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The Grass Valley Technology Alliance (GVTA) has been bolstered with the addition of ChryonHego to the group.

gvta 13 sept 2019The company offers broadcast graphics creation, playout and real-time data visualisation and joins Frankly Media, Net Insight, RT Software and Telemetrics to make up the GVTA, which was launched in April 2019. GVTA gives broadcasters and media companies' access to systems and solutions that result from integrations with Grass Valley workflow components.

Todd Martin, vice president, corporate strategy and business development, ChyronHego , said of joining the alliance: "The GVTA is a collection of well-defined, pre-vetted solutions for our customers, that are easy to deploy, easy to use and fully supported. Bringing together industry-leading companies with a core focus of solving problems for our customers propels us all forward."

The members will be showcased at IBC this weekend. Frankly Media is a lens-to-screen digital platform, offering a combination of components that streamline the digital publishing and monetisation workflow.

"This alignment with Grass Valley is a key initiative for Frankly Media, establishing our organisation as a peer to one of the best-known technical platforms in the industry," said Stephen Bach, SVP, business development, Frankly Media.

Net Insight meanwhile offers remote production capabilities based on Nimbra transport solutions in the GVTA-dedicated area of Grass Valley's booth. Marcus Sandberg, vice president, marketing and communications, Net Insight added: “We believe the GVTA establishes an ecosystem of partners with the successful track records and the expert competencies needed for the future of remote production. Open and broad-spectrum industry collaboration is fundamental if our customers are to focus more on their core business and less on the cost and complexity of the technology."

RT Software offers tight integration of its graphics technology into Grass Valley products. Mike Fredriksen, commercial director, RT Software noted: "The GVTA formalises an excellent working relationship that spans many years and will make it easier for RTSW to work with Grass Valley, its partners and end user customers to deliver high quality services."

Also being featured within the GVTA area at IBC is Telemetrics, which offers high-end camera robotics for broadcast customers worldwide. David Workman, director of sales, Telemetrics commented: "The GVTA will provide end-to-end systems that seamlessly work together. Having integrated, pre-qualified solutions and standardised configurations means customers will be able to reduce their deployment costs and risk. We look forward to building on our existing business relationship with Grass Valley, and to seeing a lot of innovative technology come out of the GVTA that serves a much wider base of users."

Tim Shoulders, president of Grass Valley added, "We are proud to bring such a dynamic range of companies together in the GVTA. Through this alliance, we provide additional value for Grass Valley customers, giving them access to solutions that complement our portfolio and are integrated at the development level to ensure interoperability. We have received a lot of interest in the GVTA from many companies, so we’re confident the benefits will continue to grow, and our customers will enjoy a broader solutions portfolio and a simpler purchasing experience. "