NAB2007 has finally arrived, bringing with it a deluge of new products and solutions for your facility. Broadcast Engineering is here to help.
Last month, we packed the magazine with NAB survival tools — a map of the exhibit halls and a categorized company listing to help you plan your trek. And for NAB attendees, as well as those not attending NAB but wanting to stay in the know, we included descriptions of 200 products that will be on display.
This month, we're happy to present more than 350 additional show products. Enjoy! Look for an NAB wrap-up, written by our experts who attended the show, in June.
PORTABLE P2 HD MEMORY CARD
Offers backup recording of HD and SD content; provides extremely reliable, in-the-field performance; the 2lb solid-state memory card unit has a heavy-duty, shock-resistant body; comes equipped with easy-to-use controls; features a flip-up, 3.5in 4:3 LCD monitor and speakers for video and thumbnail clip viewing, selecting or deleting footage, or shot marking; features a two-slot P2 card reader; offers instant access to recorded content with playback in multiple formats.
Thomson Grass Valley Spirit HD
Scans at all SD and HD formats, in both 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 color resolutions; outputs are available as SDI, HD-SDI, dual link HD-SDI and as data; gates are available for both 35mm and 16mm film; can be upgraded to the Spirit 2K film scanner on-site in less than a day, and upgraded to the Spirit 4K in less than two days.
Miranda Xmedia Suite
Streamlines both live production and channel branding graphics workflows; ideal for all types of news programs, including special events such as elections, as well as for branding and promotional graphics in master control; an open and modular architecture allows scaling from a single user up to hundreds of users across multiple locations.
Neutrik USA EMC-XLR
Designed for EMI protection; comprised of three-pole male/female XLR cable connectors with integrated LC filters, which avoid the RD interference and LF noise; includes a 360-degree shield contact on the female connector to ensure the best possible shielding and chassis contact.
Features 12 programmable switches, redundant failsafe DSP/CPU card options, motorized faders, redundant power supply option, switched meters with system-wide access, a dedicated master, and group and DCM faders; includes 5.1 surround sound plus three stereo masters, eight stereo subgroup mixes and eight mix-minus outputs.
VIDEO IMAGE CONDITIONING SYSTEM
Snell & Wilcox Protus Ph.C
Allows mobile TV service providers to increase picture quality and/or reduce bandwidth requirements; works with almost any video compression encoder and all compression formats; features image conditioning tools such as noise reduction and motion compensated deinterlacing and scaling, which coverts video to the correct scanning format, picture size and aspect ratio with few artifacts and image degradations.
A newsroom system built on the NEXIO XS shared storage server architecture; includes a new generation of Harris editors, optimized for fast cutting and airing of news; with servers, editors and graphics systems working directly on the NEXIO storage area network, NewsForce provides newscasters with a streamlined, MOS-enabled infrastructure for producing, processing, distributing and managing SD and HD content.
BOOTHS: N3100, N2502
REMOTE PROGRAM MONITORING
Volicon Observer RPM
Designed to help MSO and cable operators monitor the quality of their broadcasts in central and remote unmanned headend facilities; monitors and records 500 or more video channels for audio and video signal integrity; notifies the operator, by e-mail or SMS alerts, if the signal does not conform to prespecified limits.
TV One 1T-HDMI series
Provide two inputs on the 1T-HDMI-821, four inputs on the 1T-HDMI-841 and eight on the 1T-HDMI-881; feature HDMI, HDCP and RoHS compliancy; enable control via front-panel push buttons, IR or RS-232 interface; support HDTV resolutions of 480p, 720p, 1080i and 1080p, as well as SD 480i.
Provide performance designed specifically to work with digital cameras, including HD; feature one, two or four lamps, color temperatures ranging from 3000K to 5600K, 55W, advanced-phosphor lamp formulations and dimming-control options including phase, DMX and DALI; include horizontal or vertical yokes and diverse racking options; automatically sense and adjust to ambient light.
360 Systems 2470 Broadcast Time Delay
Can be programmed to create any delay time from 20 seconds to 36 hours; the delay is set in day/hours/minutes/seconds/frames through a graphic user interface; will maintain single-frame accuracy over an indefinite period of time when connected to a genlock source; all settings are non-volatile and are automatically recalled each time power is applied.
PROGRAMMABLE PATCHING SYSTEM
ADC Pro Patch
Designed for digital audio patching; features a patented system that includes individual front-access circuit programmability with a DIP switch, light weight and conversion to a 1.5RU space panel with larger designations; features a 2 × 48 bantam configuration and 2 × 32 longframe configuration, without using special patch cords.
HD VIDEO PROCESSOR
Anchor Bay DVDO iScan VP50
Converts SD/HD (including 1080p) and PC signals from DVD players, HD-DVD players, Blu-ray players, HD DVRs, game consoles and PCs to any output resolution between VGA and 1080p; features HD Precision deinterlacing, Precision Video Scaling II, mosquito noise reduction, picture enhancement and gamma correction; converts input frame rate to optimal display frame rate; detects and removes chroma artifacts automatically.
Available in two modes: the 1.5m FlyDrive and 1.2m FlyDrive; supports X, Ku, DBS and Ka band feeds, as well as C band for the 1.5m; offers full three-axis motorized control with manual backup, satellite auto acquisition and tracking.
AJA KONA 3
An uncompressed capture card for seamless operation with PCI Express (PCIe) Apple G5 Power Mac or Mac Pro systems and Apple Final Cut Pro; supports any uncompressed SD or HD format, including dual link and 2K; captures and plays back uncompressed 8-bit and 10-bit digital video and 24-bit digital audio.
BOOTHS: SL6113, SU7511
New teleport package includes a contract manager, compatible resources verification, antenna array and trouble ticket reporting used in satellite resource scheduling; allows for detailed selection and setup parameters that enable rules and technical validation of uplink and downlink options using detailed control logic.
LOW RFR ANTENNA
Dielectric Low RFR Pylon Antenna
MobileMedia antenna is designed for applications where downward radiation is a concern; holds the power density at all evelation angles up to 50 percent of the MPE limit for occupational uncontrolled areas (based on 50kW ERP, 6ft observer and 15ft CR); available with horizontal, elliptical or circular polarization.
BOOTHS: C1907, N7421
Allows users to cut pictures first and then select the best-fit soundtrack by analyzing the EDL; suggests a series of possible fits by a comparative analysis of beats-per-minute and the edited rate of the picture; features adjustable time signatures of the drum patterns; exports in MIDI or QuickTime for further editing.
+353 91 504 688; www.abaltat.com
Abel Cine Tech Phantom
HD model takes as many as 1000fps at 1920 × 1080 HD resolution, and 700fps when used in 2K applications; features a digital sensor equivalent in size to 35mm film and a PL lens mount; 65 model features a digital sensor equivalent in size to 65mm film; takes as many as 120fps at resolutions up to 4096 × 2440.
NETWORKED PROMPTING SYSTEM
Connects to the prompting application on the PC over a wired or wireless Ethernet link, allowing local or remote PC control over an unlimited distance.
HD WEATHER GRAPHICS SYSTEM
Produces graphics on every layer in every format — 2-D, 3-D, HD/SD — live in real time; allows access to graphics tools in a wizard-based mode or power user mode, providing complete creative control; imports data and graphics from numerous sources; includes 24 weather forecasting models, 22 types of local radar — both NEXRAD Level II and III — and the company's four-hour PredictiveRadar.
DUAL-LINK SDI CONVERTER
A 1394a bidirectional device that converts DV audio/video to and from SDI video; can be used with a portable battery pack, making it ideal for on-location news and event broadcasts; provides a cost-effective means for Betacam transcoding, transporting content for NLE production and connecting to studio SDI network backbones or affiliate matrices.
REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM
ANT Group Garda System
Allows broadcasters to completely monitor and control site equipment; connects any product and presents the collected data, alarms and events in a standard, comprehensive interface; all communication passes through the control center.
+39 0365 34558; www.antgroup.it
LI-ON CAMERA BATTERY
Anton/Bauer ElipZ 10k
A 7.2V Li-Ion battery that delivers all-day operating times for a 10W handheld camera; frees the operator from being cabled to a beltpack or adapter; uses the underside of the camera as a mounting surface, away from the operator controls; requires no voltage conversion circuitry; provides a strong and secure structural foundation for the camera.
TEST PATTERN GENERATOR
Provides digital video generation and analysis; combines a full-motion video test pattern generator with comprehensive data analysis capabilities; contains the ability to capture, store and play out video images or sequences complete with the associated blanking interval data, which may contain audio, time code or any other ancillary data packets.
+ 44 118 988 6226; www.omnitek.tv
SUPER 16 FILM CAMERA
ARRI ARRIFLEX 416
Features a 35mm-style optical viewfinder, low sound level and lightweight ergonomic design; includes integrated electronic accessories and compatibility with the same lenses and accessories used by 35mm cameras.
New royalty-free collections and solo clips include religion, sports, landscapes, nature and weather; available in HD 1920 × 1080, D1 NTSC 720 × 486, D1 PAL 720 × 576 and SD resolutions.
Kino Flo Mega 4Bank DMX
Can harmonize light levels in a fixture array or switch tubes independently of one another from a DMX control board; the system includes a fixture, mounting plate, extension cable and Mega4Bank DMX Ballast; the Ballast operates 4Bank fixtures, double fixtures, single fixtures and the company's Blanket-Lite; the lighting is designed to run on high output 8ft and 6ft True Match lamps.
APWMayville Stantron E-Rack
The modular design allows users to configure their own rack systems; removable, quick-release side panels and cable chase panels provide easy access for cable management, reducing installation time for large-scale installations; multiple lacing points located every 6in along the rack support heavy bundles; other standard and customizable features include heavy-duty shelving, filler panels and temperature control.
Avitech ACC-8000 series
Multi-audio processing modules designed to monitor analog stereo and AES/EBU audio inputs; can be used either as standalone units, or cascaded together to provide facility-wide audio monitoring capabilities (up to 15 modules); the ACC-8000 can be cascaded with the MCC-8004 and/or VCC-8000 series, offering users the ability to monitor both video and audio on the same display.
WEATHER SYSTEM UPGRADE
Baron Services VIPIR
Designed for covering severe and daily weather; offers radar display and hurricane tracking in one computer; upgrades include an easy-to-use interface, sleek visuals and sophisticated weather analysis; features HD capability and a voice recognition tool to allow meteorologists to work directly from the weather wall by voicing their commands.
DOWNSTREAM LINEAR KEYER
Incorporates all the facilities needed for generating matte overlays; enables overlays to be located anywhere on the video display as a solid or transparent image; provides fill and key inputs with adjustable horizontal timing, matte generators, wipe, independent main and preview keyers, and EDH reinsertion; supports 1080i, 720p, 625 and 525 operation.
+44 208 255 2015; www.eyeheight.com
Includes a ClearVue processor matched to a 24in 16:10 WUXGA TFT LCD panel; employs HQV technology; offers Teranex technology such as PixelMotion Deinterlacing and Multi-Directional Diagonal Filtering, as well as proprietary algorithms that reproduce incoming signals accurately.
BNC AND RCA CONNECTORS
Part of the Belden Brilliance line of A/V products; available in both straight and right-angle versions; feature a solid, one-piece construction, plated in either nickel or gold with gold-plated center pins; two independent compression points seal and hold the connector onto the miniature coaxial cable and ensure electrical contact.
DISTRIBUTED ROUTING SWITCHER
QuStream PESA Cheetah DRS 64×64
Offers all AES/analog/time code or mix with 64 AES or analog inputs by 64 analog or AES outputs; features include Dolby E routing, soft switching and delay functionality in the input and output frames; delays an incoming frame-synced video signal coming into the router; allows processing delay in the video to be matched with audio output delay.
PORTABLE SURROUND MIXING SYSTEM
Provides headphone-based 5.1 surround-sound reproduction for broadcast, post production, recording studios, mobile recording and video game sound design; offers ultrasonic tracking system that locates the orientation of the listener's head with respect to the source material and adjusts the audio accordingly; offers an advanced room simulation program that allows the operator to create an ideal auditory space in which to monitor the surround audio.
VIDEO FORMAT CONVERTER
CloseVU CloseVU Producer
Gives editors the ability to quickly adapt conventional HD/SD media for viewing on mobile devices; features Smart Zoom, resulting in video that is properly scaled, zoomed and focused on the critical action.
+972 525 4211 15; www.closevu.com
Sundance Digital Intelli-Sat v4.0
Automates the scheduling and capture of incoming content from satellite and live sources; brings greater usability to the wizard-driven option for Titan and FastBreak.
Baron Services FasTrac
A Windows-based storm tracker; users can create a manual storm track by clicking and dragging the mouse in the direction they want; a storm track instantly pops up, with a list of communities that lie in harm's way, as well as the time the storm should arrive; features include live weather sensors, live weather cameras, multiple mobile GPS, multiple NEXRADs, real-time lightning and multiple live radars.
CONTROL STATION COMBINER
Bird Technologies Group
Multichannel combiner provides frequency-agile operation across entire frequency range; reduces the number of antennas required on any communications site; ensures radio-to-radio isolation; features analog and digital compatibility; available for 132MHz to 150MHz, 150MHz to 174MHz, 380MHz to 450MHz, and 450MHz to 520MHz.
Blackmagic Design DeckLink 5.7 for Windows
Allows users to choose uncompressed online JPEG video that's full-resolution HD, includes high-quality 4:2:2 color sampling and a low compression rate; fully compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and other DirectShow software; users working with online JPEG will see a significant reduction in disk space and bandwidth requirements.
VIDEO TIME AND DATE GENERATOR
A video time and date inserter that references an internal standalone clock; the clock is line-frequency referenced; an internal DIP switch allows selection of a crystal time base reference; six digits of time and six digits of date are superimposed onto a video signal looped through the unit; on-screen menus allow time setting, adjustment of the display size and position.
Broadcast Microwave Services TCII Media Router
Offers extended network capabilities to mobile ENG field units using the BMS Truck-Coder II digital microwave system; transmits recorded video files back to the studio while live on-air; allows the operator to send prerecorded program segments as files to the studio over the digital radio link.
HD VIDEO TRANSPORT
Provides full-motion, full-frame 1080i/720p HD broadcast video and audio in real time over satellite and IP-based networks; the HD encoder/HD decoder works seamlessly with the full range of Streambox systems and solutions; built on the company's ACT-L3 codec, which provides HD video quality at data rates ranging from 512Kb/s to 20Mb/s.
Features low insertion loss and a positive lock mechanism for quick redirections of RF signal paths, as well as an optional signal-flow indicator panel, dual-line power splitter or power measuring VSWR; applications include patching RF feeds to emergency antenna, alternate main/auxiliary transmitters, filter bypass, master station combiner reroutes and test point insertions.
BROADCAST MONITORING SYSTEM
Barco Networked Broadcast Monitoring System
Allows high-quality, low-latency distribution of video sources and metadata over an IP network toward multiple screens, even in different control rooms; consists of rear-screen projection modules or LCD panels, the NG System hardware and the Networked Broadcast Monitoring Suite software package; one rear-screen projection module is capable of simultaneously displaying multiple analog and digital video feeds together with related metadata, audio metering information and computer applications.
Broadcast Pix Slate series
New AutoAspect software enables 16:9 and 4:3 inputs, clips and graphics to be used interchangeably and mixed together in the same live production, while maintaining the native aspect ratio of each element, rather than stretching them; the new HD-SD I/O board enables all new and existing Slate switchers to add HD cameras and produce an HD show.
REMOTE AES I/O BOX
Calrec Audio JB5607
A 3RU unbalanced AES I/O unit with 32 AES inputs and 32 AES outputs on BNC connectors; also available as a 110Ω XLR-based 4RU variant; has built-in PSU redundancy with single or optional dual IEC power connections; interfaces to the Calrec Hydra Network with dual Cat 5e GigE ports for audio and control redundancy up to 90m; supports duplex fiber GBIC connectors.
