Press Release Archive — 2015
December 21, 2015
MONTREAL, December 21, 2015 — Two products from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, have been selected to receive the prestigious 2015 NewBay Media Product Innovation Award. Both GV Node, a new IP aggregation, processing and routing solution, and the LDX 86 Series with Extended Dynamic Range (XDR), one of the industry's leading broadcast cameras, have been chosen as winners. The award recognizes excellence in manufacturing of products to serve the TV/pro video and radio/online audio industries, with winners selected by a panel of professional users. This is the second year in a row that Grass Valley has won an award.
December 14, 2015
MONTREAL, December 14, 2015
— A commitment to open standards and interoperability has always driven product development for Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. To further strengthen that commitment, Grass Valley has become a founding member of the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS)
, an independent trade association founded to ensure that all IP solutions brought to market offer complete interoperability, are based on open standards and will integrate seamlessly into current workflow environments. The association's initial focus is on promoting the adoption, standardization, development and refinement of open protocols for media over IP.
December 14, 2015
BOTHELL, WA, December 14, 2015 — A group of broadcast and media industry suppliers including Grass Valley, Imagine Communications, Lawo, Snell Advanced Media and Nevion have collaborated to form the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS). This new, independent trade association's mandate is to bring IP solutions to market that offer complete interoperability, are based on open standards, and integrate seamlessly into media workflow environments to foster industry innovation and efficiency. The group's efforts will be focused on promoting the adoption, standardization, development and refinement of open protocols for media over IP, with an initial emphasis on VSF TR-03 and TR-04, SMPTE 2022-6 and AES67.
December 10, 2015
MONTREAL, December 10, 2015 — Recognizing the increasing demand for timely on-site reporting and the shift in the way news is gathered today, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and Dejero are collaborating to integrate Dejero's LIVE+ Control monitoring and management tool with the GV STRATUS video production and content management system. With the embedded Dejero tool, users will be able to access, manage and assign content from Dejero's video-over-IP transmitters within a single window of the GV STRATUS system.
December 7, 2015
MONTREAL, December 7, 2015 — Rec4Box OB Factory is pleased to announce a collaboration with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, which will define an exciting new range of production trailers for the U.S. market. The "Corsair," Rec4Box's updated 26' vehicle, as well as the newly announced 37' 5th-wheel trailer "Galleon" series, will both sport a Grass Valley Karrera K-Frame Video Production Center switcher.
December 2, 2015
MONTREAL, December 2, 2015 — DutchView Infostrada, part of the NEP worldwide network, recently launched Cloud Production, its revolutionary comprehensive IP-based video production platform. On Sunday, November 22nd, the TV show "Carlo's TV Café" was broadcast on RTL4, the leading Dutch commercial TV channel, using remote-controlled Cloud Production. This was the first live broadcast to be televised using the technology. On November 23rd, "Voetbal Inside" was broadcast on RTL7, becoming the second live broadcast to air using cloud-based technology. DutchView Infostrada built its directing, audio and shading suites at the Media Park in Hilversum, the Netherlands for this purpose.
December 1, 2015
MONTREAL, December 1, 2015 — YES Productions, a complete television production facility that's part of the New Orleans PBS affiliate, has installed the Kayenne K-Frame Video Production Center switcher from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand.
November 23, 2015
MONTREAL, November 23, 2015 — TV Liberal, an affiliate of the Brazilian network TV Globo, is making the switch from standard definition (SD) to high definition (HD) with a new suite of products from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. The transition to HD will enable TV Liberal to quickly and efficiently deliver high-quality live productions, breaking news coverage and other timely information to its viewers.
November 19, 2015
MONTREAL, November 19, 2015 — With more than 40 million albums sold in the past 40 years and a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in 2013, Rush has established itself as one of the world's most recognized rock bands. The R40 Tour, staged throughout the summer of 2015, marked the band's 40th anniversary and gave fans a chance to see the group live. Solotech, a Canadian event producer dedicated to leveraging state-of-the-art equipment to create memorable performances, used a number of solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to produce the Rush R40 Tour.
