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03.01.2005
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
DTV marketplace

AUDIO ACCESSORIES

Studio monitors

TASCAM VL-X5

Powered speakers feature 5 1/4in woofers, silk-dome tweeters and a 60+30-watt bi-amplified active power amp; the monitors feature low- and high-frequency controls and an Acoustic Space Control to optimize their performance for room placement or listener preference; the monitors are shielded to prevent magnetic damage to CRTs; the deep cabinet and ported design produce a large amount of bass for the size of the monitors.
323-726-0303; www.tascam.com
Booth: SL310

Digital cinema solution

Dolby Digital Cinema

A digital cinema solution, designed and built specifically for today's cinemas; incorporates the open standards being established by Digital Cinema Initiatives (DCI) and is easy to integrate with existing cinema automation and sound systems; at its core are Dolby Show Store and Dolby Show Player units.
415-645-5293; www.dolby.com
Booth: SU7870

Microphone

Beyerdynamic M58

Designed for electronic news gathering (ENG) as well as electronic field production (EFP) in both indoor and outdoor situations; has a frequency response of 40Hz to 20,000Hz and has a non-reflective Nextel finish, which results in a low profile on camera.
631-293-3200; www.beyerdynamic-usa.com
Booth: C10421

Monitor system

SLS Loudspeakers PS8R

Offers studios S8R ribbon equipped reference monitor as a standalone, bi-amplified nearfield critical listening monitor system; Evenstar Sigma-Delta digital amplifier in the unit is customized and matched to power the S8R drivers with exceptional headroom, damping and uniform response; unique amplifier topology lowers distortion, increases bandwidth and improves noise performance over traditional amplifier technologies.
417-883-4549; www.slsloudspeakers.com
Booth: N4002

Multichannel/multiformat audio monitor

DK-Technologies MSD660R

Incorporates a base unit and a remote panel with VGA display and control buttons; features point-to-point connection via Ethernet Cat. 5 cable/connectors, logging software for overs and mutes, and surround sound compatibility at 4.0, 5.1, 6.1 and 7.1 to monitor up to 32 channels of audio.
+44 44 85 02 55; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C2757

Receiver system

Systems Wireless Venue

A modular UHF design that operates with Digital Hybrid Wireless transmitters, and a variety of analog transmitters; the receiver uses a host assembly that includes an antenna multi-coupler, computer communications interface and mechanical rack mounting for up to six receiver modules; design combines 24-bit digital audio with an analog FM radio link; provides outstanding audio quality with the extended operating range of the best analog wireless systems.
703-397-9249; www.swl.com
Booth: C7319D

Shotgun microphone

Beyerdynamic MCE 86 II

An extremely light and rugged microphone; easy to mount onto cameras or camcorders; the electrostatic transducer element and the hypercardioid/lobe polar pattern result in a directional polar pattern with high sensitivity to the intended sound source; two different elastic suspensions are available, both suppress footfall sound and vibrations from zoom motors; the frequency response is 50Hz to 1800Hz; can handle a sound pressure of 128dB.
631-293-3200; www.beyerdynamic-usa.com
Booth: C10421

Encoder

Dolby DP563

Encodes discrete four- or five-channel surround mixes into Left total/Right total (Lt/Rt) stereo for delivery via two-channel television and radio broadcasts, PC and console games, CDs, and VHS tapes; provides two surround encoding algorithms.
415-645-5293; www.dolby.com
Booth: SU7870

Surround sound analyzer

Modulation Sciences SpiderVision

A complete audio analysis solution; features a built-in, full color display; in a half-rack wide case it has the same form factor as a standard waveform monitor for easy mounting; features a simple push-button or remote screen selector; a true plug and Play instrument; important user selectable features include operating level adjustment, vu, peak or ppm metering standards and SpiderVision or standard XY display modes.
732-302-3090; www.modsci.com
Booth: C1223

Digital console

TASCAM DM-3200

Features 48-channel mixing, DSP and integration with DAW recording systems; based on the DM-24; adds more busses, more effects, more auxes, and USB connectivity; its user interface includes 16 rotary encoders with LED indicators to display mixer settings; up to 6.1 surround panning is available, and the optional IF-SM/DM surround monitoring interface card adds multichannel monitor and downmix capabilities.
323-726-0303; www.tascam.com
Booth: SL310

Microphone

DPA Microphones WINDPAC

An ultra-lightweight weatherproof solution for location recording; fully wind and water resistant; weighs 9oz; comprised of a shock mount and a collapsible windshield; adjustable elastic straps with different settings to accommodate microphones of any brand; elastic straps can be adjusted according to the weight of the microphone being used; fabric blocks wind noise in gusts of up to 70mph while allowing accurate sound reproduction and audio transparency.
+45 4814 2828; www.dpamicrophones.com
Booth: N506

Headworn Microphone

Audio-Technica AT892

Uses a condenser capsule with a diameter of 2.5mm; offers ergonomic, flexible, ultra-lightweight, under-ear design; available in non-reflective black or theater-beige finish; provides maximum intelligibility and clean, accurate reproduction for broadcasters.
330-686-2600; www.audio-technica.com
Booth: N3322

Digital console

Calrec Audio ZETA 100

Combines simplistic operation and instant access with bullet-proof engineering features such as hot-swappable cards and panels and intelligent redundancy on all system-critical elements; provides broadcast-specific solutions for all types of production environments; three frame sizes — 24, 32 and 48 faders.
+44 1422 842159; www.calrec.com
Booth: N802

Display

DK-Technologies PT0660M

19in half-rack size modular multi-channel and surround sound analyzer with extended CPU speed and memory; up to 32 channels; similar functionality as the PTO600M, but with the additional front panel preset selections and volume control; extended matrix application software for audio monitoring applications.
+45 4485 025 5; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C3607C, C2757

Display

DK-Technologies MSD200C

Non-modular stereo analog and one AES-3 digital input MSD with built-in full color VGA-display, stereo analogue and AES-3 digital output and external VGA monitor output; shares the standard application software platform; offers the same functionality as the modular 600MM series; standard speed CPU and memory.
+45 4485 025 5; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C3607C, C2757

Digital console

Calrec Audio Sigma 100

Up to 64 faders, with A & B layers of control, plus 2 main output faders with 2 sub-main outputs available; 120 equivalent channels: up to 48 stereo plus 24 mono channels or 60 stereo channels; comprehensive surround panning and monitoring with optional motorised joystick; optional I/O expansion via a wide area interface such as MADI or Hydra, Calrec's audio networking system.
+44 1422 842159; www.calrec.com
Booth: N802

Cardioid Condenser Microphone

Audio-Technica AT2020

Features custom-engineered low-mass diaphragm, providing extended frequency response, plus the ability to handle extremely high SPLs; has a fixed cardioid polar pattern to allow isolation of the desired sound source; features a flat, extended frequency response (20Hz to 20,000Hz), high SPL handling capability (144dB), and a wide dynamic range (124dB).
330-686-2600; www.audio-technica.com
Booth: N3322

24-channel stereo loudness meter

Ward-Beck Systems RLM24

Offers high-density LED metering; 24 stereo LED bar graph meters are provided in two racks of space; available with analog or AES digital inputs; silence sensor with audible alarm and GPI output provided for each stereo input pair; powered by two supplies in dual-redundant configuration.
800-771-2556; www.ward-beck.com
Booth: C1924

Wireless microphone system

Lectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless 400 Series Wideband UHF

Uses new design (patent pending) that combines digital audio with an analog FM radio link; offers users the best of both worlds — the high quality of digital audio and the extended range of analog wireless systems.
800-821-1121; www.lectrosonics.com
Booth: N3611

Wireless microphone system

Lectrosonics 200 Series Synthesized Wideband UHF

Includes a rack mount diversity receiver, two compact receivers and two belt pack transmitters; a handheld wireless mic is also available in Europe in limited quantities; an excellent choice where RF interference is a problem, such as more urbanized areas; the group's receivers are small enough to mount on DV Camcorders, yet offer powerful features such as a dual-band compandor for improved audio, and tracking front ends with advanced diversity reception to minimize RF interference and maximize range.
800-821-1121; www.lectrosonics.com
Booth: N3611

Audio codec

Dolby Digital Plus

An audio codec designed specifically to adapt to future audio, video delivery, and audio storage systems while simultaneously retaining backward-compatibility with the vast installed base of existing Dolby Digital 5.1 channel home theater systems; accepted by ATSC as a proposed standard for adoption in the future robust channel specifications within the ATSC standard.
415-645-5293; www.dolby.com
Booth: SU7870

Speakers

Genelec Large theater sound systems

Control room main monitor systems; very powerful studio monitor loudspeakers; consists of two large speaker enclosures and one or two equipment racks containing active crossovers, power amplifiers and driver protection; are designed for flush mounting in the control room wall, although they may be used free standing.
508-652-0900; www.genelecusa.com
Booth: N1726, SL1143

Professional digital audio editing software

Sony Sound Forge 8

Features application scripting, batch converter functionality, automated file format encoding and customizable keyboard mapping; saves paths in rendered media; offers updated regions list and playlist windows; includes CD Architect 5.2 software with CD text support; direct file export to CD Architect software; provides 24-bit, 32-bit/64-bit float/192KHz support; VU meters for RMS playback and record monitoring; CD extraction and track-at-once CD burning.
800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU6406

Multichannel audio monitors

Ward-Beck Systems AMS28-1 and AMS8-2

Two new audio monitors; AMS8-1 (one-rack unit) and AMS8-2 (two-rack unit) monitors integrated speaker systems and LED bar graph meters; feature four selectable digital inputs (75 or 110 ohms), which may be PCM, Dolby E or Dolby AC-3.
800-771-2556; www.ward-beck.com
Booth: C1924

Digital mixing console

Studer OnAir 500 Modulo

Consists of one or two fader modules, one master module, the meter bridge and a 19in electronics rack, resulting in a six-fader or 12-fader mixing desk; is based on the same platform as the OnAir 500 in its fixed frame version but also offers the freedom to place the individual modules wherever it is most convenient for the users.
+41 1 870 75 11; www.studer.ch
Booth: N3626

Channel audio logger

Sonifex Net-Log 4

Fitted with a 200GB hard drive as a minimum spec; enhanced with the option to record using G.729 as the recording algorithm; for spoken language recordings, the amount of data required using G.729 can be reduced by a factor of between three and six.
+44 1933 650700; www.sonifex.co.uk
Booth: C3526

Digital console

Lawo MC2

Is based around an IBM-ATM data switch; its basic design is fixed, but it has an open architecture allowing for free placement of the center section modules, user definition of soft key cassettes for functions such as machine control, communications and monitor selection, and for the integration of third-party hardware; all DSP functions are individually and independently available on each channel strip for multi-operator control.
+49 7222 1002 0; www.lawo.de
Booth: N816

Digital audio edit suite mixer

The ISIS Group (Graham-Patten Systems) D/ESAM 8000

Employs the Klotz VADIS mixing engine and routing system; features include send outputs, monitor sub-mixer, fader range, user configuration registers and D/MEM write protection.
888-622-4747; www.isis-group.com
Booth: C1836

Digital audio playout system

ENCO Systems DADtv

New features include uncompressed 5.1/7.1 surround capabilities for high-quality multichannel audio delivery, PBUS-II support and CD ripping functionality; features four stereo digital and analog inputs and outputs, each capable of handling up to three stereo streams at once, along with several user interface options.
248-827-4440; www.enco.com
Booth: N2826

High-definition eight-channel embedder

The ISIS Group (Graham-Patten Systems) SoundPals HDDM-8

Provides eight channels of analog audio output; can be rack-mounted in the studio or operated on batteries in the field.
888-622-4747; www.isis-group.com
Booth: C1836

Audio synchronizer

Crystal Vision SYNAD-E

Allows a mixture of Dolby E and AES in the same audio group; either stereo pair within an audio group can be defined as Dolby E; onboard tracking audio delay avoids resampling and corrupting he DolbyE; instead data is separated and processed by a different path before being combined back with the AES into the synchronized SDI video.
954-788-3334; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: SU6361

Audio mixing systems

Euphonix System 5-B and Max Air

Showing both digital audio mixing systems for on-air broadcast applications.
818-766-1666; www.euphonix.com
Booth: N3616

Software for audio meter

DK-Technologies Graphical Leq Software

Software for company's flagship audio meter, the MSD600M++; allows users to mix to the highest score on the Leq loudness standard; SMPTE timedcode input brings automated start/stop points and gives direct readout of where the sound material can be optimized for louder trailers/commercials.
+44 44 85 02 55; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C2757

Multichannel audio distribution system

Linear Acoustic StreamStacker

Provides multichannel audio distribution for broadcasters, program providers, cable head-end or satellite organization facilities; combining up to four multichannel AC-3 programs into a single AES pair, unit offers enhanced channel density — more than 20 channels fit in the same space required for eight channels in Dolby E-encoded audio data.
717-735-3611; www.linearacoustic.com
Booth: Surround Pavilion/C3612; C6221

Console

Euphonix 5-MC

Designed for audio post applications; interfaces directly to Digital Audio Workstations, such as Steinberg's Nuendo and Merging Pyramix using the EuCon high-speed control protocol.
818-766-1666; www.euphonix.com
Booth: N3616

Console system

Harrison by GLW Trion 2005

Traditional surface architecture eliminates need for a central, shared-knobs control panel; controls and assignments for each channel are fully accessible as traditional vertically arranged strips or in an enhanced version expanded across eight channels for an intuitive know-per-function control; shares and supports remote control panels in applications where distributed control is desired.
615-641-7200; www.glw.com
Booth: N2418

Automatic dialog normalization system

Linear Acoustic LA-5124

New version of the LA-5124 StreamStacker De-Multiplexer/AC-3 Splicer; long-term dialog loudness is measured in an ATSC standard manner, appropriate dialog level value is inserted into one of more precompressed Dolby Digital (AC-3) streams by the LA-5124; system is then able to provide automatic control of the long-term loudness of programming without need for decoding and re-encoding or for manually setting audio metadata parameters.
717-735-3611; www.linearacoustic.com
Booth: Surround Pavilion/C3612; C6221

D/A converter board

SALZBRENNER STAGETEC MEDIAGROUP XDA+

Dynamic range enhanced from 126dB(a) to 132dB(a) while latency has been lowered from 0.6 to less than 0.2 milliseconds; maximum output level of 24dBu exceeds the current studio standard of 22 dBU supported by previous XDA version; power dissipation loss is just 5W for eight channels instead of 4W for four channels as with the previous XDA board.
818-701-6201; www.stagetec.com
Booth: N4208

Smart audio consoles

Smart AV Elite Series

Provides new standard of ergonomic efficiency for mixing and editing large numbers of channels with this new line of consoles; available in 48-, 72-, and 96-channel variants that can accommodate most professional sound applications; design features a physical arc that spans the console within reach of the operator; fitted with touch sensors, unit allows easy access to any channel.
+61 2 9648 6744; www.smartav.net
Booth: N3135

Router integration

Euphonix

Integration of consoles with facility routers enabling audio and panel-controlled router operators to have independent control of every source on the system.
818-766-1666; www.euphonix.com
Booth: N3616

Digital consoles

Logitek Electronic Systems Mosaic

Multiple frame sizes allow configuration consoles to range from four to 24 faders; multiple full-color LCD screens; ability to change the color on some console buttons' backlighting; 16-character source names provide more information on sources at faders and meters; additional GPI/GPO control for external equipment.
713-664-4470; www.logitekaudio.com
Booth: N2022

Wireless microphone transceiver

Zaxcom TRX900

Features built-in IFB receiver, an RF remote control and 1.5 hour internal recorder with time code.
973-835-5000; www.zaxcom.com
Booth: N4215

Audio console

Wheatstone Gen 6 Console

Incorporates features from the series' larger surfaces into a studio-friendly footprint; integrates with the Bridge Digital Audio Router and allows system-wide access to a station's on-air and off-air audio resources via interlinked Cat. 5 or fiber-optic cable; features include Ethernet protocol, VDIP configuration, X-Y controllers, eight-character controller displays, AUX sends and increased PRESET options to boost save-recall capability.
252-638-7000; www.wheatstone.com
Booth: N2802

SDI embedder/de-embedder board

SALZBRENNER STAGETEC MEDIAGROUP XSDI and XSDI 02

Designed for the digital audio router NEXUS; XSDI allows for asynchronous treatment of signals with different clock sources; on XSDI 02 the SDI signal does not need to be in synch with the NEXUS because unit implements sample rate converters on the XSDI board, creating a clock boundary between the asynchronous SDI signal and the NEXUS system.
818-701-6201; www.stagetec.com
Booth: N4208

Audio processor

Wheatstone Audio Processor

Two channel/stereo audio processor features single-rack design; provides an array of analog/digital inputs and outputs, four-band parametric EQ, three band compressor and tunable filters along with overall AGC, limiting and expansion; all settings can be stored and replayed as password-protected presets.
252-638-7000; www.wheatstone.com
Booth: N2802

Digital broadcast console

Solid State Logic C100

New feature, TouchPan, provides full 5.1 panning access from the central touchscreen, with color coded displays and comprehensive control of all surround parameters, allows simple setup and control for sophisticated 5.1 productions; comes with new channel TFT Graphics, which enhance the operator's overview through per-channel display of processing, panning and source allocations; supports new I/O expansion for the Centuri core.
+44 1865 842300; www.solid-state-logic.com
Booth: N3211

AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY

Content management control system

WEGENER MediaPlan

Allows operators digital asset management in an end-to-end environment, supporting ingest of analog and digital assets, management of archived digital assets, remote tracking, updating or deleting of individual assets on the company's iPump media servers, targeting the company's receiver groups, regions or individual sites.
770-814-4000; www.wegener.com
Booth: C2624

Media asset management system

Nesbit Systems (NSi) Media Library System 2006 (MLS-2006)

Multi-user, client/server SQL application allows enterprise-wide access for data distribution; optional WebMLS-2006 Module enables password-protected, 24/7 global access to archived media assets; offers multiple search options as well as criteria searches and a text retrieval engine.
609-799-5071; www.nesbit.com
Booth: TBA

Systems integrator

Siemens Content Lifecycle Management

For the integration and control of organizational, technical, commercial and administrative business processes in broadcasting companies; defines the best possible integrative control, administration and reuse of content across all business processes, makes the key processes within broadcasting corporations transparent for employees, partners and customers.
+49 (211)-474-31 89; www.siemens.co.uk
Booth: SU8541

Ingest system

ON-AIR Systems Kapture

Integrates the ingest of tape-based content and satellite and line feeds into a single application; enables monitoring of tasks across multiple channels, providing reduced running costs in a traditionally labor-intensive process.
800-379-0809; www.on-air-systems.com
Booth: SL5710

Automation system

Omnibus Systems Colossus V3

New automation system for the transmission arena; combines the automation architecture of the delivery system with the modular flexibility of G3 technology; is able to control large numbers of channels, items, or devices all through customizable desktop-based user interfaces; features an intuitive user interface with a timeline-based display; allows a single operator to monitor the status of all channels and to focus in on any single stream, confirm its data, and drive it in the traditional manner should the schedule require it.
704-319-2231; www.omnibus.tv
Booth: SU7165

Open-standards ingest system

Snell & Wilcox Comet

Powered by company's MediaX real-time MPEG-2 PCI encoder; enables broadcasters to create multi-vendor systems with complete interoperability and begin to move away from proprietary server storage and asset management systems.
+44 20 8917 4300; www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: SU6349

Automation software

Sundance Digital Fastbreak Automation V4.0

Fourth-generation reliable workhorse solution for broadcast automation shares some elements of the company's advanced Titan system architecture as well as an updated graphical user interface (GUI).
972-444-8442; www.SundanceDigital.com
Booth: SU10011

Broadcast control

Pharos Communications Pilot Ria

Eliminates the clutter and expense of hard-wired panels and resource-hungry desktop applications; provides full reactive control of broadcast routing equipment from any Web browser via local or secure-coupled intranet; can be deployed quickly and easily throughout a single-site or multi-site facility; when necessary, allows engineering staff to reconfigure a system from home or while traveling.
+44 1189 502 323; www.pharos-comms.com
Booth: SU 11835

Automation

Florical Systems AirLogger

Off-air recording of 100 percent of transmitted video and audio in S-VHS resolution in AVC or MPEG-4 format can now be stored permanently on inexpensive DVDs.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Booth: SU10000

Automation system

IBIS PAC

Allows broadcasters to implement a range of process, control and automation systems; adds to and integrates with the company's existing range of systems, including station automation, news/sports automation and channel/asset management.
877-541-IBIS, www.ibis.tv
Booth: SU10332

Encoder

Doremi Labs ORCA Capture Station

A HDMPEG2 record and playback solution capable of compression rates up to 160Mb/s; consists of Doremi's ORCA Encoder and a DVB/ASI stream recorder housed in a Linux based 4RU chassis with 500GB of storage; combines all the tools for real-time HD MPEG2 processing in one package; encodes SDI or HD-SDI to the system's hard drive; the encoding process can be previewed live or played back at a later time via composite, DVI, SDI or HD-SDI video outputs.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C2342

