LAS VEGAS –
starting in mid-January, we are inundated with a relentless tsunami-like
avalanche of product announcements and press releases, which is to say, a lot.
We do our best to decipher, pare down and present to you, the reader, useful
information as you pack your bags for yet another convention of the National
Association of Broadcasters. “A Gear Guide for NAB 2013” is a consolidated list
of the announcements we have thus far screened and published, comprising roughly
1,000 products being shown by nearly 300 companies listed in alphabetical
order. It is by no means comprehensive, but meant simply as another resource.
Links to listings by categories are included at the end. An interactive map of
the NAB Show floor is available here
Live long and prosper. - McAdams
will show its the “RXS” Series DVB-S/S2 multistream
receiver with support for multiple modulation schemes and up to six transport
stream outputs, and its EMX series MPEG-2/4 SD/HD encoders, available in a
single rack drawer. Applications include terrestrial and satellite, Webcasting,
and IP streaming.
has updated its Mira production server to 4K which can create
1080p files for playback on four 3G HD/SDI outputs.
is introducing a range of products, including
AcoustiArt sound absorbing wall panels, Whisperwave acoustical clouds, Sonex
acoustical foam, AudioSeal sound barrier, and AlphaSorb barrier wall panels.
will display Actus Clip Factory, which repurposes
broadcast media in full HD quality.
will mark the NAB debut of its EN-91P 1080p encoder, an
ultra-low delay 1080p MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 HD encoder. Paired with Adtec’s RD-70
IRD, it delivers picture-to-picture services in 100 ms. Also at the booth, the
RD-70 1080P receiver, a multi-codec ultra-low, low- and normal-delay
MPEG-2/MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 HD IRD.
Advanced Fiber Products
will introduce a normal-through optical switch
module, a new line of Pro AV fiber extenders, a tamper-proof Secure SC fiber
connector, the RunGear VIA multisignal fiber-optic distance extender with
intercom, video media converter, and distribution amplifier, and a
bidirectional fiber-to-copper and copper-to-fiber media converter.
will debut Systel IP, a talk show and multi-conference system built
around a digital router using lines from IP telephony systems.
will showcase Aframe 2.0, which enables export of metadata out of
Aframe and into Avid Media Composer, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.
AJA Video Systems
will bring the AJA Kumo 3232, a
32x32 SDI, 2 RU router, and show
the Ki Pro Quad, which can capture edit-ready files in 4K, 2K quad HD and HD.
The 1 RU Ki Pro Rack will also be on display.
will introduce new enterprise-class
features for iCR, including the integration of Softel’s Swift vTX with
AmberFin’s iCR; and demonstrate how new modules for its iCR address workflow
requirements that include ingest and transcoding to MXF AS11 and metadata
support for the Digital Production Partnership, as well as other industry
will introduce its Dionic HD
battery pack designed with the Sony F65, RED cameras, Arri Alexa and Vision
Research Phantom in mind. The Power Charger 3000 Series features simultaneous
fast charging, expanded communications, and upgrading via Wi-Fi or USB. The
12-channel AB-HDRF RF system that transmits multiple cameras to one receive
will roll out v7.0 of its ENPS system,
now with an updated UI.
will launch its new Tahoma IP Multiviewer, the latest addition
to Tahoma Universal input Multiviewer platform that accepts DVI, VGA, YPbPr,
YC, composite, HDMI and SD-SDI/HD-SDI inputs for multi-image display.
AppearTV will showcase its multiscreen, OTT module that
signals distribution to HDTV, computer screen, Web and mobile devices.
will unveil its Alexa XT cameras with new features inspired by
feedback from professional users. The Alexa XT, Alexa XT M, Alexa XT Plus and
Alexa XT studio cameras will replace all previous models except for the
original Alexa, which is getting a software upgrade.
Artel Video Systems will introduce the HD-SDI video-over-IP gateway that
tizes video according to the SMPTE 2022-6 encapsulation
will showcase its Kyrion CM5000
encoder, a modular contribution MPEG-2/4 encoder, featuring high bit-rate
support and built-in video monitor, as well as the companion Kyrion DR5000
will showcase its ThunderLink and ThunderStream devices,
which enable storage and network connectivity for SAS, SATA, Fibre Channel and
Audio Video Technologies
will showcase its Magic THipPro, a POTS, ISDN
or VoIP telephone hybrid talk show system that can handle as many as 16 callers
from up to 20 workplaces with resources shared between six studios.
AT5040 hand-built side-address
cardioid condenser mic combines four ultra-thin rectangular diaphragms for a
surface area unachievable in a standard round diaphragm. The new AT2020USB+
adds a USB output for multitrack music production, voiceover, and podcasting
and offers zero-latency monitoring.
will mark the NAB debut of Production
Suite, a studio and channel-in-a-box from $29,999. It also plans to highlight
its two- and four-port SD and HD video servers, including the high-capacity
will showcase Smoke 2013 NLE with a
new intuitive user interface, Connect FX for node-based compositing inside the
timeline, a toolset for high-end finishing.
will introduce E.P.I.C. (Enhanced Prompting Information
Centre), an all-in-one prompter display.
will feature its Astra Studio 2
automation for news and studio production.
will debut Interplay MAM Active
Archive and Interplay Production 3.0, which adds new capability for
multi-camera projects, and its latest version of Avid Motion Graphics.
AVP MFG & Supply
is bringing the Saber media converter,
hybrid fiber- optic breakout modules, which feature two single-mode fiber-optic
contacts, two low-voltage contacts and two auxiliary 600 V AC electrical
will roll out its media management software, which now includes
support for Avid workflows.
has the DW-1000, a four-channel full duplex digital wireless
IFB comprising base station, four beltpack tranceivers, and four headsets.
will unveil an interactive weather app for iOS and
Android platforms. VIPIR Touchscreen brings all of the company’s VIPIR
technology to the touchscreen.
has updated its Video Ghost, which now provides 65 Watts
of power at 12 Volts for camera headends and remote monitors using existing
serial digital video coaxial cable.
will highlight CORE:news, a production suite that enables
seamless story production from original conception to final archiving.
will show updated patch
panels that address the need to accommodate fiber-optic, Ethernet, other
is expected to demo v.1.2 software
for its Backmagic Cinema Camera.
