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Press Release Archive — 2010
December 16, 2010
Montreal, Canada, December 16, 2010 — CNBC, the leading pan-European business and financial television channel, has ordered a Miranda NVISION 8500 Hybrid embedded audio router with integrated audio processing, as well as another Kaleido-X multi-viewer, for its London-based facility.
December 16, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., December 16, 2010 — An ongoing collaborative technology development between Grass Valley™ and Panasonic Corporation has delivered seamless interoperability with Panasonic's AVC-Intra compression format across Grass Valley's complete line of HD media servers and editing products, streamlining a variety of content creation processes for an end-to-end video compression solution.
December 14, 2010

Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., December 14, 2010 — NEP Broadcasting, LLC, a premiere provider of state-of-the-art mobile and fixed broadcast facilities, has installed multiple Grass Valley™ K2 media servers for TBS's "Conan." Three K2 Summit™ production clients running ChannelFlex™, three K2 Dyno™ Replay Controllers on a K2 production SAN, a K2 Dyno Production Assistant, and a 180x256 Trinix™ NXT router were recently installed in the new production studio built on Stage 15 on the Warner Bros. Studios lot in Burbank, Calif. "Conan" debuted on TBS on November 8.

December 9, 2010
Montreal, Canada, December 9, 2010 — Scripps Networks, a leading global lifestyle media developer and broadcaster, is introducing more streamlined graphics workflows across its popular specialty channels, namely HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel and Great American Country, using a Vertigo XG graphics system from Miranda.
December 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., December 2 , 2010 — Looking to decrease operating costs and streamline production, KMOV, the CBS affiliate in St. Louis, MO., is now on air with an Ignite™ high-definition scalable automated production system from Grass Valley™ for its daily local newscasts, produced in the 1080i HD format.
November 30, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 30, 2010 — Radio Television Malaysia (RTM), the state-owned public broadcaster which owns and operates 31 radio and two television stations, has returned to Grass Valley™ after almost a decade to place its largest order to date: a large number of high-definition cameras, production switchers, and routers for a new all-digital HD studio complex in Kuala Lumpur that will be completed in November 2010. The new HD studios are the first for RTM and represent a major win for Grass Valley in the region as its equipment will be used during the production of high-profile international events.
November 24, 2010
Montreal, Canada, November 24, 2010 — Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT), a worldwide provider of infrastructure, playout and monitoring systems for the broadcast and cable/satellite/IPTV industries, announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the purchase of up to 1,694,937 of its common shares by way of a normal course issuer bid (“NCIB”). The NCIB will be carried out through the facilities of the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") and is subject to their approval. As of November 19, 2010, the common shares which may be purchased represent approximately 10% of the public float of Miranda’s common shares, being 16,949,375 common shares, and approximately 8% of its issued and outstanding common shares, being 21,724,096 common shares.
November 18, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 18, 2010Grass Valley™ is supplying a broad range of products, including a complete newsroom system, production and master control switchers, and infrastructure equipment for the first high-definition television service in Bangladesh. Maasranga Television, part of the SQUARE Group began broadcasting test transmissions from its new center in Dhaka on October 10, 2010.
November 18, 2010
Tokyo, (InterBEE), November 17, 2010 — Today at InterBEE, held November 17-19 at the Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan, Grass Valley™ announced new option packs, as well as Service Pack 3 for the T2™ Intelligent Digital Disk Recorder (iDDR). The newly released Service Pack 3 provides increased usability and workflow efficiencies for the T2 iDDR, while the option packs allow for a wider variety of native playback formats.
November 16, 2010
Paris France/Nevada City, Calif., November 16, 2010 — Three high-profile production facilities in France — the studios of France Televisions and Canal+, and the outside broadcast trucks of Euromedia, have completed their migration to the Grass Valley™ Kayenne™ XL production switcher panels. These three major orders reaffirm Grass Valley's position as leading supplier of high-end production switchers in France. The Kayenne XL switcher panel works with previously installed Kayak™ switcher electronics, significantly increasing the switcher's capabilities.
November 11, 2010
Montreal, Canada, November 11, 2010 — Miranda Technologies, the worldwide provider of infrastructure, playout and monitoring solutions for the broadcast and cable/satellite/IPTV industries, has announced the appointment of Jay Gravina as Vice-President of Sales, United States and Canada. 
November 10, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 10, 2010 —Trio Video Chicago, one of the Midwest's leading production companies for live events, has added a new high-definition OB production truck named "Tempo" to its fleet and outfitted it with a full complement of video production and audio distribution equipment from Grass Valley™.
November 8, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 08, 2010 — Reaffirming its extensive history of innovation in both standard and high-definition camera technologies, The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has bestowed its coveted 2010 Technical & Engineering Emmy® Award to Grass Valley™ for the design and implementation of its LDK 8300 HD Live Super SloMo Camera System. The LDK 8300 captures full resolution HD images, natively, in multiple HD formats and high frame rates to produce the highest quality slow-motion effects possible.
November 4, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 04, 2010 — At the NATEXPO convention (Moscow, November16-19, 2010) Grass Valley™ will demonstrate a range of its products, designed to deliver high-quality and high-performance, coupled with practicality and affordability. A particular focus will be on Grass Valley's world-leading solutions for sport and live production, as well as equipment for professional AV users.
November 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., November 2, 2010Grass Valley™ is expanding the capabilities of  EDIUS® Neo 3, the industry's most comprehensive and powerful multi-format editing platform for the consumer and prosumer market,  providing  video editors with increased speed, wider format support, and improved system efficiency.
October 28, 2010
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October 28, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 28, 2010 — Two major broadcasters in the Netherlands, RTL Nederland and SBS Broadcasting, have both chosen the Trinix™ NXT from Grass Valley™ as their new digital video routing switcher. The Trinix NXT is designed for SDI, HD-SDI, and 3 Gb/s video signals, with its 3 Gb/s performance capabilities allowing cable lengths up to at least 140m.

October 26, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 26, 2010 — Australia’s Nine Network has contracted with Grass Valley™ to ensure a smooth relocation of the network’s GTV-9 studios from its current location to new high-definition studio facilities in the Docklands district of Melbourne. Grass Valley is providing its system design and integration expertise to install a full complement of legacy and new third-party HD production equipment, as well as two 2.5 M/E Kayenne™ Video Production Center switcher systems inside two new HD control rooms.
October 21, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 21, 2010 — Creative Technology Group, a leading international supplier of specialist audio/visual equipment for the rental and staging of large corporate events, concerts, and televised sports and entertainment programming, has placed an order for 10 Grass Valley™ LDK 3000 multi-format HD cameras to support the demand for affordable, high-quality HD acquisition among its growing client list.
October 19, 2010

Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 19, 2010 — As part of its on-going development in Africa, Grass Valley is supplying a turnkey high-definition TV production studio, complete with cameras, video production switcher, routers, and a shared-storage editing environment to Multimedia Group Ltd. (MGL), operators of Multi TV (a new digital satellite multi-channel TV station) based in Ghana.

October 15, 2010
Montreal, Canada, October 15, 2010 — Miranda is highlighting its new multi-channel, Quality of Experience (QoE) monitoring systems at Cable-Tec Expo which allow operators to quickly identify and resolve complex audio and video errors before the customer calls.  Miranda’s QoE monitoring systems ensure service providers deliver the highest quality customer experience while keeping operational costs low.  Miranda will also be highlighting its award-winning loudness control, and a new set-top box signal monitoring solution. 
October 14, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 14, 2010 – Two prominent local resellers will exhibit the latest high-definition (HD) production equipment from Grass Valley™ at the upcoming Caper 2010 exhibition of cable, broadcast, film, and multimedia equipment and services. This year, the annual event takes place October 28-30 at the Centro Costa Salgueiro Convention Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
October 14, 2010
Montreal, Canada, October 14, 2010 — The first HD truck in Hungary, owned by Liga TV, the live sporting and entertainment events specialist, has been equipped with Miranda routing and signal processing systems.
October 12, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 12, 2010 – The industry's most comprehensive and powerful multi-format editing platform, EDIUS® 6 from Grass Valley™, has won the "Best of IBC2010" award from the editors of TVB Europe and The IBC Daily. Teams from the two specialist publications collaborated at the recent IBC2010 convention in Amsterdam, the Netherlands to choose the strongest designs and winning products from the show. EDIUS 6 nonlinear editing (NLE) software was honored as one of the most innovative and intelligent product introductions.
October 7, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 7, 2010 — Leading outside broadcast facilities provider Telegenic built its Ryder Cup coverage – seen across Europe and North America – around a network of Grass Valley™ EDIUS® edit workstations. The networked facilities handled all of the onsite editing for highlights and replay packages, including 3D coverage.
October 5, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., October 5, 2010 — Looking to reduce costs and streamline its operations, Mediaworks' TV3, based in New Zealand, has become the first television network in the country to migrate its studios and future news broadcasts to a Grass Valley™ Ignite™ HD scalable automated production system. This brings the number of Ignite systems to 22 in 16 locations within the Australia/New Zealand region.
September 28, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., September 28, 2010 — Leading Ukrainian broadcaster TV Channel  “Ukraine” is upgrading its facilities to move to high-definition production and delivery, with a major order for Grass Valley™ equipment. The order includes 14 HD cameras, two large production switchers, and all necessary modular equipment

September 13, 2010
Montreal, Canada, September 13, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that it has licensed the stereoscopic RealD Format, from ReadD Inc, to broaden the conversion capabilities of its Densité 3DX-3901 stereoscopic 3D signal processor module. 
September 11, 2010
Montreal, Canada, September 11, 2010 — Miranda Technologies has announced that it has started volume shipping of its NVISION 8500 Hybrid embedded audio routers with integrated audio processing, which significantly streamline television infrastructures and eliminate video/audio timing issues. “The NVISION 8500 routers are redefining the role of a router in a television facility”, says Michel Proulx, CTO at Miranda. “By combining video routing with high performance audio processing and routing in a single, ultra-resilient chassis, they streamline signal management and deliver ultra-low latency to prevent lip-sync problems.”
September 9, 2010

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — Today, at IBC2010 Grass Valley™ introduced two new l I/O boards for users of its EDIUS® real-time, multi-format editing. These next-generation PCI Express (PCIe) boards—the Grass Valley STORM 3G and STORM 3G Elite—help make editing affordable, faster, and more efficient, for all types of users; from prosumers working on personal projects to broadcast/professional users editing episodic television.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010Grass Valley™ is adding the LDK Connect Gateway, a bridge to external control  systems, to its LDK camera control portfolio, which already benefits from the uniquely powerful C2IP control system. The LDK Connect Gateway provides open interactions from external devices to the camera, from automating set-up changes in camera functionality to reporting diagnostics.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — KTBS, the ABC affiliate serving the Shreveport La. market, is converting its entire news operations to a high-definition (HD), automated production and multi-distribution environment based on Grass Valley™ integrated production technologies, with the goal of significantly increasing productivity.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC - Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010Grass Valley™ is enhancing its high definition camera line with a new LCD color viewfinder that will be demonstrated with Grass Valley cameras at IBC2010. The LDK 5307 7-inch viewfinder gives operators a bright, sharp high-resolution image with additional functionality to help with focus and set-up

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 – Local Chinese equipment broker Beijing Zhongheng, with offices in Beijing and Guangzhou, has placed the largest single order–to date for high-definition  production and playout equipment from Grass Valley™, to support the installation of dozens of digital signage systems in stadiums across GuangZhou, China.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — WCET and WPTD, two PBS member stations in Ohio, are merging their master control, engineering, and production resources with the help of high-definition servers, file management, and remote monitoring technology from Grass Valley™.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — BSkyB, the leading satellite broadcaster in the UK and Ireland, has selected the Grass Valley™ K2 Solo™ multiformat media server to streamline its graphics replay workflow for its highly popular high definition sports channels and the new Sky 3D channel. The company is moving to a completely file-based production system and it is recommending to its outside broadcast providers that they install Grass Valley K2 Solo media servers in their trucks to enable the smooth operation of graphics replay moves within its sport production.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — Mobile production companies on the front lines of today’s demanding HD and 3G/3DTV productions require the most reliable and flexible technologies to do the best job. With increasing regularity, they are choosing the latest HD technologies and systems from Grass Valley™.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — Sistema Estatal de Radio y Televisión (SERTV), the public television station in Ciudad de Panamá (Panama City), is building a new high-definition production studio with a full complement of multi-format HD production and signal distribution technology from Grass Valley™ that is set to go on-air by the end of November. The government-run agency is upgrading an existing analog control room full of Grass Valley production equipment that is still operational today.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), the nation's main public broadcast network, has launched "news 24," a 24-hour news channel that leverages Grass Valley™ high-definition  networked news creation and integrated production technologies. This new purchase adds to the ABC network's existing Grass Valley technologies, which includes Aurora™ digital news editing products for content creation as well as Grass Valley Ignite™ HD systems in other locations.

September 9, 2010

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — Since its introduction, the Grass Valley™ K2 Dyno™ Replay System has become one of Grass Valley’s fastest growing product category in its history, with more than 150 systems now sold worldwide to date.

September 9, 2010

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — At IBC2010, Grass Valley™ will introduce new software (v.2.0) for its highly successful Kayenne™ Video Production Center switcher that increases the on-board video clip storage capacity and adds the ability to create sophisticated, multi-layered, on-screen effects, which up until now has only been found in top-of-the-line, standalone DVEs.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — Rede Record Network, Brazil’s second-largest television network, is once again upgrading its TV Record news production facilities with the latest digital production technologies from Grass Valley™. After years of successfully deploying and operating a standard-definition production infrastructure based on Grass Valley equipment, the network is nearing completion of a new high-definition production studio and control room that is equipped with a full complement of Grass Valley HD production technologies.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — After a successful number of years with a variety of standard- and high-definition production and distribution products from Grass Valley™, EPTV (Emissoras Pioneiras de Televisão) one of the major affiliates of the TV Globo Network, has placed a significant order for the latest Grass Valley technologies to upgrade its owned and operated stations in São Carlos and Varginha to HD news production. In addition, all EPTV stations will eventually upgrade to an HD news production and an SD/HD infrastructure based on Grass Valley products.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — Siam Sport Syndicate Public Co., Ltd., based in Thailand, is building two new standard-definition OB vans to support live coverage of the Thai League 2010 (football/soccer) by Siam Sport Television Co. The company has included two new Grass Valley™ K2 Dyno™ Replay Systems on board each of its two new OB vans—OB 3 and OB 4—to handle slow-motion replays and other game coverage enhancements.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — Enhancing the industry's most comprehensive and powerful multi-format editing platform, Grass Valley™ today introduced EDIUS® 6, with expanded capabilities to help broadcasters, independent professional video editors, and prosumers continue to streamline their workflows with increased speed, wider format support, and improved system efficiency.

September 9, 2010
Montreal, Canada, September 9, 2010 — Acquiring leading developer of software systems, with a proven track record and large installed base of blue chip customers:
September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 – Dorna Sports, an international sports management and marketing company located in Madrid and Barcelona, Spain, has purchased nine Grass Valley™ K2 Dyno™ Replay Systems with K2 Dyno Production Assistant (PA) live event management software. The systems are already in use for worldwide television coverage of the MotoGP World Championship, the latest motorsport event being held at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca circuit in Monterey, California from July 23-25.

September 9, 2010
CEO Steve Schklair demonstrates live acquisition using 3ality Digital rigs and processors, Grass Valley cameras and Alfacam truck

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 09, 2010 - As the keynote to the IBC2010 conference day devoted to stereoscopic 3D (S3D), Steve Schklair, CEO of 3ality Digital, world leader in advanced technologies to empower creative digital stereoscopic 3D acquisition, is presenting a remarkable demonstration. In a recreation of a real-world live shoot he will use three beam-splitter rigs, including the latest TS-5 lightweight rig operated on a Steadicam mount, with the pictures shown live on the giant screen in the Auditorium.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 —  Grass Valley™ introduces the next phase of its popular K2 Dyno™ Replay System which can now share content on a K2-SAN (storage area network) and streamline file-based content creation operations for broadcasters, sports production companies, and others producing live and studio-based entertainment programming and events.

September 9, 2010
Increases inventory to 34 total with purchase of eight additional units

Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010
— Alfacam, one of the world leaders in the outside broadcast market, has ordered an additional eight Grass Valley™ LDK 8300 Live Super SloMo cameras. The order was fulfilled within ten days, allowing the cameras to be placed directly into service with units covering international cricket in India and the Asian Games in Guangzhou.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — At IBC2010 Grass Valley™ will introduce its MediaFUSE® FX content re-purposing and multi-distribution system to European customers and demonstrate new features that extend the system’s powerful asset management and automated file transcoding capabilities. Supporting all forms of file-based workflows, the MediaFUSE FX system is compatible with Grass Valley’s Aurora™ HD tapeless production suite, the Grass Valley K2 Dyno™ Production Assistant (PA) system, and EDIUS® HD editing software package, as well as other nonlinear editing systems.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC - Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010 — Moscow-based television channel, TV Center is upgrading its high definition outside broadcast unit with four new LDK 8000 Elite cameras and infrastructure products from Grass Valley™.

September 9, 2010
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC — Stand 1.D11), September 09, 2010Grass Valley™ has provided virtually all of the technical and creative equipment for a new outside broadcast unit for leading Scandinavian specialist Mediatec. The eight camera, high definition unit will be based in Norway.

September 1, 2010
Montreal, Canada, September 1, 2010 — IBC 2010 Preview
August 30, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., August 30, 2010 — Veteran mobile production company F&F Productions, based in Clearwater, Fla., will officially debut its new GTX-16 mobile production truck in New York on August 30-September 12, to help televise the 2010 U.S. Open Tennis tournament on CBS Sports. The sophisticated, HD-capable production truck features a Grass Valley™ Kayenne™ Video Production Center and a Grass Valley four-channel K2 Summit™-based ClipStore System, for producing both sports and live entertainment programs in HD.
August 18, 2010
Montreal, Canada, August 18, 2010 — IBC 2010 Preview - Hall 8, Stand B80
August 17, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., August 17, 2010 (Booth# 8A08) — The BIRTV 2010 conference, taking place August 23-26, at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing, China, will showcase the latest high-definition cameras, editing, servers, switchers, and signal distribution platforms from Grass Valley™. These platforms are among the most popular, flexible, and cost effective production and distribution tools available to broadcasters and video production professionals in the region and throughout the world.
August 17, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., August 17, 2010Grass Valley™ will exhibit its latest high-definition production tools and systems at the 19th annual SET 2010 Broadcast & Cable Show, August 25-27, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. This includes new and enhanced HD cameras, production switchers, servers, editing systems, and a special 3D demonstration.
August 10, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., August 10, 2010Grass Valley™ announced today that its "ADVCmini" hardware and software conversion product for the Mac platform is now shipping. The ADVCmini video converter allows consumers and prosumers to easily and reliably transfer high-quality video images from VHS tapes, digital camcorders, and similar sources to their Mac computer for editing in Final Cut Pro or iMovie.
August 4, 2010
Montreal, Canada, August 4, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that Russia’s leading entertainment TV Network, CTC, has installed Miranda’s branding, master control and multi-viewer systems as part of a refurbishment/consolidation project at its Moscow-based facility.
August 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., August 2, 2010 —  China Central Television (CCTV), the main state-run television broadcaster in China that’s accessible to more than one billion viewers, has begun to outfit its overseas journalists with Grass Valley™ EDIUS® Laptop Edit Stations as part of an upgrade to its electronic newsgathering activities. The new PC-based laptop systems will allow CCTV’s overseas journalists to take advantage of a native file-based workflow in the field that will bring news to air faster and more efficiently than they ever could before.

July 27, 2010
Montreal, Canada, July 27, 2010 — Miranda Technologies will be highlighting multiple 3DTV products at the IBC show, along with its award-winning loudness control systems.
July 26, 2010
Nevada City, Calif., July 26, 2010 – Francisco Partners, a San Francisco, California-based private equity firm focused on investments in technology-based companies, has made a binding offer to Technicolor (Euronext Paris: 18453; NYSE: TCH) for the acquisition of the Grass Valley Broadcast & Professional business activities.
July 23, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 23, 2010 – The 2010 Australian Broadcast Exhibition, to be held August 3-5 at the Manly Pacific Hotel in Sydney, will offer attendees a hands-on look at many of the latest 3D and high-definition production and distribution products from Grass Valley™. Grass Valley representatives will also be delivering a number of highly focused technical papers as part of the bi-annual show's agenda, which has become the region's pre-eminent television broadcast technology exhibition and conference in association with Free TV Australia.
July 20, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif. July 20, 2010 – Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN), the largest religious network in the world (based in Los Angeles, Calf.), has installed a Grass Valley™ Kayenne™ Video Production Center, as the centerpiece of a completely rebuilt high-definition production studio in Nashville, Tenn. that went live in February.

