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Mar 18 2019
NVP Optimizes OB Fleet for 4K UHD and HDR with Live Production Solutions from Grass Valley

MONTREAL, March 18, 2019 — Italian production specialist NVP has selected a wide range of live production solutions from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for an upgrade to its outside broadcast (OB) fleet to support growing viewer demand for 4K UHD and HDR content. Installed in NVP's OB4 and newly launched OB6 vehicles, this robust enhancement strengthens NVP's position as a leader in live production in Europe.

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Mar 13 2019
Grass Valley Advancing Fan Experience at Live Events with Enhancements to LiveTouch Solution Showcased at NAB Show 2019

MONTREAL, March 13, 2019 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced even more capability in its powerful live highlights and replay production system, LiveTouch. Debuting on Grass Valley's NAB booth (#SL106), the latest version incorporates 4K UHD slow-motion replay, direct playout and full super slow-motion support (2x, 3x, 4x, 6x, 8x). The new super slo-mo speeds as well as support for HDR make it ideal for pairing with the high-end capabilities of Grass Valley LDX cameras in either...

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Feb 27 2019
Grass Valley Partners With IMG and Telstra For 20,000-Kilometer Remote Production Breakthrough

MONTREAL, February 27, 2019 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has underscored its position as a leading player in content and media technology with a breakthrough in remote IP video production. The company has announced the successful execution of a remote link from cameras based in Telstra's Tokyo office with an XCU base station in IMG Studios' London headquarters, using Grass Valley's DirectIP connectivity solution to deliver uncompressed, ultra-low latency video over a distance of 20,000 ...

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Feb 21 2019
Grass Valley's Peter Centen Honored with Prestigious Dutch National Order

BREDA, NETHERLANDS, February 21, 2019 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, congratulates Peter Centen on being awarded the Order of the Netherlands Lion for his significant contributions to Dutch society and the broadcast industry. Presented on behalf of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, this Order is given to only a limited amount of people each year who have distinguished themselves by exceptional artistic achievement, scientific performance, technical innovation or inventive entrepre...

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Feb 19 2019
Grass Valley Demonstrates Powerful Content and Media Solutions at CABSAT 2019

MONTREAL, February 19, 2019 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will be at CABSAT 2019 (March 12—14, Dubai, booth #G3-20) to showcase a wide range of products and solutions, leveraging the best innovation and expertise to give customers the ultimate selection and service.

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Feb 14 2019
CBC/Radio-Canada Taps Grass Valley Open Standards IP Playout for New Montreal Broadcast Center

MONTREAL, February 14, 2019 — The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC/Radio-Canada, has chosen the iTX integrated playout platform from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, for its new Maison de Radio-Canada broadcast center in Montreal, due to open in 2020. Handling over 100 TV, radio and web channels, and supporting SMPTE ST 2110, iTX will enable the broadcaster's production teams to seamlessly manage multiple formats — such as 4K UHD — and mix IP live inputs using back-to-back I...

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Feb 11 2019
SVT and Net Insight Achieve Largest Remote IP Production with Grass Valley at 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships

MONTREAL, February 11, 2019 — Sweden's national public broadcaster Sveriges Televison (SVT) and media solutions provider Net Insight have partnered with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to undertake remote IP production for the broadcast of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships — being held in Åre, Sweden, from February 4-17, 2019. The production setup for the competition boasts the largest number of cameras deployed and the highest volume of remote signals — video, audio a...

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Feb 06 2019
Grass Valley's LiveTouch Replay and Highlights is the Clear Winner for SIS Racing Channels

MONTREAL, February 6, 2019 — SIS (Sports Information Services), a leading supplier of 24/7 live betting services, has chosen the LiveTouch replay and highlights solution from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to provide an upgraded automated workflow for its horse and greyhound racing production services.

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Jan 31 2019
San Jose Sharks Enhance SAP Center Fan Experience with Live Production Solutions from Grass Valley

MONTREAL, January 31, 2019 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, along with global technology solutions provider Diversified, have joined forces to optimize the SAP Center in San Jose, California — home to the National Hockey League's (NHL ® ) San Jose Sharks. This project is part of a three-year, multiphase upgrade program that will see a complete overhaul of the stadium's live production infrastructure and workflow.

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Jan 28 2019
NEP Europe Strengthens its Market Position in 4K UHD and IP Live Production with 75 Grass Valley Cameras

MONTREAL, January 28, 2019 — NEP Europe has selected Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to enhance its capability with 75 IP-enabled 4K UHD HDR cameras and accompanying base stations. Strengthening its position as one of the world's leading outsourced production partners, NEP has taken delivery of the new live production equipment for deployment across its fleet of OB trucks and studios.

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Jan 23 2019
Belarus TV invests in Grass Valley for HD OB content delivery of the 2019 European Games

MONTREAL, January 23, 2019 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has joined forces with the National State Television and Radio Company of the Republic of Belarus (Belarus TV) to deliver optimized, end-to-end workflows and infrastructure for the broadcaster's four new outside broadcast (OB) vans. Designed and built by German OB specialists Broadcast Solutions GmbH, these new vans will produce and deliver coverage of the 2019 European Games, taking place in Minsk from June 21-30, 2019.

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Jan 15 2019
TV Cultura Brazil Prepares for the Future with Grass Valley

MONTREAL, January 15, 2019 — Brazil's TV Cultura has selected Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to enhance its production workflow with a newly expanded playout infrastructure. The broadcaster is now equipped with more channels, higher resolution content and smoother integration — supporting its vision to deliver richer content to its viewers.

