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History

2015

New EVS building

EVS is officially opening its new HQ building in Belgium

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2013

Same company, same values, new branding.

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2011

Sport 360

EVS continues to innovate, launching XT3, the third generation of its XT servers, and C-Cast, the first system for delivering complementary content, including multiple camera angles, to second screen platforms. C-Cast is part of Sports 360, a new concept introduced by EVS which covers all aspects of sports media, from live broadcasting to new media distribution.

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2010

Vancouver / South Africa 2010

EVS technology is selected by the host broadcasters (OBS ans HBS) in charge of the production of the Winter Games in Vancouver, and the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, as the preferred technology provider for the acquisition, storage, editing and media management operations of these audience breaking events.

2009

2009

XS, Xedio, Insio

The lack of big sporting events in 2009, combined to the economical crisis (which had an impact on the whole broadcast inductry), had an influence on EVS'activities in 2009. Despite this tough environment, the company went on investing in R&D and developing new solutions, mainly for the studio market (e.g. XS, Insio or Xedio).

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2008

Beijing 2008

The summer was the highlight of this sportive year, with the UEFA EURO2008TM and the Beijing Summer Olympics. During that major event, all OB vans were exclusively equipped with EVS servers. Numerous TV stations covering these events also used EVS solutions, and the company in charge of the video production of the Games for the International Olympic Commitee also used technologies for the media server within the International Broadcast Center. In total, more than 700 XT(2) servers were used through the world for coverage of the Olympics.

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2007

R&D

While there were no major sporting events in 2007, EVS invested in R&D, and opened new foreign offices to prepare the future growth in the promising studio segment, which increases bu 25% during the year. The high level of margin was kept stable.

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2006

Germany 2006

Our teams assisted those of the largest television networks in the world during the World Cup in Germany, with more than 200 EVS systems deployed. The new IPDirector architecture used at the heart of this mega-production made it possible for the finest images to be sent to more than 900 million viewers.

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2005

Studio

EVS launched the XT(2) television production platform, which allowed efficient transition from standard definition to high definition images. In Septembre 2005, EVS acquired new projects by enabling near-live workflows in studio productions.

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2004

10th anniversary

Marked the 10th anniversary of EVS by setting a new record for revenue. In December 2004, the XDC digital cinema initiative was invigorated by the spin-out of XDC, resulting in a dilution of EVS at a level of 60%.

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2003

HD TV

EVS inaugurated its new headquarters. 2003 signaled the real take-off of high definition television in the USA, South Korea, Austalia and Japan.

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2002

XT2

EVS deployed the XT platform at the FIFA World Cup for the first time, networking more than 80 recorders. The Latin American markets were handled by the New York office was opened in Los Angeles, particulary for the needs of digital cinema.

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2000

In order to invigorate its growth, EVS opted for and invested in video broadcasting systems and digital cinema. In the context of the Olympic Games in Sydney, NHK, the dominant Japanese television station, asked the company to develop a high definition recorder prototype.

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1999

Italy and the United Kingdom offices

EVS set up two further subsidiaries, in Italy and the United Kigdom.

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1998

Subsidiary in France

In july 1998, EVS opened a subsidiary in France in order to handle the important developments in the World Cup market which the group was involved. In October 1998, EVS listed on the firstmarket of Brussels Stock Exchange and raised EUR 7.4 million. This amount bas been used to guarantee the company's expansion and attract top-quality employees.

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1997

Hong Kong and United States offices

Following a private placement, EVS opened two subsidiaries, in the United States ans Hong Kong, to market its equipment on the American and Asian continents.

1995

Hard disk recorder

In September 1995, EVS developed a super digital hard disk recorder in partnership with Panasonic, who released the first Super Motion camera (3 times more pictures than a traditional camera) for the Atlanta Olympic Games. This enhanced the international reputation of EVS.

1994

EVS foundation

EVS Broadcast Equipment S.A. was founded in February 1994 by Pierre L’HOEST and Laurent MINGUET. The founders of EVS aimed to develop equipment for the digital recording of pictures on hard disks (disk recorders) for the professionals within the television industry, the broadcasters.