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Broadcast Pix BPswitch Integrated Production Switchers Earn Best of Show Award at NAB 2017 from TV Technology
Press release date: May 8, 2017
Chelmsford, Massachusetts – May 8, 2017 – Broadcast Pix™ today announced its new BPswitch™ family of integrated video production switchers received NewBay’s Best of Show Award, presented last month at the 2017 NAB Show by TV Technology. BPswitch features the industry’s first comprehensive control-over-IP platform, allowing full access to switching, CG, clips, robotic camera control, and more from anywhere via tablet, smartphone, laptops, and traditional control panels. It delivers live production flexibility for video professionals, and provides an ideal solution for remote unmanned studios for broadcasters.
NewBay’s Best of Show Awards are evaluated by a panel of engineers and industry experts, and are selected based on innovation, feature set, cost efficiency, and performance in serving the industry. The company publishes a number of industry print and digital publications, including TV Technology, Digital Video, Sound & Video Contractor, and Government Video.
“The products nominated for the Best of Show program, now in its fourth year, provide an outstanding overview of new technology on the show floor and shine a spotlight on the very best,” said Eric Trabb, vice president and group publisher of NewBay’s Broadcast & Video Group.
“We are very proud to be recognized for BPswitch by TV Technology magazine,” said Kevin Prince, CEO of Broadcast Pix. “Not only does our new product line redefine the industry’s concept of a control room, but it offers broadcasters a truly affordable option for unmanned remote studios.”
BPswitch delivers secure, control-over-IP capabilities with full-motion video and ultra-low control latency. It employs the Broadcast Pix Commander™ user interface in a standard web browser to control a local BPswitch or a remote BPswitch using BPNet™, Broadcast Pix’s IP ecosystem. All three BPswitch models are 4K upgradeable and include hybrid SDI and IP I/O, up to eight internal channels for clips and graphics, NewBlueNTX graphics, customizable multi-view, file-based macros, built-in streaming, and more.
BPswitch models will ship in September starting at $10,995. Broadcast Pix is currently offering a “BPswitch Quick Start” upgrade promotion, which allows customers to purchase a Granite™ or Mica™ switchers now and receive a free upgrade to BPswitch when units are available. Visit www.broadcastpix.com for full details.
About Broadcast Pix Founded in 2002, Broadcast Pix provides integrated live video production switchers with the best control. From compact mobile units to large-scale solutions, every Broadcast Pix features patented control and automation technology that make it easy to optimize and customize your workflows. With customers in more than 100 countries, Broadcast Pix is the leader in totally integrated production switchers for broadcast, streaming, live event, and visual radio applications. Its BPNet ioGates media management products are used by leading broadcasters and production houses. Learn more at www.broadcastpix.com.