05.27.2004 12:00 AM
Thomson Grass Valley Wireless Camera System Used for Award Ceremony
The Grass Valley digital "wireless triax" camera system from Thomson Broadcast was recently used for the White House News Photographers Association (WHNPA) awards dinner in Washington, D.C. The system, which uses multiple antennas at both ends to prevent signal loss, was used in a large ballroom to capture events that were then recorded and displayed live to the 1,000 attendees.

The Grass Valley digital wireless triax system features a range of 500 feet, and provides two-way signals that allow control over the camera even as it delivers the digital video processed with wavelet compression. Two antennas are used on the camera module and three are used at the wireless base station, which then connects to the camera control unit with triax cable.

At the awards dinner, the WHNPA honored still and video photographers for their contribution to the news industry in 2003. Lance Ing, a news videographer for WTTG-TV in Washington, D.C., was named video photographer of the year by the WHNPA, which cited several of Ing's news and feature shoots as examples of excellence in news videography.


Comments
Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found




Thursday 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB

Wall Street Communications /   Friday 08:05 PM
Dejero Releases LIVE+ NewsBook Software for Mac
Wall Street Communications /   Thursday 06:44 PM
Dejero Ranks Ninth on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500(TM) in North America

 
Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology