Press Release Archive — 2010
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.
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 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.
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, 2010 – Grass 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, 2010 — Grass 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.
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 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.
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.
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
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 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, 2010 — Grass 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 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 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.
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 22, 2010
Paris, France/Nevada City, Calif., March 22, 2010 — Grass 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 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.
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, 2010 — Grass 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 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 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 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 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, 2010 – Grass 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 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.