Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 17, 2008 – Nucomm, Inc. unveiled its new 7 Series HD ready products at IBC 2008. Nucomm’s entire ENG/OB product line is now capable of HD operation using built in encoding/decoding technology. Presenting today’s broadcast arena with the convenience of field upgradeability, all 7 Series products can be delivered with HD capability or delivered as SD for a future field upgrade to HD via a software key. Prior to this announcement Nucomm’s HD product line consisted of the CamPac 2 HD/SD wireless camera transmitter and Newscaster DR HD/SD diversity receiver, which have been well received as the premier wireless camera system in the industry. The 7 Series replaces the SD product line as Nucomm’s standard product.
All 7 Series products still contain the features and capabilities that have made Nucomm products the first choice of broadcasters worldwide, such as multiple modulation modes (VSB,COFDM,DVB-S,FM), dual / tri band RF outputs and ease of operation to name a few.
“Nucomm is pleased to be introducing its new 7 Series HD line,” says Nucomm CEO Dr. John Payne. “Prior to this launch, with the exception of the CamPac 2 and Newscaster DR, Nucomm products were not capable of HD operation unless you used a third-party HD encoder and decoder product. Through our new 7 Series, we are now able to offer fully integrated products that can be interchangeably used in both HD and SD formats. This eliminates the need for external accessories that would otherwise be required, presenting simplicity and convenience for today’s broadcaster.”
Among the several products making up the series are the Channel Master TX7 Portable Transmitter, the Channel Master RX7 Portable Receiver, the Newscaster VT7 ENG/OB Van Transmitter and the Newscaster CR7 Central Receiver. For more information about Nucomm and its new 7 Series, call +1-908-852-3700 (USA) or +44-1449-736033 (UK/Europe).
Nucomm, Inc. is a worldwide provider of premier digital and analogue 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 revolutionise 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 The 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 organisation 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.