July 16, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 16, 2010 – At the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Grass Valley™ held its annual awards ceremony to celebrate key resellers throughout the world that have supported the company's extensive worldwide sales network. As part of the celebration, eleven companies within the Europe, Middle East, and Africa regions were recognized with a Reseller Award from Grass Valley, representing a wide variety of Grass Valley sales, service, and support partners.
July 14, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., June 14, 2010 — Leading UK-based outside broadcast contractor Telegenic is using the Grass Valley™ K2 Dyno™ replay system (K2 Summit™ production client and the K2 Dyno replay controller) for 3D replays. The system is packed for easy transport in a flight-cased flyaway system and primarily used for sports coverage for UK-based entertainment and communications provider Sky.
July 12, 2010
Montreal, Canada, July 12, 2010 — Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT) will hold a conference call with financial analysts to present its second quarter 2010 results on Thursday August 5, 2010 at 9:00 AM (ET). Media and other interested parties are invited to join the conference call in listen-only mode.
July 7, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., July 7, 2010 — For many years, veteran mobile production company Game Creek Video, based in Hudson, N.H., has trusted its most important projects to the latest high-definition video production switchers from Grass Valley™ to help its clients produce many of their high-profile live sporting events on television. With the purchase of several Kayenne™ Video Production Centers, Game Creek will continue to do so over the next four years for its new fleet of trucks.

July 7, 2010
Montreal, Canada, July 7, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that Magyar Televízió (MTV), Hungary’s state broadcaster, has installed Miranda’s infrastructure, monitoring and branding equipment at its new state-of-the-art television headquarters in Óbuda, on the outskirts of Budapest.
June 30, 2010
Montreal, Canada, June 30, 2010 — Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of high-performance hardware and software for the television broadcast industry, today announced that Kevin Joyce has joined the Company as Chief Sales and Marketing Officer. In this newly created position, Mr. Joyce will be responsible for Miranda’s worldwide sales organization and all aspects of Marketing.
June 29, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., June 29, 2010 — LYON Video, a premiere mobile production company based in Columbus, Ohio, is building a new 53-foot expandable high-definition production truck and equipping it with the latest and most flexible Grass Valley™ HD cameras and a large video production switcher that will be fully capable of handling all types of multi-camera digital productions, including those shooting in the 3DHD format.
June 29, 2010
Montreal, Canada, June 29, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that Home Box Office (HBO), the award-winning premium pay television service, has installed a Kaleido-X multi-viewer monitoring system in its new HBO HD Studio, in New York, USA.
June 23, 2010
Montreal, Canada, June 23, 2010 — Miranda Technologies has partnered with Quest Research & Development Corp. to offer on-air graphics systems which enable broadcasters to display comments from their viewers, sent via Twitter and other social networking sites.
June 22, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., June 22, 2010 – BSkyB (Sky) has awarded Grass Valley™ the contract for the key live production tools for its new sustainable broadcast facility in West London. The contract includes 20 LDK 8000 Elite WorldCam multi-format HD cameras and five Kayenne™ Video Production Centers. The Grass Valley equipment supports Sky’s drive for operational flexibility as well as the highest possible high definition (HD) quality.
June 17, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., June 17, 2010 – At the 2010 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Grass Valley™ held its annual awards ceremony to celebrate key resellers throughout Latin America that have supported the company's extensive worldwide sales network. Eleven companies from seven different countries within the region were recognized with a Reseller Award from Grass Valley, representing a wide variety of Grass Valley sales, service, and support partners.
June 14, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., June 14, 2010Grass Valley™ is showcasing its latest 3D high-definition production solutions and server technologies as part of the 20th Korea International Broadcast , Audio & Light Equipment exhibition (KOBA), scheduled for June 15-18 at the COEX in Seoul, Korea. The new technologies target broadcasters and video production professionals that are looking to deploy highly affordable, 3D solutions for use with stereoscopic videos.
June 8, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., June 8, 2010 — WCCB, the FOX affiliate serving the Charlotte, N.C. region, has purchased a new Thomson mobile video transmission system from Grass Valley™, based on the ATSC A/153 standard.  Grass Valley has been contracted to deliver, integrate, and commission a complete mobile DTV package that will be used to upgrade the station’s existing digital TV transmitter and launch a new wireless video service to portable devices into the market.
May 25, 2010
Montreal, Canada, May 25, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that Mega TV, Korea Telecom's IPTV service, has installed Automatic Loudness Control to provide real-time loudness measurement and adjustment on-the-fly. The system can prevent excessive channel-to-channel and segment-to-segment loudness, such as during commercial breaks.
May 25, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 25, 2010 – At the 15th annual Broadcast Asia 2010 International Digital Multimedia & Entertainment Technology Exhibition & Conference, June 15-18 in Singapore, Grass Valley™ will demonstrate several of its latest high-definition (HD) production technologies and how they can work in tandem to make the transition to file-based production easy and cost-effective.
May 19, 2010
Montreal, Canada, May 19, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that NBC Connecticut HD’s new file-based, 3Gbps-capable facility is relying on Miranda signal management and monitoring systems.
May 19, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 19, 2010 – On June 19, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden will marry Daniel Westling. This will be the first royal wedding in Sweden in more than 30 years, with particularly high interest in the event in Sweden itself and the rest of the EU. National broadcaster SVT will be providing coverage of the entire day of ceremonies including the wedding itself at Storkyrkan in Stockholm. The wedding will be attended by heads of state from across Europe and others, with a guest list exceeding 1,000 people. SVT plans to use one high definition Outside Broadcast truck hired from Mediatec Broadcast Sweden to cover the festivities on the eve of the wedding.
May 18, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 18, 2010 — MLB Network, having completed its first full year in operation, has been honored with four Sports Emmy® awards for its inaugural year, including its signature daily studio show “MLB Tonight.”  Three of the awards presented by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) honor MLB Network’s technical acumen in building one of the largest and most complex file-based video production centers in the country, featuring networked editing environment and a content management and repurposing architecture supported by Grass Valley™ technologies.

