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Introducing LED lighting
and battery solutions
T he Camera Store, a London-based equipment hire specialist for the
broadcast industry, has invested in LED lighting kit and mobile power and
support systems from Litepanels and Anton/Bauer respectively.
4K solution with
exel has purchased two
Dreamcatcher systems from
Evertz, a leading global manufacturer
of broadcast equipment. The
acquisition serves as a cornerstone
for Bexel’s new 4K solutions, which
provide turnkey packages that will be
available to augment any
major sporting event or live
Tim Highmoor, Head of Rentals at The Camera Store says: Our recent purchase
of Litepanels and Anton/Bauer solutions opens up the flexibility of LED to a wide
range of broadcast and videography applications for use in studio or on location.
We felt the time was right to introduce LED to our inventory. The technology
has now reached the point where it offers a comparable output to traditional
tungsten and HMI lights, which is good news for our customers.
The Camera Store’s customers will also be take advantage of the new Anton/
Bauer Gold Spectrum RF System. The portable AB-HDRF is a 5.8 GHz COFDM
RF system which transmits a robust HD signal over distances of more than half
a mile and is powered by Anton/Bauer Logic Series® batteries. The AB-HDRF
kit includes all the equipment broadcast professionals need for on-site or on-
the-go applications such as reality TV, ENG/EFP, OB and live event coverage.
HD MPEG4 IP
at Broadcast Asia
obham, the RF specialist
company that uses
cutting edge communications
technologies to empower
broadcast users, will introduce a
lightweight, easy-to-connect HD
MPEG4 IP Encoder specifically
engineered for broadcast
applications at Broadcast Asia
2013. Able to operate in standard,
low and ultra-low latency modes,
the highly energy-efficient encoder
also has balanced audio inputs
and includes integral broadcast-
standard IFB talkback.
Stoke MX particle reflow tool released
T hinkbox Software has announced Stoke MX, a particle simulator plug-in
for Autodesk 3ds Max designed to simplify and accelerate the creation
of high-volume particle clouds driven by velocity fields.
Fast and easy to use, Stoke MX supports a large number of emitter and
velocity sources, and introduces new workflows. Previously unavailable
capabilities include multi-threaded particle advection, rapid memory-
buffered playback, and asynchronous multi-threaded particle file saving,
which enables significantly higher performance compared to existing
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