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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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Domke Next Generation series
Made of soft, fashionable canvas that molds to the body for a comfortable fit when on the go; interchangeable pocket inserts let shooters custom-tailor their bag to fit all the accessories they need, protecting gear and providing easy and convenient access to it in even the most action-packed situations.
Booth: C8818, C9015
Portable video switcher
Livestream Studio HD 500
Provides live video mixing for multi-camera productions; features up to five HD/SD SDI inputs and five video outputs (HD/SD SDI, HDMI, component, composite and s-video); switcher is full field-rate multiview to allow users to preview their cameras in real time with audio levels; can perform live transitions and live audio mixing, as well as graphics overlay and titling.
Fiber-optic transport system
Designed to address the tremendous data requirements involved with delivering 4K digital television; enables users to transport a 4K signal over one single-mode fiber; cost-effective unit it portable or rack-mountable; a card version is also available for the openGear platform with SNMP management and redundant power.
Sports post-production system
Orad Hi-Tec Systems PowerPlay
Turnkey post-production system for managing live sports productions; capabilities include ingest and instant highlight editing integrated through a dedicated sports media asset management platform; provides complete system for large-scale sporting events, offering fast turnaround of content and advanced data management tools.
Supports SDI (3G/HD/SD) and HDMI outputs, including full 1080p60; bridges the gap between expensive IRDs and consumer STBs; will fit into the same chassis systems (MPP1700 and MPP200) as all other VSI blade encoders.
Sound Devices PIX 240 and 240i
Both the 240 and 240i now have the ability to record into Apple ProRes 4444; both have 12-bit, 4:4:4 capabilities and can record 330Mb/s Apple ProRess 4444 files that are perceptionally indistinguishable from original source material; additional features in v3.0 update include time-code and recording status displays on SDI and HDMI outputs, and up to 500ms audio delay to compensate for multi-device picture.
Live sports video platform
Vimond Live Sports Center
Enables spectators to watch live and on-demand sporting events in an extensive Silverlight player framework; gives the user the ability to switch camera angles or live streams, watch highlights from the game, chat with other viewers, publish comments to Facebook, review team statistics, and see match and team lineups — all within the player, with tabs and overlaying information fields.
Minnetonka AudioTools Server 2.5
Latest version includes integrated failover protection and a new queue-monitoring application, as well as MP2, MP3 and AAC encoding; interoperates with Avid, Ericsson, IBM and Sony, among others; designed to be a complete solution for managing and processing Dolby E, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus and linear PCM content, as well as audio essence within MXF and QuickTime containers.
Portable HD video-over-cellular
Compact, lightweight device for high-quality live video transmission over multiple cellular networks; ideal for live newsgathering and online coverage of events; weighs less than 1.5lb (700g); designed for broadcasters and online media professionals on the move; features an internal antenna for additional resiliency in areas of poor cellular coverage, as well as new capabilities for live newsgathering.
MediaSilo Paper Cut
New feature enables fast and easy creation of rough-cut video clips based on transcripts of video managed by MediaSilo; users can drag snippets from one or many videos to the Paper Cut pod to create a rough-cut edit; previews of the resulting clip can be exported as a Final Cut Pro sequence file and viewed in Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer.
Modular storage system
Can improve workflow speed and efficiency; increases the performance of file-based workflows and gain flexibility when used as a NAS solution, a SAN configuration or a combination of both; data management software enables you to quickly organize, save and manage millions of frame sequences, projects and their corresponding metadata.
Freely configurable both in respect to the number of channels and the number of buses; configurations of up to 300 audio channels and 128 summing buses are supported; up to 96 aux or N-1 (mix-minus) buses can be defined; offers extensive snapshot and scene automation; has a control surface operating depth of 625mm.
Real-time IP caption link
EEG 1260 iCap
Can transform any CC encoder into an iCap encoder; created for openGear frame; allows engineers to easily disembed audio from any HD/SD-SDI input and send it encrypted to remote captioners; outputs caption data over RS-232 or telnet to legacy EEG or non-EEG brand encoders; fully compatible with EEG 1250 ComCC openGear module for intelligent dial-up routing.
Virtual studio positional calibration
Shotoku Broadcast Systems SPI-Touch
Offers new way of positional calibration for virtual studios; designate two different points through SPI-Touch’s viewfinder and press the button at each of the points, camera position will be instantly calibrated; eliminates the need to mark the studio floor and move the pedestal, making calibration easy and fast.
Second-screen synchronization system
Softel MediaSphere Bridge
Delivers connectivity between the TV and smart TVs or second screens; offers in-broadcast triggers or Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) connectivity; can adapt to a variety of interactive ecosystems.
Cloud-based transcoding service
Harmonic ProMedia Carbon MP
Enables content creators, service providers and media professionals to convert broadcast-quality video content quickly and cost-effectively to virtually any standard media format; allows users to transcode file-based video content in the cloud on an hourly basis; users can also access the application’s transcoding engine via a familiar XML API to deploy highly scalable, cloud-based transcoding workflows.
Note: Booth numbers are provided by NAB and are current as of press time. Every effort has been made by Broadcast Engineering to ensure the accuracy of these listings.