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WORLD NEWS Supporting Thunderbolt on Windows AJA Video Systems announced support for Thunderbolt on Windows with select products in its line of professional video I/O solutions. Today Intel is demonstrating the first Windows PCs with Thunderbolt ports to deliver ultra-fast bi-directional 10Gbs performance to video professionals.  The speed of Thunderbolt-enabled data transfer offers myriad advantages for video workflows. The popularity of Thunderbolt is apparent in the rapid rate of adoption of our Io XT video I/O device with dual-Thunderbolt ports, said Nick Rashby, president, AJA Video Systems. The increased speed provided to external devices by Thunderbolt has really given our Mac customers great flexibility and were looking forward to providing the same level of support to our Windows customers as well. Thunderbolt delivers unparalleled performance, flexibility and simplicity to personal computing. said Jason Ziller, Intels director of Thunderbolt Marketing, Products like the Io XT from AJA Video Systems help highlight what Thunderbolt makes possible. www.aja.com Following the tracks of a grizzly B rutus, a nine-hundred pound grizzly, is starring in the first seven episodes of Expedition Wild, a new series for the National Geographic Wild channel. Executive Producer and Director of Photography Thomas Winston showcases wildlife expert Casey Anderson and his charismatic animal companion on an action-packed odyssey through North Americas diverse wild places. The shoots reveal a rare glimpse of the beauty and complexity of the natural world from the inside out by following Casey and his best friend Brutus. When Thomas Winston geared up his company, Grizzly Creek Films, for a new series of National Geographic Expedition Wild specials, he chose Sachtler, part of Vitec Videocom, a Vitec Group company, for support. He selected a line-up of three systems, including the Video 25 Plus, the Video 15 SB, and the DV 4 II. www.sachtler.com TV-BAY MAGAZINE | 21 TV-BAY067JUL12.indd 21 05/07/2012 22:23