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03.01.2002
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
DTV marketplace, part 1

The world’s moving to digital - be sure you go, too. To make it easier to find the products you need for the transition, the Broadcast Engineering staff has collected information about the latest technology being unveiled at NAB 2002. Turn the page for the results of our search, neatly organized into categories to make it easier to find products from audio consoles to transmitters. Use the list at left to find the starting page for the category you are interested in. Each listing includes the company’s booth number for easy navigation at the show, as well as phone, fax and Web site information to make it easier to contact them when the time comes to upgrade your facility.

Booth numbers are current as of the press deadline. Broadcast Engineering made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the listing.

Audio accessories

DIGITAL AUDIO MULTI-PAIR

Gepco 552624GFC:

Joins the 5526GFC series of 110V digital audio multi-pair; provides a convenient way to interconnect between digital audio consoles, recorders, processors and routers; features an exacting 110V impedance, low jitter and attenuation, ease of termination, and flexibility.
847-795-9555; fax: 847-795-8770; www.gepco.com
Booth: L4929

AUDIO RECORDER

360 Systems DigiCart-E:

New networkable audio recorder operates at 16 or 24 bits and at all sample rates; features a large LCD display; files are compatible with earlier DigiCarts; editing tasks include trims, fades and level adjustments.
818-991-0360; fax: 818-994-1360; www.360systems.com
Booth: L2034

AUDIO MIXER

Henry Engineering MicroMixer:

Four-input, two-output stereo mixer for line-level sources; balanced bridging inputs accept balanced and unbalanced sources; provides adjustment from OFF to +10 dB of gain. 626-355-3656; fax: 626-355-0077;www.henryeng.com
Booth: L3102

DIGITAL AUDIO ANALYZER

Neutrik USA NTI Digilyzer:

Features include audio signal analysis, ancillary data interpretation, carrier signal analysis, and analysis of video related audio problems; handles AES3 signals, unbalanced S/PDIF signals and optical connections; includes consistency check. 732-901-9488; 732-901-9608;www.neutrikusa.com
Booth: L5838

AUDIO CONVERTER

SALZBRENNER STAGETEC TrueMatch:

Features 28-bit resolution, with sample rates of up to 96kHz; traces and eliminates all circuit-related inaccuracies; analog audio signals range between -128 and +22 dBu. 818-368-5153; fax: 818-368-5908; www.stagetec.com
Booth: L2771

AUDIO NETWORKING PRODUCTS

360 Systems Ethernet Audio:

New family of scalable audio networking products provides centralized audio storage on file servers using a dedicated 100 Mbit Ethernet network for distribution; features the ability to link with Mac and PC DAWs. 818-991-0360; fax: 818-994-1360;www.360systems.com
Booth: L2034

DIGITAL MIXING CONSOLE

AMS Neve Logic 7:

Multiformat digital mixing console for long-form broadcast, commercials, DVD and 5.1; features strip-by-strip routing buttons and displays, bank selection and Encore automation. +44 1282 457011; fax: +44 1282 417282;www.ams-neve.com
Booth: L10249

Receiver

Azden 1000URX:

Features true diversity electronics in conjunction with removable twin high-gain antennas and Azden’s proprietary DLC (Diversity Logic Control) circuitry for superior, noise-free reception; uses state-of-the-art dielectric filters for improved image rejection and 5th order filters for an improved S/N ratio. 516-328-7500; fax: 516-328-7506;www.azdencorp.com
Booth: L2562

MICROPHONE

Audio-Technica AT3035:

Part of Audio-Technica’s new 30 series of microphones; large-diaphragm, side-address cardioid condenser microphone; features a flat, extended frequency response of 20 to 20,000 Hz, a professional shock mount and switchable low-frequency roll-off.330-686-2600; fax: 330-686-0719;www.audiotechnica.com
Booth: L2115

DIGITAL AUDIO CONSOLE

Calrec Audio Alpha 100:

Console provides 48 multitrack/matrix outputs, 20 auxiliary busses, eight audio groups and four main outputs; each track can be mono, stereo or surround. +44 1422 842159; fax: +44 1422 845244; www.calrec.com
Booth: L2263

AUDIO CONSOLE

Calrec Audio C2:

Designed for mobile vehicles and studios with limited space; flexible design enables group slots to be populated with channels to increase choice of console formats. +44 1422 842159; fax: +44 1422 845244; www.calrec.com
Booth: L2263

INTERFACE CARD

Sony Electronics DMBK-R109 MADI:

108 audio inputs available; enables an integrated 168 input, 112-channel, 48 fader digital mix to be created from two cascaded DMX-R100s; includes a 32-bit floating point digital audio resolution. 201-930-1000; fax: 201-930-4752; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: L18207, L515