November 16, 2015
MONTREAL, November 16, 2015 — Emerson College, a premier higher education institution in the U.S. devoted to communication and the arts, has upgraded its Tufte Performance and Production Center to include LDX cameras and Karrera K-Frame S-series switchers from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand.
November 16, 2015
MONTREAL, November 16, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will demonstrate its portfolio of broadcast solutions for live production, news production and playout at NATEXPO 2015 in Pavilion 75, Hall A, at the VDNH in Moscow. The event takes place November 18-20 and Grass Valley will be in stand A50.
November 11, 2015
MONTREAL, November 11, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be highlighting its solutions for broadcasters at the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition (Inter BEE), November 18-20, 2015, in Hall 2 Booth #2311 at the Makuhari Messe in Japan.
November 9, 2015
MONTREAL, November 9, 2015 — As the Middle East Broadcasting Center (MBC) prepares to begin its second season of exclusive coverage of Saudi Arabia's professional football league, the network has invested in a market-proven replay solution from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, that will help it tell better stories.
November 5, 2015
MONTREAL, November 5, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will showcase its live production solutions in booth #1113 at the Content and Communications World (CCW) Expo at the Javits Center in New York City, November 11-12, 2015. In addition to product displays, the booth will feature information on the transition to IP, the increasing popularity of 4K/UHD content for better storytelling and other trends in live production.
October 28, 2015
MONTREAL, October 28, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be presented with the Philo T. Farnsworth Award by the Television Academy at its 67th Engineering Emmy Awards in a ceremony on October 28 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. Grass Valley is receiving the award in recognition of its contributions over time that have significantly impacted television technology and engineering.
October 26, 2015
MONTREAL, October 26, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be highlighting its broadcast solutions for live production, 4K content, cloud-enabled playout, infrastructure, monitoring and IP in the SVC booth (C10) at the annual CAPER Show 2015. The show takes place October 28-30 at the Centro Costa Salguero in Buenos Aires.
October 19, 2015
MONTREAL, October 19, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be leading several sessions in the conference program and showcasing its broadcast solutions in Booth 217 at the SMPTE 2015 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition. The show takes place October 26-29 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Hollywood, CA.
September 29, 2015
MONTREAL, September 29, 2015 — DutchView Infostrada, Europe's leading expert providers of innovative video technology and broadcast solutions, has purchased 12 LDX 86 WorldCam cameras that use the IP solution from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand.
September 28, 2015
MONTREAL, September 28, 2015 — TV5 Québec Canada has become the nation's first broadcaster to implement a disaster recovery site for its playout and transmission operations, using GV STRATUS Playout from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand.
September 14, 2015
MONTREAL, September 14, 2015 — With an eye toward increased efficiency and sustainability, Mediatec Broadcast Norway, part of the NEP Group Inc., has made a significant investment in cameras and infrastructure from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for its horse racing coverage. The company purchased 24 LDX 80 Première cameras, eight OCP 400 operational control panels, and two MCP 450 master control panels and is installing everything at 12 trotting venues across Norway, feeding a central control room in its Oslo headquarters.
September 12, 2015
MONTREAL, September 12, 2015 — bTV, the first private national TV station in Bulgaria and the country's most watched channel, has chosen EDIUS Pro 7 from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for editing news in the field and at the station. With this purchase, bTV's award-winning newsroom will now have one of the fastest editing systems for news production, with real-time capabilities and format versatility.
September 11, 2015
MONTREAL, September 11, 2015 — Canal9, the Switzerland Valais canton regional television station, has selected the GV Director nonlinear live production center for the Parliament of Valais, along with K2 Summit and GV STRATUS from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to provide a uniform workflow between its central station and remote sites throughout the region.
September 11, 2015
LONDON, September 11, 2015 — Pacific Television Center (PacTV), a Los Angeles-based, global transmission and production company, has purchased an NVISION 8576 router from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for its new state-of-the-art London facility with IP and 4K capabilities. The new router is a central component of the operation and will manage all of the global connectivity into and out of the London facility.
