Pixel Power ChannelMaster Wins TV Technology STAR Award at NAB 2011

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New No Compromise, All-in-One Playout Systems with Channel Branding and Promo Graphics Provide Complete Solution for Multi-Channel Broadcast

Pixel Power ChannelMaster

ChannelMaster...is a no compromise solution that gives all the playout functionality broadcasters expect, plus the branding and promotion capability they need to create compelling channels.

Pixel Power, the leading supplier of broadcast graphics systems, today announced that ChannelMaster™—a new line of all-in-one playout systems for multi-channel broadcast operations introduced at NAB 2011—received the 2011 STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) from the editorial staff of TV Technology magazine.

“Economy is important to multi-channel broadcasters, but not if comes at the expense of the quality of a channel’s output,” said James Gilbert, Pixel Power joint managing director. “ChannelMaster, like our BrandMaster system before it, is a no compromise solution that gives all the playout functionality broadcasters expect, plus the branding and promotion capability they need to create compelling channels. We are very proud that the expert panel at TV Technology has again recognized the superior value in the approach to systems consolidation taken by Pixel Power.”

ChannelMaster integrates storage, graphics, DVE, subtitling, master control, live feed and long-form video playout within a single dedicated hardware platform that enables broadcasters to avoid the cost and complexity of traditional playout chains. Featuring Pixel Power’s industry-leading Clarity graphics engine, ChannelMaster provides highly sophisticated levels of branding and promo graphics capability, enabling broadcasters to create channels that compete effectively for audience attention.

All of the hardware components and software functionality within ChannelMaster work seamlessly together to quickly and reliably bring a channel on air. ChannelMaster can operate autonomously or as a part of a group of ChannelMaster devices controlled and managed by a range of popular automation and media asset management systems. A single 3RU ChannelMaster system has everything required to deliver a single complex channel or two simpler channels.

For more information visit http://www.pixelpower.com

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About Pixel Power
Pixel Power provides innovative graphics production and delivery systems for broadcasters, OB truck companies, playout facilities, post-production houses, venues and sports complexes. Our award-winning branding and promotions systems, graphics-enabled master control switchers, and sophisticated HD/SD switchable graphics production systems allow producers to deliver dynamic live and pre-recorded content for any SD,HD, 3D stereoscopic, mobile, online or interactive application.

For more than 20 years Pixel Power’s engineering prowess and dedication to customer support have made it the industry’s first choice. Our customer base of over 2000 systems includes market leaders like ABC, Astral, CBC, Disney, Discovery, ESPN, HBO, MTV, CNBC and Technicolor.

Headquartered in Cambridge, England, Pixel Power has a subsidiary located in Burbank, California and a Middle East office in Dubai, as well as a global network of carefully selected and trained distributors to support any requirement.

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Evan Sirof
MarComm-On-Call, Inc.
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Tel: +1 845 883 2109

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Joss Armitage
Jump PR
Email: joss(at)jumppr(dot)tv
Tel: +44 (0)207 737 4238
Mob: +44 (0)7979 908547

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