06.01.2013 12:00 AM
2013 NAB Product Jackpot
Get one last look at some of the newest and hottest products from this year’s NAB.

Product Jackpot


IQ video format converter modules
Snell IQ Modular

Designed for local monitoring with LCD displays; provide cost-effective yet high-quality conversion of common SD, HD, and 3Gb/s formats for broadcast systems; based on Snell’s next-generation KudosPro motion-adaptive format converter technology, the IQ converters are suitable for broadcast applications such as up- or downconversion of incoming lines, providing multi-cast SD and HD transmissions, and integrating signals into SD or HD workflows.

www.snellgroup.com


Time code display
ESE ES-976ESE ES-976

Time code display features 7in bright red LED display housed in aluminum wall mount; accepts ESE time code, SMPTE/EBU time code or RS-232C ASCII time code; Time Zone option enables offset for different time zones.

www.ese-web.com


Expansion cards
Riedel Communications MN-GV-2, MN-C-OPT-GV-2

Expansion cards for MediorNet Compact and Modular allow users to connect Grass Valley LDK and LDX cameras to MediorNet, as well as base stations; this provides a solution to route bi-directional camera signals, including all embedded audio and telemetry control data, through the MediorNet fiber infrastructure; MN-GV-2 card requires a card slot with two high-speed ports, while the MN-C-OPT-GV-2 for MediorNet Compact fits into a MediorNet Compact Pro expansion slot.

www.riedel.net


Loudspeaker
Genelec M Series

M Series bi-amplified active monitors continue company’s sustainability intiative by using new Class D amplifiers developed in-house; new amplifiers are highly efficient and have low distortion; Intelligent Signal Sensing power management powers monitors off and on in response to audio signals.

www.genelec.com


4K camera
Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4KBlackmagic Design  Production Camera 4K

High-resolution 4K digital film camera with innovative large Super 35 size sensor and professional global shutter; combined with precision EF mount optics and high-quality Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) file recording; supports the new 6G-SDI video connection for use in live video production; high-resolution LCD display; built-in capacitive touchscreen.

www.blackmagicdesign.com


Scan converters
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.

www.ensembledesigns.com


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Up-/down-/crossconversion
Evertz MMX

Modular, dual-path system offers feature-rich 3G/HD/SD up-/down-/crossconversion; incorporates advanced motion-adaptive spatial-temporal (3-D) noise reduction; provides new de-interlacing technology for resolution and artifact reduction, as well as high-quality scaling using standard or user-defined aspect ratio control (ARC) modes with full AFD (SMPTE-2016) support.

www.evertz.com


Handheld HDTV production camera
Hitachi SK-HD1200Hitachi SK-HD1200

Outstanding images are acquired by three (R,G,B) 2.3 million pixel UAIT 1080-line progressive CCDs; advanced digital processing technology assures low-noise, high dynamic range pictures; HD signal generated by the new sensors, processed by 38-bit Hitachi DSPs, transported via the company’s digital fiber-optic system and output as SMPTE-242M SDI are 3Gb/s throughout.

www.hitachikokusai.us


Media encoder and DA
Miranda SME-1901

Provides multiformat video/audio monitoring over IP; combines an H.264 streaming encoder with a 1 x 6 SDI (3Gbps/HD/SD) DA; has high frame rate, low bit-rate encoding and optional fiber connectivity; operates with a wide range of decoders; offers exceptional space and power efficiency, with up to 20 streaming encoders per frame.

www.miranda.com


4K Mini-Converter
AJA Hi5-4K Mini-Converter

Provides simple 4K monitoring connection using four 3G-SDI outputs to 1.4a HDMI inputs; enables a flexible 3G/HD-SDI to HDMI conversion for HD workflow; audio embedded in the SDI input is passed as embedded audio in the 4K HDMI output.

www.aja.com


Contribution encoder
Harmonic Ellipse 3000Harmonic Ellipse 3000

Employs MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC 4:2:0/4:2:2 8-bit and 10-bit compression technologies to enable transmission of pristine real-time video over satellite and broadband contribution networks; very low latency in conjunction with multiformat and multi-codec versatility make the encoder ideal for DSNG operations and live sports coverage; supports DVB-S, DVB-DSNG and DVB-S2 modulation schemes; provides QPSK/8PSK/16QAM/16APSK constellation support.

