Press Release Detail


March 5th, 2018


MMTV, a leading media and entertainment company, has chosen Ikegami HDK-79GX 16-bit full digital HDTV portable camera systems for integration into the newsroom at its headquarters in Alappuzha, Kerala. The total order consists of 8nos of Studio camera chains and all delivered and in successful operation.

A long-established Ikegami customer, Manorma News selected the Ikegami HDK-79GX cameras after evaluating all major brands of studio cameras available in the market. They found Ikegami HDK-79GX offering true colour space & better dynamic Range of 600%. This camera has an excellent signal to noise ratio of 61 dB at f/11 (1080/50i) sensitivity and better reproduction of blacks in the video output.

In addition, Manorma News were existing user of Ikegami HDK-79EXIII full digital HDTV studio cameras. And they have been satisfied with our support services through our partner AGIV India who has been responsible for marketing & promoting Ikegami Broadcasting products in India.

About Manorama News

Manorama News (also known as MM TV) is a Malayalam language news channel owned and operated by Malayala Manorama. The channel, based at Aroor Alleppey, was launched on 17 August 2006, which coincided with the Malayalam New Year.

Malayala Manorama also has a daily morning newspaper, in Malayalam language, published from Kottayam, Kerala, India by Malayala Manorama Company Limited. It was first published as a weekly on 22 March 1890, and currently has a readership of over 20 million (with a circulation base of over 2.1 million copies). The Malayalam title “Manorama” roughly translates to “entertainer”. It is also the second oldest Malayalam newspaper in Kerala in circulation.

About Ikegami

Ikegami is a leading manufacturer of specialized cameras, image processing and transmission equipment. Ikegami was founded in 1946 in Tokyo, Japan. Today around 800 employees are working in 3 factories and 9 sales and service organizations all over the world. Ikegami has consistently created the most advanced products in all image processes, namely image, transmission, processing, recording and display. Ikegami Electronics Asia Pacific Pte.Ltd. (Ikegami APAC) in Singapore, was founded in 2014 and it is the sales and service organization for Asia Pacific except China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan, visit