CNN TO REPLACE AGING, TAPE-BASED DV CAMCORDERS WITH JVC PROHD
By PVC News Staff | November 18, 2010
JVC Professional Products Company today announced that CNN has purchased 177 GY-HM100U ProHD camcorders, which JVC understands is the first step in a process to replace hundreds of aging, tape-based DV camcorders now in use throughout CNN's global operations. Additional cameras are expected to be purchased by CNN in 2011.
A compact, handheld 3-CCD camcorder, the GY-HM100U records high definition video at 35 Mbps in the MPEG-2 format compatible with the XDCAM file-based workflow used throughout CNN. The JVC camcorder records 1080i files in the MP4 format directly onto SDHC memory cards.
"The GY-HM100 ProHD camcorder is well suited for a fast-paced newsgathering organization," said Larry Librach, JVC vice president, Broadcast & Public Sector. "Its lightweight form factor, sturdy solid-state recording, and high-quality imaging make it an ideal complement to CNN's traditional shoulder-type ENG equipment."
ABOUT JVC PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS COMPANY
Headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, JVC Professional Products Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd. JVC is a leading manufacturer and distributor of broadcast and professional video and audio equipment. For further product information, visit JVC's Web site at http://pro.jvc.com or call (800)582-5825.
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editblog - Sat, May 25 2013 - 3:34 pm
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