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November 23, 2009
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 23, 2009 — Wenzhou Television, located in China's southeastern Zhejiang Province, has begun a major renovation of its station operations with the installation of a new standard-definition digital signal distribution infrastructure that includes Grass Valley™ technologies.
November 18, 2009
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 18, 2009 — Across South America, Grass Valley™ continues to be the vendor of choice for live high-definition production. As the most recent example, D2 Video Produções Ltda, a premiere live production company in São Paulo, Brazil, has made a significant investment in new HD production equipment from Grass Valley to meet the growing need for high-quality sports and other types of production.
September 10, 2009
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 10, 2009 — The recently announced landmark playout facility planned for Australia, a joint venture between the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and WIN Corporation (WIN), has selected Grass Valley™ as the prime contractor to design, build, and equip a major new multi-channel, multi-client HD/SD playout center in Australia. The custom-built playout center will include ingest, storage, asset management, automated playout, monitoring, and headend systems with all applicable equipment and professional services being provided by Grass Valley, according to the multi-million euro agreement.
August 19, 2009
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif. August 19, 2009 — Sweetwater Digital Video Productions, located in Van Nuys, Calif., continues to advance its fleet of state-of-the-art production trucks with the latest high-definition technology and systems from Grass Valley™. The company has purchased a new Grass Valley Kayenne Video Production Center for its premiere HD mobile production truck, "Cobalt." The fully loaded, 4.5 M/E Kayenne, which replaces a Grass Valley Kalypso™ HD switcher, represents the first Kayenne currently available in the Hollywood/Los Angeles area.
May 20, 2009
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif. May 20, 2009 — Brazil's Empresa Paulista de Televisão (EPTV) continues its more than 10 year history in investing in Grass Valley™ technology, this time for its conversion to digital and high-definition operations, with the recent purchase of new equipment and systems at two of its TV GLOBO-affiliated broadcast and playout facilities. One of the stations, EPTV Campinas, will be on the air in August of this year with new Grass Valley HD production equipment to be used to produce its daily newscasts and talk shows.
April 29, 2009
Nevada City, Calif., April 29, 2009Grass Valley™ announced it is bringing its expanding line of multi-format high-definition (HD) production and transmission technologies and systems to cities across Brazil. A series of two-day events beginning in late May and ending in early July 2009, will offer professionals the latest information on the company's latest products, as well as the opportunity to hear from guest speakers and participate in technical seminars.
April 18, 2009
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booth# SL106) April 18, 2009 — Multimedia Group, a leading FM radio broadcaster in Ghana, has ordered a Grass Valley™ playout system to support its plan to launch a series of television channels. The first phase system includes five Grass Valley K2 media servers to support a single broadcast channel and six satellite TV channels. The system is capable of further expansion to meet the needs of additional channels in the future.
April 18, 2009
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention — Booth# SL106) April 18, 2009 — TV Record, the second largest TV network in Brazil, has purchased a significant amount of new high-definition (HD) equipment from Grass Valley™ for its growing news and entertainment operations. This follows years of TV Record television production being completed with Grass Valley standard-definition (SD) and high-definition technologies.
April 1, 2009
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., April 1, 2009 — Huzur Radyo TV (Fox TV Turkey), an affiliate of News Corporation Europe, will go on air with a multi-million euro tapeless news, production, and playout system implemented by Grass Valley™. As well as providing systems integration for the new broadcast center in Istanbul, Grass Valley also supplied cameras, servers, and infrastructure products.
March 23, 2009
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 23, 2009 — As part of its historic transition to full high-definition (HD) production and content distribution, Caracol Television, one of Colombia's leading broadcast network, has converted all of the production control rooms at its main facility in Bogotá to HD capability with the installation of six Grass Valley™ Kayak™ HD production switchers. The network's multi-phase migration from SD to HD operations is now complete with its latest commitment to Grass Valley technology, valued at more than $1 million (US).
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