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Press Release Archive — 2008
December 1, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., December 1, 2008 — At the upcoming Government Video Expo 2008 conference for government agencies and educational institutions, Grass Valley™, a division within Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions, will demonstrate an affordable and highly flexible file-based workflow for production professionals that include high-definition (HD) editing, video switching, tapeless playback, and an IP-based video delivery platform.
November 5, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 5, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions, together with TheAlloy, a leading UK-based industrial design firm has been awarded bronze in the "Design Management" category of the prestigious Design Business Association (DBA) awards. Thomson and TheAlloy were presented with the award at the 2008 DBA awards ceremony, which took place in London on Nov. 4.
November 5, 2008
Beijing China, November 5-8, 2008 (BIRTV — Booth 8B03)Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions, will show an extensive lineup of Thomson and Grass Valley™ products at the upcoming 2008 Beijing Radio, TV and Film Equipment (BIRTV) exhibition and conference. The convention will be held at the China International Exhibition Center (CIEC), in Beijing, November 5-8.
October 31, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif. — October 31, 2008 — Lexington, Kentucky-based Keeneland, a premiere producer of live simulcast thoroughbred horse racing as well as year-round broadcast and video production programming, has upgraded its production facilities with a full complement of Grass Valley™ high-definition (HD) production and distribution equipment from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) a worldwide leader in video solutions.
October 22, 2008
Hollywood, Calif., October 21, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, and its employees around the world have always been dedicated to developing open standards and educating the industry at large. At this year's Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE) conference, a number of technical experts from Thomson (some who are also long-time SMPTE members) will participate in various panel discussions and technical paper presentations.
October 20, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 20, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, has launched a global, multi-city roadshow, including ones specifically for the Asia Pacifc region, that will provide onsite demonstrations of its new Thomson Grass Valley™ HDSTORM™ I/O board which works with the latest version (V5) of EDIUS® nonlinear editing software.
October 20, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 20, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, has launched a global, multi-city roadshow, including ones specifically for the European and Middle Eastern region, that will provide onsite demonstrations of its new Thomson Grass Valley™ HDSTORM™ I/O board which works with the latest version (V5) of EDIUS® nonlinear editing software.
October 20, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 20-23, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, will exhibit its latest tools and technologies for cost-effective, file-based production and distribution of standard-definition and high-definition (SD and HD) content at the Show for Audiovisual Technologies & Solutions (SATIS) 2008 conference in Porte de Versailles, Paris, France, October 20-23.
October 16, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 16, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, has launched a global, multi-city roadshow, including ones specifically for North America, that will provide onsite demonstrations of its new Thomson Grass Valley™ HDSTORM™ I/O board which works with the latest version (V5) of EDIUS® nonlinear editing software.
October 13, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 13, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced that The Lerro Corporation — an independent reseller and expert integrator of multi-format broadcast and video production equipment based in Norristown, Penn., — has added the Thomson Grass Valley™ Infinity™ Digital Media Camcorder (DMC) to its extensive inventory and is one of many members of the new Thomson Grass Valley Xensium™ Dealer Program. Lerro also offers comprehensive personal customer service to support the Thomson Grass Valley product line.
October 7, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 7, 2008 — The Thomson Grass Valley™ LDK 8300 HD Super SloMo camera from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, has been recognized with a 2008 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award by the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine at the 2008 IBC convention.
August 14, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., August 14, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced that Roscor Corporation, a leading provider of professional video, audio, multimedia, and computer based products and services for more than 30 years, is the first US dealer to join the Thomson Grass Valley™ Xensium™ Dealer Program.
August 7, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., August 7, 2008 — The 2008 PGA Championship returns to Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township, Michigan for the 90th PGA Championship, August 4-10, 2008. On hand to capture the prestigious event for The Golf Channel, and also for a variety of international broadcasters, will be veteran mobile production company NEP Supershooters, using Thomson Grass Valley™ high-definition (HD) production equipment from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions.
August 5, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., August 5 2008 — Dome Productions, one of North America's leading production facilities providers based in Toronto, Canada, is covering the current 2008 Canadian Football League (CFL) season in high-definition (HD) with a fleet of trucks equipped with Thomson Grass Valley™ HD cameras, production switchers, and routers from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions.
July 29, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 29, 2008 — As it has for several years, sports production company NEP Supershooters will be on-site in Los Angeles this year with a full complement of Thomson Grass Valley™ production equipment from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, to cover the 2008 ESPN Summer X-Games in high-definition (HD). The games, which run July 31 — August 3, will be aired live on ESPN and ABC television.
July 17, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 17, 20080 — Filmmakers Ivan Hexter and Jay Watson have created a haunting documentary, Antarctic Oasis, telling the story of the whaling history of South Georgia Island in the sub-Antarctic. Using the power of the Thomson Grass Valley™ EDIUS® nonlinear editor from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions. The filmmakers traced the journey of four Australian artists as they traveled to South Georgia, seeking inspiration for their own group art exhibition.
