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US Networks Produce Election Coverage with Grass ValleyMajor broadcast networks used Grass Valley switchers from Thomson (November 05, 2004)
The ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NBC networks used a variety of Grass Valley switchers to switch multiple live and pre-recorded segments for what is arguably the highest profile news event worldwide:
* The ABC Network used the Grass Valley Kalypso Video Production Center to support both its New York and Washington, D.C. news bureau;
* The CBS Network used a Grass Valley Model 4000 switcher in its Release Studio and a Kalypso switcher in its New York-based Graphics Room;
* All of CNNs ?Headline News coverage was handled by a Grass Valley Model 4000 switcher;
* FOX News used a Grass Valley XtenDD switcher; and,
* NBC used a Model 4000 in the Tom Brokaw ?Nightly News Studio and Control Room 3A.
Whether its a live, studio, mobile or post-production application, the Emmy award-winning line of Grass Valley production switchers offer sophisticated, easy keying power, superior image quality and a highly intuitive user-interface thats immediately familiar to an ever expanding talent pool of operators.
With the industrys most diverse product line, the full range of Grass Valley switchers currently offered includes the Kalypso Video Production Center family; XtenDD digital production switcher family; Zodiak digital video production switcher, and KayakDD digital video production switcher family.
For information about Grass Valley products from Thomson please visit www.thomsongrassvalley.com.
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