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Dec 20 2017
Qvest Media Selects Grass Valley Cameras for Live Production

MONTREAL, December 20, 2017 — Qvest Media has become the first rental provider in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to expand its product portfolio with IP-enabled and native 4K UHD camera systems from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand.

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Dec 11 2017
Grass Valley Unveils World's Highest Density Switcher for IP Production

MONTREAL, December 11, 2017 — Further expanding the industry-leading line of production switchers from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, the new GV K-Frame X Video Processing Engine builds upon the power, performance and flexibility of the current K-Frame by providing customers the added versatility of all SDI, all IP, or mixed SDI and IP board configurations, with no loss of I/O density or production creativity when switching between these formats. The company introduced the GV K-Frame X this...

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Dec 04 2017
Grupo Multimedios Selects LDX 82 Flex Cameras to Facilitate Expanded TV Production

MONTREAL, December 4, 2017 — Grupo Multimedios currently manages dozens of stations across Mexico and the Southwestern U.S., and the media company plans to expand production to even more channels and locations next year. Solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, including LDX 82 Flex cameras with extended color gamut and HDR capabilities, and XCU Elite camera base stations, will help Multimedios create high-quality content for its existing and future channels.

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Dec 04 2017
Grass Valley Highlights Powerful Sports Production Solutions at SVG Summit 2017

MONTREAL, December 4, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be participating in the 12th annual SVG Summit, taking place December 11-12 at the New York Hilton in New York City. At the event, Grass Valley will show attendees how its full live production solution is ideal for sports broadcasting, particularly in an environment where technologies such as IP, HDR and 4K UHD are shaping the future of the industry.

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Nov 29 2017
STV Channel in Belarus Turns to Grass Valley for Live Production Solution

MONTREAL, November 29, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, worked with local systems integrator Offtech to identify the best programming solutions for Stolichnoe Televidenie (STV) Channel Minsk, Belarus, to increase the quality and efficiency of its live and studio news productions. After reviewing a variety of options, STV selected eight LDX 80 cameras, GV STRATUS Newsroom Bundle, a K2 Dyno Replay System, two GV Korona K-Frame V-series production switchers and a 3RU Densité 3 Fram...

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Nov 16 2017
Chuck Meyer Named a NewBay Industry Innovator Award Winner by TV Technology

MONTREAL, November 16, 2017 — Chuck Meyer, chief technology officer, Production, for Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has been honored with NewBay's Industry Innovator Award, presented by TV Technology. The inaugural Industry Innovator Awards recognize innovation and excellence in the broadcast and media technology industry. Winners are selected by a panel of experts and evaluated on their professional achievements, technical and business innovations, and continuing influence within their ind...

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Nov 15 2017
Grass Valley Introduces Latest Version of T2 Series Digital Recorder/Player, T2 Series 3

MONTREAL, November 15, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, developed the T2 Series 3 SD/HD audio/video playout center with versatility, reliability and efficiency in mind, three factors broadcasters depend on when creating content in demanding live event and mobile production environments. For ease of use in these environments, T2 Series 3 features an intuitive 7-inch LCD touch panel on its front panel, as well as 1-channel input and 2-channel output that can be used simultaneously for re...

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Nov 07 2017
Grass Valley Showcases Range of Broadcast Solutions at Inter BEE 2017

MONTREAL, November 7, 2017 — At Inter BEE 2017, one of Asia's largest broadcast equipment shows, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will demonstrate its innovative solutions for live event and news production, networking, and content delivery. The show, taking place November 15-17 at Makuhari Messe in Japan, attracts more than 35,000 attendees each year, and marks an annual opportunity for broadcasters and solutions providers to experience the latest industry technologies firsthand.

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Oct 25 2017
Tencent Video Upgrades to Glass-to-Glass 4K/IP Solution for Improved Live and Sports Broadcasting

MONTREAL, October 25, 2017 — To expand beyond digital video and into live production, Tencent Video required solution upgrades to meet its new content creation needs. From cameras to switchers to processors, servers and more, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, outfitted Tencent Video's outside broadcast truck with all the IP and 4K-capable solutions the company will need to succeed in creating enhanced live and sports programming. The new production system starts with LDX 86N Series cameras to...

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Oct 20 2017
SAM appoints Sandra White as VP North America Sales

Newbury, October 20, 2017 - SAM announces the appointment of Sandra White as the VP of Sales for North America, starting 30th October. Sandra is a sales leader with a proven track record of superb sales performance and who is highly regarded amongst the target customer base spanning broadcasters, service providers, systems integrators and distributors of OTT, Cloud, telco and satellite services. Previously with Tandberg Television and Ericsson, White has developed the plans and led the teams to ...

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Oct 20 2017
Grass Valley Demonstrates Flexible News and Live Production Solutions at SMPTE 2017

MONTREAL, October 20, 2017 — From October 23-26th at the Hollywood & Highland Center in Hollywood, Calif., SMPTE 2017 Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition attendees and exhibitors can explore the newest developments in media and entertainment technology, including innovative news and live production solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand.

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Oct 19 2017
Grass Valley Launches EDIUS 9 with New Floating Licenses, Enhanced Interface and Integrated HDR Support

MONTREAL, October 19, 2017 — EDIUS Nonlinear Editing Software from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, makes it easy for users to edit anything, fast. With support for more formats and more resolutions in real time than other solutions, EDIUS is the platform of choice for demanding creative and production professionals around the world. EDIUS 9, available on November 1, adds a number of new features to make it even more powerful.

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Oct 12 2017
CJ PowerCast Korea Migrates Channels from Traditional Playout to Grass Valley's iTX Playout Platform

MONTREAL, October 12, 2017 — CJ PowerCast (CJP) provides digital broadcasting services, including digital content management, broadcasting and audio playout and digital content creation in South Korea. Customers and viewers rely on CJP for smooth content playout across all channels, so CJP turned to Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for a proven integrated playout solution that it could rely on. Having worked with Grass Valley in the past, selecting the iTX integrated playout platform as its n...

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Oct 11 2017
Grass Valley Demonstrates Powerful Live Production Solutions at CAPER 2017

MONTREAL, October 11, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will highlight its broad range of live production solutions for broadcast professionals at the annual CAPER 2017, taking place October 25-27 at the Centro Costa Salguero in Buenos Aires. The show is one of the region's largest events, drawing more than 6,000 attendees and focusing on broadcast, cable, satellite, cinema, lighting and audio. Grass Valley will be exhibiting in booth D-30.

