Autoscript prompts Olympic coverage

August 8, 2008

Autoscript has supplied its teleprompting equipment to NBC for the network's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Aug. 8-24.

NBC is using 15 WinPlus News systems, a Windows-based teleprompting suite linked directly into the network’s on-site Avid iNews electronic newsroom system. The agreement also includes 17 17in TFT high-brightness on-camera units and six 15in TFT on-camera units for use alongside WinPlus in NBC’s studios in Beijing and from various venues, including swimming, gymnastics and boxing. An additional 8in TFT lightweight system will be deployed for roaming coverage.

With headquarters in the United States and the UK, Autoscript provides a complete range of PC-based teleprompters, PC cards and software. The company is a member of the Vitec Group.

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