It’s also introducing a v3.2 software update to add audio mixing its
ATEM 1 M/E and ATEM TV, Studio switchers.
It will demo its UltraStudio Mini monitor and recorder portable capture and
playback devices, and the UltraStudio 4K. Mini Converter gear will be on display,
as well as the DeckLink 4K Extreme PCI Express capture card, now with 4K
playback; and theVideohub Master Control, a router control panel that allows
spin-knob scrolling of all router sources and destinations, as well as direct
button entry of any router crosspoint.
will show the SMS-4U 8R4P, a 12-channel HD broadcast video
server with simultaneous recording and playback capability; and the SMS-2U
4R2P, a compact six-channel server.
will bring their LED broadcast
monitors, ranging from 9- to 72-inches and offering color accuracy that’s
pre-calibrated at the factory to SMPTE specs.
will debut its new 26-Volt camera
battery for high-current cameras, and will demonstrate a new transmitter and
receiver for airborne filming.
Brainstorm will debut Aston 3D real-time graphics.
will show the first full implementation of its
end-to-end monitoring for OTT services, with data analysis from ingest to
will demo its BrightClip SAN server as well as a
standalone version—the BrightClip SA— and BrightDrive Procyon and BrightDrive
will show its RF Dashboard Global Monitor software and
its AES-400 digital audio switcher.
Broadcast Interactive Media
(BIM), will debut BIMvid Live, an HTTP live
streaming service that automates conversion of broadcast closed captions for
Broadcast Pix will debut the Flint cloud-based live production and
and the latest version of its Video Control
will unfold the umbrellaCDN, allowing content providers to
allocate CDN for their content according to various criteria. Also at the show,
Conditional Access System Compliant Adaptive Streaming, technology that enables
pay-TV operators to support adaptive streaming protocols.
new Repeat series consists of plug-and-play devices that
convert two to 24 of channels 3G/HD/SD-SDI (or MADI) signals from coaxial
cables to fiber and back in 1 RU.
is bringing its Real Freedom wireless camera link and family of
components that support 1080p/60 operation along with 10-bit, 4:2:2 sampling,
H.264 encoding and DVBT2 modulation.
pro plates and panels offer customization of wall
plates in sizes up to 10 RU. The 2G+ Just Add Power HD-SDI over IP transmitter
helps feed HDMI audio to centralized amplifiers.
will be on hand with Sport-HD, a dual-channel replay
system consisting of a Sport-EX control panel and an RM-HD hard disk replay
recorder, as well as the single-channel Sport-HD.
will debut its LTO-6
archiving appliance, and display
Prime-Cache6, Pro-Cache6 and
Power-Cache6 will be on display.
has added Automixer, an automatic mixing function, to its
Bluefin2 signal-processing engine.
will demonstrate its new RF Q-Ball, a wireless remote
will bring two single-sensor
camcorders, the XA20 and XA25, and a number of cinema 4K/HD primes and zooms
for Canon Cinema EOS cameras, and broadcast HD lenses for ENG, EFP, sports, and
will present its Magnum fluid head
designed to support fully decked studio and ENG cameras with long boxed lenses,
7-inch viewfinders or large prompters.
will unveil its Resource Scheduling system, a
Web-based scheduler that enables users to book projects, shifts, jobs, teams,
rooms, trucks, equipment and more.
will show its C161A, which provides visual and aural
monitoring of up to 16 audio channels from an SDI signal in 1 RU.
ChyronIP, a real-time HD/SD 2D and 3D character and graphics system
designed for the NewTek TriCaster.
will unveil v1.1 of its HelixNet digital
network partyline intercom system, which offers the advanced network management
capabilities of a matrix intercom.
will feature RF Wattmeters and termination loads for
both analog and digital applications. One example is the 81000 series of
Wattmeters, which uses transmission line probes to measure forward and reverse
will bring a new series of terminal gear cards, including
the DCDA downconverter/distribution amplifier, and the DCDA-3G and DCDA-3G2 dual
down converters with 3G, frame sync and AES outputs. Also at the show, Blue Box
Group fiber units and a range of throw-down modular bricks, plus Fusion3G cards
that offer Dolby Digital Plus with simultaneous 5.1 and 2.0.
will preview their new Solo Micro HD transmitter, a
matchbox-sized unit that features 15 ms latency and Cobham’s ultra mobile video
link modulation. Also launching is the company’s new HD MPEG-4 IP.
will be demonstrating the battery-operated
Fiberlink SDI Beamer and Fiberlink 3380, offering 3G/HD/SD-SDI and four
channels of analog audio, and other Fiberlink products, including the Fiberlink
32x32 fiber-optic matrix/router.
will showcase their LiveShot two-piece system with a
camera-mounted transmitter and rack-mountable 19-inch receiver, using an Anton/
Bauer-style camera battery mount, H.264 HD encoding, and transmission via
Ethernet and Wi-Fi or 3G/4G wireless connections
will demonstrate its master control automation, which includes
DeviceServer and EventServer. Systems can be configured to handle up to 100
independent channels on a single system.
will showcase its ViVid 3G variable video delays, along
with the Synner 310, a video synchronizer, tracking audio delay and embedder/deembedder
for 3 Gbps, HD and SD. Also in their booth, the Tandem 310, a combined embedder
and de-embedder for 3 Gbps, HD and SD sources.
will showcase its new Galaxy MAM system
that includes an industry-standard BPM workflow engine, ad well as demo
its Dalet News Suite on Dalet’s Galaxy Platform as well as the Dalet One Cut
will show the DAWNflex signal cable
for satellite downlink, compatible with signals up to 3 Ghz, including
will display their D5502 satellite
receiver decoder for MPEG-2/4, DVBS, DVBS2, SD/HD operation, along with the
latest in LNB offerings.
iLM8 simultaneously measures loudness for 5.1 surround and
auxiliary stereo inputs using the ITU-R BS.1770/1 algorithm, while its
MultiMerge2 upmixes stereo or encoded stereo content to 5.1 using the DTS
Neural Surround Up- Mix process, also generating an LtRt output.
will showcase its up/down/cross converters,
multiviewers, audio monitoring gear and test pattern generators, including the
MdCross, a portable converter that features 54 test patterns.