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Sep 17 2017
Lietuvos Ryto TV Upgrades Newsroom with Grass Valley's GV STRATUS

MONTREAL, September 17, 2017 — To leverage its news production and up its game in digital media workflows, Lietuvos Ryto TV, a Lithuanian entertainment channel, working with Baltic system integrator Hannu Pro, looked to Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for a complete newsroom upgrade. With the GV STRATUS Video Production & Content Management System, Lietuvos Ryto TV now has the efficiency, reliability and scalability it needs for a simple and integrated workflow with the flexibility to gr...

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Sep 16 2017
ES Broadcast Hire Selects Grass Valley's LDX Series Cameras to Increase their 4K Hire Fleet

MONTREAL, September 16, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has announced that leading broadcast equipment hire company ES Broadcast Hire has selected a significant number of Grass Valley LDX 86N Series cameras and LDX 82 Series cameras, to increase their 4K and HD hire fleet. All cameras are enabled with Grass Valley's unrivalled native HDR acquisition.

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Sep 15 2017
Mexico’s Televisa completes major upgrade of its news production facilities with SAM

Newbury, September 15, 2017 - Mexican broadcaster, Televisa, has recently completed a major upgrade of its Snell Advanced Media (SAM) VIBE news production solution, investing in a range of review, rough cut edit and full production editing seats. Also included were several licenses for SAM’s Go! browser-based, remote timeline video editor.

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Sep 15 2017
SAM announces strategic collaboration with Cisco

Newbury, September 15, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced its collaboration with Cisco to integrate Cisco’s IP Fabric for Media solution into its existing IP networking solutions, providing the broadcast sector with best-in-class IP solutions.

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Sep 15 2017
IBC 2017: SAM launches Alchemist XS – motion compensated framerate conversion for live 4K UHD IP and SDI media streams

Newbury, September 15, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) is pleased to announce the launch of Alchemist XS, delivering motion compensated framerate conversion for live IP and SDI media streams. The system has been optimized to offer stunning image quality even with the most complex sources. Alchemist XS will be on show at IBC 2017, booth #9A01.

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Sep 15 2017
Mo-Sys and Grass Valley Bringing Augmented Reality and Virtual Studio Solution with the Launch of World's First Broadcast Camera with Integrated Camera Tracking at IBC 2017

MONTREAL, September 15, 2017 — Mo-Sys Engineering and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, have teamed up to produce the world's first broadcast camera with integrated optical tracking technology. Visitors will see the new camera in operation at IBC 2017 from 14th to 19th September on the Mo-Sys Future Zone stand - Hall 8, stand G03, and at Zero Density - Hall 7, stand K31.

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Sep 15 2017
Global Production Deploys Grass Valley Live Production Solution

MONTREAL, September 15, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, worked together with the Service Integrator Professional Show to provide a live production solution for the Italian production company Global Production. The two companies deployed an LDX 86N XtremeSpeed (XS) camera, along with five K2 Dyno Replay Systems, including K2 Dyno Universe for 6X and 4K UHD operation, to meet the growing demand for spectacular live sports video footage.

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Sep 14 2017
Grass Valley Expands Advanced Signal Processing and Monitoring for 4K UHD and HDR Workflows at IBC 2017

MONTREAL, September 14, 2017 — As the industry shifts to 4K UHD, broadcasters are dealing with a hybrid of SDR/HDR formats and a mixture of HD and 4K UHD content, with a solution needed to manage them effectively in a seamless workflow. At IBC 2017, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand is demonstrating the Densité UHD-3901-UC, Kaleido-IP multiviewer and Densité HCO-3901-4K quad-link change over, signal conversion and monitoring products that enable broadcasters to easily and affordab...

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Sep 14 2017
NVP Selects Grass Valley's LDX Series Camera for New OB Truck

MONTREAL, September 14, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has announced that NVP, the Italian broadcast production company, selected 20 Grass Valley LDX 86N WorldCam cameras and eight LDX 82 Première HD/3G cameras for its new 4K UHD outside broadcasting (OB) truck, which puts NVP at the forefront of live production in Europe.

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Sep 14 2017
Grass Valley Introduces Enhanced Live Production Solutions with Wide Ranging Support for HDR at IBC 2017

MONTREAL, September 14, 2017 — The ability to capture every second of a live event or breaking news story—and to quickly play and replay that footage in multiple formats across different channels—is the key to broadcast success today. To efficiently shoot, deliver and archive live content, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has added three new compact models to its LDX C86N Series Compact Camera portfolio, and has upgraded the K2 Dyno Replay System to feature the smallest footprint...

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Sep 14 2017
Grass Valley Debuts iTX Appliance 2+, Supporting 4K UHD at IBC 2017

MONTREAL, September 14, 2017 — The nature of content has changed dramatically over the past decade—digital, social media, video on-demand (VOD) and more have ushered in a new era of opportunities and challenges for broadcasters looking to effectively create and monetize content on every available channel. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, helps broadcasters adapt to their evolving content needs with the iTX playout solution.

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Sep 12 2017
Grass Valley Extends the Power of the Broadcast Data Center at IBC 2017

MONTREAL, September 12, 2017 — With the pressure on broadcasters to produce rich content in more settings than ever before, flexibility in broadcast solutions has never been more important. The rise of digital streaming and social media is adding demand for more formats, and as production teams work to switch over to IP they are juggling more workflow types with SDI, IP or a combination of both. To meet these diverse and ever-changing needs, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has cultivated str...

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Sep 11 2017
Palestine Today TV Enhances Workflow with End-to-End Newsroom Solution from Grass Valley

MONTREAL, September 11, 2017 — To enhance the delivery of its news production and up its game in digital media workflows, Palestine Today TV (PTTV), working with systems integrator Pharaon Broadcast, looked to Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for a complete newsroom upgrade. Now PTTV has the efficiency, reliability and scalability it needs for a simple and integrated workflow with the flexibility to grow as business needs require.

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Sep 11 2017
Grass Valley Showcases Value-Oriented Live Production Portfolio at IBC 2017

MONTREAL, September 11, 2017 — Recognizing that each broadcast operation has its own unique requirements and limitations, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, offers a Value Production portfolio that provides superior value, offering an innovative combination of power, performance and functionality without the compromises that are typically required in cost-efficient solutions. At IBC 2017, Grass Valley will showcase the K-Frame V-series production switcher, GV Korona 1, 2 and 3M/E switcher panel...

