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Minnetonka SurCode for Dolby Pro Logic II Version 3
Offers complete, Dolby-certified Dolby Pro Logic II encoding and Pro Logic II, Pro Logic IIx and Pro Logic IIz decoding of up to eight channels of audio; enables auditioning, encoding and decoding of audio with a Dolby-certified Dolby Pro Logic II codec, to produce surround-ready mixes in real time.
Audio mixers, on-air, portable, studio, playback
Digital mixing console
Now available in five frame sizes in order to meet needs ranging from mobile to studio; latest features include permanent metering of the 16 central faders and nine individually assignable user buttons; snapshot operation is improved with more directly accessible buttons.
Audio mixing console
Consists of a main console and separate audio processor, NEXUS STAR; The NEXUS STAR rack accommodates all processing components, the RMC main-controller board and up to seven RMD signal processor boards; features multichannel processing, and various types of static and dynamic automation.
Brings concise monitoring capabilities to facility-wide multichannel audio operations; 1U system provides instant visual feedback from 16 channel sources of embedded SDI; two auxiliary analog or AES input channels can be mixed into the monitoring chain.
Audio recording, storage, playback
Audio file database
Provides instant access to all audio material anywhere on the user’s network, hard disk or USB drive; organized database of audio makes it easy to find the right audio cut at the right time, and automatic log generation simplifies rights reporting.
Two-channel voice processor
Jünger Audio V*AP
Designed to offer perfect control of microphone recordings; includes processing such as HP/LP filtering, dynamic section, full parametric EQ and de-essing; features a dedicated voice leveler combined with a voice-over circuit to help integrate voice programs into loudness-based broadcasting on-the-fly.
Audio routing, distribution
Riedel Communications RockNet RN.344.SI
Card provides RockNet integration for any Soundcraft SI Compact console via the console’s expansion slot; supports 32 inputs and 32 outputs to the RockNet system; a wordclock output is available at the front panel; a rotary switch is provided for device identification and selection of up to 16 programmable routing tables.
Platform is based on the award-winning Apollo; available in three sizes and uses the same Bluefin2 and Hydra2 technologies; has enormous routing and processing capacity; Bluefin2 gives Artemis Shine 680 channel processing paths, 340 on an Artemis Beam and 240 on an Artemis Light.
Selects up to four independent AES/EBU digital audio streams and embeds them into the 3GSDI output signal; ideal for situations in which multiple audio sources are being used and must be added to the SDI video output; best suited for situations in which audio must be extracted, monitored and mastered before broadcast.
Riedel Communications RockNet RN.334.MD
MADI interface allows intelligent interfacing between RockNet digital audio networks and SSL mixing consoles; this makes the SSL console an integrated part of the RockNet system, including remote control of all gains and the flexibility of RockNet’s Independent Gain feature.
Freely configurable both in respect to the number of channels and the number of buses; configurations of up to 300 audio channels and 128 summing buses are supported; up to 96 aux or N-1 (mix-minus) buses can be defined; offers extensive snapshot and scene automation.
Audio control surface
Wheatstone Dimension Two
Built on the proven Bridge Router platform; accepts analog, AES, MADI and HD/SDI input signals; provides the ability to send any source or console bus to any audio network destination; also offers up to 96 input channels on two pages (64 physical faders maximum), 16 dedicated mix-minus busses plus up to 64 channel bus-minus (N-1) outputs.
Automation, including news and master control
Graphical software interface
Customizable graphical software interface unifies the control of various products in the broadcast chain; provides flexible and reliable control across all broadcast operations from content creation to distribution, thereby increasing productivity and reducing operating costs; designed for touch surfaces.
Includes full-motion graphics, snipes and time/temperature functionality; traditional automation features advancements in cloud-based acquisition, asset management and content distribution; powered by AirBoss, which adds SCTE-104 capabilities for seamless ad insertion.
Manages and optimizes cross-media broadcasting, scheduling and content lifecycle processes; software is designed to streamline current processes as well as grow along with users’ future plans; allows news channels to be launched or additional on-demand services to be set up cost-efficiently.
Snell ICE Channel-in-a-Box
New features allow up to four channels of HD per unit depending on the channel configuration; now includes powerful, integrated 3D and 2D graphics, CG functionality with timeline control, and the ability to populate fields from Morpheus automation schedule events or external data sources.
Integrated playout system
Combines baseband video, channel branding and automated workflow capabilities in an easy-to-deploy, software-based, 1RU channel-in-a-box system; reduces the cost and time to launch broadcast, cable and other TV channels and services while offering simple integration with production, traffic and billing, scheduling, asset management, content playout and master control functions.
Molden Media M2Control
Modular, template-based, scalable control and playout application geared for real-time graphics systems; interfaces to data feeds and databases; integrates into the broadcast infrastructure and supports automatic failover; new features include Ventuz support, advanced playlist handling, extended user management and logging.
Alternative to station-in-a-box automation systems; rather than replace existing equipment, CLASS uses software systems and controls to integrate a broadcaster’s legacy hardware and software systems into a unified platform; can be scaled up to accommodate hundreds of channels.
Newsroom computer system
OCTOPUS Newsroom OCTOPUS6
Runs natively on Mac OS X, Linux and Windows; installation-free client and centralized updates; features seamless load-balancing and automatic fail-over; includes editorial tools such as spell check, word blacklist, rundown buddy, rundown stopwatch and rundown time markers; includes plug-in for Final Cut Pro integration.
