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Polecam Ltd announced that they have signed a contract with TECADS INC  in the USA to become Master Distributor for Polecam in North and South America.

Perry Drogo, president of TECADS INC said “We are proud to announce a new additional line to our family of production products. Polecam will available to all our resellers in North, South, and Central America.”

“Our network of rental companies, brick & mortar dealers, independent operators, studios all can take advantage of this well-developed compact rig system and accessories. Our mission is to bring this product to all industries, from broadcast on air events to medical theatre staging, from movie shoots to extreme sports, live concerts either in 2D or 3D. This new generation of Polecam products fits well with today’s needs to find and capture the creative element and to raise production values in the process.“

Graeme Chapman, managing director of Polecam said “One of the most important factors for Polecam over the next few years is sustainable growth and to do this we need the correct partners representing us across the world. In appointing Tecads we believe they have the correct infrastructure throughout North and South America to enable our ambitious plans to be realised. I look forward to working with Perry and his team in the most important market globally for Polecam.”

Existing distribution company Polecam USA will assist with training and handover, closing down in May 2013 after NAB.

TECADS Inc. is a Master Distributor serving high technology companies in North, South and Central America. Unlike distributors with a very wide range of products, TECADS serve a select clientele offering specialised products and services in content creation and distribution to create a synergistic selling experience.

TECADS is a single point of focus for distribution and sales. The founders have over 40 years experience in broadcast, production and post-production, and their skilled team conducts business on the client’s behalf at the highest level of customer support and satisfaction. Their high level of technical expertise and industry knowledge add the edge needed in today’s competitive environment.

Customers also benefit from the network of partners in the form of advertising, promotion and trade show support.                         

Polecam Systems is the company today that has grown from the early days when extreme sports cameraman Steffan Hewitt designed and built the first Polecam rig for himself to use, and when others saw what it could achieve, they wanted one themselves.

Polecam’s attraction has always been a winning combination of portability, speed of rig/derig, adding production values without hassle, getting crane shots where no other crane could go, and getting right in to where the action is. Crane shots up a mountain, no problem. On a small boat, no problem.

Steffan has continued to develop and refine Polecam, never standing still, and today Polecam Systems offers a wide choice of ways to own a rig, from the Polecam Starter Pack, an entry level configuration that will take a DSLR or Black Magic Design Cinema camera right up to the full Polecam rig with 7th Heaven extended reach of 8m/26 feet.

There’s a whole range of cameras, heads, accessories, recorders, not to mention 3D, underwater add-ons and Extreme SloMo too.



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