Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) April 14, 2006
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has created an advanced courtroom with a sophisticated audio-visual presentation system to accommodate potentially the largest evidentiary record ever compiled for an NRC hearing. The audio-visual system was designed and integrated by Phoenix-based ExhibitOne.
To be used during planned public hearings regarding the possible construction of a high-level radioactive waste repository located at Yucca Mountain, Nev., the new courtroom system can display items from a database of more than 50,000 documents, including previously recorded digital audio and video evidence. The database system, referred to in conjunction with the audio-visual system as the Digital Data Management System (DDMS), was developed by Nortel Government Solutions.
Additionally, the courtroom system enables the NRC, by accessing computers in a data closet, to look at real-time transcripts and control a document camera using remote control through a wireless touch panel. The system's video component can access the DDMS digital information database as well as capture laptop and other digital recordings for playback. An audio-video mixing system automatically focuses a camera on the person speaking to create a video record, which later can be combined with the real-time transcription record to create a searchable audio-video/text transcript for review. Other highlights of the system include: three judge and five witness locations at the bench, plasma monitors with closed captioning over composite and VGA outputs, and the ability to interact with a witness over video conference.
"The new system provides unmatched efficiency and streamlines the presentation process not only for the NRC, but also for any organization desiring a look into the future of audio video," said ExhibitOne CEO and President Kevin Sandler.
About ExhibitOne Corporation
With more than 10 years of experience in the audio video technology industry, and over 900 systems completed, ExhibitOne is the country's leading design and engineering firm for integrating presentation and telepresence technologies. ExhibitOne designs, engineers, integrates and supports custom audio video and videoconferencing systems for highly unique environments such as: courtrooms, conference rooms, classrooms, auditoriums, casinos, medical facilities and emergency operations centers. For more information, please visit http://www.ExhibitOne.com.
For more information on ExhibitOne or the technology solution for the NRC, contact Maryann Sollers, Manager of Marketing Services, at 480-763-1002, ext. 114.