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With new Pinnacle PCTV nanoStick and Pinnacle Video Transfer you won’t miss any of your favourite sport competitions


Pinnacle With Pinnacle PCTV nanoStickandPinnacle Video Transfer , users can watch the sporting events on their PC or stream them directly from the TV to a portable video device

Pinnacle Systems, the consumer division of Avid Technology, Inc., provides solutions to enjoy TV programs wherever. This is ideal for European fans who would like to see sporting competitions held on the other side of the globe, but who, due to difficult timetables or the time difference, can’t make it in front of their TV to watch their favourite athletes in action. With affordable solutions like award-winning Pinnacle PCTV nanoStick and Pinnacle Video Transfer, users won’t need to choose between sleeping and missing the competition or watching the match (at 3am in the middle of a working week); with Pinnacle’s products they can easily have the best of both without sacrifice.

Thanks to Pinnacle PCTV nanoStick, an ultra-compact TV tuner that allows users to watch digital terrestrial TV (DVB-T) on their PC, people can stay tuned anywhere they go. With an innovative design and a size smaller than a memory stick, this pocket device not only lets users watch their favourite broadcasted sporting events on their laptop, but also allows programming recordings while they are sleeping, and even program the PC to shut down automatically after the recording is done. The latest-generation chipset of Pinnacle PCTV nanoStick ensures best-in-class reception strength. Also, with the advantage of timeshifting technology users can pause, rewind and restart live TV at the click of a button.

PinnacleFor users who want to watch the competitions on the go, Pinnacle Video Transfer makes it as easy as clicking one button. This innovative device lets fans easily record a game from their television directly to their PSP, video iPod® or other portable device, without the need of a PC. Users can plug Pinnacle Video Transfer to their TV, set-top box, VCR, DVD and with pressing one button, the device converts analogue video into digital while transferring it directly into an iPod video, iPod nano (3rd generation), iPod classic, Sony PSP, Sony PSP slim and others. That way, sporting fans just transfer the competition to their favourite portable device and enjoy it on the tube or train on the way to work.

Pricing and Availability

Pinnacle Video Transfer and Pinnacle nanoStick are available on the or at leading e-tailers and retailers at a suggested retail price of £119.99 for Pinnacle Video Transfer and £39.99 for Pinnacle nanoStick. For more information visit

About Pinnacle Systems, Inc.

Pinnacle Systems, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Avid Technology, Inc., is an industry leader in video editing solutions, TV tuners for the PC, and digital media adapters for the consumer market. The company’s product lines include Pinnacle PCTV™, Dazzle®, Pinnacle ShowCenter™, Pinnacle Mobile Media™ and its flagship Pinnacle Studio™ line. For more information, visit

PinnacleAbout Avid Technology, Inc.

Avid is a worldwide leader in tools for film, video, audio, 3D animation, gaming and broadcast professionals – as well as for home audio and video enthusiasts. Avid professional and consumer brands include Avid, Digidesign®, M-Audio®, Pinnacle Systems®, Sibelius®, Softimage® and Sundance Digital®. The vast majority of primetime television shows, feature films, commercials and chart-topping music hits are made using one or more Avid products. Whether used by seasoned professionals or beginning students, Avid’s products and services enable customers to work more efficiently, productively and creatively. Avid received an Oscar® statuette representing the 1998 Scientific and Technical Award for the concept, design, and engineering of the Avid Film Composer® system for motion picture editing. For more information about the company’s Oscar, Grammy® and Emmy® award-winning products and services, visit

© 2008 Avid Technology, Inc. All rights reserved. Product features, specifications, system requirements, and availability are subject to change without notice. Promotions and discounts are subject to availability and change without notice. All prices are MSRP for U.S. only and are subject to change without notice. Contact your local reseller for prices outside the U.S. Avid, Digidesign, Film Composer, M-Audio, Pinnacle Systems, Sibelius, Softimage, Sundance Digital, the Pinnacle Pinwheel logo, Pinnacle PCTV, Dazzle, Pinnacle ShowCenter, Pinnacle MobileMedia, and Pinnacle Studio are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc. or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. Oscar is a trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Emmy is a registered trademark of ATAS/NATAS. Grammy is a trademark of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Inc. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

Press contact: Yana Rogers, Com’Vitamine, +33 (0)1 55 21 01 54,


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