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28 February 2013 | Posted in: Camcorder / Corporate / News Blog

On Land, At Sea, In the Air — JVC Builds Roster of Adixxion Action Cam Athletes

WAYNE, NJ, February 28, 2013 — From the rugged Utah backcountry to the lakes of central Florida to the tropical waves of Bali, JVC has professional athletes capturing their adventures with the company’s Adixxion action camera. JVC recently expanded its roster of action sports partners, signing several new athletes to promote Adixxion. The company now has action sports athletes active in skiing, surfing, wakeboarding, FMX, motorcycle racing and skydiving, all capturing the action with Adixxion.

The newest JVC Adixxion athletes are:

• Parker Coffin — member of the Pacsun USA Surf Team, representing the United States in international competition. He has two Surfing America championship titles and an NSSA Championship;
• Jamey Parks — competitive big mountain skier. Parks also spends much of his time working with photographers and filmmakers, helping them capture stunning images and footage of backcountry big mountain skiing. Parks has worked on several projects for Warren Miller Entertainment, a well-known producer of ski films;
• Tony Carroll — pro wakeboarder, sponsored by Epic Boats, Hyperlite Wakeboards and Zinka Sunscreen. Tony competes on the Pro Wakeboard Tour;
• Michelle and Steve Scheller — members of a competitive skydiving team, CSC Inferno, affiliated with the Chicagoland Skydiving Center;

• Derek Garland – professional FMX (freestyle motocross) rider who has competed in every major FMX tour.

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15 December 2010 | Posted in: Corporate / News Blog

JVC LSI Enables High-speed Image Processing in HD Camcorders

Yokohama, Japan, December 14, 2010 - JVC (Victor Company of Japan, Limited) announced today its development of the world’s first LSI for high-speed processing of Full High-Definition video and stills on one chip for HD camcorders.

The LSI enables shooting and recording Full HD, including both 2D and 3D images, and also ultra-high-resolution 4K2K images of approximately four times the resolution of Full HD. High-speed photography with high-speed processing also is possible. The LSI achieves low power consumption and enables lower system costs by incorporating all image-processing technologies for HD shooting, including camera-signal processing and video/still image codecs.

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18 May 2010 | Posted in: Corporate / Mobile / News Blog

JVC Mobile Entertainment Announces Its 2010 ‘TURN ME ON 3′ Campaign Featuring The All-American Rejects

LOS ANGELES, May 18, 2010 — JVC Mobile Entertainment, a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated mobile, audio, and video products, announces its 2010 “TURN ME ON 3″ campaign featuring multi-platinum selling recording artists, The All-American Rejects. The campaign will feature a breakthrough online viral video with placement on the high definition JVC video billboard in Times Square and an extensive campaign that includes print features and editorial, extensive PR buzz, online banner ads, and radio promotions.

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With over 19 million views-to-date between the first two TURN ME ON viral videos, JVC Mobile Entertainment has revolutionized the car audio marketing landscape with this innovative viral video series. For the third installment of the TURN ME ON campaign, the All-American Rejects hijack their own tour van and race to a secret rock show in Downtown Los Angeles, while being chased by cars full of beautiful female fans. Songs by The All-American Rejects that will play throughout the video include “Dirty Little Secret,” “Breakin,’” “Real World,” and “Night Drive.”

TURN ME ON 3 features some of JVC Mobile’s most popular mobile entertainment products, including the KW-NT3HDT in dash navigation receiver and the El Kameleon KD-AVX77 CD/DVD receiver, which has made an appearance in all three of the TURN ME ON campaigns. Also for the third year in a row, JVC Mobile turned to the creative team of creative director & writer, Danny Klein (e2amp) and director, Steven Lippman (Maneater Productions). The intensive 2-day shoot took place on location in downtown Los Angeles and was produced by Maneater Productions.

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17 May 2010 | Posted in: Corporate / News Blog

JVC LAUNCHES HD EVERIO “POWER YOUR PASSION” BlogHer ’10 SWEEPSTAKES

WAYNE, NJ, May 17, 2010 – JVC today launched the JVC HD Everio “Power Your Passion” BlogHer ‘10 Sweepstakes, which gives bloggers a chance to win an expenses paid trip to the BlogHer ’10 Conference in New York City on August 6 – 7, 2010.

For the second consecutive year, JVC will provide four winners with roundtrip airfare, hotel accommodations and a full registration to this popular event, along with a JVC HD Everio camera to power their blog with rich high-definition content. From now until June 20, 2010, women bloggers can enter the JVC HD Everio “Power Your Passion” BlogHer ‘10 Sweepstakes by visiting the sweepstakes home page and explaining how digital video could power their passion for blogging.

