SOURCE: Tektronix


June 23, 2010 09:00 ET

Tektronix Addresses Video Test & Measurement Challenges With Video Insight 2010 Seminar Series

Free Six City Video Seminar Series Provides Engineers New Techniques for Post Production and Broadcast

BEAVERTON, OR--(Marketwire - June 23, 2010) -  Tektronix, Inc., the market leader in broadcast video test, monitoring and analysis solutions, today announced the start of its Video Insight 2010 Seminar Series across the US and Canada. The free seminar series is a unique hands-on program that will provide attendees new techniques for addressing post production and broadcast challenges. In addition to Tektronix engineers being onsite, the seminar will also include renowned color correction expert Steve Hullfish. The six city tour begins in Burbank, CA on July 20, 2010 and travels throughout the US during the summer, ending in Toronto, Canada on August 12, 2010 (see below for the complete schedule).

In today's economic climate, engineers are finding it hard to meet face-to-face with industry innovators and experts to learn about new testing technologies and techniques. In response, Tektronix is bringing both the technology and the expertise directly to engineers through the summer Video Insight Seminar Series. Tektronix engineers and well-known industry experts will be sharing the latest techniques with specific tutorials focused on the following:

  • Learn about new tools that help editors and colorists adjust the color fidelity of the image and maintain the video signal.
  • Gain knowledge on how to use Waveform Monitors together with Apple's Color Correction software to achieve the best artistic rendering for your content.
  • Get the latest update on ATSC A/85 Recommendation for Controlling Audio Loudness and learn how to control audio levels between program and commercial transitions.
  • Learn about the importance of the Ancillary Data, and new tools to verify critical signal elements including payload ID, AFD, and Closed Captioning.

"As digital video evolves, a new class of test and measurement tools to accommodate new, faster and often more complex technologies are required. We are committed to helping broadcast video professionals understand the challenges they face and the new techniques available to meet those challenges," said Eben Jenkins, General Manager, Video Test at Tektronix, Inc. "The Video Insight Seminar Series provides an easy and convenient way to have hands-on access to the latest video test and measurement technologies and techniques."

Seminar Series Schedule & Registration
For more details and to register for the event please go to

The free six city seminar tour will make the following stops and sessions run 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m. with lunch included:

  • Burbank, CA: 7/20/10
  • Hollywood, CA: 7/21/10
  • New York City, NY: 7/27/10
  • San Francisco, CA: 8/5/10
  • Atlanta, GA: 8/10/10
  • Toronto Canada: 8/12/10

In addition, Tektronix hosts over 40 other seminars covering gamut, broadcast data, loudness and MPEG around the United States. To find out more about a video focused seminar happening in a city near you, please call (503) 627-4720.

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Learn More and Save More
As part of the summer seminar series in the Americas, we are also offering savings of up to $8200 when you choose key options on the Tektronix WFM7000 and WVR7000 Series Waveform Monitors and Rasterizers. Whether you need to monitor HD, look at two inputs at once, quickly analyze your ANC Data, or troubleshoot physical layer cabling problems, Tektronix Waveform Monitors and Rasterizers can help. For a limited time, buy a Tektronix WFM7020, 7120, WVR7020 or 7120 and receive the following options for free: HD, SIM (Dual inputs) and DAT (ANC Data). Learn More.

About Tektronix
For more than sixty years, engineers have turned to Tektronix for test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve design challenges, improve productivity and dramatically reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test instrumentation for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix serves customers worldwide and offers award-winning service and support. Stay on the leading edge at

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