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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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Digital mixing console
Now available in five frame sizes in order to meet needs ranging from mobile to studio; latest features include permanent metering of the 16 central faders and nine individually assignable user buttons; snapshot operation is improved with more directly accessible buttons; also has an integrated RTW goniometer or user panel in the overbridge.
Upgrades range from transmission gear to entire broadcast facilities; enhanced pre-engineered DTT system is a highly modular, flexible solution that enables analog-based terrestrial operators to migrate to a digital platform quickly and cost-effectively; the system supports live streams and VOD with program acquisition, compression and transmission subsystems, and full life-cycle support.
Harris Platinum VAX Compact Class
Built on the company’s PowerSmart architecture to minimize footprint and lower costs; covers VHF transmissions from 10W to 100W in 2RU units; ideal for low-power stations and gap filler applications to cover specific regions in widespread markets or difficult terrains; integrates Harris Broadcast Apex M2X exciters to enable simple modulation changes and analog-to-digital upgrades.
Artel Video Systems DLC205
Integrates seamlessly within the company’s DigiLink video transport platform; aggregates Ethernet traffic across a single optical or electrical connection; capable of aggregating nine channels — five external and four internal — of 10/100/1000 Ethernet traffic for transport across electrical or optical networks; fully nonblocking module features capacity of 18Gb of Ethernet traffic.
JK Audio Interloop
Offers improved voice bandwidth using Bluetooth HD Voice wireless technology; supports 300Hz-3.4kHz standard voice bandwidth and 120Hz-7kHz HD voice bandwidth; features 2.4HGz encrypted digital wireless; includes 3-pin XLR male and female intercom jacks; powered with 9V battery backup; has send and receive volume controls.
Frame rate convertes
Snell KudosPro MC500
Available at a low price point; provides up, down and crossconversion from any broadcast standard (50Hz or 59Hz) to any other broadcast standard, with optional composite and fiber connectivity; a wide range of audio options is available, including embedded, AES, analog and Dolby E, as well as extensive utilities such as ProcAmp, enhancer and closed caption handling.
Newest version of software platform streamlines the processing and playout of file-based content, which now includes enhanced licensing flexibility; new licensing configuration provides a bundled package for the broadcaster’s most commonly used content delivery services (up to five).
Video box production tool
Orad Hi-Tec Systems TD Control
Streamlines video box production workflows by consolidating video sources and graphics, delivering a single composited image to the switcher; provides ability to switch, while on-air, from six video sources to six completely different video sources with one click of a button.
Utah Scientific UTAH-100/UDS
New series provides support for the new 4K (6Gb/s) signal format. Routers in this range from 32x32 to 144x144 and offer the same control options as the UDS routers introduced in 2012; a new 4K signal-processing module will provide multiplexing and demultiplexing of 1.5Gb/s and 3Gb/s streams to and from the 6Gb/s signal.
Ittiam Systems HEVC Decoder
Targets full conformance to HEVC Main Profile and all resolutions up to Ultra HD; efficient multicore design scales well from one to four cores (x86 and ARM); integrated into Android Stagefright; suitable for most tablets, smartphones and OTT devices.
Multichannel HD/SD encoder
Thomson Video Networks ViBE EM4000
Developed for satellite, terrestrial, cable and IPTV applications; designed to provide optimized compression performance, greater flexibility and density, and, with its capacity for four channels within a single 1RU chassis, a consumption of only 70W of energy for each channel.
Broadcast field-deck recorder
VITEC Focus FS-T2001
Designed for XDCAM workflow; incorporates the complete range of Sony professional formats, including HD422 50Mb/s and XDCAM EX/HD; supports removable professional media: SxSPro/SxS-1 and SDHC cards, as well as 250GB of internal storage for either clip recording or management/storage over a GigE connection.
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.
Broadband UHF panel antenna
Jampro Antennas JUHD
Radome-enclosed antenna, designed for either side or top mounting, is based on a modular design; can be configured to provide a variety of azimuth and elevation patterns; offers optional beam tilt and null fill to ensure maximum coverage; horizontally polarized antenna can be configured to include varying levels of vertical polarization.
Adorama camera packages
Camera packages on display will include Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Canon EOS C100 series, Canon EOS C300 series, Sony PMW-F5 and Sony PMW-200 camcorder.
Four-window 3G-SDI processor
TV One C2-6204
Has four 3G-SDI inputs and a DVI-I input (for cascade or background use) to place up to four sizable windows on a single DVI-I/3G SDI output; each window is powered by a CORIO 2 scaler providing full flexibility; 3G-SDI resolutions up to 1080p60 are supported; high-performance de-interlacing with motion-adaptive noise reduction are available for interlaced SDI and YPbPr sources.
Portable HD video-over-cellular
LiveU LU70 backpack
Offers a cellular-based live video uplink solution for global broadcasters with its second-generation proprietary internal and external antenna arrays; offers satellite-like resiliency on-the-move and in heavily crowded locations; bonds up to 14 3G/4G LTE, WiMAX and Wi-Fi modems simultaneously; features include One-Touch-Live mode, point to multi-point distribution and increased throughput up to 10Mb/s.
Packet optical transport
Platforms automatically adapt to a wide range of existing fiber plants, making 40G and 100G as easy to deploy as 10G; leverages common management and control plane interoperability so network can scale to meet growing capacity needs; multiport, multiprotocol transponders with per-port application selectivity offer increased versatility and flexibility.
Ultra-motion real-time deflickering system
I-MOVIX Real-time De-Flickering System
Real-time turnkey system solves flickering problem encountered by any high-speed camera user; designed for use with SprintCam Vvs HD and X10 systems.
Prompter and on-air system
Combines a bright 17in LED prompting screen with an integrated 17in full HD-SDI on-air monitor; weighs 7lbs less than a system made of separate components (saving 7lbs of counterbalance) and uses 20 percent less power; uses High-Bright LED prompting screens with 1600nits of brightness, a 1000:1 contrast ratio and a lifetime in excess of 70,000 hours.