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Designing a Winning Product: Insight from the Tripod Design Trenches

Insights from the Tripod Design Trenches By James Guest In product design, creating a game-changing solution — even one that seems ordinary on its surface, like a tripod — and bringing it to market is anything but a straightforward process. With a product that’s already been optimized over decades of development and field-tested use, how do you come up with ...

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Vitec Production Solutions at GV Expo 2018

Vinten and Sachtler: flowtech100 Carbon-Fiber Tripod flowtech100 is the newest addition to the award-winning flowtech carbon-fiber tripod range. Compatible with all major 100mm fluid heads, flowtech100 supports a payload of up to 30 kilograms (66 pounds), making it the ideal tripod for electronic newsgathering, field production, and a wide range of commercial, educational, and documentary productions. Like its predecessor, flowtech75, ...

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Videointegrators USA Assigned as Distributor of Vitec Production Solutions Brands In North America

LOS ANGELES — Aug. 8, 2018 — Vitec Production Solutions, a division of The Vitec Group, today announced that Videointegrators USA will serve as North American distributor for Production Solutions brands, including Anton/Bauer, Autocue, Autoscript, Litepanels, OConnor, Sachtler, and Vinten. Videointegrators USA is a new spinoff of Videointegrators Export Company (VIDIEXCO), which for more than 15 years has been a ...

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The Vitec Group Brands and Solutions at IBC2018

New! Anton/Bauer Dionic XT Battery Series The new Dionic XT line of highly dependable, long-lasting, and rugged batteries will be shown in Europe for the first time at IBC2018. Dionic XT is the newest generation of Anton/Bauer’s highly popular Dionic battery series for broadcast and 14.4V cinema applications. Available in both V-Mount and Gold Mount, the high-performing and compact Dionic ...

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FZ Productions Films Sharks in Their Native Habitats Using Litepanels, Sachtler, and Anton/Bauer Gear

LOS ANGELES — July 20, 2018 — Fouad Zayed, an award-winning producer and director of photography, is using a trifecta of products from Litepanels, Sachtler, and Anton/Bauer — all Vitec Production Solutions brands — to capture dazzling footage of sharks in the wild for one of television’s most popular nature documentary series. Zayed is owner of FZ Productions, a full-service ...

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Aaron Sims Creative Innovates With Litepanels’ Gemini

Next-Generation 2×1 Soft Panel is Highly Versatile Collaborator for Award-Winning VFX Studio LOS ANGELES — June 25, 2018 — Aaron Sims Creative (ASC), a full-service creative boutique for cinematic visual effects (VFX) based in Los Angeles, has adopted Litepanels’ all-new Gemini 2×1 LED soft panel. ASC has provided iconic characters and worlds for a broad range of high-profile projects, including ...

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Lighting Design Group Chooses Gemini 2×1 Soft Panel Lights for On-Location Coverage of Royal Wedding

LOS ANGELES — June 11, 2018 — Litepanels today announced that Lighting Design Group (LDG), a global leader in television lighting design, chose Litepanels’ new Gemini LED soft panels for international broadcast coverage of the May 19 wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Under contract by several major news organizations, LDG relied on 12 Gemini panels to light ...

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Litepanels Releases Firmware Update for Gemini

Industry’s Most Versatile 2×1 Soft Panel Now Includes Dazzling Array of Lighting Effects  LOS ANGELES — April 5, 2018 — Litepanels®, a pioneer in LED lighting for the film, photographic, and broadcast industries, today announced the release of a firmware update for the company’s Gemini, the industry’s most accurate and versatile 2×1 soft panel. Gemini, which delivers precision color control and flicker-free light in ...

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Autocue Upgrades Master Series Teleprompters

Deployed in Broadcast Environments Worldwide, Master Series Continues to Develop Based on User Requirements LONDON — April 5, 2018 — Autocue, a Vitec Group brand, today announced a significant upgrade of its field-proven Master Series of teleprompters. Offering a cost-effective, video-only prompting solution for any broadcast operation, the Master Series now includes inputs for all standard video formats including HD-SDI/SDI and HDMI, as well as ...

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Autoscript Introduces Foot and Wireless Controllers for Intelligent Prompting Range

Powerful, Robust, and User-Tailored Prompting Controls for Flexible Studio Operation LONDON — April 5, 2018 — Autoscript, a Vitec Group brand, today launched two control devices for its range of Intelligent Prompting solutions. These include the FC-IP foot control, designed to maximize performance and comfort for both standing and seated presenters, and the WHC-IP wireless hand control, which gives the presenter total freedom to move ...

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Autoscript Introduces Intelligent Prompting IPS Range

EVO-IPS prompting monitors and WinPlus-IPS software feature class-leading Autoscript design and the flexibility of IP LONDON — April 5, 2018 — Autoscript, a Vitec Group brand, today introduced its new IPS range for Intelligent Prompting. New products in the IPS range include EVO-IPS, the world’s first all-IP prompting monitor, and WinPlus-IPS software, a simple but powerful prompting application for smaller productions. Based on Autoscript’s leading Intelligent Prompting ...

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Starwest Studios Partners With Litepanels for Cutting-Edge Dance Broadcast Facility

Broad Array of Litepanels LED Solutions Light the Way for Industry’s First Combination Dance Studio/Broadcast Production Facility LOS ANGELES — March 23, 2018 — Starwest Studios, an all-new broadcast production and dance facility in Burbank, California, is also an outstanding showcase studio for Litepanels® LED lighting solutions. An array of almost 50 lights from Litepanels’ Gemini, Astra, and Sola, product families provide reliable, flicker-free lighting ...

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Vitec Group’s Production Solutions Division Appoints Wall Street Communications to Provide an Integrated Media Relations Program

SALT LAKE CITY — March 22, 2018 — Wall Street Communications today announced that Vitec Group (Vitec), a leading global provider of premium branded products and solutions for the image capture and sharing market, has appointed Wall Street Communications to provide media relations services for its Production Solutions Division. Wall Street Communications will provide an integrated media relations program designed to ...

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Vinten Announces North American Debut of Ceiling Track System

Robotic Camera Dolly and Ceiling Track System Works With Vinten Robotic Control System and Offers Flexible Modular Design LONDON — March 20, 2018 — Vinten®, a Vitec Group brand and a world leader in manual and robotic camera support systems, today announced that its robotic camera dolly and ceiling track system will debut at the 2018 NAB Show. A collaboration between ...

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Vitec Group Expands Dave Dougall to Vice President of Sales for EMEA and Asia-Pacific

SINGAPORE — March 19, 2018 — Vitec Group today announced that the company has expanded the role of Dave Dougall. In addition to his current role as vice president of sales over the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, Vitec Group has added the Asia-Pacific region to Dougall’s responsibilities. Serving as vice president of sales for EMEA and Asia-Pacific, Dougall ...

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VERSION 2, LEADING U.K. RENTAL HOUSE, ACQUIRES GEMINI 2X1 SOFT PANEL LIGHTS

LONDON — March 14, 2018 — Litepanels®, a pioneer in LED lighting for the film, photographic, and broadcast industries, today announced that Version 2, a U.K.-based broadcast equipment rental house, has added a significant number of Litepanels’ all-new Gemini soft panel lights to its inventory. In this major purchase, Version 2 has adopted Gemini as its multifunction lighting solution for ...

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