User-friendly GUI handles template-based TV broadcast planning, offering straightforward management of single or multiple channels; access control is based on multiple levels of user rights; gives users monitoring and control of all activities involved in a schedule lifecycle, starting with creation through publishing for broadcasting.
Broadcast workflow management
Primestream FORK 4.0
Offers new features, technological improvements and integration with third-party broadcast workflows; improvements to the system’s underlying technology — such as FORK Drones, dynamic metadata forms and scripts — increase the software’s stability, reliability and functionality.
Provides universal SD/HD content playout and streaming while operating unattended; ideally suited for time-critical live operations; Multi Parallel Output enables running two or more outputs, including H.264 (MPEG-4) and MPEG-2 at the same time; supports MPEG-1/2/H.264, HDV and DV streams.
Master control system
Ross Video MC1
A dedicated card-based solution provides complete program path protection using input bypass relays, protecting channel output; ultra-fast hot swap system allows a single spare MC1-MK card to replace any on-air channel card and have all of the channel’s parameters automatically recalled to the replacement MC-MK card..
SkyLark SL NEO 3000 Series
“Hybrid” channel-in-a-box automation solution is a complete broadcast-quality record-, ingest- and playout-capable system with built-in video server; used in master control, studio and remote locations, news and sport productions; features built-in real-time transcoders, multiplexers, de-multiplexers and multi-viewers for native SD or HD formats.
Version 1.7 includes an enhanced user interface to manage multiple playout channels without the need for increased control unit hardware; implementation of just:MOS functionality brings tight integration with newsroom systems, including AP ENPS and Octopus.
New platform offers solution for transcoding, standards conversion and audio processing in applications including loudness correction, quality control and distribution of media, while also integrating with traffic, business process, and rights management systems.
Cable TV equipment
Media processing software
Digital Rapids Transcode Manager 2.0
Automated, high-volume, file-based processing software seamlessly blends media transformation and workflow processes, while offering efficiency and agility for applications from production and archive to multiscreen distribution; powered by Kayak workflow platform.
Cable load generator
Rohde & Schwarz R&S CLG
Multichannel signal generator for cable TV signals; can simulate cable TV networks with full channel loading; generates both digital and analog TV signals; signals can be freely combined, allowing users to simulate any conceivable channel loading scenario in the lab.
Video quality monitors
Tektronix Sentry/Sentry Edge II
Sentry family of monitors now offers unique QoS and QoE monitoring of a 10G digital video network and video quality monitoring insight (QoE, PVQ (MPEG-2) and QoS), with 3Gb/s throughput; Sentry Edge II family of monitors extends insight to QAM access points, with advanced post-QAM RF monitoring.
TelVue AdCaster A1000
Manages ad insertion for up to 64 channels per server; integrates seamlessly with standard traffic and billing systems; responds to standard SCTE-30 messages from the most widely-used ad splicers to insert the right content into the right spots; features redundant power supplies and 100-percent solid-state RAID storage.
Camera support, robotics, virtual sets, batteries
Compact remote camera link
Camera Corps SIMPLY SMPTE
Allows any remotely controlled camera system in the company’s product range to be operated over long distance via SMPTE 3K-standard electrical/optical cable; remote link consists of a base unit and remote unit; powered by 110V or 240V AC; has an optical input for incoming video data.
Egripment Full Camera Studio Automation
Fully integrated system can be controlled from a joystick control or touch-screen system, as well as through a complex automation system; can be used in the automation environment of any studio; cameras deliver absolute tracking data for the VR Studio demands.
Manual pan-and-tilt head
Shotoku Broadcast Systems SG900
Offers vibration-free speed in an ergonomically designed sturdy package; ideal for OB and studio production with teleprompters or box-type lenses; supports up to 198lbs; features single-knob balance adjustment; incorporates VISCAM ultimate fluid drag system.
Robotic camera control panel
Network-capable panel supports RS-232 and Ethernet transmission with unlimited control locations; camera control and functionality, as well as control of auxiliary devices, is provided through the panel’s integrated touch-screen graphical user interface and is complemented by a joystick and special assignable knob.
Cameras, lenses, accessories
Blackmagic Cinema Camera
Features a 2.5K image sensor with a wide 13 stops of dynamic range, as well as a built-in SSD recorder, popular open standard uncompressed RAW and compressed file formats, compatibility with quality EF or Passive Micro Four Thirds lenses, and LCD touch-screen monitoring plus metadata entry.
Wireless HD camera transmitter
Cobham Solo Micro HD
Matchbox-size transmitter provides transmission stability for high-quality HD images using low-latency H.264 compression in conjunction with ultra mobile video link (UMVL) modulation; latency as low as 15ms; enables wireless and wired cameras to perform as a unified system to capture and transmit intimate details during events of any size.
Designed for super-slow-motion acquisition at 4K resolution up to 900fps; incorporates FT1-CMOS, a global shutter CMOS color sensor; designed to provide superior resolution and sensitivity; RAW material is recorded at high speed to the internal RAM memory, which holds nearly 10 seconds of 4K content shot at 900fps.
Grass Valley LDX Flex
Provides wide range of gamma and knee adjustments; offers choice of fiber or triax camera transmission using different versions of 3G base stations; can be upgraded through the entire LDX range, including LDX Premiere, LDX Elite and LDX WorldCam, as required.
Studio and field production camera system
Hitachi Kokusai Electric America Z-HD6000
Achieves a high ROI by the implementation of new 2.6-megapixel 2/3in MOS RGB sensors; compatible with and retains all the popular functions and features of the existing HITACHI HDTV camera line, like fiber or digital triax cable operation, external auto-setup and advanced color correction and skin tone detail.
