News

News

This is a good page to visit if you want to find out what's been happening in the world of Crystal Vision recently.

Read about newly-launched products and additional features for existing products. Or discover how the products are helping broadcast engineers in our case studies.

Then there's often some news on our staff and distributors - and more.

 

Major upgrade for VisionPanel

VisionPanel upgrade news

Added 14th June 2017

June sees a major upgrade to our VisionPanel universal control panel, which improves the operation of the Safire 3 chroma keyer in a live situation as well as the general operation of all our boards. So what's new?

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Getting IP right

Getting IP right news

Added 14th June 2017

Our US Product Manager Chris McLendon reflects on the NAB reaction to our IP products...

"Each year, NAB is one of the most important events in our industry. From a Product Management standpoint, it has the added weight of a litmus test for new products and technologies that we have been toiling over for months. When we begin a new phase of development, we dive into standards, research, ask questions of customers, read more standards, do more research, and ask more questions. At some point, you have to put your head down and get to writing specifications and developing the technology. NAB is one time that you find out what you have gotten right and what you haven't.

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Crystal Vision expands US sales force

PMG and Emerald Communications news

Added 14th June 2017

Crystal Vision is delighted to announce that it has established two new manufacturer's reps in the USA, working closely with Crystal Vision's US Product Manager Chris McLendon. As the industry moves in new directions, such as IP and 4K, reaching out and informing dealers and end users about the innovative solutions that we have is more important than ever. PMG and Emerald Communications will both manage dealers and deal directly with end customers.

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Israel distributor appointed

Israel distributor news

Added 14th June 2017

Aran Electronics is the new Crystal Vision distributor for Israel. Founded in 1969 and with 20 employees based in Givataim, Aran Electronics is one of Israel's leading companies in designing, developing, marketing and supplying hi-tech integrated professional systems in the broadcast video, digital RF transmission, security and communications fields.

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Who's buying what

Who's buying what

Added 14th June 2017

Find out who has been placing orders with us in the last few months, which includes customers from Austria, China, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, UK and the USA.

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IP and more at the NAB Show

2017 NAB Show

Added 29th March 2017

Booth N3010 at the 2017 NAB Show will be showing our forward-looking Vision frame system – suitable for SDI, IP and 4K – which is now shipping, along with its core cards essential for any interface system including up and down converters, synchronisers, fibre optic transmitters and receivers, audio embedders/de-embedders and distribution amplifiers for analogue and digital video and audio. There will, of course, also be a chance to see the popular products from our Indigo system, including chroma keyers, logo keyers, video delays and fail-safe routing switches. One of the hot discussion topics on our NAB booth will be video over IP. With future-proofing at their core, we believe that our range of IP gateway products embrace the correct approach to integrating SDI into an IP environment.

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Safire 3 chroma keyer: better than ever

Safire 3 new processing

Added 29th March 2017

The Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer has recently been upgraded with some new processing features which are already proving popular with customers. Working with resolutions from SD to 1080p, and incorporating features such as lighting compensation, colour correction, framestore synchronisers and ten frames of video delay, broadcasters everywhere are using Safire 3 for applications from weather to immersive virtual studios. So what's new?

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New resources news

New resources news

Added 29th March 2017

With the release and shipping of the Vision frame system and its first 12 interface cards, we've released a lot of new marketing and other useful resources. Many of these are available in the Registered Area on our website – to access them please log in at www.crystalvision.tv or e-mail web@crystalvision.tv to request a Registered Area password. Here's a roundup of what's new.

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Introducing Sales Administrator Robyn

First Vision shipment

Added 29th March 2017

Robyn Tate joined Crystal Vision in February as Sales Administrator. Seeking a part-time role that would fit around her two children, Robyn was particularly attracted by the friendly environment at Crystal Vision, while her ten years of solid sales admin experience coupled with an NVQ in Business Administration made her the obvious choice for this role. Robyn is quickly getting to grips with all the tasks and systems involved in her new job and is very much enjoying every aspect of the learning process.

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Obsolete products news

Obsolete products

Added 29th March 2017

As new products are introduced, other products are withdrawn, and we've recently made a handful of our products obsolete...

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Who's buying what

Who's buying what

Added 29th March 2017

Find out who has been placing orders with us in the last few months, which includes customers from Austria, Denmark, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Japan, Lithuania, Malta, Norway Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan, UAE, UK, USA and Vietnam.

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