Rohde & Schwarz R&S FSU50
Offers a frequency range of 20Hz to 50GHz and a low displayed average noise level of -118dBm in the 10Hz bandwidth, even at 50GHz; has an extensive scope of filters with resolution bandwidths of up to 50GHz.
+49 89 4129 12931
DIGITAL MEDIA SERVER
Adtec Digital Soloist 3
Combines the functions of a digital video recorder, player, switcher and server in one device; features include multiple-layer with multiple-region text and graphic overlays, advanced video scaling and broadcast time delay.
MEDIA LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT
BBC Technology Colledia
Includes Colledia for Sports, for sports production; Colledia for News, which solves the tape-based problems common to many broadcasters that result from the growth in news output; Colledia for Production, which digitizes and integrates the entire production process, including ingest, playout and transcode; and Colledia Control, which provides control across all areas of broadcast infrastructure and operations, across modern and legacy equipment, from one touchscreen interface.
+44 20 7765 2295; www.bbctechnology.com
MULTISTANDARD TV RECEIVER/DEMODULATOR
Broadcast Technology Showman 1000
Can be used with PAL, SECAM and NTSC television standards; designed for applications such as transmitter feeds and monitoring, OB reception and service acquisition in digital TV headends.
+44 1264 332 633; www.btl.uk.com
Is a 2RU system; designed to make the addition of up to two fully animated news crawls, tickers and time/temperature quick and easy; transition effects include roll, fade, flip, spin, and roll and crawl; automatically gathers selected data from a wide variety of news, weather, sports and financial services and instantly updates the information on-screen.
+44 118 986 6123
SGT DBOS Automation
DBOS Automation is designed for local, thematic or national channels, as well as digital bouquets; DBOS Automation News is designed for production automation and news playout.
+33 1 64 73 74 74; www.sgt.fr
POWER SUPPORT SYSTEM
Shoulder mount supports the camera weight; its adjustable front plate takes weight off the operator's hand; the rear battery mount counters the forward weight of the camera; using any Gold Mount battery, it delivers extended runtimes up to 10 hours.
+31 45 5639220; www.antonbauer.com
INTERACTIVE BACKDROP SYSTEM
Consists of specifically adapted rear-projection modules, combined with a customized controller and dedicated software; allows broadcasters to use the wall as a high-quality alternative for a traditional on-stage video wall.
+32 56 368311; www.barco.com
NONLINEAR EDITING OF SPORTS CONTENT
Runs on the SportServer; designed to offer highly efficient editing during ingest of live feeds, with attractive transition effects using animated graphics; the finished edits can be played locally with no delay or rendered and placed onto an XT-server for playout, optionally under control of the vision mixer.
+32 4 361 7099; www.evs.tv
HD-SDI/SDI-TO-COMPONENT SIGNAL CONVERTER
Converts HD-SDI signals to HD component output or SD-SDI signals to SD component output; supports both component YUV and RGB format signals; is compatible with all component video devices; incorporates a sync generator for both HD (tri-level sync) and SD (black burst).
+44 1189 210 150; www.canopus.com
DIGITAL AUDIO MIXER
Euphonix System 5-BP
Includes dynamic automation; supports more than 300 channels for applications in which the console needs to handle both live and audio post situations; designed for complex applications.
+44 20 7267 1226; www.euphonix.com
DIGITAL WIRELESS INTERCOM
Offers 10 license-free beltpacks, flexible small-group and person-to-person communication and customized coverage areas in a 1RU package; base supports up to 10 active antennas up to 1000 meters away.
DIGITAL COFDM INTEGRATED EXCITER
For DVB-T; compliant with applicable standards; integrates a modulator and upconverter in 2RU; features digital pre-correction; can integrate a GPS receiver for SFN working.
+39 039 2432 1; www.dmtonline.com
MINI HI-RES COMPONENT VIDEO COAXIAL CABLES
Belden Wire & Cable Brilliance
Offer precise 75Ω impedance; are sweep tested for return loss out to 850MHz; these precise electrical characteristics provide for improved picture quality in demanding applications such as RGB, VGA, DTV and HDTV.
+31 77 3878 555; www.belden-europe.com
Calrec Audio Zeta 100
Designed for local TV markets, local network stations and OB vehicles; available in three frame sizes: 24, 32 and 48 faders; all channels have four-band EQ/filters, compressors/limiter and expander/gate; features eight mono or four stereo auxiliary outputs.
+44 1422 845 244; www.calrec.com
Thales H.264 Analyzer
Performs in-depth analysis and decoding of raw H.264 video sequences, and MPEG-2 transport streams carrying H.264 video; easily isolates problems related to coding, transmission or multiplexing.
+33 1 34 90 31 00; www.thales-bm.com
SIGNAL INTEGRATION SYSTEM
Ensemble Designs Avenue
Is a modular system with 3RU and 1RU frames, both of which handle HD, SD and audio signals; modules include conversion, distribution, frame synchronization, proc amps, routers, logo inserters, noise reducers, sync pulse generators and test signal generators.
BROADCAST LOUDNESS METER
Features Dialogue Intelligence, which analyzes the input signal and measures only the program loudness during the presence of dialogue; presents measurement results in an easy-to-understand numerical format; can determine the unweighted peak and a range of other information about the signal.
+44 1793 842 100; www.dolby.com
Microwave Radio Communications REPORTER
Designed for news or sports coverage; allows a camera person to broadcast live video to a central receiver site over distances not exceeding 1000 meters; features integrated MPEG-2 encoding with COFDM modulation.
Blackmagic Design Workgroup Video Hub
Eliminates manual cable patching by connecting everyone together into a fully featured professional routing switcher; has 12 independent dual-rate SDI inputs and 24 independent SDI outputs that auto-switch between HD-SDI and standard-definition SDI; designed to be low-cost.
+61 3 9682 4770; www.blackmagic-design.com
Thomson Grass Valley NewsEdit 5.1
Includes a seamless interface with Pansonic's P2 and Sony's XDCAM recording systems; supports the Material eXchange Format (MXF); also supports transparent integration with Apple Final Cut Pro and the Publison audio post-production system.
+33 1 34 20 70 00
MULTI-INPUT DISPLAY AND SIGNAL MONITORING PRODUCTS
Evertz Microsystems VIP series
Suited for dedicated signal monitoring applications with limited rack space and/or number of signals; ultimately displays up to UXGA resolution; the VIP modules accept up to 12 inputs and fit into Evertz's 7700FR-C frame; are VistaLINK-enabled, offering remote monitoring, control and configuration capabilities via SNMP.
+44 1268 779 234; www.evertz.com
Harris Broadcast Presentation Manager
Resides within the Harris Resource Suite; products include Air Manager, Schedule Manager, Resource Management and an enhanced device control core, which all use TCP/IP connectivity to provide mission-critical, play-to-air device control for single- and multichannel broadcasters.
+44 1480 420200
Software-based agile code for high-definition video; based on a new high-performance, true 64-bit dual processor platform; allows the integration of baseband high-definition record and playback directly into the NEXIO server system.
+44 1344 446 000; www.leitch.com
100MM FLUID ACTION HEAD
Miller Camera Support Arrow 30
Delivers the same features of the Ar-row but has a light capacity counter-balance to support the latest generation of solid-state/optical camcorders; features 7+7 selectable pan/tilt drags (plus zero) for ultra-light whip pan or heavy-duty drag.
+44 1243 555255; www.millertripods.com
HD ENCODING TECHNOLOGY
Is a 10-bit and 8-bit HD encoding technology; delivers mastering-quality HD media while reducing storage and bandwidth capabilities; its reduced bandwidth enables editing systems to work in HD with a simple four-way or 8-way drive stripe set.