will debut its Live+ Mobile App for Android, which enables both
traditional and online broadcasters to transmit live HD or SD video from select
Android phones; and its Live+ Vset, a vehicle-mount version of the company’s
Live+ 20/20 transmitter.
will showcase its cloud service for media and
Digital Alert Systems
will be showcasing its DASDEC-II Emergency
Messaging Platform for emergency alert and CAP management in a fully integrated
will release v3.0 of Beauty Box Video for applying
“Digital Makeup” and automatically retouching video.
will show a new streamlined GUI for its NewsBank automated
news system, and an expanded version of its MediaVault archive, which offers
blue laser, LTO tape or spinning disk technology for mass storage of broadcast
will highlight its flagship Monitor IQ broadcast
monitoring system, MediaPro content repurposing system, and repeat audio
detection systems (RADS) for song tracking and ad tracking.
will highlight Transcode Manager 2.0 powered by Kayak,
high-volume, file-based media processing, the new StreamZ Live 8000EX integrated
multiscreen and broadcast live encoder, and the StreamZHD multiformat, live and
file-based encoding system.
will show its PT0760M waveform monitor, which can
display up to four simultaneous waveforms on a single screen.
will show its newest RS-422 systems, including the
one-input/eight-output SW1X8, as well as VTR/DDR control options such as the
new d:facto II vocal microphone handles extreme SPL
handling and offers seamless integration with many professional wireless
DSI RF Systems
will demo their NewsShark line of TV and radio products
for transmitting over cellular and Wi-Fi systems.
brings Xaris, a single- or dual-channel HD/SDI play-out server that
supports H.264/MPEG-2 and embedded audio pass-through. The
True Check IP analyzer verifies the quality of MPEG- 2/H.264 audio and video
services over IP network and the MPEG
Magnus, featuring 40 streams.
is showing v6.3 of its storage platform with project browser
compatibility for Adobe Premiere Pro in Windows, and the ability to limit
access to a single user at a time.
will bring the new
DiVA, an entry-level system with many of the features of Fastrack, and the
Fastrack Time Tailor Controller.
will roll out its new1260 iCap Proxy, which transforms any CC
encoder into an iCap encoder, the iCap Video real-time IP captioning system,
and the complete Streaming Caption Toolkit. The company will also showcase the
HD490 digital closed captioning and HD VANC encoding solution.
will demo the Elemental Server, a file-based
video processing system designed for transcoding for both broadcast and
multichannel video applications.
will launch the eVe (Emotion Video Engine), a file-based
media toolbox comprised of a media analyzer, player, and XML export tool.
will debut en-Caption3, its latest generation automated
DADv13 runs on a PC
embedded directly inside an audio routing engine without a separate workstation
or sound card and adds new features including an improved GUI.
will show off new high-resolution support for its line
of BrightEye Mitto high-performance scan converters.
will mark the NAB debut of its Muse Live, which compresses live
SD or HDTV signals to any format and resolution while maintaining proper video
will mark the NAB debut of its SVP 5500 HEVC encoder, and will
showcase their AVP 3000 Voyager and RX 8200 receiver content acquisition tools
with support for multiple codecs and 4K acquisition.
will highlight its HD-455/SD/1, an HD/SD timecode reader/video
inserter, and the HD-491/SD, an HD/SD SDI timecode decoder/generator that
accepts an SDI signal. Also on parade, the DV-228 1 x 8 SDI digital video
distribution amplifier (3G/HD/SD) with a loop-through input.
will highlight its Media Enterprise Resource Planning platform,
which connects and manages a company’s complete media lifecycle.
will display the Eurotek Head Hend encoder/decoder, which
supports up to six boards and can handle formats such as SDI, Analog, HD/SD,
brings small video routers, as well as enterprise class video
routers, such as the EMR Video, a high-density modular video routing system
that handles 3G, HD/SD and ASI. The company will show the 3025EMC, a 3G and
HD/SD master control switcher and channel branding platform, alongside the company’s
mini switcher package and its Mediator content management and workflow
will be on hand with its XT-3 8-channel SD/HD server, its XT Nano
HD/SD slow-motion replay server, and MediArchive Director.
Eyeheight will debut its new video legalizer.
will show off an archive sync solution
called Sync- Block designed to help archive, backup, sync, mirror and transport
file-based media. The company will also bring the TerraBlock, including the
latest version that supports 16 Gbps Fibre Channel and 10 GB Ethernet
Fast Forward Video
plans to show recording solutions like the camera-
mountable sideKick HD and sideKick HD Studio.
will unveil new fiber-optic connectors designed to go
everywhere without signal degradation. The company will also demo the Fischer
MiniMax, a push-pull interconnect system for today’s smaller devices.
will show an entirely revamped monitor product line
that features performance and capability improvements including advanced custom
LUT import capabilities.
will be on hand to demonstrate its AirBoss automation system
with SCTE-104 capabilities for seamless ad insertion.
will be exploring the 4K arena with
the HVS-XT100/120, a 3G/4K-compatible video production switcher with 1 M/E.
Also in the company’s booth: the FT-One
camera, which captures at up to 900 fps in full 4K. For-A will also demo its
FA-9520 video processor and show its MediaConcierge media management system
that supports MPEG-1/2/4 and H.264. The LTS-50 LTO server will also be on
will display the MasterVision
console, a new addition to the company’s MasteRail product line.
Frezzi Energy Systems
will showcase its large line of Lithium
Ion battery packs, its Frezzi HyLight HPSS Light Kits with switchable
high-power solid state LED module chip technology; the Hybrid Mini-Fill
fixture, and the Frezzi SkyLight High Output Solid State Luminaire.
Front Porch Digital
will introduce V7.1 of its
DIVArchive content storage management system, now including AXF Explorer for
parsing AXF objects using a drag-and-drop GUI similar to the Windows operating
will show its SNV NT-7 vehicle with a
custom all-aluminum modular body, with 7 RU of equipment space.
will introduce a new member of the
company’s Premier PL digital cinematography family, the PL 85-300.
will bring their IP encoders,
including a new firmware release that improves end-to-end latency for its
IP-9610, IP-900, and IP-920 HD/SD H.264 video encoders/decoders.
