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VSG Awarded 2 Religious Broadcaster ContractsTo design and implement digital facility and upgrade DSNG truck (June 11, 2004)
Venue Services Group (VSG), a nationally recognized systems integration and design firm, has been awarded contracts to design and upgrade the broadcasting capabilities for Free Chapel Worship in its Gainesville, Georgia location and LeSea Broadcasting in its South Bend, Indiana location. Both contracts attest to VSGs commitment to bringing high quality design and system implementation to the burgeoning religious broadcasting industry.
?More and more we are seeing religious organizations of every size looking to put into operation sophisticated audio and video systems for their services and for further distribution, says Dave Shaw, president of Venue Services Group. ?VSG is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Mobile Television, the worlds leader in mobile television and is, therefore, uniquely qualified to assist these organizations through the tangles of advanced system design to help them realize facilities that meet their needs.
LeSea Broadcasting represents eight TV stations across the United States and two stations on Cyprus for broadcasting to the Middle East and Far East. LeSea also links with World Harvest Television (WHT) Satellite that reaches every dish in North America through Central America. Coverage of WHT is also available to Direct TV subscribers on channel 321. Venue Services Group is working with the LeSEA Broadcasting staff to design and integrate a DSNG truck. This includes producing preliminary concept drawings using the basic design criteria and providing complete system single line drawings, rack layout drawings, wire run lists, integration materials list, video/audio equipment list, vehicle specifications and design drawings, vehicle materials list, DSNG system design drawings and DSNG equipment lists.
?We really appreciate the informed effort VSG has given us in building our new remote truck, says Chuck Huffman, Director of Corporate Production for LeSea Broadcasting. ?When dealing with the multi-faceted broadcast needs of LeSEA, it is comforting to work with VSG knowing that they can handle every aspect of our broadcast system.
Free Chapel Worship Center:
Free Chapel Worship Center is building a new serial digital television facility to complement the beautiful new physical plant it recently completed in Gainesville, GA. The facility will be used both for in-house audiences and for creating broadcasts that leave the facility. The new television facility will represent a major upgrade in both video and audio systems, as well as provide advanced systems to do the job.
VSG is providing the design that includes a serial digital switcher capable of switching live production from both the sanctuary, studio, or childrens church sanctuary; a monitor wall with capability of viewing up to 10 cameras, 8 video tape machines, graphics generators, and up to 6 outside sources that might be needed; communication stations to enable individual communications with camera operators, TV audio room, stage audio console, house audio console, Image control, lighting, video tape; and consoles to house switcher, space for Director, AD, TD, Graphics operator. Distribution will include feeds to image projectors, MATV system, studio monitors, stage monitors.
?We are very pleased with the service VSG has provided us on this major upgrade to our facilities, says Dan Withum, media consultant for Free Chapel Worship Center. ?We like the fact that they can leverage a squad of highly skilled engineers and superior purchasing power through the NMT connection. We are looking forward to the completion of this facility in August and have every confidence it will meet our highest expectations.
Venue Services Group (VSG) is a systems integration/engineering/consulting firm with deep knowledge in the television broadcast industry, concentrating heavily on High Definition Television (HDTV). VSG is specifically experienced in every facet of systems integration, including: building new HDTV mobile units; retro-fitting older trucks to become ready for HDTV broadcasting; cabling new, or re-cabling, of stadiums and arenas; designing new, or re-designing, in-house television control rooms; consulting with television groups, arenas, stadiums and teams on the newest television technology; as well as designing and maintaining high-end conference room audio and visual setups through its alignment with Media Tel, Inc. For more information on VSG, please visit: www.vsg.tv.
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