Portable HD companion camera
16-bit portable HD companion-camera supports 1080i/720p and 3G signals such as 1080/59.94p 4:2:2 and 1080/59.94i 4:4:4; employs new progressive AIT CCD imagers and new 3G digital video processing system for superior picture detail and accurate rendition of color gradations.
Handheld ProHD camera
JVC Professional Products Company GY-HM600
Upgrade improves the camera’s autofocus and signal-to-noise ratio, as well as its flash band compensation, which minimizes or eliminates banding during recording when an external flash is in use; new preset shooting mode feature provides optimized settings for common shooting scenarios.
P2 HD handheld camcorder
Offers master-quality 10-bit, 4:2:2 independent frame, 1920 x 1080 resolution AVC-Intra 100 recording; incorporates high-sensitivity 1/3in full-HD 2.2 megapixel 3-MOS imagers and a 20-bit digital signal processor to capture stunning high-res images.
Sony PMW-F55, PMW-F5
Feature newly developed PL lenses, RAW recorder, a new choice of viewfinders and a new recording media with expanded capacity to accommodate the data-hungry storage needs of high-res RAW image files; F55 gives shooters the ability to capture in HD/2K/QFHD/4K resolution, while the F5 supports 4K, 2K and HD production.
CGs, prompters, captioning
Digital closed captioning
Most advanced edition yet of EEG’s digital closed captioning and HD VANC encoding solution, with instant iCap and ComCC support built in; compatible with all HD480 applications; supports new modules for web streaming using live CC data captured into Timed Text files, or real-time data delivery through HTTP POST or Flash/RTMP.
Automated closed-captioning system
Helps ensure compliance, caption alignment and language identification for broadcast and IP distribution; QC verifies that video description content was actually aired, which automates verification and logging for legal compliance; also verifies that the captions aired match the program.
Screen Subtitling Systems WinCAPS Qu4ntum
Offers an improved user-interface, shared-workgroup reference resources and enhanced automatic timing rules; features optional integrated automatic speech-text alignment optimized to support the use of speech recognition; supports import/export of common file formats such as PAC, STL, SRT and Timed Text XML.
Softel Swift TX
Caption/subtitle management and transmission platform features real-time transcoding and time-of-air subtitle transmission with a range of automation interfaces and support for a wide range of file formats.
Graphics, animation products
Built on Lyric technology; allows users to access data including RSS feeds, traffic, financial, weather, elections, tickers, promos and snipes, and publish it on-air anywhere, anytime; new release includes point-and-click data tool that allows users to acquire data from many sources quickly and easily.
Miranda iTX Render Service
Automates and manages rendering of Adobe After Effects projects into fully finished graphics, ready for playout from an iTX integrated playout platform on Miranda’s Vertigo graphics processors; benefits include the removal of creative limitations within an Adobe After Effects authoring.
TV broadcast graphics
wTVision Slides CG V4
Is responsible for the rapid project development environment of real-time TV broadcast graphics solutions for different market segments; key improvements include a uniform and redesigned stylish user interface, a new multi-screen and multi-layout tabbed user interface, and a new script debugger and scope inspector.
Intercom, IFB products
Party-line intercom system
Combines an analog party-line intercom with the advanced network management capabilities of a matrix intercom; a single-pair, shielded cable supports all audio channels, program audio and power for beltpacks; provides quick setup and distribution of multiple intercom channels.
Full duplex system allows crews to converse simultaneously just like on a regular telephone; to operate, simply turn the system on and talk; is not voice-activated, and there are no transmit buttons; up to eight can converse at the same time; includes discreet Cyber headsets and COMSTAR beltplacks that weigh just 2.5oz.
JK Audio RemoteMix 2
Two-channel field mixer and headphone amplifier provides communications interface for remote broadcast, IFB or a backup audio path; integrated headphone amplifier provides sidetone to monitor all inputs plus an external feed; features a phone line hybrid with keypad along with a wired notebook/cell phone headset interface
Compact, travel friendly all-weather studio-quality portable LED light for news, field production and studios; powered by AC mains or standard broadcast snap-on or V-mount camera batteries; output is fully dimmable without color shift; features interchangeable LED power modules.
1’x1’ light panel
Photon-Beard lighting panel
Cost-effective lighting panel includes eight 5/8in-diameter fluorescent tubes that deliver illumination using Osram daylight or tungsten-balanced phosphors; provides predictable color results with fewer of the spikes and spectral variations typically associated with similar LED-based fixtures.
Videssence ExceLED 225
225W unit features adjustable beam spread; provides long throw and high light levels required for film and video in large production studios and similar applications; “Nine Light” in spot mode with daylight LEDs provides more than 2200 lux at 15m; has a 30,000-hour life achieved through precision heat sink design.
Shure FP wireless system
Flexible, intuitive components include portable receivers and XLR plug-on transmitters; built for needs ranging from reality television to event videography shoots and one-on-one interviews; incorporates Shure’s Audio Reference Companding for ultra-low noise.
DPA d:facto II
Offers high separation and extreme SPL handling, which results in extraordinary natural sound; features new wired DPA handle and provides added benefit of a state-of-the-art adapter system that allows for seamless integration with many professional wireless systems.
Sennheiser DIGITAL 9000
Easy to set up and operate; mic heads and lavalier mics available for the transmitters let users tailor the system to their application; features an 8-channel digital receiver covering the UHF spectrum from 470 to 798 MHz; also incorporates handheld and bodypack transmitters.