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Sep 07 2017
Grass Valley Demonstrates Flexible Solutions for News Production in a More Connected World at IBC 2017

MONTREAL, September 7, 2017 — As newsrooms and other news production facilities adapt to the way audiences consume content, they are looking for scalable, customizable solutions that help them meet demand. From the move to more virtualized production and use of social media channels to the rise in user generated content (UGC), the ability to deliver breaking news demands a fast, efficient transcoding workflow and reliable automation to handle updates from the newsroom computer system (NRCS...

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Sep 07 2017
Grass Valley Solutions Take Studio Berlin's Live Production Capabilities to the Next Level

MONTREAL, September 7, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has supplied Studio Berlin, a German full-service provider for live television production solutions, with a suite of equipment for its outside broadcast (OB) trucks and TV production studio facilities, including 41 LDX 80/82/86/86N Series Cameras and LDX C80 Compact Series Cameras plus six K-Frame Video Production Center switchers capable of producing in 4K UHD. The camera purchase is part of a three-year contract with Grass Vall...

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Sep 06 2017
Grass Valley Focuses on End-to-End Solutions for Live Production, News and Content Delivery at IBC 2017

MONTREAL, September 6, 2017 — As part of its demonstration at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam, Grass Valley will be showcasing several new and upgraded products including the K-Frame V-series with GV Korona 3-stripe panel, GV STRATUS 6.0 with advanced social media management and XRE transcoder, LDX C86N Compact Series cameras, GV Matrix SDI hybrid router, K2 Dyno v10 Replay System, and Ignite v10 Automated Production with new innovative playlist and event manager enhancements as well as advanced si...

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Sep 04 2017
National Theatre Live delivers its first HDR production thanks to SAM

Newbury, September 4, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that the UK’s National Theatre has delivered its first HDR/UHD production thanks to SAM’s latest Kahuna production switcher. The two-part live broadcast of the National Theatre Live’s Angels in America was produced by Production Company, Creative Broadcast Solutions together with OB company, Telegenic. SAM’s Kahuna production switcher was running the latest version of the FormatFusion technology, brin...

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Aug 31 2017
SAM adds HDR capability to its industry-leading Kahuna production switcher range

Newbury, August 31, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media today announced the latest release of its FormatFusion software. This latest version, FormatFusion4, adds HDR capabilities to its Kahuna production switcher range. The FormatFusion engine is at the heart of the Kahuna switcher and is the key to its class leading multi-format capabilities. SAM’s Kahuna with FormatFusion4 technology was a key part of BT Sport and Telegenic’s 4K HDR workflow in June at the UEFA Champions League Final in Ca...

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Aug 29 2017
IBC 2017: SAM unveils its Key Themes at IBC 2017

Newbury, August 29, 2017 - At IBC 2017(Hall 9), Snell Advanced Media (SAM) will be demonstrating its IP and remote production solutions, UHD sports production workflows with HDR support, cloud-based playout, multi-format news production and automated monitoring and control products. A major highlight of the booth this year will be Timeline Television’s latest UHD2 IP, 4K & HDR OB truck. Supporting SAM’s Live Sports Production area will be live graphics specialists, RT Software, w...

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Aug 22 2017
Grass Valley Ships More than 100 GV Korona Production Switcher Units

MONTREAL, August 22, 2017 — Since unveiling the compact addition to its industry-leading switcher line last year, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has shipped more than 100 GV Korona production switcher units to a wide range of production facilities including houses of worship, outside broadcast trucks and stadiums. This unit is perfect for small spaces and offers high quality production value at an affordable cost. GV Korona supports multiple HD formats (including 4K UHD), offers an innovati...

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Aug 17 2017
Stefan Weidner Joins Grass Valley as Sales Director of Central and Southern Europe

MONTREAL, August 17, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, announces the appointment of Stefan Weidner as sales director of central and southern Europe, effective immediately. Stefan has held numerous senior roles in the broadcast communications industry for companies such as Imagine Communications and Harris Broadcast. Most recently, Stefan was the global sales director of media at Rohde & Schwarz based in Munich.

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Aug 16 2017
Grass Valley Showcases Live Production Solutions, Broadcast Data Center and More at BIRTV 2017

MONTREAL, August 16, 2017 — At the Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Exhibition (BIRTV), taking place at the China International Exhibition Center, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will showcase future-ready solutions, demonstrating innovation and functionality in a wide range of production systems. From live production to newsrooms to content delivery and more, Grass Valley's solutions at BIRTV feature the flexibility and scalability to meet the broadcast needs of today and those to...

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Aug 16 2017
Grass Valley Equips CAMCAT-Systems with LDX C86N Compact Series Cameras

MONTREAL, August 16, 2017 — The high-tech Austrian company CAMCAT-Systems GmbH is one of the world's leading manufacturers and service providers for remote controlled cable car camera systems for live broadcast and film productions. Next to reliable high-speed cable cars, one thing CAMCAT knows for sure is the importance of a versatile high-quality camera. The company worked closely in partnership with ON-AIR Broadcast & Multimedia Solutions GmbH, the Austrian Channel Partner for Grass...

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Aug 14 2017
IBC 2017: Timeline Television to showcase its IP 4K HDR OB truck on SAM’s IBC booth #9A01

Newbury, 14 August, 2017 — Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that Timeline Television’s newest OB truck – the first IP 4K HDR truck in Europe – will be featured on its stand (#9A01) at IBC 2017. The truck, UHD2, seamlessly handles fully uncompressed 4K/UHD, IP and HDR.

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Aug 10 2017
Grass Valley Showcases Glass-to-Glass Content Creation and Delivery Solutions at SET EXPO 2017

MONTREAL, August 10, 2017 — At SET EXPO, taking place in São Paulo, Brazil, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will demonstrate advanced solutions that enable broadcasters to create, control and connect content wherever, however and whenever it is consumed. At a time when customers are seeking greater efficiency and profitability in live production, news, content delivery and networking, Grass Valley's portfolio of integrated solutions specifically addresses the move to HDR and 4K UHD ca...

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Aug 09 2017
Grass Valley Equips Portland Timbers' Providence Park

MONTREAL, August 9, 2017 — When evaluating their production needs, the Portland Timbers prioritized solutions that are affordable, reliable and easy to operate. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, met those needs and more with the K2 Dyno replay system, GV Korona 2 M/E production switcher and three Focus 75 Live highly affordable 720p/1080i switchable HD cameras, all of which help the Major League Soccer team capture and share game footage with fans in the stadium and those watching from home.

