Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
07/10/2004

Charter Broadcast acquires Radio Camera Systems

Charter Broadcast, part of the Blitz Charter Group, one of the world's largest broadcast television equipment rental companies, has acquired Radio Camera Systems (RCS).
Having recognised the growing demand for expert digital radio camera facilities, Blitz Charter's CEO Michael Breen selected RCS to build on the strength and diversity of the broadcast television services company.
Founded by Tony Valentino in 1992, RCS has developed a reputation as being the best in the industry. In the last 12 months, Valentino has worked with Link Research to make ground breaking developments in the digital camera market. Most recent developments include the Link XP2 with digital return and triax based solutions. In the last decade, RCS and Charter have worked side by side on a number of projects, including Champions League Football, Formula 1 Motor Racing at Monaco and Magny Cours and Sports Car racing at Le Mans.
Tony Valentino said: "I have always been impressed by the professionalism of Charter engineers. When the offer to join Charter Broadcast was made, I was delighted to have the opportunity to make RCS part of such a well-known and respected company.”
In his new role as technical director of digital radio camera systems at Charter, Valentino will draw on the experience and expertise that he has gained during a career which spans almost two decades, in order to reinforce Charter's reputation as the world-leading broadcast television services company.
Michael Breen added: "Charter is proud of its reputation for professionalism and commitment to exceeding its customers' expectations. There is a growing need for expertise in digital camera technology and we recognised that Tony is the most experienced in the business.
"RCS was the natural choice to join Charter as its reputation for excellent quality, technical expertise and ability to make the job work under pressure complements the core business values of the company. We are delighted to welcome Tony to the team and look forward to establishing Charter as the leader in digital camera services."
(GB)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

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

19/01/2022
New Presenters To Join BBC Radio 1 To Take Over Friday Early Breakfast Slot
Five new presenters are to join BBC Radio 1 to take over the Friday Early Breakfast slot as part of a monthly rotation, beginning in February. Elliot
27/10/2017
Broadcast RF Orders HEVC 4K UHD HCAM Wireless Camera Systems
xG Technology(xG) has announced that its Vislink business has received an order worth $400,000 for 10 HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) 4K UHD HCAM
19/04/2018
Ikegami To Show New Camera Additions At The Media Production Show
Ikegami Electronics (Europe) is to showcase two new additions to its camera range at the the Media Production Show in London, June 12-13. The Ikegami
28/01/2019
RED Digital Camera To Present Masterclass With Guillermo Navarro
RED Digital Cinema® will present a Masterclass featuring Oscar®-winner Guillermo Navarro, ASC at the upcoming BSC Expo in London. Navarro will be disc
20/04/2018
Robycam Cable Camera System Used For Football Match Broadcast
The Robycam cable camera system has been used by German public broadcaster ZDF to produce an international football match between Germany and Brazil.
26/07/2017
Telemetrics Announce IBC2017 Showcase
Telemetrics has announced that it will display its latest systems and solutions — some for the first time in Europe — for proven ROI and increased pro
02/08/2017
RED Raven Camera Kit Available Exclusively From Apple Store
RED Digital Cinema has revealed its RED RAVEN Camera Kit is now available to purchase at Apple.com. As RED's most compact camera BRAIN, weighing at ju
29/11/2017
RCS Selects Panasonic Camera Technology
Panasonic remote camera technology has been installed as part of a major AV development at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Working alongside Duet
07/01/2022
3SS To Bring Advanced Digital Entertainment To Cars
3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has announced an integration into an automotive platform which will bring advanced digital entertainment to cars. 3SS' award-
02/10/2017
dB Broadcast Helps Lay Foundations For A Digital Future
dB Broadcast has announced the completion of a key part of a connectivity transition project that transforms the way the BBC provides and manages its
14/01/2022
TSL Products Bridges The Gap Between Broadcast And Pro AV
TSL Products broadcast control solutions are designed to power audio-visual workflows by creating a unified overlay for any system infrastructure, whe
08/11/2019
RED Digital Camera Appoints Managing Director For EMEA
RED Digital Camera has appointed a Managing Director for EMEA. Alan Piper a veteran in the industry with previous experience at RED will take up the p
26/04/2017
Vislink Unveils All-New HCAM, HEVC 4K UHD Camera Transmitter
xG Technology has announced that its Vislink and IMT business units, the new HCAM, HEVC 4K UHD camera transmitter, will be unveiled at NAB 2017. Coinc
07/06/2019
Ikegami To Bring Full-HD HDR & Ultra-HD HDR Ranges To Broadcast Asia
Ikegami is preparing for its trip to Broadcast Asia 2019 as the company looks to showcase its Full-HD HDR and Ultra-HD HDR camera systems and monitors
14/12/2017
GBCT Camera Schools RED Camera Workshop
The Guild of British Camera Technicians is running a series of one-day, practical camera courses for small groups around the country. Run in partnersh