September 11, 2015
MONTREAL, September 11, 2015 — NXT DIGITAL, the Headend-in-the-Sky (HITS) service platform from Grant Investrade Limited, part of the global Hinduja Group, has installed the iTX integrated playout platform from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. Recently launched, the HITS platform will offer 500 channels to the fast-growing television market in India.
September 10, 2015
MONTREAL, September 10, 2015 — intoPIX today announced Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has succesfully integrated intoPIX TICO lightweight compression into a suite of its live production solutions providing support for 4K 1-wire transmission. The TICO 4:1 visually lossless compression from intoPIX carries a high-quality signal across a single wire, which eases the broadcast transition towards IP and 4K/UHD while simplifying connectivity.
September 10, 2015
MONTREAL, September 10, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, debuts at IBC 2015 the world's first true, real-time IP processing platform, GV Node. Offering multipurpose video and audio processing, vertically accurate switching and IP aggregation, GV Node is a critical next step in the growth of Grass Valley's Glass-to-Glass IP solution for broadcasters, enabling them to apply the unprecedented flexibility of IP in more applications throughout their workflows. GV Node allows broadcasters to combine many of the advantages of a data center model with the specific requirements of a live broadcast production environment.
September 10, 2015
MONTREAL, September 10, 2015 — Technology changes are putting pressure on broadcasters to tell better stories efficiently and profitably. At IBC 2015, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will show its innovative solutions for capture, transmission, replay, workflow and storage, as well as provide insights that will help attendees make the most of new technology with solutions that guide their future handling of IP and help them make the most of digital delivery platforms.
September 10, 2015
MONTREAL, September 10, 2015 — Broadcasters around the world are focused on the exciting opportunities for enhanced content and efficiency offered by 4K and IP solutions, but are struggling to deal with the increased infrastructure required to handle the signals. At IBC 2015, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is unveiling a suite of products that provide support for 4K 1-wire transmission. Rather than requiring four 3G wires to carry an HD or 4K signal, the Grass Valley solutions use the award-winning TICO 4:1 visually lossless compression from intoPIX to carry a high-quality signal across a single wire.
September 9, 2015
MONTREAL, September 9, 2015 — Many professionals are taking a closer look at high dynamic range (HDR) technology as a more immediate and significant solution for delivering the most realistic and vibrant HD or 4K content possible to their viewers. At IBC 2015, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is unveiling its new Extended Dynamic Range (XDR) software upgrade option for all LDX 86 series cameras working in single-speed formats (HD/3G/4K).
September 8, 2015
MONTREAL, September 8, 2015 — To meet broadcasters' requirements for more complex signal processing and distribution solutions, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, introduces the Densité 3+ FR4 frame—offering the highest density of processing power of any frame currently available, while retaining backwards compatibility with all Densité modules.
September 1, 2015
MONTREAL, September 1, 2015 — The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Belgian public broadcasting company VRT have unveiled the LiveIP Project, a multi-vendor system integration to showcase IP-based live broadcast production. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is collaborating with the EBU, VRT, and other industry partners to implement a live TV production studio at VRT's premises in Brussels. It uses state-of-the-art IT-centric hardware and software to enable broadcasters to produce programs quickly, efficiently and cost effectively.
September 1, 2015
MONTREAL, September 1, 2015 — Broadcasting sports, entertainment, music, and other live events requires powerful, compact solutions that are scalable, flexible and easy to deploy. For TV Skyline, the choice was clear when outfitting its newest OB van. The company considered its previous suppliers and other options on the market, ultimately identifying the solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, as the best way to deliver the high-quality broadcasts demanded by its clients.
August 27, 2015
MONTREAL, August 27, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, announces the first feature release of the 8.x version of its editing platform, EDIUS, designed for broadcast news, professional editing studios, event videographers and even home users. EDIUS 8.1 continues to focus on video editing performance—allowing users to edit anywhere and get stories to air faster—and enhancing production creativity via improved integration with third-party plugins.