Gefen Pro AV Group,
which now includes Megenta Research and
TVOne, will roll out its 3G SDI audio embedder/de-embedder, along with the
GefenPRO 3G SDI scalers. The Gefen ToolBox Ultra HD Splitters also will be
displayed along with the 32x32 Modular Matrix, which can
route 32 mixed sources to 32 outputs at resolutions up to 1,920 x 1,200.
will display their VDM230LT ultra-lightweight, HD
miniature coax, along with the Gepco Panel Designer and Gepco Mobile Web
will showcase its new LF- 2SM7T Tufcal Cable and L-2.5CHLT
Lightweight low-loss coax cable, as well as its new line of active BNC
TopHAT M3 is a portable headphone mixer with multiple
headphone outputs for monitoring in OB environments and also includes a
switched talkback mic input.
will introduce the
Vista Track series of camera sliders and the VistaTrack 200-48, a linear track
and dolly system designed for cameras up to 200 pounds.
will demo the CAP-DEC 1, CAP-to-EAS
converter. The unit meets or exceeds all applicable specifications and helps
broadcasters meet the CAP requirements using their current EAS equipment. The
unit features the logging of EAS alerts in electronic format.
will mark the NAB debut of its LDX
line of its Xensium-FT-based camera systems. Storage and file management products, including the K2 TX/MAM
with a central database will be displayed along with the latest
version of the Grass Valley K2 Summit 3G server, Edius Elite editing, the GV
Director as well as the newest features for the Karrera Video Production
Group One Ltd.
will introduce DiGiCo’s SD9B software
upgrade, which adds 5.1 capabilities to the standard SD9 “live” system,
accommodating smaller sports and events OB trucks.
Guntermann & Drunck GmbH
will be showcasing their ControlCenter
Digital modular switching system..
will debut its Makito X H.264
encoding platform with dual-channel HD encoding, as well as Makito X2, which
delivers twice the quality at half the bandwidth. Makito X2 features 55 ms of
encoding latency, an extensive feature set, and the ability to deliver multiple
bitrates from each source.
will feature its VidScope monitoring
software, now bundled with the StreamLabs MH2B capture card.
comes to NAB to show off server solutions including the
Spectrum and Spectrum MediaCenter family of servers.
brings Nexio Volt, the RU server
with four bidirectional HD channels; its
Invenio Motion intelligent media movement module for asset management; the
Versio 1 RU channel-in-a-box; the
HView SX Pro multiviewer; the Selenio Networking Module; and the
Inscriber G8 and TitleOne editing systems. It will also offer its SFP6800+
fiber module that supports up to 60 channels of fiber-optic transport in a 2 RU
design, and its new Platinum IP3 integrated routing system that accommodates
separate video, audio and data signals within the same frame.
will introduce the VSG-4TSG test signal
generator designed to confirm video and audio integrity through 3 Gbps HD/SD..
Sports Pod is an announcer’s mic/headphone
controller with duplex intercom.
Hi Tech Systems
will show the AViTA family of production tools, which
can record, review, edit and replay up to 16 camera channels.
will introduce the SK-HD2200 full-body HD production camera with
1,100-line resolution and 3 Gbps signal handling from end-to-end. It also
brings the Z-HD6000 CMOS studio camera, SK-HD1500 slo-mo HD camera, HV-HD33
compact 3-MOS sensor POV HD camera, SK-HD1200 studio/EFP camera, SK-HD1000
dockable camera, and the Z-HD5000 studio and field camera.
will present its X10 Real-Time Continuous Ultra-Motion system,
which delivers a continuous real-time output of up to 250 fps at native HD
resolution and image quality. Also showing is the X10+ Real Time Continuous
Ultra-Motion System, which operates in an extreme slow-motion mode with frame
rates up to 2,600 at 1080i50 or up to 5,600 fps at 720p60. The company will
also demo its new real-time automatic deflickering solution designed for
SprintCam Vvs HD and X10 systems.
will debut new V-Mounts with cheese plates, including the EOS-CP(A)
Canon C100/300/500 Adaptor kit and the BCC-CP(A) adaptor kit for the Blackmagic
IHSE USA, LLC
will highlight the Draco Extender Compact for HD
transmission of DVI/HDMI signals with resolutions up to 1080p60.
will debut its ID508 3 Point LED Lighting Kit, its O-Fly
Shoulder Rig for shooting using a DSLR’s LCD display, and the PT Elite|Elite
iPad teleprompter kit designed to turn an iPad into a field-ready prompter
will showcase its HDK-97A 16-bit portable HD companion-camera
that supports 1080i/720p and 3Gbps signals. Also showing will be the HDK-97C
with 2.5 megapixel 2/3-inch CMOS image sensors; the HDK-55 Unicam HD camera
with 1080i 2.3 megapixel AIT CCDs; and the HDK-77EC2 HD native multiformat
camera system. Ikegami also will
bring an advanced range of HD flat panel LCD monitors, including the 50 Series
“high-class” displays and 04 Series.
will introduce Cedar DNS 8 Live, which offers eight
simultaneous channels of dialog noise suppression for live applications.
will be at the show with a new compact ballast for its
TruColor HS, TruColor Foton, along with a small, portable Remote Phosphor
will spotlight its iVMS 5 intelligent video management system,
a scalable, end-to-end monitor that pinpoints faults in video networks.
Integrated Microwave Technologies
demo their Nucomm Connect Live COFDM and multi- 4G/LTE live video HD transmitter,
along with their RF Central microLite HD receiver, and Nucomm Newscoder Rx4.
Also on display will be the Connect Live aggregation server that incorporates
multiple IP streams back into a single stream.
is introducing RemoteMix 2, a two-channel
field mixer/headphone amplifier that includes a communications interface for
remote broadcast, IFB, or backup audio paths.
new M*AP combines quality control and loudness monitoring
functionality, plus a Dolby production toolset.
will spotlight its GY-HM650 ProHD camera with a recent firmware
update that adds support for Verizon 4G LTE modems connecting directly to the
camera via USB to deliver HD footage to a broadcast facility.
will showcase its Norbert frame, a
mounting system for DSLR and compact HD video cameras.
will demo its Joker Bug line as well as its Alpha 1600.
will show their line of pull-out racks for Macs and PCs,VTRs
will demo its Celeb 200 DMX with remote DMX control and a new
line of Tegra 4Bank DMX fixtures.