Shure BRH31M, BRH440M, BRH441M
Each headset in the portfolio has a dynamic, cardioid microphone; BRH31M single-sided headset has an adjustable headband; BRH440M dual-sided headset is closed-back, circumaural piece built for long-wearing comfort; both the 440M and 441M include a flip-up mute function that deactivates the boom mic when raised vertically away from the mouth.
Media storage, archive systems, asset management
16Gb/s RAID controller
ATTO Technology FastStream series
Designed to provide an affordable way to create real-time, shared storage with managed latency for high-performance workflows; features technologies that ensure optimal performance, easy-to-use management and flexible connectivity to address demanding.
Features integrated desktop and mobile browsing of remote files, drag-and-drop high-speed upload and download from cloud storage, and background synchronization; also provides Faspex package-based sending and delivery with automatic download of extremely large files.
Cloud-based production system
The next generation of Aframe’s flagship, cloud-based video technology that makes production faster and more flexible; newest feature, Edit Flow, allows users to export metadata out of Aframe and into the three major NLE platforms — Avid Media Composer, Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere.
Booth: N.CP 13-15 (Cloud Pavilion)
Tapeless video recorder
AJA Video Systems Ki Pro
Records high-quality files onto computer-friendly media; SD/HD-SDI, HDMI and analog inputs interface with virtually any type of camera or connect seamlessly with user’s post-production hardware; available in four formats to suit user’s workflow requirements.
Ingest, transcoding and QC system
AmberFin iCR closed captioning support
New enhancements help simplify captioning workflows to meet new FCC regulation mandating that all video content broadcast on television in the U.S. with captions should now include captions when it is distributed over IP.
SAS/SATA and RAID adapters
ATTO Technology ExpressSAS series
Provides high-performance data protection to direct attached SAS and SATA JBOD storage; available in a wide variety of port configurations and RAID levels.
Content management system
Aveco ASTRA suite
In the Suite of Tools, ASTRA CMS is the core and can offer a common interface for archive, production, news and master control; ASTRA MCR provides frame accurate playout for master control with interfaces to most traffic systems; ASTRA News includes links to all popular NRCS systems; ASTRA Ingest automatically or manually ingests content from live feeds, videotape, or files; ASTRA architecture enables various software components to be integrated into one seamless solution.
Media asset management system
Front Porch Digital DIVAdirector
Permission-based Web application enables complete access to file-based content stored by DIVArchive content storage management systems; with a single DIVAdirector system showing the enterprise content view of assets stored in different archive systems — local, networked, or cloud-based systems, or any combination thereof — with integrated user permissions controlling access.
Booths: SU3602, SU3605
Media asset management system
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.
Asset management workflow
Prepared workflows detect, inspect, move, copy, quality-check, transcode, store and delete material according to a series of steps that users can create and modify as their needs change; can notify an operator to make a decision on a workflow step, keeping video content moving in the right direction and minimizing interruption.
Media asset management system
Features a new ergonomic interface, the new Dalet One Cut multi-track video editor and an industry-standard BPM workflow engine; automates many tasks, increases productivity, and provides operational and business visibility; open platform with a variety of data exchange and integration paths, including SOA-compliant tools.
Cloud-based HD playout platform
HD playout platform and associated service suite delivers rich functionality required to launch and operate TV channels, including versioning for new media platforms and distribution over IP to transmission headends; benefits include: rapid time-to-launch and lower infrastructure, technology, staffing, playout and distribution costs.
Configurable and scalable high-end storage solution for broadcast workflows; handles hundreds of connected clients effortlessly; can provide data to a wide variety of processing systems within the infrastructure; data manager helps organize and move large volumes of data with ease.
Media storage system
EditShare Flow Version 2.3
New features include enhanced frame rate, raster, codec and wrapper support, and a new asset groups tab to give administrators an additional way to grant users permission to browse and search for clips in FlowBrowse — including clips from Media Spaces that have been deleted.
Scalable playout and distribution
Scalable playout and origination systems allow broadcasters to adapt content to local markets anywhere in the world and simplify the overall content distribution process; MAM software and services help broadcasters and content creators manage and optimize workflows.
Shared storage system
Harmonic Spectrum MediaStore 5000
High-performance disk-based shared storage system brings the latest SAS disk technology to the storage component of the Spectrum media server system; accommodates up to 24 hot-swappable drives in a 2RU chassis; supports hard-disk drive sizes of 300GB, 600GB and 900GB for a maximum of 62.8TB of usable online storage.
Harris NEXIO Volt
Like its predecessor, the server offers a 1RU package with low operating costs and high levels of resilience and reliability; doubles the number of available record ports with four bi-directional HD channels (up to eight SD); is designed to offer exceptional overall channel density for ingest and playout operations.
Media asset management
MYERS Media Asset Management Module (MAM)
Module in ProTrack TV is designed to offer an effective, affordable solution for the management of valuable content and media assets; automates the migration of media assets to/from playback and archive, based on the data in the ProTrack TV schedule environment.
Pebble Beach Systems Stingray
Scalable up to more than 100 channels; enables fast deployment of a wide range of channel types; fully Unicode-compliant; features multiformat playback capability; enables multichannel control from each operator position; designed for playout or ingest applications.
Rights management module
Pilat Media IBMS Rights
For linear and on-demand multi-platform content; available as either a stand-alone solution or as an addition to IBMS-managed environments; delivers centralized rights management across all broadcasting operations, covering contract management, program finance and distribution licensing.