Content management system

Strategy & Technology and SysMedia iTV system

End-to-end solution for production and distribution of OCAP/ACAP/MHP-compliant iTV programming; uses SysMedia's Plasma Magenta content and production management technology and S&T's TSBroadcaster DSMCC Object Carousel.
S&T: +44 20 7336 7878; www.s-and-t.com
SysMedia: +44 1293 814 200; www.sysmedia.com
Booth: SU11408

Digital delivery management system

Sundance Digital DDMS

Works in conjunction with various digital content delivery providers, such as Pathfire; minimizes labor-intensive tasks involved with bringing program-length and commercial content into the broadcast facility.
972-444-8442; www.SundanceDigital.com
Booth: SU10011

Broadcast software

ICF — Interactive Content Factor

Product line designed for the ingest, management, production and delivery of digital content; HSM is an add-on module to ICF enabling near line archiving in partnership with ADIC; ICF inabox is a complete ICF in a mobile flight case; NetEdit SDK is a suite of components that enables broadcasters and integrators to build proxy video editing applications using the Windows Media 9 Series platform.
617-783-9032; www.twii.net
Booth: SL2461

Station management system

Omnibus Systems G3 Control for automation

An advanced station management system; offers flexibility in providing device access, operation and management over distributed networks for efficient, integrated broadcast operations; encompasses solutions for router control, machine control and integration with signal processing equipment, all from a customizable user interface with access available to multiple local and remote users.
704-319-2231; www.omnibus.tv
Booth: SU7165

Media interface adaptors

Omneon Multiport 4100 series

Line of media interface adapters available for Omneon Spectrum media server systems; can support simultaneous playback of both SD and HD MPEG2 material; features integrated capability for the simultaneous playback of HD and SD content on either the same channel or independent channels; in addition to outputs for SDI video, HD-SDI video, audio, timecode, and control, it also includes connectors to allow for the use of external up- and downconversion equipment.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU10724

Automation

Pharos Communications Playtime iA

Designed to meet growing demand for interactive programming; enables broadcasters to deliver dynamic presentation such as viewer-controlled games and vote-enabled content; elaborate interactive audience-participation effects can be achieved reliably and efficiently under automated control; next event to air can be based on aggregated audience feedback or other data; ideal for managing audience reactions and playout from live studios.
+44 1189 502 323; www.pharos-comms.com
Booth: SU 11835

Automation system

Sundance Digital Titan

Remote control functionality; capable of controlling hundreds of play-out channels within a single facility or play lists at multiple remote locations.
972-444-8442; www.SundanceDigital.com
Booth: SU10011

Automation

Florical Systems Automated Join in Progress (JIP)

Featured in the AirBoss presentation controller; is fully automated to provide potentially unattended join in progress of local recorded programs based on a remote signal from the network.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Booth: SU10000

Transfer tool

DNF Controls Playlist Transfer Tool

Designed to work hand-in-hand with the company's 3040P Playlist Playout System; allows operators to create playlists offline on about any Windows -based text editor and transfer them easily into the 3040P prior to show time; reads and reformats the playlist into the 3040P's native file format, then transfers the list over a serial connection; users can save the transferred playlist into List 1, List 2, List 3, List 4, or List 5 locations in the 3040P.
818-898-3380; www.dnfcontrols.com
Booth: SU8552

Automation

Florical Systems Breaking News

Use of pre-programmed sequences makes it possible for a single operator to perform a complex production of insertion of local or network breaking news with a variety of effects that would normally require a production crew.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Booth: SU10000

Editing application

Crispin Supervisory View

Recently added to RapidPlayX; enables operators to see, from a single screen, multiple play-to-air channel status complete with visual notification of messages, warnings and operator intervention requests; notifies operators of an impending event through a set of color-specific flashing indicator boxes; operators can also see a scrolling index of cued and on-air events per channel; allows operators to configure multiple workstations on the network to monitor multiple channels.
919-845-7744; www.crispincorp.com
Booth: SU9717

Production control system

Ross Video OverDrive

V 3.0 of the OverDrive Production Control System includes applications for news, sports, faith-based and live event productions; increases the power and flexibility of OverDrive by adding control for Chyron CGs, text feedback from newsroom systems and safety crossover switch for redundant server applications; enhanced audio and video server control added to the DirectControl display.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: SU7141

Editing application

Crispin RapidPlayX

On-air playback application; provides playlist monitoring and control, allowing facilities to create and load playlists, edit events, issue playlist commands and monitor event status; automatically loads daily program and record schedules for 7/24 operations and instantly updates events when new material is available on the video server or is updated in AssetBase, Crispin's Web-enabled database.
919-845-7744; www.crispincorp.com
Booth: SU9717

Video air check system

Axon Digital Design BV TRACS (Transmission Recording And Compliance System)

Offers a highly reliable platform that fully automates the process of audio and video recordings for 30 or 90 consecutive days; consists of a range of networked digital video recorders connected to a request server that also acts as a web server and monitoring unit; records and plays out full Vertical Blanking Interval (VBI) content; the recorders, which use the MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 compression format with variable bit rate, are accessed through the request server by means of web pages.
+31 13 511 6666; www.axon.tv
Booth: SU9301

Digital delivery management system

Sundance Digital DDMS

Works in conjunction with various digital content delivery providers, such as Pathfire; minimizes labor-intensive tasks involved with bringing program-length and commercial content into the broadcast facility.
972-444-8442; www.SundanceDigital.com
Booth: SU10011

Transfer tool

DNF Controls Cue List Transfer Tool

Enhances the power of DNF Controls' 4040CL and 2044CL clip controllers; allows easy access and retrieval of cue lists from a PC; the list of cue points learned into the 4040CL or 2044CL may be uploaded to the PC and stored there as a file; if the cue points need to be changed for a different show or show segment, or are inadvertently deleted, users can restore them quickly and easily by downloading them from the PC back into the DNF controller.
818-898-3380; www.dnfcontrols.com
Booth: SU8552

Newsroom computer system

OCTOPUS Newsroom Trading OCTOPUS5

Offers integration of assignments, newsgathering, scheduling and transmission; features include wires browsing, SMS alerts, personal notifications, shared user folders, stories planning, script history tracking, multiformat low-res video browsing and MOS 2.8 support.
+420 221 181 511; www.octopus-news.com
Booth: C8233

Master control product

Quartz Electronics QMC-2

Can switch between multiple HD and SD signals and formats and provides enhanced features, including 16 channels of audio with internal Dolby E decoding, two layers of internal logo storage/keying with animation capabilities, and three external key layers.
530-265-2815; www.quartzus.com
Booth: SU9652

Automation

Vqual Cerify

An automated system for verifying/checking content prior to transmission or use; all aspects are checked, including compliance/correctness to video and audio standards, video formats, resolutions, bit-rates and video quality.
+44 117 3101 244; www.vqual.com
Booth: SL4535

Television automation software

Digital Transaction Group Eclipse

Eclipses traditional automation with a new technology framework and architecture; employs standard IT networking, non-proprietary hardware and high-performance SQL database.
800-243-2001; www.dtgtv.com
Booth: SU11533

Asset management

ON-AIR Systems Kore

Application for scheduling, media asset management and database workflow automation; part of the ingest-playout workflow, providing a powerful set of tools for automating the traditionally labor and data intensive tasks for program scheduling, media management and report generation.
800-379-0809; www.on-air-systems.com
Booth: SL5710

Newsroom automation

Pathfire News Connect

Integrates Digital Media Gateway (DMG) functionality into AP ENPS and Avid iNEWS newsroom computer systems (NCS); content is added automatically to the NCS as soon as it arrives on DMG server; users work within a single interface and area able to browse, view low-resolution clips and drag-and-drop script information into news scripts from within their NCS.
770-619-0801; www.pathfire.com
Booth: SL1353

Digital automation system

MicroFirst Engineering D.A.S.

Provides meta data management and device control through real-time automation and management system; offers sophisticated logging functionality, dynamic near real time integration, full-functioned graphical device control, distributed or centralized IP control, monitoring and maintenance of WAN television system as well as interfaces to near line storage and archive management systems.
201-651-9300; www.MicroFirst.com
Booth: SU9643

Automation platform

Pathfire Automation Connect

Automation system has direct access to metadata and control of content movement; eliminates need for manual processes; all content timing, air date and rating information is transferred electronically, providing accurate automated metadata and content management.
770-619-0801; www.pathfire.com
Booth: SL1353

Traffic and programming system

BroadView Software Traffic & Programming module

Updates to the system include advanced secondary event management, detailed library management, robust avails analysis functions and a sales data warehouse; the integrated modular system is designed for any size broadcast or cable operation, from single-channel to large multichannel operations.
416-778-0623; www.BroadViewSoftware.com
Booth: C6217

Broadcast automation

Fission Software software

Integrated extensible software has the ability to digitally capture, insert, and manage and control the blocking of commercial spots and programming in all types of broadcasting facilities, including network local television stations, satellite ground stations, and remote repeater stations; created to replace tape playback systems and modernize station workflow.
203-791-3866; www.fission-sw.com
Booth: C9807

Digital news production

Just Edit vsnnews

A powerful, entirely integrated news system that allows text/video editing in the same application; it covers all issues in a uniform environment, including rundown planning and creation, resource management, word processing, video feed recordings, and archive storage, organization, and cataloguing; is completely integrated with vsnarchive system, the real-time titling system, the teleprompter, and the automated web publishing of news; also included in the seamless integration is the shared video and audio editing, with voice over from journalists computers.
+34 937349970; www.vsn-tv.com; www.justedit.es
Booth: SL3341

Newsroom automation software

Dalet Digital Media Systems

DaletPlus News Suite

Source material, work in progress and finished packages are shared and instantly available on the desktop or remotely through secure web access; Metadata is captured automatically, and repetitive tasks can be automated; integrated asset management and archive capabilities provide access to tape and DVD libraries.
212-825-3322; www.dalet.com
Booth: SL1953

Digital signage/broadcast system

ON-AIR Systems infoKast

Delivers graphic information and live video from a single workstation; enables users to integrate up-to-the-minute news, weather, sports results and stock market information into live and pre-recorded video in a fully customizable screen layout; designed for a range of applications, including television broadcasting and point of sale, information points in airport terminals, underground stations and shopping malls.
800-379-0809; www.on-air-systems.com
Booth: SL5710

Video network server

Ai-Pixel VRX-8300

Provides cost-effective MPEG-2 industrial digital video solutions; 4-channel; allows for simultaneous recording, playback, streaming and export on all channels and has an exceptional internal storage capacity of up to 2Tb or four months of video content; features full SDI I/O, balanced audio (XLR) I/O, closed captioning/V-chip support, and Enhanced Broadcast Graphical User Interface.
+31 6 21 884 675; www.ai-pixel.com
Booth: SL4353

Video server

Ai-Pixel Playout Server

Designed for small to medium sized TV Station Operations; offers compliance with all standards (SDI, PAL, NTSC, analog, digital), compliance with automation servers (VDCP), easy operation, easy import/export, easy to use, high functionality Playlist, allowing the user to make “on the fly” changes in the Playlist without interrupting any simultaneous operations, guaranteed high quality and reliability.
+31 6 21 884 675; www.ai-pixel.com
Booth: SL4353

CAMERAS/LENSES AND ACCESSORIES

Camera battery

IDX System Technology Endura

Next-generation Lithium Ion technology; new ENDURA components provide the highest power to weight ratio in the industry, more power, longer run times, and longer life; new chargers provide faster charging, less weight, and incorporate unique advanced power technology; fully compatible with all existing ENDURA components and continue to meet all worldwide safety and air transportation regulations.
310-891-2800; www.idx.tv
Booth: C3036

Storage/archive system

Software Generation Ltd (SGL)

SGL will demonstrate its leading digital video storage/archive management software at the following Booths: ASACA (Booth SL1426), Avid (Booth SL600), IBIS (Booth SU10332), Sundance Digital (Booth SU10011).
+44 23 8023 3322; www.sgluk.com
Booth: see above

Televator II Elevating Pedestal

Telemetrics EP-PT-S3

A two-stage version of the Televator series; provides greater range and speed; operation can be further enhanced with the addition of a new Flex Trak Interface that enables the product to be used in conjunction with Telemetrics' CTS Floor Track for motorized pedestal applications.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: C7337

Camera bag

Cinebags The Cinematographer

Designed with numerous padded compartments; ensures that meters, digital cameras, and laptop are all in the same bag and well protected; all compartments feature heavy padding and a label holder that provides easy navigation through the bag to find the needed tool quickly; other features include heavy duty buckles, large padded shoulder strap, six padded meter compartments for tools such as lightmeter, sportmeter, digital camera, palm pilot, viewfinder, spare Laptop battery or charger, and similar sized tools and a large padded compartment for Laptop, script, or grayscale.
818-662-0605; www.cinebags.com
Booth: C11037

Pan and tilt system

Frezzi Energy Systems Total Control

Can support 30lb and 15lb camera loads; Pilot Controller is ergonomically designed, is simple to use and can control all functions of the camera and lens; each CPU is capable of controlling up to 18 cameras, 3 pilots, and 100 plus other devices including a 17in Touch Panel Display with Shot Recall.
800-345-1030; www.frezzi.com
Booth: SU10718

Battery charger

Frezzi Energy Systems Dual channel quick charger FQC-2

Provides simultaneous two channel charging of NiCd and NiMH Brick style batteries ranging from 12 to 14.4 volts of any manufacturer; weighs 2lb; measures 3.75in by 3.75in by 4.75in; with Auto-Select 90-240VAC operates world-wide trouble free.
800-345-1030; www.frezzi.com
Booth: SU10718

HD camera

Panasonic AK-HC900

Weighs 3.9lb; provides astounding color reproduction accuracy and its compact size opens new avenues for high-definition sports coverage, television program production, business communications, and government and scientific imaging; offers a 720-line high definition output at 60 progressive frames per second; employs three 2/3in 1 million-pixel (1280 × 720) IT CCDs with dramatically improved dark and highlight image quality.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Hybrid/Fiber/Triax Adapters

Telemetrics HFT-BS and HFT-CA

Can reduce the costs associated with running bulky and expensive SMPTE 311M hybrid cable between a HDTV camera and its CCU with power provided through existing triax or locally with batteries.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: C7337

Time battery

PAG L95 V-Mount

A digital Li-Ion battery offered in three formats: V-Mount, Snap-on (Anton-Bauer), and PAGlok; combines power, accuracy and reliability; the 14.8V 6.5Ah pack has a capacity of 95 watt-hours and weighs 745g; increased run-time for both a camcorder and a camera light up to 35W; two L95s provide enough power for a days shooting with most camera and lighting set-ups.
818-760-8285; www.pagusa.com
Booth: C9719

Camera support system

Anton Bauer STASSIS

A lightweight shoulder mount; redirects the geometry of a mini-DV camera to make use of the body as a stable support platform; the body support system improves both the ergonomics and performance of a professional min-DV handheld; its adjustable front plate comfortably takes weight off the operator's hand; and the rear battery mount counters the forward weight of the camera; using any professional Gold Mount battery delivers extended runtimes up to 10 hours.
800-422-3473; www.antonbauer.com
Booth: C7319C

2/3in camcorders

Sony DSR-400 and DSR-450WS

Feature a rugged design for use in electronic news gathering; engineered around three 2/3-inch PowerHAD EX CCD imaging sensors; the DSR-450WS is a widescreen model that can capture images in 60i at 24PsF, 25PsF (PAL mode only) and 30PsF; the DSR-400 features a 4:3 version of the Power HAD EX CDD; feature a -65dB signal-to-noise ratio with a -140dB of vertical smear.
800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU6406

Camera lens

Canon IFpro lenses

Internal Focus enhances optical performance and provides user benefits, including improved chromatic aberrations, increasing resolution; no sensitivity to changes in object distances; a decrease in flare by use of a square hood; a higher level of creative filter work; no affect on the focusing operation when heavy optical accessories are attached at the front of the lens.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU7814

Camera battery

IDX System Technology NP-L50/NP-L50

Lithium Ion battery; weighs less than a pound; lasts nearly twice as long per use as typical NiCd batteries and never need a discharge.
310-891-2800; www.idx.tv
Booth: C3036

Fluid head

Sachtler DV II

For use with MiniDV camcorders; easy to operate, lightweight, and automatically create clean pictures; weighs 4.7lb; payload is 0.8kg to 3.6 kg /1.8lb to 7.9lb.
516-867-4900; www.sachtler.com
Booth: C7319B

Camera Control System

Telemetrics CPS-ROP-S

Provides flexible architecture for control of up to 50 cameras or devices; employs a GUI for ROP controls and hardware interface; features joystick trim control of pan, tilt, zoom, focus, iris and master pedestal to emulate manufacturers' remote operating panels; provides full camera controls and presets for various Hitachi, Sony and Panasonic cameras.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: C7337

DV tape

Panasonic Advanced Master Quality (AMQ)

Includes a new surface treatment process that improves the thickness, quality, reliability and durability of the tape's diamond-like coating and improves interaction with its dry lubricant; the new Mini-DV and standard DV tapes offer better still photo performance and improvements against head clogging; provide an easy-to-write-on cassette label where the label is already affixed to the tape, and a two-way open soft case.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Wireless camera system

RF Central RFX Clip-On

No cable needed from truck to camera; no direct line-of-sight needed between camera and truck; package includes transmitter in housing (2 audio sub-carriers); Omni Tx antenna or directional antenna with cable and tripod; receiver rack-RFXtreme ENG in portable case with removable rack ears; Rx antenna with cable set and tripod; camera mounts for Anton Bauer Gold or V Type; assorted power, RF, audio and interconnecting cables; Pelican 1550 transport case; external down converter.
717-249-4900; www.rfcentral.com
Booth: C1432

Wireless microphone

Azden 100LT

Offers 63 user-selectable channels in the 794MHz to 806MHz band; includes the 100UPR receiver and 10BT body-pack transmitter, both of which are housed in small, 3 7/8in by 2 3/8in by 13/16in cases, ideal for smaller digital cameras.
516-328-7500; www.azdencorp.com
Booth: N4222

Camera Light

IDX System Technology X-3-Lite

ENG/EFP On-board camera light; uses LEDs to provide high-intensity, low-power illumination in ENG/EFP video production situations; provides cool long-lasting illumination for roughly 10,000 hours before replacement; LEDs produce 35W output of daylight color temperature lighting requiring only 11W of power.
310-891-2800; www.idx.tv
Booth: C3036

Camera lens

Canon HDTV and SDTV Remote Control Lenses

Based optically on the Canon HD ENG/EFP lenses of the same specifications, with the advanced capabilities of the HDxs system and the Power Optical System with the X-Element; the SD line includes the J22ex7.6B ITS, J17ex7.7B ITS, and wide angle J11ex4.5B ITS; all six lenses come with a manually controlled 2X extender, and can be paired with an optional motorized version.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU7814

Multipurpose HD camera

Sony HDC-X310

Includes an optical fiber interface; allows cable runs to be increased to a maximum of 3300ft; optional interface cards allow for inexpensive XGA monitoring, SD signal output to integrate with an existing SD system; and i.LINK IEEE-1394 (HDV) digital interface connection for HD recording on Sony's professional HDV system; scanning modes include 59.94i, 50i, 29.97psf, 25psf and 23.976psf, with 2:3 pulldown.
800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU6406

Wireless camera system

Link Research LinkXP

Lightweight; low power consumption; signal delay allows live interviews with no visual/sound delays when used with wireless microphones; can be mixed with wired cameras with no signal delay problems; its live feeds can be edited with pictures from ordinary cameras.
+44 1923 200900; www.linkres.co.uk
Booth: C11837

Camera lens

Canon DIGI SUPER 100xs

A triple digit zoom lens; incorporates Canon's Image Stabilizer technology; features a focal length of 9.3mm to 930mm (18.6mm to 1860mm using the 2X extender), a speed of F/1.7, and a weight of 23.5kg (50.18lbs); provides viewers with shake free images that offer incredible detail; the M.O.D. from lens front is 3.0m.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU7814

Camera products

AbelCine Tech Sales and rental equipment

Sales and rental equipment suppliers offering comprehensive film, HD and digital camera solutions; specializing in Panasonic DVCPROHD and SDX-900 camera systems, Aaton 16mm and 35mm, Aaton Cantar-X field recorders, Heden motors, Benz wireless control systems, Canon, Fujinon, Losmandy, Chrosziel; technical and post consultation.
888-223-1599; www.abelcine.com
Booth: C3643

Convertible camera

Panasonic AW-E860

A native 16:9 2/3in 3-CCD convertible camera, and complementary accessories to bolster its line-up of remotely-controllable, multi-purpose cameras; new accessories include the AW-PH400 high-speed pan-tilt head, AW-PH360 pan-tilt head, the AW-RP400 pan-tilt controller, AW-RL400 rolling unit, AW-CB400 camera control unit and AW-RC400 cable compensation unit.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Zoom control for LANC cameras

16×9 Zoe-DVL

Designed for use with the Sony HDR-FX1 and HVR-Z1U, Canon XL2 and other LANC cameras; provides variable stepless zoom speed control with preadjusted maximum speed, focus, record start/stop and camera on/off.
818-972-2839; www.16x9inc.com
Booth: SU6365

