NEW YORK, January 2010 – Historically, professional production equipment, especially teleprompting, was the preserve of top-end broadcasters. Nowadays, with prices reducing and equipment becoming simpler to use, a variety of non-traditional broadcasters, including schools and businesses, have begun to create their own content. To ensure a professional look and feel, many of these institutions are looking to add teleprompting systems to their set-up. In this competitive environment, they are demanding the traditional quality but without the top-end broadcast price-tags.
To meet this need, a number of new teleprompting manufacturers have entered the market over the last decade, selling basic and lower cost versions of the traditional Autocue (teleprompter). Whilst the price-point is right, as customers become more experienced working with these teleprompting systems, they discover the features and design criteria that are really important to them are missing. In essence, the manufacturers are learning along with the customers.
QTV, part of the Autocue Group, is the global market-leading teleprompting manufacturer, and its brand name has been synonymous with teleprompting since the product was first conceived. QTV has been learning about customer requirements from broadcasters for over 50 years and have used this expertise to create something for the new breed of content creator. The result is a range of products (Starter Series) that are fit for purpose, at price-points below the competition, and supported by a global team of experts.
The Starter Series comes in a range of monitor sizes (7” to 17”) or as a conference system. There is even an award-winning solution for the iPhone that allows individuals to easily carry a prompter with them wherever they go.
All systems include software and are available for next day delivery with prices from $899. More information on the products, including datasheets, videos, photos and contact details are available at www.autocue-qtv.com
About Autocue Group
Autocue Group has been serving the broadcast industry since the 1950s, and with the introduction of the QSeries family of software, has became the only company to offer the television industry a single solution for all transmission, newsroom, scripting and prompting requirements. Autocue Group is known worldwide for its service and dependability, serving such prestigious clients as the BBC, Bloomberg, NBC and CNN. The Group’s prompting solutions are compatible with all newsroom systems on the market and are used all over the world by broadcasters, production professionals, government facilities and corporate and educational institutions. See www.autocue-qtv.com for more information.