May 17, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 17 2010 — When the world comes together for the World Expo 2010 in China this year, a full complement of high-definition production equipment from Grass Valley™ will be used to enhance the visitors' experience and create professional news content (live and pre-recorded) from the exposition for distribution throughout the fairgrounds and around the world.
May 17, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 17, 2010Grass Valley™ is showcasing its latest high-definition production and server technologies as part of the 2010 Revista Telemundo "Expo Cine, Video and Television," May 25-28 at the Mexico World Trade Center in Mexico City. The new technologies target broadcasters and video production professionals that are looking to deploy highly affordable, file-based workflows.
May 13, 2010
LYON Video to provide Versus TV and International Feed coverage with Grass Valley equipment and technologies

Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 13, 2010 – The 2010 Amgen® Tour of California, the largest cycling event in America, will begin with its first-ever visit to the picturesque town of Nevada City, Calif., which also happens to be the long-time U.S. headquarters of Grass Valley™.

May 12, 2010
Montreal, Canada, May 12, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that its award-winning, Densité 3DX-3901 Stereoscopic 3D video processor will be shipping in time for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South AfricaTM football tournament, which will be broadcast in 3D.
May 11, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 11, 2010 — In preparation for the upcoming NFL season, the Miami Dolphins are giving fans attending home games at Sun Life Stadium a unique and personal multimedia experience via portable electronic viewing devices that feature customized replays, on-demand content, and more right in the palm of their hands. This content is created with two Grass Valley™ K2 Dyno™ replay systems and is helping to enhance the fans' game day experience.
May 10, 2010
Montreal, Canada, May 10, 2010 — Miranda Technologies will be highlighting its award-winning, loudness control solutions at The Cable Show in Los Angeles, USA.
May 5, 2010
Montreal, Canada, May 5, 2010 — Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of high-performance hardware and software for the television broadcast industry, today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010.
May 4, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., May 4, 2010 — The 2010 NBA Playoffs began on April 18 and is being broadcast live on ABC, ESPN, TNT, and NBA TV using the latest Grass Valley™ high-definition production technology.
April 29, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., April, 29, 2010 – At the NAB 2010 Show, Grass Valley™ introduced a new addition to its Ignite™ automated production system, called Ignite Konnect, which was well received by both convention attendees and the industry trade press. In fact, the new Konnect, which allows users of the Grass Valley Kalypso™ and Kayenne™ Video Production Center systems to easily transition to live production automation, was recognized by two of the industry's most prestigious publications as a best-of-show solution that promises to have an immediate and positive effect on the industry in a variety of ways.
April 22, 2010
Montreal, Canada, April 22, 2010 — Miranda Technologies has received two awards from the broadcast technology media for its new products introduced at the NAB 2010 show in Las Vegas.
April 20, 2010
Montreal, Canada, April 20, 2010 — Miranda announced today it will be showcasing several new monitoring features for its Quality of Experience (QoE) remote set-top box monitoring system, iControl Edge at The Cable Show including a new streamlined user interface with expanded channel alarm report capabilities and customizable remote control graphics.
April 13, 2010
Montreal, Canada, April 13, 2010 — Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT) will hold a conference call with financial analysts to present its first quarter 2010 results on Wednesday May 5, 2010 at 2:00 PM (ET). Media and other interested parties are invited to join the conference call in listen-only mode.
April 12, 2010
Montreal, Canada, April 12, 2010 — Miranda Technologies has introduced multiple new Stereoscopic 3D products to simplify the launch of 3DTV channels. New products include the Densite 3DX-3901 signal processor, the Imagestore 750 channel branding processor, and the Kaleido family of multi-viewers.
April 11, 2010
Montreal, Canada, April 11, 2010 — Miranda’s new Kaleido-Solo simplifies monitoring of 1080p, HD and SD programs and their associated Loudness and DIALNORM properties.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 – The Thomson Elite TV transmission portfolio showing at NAB 2010 will be enriched with the introduction of ISDB-Tb to address the fast-developing South American digital TV market. The Elite exciter — that handles all standards by sharing the same hardware platform — offers full compatibility with the ISDB-Tb to simultaneously offer digital TV as well as mobile TV applications.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Understanding that the content management process used during many live events often includes non-technical reporters, producers and related staff, at NAB 2010 Grass Valley™ is unveiling a new K2 Dyno™ Production Assistant software application.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Vietnam Satellite Television (VSTV), a new joint venture between Canal+ Group and VTV Vietnam National Television, has gone on air with a new digital satellite headend system from Grass Valley™. Launching with over 55 channels, VSTV has bold plans to add further channels, and to become the market leader in Vietnam.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Popular programming for the Fox Sports and Fox Sports+ Mexico network is now originating from a new high-definition production facility in México City, that includes numerous file-based production and distribution equipment and systems from Grass Valley™.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — The new Elite 1000 GreenPower television transmitter line, which debuts at NAB2010, features 50V LDMOS technology and boasts an output power of up to 14 kW ATSC per unit with energy consumption savings of up to 15 percent over the previous Elite transmitter series.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Grass Valley™ has extended the powerful asset management and automated repurposing capabilities of its MediaFUSE® Content Re-purposing and Multi-distribution System and at NAB 2010 is making it available as a standalone product — MediaFUSE FX — for those that do not have a fully featured Grass Valley Ignite™ integrated production system.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — NASCAR Media Group (NMG) has chosen a full complement of high-definition production equipment from Grass Valley™ to support its new world-class production studio at its state-of-the-art HD production facilities, located inside the NASCAR Plaza building in downtown Charlotte, N.C. One of NMG's new clients, Showtime, will use the equipment for its new program "Inside NASCAR," which includes Grass Valley multi-format HD cameras, video servers and production switchers.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Following similar technology upgrades across its entire network, Brazil's Empresa Paulista de Televisão (EPTV), which is a part of the TV Globo Network, is now upgrading its studio and news production facilities in the city of Ribeirao Preto, in São Paulo, to tapeless news and high-definition operations with a full complement of Grass Valley™ HD production and signal distribution equipment.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Sky Brazil, the largest direct-to-home (DTH) satellite TV operator in Brazil, has strengthened its commitment to advanced headend solutions with the purchase of the latest compression, routing and distribution technologies from Grass Valley™. With the new order, valued at $2.2 million US, the company will leverage Grass Valley's innovative Mustang compression engine technology — built into the Grass Valley family of ViBE encoders — in order to support Sky Brazil's operations for its multi-channel playout services.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — With its most advanced, multichannel K2 media servers used by virtually all of the major content distributors in the US and around the world, at NAB 2010 Grass Valley™ is introducing the new high capacity cost-effective K2 Summit™ Transmission Server Package in a 2 RU chassis that is targeted to smaller broadcast stations and playout facilities with smaller budgets. With up to 8 TB of internal storage it can store well over a week's worth of programming making it an ideal standalone transmission server for distribution playout architectures at remote locations or even in a disaster recovery site.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Media General, owner of 18 network-affiliated television stations across the southeastern U.S., will upgrade the newscasts at three of its standard-definition broadcast properties to the latest version of the Grass Valley™ Ignite™ high-definition integrated production system – bringing the total number of Ignite systems installed at Media General stations to 13. The comprehensive file-based system will facilitate a high degree of production control and efficiency at the stations and improve their on-air look.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — The live 3D broadcast of the prestigious Dutch music award gala, the "Buma Harpen Gala 2010," turned out to be a great technical success for the facilitating companies DutchView, Grass Valley™, and 3D Village. It was the first time that a live 3D broadcast took place in the Netherlands.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — StarHub, the leading pay TV operator in Singapore, is updating its digital terrestrial delivery platform from MPEG-2 to advanced MPEG-4 compression technology from Grass Valley™. StarHub's goal is to cost-effectively add more terrestrial channels while improving digital television signal quality for its subscribers.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — With the growing interest in stereoscopic 3D television, Grass Valley™ is using its leadership in video compression and content processing technologies to offer transport solutions for both backhaul (contribution link) and delivery to the home. These integrated dual-channel solutions, which the company will unveil at NAB 2010, guarantee perfect temporal synchronization and image matching, preserving the stereoscopic 3D effect from the location to the home.