August 26, 2015
MONTREAL, August 26, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is launching version 2.8 of its iTX Integrated Playout Platform at IBC 2015. This release further extends the functionality of iTX by removing yet more devices from the broadcast chain, reducing potential failure points and simplifying operation. Version 2.8 features two major developments—compressed IP input/output and full Softel subtitling/captioning functionality.
August 25, 2015
MONTREAL, August 25, 2015 — News production professionals are under increasing pressure to deliver more content in less time, making that content available on-air, online or via other channels. GV STRATUS News bundles from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, are designed to meet the needs of news professionals with smaller budgets while delivering high functionality, including seamless integration of proxy editing and advanced workflow management.
August 24, 2015
MONTREAL, August 24, 2015 — TV Bahia, a regional broadcaster in Brazil, has partnered with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to bring greater efficiency to its news workflow, effectively reducing the total cost of operations for its newsroom environment. A TV Globo affiliate, TV Bahia has invested in GV STRATUS and K2 Summit 3G Transmission clients to gain a collaborative, evolvable and agile platform with a common user experience across all media production applications.
August 20, 2015
MONTREAL, August 20, 2015 — To support the migration to 4K and IP technology, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will demonstrate its newest broadcast solutions at BIRTV 2015. Attendees to booth 8A08 will have an opportunity to learn how the adoption of Grass Valley’s LDX camera system and its Glass-to-Glass IP solution leads to a more efficient workflow while producing more valuable content.
August 18, 2015
MONTREAL, August 18, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will showcase a variety of powerful solutions for broadcasters, content owners and service providers in booth 104 at SET Expo, August 23-27, EXPO Center Norte, Pavilão Vermelho in São Paulo, Brazil. This is the first time that professionals from the Latin American market will be able to see demonstrations of some of the products that debuted at NAB earlier in the year. Grass Valley will also show its roadmap to IP for a variety of products in the lineup.
August 11, 2015
MONTREAL, August 11, 2015 — RIC TV, an affiliate of TV Record in Brazil, is expanding its investment in HD production solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, with its latest acquisition of LDX 80 series cameras and a Karrera K-Frame S-series switcher. This is the second time in two years that RIC TV has turned to Grass Valley to outfit one of its production studios with a complete HD solution.
August 10, 2015
MONTREAL, August 10, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has reached a new product milestone, selling more than 1,000 NVISION 8500 Enterprise Routers to broadcasters, studios, mobile production and playout facilities globally.
July 28, 2015
MONTREAL, July 28, 2015 — At IBC 2015, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be showcasing its full portfolio of broadcast solutions including cameras, switchers, routers, servers, multiviewers, editing software, automation, playout and much more. Grass Valley experts will be on hand to help visitors improve efficiency and tell better stories by leveraging 4K workflows, IP infrastructure and the cloud. The Grass Valley booth is located at Hall 1, Stand D11.
July 7, 2015
MONTREAL, July 7, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, announced today that Raycom Media is expanding its use of Grass Valley's EDIUS multiformat nonlinear editing software for news editing across all 33 of its news-producing markets. A new multi-year support agreement combines support with the ability for Raycom to upgrade its existing licenses, as needed, to deploy productivity-enhancing software improvements.
July 7, 2015
MONTREAL, July 9, 2015 — TV and Radio Company "Start" is a broadcaster of major sporting events in Russia, including football, volleyball, handball, basketball and many others. In order to improve the quality of sports production, TRC "Start" has upgraded its new ОB van with eight Grass Valley LDX Flex cameras and XCU base stations.
June 30, 2015
MONTREAL, June 30, 2015 — Star India Ltd., one of the leading broadcasters in India and a wholly owned subsidiary of 21st Century Fox, Inc., has engaged Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to equip its sports studio at Mumbai with a suite of live production solutions. The new equipment will provide the flexibility and productivity to deliver compelling content across multiple platforms, in less time.
