In Broadcast - August 2018 - 20
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 7 | August 2018
NEP Group Buys
USA / SWE: Mediatec Denmark
ApS, a subsidiary of NEP Group,
has acquired all assets from
FilmGEAR ApS and will also hire
the employees associated with
FilmGEAR's business Showcare.
Kenneth Paterson, Mediatec CEO,
said: "The addition of Showcare
and the start of Mediatec Denmark
ApS is part of a broader NEP /
Mediatec strategy to continue
The assets and employees will
become part of Mediatec Denmark
ApS. Showcare provides turn-key
solutions for audio, lighting and
GBR: ATG Danmon has secured
a contract to design, assemble
and integrate two mobile HD
video production systems for one
of Europe's longest established
parliamentary television channels.
The contract includes nine
Panasonic AK-UB300 HD/UHD
multi-purpose cameras and five
AWU70B remotely controlled pan/
incorporate a Panasonic camera
control panel, a Telemetrics
controller for the robotic PTZ
cameras, and a Ross Carbonite live
Recording will be to a Blackmagic
HyperDeck Studio system.
FRA / GER: On July 14 each year,
all of France marks the beginning
of the modern French Nation.
Lawo mixing consoles provided
the highest possible audio quality
for more than 500,000 Concert de
Paris spectators at the foot of the
The show - featuring the National
Symphony Orchestra and the
Choir of Radio France - is one of
the largest classical music events
in the world, and is followed by a
traditional firework display.
DPP Security Briefing
GBR: The Digital Production
Partnership (DPP) recently hosted
an exclusive security briefing in
collaboration with the National
Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).
The briefing was for members of
the DPP's Committed to Security
guest speakers from NCSC, the
Department for Digital, Culture,
Media & Sport (DCMS), and Ofcom.
The event also featured an
announcement from ITV and
Channel 4 regarding their
requirements of their suppliers
to adopt the DPP's Committed to
Singapore Based AIMS
Productions Chooses Riedel
IMS Productions, a Singaporebased
company specialising in multimedia
for live events, has selected Riedel
Communications' MediorNet realtime signal transport and network
technologies for a high-profile project
at the Resorts World Sentosa complex.
Riedel's MediorNet MicroN highdensity media distribution network
devices will provide flexible signal
connectivity for a new 360-degree
projection system in the ballroom.
"To address signal connectivity for
the entire projection ecosystem, we
turned to Riedel Communications.
Riedel has proven itself time and time
again as the leader in the field of
fibre-based, real-time media network
technology," said Choong Yip Weng,
General Manager, Aims
firmly believe in the adage
'the chain is only as strong
as its weakest link,' and for
that reason we chose Riedel
for its cutting-edge, highbandwidth data transport
"The MediorNet MicroN
devices give our customer
unlimited flexibility in moving,
processing, and distributing signals.
Each MicroN offers a highly versatile,
high-density signal interface with
built-in signal processing features that
eliminate the need for many external
devices. We are elated to partner with
Riedel for this project, and the after-
Riedel's MediorNet MicroN
sales service and support have been
second to none."
The third most expensive building
ever constructed, the complex is an
integrated resort community on the
island of Sentosa, off the southern
coast of Singapore.
Dodge College Selects Clear-Com
odge College of Film and Media
Arts at Chapman University in
Orange, California has upgraded its
Clear-Com Eclipse digital intercom
system to an Eclipse HX system.
Dodge College, Chapman University
seamless integration to the college's
FreeSpeak II wireless system and
analogue intercom system.
The system is a key part of the
production workflow that supports the
curriculum at the college.
"Our goal for our TV Studio is to
provide an experience as close
as possible to what our students
will find when working in the
'real world.' Our equipment,
especially with recent upgrades,
does just that and in some cases
is exactly what they will find at
professional facilities," said Steve
Hirsen, Assistant Professor of
Television Writing and Production
at Chapman University.
ZHIYUN Poised For IBC Debut
HIYUN will mark its debut at
IBC2018 with the launch of Weebill,
a new series of stabilisers for mirrorless
In addition, ZHIYUN will unveil a new
version of its flagship CRANE stabiliser
for professional cameras - the CRANE
"From professional content capture
to social media, the entire video
production industry is centred around
video," said Leo Wang, Vice President,
ZHIYUN. "With the 5G network just
around the corner, this trend will
only increase, in turn, making the
stability of videos absolutely crucial.
were seen as a tool for professional
filmmakers, in the future they are
going to become a universal consumer
electronics product that everyone can
use. ZHIYUN's mission is to provide
stabilisers for all-level users and
redefine the way people record life."
Weebill is a new
series of lightweight
the high demand for
use of mirrorless
Weebill LAB is the
first product of this
"We've relied on the Clear-Com
Eclipse since we opened in 2006,
and now with our Eclipse HX system,
our communications capabilities are
significantly stronger," said David
Goedhart, Television Studio Engineer,
Dodge College of Film and Media Arts
at Chapman University.
The existing Eclipse matrix frame
was refurbished and upgraded to
Eclipse HX for increased operational
speed and features.
This upgrade gave the ability to add
Clear-Com's IVC-32-HX Ethernet/IP
card to expand the capabilities with IPenabled user devices such as V-Series
keypanels and the Agent-IC mobile
new line-up. CRANE 3 LAB, which not
only builds on the legacy of CRANE
2 with trademark motor strength,
excellent precision control and highefficiency performance, but also
integrates with a new design concept
and delivers even more powerful
Further details are expected to be
announced at IBC.