Twickenham, UK: 4 April 2013 – Autoscript, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, today announced that the leading German broadcaster SWR has purchased three E.P.I.C. (Enhanced Prompting Information Centre) units for its Stuttgart facility, in a deal brokered by Autoscript’s German representative Michael Bucher. The award-winning E.P.I.C. units, which feature a unique all-in-one prompter display and on-air talent monitor, will be used in SWR’s studios and on its outside broadcasts.
The two E.P.I.C. units at SWR’s Stuttgart studio are used for news magazine programmes, while the third travels in an OB truck for use on a political talk show.
Robin Brown, Product Manager, Autoscript, said, “The E.P.I.C. has proven to be ideal for both studio and location work, vastly simplifying the equipment required, while reducing power consumption and weight, and making set-up straightforward. We’re delighted that SWR has joined the major broadcasters worldwide that are reaping the benefits of E.P.I.C.”
Autoscript will bring a range of its industry-leading prompter displays and accessories to Stand C6425 at NAB 2013, including the E.P.I.C. and a range of LED TFT prompting solutions, along with the acclaimed VoicePlus voice activated prompting software, and a variety of innovative accessories designed to solve real-world challenges.