FUJIFILM has supplied wide range of HDTV Broadcast lenses to German Production Company TV SKYLINE's brand new HD Outside-Broadcast Van Unit seven (7)

Düsseldorf, (PresseBox) - TV SKYLINE Film- und Fernsehgesellschaft mbH newly built OB HD Unit.7 went live for the first time on 2.May, 2014. It can be equipped with up to twenty-two (22x) Ikegami HDC97/970A and one NAC Hi-Mo II Ultra Slow Motion cameras.

TV Skyline has produced major events such as FIFA Champions League, Europa League, German Bundesliga, Tennis Davis Cup and MotoGP just to name a few prestigious productions. Following Fujinon HD EFP/ENG lenses had been acquired to be on-board of the new expander; Five (5x) optically stabilized long telephoto XA99x8.4 EFP lenses with built in OS-TECH, two (2x) Studio HA27x6.5 lenses, four (4x) telephoto HA23x7.6 and three (3x) wide-angel HA14x4.5 ENG lenses.

The XA99x is outstanding in its class as it combines high-performance imaging, a long zoom reach and an ultra-wide angle, it can also be combined with the unique and award winning Fujinon PF Precision Focus System. The extremely rugged, versatile and reliable telephoto zoom lens is ideal for demanding live sports and studio productions. The advanced back focus system on the XA99x allows macro shooting from as close as 0.3m from the object. The XA99x lens has an improved F-drop at tele side and offers all the advantages of Fujinon's

Mr. Wolfgang Reeh - Managing Director at TV Skyline stated; "Our production requirements are very versatile and demanding ranging from sports productions, concerts to events and shows in larger venues. With the recent addition of HD OB Unit-7 to our existing fleet of OB vans we have expanded our production capabilities by an additional twenty-three (23x) high-definition cameras. We eventually chose Fujinon HD lenses as they met our stringent requirements displaying the highest optical quality, reliability, ruggedness with a very good after sales service support package. Specifically the new XA99x lenses lend us the versatility that enables us to meet customer's demands, with productions spanning from sports over concerts and events to high end shows and theatrical production"s.

In conjunction to the above statement FUJIFILM would like express its appreciation to "VIDEOR" the local German agent for the great coopertion in this prestigous project.

About FUJIFILM Corporation

FUJIFILM Corporation is one of the major operating companies of FUJIFILM Holdings. Since its founding in 1934, the company has built up a wealth of advanced technologies in the field of photo imaging, and in line with its efforts to become a comprehensive healthcare company, Fujifilm is now applying these technologies to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the Medical and Life Science fields. Fujifilm is also expanding growth in the highly functional materials business, including flat panel display materials, and in the graphic systems and optical devices businesses. For more information, please visit: http://www.fujifilm.com.

Fujifilm Europe GmbH

Nowadays Fujifilm entities operate in about 50 group companies in Europe and employ approximately 5,000 people engaged in R&D, manufacturing, sales, and service support. Throughout Europe they serve a range of industries including medical, chemical, graphic arts, electronic materials, optics, recording media, motion picture, and photographic technologies. FUJIFILM Europe GmbH (Duesseldorf, Germany) acts as Strategic Headquarters for the region and supports its group companies in Europe by formulating marketing and corporate strategies. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilm.eu/fujinon

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