www.harmonicinc.com


Turnkey video streaming system
Telestream Wirecast 4.3

New version adds live thumbnail feature for real-time monitoring of all live sources, countdown clock and integration with Teradek; brings high-quality, multicamera live video production and broadcasting capabilities to live event producers; uses Matrox VS4 four-channel capture card; provides ISO recording of all video feeds for post-event editing and future archiving.

www.telestream.net


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Wireless camera transmitter system
Vislink INCAM-S

Fully integrated wireless camera 3G-SDI transmitter system is built into the Sony HDC-2400, 2500 and 2550-series HD cameras; provides full HD broadcast-quality encoding at 1080p, 1080i and 720p; includes built-in wireless camera control; works at data rate speeds up to 30 Mb/s; available for either COFDM DVB-T, LMS-T or ISDB-T (with time interleaving) factory options; has ultra-low delay down to 20ms H.264, plus low and standard delay, with adjustable GOP (4 to 31).

www.vislink.com


Desktop capability
AmberFin iCR

Network License Server (NLS) enables facilities to use the same technology in their single standalone PCs as in a network of 100 workstations; each iCR workstation operates all the software required to implement the four main functions of media ingest, file transcode, playback and quality control; new and sophisticated tools for adding, checking and inserting metadata through configuration.

www.amberfin.com


Real-time loudness meter
TC Electronic LM6

Is compliant with EBU R128, ATSC A/85, TR-B32 and ITU-R BS.1770-3; can be switched to the ungated, original BS.1770 measure; displays include both a loudness history radar and true-peak bar graph; supports mono, stereo and 5.1; contains presets for use in broadcast, music, post and film; built on the LM6, LoudnessRadar is integrated in the next versions of Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Audition on a license agreement.

www.tcelectronic.com


3G conversion gear
Cobalt ObsidianCobalt Obsidian

Three OBSIDIAN3G models: 9501-DCDA-3G provides comprehensive 3G downconversion, the 9501-DCDA-HD for when 3G downconversion isn’t presently needed but will be in the future, and the 9502-DCDA-3G for when production is switching to 3G but still needs to interface to legacy HD gear.

www.cobaltdigital.com


Full duplex wireless system
Eartec Simultalk 24G

Provides hands-free, two-way voice communication with no base station; not voice-activated and no buttons to push; simply turn on and talk; operates at 2.4GHz frequency; battery life is five hours transmit, 10 hours standby; no license needed.

www.eartec.com


1RU software-based server
Harris NEXIO Volt

Addresses customer needs for higher channel counts in a compact form factor, while increasing options for robust media storage; new server platform doubles the number of available record ports with four bi-directional HD channels (up to eight SD), offering overall channel density for ingest and playout operations; software-based codecs and software license keying provide flexibility.

www.harris.com


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MPEG decoder
IMT Nucomm NCRx4IMT Nucomm NCRx4

Rack-mountable compact HD/SD MPEG2/4 decoder features MPEG-4 H.264 SD and HD decoding; enables broadcasters to decode HD content over the same infrastructure they use to transmit SD or MPEG-2 content; ASI, SD-SDI, HD-SDI and composite outputs as well as AES decryption.

www.imt-broadcast.com.


LTFS notification service
SGL Notification Service

Enables material to be transferred directly into the archive; using a simple subscription setup, it announces the arrival of new material to the controlling MAM system; pushes relevant data to the MAM, describing material archived based on rules selected by the broadcaster.

www.sgl-broadcast.com


MPEG-2 encoder
Linear Industries LEX2000

Uses intelligent scene analysis, adaptive decision logic and nonlinear quantization to achieve high-quality video, even with multiple video programs and challenging bandwidth constraints; offers integrated add-on functions, such as video format conversion, remote monitoring and ASI re-multiplexing; incorporates extensive networking connectivity with standard GigE and optional media connections, supporting a variety of IP ingests and transmission applications.

www.linear-tv.com


MPEG-2/MPEG-4 transport stream analysis
Triveni Digital StreamScope MT-40

Provides end-to-end MPEG-2/MPEG-4 transport stream analysis and monitoring for DTV services carried by broadcast, cable, satellite, IPTV or mobile networks; using the MPEG analyzers, users can monitor multiple ATSC M/H transport streams and ensure transport streams meet current industry standards; through a user-friendly interface, the system displays mobile frame timing and structure, parade and ensemble usage, and SSC cross-table analysis.