Lawo North America
will highlight the V__pro8 for cross-format
conversion and color correction as well as embedding and de-embedding, and its
mc²56 mixing console.
will unveil the LV5307, a compact
seven-inch monitor/rasterizer with internal cross-conversion from 3G-SDI,
HD-SDI and SD-SDI to HDMI and vice versa. Also new: the LV5837 audio and
loudness signal monitor, LV7770 rasterizing signal analyzer, and the LV5980
17-inch screen SDI waveform monitor.
will demonstrate the 3K.93C HDTV
will demo Reach Engine, which enables secure and seamless
streamlining of complex workflows around video creation, library management,
packaging and distribution.
will launch its RSPLUS, a brand new tripod and pedestal system
with 100 mm ball head RHP75/85, and a payload range of up to 55 pounds. Libec
will also introduce its LX10 100 mm ball tripod a successor of the company’s
will demo its handheld DM-2000 Bitstream Analyzer
to monitor and generate Dolby Digital/ Plus/E, HE-AAC, MPEG I L II, and PCM
bitstreams; its Aero.2000 Audio Loudness Manager and the Aero.1000 and LQ-1
will highlight its Sola 12 and Inca
12 LED Fresnel fixtures, and the new 1x1 LS Bi-Color Lighting Fixture. Litepanels will demo its daylight
balanced, on-camera LED Luma powered by 6 AA batteries, or professional
batteries via D-Tap.
will launch three new
switchers and a control surface.
will show its LU40-S handheld uplink
device with proprietary internal antenna, and its LU-Smart mobile app devices,
LU-Lite laptop video uplink device, LiveU Xtender external antenna, and LiveU
AE-IP card turns
the AE-32 Audio Engine platform into an AoIP node and mixer handling up to
128x128 I/Os in a single box, and its updated Mosaic control surface offers
easier access to the new features. The Logitek vMix+ combines multiple Logitek
virtual clients into a single platform.
will show its Lowel Prime LED 800,
the largest in the Lowel Prime family. The fixture is available in hi- CRI
dedicated daylight and tungsten color models, with wide 50 degree beam angles.
Also new from Lowel is the Blender 3 Light Kit, featuring Lowel’s compact and
powerful Blender LED that blends daylight and tungsten color
Lynx Technik will launch AutoControl for the Appolo control
system and yelloGUI.
will be on hand to discuss its Transport Stream Analyzer,
which can be used to verify compliance with MPEG, ATSC and DVB specifications.
Marquis will demonstrate Project Parking v3.0 for Avid storage management.
will debut its V-R902-DLW Dual 9-inch (1,280x768)
display monitor the latest addition in its line of In-Monitor Display monitors.
will feature Emerald, which allows
journalists to archive, search, find, preview and restore content directly from
within their familiar NCS interface.
is offering the Matrox Micro- Quad,
a four-channel SDI-to-HDMI multiviewer for 3G/HD/SD. It will also show the Convert DVI Plus HD-SDI scan
converter, and the MXO2 LE MAX designed for leading editing apps.
Matthews Studio Equipment
will introduce its Lite Intel A jib, a smaller
version of the company’s Intel A jib; the the Extreme Pod and the Malaku
pan-and-tilt head with proprietary software for motion-control applications
when mounted to the Floatcam HDDC slider.
will launch AirGo
multichannel playout that provides production, ingest and play-to-air
functionalities in a single 2RU ready-to-go box.
will debut an iOS app that provides
iPad users with access to their media assets from anywhere.
will showcase v4.0 of the Ovation media server and
sequencer; MXFix a file-based 24-channel loudness platform; and Pyramix v8.0,
which natively supports Ravenna Audio over IP for use with its DSP-based
Miller Camera Support
will premier its
Skyline 70 fluid head with150 mm ball leveling support for lighter weight
sports. Also new is the Compass 12 Solo two-stage tripod system, designed for
videographers using DSLR and lightweight DV cameras.
flagship AudioTools Server (ATS) 2.5 features major
enhancements enabling the automation of sophisticated audio tasks in file-based
will debut the iTX
Render Service for Adobe After Effects CS6 software. It also will offer up a new frame sync input card
for the Nvision 8500 series of hybrid routers and a new, high-density,
streaming media encoder for the Densite modular line, the SME-1901.
will highlight its TeleSight
mutiviewer/analyzer that can test up to 256 channels for conformance, loss of
video/audio and freeze frames.
will debut its new IP-10 tablet teleprompter, the PB-15
“Price Buster,” and a new line of outdoor capable podium/speech prompters.
Mosart Medialab AS will highlight Newscast Automation v3.4, with s
for six camera robotics systems, simultaneous usage of gear from camera robotic
MultiDyne will highlight 4K-4000 fiber-optic transport with
Silverback II, and showcase the HD-18000 CWDM multiplexer, which enables users
to transport up to 18 HD-SDI signals per single-mode fiber.
will focus on ProTrack TV, a broadcast
management solution that interconnects a facility’s traffic, scheduling, sales,
engineering and IT departments.
will launch Mio v5.0, a MAM and workflow platform with built-in
social collaboration and browser-based editing.
will introduce the Nimbra VA 210 video appliance which
improves quality of service over unmanaged IP first-mile connections.
will showcase the latest version of its media asset management
platform, which allows users to manage all processes within the global
production environment from editing through post and distribution.
will demonstrate Sync, a unique toolkit for syncing ad content
and creating robust two-way engagement between first and second screens.
will showcase its Flashlink live media networking system with 10
Gbps uncompressed video transport.
will showcase the latest developments to its nSure product
line that features monitoring solutions for transport streams, RF signals and
will showcase TriCaster live production systems, along with its
3Play slow-motion instant replay solutions. Show attendees will be able to see
demonstrations of how the ChyronIP 3D graphics generator works with the
will demo Nexidia QC, an automated
closed caption and video description application that ensures compliance,
caption alignment, and language identification for broadcast and IP
, a collaboration between Yamaha
, is a hardware/ software system offering up to 128 channels
with Dante audio networking, software-based Nuendo DAW, and Yamaha control
surface comprising fader and main control units.
