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Grass Valley Shows Range of Flexible Production Solutions at NATEXPO 2013 Ahead of 2014 Winter Games in Russia

Hillsboro, Ore., 30 October, 2013 — In preparation for the 2014 Winter Games being held in Sochi, Russia from February 7-23, Grass Valley® will be exhibiting at the NATEXPO 2013 convention at the Crocus Expo in Moscow, Russia, from November 19-21. Visitors to the Grass Valley booth А 50 Hall 8 will get first hand demonstrations of a range of live production solutions that will support the 2014 Winter Games, including HD cameras, switchers, and software.

"2014 is a hugely important year for broadcasters in Russia, so we are delighted to be exhibiting our latest innovations and technical strategies at this year's NATEXPO convention," commented Said Bacho, Senior Vice President of EMEA, Grass Valley. "As part of our ongoing commitment to the region, we recently announced an important partnership with Russian satellite broadcaster NTV Plus to help them deliver multichannel sports productions for the 2014 Winter Games. We are helping NTV Plus to compete in an extraordinarily competitive market by providing a cost-effective, agile solution that integrates with their existing Grass Valley solutions and can even be reconfigured when the Games conclude."

Visitors to Grass Valley's booth will see a range of solutions including:
  • LDX Series™ – LDX Camera Series
  • LDX Compact™ – LDX Compact Camera Series
  • Kayenne® – Video Production Center
  • GV STRATUS® &sdash; Nonlinear Media Production Tools
  • K2 Dyno® – Replay System
  • EDIUS® – Multiformat Nonlinear Editing Software
  • GV Director™ – Nonlinear Live Production System
  • GV Edge™ — Integrated Playout System
  • CommandCenter™ – Broadcast System Control
  • Ignite® – Automated Production System
  • K2 – Media Servers & Storage
The annual NATEXPO convention, the largest event of its kind in Russia and CIS countries with upwards of 12,000 attendees, caters to the various markets across broadcast, television, radio, new media, and cinema production. It provides a unique venue for content producers, equipment manufacturers and technology providers to network and share ideas and industry insight. The convention is supported by the Federal Agency of Press and Mass Communications and the Moscow city government.

For more information please visit: www.natexpo.ru/eng/

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Disclaimer: Grass Valley is not an official sponsor of the 2014 Winter Olympics (XXII Olympic Winter Games) in Sochi, nor is it affiliated in any way with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Sochi Organizing Committee (SOC), United States Olympic Committee (USOC), nor any other National Olympic Committee (NOC), or Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (OCOG).

This press release is meant as a factual statement of the use of Grass Valley products only and is not meant to imply, either directly or indirectly, any endorsement whatsoever by such organizations or committees.


About Grass Valley

Grass Valley is changing the way live television is made and delivered. Recognized with 18 Emmy® awards for technology innovation, Grass Valley's product portfolio—from image acquisition to playout—offers a complete end-to-end workflow of flexible, forward thinking solutions which enable broadcasters and content owners to build multiscreen, multiplatform futures. By simplifying and enhancing the way content is produced and distributed, Grass Valley gives customers the freedom they need to be creative in the studio, the field, and the newsroom. Merging optimizations of IT technologies with best-in-breed media systems, Grass Valley's next generation solutions deliver higher quality and greater efficiencies. Customers include world-leading broadcasters, teleproduction facilities, service providers, government, religious, educational, corporate, and independent video professionals. Grass Valley is headquartered in Hillsboro, OR, and maintains local presence across the globe with offices throughout North and Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific regions.

For information about Grass Valley solutions and services, please visit www.grassvalley.com.

Grass Valley and CommandCenter, EDIUS, GV Director, GV Edge, GV STRATUS, Ignite, K2 Dyno, Kayenne, and LDX and LDX Compact are trademarks or registered trademarks of GVBB Holdings S.a.r.l and its affiliates. Emmy is a registered trademark of NATAS/ATAS. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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