+44 142 284 2159; www.calrec.com
HD STUDIO LENS
Canon DIGISUPER 22xs
Maintains size and weight commensurate to that of other portable production cameras, weighing one-third a typical HD box lens; features a 105mm input optical port, which produces a high sensitivity, high contrast, optimized uniformity of brightness across the image plane.
SAMMA Systems MJPEG2k
A video and audio encoder/decoder card; creates real-time lossless compressed video files and synchronized uncompressed audio files; lossless compression supported by the Motion JPEG2000 standard is a completely, mathematically lossless process on the video stream.
THREE-CHIP DLP HD PROJECTOR
Christie Roadie HD+30K
Features 30,000 ANSI lumens at 2K resolution (2048 × 1080), a split-body design, a scooped hood for improved airflow, built-in rigging points, and body handles or optional stacking/rigging frame.
CAMERA SUPPORT SYSTEM
A support system for DV and HDV cameras; features a modular configuration, which allows quick reaction; offers new supports and adaptor rings for the Canon XHG1, JVC GY-HD250 and Sony HVR-V1 series cameras; the adaptor rings protect against spill light and fix the proper alignment of the system; the vertical and horizontal adaptation of the support rod system aligns the MatteBox with the optical axis of the lens, preventing unwanted stress from the lens.
+49 89 90 10 91 0; www.chrosziel.de
Linear Acoustic AEROMAX-DTV
Six-channel television audio processor; the fully integrated, entry-level unit controls loudness and ensures stable audio imaging for 5.1-channel broadcasts; accepts 5.1- or two-channel audio inputs, plus a dedicated EAS input via four BNC connectors; audio is processed by the DSP core; two-channel audio then can be mixed up if triggered by front-panel or GPI control.
MicroFirst Engineering ICS-3200
Provides real-time redundant changeover control of two MicroFirst MPC-1600 and MPC-3200s; provides a series of 32 A/B switch ports; has an additional integral 10/100 Ethernet port, designed for residing on a standard network infrastructure; using the internal switchover design, a detected failure routes data to the other ports, thus passing the appropriate data at the exact moment required, providing a redundant-data system.
ASI TRANSPORT STREAM MANAGEMENT TOOL
Visual Europe Transflow
Provides stream conditioning and correction of ASI streams; reduces bandwidth and headroom requirements in MPEG-2 ASI transport streams; increases available bandwidth by buffering data in the transport stream layer without transrating or transcoding.
+44 1722 333074; www.visualeurope.com
Integrates with MassStore for transmission playout; stores file-based content and plays out frame-based content for automated environments; allows managed playout of content and automated playout; the playout device has full access to all file-based content in the facility.
AUDIO AND DATA MULTIPLEXER
Accommodates up to eight full duplex audio and data channels plus eight general-purpose inputs/outputs in 1U; these are multiplexed onto one optical channel for transmission along single-mode or multimode fiber; the single-mode version can also operate in duplex, enabling simultaneous bidirectional communication along a single fiber; ideal for carrying program audio; can also be used for intercom links.
+44 1234 271053; www.claratech.com
WIDESCREEN LCD MONITORS
LMD-2030W 20in model features WSXGA+ 1680 × 1050 resolution, HDMI input connectivity for HDV camcorders and decks in portable applications; supports composite video, Y/C, RGB component as standard and optional DI-SDI; LMD-2450W 24in and LMD-2050W 20in models accept 1080/60P signals via a standard DVI input; feature 10-bit processing, waveform monitoring and audio level meter display; support composite video, Y/C, RGB, component as standard and optional SDI.
HDMI TO HD-SDI SCALER
Allows digital video sources equipped with HDMI connectors to link to HD-SDI displays; housed in a small box; accepts HDMI data and transmits it to the display using HD-SDI; works with multiple formats, including NTSC, PAL and SMPTE; the scaler is compatible with most LCD, plasma and HD displays that support SDI.
NETWORK INTERFACE CARD
Extension to the Eclipse range of products; offers users a nonblocking high-speed audio connection between isolated locations; a dual concentric fiber ring provides full redundancy while maintaining audio links, even if the main fiber pair is fully disconnected; runs at full audio bandwidth, allowing intercom matrices to share audio resources as if they were local.
Telex/RTS BP-319, BP 325 and BP-351
Portable user stations for use with RTS Two-Wire intercom systems; BP-319 is a microprocessor-controlled one-channel intercom beltpack; BP-351 is a microprocessor-controlled two-channel select intercom beltpack; BP-325 is a two-channel fully selectable intercom beltpack.
ROBOTIC HEIGHT DRIVE
Provides extra elevation and the ability to move and mount the height drive on a wide variety of legacy pedestals; its capability to extend the range of possible shots in robotic studios from a single camera position makes it ideal for news, sports, current affairs and virtual set studios.
OUTDOOR TWT AMPLIFIER
Features an event log, remote and computer interface, auto power control and status and redundancy through a 1:1, 1:2 or phase combined system; supports applications at 125W, 150W, 175W and 250W; allows customization to include an L-band block upconverter, internal linearizer or internal Ethernet interface.
EXTERNAL HOLOGRAPHIC DRIVE
Enables users of Ikegami's Editcam and EditcamHD camcorders to transfer edited or camera-original video content via network interfaces to highly stable 300GB cartridges with all the advantages of tapeless nonlinear archiving and retrieval; offers high storage densities, fast transfer rates and a 50-year shelf life.
Comprehensive XHD HDMI cables
Industry-supported, uncompressed, all-digital A/V interface cables provide signal transfer and a high-resolution interface between any HD A/V source and display; support standard, enhanced or high-definition video such as 720p, 1080i and 1080p, as well as eight-channel digital audio with bandwidth to spare on a single cable.
DIGITAL VIDEO ROUTER
A digital video router suited for mission-critical applications in which downtime is not allowed and where NVISION's HD-SDI super wideband signal transport technology is required; easily expands from 256 × 256 to 512 × 512 without distribution amplifiers; users can start with a single 256 × 256 frame and add a second frame to make the router 512 × 512; future-proofing includes support for HD-SDI, SDI and analog signals in either 525 or 625 line formats and 3Gb/s capability.
CLOSED CAPTION SOFTWARE ENCODER
Cuts the cost of captioning videos, enhances the captioning process workflow and enhances the quality of captioned video, compared with the use of hardware encoders; runs on both Windows and Mac computers; allows the complete captioning process to be done on the computer, eliminating the need for videotape.
ASPECT RATIO CONVERTER
Crystal Vision ARC-10MC
Offers 10-bit processing and motion-adaptive video deinterlacing; maximizes the picture's vertical resolution; chooses the best processing method based on the video content; performs conversions to 4:3 full screen, 14:9 pillarbox, 4:3 pillarbox, 16:9 full screen, 14:9 letterbox and 16:9 letterbox; has a one-frame fixed video delay.
+44 1223 497049; www.crystalvision.tv
MPEG TRANSPORT STREAM TIME SHIFTER
Provides real-time user controllable delay of MPEG transport streams; features time delayed rebroadcast across time zones, international program distribution, real-time program screening and filtering, and two hot-swappable power supplies with automatic input voltage selection; includes either a 500GB or 1TB RAID disk array.
COLORED CODING RINGS
Neutrik USA XXR
For use with the XX series; provides faster and easier connections for audio and instrument applications; new coding rings expand to fill the void between the rear boot and the front shell/housing for a more secure, durable fit; insert does not have to be unsoldered to change the color coding.
PAN AND TILT HEAD
Designed for shooting high-speed movement, such as sports, motor racing and horse races; its pan-bar controller takes the form of a small pan and tilt head that can carry a viewfinder monitor TV and standard lens hand controls; the other control option, the joystick, is a desktop unit for use in production areas, OB trucks and other confined areas.
MULTICHANNEL MONITOR RACK
Custom Consoles Media Wall
Incorporates height-adjustable horizontal beams suspended between 2m silver anodized aluminum supports; uses pivoting VESA and plasma-mount fittings for the attachment of large and small panels; enables expandable housing of power and video wiring with a horizontal cable duct beneath each monitor mounting beam routed to a vertical coil.
+44 1525 379 909
MOBILE 8VSB APPLICATION
Mobile infotainment system for in-car applications; distributes digital video content to mobile receivers and provides for local geographical coverage on a DMA basis at high data rates; the application is based on the content-distribution platform SkyScraper, which reaches more than 54 percent of the U.S. population over the existing DTV infrastructure.
da Vinci Resolve
Enables users to perform conforming, proxy-generating and QC processes from a fully integrated parallel workstation; quickly generates lower resolution (proxy) files using da Vinci's Transformer technology.
HD A/V MONITORING SYSTEM
Wohler Technologies VAMP AC-3/M
Features a 4.3in widescreen NTSC/PAL autosensing LCD monitor and video controls for color, tint/hue, brightness and contrast; monitors Dolby Digital, AES/EBU and HD-SDI/SDI video and audio; isolates individual channels of Dolby Digital and decodes Dolby Digital and AES/EBU embedded in HD-SDI/SDI.
HD STANDARDS CONVERTER
Snell & Wilcox Alchemist Ph.C - HD
Offers HD frame-rate conversion for both 1080i and 720p standards; performs SD standards conversion between 50Hz and 60Hz material, and HDTV upconversion, downconversion and crossconversion; provides two outputs that can be used for transmission of program feeds in multiple standards or formats.
OPEN MEDIA ASSET MANAGEMENT
Dalet Digital Media Systems DaletPlus Enterprise Edition
Designed for open broadcast workflows; customizable to any media-driven environment; offers a range of production and media management functionalities; Web-services-based API allows integration to service-oriented architectures for users to embed digital media services within the corporate data backbone of their customers.
REMOTE NEWSROOM COMPUTER SYSTEM
OCTOPUS Newsroom Field Reporter
All incoming information, such as wires, Web feeds, media, faxes and e-mails, are organized and ready to be used as ideas for last-second news coverage; offers a global search engine, keyboard shortcuts for frequently used actions and saved screen layout recall; features a new service for transferring stories and whole rundowns, allowing channels to share their assets between offices around the world.
+420 221 181 511
DataDirect Network S2A9550
Designed for high-performance, high-capacity network storage applications; delivers 3GB/s and 560TB in one storage system; provides optimal block level and file system performance for highly scalable, open-system computing environments; offers eight plug-and-play FC-4 and/or InfiniBadn 4X DDR (SCSI RDMA protocol) host side connections and 20 Fibre Channel or SATA disk drives.
MULTIFORMAT AUDIO MONITOR
A scalable platform that monitors analog, digital and Dolby audio; provides a picture display option to facilitate video and audio coordination; a four-tile display and a picture monitor of the video that's associated with the audio enables operators to make quick decisions to maintain the quality of the on-air material.
HD PRODUCTION WORKSTATION
Dayang D3-Edit HD9
Performs five-layer HD stream playout in real time with 3-D DVEs active on the top four layers; incorporates 12b real-time chroma and luma key, graphics and title key matte extraction, including fine mask adjustment; provides four upconversion modes (window, box, margin and zoom) and three downconversion modes (box, margin and zoom); supports IEEE-1394 devices (miniDV, DVCAM and DVCPRO25/50), Panasonic P2/P2 HD and Sony XDCAM/XDCAM HD.
+852 2730 2117; www.dayang.com
The suite of HD MPEG-4 part 10 compression products address the contribution, distribution and transmission needs of the television industry; leverage the latest advances in compression algorithm technology; enable new applications and services by allowing lower-bandwidth operation of HD services over satellite, terrestrial and IPTV delivery platforms.
BOOTHS: N3100, N2502
NEWS PRODUCTION CONTROL SYSTEM
Digital Broadcast NewsCommand
Automates the news production process by controlling production switching, cameras and pedestals, audio consoles and other ancillary equipment used in newscast production.
BOOTHS: SU13310, SU13510
RED-WHITE LED OBSTRUCTION BEACON
The medium-intensity beacon is designed for marking broadcast and communications towers; offers a solid-state design that enables 20,000 candela flashing white combined with a 2000 candela steady or flashing red all-LED obstruction light; designed to withstand high levels of vibration and the most severe environments.
PORTABLE SURROUND MICROPHONE
Holophone H4 SuperMINI
Comes equipped with an integrated multichannel preamplifier, monitor and encoder; offers six microphone elements with a bandwidth of 20Hz to 20KHz, a matrix-encoded stereo analog output and six line-level analog outputs, which are available at one per channel from three stereo 3.5mm female jacks.
DNF Controls Flex Control Network Station Playout System
On-air commercial and program playout system for TV broadcast stations; provides control over one or more channels of video server playout; offers ingest, an as-run log and optional redundant operations.
Dielectric Broadband Omni CP Pylon Antenna
A MobileMedia antenna suited for the lower 700MHz band; uses one-third of the radiators, feed systems and connections typically used in a panel-style antenna; designed with short element spacing; features a low RFR, a VSWR of less than 1.2:1 and low windload; incorporates discrete, circularly polarized, truncated broadside helical elements.
BOOTHS: C1907, N7421
DK-Technologies MSD 600M
New features include the latest LEG loudness measurement protocol, an upgraded Jellyfish surround-sound display that provides more information, improvements in Session Logging and LEG Logging and graphing with SMPTE time code, and improvements to DK-Level Read — the PC-based long-format logging and documentation software.
Dolby Media Encoder SE
A cost-effective single-computer software encoding solution that offers the same level of high-quality encoding capabilities as the original Dolby Media Encoder network version; encodes all Dolby audio technologies used in packaged media applications, including Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD and MLP LosslessTM; produces audio files for DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc.
MicroFirst Engineering Digital Automation System (DAS)
Designed to provide efficient and reliable metadata management and device control; offers powerful media management, sophisticated logging functionality, integration with any traffic system, full-functioned graphical device control, distributed or centralized IP control, monitoring and maintenance of WAN television systems, and interfaces to nearline storage and archive management systems.
DIGITAL SOLID-STATE UHF TRANSMITTER
Users can choose between 2.5kW, 5kW, 10kW, 15kW or other options; features versatile air-cooling and multiple regulated power supplies; includes intuitive advanced diagnostics and an extensive monitoring system designed to simplify maintenance; fits in 10kW of power in 25sq ft of space.
HD VIDEO PLAYER
Doremi Labs NuggetPro
A standalone HD video player; plays back video from its internal hard drive to its HD-SDI video output; using the new Doremi Asset Manager software, users can transfer a variety of video clips, such as MXF, QuickTime and Windows Media; can be used in fixed install applications for playback to high-resolution projectors, LCD and plasma displays; can also be used to run a looping video clip or playlist.
HD MPEG-2 TS ENCODER
DVEO NCoder HD
Compresses HD-SDI video from HD cameras in near real time; features IP output, DVB-ASI output or simultaneous DVB-ASI/IP output; encodes 1080i, 1080p or 720p HD; features compatibility with PAL or NTSC video formats.
TV Magic i/oIngest
Offers users an ingest channel for capture of footage from tape- or file-based media; allows users to view the feed at the same time it is being recorded with Apple QuickTime, as well as add as many record, edit and playback channels as desired; captures direct-to-local or shared storage; can perform long captures at varying durations.
Riedel Performer CR-4
A 19in, four-channel, 1RU master station; any combination of beltpacks, split-boxes or desktop-panels can simply be plugged to the master station using XLR microphone cables; provides noise- and hum-free, high-quality digital audio with side-tone nulling; features integrated power supplies to power up to four beltpack lines.
e-mediavision.com X-View DPX range
New multiviewer range to X-View, a modular/scalable display processor that can be configured to provide up to 36 display outputs at resolutions up to 1600 × 1200 on each output, enabling an overall common wall display resolution of 57,600 × 43,200 pixels; enables 64 computer-based source inputs and 144 video inputs to be displayed as mosaic windows across the entire wall display.