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Aug 07 2017
SAM to demonstrate the world’s fastest live production workflow and market-leading IP and SDI solutions at SET Expo 2017

Newbury, August 7, 2017 — At SET Expo 2017, on stand 65, Snell Advanced Media (SAM) will be highlighting its game-changing live sports production and replay workflows, the market’s most complete, flexible and cost effective IP Routing System, multi-format production switchers and industry-renowned playout solutions.

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Aug 04 2017
Canon Selects Grass Valley's Mync Software to Power Advanced Video Features of New EOS 6D Mark II DSLR Camera

MONTREAL, August 4, 2017 — With the launch of its newest EOS DSLR camera, Canon has chosen to collaborate with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to provide software that makes it easier to manage, edit and share video content. Mync, introduced this March by Grass Valley, delivers the functionality of a media player, organizer and uploader with a simple-to-use editor, helping users better organize still and video content.

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Aug 03 2017
Ikegami and Snell Advanced Media announce reseller partnership

Newbury, August 3, 2017 - Ikegami is pleased to announce it has been appointed as a reseller partner for Snell Advanced Media (SAM). This sees the availability of selected SAM solutions for use with the Ikegami UHK-430 4K camera system.

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Aug 01 2017
Russia's NTV Updates News Production with 30 Grass Valley Cameras

MONTREAL, August 1, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, worked with local systems integrator OKNO-TV to identify the best programming solutions for Russia's NTV National Federal TV Channel. After reviewing a variety of options, NTV selected 30 Grass Valley LDX 80 Flex cameras and a Karrera K-Frame S-series 3 M/E Video Production Center Switcher to improve the quality and efficiency of its 24-hour daily news programming. The purchase is part of a bigger plan for NTV's success and growth&md...

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Jul 31 2017
UEFA delivers the world’s first UHD IP remote production trial, in conjunction with SAM and Gearhouse Broadcast

Newbury, July 31, 2017 - UEFA has delivered the world’s first uncompressed UHD remote production trial during the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Final, held in Poland in June, in collaboration with Snell Advanced Media (SAM) and system’s integrator, Gearhouse Broadcast. During the Championship final game, the IP system – which replaced a traditional OB set up - delivered live camera signals from the Marshal Józef Piłsudski Stadium in Krakow, Poland to UEFA...

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Jul 26 2017
Tigo Sports Paraguay Selects SAM for 4K Production Upgrade

Newbury, July 26, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that Tigo Sports, Paraguay’s first sports channel dedicated exclusively to multiple sports coverage, has purchased a range of SAM solutions including its Sirius™ 840 router, Kudos™ LC350 framerate converters and IQ Modular™ infrastructure as part of a major upgrade to its facility. The upgrade allows the simultaneous production of HD and 4K content across major sporting events in Latin America. SAM’...

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Jul 20 2017
Grass Valley Upgrades Key Components of TV Cultura's Production Workflow

MONTREAL, July 20, 2017 — After a decade-long partnership with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, TV Cultura again chose Grass Valley solutions for its upgraded production studios. Over the years, the companies have worked together to equip TV Cultura's cutting-edge facilities to support a diverse range of content and to maintain the high-quality Brazilian viewers have come to know and expect from TV Cultura programming. Most recently, Grass Valley provided two K2 Summit 3G Production Clients, ...

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Jul 19 2017
CTV Outside Broadcast Partners with SAM for the World’s First UHD Broadcast of a Major Music Festival

Newbury, July 19, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that its LiveTouch replay and highlights system and its Kahuna 9600 production switcher were central to the first live UHD production workflow of the 2017 Isle of Wight Festival.

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Jul 19 2017
Faber/NEP Upgrades Fly-Away Kits With Integrated Solution From Grass Valley

MONTREAL, July 19, 2017 — Faber Audiovisuals, a prominent player in LED displays and audio-visual productions, required the latest equipment for their new fly away kits. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, worked with Faber to provide a fully integrated solution featuring the cutting-edge technology for which Grass Valley is known. The fly-away kits are now equipped with an LDX 86 WorldCam camera, GV Korona K-Frame V-series 2M/E production switcher and Densité 3+ FR4 Frame, along with all...

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Jul 13 2017
Grass Valley Delivers Flexible Infrastructure and Over 100 LDX Cameras for Antenna Hungária

MONTREAL, July 13, 2017 — Antenna Hungária, the Hungarian terrestrial broadcasting, telecommunications and live production services provider, working with systems integrator Rexfilm Broadcast and Communications Systems LTD., purchased multiple cameras including native HD/4K cameras with HDR capabilities, compact cameras for tight angles and small spaces, routers and controllers, signal processing and multiviewers from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand.

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Jul 12 2017
Grass Valley Introduces New Team in the CALA Region

MONTREAL, July 12, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, welcomes Nahuel Villegas, Fernando David, Fernando Manfrini, and Manuel Martinez to the Caribbean And Latin America (CALA) region team. David, sales director, Brazil; Manfrini, sales director, Mexico and Caribbean And Central America (CACA); and Martinez, sales director, Rest of South America (ROSA) will work under the leadership of Villegas, vice president, CALA, to run the Grass Valley business in that region.

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Jul 10 2017
Grass Valley Races Ahead with EUROMEDIA

MONTREAL, July 10, 2017 — The rise in interest for 4K UHD coverage has prompted EUROMEDIA, a leading technical services provider, to make the move to 4K UHD in both its A21 and B40 OB trucks, by expanding the capabilities of its Kayenne K-Frame Video Production Center switcher from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand.

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Jul 05 2017
Alchemist XF brings speed, efficiency, and high framerate conversion to the UK’s Roundtable Films

Newbury, July 5, 2017 - SAM is pleased to announce that post production facility, Roundtable Films has invested in its Alchemist XF format and framerate converter to meet an increase in requests for high framerate projects that need conversions between 59p and 50p.

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Jun 15 2017
SAM and Boxer announce strategic partnership for the UK

Newbury, June 15, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) is pleased to announce it has appointed Boxer as a strategic partner in the UK for its range of live production, infrastructure, media management and workflow solutions.

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Jun 14 2017
SAM’s LiveTouch selected for BT Sport’s first 360/VR UHD production of UEFA Champions League final

Newbury, June 14, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that BT Sport has used its LiveTouch replay and highlights system for its first ever 360/VR UHD production of the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday, June 3, 2017.

