Grass Valley To Support Full Range of Professional Audio-Video Users at GV Expo 2006

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At the 9th Annual Government Video & Technology Expo, in Washington, D.C., December 6-7, Grass Valley™, a business within Thomson (booth #401), will demonstrate its latest technology and systems targeted at the Professional Audio-Video (ProAV) market--government and military agencies, colleges, corporate video departments and houses of worship. These highly affordable solutions on display also address a wide variety of distance-learning and professional presentation applications.

This includes innovative, IT-centric high-definition cameras, automated production systems, HD editing systems, affordable SD/HD production switchers, precise robotic cameras, and new high-definition (HD) craft editing systems and cost-effective signal processing products now being offered as a result of Thomson‘s acquisition of Canopus.

Mark Chiolis, Grass Valley‘s senior product marketing manager for digital acquisition products, will present a paper detailing new high definition camera technologies on December 6 at 2:30p.m. in Room 204A.

Taking place at the Washington DC Convention Center, the Grass Valley will prominently feature hands-on demonstrations of its Infinity digital media camcorder and Infinity digital media player, Turbo™ iDDR intelligent digital disk recorder, EDIUS HD editing system, MediaEdge server, Indigo™ AV Mixer, Kayak HD switcher, Ignite™ Robotic Camera, ViBE MPEG-4 HD encoders, NetProcessor DTV multiplexer and splicer, Sapphire MPEG broadcast server, Crystal DTV logo inserter, and Granite MPEG monitor.

Grass Valley offers a full range of products and systems targeted at video professionals. This includes Grass Valley brand routers, digital cameras, digital production switchers, video servers and fully integrated production systems.


For information about Grass Valley products from Thomson please visit


Media Relations:

Denise Williams

Phone: (503) 526 8160

Fax: (503) 526 8109



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