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Australia's Special Broadcasting Service Selects Autocue

July 15 2011

LONDON, 14 July 2011 - Autocue has announced Australia's Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) has chosen Quinto Communications and Autocue for their studio prompting requirements. SBS is Australia's multicultural and multilingual public broadcaster.

Quinto will supply four of Autocue's new 17" "Master Series" prompting systems, similar to those that will be featured at IBC 2011 in September. These ultra-thin high-brightness LED prompting monitors include several unique features such as in-board cable management and a dimmable tally light. Their camera hoods have a hinged glass frame for easy glass replacement or cleaning, as well as a tally light platform.

Included in the system package are four slim, lightweight 17" widescreen Talent Feedback Monitors that mount under cameras using Autocue's propriety "Magic Arm" technology where they provide on-camera talent with precise, live broadcast picture feedback.

Autocue CEO Frank Hyman said, "We continue to lead the way with prompter technology, including slimmer, lightweight LED backlit screens, with better contrast ratios and lower power consumption. All of these innovations deliver substantial benefits to our customers through partners like Quinto."

Quinto sells the complete Autocue product range and is the exclusive distributor in the region for Autocue's Newsoom and Scripting solutions, as well as the "Master" and "Professional" ranges of teleprompters.

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About Autocue

Autocue and QTV (in the Americas) have been serving the broadcast industry since the 1950s. They are the only company to offer the television industry a single solution for newsroom, scripting, automation, media management, video servers, broadcast monitors and teleprompters. Autocue is known worldwide for its service and dependability, serving such prestigious clients as the BBC, Bloomberg, NBC and CNN. Autocue'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 producers. See www.autocue.com for more details.

Company details:
Autocue Group,
Unit 3, Puma Trade Park,
145 Morden Road,
Mitcham,
Surrey,
CR4 4DG, UK

Company contact: Coleen Myers, Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +44 (0)208 665 2992
Email: coleen.myers@autocue.com

Autocue Press contact: Jennie Evans
Tel: + 44 1635 44991
Email: jennie@manormarketing.tv
Web: www.manormarketing.tv

About SBS

SBS is unique. Its radio and television services broadcast in more languages than any other network in the world. SBS Television is watched by more than seven million Australians each week. What they see is a unique mix of Australian produced and international programs drawn from over 400 national and international sources. SBS also offers the world's most multilingual radio service broadcasting news, entertainment and information services in 68 languages.

About Quinto Communications

Quinto Communications Pty Ltd is one of Australia and New Zealand's leading providers of state-of-the-art broadcasting equipment. Dedicated to the supply and support of high technology broadcast equipment, Quinto Communications is committed to providing first class professional sales and technical support to all its customers. Founded in the 1960's, Quinto has operations in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia and Auckland, New Zealand.