Two mobile production companies have inked multimillion-dollar deals with
Thomson Grass Valley for high-definition-capable gear for production vehicles.
NEP Supershooters LP will pay around $8 million for 40 "LDK 6000 mk II Worldcam"
cameras, HD production switchers and "HD Profile XP Media" servers.
Meanwhile, NMT cut a $6 million deal for 22 "LDK 600 mk II Worldcam" cameras,
HD production switchers and a "Trinix" routing system.
Because of the technology's flexibility, NMT president Jerry Gepner said, the
company will be able to produce HD in any of the formats now in use by