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — TV Live, a leading Nepali TV channel in India, has replaced its existing MPEG-2 encoders with advanced MPEG-4 standard-definition encoders and other video compression and delivery equipment from Grass Valley™ to preserve bandwidth and continue adding new digital channels to its growing subscription service.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 - The Instructional Media & Production department at the Laie, Hawaii campus of Brigham Young University (BYU-Hawaii) is using a multi-channel MEDIAEDGE® content delivery system from Grass Valley™ to serve as a campus-wide electronic emergency alert system and informational message board that can be quickly updated with within minutes.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — In association with a number of UK broadcasters based in the UK, Freeview has launched four new high-definition channels for their expanding digital terrestrial television (DTTV) services delivered using a full complement of statistical multiplexing, transmission, and compression technologies from Grass Valley™.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — At NAB 2010, Grass Valley™ will introduce the latest version of the popular Grass Valley™ K2 Dyno™ Replay System, which includes the ability to handle super slow-motion and 3D projects. Thanks to powerful new features for live production applications, as well as instant replay with slow-motion and super slow-motion capability, the K2 Dyno Replay System can streamline file-based workflows for a wide variety of live production environments for less than half the price of competing solutions.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — WGXA, the Fox 24 station in Macon Georgia, is using Grass Valley™ technology to break the single HD channel barrier thanks to the unprecedented compression power of the ViBE EM3000 encoder. The station can now broadcast two high-definition services within its ATSC bandwidth.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 – As broadcasters and network operators around the world seek to manage their operations more efficiently and protect their technology investments in the midst of shrinking budgets, a growing number are turning to Grass Valley™ and its worldwide Customer Success team for help. Because of this ongoing trend, Grass Valley's newly expanded Service Level Agreement (SLA) program now represents several million dollars in revenue per year for the company, with additional agreements being finalized on a regular basis.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Rede Record, Brazil's second-largest television network, continues to upgrade its Record TV Network news production facilities around the country to high-definition production capability with file-based, digital news production platforms from Grass Valley™. Last fall the network successfully went on-air with a fully networked Grass Valley Aurora™ news production system at its São Paulo Record News Channel production facility and is now deploying the same model for its Record Minas affiliate located in Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — In collaboration with 56 public television (PTV) stations in the Central, Mountain and non-Conus time zones, Public Broadcasting Service (PBS ) with funding and support by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), has implemented a new time delay system solution for its HD National Program Service (NPS) using Grass Valley™ Sapphire transport stream broadcast servers. The multi-phase project is now complete, with those PTV stations on the air with the Sapphire servers as part of a time delay system for time-shifting the PBS NPS HD channel.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 – Digital broadcasters require solutions that deliver efficiencies on a number of levels, including space and power consumption to lower cost of ownership, as well as making the best possible use of the available bandwidth. To bring the best possible efficiencies to standard-definition channels, Grass Valley™ has developed a new version of its ground-breaking ViBE platform, the EM2000 Dual, which delivers two channels of standard definition MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 in a single 1 RU box.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Visual Three Productions, one of the main production equipment rental companies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has purchased two Grass Valley™ LDK 8000 Elite WorldCam HD cameras and a Grass Valley Kayak™ 3.5 M/E HD production switcher to meet a growing demand in the country for HD content among its live event and broadcast TV production clients.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — At NAB 2010 Grass Valley™ will launch the powerful new line of its popular Ignite™ production automation system, Ignite™ Konnect, to provide automation control of the Grass Valley Kalypso™ and Kayenne™ Video Production Center switchers, and an easy, flexible transition to live production automation.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — All India Radio, the national radio broadcaster, has unveiled a five year program to modernize and digitize its networks. Two new Thomson megawatt radio transmitters will be supplied while the existing network of Thomson transmitters will be updated to incorporate Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) transmission.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Following a successful formula of offering clients highly flexible rigs that can handle a variety of production formats, Token Creek Mobile Television, Inc., based near Madison, Wisconsin, is building a new 53-foot digital production truck for its sports and entertainment clients with multiformat high-definition production equipment from Grass Valley™.
April 10, 2010
Las Vegas (National Association of Broadcasters Convention – Booth# SL106) April 10, 2010 — Following a year in which its Kayenne™ high-definition Video Production Center switcher has been used by numerous mobile production companies around the world for the most high-profile live sports and entertainment events, at this year's NAB exhibition Grass Valley™ will announce several new workflow enhancements to the Kayenne that make it more powerful and able to handle more complex productions from its single, color-coded control panel.
April 8, 2010
Montreal, Canada, April 8, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that All Mobile Video’s new Stereoscopic 3D production truck, “Epic”, has been equipped with eight Kaleido-X16 and two Kaleido-X multi-viewers for Stereoscopic 3D monitoring.
April 7, 2010
Montreal, Canada, April 7, 2010 — SENSIO Technologies Inc. (TSX Venture: SIO) (“SENSIO” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: SIO) and Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT) today announced a partnership to develop a suite of high-performance broadcast products to enable end-to-end, Stereoscopic 3D playout.
April 6, 2010
Montreal, Canada, April 6, 2010 — Miranda has added multiple new features to its iControl signal and facility monitoring systems, including advanced lip-sync monitoring, signal performance reporting, and a SNMP driver creator.
April 5, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., April 5, 2010 — Experts from Grass Valley™ will be presenting two papers as part of the Broadcast Engineering Conference at NAB 2010. Each addresses key issues for the future of broadcasting, looking at how the latest advances in video compression algorithms can double the number of HD channels in an ATSC environment, and how it can bring the unrivalled quality of 1080p to the home.
April 5, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., April 5, 2010 — On Wednesday, March 24 a Grass Valley™ Kalypso™ high-definition Video Production Center was used by mobile production company Game Creek Video (based in Hudson, N.H.) to produce a live 3D multi-camera telecast of an NHL Hockey from New York's Madison Square Garden (MSG). From there, and for the first time, the signal of the game between the New York Rangers and New York Islanders was distributed to Cablevision subscribers throughout the New York metropolitan area with 3D television sets in their homes.
March 30, 2010
Montreal, Canada, March 30, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that Brigham Young University Broadcasting (BYUB), owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), has completed the build of a new 51-foot HD mobile production truck, which is equipped with Miranda routing, interfacing and monitoring systems.
March 30, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 30, 2010 — B&H Photo Video Pro Audio, a major retailer of professional audio and video equipment based in New York City, has added the Grass Valley™ T2™ high-definition Intelligent Digital Disk Recorder (iDDR) to The Studio - B&H, its new hands-on demonstration suite designed exclusively for production professionals.
March 24, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 24, 2010 – Looking to support its growing client base with the latest digital video production equipment, Studios A/S, a leading independent facility house in Copenhagen, has upgraded the control rooms of two of its main production studios with two new Grass Valley™ Kayak™ video production switchers – one HD and one SD.
March 23, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif. March 23, 2010 – WGBH, the public broadcaster in Boston, Mass and the leading producer for PBS, has installed a new Thomson mobile video transmission system from Grass Valley™, based on the ATSC A/153 standard. WGBH's mobile video service was launched in late 2009 with additional channels added in 2010.
March 22, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 22, 2010Grass Valley™ is using China Content Broadcast Network Expo (CCBN), the world's leading event for digital television and broadband network industries, to demonstrate its latest innovations in MPEG-2/4 and JPEG 2000 video compression technologies designed for cable, direct-to-home satellite, telecommunications, and terrestrial television operations. The display will feature advanced video headend systems with unrivalled compression efficiency, value added services, such as local or ad content insertion, as well as test and measurement equipment.
March 18, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 18, 2010 – Setting its own speed records for live event production, Rede Record, Brazil's second-largest television network, used high-definition production and distribution technologies from Grass Valley™ for its comprehensive, locally oriented, and timely coverage of the Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia.
March 17, 2010
Montreal, Canada, March 17, 2010 — Miranda Technologies is launching two low cost, high performance master control switching and channel branding systems at NAB, called Imagestore-Modular+ and Imagestore-Modular.
March 17, 2010

Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 17, 2010 — As they have for more than ten years, many of the top mobile production companies in the US are helping to televise this year's "March Madness®" 2010 NCAA® Men's and Women's Division I Basketball Tournament for CBS Sports, ESPN, and Fox Sports with a variety of high-definition trucks carrying the latest Grass Valley™ video production switchers. Some will use Grass Valley HD cameras and routers as well, and a Grass Valley switcher will also be used to produce a live 3D broadcast to select theaters.

March 10, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March, 10, 2010 – Zhejiang University of Media & Communications, one of China's oldest and most prestigious educational institutions, has built a new OB van, complete with Grass Valley™ high-definition production equipment, to support the University's media research and teaching initiatives. This is the first HD OB van in China ordered by a university.
March 8, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 8, 2010 — Veteran mobile production company NEP Supershooters, based in Pittsburgh, Penn., had three of its most advanced high-definition production trucks parked outside the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Calif., complete with Grass Valley™ HD production equipment and systems, to televise the 82nd Academy Awards® ceremony on Sunday, March 7, live on the ABC television network.
March 3, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 3, 2010 – Illustrating its continuing commitment to professionals in the region, Grass Valley™ is demonstrating some of its most advanced production technologies with two local distributors in Latin America The presentations will be conducted in partnership with Bitcom (in Panama) and Pro Video (in Costa Rica) to highlight Grass Valley's proven file-based solutions, which include highly affordable high-definition cameras, servers, compression, editing software, and media management.
March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 2, 2010 – With Grass Valley™ cameras being the leading choice for studios and outside broadcast trucks worldwide, NAB2010 sees two major new innovations to further increase their flexibility. First, a unique fiber transmission system carries 1080p 3 Gb/s signals from the camera to the base station and into the production network; and second, a new 3D software enhancement of the standard camera control panel enables two cameras to be controlled simultaneously so that stereographic shaders can control 3D pairs of cameras from a single control panel.
March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 2, 2010 — Following its highly successful launch last fall, the Grass Valley™ K2 Dyno™ replay system has already been enhanced with new features and functionality for file-based workflows that are now available as free upgrades to existing customers.
March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 2, 2010Grass Valley™ today announced a new hardware and software conversion product named "ADVCmini" that allows consumers and prosumers to easily and reliably transfer high-quality video images from VHS tapes, digital camcorders, and similar sources to their Mac computer for editing in Final Cut Pro or iMovie. Grass Valley will also introduce a PC version later this year that will enable users to edit their footage with nonlinear editing software such as the EDIUS® Neo 2 editing software program.
March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 2, 2010 — At NAB 2010, Grass Valley™ will reveal the expanding roadmap for its popular T2™ intelligent Digital Disk Recorder (iDDR), introducing new features and functionality in the form of Service Packs that make the T2 even more flexible and powerful for all types of file-based workflows.  The best part is that current users will be able to install the service packs when they become available later this year at no additional cost. Option packs will be announced, which will enable the native playback of some popular codecs.
March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 2, 2010 – With a host of new, valuable features¬ like automated error capture and reporting via email as well as closed caption data decoding in MPEG-2 streams, the latest version of the Grass Valley™ MEDIAEDGE® digital signage and on-demand content delivery platform is now more versatile and useful than ever. The increasingly popular IPTV-based platform now features new file management and distribution capabilities for the system’s server software, set-top box decoders, and live MPEG-4 encoder.
March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 2, 2010Grass Valley™ has added new features and functionality to its GV Connect plug-in for Final Cut Pro users which increases productivity and provides new performance benefits when working with Grass Valley K2 media servers and storage area networks. The latest version, 2.0, adds tighter newsroom computer integration with K2/Aurora news systems, via the MOS protocol, to tightly link scripts with audio and video clips making digital news production easy and getting news content to air much faster and more efficiently.