DIGITAL PRODUCTION MIXER

Studer Professional Audio AG Vista 7:

Features Studer’s Vistonics user interface, which integrates touch-sensitive rotary controls and buttons within a flat screen display; allows variations of control color and design; can be used in 48 kHz or 96 kHz mode; audio interfaces offer full 24-bit resolution. +41 1 870 75 11; fax: +41 1 870 71 34;www.studer.ch
Booth: L2542

Console

Klotz Digital America VADIS 880:

Mainframe designed for decentralized digital audio/media networking; accepts a wide variety of audio, data and DSP modules without limitation to inputs or outputs; worldwide platform to mixing console and control surface manufacturers serving the broadcast, audio recording, multimedia and sound reinforcement industries. 678-966-9900; fax: 678-966-9903; www.klotzdigital.com
Booth: L1942

DIGITAL MIXER

Sony Electronics SRP-X700P AV:

Provides video and graphics switching with digital audio mixing, sound processing and multichannel amplification capabilities; includes an integrated wireless capability, with front panel bays for two WRU-806 Freedom receiver modules. 201-930-1000; fax: 201-930-4752 www.sony.com/professional
Booth: L18207, L515

DIGITAL AUDIO MIXING SYSTEM

Euphonix System 5:

Consists of the System 5-B digital broadcast console configured for live and live-to-tape production, the System 5-F digital film console configured with motion picture mixing in mind, the System 5-P digital post-production console configured for mixing audio for video, and the System 5-M music recording and mixing system configured for music and live applications. 650-855-0400; fax: 650-855-0410; www.euphonix.com
Booth: L2751

LOUDNESS METER

Dolby Laboratories LM100:

This analysis tool provides a broadcast-friendly solution for measuring the loudness of content; enables broadcasters to eradicate the subjective loudness differences in their television audio; capable of accepting PCM, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby E, analog and combined RF cable television signals. 415-558-0200; fax: 415-863-1373; www.dolby.com
Booth: L19535

DIGITAL PRODUCTION ENVIRONMENT

TASCAM SX-1:

Combines automated digital mixing, hard disk recording, MIDI sequencing, powerful editing, DSP plug-in technology and multiformat capabilities; offers complete surround sound mixing capabilities. 323-726-0303; fax: 323-727-7635; www.tascam.com
Booth: L2630

TELEVISION CONSOLE

Wheatstone TV-80:

Designed to be streamlined, economical and ergonomic; accommodates local news as well as independent, syndicated and network affiliate programming. 252-638-7000; fax: 252-635-4857; www.wheatstone.com
Booth: L2515

BROADCAST CONSOLE

Solid State Logic Aysis Air Plus SC:

Has built-in redundancy and security; features hot-swappable faders and is capable of expansion; includes reset capabilities and flexible stereo or 5.1 surround operation; has a 32-fader and channel strip. +44 1865 842300; fax: +44 1865 85222; www.solid-state-logic.com
Booth: L2731

AUDIO DESCRIPTOR

Eyeheight AD-2E:

Provides full monitoring of the audio description source embedded in a serial digital interface signal; the audio occupies channels three and four within the digital video ancillary data space of the SDI data stream. +44 1923 256 000; fax: +44 1923 256 100; www.eyeheight.com
Booth: L18263

DIGITAL AUDIO NETWORK ROUTER

Wheatstone Bridge 2001:

Designed for growing studios with mixed audio standards; offers bi-directional fiber-optic or CAT-5 interlocation connectivity, all-digital domain AES switching, analog or digital inputs, and both analog and AES digital outputs. 252-638-7000; fax: 252-635-4857; www.wheatstone.com
Booth: L2515

AUDIO PRODUCTION CONSOLE

Midas Broadcast 2000:

Offers an 8-input pre-selector that is split into two halves; the first four inputs are set up for mic inputs, and the second set of four inputs are set up for line inputs. +44 1562 741515; fax: +44 1562 745371; www.midasconsoles.com
Booth: L8437

DIGITAL BROADCAST CONSOLE

Harrison by GLW TVD-SL:

Possesses all the power and efficiency of the TVD but doubles the number of physical input faders; two standard systems offer 44 or 60 total motorized, touch-sensitive faders on 33m centers; offers the option of built-in TFT video displays. 615-641-7200; fax: 615-641-7224; www.harrisonconsoles.com
Booth: L2215

DOLBY DIGITAL EX

Dolby Laboratories Digital EX:

Enables the additional center-back surround channel encoded in Dolby Digital Surround EX movie soundtracks to be decoded; home cinema amplifiers and receivers with Dolby Digital EX use one or two extra loudspeakers behind the listener; flyovers and other special effects become even more realistic and localized. 415-558-0200; fax: 415-863-1373; www.dolby.com
Booth: L19535

