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BIG PRICE REDUCTION FOR CRYSTAL VISIONS FLAGSHIP CHROMA KEYER Posted: 25/04/2018
BIG PRICE REDUCTION FOR CRYSTAL VISIONS FLAGSHIP CHROMA KEYER

Crystal Vision has significantly reduced the price of its Safire 3 chroma keyer, making it now the lowest cost of the industry's best real-time chroma keyers and with the price drop bringing benefits to both large and small broadcasters.

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CRYSTAL VISION BRINGS SMPTE 2110 APPS TO THE 2018 NAB SHOW (BOOTH N2516) Posted: 06/03/2018
CRYSTAL VISION BRINGS SMPTE 2110 APPS TO THE 2018 NAB SHOW (BOOTH N2516)

On Booth N2516 at the 2018 NAB Show Crystal Vision will be showing its flexible IP platform, the MARBLE-V1 media processor hardware and the initial six software apps which run on it. These apps are IP gateways between SDI and SMPTE 2022 or 2110, and IP to IP translators for making adjustments to IP flows – including protocol conversion between ST 2022 and ST 2110. Designed for smaller projects and ideal for housing MARBLE-V1, the new Vision 1 1U frame brings further flexibility to the Vision frame system and incorporates the usual Vision benefits including numerous signal outputs. Crystal Vision will also be showing the keyers, video delays and fail-safe routing switches from its well-established Indigo frame system, including the acclaimed Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer which in addition to gaining new features has been significantly reduced in price – opening up its high quality chroma keying to systems that previously had to rely on the chroma keyer in their mixers.

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CRYSTAL VISION BRINGS UPGRADED CHROMA KEYER AND A UNIQUE APPROACH TO IP TO CABSAT 2018 (STAND Z5-116) Posted: 08/12/2017
CRYSTAL VISION BRINGS UPGRADED CHROMA KEYER AND A UNIQUE APPROACH TO IP TO CABSAT 2018 (STAND Z5-116)

Crystal Vision will be co-exhibiting with its distributor Ariston FZC on stand Z5-116 at CABSAT 2018 to show the new control features of the Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer. At its best, and Crystal Vision's most popular product in the Middle East, the Safire 3 has been upgraded with improved live operation from the VisionPanel control panel making it even easier to use. Crystal Vision also brings a unique approach to the IP world with its MARBLE-V1 media processor and software apps, giving the flexibility needed to react to the changing requirements of IP.

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CONTROL UPGRADE BRINGS IMPROVED WORKFLOW TO CRYSTAL VISIONS CHROMA KEYER Posted: 24/10/2017
CONTROL UPGRADE BRINGS IMPROVED WORKFLOW TO CRYSTAL VISIONS CHROMA KEYER

Crystal Vision has further improved the operation of its Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer in a live situation following significant changes to the VisionPanel universal control panel. VisionPanel is designed to operate up to 16 Crystal Vision Indigo or Vision frames, with its physical controls making it well suited to those products that need regular adjustment, such as Safire 3. As broadcasters search for increased efficiency, the VisionPanel enhancements all result in faster and easier operation, with various improvements made to the 3U Ethernet control panel's touch screen, knobs and hard buttons following consultation with expert users who operate chroma keyers on a daily basis.

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FORMAL RELEASE OF CRYSTAL VISIONS IP GATEWAYS AT IBC 2017 (STAND 2.C28) Posted: 18/07/2017
FORMAL RELEASE OF CRYSTAL VISIONS IP GATEWAYS AT IBC 2017 (STAND 2.C28)

Stand 2.C28 at IBC 2017 will see the formal release of Crystal Vision's future-proof IP gateways, which combine purpose-built video over IP hardware with flexible software-based processing. With useful features including status monitoring, clean switching, sophisticated synchronising (including PTP support), delays and IP traffic shaping, the gateways initially support the SMPTE 2022-6 and SMPTE 2022-7 protocols and can be easily reconfigured via a software upgrade to support SMPTE 2110 essence-based protocols. The introduction of the Vision 1 1U frame brings further flexibility to the Vision frame system, providing housing for up to four cards and incorporating the usual Vision benefits including numerous signal outputs, dual reference syncs distributed from the frame and the ability to be used with higher bandwidth signals such as IP and 4K. The Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer gets improved live operation from the VisionPanel control panel while continuing to benefit from Crystal Vision's acclaimed support and five year warranty.