Video has proven to be a powerful medium for many bloggers, but the addition of high definition content can boost traffic, increase reader engagement and enliven a blog. JVC is asking bloggers how video has enhanced or could enhance their blog to help them communicate with their audience.

Bloggers can enter the sweepstakes in one of four categories: Parenting; Business & Entrepreneurship; Travel & Leisure; and Health & Community. The sweepstakes is open to all female bloggers residing in the U.S. and one winner from each category will be selected at random. Each winner will receive a BlogHer ’10 Conference registration, roundtrip airfare to New York, hotel accommodations for three nights and a JVC HD Everio GZ-HD620 camera.

Participants can also submit additional entries by blogging about the power of digital video, subscribing to the JVC newsletter or following JVC on Twitter (@JVC_USA) or on Facebook. Winners will be posted to http://hdeveriosweepstakes.jvc.com on June 23, 2010 and will be notified via email.

JVC is an official sponsor of BlogHer ’10 and will have an exhibit at the New York conference. JVC will also sponsor the first annual Mouthy Housewives Happy Two Hours event during the conference, which will take place at the Forty Eight cocktail lounge on August 6, 2010.

About JVC U.S.A.
JVC U.S.A., headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, is a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd. JVC distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment for the consumer and professional markets. For further product information, visit JVC’s Web site or call 1-800-526-5308.

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07 January 2010 | Posted in: CES 2010 / Corporate / News Blog / Press Kits / Press Releases

JVC AT 2010 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW

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JVC 2010 INTERNATIONAL CES PRESS KIT SUMMARY

Below is a list of press releases issued by JVC U.S.A. at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas, January 7 – 10, 2010.

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1. JVC Demonstrates 3-D Technologies At 2010 International CES
2. JVC Introduces IF-2D3D1 Stereoscopic Image Processor To Help 3D Content Creators Improve Workflow – Unit Offers Real-Time 2D-to-3D Conversion to Repurpose Archived Content, Also Serves as 3D L/R Mixer for Monitoring 3D Footage on Location
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12 November 2009 | Posted in: Corporate / Home Theater Projectors / News Blog / Press Releases

JVC Home Theater Projector Named CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

JVC Home Theater Projector
Named CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Award Honoree

NEW YORK, November 12, 2009 – JVC today announced that it has been named an International CES Innovations 2010 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for the DLA-HD990 home theater projector. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 36 product categories.

 The JVC DLA-HD990 uses JVC’s proprietary full HD D-ILA device and the company’s wire-grid optical engine. These key technologies combine to deliver unprecedented native contrast – no dynamic iris is employed to artificially inflate contrast specifications. As a result, the DLA-HD990 achieves a native contrast ratio of 70,000:1 to simultaneously deliver true blacks and extraordinary luminance detail.
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20 November 2008 | Posted in: Corporate / Press Releases

JVC To Launch High Definition LED Billboard In Times Square

JVC To Launch High Definition LED Billboard In Times Square

New widescreen billboard is Times Square’s first true 720p hi-def screen.

WAYNE, NJ, November 20, 2008 – Early next month JVC will unveil a new LED billboard that will be the first true 720p high definition display in New York’s Times Square.

The focal point of the new billboard will be a high definition LED screen, but it will also feature a pair of LED tickers with animated programming synchronized among all three LED displays, plus large “JVC” letters illuminated by neon. The new LED billboard will be among the most impactful in Times Square thanks to the combination of its advanced technology and its location – just one story above ground level at Broadway and 43rd. Its close proximity to street level will ensure that Times Square visitors will fully appreciate the display’s crisp, high definition images, the brightness of its 1.2 million LEDs and the brilliance of the nine-foot red neon JVC letters atop the display. JVC, which has maintained a continuous presence in Times Square since 1979, will activate the new billboard on December 2nd.

With a resolution of 1280 x 720, a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio and 60 frames per second animated content, the new JVC billboard will be the first in Times Square that meets all the criteria for a true 720p high definition display. To further ensure a crisp image, pixel pitch – or the space between pixels of the same color – is a mere 8mm.

The main high definition LED screen will measure 19’ x 34’, and features a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio. A new 71-foot LED ticker will run beneath the display and curve below the base of the JVC globe, which is encircled by its own 45-foot LED ticker. The JVC globe itself, a widely recognized fixture at the northeast corner of Broadway and 43rd Street since 1999, will be refurbished using high density fluorescent paint.

