Pebble Beach Systems Appoints Former Principal Engineer for Avid/Sundance Digital, Sean Pendleton


Appointment underscores Pebble Beach Systems' commitment to developing automation products that help stations migrate from legacy systems

Last Updated: March 23, 2016 5:51 pm GMT
(Weybridge, UK--March 23, 2016) Pebble Beach Systems, a leading automation, content management and integrated channel specialist, today announced the appointment of Sean Pendleton as Senior Software Developer. In his new position, Sean is responsible for the design and implementation of software workflows, recruiting engineering talent, and helping support US-based customers.

A senior engineer with fourteen years' experience in the broadcast automation industry, Pendleton brings in-depth knowledge of broadcast workflows, standards, protocols, and mission critical requirements for automation systems. Prior to joining Pebble Beach Systems, Sean was the Principal Engineer for Avid Fastbreak —the automation system Avid acquired when they purchased Sundance Digital in 2006.

"The Sundance Digital/Avid Fastbreak automation system was very successful for many years, a testament to Sean and his team. He is well known and respected in the industry and his appointment demonstrates our commitment to developing our market leading automation products to being the natural choice for centralcasting applications and stations looking to migrate from legacy systems," commented Eric Openshaw, General Manager of Pebble Broadcast Systems.

About Pebble Beach Systems

Pebble Beach Systems is a world leader in automation, channel in a box and integrated channel technology, with scalable products designed for multichannel transmission, news, sports and interactive television as well as content management, workflow and direct archive control. Installed in more than 60 countries and with proven systems ranging from single up to over 100 channels in operation, Pebble Beach Systems offers open, flexible systems which encompass ingest and workflow automation, and complex file-based workflows. The company trades in the US as Pebble Broadcast Systems.


Pebble Beach Systems is a Vislink company.

About Vislink plc

Vislink plc is a leading global technology business specializing in the collection, delivery and management of high quality live video ‘from scene to screen’. For the broadcast markets, Vislink provides wireless communication solutions for the collection of live news, sport and entertainment as well as software solutions for channel playout automation, channel-in-a-box and video content management. Vislink also provides secure video communications for surveillance and public safety applications such as law enforcement and homeland security.

Vislink employs over 250 people worldwide with offices in the UK, USA, UAE, and Singapore and manufacturing operations in the UK and the USA. Vislink has net assets of over £54 million and continuously invests in innovation. The Company is listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: VLK). For further information, visit


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