News Stories: News Production
February 4, 2014
Hillsboro, Ore., February 4, 2014 — Kompas TV, an Indonesian broadcaster, has selected GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools from Grass Valley® for its newsroom operation upgrade. Kompas TV selected to upgrade because the scale of their news and sports production has increased from three hours per day to more than eight hours per day. With this increased production scale, Kompas TV opted for GV STRATUS as it met the broadcaster's requirements for a more reliable system that provides a faster turnaround on news and includes shared storage and collaborative workflows. GV STRATUS will be used with K2 Summit® 3G production clients, K2 SAN production storage and EDIUS® Elite multiformat nonlinear editing software.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 — 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.