Radford University Upgrade Video Production Education with Hitachi Cameras

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Radford University in Redford has earned a great reputation of technology in the learning environment. Recently, The school has upgraded an educational television production studio which is equipped with four Z-HD5000 cameras from Hitachi Kokusai Electric America that have an ability to capture high-quality video and more reliable while giving the lecture to students. The video production Houston also encouraged this step as it helps students to explore more area of production.

Radford University has over 9,400 enrolled graduate and undergraduate students. In the department of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences, the university’s School of Communication allows different choices of Communication or Media Studies majors which help students to concentrate on specific areas.

Michael J. Meindl, assistant professor of media production at the School of Communication at Radford University said, “Our objective was to upgrade our studio to a full high definition setup,” he said, “The systems integrator for our new studio, Digital Video Group (DVG), suggested the HITACHI Z-HD5000 cameras to us, satisfying our specifications including quality standards and expandable optical fiber connectivity.”

The Z-HD5000s are currently used on various school’s video production courses that are allowing students to explore their area of interest on products ranging from sitcoms to newscasts. Three of the Z-HD5000s are operated on tripods spanning on-camera performance, and field production that gathers students in the school’s journalism concentration and TV studio production. The fourth camera is used in a robotic configuration.


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