SGL IP2 Archive
Is now fully integrated with IPDirector, EVS’ suite of video production management applications; provides high availability for any combination of disk and tape storage; adds LTO technology to the storage capability of EVS systems.
Accelerated file transfer system
New additions include secure file sharing for professional media and cloud-based delivery specifications; allows media professionals to browse a private file directory and securely upload and download files to the associated storage; enforces asset compliance on the front end of a file transfer process.
Video editing shared storage system
Small Tree GraniteSTOR TITANIUM4
Designed to provide affordable, all-in-one Ethernet-based storage solutions for video editors requiring shared access to media files; four-drive system supports 2TB, 3TB or 4TB disk drives; is simple to set up and manage; storage is available within minutes of start-up.
Media asset management planning
Features a highly intuitive GUI that enables users to edit and control their workflows on demand; delivers maximum control and flexibility to media and broadcast operators, allowing them to reduce operational costs by allocating resources more efficiently and making content more accessible.
Solid State Logic Gravity
Tool allows users to capture, playout, move, monitor and manage media assets; extent of user control can be controlled by privilege level; on-screen preferences are customizable; in addition to the main window, up to four additional windows can be opened for any purpose, and all five video windows can play simultaneously.
Is now integrated with EVS’ IPDirector; provides high availability for any combination of disk and tape storage; with the addition of LTO technology, the storage capability of EVS systems can be expanded almost infinitely; clustered architecture provides extremely high reliability levels.
New media, streaming products, multimedia/Internet
Bonded laptop system
Designed to offer a fast, reliable and high-quality mobile bonded transmission via the laptop, using up to four simultaneous Wi-Fi, LAN, cellular and satellite connections; features a user-friendly interface; easy to use and highly flexible; supports any camera input provided by the user’s hardware.
Uses mobile wireless networks to transmit high-quality video for ENG; includes the 20/20 transmitter, a portable and rugged bonded cellular transmitter for a wide variety of ENG applications; also includes the LIVE+ NewsBook software bringing cellular transmission capabilities to laptop or personal computers, and the LIVE+ Mobile App for iPhone and iPad.
Booths: N1110 and N314MR
Live field encoding device
Livestream Broadcaster LTE
Features built-in Verizon 4G modem and data plan; built-in batteries instead of AA batteries and support for 5.4Ghz Wi-fi; lets users go live instantly without a PC; Livestream for Producers iPhone or Android app can also be used as a control to go live.
Digital Rapids StreamZ Live
Designed to provide superior output quality, reliability and flexible, multi-screen output format support for live streaming applications; features rich adaptive streaming (ABR) support and simultaneous multi-format output for streaming to devices from mobile phones and tablets to PCs, game consoles and smart TVs.
Portable HD video-over-cellular
LiveU LU70 backpack
Offers a cellular-based live video uplink solution for global broadcasters with its second-generation proprietary internal and external antenna arrays; offers satellite-like resiliency on-the-move and in heavily crowded locations; bonds up to 14 3G/4G LTE, WiMAX and Wi-Fi modems simultaneously.
Streaming media module
Suitable for a wide range of IP monitoring, combining high density with high quality to perform H.264 video and AAC audio encoding for up to 20 streams per frame; multiple sources, in-plant and remote, are available over in-house IPTV to anyone who typically requires access.
Social media integration
never.no Interactivity Suite Hybrid TV integration
Integrates with Hybrid TV's virtual set and augmented reality technology to allow an audience to participate with a program in real time via second-screen devices; social media content is moderated using never.no's cloud-based technology; social media can be harvested from the broadcaster's Twitter account or Facebook page.
Real-time HD encoder
Screen Service Broadcast SDT ENC 333A
Provides real-time audio/video encoding for broadcast applications; uses H.264 and MPEG-2 for low output bit rate with a flexible range that goes from 2Mb/s to 25Mb/s; encodes audio stream using MPEG-1 Layer II, AAC-HE, AAC-LC or Dolby Digital Pro.
Real-time HD VOIP encoder/decoder
Screen Service Broadcast SDT ENC 335
HD video over IP system receives SD/HD video signal, compresses it and transmits it via an IP network; decoder captures data from an IP network, decompresses it and plays it back in original form as SD/HD video; available with 3G-SDI or DVI/HDMI interface allowing video interfaces between sources and sinks to be mixed.
Real-time streaming transcoder
Vela Research UltraStreamHD IP2IP transcoder
Designed for continuous low-latency operation in broadcast, cable, OTT, content distribution, video display, digital signage, enterprise, defense and education applications; extensive format support includes reat-time MPEG-2 to MPEG-2, VC-1, H.264 and MPEG-4SP/SP transcoding, transrating and frame-rate conversion among others.
Yospace SmoothStreaming support
Provides support for seamless replacement of content, including tailored advertising and content blocking; interfaces directly with the playout automation system to ensure a completely seamless output; compatible with new CableLabs ESAM specification; can apply closed captions to live web streaming.
Production switchers, video effects, keyers
Grass Valley GV STRATUS
New release includes tools to increase workflow efficiency through automated, rules-based file operations; features introduction of EDIUS XS nonlinear low-resolution proxy editor; other key features currently in beta testing will enable content to be segmented, enriched with metadata and automatically pushed to the Web and mobile devices.
Live slow-motion replay
Features a highly scalable and flexible system architecture, allowing it to scale to suit the needs of any live production event; supports 3G, HD and SD baseband I/O; an eight-channel system packaged in 2RU can provide more than 70 hours of high-performance, fault-resilient HD storage.
