24P MINI-DV CAMCORDER
Panasonic AG-DVX100: 4.4 lb camera delivers digital picture quality with low smear and flare; offers a high sensitivity with a minimum illumination of 3 lux at F11; can download video to PC-based nonlinear editing systems using camera's IEE-1394 digital interface; features lenses with manual zoom, manual focus and manual iris.
HDCAM MULTIFORMAT CAMCORDER
Sony HDWF900: capable of record/playback of 1080 line 24/25/30 frame progressive or 50/60 interlace images; employs 2.2 million “square” pixel CCD imager, 12-bit AD and a two million gate VLSI for more than 30-bit calculation.
866-SONY BPC; www.sony.com/broadcast
MULTIPLE WEB STREAM VIDEO/AUDIO ENCODER
Leitch dpsNetStreamer version 1.1: upgrade includes an automated scheduler, ability to pre-record footage for later insertion into a live Web stream; encodes live video and audio in real time; provides multiple simultaneous streams.
Avid Xdeck: automatically records video material directly to the Avid products; supports multiple resolutions and industry standard inputs; features a multi-function remote control and a purpose-built hardware designed for long-term reliability under rigorous real-time demands.
TV AUDIO PROCESSOR
Modulation Sciences msi 3300: all inputs and outputs are both digital and analog; includes an audio processor and an A/D and D/A converter; eliminates the need for external codes; features a bright fluorescent display; a single knob brings up all windows.
ON-BOARD BRICK BATTERY
Frezzi Energy Systems BP-14MH: handles high power equipment demands; features 14.4 V and 130 watt hours of capacity; has thick shock-absorbing internal padding and a rubberized aluminum casing.
VIRTUAL TELEVISION PRODUCTION SYSTEM
Radamec Broadcast Systems Virtual Scenario: consists of a 2RU chassis with slots for three printed circuit boards; digitally processes the video according to data on camera movement simultaneously received from the user workstation; ensures that correct perspectives are applied to the background video as the studio camera pans, tilts and zooms; includes an optional key processor, a digital-to-analog converter and delay boards.
NONLINEAR EDITING SOLUTION
Canopus DVStormSE: delivers five simultaneous real-time video streams; features a single PCI bus board, DV hardware codec on board, and real-time DV and analog output; can output to MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and streaming video files; includes frame-accurate DV deck control.
HD EDITING AND COMPOSITING WORKSTATION
BOXX Technologies HDBOXX: delivers high-definition and standard-definition content; keeps HD materials and images uncompressed; eliminates the need for upconversion or downconversion; supports Sony's 23.98/24 fps formats, 10- and 8-bit YUV and RGB conversion.
ENCODING AND BATCH PROCESSING WORKSTATION
Digital Rapids StreamStation: an IBM IntelliStation equipped with dual Intel Xeon chips running at 2.2 GHz; upconverts video to near HD resolutions; allows users to preview all changes in real time and individually control the encoding process on a stream by stream basis; includes SDI, DV, component and composite units.
PLAY-TO-AIR AUTOMATION SYSTEM
Florical AirBoss L and AirBoss LT: AirBoss L is a single-channel commercial-insertion system; provides unattended commercial insertion during most network programming using an optional cuts-only switcher; AirBoss LT adds program playback and multi-channel capabilities; can play back multi-segmented programs.
INTEGRATED METADATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, DATA BROADCASTING PLATFORM AND MULTIPLEXER
Triveni Digital's Guidebuilder and SkyScraper and Harmonic's DataTrack: offers users flexibility when delivering both PSIP and data broadcasting through their ATSC-compliant transmission systems; enables both higher average data rates and higher peak rates for video; maintains picture quality and consistent data capacity.
INTEGRATED EDITING SOLUTION FAMILY
Pinnacle Systems Liquid: integrates Pinnacle's Liquid blue, Liquid silver, Liquid purple and Liquid field; supports the full range of industry standard codecs; integrates with DV and MPEG-based tape formats; advanced media management permits users to work in shared storage environments with direct publishing features to on-air servers.
Vela Argus LC: encode analog video and audio inputs to the MPEG-2 4:2:0 format at rates up to 15 Mbits/s; has everything needed for MPEG-2 encoding, including the board, cables and latest Argus software; software includes optional functionality for variable bit-rate encoding and multi-board support for SDK developers.
Solid State Logic XL 9000 K series: features a signal path optimized for the higher sampling frequencies available with DVD-A and SCAD; includes full 5.1 mix bus, master fader, mix compressor, monitoring and metering; has a six-channel monitor insert; supports three external six-channel sources.
Chromatec MonitorMax2: 2U-high unit provides monitoring of both audio and video from a variety of sources; audio inputs are SDI embedded, AES and analog; video units are via 2 × SDI and 1 × composite; monitor features alarms for video, audio and AES loss over level and anti-phase.
For-A HVS-3000HD: three new versions of the Hanabi switcher; the HVS-3000HD16 features 16 HD digital inputs and four still stores; the HVS-3000HD24 includes 24 HD digital inputs and four still stores; the HVS-3000HD28 has 28 HD inputs and four still stores.
ADVANCED MODULATOR CARD
Scientific Atlanta PowerVU D9752: provides an integrated encoding and modulation solution for contribution applications; will support DVB standards-based QPSK, 8PSK and 16QAM.
BROADCAST GRAPHIC AUTOMATION SYSTEM
VertigoXmedia “Product X:” offers a one-step approach for creating high-end graphics and screen layouts; create templated graphics and automate various functions; drag high-level broadcast elements onto a graphical workspace from a gallery; link gallery elements to live data sources.