Harris Corporation Wins Three Awards for its Integrated Broadcast Solutions at BIRTV2007


Last Updated: August 24, 2007 4:48 pm GMT
(BEIJING, August 24, 2007) Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has won three awards for its outstanding products and integrated broadcast solutions at the Beijing International Radio, Film and Television Equipment Exhibition (BIRTV).

Harris was awarded a BIRTV2007 Award for Outstanding Product for three of its newest products -- the Atlas™ transmitter for China's new DMB-T (Digital Multimedia Broadcast-Terrestrial) standard, the CENTRIO™ multi-image processor and the Videotek® QuiC™ media analysis server.

The Atlas transmitter for China's new DMB-T standard won in the category of radio and television transmission and delivery. The CENTRIO multiviewer and the QuiC media analysis server were both winners in the category of video production and broadcast.

"Harris offers a next-generation portfolio that supports content throughout the customer's entire workflow application chain," said Tim Thorsteinson, president of Harris Broadcast Communications. "These winning solutions -- spanning transmission to core processing to channel release -- are key elements in our interoperable product offering and reflect the success of the Harris Broadcast ONE initiative, which provides broadcasters with integrated technology solutions that improve their workflows."

The Atlas DMB-T transmitter is outfitted with a new Harris DTV660 DMB-T exciter, which is based on Harris Corporation's field-proven range of Digital Video Broadcast-Terrestrial (DVB-T) standard exciters, and features a new modulator designed specifically to meet the new Chinese digital TV standard. CENTRIO™ is a breakthrough multi-image processor featuring superior graphics, broadcast-quality routing and integrated, precise test and measurement tools. The QuiC media analysis server system is a fully automated test and measurement platform designed to verify the quality of video and audio content stored on servers and storage networks.

The BIRTV (Beijing International Radio, Film and Television Exhibition) is the largest yearly gathering of radio and TV equipment manufacturers in China. The judges of the BIRTV product awards are all top, authoritative Chinese broadcast and film experts. All exhibits go through rigorous analysis and comparison, before the prizes go to the most anticipated products and the most excellent technology adoption projects. The awarded technologies and products serve as directives for the entire industry, making the BIRTV awards of paramount importance for the broadcast and film industry in China.

About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual revenue of over $4 billion and 16,000 employees -- including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications™ products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at http://www.harris.com


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