Recent Press Releases for LDK 8000 Elite Series
December 5, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 5, 2013 — TV Technical Center Ostankino, the largest broadcast production company in Eastern Europe, continues its SD to HD upgrade with equipment provided by premiere partner Grass Valley. In 2012, Grass Valley® equipped the broadcaster with 24 LDK 8000 Elite 3G Transmission triax camera systems, 14 LDX Flex™ cameras and four Karrera® Video Production Centers for TTC Ostankino to kick-start its migration to HD.
October 1, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., October 1, 2013 — Grass Valley® today announced the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) in Saudi Arabia has selected an end-to-end workflow for its first, fully equipped outside broadcasting (OB) Van. Complete with cameras, servers, switchers, and broadcast infrastructure solutions, the new van will enable MOHE to deliver the highest quality coverage of live events from across the region. For equipment implementation, MOHE will be working with regional system integrator First Gulf Company (FGC).
September 12, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., September 12, 2013 — Grass Valley® today announced that British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB), the largest pay TV broadcaster in the UK and Ireland with more than 10 million subscribers, has gone live with the Grass Valley Ignite® Automated Production System to provide Sports Bulletins into its Sky News channel. The Ignite HD scalable solution integrates with BSkyB's existing Grass Valley production solutions, including two LDK 8000 cameras and a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher, as well as additional third-party technologies.
August 1, 2013
San Francisco, Calif., August 01, 2013 — Grass Valley® has announced that it has supplied Germany-based RecordLab, experts in broadcast services, with solutions for its first fully equipped OB van. RecordLab will be working with local Grass Valley partner Wellen+Nöthen from conceptual planning to technical systems integration for their new OB van. Wellen+Nöthen will equip RecordLab with a Karrera® Video Production Center switcher with a 2 M/E and 3 M/E control panel, a Trinix® NXT Digital Video Routing Switcher in a 256X512 chassis and a LDK 8300® Live Super SloMo Camera for live productions.
July 22, 2013
San Francisco, Calif., July 22, 2013 — Grass Valley® today announced Lebanese production company Hedgehog has selected an end-to-end workflow consisting of cameras, production switchers, routing switchers, router control systems and replay systems for Lebanon's first HD OB van. These live production solutions provide the mobile backbone for Hedgehog so that it can provide better quality HD coverage of live events. On the ground, Hedgehog will work closely with Grass Valley's local partner in Lebanon, Pharaon Broadcast.
July 18, 2013
San Francisco, Calif., July 18, 2013 — South Africa's Dimension Television Facilities (DTF), which provides mobile broadcast services to local and international markets in Africa, has selected a range of Grass Valley® live production solutions to equip its new OB van, which is expected to be complete in October 2013. Grass Valley is supplying DTF with a Trinix® NXT digital video routing switcher with multiviewer, an Apex Plus™ digital audio routing switcher, two Kayak™ HD video production switchers, and four HD LDK 8000 Elite Series® cameras.