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Here’s one last peek at more than 150 products that will be on show at IBC2013. For additional IBC product coverage, check out our August issue as well as our September IBC Product Source. You can also find product and show coverage in our “IBC Update” newsletter and IBC blog.
Video capture software
Blackmagic Design Desktop Video 9.7.7
Update adds support for 4K DCI modes and adds improved compatibility for HDMI on the UltraStudio 4K and DeckLink 4K Extreme models; improves support for Avid Media Composer for the UltraStudio Mini Recorder and DeckLink Mini Recorder; software update is available now for download.
Cinegy Archive 9.5
Database manages archives or productions of any size as an affordable alternative to digitizing tape-based archives and production workflows; offers scalable and open architecture; makes media assets easily searchable and reusable; allows loggers, story and video editors to work on video material in real time.
Digital television console
Wheatstone Dimension Two
Brings upmarket control and function to midmarket budgets; housed in an efficient space-conserving footprint , console has large high-resolution meterbridge displays, up to 64 input channels (each with independent EQ/dynamics and separate bus-minus output), full event recall, auto mix, audio-follow-video, and loudness control; networked switching allows any source on any fader, with all output mixes made available throughout the system.
4K 84in LCD monitors
JVC PS-840UD, RS-840UD
Both models offer native screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 — four times the resolution of full HD — as well as 60p input and display capability for professional sports and other high-speed content; designed for custom installations where high resolution is a necessity, such as video production studios and trucks; PS-840UD includes compatibility with the Intel open pluggable specification; RS-840UD has been licensed with the Imaging Science Foundation and includes a C3 mode for professional calibration.
Three new configurations are available; ICE V4.0 offers new features such as Nielsen audience tracking capabilities, a Variplay feature option for speeding up non-critical material to compress time and make space for more essential playout, and integrated loudness control for compliance with international regulations; ICE LE is a new 1U version; ICE SAN provides large-scale shared content storage to give multiple ICE units instant access to media.
Xytech MediaPulse SKY
Platform-independent, browser-independent, cloud-ready, HTML5-compliant new user interface delivers complete MediaPulse functionality to Xytech users; delivers custom interfaces to all users, dramatically reduces roll-out costs, and drives real-time collaboration across the media enterprise and ecosystem.
Inter-sample true-peak limiter
Designed for the control of peak levels in audio signals from mono to 5.1; unlike traditional approaches to limiting, ISL offers a true brick-wall system, measuring inter-sample peaks and allowing the user to define the true-peak limit of the audio output; based on the standardized true-peak algorithms of ITU-R BS.1770 and related standards; suitable for the control of audio for post-production and broadcast applications.
Live broadcast encoder
Digital Rapids StreamZ Live 6000EX
Delivers the same robust, high-quality H.264 and MPEG-2 broadcast encoding capabilities as the StreamZ Live 8000EX integrated broadcast/multiscreen encoder in a tailored configuration for dedicated broadcast, cable and satellite television applications; easily upgradable to scale with customer needs, augments its linear broadcast outputs with simultaneous file creation for archive or on-demand use.
Metadata tagging tool
Primestream FORK Logger 1.0
Module for describing content inside FORK Production Suite’s software platform for media asset management and workflow automation; metadata tagging tool designed from the ground up for logging live or pre-recorded video; tightly integrated and configurable user interface enables content loggers to tag video quickly with defined metadata, making content searchable, ready to be filtered and organized for viewing in FORK’s Content Navigator — or for working within a FORK project or rundown.
Media streaming interface
Volicon Observer Mobile
Gives users access to content anywhere, anytime through an iPad or iPhone; provides greater flexibility and portability, as well as the convenience of accessing live Observer streaming, along with back navigation of previously recorded content from both local and remote locations; enhanced interface supports multichannel viewing and multiple audio tracks; users now also have the ability to select the best bit rate for their viewing device and network connection.
XenData Axle Video Gear support
Axle Video’s Gear appliance now supports XenData SX-10 and SX-520 series of video archive systems; combined offering provides complementary archive system that enables users to easily search, annotate, review and approve media files across several tiers of storage.
Media production hub
Rohde & Schwarz DVS VENICE
Supports codecs such as Sony XAVC; enables broadcasters to play out 4K content with maximum production quality; new features help TV studios manage their broadcasting processes more efficiently and cost-effectively.