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Cauvery News Optimizes Workflows with Full Range of Grass Valley Production Solutions

GV STRATUS provides the centerpiece for Cauvery News' network of integrated and efficient Grass Valley news solutions

MONTREAL, April 19, 2018 — From content intake to distribution and everything in between, end-to-end efficiency is the key characteristic of news solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. That efficiency was a key factor in Cauvery News' selection of Grass Valley equipment for its growing news programming needs. The multimedia broadcast company now utilizes a full range of Grass Valley solutions, including: Karrera K-Frame S-series and GV Korona K-Frame V-series switchers, GV STRATUS Video Production and Content Management System, K2 Summit 3G Production Clients attached to a K2 Production SAN Storage system, Imagestore 750 HD/SD Master Control and Branding Processor and iTX Master Control integrated playout.

"When we're working to get breaking news to our viewers, the last thing we need is complex solutions or a provider we can't rely on," said Mr. Elangovan, chairman, Cauvery News. "Grass Valley solutions offer all of the advanced features we need while maintaining ease of use, and we can always rely on Grass Valley's support for our entire news production platform."

Karrera K-Frame S-series and GV Korona K-Frame V-series offer flexibility and efficiency in the form of multiformat support, including 1080p and 4K UHD. Karrera K-Frame S-series switchers deliver unmatched creative freedom for highly produced content, using up to 6 M/Es across two suites, with four keyers per M/E, and up to eight floating iDPMs. At only 3 RU, the K-Frame V-series is ideal for Cauvery's small production spaces, providing enormous power but requiring no compromise on enterprise features. The switcher is available in 1, 2 or 3 M/E options and when used in conjunction with the GV Korona panel, it is a powerful and compact production center.

GV STRATUS also serves to help Cauvery News keep up with its growing number of channels and programs. GV STRATUS efficiently handles the entire content creation and delivery process across multiple digital media platforms, while offering the ability to handle the rising volume of user-generated content (UGC) and integrate with popular social media platforms. The video production and content management system also includes full integration with K2 Production SAN Storage and K2 Summit 3G Production Clients so that finished content can be efficiently stored and disseminated.

"Incorporating an end-to-end production solution has countless benefits for Cauvery News," said Somu Patil, vice president sales, APAC, Grass Valley. "Our news solutions are integrated and efficient from day one, as well as being flexible and scalable to expand with Cauvery News without missing a beat as news broadcasting continues to evolve."

To add the finishing touches and deliver content to viewers, Cauvery News' new production platform also includes solutions for seamless master control. Imagestore 750, a master control and branding processor, combines the power and scalability of iTX playout with the quality and ease of use of Imagestore master control, providing Cauvery News the benefits of an integrated playout platform while retaining the hands-on operations required for proactive channel control.

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For information about Grass Valley solutions and services, please visit grassvalley.com.

About Grass Valley

Grass Valley is focused on empowering customers to create, control and connect content wherever, however and whenever it is consumed. In this ever-changing media landscape, content remains the most important element. Many of our customers are faced with the need to create and support new workflows while continuing to operate their legacy workflows, simultaneously broadcasting through traditional channels, Over-The-Top platforms, and Video-On-Demand as well as to tablets, PCs, and mobile devices.

We provide the innovative tools and expertise to help customers improve the efficiency of their operations while telling better stories to attract and keep viewers. With Grass Valley's integrated solutions that enable flexibility, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, quality and scalability, broadcasters and content creators have what they need to sustain their businesses. Headquartered in Montreal, Grass Valley has been in the broadcast business for nearly 60 years and is part of St. Louis-based Belden Inc. For more information, visit www.belden.com.

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