June 30, 2015
MONTREAL, July 1, 2015 — To meet the increasing demand for HD and 3G productions, _wige MEDIA AG, a leading German communications company in the sports and automotive industry, has invested in a full suite of live production solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. This investment will upgrade one of its outside broadcasting (OB) vans from standard to high definition (HD), providing a flexible infrastructure to meet _wige MEDIA AG's needs today, while laying the foundation for a transition to IP in the future.
May 27, 2015
MONTREAL, May 27, 2015 — After careful consideration of all the high-end production switchers currently on the market, QVC selected Kayenne K-Frame switchers from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for its broadcast facilities at the company's corporate headquarters in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
May 26, 2015
MONTREAL, May 26, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will join more than 600 international exhibitors at Broadcast Asia 2015 to demonstrate its advanced products and solutions for the pro-audio, film and TV industries. Attendees will be at the event June 2—5, 2015, at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore to network, exchange business ideas, gather market information and source the latest broadcast products and solutions. Grass Valley will be located in stand 5B3-01.
May 21, 2015
MONTREAL, May 21, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is launching EDIUS 8, the latest version of its editing platform designed for production and broadcast news. Version 8 features multiple new capabilities, including refreshed GUI, Canon XF-AVC support, a new workflow clip management tool, accelerated 4K H.264 playback and an aggressive development program to introduce many new creative tools over the coming months.
May 14, 2015
MONTREAL, May 14, 2015 — Users of EDIUS Pro and EDIUS Neo software earlier than version 7 have a unique and limited opportunity to step up to version 7 for only $299. This immediate upgrade also includes a free update to EDIUS 8, when it becomes available. The offer is valid from now through June 30, 2015, and applies to any EDIUS Neo user (versions 1 to 3.5) or EDIUS Pro user (versions 1 to 6.5). After June 30, it will no longer be possible to upgrade from any pre-7 version of the software
May 13, 2015
MONTREAL, May 13, 2015 — Students learning or practicing broadcast technology at Santo Tomas Professional Institute in Santiago, Chile, will benefit from two modern, fully equipped studios on campus and will enter the field with experience using the latest solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. The two studios feature a full range of state-of-the-art technology and enable the Santo Tomas Professional Institute to become an ASP—Grass Valley Authorized Service Provider—for its students.
April 13, 2015
MONTREAL, April 13, 2015 — Dorna Sports, a leading international sports management, marketing, and media company, has renewed its contract with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for an additional four years due to the flexibility and future expansion capabilities Grass Valley technology offers.
April 13, 2015
MONTREAL, April 13, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, announced today that a number of industry leaders have committed to the new Grass Valley LDX 86 Universe switchable 4K/extreme-speed HD camera to greatly enhance their storytelling capabilities. Following on the heels of last year's extremely successful 6X extreme-speed camera introduction, the LDX 86 Universe allows either 6X HD acquisition or 4K acquisition from the same camera, and is also available as an upgrade to existing LDX 86 XtremeSpeed cameras.
April 12, 2015
MONTREAL, April 12, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has selected one of broadcasting's largest stages, the 2015 NAB Show, to announce the launch of its LDX 4K/6X HD switchable camera, the LDX 86 Universe, in tandem with the K2 Dyno Universe Replay System. This first-of-its-kind system brings 4K and extreme-speed storytelling into the mainstream, enabling any camera or replay position to be set up for regular HD, 4K or extreme-speed acquisition/replay and requiring no additional positions or equipment in order to achieve this flexibility.
April 12, 2015
MONTREAL, April 12, 2015 — Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., one of the largest and most diversified American television broadcasting companies, has selected the iTX integrated playout platform, GV STRATUS Playout and a host of infrastructure solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to transform its playout operation for future growth and efficiency.
