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Press Release Archive — 2008
December 11, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., December 11, 2008 — TV Anhanguera, a TV Globo affiliate, one of the largest networks in Brazil, continues to migrate its owned and operated as well as affiliated facilities to full high-definition (HD) production with Grass Valley™ technology from the Grass Valley division within Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions. The TV Anhanguera network is using Grass Valley HD cameras, and production switchers for a completely new HD studio.
December 11, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., December 11, 2008 — German public broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), the ARD (Alliance of the Public Broadcasters of Germany) station based in Hamburg, has returned to the Grass Valley™ division within Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions, to supply a new outside broadcast (OB) truck. The turnkey unit, built on a fixed axle truck, with an expandable side, is designed to support up to ten cameras. This will be NDR's first HD OB van.
December 5, 2008
Paris, France, December 5, 2008 — KBRO, a leading cable television operator in Taiwan, is migrating to high-definition (HD) and MPEG-4 delivery using a new headend infrastructure from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions. The new system is based around Thomson's headend with ViBE Premium encoders and will enable KBRO to deliver multiple HD channels as well as more than 140 SD services.
December 3, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., December 3, 2008 — The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is using a Grass Valley™ Ignite™ HD integrated production system from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions, to produce its new three-hour live morning news and information show entitled "ABC News Breakfast." The show debuted on the ABC2 channel on Monday, November 3.
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.
December 1, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., December 1, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced that its Grass Valley™ division is working with Vivesta, a broadcast media software company based in Hilversum, The Netherlands, to market affordable channel management as well as automation and content management solutions to small- and mid-sized broadcasters.
November 25, 2008
Paris, France/Anaheim, California - November 25, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions is launching a new range of fast- channel change solutions with the latest updates in its award-winning ViBE encoders. Thomson's new fast zapping solutions enables viewers to quickly check through live content as channel change time is reduced by 50%, even for high-definition (HD) video. The new fast channel change solution can also manage up to 3 HD sets per home.
November 25, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 25, 2008 — With demand for high-definition (HD) programming increasing in the Baltic region, the Professional Services and Integration business unit of Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions, has received an order for an HD OB Van from EESTI RAHVUSRINGHÄÄLING (ERR), the national public broadcaster in Tallinn, Estonia.
November 12, 2008
Paris, France/Anaheim, California - November 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), a worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced the launch of the latest version of its SmartVision Video on Demand (VoD) server. SmartVision VoD version 6 offers both IPTV and cable operators the solution they need to maximize network digital video recording (nDVR) opportunities and thus drive new revenues.
November 12, 2008
Paris, France/Anaheim, California - November 12, 2008 — Falcon IP/Complete continues to expand deployment of complete IPTV systems from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, with regional telecoms operators in the US. The latest customer win concerns GTel Teleconnection, who has selected a complete IPTV solution from Falcon IP/Complete, featuring video head ends, video service platforms and consumer premises equipment from Thomson.
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.
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.
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 24, 2008
Paris, France, 24 October 2008 — According to the latest report from analysts MRG, the SmartVision service management platform from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) is the most widely used in Europe and number two globally by a number of subscribers. Its success, and its comprehensive functionality, has been recognised by the judges of the InfoVision award, presented at Broadband World Forum Europe by organisers IEC. SmartVision IPTV has taken the prize in the network and services management and operations category.
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.
October 2, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 2, 2008 — Continuing its pioneering tradition, the NBC Universal Local Media Group and its owned-and-operated (O&O) local television stations are using an automated high-definition playout system fed by Thomson Grass Valley™ proven video server technology from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions. The highly reliable HD servers are helping the network's stations share material and broadcast HD content at the local level.
