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Grass Valley Live Production Technologies Helps Orchestrate 54th Annual Grammy Telecast

(February 15, 2012)
DMN Newswire--2012-2-15--Grass Valley(tm) live production technologies were central to the broadcast of this year's 54th Annual Grammy(r) Awards telecast on Sunday, February 12 (at the Staples Center in Los Angeles), which was produced live in the 1080i high-definition (HD) format by veteran mobile production company NEP Broadcasting for CBS and the E! Entertainment Television channel. NEP Broadcasting, based in Pittsburgh, Penn. has used Grass Valley technologies for many years to bring home all of the musical performances and pageantry of the world renowned Grammys.

NEP's Denali Summit HD truck was on-site to handle the main awards broadcast on CBS while its ND4 rig was
used to cover the Red Carpet portion of the event for E!. Both trucks carry a Grass Valley Kalypso(tm) HD
Video Production Center switcher, a Trinix (192x160 and 160x128, respectively) HD-SDI video router, and a
wide variety of signal processing modules from the Grass Valley GeckoFlex(tm) product line to switch and
manage the dozens of camera and other feeds that make up the Grammy telecast.

The Grammy Awards telecast is presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS).



*Disclaimer: Grass Valley is not an official sponsor of the Grammy Awards, nor is it affiliated in any way
with the Grammy(r) Awards, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Recording Academy, the Grammy Foundation, MusiCares, CBS, E! Entertainment Television or any other organization affiliated with
the Grammy Awards or the Grammy Foundation.  Information supplied in this media alert does not imply endorsement from the Grammy Awards, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Recording
Academy, the Grammy Foundation, MusiCares, CBS or E! Entertainment Television.  The Grammy Awards, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the Recording Academy, the Grammy Foundation, MusiCares, CBS and E! Entertainment Television are registered trademarks, trademarks, and/or service marks of their respective owners.


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