Litepanels launches new Gemini 1×1 hard RGBWW LED panel

Litepanels, a global provider of professional broadcast and cinematic lighting solutions and a Vitec Group brand, has announced the launch of the latest addition to its Gemini RGBWW LED panel range.  Litepanels’ Gemini 1×1 Hard RGBWW LED Panel delivers an incredibly bright output of over 3000 lux @10ft/3m to produce one of the brightest and most accurate 1×1 panels. Like all LED panels in the Gemini range, … Read more

Vitec Group acquires LED technology company Quasar Science

The Vitec Group has announced the acquisition of LED lighting technology provider Quasar Scienc. Quasar Science is an innovator in linear and tubular LED lighting solutions for cinematic applications. The business will become part of the group’s production solutions division alongside Litepanels: a supplier of LED lighting panels for television lighting and cinematography acquired by … Read more

Litepanels launches Apollo wireless DMX system

Litepanels, a global provider of professional broadcast and cinematic lighting solutions and a Vitec Group brand, has launched a new powerful and stable dual-band wireless DMX system. Litepanels Apollo Bridge uses advanced dynamic frequency hopping technology to instantly create a robust wireless DMX network anywhere. Optimised for use with Litepanels Gemini RGBWW LED panels, Apollo … Read more

Vitec Group supports East Anglian filmmaker and cast to produce debut feature film

Filmmaker Paul Cook was able to draw upon a wide range of production equipment from Vitec Group brands to produce his new film, Magpie. Cook’s production company has just released the trailer for Magpie, a crowd-funded film about a British soldier and his wife who suffer the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during and … Read more

The Vitec Group brands and products on display at Cine Gear Expo

Anton/Bauer: Introducing All-New Battery Range At Cine Gear Expo, Anton/Bauer, a leader in the design, manufacture, and testing of mobile power systems for broadcast, film, and video, will unveil an all-new line of highly dependable, rugged, long-lasting, and intelligent batteries. The new line is targeted to cinematographers, institutional broadcasters and rental houses, owners and operators … Read more

Vitec Group provides State-of-the-art equipment for Sundance Directors Lab

As an Official Provider of Sundance Institute, the Vitec Group supplied mobile power and camera support systems from four of its industry-leading brands — Anton/Bauer, OConnor, Sachtler, and Vinten — for the 2017 Sundance Institute Directors Lab last year, marking several consecutive years of Vitec Group support for this important filmmaking event. Thirteen new independent … Read more

Sachtler launches ACE XL GS AL and ACE XL MS AL tripod systems

Sachtler, a Vitec Group brand, has introduced two new aluminium tripod systems to the company’s popular ACE XL family. Equipped with the new ACE XL 75mm fluid head, the new ACE XL GS AL and ACE XL MS AL tripod systems offer many of the benefits of their carbon-fibre counterparts in a lower-cost package. Both … Read more

Sachtler and Vinten announce trifecta of awards for Flowtech at IBC 2017

Sachtler® and Vinten®, both Vitec Group brands and global industry leaders in camera supports for more than 100 years, today announced that their revolutionary new flowtech™ carbon-fibre camera tripod technology won three awards at IBC2017. Sachtler and Vinten debuted flowtech technology at IBC2017 in the form of the flowtech 75 tripod, which is compatible with … Read more

Litepanels raises the bar with Gemini

Litepanels®, a pioneer in LED lighting for the film, photographic, and broadcast industries and a Vitec Group brand, today introduced the Litepanels Gemini — an all-new 2×1, RGB-WW soft panel that combines daylight, tungsten, and red-green-blue LEDs to deliver highly flexible and precise color adjustment. The Gemini soft panel produces true, full-spectrum white light and … Read more

Sachtler and Vinten introduce Flowtech tripod

Sachtler® and Vinten®, both Vitec Group brands and global industry leaders in camera supports for more than 100 years, today introduce flowtech™ — an all-new camera tripod technology with unique quick release brakes and easy adjust levers that enable camera operators to set up and begin using the tripod in an instant. Sachtler and Vinten … Read more

Vinten announces microVRC controller

Vinten, a leader in robotic camera support systems and a Vitec Group brand, has introduced the Vinten μVRC (microVRC) controller that allows studios of all shapes and sizes to control high-end robotics and third-party pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) cameras. Aimed at users looking for a complete robotic solution that suits their budget, the μVRC is the companion … Read more

Camera Corps Gets off to a Flying Start in 2017

Camera Corps, the broadcast industry’s leading supplier of speciality camera systems, reports a flying start to 2017, partnering with IMG Productions in a highly innovative project for the BDO World Darts Championships. “Channel 4 UK secured an agreement in summer 2016 to become the new terrestrial home of the British Darts Association’s 2017-2018 BDO World … Read more

Tribute to Bill Vinten

Bill Vinten, whose achievements shaped the broadcast industry worldwide, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2015. The son of founder William Vinten, Bill Vinten was one of the key influencers for The Vitec Group and instrumental in what it is today. As a renowned cinematographer during WWII, he understood the needs of camera operators, translating … Read more

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