COMPACT MIXER

Mackie Designs DFX series:

Includes 60 mm logarithmic taper faders; pro-quality low noise and high headroom mic preamps with switchable phantom power; offers built-in power supply and headphone output with separate rotary level control. 800-258-6883; fax:425-487-4337; www.mackie.com
Booth: L12855

PRODUCTION SWITCHER

Solid State Logic MT Version 6:

Incorporates new channel and main busy dynamics options; features new digital algorithms and a selectable moving/non-moving fader control surface. +44 1865 842300; fax: +44 1865 85222; www.solid-state-logic.com
Booth: L2731

STUDIO MICROPHONE

Shure KSM27:

Has an extended frequency response of 20 Hz – 20 kHz; handles high-input SPLs; uses Class A, transformer-less preamp circuitry, which eliminates crossover distortion; enhances low frequency and transient response. 847-866-2200; www.shure.com
Booth: L4903

SENNHEISER HMD SERIES:

Lightweight designed 102dB SPL headphone monitoring system attenuates ambient noise by 32dB; features a super-cardioid microphone mounted on a flexible, acoustically isolated boom. 800-434-9190; fax: 860-434-1759; www.sennheiser.com
Booth: L2923

SOUND ABSORBER

Acoustics First Cutting Wedge:

Creates seamless absorptive walls and enhances imaging by reducing unwanted reflections; “2000” design enables you to increase thickness by nesting layers instead of buying different and incompatible products; you can control energy hotspots by adding two or three nested layers. 804-342-2900; fax: 804-342-1107; www.acousticsfirst.com
Booth: L1957

Automation

DIGITAL PRODUCTION TOOL

Sony Electronics eVTR:

A plug-in card that enables Sony MPEG IMX VTRs to connect to Gigabit Ethernet networks; can transfer video segments as files over IP networks to other MPEG IMX VTRs or servers anywhere in the world; also enables remote control of VTRS. 201-930-1000; fax: 201-930-4752; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: L18207, L515

MULTICHANNEL AUTOMATION CONTROL SYSTEM

OminBus Systems Colossus:

Features 1000+ channels and assignable operator control; includes a timeline-based user interface, fast schedule editing and automatic error recovery; has a multiple operator-configurable data view; +44 8705 004300; fax: +44 08705 004333; www.omnibus.tv
Booth: L11423

DTV SYSTEM

Heartland Video Systems HDI:

Provides a single rack containing up-conversion, routing, monitoring, encoding, multiplexing and PSIP generation; highlights front panel control as well as PC control of most components; systems can be configured from SD only to HD/SD with dynamic PSIP and multiplexing of pre-compressed inputs; 920-893-4204; fax: 920-893-3106; www.hvs-dtv.com
Booth: S4555

CONTENT PROTECTION SYSTEM

Irdeto Access Pisys:

Provides conditional access and encryption key management functionalities for cable, satellite and IP content providers; designed to meet the demanding needs of large-scale platform operators with millions of subscribers; enables platform operators to manage both IP and DVB subscribers. 858-618-4878; fax: 858-618-4864; www.irdetoaccess.com
Booth: S7623

REMULTIPLEXER/TV ROUTER

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia Amber II:

Combines advanced DVB-SI and ATSC PSIP processing and capabilities with integrated remultiplexing features; offers a 1U design, up to eight transport stream inputs, data insertion using the SMPTE325M protocol and an interface to simulcrypt conditional-access systems. 413-569-0116; fax: 413-569-0679; www.thales.bm.com
Booth: L8700

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

Sundance Digital NewsLink:

Provides control and management that interlocks video servers, editors and newsroom computers; provides a high-efficiency on-air interface, master system databasing, scheduled and ad-hoc recording, and integrated content archiving. 972-444-8442; fax: 972-444-8450; www.sundancedigital.com
Booth: L19958

AUTOMATION SOLUTION

Harris CLARO:

Developed specifically for stations that need to manage a single channel of playout and are planning to use video servers for spot playback; single client workstation for on-air control and preparation of content; device server that can control all of the popular video servers, tape machines and switchers. 513-459-3400; fax: 513-701-5323; www.harris.com Booth: L5414

ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE

Florical Systems AirGuide:

Updated electronic program guide for PSIP and the Internet that is updated from AirBoss, Florical’s on-air presentation system; specifically designed to facilitate the multiple channel environment and provides TV stations an automated way to maintain their program guide. 352-372-8326; fax: 352-375-0859; www.florical.com
Booth: L19552

