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Jun 4

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Carlisle, PA, June 4, 2008 – RF Central’s new RFX-CMT-II camera-mounted transmitters in both 2 GHz and 5.8 GHz are now available with one frame delay option. Ideal for live sports and entertainment coverage, the one frame delay provided by RF Central, a brand of The Vitec Group, offers users the ability to intermix wired cameras with an RF wireless camera for a seamless live broadcast.

“RF Central prides itself on providing new solutions to meet the growing needs of today’s broadcasters,” says RF Central CEO Jeff Winemiller. “The CMT-II was designed it to be available in 2 GHz and 5.8 GHz so it can adhere to all types of applications. With one frame delay, we’ve taken the technology one step further. While most wireless cameras exhibit higher latency, we can now reduce that gap, offering live sports and entertainment producers the ultimate in RF wireless camera equipment.”

The RFX-CMT-II 2 GHz and 5.8 GHz units, which debuted at NAB 2008, are available in Standard Definition and are software upgradeable to full High Definition (HD) The low latency, one frame delay feature is available as an additional option. The CMT-II one frame delay unit is part of a complete solution, which includes an RF Central low latency HD/SD decoder.

About RF Central

RF Central, LLC manufactures and supplies state-of-the-art microwave equipment to television broadcast and government customers throughout the United States. As one of the premier suppliers of broadcast equipment required to complete the 2 GHz BAS transition, RF Central has grown from a few employees in 2005 to over 60 full-time dedicated professionals today. Located in Carlisle, PA, RF Central also provides specialized integration, installation, and engineering services. RF Central is marked by its unique qualifications within the industry, its focus on customer service and its dedication to expanding and improving the terrestrial microwave options available to customers. RF Central, along with Nucomm, Inc. and Microwave Service Company, form the Vitec Group RF Systems business unit, a part of Vitec Group Broadcast Systems Division. For more information, visit www.rfcentral.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 £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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