Recent Press Releases for GV STRATUS Media Application Framework
December 2, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 2, 2013 — Grass Valley® has deployed its first set of GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools to the Hong Kong region at OneTV, a new 24/7 television station that delivers news, sports, and entertainment to millions of viewers across Hong Kong. The station is also leveraging the powerful capabilities of Grass Valley's EDIUS® Elite multiformat nonlinear editing software, K2 Summit® 3G Production Client, and K2 SAN storage. Together, these technologies provide the station with the powerful capabilities it needs to deliver news around the clock and to multiple platforms including smartphones and tablets.
November 12, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 12, 2013 — Bank TV, a satellite broadcaster in the Ukraine, has launched a complete, end-to-end high definition (HD) news production solution from Grass Valley® to facilitate the smooth delivery of its 24/7programming. At the core of the broadcaster's new structure is GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools for enhanced production and a streamlined workflow. GV STRATUS is being used in tandem with EDIUS® multiformat nonlinear editing software and GV Edge™ Integrated Playout System with K2 Edge™ playout nodes for 24/7 playout. This deal with Bank TV builds upon the recent momentum generated by Grass Valley in the Ukrainian broadcast market as well as traction gained by GV STRATUS in the EMEA region.
November 5, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 5, 2013 — Through a series of live presentations and personalized demonstrations, Grass Valley® will exhibit its industry leading range of end-to-end workflow efficiencies at the International Broadcast Equipment Exhibition (Inter BEE) at booth 7316. The show takes place at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex from November 13-15, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.
October 30, 2013
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.
October 28, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., October 28, 2013 — TV NOW, a brand new 24-hour Malayalam satellite television channel for news and other informational programming, plans to launch with a fully integrated high-definition news production solution from Grass Valley®. TV NOW's new infrastructure will include three GV Director™ nonlinear live production systems, the powerful GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools, nine LDX Flex™ HD studio cameras, a Trinix® NXT digital video routing switcher, a K2 Summit® 3G transmission server, EDIUS® nonlinear editing software, and HD K2 SAN storage. Together, these solutions will enable TV NOW to get news to air more quickly and without any interruptions, which is crucial to the smooth running of an operation that airs programming 24/7.
October 10, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., October 10, 2013 — Grass Valley® today announced that it will be exhibiting at the Sportel Monaco World Sports Content Media Convention being held from October 14-17, 2013 at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco, France. Visitors to the Grass Valley stand (K10/Diaghilev Hall) will see first hand how the company's innovative live and sports dedicated workflows boost productivity and increase ease of distribution. Attendees will get interactive demonstrations of Grass Valley's K2 Dyno® Replay System with ShareFlex™ and GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools.
October 10, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., October 10, 2013 — Brazil's TV Vitoria/Record, delivering news and other informational programming to millions of viewers across Brazil, has selected an end-to-end solution from Grass Valley® to facilitate a quick and smooth transition from SD to HD. Grass Valley is supplying the station with a GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production toolset, eight EDIUS® Elite nonlinear editing software seats, a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with K-Frame™, four LDX Flex™ HD studio camera systems with XCU™ (eXchangeable Control Unit) base stations, three K2 Summit® 3G 4-channel media servers, a K2 Solo® 3G portable 2-channel media server, and the K2 Dyno® S Replay Controller, as well as K2 SAN storage. The project will be completed in March 2014.
October 8, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., October 8, 2013 — Omroep Flevoland, a Netherlands regional broadcaster, has selected several live production and playout tools from Grass Valley® to streamline its workflows to meet its viewers' growing demands for multiscreen, multiplatform viewing. Omroep Flevoland is an independent broadcaster in the Flevoland province of the Netherlands that brings 24/7 news, sports, weather and traffic updates via radio, television, and the Internet to the region's residents.
October 8, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., October 8, 2013 — Grass Valley® and systems integrator Exton are teaming up for a Nordic RoadShow from October 9-15, 2013, featuring Grass Valley's latest innovations and offering exclusive discussions, demonstrations, and tutorial sessions. The RoadShow kicks off in Stockholm and continues on to Copenhagen, Odense, Bergen, and its final destination of Oslo.
September 23, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., September 23, 2013 — Fox Turkey, a major entertainment and news channel broadcaster based in Istanbul, Turkey, is upgrading its existing Grass Valley® production and playout system to include a new selection of flexible, cost-effective, and upgradable Grass Valley technologies that will enable edit-in-place capabilities, enhance the delivery of high-quality HD content, and improve production workflows. The upgrade will take place without any interruption to the station's current playout channels.
September 19, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., September 19, 2013 — Grass Valley® today announced that it will provide Russian satellite broadcaster NTV Plus with several of its innovative live production solutions to deliver multichannel sports production for the 2014 Winter Games to be held in Sochi, Russia, February 7-23, 2014. These solutions include a K2 Summit® production client with a K2 Storage Area Network (SAN), GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools with EDIUS® editing capabilities, and a K2 Dyno® S Replay Controller. The Grass Valley-NTV Plus collaboration was completed via Grass Valley's long term Russian partner OKNO TV, alongside System Integrator PTS to deliver smooth installation of the Grass Valley solutions.