Video playback system
Blackmagic Design UltraStudio 4K
Includes video technology such as 4:4:4 and dual-channel 3-D stereoscopic capture and playback, plus full-resolution 4K monitoring; can be used on the desktop and easily installs into equipment racks; equipped with the latest SDI, HDMI and analog video, and timecode connections, as well as AES/EBU balanced and unbalanced analog audio.
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.
Time code reader, generator and inserter
Reads and generates HD or SD/SDI video, Linear Time Code (LTC), Digital Vertical Interval Time Code (D-VITC) and RP-188 Time Code; in SD mode, the unit will accept 4:2:2 (525 and 625 line) digital video signals; inserter mode provides the ability to superimpose time and/or user bits onto video with alphanumeric characters.
Grass Valley GV Director
Suitable for all production environments; features simple 26-button panel with OLED lables, T-bar and 8in portrait touchscreen; mostly software-based and runs on mostly common hardware components to form scalable CPU and GPU platform; also includes simple audio mixing capabilities.
Newtek TriCaster 855
Fully loaded, 24-channel switcher, with eight-source ISO recording and powerful integrated effects system (including 3-D) is a complete, integrated solution for delivering big, live productions in native, full-resolution HD; can stream, broadcast, project and record simultaneously so that users can meet viewers’ needs whenever they watch.
2 MLE control panel
Ross Video Carbonite 2
Based on the Carbonite 2M and 2X, offering 16 source select buttons instead of 24 or 32; is available with 16 or 24 multi-definition SDI inputs and nine internally generated sources; can be configured with the Carbonite+ and MultiMedia processing engines; includes ViewControl touchscreen production controller and LiveAssist GUIs.
Integrated PTZ production system
RUSHWORKS VDESK LTD, VDESK PRO, VDESK PRO+
Designed for single-operator, multicamera production using a touchscreen and PTZ cameras, so no camera operators are required; supports four, eight or 12 HD/SD-SDI ins; controllable via tablet; features two clip players, multilayer DSK, full-motion overlays, transitions and effects, PIP and chroma key.
Snell Kahuna 360
Features exclusive FormatFusion3 technology, which supports a mix of SD, HD, 1080p and now 4K; accepts incoming 4K UHDTV feeds, mix them with 1080p, and output as either 4K UHDTV or 1080p — at no additional cost; designed to provide unmatched creative power and flexibility.
Sony MVS-3000, MVS-6520, MVS-6530
Mid-priced video switchers feature multiformat support, multiviewer output and standardized menu panel control; MVS-3000 and MVS-6520 are 2 M/E switchers, while the MVS-6530 is a 3 M/E model; ideal for small production facilities that have limited control room space.
Newtek TriCaster 455
Affordable, integrated solution to produce a four-camera, 14-channel, HD live show; features explosive 3-D visual effects, video playback, graphics, transitions and virtual sets; built-in live streaming is available at the push of a button; can deliver from a van, small studio, broadcast control room, backstage and blogger’s workspace.
Available with single or dual-channel SDI/HD-SDI I/O; records and plays in a scheduled or sequential mode; supports H.264/MEPG-2 video formats and embedded audio pass-through; provides file compatibility with Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier; organizes media assets via AssetBase.
Digital production workflow system
EVS Enriched Live Production
Enables broadcasters to embrace new connected operations and deliver “live everywhere” offerings to consumers; simultaneously connects live venues to broadcasters, remote users or multimedia consumers; based on unique XT3 multi-codec recording capabilities and a new range of IP and web-based production, browsing and distribution tools.
HD field recorder
Features new editing and recording functions, expanded AV/IT connectivity and optional AVCHD support; versatile 10-bit, independent frame, 4:2:2 HD field recorder can be used with virtually any camera; offers enhanced cuts editing with separate source and record windows, as well as full-frame rate playback from external disk drives.
Satellite equipment, services
Three satellites in the series are able to generate hundreds of high-power spot beams; each I-4 can generate 19 wide beams and more than 200 narrow spot-beams, which can be quickly reconfigured and focused anywhere on Earth to provide extra capacity; features solar panels that combine conventional silicon with advanced gallium arsenide cells for optimum efficiency.
Bonded cellular satellite back-up system
On Call Communications QuickSPOT
Satellite back-up system for 3G/LTE bonded cellular ENG; provides ultimate reliability and simple operation for live news gathering by combining bonded cellular backpack encoders with on-demand satellite network; hybrid service uses satellite communications during periods of peak cellular demand.
Studio and support products, multi-image displays
Avitech International Rainier 3G Plus
Allows monitoring 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; through internal multiple path cascading, users can readily build displays of 8, 12 and 16 video windows.
Plura Broadcast SFP-3G series
Consists of the 17in SFP-217-3G, 21in SFP-221-3G, 24in SFP-224-3G and 32in SFP-232-3G monitors; supports up to 3Gb/s 1080-60p along with all other digital and analog inputs and formats; adapts to various Plura SFP modules, which can fit any possible broadcast application.
Evertz EFX Video Wall
For studio back-drop applications; at its core is the 3000DVT-18x18, a large-scale video wall processor with transition effects and the ability to scale any video across any size video wall; can accept up to 18 live real-time video inputs and drive up to 18 displays on a single card.
Playout software controller
Can be used for playing out studio and stage backdrops, such as animations and fill and key; fast-turnaround TV solution for live and near-live production reduces production times and improves access to content.