“Times Square might have changed a bit in the 30 years that JVC has had a presence there, but it continues to live up to its nickname as the ‘crossroads of the world’,” said Karl Bearnarth, senior vice president, marketing, JVC Company of America. “For many of the millions of visitors that pass through the area every year, the bright lights and billboards are a main attraction. We think our new high definition billboard will create plenty of excitement thanks to its stunning resolution and our creative use of all three LED display areas.”

The new JVC billboard, called a “spectacular” in industry parlance, was created for JVC by Clear Channel Spectacolor, with the LED displays provided by D3 LED.

“In rebranding their long standing Times Square display, JVC employed the same qualities that have made it a leader in the development of sophisticated audio and video products – innovation, quality and a commitment to the consumer experience,” said Harry Coghlan, president and general manager, Clear Channel Spectacolor. “The JVC display is a true ‘spectacular’ in that it delivers grand brand heraldry, an iconic centerpiece with the JVC Globe, state-of-the-art technology, and engaging viewer content. In terms of Times Square displays the JVC display is ‘The Perfect Experience’.”

JVC will showcase seasonal, promotional and product-related original content on the new billboard. To kick off the introduction, JVC will begin showcasing content related to an upcoming promotion, along with promotional messages for its camcorders, high definition displays and car entertainment products.

About JVC Company of America
JVC Company of America, headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, is a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd., and a holding company for JVC companies located in North and South America. JVC distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment, including high definition displays, camcorders, DVD players and recorders, home and portable audio equipment, mobile entertainment products and recording media. For further product information, visit JVC’s Web site at http://www.jvc.com or call 800-526-5308.

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12 February 2008 | Posted in: Corporate / Press Releases

JVC Enters NASCAR Scene with Sponsorship of Jay Robinson Racing and Driver Robert Richardson Jr. In 2008 Nationwide Series

JVC Enters NASCAR Scene with Sponsorship of Jay Robinson Racing and Driver Robert Richardson Jr. In 2008 Nationwide Series

New Sponsorship to Highlight JVC’s Colorful and Consumer-Friendly Everio Hybrid Cameras

WAYNE, NJ, February 12, 2008 – JVC announced today its first-ever NASCAR sponsorship in support of its new line of Everio G-Series Hard Disk Cameras, leveraging the consumer reach and brand loyalty of America’s fastest-growing spectator sport.

JVC and Jay Robinson Racing will debut the #4 JVC Chevy Monte Carlo, driven by Robert Richardson Jr., on February 16th in the Camping World 300 at the Daytona International Speedway. The vehicle will don a Ruby Red Everio Gem color scheme for the first and most prestigious race of the inaugural NASCAR Nationwide Series season, as well as four additional primary sponsor races during 2008 (to be announced). JVC will also serve as an associate sponsor for the remainder of the 2008 Nationwide Series schedule.

“NASCAR’s broad consumer fan base presents JVC with a unique branding opportunity to interact with customers and retailers across the country,” said Karl Bearnarth, senior vice president, marketing, JVC Company of America. “We are thrilled that the #4 JVC Chevy will make its debut at the renowned Daytona International Speedway and we look forward to a successful season with the Jay Robinson Racing team.”

Now in his second season, Richardson Jr. placed third fastest overall during the Nationwide Series test day on January 18th at Daytona International Speedway, laying down a lap time of 49.374 seconds. “Robert has shown great potential and is the type of promising young driver that JVC is proud to be associated with,” added Bearnarth.

In addition, JVC will bring its Mobile Consumer Experience Showroom to select Nationwide Series races, offering consumers an opportunity to see, hear and touch the brand’s latest flat panel LCD televisions, front video projectors and Everio Hard Disk Cameras through interactive exhibits and demonstrations.

The sponsorship gives JVC and the Everio brand an opportunity to showcase its pioneering hybrid camera technology to millions of NASCAR fans nationwide. Launched in January, the 2008 JVC G-Series Everio Hard Disk Camera feature a new, super-slim design that makes them the world’s smallest hard drive cameras* on the market and offer new functions that make operation simpler and more intuitive. Also new is a touch-sensitive scroll bar that simplifies operation and a new design that’s some 20 percent smaller than last year’s entry-level model. Available in sapphire blue, ruby red, diamond silver and onyx black, the G-Series features two 30GB models and two 60GB models, as well as a top-end model that offers higher-resolution digital stills by virtue of a 7 Megapixel CCD.

About JVC Company of America
JVC Company of America, headquartered in Wayne, New Jersey, is a division of JVC Americas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Victor Company of Japan Ltd., and a holding company for JVC companies located in North and South America. JVC distributes a complete line of video and audio equipment, including high definition displays, camcorders, DVD players and recorders, home and portable audio equipment, mobile entertainment products and recording media. For further product information, visit JVC’s Web site at http://www.jvc.com or call 800-526-5308

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