Voice Of Vietnam – VOV Radio Station wanted to upgrade their outdoor production capacity with the latest technologies in Audio Over IP (AoIP) and Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT). VOV called a tender for purchasing a DSNG vehicle which able to be used for live radio production from field with various type of transmission to station. The transmission methods should be VSAT via satellite link, Internet or 3G/4G. This turn-key vehicle was highly requested for special features for high flexibility, high productive, quick onsite setup, high stability of live production and transmission with backup. TVS together with Turkey Hitachi Kokusai Electric were selected to provide this turn-key vehicle. We have worked closely with end user – VOV from designing phase until onsite commissioning/handover. The ToyotaTM Highlander LE was selected to make the base platform for the system. On the road for testing Ready for live production The interior of the vehicle was carefully designed and integrated to conform a comfortable working space for operators and journalists. The two back seats are rotatable, these seats will be used for two operators who facing the control racks. From there they can control antenna while tracking satellite link to establish the VSAT link.
HUE VTV OBVAN PROJECT – 2005 Hue VTV is a branch of Vietnam Television organization located in Hue city. Hue VTV was doing not only programs for VTV but also doing programs to broadcast locally. In 2005, Hue VTV wanted to purchase an OBVan with 4 camera systems and expandable in future. TVS was chosen as main SI to work with local contractor for this project. The challenges were limitation for budget so the Van must be converted locally to be OBVan. TVS worked closely with end user and local van factory to design the cabin of the van as well as interior layout. Hue VTV OBVan We provided Hitachi SK-888 camera systems with complete CCU and control system for the van. Hitachi SK-888 camera was the next generation of successful SK-777model, the camera system satisfy all out-door production requirement of Hue VTV and very stable and durable thanks to good tropicalization. Vinten Vision 11 tripod packages were chosen to use with SK-888 camera, these tripods can adapt very hard working conditions on the field. At the center of van’s production system, we put Rossvideo RVS-216D vision mixer system. This vision mixer system has 16 SD-SDI inputs and 15 selectable.
VTV’s BIGGEST OBVAN PROJECT – JUNE 2015 Vietnam Television – VTV, is the national television broadcaster of Vietnam In 2014, VTV wanted to purchase one big OB Van with 11 camera systems. This was the biggest OB Van in Vietnam at that time, the Van will be used mainly for sports and big shows. The challenges were the complicated requirements of the Video, Audio, Tally and Control systems. This Van handles various signal formats: digital HD Video, digital SD Video, analog Video, digital Audio, analog Audio. VTV also wanted a comfortable operating environment in the Van, the equipment must be arranged in good layout in order to let operators can do their jobs easily. TVS won the tender to provide designing and coaching services as well as a big part of equipment of the Van. All systems were designed with full redundancy to ensure non-stop live production. VTV’s OBVan with 11 cameras on the field The working cabin of the van has been divided into several functional areas. The Audio cabin where audio guy doing mixing and monitoring all audio sources. The main audio console is Yamaha CL3 together with measurement gears from Tektronix and Wohler. Audio cabin is also equipped.