LEITCH HONOURED AT NAB , WINNING SEVEN PRESTIGIOUS TECHNOLOGY AWARDS
May 6, 2004
by -- Leitch Technology Corporation
Leitch Technology Corporation recently
announced that it was presented with seven awards for some of its newest
products, including VelocityHD(TM) and the Digital Turnaround Processor(TM)
(DTP), during the NAB 2004 show held in Las Vegas.
The DL-850HD High
Definition Serial Digital Legalizer by Videotek, a company that Leitch has
signed a definitive agreement to purchase, was also honored.
The only company to win two consecutive AIM awards, Leitch won a 2004
NAB Award for Innovation in Media (AIM) for VelocityHD on the heels of last
year's win for its CCS Navigator(TM) control system interface. The VelocityHD
non-linear editing system took home a record total for one show of five award
wins: the NAB AIM award, Broadcast Engineering Magazine's 2004 Pick Hit Award,
Videography Magazine's 2004 Vidy Award, TV Technology Magazine's Star 2004
Superior Technology Award and Digital Television/Television Broadcast
Magazine's Editors' Pick of Show 2004 Award.
Also receiving high acclaim at the show were Leitch's new all-MPEG-2
stream manipulation product line, the Digital Turnaround Processor (DTP), and
Videotek's DL-850HD High Definition Serial Digital Legalizer product, both the
recipients of Broadcast Engineering Magazine's 2004 Pick Hit Award.
"At Leitch, technical innovation and customer support are at the core of
our value proposition," said Tim Thorsteinson, Leitch president and chief
executive officer. "We are pleased that Leitch's unprecedented line-up of new
products and technical leadership have been recognized by NAB attendees,
distinguished press and industry professionals worldwide. We have received a
great deal of positive feedback on how Leitch has truly targeted the needs of
our customers and how useful these new products will be to customers'
operations in both standard- and high-definition applications."
Leitch Technology is a 33-year global leader in the design and
distribution of high-performance video systems for the professional television
industry. Leitch offers the most extensible products and interoperable
systems, enabling operations of any size to achieve a truly Integrated Content
Environment. Leitch is the most trusted name for increasing performance and
productivity through solutions that streamline workflow of content production,
processing, transmission and management. With a sole focus on and commitment
to the television industry, Leitch provides unparalleled customer support.
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