www.TriveniDigital.com


Production system
Broadcast Pix Flint

Production system features end-to-end workflow integration; delivers built-in HD streaming and live video outputs; allows operators to include cloud-based content in addition to cameras and file-based graphics and video; anchored by Broadcast Pix’s established toolset; can flow Twitter and RSS feeds directly to air or pre-screen them.

www.broadcastpix.com


Video cards
Riedel Communications MN-HDO-4IO, MN-C-OPT-HDMIRiedel Communications  MN-HDO-4IO, MN-C-OPT-HDMI

Range of video cards includes the MN-HDO-4IO for MediorNet Modular and MN-C-OPT-HDMI suite for MediorNet Compact Pro; MN-HDO-4IO is a universal input and output card offering four SFP ports that can be individually equipped with specially developed interfacing SFPs for HDMI I/O, DVI or composite PAL/NTSC; MN-C-OPT-HDMI cards offer HDMI connectivity for MediorNet Compact Pro frames and are available in three different configurations: two in/outputs each, four inputs or four outputs.

www.riedel.net


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Cable deployment reel system
Optical Cable MARS

Modular Advanced Reel System (MARS) is lightweight and designed for harsh environments; reel can be used with axials (“broom sticks”) or with integrated A-Frames; features a flip-out handle, 30ft built-in divider, connector cradle design and stackable features; fabricated with high-impact glass reinforced polymer material.

www.occfiber.com


Portable camera system
Sony HDC-2570 HDSony HDC-2570 HD

50p/60p digital triax camera live production system is comprised of four new digital triax transmission products: the HDC-2570 HD portable camera, the HDFX-200 digital triax camera control unit (CCU) adapter, the HDTX-200 digital triax camera adapter and the HKC-TR27 side-panel digital triax adapter; delivers broadcast-quality content at 1080 50p/60p through traditional triax cables; portable camera uses Sony’s latest 2/3in Power HAD CCD, coupled with a 16-bit A/D converter and advanced Digital Signal Processor (DSP).

www.sony.com/professional


Playout software controller
EVS Nano Air

For TV studios and on-stage entertainment; combined with the company’s XSnano servers, it integrates smoothly with any file-based workflow; enables simultaneous playback of up to four HD or SD channels from the XSnano server to several destinations, including background studios and stage screens; can also playout the program’s elements to switchers for on-air playout.

www.evs.tv


Audio routing
Wheatstone BRIDGE TDMWheatstone BRIDGE TDM

Can switch 3072 audio channels to 3072 destinations — all at once, virtually latency-free, without blocking; plug-in cards available for virtually any audio source format and interface path: analog, digital AES (with sample rate converters), MADI, SDI de-embedding and control surface mix engine cards; 64-input channels and 64 output channels, plus associated control and data can all be sent down on Ethernet cable; an audio-to-Ethernet portal provides single-wire integration to station audio automation playback systems.

www.wheatstone.com


Camera-mount condenser microphone
Shure VP83F LensHopper

Camera-mount condenser microphone offers same detailed, high-definition audio with full low-end response as the VP83; captures uncompressed WAV files at 24-bit/48kHz sampling rate; has dedicated headphone audio output for real-time headphone monitoring; Micro SD card slot allows quick card access; features fully adjustable user gain (up to 60 dB in 1dB increments); includes detachable 3.5mm audio connector and foam windscreen.

www.shure.com


Automatic remote playout
PlayBox Technology EdgeBox

Offers fully redundant automatic remote playout anywhere in the world via the Internet; makes a TV station, complete with local branding and content, an economic reality — even for small audiences; comprises two parts: one integrated at the broadcast center with the existing traffic, storage, MAM, ingest, transcoding and file transfer systems, and the other at the remote site with the playout equipment and monitoring.

www.playbox.tv


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Multiformat production switcher
Snell Kahuna 360 4KSnell Kahuna 360 4K