+44 175 365 5999; www.avid.com
DIGITAL MIXING CONSOLE
Fitted with 48+8 (up to 64+8) faders; its lightweight construction makes it ideal for OB trucks and studios; the matrix with 3072 mono channels offers 192 fully equipped DSP channels at 96kHz.
+49 7222 1002 0; www.lawo.de
DIGITAL VIDEO ROUTER
Network Electronics VikinX HD128M
The HD unit provides multi-rate support from 19.4Mb/s to 1485Mb/s and full expansion to 128×128; features low-power consumption and low-fan noise in 9RU.
+47 33 48 99 99
CHANNEL BRANDING GRAPHICS GENERATOR OPTION
Miranda Technologies Imagestore Intuition
For the Imagestore 2/2u branding processor; allows the playout of graphics effects with multiple layers of crawls, rolls, dynamic text and animations; the graphics can be controlled by automation and by the Miranda PresStation master control switching and control panel.
+44 1491 820 000; www.miranda.com
DIGITAL HD CAMCORDER
JVC Professional Europe JY-HD10
60 minutes of HD/SD can be recorded on to 60-minute MiniDV tape; features new 1/3-inch 1.18 Mega-pixel progressive scan CCD, newly developed 10x zoom lens, optical image stabilizer, still image capture onto SD memory card, and color viewfinder plus flip out LCD monitor.
+44 20 8896 6060; www.jvc.com/pro
SeaChange International Broadcast MediaCluster 60000
Supports up to eight MPEG-2/IMX codecs (up to 62Mb/s per codec), or four MPEG Transport I/O cards or three HD decoders; by combining as many as seven nodes in a BMC 60000 systems, broadcasters can secure up to 56 channels of 50Mb/s IMX I/O and more than 1600 hours of storage using 300GB SCSI disks.
+39 010 553 0177; www.schange.com
VORTEX NEWS PRODUCTION TOOL
Pinnacle Systems SportsLogger
Designed to provide easy and rapid logging of key events for sports layouts; Pinnacle Vortex now supports Panasonic P2 solid-state media and Sony XDCam media.
+33 1 46 12 15 94
HD MEDIA SERVER
Omneon Video Networks Spectrum HD
Delivers integrated native playback of HD MPEG media; includes two new media interface adapters: the MultiPort 4000 Series for one or two channels of HD MPEG playback and the MediaPort 4010 for material acquisition.
+44 12 5688 4450; www.omneon.com
OmniBus Systems Opus
Based on the company's G3 architecture; the individual elements of Opus enable broadcasters to view, modify, track, archive and transmit their content more efficiently; key elements include opus.MediaFramework, opus.Workflow, opus.View and opus.Interchange.
+44 8705 004 300; www.omnibus.tv
MOBILE SNG TECHNOLOGY
SNG signals are received by T-Systems' Teleport base stations in Usingen and Raisting, Germany, from where they are passed over the switching network to their destination; for broadcasting major events, the company has more than 20 vehicle-based systems available on short notice.
+49 69 909 32010
MSA Focus Promotion Production Workflow Management Module
Designed to allow broadcasters to create mass promotions quicker; automatically establishes links to the programs they publicize; this link is then used to define and monitor workflow preparation processes to minimize operating costs while ensuring on-time delivery.
+44 29 2067 1760; www.msafocus.com
MULTIFORMAT SWITCHER PROCESSOR
Ideal for use in small-scale OB vehicles, production studios and editing suites; can operate in any current SD or HD format; can be specified with any one of three control panels offering 1 or 1.5 M/E operation with either 12 or 20 XPT buttons.
+44 1256 355011; www.sonybiz.net
MINIATURE COFDM WIRELESS CAMERA TRANSMITTER
Designed to deliver full broadcast quality in a small, lightweight and rugged aluminum case that fits on the back of a portable video camera; mounts to professional cameras using a standard Anton/Bauer mounting kit.
DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT
Encoda Arkemedia Ingest Client
Ingests from a single point of entry; provides access to both transmission-ready and low-resolution content; keyframes and other video analysis functionality are also shared across both platforms.
