JVC DVD Libraries Being Demonstrated with Crispin Corporation Booth


Las Vegas, NV (NAB Convention) April 8, 2002 - JVC DIGITAL STORAGE SYSTEMS, a division of JVC Professional Products Company, today announced support for their full line of the DVD MC-8000 Series automated libraries by Crispin Corporation.

Crispin Corporation, a leader in asset automation and playback, provides end-to-end solutions for cataloging, storage and retrieval of real-time video content. With over 250 installations, Crispin is one of the leaders in video asset and content management. Their client list spans the professional broadcast, entertainment and Fortune 500 community. Notables are: CBS Sports, NBC, CNBC, Paramount Pictures, Ford Motor Company, Prudential Insurance and QVC.

Crispin's product suite is compatible with the industry leading Video Server companies. With the addition of JVC DVD libraries, the professional video editor can now manage and archive content to DVD media for long-term storage, and retrieve for playback and editing.

JVC's MC-8000 Series Libraries feature industry standard, removable media, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-ROM, DVD-RAM and DVD-R Drives. These libraries are scalable from 65GB to 5.6-Terabytes. They utilize a high-speed disc changer and flip mechanism (for double-sided media), can accommodate multiple types of drives and media up to 9.4GB and offer an optional disc printer.

"JVC's leadership in the jukebox library industry is evident in their design, reliability and cost effectiveness," said Alan DeVaney, co-founder and president of Crispin Corporation. "JVC has long been recognized as a leader in the professional video market. We are pleased to partner with and provide their DVD libraries to our customers."

"DVD is rapidly becoming the storage medium of choice in the professional video market. Ease of use, longevity, high capacity and portability of DVD media makes the MC-8000 series libraries the perfect compliment to Crispin's Video Asset Automation system," said Alex Tsuchiya, division manager for JVC's Digital Storage Systems Division.

The JVC DVD Library system is currently being demonstrating at Crispin's Booth #L20367 in the New South Hall at NAB 2002 show this week in Las Vegas.

About JVC Digital Storage Systems
JVC DIGITAL STORAGE SYSTEMS is a Division of JVC PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTS COMPANY, headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, which distributes a full line of CD and DVD Libraries, E-mail Management Software, and Library Software development tools. For information about JVC's DVD/CD Library or any other JVC products, contact Deirdre Breakenridge at 973-812-8883 or Doug Arnold at JVC, 973-317-5224, or visit JVC's Web site at http://www.jvc.com/pro/pr/.

About Crispin Corporation
Founded in 1997, Crispin's executive management team has over 25 years in the TV automation business. Building on this experience Crispin's success is based on their robust, but simple to use automation/playback products for the broadcast industry. Based on Windows NT and compatible with leading video server products, Crispin's Total Automation System provides for total facility playlist and asset control. To learn more about Crispin Corporation contact Duncan Brown at 919-845-7744, duncan@crispincorp.com, or visit their Web site at www.crispincorp.com.