will debut standalone LM-Correct, now available as a
file-based program; and ISL inter-sample true-peak limiter is designed for the
control of peak levels in audio signals from mono to 5.1 via a true brick-wall
will introduce NGuide, a new tool designed to ensure the
integrity of electronic programming guide information. It also will demonstrate
its Component Level Automation System Solutions, a flexible, scalable
GPUs are going to be shown powering Elemental Technologies’ new
next generation platform for delivering rich video content on demand to a
variety of devices.
will debut its 60L carbon fiber tripod, designed to support the
OConnor Ultimate 2065 and 2575D fluid heads. OConnor will also showcase its
1030D and 1030Ds fluid heads offering seamless transition from heavier to
lighter payload camera setups, such as RED Scarlet, Blackmagic Design, Canon
C300/C500 and Sony F5 models. Also on deck—its Universal Rings for O-Box WM
wide-angle matte box and the O-Focus Dual Mini Lens controls, a professional
follow-focus system available in two versions.
will show their Phoenix broadcast furniture line, built with the
same materials and construction techniques as the company’s Innova line, but
with a significantly lower price point.
will introduce the OTP-1DVI2A1UKM, the newest member of the
company’s Optiva family of video, audio and data transmission products.
will highlight its MADI series high-channel capacity devices,
along with its range of networked devices for operation on fiber and CAT-5
Orad Hi-Tec Systems
is showing iFind, a browser-based media management
product that gives users the ability to manage servers, graphics and archive
systems. The company also will showcase it VJ production server,
its Blend play-out device, PowerPlay sport-production solution, PlayMaker
next-generation sports replay server, and the MPV sports highlight clip server.
It will also bring new graphics MAM support and its TD Control system.
will introduce its new battery mounts and power leads that make it
possible to power the latest DSLR and digital cinema cameras via its PAGlink
V-Mount Li- Ion Batteries.
will showcase two integrated PTZ models, the AW-HE60H with
HDMI and component outputs, and the AW-HE60S with HD/SDSDI and component
outputs plus genlock. Both have IP live video monitoring for remote preview and
control, and a night mode.
Pebble Beach Systems
will launch its Stingray channel-in-a-box up to 100
will have its Vidblox 2K extenders, which now support dual-link
video formats up to 2,560 x 1,600 at 60 Hz. The company will also demo its
easyPort HDMI, Easy-4BX2H, a BNC-to-mini-HDMI unit, and the Ease-4FX2H, which
supports single-mode fiber-to-mini HDMI applications.
will introduce the Deca Air-Flow camera backpack designed
for small cameras and also provides pace for a 17-inch laptop computers and
will debut enhancements to its Rx 2000 rasterizer that lets the
unit “borrow” instruments from the rasterizer output to be displayed on the two
in-built TFT screens..
will highlight a new fluorescent lighting panel that
includes eight 5/8-inch diameter fluorescent tubes that deliver
broadcast-quality illumination using Osram daylight or tungsten-balanced
will unveil enhancements to IBMS Omnicast, its business
management platform for VOD, OTT and catch-up TV.
will spotlight Gallium, which
provides automated control of Pixel Power’s transmission devices for graphics
and channel playout, including the company’s ChannelMaster, and the newest BrandMaster
master control switcher.
will display its Pelican video encoder
that’s smaller than a 3.5-inch hard drive, and upgrades to its OTT Media
Grinder, a system that simulates thousands of OTT clients with multiple
will highlight their SFP-232-3G 32-inch 1,920 x1,080 precision
broadcast LCD series. Units support up to 3 Gbps, 1080/60P video, along with
all other digital and analog inputs and formats. The SFP- 3G series can convert
a SD/HD/3G input to an HDMI output.
will show Fork Logger, a new cross-platform module for the
Fork Production Suite 3.5..
will highlight Louise for program management
and Cindy for sales and ads.
will spotlight its new HD Ranger+ universal analyzer
for DVB-T2, DVB-C2, DVB-S2, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4.
will show off V2.0 software for Pablo Rio, taking the leap to
64-bit performance and interactivity.
is the Lattus- M, a disk-based storage solution for digital
content archives that serves as a secondary storage option that can scale from
500 TB to hundreds of petabytes.
will unveil the
MediorNet MN-GV-2 interface card which allows users to network Grass Valley 3G
camera systems—including the LDK and the brand-new LDX series and their base
stations—via the MediorNet fiber infrastructure. It will also have the RockNet RN.334.MD MADI interface, which
integrates SSL mixing consoles into the network.
Rohde & Schwarz
will introduce the PR100 portable receiver, designed
for interference hunting and field monitoring applications.
Roland Systems Group
will introduce the
V-4EX video mixer, and demoing its V-800 HD multiformat switcher.
will demonstrate the integration of its Furio and CamBot
robotic systems into a combination virtual and hard set that’s automated using
Ross’ OverDrive; and have
for review v6.0 of its OpenGear DashBoard. Ross also will have the BlackStorm
play-out server as part of a full studio system demo with companion switchers
and graphics; and new enhancements for the OverDrive news production system;
and XPression v5 for real-time graphics with a new FX engine.
Adam Omneo interface cards transform the company’s Adam intercom
system into a flexible, IP-based, AVBcompatible intercom network incorporating
will demonstrate its A-List Broadcast affordable automation
system, available in SD and HD.
will demo its artemis Camera
Stabilizer systems, with features such as HiCap cabling and hot swap
capability; and the Ace L
tripod system, which accepts payloads up to 13.2 pounds, and the ENG 75/2 D HD,
designed for payloads up to 77 pounds.
will roll out ScheduALL 5, the company’s latest version of its
enterprise resource management software.
will debut its New Century 1.4X Mk II and 2.0X Mk II PL
to PL Tele-Extenders designed for PL mount single-sensor cameras and lenses. It
will also introduce the Arri Alexa Filter System and the Blue Streak.
