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ADVANCED BROADCAST SOLUTIONS DIRECTOR OF BROADCAST ENGINEERING KENNETH M. SCOTT NAMED SMPTE CHAIR FOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST

SEATAC, WA, October 20, 2009 – Premier systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) announced today that Director of Broadcast Engineering Kenneth M. Scott has been named Chair of the Pacific/Northwest Section for the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).

Scott was elected to the chair position on July 1, after 13 years as manager for the Pacific/Northwest Section that covers Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, Alberta, and Alaska. Founded in 1916, SMPTE is the leading technical society for the motion imaging industry. The organization has members in 64 countries from a variety of disciplines in the industry, as well as more than 200 Sustaining (Corporate) Members, including ABS.

“At ABS, we believe that continuing education through various organizations like SMPTE will provide our clients and SMPTE members with an extensive technical resource that will extend our reach into the broadcasting community to solve complex system design requirements,? Scott said.

Scott has been part of the ABS team for three years. Among his duties, he performs full system design, pre-sales engineering, and technical training. He has more than 16 years experience in live event engineering, three college degrees, and two Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) certifications.

Prior to joining ABS, Scott worked as the chief video engineer for Safeco Field in Seattle for more than seven years. He previously worked as a systems designer for Emerald Downs, a horseracing facility in Auburn, Wash., and as a video engineer for King County Stadiums (Kingdome), a sports and entertainment arena in Seattle.

“We congratulate Ken on being named chair of our local SMPTE section,? said Mark Siegel, President of ABS. “In this business, knowledge is power – it helps us help our clients achieve the best results with state-of-the-art solutions. Ken not only stays current on technology, but he is helping to develop technical standards for the future.?

About Advanced Broadcast Solutions:

Based in SeaTac, WA, Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS) specializes in personalized broadcast services such as consulting, project budgeting, workflow analysis, feasibility studies, project management, system and architectural design and engineering, equipment specifying, procurement and installation, maintenance support and training. ABS boasts a technical staff with over a century of practical experience in television operations, automation, traffic implementation, multiple program stream management and signal distribution by fiber, microwave and satellite. ABS clients include: Fisher Communications, Real Networks, Cisco Systems, and Microsoft Studios. For more information about ABS, call 206-870-0244 or visit our web site at www.advancedbroadcastsolutions.com.

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