Vinten Radamec, worldwide leader in high quality robotic camera support systems for the broadcasting industry, launches the Fusion FCS16, the first ultra-compact control system of its kind to provide full touch screen control for up to 16 cameras, compared to the standard 9, from one single panel unit. The user interface is a Windows based 10.4” touch-screen that allows a single controller to be configured to operate up to 16 cameras and/or full x-y pedestals from any number of locations, whether the operator is in the next room or on the other side of the world. Multiple controllers can be added to the network allowing further operational flexibility. While much more functional, the system is just as compact as its closest predecessor, the Shot Control Panel from Radamec plus it can store up to 64,000 shots. The Fusion FCS16 Control System can be teamed directly with companion Fusion products, including the new Fusion FHR100 Robotic Only Head and the Fusion FBH175 Bolt-on Height Drive. This combination offers a powerful robotic camera support system that delivers high quality programming at an affordable price. It also allows for future upgrades with the option of adding other robotics or adjusting their robotic systems depending on the facilities changing needs. The control system‘s network architecture incorporates Vinten Radamec‘s easy to use TCPi system with the sophistication of the Series 200 system, offering multi-user, multi-facility control of robotic pedestals, heads and elevation units. Interconnection is via industry standard TCP/IP, RS232 and RS422 protocols. Microsoft Windows™ and real time OS technology provide the Fusion FCS16 with enhanced operational features that ensure compatibility with many previous products from the former Radamec and Autocam lines, in addition to all of the new Fusion products from Vinten Radamec. This enables broadcasters to make the move into robotics on a gradual, cost-effective basis, without having to upgrade an entire system at once. For further information on the new Fusion FCS16 Control System or the complete range of Fusion robotic camera support systems and accessories, please visit: www.vintenradamec.com
About Vinten Radamec
Vinten Radamec is the world‘s leading provider of robotic camera support systems with the largest range covering robotic heads, pedestals and controllers suitable for studio, OB and legislative environments. With the widest customer support network and distribution infrastructure, and the most far-reaching development program in the industry, Vinten Radamec‘s aim is to continue to grow the number of robotics users in the world‘s broadcast industry.
Along with five other leading brands in the broadcast industry, Vinten Radamec is part of Camera Dynamics Inc., a Vitec Group company.
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 Grhttp://blog.broadcastengineering.com/briefingroom/wp-admin/post.php?posted=trueoup‘s activities and the organization is committed to a policy of continuous product development. With revenues (2006) of $400m (£222m) and over 1500 employees worldwide, 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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