Screen Service Broadcasting
will display their Omni-Link RadioLink
1024-QAM unit for fixed or mobile applications, with quasi non-line-of-sight
and COFDM modulation; and their ENC333A encoder, which encodes SD/HD formats in
MPEG-2 and H.264.
will show its range of test equipment, including the CMA 1820
compressed media analyzer.
will show their MRD 5800 receiver/decoder that supports H.264,
MPEG-2, 4:2:2, 4:2:0, and 8-/10-bit decoding; VOD and transport stream servers,
including the TSS 3530A; and the TXS 8600 transcoder.
will showcase its Digital 9000 system,
which includes the EM 9046 (housing up to eight receivers), SKM 9000 handheld
and SK 9000 bodypack transmitters, and offers HD and long-range transmission
will unveil its Notification Service, which improves linear tape
file system workflow and permits ingest of material directly into the archive.
SGL will also show integrated FlashNet workflows in both the HP and EVS booths.
will debut its ergonomically designed SX-300, pan/tilt fluid
head, the SG-900 manual pan-and-tilt with a 198-pound payload capacity; and its
SX-300VR virtual tracking EFP head and the TK-53LVRII/TK-53VRII VR dolly crane
systems for virtual studio operation.
will demo its FP wireless systems, which include a portable
receiver and XLR plug-on transmitter.
Aspen line of HD/SDI routing switchers will share booth
space with the company’s Shasta, Lassen and Ponderosa switchers.
will demonstrate new features for its Media Shuttle, including
secure file sharing that allows media professionals to browse private file
directories and securely upload and download files to the associated storage.
Simpler workflows, added security, wider compliance, mobile streaming.
will introduce the PlexSIS fiber- optic system that provides
transport of eight SDI (HD, 3G, SD) signals over a single optical fiber.
Features include a compact 1RU chassis, automatic cable equalization, multirate
reclocking with automatic rate detection, AC and DC power inputs, and SD, HD
and 3G SDI support.
will highlight the SL NEO 8000 multiviewer which
allows users to create and save multiscreen configurations for the monitoring
of multiple SDI or MPEG-TS over IP/ASI streams in master control, production,
postproduction, Web streaming or other facilities.
will offer its Neo 3000 channel-in-a-box.
will showcase GraniteSTOR Titanium4, an Ethernet-based shared
storage solution that offers four drives.
will introduce their new DP7-Pro Series of on-camera monitors,
featuring three display choices: OLED, high brightness and IPS LCDs.
will demo Hyperion signal monitoring
technology; highlight new
features of the ICE channel-in-a-box
with integrated 2D/3D graphics and CG; and show the KudosPro
MC500, a low-cost signal processing platform that includes motion-compensated
frame-rate conversion. Snell also will introduce the Luna series of 1
RU router control panels, and show the Kahuna 360 multiformat switcher with
will showcase Swift Create, subtitle
and caption creation and repurposing workstation, along with Swift TX, a
subtitle/caption management and transmission platform.
Softron Media Services
is bringing their Streaming Node and OnTheAir
has the new CM-CU1 commentator unit with individual
commentator output and an additional output providing a mix of commentator and
line input audio.
brings the Fusion R4500, a 1 RU RAID storage system
that features a built-in RAID 5 controller and eSATA interface.
will highlight its F65 with 8K sensor and the new F55 and F5
cameras, and showcase its line of 4K-related accessories for acquisition and
adds dozens of substantial feature enhancements, performance improvements and
workflow innovations. Sony will also exhibit the Sound Forge Pro Mac
multichannel audio recording and editing application; and it line of
professional display technology, including the PVM and LMD display models that
offer a range of new enhancements.
will show the newest updates to its PIX recording
solutions with new Apple ProRes 4444 recording capability, and feature its 664
SSL will highlight its new v6 software for the C100 HDS digital broadcast
will show off the latest developments in digital audio
consoles, audio routing systems and intercom systems.
will have CentriX, which manages workflow automation on a
central system that integrates multiple hardware and software systems,
including Oracle, SAP, SharePoint and Microsoft Office.
is partnering with Blackmagic Design in a soflware bundle
involving the use of StreamboxME Pro for iPhone/Android, Streambox ME Pro for
OS X, Streambox Media Player Pro and the Blackmagic Mini Recorder or Blackmagic
will spotlight its new Vista 1
22-fader console, Vista 5M3 with TFT metering, and VistaMix, an auto-mix
system. Studer will also show integration efforts with many third-party
systems, including Riedel MediorNet.
Model 5152 video generator/audio
embedder module enables four stereo digital audio signals to be embedded into
the SDI signal; plus the 5153, designed to allow guest users to be linked via
four-wire or partyline to ports on a host intercom system. The Model 5190
allows remote access of up to 16 Model 5100-Series modules and features 10/100
Ethernet connection and integrated Web server.
will launch its new budget TH-02 closed-back headphones.
will display its IntelliTrac line with some advanced models
tailored for integrated production system automation applications. One is a
console designed to accommodate systems such as Grass Valley’s Ignite or
Broadcast Pix’s Granite.
will highlight a new software release for the RQX-1410, a
Quality-of- Service RF measurement probe for the DVB-T2 and DVB-T market.
TeamCast will also bring back its Odyssey RF test system, which can provide
real-time readings for MER, S/N, BER and frame error rate.
will debut enhanced Web-based technology for its Tarsys asset
management system, featuring a unified interface to allow access content from a
will show the WFM8300 waveform
monitor that can be used for advanced compliance testing such as 3G eye-pattern
analysis with jitter, ancillary/metadata confirmation, error logging and gamut.
The WFM8300 includes ITU 1770/1771 audio measurement for analog and Dolby E.
will introduce its CSP camera shader
panel, designed to provide remote matching of multiple automated cameras, and
the new the RCCP-1 robotic camera control panel.
will showcase the new Vantage Cable/IPTV transcoder,
developed to automate content preparation and delivery for cable VOD and IPTV
Hx6 is a new six`-line POTS/ISDN phone system equipped
with two Telos DSP hybrids and a full suite of audio processing tools.
will introduce a new single EASCAP device, the EAS911+, a new
fourstream video overlay, and an SDI/HDI/ASI monitor for the CALM Act
compliance that includes both video and audio alarms and 1TB recording
capabilities standard and 2TB optional.
will showcase seven lenses that
feature 5K image coverage.