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Jun 14 2017
Grass Valley Upgrades St. Louis Blues' Video Control Room

MONTREAL, June 14, 2017 — With a hockey season that lasts more than half the year, in addition to ongoing concerts, performances and much more, the facility managers of the St. Louis Blues home Scottrade Center had limited time to replace the outdated broadcast equipment in the arena's video control room with more integrated, future-ready solutions. Knowing they needed an efficient provider, St. Louis Blues selected Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to upgrade the video equipment in their home...

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Jun 09 2017
Hong Kong’s TVB invests in SAM’s Kahuna and IQ Modular for its first UHD OB truck

Newbury, June 9, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that Hong Kong’s largest broadcaster, Television Broadcasts Ltd. (TVB), has invested in its flagship Kahuna multi-format live production switcher and IQ Modular infrastructure for its first UHD outside broadcast vehicle. The unit replaces an old SD truck and will be used to support a mix of HD and UHD broadcasts, in particular the coverage of international events.

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Jun 07 2017
Jordan Media City Upgrades Two Studios with Glass-to-Glass Solutions from Grass Valley

MONTREAL, June 7, 2017 — After signing a multi-year contract with a local channel, Jordan Media City (JMC) knew their studios needed some equipment upgrades before the new tenant moved in. With this mission in mind, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, worked with JMC to provide a fully integrated solution featuring the cutting-edge technology for which Grass Valley is known. The two studios are now equipped with LDX 80 Series cameras, 2 M/E and 3 M/E Karrera K-Frame switchers, an NVISION 8144 ro...

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Jun 01 2017
Russia’s Life News selects SAM’s feature-rich Kahuna production switcher for maximum power, creativity and flexibility

Newbury, June 1, 2017 - Today SAM announces that the Moscow-based 24/7 Russian TV news channel Life has purchased its Kahuna 4800 production switcher with Maverik control surface. The Kahuna, commissioned by SAM’s system integrator, Studio Service, was installed and live on air within two days.

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May 25 2017
Italy’s NVP builds market leading 4K OB truck with SAM

Newbury, May 25, 2017 - SAM announced today that NVP, the Italian broadcast production company, has chosen SAM to build a new state of the art 4K OB truck that positions NVP at the forefront of 4K OB production in Europe.

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May 24 2017
Times Network Selects Grass Valley Solutions to Enhance MAM and Playout for Its Operations

MONTREAL, May 24, 2017 — Times Network, a leading entertainment and news network in India owned and operated by Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd., has selected GV STRATUS with K2 Summit 3G Transmission Clients connected to a K2 SAN Storage System for video production and content management in entertainment and movie channel applications, as well as the iTX Integrated Playout Platform, iControl Customized End-to-End Facility Monitoring, Kaleido-X multiviewers, Kaleido-MX multiviewers, and Densi...

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May 18 2017
Mexico’s Televisa Networks deploys SAM CiaB technology for automated playout

Newbury, May 18, 2017 - Mexican broadcaster Televisa Networks, a dedicated Snell Advanced Media customer for over 20 years, has purchased SAM’s ICE Channel-in-a-Box solution along with Morpheus automation, a Sirius 850 router, SAM’s Rollmap infrastructure management system and IQ Modular infrastructure to add 37 channels of programming to its already robust lineup.

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May 16 2017
Grass Valley Showcases New Products and Technologies at BroadcastAsia2017

MONTREAL, May 16, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is set to highlight several new and improved solutions across the content creation and delivery process at BroadcastAsia2017, taking place May 23-25th at Suntec Singapore. Products on display at the show include: the K-Frame V-series, Grass Valley's newest, no compromise, compact production switcher frame; the LDX 86N Series camera, able to capture native HD/3G/4K images; K2 Dyno Universe for HD/4K replay; GV Node for real-time IP pro...

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May 15 2017
SAM to show 12G-SDI product range and market leading Kahuna and Kula multi-format production switchers

Newbury, May 15, 2017 - At BroadcastAsia 2017 (Stand: #6M2-01), Snell Advanced Media (SAM) will reinforce its market leading position, demonstrating 4K and 12G-SDI support across a range of products including its Kula and Kahuna production switcher range.

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May 09 2017
BCE goes live with SAM’s end-to-end IP infrastructure for RTL City facility

Newbury, May 9, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE) has gone live with its end-to-end IP infrastructure at RTL Group’s new Luxembourg headquarters, RTL City. SAM was chosen following rigorous testing by Broadcasting Center Europe (BCE), the systems integrator for the project, which was designed to consolidate all the broadcaster’s operations in one location.

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May 09 2017
NEP Switzerland Takes on 4K/UHD Production with New Trucks and Facilities Featuring Integrated Grass Valley Solutions

MONTREAL, May 9, 2017 — Looking ahead to the increasing demand for higher quality content from its customers, NEP Switzerland is building two large 4K/UHD OB trucks, a 4K/UHD studio and playout facility, and a remote studio, all leveraging the latest live production and content delivery solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. NEP Switzerland, part of the global NEP Group, provides a full range of production services for customers with sports, entertainment and other live production ne...

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May 04 2017
Grass Valley Wins Two 2017 NAB Best of Show Awards

MONTREAL, May 4, 2017 — Since 2014, the NewBay Media Best of Show program has recognized outstanding new products exhibited at the NAB Show through awards given by its publications, including TV Technology. This year, Densité UHD-3901-UC modular processing cards and the XCU Universe UXF camera base stations from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, were among those products chosen as winners.

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May 03 2017
CHEK TV invests in SAM VIBE for multiplatform news production

Newbury, May 3, 2017 - SAM VIBE allows content in any format to be incorporated into news packages. Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that Canadian broadcaster CHEK TV has invested in its fast news production solution SAM VIBE.

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Apr 25 2017
BBC Turns to Grass Valley for Integrated IP Solutions in its New Welsh Headquarters

MONTREAL, April 25, 2017 — BBC Wales is a national broadcaster, providing a wide range of programs and services for audiences across Wales, as well as flagship programs for the BBC network. Like all broadcasters, the BBC is always looking to leverage the latest technology advances to improve production efficiency, so when designing its new national production center in Wales, an IP infrastructure was the obvious choice.

