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03.01.2007
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
DTV MARKETPLACE

When attending the world's largest electronics media event, you'll face a wide variety of technologies, companies and products. How do you find that one, best-fit graphics platform or transmitter? Who offers the best weather radar or NLE? Finding the answers to these and other product-specific questions is sometimes difficult.

Fortunately, the editors at Broadcast Engineering are here to help. More than 250 new products are highlighted on the next 28 pages — more than you'll find anywhere else. To help your search be efficient, we've broken down the hundreds of products into 29 equipment categories. Along with complete descriptions, many listings include a photo so you'll know more about the solutions offered.

So, read on. The answers to tomorrow's technology challenges lie just ahead.

AUDIO ACCESSORIES

AUDIO ACCESSORIES

Aviom Pro64 series

Audio-networking products based on A-Net audio transport protocol; can distribute audio without being restricted by the physical locations of inputs and outputs or the direction of the signal flow; in auto mode, up to 64 channels (24b, 48kHz) are distributed throughout the entire network.
610-738-9005; www.aviom.com
BOOTH: C11902

WIRELESS AUDIO SYSTEM

Beyerdynamic Opus 900

Offers a wide variety of transmitters, including the DM 960 S, DM 960 B and the DM 969 S dynamic transmitters, the EM 981 S and the CM 930 B condenser transmitters, and the TS 900 M and TS 900 C pocket transmitters with rechargeable contacts — which are also outfitted with an ACT infrared interface for frequency setting; offers three receivers with 99 preprogrammed frequencies.
239-283-7880; www.beyerdynamic.com
BOOTH: N9014

PROGRAM OPTIMIZER

Dolby DP600

Allows cable, satellite, IPTV and terrestrial broadcasters to automatically analyze and correct program loudness; the codec options provide faster than real-time encoding, decoding and transcoding of the most common broadcast media files and audio formats; normalizes the loudness of audio programs with no impact on their original dynamic range.
415-645-5000; www.dolby.com
BOOTH: N2513

BIAMPLIFIED ACTIVE MONITORS, SUBWOOFERS

Genelec 8200/7200 DSP series

8200 series of biamplified active monitors and 7200 series of active subwoofers allow for all standard AES/EBU formats of digital audio; accept sampling rates ranging from 32kHz to 192kHz and traditional analog signals; integrated software allows 25 of the 8200 loudspeakers and five of the 7200 subwoofers to be denied and controlled via standard Cat 5 cabling.
508-652-0900; www.genelecusa.com
BOOTH: SL11215

STUDIO MONITORS

JBL Professional LSR4300 series

Measures and automatically compensates for low-frequency problems with built-in analyzers; includes high-resolution 24b, 96kHz AES/EBU and S/PDIF digital inputs to interface with digital broadcast consoles, computer audio I/O, playback sources and processors.
818-894-8850; www.jblpro.com
BOOTH: N7715

METADATA FRAME SYNCHRONIZER, GENERATOR

Linear Acoustic LA-5180 MetaMAX

Accepts external metadata via industry-standard RS-485 input or from the VANC space of an applied HD-SDI signal; analyzes and regenerates this metadata to keep it consistent and error-free.
717-735-3611; www.linearacoustic.com
BOOTH: C1048

NEARFIELD REFERENCE MONITOR

Klein + Hummel O 300

Features a system with three magnetically shielded drivers, low-distortion reproduction and neutral sound stage from 40Hz to 20kHz; includes a monitor designed to allow impulse peaks through and to respond with limiting only when a voice coil is in danger of thermal overload or a power amp risks overheating.
860-434-9190; www.klein-hummel.com
BOOTH: N7117

AUDIO EMBEDDER/DE-EMBEDDER

Network Electronics AV-SD-XMUX

Can embed/de-embed four AES signals simultaneously; features a built-in 18 × 16 AES router with four individual audio delay lines, AES inputs with sample rate conversion from 30kHz to 200kHz and audio processing within each AES group.
800-420-5909
www.network-electronics.com
BOOTH: SU10605

AUDIO MONITORING SOLUTION

TSL AMU2 8HD Dolby

Is HD- and fully Dolby E- and D-compatible; enables the audio channels from Dolby E and Dolby Digital signal streams to be decoded and accurately monitored for level and phase; up to eight individual audio signals are displayed on eight 53-segment tricolor bar graphs, with both PPM and VU scales.
+44 1628 676 200; www.tsl.co.uk
BOOTH: SU14615

AUDIO MIXERS, ON-AIR, PORTABLE, STUDIO, PLAYBACK

REMOTE ANALOG I/O BOX

Calrec AD5603

A 2RU analog I/O unit with 24 mic/line inputs and eight line outputs; has built-in PSU redundancy with single or optional dual IEC power connections; features phantom power indication on mic inputs and a tri-color signal LED indicating whether audio is present, normal or at clip for each input.
+44 142 284 2159; www.calrec.com
BOOTH: N8529

COMPACT DIGITAL CONSOLE

Calrec Audio Omega with Bluefin

Small digital console with high-density signal processing and 160 mono DSP paths; features 8 × 5.1 surround, stereo or audio groups, and 20 auxiliary outputs (20 mono or 10 stereo) and 48 outputs for multitrack or general-purpose feeds.
+44 142 284 2159; www.calrec.com
BOOTH: N8529

DSP PLATFORM

Studer Score Live

For use with the Vista range of consoles; provides for up to 10 DSP card slots; can hold up to 12 I/O cards of various formats and additional GPIO; occupies 6RU; is user-configurable to maximize the use of the DSP in different applications; maintains full redundancy.
818-920-3212; www.studer.ch
BOOTH: N7715

PCI AUDIO INTERFACE

Solid State Logic Mixpander

64-channel PCI audio interface for PCs is designed to be used with the Xlogic Alpha-Link audio converter range; when combined with the Alpha-Link converter range, Mixpander offers ultra-low latency audio monitoring with plug-in processing in place; up to four cards can be used in a single PC.
212-315-111
www.solid-state-logic.com
BOOTH: N2526

DIGITAL AUDIO MIXER

Euphonix System 5-B

Comprises a control surface, digital processing core, digital and analog interfaces, and a system management software application called eMix; is designed for high-quality sound, with full support for 24-bit I/O and internal processing at 40-bit floating point.
650-855-0400; www.euphonix.com
BOOTH: N4021

AUDIO PATCHBAY

Switchcraft StudioPatch 6425

Connects to I/O interfaces with common DB25 cables; includes phantom power and changeable normaling positions that can be set at full normal, half normal or non-normal modes.
773-792-2700; www.switchcraft.com
BOOTH: C7507

AUDIO CONSOLE

Wheatstone D-10

Features 12 programmable switches, redundant failsafe DSP/CPU card options, motorized faders, redundant power supply option, switched meters with system-wide access, a dedicated master, and group and DCM faders; includes 5.1 surround sound plus three stereo masters, eight stereo subgroup mixes and eight mix-minus outputs.
252-638-7000; www.wheatstone.com
BOOTH: N7111

AUDIO ROUTING, DISTRIBUTION

AUDIO ROUTER

Lawo Nova73 HD

Is scalable up to 8192 mono channels; synchronous system has defined latency of few samples; features a variety of interfaces and direct ATM link; is 96kHz and Dolby E compatible with integrated signal processing.
+49 7222 10020; www.lawo.de
BOOTH: N7030

DISTRIBUTED ROUTING SWITCHER

QuStream PESA Cheetah DRS 64×64

Offers all AES/analog/time code or mix with 64 AES or analog inputs by 64 analog or AES outputs; features include Dolby E routing, soft switching and delay functionality in the input and output frames.
631-912-1301; www.qustream.com
BOOTH: N3418

WIRELESS MATRIX KEYPANELS

Telex/RTS KP-612E and KP-412E

Twelve-position key panels available with push-button or lever key fit in a standard 19RU; feature two encoders: one for headset, microphone, auxiliary input and matrix in volume adjustment, and the other a knob for menu selection.
800-323-0498; www.telexintercoms.com
BOOTH: C5329

FIBER-OPTIC TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Communications Specialties Pure Digital Fiberlink 7500 Series

Transmits all single-link DVI resolutions up to 1920 × 1200 and stereo audio over one single-mode, non-proprietary fiber; supports distances up to 15km; features a DVI loop-thru for monitor and EDID; provides two DVI outputs.
631-273-0404; www.commspecial.com
BOOTH: SL2826

AUTOMATION, INCLUDING NEWS AND MASTER CONTROL

MULTIPURPOSE COMPUTER

MicroFirst Engineering MPC-3200

Is housed in a 1RU box, powered by a Motorola PowerPC processor; provides frame-accurate serial machine control for up to 32 serially controlled devices, which are software-configurable to RS-232 or RS-422/485.
201-651-9300; www.microfirst.com
BOOTH: SU727