September 15, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 15, 2008 — The Italian mobile operator, 3 Italia, has built a new operation centre for the mobile television services La3 TV, based on an integrated solution from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions. 3 Italia operates Europe's largest DVB-H service with over 850,000 subscribers in Italy. The new Thomson mobile video headend allows 3 Italia to manage encoding and delivery in house, with the capability to broadcast up to 20 channels over DVB-H, with superior picture quality.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions today announced the Thomson Grass Valley™ K2 Dyno™ replay controller. The compact, cost-effective next-generation controller coupled with the new K2 Summit™ production client is designed to help sports producers and other professionals capture live events in crystal-clear HD resolutions and instantly play them out at variable speeds for critical analysis during fast-paced events. It is ideally suited for HD sports production trucks and shared storage production facilities.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — In its continuing commitment to protect the environment and lead the industry's efforts to do its part, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, has instituted the Thomson Grass Valley™ End-of-Life Commercial Product Take-Back Program that enables commercial customers to return unwanted, obsolete, broken, and old commercial broadcast and commercial AV equipment from any manufacturer for proper disposal by the Company.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, has expanded its line of Triton™ compact routing switchers with the debut of the new Thomson Grass Valley™ Triton Plus series. Triton Plus offers a reduced frame size, expanded scalability and support for the highest quality AES110 Ohm audio and 3 Gb/s video signals. The new small footprint router is ideal for demanding AV environments where small size, low weight and affordability are critical.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — Reliance BIG TV, a new venture of India's largest private company Reliance, is to launch 300 high-definition and standard-definition channels, as well as 50 radio channels, using a complete head end system from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions. The deal is worth more than $5 million.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, and Telecast Fiber Systems have developed a compact fiber optic camera link which allows the Thomson Grass Valley™ Infinity™ Digital Media Camcorder (DMC) to be used as a live system camera for studios, flypacks, and other multi-camera productions. This new interface adds yet more operational flexibility and convenience to the Infinity platform.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — Major League Baseball's MLB Network is set to go live on January 1 with live games and pre-taped programming produced with a comprehensive shared storage network. This technology includes Thomson Grass Valley™ K2™ HD media servers, Aurora™ Edit HD systems, and a comprehensive Aurora software suite of applications to handle the entire HD postproduction process from ingest to browse to playout from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced the expansion of its K2™ server family. The Thomson Grass Valley™ K2 Summit™ production client supports streamlined standard-definition (SD) and high-definition (HD) live event news production, and live-to-tape/live-to-disk applications. It joins and broadens the well-established K2™ server for transmission playout, news production, and other live events. Both systems are part of a growing range of peak-performance clients, as a client in a K2 storage area network (SAN) infrastructure or with internal server and storage for standalone applications.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, continues to expand the features and advance the performance of its popular Thomson Grass Valley™ LDK 8000, LDK 8000 SportCam multi-format and LDK 4000 mk II single-format high-definition (HD) cameras with the introduction of the Elite HD Camera Series.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, announced that its Thomson Grass Valley™ Infinity™ Digital Media Camcorder (DMC) now includes MPEG-2 HD Long GOP (group of pictures) as a codec choice. The addition of MPEG-2 Long GOP creates a low bit rate recording choice to complement the existing high-quality, high bit rates within the Infinity DMC and allows Infinity users to choose among a range of high-definition (HD) choices from 18 Mb/sec up to 100 Mb/sec — all in the same camcorder, which can all be recorded to the same piece of media.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — During IBC Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, will announce the extension of its Video on Demand (VoD) solutions to enable the migration of Direct-To-Home networks to hybrid architectures and capture the fast-growing Video on Demand market.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — Following the universal success of Canopus' DVSTORM product, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, will release the next-generation Thomson Grass Valley™ HDSTORM™ PCI Express (PCIe) board. Including the latest version of Thomson Grass Valley EDIUS® non-linear editing software (5), HDSTORM helps users making the transition from standard-definition (SD) to high-definition (HD), file-based production in a fast, flexible and highly cost-effective way.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, is introducing two new PCI Express (PCIe) boards, one taking advantage of the growth in tapeless acquisition, the other aimed at high quality, high definition (HD) editing. Offering exceptional value and performance, both of these new production tools come bundled with the latest version of Thomson Grass Valley™ EDIUS® software.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — Sky Italia, which broadcasts by satellite to more than 4.5 million subscribers in Italy from its base in Milan, has selected ViBE compression solutions from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, to upgrade its existing headends. Thomson ViBE MPEG-4 HD encoders have been chosen in order to increase compression efficiency and allowing Sky Italia to transmit Dolby Digital Surround Sound alongside premium high-definition (HD) service.