Tags: Crystal Vision | IBC 2017 | video over IP | IP | Vision | Safire 3
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CRYSTAL VISION IS GETTING READY FOR THE FUTURE OF THE BROADCAST INDUSTRY AT CABSAT 2017 Posted: 17/01/2017
CRYSTAL VISION IS GETTING READY FOR THE FUTURE OF THE BROADCAST INDUSTRY AT CABSAT 2017

Crystal Vision will be on stand B2-56 at CABSAT 2017 to show how it is getting ready for the future of the broadcast industry with its exciting new Vision 3 frame system which is now shipping.  It has core cards of up and down converters, synchronisers, fibre optic transmitters and receivers, audio embedders/de-embedders and distribution amplifiers for analogue and digital video and audio.  Crystal Vision also has its proven Indigo range with the choice of three different frame sizes and 75 cards to include its Safire 3 chroma keyer which is very popular with its Middle Eastern customers. 

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CRYSTAL VISION THE KEY FOR HD VIRTUAL STUDIO UPGRADE Posted: 21/06/2016
CRYSTAL VISION THE KEY FOR HD VIRTUAL STUDIO UPGRADE

Crystal Vision provided a large number of modular boards, including three of its industry-leading Safire 3 chroma keyers, as part of a major upgrade to Studio B at the home of BBC Northern Ireland in Belfast. The contract was with systems integrator Dega Broadcast Systems which carried out the upgrade.

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CRYSTAL VISION RELEASES THE PERFECT CHROMA KEYER FOR NEWS BUREAUS AND WEATHER Posted: 22/10/2015
CRYSTAL VISION RELEASES THE PERFECT CHROMA KEYER FOR NEWS BUREAUS AND WEATHER

Crystal Vision's latest chroma keyer fills an important gap in the market: a product that provides affordable high quality real-time chroma keying. Safire 3 Xpress is ideal for weather, news bureaus and other single static camera 3Gb/s, HD or SD applications that use simple backgrounds rather than a full virtual set and require high quality chroma keying combined with straightforward control. Useful features such as input frame synchronisers and lighting compensation mean that Safire 3 Xpress will always outperform a studio mixer.

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CRYSTAL VISION SHOWS A CHOICE OF CHROMA KEYERS TO SUIT ALL APPLICATIONS AT BROADCASTASIA 2015 (STAND 5E2-09) Posted: 20/04/2015
CRYSTAL VISION SHOWS A CHOICE OF CHROMA KEYERS TO SUIT ALL APPLICATIONS AT BROADCASTASIA 2015 (STAND 5E2-09)

Crystal Vision will be bringing its latest real-time chroma keyer to South East Asia for the first time when it shows Safire 3 Xpress a modular product providing affordable high quality chroma keying on Stand 5E2-09 at BroadcastAsia 2015. With its top-end chroma keyer Safire 3 also on show in Singapore, Crystal Vision can now offer customers a suitable chroma keyer for all applications and budgets from news and weather to full virtual environments. Other products making their debut in this part of the world include the LKEY-SQZ squeeze back keyer designed for any applications where a programme needs to be resized or repositioned for another layer of video to be displayed, and Crystal Vision's instinctive new control system which offers the choice of board operation via web browser (VisionWeb) or hardware panel (VisionPanel).

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CRYSTAL VISION UNVEILS ITS NEWEST CHROMA KEYER AT THE 2015 NAB SHOW (BOOTH N3825) Posted: 10/02/2015
CRYSTAL VISION UNVEILS ITS NEWEST CHROMA KEYER AT THE 2015 NAB SHOW (BOOTH N3825)

Visitors attending the 2015 NAB Show will find Crystal Visions latest keying, interface and control products on Booth N3825, in their US exhibition debut. Held between April 13th and 16th 2015, the NAB Show is based at the LVCC (Las Vegas Convention Center) in Las Vegas. The latest products making their US exhibition debut including the brand new Safire 3 Xpress a new real-time chroma keyer that shares the processing quality of the full Safire 3, but has a simpler features set for easy control. Plus Crystal Visions award-winning LKEY-SQZ, a unique keying solution providing an exceptionally smooth squeeze back functionality, a choice of two new control options to satisfy all preferences VisionWeb web browser and the VisionPanel hardware control panel and two new distribution amplifiers for MADI audio the MADDA105 and MADDA111.