+44 20 8755 2014
WIRELESS CAMERA TRANSMITTER
A mobile transmitter, ideal in situations where portability and mobility is important; the system incorporates MPEG-2 and COFDM technologies; features an optional 36MHz IF frequency output and a frequency range from 2.1GHz to 2.5GHz; supports 6MHz, 7MHz or 8MHz bandwidths; features low-power consumption.
+39 0185 351 333; www.elber.eu
UHF TV ANTENNA
Electronics Research (ERI) AGW Quick Deploy Standby Waveguide
A low-cost emergency standby antenna for UHF television applications; the simple design can be tuned quickly to the desired operating channel; includes mounts and associated hardware; the antenna is constructed so it can be permanently mounted as a main or auxiliary antenna.
EMC AVALONidm v3.2
Includes an open, Linux-based archive and integrated transcoding; provides lower server platform costs to new clients using Linux Redhat to manage and transfer files; supports the MXF OP1A file standard, the SUN T10,000 tape drive, the Quantum SDLT600A tape drive and the Centera Universal Access node.
Emcor Enclosures ESQ
Houses electronic equipment; features fully welded construction and a load capacity of up to 600lbs; available in 19in, 24in and 30in panel widths; features seven vertical opening heights and three depths, including 30.75in; frame types include vertical, slope front, low silhouette, wedge, instrument, riser and turret; features adjustable front-to-rear mounting angles.
HD/PC TO HDMI VIDEO SCALER
TV One 1T-AVPC-HDMI
Outputs resolutions up to 1080p; accepts analog PC inputs to WUXGA at 60Hz, analog YpbPr/YcbCr HDTV inputs to 1080p, digital HDMI and DVI-D signals up to 165MHz and digital PC RGB signals up to UXGA at 60Hz; features 3:2 pulldown, 2:2 pulldown detection/recovery and 3-D noise reduction; integrates analog stereo audio, PC stereo audio or an auxiliary stereo audio input into the HDMI output data stream.
SIGNAL INTEGRATION SYSTEM
Ensemble Designs Avenue
Includes HD video/downconverters, logo inserters, protection switches, audio embedders and video converters; an expandable, modular tray-based signal integration system housed in a 1RU or 3RU frame; allows any combination of HD video, SD video, DVB-ASI and audio modules in the same frame; PC software and touchscreens allow users to control and monitor every module from any location.
A 576 × 576 router, expandable to 1152 × 1152; accepts digital signals from 19.4 (SMPTE 310M) through SDI, ASI, HD/SDI and up to 3Gb/s; features a modular, hot-swappable, redundant design, independent monitoring bus, SNMP interfacing, advanced system control, and source-by-source intelligent autoconfiguration.
IDX System Technology ENDURA ELITE
Li-Ion V-Mount battery; designed for mobile, HD ENG/EFP broadcast, production and professional applications with 142WH capacity; features a replaceable twin power cartridge design that extends continuous operation time to 3.5 hours (using a 40W HD ENG/EFP camera); complies with current IATA and UN A45 aircraft security regulations.
The latest software module of the Xfile delivers IMX OP1a media files onto removable HDD during the feed record in the XT video production server; as soon as the recording process starts, the material is simultaneously ingested on the XT server and transferred on the station's shared storage; the Xfile acts as a gateway to post production and is responsible for all copy and transfer requirements during ingest.
+32 4 361 70 00; www.evs.tv
The 75Ω connectors are designed for SD-SDI applications; include a longer body, making them easier to grip; feature a three-piece crimp design, making assembly and field-replacement easy; models are available for several industry-wide popular cables, with 26dB or less return loss at 1Ghz and 20dB or less at 1.5GHz.
RACK-MOUNT TEMPERATURE DISPLAY
Middle Atlantic TEMP-DEC Decora
A rack-mounted temperature display; monitors internal enclosure temperature and provides an LED readout; fits into any Decora-style opening; features adjustable over-temperature setting and local and remote overtemp notification.
Florical Automated Join in Process (JIP)
Featured in the AirBoss presentation controller; fully automated to provide potentially unattended join in progress of local recorded programs based on a remote signal from the network.
HD-SDI DATA LINK
Allows RS-232 data to be transported via an HD-SDI link and carrier lines to be blanked to conceal data from downstream devices or viewers; applications include camera pan/tilt data forwarding to effects equipment, caption data forward and tape metadata delivery.
+44 208 255 2015; www.eyeheight.com
DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION
Features integrated video, plug-ins and mixing designed to streamline and simplify all aspects of the audio for video post-production process; now includes the company's CC-1 media engine, which can deliver up to 230 channels each with eight bands of EQ, three stages of dynamics, 192 track recording and editing, as well as a complete multiformat mixing system.
+61 2 9975 1777; www.fairlightau.com
AUDIO ROUTING PANEL
Audio routing panel establishes audio input and output paths by forcing crosspoints across an intercom system; works closely with the crosspoints screen in AXedit to allow users to enable, force or inhibit ports in an easy-to-use interface.
DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER
Fast Forward Video Xi series
Delivers broadcast-quality digital video in either single- or dual-channel models; offers fixed or removable SATA hard drives, optional SDI, full variable speed playback control and USB 2.0 download ports; all models in the series feature QuickTime file formats, composite and Y/C I/O, RS-422 control and scalable motion JPEG compression rates from 4:1 to 20:1.
DUAL HD MONITOR SET
Marshall Electronics V-R72P-2HDA
Features high-resolution, 1.2 million pixel screens with digital signal processing; designed specifically for analog applications; accepts DVI and HDMI computer or video signals, and all SD and HD analog video standards and signal types.
IMAGE-PROCESSING TOOLS FOR SHAKE
The Foundry Furnace 4
Version 4 offers a suite of more than 30 image-processing tools for use with Apple's Shake, many of which automate time-consuming processes in the creation of digital effects.
+44 20 7434 0449; www.thefoundry.co.uk
A new HD/SD FA series signal processor; a more advanced version of the FA-9000; supports all formats, including HD, SD, analog, digital and audio; uses 12-bit internal processing for high-quality images; features numerous options such as an upconverter, downconverter, color corrector, median-based noise reduction, logo generator and Dolby E decoder.
Combines 3-D real-time graphics, videos and audio in one solution; offers a turnkey, easy-to-use multichannel control over multiple downstream and upstream channels; enhances a station's graphics and its workflow efficiency; promotes asset reuse for images, video clips, audio and animations; offers a consistent graphical appearance and operator interface while defining multiple networks.
Employ the latest generation of 2/3in CCD imagers with full raster HDTV resolutions (1920 × 1080 or 1280 × 720) without compromising resolution performance or picture fidelity.
FIBER-OPTIC TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
Communications Specialties Pure Digital Fiberlink 7500 Series
Transmits all single-link DVI resolutions up to 1920 × 1200 and stereo audio over one single-mode, nonproprietary fiber; supports distances up to 15km; features a DVI loop-thru for monitor and EDID; provides two DVI outputs.
Quantel Newsbox HD
The self-contained news system is ready to go on-air straight out of the box; available in both HD-now and HD-upgradable configurations, allowing broadcasters to manage their HD investments; works with all the latest HD acquisition formats; allows users to ingest material, view rushes, choose shots, edit stories, review finished pieces and play them out to air.
+44 1635 48 222; www.quantel.com
ERI TRASAR UHF
Dual-channel transmitting antenna; allows stations with N+1/N-1 or adjacent DTV assignments to share one antenna; can be top- or side-mounted, or used as a structural member in the company's STACKER optimized antenna structure solution; offers 12 azimuth patterns to choose from; features a maximum of 6MHz per channel for NTSC.
DIGITAL WORKSTATION EXTENDER
Provides hardware-based digital extension of video, keyboard, mouse, USB media and audio signals over UTP cabling; part of the company's Emerge series; consists of a computer node and user node interconnected point-to-point at GigE rates using IP over a single UTP cable; allows back-rack broadcast-quality servers without affecting post-production operations.
HD Clear Soft filters soften with minimal loss of detail and contrast; HD Soft Gold Enhancing filters subtly soften the image with great skin tone enhancement; HD Supersoft Gold Enhancing are designed for skin tone and facial enhancement, as well as for the removal of hard lines and blemishes.
+44 1685 870 979; www.formatt.co.uk
CONTENT STORAGE MANAGEMENT
Front Porch Digital DIVArchive
Software middleware enables interoperability between large digital media storage devices, video servers, editing systems and digital media workflow applications; enhancements include broader interoperability with Front Porch Digital's key partners' emerging technologies, enhanced performance for network-based API clients, file-system-interface refinements and enhanced error messaging.
Z Technology DSS5800 DriveTest
New software release for DSS5800 DTV signal coverage measurement and mapping system, which incorporates an NIST traceable field-strength meter, ATSC/8VSB decoder, WAAS-enable GPS receiver, 12VCD/AC power system and a Windows laptop running DriveTest; runs in Windows Vista; provides signal coverage measurement and mapping for analog and digital signals.
INTERFACITLITY MEDIA SHARING
A file-sharing program for broadcast news production that facilitates user collaboration and media sharing; blends client/server distribution with peer-to-peer distribution; enables streamlined filesharing between HD and SD stations within a group; uses any commodity storage to inexpensively archive at a cost far lower than tape.
PORTABLE HMI LIGHTING
The line is designed for newsgathering and field production, and for stations and networks converting to the HD format; includes the sleek, lightweight 18W and 24W HMI as well as the highest output 200W and 400W HMI lights; balanced for natural daylight at 5500K with a 92-color rendering index.
HD TELEPHOTO LENS
Features 88X magnification with the widest focal length of 8.8mm to 777mm telephoto; ideal for large sporting events; captures wide-angle shots or long-range close-ups in 16:9, 4:3 HD or SD; comes equipped with Fujinon's GO-Technology, which improves image resolution and chromatic aberrations at all focal lengths.
A portable, dual-diversity digital microwave receiver that may be rapidly deployed to cover sports, news and outside broadcasts from ground locations, from the air, or from a moving vehicle; the ideal companion to a camera-mounted COFDM transmitter; uses the latest maximal ratio combining technology to optimize the quality and usable range of the transmitted signal.
BOOTHS: OE300, C2907
MULTIUSER KVM SWITCH
Fujitsu Components America FS-8000
Allows up to eight remote users to access up to 32 servers over Cat 5 UTP cabling between the main unit and the user console unit; enables remote users to access servers up to 300m away while maintaining support for XGA and SXGA monitors, and from 200m away for UXGA monitors; supports PS/2, USB, SUN MD8 and SUN USB server interfaces, as well as keyboard hot-key switching and on-screen display.
Telestream FlipFactory MetaFlip
Helps content owners capitalize on new revenue opportunities by meeting the unique data requirements of iTunes, RSS and CableLabs VOD workflows; transforms metadata along with video and audio files for submission to content aggregators and distributors; offered as a standard feature with FlipFactory Mobile and an option for all other FlipFactory workflow automation applications.
Hewlett Packard HP IPTV
A standards-based video-over-IP platform; enables service providers to deploy a high-quality video delivery service that enables subscribers to watch live broadcasts or on-demand video content.
THREE-CHIP DLP HD PROJECTOR
Christie Roadster HD18K
Delivers 17,500 ANSI lumens; features a HD 1920 × 1080 engine and 1600-2000:1 full-field contrast ratio; offers built-in stacking and rigging points for easy setup for redundancy or to increase brightness and user-replaceable low-power-consumption bulbs.
HD-SDI TO HDMI SCALER
Enables a direct connection between HD-SDI sources and HDMI displays; provides a cost-effective alternative to using SDI displays; HD resolutions are scaled and supported up to 1080p.
PLAYLIST AND CUE MANAGER
Hi Tech Systems Q-Tracker
A VDCP controller based on the Q-Tracker touch-screen interface; intuitive control surface for nontechnical operators; enables fast, easy playlist building from up to six video sources; cue capture is achieved by touching the source display; the cue is stored as a thumbnail image with user-definable metadata.
+44 1256 780880; www.hitechsys.co.uk
MEDIA STORAGE NETWORK
Avid Unity ISIS
Features four-way scalability, from 8TB to 192TB of storage and redundant, hot-swappable system components; supports up to 150 dual-stream 50Mb/s clients and up to 1000 user accounts; delivers real-time SD and mastering-quality DNxHD media in formats up to 145Mb/s; employs standard GigE technology.
MCR DEVICE CONTROL SYSTEM
Pharos Communications Pilot
Allows operators to deploy settings instantly for SD, HD or multidefinition broadcasting via a single touchscreen, including aspect-ratio switching, A/V synchronization and audio channel manipulation; features include HD/SD tone and bar enabling via GPI, presets for A/V timing, color correction, ARC and up-/downconversion, and audio monitor switching between Dolby 5.1 and stereo.
+44 118 950 2323
TELECINE EDIT PACKAGE
da Vinci Telecine Pre-Programmer
Controls a telecine's transport and color parameters in a dailies environment; leverages the telecine's own color capabilities; includes a complete telecine edit package.
WIRELESS HEADSET INTERFACE
A headset interface for use with the DX series wireless intercom systems; allows users to connect a standard 2.5mm cordless or cell phone headset to an HME BP200 beltpack; this adapter makes it more cost-effective for users of the HME DX series systems to replace headsets or add new users.
Holophone Side Winder-6
When used in combination with any Holophone mic, the unit easily encodes a 5.1 surround recording into a stereo recording; a 3ft Monster cable attached to the side of the mic snake terminates in six Neutrik 6-pin XLR connectors; the matrix-encoded surround output created by the module can be transmitted, shared and processed via any surround infrastructure.
COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHTING UNIT
Videssence P110-255BX Power Key
Provides 110W coverage using two 55W Biax lamps; features a simple adjustment mechanism that moves the lamp within the fixture for 60-degree, 70-degree or 90-degree spread, and an adjustable rotating mounting yoke; available in dim and nondim configurations; UL/CUL/CE approved.
HD BOX CAMERAS
Ikegami HDL-45 and HDL-45P
Feature advanced 14-bit analog-to-digital conversion; are designed to deliver superb 1080i and 720p HD image-capture, respectively; feature a built-in servo-filter that enables insertion of a neutral density or other filter by remote control.
Integrates media storage, system management, GigE connectivity, and SD or HD video I/O modules in a 2RU package; consists of eight 500GB SATA disk drives with dual-parity RAID, providing 3TB of usable storage with protection even in the event of two drive failures; is designed for small stations and other users requiring a standalone server that is affordable, reliable and compatible with existing automation systems.
Vizrt Viz|Video Wall ER
A software solution that automatically distributes scenes from any Vizrt graphic software application to a shared cluster of Viz|Engine renderers; the Viz|Engines output graphics of unlimited resolution to a large-scale video wall for live operation; can be used interactively in a live broadcast.
DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER
Fast Forward Video Omega HD
Records SD and HD video with high-quality JPEG2000 compression up to 300Mb/s; allows users to simultaneously record, play and store multiple SD and HD video files; allows users to create video clips, loops and playlists using the front panel for many applications, including graphics and key fill, spot insertion, and sports/instant replay.
QUAD SPLIT VIDEO PROCESSOR
Image Video VxV-4HD
The processor is powered by Gennum VXP technology for unmatched de-interlacing and upconversion; features HD-SDI/SDI inputs, frame rate conversion of 50Hz sources for DVI output, and embedded audio metering for HD-SDI and SDI sources; is compatible with Image Video tally controllers.
