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- January 2013 New Products
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Here’s a look at some of the recent product introductions for television engineers, technical managers, company managers and those involved in the production, cable, satellite, TV station and network, and telecommunications industries. Included in this round-up is SVP Broadcast Microwave’s HDT-02.
SVP Broadcast Microwave HDT-02
Multifunction transmitter accepts analog video, SD/HD-SDI and HDMI video input signals; analog, SDI embedded, HDMI embedded and AES audio inputs are available as standard; user data or GPS data can be transmitted over the data channel; performs DVB-T, DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 modulations; an L band IF output is available, which enables users to use the transmitter as a satellite encoder and modular unit; allows terrestrial and satellite transmission simultaneously.
Compact video tool is designed for connecting different format video signals; delivers high-quality cross format conversion and color correction; embeds and de-embeds audio; works as a flexible matrix system; with its 8 x 8 video matrix and a 384 x 384 audio matrix, it’s possible to switch any signal to any other signal; offers a GUI based on HTML5 that makes it easy to handle day-to-day work.
Meter offers de-embedding of SDI 3G input channels; includes three AES and two analog inputs; adds FFT spectrum analysis, Screen Grabber and the MSD Meter Landscape View as standard features; is compliant with all known loudness recommendations, including EBU R128, BCAP, ATSC A/85, ARIB, ABC, AGCOM 219 and ITU BS1770-2; alongside StarFish, Vectorscope and Moving Coil Emulations, new software features also include Eye Width Instand SDI signal quality read out; part of the DK METER family.
Vizrt OpenStreetMap integration
Viz World map and geographical animations tool now integrates with OpenStreetMap (OSM); with the new integration, Viz World users can access OSM community data from within the Viz World interface, effectively giving Vizrt users access to vector street data for most of the world; OSM is an open source online map database that provides a free, editable map of the world through the efforts of many contributors worldwide; for Vizrt users, OSM street data is converted to shape files by an OSM-approved third party; the shape files are then converted to a format that is optimized for use in Vizrt’s rendering engine .
Ross Video Carbonite 2
Two MLE switcher includes all the standard features of the Carbonite family; like the other switchers in the Carbonite range, the Carbonite 2 is available with 16 or 24 multi-definition SDI inputs and nine internally generated sources; can be configured with the new Carbonite+ and MultiMedia processing engines; includes the new ViewControl touchscreen production controller with LiveAssist graphical user interfaces.
Battery reader enables users to display data stored in the microprocessor of PAGlink intelligent digital batteries; easy-to-understand alphanumeric display reveals the battery state of charge, as a percentage; up and down buttons can be used to reveal other categories; data available includes available capacity in amphere-hours, cell temperature in degrees Celsius, number of charge/discharge cycles, voltage and full capacity in ampere-hours; compact and lightweight tool slides onto the contacts of the battery.