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Apr 24 2017
Grass Valley Highlights Seamless HDR Capture and Conversion Capability in Live Production Solutions at NAB 2017

MONTREAL, April 24, 2017 — The increasing popularity of innovative 4K/UHD has made realistic, vibrant colors the norm—and indeed the expectation—in content ranging from sitcoms to live sports. However, the quality of on-screen images depends not just on higher resolution but on the quality of each individual pixel to create high scene contrasts and adapt to challenging lighting conditions in live broadcast environments. This is where High Dynamic Range (HDR) comes in, and Grass...

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Apr 24 2017
Grass Valley Leverages the Power of Dell EMC Isilon Storage to Enhance Playout and News Production

MONTREAL, April 24, 2017 — In the broadcast industry, bandwidth is everything. Without the right storage solution, production processes can be slow and the viewing experience can be compromised. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand and leader in professional broadcast solutions, has relied on industry-leading Isilon storage solutions from Dell EMC for many of its products over the years, bringing the proven scalability and reliability of Isilon to bear in applications such as playout and news prod...

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Apr 24 2017
Grass Valley Introduces Next Gen Camera Base Station and Advanced Cradle

MONTREAL, April 24, 2017 — Broadcast professionals working in studios, mobile trucks, arenas and all types of facilities are seeking reliable, flexible solutions that will help them bridge the gap between the technologies of today and tomorrow. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, is taking the next step towards a full IP live production solution with the XCU Universe UXF camera base station and advanced UXF cradle. Together, these solutions support the AIMS roadmap and all IP video formats, incl...

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Apr 23 2017
NAB 2017: SAM pushes live sports replay boundaries with LiveTouch UHD

Newbury, April 23, 2017 - At NAB 2017 (Booth#: SL1805), Snell Advanced Media (SAM) will demonstrate workflows for live 4K/UHD sports replays that have never been possible before. SAM will demonstrate mixed UHD and HD replay workflows and faster access to more cameras than any other live replay and highlights system on the market. A raft of new LiveTouch features will also be shown at the SAM booth.

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Apr 23 2017
NAB 2017: SAM Unveils Masterpiece 12G-SDI UHD the world’s first UHD master control switcher

Newbury, April 23, 2017 - At NAB 2017 (Booth SL1805), Snell Advanced Media (SAM) will show the world’s first UHD master control switcher, Masterpiece 12G-SDI. The system has been designed to meet the needs of mission critical operations, offering rock steady 24/7 master control that can handle any live application, be it sports, news or live entertainment, covering media over the air (OTA) via multichannel video program distributors or real-time streaming.

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Apr 23 2017
NAB 2017: SAM announces Orbit - the next generation of control and monitoring

Newbury, April 23, 2017 - At NAB 2017 (Booth#: SL1805), Snell Advanced Media (SAM) will be demonstrating the first applications of its brand new next generation control, configuration and monitoring solution, Orbit. A single interface that will eventually house all of SAM’s control and monitoring applications, Orbit has been designed to enable users to manage and view all of their control, configuration and monitoring functions via one autonomous system.

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Apr 23 2017
Vista Studios boosts live multi-format production capability with additional investment in SAM technology

Newbury, April 23, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) (Booth#: SL1805), today announced that Los Angeles-based production and broadcast facility, Vista Studios has invested in additional technology from SAM, adding its production solution including sQ servers, LiveTouch replay and highlights, Momentum workflow management and Go! browser-based timeline video editor to its existing workflow. The new systems will provide added live production capability, including social media publishing.

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Apr 23 2017
NAB 2017: SAM responds to market demand with 12G-SDI UHD support across a wide range of products

Newbury, April 23, 2017 - At NAB 2017 (Booth#: SL1805), Snell Advanced Media (SAM) will demonstrate support for 12G SDI, providing customers with a greater choice in making their transition to 4K/UHD live production. 12G-SDI capability has now been added to a range of products, providing everything customers need to integrate 12G-SDI in to their production workflow, from production switchers to routers, master control, servers and converters through to distribution amplifiers and monitoring solu...

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Apr 23 2017
SAM launches high-quality budget solutions production package for all sizes of operations

Newbury, April 23, 2017 - SAM’s new range is perfect for media productions on a tight budget who don’t want to compromise on quality. For any customers that need to produce high quality content but are constrained by budgets, SAM has created a highly cost-effective production package. The system includes the Kula switcher, Vega 30 router, Vega 16MV and Vega 32MV routers with multiviewer output, KudosPro AV processing platform, MV-Flex Multiviewer, IQ Modular portfolio, and the brand ...

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Apr 23 2017
SAM Delivers its IP Routing System Portfolio now with 25, 40, 50 and 100GbE interfaces

Newbury, April 23, 2017 - At NAB 2017, SAM is pleased to announce the availability of its IP Routing System now with support for 25, 40, 50 and 100 GbE technology.

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Apr 20 2017
Grass Valley Debuts Content Delivery Solution Upgrades at NAB 2017

MONTREAL, April 20, 2017 — The definition of 'TV' has expanded greatly over the past several years. While TV once exclusively meant content viewed on a television set, it now also refers to content streamed online, on-demand and through mobile devices. In the age of the on-demand consumer, broadcasters must deliver programs quickly and to the right channels so that viewers can watch what they want, when and where they want. To ease this process, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has upgraded t...

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Apr 18 2017
IABM partners with SAM to create new, industry-wide Glossary knowledge tool based on SAM’s renowned Digital Fact

Newbury, April 18, 2017 - IABM is delighted to announce that Snell Advanced Media (SAM) has generously agreed that its legendary Digital Fact Book be used to create a new industry-wide Glossary via IABM. Its invaluable contents – the result of 30 years of ongoing dedication to keeping the industry up to date with new technologies, standards and terminologies – will form the backbone of the new IABM Glossary which will be unveiled at NAB Show Las Vegas 2017.

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Apr 18 2017
Grass Valley Introduces Enhanced Networking Solutions at NAB 2017

MONTREAL, April 18, 2017 — When done right, networking shouldn't regularly cross broadcasters' minds. That's not to say networking isn't a critical piece of the broadcast puzzle, quite the opposite — networking is the glue that binds the production process with a smooth flow of signals, data and commands throughout a workflow. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has cultivated strategic partnerships and developed upgrades to key solutions that comprise the Broadcast Data Center to ensure t...

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Apr 13 2017
Grass Valley Shows Powerful, Flexible Live Production Solutions at NAB 2017

MONTREAL, April 13, 2017 — With the increasing popularity of on-demand and digital streaming, there are few programs that can still attract droves of viewers in real-time. Live events, including sports, breaking news and award shows, have withstood the test of time-shifting and are imperative to broadcasters looking to attract engaged viewers. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, provides solutions for every step of live production so that broadcast professionals have the flexibility they need to...