LIVE PRODUCTION AUTOMATION SOLUTION

ParkerVision PVTV NEWS CR4000:

Provides expanded video, keyer, audio and control capabilities; performs back-to-back transitions with up to five upstream layers; features include a CG list display from new automation scripts and rundowns. 800-532-8034; 904-731-0958; www.parkervision.com
Booth: L5503

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM

Encoda Systems Paradigm 5.0:

Takes the industry’s most comprehensive management system for mid- and large-sized operations and introduces enhanced multichannel and digital capabilities across its modules; includes a browser-based work order tool that automates the routing of program preparation tasks through a facility. 303-237-4000; fax: 303-237-0085;www.encodasystems.com
Booth: L8416

GATEWAY AUTOMATION SYSTEM

Telestream FlipFactory TrafficManager:

Automates receipt and redistribution of commercials and other digital media at TV stations; detects incoming media from a variety of digital sources; notifies traffic operators and station automation systems; logs media; adjusts audio levels; automatically reformats media for digital delivery to destination devices. 530-470-1300; fax: 530-470-1301; www.telestream.net
Booth: L20658

MASTER CONTROL SYSTEM

Harris MC-PK DTV:

Comparably priced to individual components that need to be integrated into a system; available in four basic models with a wide range of configurations and options; versions are available for either single channel HD or single channel HD/SD applications. 513-459-3400; fax: 513-701-5323; www.harris.com
Booth: L5414

SECURE DATA BROADCAST SYSTEM

Triveni Digital SkyScraper:

Assists broadcasters to broadcast large quantities of data in a secure end-to-end environment from information providers through broadcast stations to information customers; includes head-end servers to mange the data flow from information providers to broadcast stations and customer-site receivers to extract the data from broadcast and make it available to end users. 609-716-3500; fax: 609-716-3503; www.trivenidigital.comBooth: L18764

PLAYLIST PLAYOUT SYSTEM

DNF Controls 3040P:

Ideal as an on-air, automation system backup for video servers; works with existing video channels; allows for quick and easy creation of a stack of clips for playout; fast and simple to load and play a single clip. 818-898-3380; fax: 818-898-3360; www.dnfcontrols.com
Booth: L20800

DATABASE INTERFACE

Florical Systems MediaReporter:

Database tool that simplifies the task of monitoring and maintaining the automation system database; identifies for the traffic and/or operations department material that needs to be ingested into the video servers or needs to be purged or deleted from the system, as well as material that has expired. 352-372-8326; fax: 352-375-0859; www.florical.com
Booth: L19552

SERVER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

BUF Technology Spot:

Updated server management system features VDCP protocol support; multichannel server control with VTR control and a clip name and time code/countdown video inserter option. 858-451-1350; fax: 858-451-6589; www.buftek.com
Booth: L8408

ASSET MANAGEMENT DATABASE

Crispin AssetBase 2000:

Web-browsable facility database with flexible device server architecture; based on a Microsoft SQL server with total facility playlist and asset control; 919-845-7744; fax: 919-845-7766; www.crispincorp.com
Booth: L20367

MULTICHANNEL MASTER CONTROL SOLUTION

Miranda Technologies Glass Cockpit:

Combines elements of branding, on-air presentation switching and monitoring into a compact single operator station; maximizes operator control and efficiency; keeps overheads to a minimum; 514-333-1772; fax: 514-333-9828; www.miranda.com
Booth: L10611

DMG PLATFORM

Pathfire Digital Media Gateway:

Users can aggregate content from a variety of sources; content arrives automatically on DMG servers at stations; minimizes the need to schedule or monitor satellite feeds; reduces the need for tape; integrates with other station gear; 770-619-0801; 770-619-0802;www.pathfire.com
Booth: L13653

Cameras, lenses, accessories

HD CAMERAS

Sony Electronics HDW-730 HDCAM and HDC-930 HD studio camera:

Features IT CCD image sensors that offer high sensitivity, high signal-to-noise, and low vertical smear on severe highlights; includes switchable 59.41 and 50i operation. 201-930-1000; fax: 201-930-4752; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: L18207, L515

PROFESSIONAL ENG LENSES

Fujinon A13x6.3E and A13x6.3:

6.3 mm focal length at wide end with magnification of 13 times (82 mm focal length at telephoto end); inner focus incorporated; high-quality images; substantial reduction of variation in angle of view caused by focus operation; 972-385-8902; fax: 972-392-3251; www.fujinon.com
Booth: L18241

VIRTUAL STUDIO PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Radamec Broadcast Systems Scenario XR:

Provides real studio image quality; an addition to Radamec’s Virtual Scenario studio system; includes reflections of live inserted elements; runs under Windows NT operating system; imports 3D set designs;877-RADAMEC; fax: 732-846-0544; www.RadamecBroadcast.com
Booth: L12233

