Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

Shotoku Appoints US Robotics Specialist

News Image
Shotoku Broadcast Systems has announced the appointment of Andy Parsons as its US robotics specialist.

Mr Parsons has extensive experience working with advances robotic camera systems, most notably at CNN broadcast network, and his knowledge of the US broadcast news industry will help enhance the Shotoku's pre- and post-sales support across the US.

In his new role, Parsons will be responsible for helping Shotoku to increase its presence within the US, and raise awareness of its advanced robotic control solutions for live TV news production and legislative broadcast applications.

"We are extremely excited to work with Andy and welcome him as an extended member of the Shotoku team," said Mike Wolfe, Managing Director, Shotoku, from the company's UK office. "He has a vast amount of experience working with robotics in the U.S., specifically at CNN. We are looking forward to the contributions he can make to Shotoku, and to our customers, as we look to further expand our already well proven capabilities in the U.S."

"After 35 years at CNN driving their initial integration with robotic technology, I am thrilled to be working with a world leader in broadcast robotics," Parsons added. "I have known Shotoku Ltd.'s managing director, Mike Wolfe and sales director, James Eddershaw since the early 90's when I was at CNN and they pioneered robotics at Radamec EPO as it was then. We developed a great business relationship back then, and now I look forward to assisting the Shotoku team in further expanding and supporting their business in North America."

Parsons will be located in Atlanta, GA.

Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

Broadcast Solutions Reports Successful Broadcast Innovation Day 2019
Broadcast Solutions GmbH has announced a very positive balance of their Broadcast Innovation Day 2019. On 28 November 2019, the system integrator invi
Finepoint Broadcast Announces Strong Sales In Broadcast Equipment
Finepoint Broadcast Ltd has announced strong sales both of new and pre-owned broadcast equipment throughout 2018 with accelerating demand for cameras,
Christy Media Solutions Is At Broadcast Asia: Stand 6J4-05
Christy Media Solutions is exhibiting at Broadcast Asia for the first time this year. As a regular visitor to the show and with a growing customer bas
Robotics tops list of Shotoku Broadcast Systems’ products set for IBC debut
Shotoku Broadcast Systems has announced plans to show its new line of intelligently engineered, robotic control camera equipment and a full complement
Lawo Adds SOUL To Broadcast IP Network
Lawo has announced the debut of its new Seamless Orchestration and Unification Layer (SOUL), an overarching orchestration service for IP-based product
Omnitek Debut New Broadcast Waveform Rasterizer
Omnitek has announced that it will launch its new Broadcast Waveform Rasterizer at NAB 2017, Booth C7915. The Ultra TQ is a fully equipped waveform ra
Shotoku Appoints New Regional Sales Manager
Shotoku Broadcast Systems has announced the appointment of Ashish Srivastava as its new Regional Sales Manager to help increase the company's presence
Improved Workflow From iBroadcast At Broadcast Asia 2017
Following a successful Broadcast Asia event last year, Astec will be once again co-exhibiting alongside leading systems integrator Ideal Systems on st
Pixel Power 'Offers The Future Today' At Broadcast Asia
Pixel Power has announced a demonstration of its innovative solutions using the StreamMaster Media Processing and Gallium Workflow Automationplatforms
Gearhouse Broadcast Covers 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships
Gearhouse Broadcast recently, and successfully, covered the broadcast, event communications and post production for the UCI Mountain Bike Championship
ES Broadcast Hire Adds To Operations
ES Broadcast Hire has announced the addition of a new office in Madrid, as well as the appointment of two regional business development staff. The new
Marquis Broadcast Heads To MPS 2017
At the Media Production Show 2017, Marquis Broadcast will showcase its latest developments and solutions. Exhibiting on stand 544 (the Altered Images
Object Based Audio In Broadcast – The Next Challenge
The world of broadcast audio is on the verge of a major revolution, says Peter Poers, Managing Director, Jünger Audio. Numerous "3D Immersive" formats
ES Broadcast Adds To Portfolio
ES Broadcast has announced that it is to take delivery of Canon's new UHD DIGISUPER 27 (UJ27x6.5B IESD) 4K studio and field broadcast lens. It will be
Gearhouse Broadcast USA To Unveil New 4K Truck
Gearhouse Broadcast USA has announced that it will debut a new 4K mobile unit at NAB Show 2017. The unit – Columbus – is the first mobile unit based i