AUTOMATION AND ASSET MANAGEMENT

Florical Systems Acuitas

Is based on non-proprietary computer hardware; users can ingest, tag, play and archive digital content; supports single multistation and multichannel environments; auto-reconciles traffic; offers drag-and-drop operation.
352-372-8326; www.acutiastv.com
BOOTH: SU720

LOGGING SYSTEM

OmniBus Systems OPUS News & Sports Logging

Features fast one-button-press news logging using configurable events buttons, as well as intuitive on-screen control of live and prerecorded fees; includes capabilities for recalling, sorting and accessing content across multiple systems.
+44 8705 004339; www.omnibus.tv
BOOTH: SU5413

ASSET AND WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT

OBOR Digital Zeus

For physical asset management, tracks equipment using identifiers such as name, description and location; for technical workflow management, provides ticket generation and management, automatic routine ticket generation, interdepartmental communications, shift notes and service scheduling; for workforce management, offers personnel scheduling, assignment of duties, time card management and safety integration; for overall management, offers budgeting tools, key performance indicators, safety reports and training overviews.
407-352-6501; www.obordigital.com
BOOTH: N6730

GRAPHICS AUTOMATION

Miranda Xmedia Suite

Streamlines both live production and channel branding graphics workflows; is ideal for all types of news programs, including special events such as elections, as well as for branding and promotional graphics in master control; an open and modular architecture allows scaling from a single user up to hundreds of users across multiple locations.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
BOOTH: SU5220

NEWSROOM SYSTEM

Harris NewsForce

Is built upon the NEXIO XS shared storage server architecture; includes a new generation of Harris editors, optimized for fast cutting and airing of news; with servers, editors and graphics systems working directly on the NEXIO storage area network, NewsForce provides newscasters with a streamlined, MOS-enabled infrastructure for producing, processing, distributing and managing SD and HD content.
513-459-3400
www.broadcast.harris.com
BOOTH: N3100, N2502

PLAYLIST DELIVERY

NVerzion NControl

Playlist software directs digital feeds by serving them to air in a controlled sequential order of events; automatically rolls through video server or VTR content and produces a continuous stream of aired video; allows users to control audio playback devices for voice-overs, downstream keyers, logo inserters and more from within the playlist.
801-293-8420; www.nverzion.com
BOOTH: SU4228

MASTER CONTROL

NVISION NV5128-MC

Combines digital master control and multiformat routing in the same frame; is only 8RU, allowing facilities to save on valuable rack space; features optional built-in Dolby E decoding and a host of standard features that include A/B mixing with full auto transition control, multilevel video keying, logo store, two-picture squeezeback and audio over mixer.
530-265-1119; www.nvision.tv
BOOTH: SU9605

MASTER CONTROL AND PLAYOUT

OmniBus Systems iTX 1.2

Is designed to replace all of the functions of a broadcast master control and playout chain in a single software application; is fully featured for both SD and HD environments; new features include multiple audio tracks for multilanguage applications, open and closed captions, HD ingest, MXF and GXF support, and live instant playback for news, sports and entertainment programs.
+44 8705 004339; www.omnibus.tv
BOOTH: SU5413

ENTRY-LEVEL AUTOMATION

Pro-Bel Morpheus Foundation

Automation system suitable for one to six channels; offers many of the advance features of the Morpheous system in a compact, low-cost package; addresses key content management and delivery areas, including ingest, storage management, playout, master control and router automation, real-time manual intervention and feedback, and graphics/logo insertion.
631-549-5159; www.pro-bel.com
BOOTH: SU8511

NEWS SYSTEM

Quantel Newsbox HD

The self-contained news system arrives ready to go on-air straight out of the box; is available in both HD now and HD-upgradable configurations, allowing broadcasters to manage their HD investments; comes with all that is needed to ingest material, view rushes, choose shots, edit stories, review finished pieces and play them out to air.
+44 1635 48 222; www.quantel.com
BOOTH: SL720

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

Sundance Digital FastBreak NXT v3.0

Runs four active playlists simultaneously on a single Air Control Station; features greater visibility, an enhanced manual, automated join-in-progress functionality, streamlined GUI, and operator interfaces in French, German, Italian and Spanish; database standardization uses the Microsoft SQL platform.
972-444-8442; www.sundancedigital.com
BOOTH: SL1410A

OPEN STANDARDS AUTOMATION

VCI autoXe

Suite of tools and applications built on a service-oriented architecture; enables scheduling, monitoring, managing and playback of multiple channel streams; is based on the open standards-based XE Platform; allows transparent integration and interoperability with other broadcast systems, such as traffic, Pathfire and Omneon.
413-272-7200; www.vcisolutions.com
BOOTH: SU11620

NEWS WORKFLOW ENVIRONMENT

Dalet Digital Media Systems Dalet News for Omneon

Is designed for small- to mid-sized newsroom facilities transitioning to file-based workflows; offers Dalet ingest, desktop editing, asset management, on-air playout and archiving capabilities integrated with Omneon Media Spectrum video server.
212-825-3322; www.dalet.com
BOOTH: SL4305

CAMERA SUPPORT, ROBOTICS, VIRTUAL SETS

CAMERA TROLLEY SYSTEM

Telemetrics TeleGlide

Is designed primarily for use in studio or sports applications; consists of a single or dual trolley for optimal load stabilization; the track is a dual rail system with connecting brackets; is fully servo controlled for smooth operation.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com
BOOTH: C4937

FLUID HEAD

Sachtler Cine 30 HD

Comes with a side-load clamping mechanism for the camera plate, which increases the camera plate's sliding range and enables easy side loading of the fluid head with its pre-mounted camera setup; the clamping mechanism is compatible with camera plates from a majority of popular manufacturers, including those from Oconnor and the ARRI Bridgeplate.
845-268-0100; www.sachtler.com
BOOTH: C5923

PAN AND TILT HEAD

Shotoku S-DASH

Is designed for shooting high-speed movement, such as sports, motor racing and horse races; its pan-bar controller takes the form of a small pan and tilt head that can carry a viewfinder monitor TV and standard lens hand controls; the other control option, the joystick, is a desktop unit for use in production areas, OB trucks and other confined areas.
310-782-8491; www.shotoku.tv
BOOTH: C7432

METAL SPREADER

Panther Broadcast SD 100/150

Stable metal spreader for Panther's 100/150mm tripods; can be transformed into a dolly in seconds when used with the 100/150mm tripod; can be equipped with either studio wheels with brakes and cable guards or track wheels.
+49 89 613 900 33; www.panther.tv
BOOTH: C7328

CAMERAS, LENSES, ACCESSORIES

HD STUDIO LENS

Canon DIGISUPER 22xs

Maintains size and weight commensurate to that of other portable production cameras, weighing one-third a typical HD box lens; features 105mm input optical port that produces a high sensitivity, high contrast, optimized uniformity of brightness across the image plane.
800-321-4388; www.usa.canon.com
BOOTH: SU3020

HD CAMERA

Ikegami HDN-X10 Editcam HD

Includes a tapeless recording system and 2/3in 2.1 megapixel CMOS sensors for superior picture quality and wide dynamic range; uses the Avid DNxHD mastering codec to deliver HD-resolution full-raster (1920 × 1080) images that can be edited in real time.
201-368-9171; www.ikegami.com
BOOTH: C4226

CAMERA GRIP

Anton/Bauer EgripZ

Offers limitless operating positions; stabilizes the camera without adding unnecessary weight or constraint; attaches easily to any camera; weighs only 12oz.
800-422-3473; www.antonbauer.com
BOOTH: C5929

HDTV CAMERAS

Hitachi DK series

Employ 2/3in CCD imagers with full raster HDTV resolutions of 1920 × 1080 or 1280 × 720; feature 24, 25 and 30 progressive frame capture modes and improvements in sensitivity (F11 at 2000lx), signal-to-noise (>56dB HDTV) and resolution (>1000TVL in 1080i, >700TVL in 720p).
516-921-7200; www.hitachikokusai.us
BOOTH: C5017

POV HD CAMERA

Iconix Video HD-RH1

High-definition POV 3-CCD remote camera system features a 1/3in progressive 16:9 image sensor, backed by a 1/3in 3-CCD prism system for optics, using 14-bit quantization at the A/D conversion and processing steps; captures and outputs video in NTSC and PAL formats in all HD resolutions, while supporting frame rates of 24fps, 25fps, 30fps, 50fps and 60fps.
800-783-1080; www.iconixvideo.com
BOOTH: SU15512

HD CAMCORDER

Panasonic AG-HPX500

Combines the full production quality of 2/3in 3-CCDs, DVCPRO HD, 4:2:2 sampling and independent frame encoding with the versatility of interchangeable lenses and the creativity of variable frame rates; features progressive 2/3in 3-CCDs; records in 32 HD and SD formats, including 1080i and 720p in 100Mb/s DVCPRO HD; records on removable P2 solid-state memory cards in 1080/60i, 50i, 30p, 25p and 24p, in 720/60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p, and in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO and DV.
201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
BOOTH: C3613

