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CBS 60 Minutes Purchases Digital Vision Nucoda HD

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Stockholm, Sweden – 26 June 2008 – Digital Vision, the premier supplier of picture enhancement systems for film and television post-production, announced today that CBS has purchased a Nucoda HD system for use on its long running news magazine, 60 Minutes. The Nucoda HD colour grading system will be integrated into the 60 Minutes post-production environment at CBS New York. Digital Vision’s Nucoda HD offers comprehensive tapeless mastering and grading for broadcast, Blu-ray Disk (BD) and all high definition applications and integrates into a broad range of workflows including Avid’s ISIS, which is in place at 60 Minutes. Designed specifically for broadcast environments, the Nucoda HD system will enable native MXF and Quicktime grading and mastering as part of the 60 Minutes workflow as well as facilitate the broadcast’s transition to both tapeless production and high definition broadcast. The system designed for CBS includes a Data Conform assist station for ingest, conform and layoff as well as a DVS SAN and DVO Enhance. This configuration creates a turn-key solution for 60 Minutes which enables simultaneous ingest and colour grading; mission critical for broadcasters. Simon Cuff, President and COO, Digital Vision, comments on the purchase; “The Nucoda HD grading system was developed specifically for environments like CBS that require quick turnaround yet high quality colour correction and delivery to playout server formats. The flexibility of the system will also allow CBS to work with all manner of tape and tapeless editorial and camera formats and deliver in any of the broadcast standards that a worldwide program like 60 Minutes airs on.� About Digital Vision Digital Vision provides innovative image restoration, enhancement, color correction and data conforming systems that major movie studios, television networks and post-production facilities use to master and deliver feature films, TV programs and commercials. The company’s Nucoda product line provides a strong suite of products for tapeless and non linear grading for HD broadcast and 2k/4k digital intermediate productions. The company’s award-winning products are a standard of the media and entertainment industry and are deployed at top facilities and broadcasters around the world. Digital Vision AB was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, with three wholly owned subsidiaries, Digital Vision (US) in Los Angeles, California; Digital Vision UK in London, England; and Digital Vision in Hong Kong, China. The company maintains its global presence through a network of qualified distributors. Digital Vision is listed on the Stockholm stock exchange. For further information, go to

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