TV-BAY Magazine Issue 66 June 2012
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High-performance systems at ANGA Cable Show Expanding Summer Olympics and US Presidential campaign coverage L iveU the pioneer of portable video-over-cellular solutions has announced that BBC News is extending its use of LiveU LU60 mobile uplink solution for newsgathering in both the UK and the US. The broadcaster will use the technology to enhance coverage of both the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics, and the US Presidential election campaign. Footage will be supplied to BBC News, BBC World and BBC World America. The technology has been supplied by LiveUs UK distributor Garland Partners Ltd., alongside a full service package. LiveUs flagship LU60 product is the industrys first bonded 3G/4G LTE backpack with proprietary RF technology for superior resiliency, up to 1080 HD video and sub- second latency for a satellite-like experience. www.liveu.tv Picture Canning goes high speed their new advertising campaign, shot in London on two Arri Alexa cameras. F www.picturecanningnorth.co.uk rom Arri Alexa's to Go Pro's, Red Camera's to the new Canon 5D Mk III Picture Canning North continues to provide an excellent service for your Film and TV needs. Most recent news includes going high speed with the Alexa camera platform which has been used on new BBC children's drama Wolfblood and for the furniture company Harvey's for The new Celeb 200 LED C irro Lite are now proudly presenting the eagerly awaited Celeb® 200 LED from Kino Flo Lighting Systems.  The Celeb® 200 is the LED fixture that lighting professionals have been waiting for, an LED with colour and light quality that Kino Flos are renowned for. 14 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE Bridge Technologies will showcase its range of industry- leading monitoring and analysis solutions for cable operators on booth V10 at the ANGA Cable Show 2012. Focusing on recent product launches that provide high traffic capability and advanced end-to-end solutions, Bridge Technologies will show the VB330 10G probe and the VB252 DVB-T/T2 interface card. www.bridgetech.tv NASA selects encoders for International Space Station Visionary Solutions Inc., has announced that NASA has chosen the company’s AVN443 encoder to transmit HD video signals from the International Space Station (ISS) to Earth, providing NASA with a high- quality, real-time video signal that will be used to produce coverage of missions and events, documentaries, archival video, and other unique programming for NASA TV.  www.vsicam.com The Celeb boasts technical innovations that make it an ideal professional imaging tool: a dial- in variable colour temperature control, full-range dimming and programmable 2700K to 5500K presets. The trim, lightweight fixture operates on AC power, 100VAC- 240VAC, and needs only one amp to produce more lumens than a 750W tungsten soft light.  The Celeb 200 LED can also be powered by 24VDC battery, and cost savings from low energy and long lamp life continues Kino Flo’s reputation as an environmentally friendly lighting company. www.cirrolite.com