processing
Platform to deploy 24 new
channels for multiscreen delivery.
DVB-S/S2 satellite demodulators
were added at its downlink site
along with Appear TV transcoding
solutions to add additional broadcast
channels to the line-up.

News Network
High Speed Test
GBR: Panasonic is testing a
newsgathering network workflow for
broadcasters that transmits video
footage and shoot data from remote
field locations to the newsroom.
It also enables cameras to
be controlled over the network.
Testing began recently with
ITN, a major UK broadcaster.
Cameras in the field are connected
with the newsroom through mobile
networks and the cloud, making it
possible to instantly produce news
out of events as they occur.

Made TV Tunes
To Megahertz
GBR: Made TV, the largest
licensee for city television stations
in the UK, has signed a systems
integration contract with Megahertz.
The agreement will see Megahertz
design and implement complete
production, news and ENG kits
for five new stations, together
with a centralised playout facility.
Stations include Bristol, Cardiff,
Leeds, Tyne & Wear and Tees-side.


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