Now offers 4K functionality at no additional charge, which enables users to mix and match any combination of SD, HD, 1080p and 4K sources seamlessly in the live production environment; 4K support is transparent, requiring no change to the switcher layout; working with 4K and 1080p inputs, broadcasters can use Kahuna 360 to mix HD and 4K either as backgrounds or as key layers on the M/E; existing functionality such as color correction may be applied just as readily to 4K signals as to HD inputs or outputs.

www.snellgroup.com


Video server
Ross Video BlackStorm

New BVS-104P playout server offers the same compact 1RU form factor as the BVS-102P 2-channel system, but doubles the channel count; available with three different storage options, including a 4TB HDD model, 8TB HDD model, and for the ultra-performance and reliability, a 400GB solid-state drive model.

www.rossvideo.com


Enterprise storage
Spectra Logic T950Spectra Logic T950

Library system offers encryption and key management as seamless, integrated standard features; includes BlueScale GUI software; system can seamlessly add encryption to backup strategy, with no changes to backup policies and no additional hardware or software; supports LTO-6 drives of 2.5TB native and 6.25TB compressed storage; transfer rates up to 160MB/s (400 MB/s compressed), delivering an average rate of 576 GB/hr (1.44 TB/hr compressed).

www.spectralogic.com


Encoder/decoder
PESA XSTREAM

Multi-input, HD-SDI and IP megapixel encoder/decoder comes with audio synchronization, quadview monitoring USB playout and optional HD-SDI outputs; integrated Web server allows for full remote capability; packaged in a 1RU frame with internal power, weighs less than 4lbs and consumes less than 150W; USB 2.0 connection lets users transport stream of all six video channels with audio for PC/Mac/storage applications.

www.pesaxstream.com


Field production monitor
TVLogic SRM-074W

High-luminance version of the popular 7in viewfinder/field production monitor weighs only 2.07lbs and has a magnesium housing; features 1024 x 600 LCD display; has two 3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs, HDMI in and out, HDMI to HD-SDI converted out, waveform/vector scope and H/V image flip; power consumption measures only 10W.

www.tvlogicusa.com


Video distribution over IP
Matrox Maevex

Video-distribution-over-IP solution consists of Maevex 5100 series encoder/decoder pair that extends 1080p60 video and audio over a standard IP network; operates on standard 10Mb/100Mb/1000Mb Ethernet networks; features excellent image quality with low network bandwidth consumption, as well as auto-detection and discovery on network subnet; supports full HD video and audio; open encoding platform allows for third-party software decode.

www.matrox.com


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4K monitor
JVC PS-840UD

Features a native screen resolution of 3840 x 2160 and 60p display capability; was developed specifically for rigorous commercial use by broadcast, production and other AV applications; features an In-Plane Switching LCD panel with 120Hz refresh rate and 10-bit color depth; housed in a slim bezel with a 178-degree viewing angle, the ELED Illuminated monitor produces natural images from a variety of HD and 4K input sources, including HDMI 1.4a (single-cable 4K up to 30p) and HDMI 1.3 (four-cable 4K up to 60p).

pro.jvc.com


HDTV tuner
Contemporary Research ATSC+SDI

Features an onboard HD-SDI port; controllable via RS-232, IP and IR commands; onboard Web page enables remote Web control; new menu-driven display simplifies setup, and a front-panel USB port makes firmware updates easy; compact enclosure allows mounting of two tuners in a single rack space.

www.crwww.com


File-based QC
Digimetrics Aurora

File-based verifier for video, audio and metadata allows automated testing of nearly any format in existence; unique tests for artifacts in video and audio streams ensure that false positives are kept to a minimum; ideal for use in high-volume ingest, VOD, tape conversion and archival operations.

www.digi-metrics.com


Loudness meter
Linear Acoustic LQ-1

Supports ITU-R BS.1770-1/2/3 loudness metering standards; includes selectable Dolby Dialogue Intelligence automatic speech gating to accurately reflect listener perception; signal levels are clearly displayed alongside measured loudness and dialnorm metadata, giving instant verification of compliance; audio can be extracted from an applied HD/SD-SDI signal or from the AES, TOSLINK optical or balanced analog inputs; supports DVB-ASI; can extract a selected PID from an applied MPEG TS for decoding and measurement.

www.linearacoustic.com


Newsroom computer system
OCTOPUS Newsroom Octopus7

New version enhances workflow efficiency and adds tools for working with social media, Web and mobile devices; new features include Topic Bins for organizing and sharing news information, Assignment Desk for planning and a REST API for interfacing with custom third-party applications.

