VDS is now Crystal

Crystal and VDS have announced the acquisition of Video Design Software, Inc. (VDS) the New York-based broadcast control and graphic data insertion software company. Crystal is integrating VDS technology into its monitoring, control and metadata management solutions for video distribution over satellite, cable and internet.

Adding VDS technology to Crystal’s expanding OTT/Streaming product line offers our customers the ability to enhance reach, engagement and monetization of their high-value content. Crystal also gains from the addition of VDS founder and CEO, Larry Mincer to the Crystal team as Senior Sales Consultant. Larry brings with him 40 years of industry experience, particularly in automation system integration for frame accurate metadata and graphic insertion.


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