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VideoLink and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Partner Again to Provide Leading-Edge Broadcast TV Studio

June 7, 2013 — Newton, MA

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has once again teamed up with VideoLink to upgrade their ReadyCam® on-site studio with a new HD camera system featuring leading-edge Enhanced IP™ transmission technology. This new system will eliminate the need for dedicated fiber lines and allow Dana-Farber to share the latest cancer treatments and research with audiences around the world via the internet.

The new HD ReadyCam® allows Dana-Farber cancer experts to comment on breaking news stories and share related medical news anywhere in the world without leaving Dana-Farber. The state-of-the-art TV studio and editing facility is conveniently located within Dana-Farber in Boston.

“We are pleased to provide Dana-Farber with an upgraded HD ReadyCam® studio that will allow their staff to quickly and easily share expertise and cutting-edge research over the internet,” says Rich Silton, President and CEO, VideoLink. “Dana-Farber is recognized internationally for first-class cancer care. We are excited to partner again with them to provide reliable access to national and international broadcast networks as well as video production resources.”

“Having the ability to feed live interviews directly to television stations ensures that we can have Dana-Farber physicians and researchers provide their perspective and expertise during the influential first news cycle,” said Steven R. Singer, senior vice president of Communications at Dana-Farber.  “This is critical because there is an ever-growing demand for news analysis, and the rapid pace of television news requires a nearly instantaneous response.”

To book the Dana-Farber ReadyCam® studio for live, on-the-spot commentary and interviews, contact the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Media Relations team during regular business hours at (617) 632-4090.  For after-hours and weekend assistance, contact Dana-Farber’s page operator at (617) 632-3737 and ask for a member of the Media Relations team.  Also, for more information you can go to their website at www.dana-farber.org/tv-studio.

About Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a principal teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School and is among the leading cancer research and care centers in the United States. It is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, designated a comprehensive cancer center by the National Cancer Institute. It provides adult cancer care with Brigham and Women’s Hospital asDana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center and it provides pediatric care with Boston Children’s Hospital as Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center.  Dana-Farber is the top ranked cancer center in New England and fifth nationally, according to U.S. News & World Report, and one of the largest recipients among independent hospitals of National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health grant funding.

About VideoLink LLC

VideoLink is a leading video services provider with experience in all aspects of video content creation including strategy, production and leading-edge transmission solutions. For over 20 years, VideoLink’s award-winning staff has been the preferred partner of global television networks and corporate clients looking to create superior quality video.  With three HD multi-camera studio locations, HD satellite trucks and over 160 ReadyCam® studios around the globe, VideoLink has the flexibility and resources to manage any project, from complex multi-camera remote productions to single-person live television interviews. To learn more about VideoLink’s services and products, visit www.videolink.tv.

VideoLink Media Contact

Lloyd Bunting
Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing
VideoLink LLC
617-340-4210

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