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GlobeCast, CVE, and Ensemble Team Up for World Class, Multi Channel Coverage of the 2012 Summer Games

GlobeCast, CVE, and Ensemble Team Up for World Class, Multi Channel Coverage of the 2012 Summer Games

Grass Valley, California, 7 November, 2012 – In planning its coverage of the 2012 Summer Games, the most important DTH broadcaster in Italy selected GlobeCast, a leading supplier of video transport services, to deliver multiple channels of HD video from London to Milan. GlobeCast in turn partnered with Communication Video Engineering (CVE), a leading systems engineering company in Italy, to design and build a sophisticated signal management system. As Ensemble’s Italian sales representative, CVE relied on Ensemble to provide video distribution and processing equipment for this high-profile project.

The Ensemble equipment was used to process and manage 14 pairs of redundant HD feeds that GlobeCast delivered to the broadcaster’s technical center in Milan. A total of 63 Avenue modules were used to process and switch incoming feeds. Modules included 9550 Video Processing Frame Synchronizers, 7465 Changeover Switches, and 7925 Dual HD Downconverters. In addition, 3 Mitto Scan Converters were used to deliver multi-picture monitor return feeds to London.

Detailed information about Ensemble’s comprehensive line of video and audio infrastructure products is available at www.ensembledesigns.com. To learn more about how customers around the world have used Ensemble products, visit the “Case Studies” section of the company’s website.

About Ensemble Designs

Based in Grass Valley, California and formed in 1989, Ensemble Designs is a leading provider of signal processing and infrastructure products to the professional broadcast industry, and other government and commercial applications. Customers include RAI, CBS News, Globecast, NASA, Major League Baseball, Sky, ESPN, The Moving Picture Company and TVNZ.