HD STUDIO LENS

Fujinon XA22×7BES

Is designed for stations using ENG-type cameras for studio applications as well as those employing smaller field production units; features a focal length starting at 7mm and ranging up to 154mm; is well-suited for shooting in tight locations and smaller studios.
973-633-5600
www.fujinonbroadcast.com
BOOTH: C4208

CAMCORDER

JVC GY-HD251E

Offers live, uncompressed 1080i/60 and 720p/60 via HD-SDI with embedded audio; operates at 12V DC via either the built-in battery V-plate or the four-pin XLR input; features include BNCs for genlock, time code in/out, SDI and HD-SDI out, and a six-pin connector for remote control.
800-526-5308; www.jvc.com/pro

BOOTH: C4217

3-CCD HD CAMCORDER

Panasonic AG-HSC1U

Weighs 1.1lbs; delivers 1080i recordings with the accuracy and natural 3-CCD color reproduction for HD; is ideal for widescreen, high-resolution applications; records up to 88 minutes (41 minutes in the highest quality mode) of video on a high-speed 4GB SDHC memory card.201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

BOOTH:: C3613

SINGLE-FORMAT HD CAMERA

Thomson Grass Valley LDK 4000 Mark II

Features 14-bit analog-to-digital conversion and other signal processing improvements derived from the LDK 8000 multiformat camera; is available either as a 1080i camera or as a 720p camera; is switchable between 50Hz and 50.94Hz.
503-526-8150
www.thomsongrassvalley.com
BOOTH: SL2020

P2 RECORDING CARD

Panasonic 16GB P2 card

Is designed for the company's line of solid-state camcorders and decks; connects instantly with laptops and major nonlinear editing systems to eliminate the task of digitizing; is reusable; allows a P2 HD camcorder such as the AJ-HPX2000 with five P2 slots to record up to 80 minutes of full frame rate, HD content.201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
BOOTH:: C3613

3-CCD HD CAMERA

Panasonic AK-HC3500

A 2/3in 2.2-megapixel 3-CCD camera designed for studio and electronic field production usage; the 9.9lb camera features an advanced single-channel transfer system and spatial offset processing for reduced aliasing and higher HD resolution (1100 horizontal lines); offers pristine HD images in 1080/59.94i and 1080/50i signals.201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
BOOTH:: C3613

CAMERA

Sony HDC-1400

Operates in either 1080/59.94i or 720/59.94P mode; includes three-skin detail control, multimatrix color control and high-quality SD downcoversion capability; features compatibility with the HDVF-C35W color viewfinder; applications include HD studio broadcasts and live events.1-800-686-7669
www.sony.com/professional
BOOTH:: SU906

ENG/EFP LENS

Thales Angenieux 19 × 7.3 AIF

Provides improved focal range to help better capture action in the field; is available in the HD and SD series, as well as the new economically priced HD-E series; offers a focal range of 7.3mm to 139mm; weighs 4lbs, with 2X extender and 3.7lbs in the HD-E version.
973-812-3858; www.angenieux.com
BOOTH:: C4929

CMOS SENSOR

Thomson Grass Valley Xensium

Has an array of 2.4 million pixels; is designed to offer a wider dynamic range, lower power consumption and improved signal-to-noise performance when compared with current CCD and CMOS imagers; incorporates on-board analog-to-digital conversion, further reducing noise and improving performance by eliminating a separate processing stage.
503-526-8150
www.thomsongrassvalley.com
BOOTH: SL2020

35MM FILM LENS

Thales Angenieux OPTIMO 28-76

Weighs less than 4.5lbs, perfect for handheld or steadicam operation; has an extremely fast aperture speed of T/2.6, with excellent contrast and color reproduction; has a 320-degree focus rotation with more than 25 witness marks for maximum accuracy; is available in PL and Panavision mount.
973-812-3858; www.angenieux.com
BOOTH: C4929

CGS, PROMPTERS, CAPTIONING

VIDEO TIME AND DATE GENERATOR

ESE ES-206U

References an internal standalone clock; the clock is line-frequency referenced; an internal DIP switch allows selection of a crystal time base reference; six digits of time and six digits of date are superimposed onto a video signal looped through the unit.310-322-2136; www.ese-web.com
BOOTH: C1839

LIGHTWEIGHT PROMPTER

QTV/Autocue MSP08

Is an addition to the Master Series; is designed to meet the real-time requirements of top-end broadcast studios; when used with QNxt, it untethers the prompter from the control PC and the camera, enabling the operator flexibility.203-406-1400; www.qtv.com
BOOTH: SU14612

PHD/SD CHARACTER GENERATOR

Dayang D3-CG 3-D

Features fast text search, editing and forwarding, real-time content update from a rolling data source, editing during playout, and on-the-fly control of roll crawl position and speed; generates up to nine animated logos simultaneously or independently.
+852 2730 2117; www.dayang.com
BOOTH: SU10205

GRAPHICS AND ANIMATION PRODUCTS

WORKFLOW AUTOMATION

Telestream GraphicsFactory V2.0

Automates file-based graphics assembly, providing a faster, more efficient means to repurpose, rebrand and replace ads for a variety of high-volume distribution needs; new features in version 2.0 include audio overlays and the addition of black-into-source clips to allow bumpers, trailers and interstitial overlays in the graphic layers.
877-257-6245; www.telestream.net
BOOTH: SL9214

IMAGE PROCESSING

Boris FX Red 4.1

Update includes new treatment tools and a redesigned user interface optimized for effects creation workflows; features a Universal Binary plug-in for Apple Final Cut Pro, as well as a Universal Binary standalone Render Engine.
888-772-6747; www.borisfx.com
BOOTH: SL10520

IMAGE PROCESSING WORKSTATION

Digital Vision DVNR

Available in SD and HD formats; supports the highest standards in image processing, color correction, compression preprocessing and format conversion in real time; supports Digital Cinema Initiatives specifications, including 2048 × 1080 at 23.98Hz, 24Hz and 25Hz.
818-769-8111; www.digitalvision.se
BOOTH: SL3205

GRAPHICS ENGINE

Vizrt Viz|Multi-Platform Suite (MPS)

While most solutions embed graphics within the video stream, resulting in lower resolution and nonpersonalized content, Viz|MPS keeps the graphic and video content disassociated until the last minute; compositing of video and graphics happens directly on the viewer's display, with real-time, 3-D graphics rendered locally by each platform (phone or PC).212-560-0708; www.vizrt.com
BOOTH: SL4810

INTERCOM, IFB PRODUCTS

INTERCOM CONTROL PANELS

Riedel 2100 series

Intercom control panels for Artist; feature 8-digit, high-contrast, full graphic LCD displays, showing label and cross-point level for each talk key; the talk buttons are illuminated with definable marker colors to allow instant function identification.
818-563-4100; www.riedel.net
BOOTH: C9428

CLIENT CARD

Riedel MADI Client Card

Integrates the Artist intercom platform and audio router systems; because all Artist intercom control panels are connected to the matrix via standard AES3 signals, it is now also possible to connect intercom panels to the audio router using the audio routers' infrastructure for panel distribution instead of laying additional cables.
818-563-4100; www.riedel.net
BOOTH: C9428

WIRELESS HEADSET INTERFACE

HME HSI6000

Is designed for use with the DX series wireless intercom systems; allows users to connect a standard 2.5mm cordless or cell phone headset to an HME BP200 beltpac; this adapter makes it more cost-effective for users of the HME DX series systems to replace headsets or add new users.
858-535-6060
www.hme.com/proaudio.cfm

BOOTH: C11632

BELTPACKS

Telex/RTS BP-319, BP 325 and BP-351

Portable user stations for use with RTS Two-Wire intercom systems; BP-319 is a microprocessor-controlled one-channel intercom beltpack; BP-351 is a microprocessor-controlled two-channel select intercom beltpack; BP-325 is a two-channel fully selectable intercom beltpack.
800-323-0498; www.telexintercoms.com
BOOTH: C5329

WIRELESS INTERCOM SYSTEM

HME Pro850 UHF

Version 3.10 now features an AC850 battery charger that charges up to four BAT850 NiMH rechargeable battery packs simultaneously in three hours; features frequency agility, a PC and PDA interface, simultaneous dual-channel interface, individual belt-pack volume control, and belt-pack channel lockout.
858-535-6060
www.hme.com/proaudio.cfm
BOOTH: C11632

IPTV

TRANSPORT STREAM MULTICASTER

Wegener DTV 720

Accepts inputs from satellite receivers and local off-air antenna, as well as up to four ASI inputs and up to two internal 8-VSB and QAM tuners; features an integrated Web browser and 10/100/1000BASE-T (GigE) output; builds up to 16 IP multicast transport streams from ASI and 8-VSB inputs, with each stream containing one program.
770-814-4000; www.wegener.com
BOOTH: SU7915

