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HOLLYWOOD HOTEL GETS MAKEOVER

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The Hollywood Hotel is all new for the 2012 season.  First unveiled in 2007, NASCAR on FOX’s traveling prerace studio is the most technologically advanced mobile unit ever employed to cover sporting events. It captures the charged atmosphere associated with on-location remote broadcasts. The 2012 version has been completely revamped to update the state-of-the-art premier network center. The background virtual “window” to the track uses three monitors (two 60 inch and one 103 inch) so the prerace set can be “transported” anywhere on the track.  An inverted “Jitacam” crane hangs from the roof of the hotel and operates along a track, allowing floating and sweeping camera moves not possible in the network’s old mobile trailer. Color mixing for the background on its flat screen monitors is manipulated using 1600 linear feet of RGB tape (LED lights) to illuminate the background in any color FOX chooses. These updates and modifications in power make it the greenest production truck on the planet.

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