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23/08/2013

Panasonic Captures 30-Hour Interview

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Norwegian TV channel VGTV recently broke a world record by conducting a marathon 30-hour interview with Norwegian crime writer, chess player, historian, and politician Hans Olav Lahlum.
The interview was broadcasted live by the channel, which is the broadcast department of Norway’s biggest news and media house, VG.
The production was undertaken using 5 Panasonic AG-HPX371 cameras with full studio remote packs.
Several AG-HPX250 were also in action and used mainly as roaming cameras to capture audience reactions and background material.
"During the more than 30 hours the broadcast lasted, we did not experience a single technical problem with the Panasonic cameras. We are very pleased with the performance and especially the operational stability. For us this means that we can safely put them to use in challenging productions without worries” says chief technology officer of VGTV, Pål Hansen.
"After beating the previous world record by nearly 4 hours, we can now get some well-deserved sleep - knowing that at least it is not worrying about the equipment that gives us sleepless nights."
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