CONTENT PRODUCTION SYSTEM

SysMedia Plasma Gold

Handles interactive content, service design and data feeds; enables automatic synchronization between text and audio; features compatibility with ETV-BIF, ACAP, OCAP, IPTV, OpenTV, MediaHighway, MHEG and MHP.
+44 1293 814 200; www.sysmedia.com
BOOTH: SU11308

CONTENT DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

Triveni Digital SkyScraper

Non real-time content delivery; enables the point-to-multipoint delivery of any digital content over cable, satellite, terrestrial and IP networks; supports digital files, media streams, IP traffic, software downloads and iTV programming.
609-716-3500; www.trivenidigital.com
BOOTH: SU8525

STORE AND FORWARD OPTION

Streambox Store and Forward

Extends the capabilities of all Streambox systems to better support storage, management and transmission of HD and SD video streams over IP-based networks; the optional feature enables field journalists to simultaneously transfer files and begin playout, thus making the story available to the news anchor before the file recording is complete.206-956-0544; www.streambox.com
BOOTH: SU15515

LIGHTING EQUIPMENT

FLUORESCENT LIGHTING UNIT

Videssence V168-442TT V-Beam

Provides powerful, even 168W lighting for studio applications via a high purity aluminum reflector with 95 percent reflectance, four 42W triple tube lamps and an adjustable rotating mounting yoke.
626-579-0943; www.videssence.tv
BOOTH: C8212

SOFTLIGHTS

Kino Flo BarFly 100 and BarFly 200

High-output soft lights with one tube (BarFly 100) or two tubes (BarFly 200); include remote high-output, flicker-free select ballasts, sturdy alloyed fixtures, gel frames, focusing louvers and removable mounting plates.
818-767-6528; www.kinoflo.com
BOOTH: C10213

MICROPHONES, ACCESSORIES

PORTABLE WIRELESS RECIEVER

Lectrosonics UCR401

Has a digital hybrid wireless design that overcomes channel noise by combining digital audio with an analog FM wireless link; features SmartSquelch technology that adjusts squelching behavior; a DSP-generated ultrasonic pilot tone from the transmitter controls the receiver audio muting and eliminates thumps, pops and other transients.
800-821-1121; www.lectrosonics.com
BOOTH: N8116

PORTABLE RECEIVER

Sennheiser EK 3241

Is designed for location sound recording; uses a 36MHz switching bandwidth that is tunable in 5kHz increments to generate 7200 frequency options; can be powered from a camcorder or via a rechargeable battery that delivers between nine hours and 18 hours of continuous operation.
860-434-9190; www.sennheiserusa.com
BOOTH: N7117

MINIATURE DIGITAL MICROPHONE

Neumann KM D

Permits the output stage to be combined with various passive microphone capsules — onmidirectional, cardioid or hypercardioid; receives the output signal directly from the microphone capsule and digitally performs level matching; supports standard sampling frequencies from 44.1kHz to 192kHz.
860-434-5220; www.neumannusa.com
BOOTH: N7117

MIC/LINE SOURCE SELECTOR

Sonifex RB-SSML1

The 1RU rack-mount contribution unit comprises a source selector for compressing or limiting an incoming microphone or line signal, along with selectable level metering and headphone monitor outputs.
+44 1933 650700; www.sonifex.co.uk
BOOTH: N4928

PORTABLE MICROPHONE SYSTEM

Soundfield ST350

Consists of a lightweight, multicapsule microphone and fully featured compact mic-pre/control unit that generates surround and stereo simultaneously at balanced line levels; can be powered by either mains or battery.
+44 1924 201089; www.soundfield.com
BOOTH: N9421

WIRELESS MIC SYSTEMS

Audio-Technica 1800 series

Dual-channel camera-mount UHF wireless systems; designed for simultaneous operation of two microphones; include the ATW-R1820 dual receiver featuring two independent receiver channels in a single unit.330-686-2600; www.audio-technica.com
BOOTH: N4526

ON-CAMERA UHF WIRELESS SYSTEM

Azden 300LT

Consists of the 300UPR receiver and 30BT bodypack transmitter; is designed for small DV cameras; provides a choice of 240 UHF frequencies in the 794MHz to 806MHz band for interference-free performance.
516-328-7500; www.azdencorp.com
BOOTH: N4826

SURROUND MICROPHONE

Holophone H3-D

Is designed to automatically deliver 5.1 channels with no external mixing or signal manipulation required; has a multidirectional pickup pattern with 20Hz to 20KHz frequency response on five perimeter channels and a discrete LFE microphone located inside.
416-362-7790; www.holophone.com
BOOTH: N6034

MOBILE VIDEO

TELEPRODUCTION SERVICES

NEP Broadcasting

Provides outsourced teleproduction services vital to the delivery of live sports and entertainment events worldwide; offers state-of-the-art facilities, engineering expertise and customer service; events covered include the Pan American Games, Goodwill Games and FIFA World Cup.
800-444-0054; www.nepinc.com
BOOTH: OE408

MOBILE AUTOMATED CONTENT REPURPOSING SYSTEM

Snell & Wilcox Helios Mobile

Repurposes TV content for small screens of portable handset displays; separates the image's foreground and background; concentrates the energy of the compression encoder on foreground elements while lessening the detail and prominence of background elements.212-481-2416; www.snellwilcox.com
BOOTH: SU4220

MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAYS

MULTIVIEWERS

Avitech VCC-8000 series

Allow broadcasters to visually monitor video as well as DVI/VGA (computer) inputs on the same display; the distributed intelligent architecture enables an unlimited expansion for inputs; a single module provides up to eight inputs.
877-284-8324; www.avitechvideo.com
BOOTH: SU13215

HIGH-RES DISPLAYS

Zandar Technologies Predator HD MultiViewers

HD4, HD8, HD12 and HD16 offer HD images, driving high-resolution displays up to 1080p with auto-detect of SDI and HD-SDI signals; include audio and video monitoring, UMD and tallies, clock display, and LAN control; offer control options such as the Z-Configurator layout editing software, on-screen display, GPI and ZRP remote pane.
+353 1 450 0901; www.zandar.com
BOOTH: SU2729

LCD MONITOR

Panasonic BT-LH80W

A 7.9in HD/SD production LCD monitor; produces exceptional color reproduction and gradation; features a built-in waveform monitor that graphically displays luminance levels from -5 to 108 IRE; diagonal line compensation reduces the occurrence of jagged noise in the diagonal direction for improved response.
201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
BOOTH: C3613

DUAL HD MONITOR SET

Marshall Electronics V-R72P-2HDA

Features high-resolution, 1.2 million pixel screens with digital signal processing; is designed specifically for analog applications; accepts DVI and HDMI computer or video signals, and all SD and HD analog video standards and signal types.
800-800-6608; www.lcdracks.com
BOOTH: SU1926

BROADCAST MONITORING SYSTEM

Barco Networked Broadcast Monitoring System

Allows high-quality, low-latency distribution of video sources and metadata over an IP network towards multiple screens, even in different control rooms; consists of rear-screen projection modules or LCD panels, the NG System hardware and the Networked Broadcast Monitoring Suite software package.
678-475-8000; www.barco.com
BOOTH: SL4320

HD MONITOR

Marshall Electronics TFT-MegaPixel

Provides high-pixel density for 10.4in to 3.5in displays in one-, two-, three- and four-screen configurations; newly developed proprietary technology delivers a completely digital image process onto each screen; features improvements in brightness, contrast ratio and viewing angles.
800-800-6608; www.lcdracks.com
BOOTH: SU1926

TELESTRATOR

FingerWorks Telestrators Studio Version

Is designed for studio use or permanent installation in a TV mobile; consists of a rack-mount PC and an outboard 15in LCD touchscreen; the LCD is a rack-mount unit that can be built into a desk or a wedge-type enclosure; is also available with a heavy-duty stand.
604-862-4134; www.telestrator.com
BOOTH: SU11409

REAR-PROJECTION TVS

JVC HD-P61R2U and HD-P70R2U

Additions to HD-ILA rear-projection television lineup; HD-P61R2U screen measures 61in diagonal; HD-P70R2U screen measures 70in diagonal; use three-chip D-ILA technology to produce high brightness, contrast and resolution; feature 1920 × 1080 native resolution and HDMI inputs to connect an HDMI-compatible device for HD viewing.
800-526-5308; www.jvc.com/pro
BOOTH: C4217

MULTI-IMAGE PROCESSOR

Miranda Kaleido-X

Allows unlimited signal repetition over eight monitors; all the multi-image outputs can be grouped to create large, highly integrated monitoring systems; alternatively, the displays can be controlled independently for multi-room environments, using one or more remote control panels;can monitor up to 2304 channels of audio, including embedded, discrete AES or discrete analog.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
BOOTH: SU5220

