Newsroom computer system
OCTOPUS Newsroom OCTOPUS6
Runs natively on Mac OS X, Linux and Windows; installation-free client and centralized updates; features seamless load-balancing and automatic fail-over; includes editorial tools such as spell check, word blacklist, rundown buddy, rundown stopwatch and rundown time markers; includes plug-in for Final Cut Pro integration.
Calrec Audio Apollo
Designed to provide unsurpassed processing power and a control surface with displays, touch screens and light-emitting knobs that detail function and status; its ergonomic design makes two layers of channels available simultaneously; relies on Bluefin2, the next generation of Calrec’s Bluefin high-density signal processing system, to provide unrivalled resources; Bluefin2 gives Apollo up to 1020 channel processing paths, 128 program busses, 96 IFB/track outputs and 48 auxes.
Media asset management tools
Aveco SAS Tools
Designed to provide cost-effective solutions for media asset management, browse, ingest, archive and playout; provide a simple and incremental option for users just beginning their move to a file-based workflow and only need modest capabilities; also designed to enhance the operation of larger facilities that already have an automation or media asset management system; based on the same technology used in the ASTRA Suite of Tools; can scale in functionality and size.
Fischer Connectors 1051 Triax HD Pro+
Worked with Draka to develop a new integrated Triax HD connector/cable system featuring 30 percent longer transmission distance; HD/SD signal-compliant system features significantly lower cost of ownership than SMPTE 304 system; also features fast and easy cable assembly.
Ericsson SVP 5500
Enables operators to deliver consistent, high-quality TV experiences on mobile devices; capable of real-time encoding at resolutions up to HD; provides up to 50 percent saving in delivery bandwidth, while improving picture quality.
Blue Lucy Media Miura
Complete nonlinear client/server-based video and audio ingest for linear-to-file-based-content acquisition for SD and HD sources; accepts an (HD or SD) SDI signal at any frame rate or resolution and simultaneously writes a full resolution MPEG-2/4, MXF-wrapped (OP1a) master file at a high bit rate together with a lower resolution, frame-locked, browse-quality proxy; update manages Flexicart tape ingest.
Videssence ExceLED 100
Designed to produce 3300 lux at 7.5m, which is equal to the performance of a typical 2000W fresnel fixture; provides a concentrated beam of light with even coverage of consistent 3200K light; additional control and effects can be achieved with the gel frame and barn door accessory options.
Video content management
New features give content librarians tools they need to create metadata more rapidly and accurately; new version supports comprehensive batch editors; materialized links can now be edited from within one item; document management available via the Web module, and single sign-on as part of the Web module.
Vimond Control Center (VCC)
Web interface is designed to manage the Vimond media platform; features multiscreen deployments, which allows users to publish TV services across all screens instead of relying on add-on functionality or products; tagging functionality simplifies process of content management with search function and adaptive filtering.
Digigram CANCUN 442-Mic
Comes with four inputs and outputs, and a dual input/output version, the CANCUN 222-Mic; both offer simultaneous analog and AES I/O with 2x500 MIPS dual-core processing power, embedded in a robust casing; high-quality mic preamp delivers 55dB gain, 105dB THD+N and maximum sensitivity of -60dBu; pro-grade specification delivers analog levels of +25dBu maximum and guaranteed low latency of less than 4mS on Windows and Mac OS X platforms.