The Tolis Group
will show its Argest CreativeStore DAM
system incorporating CatDV asset management.
is bringing VX and HDX series of routers, which provide up
to 6.25 Gbps of bandwidth and can operate over either multimode or single mode
Thomson Video Networks
will showcase its Sapphire MPEG broadcast server;
the ViBE EM Series of MPEG-2/MPEG-4 AVC encoders; and newest feature set in the
Amethyst III switcher.
Davis & Sanford brand will introduce two tripods, the
CrossWise CR3-60 and the Artisan, which has a maximum working height of 60
brand will premier its Next Generation Domke equipment
bags which feature the new Domke GearProtex divider and PocketFlex pocket and
pouch personalization and customization systems.
will highlight i-mediaflex, a digital asset management environment
that uses standard web browsers across multiple platforms, and the Mediaflex
will demonstrate its StreamScope
MT-40 transport stream analysis and monitoring solutions, which now include
advanced audio loudness monitoring capabilities.
will preview a daylight-readable 1,000
cd/m² max brightness version of their 1,024 x 600 resolution 7-inch
will show the C3-540 Corio master, which combines edgeblending,
video wall processing, multiviewing, windowing, image warping, and video
processing with up/down/cross-conversion in one device. Also for review, the
C2-6204 and the C2-6104A multiviewers.
will showcase their modular TVUPack
TM8200, which leverages multiple 3G/4G/LTE data connections to transmit
broadcast-quality video, and TVU Anywhere, a broadcast platform for cellphones
Utah Scientific will roll out a
signal-processing module also provides multiplexing, demultiplexing.
will debut the Stealthy, a steady motion stabilizer, 3-point
shooter, mini monopod, full monopod, and tripod, all in one device.
will be on stage with the Vector3 Supervisor, specifically
designed for TV channels which need to rebroadcast content with a delay; an the
Media-Manager workflow engine for play-out and master control.
show its RTM line of digital monitors. An RTM can look at
both upstream and downstream samples and will record A/V sequences surrounding
any quality degradation point.
will demo a 100 Watt Fresnel LED lighting fixture, featuring
a CRI of 97. The company will also premier a 200 Watt LED soft light to its
line of studio fixtures. Videssence is also adding a new range of LED fixtures
to its video conferencing lineup.
will exhibit the 9100-4D digital high-density encoder, and will
demo Osprey 845 and 820 video capture cards, and live HD closed captioning.
new VZ-470PM-3G 47-inch reference display monitor features
3G HD-SDI, 1920 X 1080 resolution and a 2K input capability. The VZ- 470PM
offers waveform monitoring and vectorscope capabilities, 16-channel audio
monitoring, importing/exporting of EIA/608/CEA708 3D LUT, and includes internal
plans to show their 3m, 3.4m and 3.7m motorized,
dual-axis, prime-focus antenna systems, along with “Navigator” mounts that
allow extended motorized azimuth and elevation travel.
will showcase new single source, multiformat streaming and
digital rights management capabilities.
will introduce a new “ready-to-use” robotics system and
CP4 robotics control, and introduce its Vision blue3
pan-and-tilt head designed for intermediate weight camcorders and highly
will preview the next member of its Phantom product line
and its latest camera models, including the Phantom Flex, Phantom Miro LC320S
and the Phantom v642.
will show their LiveGear Air-
Stream, cellular Internet Newsgathering (iNG) transmitter, along with the
LiveGear LGR-1000 cellular iNG receiver; the Link L9801 Sony sidemount and the
Gigawave D-Cam clip-on H.264/MPEG4 HD wireless transmitters, and the Advent
Mantis MSAT portable satellite data terminal.
recorder include the Focus FS-T2001 XDCAM
media recorder and the FS-H50/60/70 proxy recorder, which attaches to a
camcorder and allows users to record proxies while simultaneously recording
will be on hand with the Proxsys media archive solution; the Focus
FS-T2001 XDCAM media recorder and the FS-H50/60/70 proxy recorder; and the
Optibase MGW Pico ultra-small encoder with HD/SD H.264 encoding and streaming
with KLV metadata support.
will show the new version of its real-time 3D compositing system,
Viz Engine, capable of IP in and IP out, offering a complete end-to-end IP
solution for broadcasters to manage all their content.
will debut Observer Mobile, which
gives users access to content anywhere, anytime through an iPad or iPhone.
will show Dimension Two, an expanded
version of its Dimension One audio console; and the TS-22, a multi-featured
studio talent station that integrates microphone, monitoring, and communication
functions over the Wheatnet-IP audio network. Wheatstone is also adding three
new signal processing models.
will highlights its WO Traffic and WO Program.
will show the latest in its EnVision
Command console series in single-, double-, or triple-tier configurations, with
each tier supporting either 7.5- or 15-inch “slat-track sections. Winsted will
also unveil E-SOC control stations.
will debut the AMP1-16M dualinput SDI audio monitor and the
RadiantGrid New Media Automation Platform; and show several multidisplay
solutions. The company also will showcase three new additions to its
DVM family of video monitors.
will showcase its Goldeneagle ATSC
RF/MPEG test set, which now has updated software with new features. One of
these new features is the ability to view a slideshow of video content from any
monitored channel, providing a bandwidth-friendly alternative to video
Wowza Media Systems
will showcase new features to its Wowza Media Server
3 media streaming platform with support for MPEG-DASH.
SportStats CG, Studio CG and ChannelMaker.
XDT will launch Catapult Suite
, a standard local network
share to internal networks while optimizing WAN transfers transparently in the
will demonstrate a collaboration with axle Video to provide an
open standard LTO archive for Avid Interplay Production users. The archive
includes a Xendata SX-520 Series Archive Server with near-line RAID that
manages an LTO robotic tape library.
will showcase the compact XOR Universal MediaLibrary Eseries
Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems
is bringing the new Ri8-D and Ro8-D Dante-based input and output rack units;
Ri8-D head amps can be controlled from compatible Yamaha consoles.
iXm is a pro microphone with built-in
recording and auto-leveling features.
adds closed captioning
to Flash streaming.
will show an updated version of its R-507 programmable
field strength meter that provides NIST-traceable signal strength measurements
over a range of 5 to 1,000 MHz.
will showcase its 3.5-inch thick F8 LED Fresnel for ENG and a
new IS3c LED light which now includes a Chimera softbox with every instrument.
The company will also show new cases and kits for its Z90 LED.