www.octopus-news.com


Routing switchers
Utah Scientific UTAH-100/UDS 4K familyUtah Scientific  UTAH-100/UDS 4K family

Offer 6Gb/s UHD-SDI signal capabilities to support new 4K signal formats (both single- and multi-link) used in UHD TV production; 4K routers are available in 32 x 32, 64 x 64 and 144 x 144 matrix sizes; complementing the new 4K routers is a 4K signal-processing module that provides multiplexing and demultiplexing of 1.5Gb/s and 3Gb/s streams to and from 6Gb/s format; modular system is based on I/O modules with 16 ports, interconnected by a crosspoint fabric that allows any input signal to feed any number of output ports.

www.utahscientific.com


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COFDM RF system
Anton/Bauer Gold Spectrum Wireless Series

A collaboration between Anton/Bauer and Integrated Microwave Technologies, the production series is comprised of the AB-HDRF Kit, AB-HDTX transmitter, AB-HDRX dual diversity COFDM receiver and/or AB Direct VU handheld receiver/monitor; when used together, the AB-HDTX sends its signal directly to the AB-HDRX dual-diversity receiver or the AB Direct VU; offers an RF output of 100mW; is capable of accepting a wide range of HD/SD video formats along with embedded audio from the HD-SDI output on the camera; the use of MPEG-4 compression allows the signal to travel a half mile in line-of-site applications.

www.antonbauer.com


IP streaming monitoring
Digital Nirvana AnyStream IQ

Cloud-based system for streamed media monitoring; designed to provide reliable recording, logging and monitoring of live and recorded streamed broadcasts for Web captioning compliance and proof of advertising; users specify the URL of the stream, and AnyStream IQ records the streams, extracts the closed captions and provides a browser-based interface to search the recorded streams.

www.digital-nirvana.com


Audio, loudness meter
DK-Technologies DK5

PC Logging application allows for session-based real-time logging of metering data history on loudness, along with peak channel performance; features an integrated log session database to provide safe data search and storage; exports data in several file formats for additional analysis and visualization; upgrade is also available as an 180-hour trial with
unlimited access.

www.dk-technologies.com


Fiber-optic connector
Fischer FiberOpticFischer FiberOptic

Specially designed for extreme environments; has high ingress protection of IP68 (2m/24hr) when mated and IP67 in unmated conditions; features optional gas tight panel receptacles and removable mono-block mate adapter, which makes rinsing the unmated connectors freely under water or in an ultrasound bath.

www.fischer-fiberoptic.com


Instant replay
NewTek 3Play 425

Delivers professional instant replay with network-quality production in native HD; features a six-channel live sports “sweet spot”; seamlessly mixes live video with assets from a media library; compact 2RU design fits perfectly in control rooms and production vehicles; includes control surface with premium T-bar, speed presets and jog wheel.

www.newtek.com


Thunderbolt connectivity
Small Tree ThunderNETSmall Tree ThunderNET

Provides post-production pros with a cost-effective solution to integrate Thunderbolt-equipped platforms into high-performance storage and data networks; combines high-performance I/O capabilities of Thunderbolt with the flexibility of PCIe; supports 1GigE or 10GigE connectivity to iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Pro or MacBook Air computers; connects seamlessly to the company’s GraniteSTOR TITANIUM shared storage appliance or 10GigE switches.

www.Small-Tree.com


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Media production
Quantel revolutionQ

Suite of software services delivers efficient media production on generic storage; supports Framework for Interoperable Media Services (FIMS); the software supports FIMS and FIMS Capture, Transform and Transfer services — enabling plug-and-play operation with a FIMS-compliant system; illustrating the huge potential of FIMS, one of the first revolutionQ users will be using the FIMS capture service to control several hundred simultaneous recordings.

www.quantel.com


Graphics system
Pixel Power Pixel FactoryPixel Power Pixel Factory

Turnkey, server-based implementation of Pixel Power’s core graphics engine; supports file-based operations in broadcast workflows; can produce graphics overlays for QC, web delivery or post production, as well as graphics for program material and overlays for thematic/static channels; available in Clips and 3D configurations.

