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The Fujifilm Optical Devices Division team will be at the World Cup in Brazil this summer! We won’t be on the field, but we will have two technical support centers on site to provide customer service and support to our broadcast lens customers during the big event, from June 12th through July 13th.

One service centers will be located in Rio de Janeiro and in Sao Paulo. During the entire World Cup, we will have engineers available at each technical center to support Fujinon lens customers. Hours of operation during the matches will be from 9:00 a.m. through 18:00 p.m.

The Rio de Janeiro technical support center will be located at the following address:
Camera – 2 Video Films
Rua: Visconde da Graca 43 e 63
Jardim Botanico CEP 22461-010
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Tel: 55-21-2294-9391, 55-21-3874-0146

For assistance in Rio de Janeiro, Fujinon lens customers may also call:
Karla Alvera, cell: 55-21-7836-5839, e-mail: karla@camera2.tv
Jorge Delgado, cell: 55-21-8133-1533, e-mail: jorgedelgado@camera2.tv

The Sao Paulo facility will be located at the following address:
Trevisans Lens Service
Rua: Brigadeiro Jordao, 113
Ipiranga, Sao Paulo
CEP 04210-000 Brasil
Tel: 55-11-4508-5650

For assistance in Sao Paulo, Fujinon lens customers may also call:
Flavia Trevisan, cell: 55-11-8789-2770, e-mail: flavia.trevisan@trevisans.com.br
Umberto Trevisan, cell: 55-11-7757-9034, e-mail: umberto.trevisan@trevisans.com.br
Ademir Santos, e-mail: ademir.santos@trevisans.com.br

The World Cup is a crucial event for many of our customers, especially with the popularity of the game reaching an all-time high, both domestically and internationally. Everything has to work perfectly, and we do everything we can to support them in producing the best possible images. As we did during the Sochi Games in Russia, we’ve established technical service centers staffed by knowledgeable technicians to communicate with our customers directly from the event’s home cities.

Have questions about Fujinon’s technical support capabilities at the World Cup? Reach out to us on Facebook or Twitter.

Posted: 5/27/2014 10:29:16 AM by Thom Calabro | with 0 comments

Thom: Crosscreek Productions has a well-deserved repuation for shooting and producing high-quality features for major television networks, including ESPN, FOX Sports, The Speed Channel and The Spike Network. Crosscreek’s Voyager 8 support truck has covered many of those events, including the National Hot Rod Association drag racing on ESPN, currently in its 11th season, as well as major league baseball, college sports and live musical performances.
Recently, Crosscreek Productions added the Voyager 9 as a second, high-definition support truck to its fleet. Now, they can better service their clients, especially for sporting events and live musical performances.

With the Voyager 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 all featuring Fujinon lenses, it only made sense to include a Fujinon 88X and 101X lens combination in the newest truck, the Voyager 9.
Here’s Spruce McRee, National Sales Director at Crosscreek, to talk about how they have used Fujinon lenses.
Spruce: Looking back on our 25-year history, we’ve always purchased Fujinon lenses. They are extremely reliable, and only require minor maintenance to keep them working properly.
We’ve used a lot of different lenses in our production trucks over the years and have put them through their paces for reliability.  One of the most challenging locations to use lenses is at The National Hot Rod Association’s drag racing events. This area is extremely contaminated by gas fumes, car exhaust and burning rubber. If the lenses can stand up to these conditions, they can stand up to anything.
Since the Fujinon lenses we’ve used are all securely weather proofed, our engineers only have to do routine cleaning and replace front element lens filters to protect the front glass. Then, they’re ready to go.
Thom: Spruce also mentioned that the Voyager 8 is using the 88X and 101X to provide ESPN with the best coverage of the drag races. 
Crosscreek is using the 101X lens on a robotic camera at the very end of the track, just past the runout. The long focal length allows them to get shots of drivers coming right at the camera so viewers can almost see the drivers’ faces at well over a quarter mile.
For two decades Fujinon has provided the highest performance to Crosscreek Productions. It is this level of optical quality, customer service, and reliability that we will continue to offer Crosscreek in all its productions. To learn more, visit www.fujinon.com. You can also find us on Facebook www.facebook.com/FujifilmOptical and Twitter www.twitter.com/FujifilmOptical . 
Posted: 10/12/2011 10:06:08 AM by Thom Calabro | with 0 comments


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