Inlet Technologies Spinnaker
Designed for live media delivery, including broadband TV, Web streaming and IPTV enterprise; is compatible with existing cable, broadband and streaming infrastructures, as well as with new IPTV middleware; supports resolutions from Web to HD quality; provides real-time encoded output delivered in the SMPTE VC-q and Windows Media formats.
PLAY-TO-AIR STORAGE SYSTEMS
SeaChange MediaLibrary BML6000ex and BML24000ex
Ensure reliable playout without failure; provide centralized online access to any video or audio file on any device, which helps to streamline operations from capture to on-air; real-time video I/O bandwidth is guaranteed by the company's streaming engine over IP accelerator GigE ports; the systems scale by adding nodes for incremental increases in bandwidth and storage.
ViewCast Niagara GoStream
A portable, streaming encoding appliance designed to make capturing and streaming video a simple, easy-to-use process; this single-channel encoder is designed to allow even novice users to operate it; features three EZStream buttons that allow users to select from predefined encoding profiles.
The low-cost editor allows low-resolution proxy preview in variable speeds directly from the chosen format (XDCAM or P2) and a selection of a list of clips or subs; automatically uploads high-resolution content to shared video servers.
+34 93 734 99 70; www.vsn-tv.com
ISIS Group HD-212
A 2 × 2 HD, SDI and ASI protection changeover switch for network, transmitter inputs, or satellite and cable headend operations; detects signal presence on both its A and B inputs and transfers to the offline input upon failure of the primary feed; provides relay bypass protection of the A input to the main online output in case of power failure or processor board removal (with the return-to-A function providing automatic return to the primary input signal upon its restoration).
Includes stacking harness and 2in pole mount; features a helix design and VSWR 1.5:1 or better +/-150kHz; is field tunable from 88MHz to108MHz; applications include low-power FM, translator and booster stations.
Snell & Wilcox Quasar Ph.C
Uses motion-estimation techniques to produce HD outputs from a variety of SD inputs; combines four Snell & Wilcox technologies in a 1RU package, including Ph.C motion estimation, DEFT 3:2 cadence correction, Prefix compression preprocessing and FormatFusion HDTV conversion.
COLOR ANALYZER SET
Measures both CRT and LCD monitors; includes an LCD probe, a CRT probe and a display unit; the LCD probe has a stand to hold it steady in front of the monitor screen; the CRT probe comes with a suction cup to secure it to the screen; is packaged in a suitcase, making it easy to transport and offering it protection when it is not in use; ideal for facilities making the switch from CRT to LCD monitors.
DIGITAL AUDIO MIXER
Euphonix System 5-B
Comprises a control surface, digital processing core, digital and analog interfaces, and a system management software application called eMix; designed for high-quality sound, with full support for 24-bit I/O and internal processing at 40-bit floating point; 96kHz sample rate operation is available.
DIGITAL MPEG TEST PLATFORM
New test capabilities include the ability to log DPI-related events, trigger stream capture on DPI events and trigger report generation on events; performs comprehensive analysis of all SCTE-35 metadata and messaging in the transport stream, allowing users to validate DPI, digital ad splicing systems and equipment.
WIRELESS AUDIO INTERFACE
JK Audio Daptor Three
Uses Bluetooth wireless technology; allows balanced and unbalanced connections to the user's cell phone; connects the user to a cell phone like any other Bluetooth wireless technology-enabled headset; also connects to any other product, such as a laptop, that allows a similar headset connection.
LIP SYNC MEASUREMENT
Automatically detects video and audio errors in real time, including lip sync; can tell how far off lip sync has drifted, down to the frame level, with room for up to 12 input boards, several samples can be taken.
Production Intercom IP900 Connect
Provides any Internet-capable device the ability to become part of the user's intercom system; the remote party can communicate with the click of a mouse, stylus or any input device; easily connects to an intercom system with three-pin XLR; connects to the LAN/WAN using Cat 5 cable; software is provided on a USB memory stick.
The latest version of the HD100 series of Pro-HD camcorders; features the same design and features as the GY-HD100U; additional features include a black-and-white viewfinder display mode, simultaneous use of both eyepiece viewfinder and tri-mode LCD display when powered by an Anton/Bauer or IDX battery system, selectable mirror mode on vertically flipped LCD display and adjustable setting of focus assist function.
Strategy & Technology TSDeveloper
Provides an integrated solution for generation and playout of interactive TV applications in the authoring, applications development and test environments; is housed in a portable desktop unit; accepts output from authoring tools; generates an RF output that connects directly to target receivers and set-top boxes with support of DVB or OCAP/ETV standards.
UP-, DOWN- AND CROSSCONVERTER
Crystal Vision Up-and-down-A
Combines up-, down- and crossconversion for HD or SDI sources containing embedded audio; upconversions are SD to 720p and 1080i at both 50Hz and 59.94Hz; downconversions are 720p and 1080i to SD at 50Hz and 59.9Hz; crossconversions are 720p to 1080i and 1080i to 720p; will pass two groups of embedded audio, de-embedding the two lowest numbered groups and then re-embedding them with the same group number.
+44 1223 497049; www.crystalvision.tv
Kino Flo VistaBeam 600 and 300
Large area studio soft lighting fixtures; feature DMX control systems and ability to produce daylight or tungsten balanced light from the same fixture and flicker-free, remote operation; VistaBeam 600 delivers the equivalent of a 6000W spacelight, but uses only 10 amps of power.
ACTIVE CONTROL MONITOR
Klein + Hummel M 52 D
Offers a flat frequency response and a common mode rejection ratio of more than 50dB; includes switchable inputs for both analog and digital signals in AES/EBU and S/PDIF formats; features front-panel controls, a transformer-balanced XLR connector, a DC connector for use with 12V to 20V, clear high-frequency reproduction, low-distortion bass reproduction and a reference monitor for broadcast vans.
Kathrein, Scala Division, DVB-T and DVB-H antenna series
Lightweight, low windload, vertical polarized, UHF omni antennas; available with 3dBd up to 7dBd gain; designed for low- and medium-powered applications.
Enables broadcasters to migrate from the existing 720p and 1080i HDTV standards to the emerging 1080p format; is available throughout Harris' signal processing and distribution products, including the X75 HD multiple-path converter/synchronizer, distribution amplifiers in the 6800+ modular core processing platform, the Panacea routing switcher, and the Platinum and Platinum MX routing switchers.
BOOTHS: N3100, N2502
LOW-POWER UHF TRANSMITTER
LARCAN MXi Series
Supports analog, digital, DVB and DVB-H standards; outputs 10W to 200W digital; touch-screen LCD display provides telemetry and control; is frequency agile; features a broadband design using LDMOS amplifiers and regulated power supplies; its compact housing with integrated cooling system supports operation under extreme conditions.
Broadcast and production console has lightweight construction, low-power consumption and compact dimensions; in combination with the routing matrix integrated in the core, it offers maximum flexibility for I/O interfaces and DSP resources; has a matrix capacity of 8192 mono inputs and outputs and 512 DSP channels.
+49 7222 10020; www.lawo.de
Front Porch Digital DIVAnet
Allows users to leverage DIVArchive to provide content replication, disaster recovery and business continuance functionality across multiple facilities; provides a toolset for content-lifecycle control for effective multi-site content storage management.
The multiformat SD and HD-SDI rasterizer conforms to 17 SD and HD standards; accommodates two SDI inputs; waveform, vector, audio, picture and data monitoring functions can be displayed individually or in several screen combinations; XGA output provides for excellent display clarity and resolution; error detection and error logging facilities include gamut detection and settable error limits.
AUDIO WIRELESS TRANSMITTER
“Super Mini” transmitter delivers 107dB signal-to-noise ratio and flat frequency response to 20kHz; in native Digital Hybrid Wireless mode technology, both 24-bit digital audio and analog FM signal transmission methods can be used to encode a digital signal into an analog format for transmission over a UHF FM carrier; receiver captures the signal and DSP circuitry recreates the original digital audio.
Offers an IPTV headend video processing solution that includes MPEG-2 SD encoding, MPEG-4 AVC HD and SD encoding, MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 transcoding, MPEG-2 transrating, and picture-in-picture service generation; is designed to deliver bandwidth improvements of up to 50 percent over previously deployed MPEG-4 AVC units.
+44 2380 484000; www.tandbergtv.com
DATA TAPE DRIVE
Quantum ProVideo A-Series
With a built-in GigE port, drives are network-attached so they can be directly connected to any network and accessed by every edit workstation, networked server, graphics device and other computer-based video equipment on the network; is MXF-aware, allowing videotape-like access to subclips by time code.
TV AUTOMATION SYSTEM CONTROLLER
Allows users to manage up to 16 channels of digital video playback; interfaces with the LEIGHTRONIX TCD/NX, as well as third-party servers; controls a wide variety of resources, including DVD players, recorders and VCRs; includes WinLGX network management software for scheduling, immediate system control, user account management, system configuration and site management.
SERVER CONTOL ADDITION
Hi Tech Systems Stacks
An enhancement to the Flier range of server controllers; allows sub playlists of up to 99 clips to be inserted into a playlist; a stack can be assigned to one key on a shotbox for easy playout of multiple clips with one keystroke.
+44 1256 780880; www.hitechsys.co.uk
The software allows users to store, manage and access their media simply and powerfully; features and easy-to-use client interface on the front-end and MESoft's patent-pending server technology on the back end; is designed to deliver reduced production process costs and increased post-production speed.
BOOTHS: SL1413J, SL13505
AUDIO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
Linear Acoustic StreamStacker-HD High-Density e2
Allows up to 16 channels of audio and associated data to be kept together in a single, easy-to-manage package; the StreamStacker-HD bitstream can be edited on AES frame boundaries; keeps audio and video tightly synchronized via built-in compensating video delay; emission rate audio programs such as AC-3 can replace some or all of the PCM channels, allowing a custom mixture of formats most suited for a given application.
WIRELESS CAMERA SYSTEM
Link Research L1500
The unit is to replace the company's existing range of 2GHz, 3.5GHz and 7GHz wireless camera systems; its base unit is an SD wireless camera transmitter with a keypad and display similar to Link's previous wireless camera systems; high definition is added with a simple software upgrade; offers a choice of user-exchangeable RF modules.
+44 1923 474060; www.linkres.co.uk
LYNX Technik C DX 5624
Multiformat module offers both analog and digital video and audio outputs; auto-detects/senses and self-configures to the input signal (SD or HD) it is connected to; integrates embedded audio processing; conserves Dolby E audio quality.
MPEG-2 TS ANALYSER
Manzanita Systems MP2TSA v3.0
MPEG-2 transport stream analyzer now includes H.264 support, user-configurable profiles for CableLabs, DVB and ATSC compliance verification, and enhanced visibility into the transport stream.
Omneon Spectrum HD
Combines high-quality HD playout capability with flexible features to allow facilities to efficiently migrate to HD broadcasting; MediaPort playout modules can support one or two channels of HD MPEG playout of 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 material at bit rates up to 78Mb/s; handles DVB/ASI streams, so the user's network feed can be ingested directly into the media server for playout.
ARCHIVE AND ASSET MANAGMENT
Now features commercial assembly to automate the flow of satellite-delivered content into the broadcast environment, including automatic preparation of content (e.g. trimming, color bars, slate); offers increased transcoding capability, supporting intelligent transcoding of all popular formats; now supports Avid Unity and Interplay, as well as Final Cut Studio.
COAXIAL CABLE TEST KIT
White Sands Engineering
Designed to simplify the testing and remote identification of coaxial cable assemblies; adapter cables enable the tester to be used with a variety of A/V connectors, including F, BNC, RCA and SMB; includes a TSTL-3A cable tester, seven adapter cables, one F-female adapter, one AAA battery and a carrying case.
HD VIDEO MONITOR
Matrox Electronic Systems MXO
Provides portable HD monitoring for Final Cut Pro; turns a cinema display into an artifact-free video display; offers frame-accurate, broadcast-quality HD/SD output, real-time HD to SD downscaling and WYSIWYG video output from QuickTime-based applications.
Uses binder systems to achieve durability and exceed the compulsory storage performance demands of long-term archiving; incorporates super-fine ceramic armor metal particles (0.1μm) to surpass the low-noise requirements of HDCAM's 7:1 compression algorithm; lineup includes 6-, 12-, 22-, 32- and 40-minute cassettes; large cassette lineup includes tapes that run for 34, 64, 94 and 124 minutes.
Allows unlimited signal repetition over eight monitors; all the multi-image outputs can be grouped to create large, highly integrated monitoring systems; can be controlled independently for multi-room environments, using one or more remote control panels; layout configurations can be changed instantly; can monitor up to 2304 channels of audio, including embedded, discrete AES or discrete analog.
DIGITAL AUDIO ROUTER
NTP Technology 625
The multinorm audio routing matrix can be installed either as a master control room matrix system or associated to user surfaces and/or control panels for use in studios.
+45 4453 1188; www.ntp.dk
A 6V on-camera light specifically designed to work with a handheld camera battery without power converters, adapters or cumbersome belt packs; weighs 6oz; draws 10W (both 5W and 15W bulbs are available) and outputs more than 75ft candles at 5ft; its folding design features a two-stage arm that can be adjusted to a wide array of positions in order to adjust light angles and avoid lens shadowing.
OUTDOOR TWT AMPLIFIER
Features an event log, continuous attenuator adjustment in decibel and available redundancy in 1:1 and phase combined configurations; allows customization to include L-band block upconverter and internal linearizer; supports Ku-band applications at 125W or 200W.
TURNKEY WEATHER SYSTEM
AccuWeather Severe Weather Warnings Decoder
Monitors the National Weather Service's NOAA WeatherWire and NOAAport as delivered over five different data channels, including both satellite and terrestrial; processes 122 types of watches and warnings for immediate display as soon as they arrive; allows local broadcasters to turn on or off the display of certain types of warnings depending on location.
Media 3 BureauCam BCS-3500
A redesigned audio board digitizes all incoming signals at the point they enter the system and keeps them in the digital domain until the point they leave, resulting in dramatic improvement of the sound quality; a new monitor panel features two 8in, high-resolution SD 16:9 aspect ratio LCD monitors; the GUI has been reconfigured for simpler operation.
BOOTHS: C10514, C10613
Allows for ingest, digitization, archiving, indexing, intranet search and browsing of all types of audio and video files; users can publish this content directly to multiple formats, such as the Internet and mobile phones, as well as to third-party systems, and can define their own rules for automatic publishing of content; can be set up so that publishing triggers automatic encoding of the video to the proper target format, such as video formats used in mobile phone applications.
+33 4675 90807; www.netia.com
LIGHTWEIGHT MATTE BOX
Accommodates horizontal use of standard 4in × 5.65in filters; features include compatibility with LMB-5 filter trays, adapter backs and light shields, and a new clamping back to allow the use of clamp-on adapter rings from the ARRI MB-20 system.
Vinten Osprey Light
A 40kg (88lbs) capacity pedestal; improves wheel/floor interface with crab-only steering for creative shot development; has the ability to be broken down into skid and column modules; is easy to transport; can be pressurized in any location with its manual integral pumping system and also comes with standard four-bolt interface, allowing simple attachment of any flat base head or bowl adapter for spherical based heads.
STATISTICAL MULTIPLEXING SYSTEM
Modulus Video StatmuxIP
Designed for the ME2000 family of HD/SD MPEG-4 AVC video encoders from Modulus Video; supports both HD and SD operations; delivers efficiency improvements of up to 40 percent for multiprogram transport stream applications such as direct-to-home satellite distribution.
MicroFirst Engineering Near Line Storage (NLS)
Automates the hierarchical storage and retrieval process of video clips existing on nearline networked attached storage (NAS) disk arrays and on professional online video file servers; automatically decides what media needs to be stored on the NAS, as well as when media should be copied from the NAS to a video server in time for playout based on the digital automation system program schedules.
