Tektronix Is Tapped By NEP to Outfit Its Worldwide Mobile Video Production Fleet

NEP's Supershooters to Use Tektronix Extensive Line of Waveform Monitors and Rasterizers to Ensure Picture Quality

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- January 8, 2013 -- Tektronix, the market leader in broadcast video test, monitoring and analysis solutions, today announced that NEP, a leading production company that provides outsourced teleproduction services for major events worldwide, will equip the mobile production fleet of its Supershooters division with Tektronix full line of waveform monitors, rasterizers and Sync Pulse Generators.

Broadcasters worldwide turn to NEP's Supershooters division to produce and broadcast major sporting and entertainment events including the Super Bowl, the Olympics, Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, and major awards shows. The key component of the Supershooters is its worldwide mobile production fleet, which currently includes more than 35 trucks for HD production, 8 SD production trucks and is being expanded with trucks for 3D production.

"This is a tremendous win for us as NEP Supershooters is recognized by broadcasters the world over for its outstanding mobile production capabilities and commitment to excellence," said Eben Jenkins, general manager, Video Test Product Line at Tektronix. "NEP's commitment to outfitting its new mobile production trucks with our equipment - in addition to updating its current fleet - is a testament to the quality of our products and of NEP's ongoing dedication to excellence."

"Our customers expect nothing but the best possible video quality when they outsource their production needs to us and we achieve this time after time because we don't cut corners and we only use the highest quality products," said George Hoover, CTO of NEP Broadcasting. "The proven capabilities of Tektronix waveform monitors and rasterizers are ideal for our mobile production fleet, ensuring we can deliver HD, SD and even 3D programming with the exceptional quality our customers expect from NEP Supershooters."

Tektronix offers an extensive line of field-proven and award-winning waveform monitors and rasterizers optimized to meet the needs of production, post-production and broadcaster.

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About NEP
NEP is a leading provider of services and equipment for remote television production, studio production, video display and live-to-web event production. With more than 700 employees worldwide and three decades experience, NEP leads the industry in engineering expertise and technology innovation. The company is majority-owned by American Securities, a private equity firm headquartered in New York, and NEP management.

About Tektronix
For more than sixty-five years, engineers have turned to Tektronix for test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve design challenges, improve productivity and dramatically reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test equipment for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix serves customers worldwide and offers award-winning service and support. Stay on the leading edge at www.tektronix.com.

 

  2013-01-08 08:00:00

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