HD camcorder

Ikegami Editcam

Uses the Avid DNxHD high-quality mastering codec to deliver HD resolution, full-raster images that can be edited on laptop and desktop systems in real time; employs a data rate of 140Mb/s to provide 1080/60i, 1080/24p and 720/60p recording and playback using FieldPak2 recording media.
201-368-9171; www.ikegami.com
Booth: C5426

Tripod system

Sachtler ENG 75/2D

Tripod systems for DV cameras; compact dimensions — weight is 2.3kg / 5.1lb, payload is 20kg / 44.1lb, height minimum and maximum are 33.5cm to 146.5 cm and 13.2cm to 57.6cm; transport length is 65cm/25.6; the Touch & Go system enables fast changeover, so camera operators can go from using the tripod to shooting from the shoulder within a matter of seconds; in combination with fluid heads DV 4 II and DV 2 II, it is ideal for MiniDV camcorders starting from around 1kg / 2.2lb.
516-867-4900; www.sachtler.com
Booth: C7319B

Prime lens

Band Pro Film & Digital Carl Zeiss DigiWide 3.9mm T1.9

Designed for HD cinematography; engineered to eliminate geometric distortion; in 4:3 format, the lens' angle of view is 98.2 degrees horizontal, 81 degrees vertical and 111.8 degrees diagonal; in 16:9 format, the angle of view is 103.6 degrees horizontal, 70 degrees vertical and 111.8 degrees diagonal; color fringing is minimized; ideal for maintaining natural-looking perspectives when working with miniatures.
818-841-9655; www.bandpro.com
Booth: SU6365

Camera lens

Canon HD Electronic Cinematography Lenses

Utilizes the Power Optical System featuring the X-Element, Hi-UD (High Index, Ultra Low Dispersion) glass and Flourite, which contribute to the lens' overall optical performance; the HJ21 has up to three times less focus breathing than any other comparable lens and with a maximum relative aperture (T Stop) of 2.1.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU7814

HD wireless camera link

Link Research LinkHD, LinkXP, LinkXPRV

Range of wireless camera systems and accessories, including Link HD, LinkZP, and LinkXPRV.
+44 (0) 1923 2000900; www.linkres.co.uk
Booth: C11837

Format converter/interface

Miranda Technologies DV-Bridge Cam

Lightweight and high quality DV-to-SDI converter for low-cost news gathering DV cameras; mounts securely under a handheld DV camera or between tripod and camera. Converts DV output to SDI-compatible signal with embedded audio and time code.
561-477-6124; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU7841

Wide angle converter

Schneider Optics Century Division Century .7X Wide Angle Converter

Designed to complement the Sony HDV camcorder's higher resolution, wider angle lens system; attaches to the front of the 12X lens to offer 30 percent more coverage at any setting from wide angle to telephoto; fully compatible with most professional matte boxes.
818-766-3715; www.centuryoptics.com
Booth: SU10329

HD ENG-style lens

Fujinon HA25X11.5BERD

Ideally suited for gyro stabilized platforms in aircraft, wildlife photography in remote areas and HD surveillance applications, where light weight and unobtrusive appearance are critical; weighs 6.2lb; has a maximum focal length of 576mm (2×), reduced focus breathing, an F-stop range of 2.0 to 2.8 and DigiPower servo system for fast and accurate zooming.
847-945-8923; www.fujinon.com
Booth: SU6370

HD and DV camera interfaces

Miranda Technologies DVC-802/822

HD downconvertor and DV encoder for Sony and Panasonic HD cameras as new, as well as the MDC-902-922 HD downconverters; all feature 24p to 50i support; DV-Bridge-CAM interface for DV cameras provides high-quality DV-to-SDI conversion.
561-477-6124; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU7841

Pneumatic pedestal

Shotoku Broadcast Systems TP-80

Operates half the air pressure of existing pneumatic pedestals, minimizing effects caused by temperature change; features a newly designed built-in cable guard height adjustment mechanism.
949-754-9005; www.shotoku.tv
Booth: C10641

HD lenses

Thales Angenieux 70X HD OB/Sports Lens

Designed for studio and sports applications; features unique advanced display system; new 26X HD Telephoto Zoom Lens also displayed, which provides extended focal range.
+33 0 477 90 78 00; www.angenieux.com
Booth: C5107

Tripods and fluid heads

AbelCine

Complete line of AbleCine and Panther products; T4 and T6 designed for compact DV cameras; T10 for general ENG camcorders; T45 for 16/35mm systems; L-shaped, modular L40 fluid head; X15 fluid head for HD and broadcast cameras up to 15kg/33 lbs.
888-223-1599; www.abelcine.com
Booth: C3643

Focus assist for lenses

Fujinon Precision Focus Assist system

A built-in feature that addresses precise focus issues in HDTV production stemming from the format's shallow depth of focus and the lack of size and resolution in camera viewfinders; will be available on the company's XA101×8.9BESM HD zoom, HA22X7.3BRD HD EFP lens and the HA13×4.5BRD-S28K HD wide-angle lens.
847-945-8923; www.fujinon.com
Booth: SU6370

CGS, PROMPTERS, CAPTIONING

Character generator

Pixel Power Clarity300

Is a single-channel expandable CG; features a compact 3RU frame that is only 21in deep; features uncompressed clip playback, two channels of 2-D DVE and SDI prev iew, and program outputs; can be operated as a dual channel clip/still store.
954-943-2026; www.pixelpower.com
Booth: SU7132

Closed captioning software

Baystor Teletext Search Software

Allows user to locate assets on a network; users can type in a keyword or phrase and instantly see the timecode In & Out locations and keyframe of the clip containing that phrase; will search assets that reside anywhere on the network of BK-2500's and within the BK-1500 player; once the original clip is located, it can be played back, copied to a DVD, scheduled for playback or transferred directly into an editing system, all without generation loss.
813-645-6666; www.baystor.com
Booth: SL4552

Character generator

Chyron Duet

New additions have been made to the line; used for HD, 3D, and ease-of-use, systems in every price range; each product includes Lyric content creation and playout software; enables 3D graphics, stunning real-time animations, and fast creation of advanced messages.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SU7158

Recorder

Autocue Qlog+

A more sophisticated version of QLog, a low-resolution disk-based MPEG output recorder; includes capture of closed caption information, audio indexing and searching, the ability to ‘print to tape’, and, to use SDI inputs instead of analogue; can use the more efficient Windows Media 9 compression format.
+44 (0)208 870 0104; www.autocue.co.uk
Booth: SU7865

Prompter

Listec Video Z-Prompter Series

Mounts the prompter with camera over the pan head's balance point; eliminates need for a large balance plate and counterbalance weight, provides a range of adjustment; easy to transport; eliminates stress on tripod systems; can be supplied with either a Studio or Fold-down Hood; available with flat-panel displays through 15in; can be configured as a Presto system.
561-683-3002; www.listec.com
Booth: C6237

Wireless intercom system

Eartec TD 900

Available as a stand alone system and can interface with wired intercoms such as ComR, RTSR, and TelexR; a simple interface allows wireless remotes to communicate as though plugged in with a cable; operates without base station repeaters, is powered by rechargeable ni-cad batteries, and has a 1/4mi range.
800-399-5994; www.eartec.com
Booth: C2643

Digital telephone hybrid interface

Riedel Communications DHY-101

Designed to be compatible with the company's Artist Series of intercom systems as a plug-in card for the 19in 1RU DHY-401 mainframe; provides bidirectional communication between the intercom matrix and a standard DTMF-capable analog telephone line; both transformer balanced analog and AES3 audio I/Os are provided on individual RJ-45s to connect to analog or digital matrix ports; can be fitted with the VoIP option to provide interfacing to H.323 VoIP telephone systems.
818-563-4100; www.riedel.net
Booth: C11107

AES interface board

DELEC AES interface for ORATIS

New interface board for company's ORATIS intercom system; allows for forwarding intercom signals over AES; with add-on board installed, ORATIS can use virtually any conventional audio router for signal distribution; unit is plugged into the ORATIS mainframe and connected to the AES ports of the audio network.
+49 9545 440 0; www.delec.de
Booth: N4208

Shared storage system

Studio Network Solutions globalSAN

A multi-user shared storage iSCSI SAN available for both Mac and PC; is offered in turnkey configurations of eight, 16 and 24 SATA drive arrays; enables iSCSI bridging to external Fibre Channel and SCSI storage devices.
877-537-2094; www.studionetworksolutions.com
Booth: SL3331

Voice-over-IP subscriber unit

DELEC VoIP for ORATIS

Connects to the ORATIS system via computer network; addressing within this network achieved using IP; subscriber units over the Internet as the Internet also based on IP addressing; operates on the basis of the G.722 standard; uses data reduction and a data rate of 64Kbps to transfer audio signals as well as control and signaling data over the same network line.
+49 9545 440 0; www.delec.de
Booth: N4208

LIGHTING

Light

Kino Flo ParaBeam Zip 400 and 200

Optics compress the focal range of the light wave to produce a broad soft source along the horizontal axis and a narrow beam on the vertical axis; measures 24in by 24in; can light a four-person news desk from approximately 15ft away; sweeps back the darkness in the foreground without washing out the foreground on the set; can focus on just one of the four subjects when it is rotated.
818-767-6528; www.kinoflo.com
Booth: C10437

Lighting

Dedolight DLH200D

Focusing light fixture; soft-light head works within its own collapsible large surface soft box; features two Aspherical lenses and a zoom focus mechanism; provides smooth and even light distribution; has wide focusing range between 46 degrees and 4 degrees; dims to half power without disturbing change in color.
973-857-8118; www.dedolight.com
Booth: C10721

Lighting fixture

ARRI ARRI X Ceramic 250

Employs new Ceramic ST 250 HR discharge lamp from Philips; provides almost the same light output as a 1K halogen lamp yet consumes a quarter of its power (250W); based on the design of the ARRI X Series but includes a built-in ballast and igniter and can be plugged directly into the power.
845-353-1400; www.arri.com
Booth: C7326

Light

Kino Flo Kamio 6E

Ring-shaped light; weighs less than 1lb; for speed and performance when shooting digital video production or electronic news gathering (ENG) assignments.
818-767-6528; www.kinoflo.com
Booth: C10437

Studio lighting

Videssence Shooter

New addition to the line provides 57W intense light output from a lightweight compact housing; 10in length by 6in width by 6.5in height; permanent intensifier/barn doors can focus or shield the light intensity; adjustable mounting yoke allows rotation for ease of focus and may be locked into place.
626-579-0943; www.videssence.com
Booth: C10519

MICROWAVE, FIBER OPTIC, TELCO

Audio, intercom and data multiplexer line

Telecast Fiber Systems Adder II

Equipped with the new Natrix high-speed digital bus; units can be cascaded in complex add-and-drop configurations with hundreds of analog and/or digital AES audio channels on a single fiber.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: SU8375

Wireless camera

Microwave Radio Communications REPORTER

For news or sports, handheld portable use and wireless studio applications; designed to broadcast live video to a central receiver site over distances not exceeding 1000m; features integrated MPEG-2 encoding with COFDM modulation.
978-671-5700; www.mrcbroadcast.com
Booth: C3007

Optical infrastructure

Telecast Fiber Systems Mamba ISS Series

Fully integrated optical infrastructure approach to HD/SDI and audio distribution; enables facilities to use fiber for all their video, audio, data and communications distribution.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: SU8375

Rack-mounted control unit and mast-mounted transmitter

Broadcast Microwave Services Truck-Coder II (TCII)

Two unit systems features a Bright Selector panel display; front panel Ethernet port supports downloadable field upgrades and preset configurations; RF unit is configured to operate in the 2GHz frequency band; second optional RF unit can be added to allow selectable operation at either 2GHz or 7GHZ.
800-669-9667; www.bms-inc.com
Booth: C1421

Wireless camera transmitter

Microwave Radio Communications Reporter

Broadcast live video to a central receiver site up to 1093yd away; features integrated MPEG-2 encoding (4:2:2/4:2:0) with COFDM modulation; accepts NTSC/PAL composite, component or SDI video inputs and offers selectable audio inputs for standard analog (two channels), AES/EBU digital bit stream or de-embedded SDI; operates on stand-alone DC power or other common “brick-type” battery packs.
978-671-5700; www.mrcbroadcast.com
Booth: C3007

Digital/analog transmitter

Nucomm Newscaster VT2

Includes a rack-mounting control unit and mast-mounting RF unit on this digital/analog ENG/OB van transmitter; available in single and dual band; features include an internal 4:2:2 MPEG-2 encoder, COFDM modulator, ASI, SDI and composite inputs; optional 10W digital PA is available.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Booth: C1416

Portable digital receiver

Microwave Radio Communications QuikVue

Ideal for electronic news gathering; features COFDM demodulation and MPEG decoding; supports low delay mode; offers a 6.4in LCD color video screen for active monitoring from a portable transmitter; can interface with standard digital or analog monitors and recorders.
978-671-5700; www.mrcbroadcast.com
Booth: C3007

Fiber optic transport technology

Multidyne fiber optic platform

Simplifies the architecture of a fiber optic network, reduces equipment costs, simplifies design and maintains uncompressed, digital, broadcast quality video from end to end; reduces the equipment required at the central node from 8 to 10; the Fiber Hub unit has one high speed fiber optic output for the main fiber trunkure; the equipment complexity and size is also reduced at the destination point from 3 to 4 down to 1 to 2 rack-units.
516-671-7278; www.multidyne.com
Booth: C3151

Multipliers

MITEQ SYS2XA4509H and SYS3XA1957H

Available in either carrier form or standard SMA housing form; model SYS2XA4509H is a doubler with 10 dBm output from 6GHz to 12GHz, for a +5 dBm input; model SYS3XA1957H is a tripler with 12 dBm output from 4.2GHz to 7GHz, for a +4 dBm input; both units operate on +5 volts and have typical input harmonic suppression of 15 dBc; both measure .920in by .444in by .125in in carrier form.
630-759-9500; www.miteq.com
Booth: C6546

Transmitters/receivers

Evertz 7707 ADVT; 7707ADVR

Single card modules, which transport Analog or SDI video and 4 channels of Analog or AES audio over fiber optics; features auto-sensing (analog or digital) video and audio inputs; accepts digital video with analog audio (or vice versa) combinations; supports NTSC and PAL analog or 4:2:2 component digital video; supports 32, 44.1, 48KHz AES audio; features broadcast quality 12 bit analog video and 24 bit analog audio processing; Dolby E compatible; supports single-mode and multi-mode fiber; comprehensive local and remote status monitoring via VistaLINKTM.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU6433

MPEG-2 encoder

Nucomm Newscoder TX3

Unit is standalone 4:2:2/4:2:0 MPEG-2 encoder; features up to there software-based modulation formats, integrated SDI to composite video converter, and integrated dynamic color bars with ID.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Booth: C1416

Transmitter

Broadcast Microwave Carry-Coder II

A portable module for video cameras; performs wireless digital transmission of video, audio, and user defined private data; can be used in a backpack configuration or plugged directly to the back of most professional video cameras; mechanical adapters are available on request for most professional video camera models; capable of driving a power amplifier in vehicle or helicopter applications; performs MPEG2 encoding, COFDM digital modulation and RF amplification in a very compact package.
800-669-9667; www.bms-inc.com
Booth: C1421

Single fiber extension

Opticomm DVI Series

For digital media transport; the DVI-1000 system extends to 1000m (3280ft) the distance permitted for the placement of a digital monitor or projector up away from the controlling computer without loss of resolution; traditional copper cables are limited to 3m (9.84ft); each system consists of a transmitter and a receiver connected by a single multi-mode fiber.
800-867-8426; www.opticomm.com
Booth: SU10460

Optic transport system

Multidyne RGB-5000

Features improved resolution; provides a long haul, transport solution for high-quality, up to 1600 by 1200, high-resolution, RGB or VGA video sources via one fiber; provides a total analog bandwidth of up to 600MHz; has a data throughput of 3.125GB/s with no compression or very low color space compression; automatically detects the Horizontal and Vertical Sync configuration with support for sync on green, CS sync and separate HS and VS sync inputs; systems are available to transport RGB video as well as audio, keyboard and mouse control.
516-671-7278; www.multidyne.com
Booth: C3151

Aerodynamic SNG antenna

ND SatCom AG SkyRAY Compact

Combines need for a powerful uplink with roof top box fixed on standard mounts; compact Jet Box-like casing houses a high-performance SNG antenna; accommodates company's 400W TWT amplifier or redundant SSPA configuration; system can be moved to another vehicle quickly and easily.
214-231-3400; www.ndsatcom.com
Booth: C11046

Portable transmitter/receiver

Nucomm ChannelMaster

Lightweight unit is suitable for portable, van, or airborne applications; available in single- and dual-band; features internal MPEG-2 and COFDM, FM modulator and an integrated SDI-to-composite converter.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Booth: C1416

Fiber optic transmitters/receivers

Evertz 7707RGBT; 7707RGBR DVI/RGBHV

For DVI and RGBHV video signals; includes DVI/RGBHV versions, DVI/RGBHV with two channels of analog audio and DVI/RGBHV versions with analog audio, keyboard and mouse signals for KVM applications; features DVI or RGBHV over a single fiber; supports up to 1920 by 1200 WUXGA resolution; both DVI and RGBHV outputs available simultaneously on receiver; superior digital data transmission; comprehensive local and remote (via SNMP) signal and card status monitoring; supports both single-mode and multi-mode fiber; optional 2 channel stereo analog audio; optional keyboard and mouse.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU6433

2.5G Multirate Optical Converter and Transponder

Network Electronics MR-TR-2.5G

A multirate optical O/E — E/O converter and O/O transponder in one unit capable of data rates up to 2.5Gb/s; supports a wide-range of signal formats, including SDI, HD-SDI, SMPTE 310 MPEG, DVB-ASI, SDH/SONET up to STM-16/OC-48, Gigabit Ethernet, and Fiberchannel enabling flashlink networks to be built in combination with STM-16 and OC-48; features enhanced functionality with 3R regeneration for optical signal formats and is available with 1310nm, 1550nm, CWDM and DWDM laser.
800-420-5909; www.network-electronics.com
Booth: SU9311

Fiber-optic transmitters

Crystal Vision FTX202 and FRX204

Conform to SMPTE 297M; work with multi-mode and single-mode fiber; both units are dual-channel products; fit in the latest versions of the company's standard 4U and 2U frames; FTX202 has one coaxial input and one optical output per channel; FRX204 has one optical input and two coaxial outputs per channel.
954-788-3334; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: SU6361

Mobile Transport Enclosure

Network Electronics MOT-BOX

A compact 3RU, lightweight mobile transport enclosure; available to the flashlink's housing options; houses all flashlink optical transport, signal processing and distribution cards including WDM/CWDM; its rugged design and connector panel, including an expanded beam hermaphroditid fiber connector, make it the ideal choice for all mobile and outside broadcast applications; options include a fiber reel with MIL specified tactile fiber, AC and DC power supplies, and a monitoring/alarming function via Network's GYDA controller.
800-420-5909; www.network-electronics.com
Booth: SU9311

CWDM system

Network Electronics 16-Channel CWDM system

Offers 16 independent SDI or HD-SDI channels multiplexed onto a single fiber strand; based on the company's new dual optical converters and widely deployed ultra-compact 8-Channel CWDM filter, the low power design consumes only 30W and operates without fans; features dual redundant AC/AC, AC/DC, or DC/DC power supplies with dual mains and front-loaded, hot-swappable optical transmitter and receiver cards.
800-420-5909; www.network-electronics.com
Booth: SU9311

Fiber optic transmission

Opticomm DVX-5000 Series

1-8 channels of uncompressed SDI (up to 64 channels may be transported over one single-mode fiber using MDM-7000 CWDM Multiplexer); provide for the digital transport of Uncompressed SDI with embedded audio or data per SMPTE 259M; accept SDI, ASI, DTV, and DVB up to 540Mb/s per channel; transmission is extended up to 40Km over 1 singlemode fiber with a 20dB budget loss.
800-867-8426; www.opticomm.com
Booth: SU10460

Digital/analog receiver

Nucomm CR6D

Device comes with internal MPEG-2 decoder and COFDM demodulator; compatible with most remote controls; capable of multi-band operation when used with block down converters.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Booth: C1416

PRODUCTION SWITCHERS, VIDEO EFFECTS, KEYERS

Scratch and film dirt concealment system

Digital Vision ASC3 ME

Supports real-time removal and concealment of film dirt and random scratches; incorporates Digital Vision's PHAME motion estimation algorithms; can process 4:2:2 SDTV, 4:2:2 HDTV and 4:4:4 RGB/YUV images.
+46 8 546 182 00; www.digitalvision.se
Booth: C9732

Production switcher

Eyeheight irisHDi

Switcher with eight HSDI inputs, program and preset control and two auxiliary bus outputs; features video mix, wipe, cut as well as U and V fades/transitions under manual or automatic control; is structured as an 8×4 HSDI crosspoint router with referenced dual-input HSDI vision switcher; self-contained and field upgradable; based on Eyeheight's new geNETics Evolution hardware platform.
+44 1923 256 000; www.eyeheight.com
Booth: SU 8501