Multiformat broadcast monitor
Flanders Scientific CM-170W
17in monitor features 3G/HD/SD-SDI, component, composite and DVI-I inputs; unit also features full 12-bit video processing and a 10-bit panel capable of reproducing more than 1.073 billion colors on screen; supports virtually any signal format from NTSC/PAL to HD and 2K, including advanced 12-bit, 4:4:4 and XYZ signal formats.
Harris HView SX Pro
Delivers a compact signal processing and monitoring option for control room environments; its high-density design accommodates more sources and outputs in fewer rack units to reduce system and installation costs; can be used as a standalone system or integrated within Harris Broadcast Platinum routers.
Four-channel multiviewer for 3G/HD/SD; lets broadcasters and A/V professionals use an affordable HDMI display to view up to four SDI video signals and show or hide labels and VU meters; 10-bit scaling engine and advanced filtering algorithms ensure a crisp, artifact-free monitoring experience.
Live media networking
Introduces fully integrated live media networking — encompassing all live production signals and formats; provides 10Gb/s uncompressed video transport, Ethernet, data and communications over IP, asynchronous transport of multiplexed audio, and digital sync distribution, with zero latency.
TBC Consoles CCW
Specifically designed for systems such as Grass Valley’s IGNITE or Broadcast Pix’s GRANITE; features a complete wrap-around for one-person operation, with multiple keyboards and monitors automating other functions; IntelliTrac system forms the basis for this console, with monitors on articulating arms and movable modular turrets.
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.
Test & measurement equipment
Cobalt Digital SpotCheck
Audio loudness measurement and recorded data logging system has been enhanced with up to 16 video channels containing up to 32 audio channels; the new version — SpotCheck-2016 — monitors, meters and logs loudness compliance over extended time-periods; now supports codecs H.264, MPEG-2, MP1L2, DD and AAC.
Loudness compliance system
Emotion Systems eFF 3.0
Latest version of the loudness compliance and normalization application features Dolby E, True Peak, Short Term and Momentary Coorection using innovative DNA and loudness range control; perfect tool for CALM compliance; provides multi-profile loudness correction within a single file for multi-language, international delivery requirements.
Logging and monitoring video/audio legalizer keeps a timed log of every non-compliant video or audio event requiring correction in the course of a 24-hour transmission schedule; this enables broadcasters to archive a record of as-run conformance data in countries where legislation makes this compulsory.
Phabrix SxA AES
Small, handheld, easy-to-use instrument fully supports 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SD-SDI; serves as a full generator with 32 patterns, moving zone plate and custom; analysis includes waveform, vectorscope and data toolsets; also features 16 channels of embedded audio, along with level meters.
Linear Acoustic AERO.2000
Up to 16 channels of AEROMAX loudness control and UPMAX upmixing/downmixing; standard AES and SDI I/O and compensating HD/SD-SDI video delay; ITU-R BS.1770 loudness metering and TCP/IP remote; optional Dolby encoding/decoding and Nielsen watermarking for all channels.
Linear Acoustic DM-2000
Next-generation portable handheld diagnostic tool to monitor and generate Dolby Digital/Plus/E, HE-AAC, MPEG I L II and PCM bitstreams; 3GHz SDI, AES and Toslink I/O; ITU-R BS.1770 metering with Dolby Dialogue Intelligence; built-in speaker and headphone jack.
10G-core monitoring blade
Monitors 10GB media ports and quickly identifies issues throughout the network; supports up to two 10GB Ethernet inputs, providing the capability to monitor thousands of IP streams in central headends and network backbone architectures; can monitor hundreds of streams for ETR 101 290 compliance.
TC Electronic TouchMonitor
Features a touch screen with highly flexible layout options, consistent loudness readout and compatibility with all major broadcast standards, including ITU-R BS.1770, EBU R128 and ATSC A/85; TM7 and TM9 feature a 7in and 9in touch screen, respectively; TM7 comes with eight analog and eight digital I/O; TM9 includes 16 digital channels.
DTV monitoring system
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; users can monitor multiple ATSC M/H transport streams and ensure transport streams meet current industry standards.
Video Clarity RTM 3G
Designed for audio and video performance testing of a contribution level, long-haul television transmission chain; provides product developers a long form test for encode/decode processing products targeted for 3G HDSDI transmission.
TV transmitters, feedline, antennas, towers, services
Broadband UHF slot antenna
Jampro Antennas Prostar JA/MS-BB
Offers an economical alternative to buying, installing and maintaining multiple antennas; a single, compact solution, it conserves tower space and minimizes wind loading; designed for multichannel or combined-channel operations in analog-analog, analog digital or digital-digital TV applications.
Linear Industries LEX2000
Generates an ASI or SMPTE-310 output from multiple audio, video and metadata sources; MPEG-2 encoder uses intelligent scene analysis, adaptive decision logic and nonlinear quantization to achieve excellent quality video, even with multiple video programs and bandwidth constraints.
Rohde & Schwarz R&S THU9
Transmits efficiently thanks to innovative transmitter design and the use of Doherty technology; scalable and flexible system configuration with a unique MultiTX system with multiple transmitters in a single rack; high-power density per transmitter rack; includes a user-friendly operating terminal and GUI.
Uninterruptable power supply
Staco Energy Products FirstLine P
Three-phase uninterruptible power supply product line adds an offering for 160kVA-to-250kVA applications; online, double-conversion units boast efficiencies of up to 98 percent; ideal for IT applications such as those found within the broadcast arena’s highly digitized environment.
