CHUM Television acquires 34 Ikegami tapeless camcoders for its flagship station, 15 more for stations in Vancouver and Alberta.
CHUM Television is making the leap to nonlinear newsgathering and production with the purchase of 49 tapeless Editcam 3 camcorders from Ikegami, it was announced today.
Thirty four of the Model DNS-33W camcoders are going to work at Citytv in Toronto; 13, at Citytv Vancouver and two at stations in Alberta.
“We are focused on migrating our news divisions to a tapeless, digital environment,” says Bruce Cowan, Director, Broadcast Technology, CHUM Television. “The ease with which these nonlinear acquisition cameras allow us to shoot and subsequently edit is what is going to drive the Citytv newscasts and our 24-hour news channel.ÃƒÆ’Ã‚Â¢ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚Â¬Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â
For nonlinear editing, CHUM is using the Avid Newscutter.