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Shotoku Appoints US Robotics Specialist

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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.


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