Designed to optimize dataflow throughout the facility by providing file sharing at production speeds with a choice of NAS and SAN storage architecture; includes the SGI CXFS shared file system, which allows broadcasters to choose the best tools for the job.
TWISTED PAIR RGBHV TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER
PESA Switching Systems CAT PAWS
Able to drive an SXGA signal over CAT-5 cable as far as 135 meters with perfect reproduction; designed with internal skew compensation to accommodate longer runs with less expensive UTP cable; analyzes the incoming signal, converts it at the transmitter and reconstructs it as a true sync signal at the receiver.
WEB-BASED INTRANET CONTROL
Pharos Communications Pilot Ria
Provides full reactive control of broadcast routing equipment from any Web browser via local or secure-coupled Intranet; can be deployed quickly and easily throughout a single-site or multi-site facility; enables engineering staff to reconfigure a system from home or while traveling.
+44 118 950 2323
MULTIFORMAT SD/HD PRODUCTION SWITCHER
Snell & Wilcox Kahuna
Offers simultaneous HD and SD operations in the same mainframe with the same control panel; enables the seamless integration of SD sources into HD productions without upconversion; allows operators to work initially in SD-only or HD-only mode and then upgrade to multiformat SD/HD operation whevener they choose.
+44 20 8917 4300; www.snellwilcox.com
Is capable of shooting in either 1080/50i or 1080/60i modes; features three CCD sensors to deliver a signal-to-noise ratio of 54dB and a smear level of -125db; rushes acquired with the camcorder can be post-produced in native HDCAM environments, including those using the Sony XPRI HD-compatible nonlinear editing system.
+44 1256 355011
Ross Video Synergy MD and MD-X
Models range from the compact Synergy 100 MD single ME switcher to the extra large Synergy 4 MD-X 4 ME switcher; support all popular formats of HD and SD out of the box.
DIGITAL GRADING SYSTEM
Discreet luster 2.5
Features a new 32-bit/component processing engine with real-time 2K primary correction capabilities, as well as support for 16-bit linear and 4K resolutions; enhancements include improved video functionality, enhanced secondary color correction and inside/outside correction.
FLUID HEADS AND TRIPODS
Panther Broadcast Fluid Head x15
Features an easy-to-operate continuous balance system to cope with any camera weight up to 15kg; provides unrestricted tilt range; drag can be changed while panning or tilting the camera; features camera quick-locking plate, illuminated bubble level and mount for HD viewfinder extensions.
+49 89 613 900 33; www.panther-gmbh.de/en/company/
DVCPRO P2 STUDIO RECORDER
Is equipped with five P2 card slots to provide up to 80 minutes of recording in 25Mb/s DVCPRO and 40 minutes in 50Mb/s DVCPRO50 on five 4GB P2 cards; features USB 2.0 and Ethernet ports; offers IEEE-1394 and SDI with embedded audio as system options.
+49 611 235 0
Salzbrenner STAGETEC Mediagroup AURUS
Designed for production and live use; has an analog-style user interface, up to 96 assignable channel strips and up to 300 audio channels; features multichannel processing, various console automation functions and connectivity for two master consoles with separate project handling.
+49 9545 440 0; www.stagetec.com
RETURN PATH BANDWIDTH EXPANSION
Quintech Electronics Q-Stack 2
Quadruples return path bandwidth, enabling hybrid fiber coaxial networks to cost-effectively deploy high-speed Internet, telephony and enriched two-way broadband services without replacing existing network infrastructure.
SERIAL DIGITAL MACROBLOCK-DETECTION MODULE
Monitors serial digital video for the presence of SD macroblocks; upon detection, the system automatically sends an alarm to an operator and logs the time and duration of MPEG-2 macroblocks that occur when video is overly compressed or has a high bit-error rate.
Pro-Bel Sirius Gold
Available in any combination of eight-channel input or output blocks, up to 512 × 512 in one frame and with further expansion available by combining frames; offers transparent and automatic conversion of any input to any output, analog or digital; the broadband crosspoint cards switch AES, SDI, ASI and HDTV signals.