Multi Channel Master Control System

NVISION NV5128-MC

New master control processor with enhanced squeezeback effects is field-upgradeable from SD to HD; and new single module SD master control processor with A/B mixer, 3 external keyers, built-in logo store, providing up to 8 channels of master control in a single 8RU frame.
530-265-3055; www.nvision.tv
Booth: SU9301

HD chroma keyer

Crystal Vision Safire HD

Works with all common HD formats; features additive and multiplicative keying; can be used with transparent and reflective objects; offers numerous fine adjustments for edge optimization and sophisticated shadow processing as well as key shrink; Force Foreground, Force FB and Luma Keying features are ideal for inserting graphics onto sporting surfaces during live events.
954-788-3334; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: SU6361

Video I/O card

Blackmagic Design DeckLink for Macintosh v4.8

New features include HD downconversion on capture for DeckLink HD models, Photoshop plug-in that directly integrate 8-bit or 16-bit video frame capture and output via DeckLink cards in the graphics application; other features include single-field pause, 12-channel HD-SDI audio support on DeckLink HD models and improvements in compatibility with the voice-over tool in Final Cut Pro HD.
+61 3 9682 4770; www.blackmagic-design.com
Booth: SL4916

3D animation system

Discreet 3ds max 7

3D modeling, animation, and rendering solution; defines art in 3D animation for game development, design visualization, feature film and television effects, and education; includes Cloth Extension, the sophisticated cloth simulation system that gives artists the creative tools to build realistic, film-quality clothing for 3D characters in Film, Television, Advertising and Games projects; artists can turn modeled geometry into cloth, or design/import clothing patterns for the design of full garments for their characters.
514-393-1616; www.discreet.com
Booth: SL1920

Effects plaform

Discreet Inferno 6

Offers users a spline-based warping and morphing tool that gives users control using animated splines with support for tracking data, 3D look-up-table (LUT) capabilities for accurate colour display, an improved automated 3D Tracker that analyses a clip, the ability to select the tracking points and process the results in the background, clip history that allows artists to see how clips have been constructed and to quickly modify previous settings, and Collaborative workflow enhancements like open file access, the ability to add schematic notes, and support for the Adobe PSD layered file format.
514-393-1616; www.discreet.com
Booth: SL1920

Combustion software

Discreet Combustion 4 software

Combustion software for Windows and Macintosh; features a complete set of tools for visual effects creation, including vector paint, particles, effects, animation and 3D compositing tools; provides users with Discreet's cleaner encoding software and its flint, flame, inferno, fire and smoke systems products.
514-393-1616; www.discreet.com
Booth: SL1920

Video effects system

Eyeheight SQ-2E 2D DVE

A 2D digital video effects system with integrated keying; designed for picture-in-picture and image-squeeze applications; can perform real-time horizontal and/or vertical resizing effects; each input can be positioned in any part of the picture area and keyed over or behind the other incoming channel; signals can also be cropped in width or height; preview output allows operator to check setup and transitions; up to three SQ-2E DVEs can be housed in a 1U under local, remote or automated control.
+44 1923 256 000; www.eyeheight.com
Booth: SU 8501

Switcher

Echolab Nova identity4

Provides high-speed, next generation interconnectivity; have 100Mb Ethernet ports, supporting simultaneous connections to the outside world through Web, TFTP and XML-RPC servers; the Web server enables an operator to remotely access the switcher from anywhere in the world via a web page to check on status and configuration; the XML-RPC Server provides a high-bandwidth remote control protocol for operation of any switcher function over a local or remote Internet connection; the TFTP Server allows an operator to upload and download graphics to the frame buffer
978-262-0063; www.echolab.com
Booth: C4915

DVE

SAV 2D DVE

A dual channel 2D DVE; fits into the MX-AIR frame; works in several modes like Video + Video, Video + Key and Video + preview; the inputs feeding the DVE are selectable by the key bus and can be squeezed, teased, cropped, have color borders and 2D xyz moves; the effects can be controlled via the T-bar, the automation and the autotransition button; they can be recalled from a library of 40 presets or can be created via the user friendly touch screen and joystick.
+33 1 53 38 22 00; www.sav.tv
Booth: SU11117

SD & HD production switchers

Ross Video Synergy MD

New SmartConversion-Cross Converter Tie Line Management option can be added to any Synergy MD/X model; allows cross converters to be switched in and out automatically as needed during production.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: SU7141

HD/SD production switcher

Ikegami HSS-3000

Can output HD, SD or SDI signals; a total of 96 inputs and 64 outputs can be supported, with all outputs fully assignable; offers four M/Es, with either HD or SD signals assignable to each M/E; a two-channel DVE is built into each M/E for basic programmable effects; features include optional frame store, external machine control and a dual LCD touchscreen.
201-368-9171; www.ikegami.com
Booth: C5426

Switcher

SAV MX-AIR

An 8 inputs SDI master control room switcher with built-in embedders and de-embedders; it can integrate extra-levels of DSKs, logos, texts, clocks generators and a digital multi-channel digital audio mixer; it can be controlled through an automation connected via serial port, Ethernet or remote key-board.
+33 1 53 38 22 00; www.sav.tv
Booth: SU11117

Live video production system

Broadcast Pix PixMaster

An integrated pre-production environment designed to simplify the creation of multi-layer live video; enables a producer to click on any of the swticher's still or graphic stores to reveal its library content and then click on any element to open it in Inscriber for editing; clips and graphics can be set to automatically start as they go on-air and cue the next one as they come off-air.
781-221-2144; www.broadcastpix.com
Booth: SL5706

Digital production switchers

Ross Video Synergy SD

New, more powerful control panel CPU, keyboard support and USB removable storage; new Squeeze & Tease Warp effects include corner pinning, lens flare, obscure, and shards; automatic white flash effect added to generate this type of effect; robotic cameras, audio mixers, character generators and support for numerous additional manufacturers' products.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: SU7141

Desktop video products

AJA Video Desktop Video Product Line

Company is expanding desktop video product line; new features will increase capabilities of existing desktop video products; will also introduce several new video converters for broadcast and film/TV production industries.
530-274-2048; www.aja.com
Booth: SL2514 (desktop video products);
Booth: SU8948 (video converters)

High-definition switcher

PRO-BEL MASTERPIECE

New high-definition switcher can either be specified new or purchased as an upgrade for the TX520; can be used to upgrade existing SD video switchers and benefits from two keyers with the ability to place a DVE into the signal chain before or after either keyer.
631-549-5159; www.pro-bel.com
Booth: SU10730

SD/HD production switcher

Snell & Wilcox Kahuna

Offers simultaneous HD and SD operations in the same mainframe with the same control panel; enables the seamless integration of SD sources into HD productions without outboard upconversion; users can work initially in SD-only or HD-only mode and then upgrade to multiformat SD/HD operation; allows users to mix existing SD camera feeds, graphics, handheld shots, and archive footage directly into an HD production.
212-481-2416; www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: SU6349

DV switcher

Laird Telemedia DV4X1A

4×1 DV switcher with selectable external XLR audio insert onto the Firewire stream.
800-898-0759; www.lairdtelemedia.com
Booth: SL1243

RF SYSTEMS

Air-dielectric coaxial cable

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) HELIFLEX

Available in sizes from 3/8in to 9in; minimizes discontinuities and achieves low return loss over the entire UHF bandwidth; in the case of dual feeder lines, the product's inevitable proximity facilitates phase matching and eliminates the need for inherent temperature compensation.
203-630-3311; www.rfsworld.com
Booth: C3031

Amplifier

MITEQ LNA Model AMF-2F-00500300-25-26P

A high dynamic range, low noise amplifier; operates over the 5003000MHz communications band; has +26 dBm (1 dB) output power, an IP3 of +39 dBm and a 2.5 dB NF; makes an ideal Low Noise Front end with minimum distortion; gain is 29 dB Min., +/-2.5 dB flatness and operates from +15 VDC at 650 mA; size is 1.22in by .88in by .35in.
630-759-9500; www.miteq.com
Booth: C6546

Antennas

Dielectric 7C, 7P, and 7S Series antennas

A full line of antennas designed for the 700MHz spectrum; product line includes slotted coaxial antennas as well as panel antennas; all antennas in this new product line can be horizontally, vertically, or circularly polarized.
207-655-4555; www.dielectric.com
Booth: C7807

Transmitter

e2v Klystron

Are used as the final amplifier stage in UHF television transmitters of 5kW peak sync output power and above; will fit most transmitter types and extends from the older unpulsed tubes to modern wideband types and the latest Energy Saving Collector klystrons.
914-592-6050; www.e2v.com
Booth: C3146

Oil-cooled CEA tube

L-3 Communications Electron Devices CEA 130

High-efficiency tube covers the UHF-TV band; combines a multistage depressed collector with inductive output amplifier; DC power is made almost proportional to RF output over a wide power range; can be used in analog transmitters to improve efficiency over standard IOTs.
570-326-3561; www.edd.l-3.com
Booth: C8507

Transmitter

Screen Service Italia MDS/MMDS Systems

Microwave Multipoint Distribution Systems; designed for the transmission of amplitude-modulated analogue television signals, with combined audio/visual amplification, in the 2.0GHz to 2.7GHz band; available both in the separate amplification version for each individual channel and in the common amplification version for combined groups of channels; the separate amplification systems consist of a transmitter and, where necessary, of an RF amplifier which directly powers a radiant antenna or a power combiner in the case of multichannel transmission.
+39 030 2582225; www.screen.it
Booth: N3922

Digital transcoder

LARCAN USA 8VSB REGEN Transcoder/Exciter

Built for digital translator networks; uses 8VSB translator technology that extends digital coverage to rural areas.
303-665-8000; www.larcan.com
Booth: C5620

MSDC-IOT transmitter

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia DCX Paragon

Supports DTV, NTSC and various manufacturers' tubes in both water- and oil-cooled versions; features the patented Soft Arc Technology, which eliminates the need for a crowbar and substantially increases the transmitter's overall reliability.
413-998-1100; www.thales-bm.com
Booth: C4508

Transmitters

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia Ultimate/Optimum

Analog, digital, air-cooled and liquid-cooled versions are available; the solid-state architecture is easily upgradeable from NTSC to DTV.
413-998-1100; www.thales-bm.com
Booth: C4508

8VSB Modulator

Axcera Axciter

Second-generation fully adaptive modulator; uses Intelligent Modulation and Adaptive Digital Equalization for fast and accurate equalization; produces an extremely stable output signal with unrivalled SNR performance.
800-215-2614; www.axcera.com
Booth: C8014

Power conditioning

Staco Energy Products Firstline Conditioning Power System (CPS)

Designed for use in broadcast transmitters to protect equipment from damage by poor power quality; can provide a high level of protection for equipment where traditional UPS cannot be used because of environmental or cost considerations; completely isolates the connected load from the primary AC supply, protecting it from voltage sags, high voltage spikes, transients, and frequency variations; delivers a true sine wave output.
937-253-1191; www.stacoenergy.com
Booth: C1207

Transmitter

e2v IOTs

For high power analog and digital UHF TV transmitters; includes low power plug-in types, higher power plug-in and build-up types, and a range of high efficiency water cooled energy-saving-collector IOTs (ESCIOTs); hydrogen thyratrons make them suited as protection devices for IOTs in high power UHF TV transmitters; single IOT systems range in power from 15+1.5kW to 77+7.7kW (combined amplification).
914-592-6050; www.e2v.com
Booth: C3146

Depressed collector IOT transmitter

Acrodyne (Ai) Quantum

Designed to operate efficiently in either digital or analog service; is field-convertible; uses e2v ESCIOT water-cooled tubes; engineered to provide a high level of energy efficiency.
888-881-4447; www.acrodyne.com
Booth: C6212

Teleprompter

Telescript Fold and Go

Enhancements to company's line of Fold and Go teleprompters; available in 8in, 13in and 15in value and 12in and 15in broadcast/studio quality configurations and are built to move from the studio to the field; feature precision cut aluminum parts, solid construction, glass beam splitters, high-quality LCD displays and the ability to mount to any ENG or DV camera.
888-767-6713; www.telescript.com
Booth: C8932

Character generator

Pixel Power Clarity5000

Offers HD functionality equivalent to the Clarity500 range of character generators, including real-time 3-D animation, video/audio clip player and 2-D DVE squeezeback capability.
954-943-2026; www.pixelpower.com
Booth: SU7132

Character generator

FOR-A VertigoXmedia's X-Presenter

Allows users to integrate broadcast-quality graphics and video into Microsoft PowerPoint presentations without using a scan converter; allows operators to use familiar tools to produce CG graphics and animations; users can import images in any format and link slide elements to real-time data and add live video inputs, a real-time crawling ticker, and multiple animated logos and clocks to their presentation.
212-861-2758; www.for-a.com
Booth: C4519

Logo generator

SAV LG50C

Digital clock generator; can be fitted in an extensive range of frames (RK6, RK6-D, RK6-3, RK14L); are 100 percent compatible with the MX-AIR, allowing users to have logo, animation, clock and text generation into the MX-AIR.
+33 1 53 38 22 00; www.sav.tv
Booth: SU11117

Digital signage player

Keywest Technology MediaXtreme MX3

Delivers IP addressable control over playback of video and graphics displayed on a single PDP or LCD panel or hundreds in digital signal network; features a new graphical user interface with four timelines adding drag-and-drop simplicity to building playout events, advanced playback scheduling software and character generator functionality with Tru Type support.
913-492-4666; www.keywesttechnology.com
Booth: C9337

Subtitle software

TM SYSTEMS QC Station and RenderStation

QC Station, an independent quality control module for individual desktop use, is a quality control software application that alters the traditional workflow of a dubbing and/or subtitling project; RenderStation, a bitmap generation module that takes subtitling scripts in the form of Word documents created by the company's TranStation.
818-508-3400; www.tm-systems.com
Booth: SU10367

LCD prompter

QTV FDP-7

Is designed to be used with all portable or lightweight cameras; assembles in seconds; its compact TFT screen provides clear, bright and readable text, even in conditions of high ambient light; is powered by 12V DC.
203-406-1400; www.qtv.com
Booth: SU7865A

Logo generator

SAV LG50TL

Logo (still or animated) and text generator; can be fitted in an extensive range of frames (RK6, RK6-D, RK6-3, RK14L); are 100 percent compatible with the MX-AIR, allowing users to have logo, animation, clock and text generation into the MX-AIR.
+33 1 53 38 22 00; www.sav.tv
Booth: SU11117

Multi-layer graphics

Inscriber Inca Studio HD

For real-time, multi-layer graphics for broadcast and post-production; provides real-time clip-to-clip transitions, real-time organic dissolves and multichannel effects on a single channel.
519-570-9111; www.inscriber.com
Booth: SU8100

Digital signage system

Keywest Technology MX5 PLUS HD

Offers multimedia messaging control functionality, character generator and seven independent element layers of the original MX5 with the addition of new capabilities; allows users to input NTSC source video and, with a built-in video scaler, up-res the video to the native resolution of the digital signage display; supports 4:3, 16:9 and 9:16 aspect ratio display with a high-resolution RGB progressive scan and DVI output.
913-492-4666; www.keywesttechnology.com
Booth: C9337

Digital signage creation and display

Inscriber InfoCaster

Designed to quickly create attractive multi-zone layouts for immediate digital display; users can integrate crawls, rolls, animations, clocks, video and audio clips.
519-570-9111; www.inscriber.com
Booth: SU8100

Teleprompting products

Autoscript

Company will show ActiveX controller, which enables a prompter to be managed and scrolled from any newsroom client; updates to +WinPlus+ Prompting Software, which operates as a standalone system or can be networked to any major automated newsroom system; TFT flat panel on-camera prompters will be shown in eight sizes ranging from 6in to 20in, including a new 17in version.
203-338-8356; www.autoscript.tv
Booth: C8926

EDITING SYSTEMS

Editing system

Avid Technology Media Composer Adrenaline HD

HD, SD and DV editing and finishing; features include 10-bit video capture and playback, real-time HD and SD multicamera editing and support for the most popular HD frame rates.
978-640-3594; www.avid.com
Booth: SL600

Editing system

Canopus Workflow

Combines the EDIUS realtime HD/HDV/DV editing solutions and ProCoder transcoding expertise with the MediaEdge enterprise video distribution solution; allows users to create, purpose and deliver video at a highest quality for broadcast, DVD, streaming and video-on-demand.
408-954-4500; www.canopus.com
SL325

News production

Quantel Newsbox

Is “news to go” — a complete newsroom in a box; package includes everything from ingest and playout automation to journalist and craft editing, all based on Quantel's sQ server technology.
203-972-3199; www.quantel.com
Booth: SL1147

SD and HD editing system

Optibase Media 100 HD

Mixes SD and HD media, 4:3 and 16:9 aspect-ratio media, uncompressed and compressed media, M-JPEG, DV, animation, analog and digital video, and other QuickTime codecs in the same timeline — in real time without lengthy importing or rendering; views SD and HD output simultaneously regardless of source material.
800-451-5101; www.optisbase.com
Booth: SL343

DVCPRO/DV VTR

Panasonic AJ-SD255

A versatile, half-rack size VTR tailor-made for nonlinear editing applications, as well as a variety of production tasks; compact and easy to carry; can undertake assignments ranging from viewing and dubbing to feeding an NLE system; performs DVCPRO and DV recording and playback with both standard and mini-DV cassettes for cost-effective, extended-time applications.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Multi-format post-production system

Dayang D3-Edit

Offers editing, effects, compositing, titling, transcoding, DVD authoring and Web creation in a single system; designed for standalone operation or to integrate into a server-based network; employs network-aware file management, allowing easy interfacing to third-party software and hardware.
+852 2730 2117; www.dayang.com
Booth: SU9352

Turnkey system

Pinnacle Systems ChromeHD

Hardware/software package that offers all of the broadcast quality SD and HD I/O options, including HD-SDI I/O to complement the native FireWire support; enables users to connect to a variety of professional breakout boxes as well as output SD and HD to tape simultaneously.
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

Nonlinear editing laptop

1 Beyond 3817 HD

Designed for editing and graphics applications, including HD; optimized for HD editing and delivering (including 720p and 1080i); features 3.8GHz Pentium processor with Hyperthreading technology for dual processor optimized software, up to 4GB memory and 200GB of internal storage, eight channels of high-definition audio and support for new high-speed PCI express video bus.
617-591-2200; www.1Beyond.com
Booth: SL3967

Dual Optical Converters

Network Electronics SDI-EO-2/OE-2 and HD-EO-2/OE-2

Furnish increased density and improved cost efficiency in a compact 2 RU package offering enhanced functionality and flexibility; provide a wide set of features, including high sensitivity receiver / high performance laser for the long haul, full DVB-ASI compatibility, built-in crossover allowing wavelength swap and emergency switching, and re-clocker bypass for non-video formats.
800-420-5909; www.network-electronics.com
Booth: SU9311

Digital intercom system

Trilogy Broadcast Mercury

Offers G722, 7kHz quality voice communications over an IP network; matrix-free system without the requirement for central TDM switching; multiple independent voice channels from each station; intelligent integration with existing digital matrixes giving all Trilogy intercoms an upgrade path to communicate over IP networks.
+44 1264 384000; www.trilogy-broadcast.co.uk
Booth: C11722

Editing system

Lightworks Touch

The console is an ergonomically designed playing and splicing tool, whichconnects the editor directly to the material; gives fast, responsive control over pictures and sound, whether playing forwards, backwards, shuttling or jogging; also contains graphical user interface; comes with a number of real-time effects, including chroma and luminance keying, color correction and 2D DVE.
+44 1256 810123; www.lwks.com
Booth: SU10254

Network platform

Exavio ExaMax 9000

Designed for HD post-production, digital film intermediate and broadcast applications; is scalable from 128GB up to 2TB; mitigates disk contention and fragmentation issues; features a 5GB/s bandwidth for fast non-blocking switch fabric; can expand to 36 2GB Fibre Channel ports in one chassis to support various post-production environments, including HD, and 2K and 4K digital film resolutions.
408-213-5500; www.exavio.com
Booth: SL4634

Post-production software

Leitch Technology Technology VelocityHD

Format-flexible HD/SD nonlinear editing system; features full-quality HD playback of two video streams (compressed or uncompressed), two dynamic graphics streams, true real-time HD transitions and effects, optional 3D effectives and SD performance.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

ENCODERS/DECODERS, STREAMING & DEMODS

Broadcast-quality decoder

Crystal Vision EMDEC-200

Product can be used in two ways: as a decoder or as a decoder with embedder; converts PAL/NTSC or Y/C composite video to SDI using 12-bit decoder; data is sampled at 54Mb/s; can be upgraded to embed AES or analog audio by adding an audio piggyback.
954-788-3334; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: SU6361

Broadcast platform

Terayon BP 5100

Features enhancements to the system's digital graphic insertion capabilities; graphics can be inserted within the compressed MPEG video domain eliminating the need to decode and re-encode digital programming; can localize branding at distribution points closest to viewers.
408-235-5500; www.terayon.com
SU11316

Encoders

TANDBERG Television E5780 and E5782

High definition MPEG-2 encoders; for professional ATSC and DVB broadcasters capable of operating in standard definition; E5782 is capable of encoding in the HD 4:2:2 profile and is ideally suited for HD contribution and HD cinema applications; both support multi-pass encoding technology to all greater efficiency in multiplexed systems using the REFLEX system.
+44 23 8048 4000; www.tandbergtv.com
Booth: SU7858