NEW MEDIA, STREAMING PRODUCTS

COMPRESSION PRODUCTS

Harris

The suite of high-definition television MPEG-4 part 10 compression products address the contribution, distribution and transmission needs of the television industry; leverage the latest advances in compression algorithm technology; enable new applications and services by allowing lower-bandwidth operation of HD services over satellite, terrestrial and Internet Protocol Television delivery platforms.
513-459-3400
www.broadcast.harris.com
BOOTH: N3100, N2502

MPEG-2 HDTV ENCODER/DECODER

NTT Electronics H5100 series

An MPEG-2 HDTV encoder/decoder with enhanced audio capability; for use in contribution and content distribution; comes with maximum 16PCM channels of audio input; offers optional built-in Dolby E and Dolby Digital encoder; can transmit a maximum of 16 channels of audio alongside video‥
+81 42 796 2496; www.nel-world.com
BOOTH: SU10220

HD H.264 ENCODER

NVISION NV2020

Uses video processing technology based on the H.264 compression standard to deliver low-latency, high-quality, artifact-free HD video at bit rates of 6Mb/s to 12Mb/s for building cost-effective HDTV services; these low bit rates enable more HD channels to be squeezed within the defined bandwidth.
530-265-1119; www.nvision.tv
BOOTH: SU9605

AVC HD ENCODER

Scientific Atlanta D9054

MPEG-4/H.264 toolset delivers high-quality HD and SD video at bandwidth-saving bit rates; features a flexible stat mux architecture to enable content distributors the ability to mix SD and HD content in MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 formats.
800-433-6222
www.scientificatlanta.com
BOOTH: SU9613

ENCODER

ViewCast Niagara 7224

This eight-channel analog system was designed specifically to enable organizations to deliver live traffic video to public service agencies and local residents over the Internet in Windows Media and Real Video formats using industry-standard IP technology.
972-488-7200; www.viewcast.com
BOOTH: N2131

VIDEO STREAM PROCESSOR

Scientific Atlanta Digital Content Manager

Allows users to simultaneously process 2000 video streams in one device; delivers needed video processing horsepower for multiple channels of SD and HD programming, ad and local program insertion, and switched digital video service.
800-433-6222
www.scientificatlanta.com
BOOTH: SU9613

MPEG-2 ENCODER

Vela Argus HD

Delivers MPEG-2 transport stream output that is simultaneously distributed to a DVB/ASI port and to local storage, making it ideal for live distribution as well as for video archiving and other storage applications; supports HD/DSI, DVB-ASI output, VITC, LTC and SONY 9-pin control of VTRs; comes with the Media Advantage software application to control batch encoding.
727-507-5344; www.vela.com
BOOTH: SU5111

IP NETWORK PLATFORM

Scientific Atlanta Prisma II HD-RXR

High-density dual reverse receiver optics platform delivers 52 RXR in a 6RU chassis; delivers network via 5MHz to 9MHz bandpass; provides network design flexibility in a single configurable chassis.
800-433-6222
www.scientificatlanta.com
BOOTH: SU9613

ENCODING PLATFORM

Scopus UE-9410

Is a second-generation H.264 encoding platform; features improved compression capabilities, enhanced picture quality, and DVB-S/S2 and IP transmission schemes.
609-987-8090; www.scopus.net
BOOTH: SU5408

STREAMING VIDEO CARD

Barco

Supports multivendor and multicompression standards; allows digital streaming video simultaneously within the controller; nonstandard compression techniques and other stream transport can be ported to the platform; may be used alongside Barco's other interface cards, allowing for simultaneous deployment of multiple video technologies.
678-475-8000; www.barco.com
BOOTH: SL4320

POWER PRODUCTS, BATTERIES, GENERATORS

FAST-CHARGER

PAG v4-iPC

Is designed for PAG and Sony V-Mount Li-Ion batteries; features PAG's Intelligent Parallel Charging (iPC), which is capable of supplying 6A at 16.8V; is ideal for location use.
818-760-8285; www.pagusa.com
BOOTH: C7613

LI-ION V-MOUNT BATTERY

IDX System Technology ENDURA ELITE

Is designed for mobile, high-def ENG/EFP broadcast, production and professional applications with 142WH capacity; features a replaceable twin power cartridge design that extends continuous operation time to 3.5 hours.310-891-2800; www.idx.tv
BOOTH: C5207

DUAL BATTERY MOUNT

PAG V-Mount Power Plate

Enables two L95 batteries to be used in parallel, providing a higher current-draw capability and a combined capacity of 190 watt-hours.
818-760-8285; www.pagusa.com
BOOTH: C7613

PRODUCTION SWITCHERS, VIDEO EFFECTS, KEYERS

MULTIFORMAT SD/HD PRODUCTION SWITCHER

Snell & Wilcox Kahuna

Provides small and medium-sized applications that require a 1-M/E or 2-M/E production switcher with a compact mainframe and control panels; features ability to intermix SD/HD sources seamlessly within the same production.212-481-2416; www.snellwilcox.com
BOOTH: SU4220

SWITCHER

Broadcast Pix Slate AutoAspect

Includes aspect ratio management with new AutoAspect feature that allows 16:9 and 4:3 inputs, clips and graphics to be used interchangeably and mixed together in the same production, while maintaining the aspect ratio of each.
781-221-2144; www.broadcastpix.com
BOOTH: SU14215

BROADCAST DIGITAL KEYER

SAV HD HD-DSK

Provides fill, key, background and preview inputs with two programs and one preview output; operates with all current HD and SD standards; one keyboard can control up to 18 boards at the same time; up to four keyers fit in a 19in 1RU.
+33 1 53 38 22 00; www.sav.tv
BOOTH: N3713

SWITCHERS

FOR-A HVS-38SSAM and HVS-600HS

The HVS-38SSAM adds video playback and expanded still store functionality to FOR-A's SD/HD switchable, multiple bit rate HANABI HVS-3800HS; the HVS-38SSAM will be available as an option for the HVS-3800 2M/E HANABI model switcher.
714-894-3311; www.for-a.com
BOOTH: C4234

SWITCHERS

Brick House Video Callisto

Updated range of switchers includes chroma keyer and hot-cut, which enables the user to switch asynchronous signals directly on the program bus with no freeze frame on the output.
+44 1962 777733 www.brickhousevideo.com
BOOTH: SU6806

HIGH-RESOLUTION VIDEO SCALERS/AV SWITCHERS

Analog Way Easy Fade/Easy Cut

Feature computer output format up to 1600 × 1200, four video inputs including one RGB or YUV component on BNC, analog output on an HD15 connector, RGB output up to UXGA, seamless or smooth switching modes and non-volatile frame memory.212-269-1902; www.analogway.com
BOOTH: SL2107

HD CHROMA KEYER

Crystal Vision Safire HD 2

Features processing that allows more tolerance to difficult colors in the foreground and enhanced shadow processing for more natural-looking shadows; can restrict chroma keying to an area that contains the sports graphics by forcing foreground everywhere else in the picture.
+44 1223 497049; www.crystalvision.tv
BOOTH: N2935

SWITCHER

FOR-A HVS-600HS

The latest HANABI series 1 M/E switcher; expands the features included in the HVS-500HS, a compact switcher introduced last year; accepts HD, SD, HDV and DV formats; offers four HD/SD-SDI inputs and five HD/SD-SDI outputs in the base configuration.
714-894-3311; www.for-a.com
BOOTH: C4234

MULTIFORMAT, DUAL-CHANNEL HD VIDEO PROCESSOR

TV One C2-7300

Features the ability to de-embed and process the full eight channels of digital stereo audio of any frequency embedded within each of the two SDI and HD-SDI inputs; outputs up to 16 AES stereo audio channels at a frequency of 24kHz, 32kHz, 48kHz, 96kHz or DARS synchronized using the two HD-44 connectors on the back of the unit.
859-282-7303; www.tvone.com
BOOTH: SU7226

OPTICAL SWITCHING PLATFORM

Opticomm Optilinx OLX-3000

Switches digital signals up to 4.25Gb/s with any of its 144 ports, all housed in a compact 4RU chassis; also available in a 288-port version in an 8RU chassis; provides high-speed switching between ports with minimal effect on overall network latency.
858-450-0143 ext. 242; www.opticomm.com
BOOTH: N2931

RECORDING MEDIA

HD VIDEO DISK RECORDER

Doremi Labs V1-HD/LE

Can record up to 80 minutes of HD-SDI video on its two internal removable SCSI drives; works well in broadcast applications where it can function as a drop-in replacement for professional HD videotape recorders.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
BOOTH: SU3608