Video editing systems
Digital video transcoder
Actus Clip Factory
Efficient workflow designed for repurposing broadcasted content; supports all formats and resolutions; users can edit media, transcode clips and distribute packaged content; frame accurate, workflow includes tools to splice, annotate and accurately trim and repackage clips.
Media production hub
Enables fast, efficient processing of various compressed, uncompressed formats; designed for content ingest, playout and transcoding; includes built-in secure RAID storage; the system's openness grants users seamless production processes and allows for workflow efficiency.
MPEG-2 TS editor
Manzanita Systems MPEG-2 Transport Stream Editor
Suite of tools for editing and modifying VOD and advertising assets without the requirement of re-encoding original files; Cue and Splice Tool enables content and service providers to edit MPEG-2 transport stream files at the frame level; in addition, includes Stream Editor and Packet Editor tools.
Features high-quality cross-format conversion, color correction, and embedding and de-embedding; offers variable audio delay of up to 320ms for each mono channel, and variable video delay of up to eight frames for each channel; also has video frame synchronization for each channel.
Avid Media Composer 6.5
Provides 64-bit performance, easy-to-use editing tools, and streamlined HD, file-based and stereo 3-D workflows; open platform enables users to work with the gear they have or want and integrate into any workflow; designed to eliminate bottlenecks; features include Avid Media Authoring, 64-voice audio support and AFD support.
ATEME Kyrion DR5000
Supports MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 up to 4:2:2 10-bit with low latency; offers software upgrades from SD to HD and also from 4:2:0 to 4:2:2 chrominance; based on FPGA hardware; robust, lightweight, with a constant video monitoring front panel.
Fiber patch panel
Bittree Fiber Patch Panels
Available for LC/LC, ST/ST and SC/SC, these fiber feed-through panels provide optional designation strips; developed in response to the rapid growth of fiber-optic cable in broadcast and AV environments
Video transport system
Artel Video Systems DL4360x DigiLink
Combines modular transport functionalities with simultaneous internal routing of both video and Ethernet traffic; eliminates the need for external cross connects; 3RU chassis supports up to 12 DigiLink function modules; also features external-status LEDs, an HTTP interface and SNMPv2 capabilities.
Harris Platinum IP3
Accommodates separate video, audio and data paths within the same frame; delivers high-quality, multiformat signal routing up to 576 x 1024 in a single 28RU frame; can scale to at least 2048 x 2048 in multi-frame configurations without external distribution amplifiers or combiners.
Video transport platform
Transports uncompressed and compressed video over optical; multiplexes video signals (SD/HD/3G-SDI,DVB-ASI) alongside Ethernet services from remote studios, stadiums, etc. over a reliable WDM system (metro, regional or long-haul) into a centralized studio or video production location.
Contemporary Research ATSC+SDI
Features an onboard HD-SDI port; is controllable via RS-232, IP and IR commands; an onboard web page enables remote web control; a new menu-driven display simplifies set-up; a new compact enclosure allows mounting of two tuners in a single rack space; is field-updatable via USB.
Frame sync input card
Miranda NVISION 8500 series
Contains eight input ports; allows easy synchronization of incoming wild feeds or signals moving between facilities; offers eight frame synchronizers on a single card, with 3Gb/s, HD and SD all supported on the same module.
Guntermann & Drunck Control Center Digital
Features a modular design consisting of interchangeable input and output cards (I/O cards); has 288 ports available; cabling system is done via CAT cable and fiber optics (also in mixed mode); compatible with all system components of the DVICenter series; supports the transparent transmission and switching of USB 2.0 and RS232 signals.
Intelsat Video Fiber Network
Built for broadcasters to provide full flexibility and options for both SD and HD transmission; ideal for unidirectional, long-haul intercity transport of sports, entertainment and news events; 100-percent fiber network uses latest MPEG-2 compression encoding with data rates ranging from 4Mb/s up to 80Mb/s.
LYNX Technik yellobrik fiber-optic splitters
Three new yellowbriks are bi-directional and split optical signals into multiple paths, doubling or quadrupling the fiber functionality; OSP 1812 features one input and two outputs with a power split ratio of 50/50; OSP 1812 M features one input and two outputs, with a power split ratio of 90/10; OSP 1814 features one input and four outputs, with a power split ratio of 25/25/25/25.
Grass Valley camera integration
Riedel Communications MediorNet MN-GV-2
Allows users to network Grass Valley 3G camera systems and base station, including the LDK and new LDX series, via MediorNet; provides a solution for routing bi-directional camera signals, including all embedded audio and telemetry control data, through the MediorNet fiber infrastructure.
Utah Scientific UTAH-100/UDS
New series provides support for the new 4K (6Gb/s) signal format; routers range from 32 x 32 to 144 x1 44 and offer the same control options as the UDS routers introduced in 2012; a new 4K signal-processing module will provide multiplexing and demultiplexing of 1.5Gb/s and 3Gb/s streams to and from the 6Gb/s signal.
Wire, cable, connectors
Fischer Connectors FiberOptic series
Built to withstand the elements of a rugged, harsh environment, providing virtually faultless performance; 1000 cycles mating durability without any signal degradation; water/ultrasound cleanable.
Optical Cable Corporation MHC II
Mini hermaphroditic fiber-optic/hybrid connector is designed to inter-connect fiber-optic channels; uses a bayonet-style, mechanical coupling interface; provides flexibility by allowing many combinations of fiber-optic termini and electrical contacts to coexist within the same hermaphroditic connector system.
Note: Booth numbers are provided by NAB and are current as of press time. Every effort has been made by Broadcast Engineering to ensure the accuracy of these listings.