In Ukraine, the first high-definition outside broadcast vehicle to have been designed and equipped entirely by Ukrainian engineers has commenced service with intercome systems from RTS. The truck – which is named Starbird – is a cooperative venture by film production company Star Media and systems integration specialists Engineer Service of Kiev. The 25-tonne Starbird can be equipped with up to 18 cameras and process signals in both standard and high definition. The centerpiece of Starbird’s intercom installation is a digital Zeus III intercom matrix with RTS AZedit matrix control software. Also onboard the truck is a KP32CLD as well as six KP12CLD keypanels in 19-inch format and a DKP16CLD desktop panel. All the keypanels are equipped with MCP-90-18 condenser microphones with gooseneck mounts. Starbird also features an RTS SIP-ISDN interface. A wireless intercom system is also present in the shape of a Telex RadioCom BTR-700 with four belt packs and headsets. www.rtsintercoms.com
The first high-definition outside broadcast vehicle to have been designed and equipped entirely by Ukrainian engineers has commenced service with intercom systems from RTS.