MULTIFORMAT VIDEO ROUTER
Network Electronics SL-HD3232
Compact 32 × 32 video router supports SD-SDI and HD-SDI; offers re-clocking on all standard video rates; includes support for dual-link 3G for 1080p50 and 1080p60 HDTV formats; supports 1.5Gb/s HD formats, including 720p50, 720p60, 1080i50 and 1080i60.
STUDIO CONDENSER MICROPHONE
Neumann TLM 49
Mic has a linear frequency response up to the upper midrange, with a presence boost up to 3dB above 2kHz; operates at sound pressure levels of up to 114dB without distortion; provides a dynamic range of 102dB; transmits extremely low-frequency signals without coloration; features elastic suspension EA 3 and a rubber shock-mounted capsule.
STREAMING VIDEO CARD
Supports multiple vendor and compression standards; allows digital streaming video simultaneously within the controller; nonstandard compression techniques and other stream transport can be ported to the platform; may be used alongside Barco's other interface cards, allowing for simultaneous deployment of multiple video technologies.
HANDHELD WIRELESS RECORDING SYSTEMS
Zaxcom TRX800 and ZFR800
The ZFR800 handheld wireless recorder and TRX800 handheld wireless microphone with internal recording provide internal recording capabilities for applications where sound quality and mobility are equally important; the mic uses digital modulation and produces a time code-referenced recording that serves as a back-up; offer audio quality equivalent to AES audio on a hard-wired cable.
Neutrik USA DLX series
The enhanced version of the DL XLR chassis connectors features compact, all-metal housing for RF protection and electromagnetic shielding; duplex ground contact provides contact integrity between chassis and cable connector; offers a male connector designed with a metal retention bar for improved pull-out force.
VIDEO-DRIVEN SOUNDTRACK COMPOSER
Exploits artificial intelligence by measuring different selected elements in a moving picture and composing music to them; uses a combination of picture windows, timelines and keyframes to compose music; plays composed music out using a MIDI sampler and virtual instruments.
+353 91 504 688; www.abaltat.com
TAPELESS RECORDING MEDIA
Maxell Professional Disc for XDCAM
Optical media for XDCAM high-definition video systems; is designed for professional video and broadcast direct-to-disc tapeless recording; provides 23.3GB of high-capacity storage, fast transfer rates and a high-precision polycarbonate plastic cartridge to protect against dust, scratches and fingerprints; offers 122 minutes of record and playback time in the MPEG HD LP mode, more than 65 minutes in the MPEG HD HQ mode, about 45 minutes at 50Mb/s in the MPEG IMX mode, and up to 85 minutes in the DVCAM mode.
Provides integrated outsourcing solutions for the technical and creative requirements of its clients, from content creation and other post-production services to media management and transmission of the final product to broadcast TV stations, cable system headends, and other destination and distribution points.
MEDIA ANALYSIS SERVER
Harris Videotek QuiC
Now features data-analysis parameters and file-correction tools; enables customers to analyze files during ingest, correct certain file problems on-the-fly with no operator intervention; is designed to improve workflow efficiency.
BOOTHS: N3100, N2502
CIRCULARLY POLARIZED ANTENNA
Dielectric Broadband CP Panel Antenna
A high-power, circularly polarized UHF MobileMedia antenna; has up to a 16kW average input power rating; covers the entire lower 700MHz band; uses multilayer parasitic patch technology to transmit a high-power circularly polarized signal; features a low windload and VSWR of less than 1.1:1.
BOOTHS: C1907, N7421
440MHZ ROUTING SWITCHER
Sierra Video Systems Sierra Pro XL
Routing switcher features IP connectivity for control via a standard TCP/IP socket connection; offers five-channel video measuring 450MHz at -3dB in matrix sizes from 8 × 4 to 32 × 32; frames can be five-channel RGBHV, four-channel RGBS, three-channel RGB/YUV, two-channel S-video (Y/C) systems or a custom video-only configuration.
NextComputing NextDimension Evo HD
Enables on-site mobile video capture, editing and streaming; features an integrated high-resolution 1920 × 1200 display, four PCI/PCIe slots for video capture and playback and graphics cards, hot-swappable hard drives to 320GB, up to 2.3TB of storage, dual-core AMD Opteron processors and up to 16GB of RAM.
Norpak TES9 HD-SDI VANC
Adds multilanguage captioning support and automatic data module configuration; enables the insertion of two languages from a single caption server or from multiple caption servers; inserts audio metadata, a broadcast flag, active format descriptors and captions; adapts its data encoding to the input video type automatically.
IP FILE TRANSFER SYSTEM
Supports native file transfer for ENG applications; supports both raw and edited news footage, while also making it possible to transmit live video and file transfers simultaneously over an ENG truck line.
Saturate cyclorama walls as wide as 16ft with even color values; feature a lamp life to 10,000 hours; are dimmable to 1 percent through standard protocols, including DMX-512 and DALI; offered in six- or 12-lamp models that use 28W or 54W RGB, single-phosphor T5 lamps with color sleeves; include optional automated 48- or 144-channel, programmable DXG playback controller.
Dubs content frame-accurately from one media form to another, including between tape and digital file formats; users assign the source, destination, encoding rates and other clip-specific values into the system; the system then automatically creates the digital video files.
NVIDIA Quadro Plex Visual Computing Systems (VCS)
System is available as a desktop or dense 3RU configuration; can power multiple streams of 4K high-definition video, 3-D styling, design and rendering, and visual simulation applications.
MULTIFORMAT BROADCAST MONITORING
Designed for a broadcaster's video, audio and metadata needs; contains high-res waveform and vectorscope displays, full audio monitoring capabilities, audio and video delay measurements, error logging and MPEG macroblock detection; features touch-screen controls for simple, flexible operational control.
+44 118 988 6226; www.omnitek.tv
ROUTER CONTROL SYSTEM
The X-Y/multidestination control panel provides extensive control and status display capabilities in a 2RU package that is less than 2.5in deep; features next-generation LCD buttons capable of showing three lines of display with up to eight character mnemonics on each line; flexible panel configuration allows the user to choose from many button colors.
NEWSROOM COMPUTER SYSTEM
OCTOPUS Newsroom OCTOPUS5
All incoming information, such as wires, Web feeds, media, faxes and e-mails, is organized and ready to be used for last-second news coverage; offers a global search engine, keyboard shortcuts for frequently used actions and saved screen layout recall; features a new service for transferring stories and whole rundowns, allowing channels to share their assets between offices around the world.
+420 221 181 511
HD VIDEO PATCHBAY
Switchcraft MVP series
Features two rows of 34 jacks (rated to 3GHz and for 30,000 mate/unmate cycles) in a 1RU patch panel; options include normalled or non-normalled with 75Ω termination or non-termination.
OpenCube Technologies MXFTk Toolbox
Version 2.0 includes new features that give users the ability to rapidly handle the MXF format as defined by SMPTE; these functions include the management of MXF files with external references, the support of MXF D-Cinema formats based on MXF DCP creation, and guaranteed interoperability with most camcorders, NLEs and broadcast servers.
+33 561 285 606; www.opencubetech.com
TV Magic i/oEdit
Base configuration includes two Apple Mac Pros with Final Cut Studio installed; is available with shared storage option using Apple's Fibre Channel solution or the latest GigE technology; integrates with other modules of the company's i/o product line using a TCP/IP connection.
Opticomm RGB-4000 series
A multifunctional KVM extender offering RGB H/V (VGA), stereo audio, keyboard and mouse, and RS-232 serial data, all over one fiber; ideal for high-resolution video applications; simplifies cabling infrastructures and provides LED indication for optical link status, signal status and power monitoring; features multimode or single-mode operation; reduces fiber count from five to one fiber.
858-450-0143 ext. 242; www.opticomm.com
Fischer Connectors 1053
A fiber-optic HDTV connector; combines the technology of Fischer broadcast triax connectors with the technology of Corning UniCam fiber-optic contacts; is simple, convenient and economical for assembling HDTV camera connectors in the field in only 30 minutes.
HD/SD VIRTUAL SET SYSTEM
An HD/SD virtual set system; relies on Orad's HDVG video graphics rendering platform, which allows complex virtual sets to run in real time; up to eight full scene anti-aliasing samples and other sets of graphic features ensure photo-realistic results; integrates seamlessly with all of Orad's tracking systems; features seamless integration between virtual set and on-air graphics both controlled from the same application, up to six full-resolution HD video inputs and up to 12 SD inputs.
3-CCD HD CAMERA
A 2/3in 2.2-megapixel 3-CCD camera designed for studio and electronic field production usage; the 9.9lb camera features an advanced single-channel transfer system and spatial offset processing for reduced aliasing and higher HD resolution (1100 horizontal lines); offers pristine HD images in 1080/59.94i and 1080/50i signals; features a newly developed 38-bit digital signal processor (DSP), 14-bit A/D converter and 12-axis color matrix to ensure exceptional image quality.
Panther Broadcast Foxy Jib
Euro-Foxy adapter allows any existing Foxy crane to be used like a jib arm; for use with Panther dollies as a base, such as the EvoPlus, Evolution, Classic or Super Panther; overall maximum length is 4m (13ft); can carry as much as 65kg (143lbs).
+49 89 613 900 33; www.panther.tv
Pathfire On Demand
A new extension for the Pathfire Digital Media Gateway (DMG); allows content to reach a global audience and remain available for as long as the content is needed; combines the Pathfire DMG with online archives, allowing users to request content on demand and have it sent directly to an existing Pathfire system; for non-Pathfire DMG users, provides access to a multitude of file formats suitable for use by any media outlet.
Telecast Fiber Systems Telethon
Combines the functionality of Telecast's Python II series of transmitters and receivers with the CWDM wavelength functionality of the company's Teleport system; accepts both optical and electrical digital signals, ranging from 19.4Mb/s up to 1.5Gb/s uncompressed HD/SDI; multiplexes the signals for transmission in either or both directions, with up to 16 optical signals on one fiber.
DIGITAL NEWSROOM SYSTEM
News management system allows text and video to be edited in the same application; integrates the rundown planning and assigning of resources, text editing, material ingest, storage and cataloging, archive integration, and shared editing of video and audio with voice-over from journalist workstations, graphics in real time and the automatic publication of news on the Web; integrates with most NLEs.
+34 93 734 99 70; www.vsn-tv.com
Pelican Products 1630
Features nearly 8250 cubic inches of storage space with two double-hand side grips and dual sets of rugged polyurethane wheels with stainless steel ball bearings and nylon hubs and an extension handle; includes a lid equipped with a polymer O-ring for dust-proof and waterproof seal, an automatic pressure equalization valve that keeps moisture out and prevents vacuum lock and stainless steel reinforced padlock protectors.
CELLULAR DIVERSITY RECEIVE HUB
Hub is capable of receiving up to four ASI receiver inputs simultaneously; auto-selects the best ASI stream at the packet level and passes that to the built-in all-format low-latency MPEG-2 decoder; can be configured to receive two separate video feeds, making it ideal for multifeed news operations; also offers built-in spectrum monitoring of all receive antenna systems, any of which can be viewed at master control over an Ethernet or RS-232 connection.
Pharos Communications Mediator
Features MPEG-4-based video browsing, automated robotic ingest and a virtual VTR; enhances stored media by the addition of components, such as extra audio files to support multiple language soundtracks; allows generation of specific management reports, such as ingest lists, picklists for transmission, transferred items or missing material.
+44 118 950 2323
DUAL-CHANNEL DIGITAL DOWNCONVERTER
LYNX Technik D VD 5602/5604
Offers two fully independent downconversion channels on one card; accommodates up to 20 downconversion channels in one 2RU frame; includes three mixed modes of operation: dual-channel HDTV/SDTV reclocking distribution amplifier, dual-channel downconversion plus reclocking distribution amplifier and dual-channel multiformat digital video test generator.
REMOTE STATION MONITORING
Miranda iControl RSM
Enables a network operations center to monitor multiple regional stations using rich visual and acoustic monitoring; uses Kaleido-Alto-HD multi-image processors at each remote station for signal monitoring and probing, with the signals streamed back using Allegro encoders as full-motion video and audible audio to the desktop monitoring station; can be expanded to all monitoring of up to 16 locations.
TEST STREAM GENERATOR
Features a Web-based GUI control; generates up to seven unique transport streams simultaneously and up to 900Mb/s of IPTV traffic; supports single-program TS and multiple-program TS generation as well as both UDP and RTP streaming; streams TS at the original bit rate based on its PCR time stamp or at a user-defined bit rate.
Polecam is a single-operator, lightweight, portable jib-arm and broadcast system; features a 5ft to 20ft reach; weighs a maximum of 44lbs; can be rigged in 10 minutes and de-rigged in five minutes with no setup tools; mounts on a standard lightweight tripod/dolly or on the supplied body harness for complete mobility.
Zandar Technologies Predator HD MultiViewers
HD4, HD8, HD12 and HD16 offer HD images, driving high-resolution displays up to 1080p with auto-detect of SDI and HD-SDI signals; include audio and video monitoring, UMD and tallies, clock display, and LAN control; offer control options, such as the Z-Configurator layout editing software, on-screen display, GPI and ZRP remote pane; can output dual HD across two displays at various 50Hz resolutions using the ZdHT Zandar dual-head display feature.
+353 1 450 0901; www.zandar.com
Primera Technology Bravo SE Disc Publisher
Automated duplication and printing systems for CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Disc formats; uses a robotic arm to burn the disc using the built-in Pioneer DVR-111 DVD±R/CD-R recorder; prints full-color, photo-quality images directly onto the surface of the disc; is compatable with Mac OS X and Windows 2000/XP/Vista.
UHF BROADBAND PANEL ANTENNA
Propagation Systems PSIUP1266C-46
Antennas are stacked in a customizable array to fulfill a customer's pattern requirement; models include directional and nondirectional, using panels and slots for television and panels; features include pattern optimization, customization, multistation antennas, filters and combiners.
Compact, 1080p 3Gb/s native router; offers up to 576 × 576 routing in 26RU housing (including PSUs) with industry standard BNC connectors; a 288 × 576 in 18RU is also available; features redundant crosspoints and dual-redundant power supplies and controllers, as well as four reference inputs for multistandard operation.
Production Intercom DMH 948 ACS
Features durability, lightweight comfort, concealed wiring, adjustable head bow and trimness of design; the ear speakers have pleasing frequency response; the muffs are deep and covered with a plush material for superior comfort; includes a supply of washable or disposable covers.
The second-generation H.264 encoding platform features improved compression capabilities, enhanced picture quality, and DVB-S/S2 and IP transmission schemes; is part of Scopus' UE-9000 universal encoder series.
Designed for HD and film cameras; can accommodate lenses up to 144mm; front hood features a rigid compartment that can house a matte, a fourth filter frame or an optional tilt-shift tray; a 138mm fifth filter, is mounted inside an adapter, which attaches to the rear of the system; patented eyebrows can be operated and locked from the outside of the carbon fiber hood.
Quantum SuperLoader 3A
Holds up to 16 tape cartridges; provides up to 4.8TB of removable networked storage in a 2RU chassis; each 300GB cartridge, which can hold more than six hours of 100Mb/s HD content, is accessible by navigating the file directories with any browser or FTP tool of choice; MXF-aware capabilities permit video tape-like access to subclips by timecode.
The ultra lightweight, single-ear headset is designed for digital intercom applications; the Coolmax exchangeable ear cushions provide comfort for long hours; the rotatable gooseneck allows the microphone to be worn on either the left or right side.
