What is in this article?:
- 2013 NAB Show Product Preview
- Automation, including news and master control
- Cable TV equipment
- Cameras, lenses, accessories
- Graphics, animation products
- Media storage, archive systems, asset management
- New media, streaming products, multimedia/Internet
- Production switchers, video effects, keyers
- Recording media
- TBCs, frame syncs, conversion equipment
- Test & measurement equipment
- Video editing systems
TBCs, frame syncs, conversion equipment
BHV Broadcast Proteus
Motion-adaptive standards converter is available in rack-mount and portable versions; features 10-bit SDI, analog video and audio I/O, advanced standards conversion algorithm, comprehensive audio facilities and ARC; based on Motion Adaptive Standards Converter.
Crystal Vision Up-Down 3G
Allows flexible up-, down- and crossconversion between 3Gb/s, HD and SD sources; can perform two different conversions simultaneously and give out co-timed dual outputs, while the synchronizing version uses two synchronizers downstream of the converter to keep the output valid at all times.
Ensemble Designs BrightEye Mitto
New high-resolution support for line of BrightEye Mitto high-performance scan converters; new software supports 1920 x 1920 pixel images; converters provide ultra high-quality conversion from computer video to SDI video; computer video is converted to serial digital SD, HD and 3Gb/s on BNC electrical or fiber-optic outputs.
MPEG-2 to MPEG-4 conversion
Solution set integrates to ASI and/or IP infrastructures for those looking to capitalize on the cost savings and quality benefits of MPEG-4 technology; provides tools for encoding, delivering improved coding efficiency, the ability to encode mixed media, high error resilience for robust transmission and interaction with various animated objects.
Ultra HD JPEG 2000 codec
intoPix Ultra HD family
New range of visually lossless JPEG 2000 encoder and decoder cores support 4K 60fps or 8K 60fps in a single 28nm FPGA from Xilinx or Altera; optional region of interest (ROI) support; low delay (2+1 frames).
Ittiam Systems HEVC Encoder
Targets 30 percent to 50 percent bit-rate reduction over H.264 at similar visual quality; supports a wide range of standard resolutions up to Ultra HD; encodes interlaced and progressive content; offers multiple speed versus quality trade-off presets.
Matrox Convert DVI Plus
Cost-effective HD-SDI scan converter lets broadcasters easily and economically incorporate content from computers, iPads and iPhones into news programs; ideal for creating broadcast-quality video from computer applications such as Skype, YouTube, Google Earth, FaceTime, ProPresenter, PowerPoint and web browsers.
Opticomm-EMCORE Optiva OTC-1HDP
Provides uncompressed transmission of one channel of 3G HD-SDI video with embedded digital audio; additional RJ45 port on the receiver allows easy daisy-chain capabilities for multi-drop applications; allows for format conversion of HD-SDI to DVI and DVI to HD-SDI, over the copper.
Path 1 PiXiE
HD encoder/decoder features a video interface with a single HD-SDI/SDI port that supports 1080i 29.97/25, 720p 59.94/50 formats; the embedded HD-SDI audio interface supports PCM formats; also features a tri-level sync/gunlock external reference and support for Gigabit Ethernet I/O.
Universal input seamless switcher
TV One C2-8000 series
Provides high-quality video switching with two-channel bi-directional conversion between a variety of analog and digital video formats; features multiple DVI-U input modules (allowing any of HDMI, DVI, composite video, YC, YUV, YPbPr or RGB) that can be scaled and switched between, along with two independent processing channels.
Telco, IPTV and mobile video equipment
Mobile cellular uplink system
TVU Networks TVUPack Mini
Weighing less than 2lb, enables broadcasters to transmit live video over multiple 3G/4G/LTE/WiFi connections; offers a simple one-button solution that delivers high picture quality for both professional on-air broadcast and direct-to-web production environments; available in both camera-mount and belt-mount configurations.
Intelsat IPTV Service
Wholesale MPEG-4 content aggregation and delivery service for distributors and integrators operating in the United States; supports delivery of a prepackaged TV programming line-up in a highly-efficient MPEG-4 IP format to cable and telecom service providers.
Portable CWDM remapper/multiplexer
MultiDyne FS-18000 Fiber-Saver
Transports up to 18 digital optical or SDI signals over a single fiber, simplifying the transport of additional signals in remote locations where there are an insufficient amount of available fibers; enables users to input any digital optical signal, with a data rate of up to 4.25Gb/s.
Thomson Video Networks ViBE VS7000
For Web TV, OTT services, IPTV and cable delivery; combines next-generation compression platform for outstanding picture quality in an all-IP environment with live broadcast-quality encoding, innovative video preprocessing and faster-than-real-time file transcoding; new features include both real-time and offline HEVC encoding.
Mobile cellular uplink solution
TVU Networks TVUPack TM8200
Small and lightweight 3G/4G mobile cellular uplink solution in a backpack; uses multiple 3G/4G/WiFi/BGAN connections, a proprietary H.264 encoder and Inverse StatMux+ transmission algorithm to deliver live professional HD video while using fewer data connections; features a simple, one-button.
Cellular Internet newsgathering (iNG) transmitter
VISLINK LiveGear AirStream
Provides high-quality live HD/SD video and audio transmission from anywhere there is cellular broadband service; LGR receiver unit aggregates the four bonded data channels into an HD-SDI video stream at the studio for retransmission or playout to Web-based subscribers using the video media server.