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- 2013 NAB Show product preview, part 2
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NAB product update
In addition to the nearly 200 products we featured in our March issue, here’s an additional 300 products that will be on display at the 2013 NAB Show.
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Screen Service Broadcast OMNI LINK
1W RMS, COFDM DVB-T2 based, microwave link capable of non-line-of sight alignment conditions; inputs can be analog audio/video (optional encoder), ASI or IP with automatic redundancy switch; receiver can be either ASI, ASI over IP or analog output; RF head is frequency agile within frequency sub-bands in the 2GHz-11GHz range.
TMD Mediaflex CI
Provides ability to design workflows and business analytics; uses analytics to make intelligent decisions based on business rules developed by the organization; harvests metadata from many different content formats; features drag-and-drop graphical user interface for process creation and modification; combines multiple decision filters and business rules in a single task.
Multiformat LCD monitor
Combines a low-latency (<5ms), 960 x 540 LCD with multiformat support of 3G HD/SD-SDI, Composite, Component, YC and HDCP-compliant DVI; additional features include waveform/vector scope, focus assist, flip mode, built-in monitor speakers and V-mount, and a durable die-cast housing.
Vimond Vimond Platform
Features new single-source, multiformat streaming and DRM capabilities; new capabilities allow streaming from a single source to formats including Adobe Flash, Microsoft Smooth Streaming, Apple HLS and mobile devices; cross-platform video-streaming technology dynamically remuxes video streams to different platforms.
VSI PackeTV Mobile
Simplifies the delivery of live and file-based content to connected devices, including mobile phones, tablets and set-top boxes; built on an entirely server-based design; can be cost-effectively deployed on public or private networks where HTTP access is allowed; can be and scaled as needed to provide streaming video content to users.
Video processing cards
Cobalt Digital terminal gear cards
New series of terminal gear cards feature a DCDA down converter/distribution amplifier; this line’s release will be followed by DCDA-3G and DCDA-3G2 dual down converters with 3G, frame sync and AES outputs; further units to be added include uDC-SDI-SD12, full single and dual up/down/cross converters, respectively.
TelVue B1000 HyperCaster
New options include SD/HD-SDI baseband output, or composite/component/HDMI, in addition to IP; bridges the gap between IP networks and legacy baseband video requirements; each decoded channel supports automatic up/downconversion, seamless format switching on the fly, MPEG-2 and H.264, and SD and HD up to 1080p.
Automated closed-captioning system
Nexidia CC Director
Automatically repurposes on-air closed captioning for broadcast and IP distribution in order to satisfy broadcast requirements for the 21st-Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA); reuses live and file-based caption information to re-caption clips and programs for delivery to the Web, tablets and other Internet-connected devices.
Broadcast monitor field package
Flanders Scientific LM-2140W
21.5in monitor features 3G/HD/SD-SDI, component, composite and DVI-I inputs, as well as full 12-bit video processing and an 8-bit panel capable of reproducing more than 16.7 million colors; includes a power-efficient LED backlight; comes bundled with carrying bag with integrated hood for LM-2140W (CBH21), clear protective screen cover for LCD panel (CPC21), and VESA to light stand mount (MM20).
ASI monitoring/switching module
dB Broadcast IQASI82
Retains all of the features of the Hawkeye B082S module, but integrates with the Snell IQ Modular frames and RollCall monitoring and control system; can be remotely monitored and controlled via the Snell SNMP interface; features a near-seamless 2x2 switch that provides independent TS monitoring of two input streams and user-configurable automatic switch operation.
Social media integrator
Aveco Social Media Integration
Gives broadcasters the ability to promote on-air and upcoming programming automatically to both Twitter and Facebook; programming information from a channel playlist or rundown can be fed to the broadcaster’s Twitter and/or Facebook account; broadcasters can promote programming or news segments as they air, or promote what will be coming up using a look-ahead feature.
Video editing system
Provides real-time access to media in the Cinegy Archive, along with logging and editing tools and the ability to import/export media to third-party nonlinear editing and automation systems; features include audio-model enhancements and added workflows for handling mono, stereo and surround audio tracks through the media lifecycle.
High-density SDI capture card
ViewCast Osprey 845e
Ideal for high-density applications with several input channels in a single device; includes SDI support for both SD and HD as well as embedded audio in the SDI; has four independent SDI channels; designed to suit different needs; capture up to four HD/SD or two 3G independent professional broadcast SDI video sources simultaneously.
Regionalized ad insertion
Aveco Regional Ad Insertion
A simple and cost-effective solution for Hub and Spoke or Centralized architectures that can generate additional revenue by enabling higher priced ads to be sold that are specific to viewers in different regions; various configurations enable playlists to be controlled solely from the Hub or shared control with the regional stations.
Avitech Seneca X-HDUTP/RP
Seneca Extender with PoE (power over Ethernet) allows transmission of HDMI and VGA signals while extending keyboard/mouse and IR over standard Cat 5e/6 Ethernet cables; PoE enables the transfer of DC power in conjunction with data signals over a single Ethernet cable up to a distance of 100m .
Actus View fifth edition
Fifth-version release offers support for multiple audio tracks and multiple subtitles; loudness measurements combined with robust logging allow users to review status and provide continuous, exportable measurements for compliance proof, and to defend against loudness complaints; records Transport Stream, allowing users to record the stream “as is” from any input (MPEG-2, MPEG-4) and in the same resolution.
Softel Swift Create
Allows users to prepare and repurpose closed captions; supports all formats of Open, Closed and DVD/Blu-ray files and converts from one format to another, while repurposing to optimize productivity; now offers localized user interfaces; allows the export of Web and IPTV streamer-format caption files.
DPA Microphones d:facto II
Offers high separation and extreme SPL handling; features new wired DPA handle and provides added benefit of a state-of-the-art adapter system that allows for seamless integration with many professional wireless systems; linear in frequency and phase, both on- and off-axis; designed to give superior gain before feedback.
Live video switcher software
Software-only edition of the Studio HD500; allows users to build a live, multi-camera production switcher; works exclusively with any Blackmagic Design capture and playback device and runs on Microsoft Windows; features support for up to five live video inputs/outputs and HD live video output (analog, HDMI or HD-SDI) via connected BlackMagic Design devices.
Media asset management system
Nativ Mio v5.0
Available as a SaaS or enterprise solution; includes project workspaces with advanced social features for real-time global collaboration, remote working, and increased visibility of cost and resources on a per-project basis; browser-based, frame-accurate editing eliminates the cost and complexity of moving large assets in and out of the cloud for simple media manipulation.