Avid targets small-market broadcasters with News Station

October 20, 2006

Avid Technology has introduced News Station, a new all-in-one product designed to help small broadcasters make the transition to an all-digital news operation.

Avid News Station combines the same Avid components used in larger broadcast environments, including the Avid AirSpeed ingest and playout server, NewsCutter craft-news editing software and the Avid Unity LANshare media network, in a single integrated package.

It also includes Avid Interplay, a nonlinear workflow engine that fuses integrated asset management, workflow automation and security control into a single system.

News Station allows users to create news content once and share it anywhere, including across TV stations. It offers two ingest channels, five news-editing seats, four playback channels (two are redundant) and 300 hours of protected DV25 storage. The system can be modified for HD news production.

For more information visit www.avid.com/newsstation.

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