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The Netherlands, Amsterdam, July 22, 2008 – Nucomm, Inc., a worldwide provider of premier digital and analogue video microwave systems, is broadening wireless camera control capabilities through the IBC 2008 showcase of its CC-1 Camera Control unit (Stand 1.A30). Designed to work with Nucomm’s signature CamPac 2 HD/SD COFDM camera-back transmitter, the CC-1 expands the features of the CamPac 2 through a software-based data interface that allows the CP2/CC-1 to work with various camera manufacturer’s control panels and command protocols.

The CC-1 uses the camera manufacturer’s original remote control or operations control panel, allowing video operators to work within a seamless environment between wired and wireless cameras. In addition, the system allows users access to all of the features and menus of the original control panel. The CC-1 also offers remote control capabilities over the CamPac 2, accessing all menu driven features via a companion remote interface panel.

“In the past, using a generic control interface panel would offer only a few of the camera’s available features to the user; however, with the CC-1, every feature that is available on the camera’s remote panel can be utilized without limitations,” explains Nucomm Product Manager Anthony Sangiovanni. “In addition, the CC-1 allows broadcasters to remotely control the CamPac 2 transmitter, which results in cost and time efficiency during remote location set up.”

The CC-1 is available in two radio options, either a licensed 450 MHz or an unlicensed spread spectrum 900 MHz. For more information about Nucomm and its CC-1, call +1 908-852-3700 (USA) or +44-1449-736033 (UK/Europe).

About Nucomm

Nucomm, Inc. is a worldwide provider of premier digital and analog video microwave systems (including COFDM and VSB) for the broadcasting industry’s portable and fixed link applications. Offering video microwave transmission equipment for the military, law enforcement, telecom and cable television circuits, Nucomm’s products have helped revolutionize live broadcast coverage of major outdoor events including sports, auto racing, marathons and parades. Nucomm, along with RF Central and Microwave Service Company, forms the Vitec Group RF Systems business unit, part of Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. For more information about Nucomm, visit www.nucomm.com.

About The Vitec Group plc

The Vitec Group plc is acknowledged as a global leader in the supply of equipment and services to the broadcasting, entertainment and photographic industries and has established a reputation for technical excellence and superior engineering along with an astute business strategy which has seen it grow by acquisition. Innovation is a cornerstone of the Group’s activities and the organization is committed to a policy of continuous product development. With revenues (2007) of $546m (£274m) and over 2200 employees world-wide, its products are distributed in almost 100 countries, through a strong, fully-resourced distribution network or direct to the end user or corporate customer. More information can be found at www.vitecgroup.com.

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