www.pixelpower.com


Console
Solid State Logic C100 HDS

Fully scalable console, processing and I/O system is designed to meet demanding HD production applications; offers comprehensive 5.1 production tools with metering, monitoring, bussing, single-fader stem control, intuitive panning and 5.1 upmix; “C-Play” integrates a fully featured spot and music playout system into the console; DAW control delivers better ROI via post production during down time.

www.solidstatelogic.com


Technical furniture
TBC Consoles SmartTrac

Console provides enhanced ability to gang individual workstation components to form complete Master Control and Production Control consoles; modular rack turrets available in 2RU and 4RU heights; vented and removable with 10-32 tap front rack rail; vented rear door (optional) flips up and in, or is removable; available in fixed-height base (28.625in) or optional electric adjustable model, which provides for different heights.

www.tbcconsoles.com


Audio console
Calrec Artemis Light

Is the newest member of the Artemis family of Bluefin2/Hydra2 audio consoles; new is a compact processing rack dedicated to delivering digital signal processing and routing capabilities in a 4U enclosure; like all Artemis consoles, Artemis Light incorporates Bluefin2 high-density signal processing and Hydra2 networking technologies in the same compact yet scalable control surface used by Artemis Shine and Artemis Beam; can be fully integrated with any existing Hydra2 network.

www.calrec.com


Converter
Apantac PinnacleApantac Pinnacle

Turns a low-cost consumer LCD monitor into a broadcast-quality display; is a standalone 3G/HD/SD-SDI to HDMI converter; features a built-in scaler/de-interlacer, analog audio monitoring output and embedded audio on HDMI output; fits into the MiniQ modular frame; has automatic input aspect ratio detection and built-in video/audio
alarm detections.

www.apantac.com


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Portable PTZ production system
RUSHWORKS REMO 22

Designed for single-operator, multicamera production using a touchscreen and PTZ cameras, so no camera operators are required; supports four or eight HD/SD-SDI ins; features two clip players, multilayer DSK, full-motion overlays, transitions and effects, PIP, and chroma key; streams and records in multiple formats; REMO system comes in ruggedized, portable case.

www.rushworks.tv


Multiviewer
Avitech Rainier 3G Plus

Allows users to monitor four SDI (3G/HD/SD)/CVBS (NTSC/PAL) sources in a single card via a full HD 1080p output; up to four cards can be installed in a 1RU chassis; high flexibility is achieved through internal multiple path cascading; incorporates HDMI technology; supports four SDI outputs of 1080p and 720p at 50Hz to 60Hz.

www.avitechvideo.com


Acquisition camera
Grass Valley LDX FlexGrass Valley LDX Flex

Cost-effective camera delivers the same high-quality images and performance — and supports the use of the same accessories — as other cameras in the LDX Series for a single production format; can be upgraded through the entire LDX range as required; well-suited for news/talk, corporate, educational, studio and small mobile truck environments; provides a wide range of gamma and knee adjustments and a secondary color corrector for two independent colors at the same time; supports 1080i50, or 1080i59.94 or 720p50 or 720p59.94.

www.grassvalley.com


Effects software
Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite

New features includes 3D animation, visual effects and creative tools, Autodesk Maya 2014, Autodesk 3ds Max 2014, Autodesk MotionBuilder 2014, Autodesk Mudbox 2014, Autodesk Softimage 2014 and Autodesk Sketchbook Designer 2014; all tools have been updated to offer new workflow enhancements, manage complexity and efficiently move data through facility pipeline.

www.autodesk.com


3RU matrix intercom
Clear-Com Eclipse HX-DeltaClear-Com Eclipse HX-Delta

New 3RU matrix intercom offers the connectivity and high capacity of a larger matrix system; compact intercom provides two CPU cards for redundant system control, along with the option of up to four varied I/O frame cards and up to three interface modules; gives broadcasters the option of building a distributed matrix system with shorter
cable runs.

www.clearcom.com


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Video server
Avid AirSpeed 5000 2.5

Latest version video server features broadcast-quality slow-motion playback on any channel for sports and live event programming under AirSpeed Remote Console or external control; low-latency Play While Record feature allows near-instantaneous ingest to playback turnaround, quickly delivering content for live broadcast events and breaking news; provides easy and seamless capture of long events on any channel without duration restrictions.