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — Continuing its excellence in high-definition (HD) production and slow-motion (slo-mo) replay technology, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, is highlighting its Thomson Grass Valley™ LDK 8300 HD Super SloMo camera, a newly designed camera system that captures true progressive HD images, natively, in multiple formats and frame rates.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, today expanded its NetProcessor line of video-processing solutions with the new NetProcessor 9026, which optimizes the satellite distribution of regionalized content in a terrestrial network.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — At IBC2008 Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, is unveiling the most advanced version (5) of its Thomson Grass Valley™ EDIUS® nonlinear editing software to date. To support the growing user community, Thomson is offering a very attractive upgrade price to all existing EDIUS customers.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — At IBC2008 Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced the Thomson Grass Valley™ Trinix™ NXT router, the next generation of Trinix routing. Providing unrivalled reliability to ensure signal security, and remarkable switching and signal performance the Trinix NXT platform is ready to switch any signal from analog to SD and on to 3 Gb/s 1080p HD.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — At IBC2008 Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, is rolling out a major extension to its Elite digital transmitter range, adding low-power Elite 10 transmitters and gap-filler versions, medium-power Elite 100 VHF digital versions, Elite 1000 high-power analog VHF/UHF versions as well as air-cooled solutions available now for high-power transmitters.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — During IBC Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) the worldwide leader in video solutions, will demonstrate its new Personalized TV solutions designed to bring IPTV services to new levels of personalization and interactivity which will enable network operators to benefit from even greater revenue driving possibilities.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced the expansion of it's video headend offering by launching several new C&D solutions bringing new benefits to both Telco and Satellite content providers.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — Premier Retail Networks (PRN), part of Thomson's (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) Services Division, is now deploying its third generation of retail media solutions based on the Thomson Grass Valley™ MediaEdge®3 DS video distribution system for a variety of new IP-based digital retail network deployments across the US. A custom configured version of the MediaEdge3 is a core component of PRN's video network manager.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced the signing of a major contract with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for the progressive roll-out of Thomson Grass Valley™ Ignite™ systems throughout the ABC major city and regional areas.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, announced today the latest developments for the Thomson Grass Valley™ Infinity™ Digital Media Camcorder (DMC). Heading the new announcement is the Cine-style option, which enables the camcorder to shoot in production-style, high-definition (HD) progressive formats giving dramas, high quality documentaries, and music videos the look they deserve.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, is introducing two new high-quality transcoding engines that provide faster than real-time performance when converting files from one digital format to another.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — As more and more broadcasters across the central and south American regions make the transition to high-definition (HD) production and file-based workflows, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, continues to find success for its Thomson Grass Valley™ HD newsgathering products, including the revolutionary Infinity™ Digital Media Camcorder (DMC) and the K2/Aurora shared storage production systems. The order is valued at $1.8 million (US).
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — The ViBE platform from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions is already widely regarded as the most extensive encoder range in the marketplace. With the two important new launches at IBC2008, of the ViBE Mosaic Channel Generator and the ViBE Transcoder, the range improves overall headend performance, simplifying system design and platform migration while keeping capital and operational costs at a minimum.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced the Thomson Grass Valley™ Sonata series of audio breakout boxes that allow the construction of distributed audio routing systems making expansion of professional audio/video (A/V) systems easy and cost-effective while considerably reducing the number of cables. The Sonata system converts audio signals to or from its built-in Multi-channel Audio Digital Interface (MADI) in a compact 1 RU frame.
September 11, 2008
Paris, France/Amsterdam (IBC — Stands 1.D11 /7.F31), September 11, 2008 — MediaCorp Pte Ltd., one of Southeast Asia's premiere broadcasters, has migrated its entire newsgathering operations in Singapore to a new file-based production workflow based on technology from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions.
September 10, 2008
Paris and Nevada City, Calif., September 10, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced that it is selling the Thomson Grass Valley™ digital film transfer equipment business to private investors led by PARTER Capital Group, a German private equity advisory firm. The sale includes the market-leading Spirit film scanning family, together with the Bones digital intermediate workflow tools and LUTher, a colour space management product. Financial terms of the sale are not being made public.
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 6, 2008
Paris and Nevada City, Calif., August 6, 2008 — KOMO, the ABC affiliate in Seattle, Wash., will begin producing its daily local newscasts in high-definition (HD) with HD news production equipment and systems from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions. The comprehensive Thomson Grass Valley™ HD production system will allow the station to produce news both in the studio on a shared storage network and in the field on portable laptop systems.