MULTIFORMAT DTV CAMERA SYSTEM

Panasonic AK-HC931:

Supports variable frame rate capture; offers 480 interlace performance; upgrades to 720p, 1080i and 24 fps over 60 fps progressive acquisition; features three 2/3-inch 1 million pixel IT CCDs; 800-528-8601; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: L7214

CINEMA-STYLE GAMMA OPTION

Panasonic AJ-HDC27 VariCam HD Cinema Camera option:

Option extends the AJ-HDC27 range to provide control of the image’s color saturation; improves master gamma, knee point and detail control; users can obtain more detail in an image’s white area, while maintaining detail in the black areas. 800-528-8601; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: L7214

Lenses

Fujinon S13x4.5E and S13x4.5:

Provides comparable specifications as standard lenses and a wide range of shooting applications from wide angle; designed for ½ inch cameras; compact and lightweight, which allows for excellent mobility and an ease of operation; minimum object distance length of 0.4m; 972-385-8902; fax: 972-392-3251; www.fujinon.com
Booth: 18241

CINE/HD CAMERA STABILIZING SYSTEM

Sachtler Artemis: Offers an improved sled with a +/-90-degree rotation of the battery mount to allow fast and precise counterbalancing; features reduced weight of the spring arm and an optimized fit of the vest. 516-867-4900; fax: 516-623-6844; www.sachtler.com
Booth: L7140

TRIPOD SERIES

Miller Fluid Heads Sprinter:

Features include dual, side-action Sprint-Loks, fully variable mid-level spreader, rapid set-up transport clips, sprint-grip carry handle and reinforced 100 mm bowl. 973-857-8300; fax: 973-857-8188; www.miller.com
Booth: L18942

ON-BOARD BRICK BATTERY

Frezzi Energy Systems BP-14MH:

At 130 watt hours it provides 30 percent more runtime than the closest competitor; can handle the higher power requirements demanded by today’s ENG crews; Frezzi’s advanced Energy Gage is available on all BP-14MH batteries. 973-427-1160; fax: 973-427-0934; www.frezzi.com
Booth: L20004

3-CCD INTERLACED-SCAN CAMERA

Hitachi Denshi America HV-D30:

Compact, high-resolution camera that features robust signal-to-noise ratio, sophisticated color correction and high-performance DSP; features a third-generation DSP with 12-bit analog to digital (A/D) converter; outputs 30 frames per second and offers multi-step electronic shutter. 516-921-7200; fax: 516-496-3718; www.hdal.com
Booth: L6603

CAMERA ROBOTICS CONTROL PANEL

Telemetrics CP-D-3A:

Features a modular design that can be expanded and upgraded easily; basic panel includes a 3-axis joystick for pan, tilt and zoom functions; options include camera ROP control, iris master black control, and a rocker switch for variable speed control of the Televator Elevating Pedestal or camera track left and right; 201-848-9818; fax: 201-848-9819; www.telemetrics.com
Booth:L9853

CAMCORDER

JVC Professional Products Streamcorder:

Internet capable professional broadcast camera; dual-purpose camcorder features an optical image stabilizer and zoom through a wide-angle adapter; manually controllable with a 14:1 power zoom lens. 973-317-5000; fax: 973-317-5030; www.jvc.com/pro
Booth: L9729

BATTERY SYSTEM

IDX Technologies Endura:

Allows two E-50 direct mount batteries to be stacked together on a camera back; fits directly onto new cameras that have the wedge style V-Mount already built in; uses the Lithium Ion technology; 310-891-2800; fax: 310-891-3600; www.idxtek.com
Booth: L11349

TELE ZOOM LENS

Thales Angenieux ENG Tele 26x7.8 AIF.HR:

Combines the widest angle F7.8 mm to a 26x zoom ratio; focal range covers most applications from F7.8 mm to F203 mm, reaching F406 mm with the built-in range extender; features fast aperture of f/1.8; +04 77 90 78 00; fax: +04 77 90 78 01; www.angenieux.com
Booth: L9332

MINI-DV CAMCORDER

Panasonic AG-DVX100:

Captures cinema-style, 24-frame progressive scanned images; equipped with three 1/3-inch progressive scan CCDs; offers a high sensitivity of F11 at 2000 lux. 800-528-8601; www.Panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: L7214

CHARGER

PAG Quasar:

Compact 2-channel charger and battery management system; incorporates a 40W camera supply; available with either PAGlok connectors or Snap-On compatible connectors; detects cell chemistry, state of charge, capacity and condition. 818-760-8285; fax: 818-760-8805; www.pagusa.com
Booth: L11975