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Apr 12 2017
Masstech and SAM Partner to Streamline News Production, Archiving and Media Exchange Workflows

Newbury, April 12, 2017 - Masstech and Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that the two industry innovators have formed a powerful partnership to speed and simplify how television and multi-platform video newsrooms manage and move content between production, archive and distribution processes. Debuting at the upcoming 2017 NAB Show, tight integration between the SAM VIBE News Solution and Masstech’s award-winning media management and archiving software empowers SAM users with the ab...

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Apr 11 2017
Sacramento Kings Equip State-of-the-Art Golden 1 Center with 4K Solutions from Grass Valley and Belden

MONTREAL, April 11, 2017 — The new half-billion-dollar venue that is home to the NBA's Sacramento Kings opened last fall as one of the nation's most advanced facilities for sports, events and entertainment. The Golden 1 Center was designed to cater to the desires of fans and offers an immersive experience based on the latest broadcast and replay capabilities managed by a massive network infrastructure. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, was instrumental in providing the necessary camera, replay...

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Apr 06 2017
NAB 2017: Introducing SAM VIBE - The fastest and most versatile solution for delivering quality news content to Social Media, Web and TV

Newbury, April 6, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media is pleased to announce the launch of SAM VIBE, its new realtime News and Sports production solution. SAM VIBE has the fastest workflows to enable a single team to create and deliver high quality News and Sports content to Social Media, the Web and TV. SAM VIBE combines the agility of SAM’s sQ Servers with the flexibility of standard IT storage for a fully scalable platform. The solution is to be demonstrated on SAM’s NAB booth SL1805.

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Apr 06 2017
Grass Valley Introduces LDX C82 and LDX C86N Compact Series Cameras

MONTREAL, April 6, 2017 — Viewers want to feel like they're part of the action, not just spectators but a part of the game, concert or event they're watching, right on the court, track or stage. Often the most important, engaging shots require cameras to operate in places where cameramen cannot or should not go, so Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, developed the LDX C82 Series, the most feature-rich HD compact camera on the market, and the LDX C86N Series, a fully self-contained companion to ...

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Apr 05 2017
Grass Valley Demonstrates Upgraded Solutions at NAB 2017 to Improve Breaking News Production

MONTREAL, April 5, 2017 — Broadcasters have more competition than ever before in the news category and the stakes are high to keep viewers' eyes on the screen. Breaking news becomes old news faster than ever as broadcasters strive to keep up with each other, the 24-hour news cycle and social media journalists. Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, understands that as the news environment changes, broadcast equipment must change as well to adapt to mobile studios, new media platforms including digi...

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Mar 31 2017
Grass Valley Debuts LDX 82 Series Cameras

MONTREAL, March 31, 2017 — Through long partnerships with many different types of customers, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, knows that every production facility has unique needs. That's why the LDX 82 Series includes four upgradable camera models, offering varying levels of operational flexibility to match every production need. As the definitive HD camera covering all HD standards, each model of the LDX 82 offers the best sensitivity in all HD formats, including 1080p, a wide color gamut a...

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Mar 30 2017
Grass Valley Introduces the New K-Frame V-series Production Switcher

MONTREAL, March 30, 2017 — No matter the size, location or format of a broadcast operation, switchers play an integral, technical role in creating a compelling viewer experience. To address space limitations and reduce the complexities of today's technical directors' production workloads, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, developed the K-Frame V-series as an addition to the K-Frame family of production switchers. At only 3RU, this new frame is an ideal complement to the GV Korona switcher pane...

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Mar 23 2017
SAM reinforces its market leading position at NAB 2017

Newbury, March 23, 2017 - SAM demonstrates the world’s fastest 4K live sports workflow, its market leading IP and SDI solutions, introduces the broadest range of 12G products, shows intelligent control and monitoring and the most versatile multi-format news production systems.

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Mar 14 2017
Fletcher Sports Adds New Cameras and Replay Systems from Grass Valley to Boost Rental Fleet

MONTREAL, March 14, 2017 — Viewers tune in to live sporting events for the excitement and the ability to watch slow-motion replays of the game-changing action. Capturing those plays typically requires specialized cameras, and that is exactly what Fletcher Sports in Chicago offers with its arsenal of rental equipment provided for coverage of professional and college sports, entertainment and events. To up its game, Fletcher just added a large number of new LDX C86 Cameras and K2 Dyno Replay...

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Mar 08 2017
Grass Valley Offers Convenient Purchase and Support Options for Cisco IP Switches

MONTREAL, March 8, 2017 — The partnership between Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and Cisco continues with a new bundled product offering featuring Cisco Switches, now available directly through Grass Valley. As part of an integrated commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) IP approach, the Cisco Nexus® 9200 and 9300 kits provide the COTS IP network infrastructure, licenses and support required for all of Grass Valley's IP-enabled products; so not only do these solutions accelerate and ease insta...

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Mar 07 2017
SAM’s Morpheus UX defines a new era in multi-channel playout

Newbury, March 7, 2017 - Bringing inspiration to multi-channel playout control, SAM is today unveiling Morpheus UX, a user-definable control interface for the company’s Morpheus playout automation and ICE CiaB product line. Morpheus UX, available in March 2017, is set to change the face of multi-channel playout by giving customers an unmatched level of adaptability so they can precisely customize their channel views and focus on the specific functionality they need. It will be demonstrated...

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Feb 28 2017
Roundabout Purchases SAM’s Rio for 4K Editing, Color and Finishing

Newbury, February 28, 2017 - Roundabout, the Burbank-CA based post production facility that specializes in audio, syndication, closed captioning, restoration, and feature film DI, has purchased a Rio 4K online editing, color and finishing tool from SAM for editorial and restoration work on multiple films.

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Feb 28 2017
News 12 Upgrades Grass Valley Ignite Solution to Maintain Leadership in Newsroom Automation

MONTREAL, February 28, 2017 — Providing 24-hour news coverage to cable viewers in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, News 12 operates seven distinct local channels as well as an interactive network of websites and mobile applications. The demands for productivity in a 24-hour news environment are intense, so the group leverages automation solutions to maximize its operation and improve efficiency. Launched more than 30 years ago, News 12 has been using automation solutions from Grass Va...

