Quantel using royalty-free HD and SD footage from Artbeats for customer demos

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Quantel demos with Artbeats

Collaboration marries top quality HD/SD stock footage with world-leading post systems

Newbury, UK, 30 June 2005: Quantel is delighted to announce that it is using royalty-free HD and SD footage from Artbeats for customer demonstrations of its industry-leading multi-resolution post and broadcast production systems.

Artbeats’ royalty-free stock footage library has over 300 titles -101 of which are 1080 HD – covering a huge range of subjects and activities. “It’s important for us to be able to show off our systems working with a wide variety of imagery, and Artbeats’ extensive library certainly meets this need in full,” said Quantel Product Specialist, Tom Underwood. “Equally important is picture quality; at Quantel we pride ourselves on the immaculate signal handling of our systems. To show this to its best effect, we need superb pictures to work with – again Artbeats’ material fits the bill perfectly. The quality of their stock footage is second to none.”

Julie Hill, Marketing Director for Artbeats, said, “We are very excited that Quantel selected Artbeats’ footage for its demonstrations. Artbeats’ wide array of unique, high-quality imagery running on Quantel’s world-renowned, high-performance production systems is a winning combination, and ensures a visually impressive experience for customers.”

About Artbeats
Artbeats, founded in 1989, is an award-winning provider of royalty-free stock footage and still imagery for broadcast, film features, commercial, desktop video, game development and multimedia. The Artbeats Digital Film Library includes nature, special effects, scenics, aerials, lifestyles, backgrounds and much more.

Quality, resolution and pricing make Artbeats Digital Film Library one of the leading choices by industry professionals. The library includes 337 titles, 101 of which are HD. Artbeats is headquartered in Myrtle Creek, Ore. with a staff of artists, producers, technicians and marketers.

Some of Artbeats' clients include MTV, Direct TV, Country Music Awards, American Idol, Universal Studios, Pixar, CNN, Activision and many more. For more information or to purchase clips, visit the company’s Web site at artbeats.com.

About Quantel
Quantel is dedicated to creating new tools for the new digital age, covering everything from terrestrial and satellite television to broadband internet, DVD and d-cinema. Quantel systems combine industry-leading performance with total scalability in both hardware and software across post production, graphics, digital intermediate, news and sports production for multiple resolution, team-working environments.

This and all Quantel press information can be found at quantel.com