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AUTOSCRIPT FEATURES INNOVATIVE LED TFT ON-CAMERA WIDE ANGLE PROMPTER AT 2011 NAB SHOW

LAS VEGAS, MARCH 21, 2011Autoscript, the world’s leading teleprompting company and a Vitec Group brand, is continuing to make considerable advances in the market and will be featuring its groundbreaking 17-inch LED17TFT-BLW System wide angle, on-camera prompter at this year’s 2011 NAB Show (Booth C6625) in Las Vegas.

The latest in Autoscript’s illumination technology, the TFT (thin-film transistor) LED system offers instant warm-up to full brightness, unlike CCFLs (Cold Cathode Fluorescent Tubes), which take many minutes to reach full efficiency and light output. In addition, the LED17TFT-BLW comes with a wide angle hood, making it optimal for news or studio-based productions.

The LED17TFT-BLW comes equipped with an Eco +Plus+ feature that saves power when no active video is present and includes a preset LCM (Low Consumption Modes) feature for use with camera utility power-outlets, built-in dimmable Tally Light with Opto Sensor input and repeat output, illuminated control more

AWARD-WINNING DIRECTOR/PHOTOGRAPHER VINCENT LAFORET RELIES ON ANTON/BAUER BATTERIES TO POWER HIS REMARKABLE BODY OF WORK

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES, MARCH 15, 2011 – Renowned director and photographer Vincent Laforet, has relied on Anton/Bauer®, a brand of The Vitec Group and the world’s premier provider of batteries, chargers, lighting and other mobile power systems for the professional broadcast, video and film industries, for dozens of commercial and film shoots. He has turned to the company once again to power one of his latest projects, the final chapter of the “The Story Beyond the Still?, in collaboration with Canon, Vimeo and Grey New York, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and received three Lions at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival. “The Story Behind the Still? was the result of the first ever and largest user-generated HD video contest in history. To kick off the “The Story Beyond The Still Contest,? Laforet brought his interpretation of a still image to life, which served as the first installment of a seven chapter collaborative work in which each participant was asked to interpret the previous winning final still image to start their vision for the subsequent chapter. The final chapter was created by Laforet and all the chapter winners.

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BEXEL CELEBRATES 13TH YEAR ON ALL-STAR GAME ROSTER

LOS ANGELES, CA, MARCH 15, 2011Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, has been providing start-to-finish operational and engineering support for the NBA All-Star Weekend since 1998. This year was no different. However, in its 13th year, the team was presented with a new kind of challenge—both the Grammy Awards and the NBA All-Star Game were scheduled to take place at the Staples Center, less than one week apart. From optical fiber to around-the-clock editing facilities, Bexel greeted this challenge and provided streamlined support to Turner Sports and the NBA. more

RTW Delivers First TouchMonitor to TVN Mobile Production

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Company’s TM9 TouchMonitor Part of Redesigned 3D/HD-Enabled TVN-Ü2HD

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 1 MARCH, 2011 – RTW, a leading manufacturer and distributor of professional audio metering and control devices for studio recording and radio and TV broadcast applications, today announces the first TouchMonitor installation worldwide. A TM9 featuring a touch-sensitive 9″ display was recently installed in the audio-control area of the TVN-Ü2HD 3D-enabled production truck. more

BEXEL HELPS MAKE LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW A PINNACLE EVENT FOR U.K.-BASED LOTUS CAR COMPANY

BURBANK, CA, FEBRUARY 28, 2011 Lotus, the exclusive British sports car company, recently cruised into the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show with style and class as it unveiled its newest line of cars to spectators in the U.S. Wing Productions, a creative visual agency based in North West London, was charged with supporting the organization of events to help Lotus introduce five new cars to U.S.-based press over the course of two days this past November. To help handle all of the production and engineering for both press days, Wing Productions called upon Bexel, a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions. more

SOUND MEDIA MOVES UP TO POWERSOFT AMPLIFIERS

Powersoft Efficiencies are a Major Benefit to Sound Media

Hollywood, FL, February 24, 2011 – Sound Media, a sound and lighting company providing services for such events as the FedEx BCS Orange Bowl 75th Anniversary Gala, Island Def Jam album release events and the Palm Beach Water Front park opening, among many others, recently upgraded its system with Powersoft amplifiers. Sound Media purchased eight K10 and four K2 models with KDSP and KAESOP cards running in conjunction with Powersoft’s Armonía Pro Audio Suite™ audio control and system monitoring software. Powersoft’s operational efficiencies and great sound helps Sound Media complete each job with ease.

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SOLID STATE LOGIC C100 HDS CONSOLE CHOSEN FOR AALTO UNIVERSITY STUDIO UPGRADE

Console Power and Ease-of-Use Perfect for High Level Education Mission

HELSINKI, FINLAND – The Aalto University School of Art and Design, an international school specializing in design, audio-visual communication, art education and fine art, recently chose a Solid State Logic C100 HDS Digital Broadcast Console as the centerpiece of its television studio in the Media Centre Lume. The Aalto University School of Art and Design, based in Helsinki, Finland offers doctorate, master and bachelor degrees to its over 1,900 student body, with open-university teaching and professional training courses. The C100 HDS is used by the film and TV departments, as well as other polytechnic schools that use studio facilities. The C100 is supported by SSL’s Alpha-Link Live, Alpha-Link 8-RMP and Delta-Link units.

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BEXEL PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE SUPPORT FOR SUPER BOWL XLV

ARLINGTON, TX, FEBRUARY 10, 2011—While the telecast of Super Bowl XLV neared four hours from kick-off through the Vince Lombardi trophy presentation, companies like Bexel were onsite days in advance to ensure production was seamless and the broadcast ran smoothly both on the field and off. For Bexel, a unit of the Vitec Group’s Services Division and a leading worldwide provider of broadcast services and solutions, the big game on Sunday marked its 20th year of involvement in the Super Bowl, its role steadily growing to where it is now, working with more than 40 customers who all require products and services that are just as varied as the applications. more

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Clear-Com Features Innovative Intercom Solutions at CABSAT 2011

Company Displays HelixNet™ Partyline, Eclipse® Version 5.2, Tempest®2400 Wireless Intercom System, HME DX Series and PRO850

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 8 February, 2011 ─ Clear-Com®, a global leader in critical voice communication systems and Technical & Engineering Emmy Award winner, will bring some of its latest and most advanced intercom innovations to this year’s CABSAT 2011 show (Stand S1-21, Sheikh Saeed Hall 1). Clear-Com will showcase its HelixNet™ Partyline, Eclipse Digital Matrix System Version 5.2 with its new line of V-Series rotary control panels and the Tempest®2400 digital wireless intercom system. Clear-Com will also showcase the HME DX Series and the HME PRO850 wireless intercom systems, products that are now available from Clear-Com after its acquisition by HM Electronics, Inc (HME). Together, these intercom systems offer an easy-to-use, install and configure solution for system integrators.

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NBN TELEVISION CONTINUES MOVE INTO HD WITH SSL C10 HD COMPACT BROADCAST CONSOLE

C10 HD Used for Live to Air News Programming

NEWCASTLE, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA – NBN Television (Newcastle Broadcasting New South Wales), recently completed the installation of an SSL C10 HD Compact Broadcast Console for use in its “On Air? news studio. As an independent affiliate of the Nine Network, NBN broadcasts its own local news, current affairs programming and sports, and the Nine Network line-up of Australian and international programs. NBN’s C10 HD is a 32+8-fader console with dual redundant power and processing that were critical for NBN’s one hour news broadcast.

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