Grass Valley

Grass Valley gets Carter

Content and media tech vendor Grass Valley has hired John Carter as a director of business development live and sports EMEA. The exec rejoins the firm, having previously spent over 17 years in product management and over 30 years in the industry as a whole. In this new position, he will be focused on will […]

Belden acquires Snell Advanced Media

Belden has acquired Snell Advanced Media (SAM) and will incorporate the company into its TV production and broadcast services business, Grass Valley. Grass Valley president Tim Shoulders will lead the combined business and said Belden’s investment in SAM demonstrates its commitment to the broadcast industry. He added that adding SAM’s employees and products to Grass […]

Digitürk upgrades with Grass Valley

Turkish satellite pay TV provider Digitürk is to expand its broadcast facility with the addition of new equipment from Grass Valley. Digitürk is deploying a Trinix NXT 192×192 Digital Video Routing Switcher, a new Apex Plus 384×384 Digital Audio Routing Switcher, a Maestro master control system, and a Jupiter Routing Switcher Control, to deliver programming […]

Fox Turkey taps Grass Valley for playout upgrade

Fox Turkey has upgraded its Grass Valley-supplied production and playout system, doubling the capacity and bandwidth capabilities of its existing storage area network and integrating Fox’s daily operation and news production workflow. The upgrade includes the deployment of Grass Valley’s EDIUS 7, K2 storage area network with K2 Summit 3G, GV STRATUS non-linear media production […]

Amhara TV chooses Grass Valley for Ethiopia’s first HD station

Ethiopian government-owned Amhara TV has selected Grass Valley to provide several solutions to build Ethiopia’s first HD terrestrial TV broadcast station. Grass Valley solutions will be used to outfit two HD studios and a master control room. Amhara TV will be available both terrestrially and via the Nilesat free-to-air satellite service. Amhara TV is using […]

Grass Valley names Thorsteinson as chief executive

TV technology specialist Grass Valley has named former Harris Broadcast president Tim Thorsteinson as president and CEO. Thorsteinson was most recently president and CEO of Enablence Technologies. Current chief executive Alain Andreoli, who led the acquisition and separation of Grass Valley from Technicolor, has stepped down and will leave the business at the end of […]

Grass Valley acquires PubliTronic, moves into playout

Video technology company Grass Valley has acquired Netherlands-based playout technology provider PubliTronic for an undisclosed sum. PubliTronic, which focuses on the European market, has an installed base of over 800 on-air channels around the world. Grass Valley said that it and Francisco Partners, the investment company that acquired the company last year, had targeted integrated […]

Cameron Pace teams up with Grass Valley for 3D

Cameron Pace Group, the 3D production technology company set up by Hollywood film director James Cameron and long-term collaborator Vince Pace at the NAB show earlier this year, has formed a strategic alliance  with production technology provider Grass Valley to develop 3D workflow for the broadcast arena, develop new products for the market, and advance and promote […]