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NEWS CAPTURE & PRODUCE Wireless monitors Ianiro International will introduce a new range of wireless FPV (fi rst-person viewing) monitors at BVE 2015. The new models feature 7, 8 and 10.1-inch screens, are optimized for use outdoors in full sunlight and can receive and decode 5.8GHz wireless signals. Wireless FPV monitors are often used for unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) photography as well as standard video production. Prices start at £169 + VAT. www.ianirouk.com Field monitors The Vitec Group has acquired SmallHD, the maker of on-camera fi eld monitors, and will incorporate the North Carolina-based fi rm into its Videocom division. “With the rapid increase of independent fi lmmakers and videographers, the need for quality, high-performing, end-to-end solutions has never been stronger,” said Vitec Videocom chief executive Matt Danilowicz. “There is defi nite synergy between SmallHD and Vitec Videocom, especially given that their pioneering drive matches our own. The acquisition enables us to offer another set of professional and innovative solutions for the production workfl ow, and takes us a step closer to fully addressing the needs of this expanding and exciting market.” SmallHD was offi cially founded in 2009 by Wes Phillips and Dale Backus. www.vitecgroup.com Hire Switching Pro Motion is a broadcast solutions provider offering unrivalled services in equipment hire, crewing and industry training. At the show Pro Motion will be on hand to talk, on booth C42, about all its services including the newest cameras available to hire and all of its exciting training courses, including Self Shooting, Lighting, Audio & Data Management. Ross Video will be showcasing its fl agship Acuity switcher at BVE 2015 on booth E12. Most recently seen at the London ATP Tour Finals tennis event, Acuity delivered faultless live 4K productions throughout the tournament. www.promotionhire.com www.rossvideo.com 12 | KITPLUS - THE TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 97 JANUARY 2015 Ross will also be demonstrating its virtual reality solution – creating impressive sets from the most modest of footprints.