September 14, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., September 14, 2013 — Grass Valley® today announced it has won the Cable & Satellite International (CSI) Award for its GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tool in the "Best workflow/asset management/automation solution" category. Now in its eleventh year, the awards attract over 150 entries from companies across the broadcast community and are judged by an independent panel consisting of industry leading experts and thought leaders.
September 13, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., September 13, 2013 — Grass Valley® announces the latest version of GV STRATUS®, its widely used nonlinear media production tool. GV STRATUS includes powerful upgrades and increased functionality that take file-based productions to the next level by drawing on Grass Valley's unique combination of user knowledge, engineering excellence, and product portfolio. The forward thinking approach of GV STRATUS is enhancing the business models of news, live, and playout media production organizations as they meet the growing demands for a multi-screen, multiplatform audience.
September 11, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., September 11, 2013 — CNBC, first in business worldwide, has launched a new, fully integrated high-definition news production solution from Grass Valley®. Now the network will be able to deliver programming in a multi-platform media environment more quickly and simply.
September 10, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., September 10, 2013 — As part of its ongoing commitment to open standards architecture, Grass Valley® announced today that the company's GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools now interface with Germany-based ANNOVA Systems's OpenMedia 4 Newsroom Computer System. This signifies a powerful step forward for Grass Valley's presence in central Europe's newsroom market.
September 10, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., September 10, 2013 — MLB Network, Major League Baseball's 24/7 cable TV network, will install Grass Valley's® GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools into its production center, which distributes baseball content to approximately 70 million homes. In a highly competitive bidding process, Grass Valley was selected by MLB Network to help the network maximize efficiencies and streamline workflows. Grass Valley has worked with MLB Network since its launch in 2009 and has already installed multiple Grass Valley K2 HD media servers and most recently in 2012, a second Kayenne® Video Production Center switcher. The project is expected to be complete in 2014.
September 6, 2013
Hillsboro Ore., September 6, 2013 — Grass Valley® has announced that TV Record Europa in Portugal, has selected GV STRATUS® for installation in its studios and control room in order to upgrade to a file-based solution for News and live production. On the ground, TV Record Europa is working closely with Grass Valley's local partner, Telefónica Servicios Audiovisuales (TSA). This win is one of several large GV STRATUS deals that Grass Valley has announced in recent months.
September 4, 2013
Hillsboro Ore., September 4, 2013 — Canadian Broadcaster Shaw Media will upgrade its existing Grass Valley® Aurora™ system to the GV STRATUS® media workflow application in seven of its news stations throughout the rest of this year. The project will stretch across the country with integration of GV STRATUS in five additional TV stations in 2014. GV STRATUS will optimize Shaw's workflow by providing a versatile software-based platform for nonlinear media production. It will expand desktop access to all users and provide integration across all GV STRATUS sites, enabling users to share functions for search, view, move and edit. It will also provide Shaw Media with an impressive 3,785 hours of HD storage.
August 27, 2013
San Francisco, Calif., August 27, 2013 — Canal9, based in Sierre, Switzerland, has selected several Grass Valley® solutions to enable its transition from SD to HD services. Grass Valley has supplied a K2 Summit® production client with a K2 SAN server configuration, the GV STRATUS® application framework for nonlinear production including EDIUS® editing capabilities, and GV Edge™ integrated playout system. Canal9 has signed a 5-year agreement with Grass Valley.
August 13, 2013
San Francisco, Calif., August 13, 2013 — Grass Valley® will showcase its latest live production solutions at BIRTV 2013, 21-24 August, in Beijing. The show provides an opportunity for Grass Valley to debut GV Director™ Nonlinear Live Production System, LDX Series™, and the ShareFlex™ feature for the K2 Dyno® replay system to the Asia-Pacific region, along with EDIUS® 7, the latest version of Grass Valley's advanced editing system.
August 5, 2013
San Francisco, Calif., August 5, 2013 — Grass Valley® will be demonstrating its portfolio of nonlinear live production solutions at this year's IBC Show, (September 12-17, 2013), RAI Amsterdam. Visitors to the Grass Valley stand (#1.D11) will see the full range of its latest innovations including cameras, switchers, replay and playout servers and editing and production tools.
July 15, 2013
San Francisco, Calif., July 15, 2013 — Grass Valley® will showcase its latest innovations in nonlinear live production at this year's SMPTE Australia Conference and Exhibition, 23-26 July, in Sydney. The conference provides an opportunity for Grass Valley to debut the GV Director™ Nonlinear Live Production System to the Oceanic market, and to demonstrate the latest version of its Ignite® Automated Production System.