Cobalt Digital (www.CobaltDigital.com ), manufacturer of award-winning 3G/HD/SD-SDI conversion gear for broadcast environments, recently installed a complement of terminal gear in Turner Studios latest mobile units. The announcement was made by Cobalts svp of sales, Bob McAlpine, from company headquarters in Urbana, IL.
The two trucks received identical equipment packages slated for video processing, signal conversion and distribution. The order comprised eleven frames including Cobalts new award-winning HPF-9000 high-power, high-density frames. The units are populated with nearly 200 cards including the Companys 3G/HD/SD-SDI Fusion3G® 9901-UDX up/down/cross format converter, numerous DAs and color correctors. Cobalt also supplied multiple OGCP-9000 control panels, and numerous Mini-DIN rears ensure maximum density. Fabrication was accomplished by Beck Associates, a systems integrator located in Pflugerville, TX.
Turner Studios is the full service production division of Turner Broadcasting Systems Inc. aligned under Turners Global Technology and Operations division. Turner Studios services include studio operations, live broadcast production operations, post production, visual effects and animation, design and creative services, digital media production, remote and outside broadcast production. Turner Studios services all of Turners Entertainment Networks including TBS, TNT, TCM, Cartoon Network and TruTV, as well as Turners news networks including CNN, and many of Turners International Networks such as TNT and Cartoon Latin America.
For information regarding the Turner Studios mobile units, please contact Susan ONeal at susan.Oneal@turner.com .