Open House 2011 @ Broadcast Solutions
Broadcast Solutions manufactures seven DSNG-Vehicles for ANO Sports Broadcasting (Russia)
Broadcast Solutions GmbH is manufacturing seven DSNG vehicles for ANO Sports Broadcasting (Russia). The four-wheel-drive Mercedes Sprinter vehicles with a maximum weight of 5t are equipped with 1.8m antennas, fully redundant satellite equipment and the newest Ericsson Voyager II Encoders and IRD’s. The delivery is scheduled for July 2011. ANO Sports Broadcasting is a new founded russian production company, the vehicles will be used for russian sports events as well as the Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi. The whole project is realized in a close collaboration with Russian partners.
Sports Broadcasting was founded as an autonomous non-profit organisation by OJSC Channel One, FGUP VGTRK, OJSC NTV-PLUS and the RIA Novosti news agency on December 24, 2009.Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak is the head of the Supervisory Board.
Sports Broadcasting has developed specifications, conducted tenders and signed contracts to purchase the following state-of-the-art professional TV equipment: 12 OBVans (production vehicles) with HDTV video and 5.1 sound (three 24-camera units, four 16-camera units, and five 10-camera units). The OBVans are equipped with micro- and mini-cameras, small cranes, special platforms for mounting TV cameras, and telephoto and wide-angle lenses. Also, Sports Broadcasting has purchased seven DSNGs (mobile satellite earth stations) and other TV equipment: a spider camera, remote controlled telescopes, Steadicams, a high-speed camera rail system, etc. A mobile master control room will be used for complex events. A media office will make it possible for national broadcasters to form a unified video archive and to promptly prepare TV news reports.
New for sale – the Ericsson Voyager II DSNG Encoder
Broadcast Solutions GmbH presents the new Ericsson Voyager II for sale, leasing and rental purpose. Voyager IIis Ericsson’s fifth generation DSNG.
Voyager II is the most flexible and scalable news gathering product on the market. Voyager II delivers the best return on investment to operators and service providers through the widest range of software upgrade paths and expansion options. Voyager II comes with support for features such as MPEG2 and MPEG4 Support, 1080p50/60 and multi-channel operations, 3D will also be available through a mixture of licenses and software upgrades on the hardware platforms available today. Voyager II also features a fully functional front panel that provides users maximum control of this incredibly flexible unit. Based on industry feedback it introduces a bottom-up re-engineered hardware and menu structure, allowing fast access to the most common SNG operations, easy monitoring of incoming audio and video signals and a level of operator’s customization, while maintaining the all-important familiarity with today’s most popular SNG units.