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Jan 08 2019
ChyronHego and Grass Valley Team Up to Deliver Integrated Graphics Creation and Switching Solution for Sports Arenas

MELVILLE, N.Y., January 8, 2019 — Major U.S. sports venues are successfully using a new, single-point-of-control integration solution for graphics and production switching developed in collaboration between ChyronHego and Grass Valley, a Belden Brand. Designed for complex venue productions, this integration allows a technical director (TD) to switch shows with game-in-progress graphics delivered simultaneously to multiple displays. These include LED ribbon boards, scoreboards, and concours...

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Dec 13 2018
Grass Valley's Michael Cronk Honored Twice with Industry Innovator and Technology Leader Awards

MONTREAL, December 13, 2018 — Michael Cronk, vice president of Core Technology at Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has been honored with Future's Industry Innovator Award, presented by TV Technology magazine, and IABM's Technology Leader of the Year Award. Cronk was selected for both awards based on his professional achievements, technical and business innovations and continuing influence within the broadcast industry.

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Dec 12 2018
China's CCTV Looks to Grass Valley for End-to-End Production Solution to Power its Transition to 4K UHD and IP

MONTREAL, December 12, 2018 — China Central Television (CCTV), the predominant state television broadcaster in the People's Republic of China, with more than one billion viewers, has selected Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to power its transition to 4K UHD with leading-edge IP infrastructure and workflows. CCTV now benefits from a fully functioning, end-to-end 4K UHD IP-equipped studio that supports production and playout for its wide array of free-to-air and paid channels.

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Dec 10 2018
Product Enhancements Deliver More Than 150% Q3 Sales Growth for Grass Valley's sQ Server

MONTREAL, December 10, 2018 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today announced that Q3 sales of its sQ 1000 Series Media Servers have seen a 155 percent year-on-year increase. This uptick is backed by a strong development roadmap, including integration of the sQ server with the GV STRATUS video production and management system in early 2019.

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Dec 05 2018
University of Louisville Selects Grass Valley's Enhanced Signal Transmission Solution Ahead of ACC Network Launch

MONTREAL, December 5, 2018 — University of Louisville has selected the Viper XL Bidirectional Fiber Optic Transmission System from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, as part of an upgrade to its production capability. The investment comes ahead of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Network's linear and digital launch in August 2019. In line with the ACC Network's requirements, the university can now support multiple live camera signals when producing content for the channel, with fast set-up b...

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Nov 28 2018
New IP Study Shows 69 Percent of Media Industry Respondents Will Have Active IP Projects by Mid-2019

MONTREAL, November 28, 2018 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has unveiled its 2018 Global IP Barometer study, which reveals key insights about the progress of the media industry's migration to IP.

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Nov 27 2018
Grass Valley Solutions Enable Brazil's EPTV to Optimize its News Capabilities

MONTREAL, November 27, 2018 — Brazil's Empresa Paulista de Televisão (EPTV), one of the main TV Globo affiliates in Brazil, has extended its relationship with Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to deliver end-to-end newsroom capability at its television studios in Campinas. EPTV's ability to tell stories from a local perspective provides a key market differentiator, as consumers demand more news, more quickly, on more platforms.

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Nov 14 2018
Grass Valley Delivers the Ultimate Post Production Workflow with Rio

MONTREAL, November 14, 2018 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, today launched the newest version of Rio, the high performance online editing and post production suite, providing users with even more functionality including Dolby Vision support and best-in-class file compression for increased media availability on existing storage. The solution will be showcased at Inter BEE 2018 (November 14-16, Tokyo, Grass Valley Hall 3/3506).

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Nov 13 2018
Grass Valley Solutions Form the Heart of TV Integração's New Studio

MONTREAL, November 13, 2018 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has announced that it has equipped the latest news production studio built by TV Integração, one of the affiliates of the Brazilian commercial network TV Globo. The multi-phase investment gives the news broadcaster a future-ready, flexible and scalable production capability that delivers unmatched storytelling to its viewers.

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Oct 30 2018
Grass Valley and Gearhouse Help Make History With Australia's First 4K UHD Live Broadcast

MONTREAL, October 30, 2018 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, and Gearhouse Broadcast partnered to deliver Australia's first 4K UHD live broadcast. All six hours of 4K UHD content from the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 for supercars — the country's annual, premier touring car event — were broadcast live without any advertising breaks.

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Oct 29 2018
Grass Valley to Demonstrate No. 1 Position in Content and Media Technology at NATEXPO 2018

MONTREAL, October 29, 2018 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will showcase a suite of market leading solutions at NATEXPO 2018 (October 31 — November 2, 2018, booth A52), leveraging the best innovation and expertise to give customers the ultimate in selection and service.

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Oct 23 2018
Grass Valley 4K HDR Cameras Help Euro Media Group Deliver Flawless Images from Premier Sports Events

MONTREAL, October 23, 2018 — 4K UHD RF cameras from Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, have been selected by Euro Media Group (EMG) to capture premier sports and live event coverage around the globe. The cameras will form part of EMG's upgraded, RF high-speed wireless solution, helping it to continue meeting consumer demand for higher quality and more in-depth content.

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Oct 15 2018
Grass Valley to Demonstrate No. 1 Position in Content and Media Technology at NAB New York 2018

MONTREAL, October 15, 2018 — Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, will showcase a suite of live production solutions at NAB New York (October 17 – 18, booth N125), leveraging the best innovation and expertise, giving customers the ultimate in selection and service.

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Oct 11 2018
Grass Valley Live Production Solutions Propel Le Groupe Spectre Sonore's Expansion into the Video Rental Industry

MONTREAL, October 11, 2018 — Le Groupe Spectre Sonore, a Quebec-based specialist in the audio-visual (AV) field, has chosen Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, to enhance its live production capabilities. This investment delivers a comprehensive turnkey offering that enables Le Group Spectre Sonore to capture market share as it grows its video rental business.

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