News Stories: Content Management, Playout & Publishing
December 9, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 9, 2013 — WRN Broadcast, the UK-based global managed services company, has installed Grass Valley's® GV Edge™ integrated playout system with K2 Edge playout nodes to effectively deliver and manage content from CSC Media Group, one of the largest UK-based satellite television channel providers. WRN Broadcast has migrated 20 CSC Media Group channels, including Buzmuzik, True Drama, True Movies and Pop on Sky, using the GV Edge system.
November 25, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., November 25, 2013 — Brazil's Canção Nova, a non-profit Catholic Community located in Cachoeira Paulista in the state of São Paulo, is upgrading its broadcast infrastructure with a range of Grass Valley® solutions including five Maestro™ branding and master control systems, five Concerto™ 64x64 routing switchers, five GeckoFlex™ signal processing systems, and six K2 Summit® servers for optimized live event workflows. The system will be live in November and span five locations.
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 5, 2013
Hillsboro Ore., September 5, 2013 — Grass Valley® is partnering with Elemental Technologies to provide a multiplatform solution for Viacom International Media Networks to deliver and manage content across its traditional and new media platforms. The project is expected to be live by the end of 2013.
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.
February 25, 2013
San Francisco, Calif., February 25, 2013 — Grass Valley® will demonstrate, at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas (April 8-11, 2013), how Nonlinear Production—a single collaborative platform providing a true create once, publish everywhere environment—delivers greater workflow efficiency by enabling collaboration and work in parallel, while eliminating costly and complicated processes needed to repurpose TV content for multiple platform distribution.
October 2, 2012
San Francisco, Calif., October 02, 2012 — Independent station owner Griffin Communications, LLC is putting the finishing touches on a brand new, all HD broadcast facility in Tulsa, Okla.—as the home of News On 6, KOTV, the local CBS affiliate and The Tulsa CW, KQCW, the local CW affiliate—and equipping it with several high-definition (HD) cameras, a new HD video production switcher and several of the latest generation of HD media servers from Grass Valley®. Griffin Communications has been a long-time user of Grass Valley solutions in its existing facility, from which it began broadcasting in 1949.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands (IBC2012—Stand 1.D11), September 07, 2012 — With the introduction of the new version of the K2 Edge™ Smart Playout Center, Grass Valley® can now provide the whole gamut of delivery and publishing solutions from traditional Master Control through to IT-centric server-based solutions, combining automation, replay, graphics, switching and branding.