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New features added to TrakStak. E Audio equipment for new Sky Studios L eading broadcast audio equipment supplier HHB Communications Ltd. was chosen by Sky to provide audio equipment for the broadcaster’s multimillion pound new production facility, Sky Studios, based in Isleworth, West London. In addition to staging critical listening evaluations and ultimately supplying no less than 370 Genelec monitors, HHB has also brought its expertise in broadcast audio production to bear on the production chain, working alongside the Sky Engineering Team and Systems Integrators to help supply the audio glue necessary to ensure efficient workflow throughout the facility. xporting subtitles, attaching scripts and documents, statistics viewer and track QC highlighting are all featured in the brand new release of Suitcase TVs TrakStak. These features will improve productivity in audio production and quality control, prior to transmission.  The software, released a few years ago, has proved extremely successful, used internationally on a daily basis processing thousands of content hours in both automated and manual workflows.  TrakStak alleviates the need for an array of audio & video processing tools to perform simple lip-sync adjustments, multiple audio-track content reviewing and subtitle checks. TrakStak acts as a central component to any audio management or audio preparation processing chain, prior to transmission.  www.suitcasetv.com www.hhb.co.uk Pitman takes the chair at Yospace Yospace, the global leader in distributing video content to multiple platforms, has appointed Graham Pitman as chairman of its board. The appointment reflects the critical convergence between the traditional broadcast industry and the world of IP distribution, and comes at a time when Yospace is launching a revolutionary technology platform which will transform the way that broadcasters build revenues from online content. www.yospace.com Acquisition of Camera Corps Ltd T he Vitec Group plc has acquired the UK based company, Camera Corps Ltd (Camera Corps) to sit within its Vitec Videocom division. Camera Corps is the world leader in supplying speciality remote cameras and remote tracking systems, camera support systems and full service facilities to broadcasters of international and regional events. The company is renowned for its delivery of high quality broadcast solutions through its continued investment in new camera systems, and the development and manufacture of bespoke camera systems. www.vitecgroup.com 10 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE Prompting contract awarded to Autocue After a completive tender process Autocue has been awarded the contract to provide all teleprompting and support services for the BBCs news operations in London and Scotland. The contract runs for three years, with the option to extend for a further two, and covers provision of equipment for 11 news programmes, as well as 24/7 support and operation of that equipment via a team of 25 operators. Autocue CEO Frank Hyman said, this contract win is a credit to our highly experienced teleprompter operators and technicians; our reliable, groundbreaking technology; and the level of professional 24-hour support that we continue to provide year after year, which is vital to non-stop news operations. www.autocue.com New industry- focused website GoIndustry DoveBid, a leading provider of surplus asset management services, announced that it has launched new industry- focused pages on its website, www.go-dove. com, in order to highlight its service offerings to a wide range of industries. The new pages can be accessed immediately at www.go- dove.com/industry and span the industries of BioPharma, Broadcast, Computing, Electronics, Food Services, Industrial, Transportation and more. www.go-dove.com