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Leitch's VelocityHD(tm) Wins NAB Award for Innovation in Media

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  • May 13, 2024

    by -- Leitch Technology Corporation

    Leitch Technology today announced that it received an
    NAB Award for Innovation in Media (AIM) at the NAB2004 Conference &
    Exhibition. As one of the five companies receiving the highest number of
    attendee votes in the Content Creation category during the second annual AIM
    program, Leitch received AIM recognition for its new VelocityHD(tm) HD/SD
    non-linear editing system during the NAB Technology Luncheon held at the Las
    Vegas Convention Center on Wednesday, April 21.

    "As the professionals who are using broadcasting technologies day in and day
    out, NAB attendees are in a unique position to recognize the hottest
    products emerging into the marketplace. The NAB would like to extend its
    congratulations to all of the 2024 AIM winners who received this esteemed
    recognition," said NAB president and CEO Edward O. Fritts.

    The top five products within each of the Content Creation, Content
    Management and Content Delivery categories received recognition with a 2024
    AIM. The AIMs recognize technological innovations that best address current
    and upcoming issues in the electronic media industry by boosting efficiency,
    increasing user flexibility and creativity, and lowering cost.

    "We're very pleased that NAB attendees have recognized VelocityHD with this
    award," said Brad Nogar, Leitch vice president and general manager for post
    production. "The AIM exemplifies our role as a leading provider of
    innovative video solutions, and VelocityHD is ideally positioned for the
    needs of post production professionals working increasingly in high

    VelocityHD combines the innovative Altitude hardware platform with an
    enhanced version of the acclaimed Velocity(tm) software interface, bringing
    guaranteed, full-quality, real-time editing performance to the HD realm at a
    remarkable price point. VelocityHD features full-quality HD playback of two
    video streams, two dynamic graphics streams, true dual-stream real-time HD
    transitions and effects, and optional 3D effects with the A3DX DVE
    daughtercard. VelocityHD supports 1080i, 1080PsF and 720p frame formats at
    all common frame rates, with mixable compressed and uncompressed video, and
    outstanding multi-stream standard-definition editing performance.

    NAB took place April 17-22 in Las Vegas, with an exhibition that started on
    April 19. The NAB spring convention is the world's largest electronic media
    show covering the development, delivery and management of professional video
    and audio content across all mediums. (

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