ITN upgrades Autoscript prompting equipment for Channel 4 News

Date: 15/11/2011

Autoscript, the world's leading teleprompting company and a Vitec Group brand, announced today that it has completed a major upgrade of prompting equipment for Channel 4 News at the ITN Studios in Grays Inn Road, London.

The new equipment includes two LED 15 On Camera Units and two LED 8 On Camera Units, plus two W15 On-Air Talent Monitors. Autoscripts WinPlus software is also linked to ITNs iNews NRCS, enabling producers to make changes to the run order and edit anywhere within the script, even when scrolling an on-air story.

The upgrade is part of Autoscripts ongoing contract with ITN to supply its prompting requirements. The two ITV studios at the facility will be upgraded in a similar fashion in due course.

Steve Luck, Senior Team Leader, ITN Studios, said, Were very pleased with the new equipment. The new hoods are lighter weight and less obtrusive, and the LED backlit screens are much brighter and clearer. In addition the integrated tally lights eliminate the need for the stick-on indicators.

Luck added, Autoscript has always responded to our needs quickly and efficiently, which is largely why we have had a relationship that has been built up and maintained over a period of 20 or so years.

Brian Larter, Worldwide Managing Director, Autoscript, said, Were proud to have the trust of leading broadcasters such as ITN, and work hard to maintain these relationships. We constantly strive to develop tools that will enhance their studio set-ups, from improving efficiencies of on-camera units to designing accessories that solve specific problems.

 The new equipment went live on Channel 4 news in early November 2011.

www.autoscript.tv

 



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