HD LENS

Thales Angenieux OPTIMO 12x9.7:

The high-definition version of the OPTIMO 35 mm lens; features an HD adapter and the Cine 11.5x5.3 HD lens. +04 77 90 78 00; fax: +04 77 90 78 01; www.angenieux.com
Booth: L9332

TOWER CAMERA

TRON-Tek TOWER CAM:

Designed as a cost-effective alternative to airborne video systems; features a ½-inch color video camera and a 1-inch format 16 to 160 mm lens; yields an overall zoom capacity of 32 to 320 mm; downlinked to the studio via S-band video link. 918-663-4877; 918-664-0309; www.tron-tek.com
Booth: L5353

CAMERA INTERCONNECTION SYSTEM

LEMO USA 3K.93C:

Hybrid fiber optic HDTV camera interconnection system that, by using fiber optics, allows transmission over longer distances and at higher levels of definition; has a compact design with two single-mode fiber contacts, two power contacts and two signal contacts. 707-578-8811; fax: 707-578-0869; www.lemousa.com
Booth: L11262

CHARGER

PAG L75 Li-Ion Time Battery:

Displays equipment run-time; choose between an extended cycle life or extended capacity when charged; incorporates a sophisticated three-level electronic protection system; display predicts remaining run-time. 818-760-8285; fax: 818-760-8805; www.pagusa.com
Booth: L11975

DIGITAL CAMERA

Ikegami Electronics HL-45A/45W:

Cutting-edge, high-performance digital camera with new-generation ASICs that support reductions in camera size, weight and power consumption; connects with existing TA/BS-OCP-40 and TA/BS/OCP-45 for wideband triax operation. 201-368-9171; fax: 201-569-1626; www.ikegami.com
Booth: L9711

CHARGER

Anton/Bauer Titan Twin:

Companion to the Titan 70 camera/power supply; maintains input range of 90-250 VAC 50/60 Hz; allows charging of two batteries at once; chemistry independent; provides a charge routine specifically designed for the battery. 203-929-1100; fax: 203-929-9935; www.antonbauer.com
Booth: L7203, L19507

LENSES

Canon HD-EC:

Prime and zoom lenses featuring advanced focus rotation angle and improved markings; share a uniformed design concept to achieve a consistent “Canon look,” color temperature and minimized focus breathing; 800-321-4388; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: L10600

TRIPOD

Bogen Photo Manfrotto 540ART Road Runner:

Composed of carbon fiber tubes to support ENG cameras weighing up to 33 lbs; features an integrated automatic mid-level spreader mechanism for quick setup and a multisurface system for all-terrain stability; 100 mm bowl and 75 mm bolt-on adapter to accommodate all popular video heads. 201-818-9500; fax: 201-818-9177; www.bogenphoto.com
Booth: L10144

ADAPTER

Aspen Electronics XL-7:

Control module for adapting 14.4 V batteries to supply Canon 7.2 V cameras and 12 V lights simultaneously; can be used with the XL bracket for mechanical stabilization for lightweight Canon cameras; 714-379-2515; fax: 714-379-2517; www.aspenelectronics.com
Booth: L9726

MPEG IMX CAMCORDER

Sony Electronics MSW-900:

Features a MPEG-I Frame structure at a bit rate of 50 Mbits/s and Power HAD; offers a high signal-to-noise ratio and high sensitivity for low-light levels; includes 12-bit A/D and advanced digital signal processing technology; 201-930-1000; fax: 201-930-4752; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: L18207, L515

Graphics

CG/GRAPHIC SOFTWARE

Broadcast Software Solutions CGXPress:

Character generation and graphics for 32-bit digital pcCodi; features a drag-and-drop interface; EAS, TV ratings and easy display of logos; available as software-only or turnkey systems; 800-273-4033; fax: 770-978-1717; www.broadcastsoftware.tv
Booth: L6423

SOFTWARE

Inscriber Technology RT-FX:

Delivers real-time animation and 3D effects with the innovative ability to combine streams of dynamic data with video and graphics; live broadcast productions such as sporting events or election coverage can produce stunning graphics while integrating statistics or other newswire information; 519-570-9111; fax: 519-570-9140; www.inscriber.com
Booth: S3937

DIGITAL PLAYBACK SYSTEM

5D Commander:

Post-production tool for preview, capture and playback; originally designed for playback of digital dailies; works with all formats from uncompressed SD to full-aperture 2K material in real time; +44 20 7620 4800; fax: +44 20 7620 4815; www.five-d.com
Booth: S3908

PCI CARDS

Bluefish444 10-bit uncompressed PCI cards:

