Beijing, China (August 19, 2008)–China’s national broadcaster CCTV is using Clear-Com, a Vitec Group broadcast systems division company, for its intercom networking needs.
Clear-Com is providing a link between CCTV and the International Broadcasting Centre (IBC), the hub of all broadcasting activities for the Olympic Games, and CCTV’s new Television Culture Centre (TVCC) as well as the existing CCTV headquarters. Among CCTV’s arsenal of communication equipment are two of Clear-Com’s Eclipse Omega systems with 144 ports in total, which form the heart of the network at the IBC and TVCC. An additional six Eclipse PiCo units, each providing up to 36 full duplex/4-wireless ports, are deployed throughout the arenas for electronic field production.
Furthermore, Clear-Com’s Eclipse V-Series user control panels, which support five Chinese (Kanji) characters per key display, are installed into various production rooms for crewmembers to stay in synch during production hours.