Tektronix Takes Home Three Awards for Video-Audio Equipment

10/21/2003 - Tektronix, Inc. (NYSE:TEK), the market leader of video test, measurement and monitoring solutions, announced it has been recognized with three awards from the Beijing International Radio, Film and Television Equipment Exhibition (BIRTV), one of the largest exhibitions for radio and TV service providers and equipment manufacturers.

Tektronix received two awards in the category of video and audio broadcasting and production, including both the Technology Award for the WVR600 Waveform Rasterizer and the Product Award for the WFM700 multi-format, multi-standard waveform monitor. Tektronix won a second Product Award for the MTM400 MPEG Transport Stream Monitor in the category of radio and television transmission.

Sixty-two awards were presented during the BIRTV ceremony on August 27, 2003 in four categories. The categories were video and audio broadcasting and production; information and networks; film; and radio and television transmission.

"The BIRTV event provides an important forum for industry leaders in China and around the globe to gather and discuss broadcasting science and technology and to exhibit the latest industry innovations," said Todd Biddle, Vice President, Video Business, Tektronix. "Tektronix values the opportunity to be a part of this important exhibition and is honored to be recognized for its leading products that enable customers to design and deploy the latest video technologies."

About the Products
The WVR600 Series Rasterizer sets a new benchmark for value in confidence and artistic monitoring applications within analog, digital, and hybrid facilities. The WVR600 Series is a flexible, one rack unit video and audio confidence monitor with high-resolution (1024 x 786) output to external displays that enables users to maximize space within their facility, while maintaining proven Tektronix-quality measurements. Tektronix MTM400 MPEG Transport Stream Monitor is a flexible, low-cost-per-probe MPEG monitoring solution that enables management of the transmission and distribution of video content on a 24 hours/7 days a week basis. The WFM700 waveform monitor is designed to meet the multi format monitoring and measurement needs of digital video and audio program production, post production and transmission.

BIRTV draws China's elite industry leaders and network, station and production house management (including senior engineers, purchasing agents, and opinion leaders). Moreover, the exhibition venue boasts more than 30,000 square meters of prime exhibition space with high ceilings. Furthermore, BIRTV is endorsed by the broadcast and film industries and their associations.

About Tektronix
Tektronix, Inc. is a test, measurement, and monitoring company providing measurement solutions to the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries worldwide. With more than 55 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in more than 20 countries worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is www.tek.com.

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