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 31, 2008
Paris and Nevada City, Calif., July 31, 2008 — PBK, the first Baltic Channel, has implemented a tapeless production system for news and programming from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS). Based in Riga, Latvia, PBK broadcasts to all three Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) via satellite and cable systems, reaching an estimated seven million viewers.
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 24, 2008
Paris and Nevada City, Calif., July 24, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS), the worldwide leader in video solutions, today announced that it has joined with CineForm, makers of advanced software-based codecs and CPU accelerators for desktop editing systems, to develop the I-J2K Suite that enables Adobe CS3 and Apple Final Cut Pro (FCP) users to have a complete, real-time, 10-bit, 4:2:2 workflow for JPEG 2000 files captured with the Thomson Grass Valley™ Infinity™ Digital Media Camcorder (DMC).
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 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 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 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) announced today at InfoComm 2008 in Las Vegas, a brand new option for its Thomson Grass Valley Indigo AV Mixer that offers the ability for users to input up to eight HD-SDI sources.
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 18, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., June 18, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced that it has delivered the 2,500th Thomson Grass Valley Kayak switcher. The milestone switcher, which was a Kayak HD 2.5 M/E system, was delivered to Lexington, Kentucky-based Keeneland, a premiere provider of live and simulcast Thoroughbred horseracing and year-round broadcast and video production programming.
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 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.
May 26, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 26, 2008 —To meet the growing demand for HD programming, German mobile facilities company Studio Berlin Adlershof GmbH (SBA), based in Berlin, is upgrading one of its largest standard-definition (SD) OB vans (Ü4) to full high-definition (HD) operation with a variety of multiformat production equipment from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS). This is the second HD OB van built for SBA, with the new equipment installation in Ü4 scheduled for completion by midyear.
May 12, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 12, 2008 — Leading Australian post house Cutting Edge is delivering high quality dailies on the 20th Century Fox feature Wolverine to both sides of the Pacific, thanks to the Thomson Grass Valley™ Bones Dailies workflow tools from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS). Although the film is being shot in Australia studio executives in Los Angeles are kept up to date via Bones Dailies software.
April 14, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 14, 2008 — A group of post production legends are establishing a new facility in Santa Monica, California based around twin Thomson Grass Valley Spirit 4K film scanners from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS). The partners in the venture to be called New Hat, are Bob Festa, Clark Muller and Darby Walker, with support from engineering guru Mike Waldie.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's largest religious network who also provides content for their own TV stations, has chosen DCX Millennium digital transmitters from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) to expand and upgrade their broadcast networks.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — In order to comply with the US mandated switchover from analog to digital television, WCTE needed to purchase a new solid state transmitter system to meet analog replication. PBS member station WCTE selected Thomson's (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) Elite-1000 UHF liquid cooled DTV transmitter.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — Major Taiwanese operator CSTV has deployed three complete direct-to-home satellite transponder video network systems from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS). The range of Thomson equipment purchased by CSTV, includes a service management system and state-of-the-art MPEG-4 compression solutions to assure the highest video and audio quality whilst dramatically reducing the payload necessary on their satellite transponder.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson's (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) best selling solid state transmitters are now in 2000 deployments worldwide. In addition, Thomson has already shipped over 100 of its new Elite range of solid state transmitters since their launch onto the market in April 2007.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — France 2, one of the largest television networks in France, and the first public television broadcaster in the country, has chosen Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) to build a new high-definition (HD) studio and control room in Paris. The station's new HD channel, the result of a $3.1 million upgrade to its facilities and equipment, will be on-air by August 27 of this year.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — Monicash, one of the Ivory Coast's leading multimedia corporations, has deployed mobile TV using a complete DVB-H transmission chain supplied by Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS). The service, offering six channels, went on air early in March 2008 and is accessible by subscribers to Monicash's MTN mobile network.
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.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — WTTW, the premier PBS member station in Chicago, has upgraded its standard-definition (SD) Thomson Grass Valley™ digital news production technology from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS). The major HD upgrade at WTTW, which will be completed in phases, includes more than $1 million worth of new Thomson Grass Valley HD news equipment and systems.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced that its new Thomson Grass Valley™ 8943RDA 3 Gb/s HD/SD re-clocking distribution amplifier has been proven to show complete compliance to meet the strict guidelines established by the Society of Motion Picture & Television Engineers (SMPTE).