April 12, 2015
MONTREAL, April 12, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and Cisco are collaborating on broadcast's new IP future with a live demonstration of Grass Valley's remote IP production workflow, leveraging SMPTE 2022-6, at the 2015 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
April 12, 2015
MONTREAL, April 12, 2015 — For customers who have yet to begin the process or those further along in the migration to IP infrastructure, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, offers an approach to adopting IP technology that fits the unique needs of every broadcaster. At the 2015 NAB Show, Grass Valley will introduce its Glass-to-Glass IP solution, which enables customers to harness the power of IP to make their workflows incredibly agile and flexible while using SDN (software-defined network) and COTS (commercial off-the-shelf) switches in a familiar, broadcast-centric control environment.
April 12, 2015
MONTREAL, April 12, 2015 — For more than half a century, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has been leading customers through the changes that mark the evolutionary cycles of the broadcast industry. This year, at the 2015 NAB Show, Grass Valley will demonstrate its latest advances in 4K production workflows for better storytelling, replay solutions for more flexible coverage of live events, and IP-based infrastructure for more robust file management and transfer, along with cloud technologies for improved operational efficiency and much more.
April 12, 2015
MONTREAL, April 12, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today introduces a new camera for broadcasters seeking a cost-effective alternative to the LDX series. The Focus 70 Live camera represents a new entry level into the Grass Valley camera line, with high-quality image performance for less demanding applications.
April 10, 2015
MONTREAL, April 10, 2015 — One of the most significant opportunities for growth in the broadcast industry is the delivery of content across more platforms in more formats with increased efficiency. At the 2015 NAB Show, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will preview exciting capabilities based on the foundation of its new version 2.6 iTX integrated playout engine.
April 10, 2015
MONTREAL, April 10, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has furnished LeSEA Broadcasting Network with a suite of advanced live production technology for its new HD production truck. LeSEA's new HD truck will be utilizing Grass Valley's Kayenne K-Frame Video Production Center, LDX WorldCam cameras with XCU WorldCam base stations, NVISION 8500 hybrid routers and Kaleido multiviewers.
April 10, 2015
MONTREAL, April 10, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced the latest iTX Integrated Playout Platform version 2.6 with its new game-changing broadcast engine. This new broadcast engine delivers simulcast for greater scalability; is better adapted for live content with the most complete real-time processing algorithms; and provides enhanced automation of ingest for streamlined workflows, while lowering the cost of running television channels.
April 7, 2015
MONTREAL, April 7, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, introduced today the Grass Valley K2 Central TX shared storage solution which provides exceptional performance, supporting 100 Mbps playout on each of up to 20 channels, at a competitive price. K2 Central TX makes it easy to migrate from legacy play-to-air storage and server systems, offering streamlined content delivery from camera to playout.
April 6, 2015
MONTREAL, April 6, 2015 — The requirements for audio and video signal processing and distribution are growing more complex every day. The increasing international reach of many channels is driving the need for more audio processing—transcoding, track shuffling, level adjustments and more. To address these needs, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, introduces the Densité MAP-3901 embedded audio and metadata processor and the Densité ADX-1901 high-quality, eight-channel analog audio de-embedder for 3G/HD/SD-SDI.
March 26, 2015
MONTREAL, March 26, 2015 — São Paulo-based TV Cultura has been relying on solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to provide overall operational excellence in its studios for almost a decade. So when the time came to upgrade its cameras, the choice was an easy one. Six new LDX Flex cameras with XCU base stations are coming online to provide improved image quality and flexibility for the future.
March 16, 2015
MONTREAL, March 16, 2015 — At NAB 2015, attendees will have the opportunity to experience emerging technologies and learn how to thrive in an industry where technology and consumer demands are ever-changing. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will discuss the latest technology trends, explore the challenges and benefits broadcasters will face in the future and offer guidance on suitable solutions based on their unique needs.
March 11, 2015
MONTREAL, March 11, 2015 —Sharjah TV, one of the leading broadcasters in the United Arab Emirates, knew that the time had come to make the upgrade from SD to HD. Competition is intense, and the need to stay on the cutting edge means that only the best equipment will do. Sharjah TV explored a number of options from various manufacturers and—based on outstanding quality and performance—chose cameras and switchers from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand.