PCI cards available in 10-bit SD and HD uncompressed SDI I/O and output-only forms for Windows; used with applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Discreet’s Combustion; +03 9682 9136; fax: +03 9682 9466; www.bluefish444.com
Booth: L15352

WORKSTATION

SGI (Silicon Graphics) Fuel Visual Workstation:

Includes an MIPS R14000A processor, a VPro 3-D graphics system and a high-bandwidth design; features 48-bit RGBA; fuel supports up to 4 MB of cache and up to 4 GB of memory; 800-800-7441; www.sgi.com
Booth: S5418

LOGO GENERATOR

Miranda Technologies DLG series:

Configured as a basic logo inserter; gradually expands to include EAS insertion, input switching, AB mixing, still store, text insertion, audio storage and insertion, automation control and full master control panel capability; 514-333-1772; fax: 514-333-9828; www.Miranda.com
Booth: L10611

VISUAL EFFECTS SYSTEMS SOFTWARE

Discreet combustion 2:

The latest version of Discreet’s unified paint, animation and 3D composing software application for motion graphic designers, animators and visual effects artists; resolution-independent, vector paint, animation and compositing solution for multiformat work from the Web to video and HDTV to feature film; 415-547-2457; fax: 415-547-2222; www.discreet.com
Booth: S4409

GRAPHICS SYSTEMS

Chyron Aprisa four-channel 200SX:

Four-channel system with new SX graphics replay option; users can play back stills, text rolls, text crawls and animated flipbooks over a clip with audio and key; 631-845-2000; fax: 631-845-3888; www.chyron.com
Booth: L12200

Intercoms

INTERCOM STATIONS

Clear-Com i-Stations:

1RU stations for Matrix Plus digital intercom systems; series of 35 stations featuring different combinations of display and non-display key modules, level-control modules, keypad modules and auxiliary input modules; 510-496-6624; fax: 510-496-6699; www.clearcom.com
Booth: L8463

WIRELESS INTERCOM

Telex Communications BTR800:

Features two intercom channels, stage announce with relay closure, wireless talkaround, 1440 frequencies and all metal beltpacks; 952-884-4051; 952-884-0043; www.telex.com
Booth: L8437

INTERCOM SYSTEM

Drake Electronics 4000 Series II:

Available in three frame sizes; all matrices have been designed to share the same core functionality, software, range of control panels and accessories; features include CD-quality audio; crosspoint, processor and PSU redundancy, and interfacing to ISDN and digital networks; +44 1727 871200; fax: +44 1707 371266; www.drake-uk.com
Booth: L12565

Lighting

LED TOWER BEACON

Dialight LED tower beacon:

Designed to be resistant to lightning strikes and other static surges; guaranteed to meet current FCC light output specifications for five years; protection against electrical surges and voltage spikes exceeding 250 volts; 732-919-3119; fax: 732-751-5778; www.dialight.com
Booth: L1515

Microwave, fiber optic, telco

SDI/HDTV MULTIPLEXER

Telecast Fiber Systems Plus4:

Transports four channels of serial digital video on a single optical fiber; handles all standard digital formats from 19.4 Mbits/s up to uncompressed HDTV at 1.5 Gits/s; applications include connections in and between production and post-production facilities, and SDTV/HDTV traffic between metropolitan switching centers; 508-754-4858; fax: 508-752-1520; www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: L18859

2-ANTENNA TRUE DIVERSITY RECEIVER

Avalon RF DX502/DX602:

Intended for low-weight mobile applications; the DX502 tuning frequency range is from 900 to 999MHz in steps of 1MHz; the DX602 tuning frequency range is from 2350 to 2483MHz in steps of 1Mhz; broadcasts quality FM video signals and two FM modulated audio sub-carriers; powered by an external battery or AC adapter; 619-401-1969; fax: 619-401-1971; www.avalonrf.com
Booth: S1528

WIRELESS CAMERA D-ENG SOLUTION

TANDBERG Television Voyager Lite:

Designed for wireless cameras; incorporates high-quality video encoding with an integrated DVB-T modulator/upconverter providing 2.4 GHz RF output; fits in a small pack and is carried on the cameraman’s back; +47 6711 6200; fax: +47 6711 6201; www.tandbergtv.com
Booth: S4555

MPEG-2 INTERFACE DTV CONVERTER

Nucomm GA-Link series:

Converts between SMPTE-ASI, DVB-ASI, DS3-G703 and Serial 9 D-F; parallel and serial formats include ECL, TTL and LVDS; features rate conversion and a multiplexer/demultiplexer; 908-852-3700; fax: 908-813-0399; www.nucomm.com
Booth: L6054

CONNECTORS

Kings Electronics Fibre-Cam Tri-Loc 7760 series:

