The Vitec Group Brands and Solutions at IBC2018

The Vitec Group will showcase a wide range of new products and technology introductions at IBC 2018.

Familiar names with the Vitec Group include; Autoscript, Vinten, Sachtler, Litepanels and Anton/Bauer. Some of the solutions to be showcased on the Vitec Group IBC 2018 stand.

The Sachtler flowtech camera tripod is built with carbon-fibre and features the world's fastest-deploying legs, unique quick-release brakes, and easily adjustable levers for quick and easy setup in any type of production environment. At IBC 2018, Sachtler and Vinten will showcase flowtech technology with the flowtech 75 tripod, compatible with all major 75-millimeter fluid heads.  The tripod offers a set of two-stage legs with an easy-to-remove midlevel spreader, rubber feet, and a payload capacity of 20 kilograms. The quick-release brakes enable legs to be deployed simultaneously and adjust automatically to the ground's surface, saving operators from bending over and manually adjusting multiple brakes on each leg. A unique hinge-lock mechanism allows users to capture extremely low, ground-level shots.

Sachtler flowtech 75 tripod.

Sachtler flowtech 75 tripod.

Autoscript will highlight its Intelligent Prompting Range for IP Workflows. New features include additional features within Autoscript's premier prompting software, WinPlus-IP, which builds greater redundancy and reliability into Intelligent Prompting workflows. 

New to the show will be the IPS range, including EVO-IPS, the world's first all-IP prompting monitor, and WinPlus-IPS software, a simple but powerful prompting application for smaller productions. The combination of WinPlus-IPS and EVO-IPS packages the power of Intelligent Prompting into a cost-effective, easy-to-install, and easy-to-use solution that's perfect for smaller IP-based studios as well as corporate, educational, and government productions.

Vinten will highlight its ceiling track system together with its renowned pedestals and height drives. A collaboration between Vinten Automation and veteran dolly manufacturer Tecnopoint, means the Vinten ceiling track system is designed for creative productions in which floor space is at a premium.

The dolly, motorized column, and robotic head of the ceiling tracks system work in tandem with the system's control protocol and can be fully managed from the Vinten robotic control system (VRC). 

The track system supports shot sequencing, allowing users to select multiple shots and execute a seamless move through multiple key frames, while an absolute encoder outputs tracking data to the VRC, making the system ready for use in an augmented reality or virtual reality environment.

Autoscript EVO-IPS

Autoscript EVO-IPS

Litepanels will showcase the latest firmware update for Gemini, the industry's most accurate and versatile 2x1 soft panel. Gemini eliminates the need for color correction by offering full-spectrum white light that's perfect for lighting talent and rendering exceptional color. Lighting professionals can now light with any color in the 360-degree color wheel and popular gels within Gemini's color modes.

The production-friendly soft panel can also deliver full-intensity output when powered by batteries such as the Anton/Bauer CINE VCLX battery.

Anton/Bauer will demonstrate the new Dionic XT line of highly dependable, long-lasting, and rugged batteries. Dionic XT is the newest generation of the company's 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 XT is a 14V Li-Ion battery capable of delivering up to 12A of continuous power for cinematographers, broadcasters, rental houses, and other applications.

Available in two models, the Dionic XT90 and XT150, the series features ultra-high-strength ABS and rubber construction that cushions and protects the battery and ensures industry-standard performance even in the most demanding conditions, including extreme heat, humidity, and cold.

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