Datapath Technology Used in Europe's Biggest TV Talent Shows

Top Quote Datapath, a leading UK-based professional graphics and image specialist, reveal that across Europe, a myriad of pop concerts, stage musicals and televised singing competitions are using Datapath technology in their set design. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 30, 2011 - Derby, United Kingdom - TV talent shows Idol (a Swedish reality talent show and Part of the global 'Idol' franchise) and Eurovision, in addition to the creators of Swedish musical 'Sugar - I Hetaste Laget' and the organisers of the annual Nobel Prize presentation dinner in Stockholm, have all used Datapath's technology and expertise to execute their events and shows.

    Datapath's VisionRGB-E2, VisionRGB-PRO and E2 DVI capture cards were just some of the innovative technology used amongst these high-profile shows and events.

    Stockholm-based Brownsblend AB, a specialist solutions provider for concerts, touring, TV and corporate shows, was responsible for video design and direction on Idol 2010. Brownsblend works in partnership with fellow Swedish company, Beacon by SSR Stagelight AB, which specialises in providing design and technical solutions for all kinds of events. SSR/Beacon is also the exclusive distributor for Green Hippo's Hippotizer media servers in Sweden.

    Company owner Peppe Tannemyr explains: "For Idol, two Hippotizer HD media servers were deployed, both fitted with VisionRGB-E2 capture cards from Datapath for the system and back-ups. The unit was used for sending camera images and other video sequences to the screens."

    Mr Tannemyr also comments on the use of Datapath's x4 display controller in Eurovision 2005 in Kiev; Eurovision 2007 in Helsinki; and Eurovision 2008 in Belgrade: "Datapath's x4 display controller is very fast and easy-to-use. It gives us high functionality for a good price - overall, a great product."

    A spokesperson for Datapath commented: "We are delighted to see that our products have such prevalence in Europe's entertainment industry, and to see that we are providing essential creative support for such a wide range of different renowned TV talent shows and prestigious events."

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    Datapath Limited is a world leading innovator in computer graphics, video capture and digital display technology.

    Founded in 1982 and now distributing across 5 continents, Datapath has end customers in more than 100 countries Worldwide; covering multiple industries such as visual media, military, education, security and health care.

    Consistently meet standards of excellence with the delivery of quick and effective support, and providing unbeatable customer service for any specialised requirement.

    With Datapath's expertise, quality focus and dedicated customer support make the products the first choice for customers requiring solid, high-reliability solutions.

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