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Dejero Wins an Emmy

November 30 2018
Canada-based Dejero, which specializes in cloud-managed solutions and video transport over IP networks, has won an Emmy honoring its achievements in the broadcasting industry. Dejero has been awarded a prestigious Technology & Engineering Emmy Award for 'excellence in engineering creativity', honoring its contributions in the field of live transmission, which it helped make both simpler and more flexible, as well as more affordable for broadcasters. "We are honored to have won such a prestigious award as we celebrate our tenth anniversary," said Bogdan Frusina, founder and chief innovation and strategy officer at Dejero. "We started this journey a decade ago, driven by the desire to solve the connectivity challenges of television journalists in the field. We are proud to have greatly simplified and dramatically reduced the cost of broadcasting live from remote locations, helping to transform how news and live event coverage is delivered. We continue to advance the reliability, availability, and convenience of remote connectivity”. This year, Dejero will have managed over 10 Petabytes of data traffic. The Award will be presented at the 70th Annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards on April 7, 2019, at the NAB Show. Read more here

Grass Valley Launches T2 4K Series to Deliver Versatile Playout & Record Capability

October 5 2018
Grass Valley, a Belden Brand, has launched its new T2 4K Series digital recorder/player solution to help broadcasters & media organizations handle audio & video playout in any format, whether SD, HD, 4K UHD or 4K DCI. This versatile solution is optimized for a wide range of applications, from live events to mobile production, delivering unmatched flexibility & reliability that is crucial in mission critical environments. Combining the look & feel of a traditional VTR with touchscreen & workstation operation, the T2 4K Series delivers a flexible, codec-agile 4K DCI/4K UHD/HD/SD platform for ingest, replay, transmission, editing & content management. A software application suite makes media clip selection, playlist creation & playout seamless, while integration with Grass Valley's EDIUS solution enables users to edit & trim clips during recording for faster content turnaround. Katsushi Takeuchi, Vice President & General Manager of Editing Systems, Grass Valley commented: "As the Number 1 player in media & technology, Grass Valley sets the bar for unmatched quality, flexibility & reliability to meet the needs of any live production environment. Our solutions enable our customers to adapt quickly as their needs change & evolve - & this ethos is clearly visible in our new T2 4K Series solution." For complete press release, click here

Lectrosonics Introduces the SPDR Stereo Portable Digital Recorder

September 25 2018
Lectrosonics is very pleased to introduce the new stereo version of its acclaimed PDR micro digital recorder, the SPDR (Stereo Portable Digital Recorder). The SPDR is a professional quality, dual-channel unit designed for use in ENG (Electronic News Gathering), in film and video production, as a backup recorder, or for personal use. The new SPDR was developed by Lectrosonics in response to numerous customer requests for a small, lightweight dual channel recorder with a variety of additional features. “Our customers were ecstatic when we first introduced the PDR portable digital recorder, and we received a lot of feedback on what additional features would be ideal in a small recorder. The introduction of the new SPDR is the result of all those requests,” says Karl Winkler, Vice President of Sales at Service at Lectrosonics, Inc. “Mainly, users wanted a highly accurate time base, the ability to record in stereo, and the choice of internal or external powering for a variety of applications. And we are very excited to see all the creative ways the SPDR will be used!” For complete press release, click here
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