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Participating in Google I/O Developer Sandbox Telestream®, the leading provider of digital mediatools and workflow solutions, have announced that it was selected to participate in the Google I/O Developer Sandbox being held recently in San Francisco. Google I/O is focused on the tech world’s latest web, mobile and social breakthroughs and brings together thousands of developers who are turning them into tomorrow’s startups. Telestream is demonstrating, Wirecast for YouTube, a live video production and streaming product which was developed specifically for Google YouTube partners. In addition, Telestream Episode media encoding software and ScreenFlow screencasting software is being presented.  www.telestream.net Panasonic brings F1 races to viewers S ky Sports dedicated channel for its new in-depth Formula 1 coverage gives viewers the ultimate Formula 1 experience. This new home of Formula 1 is the only place to enjoy live coverage of the whole Grand Prix season, including all practice and qualifying sessions and every race in the calendar. Sky Sports is using a range of Panasonic broadcast equipment to ensure great image quality and a true representation is being delivered constantly. Director of Operations for Sky Sports UK, Darren Long, outlines the benefits for his organisation. Panasonic is providing multifunctional cameras that can adapt to various formats anywhere in the world and media that is easily transportable and flexible and can be used from both a laptop or an ingest system. ‘Panasonic brings cameras and formats that are future proof’ says Daren. He describes the range of Panasonic broadcast products as reliable with a 5 year guarantee providing great support and high standards. Sky Sports has chosen the Panasonic kit for its ever expanding and ever improving innovations. www.panasonic-broadcast.eu Relying on Vinten B oston-based sports camera operator and Director of Photography Tom Guilmette recently added Vinten’s new Vision blue5 head to his one-man-band shooting package. He says it is the perfect complement, whether he’s shooting a segment of the ongoing Spotlight Performer videos for Men’s CWS NCAA Baseball or going on location for exciting background images. The new Vision blue5 pan and tilt head from Vinten, is the latest addition to the Vision blue range of lightweight, compact pan and tilt heads. Vision blue5 offers the unique combination of continuous perfect counterbalance (range of 4.6-11 pounds/2.1-5kg @ 100mm CofG) and infinitely adjustable LF drag. Tom Guilmette is known for capturing the stunning excitement at more than a thousand Red Sox Games, the Super Bowl, the Olympics and the World Series where he relies on full-size Vinten heads and pedestals. The Vision blue5 is the latest piece of Vinten equipment he’s added to his shooting package. I can’t do a shoot without Vinten, he adds. www.vinten.com 06 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE TV-BAY067JUL12.indd 6 05/07/2012 22:48