Integrated high-speed networking platform

Harris NetVX

A key enhancement is a new MPEG-2 HD encoder that supports multiple HD video formats, including 1080i/29.97, 720p/59.94 and 1080i/25, as well as both standard 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 professional profiles; other upgrades include statistical multiplexing to enhance bandwidth efficiencies and support for constant bit rate to variable bit rate conversions of MPEG transport streams.
800-442-7747; www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: C1907; SU10048

Streaming media decoder

WEGENER SMD 515

Advanced technology delivers widescreen, theater-quality movies with as little as 5Mbp/s of data; digital and analog A/V outputs make unit compatible with virtually all subscriber entertainment systems.
770-814-4000; www.wegener.com
Booth: C2624

Encoding system

Ligos MediaRig Encoder SD

A complete standard definition MPEG-2 encoding system for ASTC, DVB and broadband encoding applications; a compact 1RU encoder capable of dual-channel processing, with options for either analog or digital input of NTSC/PAL formats, and SCPC/SPTS and MCPC/MPTS output to DVB-ASI, IP (UDP) or file; supports Dolby Digital (AC-3) 2-channel audio, PSIP and PSI/SI control tables, closed captioning, bug insertion, and remote control and management of multiple encoders through its user interface.
415-249-0100; www.ligos.com
Booth: SU9632

Multistandard off-air receiver/demodulator

Broadcast Technology Showman 1000

Can be used with PAL, SECAM and NTSC television standards around world; is designed for transmitter feeds and monitoring, OB reception and service acquisition; high-specification units are available incorporating IF inputs and outputs, alarms and logging.
+44 0 1264 332 633; www.btl.uk.com
Booth: SU 9317

DTV data broadcasting system

Triveni Digital SkyScraper

Allows broadcasters to offer new services by delivering various types of digitized content through their DTV signals; supports streaming media, Web pages, interactive TV, and any other type of digitized data; features receiver targeting, encryption, and support for multi-station networks; can schedule content for distribution simultaneously through many DTV broadcast streams in a multi-station network.
714-378-5841; www.trivenidigital.com
Booth: SU11411

Conditional access system

TANDBERG Television DirectorV5

The latest version of the Director CA platform; new version includes an embedded Simulcrypt scrambling system for flexible and secure Conditional Access and receiver control on a single PC platform; modular system allows users to mix and match functionality.
+44 23 8048 4000; www.tandbergtv.com
Booth: SU7858

HD video encoder

Modulus Video ME6000

Real-time full-resolution AVC video encoder with support for encoding digital video at Main Profile at Level 4; uses a slice partition methodology and includes advanced features such as CABAC entropy coding, macro block adaptive field frame coding and multi-frame references.
408-245-2150; www.modulusvideo.com
Booth: C11416

HD decoder

Vela Cineview

Users can simulcast SD and HD format video via SDI; users can also up-convert standard-definition materials to high-definition format; existing high-definition content can be down-converted to the standard definition format; has capability to frame-accurately combine SD and HD file output by simply switching the asset format through an A/B switch at any time.
727-507-5352; www.vela.com
Booth: SL4401

Automated transcoding

Telestream FlipFactory

New features to company's FlipFactory transcoding automation and delivery solutions; offers automated SD to HD conversion and expanded MXF format support; SD to HD conversion capability provides broadcasters with an automated, scalable software for migrating content to the new HD standard.
877-257-6245; www.telestream.net
Booth: SU11404

Digital media software

Anystream Agility 5.0

Broadcast transcoding solution for digital media production workflows; options for scaling Agility software to accommodate any of the four package applications; options add multi-system command, control, and failover management layers; includes workflow enhancements such as HD support to closed captioning.
703-450-7030; www.anystream.com
Booth: SL3316

Digital content distribution

Pathfire Direct

Enables networks, broadcasters with remote bureaus or station groups to monitor, gather, and disseminate breaking news stories from remote locations; content can be moved over any IP network connection; production staff can preview, track and acquire content and get breaking live video feeds to air within seconds.
770-619-0801; www.pathfire.com
Booth: SL1353

MPEG-2 encoding platform

Optibase MPEG MovieMaker 200S (Mac)

Offers a full range of video and audio interfaces, video resolutions, audio encoding formats and MPEG multiplexing capabilities; unit is fully integrated with the company's developer tools and video streaming and networking platforms; bundled with the MPEG Composer 200 encoding management application.
800-451-5101; www.optisbase.com
Booth: SL343

Video capture cards

ViewCast Osprey-440

Supports four channels of inputs that can handle up to 16 cameras or other video sources; includes additional features for video surveillance and monitoring applications, such as four standard alarm inputs and four alarm outputs supported within the Osprey AVStream driver.
972-488-7200; www.viewcast.com
Booth: LS4936

Conditional access system

Conax AS CAS7

Standalone CA solution with strong anti-piracy record; allows broadcaster or content providers to start with basic system supporting pay-TV and then add additional components to support more complex operations and business models, such as a mobile ordering and payment server, virtual video on demand, voucher server, and CAStream IP encryptor.
+44 22 405 2 00; www.conax.com
Booth: SU9694

Video-on-demand production software

Anystream Agility VOD

Enterprise-level product; allows content producers to serve VOD outlets; designed in response to demand from broadcast customers for a way to create and deliver content to burgeoning video-on-demand outlets affordably as opposed to outsourcing.
703-450-7030; www.anystream.com
Booth: SL3316

GRAPHICS SYSTEMS

Broadcast mapping software

Curious Software Map Presenter

Interactive playback system directly links to Traffic Producer; rundown of graphics or live video can be played directly to air with drag and drop ordering, automatic or presenter-cued playback and live or recorded telestration.
505-988-7243; www.curious-software.com
Booth: C9407

Graphics automation system

VertigoXmedia Product X

A powerful and extremely easy-to-use, PC-based graphics automation system; enables even non-programmers to build professional-quality graphics quickly, link on-air elements to live data sources, and create fully customized operator control screens all in one step.
514-397-0955; www.vertigoxmedia.com
Booth: SL2620

Data service

AccuWeather StormTeam Live

Allows local stations to complement their broacast with live segments from the same severe weather experts seen nationally on FOX NEWS, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, PBS and ESPN.
814-235-8636; www.accuweather.com
Booth: C5111

Graphics system

VertigoXmedia Vertigo XG

A full-featured SD/HD graphics system optimized for use with the Producer Xmedia Suite; provides single- or dual-channel graphics and video playout capabilities for a wide range of advanced real-time broadcast applications; combines broadcast video hardware with a real-time software rendering system, flexible on-air control interface, and the Product X authoring tool; users can link on-air graphics elements to live data feeds through simple drag-and-drop operations, and control them from user-definable “soft” control panels.
514-397-0955; www.vertigoxmedia.com
Booth: SL2620

Crawl solution

Chyron DynaCrawl

A 2RU system featuring a simple-to-use GUI that enables quick creation of eye-catching tickers and crawls plus time and temperature display, complete with dynamic data fields and 3D object animations; allows user to insert up to four news elements fast.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SU7158

Graphics platform

e-medivision.com Point HD

HD broadcast graphics presentation system; designed for sports, news, and weather program applications; works in HD and SD as well as allows simultaneous dual-format programming graphics in 2D and 3D; allows presenters to annotate over live video using a touch screen.
310-545-9731; www.e-mediavision.com
Booth: SL4531

Automation

VertigoXmedia Producer Xmedia Suite Version 3.5

Users can browse a library of templates stored in a central Xmedia Server, select a template style, and automatically insert finished graphics and animations directly into the video timeline; templates can include links to live data sources as well as pre-programmed production logic that automatically updates elements based on user selections; Graphics Work Order Management feature enables users to generate work orders for new graphic elements electronically; acts as a centralized asset management system, storing and managing all digital assets as well as real-time data feeds from virtually any source.
514-397-0955; www.vertigoxmedia.com
Booth: SL2620

Video display system

Chyron ChyTV

A low-cost informational display video system; users can display messages anywhere there's a television without disrupting the video source; displays a variety of graphic and text information overlaid or surrounding a live video region; the video region can be resized and repositioned from page to page with smooth, dynamic transitions.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SU7158

Graphics

AccuWeather Local AccuWeather Channel

An automated around-the-clock loop of customized local weather and news information designed by our team of weather and graphics experts with opportunities to include your local live content; available in SD or native HD; allows advertisers and sponsors to package their message with the information you are delivering.
814-235-8636; www.accuweather.com
Booth: C5111

3-D on-air graphics

FOR-A Corporation of America

Centered on Brainstorm Multimedia's eStudio virtual studio software program; features include VS Virtual Studio, used to construct simplified virtual studios, VS/RCG Virtual Studio for construction of both a simplified virtual studio and real-time computer graphics, Maya 3ds XSI, which enables 3D files and data to be imported
714-894-3311; www.for-a.com
Booth: C4519

Graphics platform

Quantel Paintbox

Features one-touch ergonomics, in which all the tools are just where the designer needs them — not hidden behind multiple layers of pull-down menus; a pen tablet and hand unit interface further speeds the design process with two-handed operation.
203-972-3199; www.quantel.com
Booth: SL1147

Broadcast mapping software

Curious Software Traffic Producer Creates broadcast-quality maps for illustrating traffic reports; uses pre-defined design templates to generate rundown of still or automatically-animated maps showing traffic flow and planned or unplanned incidents.
505-988-7243; www.curious-software.com
Booth: C9407

Visualization system

Silicon Graphics (SGI) Silicon Graphics Prism

Handles the 4K requirements of digital cinema mastering and digital intermediates.
650-960-1980; www.sgi.com
Booth: SL1943

Plug-in filters for effects

Boris FX Volume II of Boris Continuum Complete for Discreet Sparks

Extend the capabilities of Discreet Inferno, Flame, Flint, Fire and Smoke systems; the IRIX-based addition to the Continuum product line is based on Discreet's Sparks architecture, an advanced API for developing custom plug-ins.
617-451-9900; www.borisfx.com
Booth: SL4045

Graphic software

Digital Anarchy Data Animator 1.0

Set of seven plug-ins allow After Effects users to generate animated charts and graphs; EasyChart provides a graphical user interface and chart presets for animating the data; other plug-ins offer unique visualization options for animating chart data from pie and bar to 3D effects.
415-586-8434; www.digitalanarchy.com
Booth: SL1019

Real-time HD/SD graphics

Pinnacle Systems Deko 1000HD

Delivers industry standard Deko power, 2D motion and effects, clip playback with matter and unique SuperChannels; upgradeable to Deko 3000HD effects; offers a switchable HD/SD version.
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

Telestration tool

Chyron CodiStrator

An easy-to-use digital telestration tool; features unmatched presentation capabilities for highlighting over live video of sports, weather, news and security.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SU7158

Graphics platform

FOR-A Corporation of America X-Presenter

For-A Corporation will be showcasing VertigoXmedia's X-Presenter PowerPoint CG solution; X-Presenter allows users to integrate broadcast-quality graphics and video into Microsoft PowerPoint presentations without using a scan converter; perfect for digital signage.
714-894-3311; www.for-a.com
Booth: C4519

Graphics system

Pinnacle Systems Deko 3000HD

Comes standard with internal clip record and playback functionality; switchable between native SD output and native HD output modes; provides functionality to use 4:3 SD graphics in the 16:9 HD format.
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

Real-time weather software

Vizrt Viz/Weather 3D

Version 1.6 meets fast-paced demands of local weather events; powered by company's Viz/Engine, product provides the ability to control, switch and manipulate weather data and graphics in seconds; data includes temperature, wind speeds and direction; weather symbols, 3D maps, radar maps and weather alerts can be displayed automatically with corresponding graphic elements in real-time using pre-made templates.
323-908-7004; www.vizrt.com
Booth: SL1137

Deko software upgrade

Pinnacle Systems Deko version 4

Offers user-definable motion behaviors, dual HD/SD compose, smart textures, usability improvements, QuickTime export, and extended clip format support.
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

INTERCOMS

Beltpacks

Clear-Com RS-600 series

Features latch disable/enable, listen-only, call button bright/dim/flash/steady, built-in limiters, noise gates, electret or dynamic microphone compatibility, and supervisor lockout; contains four programming modes, an optional software programming interface, and RTS-compatibility; available five different models.
510-496-6666; www.clearcom.com
Booth: C7319A

Digital belt-pack/headset intercom station

Riedel Communications C3

Fully digital two-channel belt-pack for combined digital matrix and party-line style intercom; platform can be used standalone or in conjunction with matrix systems; comprised of the C3 Digital Belt-Pack, the C44 System Interface Box and the C31 1×3 splitter.
818-563-4100; www.riedel.net
Booth: C11107

Digital Matrix System

Clear-Com Eclipse 32

A digital matrix intercom frame in a 1-RU chassis; offers 32 full-duplex communication ports, plus four extra 4-wire ports; builds on the capabilities of Matrix Plus 3; supports the same Clear-Com i-stations and ICS digital matrix panels and interfaces as the larger Eclipse 208 frame, and is programmed and controlled with the same ECS-WIN software suite.
510-496-6666; www.clearcom.com
Booth: C7319A

Trunking software

Riedel Communications Trunking Software

Developed for Artist intercom systems placed in diverse locations; provides networking of individual Artist Fiber Network installations; each system connects to a central trunk master via a WAN connection that allocates the audio trunks between the systems; audio trunks between the systems can be analog or digital (AES3) and routed through ATM, ISDN, VolP, digital leased lines or analog land lines.
818-563-4100; www.riedel.net
Booth: C11107

Beltpack software

Clear-Com V-Pack software

Software for RS-600 series beltpacks; comes with software, a manual, and a special programming cable to be connected from the beltpack to the serial port of your PC; users may program the beltpack using an array of options and save it to one of the four possible programming modes on the beltpack, which can be recalled at any time from the beltpack; Beltpack Cloning enables writing to a succession of beltpacks in quick order.
510-496-6666; www.clearcom.com
Booth: C7319A

Digital intercom system

Trilogy Broadcast Commander

Suitable for complex broadcast television studio, OBs, multi-networked conference and business applications; modular design from 6×6 up to 576×576 expandable in the field; options for analog telephone and ISDN interfacing; multi-system networking and control with other Trilogy or third-party intercom systems; intuitive PC software control package offers easy access to system.
+44 1264 384000; www.trilogy-broadcast.co.uk
Booth: C11722

Digital wireless intercom

Clear-Com CellCom

Combines digital transmission with an intelligent base station that interconnects with wired communications, such as party-line and digital matrix systems; operates above the UHF television bands; is license-free in over 100 countries; allows users to go beyond the typical party-line or even two-channel capability of conventional wireless; enables one-to-one and small-group conversations initiated from the beltpack.
510-496-6666; www.clearcom.com
Booth: C7319A

Antenna

Dielectric TFU-UT antenna

Patented bow tie slot turnstile; is an economical low-power broadband (470MHz to 860MHz) UHF omni-directional antenna; features a simple feed system and durable construction; each bow tie slot represents two batwings in a turnstile configuration; design eliminates feedlines, hardware, and radiators, as well as the need for a support mast; design allows for dual inputs designed for single-channel operation or the simultaneous broadcast of two channels without the need for a separate combiner.
207-655-4555; www.dielectric.com
Booth: C7807

Transmitter

DMT USA 1kW DTV UHF Transmitter

Air cooling; LDMOS technology; broadband standardized design; “dual-cast” option; built-in output filter.
888-912-TEAM; www.dmtonline.us
Booth: C3016

Transmitter

MYAT High power UHF load

The solution for coaxial high power system load requirements; the glycol/water coolant mixture facilitates effective heat transfer, providing consistent, low-maintenance stability; a highly efficient coolant flow-thru path minimizes the device's contribution to your station's cooling system pump capacity requirements; features high power capacity, low VSWR, efficient coolant ‘flow-thru’ path, cost effective system load solution, rugged construction; available with 3 1/8in, 4 1/16in and 6 1/8in inputs.
201-767-5380; www.myat.com
Booth: C1407

Solid-state UHF transmitters

LARCAN USA Meridian Series

High-performance, cost-effective, solid-state broadcast solution; designed to meet specific needs of broadcasters; performs at 1kW to 10kW.
303-665-8000; www.larcan.com
Booth: C5620

Wireless camera transmitter

Nucomm CamPac

Consists of a docking station and 10W HPA; features an internal 4:2:2/4:2:0 MPEG-2 encoder/COFDM modulator, 250mW out, and SDI and composite inputs; available in either 2GHz or 7GHz; GoPac provides a multi-role format for the transmitter, allowing it be used in an ENG van, helicopter or news car.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Booth: C1416

UHF Digital and Analog Transmitter

Axcera Innovator HX

Based on the advanced design of the Innovator HX VHF transmitter; high-power solid-state UHF transmitter; features broadband amplifiers and combiners, high-gain power modules and hot swappable amplifiers; design offers the choice of linear or switching power supplies and uses identical amplifiers for internally diplexed, externally diplexed and DTV operation.
800-215-2614; www.axcera.com
Booth: C8014

High-power UHF ATSC transmitter

Harris PowerCD

Features E2V's high-efficiency ESCIOT tubes, Harris' APEX exciter with its real-time adaptive correction for linear and nonlinear distortions, and other Harris filtering and correction techniques; liquid cooling minimizes expenses by reducing a transmitter facility's heat load and related cooling costs.
800-442-7747; www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: C1907; SU10048

Plug-in IOTs

L-3 Communications Electron Devices IOT 70

Used in new or existing transmitter installations; designed as a replacement for popular build-up style IOTs; provides convenience of a drop-in tube without expense of a new trolley; existing output cavity is ready for the L-3 plug-in; company can also supply new input-cavity assemblies that are shorter, lighter and more efficient than the older e2v units.
570-326-3561; www.edd.l-3.com
Booth: C8507

Digital Klystrode IOT

CPI/Eimac K2

For use in digital UHF television service in the output stage of DTV transmitters; suitable for use with 8VSB and COFDM modulation schemes; have a magnetically focused electron beam that is density-bunched by an RF cavity-driven grid; optimized to maintain a high gain and linearity at the average or rms signal levels as well as at the peak power levels; efficiency is optimized at the average or rms level for low operating cost.
650-594-4089; www.cpii.com
Booth: C2616

UHF and VHF antennas

Micro Communications

Offers line of broadband UHF and VHF antennas for both NTSC and DTV services; more than one channel horizontal pattern can be provided in a single antenna.
603-624-4351; www.mcibroadcast.com
Booth: C7736

PSIP generator/ Metadata management

Triveni Digital GuideBuilder

Metadata management systems; allow broadcasters to comply with the ATSC PSIP standard, retain and enhance their market branding, and protect their channel identities in on-screen Electronic Program Guides (EPGs); supports the distribution of SCTE 35 digital cue tones and network program information networks and their affiliates to synchronize splicing between local and national programming while delivering up-to-date information.
714-378-5841; www.trivenidigital.com
Booth: SU11411

SATELLITE EQUIPMENT/CABLE/ENCODING/TRUCKS

HD and SD encoder

Radyne HE4000

In its minimal configuration, the unit can simultaneously encode one HD and one SD video stream as well as up to four stereo audio pairs; can be equipped with an advanced satellite modulator, making it ideal for both contribution and distribution; includes front-panel video and audio confidence monitors that provide verification of input sources; offers 1Mb/s to 160Mb/s encoding.
602-437-9620; www.radn.com
Booth: SU9929

Satellite equipment

Quintech XRM RF Matrix

Features a complete high isolation 32 by 32 matrix, including hot-swappable cards, redundant power supplies, and system controller in a 6 RU chassis; improves space savings and operational flexibility; users can easily access PCBs for upgrades and maintenance via front panel without disconnecting cables or disrupting the signal paths of the other cards in the system; design permits a wide variety of configurations ranging from 32 by 32 up to 512 by 512 and systems can be easily expanded; offers wide array of control options for an RF Matrix.
800-839-3658; www.qecinc.com
Booth: C9348

Receivers/decoders

Scopus Network Technologies IRD-2900

Solution for descrambling and retransmission; supports a wide range of front-end options, including ASI transport-stream input and output supporting rates over 155Mb/s, up to four QPSK L-Band inputs, and up to four pairs of balanced outputs; features a dual decoder that provides decoding of two programs within the same transport stream as well as built-in full transport stream descrambling capability.
609-987-8090; www.scopusamericas.com
Booth: SU8470

Field acquisition system

Telecast Fiber Systems Baker Box (BBX)

Converts stereo field microphones to AES via Cat. 5; RJ-45/Cat. 5 alternative to dry-pair and line amps; each unit amplifies and converts two microphone signals to one digital AES signal and transports it up to 500m on unshielded twisted-pair cable; up to four units can be daisy-chained together.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: SU8375

Encoder

Scopus Network Technologies UE-9000

Universal MPEG Encoding Platform; now implements dual-channel MPEG-2 real-time encoding; provides broadcasters with a migration path from MPEG-2 to new compression algorithms such as the standard and high definition MPEG-4 Part 10 (H.264) and VC1 formats.
609-987-8090; www.scopusamericas.com
Booth: SU8470

