AMP VISUAL TV Group First to Install I-MOVIX X10 Streaming Ultra-Slow Motion System

The X10 system is a fully broadcast-integrated solution and includes the latest high-speed HD camera

AMP VISUAL TV Group, France's leading provider of broadcast services, has purchased X10, the new continuously streaming ultra-slow motion system from I-MOVIX. The first of a new kind of "always-on" live ultra-slow motion solution, the X10 delivers groundbreaking 300fps real-time continuous streaming in 1080i.

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The X10 greatly outstrips the performance of existing continuous slow-motion systems, which are restricted to three times slower than real time, or 75fps. Setting a new standard for performance and versatility in a variety of live broadcasting situations, the X10 can be used at 25-300fps in continuous mode, and it delivers ultra-slow motion of extraordinary quality.

"The I-MOVIX X10 solution provides ultra-slow motion with the ease and flexibility of a traditional broadcast camera — which is essential in all shooting sessions," said François Valadoux, chief technical officer of the AMP VISUAL TV Group. "I-MOVIX has developed a product that is fully integrated with the OB van, with features that are fully compatible with our setup, and easy–to-use functionalities such as the new joystick-equipped control panel, the OLED viewfinder, and the return video inputs. The X10 system is also 3D-ready and equipped for other future developments."

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The X10 system is a fully broadcast-integrated solution and includes the latest high-speed HD camera, a camera control unit, an operational control panel, and a slow-motion remote panel (for use in ultra-slow-motion replay mode). X10 is used with the industry-standard EVS XT3 production server and LSM remote-control recorder. The camera connects to the camera control unit (CCU) via a SMPTE hybrid fiber cable, enabling long-distance optical fiber transmission and control through a single connection.

"Our relationship with I-MOVIX has developed over several years, through collaborations based on fruitful exchanges on technical and operational matters," said Gilles Sallé, chief executive officer of the AMP VISUAL TV Group. "This summer, AMP will be the first to offer the brand-new X10 system to broadcast customers. This is an important innovation and part of the new generation of services we are developing at AMP. We will continue to provide producers and television channels with technologically innovative products, such as the X10, that will help them to enrich their coverage."

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About AMP VISUAL TV Group
The AMP VISUAL TV Group is the leading provider of broadcast services in France. The Group provides technical services for TV filming in outside locations (video-mobile resources) or in studios. As a specialist in High Definition filming, RF broadcasting, 3D, and web broadcasting, the AMP VISUAL TV Group is acknowledged for its expertise and know-how in the fields of sports, live shows, reports, special operations, as well as variety, games and entertainment shows.

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