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March 4, 2013 - The Latest Cameras from JVC Professional Meet European Standards for News and Journalism

LONDON - JVC Professional Europe Ltd. is pleased to announce that both the recently released GY-HM600 and Wi-Fi enabled GY-HM650 camcorders are now fully EBU approved for broadcast use for news and journalism.

These two new JVC ProHD cameras have been designed specifically to be in line with European Broadcasting Union (EBU) guidelines for broadcast use. The EBU recommendations are designed to provide a common set of performance standards for broadcast production across Europe. Cameras are independently tested and approved by the EBU.

The testing of the GY-HM600 and GY-HM650 cameras was carried out by Alan Roberts in accordance with the EBU guidelines.

Gustav Emrich, European Product Manager for JVC Professional said:  “We are delighted that the GY-HM600 series has easily met the EBU standard requirements for broadcast journalism. We are pleased with the reports for these cameras which were designed to be innovative new tools for mobile news gathering in challenging situations. JVC believe that the 600 series cameras are a big step forward for both us and our customers in terms of ease of use and versatility, as well as features and functions, and EBU approval is a validation of this.”

The EBU test report for the GY-HM600E and GY-HM650E can be viewed at http://tech.ebu.ch/camtest/CamTestReports04.

The full EBU recommendations for camera types can be seen at http://tech.ebu.ch/camtest.

ABOUT JVC PROFESSIONAL EUROPE LTD.
JVC Professional Europe Ltd. is a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood Corporation, one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of a wide range of sophisticated high quality broadcast, professional, recording, playback and presentation equipment. JVC also manufactures computer imaging, internet communications, data storage and CCTV solutions. The company is committed to providing video and data-related solutions and service to customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. For more information, please visit www.jvcpro.eu or contact Victoria Sayce, Marketing Executive, E: vsayce@jvcpro.co.uk, T: +44 (0)20 8208 6217.

ABOUT JVC PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS COMPANY
Headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, JVC Professional Products Company is a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD Corporation. JVC is a leading manufacturer and distributor of broadcast and professional video and audio equipment. For further product information, visit JVC’s Web site at http://pro.jvc.com or call (800) 582-5825.

Robin Hoffman
Pipeline Communications
Cell: (917) 763-8069
robinhoffman@pipecomm.com
Skype ID: robin-hoffman

JVC Professional Products Co. - Wayne, NJ

Original Press Release

JVC's New GY-HM600 Series Prohd Mobile News Cameras Approved by the European Broadcast Union

Press release date: February 11, 2013

The Latest Cameras from JVC Professional Meet European Standards for News and Journalism

LONDON - JVC Professional Europe Ltd. is pleased to announce that both the recently released GY-HM600 and Wi-Fi enabled GY-HM650 camcorders are now fully EBU approved for broadcast use for news and journalism.

These two new JVC ProHD cameras have been designed specifically to be in line with European Broadcasting Union (EBU) guidelines for broadcast use. The EBU recommendations are designed to provide a common set of performance standards for broadcast production across Europe. Cameras are independently tested and approved by the EBU.

The testing of the GY-HM600 and GY-HM650 cameras was carried out by Alan Roberts in accordance with the EBU guidelines.

Gustav Emrich, European Product Manager for JVC Professional said:  “We are delighted that the GY-HM600 series has easily met the EBU standard requirements for broadcast journalism. We are pleased with the reports for these cameras which were designed to be innovative new tools for mobile news gathering in challenging situations. JVC believe that the 600 series cameras are a big step forward for both us and our customers in terms of ease of use and versatility, as well as features and functions, and EBU approval is a validation of this.”

The EBU test report for the GY-HM600E and GY-HM650E can be viewed at http://tech.ebu.ch/camtest/CamTestReports04.

The full EBU recommendations for camera types can be seen at http://tech.ebu.ch/camtest.

ABOUT JVC PROFESSIONAL EUROPE LTD.
JVC Professional Europe Ltd. is a subsidiary of JVC Kenwood Corporation, one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of a wide range of sophisticated high quality broadcast, professional, recording, playback and presentation equipment. JVC also manufactures computer imaging, internet communications, data storage and CCTV solutions. The company is committed to providing video and data-related solutions and service to customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. For more information, please visit www.jvcpro.eu or contact Victoria Sayce, Marketing Executive, E: vsayce@jvcpro.co.uk, T: +44 (0)20 8208 6217.

ABOUT JVC PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS COMPANY
Headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, JVC Professional Products Company is a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of JVC KENWOOD Corporation. JVC is a leading manufacturer and distributor of broadcast and professional video and audio equipment. For further product information, visit JVC’s Web site at http://pro.jvc.com or call (800) 582-5825.

Robin Hoffman
Pipeline Communications
Cell: (917) 763-8069
robinhoffman@pipecomm.com
Skype ID: robin-hoffman

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