SATELLITE EQUIPMENT, SERVICES

DIGITAL COFDM HD/SD RECEIVER

Nucomm Newscaster DR

Offers DVB-T compliance at 6MHz, 7MHz and 8MHz channels; provides variable IF bandwidth from 4MHz to 16MHz in the 1.99GHz to 2.7GHz bands and from 4MHz to 24MHz in the 6.4GHz to 7.1GHz bands.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
BOOTH: C2529

PORTABLE SATCOM TERMINAL

ND SatCom MPT1000

Supports transmission of voice, data and video; allows for fully meshed, single-hop network transmission; is ideally suited for out-of-area missions, in remote or rough terrain where low weight and rapid terminal deployment is key.214-231-3400; www.ndsatcom.com
BOOTH: C4941

SATELLITE TRUCKS AND SERVICES

Satellite Tech. C/Ku-band truck

Features split power systems and simultaneous C-Band/Ku-Band transmission capability; STS operates two dual-path KU satellite uplink/production trucks and one C/KU hybrid truck, serving the midwestern United States.
800-838-1472; stslivetv.com
BOOTH: OE327, OE332

FIBER NETWORK

GlobeCast RIBU 2G

Connect points-of-presence in Asia, America and Europe through a common platform; is built for broadcast traffic, both permanent and ad hoc; is completely HD-ready.212-373-5140; www.globecast.com
BOOTH: C4241

SATELLITE-TO-TERRESTRIAL TRANSCODER

DMT NABLA

Is capable of delivering up to 100W Rms with a modular and versatile structure, featuring a built-in satellite receiver and advanced control systems; interface connections, power supply and cooling air circulation have been designed to comply with the operational requirements and constraints typical of telecom stations.
856-423-0010; www.dmtonline.com
BOOTH: C2915

BANDWIDTH OPTIMIZATION TOOL

Comtech EF Data

Allows users to instantly estimate potential operating expense savings; validates the possibilities for optimizing satellite bandwidth use and throughput using realistic satellite link and earth-station configurations.
480-333-2200; www.com
techefdata.com
BOOTH: C6241

OPEN STANDARD MODULATOR

Radyne DM240XR

Includes DVB-S2 CM, VCM and ACM mode support, and DVB-S and DVB-S2 compliancy; enables data rates up to 250Mb/s; features a Pro-MPEG GigE interface; supports ASI, DVB Parallel, HSSI and G.703.
602-437-9620; www.radyne.net
BOOTH: SU5529

STUDIO, FACILITY SUPPORT PRODUCTS

CONSOLE FURNITURE

TBC Consoles IntelliTrac

Allows unlimited lateral positioning of critical monitors via front and rear device tracks; includes a full range of articulating arms for distance, height and tilt control for mounting flat-panel monitors, speakers, phones and task lighting.
631-293-4068; www.tbcconsoles.com
BOOTH: SU5405

RACK-MOUNT TEMPERATURE DISPLAY

Middle Atlantic TEMP-DEC Decora

Monitors internal enclosure temperature and provides an LED readout; fits into any Decora-style opening; features adjustable over temperature setting, and local and remote overtemp notification.
973-839-1011 x1272; www.middleatlantic.com
BOOTH: SU7826

HD VIDEO PATCHBAY

Switchcraft MVP series

Features two rows of 34 jacks (rated to 3GHz and for 30,000 mate/unmate cycles) in a 1RU patch panel; options include normalled or non-normalled with 75V termination or non-termination.
773-792-2700; www.switchcraft.com
BOOTH: C7507

REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM

ANT Group Garda System

Allows broadcasters to completely monitor and control site equipment, independently from who produced it; connects any product, vintage or new, inside a side and presents the collected data, alarms and events in a standard, comprehensive interface.
+39 0365 34558; www.antgroup.it
BOOTH: C2936

GIGE PATCH PANEL

ADC Unipatch

Features a high-density, 32-port normalled through card frame system to patented ADC-Krone Direct-Edge LSA plus termination system; is rated for 30,000 insertions/withdrawals; is cable-agnostic; Cat 6-rated patch cords are keyed to ensure proper patching.
952-917-0279; www.adc.com
BOOTH: N721

HIGH-DENSITY PATCHING SYSTEM

ADC Super High-Density Coax (SHDC)

Is designed for AES audio, 5.1 and 7.1 audio applications where coax medium is preferred but space is critical; is available in 1RU and 1.5RU; the jack features a patent-pending switchable termination feature that allows users to select or de-select a 75V termination function on each circuit pair.
952-917-0279; www.adc.com
BOOTH: N721

DIGITAL WORKSTATION EXTENDER

Avocent ECM2000U

Provides hardware-based digital extension of video, keyboard, mouse, USB media and audio signals over UTP cabling.
800-275-3500; www.avocent.com
BOOTH: SL13016

BRIGHT SINGLE-CHIP DLP PROJECTOR

Christie DS+650

High-resolution with BrilliantColor multi-primary image processing; delivers 6500 ANSI lumens with variable contrast ratio up to 7500:1 and SXGA+ resolution with scaling to UXGA; includes a range of standard inputs for installation location and source connection flexibility.
800-407-7727; www.christiedigital.com
BOOTH: SL5413

PRINTERS

Dymo RhinoPRO series

Ideal for labeling wires and cables, panels, consoles, and other electronic equipment; hot keys let users instantly print wire wraps, flags, patch panel, fixed length and serialized labels.203-355-9000; www.rhinolabeling.com
BOOTH: C8236

TRANSPORT CASE

Pelican Products 1780

Features nearly 14,000 cubic inches of storage space with two double-wide handles and dual sets of rugged polyurethane wheels; includes a lid equipped with a polymer O ring for dust/waterproof seal.1-800-473-5422; www.pelican.com
BOOTH: C9125

TBCS, FRAME SYNCS, CONVERSION EQUIPMENT

HD UP/CROSSCOVERTER

Brick House Video Syntax

Uses a super-resolution bandlet algorithm to bring the advantages of motion-compensated processing without associated high costs or artifacts; offers up-/crossconversion with SDI I/O in a 1RU package.
+44 1962 777733
www.brickhousevideo.com
BOOTH: SU6806

MULTIFORMAT CONVERTERS

Edirol VC series

Consists of the VC-300HD and VC-200HD; offers flexible format conversion of digital/analog, HD/SD or compressed/uncompressed signals; accepts signals and direct connections from computer RGB sources; a wide variety of output devices — record decks, data projectors or plasma/LCD displays — can be directly connected.360-594 4282
www.edirol.com
BOOTH: SL8208

NETWORK ENCODER

Telestream Pipeline

Provides serial digital video and audio ingest into Telestream's FlipFactory and Episode series transcoding applications; offers shared network access by anyone connected to the network.
877-257-6245; www.telestream.net
BOOTH: SL9214

UPCONVERTER

Evertz 7711UC-HD

Features auto-sensing HD/SD inputs, a built-in frame sync, noise reduction, aspect ratio conversion, metadata extracting, and re-embedding and color correction; this two-slot module is also offered with a discrete AES option.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
BOOTH: N1713

FORMAT CONVERTER

Thomson Grass Valley ProCoder 3.0

Is a software package running on a standard PC that provides file format conversion, either as a standalone application or as a plug-in to a desktop editor such as EDIUS; upgrade adds the latest acquisition formats, outputs for mobile video and MP3 players, and support for multi-CPU and multi-core PCs.
503-526-8150
www.thomsongrassvalley.com
BOOTH: SL2020

VIDEO CARD

AJA XENA 2K

A video card for Windows XP; delivers uncompressed SD, HD and dual link HD; enables customers to work with 2K frames in a flexible and future-safe architecture.
530-274-2048; www.aja.com
BOOTH: SL6113, SU7511

DISTRIBUTION/SIGNAL PROCESSING FRAME

QuStream Fortel 603

Features 20 slots, redundant internal power supplies, frame controller cards and cooling fans in a 3RU frame; creates a powerful, flexible platform to house distribution amplifier cards.
631-912-1301; www.qustream.com
BOOTH: N3418

VIDEO CONVERTERS

Ensemble Designs BrightEye

Pocket-sized video converters, audio embedders and HD processing; ideal for mobile, desktop, broadcast and post; interface to the full range of SD video formats; include analog audio and AES digital audio converters and embedders.
530-478-1830
www.ensembledesigns.com
BOOTH: SU2326

SDI SYNCHRONIZER

Crystal Vision SYNNER-E

Combines a synchronizer, audio tracking delay and an embedder; is designed for surround sound and multiple-language applications; allows Dolby E and standard AES within a single audio group and embeds AES or analog audio into the SDI.
+44 1223 497049; www.crystalvision.tv
BOOTH: N2935

TELCO EQUIPMENT

MULTIPLEXER AND DE-MULTIPLEXER

Network Electronics FR-2RU-DWDM-MUX40-C

40-channel DWDM multiplexer and de-multiplexer features C-band 100GHz channel spacing according to ITU-T G.694.1, as well as 0.5dB channel uniformity; signals can be uni- or bidirectional; is signal- and bit rate-transparent.
800-420-5909
www.network-electronics.com
BOOTH: SU10605