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Feb 22 2017
Grass Valley Unveils Mync, a New Personal Content Management Tool

MONTREAL, February 22, 2017 — When Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, introduced EDIUS version 8 in 2015, the program was bundled with GV Browser, an application that acts as a universal media player and organizer. As of March 1, customers looking for solutions to prepare content for editing will be able to purchase this personal content management tool separately from EDIUS under the brand name Mync. Mync is available in two, scalable package types depending on content developers' needs.

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Feb 21 2017
China’s LeTV Sports drives live sports programming with 14 Kula switchers from SAM

Newbury, February 21, 2017 - China’s LeTV Sports, a division of LeTV Group, has purchased 14 Kula live production switchers from SAM to form the backbone of its studios for live sports programming. Announced at NAB 2016, Kula has generated huge momentum in the market as the most powerful switcher in its class and one that makes 4K a viable option for broadcasters.

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Feb 16 2017
IMG Norway invests in SAM’s LiveTouch for complete studio replay, highlights and production workflow

Newbury, February 16, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) today announced that IMG Norway has selected its LiveTouch system to produce replay and highlights packages for its live horse racing coverage. The system is used to create instant content for its live studio show which broadcasts races from selected tracks in Norway, Sweden, Denmark France, and various other international races, as well as to produce replay and highlights packages for its pre-recorded magazine show. IMG Norway worked close...

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Feb 13 2017
SAM to demonstrate the world’s fastest live sports production and replay workflow at CABSAT 2017

Newbury, February 13, 2017 - At Cabsat 2017, on stand D3-10, Snell Advanced Media (SAM) will be highlighting its game-changing IP and 4K live sports production and replay workflows, the market’s most complete, flexible and cost effective IP Routing System, next-generation Multiviewers and industry-renowned playout solutions.

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Feb 13 2017
Grass Valley Expands Leadership Team in Asia Pacific Region

MONTREAL, February 13, 2017 — Following a very successful year in its Asia Pacific (APAC) region, Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has named Somu Patil as vice president of sales for Asia and Ward Hansford as vice president of sales for Oceania. With this announcement, the company is separating APAC operations into two distinct regions to further improve the customer and partner experience and strengthen its presence at the local level.

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Feb 13 2017
Grass Valley Highlights New Products in the 2017 Hollywood Professional Association Tech Retreat Innovation Zone

MONTREAL, February 13, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will showcase two of its unique, industry-proven solutions at the annual Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Tech Retreat, taking place February 20-24 th at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells, California. Grass Valley's LDX 86N native UHD/4K camera and GV Node with IPG-3901 SDI/IP Gateway including TR-03 functionality will both be on display in the conference's Innovation Zone, an area where companies demonstrate revolutionar...

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Feb 09 2017
Snell Advanced Media launches the SAM Academy

Newbury, February 9, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM) is pleased to announce the launch of the SAM Academy, part of its new Partner Engagement Program. With the first training event kicking off in February 2017, the SAM Academy is a knowledge platform aimed at channel partners, system integrators, resellers, VARs and distributors globally.

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Feb 09 2017
Grass Valley Launches 'Tech Corner,' an Informational Blog to Share Broadcast and Production Industry Knowledge and Insight

MONTREAL, February 9, 2017 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has launched a new blog section of its website to provide helpful, relevant content on the topics and challenges that broadcasters, production professionals and content creators face every day. As it grows, the Tech Corner blog will feature business tips, how-to articles, playbooks and other industry information that customers will find useful as they work to achieve their business goals and deliver great content for their viewers.

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Feb 08 2017
The Look delivers primetime ITV drama The Halcyon with Quantel Rio

Newbury, February 8, 2017 - Leading UK post house, The Look, has recently completed the conform, grade and deliverables for primetime ITV drama, The Halcyon, from its brand new facility in London’s Soho. The Look’s new facility includes grading and online suites and a spacious grading theater which house SAM’s Quantel Rio 4K color, edit and finishing systems and a Neo control surface. The Look has also purchased SAM’s Rio Assist software to support ingesting, conforming a...

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Feb 02 2017
Ziggo Sport benefits from NEP The Netherlands’ virtualized IP live production and playout services

Newbury, February 2, 2018 - Ziggo Sport, part of the Liberty Media Group and the pre-eminent sports rights holder in the Netherlands, including Premier League football and Formula One, chose NEP The Netherlands to provide their live production and playout facilities after a successful tender process.

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Feb 02 2017
Grass Valley Captures Technical Achievement Award from Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for Viper FilmStream Camera

MONTREAL, February 2, 2017 — First introduced by Grass Valley in 2002, the Viper FilmStream Camera represents a significant milestone in the industry as the first production model digital cinematography camera that most closely emulated a traditional film workflow, providing the highest quality digital images at the time. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is recognizing the lasting impact of the Viper FilmStream Camera with a Scientific and Technical Award at a ceremony in Be...

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Jan 25 2017
SAM Launches Global IP Barometer

Newbury, January 25, 2017 - SAM today announces the findings of its Global IP Barometer that was conducted in late 2016. The study answers key questions surrounding IP including timeline for the transition, the internal skills gap as well as industry and technology concerns. The research is based on approximately 1000 respondents from media industry professionals, primarily within Europe and North America.

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Jan 25 2017
Snell Advanced Media at BVE 2017

Newbury, January 25, 2017 - At BVE 2017, stand L16, SAM will demonstrate its latest capabilities in 4K and IP production workflows. On show will be its game-changing LiveTouch highlights and replay system, next generation HD, 4K and IP Multiviewers and Kula 2/ME production switcher.

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Jan 24 2017
SAM research reveals knowledge gap between broadcasters and consumers as 4K technology enters the market

Newbury, January 24, 2017 - Snell Advanced Media (SAM), found that despite the pressure for broadcasters to invest in 4K technology, more than 60 percent (64%) of Americans still don’t know what 4K is. SAM also found that Millennials are most likely to know exactly what 4K is compared to any other age group, but that still accounts for less than one third of all 18-24 year olds (29%). Given that 4K is touted as the next evolution in image resolution, it’s crucial the knowledge gap be...

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Jan 05 2017
Grass Valley Switchers Play a Key Role in National Upgrade of Australian Broadcasting Corporation

MONTREAL, January 5, 2017 — The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has been relying on production solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for more than 20 years. When the company began its latest project to upgrade 13 studios in eight capital cities across the country, it selected Grass Valley's K-Frame-based switchers for all 13 locations, with a mixture of Karrera and the new award-winning GV Korona switcher panels.

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