WIRELESS AUDIO SYSTEM
Beyerdynamic Opus 900
Offers a wide variety of transmitters, including the DM 960 S, DM 960 B and the DM 969 S dynamic transmitters, the EM 981 S and the CM 930 B condenser transmitters, and the TS 900 M and TS 900 C pocket transmitters with rechargeable contacts — which are also outfitted with an ACT infrared interface for frequency setting; offers three receivers with 99 preprogrammed frequencies, including the NE 900 S single channel, NE 900 D dual channel and the NE 900 Q quad channel.
A-TO-D/FRAME SYNC INPUT CONVERSION CARD
QuStream PESA Cheetah I/O Conversion Card
Converts analog NTSC/PAL to SDI at the input to extend the analog gear life; corrects and locks all signals coming into the router on the input card when the frame synchronizer option is added.
ASPECT RATIO CONVERTERS
Evertz 7710ARC and 7710ARC-F
Assist in transitioning SD widescreen and SD/HD facilities; with the 7710ARC, users can take an SD source in and convert it to a properly configured widescreen; with the 7710ARC-F, users can add a fill input for side-panel keying; both products are modular, support WSS and VI, and can be configured through SNMP.
L-BAND PANEL ANTENNA
Radio Frequency Systems
Designed for digital video broadcasting-handheld and digital audio broadcasting applications; is vertically polarized; supports applications across the entire broadcast L-Band — 1452MHz to 1675 MHz; features a high-power handling capability (up to 750W); is available in 65- or 90-degree horizontal beamwidth with multiple mounting arrangements.
SATELLITE MODEM BOARD
Operates in the 950MHz to 2050MHz L-band range; supports data rates from 2.4Kb/s to 20Mb/s in single-bit steps, as well as BPSK, QPSK, OQPSK, 8PSK and 16QAM operation; includes input connectors for BUC and LNB voltages, built-in MIL 188-114A and Ethernet data interfaces and optional DVB to EN301-210 and EN300-421.
Rhozet Carbon Coder and Carbon Server
New versions of the Carbon line incorporate several new features, including multi-machine rendering for faster performance and new device support for Panasonic P2, Sony XDCAM and Avid MediaStream; these formats are supported for both import and export and will manage SD and HD video.
ARCHIVAL AND STORAGE SYSTEMS INTEGRATION
The archival and clip retrieval tool now integrates with the Omneon MediaGrid active storage system; provides a view of video server and archive content through an integrated database; allows for quick drag-and-drop asset transfers.
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT SOLUTION
New advanced tool set manages and integrates media and asset management systems with intradepartmental scheduling applications.
DVB-ASI TO IP CONVERTER
Converts DVB-ASI to IP, allowing users to broadcast MPEG-2 transport streams over dedicated IP networks; accepts an incoming single or multiprogram DVB-ASI MPEG-2 stream, converts the stream into UDP IP packets and sends it out over a 100BASE-T Ethernet connection; supports IP unicast and multicast.
SAMMA Systems Cleaner
Robust tape cleaner-inspector system is designed to delicately clean older master tapes quickly; reports cleaning problems as metadata via USB; the cleaner contains several types of optional sensors to detect many types of tape problems, from stuck hubs, to broken leader, to stretched or folded tape.
Image Video IMD-HD
Features HD/SDI input, HD/SDI 525/625/output formats, HD/SDI DVI ouput, embedded audio demux/metering for HD/SDI sources, in video keying of UMD/tally data and audio meters, and user-adjustable transparency; is fully compatible with Image Video tally controllers.
HD/SD VIDEO EDITOR
Matrox Electronic Systems Axio
Integrates with Adobe Production Studio; features Windows Vista support and real-time HDV 1080p editing at 23.98fps, 25fps and 29.97fps for the Sony HVR-V1U and in 24f and 30f mode for the Canon XLH1.
Sennheiser MD 5235
Designed for Sennheiser's SKM 5200 RF wireless microphone; is rugged; cuts through high on-stage levels; can be used with all handheld transmitters of Sennheiser's 5000 series; combines powerful sound with exceptional feedback rejection.
UHF STEREO TRANSMITTER
Screen Service SCT 100U/S 10W
Transmitter has a modular construction, conventional cooling, and AGC and ALC controls; features three-slope linearity pre-correction; can program the local oscillator from the front panel; has a preset for precision OFFSET; offers a soft-start circuit, low power consumption, a SAW vestigial filter and Sync restore.
+39 030 3582225; www.screen.it
Comprehensive XHD VGA/UXGA cables
Provide HD performance; the X3V VGA/UXGA cables use an oxygen-free copper center conductor construction to ensure low attenuation and maximum signal transfer — even over long distances; heavy-duty HD15 connectors with 24k gold precision machined contacts provide maximum conductivity and reduce distortion caused by inferior connectors; multiple individual high-resolution shielded coax cables transmit video signals to deliver bright and vibrant images on HD plasma and LCD monitors.
SeaChange MediaClient 6000
Codec is built for SD; can establish an HD-powered transmission server for an economical migration path to HD; is optimized to harness the power of Intel's dual-core Xeon 5100 series processors to drive bit rates up to 80Mb/s with MPEG-2 4:2:2 Long GOP; consumes half the bandwidth typically required by solutions that use Intra-frame coding.
AVC HD DECODER
Scientific Atlanta D9854
Supports PowerVu and multiple third-party conditional-access systems; for IP-centric headends, delivers MPEGoIP capabilities to support delivery of IP video streams; DVB-S2 modulation functions help expand the content capacity of existing satellite bandwidth by up to 30 percent.
POV HD CAMERA
Iconix Video HD-RH1
High-definition POV 3-CCD remote camera system features a 1/3in progressive 16:9 image sensor, backed by a 1/3in 3-CCD prism system for optics, using 14-bit quantization at the A/D conversion and processing steps; prism leverages an asynchronous signal processing architecture that runs the CCD imagers at a different clock rate from the output signal; captures and outputs video in NTSC and PAL formats in all HD resolutions, while supporting frame rates of 24fps, 25fps, 30fps, 50fps and 60fps.
DataDirect Network S2A8500
Designed for large-scale video broadcast, post-production and film DI; delivers 1.5GB/s of sustained throughput, with scalability, reliability and management capabilities.
Marshall Electronics TFT-MegaPixel
Provides high-pixel density for 10.4in to 3.5in displays in one-, two-, three- and four-screen configurations; newly developed proprietary technology delivers a completely digital image process onto each screen; features improvements in brightness, contrast ratio and viewing angles; configurations are available with HD-SDI, SDI, DVI, component HD/SD and composite video inputs.
ON-CAMERA UHF WIRELESS SYSTEM
Consists of the 300UPR receiver and 30BT bodypack transmitter; is designed for small DV cameras; provides a choice of 240 UHF frequencies in the 794MHz to 806MHz band for interference-free performance; features a mini-jack balanced mic-level output, a headphone monitor output and an LCD display that provides information such as frequency selected, reception quality and battery life.
Allows access to either the antenna or the coax system without a tuned elbow complex; includes fixed bullets for input/output, one O-ring, hardware set, pass-through connection and test turn; available for low-band TV, FM, high-band TV and UHF TV.
CAMERA MOTION CONTROL SERIES
Allows pan-and-tilt heads to be integrated with the most current Shotoku systems, eliminating the compatibility and support issues commonly associated with legacy equipment maintenance; is designed to be a cost-effective upgrade; interfaces with other manufacturers' pan and tilt heads by directly accessing the existing motor and potentiometer connectors.
ANALOG ROUTING SWITCHER
Sierra Video Systems Lassen XL
Improves on the previous models of Lassen analog switchers with the addition of an IP port for Ethernet connectivity and improved video boards with increased bandwidth; improved XL video boards allow for increased bandwidth to 300MHz at -3dB; is available in sizes from 12 × 4 to 32 × 32, with redundant power supply optional in 32 × 16 and 32 × 32 models.
SGL FlashNet 6
Designed to provide a scalable system with unlimited storage capacity, redundancy and resilience; the clustered architecture of the system is fully scalable to serve the smallest call-letter station or the largest of global entertainment companies; is the archive provider to Avid Technology's Interplay nonlinear workflow engine.
+44 1635 44991; www.sgluk.com
BOOTHS: SU8607, SL1413E
DIGITAL VIDEO ROUTER
Ideal for mobile production trucks or facilities, the router incorporates NVISION's HD-SDI super-wideband signal transport technology; delivers density with exceptional signal quality; can be future-proofed with 3Gb/s capability; HD-SDI and SDI composite monitor outputs offer complete format flexibility; a 288 × 576 router in 10RU and 12in of depth in a standard EIA 19in rack; 576 × 576 requires 20RU.
SCHEDULING AND MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Manages airtime sales and traffic operations, as well as content acquisition, broadcast rights, long-term and detailed schedule planning, and promotion planning; new features include an automated sales proposal generation tool that makes better use of inventory, automated brand allocation functionality and virtual inventory.
AUTOMATED CONTENT REPURPOSING WORKSTATION
Snell & Wilcox iCR
Enables users to create high-quality digital masters of their content and repurpose them for distribution on multiple, revenue-generating platforms; integrates image conditioning, content mastering, quality control and content repurposing functionality; features concurrent processing capabilities that eliminate the need for separate encoding and transcoding, and performs these functions as part of a single workflow.
MPEG OVER IP GENERATOR
Sencore MIP 1664
Plays out hundreds of media streams simultaneously from the system RAM or directly from the system hard drives; features seamless looping, easy stream duplication, network stressing capabilities to ensure system QoS, and timestamp capturing; applications include verifying VOD server performance, monitoring IPTV and digital cable QoS, and network stress .
BOOTH: C1646, N1113
Features full compliance with FLO technology, efficient TS input management for redundancy, high modulation performance (MER, RF stability, shoulder level and low phase noise), nonlinear digital precorrection, three compact sizes for easy OEM integration and a single 12V voltage supply.
The 1RU unity gain on-air switcher is capable of switching four stereo pairs between three studios; each studio can control the transmission path, two peripheral paths for equipment such as a codec or hybrid, and a last studio to offer bus; a sustain mode also allows for a sustaining system, such as a PC automation system, to control the broadcast.
+44 1933 650700; www.sonifex.co.uk
DIGITAL CONSOLE UPDATE
A new processing card brings Lexicon effects and BSS audio equalization to the console; card uses eight custom Lexicon DSP engines to provide eight mono or stereo effects units, which may be patched to aux bus outputs and then back into a channel input, or inserted into input or output channels; card provides a 30-band graphic EQ on every output (35 outputs), controlled by the first 30 channel faders once the output graphic EQ icon is pressed.
Sony F23 CineAlta
Uses three 2.2Mb 2/3in progressive CCDs and a 14-bit A/D converter; supports 1080/23.98P, 24P, 25P, 29.97P, 50P, 59.94P, 50i and 59.94i formats; captures and records variable speed images from 1P to 60P (1P to 30fps at 4:4:4 and 1P to 60fps at 4:2:2) at 1920 × 1080 HD resolution.
Hitachi SK series
Employ 2/3in CCD imagers with full raster HDTV resolutions of 1920 × 1080 or 1280 × 720; feature 24, 25 and 30 progressive frame capture modes and improvements in sensitivity (F11 at 2000lx), signal-to-noise (greater than 56dB HDTV) and resolution (greater than 1000TVL in 1080i, greater than 700TVL in 720p); the SK-3200 model features 10 optical filters on two turrets and is designed for use with large box lenses; the SK-3020P is a lower cost version with four optical filters on one turret; the SK-32B comes without intercom, program audio, dedicated viewfinder and analog video output options.
Provides both the surround and stereo soundscape at large-scale outside broadcast events; the multichannel audio it generates from a single point source is completely phase coherent; this enables the broadcaster to collapse the surround to stereo or mono for TV feeds without loss of information, frequency imbalance or any other phase problems associated with spaced microphones or multi-capsule dummy head arrangements.
+44 1924 201089; www.soundfield.com
BROADBAND DIRECTIONAL COUPLERS
Cover attenuation ranges of 3dB, 6dB, 10dB, 20dB and 30dB; feature water/corrosion resistance, stable passive intermodulation values of less than -160dBc, a power rating of up to 1000W and a three-stage design that ensures flat attenuation behavior from 800MHz to 2500MHz; applications include mobile communication base stations.
+49 891 2601 0; www.spinner.de
JK Audio RemoteMix 4
The four-channel field mixer and headphone amplifier features a phone line hybrid and keypad, a PBX handset interface, and a 2.5mm cell phone interface; is ideal for sports remotes; can be used as a phone line hybrid, calling into the user's studio talk show hybrid; can also be used as a front end mixer for the user's POTS, ISDN or IP codec.
Playlist software directs digital feeds by serving them to air in a controlled sequential order of events; automatically rolls through video server or VTR content and produces a continuous stream of aired video; allows users to control audio playback devices for voice-overs, downstream keyers, logo inserters and more from within the playlist.
APWMayville Stantron Presentation Rack
Ideal for pro AV facilities and also useful as a broadcast rack in smaller facilities and backup applications; available in two models; both models are fully customizable to fit the requirements of integrators and end users; front- and rear-door access simplifies equipment reconfiguration and routine system care; features vertical lacing bars for efficient cable management.
BROADBAND POWER SPLITTERS
Feature a frequency range of 330MHz to 2700MHz, an even split, a flat frequency response, a low VSWR and stable passive intermodulation values of less than -160dBc; split up to 450W and resist voltage spikes up to 1800V; include integrated lightning protection on the antenna side and DC break on the input side; are available for splitting ratios of 1:2, 1:3 and 1:4.
+49 891 2601 0; www.spinner.de
OPEN STANDARD MODULATOR
Includes DVB-S2 CM, VCM and ACM mode support, and DVB-S and DVB-S2 compliancy; enables data rates up to 250Mb/s; features a Pro-MPEG GigE interface; supports ASI, DVB Parallel, HSSI and G.703.
SATELLITE MULTIMEDIA BROADBAND SYSTEM
Newtec America Sat3Play
The two-way satellite multimedia broadband system is designed for optimizing the delivery of fast Internet access, VoIP telephony, and video and audio services; makes it possible to offer services to consumers in areas where no terrestrial infrastructure is available at a competitive price.
Strategy & Technology TSBroadcaster
Allows a broadcaster or network operator to configure and automatically generate MPEG-2 transport streams containing DSM-CC object carousels for interactive TV; the solution is fully compliant with DVB and OCAP standards; supports MHEG, MHP, OCAP and ETV-compliant applications.
VIDEO TRANSPORT SYSTEM
The 1RU video transport system uses the company's ACT-L3 codec and advanced proprietary compression technologies; enables customers to transmit broadcast video in real time over any IP- or satellite-based network for live news broadcasts or distribution to cable headends; measures 1.75in × 19in × 16.25in.
AJA XENA 2K
The video card for Windows XP delivers uncompressed SD, HD and dual link HD; enables customers to work with 2K frames in a flexible and future-safe architecture.
BOOTHS: SL6113, SU7511
MPEG PORTABLE ANALYZER
Now includes real-time monitoring and offline analysis in addition to the existing MPEG transport stream generation and recording capabilities; is small, light and robust; is ideal for field installation, commissioning and debugging of complex MPEG transmission systems.
DOLBY E DECODING OPTION
For use with the Studer Vista and OnAir 3000 ranges of digital consoles; a single optional I/O card accepts any AES/EBU stream containing signals encoded with Dolby E or Dolby Digital, decodes the stream within the input stage and then provides up to two sets of eight channels to the console; one D21m I/O frame can take up to 12 of these cards in a 3RU space; each card may contain up to two decoders, making it possible to decode up to 24 Dolby E streams.
Sundance Digital Titan v3.0
Features remote control functionality, streamlined GUI and the capability to control hundreds of playout channels within a single facility or playlists at multiple remote locations; offers operator interfaces in French, German, Italian and Spanish,supports BXF SMPTE 2010 Standard, including real-time dub order, content management and as-run status updates.