Satellite data service

SES Americom IPlex solution

Features LAN-to-LAN connectivity between a central office and numerous remote sites for e-mail transfer, database applications and more; videoconferencing between any number of designated offices, via satellite or SES AMERICOM's terrestrial backbone network; multicast delivery of customer data, files and audio/video program streams from a central office to a customer's remote sites or between remote sites.
609-987-4000; www.ses-americom.com
Booth: C5245

News van

Wolf Coach B-3 HYBRID DSENG

A combination satellite uplink and traditional terrestrial microwave in a small and agile van-sized vehicle; equipped with an AVL 1.2m SNG antenna, single stream digital satellite encoder and also includes a COFDM modulator in the microwave system.
801-565-9533; www.wolfcoach.com
Booth: C4845

Satellite data service

SES Americom Digital C

An end-to-end video MCPC solution that offers programmers a choice of popular digital platforms, as well as customized bandwidth in a multiple-channel-per-carrier format (MCP); designed to facilitate the economic distribution of compressed, digital cable programming services.
609-987-4000; www.ses-americom.com
Booth: C5245

Encoder

Scopus Network Technologies E-1720 DSNG Encoder, Modulator, and L-Band Upconverter

Features modulation and upconversion in a compact 1-RU unit, ideal for the DSNG mobile news market: uplink vans, SUVs, and flyaway packages; provides broadcast quality of 70/140 IF and 950MHz to 2150MHz L-band outputs, as well as a separate L-band monitoring output; various satellite modulation schemes are supported in the form of QPSK/8PSK/16QAM; provides a high picture quality with steady low-power consumption.
609-987-8090; www.scopusamericas.com
Booth: SU847

STORAGE

DVR

Fast Forward Video Outrider-IDE Board-Level DVR

Is equipped for use with a 2.5" hard drive; features a time/date stamp and character display, time-lapse recording, NTSC/PAL compatibility, composite and Y/C inputs and outputs, pre-event record, and loop record of PC-viewable or secure video files.
949-852-8404; www.ffv.com
Booth: C3253

Video storage and playback

Masstech Group MassDR

Incorporates replication and transfer tools from existing infrastructure video servers and transfers files and scheduling information to remote system; full resolution MPEG-2 video and transcoded WM9 low resolution full frame size can be intermixed and delivered at the remote site.
905-886-1833; www.masstechgroup.com
Booth: SU10236

Media server

Avid Technology Airspeed

A cost-effective, intelligent replacement for VTRs or any older server technology that no longer fits your budget or your plans; has two-channel DV25, DV50, and IMX50 playout capability; compact, its modular 3RU form factor reduces space requirements and its proven IT-standard design integrates easily with your existing equipment, applications, and processes — including third-party automation systems.
978-640-3594; www.avid.com
Booth: SL600

HD input interface

Omneon MediaPort 4010

Provides an interface for HD material by ingesting an incoming ASI-based transport stream and demuxing the content into HD MPEG essence material; can use the HD encoder of their choice to ingest HD MPEG material while using the integrated HD playback capability provided by the MultiPort 4000 series or MultiPort 4100 series for direct playback.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU10724

Storage

Ciprico 4Gb Fibre Channel RAID solution

Offers affordable, high performance, redundant storage for the video content creation market; demonstrates single and dual stream HD content (uncompressed 10 bit 1080i) playing live from this storage family.
800-727-4669; www.ciprico.com
Booth: SL3628

Decoder

Omneon MultiPort 4000 Series

HD MPEG decoders for integrated playback of HD material ingested into an Omneon Spectrum media server; provides one or two independent channels of HD playback; capable of supporting material in either 4:2:0 or 4:2:2 profiles; includes outputs for HD-SDI video, audio, timecode and control.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU10724

SD/HD production server

Accom MultiflexMX

Delivers a high performance feature set, Media Management software, faster than real-time network media transfers, scaleable high capacity RAID storage and 24/7 reliability; allows mix and match of SD and HD channels using new high-quality JPEG-2000 compression technology; can record or play up to eight SD streams, or up to four HD streams, or any combination of SD/HD streams in the same chassis.
650-328-3818; www.accom.com
Booth: SU 7834

Server and VTR/DDR controllers

Hi Tech Systems actiV

Range of 5-channel server and VTR controllers; comprises the base model HT445 actiV Filer, the HT445s actiV Sports; adds a T-bar for slow-motion, and the HT446 actiV Cart Box for live insert operation; includes control panels, popular control protocols, 5.5in graphic displays and single playlist capability; options include more protocols, actiV Loader for playlist translation and transfer, on-screen display, routing switch, scheduling over 10 playlists, video editing, GPIs, master-to-slave linking and scheduled recording.
+44 1256 780 880; www.diskcontrol.com/www.vtrcontrol.com
Booth: SU9711

DVCPRO P2 STORE

Panasonic AJ-PCS060

A portable hard disk unit with a P2 card slot that quickly transfers the content of P2 cards to an internal hard disk drive; the 2.5in 60GB hard disk drive can hold the contents of up to 15 4GB P2 cards, and the entire contents of a 4GB P2 card can be transferred to the internal hard disk drive in approximately four minutes; after the P2 content has been transferred, the P2 store can connect to an NLE or Server Ingest PC via a USB 2.0 interface and appears as an external disk drive.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Automated CD/DVD burner and printer

Primera Technology BravoPro Disc Publisher

Copies and prints up to 100 discs per job hands-free with Mac and PC compatibility; available with two 52x CD-R drives or two DVD±R/CD-R combination drives; records DVDs at 16x and CDs at 32x; 4800 dpi printer prints photo-quality color images directly on the surface of the disc; no labels required.
800-797-2772; www.primera.com
Booth: SL4267

Storage

Medéa VideoRaid FCR2

Fibre Channel array optimized for a variety of high bandwidth applications, including HD video editing with the FCR2X; equipped with a single channel 2Gb Fibre Channel interface; provides sustained data transfer rates of 180 MB/s; features a built-in 4-port Fibre Channel hub that allows for direct connection of up to four workstations; desktop enclosure provides up to 1.6TB of storage on five removable disk drive; compatible with Pinnacle CinèWave SD 8bit, Blackmagic Decklink SD 8bit and 10bit, AJA Kona SD 8bit and 10bit, AJA Kona 2 SD 8bit and 10bit, and AJA SD 8bit and 10bit.
949-852-8511; www.medea.com
Booth: SL-3360

TBC control systems

Ensemble Designs TC400D & CP10

Controls video, chroma, setup, hue and timing of digital and analog VTRs, TBCs and Frame Syncs; built-in networkability; any size system can be achieved with control of any VTR from any control panel; TC400D provides control of the proc-amp functions of four VTR Time Base Correctors; features hands-on control of levels and timing.
530-478-1830; www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: SU 10217

Codec Media server

Omneon Spectrum media server

Delivers unparalleled scalability and modularity; capable of supporting both real-time (isochronous) broadcast connectivity and non-real-time (asynchronous) network connectivity; gives broadcasters the freedom to use multiple formats and applications simultaneously, with the compatibility required to support existing systems and add new services easily.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU10724

Recorder

Autocue QLog

Based on IPV's analog package; a low-resolution, disk-based MPEG output recorder; enables fast searching of archives for spoken words or phrases without prior transcription; enables multiple users to review material as it's being recorded and record channels output; can be used to evaluate viewer complaints, for proof of advertising playout, to playback competitor's output, and archive review.
+44 (0)208 870 0104; www.autocue.co.uk
Booth: SU7865

Plug-in PC card

Panasonic DVCPRO P2

Is HD-ready with a video transfer rate fast enough for high definition recording that's compatible with existing systems; new products and enhancements include the AJ-PCS060, a ruggedized DVCPRO P2 hard disk drive, and enhancements to its AJ-SPX800 DVCPRO P2 camcorder and AJ-SPD850 P2 VTR.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Storage

Omnibus Systems OPUS Suite of Content Management Solutions

Delivers highly specialized solutions that can be adapted to the very different operational requirements of broadcasters around the world; design enables it to take a cost-effective, holistic approach by ensuring content is efficiently ingested, managed, and tracked in and around production facilities and taken to air simply and smoothly; broadcasters can integrate all of their systems under a single operational interface with content and individual operator tasks flowing seamlessly through the facility.
704-319-2231; www.omnibus.tv
Booth: SU7165

Recorder

Panasonic AJ-HD3700B

An international mastering recorder that can record, edit and playback both 625 PAL and 525 NTSC D-5 cassettes as well as D-5 tapes from all previous versions; can record, edit and play back in 720p/59.94p, 1080/23.98p and 1080/24p HD formats; its progressive image recording of 24-fps film sources without frame-rate conversion enhances artistic image expression and allows high-quality digital mastering of film content.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Recorder/playback

DVC ClipRecorderXTreme

Offers an open platform for the uncompressed recording and playback of SD, HD, 2k and film data; features the new XENA2 (former KONA2) uncompressed multistandard I/O boards; all models have dual-Link HD, HD & SD input and outputs with 8 or 10 bit, and the option to operate in 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 modes.
+49 8152 930 10; www.digitalvideo.de
Booth: C7034

Storage

Exanet Exastore 2.0

NAS storage solution; applications for editing, digital archives, digital intermediates and graphics; features no single point of failure in a full high-availability failover environment; scalability allows any level of capacity and total performance desired in a system; consolidates data into a single pool that can be directly accessed by all workstation clients and workflow servers, regardless of operating system (Unix, Linux, Windows, Mac, etc.).
917-210-8290; www.exanet.com
Booth: SL3957

Videotape recorder

Sony SRW-5500

Simultaneously provides HD and SD output and Digital Betacam playout; can record and playback HDCAM and HDCAM SR tapes at 24PsF, 25PsF and 30PsF, as well as at 1080/60i, 1080/50i and 720/60p; captures content to tape at 440Mb/s at 10-bit depth using the MPEG-4 Studio Profile compression scheme; records 12 channels of 24-bit uncompressed audio; features metadata handling, dynamic tracking playback, pre-read, and confidence playback and recording.
800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU6406

Leitch Technology NEXIO HD

Software-based agile codec for high-definition video; based on true 64-bit dual processor platform, which allows the integration of baseband high-definition record and playback directly into the server system; the NX4200HDX platform provides two channels of HD output (decoding), or one channel of input (encoding) and one HD output in either 720p or 1080i format; initial decoding for outputs support MPEG-2 main-level, main-profile and main-level, and 4:2:2 profile; initial support for encoding is MPEG—2 I-frame at high level and 4:2:2 profile at 50Mb/s, with other formats such as Panasonic's DVCPRO-100 HD to follow.
800-775-3314; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

Video server

360 Systems Image Server

New features include Advanced Playlisting software, a 1.6Tb drive array with 170 hours of storage, embedded audio, remote-location of the server GUI, and built-in frame sync; new Advanced Playlisting software provides clear, on-screen presentation and an intuitive user interface that enables users to quickly build and edit commercial breaks, news rundowns and clip lists; Playlist features include drag-and-drop list building and editing, editing while running, on-the-fly use of Pause, Skip, Hold and Next functions.
818-991-0360; www.360systems.com
Booth: SU11011

Storage

Incentra Solutions DIVArchive 5.7

Enables interoperability between multiple tiers of storage devices, video servers, editing systems and digital asset workflow applications in the broadcast, media and entertainment industries; offers enhanced integration with video server, broadcast control and storage equipment, as well as expanded end-user functionality; features tape import/export, metasource support, a DIVA Storage Plan Manager (SPM), and the ability to create new object copy.
888-935-4383; www.managedstorage.com/inc_index.php
Booth: SU11036

Storage

Chyron X-Clyps

Server that allows hours of HD clips to be compressed in storage; includes Raid 5 protection, redundant power supplies, VDCP interface, and a networked control architecture.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SU7158

Half-rack VTR

Sony HDW-S280

Upgraded version includes the addition of 24p playback and recording capability; the upgrade is designed to create a lower cost of entry into HDCAM 24p production; is designed for ENG, OB van and field production applications; features 100/59.94i and 50i, switchable operation; offers legacy support and upconversion for Sony's Betacam, Betacam SP and Betacam SX formats.
800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU6406

DVD archive

Baystor BK-1500 Playback Only Unit

Facilitates retrieval of assets stored on DVD; uses the BK-1500 to play back assets while archiving others on the BK-2500 recorder; built-in RS-422 and frame accuracy guarantee DVDs to operate the same as tape, preserved with original timecode, CC and VBI; a built-in 40GB hard drive and programmable playback allows this unit to be used as a video server.
813-645-6666; www.baystor.com
Booth: SL4552

Multi-channel video server

Doremi Labs MCS-HD

Features two record and two play independent high definition video channels with shared storage and selectable compression rates; features a front panel that mimics familiar VTR controls and is compatible with Odetics and VDCP automation protocols as well as Sony 9pin machine control; can record all popular High Definition and Standard Definition video formats.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C2342

Studio videotape players/recorders

Sony DSR series of DVCAM Master Series

Have been enhanced with the addition of an integrated i.LINK IEEE-1394 digital interface; the existing DSR-1600, DRS-1800 and DSR-2000 models will be upgraded with this new built-in connectivity feature and relaunched as the DSR-1600A, DSR-1800A and DSR-2000A; upgrade provides professional video producers who use the DSR series greater compatibility with DV I/O-equipped cameras, VTRs and nonlinear editing systems.
800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU6406

Video server

360 Systems Image Server 7000

Full-featured, six-channel broadcast server; designed for satellite ingest, production and play-to-air; the 2-input, 6-output multi-format design supports MPEG-2, DV and TARGA graphics; up to 400 hours of internal RAID storage is available (accessible from the server front panel), plus redundant, hot-swappable power supplies; design supports MPEG-2 broadcast formats to 50Mb, in I-frame and long-GOP modes.
818-991-0360; www.360systems.com
Booth: SU11011

Broadcast video servers

Gee Broadcast Systems GeeVSXT

A family of flexible servers for post-production, production and transmission; all models ship with the standard Geevs Control Client; five different models available: XT50, XT100, XT250, XT500, XT100; new features include a new user interface, new file handler, and new database architecture.
+44 1256 810123; www.geevs.co.uk
Booth: SU10254

Video server

Pathfire Server Connect for News

Enables newsrooms to transfer digital content from their DMG server to editing systems and play-to-air servers; streamlines content movement process; users can move content with drag-and-drop simplicity while the media remains in digital format throughout the entire delivery process, avoiding the conversion to video.
770-619-0801; www.pathfire.com
Booth: SL1353

Storage

StorageTek Flexline 600

Designed to provide the foundation for an adaptable, agile disk-based storage infrastructure; new items to the line include FLA300 access-centric disk 2Gb/s Fibre Channel-switched FlexLine array and FlexLine FLX210 storage system; new and current offerings are enabled by SANtricityTM 9.1 software suite for FlexLine 200 and 300 Series storage systems that allows customers to mix different drive types in the same system, while increasing their disaster recovery/business continuance capabilities through asynchronous, remote disk-to-disk mirroring.
303-661-5079; www.storagetek.com
Booth: SL4632

Archive management

Crispin ArchiveManager

Recently added dual internal Professional Disk for Data (PDD) drives; increases overall archive storage to 23.3GB of data capacity per single-sided disc; file transfer speeds are rated at 11MB/s read and 9MB/s write for both record-once and rewritable media.
919-845-7744; www.crispincorp.com
Booth: SU9717

Client/server architecture

SeaChange MediaClient

Leverages Broadcast MediaLibrary (BML), which provides fault-resilient storage, independent of the image format, compression standard and file type; BML24000e available as a high-performance CIFS server and is complemented by the new software-based MediaClient codecs, which couple real-time, broadcast-quality I/O and high-quality MPEG-2 and DV coding with CIFS storage access over Gigabit IP networks.
978-897-0100; www.schange.com
Booth: SU6557

Storage arrays

Huge Systems MediaVault U320R Max and U320RX Dual Max RAID

Both arrays are now compatible with the Kona 2 dual-rate HD/SD capture card from AJA Video Systems; Kona 2 supports uncompressed 8- and 10-bit SDI, HD-SDI, and Dual-link 4:4:4 HD at 10 and 12 bits; applications include SD and HDTV, uncompressed broadcast video storage, content creation, medical imaging, and military installations.
818-991-1188; www.hugesystems.com
Booth: SL3628

High definition server

EVS HD maXs

Features two I/O configurable channels and supports the most common formats: 1080i, 720p, 625i and 525i, 50Hz or 59.94Hz where applicable; all commonly used RS-422 protocols are implemented, which can thus be driven by your existing VTR/Edit controller, switcher, graphics engine or station automation.
+32-4-361 7000; www.evs.tv
Booth: C4534

Portable DVR

Fast Forward Video FieldPro DVR

Features video capture and playback at 60fps, resolution greater than 550 lines at 4:1 compression, user-selectable compression ratios ranging from 4:1 to 20:1 and recording times averaging from four to 20 minutes per gigabyte; offers scalable MJPEG compression and 720×486 pixel image resolution.
949-852-8404; www.ffv.com
Booth: C3253

HD MPEG-2 real-time record and playback system

Doremi Labs ORCA Capture Station

HD MPEG-2 processing; encodes SDI or HD-SDI to HD MPEG-2 at up to 160Mb/s direct to the system's hard drive; encoding process can be previewed live or played back at a later time via composite, DVI, SDI or HD-SDI video outputs; unit consists of company's ORCA encoder and DVB/ASI stream recorder housed in a Linux-based 4RU chassis with 500GB of storage.
818-562 1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C2342

Archive and asset management

Masstech Group MassStore

Provides from 1,000 to 100,000+ hours of nonlinear audio/video storage with full content management and tracking; new features include distributed redundant architecture, intelligent partial file extraction and restore, scalable data mover technology, integrated parallel access high-performance file system and disk storage platform, distributed multiple tape library support, support of latest LTO-3 tape drives, and smart avid interface.
905-886-1833; www.masstechgroup.com
Booth: SU10236

Video server

Leitch Technology NEXIO HD

Integrates baseband high-definition record and playback directly into NEXIO server system; provides two channels of HD output or one channel of input and one HD output in either 720p or 1080i format.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

Storage systems

Silicon Graphics (SGI) InfiniteStorage RM610

Addresses broadcasters' multiple stream and low latency, real-time requirements by delivering increased reliability and substantially increased stream playout on SGI Media Server; intended for playout, ingest, and newsroom and program editing; easily configurable as an ingest/playout server, a playout SAN or a central repository serving nonlinear editing systems.
650-960-1980; www.sgi.com
Booth: SL1943

DVD media

Maxell Corp. of America DVD-R Plus 16X Series

Both new models feature 4.7GB capacity and support 16X write speeds for 200 percent more productivity; DVD-R Plus uses advanced proprietary organic dye recording layer; DVD-R BQ designed for post-production environment and is 40 times more scratch resistant and 20 times more dust resistant than standard discs.
800-533-2836; www.maxell.com
Booth: C8530

Storage systems

Silicon Graphics (SGI) InfiniteStorage RM660

Optimized for production, including high-resolution capture from scanner, digital cinema cameras and telecines, resolution-independent editing and compositing applications as well as digital film mastering applications for color grading and digital intermediate facilities; stores up to 16 feature length films in 4K format.
650-960-1980; www.sgi.com
Booth: SL1943

Dockable solid-state recorder

Thomson Grass Valley Venom FlashPak

Created for the company's Grass Valley Viper FilmStream Digital Cinematography cameras; captures uncompressed output of the Viper camera in a lightweight solid-state system that is compact, dockable, and rugged.
503-526-8200; www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Booth: SU7823 and SU8434

Media server

Video Technics Apella HDS

Resolution independent SD and HD server; compatible with Apella video clip server and company's NewsFlow solution; a scalable, multi-format, multi-channel and multi-resolution HD server built on flexible software codecs; four independent HD or SD SDI output ports or two HD or SD SDI output ports with corresponding key signals are available within one Apella HDS chassis for instant playout of DV or MPEG-2/4 up to 100Mb/s.
404-327-8300; www.videotechnics.com
Booth: C3647

Video server

Pathfire Digital Media Gateway server

Allows programming content to be transferred digitally from the DMG server to editing systems and play-to-air servers; digital file transfer eliminates degradation associated with transporting video.
770-619-0801; www.pathfire.com
Booth: SL1353

Tapeless newsroom solution

Video Technics

Third generation product; new features include complete offline and nearline archiving solutions through the Apella Auto Archive and Auto Purge function for video clips and audio tracks; supports SGL and is certified with high-end nearline and offline archiving solutions.
404-327-8300; www.videotechnics.com
Booth: C3647

STUDIO & FACILITY SUPPORT TECHNOLOGY

Convention

International Association of Broadcasters:

Conference focuses on the creation, management and delivery of entertainment content; attracts more than 40,000 attendees from more than 120 countries; includes more than 1000 exhibitors; IBC2005 will take place Sept. 8-12.
+44 20 7611 7500; www.ibc.org
C1605

Broadcast and audiovisual integrator and equipment supplier

Professional Communications Systems (PCS)

Offers a host of services — from consulting, design and engineering to equipment procurement, documentation and training, and after sales support; specializes in design, installation, and maintaining turnkey audio and video communication systems.
813-888-5353; www.pcomsys.com
Booth: TBA