Reduces assembly time and guarantees reliable strain relief; connectors/cable assemblies can be modified or repaired in the field; assures reliable performance over the lifetime of the product; 803-909-5048; 803-909-5092; www.kingselectronics.com
Booth: L9134

WIRELESS CAMERA MODULE

Broadcast Microwave Services Carry-Coder:

Module provides wireless digital transmission of audio and video signals; can be installed in a backpack or plugged directly into the back of most professional video cameras; also available in a package for helicopter applications; 800-669-9667; fax: 858-391-3049www.bms-inc.com
Booth: L4912

MEDIA CONVERTER

Multidyne E-FMX-150:

Supports full auto-negotiation for twisted pair and fiber optic media; operates at 1300/1550 nm wavelength over one single-mode fiber optic cable; supports up to 25 km and up to 50 km distances with two models; 800-4TV-Test; fax: 516-671-3362; www.multidyne.tv
Booth: L5349

PORTABLE MICROWAVE RADIO

Microwave Radio Communications STRATA:

User-configurable and remote controllable; incorporates a modular design for a high degree of flexibility; designed for analog portable and outside broadcasting applications; 978-671-5700; fax: 978-671-5800; www.mrcbroadcast.com
Booth L6613

FIBER OPTIC TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Communications Specialties Pure Digital Fiberlink 3440 series:

Transmission of video and four channels of audio over one fiber; compatible with NTSC, PAL or SECAM standards; available in single-mode or multimode version. 631-273-0404; www.commspecial.com
Booth: L14424

DIGITAL TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Opticomm FDV-38000:

A 10-bit modulated, LED or laser-based NTSC-, PAL- and SECAM-compatible video multiplexer; combine either simplex or duplex audio 24-bit and data; features multimode or single-mode operation over one fiber and true DC restoration. 858-450-0143; fax: 858-450-0155; www.opticomm.com
Booth: S4833

OPTICAL TRANSPORT PLATFORM

Network Electronics Flashlink:

Transports up to 40 channels of uncompressed SDI, HD-SDI, SDH/SONET and GigE over a single fiber; converts analog and digital video and audio as well as data from an electrical signal to an optical wavelength, including audio embedding and de-embedding. +47 33 48 99 99; fax: +47 33 48 99 99; www.networkelectronics.com
Booth: L21715

New media, streaming products

MPEG-2 ENCODER

Standard Communications L1000:

Features encoding delay of less than 100 msec in either 4:2:2 or 4:2:0 formats; dissipates less than 20W of power on AC or battery operation; switchable between DVB-T or DVB-S modulation; suitable for SNG, ENG and action sports. 310-532-5300; fax: 310-532-0397; www.standardcomm.com
Booth: S8133

INTERNET ENCODER

Thomson/Grass Valley Group Aqua:

Designed to provide high streaming throughput; features one-pass encoding, which allows users to pre-process, capture and clean content, and render it into multiple streaming formats. 530-478-3000; fax: 530-478-3755; www.grassvalleygroup.com
Booth: L19524

MPEG-2 ENCODER

Vela Argus LC:

Provides real-time 4:2:0 multiplexing of transport, program and system streams from analog video and audio inputs; available with optional variable bit-rate encoding and spectrum multi-stream encoding. 727-507-5300; fax: 727-507-5310; www.vela.com
Booth: L15030

WEB SUPERVISION CENTER

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia LAZULITE:

Offers remote management and control of all broadband applications and equipment throughout a network using a single and integrated management system; powered by Thales’ Open Supervisor software and allows access for multiple users. 413-569-0116; fax: 413-569-0679; www.thales-bm.com
Booth: L8700

MULTIMEDIA ACCESS CONCENTRATOR

Miranda Media Networks MAC 500:

Designed for telco-grade applications; brings together video, audio and data streams with MPEG-2 video compression for transport across broadband networks; supports bit rates from 800 kbits/s to 15 Mbits/s. 514-335-3015; fax: 514-335-1614 www.mirandanetworks.com
Booth: L10611

STREAMING MEDIA SERVICE

BT Broadcast Services Webcasting service:

Live or pre-recorded video is ingested for encoding and delivery to the Internet; can be converted into various formats; customer benefits include choice of content delivery network and synchronized multimedia services with interactive elements. 814-235-8638; fax: 814-235-8609 www.broadcast.bt.com
Booth: L12233

WEB BUILDER

Miranda Technologies iControl Web Builder:

Creates custom representations of user installations and facilities; monitor and control Miranda’s audio and video equipment and signals from a standard Web browser over standard IP networks. 514-333-1772; fax: 514-333-9828 www.miranda.com
Booth: L10611




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