WALL MONITOR SYSTEM
TBC Consoles TracWall
Uses a gird of structural t-slotted aluminum to facilitate many variations of monitor wall arrangements and upgrades; features a variety of fixed, tilt/swivel and articulating mounts for holding displays from 15in to 65in; channels cables directly into base cabinets, which also provide space for equipment and power supplies.
AUDIO MASTERING SOFTWARE
Dolby Media Producer
Support all Dolby audio formats used in mastering DVD-Video, DVD-Audio, HD-DVD and Blu-ray disc formats; supports multichannel non-real-time encoding and real-time file decoding of Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD and MLP Lossless formats via an intuitive user interface; is comprised of three separate software products: Dolby Media Encoder, Dolby Media Decoder and Dolby Media Tools.
A point-to-point distribution solution providing easy integration and installation with capture and playout devices; flexible format options; interface designed for TV professionals; selectable signal or multiple receive destinations; uses MXF-compliant metadata; uses dynamic bandwidth to optimize simultaneous encoding sessions.
MPEG TRANSPORT STREAM MONITOR
The simultaneous monitoring of up to 500 IP sessions includes critical MPEG transport stream errors, IP packet errors and IP timing; features automatic channel changing capability to sequentially poll multiple streams, allowing up to 200 IP sessions to be monitored in-depth.
Front Porch Digital DIVAdirector
Provides a Web-based window into all assets stored in the DIVArchive system; enables low-bit-rate proxy browsing, frame-accurate EDL generation and export, and metadata search and management capabilities.
HD AVC ENCODER
Uses Main profile Level 4 H.264/AVC standard; features upgradable AVClairity compression, MPEG-4 AAC audio encoding and selectable constant or variable bit-rate encoding options with bit rates ranging up to 20Mb/s; accepts 720p and 1080i (4:2:2) uncompressed HD video and up to four channels of embedded HD-SDI audio inputs; outputs on an MPEG-2 TS via DVB-ASI or 100BASE-T Ethernet; achieves low latency and low bit rates of 6Mb/s to 10Mb/s for high-motion sequences.
Digital Broadcast MediaView
Stores up to a year's worth of off-air feeds per station; provides ongoing verification and simultaneous comparison of multiple station off-air feeds; allows the user to search the feeds by date and time, and scrub and burn materials to a CD or DVD.
BOOTHS: SU13310, SU13510
Features an efficient neodymium magnet system, high reproduction precision and a balanced sound; the soft circumaural earcups and the fully adjustable padded headband are extremely comfortable; can be optimally positioned with the flexible gooseneck; the hypercardioid polar pattern provides an extremely high gain before feedback and noise cancellation.
TRANSPORT STORAGE AND PLAYBACK SYSTEM
Augments DVStation family by providing long-term, continuous loop recording and playback of MPEG-2 transport streams; provides up to 1TB of storage, but is also available in a 500GB configuration; uses a 1.8GHz Pentium CPU and Red Hat Linux 8.0; features two hot-swappable power supplies with automatic voltage selection.
Records and processes quality 2K and HD images to D-5 VTRs for editing, interchange and distribution; is designed specifically for use with telecine systems and especially within the rapidly growing DI workplace; uses JPEG2000 compression; accepts 12-bit 4:4:4 2K 2048 × 1080 resolution film image data, or 12-bit 4:4:4 sampled 1920 × 1080 HD images; records to the AJ-HD3700H, AJ-HD3700A and AJ-HD3700B D-5 HD VTRs for editing, archiving and distribution.
Heavy-duty bearings and motors with isolation mounts provide quiet operation; manual smooth motion is accomplished using digital servo controls, with RS-232, RS-422 or Ethernet for serial control; 255 presets are available, memorizing pan, tilt, zoom, focus, track/televator, dolly, iris and master pedestal; lens connector provides direct connection and interface-to-lens functions.
ANALOG AND DIGITAL AUDIO TRUNKING
Telecast Fiber Systems Adder II BOOTHPak
Handles analog audio and digital AES audio while converting between them; features an integrated signal generator and analyzer, as well as facilities for data, intercom and optical redundancy; is designed for easy setup.
MICROWAVE TRANSMITTER SYSTEM
Supports high data rate HD and SD feeds in COFDM bandwidths from 5MHz to 16MHz; is a multipurpose transmitter with amplifier docking station that can be used for virtually any ENG application; can be detached and used on an HD or SD camera or attached to its companion high-power amplifier for tripod or ENG vehicle applications.
Allows cable, satellite, IPTV and terrestrial broadcasters to automatically analyze and correct program loudness; the codec options provide faster than real-time encoding, decoding and transcoding of the most common broadcast media files and audio formats; normalizes the loudness of audio programs with no impact on their original dynamic range.
ASSET AND WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT
OBOR Digital Zeus
For physical asset management, tracks equipment using identifiers such as name, description and location; for technical workflow management, provides ticket generation and management, automatic routine ticket generation, interdepartmental communications, shift notes and service scheduling; for workforce management, offers personnel scheduling, assignment of duties, time card management and safety integration; for overall management, offers budgeting tools, key performance indicators, safety reports and training overviews.
Telecast Fiber Systems G2 CopperHead
The camera-mounted transceivers are available in, and convertible to, several configurations, including 40-pin SDI, 50-pin HD/SDI, component/composite analog ENG and digital cine through a change of input/output mounting sleds.
CAMERA TROLLEY SYSTEM
Is designed primarily for use in studio or sports applications; consists of a single or dual trolley for optimal load stabilization; the track is a dual rail system with connecting brackets; is fully servo controlled for smooth operation, with location feedback for preset positioning and motion control; can be floor-, wall- or ceiling-mounted.
Matrox Electronic Systems RT.X2
Provides professional real-time native HDV/DV editing; features Windows Vista support and real-time HDV 1080p editing at 23.98fps, 25fps and 29.97fps for the Sony HVR-V1U and in 24f and 30f mode for the Canon XLH1.
MULTIFORMAT MEDIA ENCODER
Telestream Episode series
The multiformat media encoding solution for Mac users is comprised of scalable desktop- and server-based batch encoding applications; features support for an extensive range of SD and HD file formats; optimized codecs plus hundreds of filters and fine-tuning compression capabilities enable users to generate excellent picture quality with fast conversion speeds using Mac hardware; expands Telestream's encoding solutions for Web, DVD, podcast and mobile markets.
TS MONITOR AND ANALYZER
Manzanita Systems TSMon
Monitors and analyzes live transport stream signals in real time; core analyzer software engine is based on MP2TSA's new v3.0 software analyzer.
Telestream Flip4Mac 360 Systems Components
Moves professional MXF content in and out of Apple's Final Cut Pro systems for editing; Flip4Mac's new import/export components for 360 Systems' Image Server 2000 now add seamless file transfer between 360 Systems' broadcast server and Final Cut Pro.
Frame of up to 12 digital telephone interface cards with a redundant power supply features compatibility with ADAM, ADAM CS, Cronus and ZEUS intercom systems; provides bidirectional communication between the intercom matrix and an analog telephone line; allows the phone to access all crosspoints of the matrix, as well as dynamic party lines and IFB circuits.
Thomson Grass Valley MediaEdge2
Is a LAN-based video delivery system using standard TCP/IP networks and displays; is designed to offer a cost-effective method for distributing video content to multiple PC and set-top box clients, including preprogrammed broadcast, live streaming and full-featured interactive video-on-demand.
Production Intercom AS-100
Is designed to allow the announcer to broadcast and communicate with one headset; intended to be associated with a compatible intercom or IFB system and will normally draw its power from that system; where no intercom or IFB exists, a power supply is available that will power the AS-100 and up to 10 beltpacks or IFB packs connected to the AS-100 rear panel.
Digital Broadcast MediaVault
Features blue laser technology that provides up to 50TB of media storage and a high-speed searchable index based on file metadata; allows archived material to be played at any access-granted desktop computer.
BOOTHS: SU13310, SU13510
SET-TOP-BOX FORENSIC MARKING
Thomson Technology NexGuard for STBs
Video watermarking technology is designed for set-top-box companies, conditional-access system vendors, and VOD and push-VOD operators; works with compression codecs, including MPEG-2, MPEG-4/AVC and VC-1; has been integrated into STMicroelectronics' STx7100 family of System-on-Chips (SoC); deters illegal copying and distribution of all forms of broadcast content delivered via IPTV, satellite, cable or traditional broadcast and viewed with digital STBs.
Can deliver up to 100W Rms with a modular and versatile structure, featuring a built-in satellite receiver and advanced control systems; interface connections, power supply and cooling air circulation have been designed to comply with the operational requirements and constraints typical of telecom stations.
One of the smallest daylight-readable prompters available; when combined with the QNxt, it untethers from the control PC and the camera, enabling the camera operator to get the best shots and the presenter to look more fluent and professional.
PSIP GENERATION SYSTEM
Triveni Digital GuideBuilder
New, enhanced features include centralized PSIP and redundancy capabilities; provides mission-critical operational capabilities for both content providers and network operators by generating accurate PSIP data; intuitive interface for managing program event information and flexible architecture ensure smooth operational integration.
Electronics Research (ERI)
A 4-1/16in connector for Andrew HJ11-50 4in air HELIAX; is compensated for low return loss; can be assembled without special tools; is available in both gas pass and gas barrier versions.
BROADBAND RF TRANSPORT
Emcore 1310nm and 1550nm
Provide broadband RF transport for CATV, FTTx video overlay and private network applications; 1310nm transmitters are available with a wide range of optical output powers up to 15dBm, in either standalone modules or rack-mount configurations with SNMP management; 1550nm transmitters are offered in short-, medium- and long-haul rack-mount configurations and provide SBS suppression of up to 23dBm with SNMP management.
LARCAN M series
Includes a full range of TV broadcast transmitters, from 250W to 80kW; features highly linear solid-state broadband PA modules, high-power stripline combining techniques and rugged linear power supplies; versatile pull-through cooling system design is engineered to simplify installation.
ANALOG/DIGITAL CENTRAL RECEIVE SITE
Broadcast Microwave Services Central-DeCoder II
Detects and adjusts COFDM, MPEG-2 transmission parameters, data rate, modulation, guard interval, code rate, GOP structure and bandwidth pedestal; contains COFDM, MEPG decoding and analog FM demodulation; features 6MHz RF bandwidth capability for signal reception in congested RF environments.
TSL In-Monitor-Display (IMD)
Allows dynamic UMD information and dual tallies to be displayed directly in-picture on flat-screen monitors; a fully integrated addition to the TallyMan system to give a new monitoring option positioned between multiviewers and traditional Under Monitor Displays; works with both 4:3 and 16:9 sources and displays.
+44 1628 676 200; www.tsl.co.uk
Compact audio monitoring system is ideal for desk mounting or where rack space is at a premium; features an auto sensing HD/SDI video input, 2X balanced AES/EBU and four stereo analog inputs; the unit also offers dual high-resolution 106-segment tri-color bar graphs and a powerful integrated amplifier, all in 1RU.
+44 1628 676 200; www.tsl.co.uk
SYNCHRONIZER, TRACKER AND EMBEDDER
Crystal Vision SYNNER HD
Features a video synchronizer, tracking audio delay, an embedder and de-embedder, and an audio processor in one 4in × 10.5in board; with timing from SD or HD analog syncs, it will synchronize the video, de-embed up to two audio groups, mono route the audio channels and pass them through a tracking audio delay, resampling them to match the synchronized video; it then finally re-embed the two groups.
+44 1223 497049; www.crystalvision.tv
Utah Scientific UCP-1 and UCP-DT
The UCP-1 is a full-featured X-Y panel in a compact 1RU package; the UCP-DT is a desktop version of the company's UCP-MM multimode panel, which was introduced last year; these new panels join the UCP panel series, a complete and flexible range of router control panels for every application.
AUTOMATION SOFTWARE SYSTEM
VCI Solutions autoXE
Manages the entire content lifecycle, from point-of-sale to point-of-air; enables scheduling, monitoring, managing and playback; is designed to manage one, 25, 50 or more channel streams with ease; allows transparent integration and interoperability with other broadcast systems such as Pathfire and Omneon.
Vela CineView HD Pro decoder
Decoder with HD/SD-SDI delivers advanced features for professionals working with both HD and SD video content; can simultaneously send video in both SD and HD formats; users can also upconvert SD materials to HD or downconvert HD to SD format, eliminating the time and expense of re-encoding assets; also allows users to frame-accurately combine SD/HD file formats from a single decoder.
Image analysis system designed for colorists and post-production editors in high-definition environments; offers “extreme resolution” waveform and vector displays for total image analysis; real-time color histogram displays in a variety of different gamuts; offers support for all 2k and dual-link input formats with user-programmable LUTs to correct nonlinear inputs, as well as support for XYZ color space inputs.
+ 44 118 988 6226; www.omnitek.tv
SAMMA Systems LES 2
Uses Motion JPEG2000 standard compression; Motion JPEG provides mathematically lossless compression; users can realize approximately three-to-one compression of uncompressed video; maintains uncompressed video quality without the bandwidth and storage requirements of uncompressed video.
MACHINE CONTROL SYSTEM
Videoframe PoE GPI 12/12 VNODE VF0075
Has 12 inputs and 12 outputs; features Power over Ethernet (PoE) technology, which allows products to be powered over the same Ethernet link that supplies the network communications link; its small 3.5in × 4in × 1in size and new line of assorted mounting hardware options increase system flexibility.
AUDIO PRODUCTION ENGINE
Fairlight Crystal Core (CC-1)
Based on the latest field programmable gate array (FPGA) silicon technology; obsoletes DSP/time slice bus architectures and delivers quantum performance gains by shrinking hardware into a single purpose-built media processing chip; enables 200-plus channels of audio recording, editing, mixing, I/O and plug-ins, with extremely low latency and full processing capability on every channel.
+61 2 9975 1777; www.fairlightau.com
360 Systems Image Server MAXX
The high-performance, three-channel broadcast video server with graphic store and key and fill supports MPEG-2 video up to 50Mb; inputs MPEG-2 and DV over GigE from Apple FCP and Avid, as well as TARGA files from graphics programs; includes frame sync, SDI video ports, AES/EBU, digital, analog and embedded audio.
Avitech VCC-8000 series
Allow broadcasters to visually monitor video as well as DVI/VGA (computer) inputs on the same display; the distributed intelligent architecture enables an unlimited expansion for inputs; a facility has the ability to purchase and use only what is required at present, with the option to expand the system as the facility's monitoring needs grow; a single module provides up to eight inputs..
STREAMING MEDIA ENCODER
ViewCast Niagara Pro
Rack-mountable streaming media appliance designed for high-quality and high-resolution video capture and streaming; ideal for IPTV, webcasting, video archiving and training applications; also a solution for video content creation as repurposing video for Internet and Intranet distribution; the dual-channel media encoder features three EZStream buttons that are preprogrammable using the Niagara configuration Web interface.
HD STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL
Supports large numbers of simultaneous users, with 24/7 access to live and archived HD content from the desktop using a Microsoft Internet Explorer-compatible interface; allows broadcasters to record, store, search, retrieve and view HD material in real time from multiple broadcast sources and from any desktop within the broadcast facility.
TAPELESS NATIVE FIELD RECORDER
The portable, tapeless Avid DNxHD native field recorder enables producers to record to FieldPak2 or RAMPak media from any HD camera or source, 1080i or 720p; offers more than two hours of full HD recording to 160GB FieldPak2 or RAMPak media, compatibility with Avid HD editing systems, and RetroLoop and TimeLapse recording.
