Earlier this week Newzroom Afrika marked its second year of operation with a bold move into its new studio, which has been fitted out with high tech gadgets to set new standards in television news production.
The new state of the art studio is completely run by robotic camera systems from Vinten Radamac. These seven robotic systems are operated by a single operator and give pinpoint movement and camera accuracy.
Behind the anchors lies a large 16:9 background format which includes a 45m long wraparound screen behind all anchors.
Newzroom Afrika is also running the best of breed broadcast camera technology and lenses that give the channel exceptional high-definition pictures.
Our new home is an extension of our vision to be Africa’s leading and credible news and information service.Thabile Ngwato, Newzroom Afrika CEO
Meanwhile, the heart of the facility is built on the latest IP-based routing technology from Evertz Microsystems. The IP router is a future proof technology that is able to handle Newzroom Afrika’s current technical infrastructure and all its future requirements.