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Busch Stadium Scores New Game Day and Broadcast Production Capabilities with EVS

Fairfield, NJ, October 25 2016EVS solutions at Busch Stadium, home of the St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball (MLB) team, are giving production teams new replay and highlights capabilities with support for Super Slow Motion cameras and editing while providing extended broadcast production efficiencies.

“Using our EVS system this season has been an eye-opener – its capabilities have increased our production efficiencies and value in more ways than we originally imagined,” said Craig Wilson, manager of production and creative services for the Cardinals. “In addition to upping our game day replay capabilities, we’ve dramatically streamlined our broadcast production workflows for digitizing and archiving, for transferring clips and for file conversion.”

At the heart of the Busch Stadium control room, which underwent a state-of-the-art overhaul earlier this year, are eight-channel and six-channel XT3 production servers that feature flexible SD/HD, 1080p or 4K configuration. Operators use the IPDirector content management suite to import and export clips and build highlights, which are delivered to an Avid system through all-fiber connections. The  XTAccess transcode and transfer engine is also central to the new workflow.

While the new system enables to the team to provide enhanced replays and ultimately better fan viewing experiences, its dependability is critical. According to Wilson, “The system is bulletproof. With a full season and no issues now behind us, there’s no doubt the EVS can deliver – no matter what is thrown at us.”  

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About EVS

EVS is globally recognized as the technology leader for live video production. The company introduced Live Slow Motion replay in 1994, and has continued to build on its reputation for quality and reliability with solutions that enhance live sports, entertainment and news content. Innovations – such as the C-Cast multimedia platform and DYVI IT-based switcher – are raising the bar for live production enrichment, management and distribution. Broadcasters, rights owners, producers and venues alike use EVS to maximize the value of their productions and increase revenue streams.

The company is headquartered in Belgium with offices in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America, and provides sales and technical support to more than 100 countries. EVS is a public company traded on Euronext Brussels: EVS, ISIN: BE0003820371. For more information, please visit www.evs.com

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Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements with respect to the business, financial condition, and results of operations of EVS and its affiliates. These statements are based on the current expectations or beliefs of EVS' management are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or performance of the Company to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties relate to changes in technology and market requirements, the company's concentration on one industry, decline in demand for the company's products and those of its affiliates, inability to timely develop and introduce new technologies, products and applications, and loss of market share and pressure on pricing resulting from competition which could cause the actual results or performance of the company to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements. EVS undertakes no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.