Long-distance range extender

Kramer Electronics TP-300FW FireWire

Used in pairs for a basic end-to-end solution; converts signal to be sent over unshielded Cat. 5 cable up to 300ft to second extender, which converts signal back to its native format; repeaters used in conjunction with the product can extend signals up to 236ft; supports plug and play standards, hot swamping and isochronous and asynchronous applications.
888-275-6311; www.kramerelectronics.com
Booth: SL854

SD/HD audio/video air delay unit

Accom Aircleaner

Is housed in a 1RU chassis with a front panel LCD screen; accepts either standard definition or high definition SDI video signals and up to eight channels of AES/EBU audio with 24bit resolution at 48kHz; allows a maximum delay of up to 10 seconds in HD formats (1080:60i, 59.94i, 50i or 1080:30psf, 29.97psf, 25psf, 24psf, 23.98psf or 720:60p, 59.94p) and up to 30 seconds in SD formats (525/59.94i and 625/50i).
650-328-3818; www.accom.com
Booth: SU 7834

Master Sync/Clock Generator

Evertz 5600 MSC

Has a 1 in 10- frequency reference; a free running drift of 10MHz reference will be less than 0.1Hz (amounting to less than 1 millisecond time drift per day); guarantees that any frequency drift will be within the tolerances expected from the best SPGs or mater clocks available; may be referenced to an external master oscillator; offers other devices a high stability 10MHz output reference.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU6433

Creative and technical solutions services provider

Ascent Media Group

Provides creative and technical solutions through its Creative Services, Creative Sound Services, Media Management Services and Networks Services groups for content creation, management and distribution; provides effective solutions for the creation, management and distribution of content to major motion picture studios, independent producers, broadcast networks, cable channels and advertising agencies.
310-434-7000; www.ascentmedia.com
Booth: C5434

Multi-display controller

Dayang Magic Wall

A 16-channel television channel monitor; designed for use in broadcast control rooms and transmission playout centers; has a wide range of preset and user-configurable image sizes and supporting information-display modes.
+852 2730 2117; www.dayang.com
Booth: SU9352

Cable trade association

National Cable and Telecommunications Association

Represents cable operators, cable program networks and equipment suppliers; hosts the industry's annual trade show; offers traditional video services and provides broadband services such as high-speed Internet access and telecommunications services.
202-775-3550; www.ncta.com
Booth: TBA

Control solution

Barco iPresent

A complete backdrop solution that consists of specifically adapted rear-projection modules, combined with a customized controller and dedicated software; allows broadcasters to use the wall as a high-quality alternative for a traditional on-stage video wall; shows a multitude of video and graphical windows and produces smooth transitions from one display wall layout into another.
770-218-3200; www.barcocontrolrooms.com
Booth: SL1131

Racks

Sigma Electronics Saber series modular rack

A highly flexible rack system for housing a wide variety of signal processing equipment; all modules are front-loading, with a dedicated rear interface to simplify maintenance and installation; includes modules for analog and digital audio and video, all housed in the same frame; the frames can house a wide diversity of units, side-by-side in complete harmony, including distribution, generation, conversion and routing modules.
425-315-1724; www.sigmaelectronics.com
Booth: SU10345

Nonlinear editing

Prime Image Time Tailor

Designed to meet requirements of post production houses and their clients; reduces content up to eight percent with no loss of program integrity; no detectable change in video and audio quality; maintains closed captioning; operates in real time, cutting work time by 70 percent; features insert, delete, move black slugs.
408-867-6519; www.primeimageinc.com
Booth: C5614

Profanity protection device

Evertz HDSD9545DLY-PRO

Enables the operator to insert the desired time delay, via a front panel control and a display panel; there are two program paths that are HD and SD compatible; the main program feed will usually be focused on the main detailed action, the secondary back-up path will generally offer a wide angle shot, or some suitable alternative picture to the main content; both channels are delayed by the same amount of time; if an unscheduled, offensive event occurs, the operator has only to hit one remote button to cause the program video and audio output to be clean switched to the alternative back-up channel; the delay can be adjusted up to a maximum of 24 seconds for HDTV or SDTV.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU6433

MPEG monitor

Sencore Video Bridge

Designed to provide you with continuous monitoring of MPEG signals in any network where the data is being carried over IP frames; capable of verifying the signal integrity of multiple TV multicasts in parallel; designed in both field and rack mountable version; work anywhere in the network and in a variety of MPEG-2 video and audio Over IP applications; provides helpful troubleshooting information such as IP packet jitter and MPEG-2 Transport Stream packet drops.
800-736-2673; www.sencore.com
Booth: SU10006, C7331

Consoles

TBC Consoles intelliTrac

Laterally sliding and positionable rack turrets easily upgraded or relocated as equipment and operational requirements change; continuous front and rear device tracks allow unlimited lateral positioning of critical equipment; articulating arms for distance, height and tilt control may be utilized for mounting flat panel monitors, speakers, phones and task lighting.
631-293-4068; www.tbcconsoles.com
Booth: SU6831

Power products, batteries, generators

Staco Energy Products UniStar Sx

Single-phase on-line UPS product; double-conversion design isolates and conditions the power coming into the unit before it is distributed to the protected equipment; eliminates the manual resets required of digital equipment in unprotected circuits; available in sizes from 700VA to 3000VA.
937-253-1191; www.stacoenergy.com
Booth: C1207

Widescreen LCD monitor

Panasonic BT-LH1700W

A broadcast-quality 16:9 high definition/standard definition LCD monitor for studio and field applications; displays brilliant, highly color saturated images; the 17in space-saving, widescreen monitor produces exceptional color reproduction and gradation and allows the user to display widescreen high definition images in their natural resolution.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Quad processor

Image Video VxV-4-DVI

A Quad processor; accepts SDI and Analog video inputs to a DVI output; with embedded audio metering and UMD tally capability.
416-750-8872; www.imagevideo.com
Booth: SU7077

Signal integration system

Ensemble Designs Avenue

An expandable, modular tray-based signal integration system; housed in a 1RU or 3RU frame; allows any combination of HD video, SD video, DVB-ASI and audio modules in the same frame; modules include: embedders, synchronizers, converters, routers, sync gens, protection switches, and more.
530-478-1830; www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: SU 10217

Monitoring solution

Barco iStudio

Consists of a high-quality display with rear-screen projection, a graphic controller, and Web-based operating software; one projection module can display up to 60 video or audio windows simultaneously.
770-218-3200; www.barcocontrolrooms.com
Booth: SL1131

Desk system

Middle Atlantic Products LCD Monitoring Desk

Designed to provide more usable space in a smaller footprint; optimized for use with LCD screens; modular design allows economical additions and limitless configuration choices; 64in and 48in widths available; optional lower light bridge allows better line of sight to video monitor walls.
973-839-1011; www.middleatlantic.com
Booth: SL3606

Cat. 5 transceiver

Laird Telemedia PHATCAT

Consists of 1000ft long haul Cat. 6 transceivers for 14- and 26-pin cameras in varied configurations.
800-898-0759; www.lairdtelemedia.com
Booth: SL1243

Portable HD monitor for Sony HDV camcorders

ERG Ventures HDM-EV85

8.4in monitor is designed for the HDV camcorder, Sony HVR-Z1U and HDR-FX1; offers enhanced color, frame markers and a memory preset function; its HD analog input enables the HDV to connect to the HDM-EV85 directly; accepts most popular video image formats; with two 7.2V batteries, the monitor lasts for 2.5 to 3 hours.
949-263-1630; www.erg-ventures.com
Booth: SU10134

Multipurpose interface

TSL ESP-1

Connects with the system via an Ethernet port and provides parallel 32 in and 32 out; serial port can be used to connect to a serial tally source or programmed for a router or router control panel.
+44 1628 687 200; www.televisionsystems.com
Booth: SU9656

8.4-inch HD monitor

ERG Ventures HDM-EV80D

Offers enhanced color, gamma adjustment functions, additional framing markers and a memory preset functions; serves as a rack-mount monitor that can easily be adapted for location shoots; its HD/SD inputs can be intermingled; has four inputs; is able to flip the image right-side up.
949-263-1630; www.erg-ventures.com
Booth: SU10134

Technical furniture

Forecast Consoles MASTERail Console System

Designed to offer infinite potential layouts and design configurations; universal mounting system allows for random placement of all monitors, EIA rack boxes, speakers, script stands and special-purpose devices anywhere along the length of the console.
631-253-9000; www.forecast-consoles.com
Booth: SU6431

Monitoring and control over IP system

Miranda Technologies iControl

Adapted for key applications including incoming food management, multichannel HD/SD master control, and network operation centers for cable, satellite and IPTV operators; leverages industry standard SNMP protocols for monitoring and control of video as well as surrounding transmission, networking and building infrastructure.
561-477-6124; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU7841

Dual-screen LCD monitor

Marshall Electronics V-R72P-2HDSDI

Occupies only three SRU of a standard 19in EIA equipment rack; 1.2-million pixel TFT screens have wide 130 degree viewing angles and incorporate digital signage processing; SMPTE/ITU high definition and standard definition digital (HDSDI/SDI) video standards and signal types are accepted and displayed on each screen; analog signals are digitized using an advanced 10-bit process on each signal path with 4x over sampling and adaptive five line comb filter with exacting color space conversion.
310-333-0606; www.lcdracks.com
Booth: SL913

Digital asset maximization initiative

Thomson Grass Valley dMAX

Product expands company's Grass Valley C2MD program for centralized facility monitoring and management; new service level agreement gives users flexibility to implement multi-distribution workflows.
503-526-8200; www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Booth: SU7823 and SU8434

Tally interface

Image Video GSI-3

Tally interface c/w Tally Mapper software and interfaces to production switchers and Under Monitor Displays.
416-750-8872; www.imagevideo.com
Booth: SU7077

Direct-view LCD displays

Clarity Visual Systems Bay Cat X and Bobcat X

Two new versions feature improved panel response time, modular I/O architecture with available HD-SDI connectivity for improved video; 40-inch Bobcat X offers 1366 × 768 resolution, native 16:9 aspect ratio, increased brightness (500 nits) and contrast ratio of 800:1; 46in Bay Cat X offers 1920 x 1080 resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio, and 8ms response time.
503-570-0700; www.clarityvisual.com
Booth: SL3328

Display processors

Zandar Technologies FusionPro

A multi-window display processor designed to accurately render multiple video and computer graphics sources to high resolution displays; currently supports resolutions up to SXGA (1280×1024) with pristine image quality achieved through a combination of 10 bit RGB outputs, an advanced video processing engine and dynamic phase adjustment for accurate pixel mapping; founded on a modular architecture consisting of a range of plug in processing cards and associated i/o.
+353 1 293 8966; www.zandar.com
Booth: SU9311

Content management and production

SYSMEDIA

SysMedia and Strategy & Technology (S&T) are jointly exhibiting and will be demonstrating end-to-end solutions for the production and distribution of OCAP/ACAP/MHP-compliant interactive content.
+44 (0) 1293 814 200; www.sysmedia.com
Booth: SU11408

Video watermarking content protection system

Nextamp S.A. NexMaster

Uses invisible digital video watermark ID to discourage movie piracy; embeds in either SD or HD formats during tape duplication or file copying; comes with Sd-SDI, HD-SDI or Gig-E interfaces; offers embedding in uncompressed material as well as directly within MPEG-2 or H264 files.
+33 02 99 22 61 62; www.nextamp.com
Booth: SU 9954

Display mounts

Chief Manufacturing FMA-220 and FMA-320

The FMA-220 dual horizontal array and FMA-320 triple horizontal array are used with many combinations of Chief small flat-panel mounts, including height-adjustable, pivot and swing, and pole mounts; no bolt adjustments are necessary; feature Chief's Centris technology for gravity-centered pivot adjustments allow 15 degrees of pivot/pitch positioning.
952-894-6280; www.chiefmfg.com
Booth: SL3625

System service and support

Thomson Grass Valley OnCall

Service level agreement limits broadcasters exposure to potential equipment failures and helps them manage unplanned service costs; customized to user requirements.
503-526-8200; www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Booth: SU7823 and SU8434

Flat-panel LCD display

Panasonic TH-32LHD7UY

A 1366 × 768 pixel (approx. 3.15 million pixels) WXGA-resolution LCD panel; brightness of 500 cd/m2 and a high 800:1contrast ratio; the high definition 16:9 aspect ratio panel can display 16.77 million colors and offers a 170 degree horizontal and vertical viewing angle; the 3D Color Management system is a new correction process that works in a three-dimensional color matrix (hue, saturation and brightness) rather than the conventional two-dimensional color differential plane.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Dual HD monitor

Marshall Electronics V-R72P-2HDA

Rack-mounted monitor features high resolution, 1.2 million pixel screens with digital signal processing; designed for analog applications; accepts DVI and HDMI computer or video signals plus high definition and standard definition analog video standards and signal types.
310-333-0606; www.lcdracks.com
Booth: SL913

Signal monitoring system

Trilogy Broadcast Sentinel

Includes a number of card-based modules that can be interchanged within the company's fully flexible frame system; applications include monitoring, changeover switching, signal comparison, fault reporting and logging.
+44 1264 384000; www.trilogy-broadcast.co.uk
Booth: C11722

Monitoring and control software

Thomson Grass Valley NetCentral 4.1 and Grass Valley XMS

NetCentral 4.1 facility monitoring software enables technicians to easily evaluate system software, hardware, storage, and devices in their facilities and across their networks; XMS network management for digital content delivery systems enables users to control and monitor digital content delivery applications over satellite, terrestrial, DSL or cable.
503-526-8200; www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Booth: SU7823 and SU8434

Product supplier

Elquip

Has nearly 25 years of experience in furnishing electrical and electronic workshops; the product offering consists of (anti-static) workbenches, cabinets, chairs, ESD protectives, measuring instruments and tools.
+040-2 645 345; www.elquip.com
TBA

TBCS, FRAME SYNCS, CONVERSION EQUIPMENT

HD Audio/Video converter

Leitch Technology X75 HD

Combines up/down/cross conversion, HD frame sync and extensive video and audio processing capabilities; is equally suited for analog, digital, or high-definition hybrid facilities; level/color control; optional 3D adaptive color decoding with time base correction; optional noise reduction; and frame synchronization; the 16 channels of internal audio processing include timing with video for lip sync corrections; level control; analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion; and embedding and de-embedding for both SDI and HD-SDI serial digital signals and integrated Dolby decompression for interfacing any audio signal in a professional environment.
800-775-3314; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

Modular Broadcast System

NVISION Synapse

Provides an unprecedented level of multi-function signal processing in a flexible, modular, remotely controllable platform; family is comprised of more than 100 modules, including 20 that support HD-SDI.
530-265-3055; www.nvision.tv
Booth: SU9301

Video and audio synchronizers

Fortel DTV Integrity 500 Series

Include Quadra-Comb decoder technology, plus differentiating features; each video synchronizer has both composite analog and SDI inputs and outputs to bridge the gap from audio to digital; all models are both NTSC and PAL switchable.
770-806-0234; www.forteldtv.com
Booth: SU10463

Serial digital to analog video converter

Ensemble Designs BrightEye 15

A serial digital to analog video converter; allows user to time the analog output into a production switcher or routing switcher; offers video conversion and signal timing; useful for broadcasters that are integrating digital and analog signals into the same system; frame synchronization is accomplished by conventional drop/add of frames.
530-478-1830; www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: SU 10217

Converters

Fortel DTV Integrity 300 Series

The bridge between analog and digital video; Composite Analog Decoders, NTSC and PAL Encoders, YUV and RGB conversion, are all included in this series.
770-806-0234; www.forteldtv.com
Booth: SU10463

SD and HD terminal equipment

Ross Video RossGear MD

Line includes wide range of modules that handle both standard definition SDI and high-definition HD-SDI signals; features a new 2RU modular MD frame; modules designed for audio/video distribution, conversion, synchronization, multiplexing and demultiplexing also shown.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: SU7141

Video processing and distribution

Leitch Technology Technology X75HD

Combines up/down/cross conversion, HD frame sync and video and audio processing capabilities in a 1RU package; features simultaneous up conversion and down conversion with aspect ratio conversion for hybrid standard- and high-definition facilities, level/color control, optional 3D adaptive color decoding with time base correction, optional nose reduction, and frame synchronization.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

SDI-DV-SDI with embedded audio

Laird Telemedia DVBETA

Bidirectional SDI-DV-SDI with embedded audio.
800-898-0759; www.lairdtelemedia.com
Booth: SL1243

High-definition synchronizer

Prime Image HD/Sync

Offers I/O flexibility, supporting standards from SD through HD in either analog or digital formats; incorporates 10-bit processing, digital FIR filtering, a 3 dimensional adaptive COMB filter, full proc amp controls, color correction, and adaptive noise reduction; other features include a test signal generator, frame store with linear keyer, dual buffer still store with dissolve/clean cut, and an animated logo inserter.
408-867-6519; www.primeimageinc.com
Booth: C5614

Composite converter module

Marshall Electronics MC-0201-4

Provides simultaneous conversions of four separate S-Video (Y/C) channels to composite video; S-video is processed and amplified for output to another device such as a vision mixer or VCR; offers four channels of conversion compared to other products that provide only one channel.
310-333-0606; www.lcdracks.com
Booth: SL913

Infrastructure components

Snell & Wilcox IQ Modular

Twenty-five new components consist of converters, synchronizers, distribution amplifiers, routers, and audio modules; all products are capable of operating in either SD or HD resolutions and are designed to enable broadcasters to take control of transition to digital and HDTV broadcasting.
+44 (0) 20 8917 4300; www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: SU6349

Time code inserter interface

Laird Telemedia TC100

External SMPTE LTC time code inserter interface onto the Firewire stream.
800-898-0759; www.lairdtelemedia.com
Booth: SL1243

Time code processor

Horita TCP-50

Provides a variety of time code functions to address the requirements of dealing with multiformat longitudinal time code; translates between 23.976, 24,25,29.97 and 30 FPS time codes; users can substitute/replace input time code user bit data with manually entered user bit data on a “nibble by nibble” basis, as well as resynchronize free running time code to an input video signal.
949-489-0240; www.horita.com
Booth: C10120

Time code interface card

ESE PC-471PCI

For PC-compatible computers; receives SMPTE, EBU or ESE time code; using the supplied software, the card will automatically synchronize the PC's internal time-of-day clock; the time code is provided via a rear-mounted BNC connector.
www.ese-web.com
Booth: C2639

Frame synchronizer

FOR-A Corporation of America FA-128

Available as a standalone unit or as a modular card (UFM-128FS), which can be inserted into the company's UF-106 or UF-112 frames; 14-bit internal processing frame synchronizer features analog composite I/O, 4:2:2 component internal signal processing, NTSC/PAL automatic detection, digital three-line adaptive comb filter processing, full frame memory to prevent picture field inversion during processing, process control functions (video level, chroma level, setup level and chroma, H and subcarrier phase).
714-894-3311; www.for-a.com
Booth: C4519

Extended HD interfacing and signal processing range

Miranda Technologies Series XVP HD

New HD cross- and downconverter, upconverter and crossconverter, and an HD frame synchronizer and downconverter now available for Imaging Series XVP HD; interfaces feature firmware that can be upgraded to provide additional signal processing functionality.
561-477-6124; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU7841

SMPTE time code generator

ESE ES-461U

Is a microprocessor-based presettable SMPTE time code generator with Jam Sync; provides a front panel mounted thumbwheel switch that allows the presetting of hours, minutes and seconds data and six digits of user bits; additional features include a video sync input, a color frame pulse input and a clock “hold” function.
310-322-2136; www.ese-web.com
Booth: C2639

Motion-compensated broadcast upconverter

Snell & Wilcox HD5300

Housed in a compact 1-RU enclosure; uses motion compensation derived from company's Alchemist Ph.C standards conversion range; allows centralized setup and monitoring through RollCall, which enables broadcasters to choose a customized financial model, such as centralcasting of multiple stations over a wide area network or use of a few modules in a single facility.
212-481-2416; www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: SU6349

Media converter

Laird Telemedia LTM-7000C

Accommodates any format, including SDI and analog HD I/O.
800-898-0759; www.lairdtelemedia.com
Booth: SL1243

Encoder

Eyeheight Enigma data transcoder

Enables metadata and machine-control information to be transported through an SDI channel; applications include forwarding camera pan/tilt angle and speed from the point of capture to 3D FX equipment in a post-production studio; can also be used to deliver recorded-media details such as date, time and clock number.
+44 1923 256 000; www.eyeheight.com
Booth: SU 8501

Timing, reference/test signal generators

Trilogy Broadcast Mastermind

Changeover unit complements the Mentor and Mentor Plus units; monitoring signal status and provides automatic changeover should failure be detected; actively monitors the condition of both analog and digital reference and test signals; configuration is selectable to suit specific engineering environments; standard units monitor one pair of main and reserve black burst inputs and include changeover, plus relay changeover of three other pairs of signals.
+44 1264 384000; www.trilogy-broadcast.co.uk
Booth: C11722