Vela Argus 200/250
Encoder boards designed for a broad range of applications where low cost is important; both boards encode a variety of resolutions from QSIF to full resolution MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 formats; the intuitive Microsoft GUI allows for ease of operation within a higher user-friendly environment; a powerful 32-bit Windows Common Object Model (COM) SDK is available, making the functions of the encoder available to the developer.
Wireworks AES/EBU direct cabling assemblies
Available in 3.05m and 4.57m versions and with a wide variety of XLR connector combinations, including all male, all female, mixed genders or TRS connectors; include tails/tails, DB25 analog or digital fanouts and DB25 trunks, supporting either analog or digital wiring standards; are designed to be rugged and flexible.
Switchcraft StudioPatch 6425
Connects to I/O interfaces with common DB25 cables; includes phantom power and changeable normaling positions that can be set at full normal, half normal or non-normal modes.
The HD/SD switchable 3-D character generator and on-air graphics solution features plug-ins to newsroom and NLE systems; features virtual channels capabilities; can load and take on-air multiple graphic scenes, also referred to as channels; these new functionalities are coupled with existing 3-D capabilities, unlimited scene layer control, math functions, scripting free database connection, local preview, multiple video insertions and HD/SD capabilities.
AUDIO MONITORING SYSTEM
Wohler Technologies ATSC/DVB-3/M
Monitors Dolby Digital, AES/EBU and HD-SDI/SDI; isolates individual channels of Dolby Digital and decodes Dolby Digital and AES/EBU embedded in HD-SDI/SDI; features a tri-LED phase indicator.
ON-AIR RADAR SYSTEM
AccuWeather SelectWarn v2.0
Delivers on-screen weather graphics and video; uses the National Weather Service's official storm-based warnings; features an enhanced graphics toolkit, extensions of StormVision to track storm movement, and precise lightning forecasts and AccuRain to deliver neighborhood-specific rainfall amounts; plots storm-based warnings and local storm reports in real time.
DIGITAL SIGNAGE MANAGER
X2O Media Xpresenter Suite v2.0
Streamlines the process of creating digital signage projects; includes Xpresenter Content Manager (enables users to create playlists of content, schedule content and distribute the content to all players from a single interface), Xpresenter Template Builder, Xpresenter Player, Template Library (includes ready-to-use, customizable graphic templates), Xpresenter server, Remote Manager, Xpresenter Agent, Data Parser and Web-Based Management Tools.
DIGITAL CONTENT AID
TV Magic i/oCast
For distribution of digital content; helps users prepare finished products for podcasting, VOD and RSS feeds via Internet and Web-accessible cell phones; integrates with other modules of the company's i/o product line using a TCP/IP connection.
TELESTRATOR AND PRESENTATION SYSTEM
e-mediavision.com POINT-HD version 3.0
HD/SD broadcast graphics telestrator for sports and news presenters; new version adds Targa-based animation to its current range of tools to allow broadcasters to create eyecatching telestration sequences; new tool allows the highlight and zooming of HD source signals while maintaining clarity and definition.
+44 20 8755 2014
Accepts 1080i and 720p HD and 625i PAL and 525i NTSC SD; enables users to ensure that the level of their video signals remains within the strict tolerances required for HD/SD transmission to air and DVD mastering; monitors levels continuously and manually or automatically corrects them; includes hard and soft clipping levels, luma and chroma gain, and black level user adjustments.
+44 208 255 2015; www.eyeheight.com
VIDEO SERVER AND SYSTEM CONTROLLER
Offers full station automation for single-channel operations on a budget; includes digital video playback, video messaging and digital signage, DVD and VCR control, and video and audio switching.
BUG AND LOGO INSERTER CONTROLLER
DNF Controls Flex Control Network GTP-32 GPI Tally Processor
Provides bug and logo inserter control; with combinatorial logic option, users create simple or complex rules that automatically turn bugs and logo inserts on or off based on external GPIs or tallies; also allows users to change the on and off rules on the fly; interfaces to the Grass Valley M2100.
DTV DEMODULATOR MEASUREMENT
Z Technology DM1010
Now simultaneously monitors distributed transmitters from multiple locations, providing remote Web-based transport stream data monitoring and video thumbnail displays from dispersed terrestrial transmitters; TSR hardware/software option analyzes the transport stream outputs and reports a full complement of TS information, such as PAT, PID, PMT, data rates, data errors and stream allocation statistics.
Houses up to eight SD/HD optical receivers or transmitters in 1U; features include automatic rate detection, cable length equalization and re-clocked outputs; each module provides multiple SDI outputs on BNC connectors; the rack unit also offers four 2 × 2 routers to allow functions such as routing and fiber protection switching; a built-in Web server alleviates the need for special software.
+44 1234 271053; www.claratech.com
Brick House Video Callisto
Updated range of switchers includes chroma keyer and hot-cut, which enables the user to switch asynchronous signals directly on the program bus with no freeze frame on the output.
+44 1962 777733
Stereo adapter for the company's ZFR100 and TRX900/900AA; integrates with the ZFR/TRX to provide a balanced stereo audio input that eliminates ground loop problems; time code input synchronizes the time code generator inside the ZFR/TRX and supports automated loading of audio onto the memory card; this enables an exact match of audio recorded on the ZFR or TRX and audio/video recorded on camera.
FOR-A HVS-38SSAM and HVS-600HS
The HVS-38SSAM adds video playback and expanded still store functionality to FOR-A's SD/HD switchable, multiple bit rate HANABI HVS-3800HS; the HVS-38SSAM will be available as an option for the HVS-3800 2M/E HANABI model switcher.
Sennheiser EK 3241
Uses a 36MHz switching bandwidth that is tunable in 5kHz increments to generate 7200 frequency options; is designed for location sound recording; weighs just 7oz; can be powered from a camcorder or via a rechargeable battery that delivers between nine hours and 18 hours of continuous operation.
PORTABLE WIRELESS RECIEVER
Has a digital hybrid wireless design that overcomes channel noise by combining digital audio with an analog FM wireless link; features SmartSquelch technology that adjusts squelching behavior; a DSP-generated ultrasonic pilot tone from the transmitter controls the receiver audio muting and eliminates thumps, pops and other transients.
An all-in-one upconverter features auto-sensing HD/SD inputs, a built-in frame sync, noise reduction, aspect ratio conversion, metadata extracting, and re-embedding and color correction; this two-slot module is also offered with a discrete AES option and is SNMP-enabled for monitoring and configuration.
Lawo Nova73 HD
Scalable up to 8192 mono channels; synchronous system has defined latency of few samples; features a variety of interfaces and direct ATM link; is 96kHz and Dolby E compatible with integrated signal processing; features STAR2 architecture and redundancy options; operation during servicing or refitting is not interrupted; hot-plugging is no longer restricted.
+49 7222 10020; www.lawo.de
MPEG OVER IP CROSSLAYER ANALYZER
Sencore MIP 1860
Provides real-time monitoring of hundreds of MPEG/IP streams to ensure QoS; features embedded TAP for monitoring without disrupting service, combined IP/MPEG-2 transport stream measurements and live video decoding of any transport stream locally or remotely; records any content stream at full-line rate for later analysis.
BOOTHS: C1646, N1113
MINIATURE DIGITAL MICROPHONE
Neumann KM D
Permits the output stage to be combined with various passive microphone capsules — onmidirectional, cardioid or hypercardioid; receives the output signal directly from the microphone capsule and digitally performs level matching; features a three-pin XLR connector; supports standard sampling frequencies from 44.1kHz to 192kHz.
OmniBus Systems OPUS 2
Moves the content process from specialized hardware to a standard IT platform; features soft-XML support for customized logging and annotation, frame-accurate proxy generation and viewing, full-text indexing and searching, seamless integration with production editing systems such as Avid and Final Cut Pro, and standardized Web services data exchange with adjacent systems.
+44 8705 004339; www.omnibus.tv
Features ASI and IP outputs as well as integrated, advanced multiplexing capabilities; offers a smooth migration path from MPEG-2 ST to H.264 SD to H.264 HD encoding formats; is available as 1RU for broadcast, satellite, cable and IP contribution applications, as well as in a SDNG version.
MULTIPLEXER AND DE-MULTIPLEXER
Network Electronics FR-2RU-DWDM-MUX40-C
40-channel DWDM multiplexer and de-multiplexer features C-band 100GHz channel spacing according to ITU-T G.694.1, as well as 0.5dB channel uniformity; signals can be uni- or bidirectional; is signal- and bit-rate-transparent.
SINGLE-FORMAT HD CAMERA
Thomson Grass Valley LDK 4000 Mark II
Features 14-bit analog-to-digital conversion and other signal processing improvements derived from the LDK 8000 multiformat camera; is available either as a 1080i camera or as a 720p camera; is switchable between 50Hz and 50.94Hz; is ideal for handheld or crane operation, but it can also be used with the Grass Valley SuperXpander large lens adaptor with its 7in HD viewfinder for studio pedestal or sports operation.
TBC Consoles IntelliTrac
Allows unlimited lateral positioning of critical monitors via front and rear device tracks; features easily upgradeable rack bay turrets and removable vented abs panels; includes a full range of articulating arms for distance, height and tilt control for mounting flat-panel monitors, speakers, phones and task lighting.
Studer SCore Live
For use with the Vista range of consoles; provides for up to 10 DSP card slots; can hold up to 12 I/O cards of various formats and additional GPIO; occupies 6RU; is user-configurable to maximize the use of the DSP in different applications; maintains full redundancy.
Pelican Products 1780
Features nearly 14,000 cubic inches of storage space with two double-wide handles and dual sets of rugged polyurethane wheels with stainless steel ball bearings and nylon hubs for towing durability; includes a lid equipped with a polymer O-ring for dust/waterproof seal, dual-action latches that withstand up to 400lbs, and an automatic pressure equalization valve that keeps moisture out and prevents vacuum lock.
MASTER CONTROL SWITCHER
Offers HD and SD switching, advanced audio processing, and flexible keying and DVE options; upgrades include the addition of an HD DVE, as well as the option to install Dolby E decoders and logo storage; now benefits from four keyers and has the ability to handle audio mixing.
Operates in either 1080/59.94i or 720/59.94P mode; includes three-skin detail control, multimatrix color control and high-quality SD downcoversion capability; features compatibility with the HDVF-C35W color viewfinder; applications include HD studio broadcasts and live events.
HIGH-DENSITY PATCHING SYSTEM
ADC Super High-Density Coax (SHDC)
Designed for AES audio, 5.1 and 7.1 audio applications where coax medium is preferred but space is critical; is available in 1RU and 1.5RU; the 1RU panel features a pullout designation strip and 2 × 48 coax ports; the 1.5RU panel features 4 × 48 coax ports; the jack features a patent-pending switchable termination feature that allows users to select or de-select a 75Ω termination function on each circuit pair.
AVC HD ENCODER
Scientific Atlanta D9054
MPEG-4/H.264 toolset delivers high-quality HD and SD video at bandwidth-saving bit rates; features a flexible stat mux architecture to enable content distributors the ability to mix SD and HD content in MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 formats.
HD STUDIO LENS
Is designed for stations using ENG-type cameras for studio applications as well as those employing smaller field production units; features a focal length starting at 7mm and ranging up to 154mm; is well-suited for shooting in tight locations and smaller studios; incorporates a belt drive for zoom and focus, enabling smooth and precise operation.
DATA MANGEMENT SOFTWARE
Creates multi-tier storage archives, automatically moving data between different disk and tape resources to allow users to build highly scalable storage systems and reduce costs; is designed to be platform-independent; offers high-performance heterogeneous access to shared pools of images, media content and other key digital.
Belden Brilliance Composite Camera Cable
Uses two Belden A/V coaxial cables and four audio pairs; ideal for the interconnection of digital remote field cameras in SDI/HDTV applications; the coaxes are sweep tested from 5MHz to 1600MHz, achieving minimum return loss values of 23dB and 21dB, respectively.
Ensemble Designs BrightEye
Pocket-sized video converters, audio embedders and HD processing; ideal for mobile, desktop, broadcast and post; interface to the full range of SD video formats; include analog audio and AES digital audio converters and embedders; feature multiformat inputs and outputs; easy configuration interface and signal status indicators make it simple to install and troubleshoot a system.
OPTICAL SWITCHING PLATFORM
Opticomm Optilinx OLX-3000
Switches digital signals up to 4.25Gb/s with any of its 144 ports, all housed in a compact 4RU chassis; also available in a 288-port version in an 8RU chassis; provides high-speed switching between ports with minimal effect on overall network latency; accepts up to six modular port cards with up to 48 Small Form Pluggable (SFP) transceiver modules per card.
858-450-0143 ext. 242
PCI AUDIO INTERFACE
Solid State Logic Mixpander
64-channel PCI audio interface for PCs is designed to be used with the Xlogic Alpha-Link audio converter range; when combined with the Alpha-Link converter range, Mixpander offers ultra-low latency audio monitoring with plug-in processing in place; up to four cards can be used in a single PC.
WIRELESS INTERCOM SYSTEM
HME Pro850 UHF
Version 3.10 of the intercom system now features an AC850 battery charger that charges up to four BAT850 NiMH rechargeable battery packs simultaneously in three hours; includes a new setup wizard; features frequency agility, a PC and PDA interface, simultaneous dual-channel interface, individual belt-pack volume control, and belt-pack channel lockout.
CAPTURE AND PLAYBACK CARD
Blackmagic Design DeckLink HD Studio
Allows capture from HDMI cameras or decks, as well as analog decks and set-top boxes; HDMI playback and analog playback allows connection to a wide range of video monitors, big screen TVs and video projectors; offers 10-bit capture and playback, high-speed 4-lane PCI Express and 14-bit digital-to-analog conversion.
COMPACT DIGITAL CONSOLE
Calrec Audio Omega with Bluefin
Small digital console with high-density signal processing and 160 mono DSP paths; features 8 × 5.1 surround, stereo or audio groups, and 20 auxiliary outputs (20 mono or 10 stereo) and 48 outputs for multitrack or general-purpose feeds; comes in three frame sizes with 24, 32 or 48 faders.
+44 142 284 2159; www.calrec.com
Doremi Labs MCS-HD
The HD server features up to four independent HD video channels; can be used as a drop-in replacement for HD VTRs, for sports slow-mo and for the broadcast delay of up to two HD video channels; features HD-SDI and SDI in/out; can delay video from a few seconds to several hours; features a full-function front panel; delay mode can be run without the need for an external controller.
Offers live, uncompressed 1080i/60 and 720p/60 via HD-SDI with embedded audio; features optional KA-HD250E studio adapter with full 26-pin camera control alongside the HD-SDI and SDI output; operates at 12V DC via either the built-in battery V-plate or the four-pin XLR input; features include BNCs for genlock, time code in/out, SDI and HD-SDI out, and a six-pin connector for remote control.
COFDM DIGITAL TRANSMITTER
Broadcast Microwave Services Truck-Coder II
Meets rugged environmental needs of ENG/OB operations; provides 100 presets that can be entered through front-panel controls or downloaded through a front-panel Ethernet port; includes a 2RU controller and antenna-mounted RF unit configured to operate in the 2GHz frequency band; features 6MHz RF bandwidth capability for simultaneous transmission of two signals within a 12MHz channel.
DIGITAL ROUTING SWITCHERS
Utah Scientific UTAH-400 series
New features include a new frame for large routers up to 288 × 288 with fully automatic internal crosspoint redundancy, a new frame for small routers up to 32 × 32, and a new set of multirate input/output modules that are capable of handling all data rates from 1Mb/s up to 3Gb/s, allowing facilities to route all digital video signals, including the new 1080p format.
Note: BOOTH numbers are provided by NAB and are current as of press time. Every effort was made by Broadcast Engineering to ensure the accuracy of the listings.