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — KHQ, the NBC affiliate in Spokane, Wash., will soon begin producing and broadcasting its local news in high-definition (HD) and streamlining its news department and programming operations by installing a file-based workflow based on Thomson's (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) Grass Valley™ news production equipment.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced that it has completed contract negotiations and is moving forward with the progressive roll-out of a fully integrated digital newsroom across all current Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) news sites in Australia.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) has taken asset management capability in the editing suite to a whole new level with the latest version (6.5) of its Thomson Grass Valley™ Aurora Edit standard- and high-definition (SD/HD) editing platform.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — German outside broadcast facilities company Media Mobil GmbH (MMG), a premiere live sports and entertainment production company based in Leipzig, has assigned Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) to design and build their first HD OB Van.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced that Eurosport, the number one pan-European sports TV channel, will launch its main channel in high definition in May from its main all-digital broadcast center in Issy-les-Moulineaux (near Paris, France) that will be supported by a large Thomson Grass Valley™ K2™ storage area network (SAN) based around multiple K2 Media Server systems. The overall project is the largest HD SAN ever installed by Thomson's Systems Solutions business unit and is valued at more than $3 million.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — TEO, the largest telecommunications operator in Lithuania, is to launch an advanced range of video services to its customers including video on demand delivered by a network of SmartVision VoD servers from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS).
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008

Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced it has shipped 1,000 of its new ViBE series of HD and SD MPEG-4 AVC encoders launched at the end of 2007.

April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — The Thomson Grass Valley™ Bones Dailies system from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) has premiered at Technicolor Content Services (TCS) in Montreal, Canada on the independent production Punisher: War Zone.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — At NAB2008, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) is delivering on its promise of expanded storage and increased performance for its Thomson Grass Valley™ REV PRO™ removable media cartridges and is now offering two new options: REV PRO XP and REV PRO ER.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced the Thomson Grass Valley™ MediaFUSE® Content Re-purposing and Multi-distribution System. MediaFUSE is an end-to-end suite of automated tools featuring a new software architecture that is the only system on the market today capable of simultaneously producing web, mobile, and IPTV broadcast materials in real time for both "live" and "on-demand" applications.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — Falcon IP/Complete, a leading US telecommunications integrator has deployed Thomson's (Euronext 18453; NYSE: TMS) end-to-end IPTV solutions with two new customers — Adak, a local telecom operator in Alaska and Magazine Telephone Company, a local exchange operator in Arkansas.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — All India Radio (AIR) has selected Thomson's (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) M2W medium-wave transmitters for the launch of the first local radio channels to India's Lakshadweep Islands. The new service will go on air during 2008. Thomson's M2W 10kW medium-wave transmitters, already in use at AIR stations all over India, will now be used to broadcast the first local content from Kavarati radio station throughout the Lakshadweep Islands.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) has won two multi-million euro contracts with the Ministry of Culture and Information in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — Rede Record, the second largest television network in Brazil, continues to expand its operations with an all-digital content distribution infrastructure built around high-definition production and distribution technologies and systems from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS).
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) today announced the extension of its Skywave 2000 digital AM product line with the launch of two new models — the DRM Content Server and the Cirro-Stratus DRM Encoder/Modulator/RF Exciter.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — Sure Shot Transmissions, Inc., one of the fastest growing mobile production and satellite uplink companies in the Midwest, is building a new 40-foot high-definition (HD) multiformat sports and entertainment production truck, based around a full complement of multiformat equipment from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS).
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson's (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) mobile TV solutions are now in commercial deployments in 11 of the 14 countries that already have DVB-H deployments. The countries are Russia, Italy, South Africa, Ivory Coast, UAE, Albania, Philippines, Namibia, Kenya, Nigeria and the Netherlands.. Thomson's video Head-ends, service platforms and transmitters are confirming their leadership in DVB-H solutions worldwide among both mobile operators and broadcasters.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) and FilmLight will conduct a groundbreaking demonstration at NAB in which FilmLight's Baselight color grading system will control a Thomson Grass Valley™ Spirit system as a telecine controller. It will mark the first time ever that a software-based color corrector will fully control a telecine system.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008 — Bangladesh Radio (BETAR) has ordered 1000 kW radio transmitters from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) to upgrade its existing broadcast network for nationwide coverage.
