Robycam Global expands into South Korea

Robycam Global expands into South Korea

Movicom, international developer and manufacturer of leading-edge specialty camera systems for the broadcast industry, has inked an agreement with Dong Hwa A.V. Co. Ltd in partnership with Content Oceans to be the exclusive official representative for Robycam products in South Korea. “We’ve worked together for several years, and done some great projects with Dong Hwa”, said Victor Pakhomov, CEO of Movicom, “now everyone felt like it was time to take our cooperation to the next level.” The agreement goes into effect immediately, and Dong Hwa will now have its own Robycam system. ​

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A team of riggers and crew from South Korea recently spent 10 days in Moscow, at Movicom headquarters, getting trained and qualified on the Robycam equipment before the gear was shipped out to Dong Hwa. “Safety is of prime importance, but we also want to make sure we can provide all of our representatives with a head start in technical knowledge and experience,” said Pakhomov, “that’s why we bring our partners in to meet our team and train them properly on the equipment, before it goes out.” After an intensive training period where all aspects of the technical and even some creative aspects of using the equipment are covered, there is a test.  The trainees are required to show competency in rigging and operating the Robycam system. Only then do the trainees get certified and registered into the Robycam global supervisor registry. Movicom’s commitment to safety insures that only trained, certified, and registered operators can use the Robycam system, which is fingerprint protected to lock out untrained operators. Movicom’s commitment to its partners doesn’t end there, Movicom provides veteran supervisors for the first few projects to advise the newly registered crew, just as a precaution that only the highest level of service is offered to their global clients. The Dong Hwa crew passed their Robycam tests with flying colors and is ready to take on the challenges of operating on their own.​

Robycam Global expands into South Korea

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Dong Hwa is excited to bring Movicom’s Compass AR technology along with the Robycam system to the Korean market. The Compass AR tracking technology allows simple and easy integration of the Robycam aerial cable camera system into all existing virtual graphics systems like Pixotope and the Unreal Graphics Engine, both of which Dong Hwa and Content Oceans have used on previous projects. The AR graphics capability is a key feature of the Robycam system and is a growing trend industry wide around the globe. Movicom continues to develop and improve the system to stay at the cutting edge, and help its partners compete globally in that sector. Korean broadcasters are in love with AR and so Dong Hwa believes this will be a key factor in the success of the Robycam system.​

Robycam Global expands into South Korea

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About Movicom

Movicom is a world leading specialty camera systems developer and provider. In-house designed and manufactured products form an extensive portfolio of aerial-cable cameras, rail camera systems, remote and gyrostabilized heads along with remotely controlled robotic Polecam solutions. Globally represented, Movicom products are renowned for their high quality, operational stability and smart design.

About Dong Hwa A.V.

Dong Hwa AV is a reseller of high-end broadcast equipment in Korea. With a wide portfolio of services which include Ikegami cameras rental, VR/AR/XR system and specialty camera systems such as Robycam.

 

About Content Oceans

Content Oceans is a television broadcast content production company, specializing in Naver V Live and AR/VR for production in Korea.

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