MICROWAVE RECEIVER

MRC MDR-2

A portable, dual-diversity digital microwave receiver that may be rapidly deployed to cover sports, news and outside broadcasts from ground locations, from the air, or from a moving vehicle; uses the latest maximal ratio combining technology to optimize the quality and usable range of the transmitted signal.
978-671-5700; www.mrcbroadcast.com
BOOTH: OE300, C2907

DTV REPEATER MODULE

TeamCast GFX-3000

Allows users to build gap fillers, transposers or regenerative retransmitters for DTV, meeting the DVB-T/DVB-H standards; acts as a gap filler in a single-frequency network, offering powerful digital processing for maximizing repeated signal power and quality.312-263-0033; www.teamcast.com
BOOTH: C2639

TEST & MEASUREMENT EQUIPMENT

COLOR ANALYZER SET

DK-Technologies PM5639

Measures both CRT and LCD monitors; includes an LCD probe, a CRT probe and a display unit; the LCD probe has a stand to hold it steady in front of the monitor screen, while the CRT probe comes with a suction cup to secure it to the screen.
800-421-0888
www.dk-technologies.com
BOOTH: N1835

MEDIA ANALYSIS SERVER

Harris Videotek QuiC

Now features data-analysis parameters and file-correction tools; enables customers to analyze files during ingest, correct certain file problems on-the-fly with no operator intervention; is designed to improve workflow efficiency.
513-459-3400
www.broadcast.harris.com
BOOTH: N3100, N2502

MPEG OVER IP CROSSLAYER ANALYZER

Sencore MIP 1860

Provides real-time monitoring of hundreds of MPEG/IP streams to ensure QoS; features embedded TAP for monitoring without disrupting service, combined IP/MPEG-2 transport stream measurements and live video decoding of any transport stream locally or remotely.1-800-736-2673; www.sencore.com
BOOTH: C1646, N1113

MPEG-2 TEST AND MONITORING PLATFORM

Pixelmetrix DVStation-IP

Provides MPEG-2 transport stream analysis and monitoring over an IP connection via a 10/100/1000Mb/s Ethernet port; configurable to sense video traffic on any set of IP address pairs, extract the MPEG-2 TS and perform extensive verification.
954-472-5445; www.pixelmetrix.com
BOOTH: SU12109

TV ANALYZER

Rohde & Schwarz ETL

Performs in real time; features high-quality baseband outputs; also features a wide range of TV signal analysis function and integrated spectrum analyzer functions; offers an open platform for future hardware or software updates.
888-837-8772
www.rohde-schwarz.com/USA
BOOTH: C2927

HD RASTERIZER

Tektronix WVR7000

Is designed for simple video and audio monitoring; includes options for SD video, composite video, AES-EBU and analog audio; is ideal for camera color calibration and setup in production, and for color correction and verification of non-compressed audio in editing suites.
800-833-9200; www.tektronix.com
BOOTH: N2519

REMOTE STATION MONITORING

Miranda iControl Remote Station Monitoring (RSM)

Enables a network operations center to monitor multiple regional stations using visual and acoustic monitoring; uses Kaleido-Alto-HD multi-image processors at each remote station for signal monitoring and probing, with the signals streamed back using Allegro encoders as full-motion video and audible audio to the iControl RSM desktop monitoring station.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
BOOTH: SU5220

VIDEO MONITORING SYSTEM

Wohler Technologies Touch-It/SDI

Features a 16-channel SD-SDI touch-screen monitor and 16 × 1 switcher, on-screen individual channel ID, GPIO, tally and individual channel controls for color, tint/hue, brightness, contrast and aspect ratio; outputs multichannel screen and target screen as VGA.
510-870-0810; www.wohler.com
BOOTH: N3426

TV TRANSMITTERS, FEEDLINE, ANTENNAS, TOWERS, SERVICES

6GHZ ATTENUATORS

Bird Technologies Group

Available in 2W, 5W and 10W; are built with precision stainless steel connectors and bodies designed to offer durability, lower VSWR and better accuracies at all frequencies up to 6GHz; standard dB values available are 3dB, 6dB, 10dB, 20dB and 30dB.
440-248-1200
www.bird-technologies.com
BOOTH: N5738

UHF ANTENNA

ERI TRASAR UHF

Dual-channel transmitting antenna; allows stations with N+1/N-1 or adjacent DTV assignments to share one antenna; can be top- or side-mounted, or used as a structural member in the company's STACKER optimized antenna structure solution.
812-925-6000; www.eriinc.com
BOOTH: N1119

DIGITAL TV EXCITER

Axcera Axciter

Is reprogrammable and field upgradable with new software versions; system includes AXACT dynamic digital pre-correction and DT-Vision digital signal analysis; features a VGA front-panel display; supports slave-mode and SFN operation.
800-215-2614; www.axcera.com
BOOTH: C2524

UHF STEREO TRANSMITTER

Screen Service SCT 100U/S 10W

Has a modular construction, conventional cooling, and AGC and ALC controls; features three-slope linearity pre-correction; can program the local oscillator from the front panel; has a preset for precision OFFSET‥
+39 030 3582225; www.screen.it
BOOTH: C1624

COFDM DIGITAL TRANSMITTER

Broadcast Microwave Services Truck-Coder II

Meets rugged environmental needs of ENG/OB operations; provides 100 presets that can be entered through front-panel controls or downloaded through a front-panel Ethernet port; includes a 2RU controller and antenna-mounted RF unit configured to operate in the 2GHz frequency band.
858-391-3050; www.bms-inc.com
BOOTH: C1607

TRANSMITTERS

Acrodyne (Ai) Quantum Depressed Collector IOT

Linux-based transmitters can be installed in both analog and digital service applications; use the e2v ESCIOT; operate efficiently in either digital or analog service; equivalent energy savings are available in either mode of operation.
610-917-1182; www.acrodyne.com
BOOTH: C2507

VHF ANTENNA

Electronics Research (ERI) XWING

A side-mounted VHF TV antenna featuring ERI's new SLIMWing design; uses stainless steel construction for the radiating elements, feed and grounding components; its two-bay modular design allows for ease of installation.
877-ERI-LINE; www.eriinc.com
BOOTH: N1119

BROADBAND RF TRANSPORT

Emcore 1310nm and 1550nm

Provide broadband RF transport for CATV, FTTx video overlay and private network applications; 1310nm transmitters are available with a wide range of optical output powers up to 15dBm, in either standalone modules or rack-mount configurations with SNMP management; 1550nm transmitters are offered in short-, medium- and long-haul rack-mount configurations and provide SBS suppression of up to 23dBm with SNMP management.
626-293-3428; www.emcore.com
BOOTH: N2238

TRANSCEIVER SYSTEM

Telecast Fiber Systems Telethon

Accepts both optical and electrical digital signals, ranging from 19.4Mb/s up to 1.5Gb/s uncompressed HD/SDI; multiplexes the signals for transmission in either or both directions, with up to 16 optical signals on one fiber.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
BOOTH: SU10213

VIDEO EDITING SYSTEMS

DIGITAL NEWSROOM SYSTEM

JustEdit vsnnews

Allows text and video to be edited in the same application; integrates the rundown planning and assigning of resources, text editing, material ingest, storage and cataloging, archive integration, and shared editing of video and audio with voice-over from journalist workstations, graphics in real time and the automatic publication of news on the Web.
+34 93 734 99 70; www.vsn-tv.com
BOOTH: N717

EDITING SYSTEM

Thomson Grass Valley EDIUS SP SDI

Is combined with a PCI Express card that provides hardware-based acceleration, and broadcast-quality input and output interfaces using SDI interconnection for both SD-SDI and HD-SDI; supports embedded audio; a breakout box is available for analog audio IO, component video I/O and frame-accurate RS-422 VTR control.
503-526-8150
www.thomsongrassvalley.com
BOOTH: SL2020

MODULAR ROUTER

NVISION Synapse

Comprises more than 100 modules for HD/SD signal processing and transmission; can be cost-effectively integrated into one powerful media system over time; users can also integrate Synapse modules with any other NVISION router, router control and master control products in order to add specific features, increase system functionality and lower overall costs.
530-265-1119; www.nvision.tv
BOOTH: SU9605

FIBER-OPTIC ROUTER

Opticomm Optiva

The digital, daisy-chained fiber-optic communication platform features customizable, multi-oriented video, audio and data input configurations; supports most signals deriving from commercially available video, audio and/or data equipment in any configuration.
858-450-0143 www.opticomm.com
BOOTH: N2931