TEST & MEASUREMENT

Test and measurement

Tektronix MTS 400 Compressed stream analyzer

Compressed video test system; automatically monitors, analyzes and debugs live and deferred time video transport steams; supports world transmission standards including; ATSC, DVB-T, -S, -H, -C, ISDB-S, IP and UMTS plus compressed video standards including; MPEG-2, -4, H.264, VC-1 and 3GPP; up to 400Mb/s analysis, modular design, hardware and software versions available; shipping in March.
800-833-9200; www.tektronix.com
Booth C6231

Bitstream analyzer

Dolby DM100

A portable, handheld diagnostic tool that can monitor and generate Dolby Digital, Dolby E and PCM bitstreams; has a built-in test-signal generator; accepts digital input signals via XLR, BNC, and Toslink optical connectors; a standard 1/8in stereo headphone jack can be switched to monitor any two decoded channels or a downmix of the whole program, while a small built-in speaker provides a mono output.
415-645-5293; www.dolby.com
Booth: SU7870

Storage

DNF Controls Analyst RS422/RS232 Tester

Data logging option for Analyst; provides non-volatile storage of bidirectional data communication with timestamping; allows users to upload log files from The Analyst into a PC for review and analysis; allows users to isolate, identify, and resolve RS422 and RS232 interface problems quickly and easily.
818-898-3380; www.dnfcontrols.com
Booth: SU8552

Analysis software

Sencore H.264 Analysis Software

Provides in-depth analysis for Main Profiles at all levels including High and Low level; full bit stream analysis capabilities (SPS, PPSI), plus a video information overlay on top of the video frames (MB, MV, and Slice); provides picture level analysis capabilities that include current picture type, encoded picture size, and percentage of macro-block types per picture; allows you to be able to identify sub-partitions, or any quantized parameters or coded Block patterns, as well as, motion vector values.
800-736-2673; www.sencore.com
Booth: SU10006, C7331

Test Generator

Doremi Labs HD-G10

Portable test generator; features a dual-link HD-SDI 2k resolution video output; provides 15 still patterns and 7 moving test patterns in SD and HD formats; outputs audio tone, time code and close caption characters; has ability to combine any still pattern with a moving pattern to create hundreds of video pattern options.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C2342

Test and Measurement

Acterna COFDM and 8VSB Interfaces

Allows the DTS to meet the demands of digital video deployment within the terrestrial broadcast industry more precisely; product line now supports both the COFDM and 8VSB modulation called for in the European and North American standards.
240-404-1913; www.acterna.com
Booth: SU10043

Evaluation systems

K-WILL VP21S and VP21H:

Performs detailed measurements and comparisons of reference and copies videos on a real-time and fully automated basis; offers pixel-by-pixel comparison and provides more than 150,000 real-time measurements on each field of video.
650-329-9988; www.kwillcorporation.com
C8941

Transport stream monitor and analyzer

Triveni Digital StreamScope

Enhanced version of real-time DTV transport stream monitor and analyzer family; monitors, measures, and analyzes DTV streams and signals to ensure their integrity, reliability and compliance with MPEG-2, ATSC and SCTE standard; allows broadcasters and cable operators to remotely supervise multiple concurrent input sources from diverse physical locations; ideal for monitoring multichannel operations, or multiple points in the signal chain of one channel; can display HD and SD audio/video programs of all ATSC and SCTE formats.
714-378-5841; www.trivenidigital.com
Booth: SU11411

RF Probe

Sencore DTU-234SX

Allows you to connect any analog, 8 VSB or QAM64/256 signal directly to your laptop computer and make both quantity and quality measurements of that signal; provides full tuning capabilities from 50MHz to 870MHz, plus allows you to measure signals from -30 dBmV up to +50 dBmv; can build up to five custom channel plans or choose from one of the standard channels plans that include FCC, IRC, HRD, or UHF/VH.
800-736-2673; www.sencore.com
Booth: SU10006, C7331

Generator

DK-Technologies PT5300 option

A new HD sync and patterns generator option; will support all TriLevelSync formats and will also be downwards compatible with SDI, 270M and Analogue options.
800-421-0888; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C2757; C3612

Test and analysis

Vqual Aprove

For analysis, test and optimisation of compressed audio, for codec engineers either developing or evaluating audio codecs; provides detailed error checking, syntax analysis, and performance reporting, with the aim of saving man weeks or months of development time.
+44 117 3101 244; www.vqual.com
Booth: SL4535

Video over IP application software

Sencore VIP 1350

Designed to provide Real Time IP Analysis and the ability to extract the MPEG transport stream data and direct it to a physical transport stream output such as ASI, LVDS, 310M or DHEI; capable of recording the incoming IP stream through a Gig-E Ethernet (Copper and Optical) inputs to a hard disk for full off-line analysis or playback at a later date.
800-736-2673; www.sencore.com
Booth: SU10006, C7331

Signal analysis

Videotek TVM-950HD

Offers high-definition video and audio signal analysis; provides waveform, vector, audio and picture all in one convenient display; features back-lit controls and a compact half-rack configuration.
800-800-5719; www.videotek.com
Booth: SU7805

Video tester

Tektronix K15 Version 2.1

Provides the ability to analyze H.324M video telephony quality of service by monitoring the UMTS core network IU-CS interface; displays all video calls in a live 3G network; offers the selection of H.324 video calls on the Iu-CS interface, calculation of key performance indicators (KPIs) and the extraction of the voice/video stream of each H.324M video call.
800-833-9200; www.tektronix.com
Booth: C6231

Handheld spectrum analyzers

Rohde & Schwarz FSH Family

Models go up to 6GHz; provides analog and digital TV measurements; performs true power measurement with external power sensors.
888-837-8772; www.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: C2633

MPEG test system

Acterna DTS-330

Supports MPEG-2, DVB, and ATSC testing in one box; users can troubleshoot their digital video networks via the platform's application modules, which include the analyzer for continuous, detailed, real-time analysis of all transport stream content and statistics including PIDs, PCR/PTS timing, programs/channels, conditional access, and PSI/SI/PSIP tables and descriptors; the multiplexer for continuous real-time transport stream creation; and the generator for real-time transport stream recording and playout.
240-404-1913; www.acterna.com
Booth: SU10043

Multiformat, HD SDI monitor

Videotek TVM-950HD

Offers high-resolution color LCD display; provides accurate, stable display of single or multiple waveform, vector, gamut, audio, picture, timing and data analyzer functions in quadrant or full-screen views; capabilities include advanced analysis tools, an extensive alarm set with peak level reporting, metadata, EIA-608, 708 closed caption, Teletext and XDS displays.
416-445-9640; www.videotek.com
Booth: SU7805; SU8705

Transport stream generator

Rohde & Schwarz DVM400

Upgrade offers transport stream generator/analyzer/recorder functionality in one box; MPEG-2 analyzer and monitor with up to four stream inputs now includes MPEG-2 generator/recorder/player and data broadcast analysis option that includes DVB-H functionality.
888-837-8772; www.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: C2633

HD SDI, SD SDI, analog and audio signal monitor

Hamlet LCD Scope 292

Ueses a liquid crystal display; produced a range of unique HDSDI, SDI, NTSC and PAL composite, CAV, YC and DV capable devices, which may be used for a variety of environments; makes an ideal replacement for existing or failing CRT units; is only 160mm deep.
+44 1494 729728; www.hamlet.co.uk
Booth: C7031

DVI pattern generator

Kramer Electronics 840 DVI

Comes with 32 built-in patterns; evaluates refresh rate performance, testing of overall linearity, the linearity of each pixel component and identifying missing pixel components of fixed resolution display devices, such as LCD and plasma monitors and LCD/DLP projectors; patterns designed to aid in testing DVI accessories.
888-275-6311; www.kramerelectronics.com
Booth: SL854

Waveform, vector and audio monitor

Hamlet Flexiscope

Uses a built-in 3.5in diagonal high-quality TFT display to show the picture in 4:3 or 16:9 formats; also shows conventional waveform, vector and audio disiplays together with data analysis; easy to plug-in input option modules allow operation in all current formats and enables future standards to be accommodated
+44 1494 729728; www.hamlet.co.uk
Booth: C7031

Test and measurement software

Pixelmetrix DVStation DTA

Allows users to apply DVStation MPEG analysis features offline to transport files captured in IneoQuest IQController software; runs as companion application on the same PC, DVStation DTA tests SPTS and MPTS captured using IneoQuest's Singulus G1-T; features TR 101 290, PCR measurement, bandwidth and video thumbnail capability.
866-749-3587; www.pixelmetrix.com
Booth: C7316

Broadcast test system enhancements

Rohde & Schwarz SFU

SFU enhanced with capabilities to operate with DVB-H, DVB-T, DVB-S, DVB-S2 (broadcast services), TDS-OFDM (DMB-T), DVB-C and DirecTV Legacy (DSS) standards; options include noise, phase noise and fading generation, an MPEG-2 generator/recorder/player, arbitrary waveform generator, BER measurement and true power measurement using external power sensors.
888-837-8772; www.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: C2633

Portable HD video test generator

Doremi Labs HDG-10

Provides 15 still patterns and seven moving test patterns in SD and HD formats at full broadcast quality; outputs audio tone, time code and close caption characters; video outputs include SDI, HD-SDI and dual-link HD-SDI; formats include NTSC, PAL, 720p, 1080i, 1080p and 2048×1080; can be paired with HDVI converter to provide DVI output.
818-562 1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C2342

Timing, reference/test signal generators

Trilogy Broadcast Mentor Series

Full SPG, multi-format with up to nine adjustable timing planes, syncs 625 or 525 line signals, provides three parallel outputs of main black burst, plus two subsidiary; combinable test signal facilities with optional hardware or software configurations.
+44 1264 384000; www.trilogy-broadcast.co.uk
Booth: C11722

VIDEO ROUTING

Router

NVISION NV5256

Expandable 256 port machine control router; 8RU bi-directional port router for SMPTE 207M, RS-422 or RS-232 data, expandable to 512 ports using two frames.
530-265-3055; www.nvision.tv
Booth: SU9301

Fiber optic switcher

Multidyne FOS fiber optic switcher

Smaller matrix sizes to the FOS Series of fiber optic routing switchers; ideal for video broadcast, production, security and other video applications requiring transmission and switching of high quality optical signals; available in matrix sizes ranging from 8 by 8 to 32 by 32 bi-directional optical ports; delivers non-blocking, ultra-low loss, deterministic switched video over fiber optic connections without conversion to electrical format; based on Polatis' photonic switching technology; the FOS eliminates video signal degradation; switches any video format over distances in excess of 20km.
516-671-7278; www.multidyne.com
Booth: C3151

Routing system

Quartz Electronics Topaz-HD

Offers a full 1.5Gb/s bandwidth to handle uncompressed HD signals; dual link operation is supported using ganged pairs of inputs and outputs to carry higher bandwidth signals or data; available in 16 by 16 or 32 by 32 sizes.
530-265-2815; www.quartzus.com
Booth: SU9652

Routing switcher

Leitch Technology Panacea Clean/Quiet Switch

Clean video with embedded audio routing switcher; provides many features, functions and signal outputs; delivers master control features at a router price; provides simulcast of SD and HD, switch transitions and auxiliary outputs.
800-775-3314; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

Video matrix switcher

Sigma Electronics DVS-1616

Newly redesigned; now includes auto-equalization circuitry to compensate for up to 1000ft of Belden 8281 cable; optional reclocking circuitry assures data rate accuracy; 16 by 16 SDI router; available as a standalone router (DVS1616) or can be incorporated into an existing Sigma 2100 series.
425-315-1724; www.sigmaelectronics.com
Booth: SU10345

Multiformat, multi-level routing switcher

Sierra Video Systems Sierra NLE

Designed for nonlinear editing facilities; 8×8 matrix switcher in compact 3RU frame is capable of routing SDI video, composite video, composite video, s-Video (Y/C), component video (YUV) and/or RGsB signals along with either balanced analog stereo audio (or two balanced analog mono audio) and /or AES/EBU digital audio; multi-format and multi-level capable.
888-886-8875; www.sierravideo.com
Booth: SL854

Control

Leitch Technology Command Control System (CCS) panel

Communicates in real time with NEO, 6800+, and X75 processing products as well as Leitch Technology routers; also communicates with Panacea and Integrator routers in real time; provides a color display, four knobs for parametric range adjustments, soft menu keys and dynamic LCD navigation buttons; users may customize the panel to display only those parameters that are relevant to their operations.
800-775-3314; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

Optical routers

Evertz X1616-OO; X3232-EO

SNMP-enabled optical routers for digital rates up to 3Gb/s; the X1616-OO has 16 optical inputs and 16 optical outputs; the X3232-EO has 16 optical plus 16 electrical inputs and 16 optical plus 16 electrical outputs; the mixed optical/electrical I/O on the X3232-EO provides built-in EO/OE conversion for signals such as HDSDI, SDI and ASI that originate/terminate on coaxial cable; the 3Gb/s rate capability allows many other signal types such as Fiber Channel, Serial HIPPI, SONET, etc, to be switched using these routers; both routers utilize an OEO architecture where optical input/output signals are converted to the electrical domain for regeneration and switching.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU6433

Router

PRO-BEL SIRIUS GOLD

Features router sizes to 512×512; ability to mix and match different signals within the same frame; incorporates built-in analog and digital signal conversion for both video and audio signals; formats available are SDI/HD/analog video and AES audio.
+44 118 986 6123; www.pro-bel.com
Booth: SU10730

Router control system

Utah Scientific SC-4

Complete line of routing switchers and control systems offered; new additions to the SC-4 control system will be unveiled at the show.
801-575-3770; www.utahscientific.com
Booth: C5910

Data router

Utah Scientific UTAH-400

New addition to the UTAH-400 line for routing RS-422 machine control data, offers 64 ports in 4ru chassis with expansion capability for adding more ports; units can be fitted with optical I/O ports for direct connection of SD and HD signals on fiber without need for external converters.
801-575-3770; www.utahscientific.com
Booth: C5910

Video processing and distribution line

Leitch Technology 6800+ Modular Platform

Line adds nine new HD configurations, including: HFS6800 video frame synchronizer/processor, HMX6800 multiplexers and HDX6800 demultiplexers, NEO SuiteView multi-viewer solutions, CCS-TRAX, NEO HUC-3902 deinterlacing upconverter module, NEO DLY-3901-4 SDI delay module, Next-Generation CCS Control panel, and SNMP Support monitoring application.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

Router

Leitch Technology Panacea Lite

Available as a dual-format (analog video and audio, SD video and AES, HD video and AES) router or in standalone formats (analog video, analog audio, SD video, HD); enables front or rear rack mounting; offers mixed format, broadcast-quality 12×1 utility routing within a 1RU frame.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

HD router

PESA Switching Systems Cheetah

Upgraded versions of Cheetah router; routers are full-featured digital routing switchers with the power to handle SDI, HDTV, and non-standard digital signals in the same frame; available in 64×64, 128×128, 256×256 and 512×512 frame sizes; can handle bit rates from 3Mb/s up to 1.5 Gb/s.
631-845-5020; www.pesa.com
Booth: SU7852

Router

Quartz Electronics Xenon

Comes in two frame sizes; active assemblies are all hot swappable from the front of the frame; power, control, cooling and reference generation are all available in dual redundant configurations; every output can be switched in the same TV frame; any number of Xenon frames may be combined to make larger multi-level routing systems; supports a number of signal formats.
530-265-2815; www.quartzus.com
Booth: SU9652

Software control platform

PRO-BEL PROCION

Contains major new features for the management of broadcast systems and media workflow; allows customers to design their own user interfaces; supports router control, modular product monitoring and control, media management, automation and master control.
+44 118 986 6123; www.pro-bel.com
Booth: SU10730

WIRE, CABLE, CONNECTORS

Fiber optic cable

Telecast Fiber Systems SHED

Expanded line now includes support for Ikegami camera systems; new SHED adapters allow production crews using SMPTE fiber-equipped broadcast cameras to replace hybrid optical fiber/copper cabling with single-mode fiber; reduces bulk and expense associated with hybrid cabling and extends distance capabilities of the camera.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: SU8375

Camera Connector

Canare Hybrid fiber optic camera connectors

New F.O. camera connector design; with a detachable alignment sleeve and insulator; easy maintenance; made with a stainless steel body shell; the connectors are SMPTE 304M compliant with an insertion loss =0.5dB; AdPC polish for a RL =45dB.
818-365-2446; www.canare.com
Booth: C5134

Cable connectors

Pomona Electronics XLR connectors

Features a clamping mechanism that withstand 100lb of pull without disconnecting the cable; designed to deliver high-quality, low-noise audio transmission; feature gold contacts and black nickel coating to reduce reflection; are also available on 10ft to 25ft foot cable assemblies made with Belden 1172A four-conductor Star Quad, low-impedance cables.
800-490-2361; www.pomonaelectronics.com
Booth: C11814

High definition coax cable

Gepco VHD1100

Features a 3GHz bandwidth (for HDTV transmission), a gas-injected foam polyethylene dielectric, lower attenuation, more RG types, excellent crush resistance, easy termination, and a flexible, riser rated jacket; conductive elements consist of a precision-drawn solid copper center conductor and a 95 percent braid with 100 percent foil shield for complete broadband shielding; available in wide range of sizes to accommodate short distance rack wiring or extended distance point to point interconnect
800-966-0069; www.gepco.com
Booth: C9341

Connectors

Switchcraft H Series

New S-Video, Firewire and USB options; allow a wide variety of connectors with in the same XLR housing and panel cutout; BNC and RCA options also available.
773-792-2700; www.switchcraft.com
Booth: C2339

Cables

Multidyne DVI fiber optic transport link and extension cables

Provides a transport solution for high resolution, 1600 by 1200, DVI digital video sources via four fibers; maximum transmission distance is 700m; system has a data throughput of 1.6GB/s with no compression; extends the distance limitations of DVI digital video signals to 100m; resolutions of up to 1600 by 1200 are support; cables are available in varying lengths from 10m to 100m; provides the capability for the separation of a video signal source and the monitor.
516-671-7278; www.multidyne.com
Booth: C3151

Cable connectors

Neutrik NC**XX Series

Available in three to seven pole configurations; die cast shell has internal threads that mate with the external threads on the boot to eliminate damage sometimes found on exposed threads; incorporates chuck-type strain relief; provides stylish color-coding on the boot; features female cage type contact that will increase conductivity and reduce wear of the male contacts; features a new ground contact that will provide better integrity between the chassis and cable connectors; available in nickel housing with silver contacts, black metal housing with silver contacts and black metal housing with gold contacts
732-901-9488; www.neutrikusa.com
Booth: C5137

Fiber-optic connector for HDTV cameras

Fischer Connectors 1053 Series

Co-developed with Corning; “No Epoxy — No Polish” fiber-optic contacts enable users to field-assemble and field-repair HDTV camera connectors anywhere; eliminates polishing fiber-optic elements a well as preparing special epoxies when using the new Series 1053T connector.
800-551-0121; www.fischerconnectors.com
Booth: SU11812

Fiber optic cable

Gepco HDC120P

12mm heavy-duty hybrid fiber optic cable; SMPTE 311M compliant; designed specifically for high-definition camera to CCU interconnections in studio or mobile production environments; features a 12mm puncture-resistant polyurethane jacket; aids in the reduction of cable kinking; a special nylon-based polymer and a 16-gage steel strength member is cabled at the center of each core fiber; includes a Kevlar wrap and PVC jacket for added protection; features heat-resistant insulation for operation in high-temperature environments.
800-966-0069; www.gepco.com
Booth: C9341

Patching system

ADC Telecom UniPatch

Modular patching system with universal chassis; combines full Audio Engineering Society compliance, a highly durable RS-422 patching interface, and a modular design; allows technicians to combine data, audio, and video patching modules in a single two-rack-unit (2 RU) modular panel.
800-366-3891; www.adc.com
Booth: C4515

Analog audio cables

Belden CDT Brilliance cable

Plenum versions of company's popular 9451 and 9451D analog audio cables; designed for line-level audio connections, audio distribution equipment, and studio wiring with room-to-room and plenum versions; applications include sports arenas, broadcast studios, post-production facilities, corporate boardrooms and houses of worship.
800-235-3364; www.belden.com
Booth: C2257

Coax cable

Gepco VDM260

An ultra-miniature high definition coax cable; low weight and small size; features a 26 gage solid conductor that provides lower attenuation and superior mechanical integrity; ideal for mobile production trucks, has a broadband foil and braid shield that offers RF/EMI protection and structural integrity; 75 Ohm precision impedance and low structural return loss up to 3GHz; meets and exceeds the bandwidth required for a 1.485 Gb/s HD video transmission; can be used with SDI Digital Video, Analog Video and Digital Audio formats.
800-966-0069; www.gepco.com
Booth: C9341

Plug connector

ADC Telecom BNC-3T

A custom straight BNC 75 Ohm plug connector; offers improved performance with true 75-ohm characteristic impedance through the connector, not just the interface; the BNC plug connector prevents damage during test or mating plug termination, has 100 percent guided mating, improved bandwidth performance to 3GHz, and sizes for multiple cable types.
800-366-3891; www.adc.com
Booth: C4515




All booth numbers were provided by NAB and were current as of press time. Every effort has been made by Broadcast Engineering to ensure the accuracy of these listings.



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