AT&T Internal Communications Advance With Slate 3000 Switcher
video communications at AT&T have advanced significantly, thanks to two new
mobile production systems featuring the Broadcast Pix Slate 3000 live
integrated production system. Delivered in October by TV Pro Gear, a
systems integrator based in Los
Angeles, the new HD Flypak mobile production systems
are used to produce and stream HD programming live to tens of thousands of
past, AT&T relied on analog production systems in multiple cases, but its
Internal Communication Media Division needed mobile-production solutions that
could be run by one person.
switchers are the only production switchers on the market with a built-in CG,
clip store, and multiview monitor. This is precisely why AT&T chose
the Broadcast Pix Slate 3000 switcher,” says Chandos Mahon Jr., TV Pro Gear
SVP. “The Slate 3000 adds an integrated router for more I/O
and redundancy. This cuts down integration time and saves the client
Slate 3000 can handle up to 18 inputs and features PixButtons to identify each
source, AT&T maintains a four-camera setup. In one configuration, a single
operator controls three Panasonic AK-HC1500G “box” cameras with Fujinon
HAS18x7.6BMD-DSE lenses. A second configuration uses the Panasonic cameras
as studio cameras. In addition, a Panasonic AJ-HDX900 camcorder is available
for studio or ENG use.
live Webcasts, AT&T records its productions. Using the line out from
the Slate 3000, the director can record to a DVCPRO HD VTR and can record a
QuickTime file to an external RAID for native editing using Final Cut Pro.
Broadcast Pix switcher has become the premier choice for an all-in-one
professional HD switcher,” Mahon
information, visit www.broadcastpix.com.