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Cow News DroidNews: U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Produces Historical Lectures with Broadcast Pix Granite 1000
by on Sep 25, 2012 at 8:30:57 pm

(Billerica, Massachusetts--September 25, 2012) Broadcast Pix™ today announced that the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center (AHEC) is using a Granite™ 1000 Video Control Center™ to produce archives of historical lectures and other presentations on its campus in Carlisle, Penn. Part of the U.S. Army War College, the museum and research complex hosts regularly scheduled series of historical lectures, as well as conferences, meetings, and major events.

The U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center uses a Broadcast Pix Granite 1000 Video Control Center to produce historical lectures for its archives.

Lectures are conducted in a 250-seat multi-purpose room, which is equipped with four Panasonic HD cameras that are controlled through the Granite. Housed in a small control room near the multi-purpose room, the integrated production system allows a one-person crew to produce and record the lectures.

Granite's built-in Fluent-View multi-viewer feeds source and program images to a 32-inch monitor in the control room, while the built-in Harris Inscriber GS CG is used for graphics during some lectures. When a speaker uses PowerPoint slides, copies are usually acquired before the lecture so they can be used as another source during the recorded program.

The Broadcast Pix system has been used about three times per month since the system went online in December 2011. AHEC is considering a second Broadcast Pix system for another room and could purchase additional units if the center expands its campus.

The AHEC tells the Army's story "one soldier at a time" through personal and official correspondence, manuscripts, photos, artifacts, and oral history programs. Much of the center's collection has been digitized and is available at, including recent presentations from the "Perspectives in Military History" lecture series and "Brooks E. Kleber Memorial Readings in Military History" series.

About Broadcast Pix
The leader in live video production systems, Broadcast Pix was founded in 2002 and has customers in more than 110 countries. Its Video Control Centers™ combine an integrated switcher, clip server, CG, and device control software with patented control panels, unique touch-screens, and exceptional displays that enable operators to create with confidence. That confidence is further enhanced with rock-solid stability, patented technologies to maintain lip sync, and great technical support. Systems range from compact systems controlled by touch-screen or voice automation to sophisticated 2 M/E control panels. Customers include leading broadcast, corporate, education, religious, government, webcast, entertainment and mobile studios. Learn more at

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