March 2, 2015
MONTREAL, March 2, 2015 — Technical advances in video production and broadcast are changing the way content is captured and delivered, creating new areas of opportunity for automation, improved efficiency and versatility. Broadcast professionals will gather March 10–12 at CABSAT, the Broadcast, Satellite and Digital Media event at the Dubai World Trade Center, to learn more about the latest technologies. To help broadcasters capitalize on the latest opportunities, innovations in the area of live production and news production, playout, 4K and IP will be showcased at the Grass Valley booth, Hall 2/Stand D2-21.
February 18, 2015
MONTREAL, February 18, 2015 —The 2015 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas is the place to see all the latest technologies and learn about new ways to improve the quality and efficiency of broadcast production. At this years show, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will demonstrate its powerful line of broadcast solutions and introduce its variety of new IP and 4K/UHD solutions. Grass Valley will be in booth SL206.
February 17, 2015
MONTREAL, February 17, 2015 — Broadcast professionals around the world are facing a host of challenges and exciting opportunities as new innovations breed new viewing habits and change traditional business models. Attendees at the Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) in London, February 24–26, will see the latest broadcast solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to capitalize on these changes and help them prepare for the future with smart investments today.
February 12, 2015
MONTREAL, February 12, 2015 — For Mediatec Broadcast, an international leader in broadcast production, bringing its viewers all the action from nearly a dozen horse racing tracks across Norway is a top priority. To keep costs down, Mediatec turned to Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for a remote broadcasting solution that can send camera feeds via fiber connections to its main facility in Oslo.
February 10, 2015
MONTREAL, February 10, 2015 — GearBox, a UK-based rental company and part of the veteran broadcast technology supplier CVP Group, has acquired six LDX Première advanced imaging cameras and three LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 1X/3X/6X ultra-slow-motion cameras from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. This purchase expands the United Kingdom rental market offering and exemplifies the strategic partnership the two companies have formed.
February 9, 2015
MONTREAL, February 9, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will demonstrate its EDIUS Pro 7 multiformat nonlinear editing software at this year's CP+ 2015 Camera & Photo Imaging Show to be held February 12–15 at the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Center in Yokohama, Japan. EDIUS Pro 7 is the fastest and most versatile real-time editing software — 4K, 3D, HD, SD and almost any format from 24x24 to 4Kx2K, all on the same timeline. Grass Valley will be exhibiting EDIUS Pro 7 and the EDIUS Turnkey system on a pod in the "Video Area for Professionals".
February 5, 2015
MONTREAL, February 5, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, continues to lead the way in automated production with the release of Ignite Automated Production version 7.5. New features of Ignite include powerful integration with the GV Director nonlinear live production system, support for the Karrera K-Frame S-series production switcher, enhancements to the Lawo audio console interface and support for Solid State Logic (SSL) audio consoles, further strengthening Grass Valley's position in the area of audio control. The updates in Ignite version 7.5 signify Grass Valley's commitment to continuously expanding development of the industry's Emmy Award–winning and most capable automated production system.
February 3, 2015
MONTREAL, February 3, 2015 — For cutting-edge productions at high-end sporting events, Fletcher Sports has purchased four LDX XtremeSpeed (LDX XS) 6X ultra slow-motion cameras and four XCU XtremeSpeed XF Fiber transmission solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. The powerful LDX XS camera integrates seamlessly into live workflows with 3X (1080p) and 6X (720p/1080i) speeds for ultimate versatility, including a standard-speed 1X live output.
January 13, 2015
MONTREAL, January 13, 2015 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will help broadcasters navigate the changing landscape of today's media by showcasing innovative products that offer efficiencies and enhanced quality, including a complete newsroom solution, at BES EXPO 2015.
January 8, 2015
MONTREAL, January 8, 2015 — Access Press News (APN), a broadcaster located in the Delhi region in India, powers its 24/7 news channel with a robust lineup of future-ready solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. The broadcaster's purchase includes six LDX Flex advanced imaging cameras, a K2 Summit media server, EDIUS editing software, Densité signal management system and a mixed-format routing switcher.