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China Central Television Installs 80 Nonlinear Editing Systems based on Matrox DSX Technology

China Digital Video Limited’s Himalaya A1500HD systems provide multi-format editing, realtime effects, fast transcoding, and easy-to-use CG and broadcast graphics tools


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80 of CDV’s Himalaya A1500HD NLE
systems, based on Matrox DSX
Technology, are installed at China
Central Television

MONTREAL – March 14, 2014 — Matrox® Video today announced that video equipment manufacturer China Digital Video (Beijing) Limited (CDV) has chosen the Matrox DSX LE2 card, one of the Matrox DSX™ Developer Products, as the heart of its Himalaya A1500HD nonlinear editing system. China Central Television (CCTV), China’s largest broadcaster, recently installed 80 of the Himalaya systems in its facilities to integrate video ingest, color grading, audio/video effects, CG, Dolby audio editing and multi-format video editing.

“Matrox hardware and the powerful Matrox software development tools provide a very solid foundation for the Himalaya editing system, CDV’s flagship product,” said He Yufei, CDV vice president. “Customers like CCTV get the stable input and output, high quality video and audio processing, and professional effects they need in demanding broadcasting environments.”

“The long-standing relationship between CDV and the Matrox OEM team has allowed Matrox products to be used in television production facilities throughout China,” said Alberto Cieri, Matrox senior director of sales and marketing. “We congratulate CDV on winning this prestigious new contract with CCTV.”

Matrox products will be demonstrated at upcoming tradeshows including CCBN (China International Exhibition Center, Beijing, March 20 – 22 in Matrox distributor Beijing Jinzhongheng Tech’s booth 5103) and the 2014 NAB Show (Las Vegas, April 7-10, booth SL5019).

China Digital Video Limited’s Himalaya A1500HD systems will be demonstrated at CCBN in booth 3302.

About Matrox DSX™ Developer Products

Matrox DSX™ Developer Products combine a full range of multi-channel SD/HD/4K I/O hardware with the feature-rich SDK and unlimited engineering support that let OEMs create advanced channel-in-a-box, video server, broadcast graphics and live streaming equipment. In addition to hardware that provides 24/7 reliability in even the most demanding environments, the Matrox DSX platforms provide advanced ancillary data handling for VANC and HANC, a constantly expanding selection of codecs (DVCPRO HD, MPEG-2, XDCAM HD AVC-Intra, H.264, Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, PitchBlue, and more), extensive file format support (GXF, MXF, MOV, AVI, MPG, MP4, and more) and powerful tools for quick app development.

About China Digital Video (Beijing) Limited

As a leading digital video technology and technical services provider, CDV has gained an excellent reputation over the past 20 years. CDV's product lines include innovative systems for graphics and text creation, video and audio editing, post-production, digital media content production, virtual studios and media asset management that are widely used in broadcast, internet video production, school, and corporate applications. For more information, visit http://www.cdv.com/en.

About Matrox Video

Matrox Video is a technology and market leader in the field of HD and SD digital video hardware and software for accelerated H.264 encoding, realtime editing, audio/video input/output, streaming, A/V signal conversion, capture/playout servers, channel-in-a-box systems and CGs. Matrox's Emmy award-winning technology powers a full range of multi-screen content creation and delivery platforms used by broadcasters, telcos, cable operators, post-production facilities, videographers and A/V professionals worldwide. Founded in 1976, Matrox is a privately held company headquartered in Montreal, Canada. For more information, visit www.matrox.com/video.

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