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Fine Point buys eight from EVS

29 June 2007

Leading broadcast technology provider EVS has sold eight XT2 HD system production and playout servers to dry hire broadcast television equipment specialist, Fine Point Broadcast.

Fine Point’s Chief Engineer Roger Wedlake commented: “We’ve had tremendous success so far with both the original standard def XT and now the HD XT2. The decision to double our rental stock of EVS XT2 units was not a difficult one as our OB and studio clients regularly demand the HD networkable server technology it offers. Its rugged and reliable design has proven itself and EVS are great people to work with, so we are delighted that our relationship with them goes from strength to strength.”

Based on its solid experience in digital live broadcast, EVS XT2 production server and its related software applications deliver the highest level of reliability and flexibility required in any broadcast production environment. Built on an open architecture model, the XT2 server offers broadcasters full integration into any existing broadcast infrastructure for live, near live and studio production application either in SD or HD.

UK Sales Manager, Mike Snell, said: “We are pleased with the long term relationship we have built together with the Fine Point team. Our XT2 production server and its related applications are more than ever at the forefront of the new tapeless production model. There are clear signs of growths of HD in the UK broadcast market, continues Snell, we continually strive to create solutions that fit broadcasters’ demand.

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