April 12, 2008
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booths SL106/SL2120) April 12, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) continues to advance its line of Thomson Grass Valley™ Infinity™ Digital Media Camcorders (DMC) with the introduction of the DMC 1000/20, a high performance camcorder for ENG and EFP applications.
March 10, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, March 10, 2008 — South America's satellite content distribution service, Global Media, has added 10 new digital channels using Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) solutions. As part of the significant new agreement, Thomson also managed the installation and provided maintenance and training services.
March 6, 2008
Paris, France/Hong Kong, March 6, 2008Thomson (Euronext 18453; NYSE; TMS) today announced that leading Hong Kong-based broadcaster, Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB), has selected Thomson's Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) solutions for its deployment in Hong Kong for the MFN and SFN networks.
March 5, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, March 5, 2008 — In an agreement with Thomson valued at $12 million , World Wrestling Entertainment® Inc. (WWE®), is in the process of upgrading its facilities in Stamford, Conn. to include a file-based infrastructure based on Thomson Grass Valley K2™ media servers, Aurora™ high-definition (HD) production editing system, Kalypso™ HD production switchers, a Trinix™ HD router, and Kameleon™ and GeckoFlex™ signal conversion modules from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS).
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.
March 3, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, March 3, 2008 — Frost & Sullivan has announced that Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) is the recipient of its 2007 "Product Line Leadership of the Year" award, based on the global market success of its comprehensive Thomson Grass Valley™ line of standard- and high-definition (SD and HD) broadcast and digital cinematography camera products and customers' worldwide adoption.

The respected global growth consulting company has cited Thomson's "impressive product line up," which includes the Thomson Grass Valley Infinity™ Digital Media Camcorder, LDK 8000 HD camera family (Standard, WorldCam , and SportCam), and the single format LDK 4000 mk II single-format HD camera. The company also offers customers various options for digital recording with different storage solutions.

February 28, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, February 28, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) is targeting large multichannel broadcasters and program distributors, looking to make the most efficient use of their infrastructure and media assets, with its new Thomson ContentShare2™ Workflow Management software and hardware solution.
February 28, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, February 28, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) has brought the creative freedom of its Thomson Grass Valley™ EDIUS® craft system to the demanding arena of shared storage environments and collaborative workflows, with its new Aurora Craft edit system. Now, all of the valuable file-based production tools used by news editors within the popular Thomson Grass Valley Aurora™ Edit platform are found within Aurora Craft.
February 28, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, February 28, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) announced today that its Thomson Grass Valley™ Kayak™ HD multiformat video production switchers have seen a high double-digit growth year-on-year in orders for 2007. This represents a significant increase in new sales for Thomson and the continued popularity of the Kayak switcher in broadcast and professional video.
February 28, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, February 28, 2008Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) has improved the reliability and single-operator functionality of its Thomson Grass Valley™ Ignite™ SD and HD integrated production systems with the introduction of a number of new operational efficiencies. These enhancements streamline the production process to make live newscasts and other types of video productions fast and error free.
February 28, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, February 28, 2008 — Building on the tremendous success of its Thomson Grass Valley™ ADVC (Advanced Digital Video Converter) family, Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) announces the launch of the ADVC-HD50, bringing high-definition (HD) flexibility into the professional videography and prosumer marketplace for the first time.
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 13, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, February 13, 2008 — The National Archives, in Washington, D.C., will soon take delivery of five 1 Beyond™ HD OctoFlex™ ingest workstations with Thomson Grass Valley™ EDIUS™ HD craft editing software and advanced encoding hardware from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS) for the preservation of thousands of hours of historic film and video footage.
February 12, 2008
Paris, France/Nevada City, California, February 12, 2008 —Valley Broadcasting Company's KVBC in Las Vegas, a Sunbelt Communications Company subsidiary, has expanded the production of its high-definition (HD) newscasts with an order for 18 Thomson Grass Valley™ Infinity™ Digital Media Camcorders from Thomson (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TMS).
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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