Tags: NAB | Crystal Vision Ltd | Safire 3 Xpress | chroma keyer | LKEY-SQZ | MADDA105 | MADDA111 | VisionPanel | VisionWeb | web browser control | hardware control panel | squeeze back keyer | distribution amplifiers | las vegas | MADI audio | NAB 2015 | NAB 2015
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CRYSTAL VISION SHOWS THREE DIFFERENT KEYING SOLUTIONS AT CABSAT (STAND D3-46) Posted: 08/01/2015
CRYSTAL VISION SHOWS THREE DIFFERENT KEYING SOLUTIONS AT CABSAT (STAND D3-46)

CABSAT 2015 in Dubai will see Crystal Vision showing three different keying solutions products that are traditionally most popular with customers in the Middle East. During the exhibition, which runs 10th 12th March 2015, some of the products on stand D3-46 will include the Safire 3 chroma keyer which now comes with a full set of control options, MultiLogo logo keyer with new audio features and the award-winning LKEY-SQZ squeeze back keyer in its Middle Eastern exhibition debut.

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CRYSTAL VISIONS LIVE CHROMA KEYER GETS FOUR OPTIONS FOR CONTROL Posted: 18/06/2014
CRYSTAL VISIONS LIVE CHROMA KEYER GETS FOUR OPTIONS FOR CONTROL

Crystal Vision has completed the rollout of a full range of control options for its Safire 3 chroma keyer, with four different options now available to suit all preferences. Ideal for high-end live virtual productions and the only dedicated chroma keyer for 1080p, Safire 3 works with 3Gb/s, HD and SD sources and features multi-point sampling for easy auto-setup, an extensive range of fine-tuning tools including built-in colour correction and lighting compensation, and timing adjustments including a frame synchroniser on each input and ten frames of video delay. Ease of operation is always important on a chroma keyer, and the four control methods have been developed through consultation with knowledgeable customers who operate chroma keyers on a daily basis.  

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Crystal Vision shows latest keying, audio and distribution solutions at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth N1525) Posted: 05/02/2014
Crystal Vision shows latest keying, audio and distribution solutions at the 2014 NAB Show (Booth N1525)

On Booth N1525 at the 2014 NAB Show Crystal Vision will be demonstrating the new control options for its Safire 3 real-time chroma keyer, including a dedicated touch screen control panel and a web browser running on any device. Also on show will be products to provide both simple and sophisticated station branding: the LKEY 3 linear keyer and the MultiLogo three-layer logo keyer with its internal storage for up to 500 graphics and advanced audio features. The introduction of dual channel audio embedders and video distribution amplifiers helps bring financial savings to systems, while Crystal Vision demonstrates its usual audio flexibility with the ADP 310 which provides discrete audio processing and delay for both analogue and digital audio.  

Tags: NAB 2014 Show | Crystal Vision | MultiLogo | logo keyer | Safire 3 | chroma keyer | Safire 3 Controller | VisionWeb Control | embedder | de-embedder | dual channel | TANDEM 320 | LKEY 3 | linear keyer | NAB 2014 | NAB 2014
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Three different keying solutions for Crystal Visions CABSAT visitors (STAND B6-42) Posted: 17/01/2014
Three different keying solutions for Crystal Visions CABSAT visitors (STAND B6-42)

Crystal Vision will be showing three different keying solutions on Stand B6-42 at CABSAT 2014, which takes place in Dubai between 11th and 13th March with these 'visual' Crystal Vision products traditionally most popular with customers in the Middle East. Visitors can see how easy it is to create a realistic live virtual production using Crystal Vision's latest chroma keyer, while also on show will be two station branding products designed for adding graphics to video sources.

Tags: CABSAT2014 | chroma keyer | MultiLogo | logo keyer | Safire 3 | framestore synchroniser | interface | synchroniser | linear keyer | Dolby encoding | Dolby decoding | CABSAT 2014 | CABSAT 2014
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Three different keying solutions for Crystal Visions CABSAT visitors (STAND B6-42) Posted: 17/01/2014
Three different keying solutions for Crystal Visions CABSAT visitors (STAND B6-42)

Crystal Vision will be showing three different keying solutions on Stand B6-42 at CABSAT 2014, which takes place in Dubai between 11th and 13th March with these 'visual' Crystal Vision products traditionally most popular with customers in the Middle East. Visitors can see how easy it is to create a realistic live virtual production using Crystal Vision's latest chroma keyer, while also on show will be two station branding products designed for adding graphics to video sources.

Tags: CABSAT2014 | chroma keyer | MultiLogo | logo keyer | Safire 3 | framestore synchroniser | interface | synchroniser | linear keyer | Dolby encoding | Dolby decoding | CABSAT 2014 | CABSAT 2014
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