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Broadcast Pix Ships 600th System To Texas Rangers

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Billerica, Massachusetts (January 23, 2008) Broadcast Pix™ Inc. today announced the shipment of its 600th unit to Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas, home of the Texas Rangers, a Major League Baseball team. The Rangers Ballpark video production team will use its Broadcast Pix Slate live video production system to broadcast replays during home baseball games on large video monitors in the ballpark. The replays will be reminiscent of what viewers experience on broadcast television. Broadcast Pix was the first company to integrate the functionality of an entire production control into a single workstation. For the price of a switcher, the Slate 2100 integrates multi-view monitoring, a character generator, a clip store, and aspect ratio management among other features. The Rangers Ballpark production team will use Slate to accommodate cameras, auxiliary source equipment, and feeds from four live production trucks. “The Broadcast Pix Slate brings us from 1990s technology to the present time, while setting us up well into the future by allowing us to upgrade to HD when we are ready,� said Chuck Morgan, Vice President of Entertainment and Special Events for the Texas Rangers. “The Broadcast Pix switcher wears many hats, as do our operators. That versatility allows our operators to perform multiple functions as we have done in the past, in a less hectic manner. We are only limited by our imaginations.� Broadcast Pix systems are used around the world for news, events, training, presentation, sports, and all live video production applications. Their customers include CBS, NBC, ESPN, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, General Motors, colleges and universities, mobile studios, stadiums, towns, high schools and churches. About Broadcast Pix Broadcast Pix is the leader in live television production systems that are more powerful, easier to use, and far more cost effective than a traditional control room of individual components. Broadcast Pix Slate switchers enable a single operator or small team to create engaging live video. Broadcast Pix is the technology leader in the fusion of production switcher and computer technology, and is based in Billerica, Massachusetts, with offices throughout North America and Europe. Customers include over 600 leading broadcast, web-cast, pod-cast, cable, entertainment, mobile, corporate, education, religious and government studios in 50 countries. For more information, go to

. Broadcast Pix , Slate, and PixButton are trademarks of Broadcast Pix, Inc. Patents pending.



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