www.avid.com


Turnkey newsroom system
Dalet News Pack

Fully packaged end-to-end HD newsroom system includes hardware and software for traditional TV broadcasting, as well as Web and mobile distribution; features full NRCS, range of desktop and centralized ingest tools, video production tools and A/B roll playout tools; options include Dalet Cube graphics, third-party NLE support, Web clients for remote production and robotic archiving.

www.dalet.com


File delivery format validation
Signiant CloudSpeXSigniant CloudSpeX

Software application validates media file delivery formats prior to transfer; matches file types and metadata against a cloud-based directory of published specifications to ensure that assets comply with customer-defined delivery format requirements; provides a uniform mechanism for automatically checking files against a chosen specification; available for use with Media Shuttle or Managers + Agents.

www.signiant.com


Digital audio coaxial patchbay
Bittree Digital Audio Coaxial PatchbayBittree Digital Audio  Coaxial Patchbay

Designed for discreet AES signals and offers significant cost savings over video patchbays otherwise used for this purpose; BNC rear interface is designed for fast and easy installation; developed in response to the rapid growth of digital audio content.

www.bittree.com


Extension card for Cat 5e/6
Opticomm-EMCORE Optiva OTC-1HDP

Card provides uncompressed transmission of one channel of 3G HD-SDI video with embedded digital audio, up to 100m on a single Cat 5e/6 cable; supports resolutions up to 1920 x 1080/60Hz, as well as analog stereo audio; also features HDBaseT compatible transmission; has front-panel LED status and alert indicators for local monitoring and control; remote monitoring and control provided through OptivaView SNMP Management Suite.

www.emcore.com/opticomm


Hard disk dock
Blackmagic Design MultiDock

A rack 1RU mount hard disk dock; supports up to four independent disks to be inserted and mounted on the user’s computer; option for multiple disks to be striped together to build an inexpensive Thunderbolt-based disk array.

www.blackmagicdesign.com


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MADI-over-Cat5 switch
Optocore MADI switch

10 or 18 ports of MADI switches allow distribution over Cat 5 cabling; each port supports a 64-in/64-out point-to-point connection, as well as 100Mb of Ethernet on one single Cat 5 cable; each switch has two redundant high-speed 2GB fiber uplink ports that switch and route sixteen MADI streams.

www.optocore.com


Field-production lens
Fujinon PL 14-28mm

The field-production lens features a focal length of 85-220mm at T2.9 and 300mm at T4.0 with 200-degree focus rotation, to facilitate shooting documentaries, nature and wildlife, and commercials; Designed using the latest optical simulation technology, the wide-angle lens offers The digital servo’s 16-bit encoding assures operators that all lens data output — such as the position of the zoom, iris, and focus—is extremely accurate; the lens supports Lens Data System (LDS) and /i metadata formats.

www.fujinon.com


HD production camera
Panasonic VariCam

Third-generation VariCam improves upon the camera’s signature features — off-speed shooting and film-like image production — while incorporating the company’s new AVC-ULTRA family of video codecs; uses three advanced, full 1920 x 1080p wide dynamic range MOS images for native 1080/60p recording/operation; features a true RGB imager/prism system that provides full resolution color.

www.panasonic.com/broadcast


MXF clip server
FOR-A MBP-120SX

Two models, MBP-120SX and MBP-125SX, support ingest, playback and playout applications; can capture files from an external XDCAM drive or network drive, converts HD/SD-SDI signals to MXF files in real time, and support up to eight channels of embedded audio; both models are equipped with HD/SD-SDI I/O and a solid-state drive
(240GB or 480GB).

www.for-a.com


Branded channel playout system
Harmonic Spectrum ChannelPortHarmonic Spectrum ChannelPort

Now delivers dual digital video effects capabilities, extended codec support and Pitch Blue compatibility; additional enhancements include independent branding of simulcast channels, support for external key/fill and live feeds, voiceover from live or file-based sources, and on-board closed-caption file insertion.

www.harmonicinc.com



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“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB

Sue Sillitoe, White Noise PR /   Thursday 09:10 AM
Fairlight Unveils the Next Generation of Audio Post Production
Wall Street Communications /   Thursday 01:00 PM
NUGEN Audio AES Product Preview

 
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