March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif. March, 2 2010 – With pressure on broadcasters to deliver more services and greatly improve energy efficiency, Grass Valley™ is launching new functionality for its video compression and TV transmission equipment at NAB 2010. The innovations support HD, 3D, green technologies and mobile broadcasts.
March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 2, 2010 — For those professionals who require the ability to collaborate and share material with other editors using Grass Valley™ EDIUS® multi-format nonlinear editing (NLE) software, but can't afford the high cost of traditional storage systems, the company is introducing the EDIUS Workgroup Storage (EWGS) L5 platform.
March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 2, 2010 — Continuing to extend the reach of its EDIUS® PC-based nonlinear editing (NLE) software, at NAB 2010 Grass Valley™ will unveil the latest updated version, which now includes real time, full resolution AVCHD editing already released for the EDIUS Neo 2 Booster package.  This new feature is ideally suited to the professional and prosumer videographer who shoots and/or edits AVCHD video and desires native real-time performance when editing material compressed with the AVCHD format. In addition, EDIUS 5.5 is now fully Windows 7 compatible.
March 2, 2010
Montreal, Canada, March 2, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that MTV Networks International, Amsterdam (MTVNI Amsterdam) has ordered two Kaleido-X multi-viewers and an NVISION 8576 enterprise class router for a system expansion, which will allow playout of up to 75 channels from July 2010.
March 2, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 2, 2010 — Thanks to new software capabilities within its AppCenter Elite software suite that leverage a highly flexible system architecture, Grass Valley™ has made it possible for all K2 Summit™ and K2 Solo™ servers to be expanded from handling four SD/HD video streams to up to eight streams in specific applications such as Super Slo-Mo, multi-cam recording, and even 3D.
February 24, 2010
Montreal, Canada, February 24, 2010 — Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT), a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of high-performance hardware and software for the television broadcast industry, today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2009.
February 24, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February 24, 2010 – To meet the country’s growing demand for high-definition entertainment and sports programming, Inter Ação Video ltda (IAV), a premiere video production company in São Paulo, Brazil, is building a new HD-capable OB van with a full complement of Grass Valley™ production technologies, systems, and integration services.
February 23, 2010
Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, March 2–4, 2010 — CABSAT 2010 is now firmly established as the leading event for broadcast and AV professionals in the Middle East and North Africa. And it is a great place to find out more about the market-leading products from Grass Valley™.
February 22, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February, 22, 2010Grass Valley™ has announced the winner of its highly successful "Cut And Win" contest, in which editors using EDIUS® real-time editing software were tasked with producing a commercial on the features and capabilities of EDIUS to compete for a chance to win thousands of dollars' worth of production gear.
February 18, 2010
Montreal, Canada, February 18, 2010 — Miranda Technologies today announced that Nova TV, Greece’s premier film and sports playout provider, has installed Miranda’s super-silent Kaleido-X16 multi-viewer and multiple Imagestore 750 channel branding processors.
February 16, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February 16, 2010 — The Mobile Television Group (MTVG), which operates one of the nation’s largest fleets of high-definition mobile production trucks, has ordered 20 new LDK 8000 Elite cameras, from Grass Valley™.
February 16, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February, 16, 2010 — In a highly memorable event this weekend, the 59th NBA All-Star Game was broadcast live on TNT from the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday, February 14, with a full complement of Grass Valley™ high-definition cameras, production switchers, and video routers.
February 16, 2010
LONDON (BVE — Stand# B20), February 16-18, 2010, — At the 2010 Broadcast Video Expo, Grass Valley™ will demonstrate the latest technology to show how HD and even HD 3D can be created affordably without compromising production values or technical quality. The stand will include the remarkable new Kayenne™ Video Production Center as well as cameras and servers.
February 15, 2010
Montreal, Canada, February 15, 2010 — Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT) will hold a conference call with financial analysts to present its results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2009 on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 9:00 AM (ET). Media and other interested parties are invited to join the conference call in listen-only mode.
February 15, 2010
Montreal, Canada, February 15, 2010 — Miranda Technologies will be highlighting multiple new products at NAB (booth N2515), including loudness control solutions, space and energy efficient multi-viewers, and audio processing for NVISION enterprise class routers.
February 11, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February 11, 2010 — Game Creek Video, a veteran mobile production company based in Hudson, N.H., has been using the new Grass Valley™ Kayenne™ Video Production Center for the entire 2009-2010 college football season on ABC/ESPN with its “Liberty” production unit and its “FOX” production units producing NFL football on FOX. The NFL season culminated with the NFC Championship Game on FOX as the New Orleans Saints hosted the Minnesota Vikings.
February 10, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February, 10, 2010 – When Taiwanese filmmaker Leon Dai set out to write and direct his new award-winning feature "No Puedo Vivir Sin Ti" ("Cannot Live Without You"), he was looking for a unique way to tell the story of the special relationship between a father and his seven year-old daughter. Now that vision is clear. Shot in high-definition black and white over two years and edited on a Grass Valley™ EDIUS® real-time nonlinear editing system, the film has won numerous film festival awards and helped Dai prove that high-quality feature production can be done cost-effectively with the right talent and the right tools.
February 9, 2010

Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February 9, 2010 — High-definition production equipment from Grass Valley™ will be extensively used in temporary production studios and on-site at many of the venues in and around Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, to bring home the live and tape-delayed telecasts of this year’s Winter Games in pristine HD to millions of worldwide viewers from February 12–28.

February 3, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February 3, 2010 — High-definition production technology from Grass Valley™ will once again play a major part in bringing all of the excitement of the NFL's biggest game to viewers around the world. Several mobile production companies will have trucks on-site at Dolphin Stadium in Miami, Fla. with Grass Valley production equipment, including cameras, production switchers, and signal routers to produce coverage of Super Bowl® XLIV, live in HD, on Sunday, February 7.
February 1, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., February 1, 2010Grass Valley™ high-definition production and distribution technology once again played a big part of the live Grammy® Awards telecast, presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). This year's 52nd annual gathering of the music industry's finest was broadcast on CBS on Sunday, January 31 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
January 26, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif. January 26, 2010 – Looking to add the highest production value to its local programs, Detroit Public TV, WTVS, is building a new high-definition production truck based on the latest production technologies from Grass Valley™. The new 35-foot truck will include six Grass Valley LDK 3000 HD cameras with LCD viewfinders, a Grass Valley Kayak™ 2 M/E HD production switcher, and a Grass Valley K2 Dyno™ HD replay system.
January 20, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif. January 20, 2010Grass Valley™ announces that it is assisting, through its distributor and system integrator in the Baltics Hannu-Pro, Latvia State Radio and Television Center (LVRTC) to make the switch from analog to digital transmission by installing an advanced DVB-T network that features encoding, multiplexing, and nationwide distribution technology and systems from Grass Valley.
January 13, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., January 13, 2010 — Television Nacional de Chile (TVN), the state-owned television broadcaster, has purchased six Grass Valley™ LDK 8000 Elite multi-format high-definition cameras, to add to twelve others that have been successfully in use for more than a year. The new cameras will be used in a new HD production studio in Santiago and as well as for a new OB van that will cover remote productions.
January 11, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., January 11, 2010 – Veteran mobile production company Game Creek Video, based in Hudson, N.H., used the new Grass Valley™ Kayenne™ Video Production Center to handle the complex multi-camera production of college football's 96th annual Rose Bowl Game telecast in HD on ABC live from Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif. on January 1.
January 7, 2010
Montreal, Canada, January 7, 2010 — Miranda Technologies will be highlighting multiple new products at Broadcast Video Expo (Booth G-60), including Automatic Loudness Control (ALC), the award-winning Kaleido-Modular multi-viewer, NVISION Enterprise Class routers with integral de-embedding, shuffling and re-embedding and Imagestore 750 master control system with advanced audio.
January 5, 2010
Montreal, Canada, January 5, 2010 — January 5, 2010 – Miranda Technologies announced that VRT, the national broadcaster in Belgium for the Flemish speaking community, is upgrading its broadcast facility to HD with Miranda’s NVISION 8280 Enterprise Class router.
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