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Grass Valley Strengthens Position as an Industry Leader with Two Award Wins at BIRTV 2012 Show

San Francisco, Calif., August 21, 2012 (BIRTV, Stand #8A08)Grass Valley™ the Premier Video Technology Solutions Company, today received two awards at the BIRTV 2012 Show in Beijing, China. Grass Valley secured the awards for Outstanding Post-Production Product with its K2 Summit™ media server and Outstanding Network Application Product for its Grass Valley STRATUS™ media workflow application framework.

The BIRTV Awards were presented by SARFT (State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television). Candidates were evaluated by industry professionals and relevant authorities based on the innovativeness and practicality of products, technologies, and applications that will be showcased during the BIRTV Show.

Robert Song, General Manager of Grass Valley China and Peter Bruce, Channel Management Director, Asia Pacific for Grass Valley were on hand to receive the awards at the Grand Hall of the Beijing International Hotel.

"Grass Valley's products and solutions reflect our constant innovation which delivers the value, flexibility, and adaptability that our customers need to succeed," said Song.

"We are honored to receive these awards which highlight Grass Valley's commitment to our customers and the quality of our solutions," said Andrew Sedek, Senior Vice President for Asia Pacific for Grass Valley.

Now in its tenth year, the BIRTV Awards consists of five categories, namely acquisition, production & post-production, broadcasting/projecting, transmission and new media, integrated TV or radio network, and comprehensive or auxiliary equipment & device. Award winners were announced on the 21st August 2012, a day before the opening of the BIRTV 2012 Show.

Visitors to BIRTV 2012 can experience Grass Valley's award winning solutions from Grass Valley at exhibition stand #8A08.


About Grass Valley – The Premier Video Technology Solutions Company

For more than 50 years, the Grass Valley name has been synonymous with innovation, leadership, and performance. Our full range of solutions and services is unmatched in the industry, leveraging the economies of scale of the IT industry with our proprietary core knowledge of media processing and storage. Grass Valley customers include most of the world's leading broadcasters, teleproduction facilities, and service providers, as well as independent video professionals who rely on our products to cover the world's most high-profile live events, as well as to benefit from efficiencies in day-to-day operations. When you're watching news, sports, or entertainment programming—whether on a TV, the web, or a mobile device—you're watching Grass Valley at work in today's connected world.

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