July 16, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 16, 20080 — Leading outside broadcast (OB) production company Euromedia/SFP (Société Française de Production) is using Thomson Grass Valley™ LDK 8000 high definition cameras from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, to capture pictures from this year's Tour de France cycle race, from July 5-27 2008.
July 15, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 15, 20080Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS, the worldwide leader in video solutions , is working with Symon, a global digital signage solution company, to integrate the value and flexibility of the Thomson Grass Valley™ MEDIAEDGE®3 DS video delivery platform with Symon's TargetVision enterprise-wide digital signage software. A combined solution of the two companies' Internet Protocol (IP)-based technologies will offer complete scalability, supporting all types of infrastructures, from a single site to hundreds of sites across the globe.
July 14, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 14, 20080 — The 2008 Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be the 79th mid-season exhibition between the all-stars of the American League and the National League. The global Sports event is also an annual showcase for the power and flexibility of Thomson Grass Valley™ high-definition production equipment from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions.
July 14, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 14, 20080 — The recent star-studded and highly rated "46664" concert celebrating the 90th birthday of Nelson Mandela at Hyde Park in London was broadcast live around the world with Thomson Grass Valley™ high-definition (HD) production equipment. The event is yet another in a continuing list of high-profile telecasts being produced with muitiformat HD cameras and production switchers from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions.
July 14, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 14, 20080Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, announced today that its highly anticipated and increasingly popular Thomson Grass Valley Infinity Digital Media Camcorder (DMC) is now widely available from its certified broadcast equipment dealers and system integrators located across North America. Thomson brings an unparalleled level of training and support to its experienced resale channel to allow its partners to address the growing demand for Infinity.
July 10, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 10, 20080 — Meeting the demand for more high-definition (HD) content, in entertainment and sports, veteran Columbus, Ohio-based production company Lyon Video has once again turned to Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, for HD production equipment and systems to support the different HD formats required by its clients. Lyon Video recently completed installation on its third HD mobile production truck, MU8.
July 3, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 03, 2008 — As tennis fans globally watch the 2008 Wimbledon Championships live from the All England Club this week, a large variety of Thomson Grass Valley™ high-definition (HD) production equipment from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, is following every lightning-fast serve. The Grand Slam tournament, which some broadcasters are carrying in crystal-clear HDTV for the first time ever, runs through to July 6.
June 18, 2008
Las Vegas (InfoComm Booth N6312) June 18, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) continues to support all types of digital signage, educational and institutional messaging, and AV multimedia presentations with the latest version of its Thomson Grass Valley MEDIAEDGE®3 LAN-based video delivery system. In addition to full-screen high definition video, the new MEDIAEDGE3 DS now includes the ability to combine and display animated graphics, text, and other HTML elements.
June 18, 2008
Las Vegas (InfoComm Booth N6312) June 18, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) has announced that in the 18 months since it began shipping, the Indigo AV Mixer has sold more than 1,000 units, making it one of the most popular AV mixers in the world.
June 17, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., June 17, 2008 — Enhancing the Thomson Grass Valley professional services education and training portfolio, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) announces the launch of Thomson Grass Valley™ University, a new Web-based training system. In addition to conventional classroom training, now Thomson customers and partners can enhance their skills through training content available via a standard Web browser and Internet connection.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — At the NAB 2008 convention, Thomson will exhibit a number of new features and functionality now found on its popular Thomson Grass Valley™ Kalypso™ HD and Kayak™ HD video production switchers.
March 4, 2008
March 4, 2008 — At the upcoming CABSAT 2008 conference, to be held at the Dubai International Convention Centre, March 4-6, 2008, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) will exhibit its comprehensive product portfolio of multiformat production technologies designed to help Middle East cable and satellite providers, broadcasters, and video production professionals make the transition to digital standard-definition and high-definition (SD/HD) efficient and cost-effective.
February 13, 2008
February 13, 2008 — With the latest release of software for its Thomson Grass Valley™ EDIUS® Broadcast editing platform, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) now offers comprehensive support for all leading tapeless acquisition formats through simple and intuitive workflows.
February 4, 2008
February 4, 2008 — When the undefeated New England Patriots went up against the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLII on Sunday February 3, mobile production company Game Creek Video was on site for Fox Sports to cover it live in high-definition (HD). This was the first Super Bowl telecast that Game Creek covered as the host production facility.
January 29, 2008
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 29-31, 2008 — Continuing to offer exception value and functionality not found on any other AV switcher in its price range, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) has announced a new input option for the Thomson Grass Valley™ Indigo™ AV Mixer that expands its ability to work with high-definition (HD) video sources. The expansion option, to be introduced at the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2008 conference in Amsterdam, allows a total of eight HD-SDI inputs to be mixed in real time by the Indigo AV Mixer for less than $20,000.
January 17, 2008
January 17, 2008 — Director/co-writer Spencer Susser has completed work on "I Love Sarah Jane," a dramatic independent short film that tells the story of Jimbo — a 13-year-old boy who can think of nothing but this girl. No matter what stands in his way — bullies, violence, chaos, or zombies — nothing is going to stop him from finding his way into her world.
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