256 × 256 Video routers

Network Electronics VD256256L, HD256256L

Provide fully hot-swappable module cards, built-in dual-redundant power supply, and fully redundant control architecture and controller functions; features include TCP/IP control interface and TCP/IP interconnectivity with VikinX Modular control panels, as well as a comprehensive surveillance of the routers' vital parameters.
800-420-5909
www.network-electronics.com
BOOTH: SU10605

MASTER CONTROL SWITCHER

Pro-Bel Masterpiece

Offers HD and SD switching, advanced audio processing, and flexible keying and DVE options; upgrades include the addition of an HD DVE, as well as the option to install Dolby E decoders and logo storage.
631-549-5159; www.pro-bel.com
BOOTH: SU8511

DIGITAL ROUTING SWITCHERS

Utah Scientific UTAH-400 series

New features include a new frame for large routers up to 288 × 288 with fully automatic internal crosspoint redundancy, a new frame for small routers up to 32 × 32, and a new set of multirate input/output modules that are capable of handling all data rates from 1Mb/s up to 3Gb/s.
801-575-8801; www.utahscientific.com
BOOTH: N4321

VIDEO ROUTING SWITCHER

Sierra Video Systems Viper

Ultra-wideband video routing switcher features 500MHz bandwidth and hot-swappable video boards, control processors and power supply; offers configurations up to 64 × 64 in eight input and/or output increments.
530-478-1000; www.sierravideo.com
BOOTH: SL6105

VIDEO STORAGE, ARCHIVE SYSTEMS

MEDIA STORAGE NETWORK

Avid Unity ISIS

Features four-way scalability, from 8TB to 192TB of storage and redundant, hot-swappable system components; supports up to 150 dual-stream 50Mb/s clients and up to 1000 user accounts; delivers real-time SD and mastering-quality DNxHD media in formats up to 145Mb/s.
800-949-2843; www.avid.com
BOOTH: SL106, SL1410

CAPTURE AND PLAYBACK CARD

Blackmagic Design DeckLink HD Studio

Allows capture from HDMI cameras or decks, as well as analog decks and set-top boxes; HDMI playback and analog playback allows connection to a wide range of video monitors, big screen TVs and video projectors.
408-954-0500
www.blackmagic-design.com
BOOTH: SL11020

INTER-FACITLITY MEDIA SHARING

BitCentral OASIS

Is designed for broadcast news production; facilitates user collaboration and media sharing; blends client/server distribution with peer-to-peer distribution; enables streamlined file sharing between HD and SD stations within a group.
800-214-2828; www.bitcentral.com
BOOTH: SL7715

TAPELESS RECORDING MEDIA

Maxell Professional Disc for XDCAM

Optical media for XDCAM HD video systems; is designed for professional video and broadcast direct-to-disc tapeless recording; provides 23.3GB of high-capacity storage, fast transfer rates and a high-precision polycarbonate plastic cartridge to protect against dust and scratches.
800-533-2836; www.maxell.com
BOOTH: C7736

MEDIA SERVER

Omneon Spectrum HD

Combines high-quality HD playout capability with flexible features to allow facilities to efficiently migrate to HD broadcasting; MediaPort playout modules can support one or two channels of HD MPEG playout of 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 material at bit rates up to 78Mb/s; handles DVB/ASI streams.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
BOOTH: SU1326

MEDIA SERVER

Omneon MediaDeck

Integrates media storage, system management, GigE connectivity, and SD or HD video I/O modules in one 2RU package; consists of eight 500GB SATA disk drives with dual-parity RAID, providing 3TB of usable storage with protection even in the event of two drive failures.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
BOOTH: SU1326

CONTENT MANAGEMENT

OmniBus Systems OPUS 2

Is designed to move the content process from specialized hardware to a standard IT platform; features soft-XML support for customized logging and annotation, frame-accurate proxy generation and viewing, full-text indexing and searching, seamless integration with production editing systems such as Avid and Final Cut Pro, and standardized Web services data exchange with adjacent systems.
+44 8705 004339; www.omnibus.tv
BOOTH: SU5413

DATA MANGEMENT SOFTWARE

Quantum StorNet

Creates multi-tier storage archives, automatically moving data between different disk and tape resources to allow users to build highly scalable storage systems and reduce costs; is designed to be platform-independent.
719-536-5263; www.quantum.com
BOOTH: SU13809

NEARLINE STORAGE SERVER

SeaChange Broadcast MediaLibrary ML1G

Is based on Intel's new Dual-Core Xeon 5100 series processors; the system's patented, clustered network attached storage technology provides up to 500TB of open, shared file storage and backup broadcast-quality streaming from a single platform.
978-897-0100; www.schange.com
BOOTH: SU10812

VIDEO SERVER

360 Systems Image Server MAXX

The high-performance, three-channel broadcast video server with graphic store and key and fill supports MPEG-2 video up to 50Mb; inputs MPEG-2 and DV over GigE from Apple FCP and Avid, as well as TARGA files from graphics programs.
818-991-0360; www.360systems.com
BOOTH: SU9120

ARCHIVAL AND STORAGE SYSTEMS INTEGRATION

Crispin ArchiveManager

The archival and clip retrieval tool now integrates with the Omneon MediaGrid active storage system; provides a view of video server and archive content through an integrated database; allows for quick drag-and-drop asset transfers.
919-845-7744; www.crispincorp.com
BOOTH: SU6205

HD VIDEO SERVER

Doremi Labs MCS-HD

Features up to four independent HD video channels; can be used as a drop-in replacement for HD VTRs, for sports slow-mo and for the broadcast delay of up to two HD video channels; features HD-SDI and SDI in/out.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
BOOTH: SU3608

ASSET MANAGEMENT

Xytech Systems Enterprise Version 10

Provides a workflow solution for the creation, management, scheduling, tracking and delivery of physical and digital media assets; new capabilities enable the software to maintain metadata on both physical and digital media assets.
818-303-7800; www.xytechsystems.com
BOOTH: SU7526

PRODUCTION SYSTEM

EVS CleanEdit Suite

Is designed for sports and news; allows multiple users to take advantage of a common pool of media via a reliable system; offers ingest applications with ingest scheduler and VTR control, browsing, clipping and media management, editing in proxy or high resolution in native HD and SD formats, and immediate playout.
+32 4 361 70 00; www.evs.tv
BOOTH: C3607

WEATHER/DATA SERVICES

STORM TRACKER

Baron Services FasTrac

Is a Windows-based storm tracker; to create a manual storm track, users click and drag the mouse in the direction they want; a storm track instantly pops up, with a list of communities that lie in harm's way, as well as the time the storm should arrive.256-881-8811; www.baronservices.com
BOOTH: C7017

LIVE WEATHER DATA

Weather Metrics WxVision.Net

Combines live weather information with live streaming video, via the all-digital WxVision camera; users can view live weather conditions from remote locations; all video is sent over a standard DSL Internet connection.
800-393-6629; www.weathermetrics.com
BOOTH: C7222

ON-AIR RADAR SYSTEM

AccuWeather SelectWarn v2.0

Delivers on-screen weather graphics and video; uses the National Weather Service's official storm-based warnings; features an enhanced graphics toolkit, extensions of StormVision to track storm movement, and precise lightning forecasts and AccuRain to deliver neighborhood-specific rainfall amounts.
814-235-8600; www.accuweather.com
BOOTH: C6412

WIRE, CABLE, CONNECTORS

CAMERA CABLE

Belden Brilliance Composite Camera Cable

Uses two Belden A/V coaxial cables and four audio pairs; ideal for the interconnection of digital remote field cameras in SDI/HDTV applications; the coaxes are sweep tested from 5MHz to 1600MHz, achieving minimum return loss values of 23dB and 21dB, respectively.
765-983-5815; www.belden.com
BOOTH: C9441

TRIAX CONNECTOR

Fischer Connectors 1053

A fiber-optic HDTV connector; combines the technology of Fischer broadcast triax connectors with the technology of Corning UniCam fiber-optic contacts; is simple, convenient and economical for assembling HDTV camera connectors in the field in only 30 minutes.
800-551-0121
www.fischerconnectors.com
BOOTH: N409

HYBRID FIBER BREAKOUT BOX

Gepco

Is a portable, SMPTE 304M hybrid fiber-to-ST breakout box with a reduced footprint; the breakout of the hybrid connector to discrete, industry-standard optical and electrical components allows for an HD camera-to-CCU interconnection over existing fiber tie lines in facilities where hybrid fiber interconnects may not be present.
847-795-9555; www.gepco.com
BOOTH: C7525

BNC CONNECTORS

Canare BCP-PC

The 75V connectors are designed for SD-SDI applications; include a longer body, making them easier to grip; feature a unique 3-piece crimp design, making assembly and field-replacement a snap; models are available for several industry-wide popular cables, with 26dB or less return loss at 1GHz and 20dB or less at 1.5GHz.
818-365-2446; www.canare.com
BOOTH: SU4805

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 the listings.



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