+44 118 986 6123; www.pro-bel.com
2D VIRTUAL STUDIO SOFTWARE
Provides an easy-to-use, quick-to-learn, entry-level virtual studio; pre-produced background images serve as the virtual backdrop; background images can be live or taped video and rendered either internally through Viz|Engine using its new “Snapshot” feature or rendered using external 3D software from companies such as Softimage, Maya and 3D Studio Max.
+44 20 7931 9777; www.vizrt.com
Teko Telecom DVB-T Agile
Comes with a linear and nonlinear digital pre-corrector; does not require output channel filters; can be locally and remotely managed; remote access is managed via RS-232/485 ports or though an Ethernet port equipped with optional Web server/SNMP agent.
+39 051 6256 148; www.tekotelecom.it
Thales Angenieux Optimo 12×9.7HD
Incorporates an advanced optical design and high-resolution glass designed to deliver unparalleled performance; ideal for the new generation of 24-frame HDTV cameras.
+33 477 907 800
Can be format-reversed between global and U.S. formats in seconds; fit 8mm, 11mm and 14mm cables; each connector has a field-repairable center conductor that eliminates the need to restrip o-rings that protect the signal path against moisture.
+32 2 712 6500
DIGITAL LIVE PRODUCTION AND BROADCAST CONSOLE
Studer Vista 8
Central control bay houses 12 faders and a Vistonics TFT screen, with direct access up to 52 output signals; is suited to fit in compact locations, such as smaller control rooms and OB trucks.
+41 1 870 75 11; www.studer.ch
Scopus Network Technologies CODICO IRD-2900
Its graphical front-panel display includes a variety of front-end options, such as ASI transport stream input and output to support bit rates over 155Mb/s, IP inputs, up to four QPSK L-band inputs, and up to four pairs of balanced outputs.
+972 3 900 7777; www.scopus.net
HD NONLINEAR EDITING SYSTEM
Features an open Windows environment, AAF offline-to-online workflow and 16-bit image quality; includes Henry and Paintbox effects and compositing capabilities, such as tracking, color correction and title generation.
+44 1635 48222; www.quantel.com
ATG Broadcast SAM-E
Feature eight stereo inputs, digital carrier auto-sensing and amplified stereo outputs; SAM-E-1 is a 1U rack-mounting system for in-vision audio level displays and external loudspeakers; SAM-E-2 is a 2U system with dual peak-program meters, integral confidence loudspeakers and full front-panel control; SAM-E-Pod is a free-standing desktop remote-control pod linked via Cat-5 cable to a rack-mountable IU interface chassis.
+44 1462 485 444; www.atgbroadcast.co.uk
COLOR SPACE CONVERTER
Thomson Grass Valley CSC 4000
Enables calibrated pre-visualization of a film print on HD display or digital projection system; allows color gamut transformation for SD and HD dual-link signals via a 3D look-up table; offers an internal color cube resolution of up to 256×256×256.
+33 1 34 20 70 00
ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT WINDSHIELD SOLUTION
DPA Microphones 4088
Comprised of a shock mount and a collapsible windshield; the shock mount cradle is universal and can be used with any microphone; the windshield blocks wind noise in gusts of up 100kmh; weighs 250g.
+45 48 14 2828
Just Edit VSN
End-to-end automated and digitized system that communicates and optimizes the entire operation of a TV station; allows users to build an entire automated TV station without videotapes and with integrated applications; made up of more than 20 software applications.
+34 902 35 37 39; www.justedit.es
DSNG TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
Vislink/Advent Communications/Microwave Radio Communications EXOS
Ideal for rapid deployment when combined with an Advent 1m or 1.2m Mantis antenna; features the Exciter module, Data Bridge module and Sat Finder module, all of which are waterproof and weigh less than 3kg.
+44 1494 774400; www.vislink.com