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03.01.2008
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
DTV Marketplace

Audio accessories

REMOTE CONTROL INTERFACE

Calrec Audio Remote Audio Protocol

Allows remote control of fader modules on any Calrec console; enables a vision mixer to take control over the serial interface to autofades on the Calrec desk; provides individual control of faders, cuts and PFL of up to 192 faders on the Calrec console directly from the Ross OverDrive Automated Production Control system.
+44 1422 842159; www.calrec.com
Booth: N8723

DOLBY E DECODER

Dolby DP572

Decodes up to eight channels of high-quality audio, plus Dolby Digital metadata, from a Dolby E signal encoded on a single AES3 pair, external fiber, satellite link, digital videotape, digital audiotape or from a video server; can accept both PCM and Dolby E signals.
415-558-0200; www.dolby.com
Booth: N713

AUDIO MONITOR

Ward-Beck Systems AMS16-2AM

Accepts two SDI signals in either SD or HD; extracts up to eight AES/EBU signals from the HD/SD-SDI signal and displays them on eight stereo bar graph meters.
416-335-5999; www.ward-beck.com
Booth: SU7420

10-CHANNEL TV AUDIO PROCESSOR

Linear Acoustic AEROMAX 5.1-XL

Features built-in Dolby Digital (AC-3) encoding; enables broadcasters to deliver compelling 5.1 channel surround sound; is equipped with a loudness controller, upmixer and metadata manager, as well as full-time, two-channel downmixing to support legacy analog paths; built-in AutoMAX processing fixes two-channel audio that is broadcast wrongly signaled as 5.1 channels.
717-735-3611; www.linearacoustic.com
Booth: C2151

Audio mixers, on-air, portable, studio, playback

HD MASTER STUDIO SYSTEM

Solid State Logic C300 HD

Features include tri-level sync support, serial control of HD VTRs, enhanced 96kHz feature set with provision for up to 16 discrete audio channels; offers extended DAW control with SoftKey keyboard commands and an improved center section GUI.
212-315-1111; www.solid-state-logic.com
Booth: N4031

ULTRA-COMPACT CONSOLE

Wheatstone Air 1

Meets the needs of on-air, production, news applications, remotes and the podcasting markets; features a low-profile frame and a rugged tabletop mount with direct access TRS rear connectors.
252-638-7000; www.wheatstone.com
Booth: N7612

DIGITAL AUDIO MIXER

Euphonix S5 Fusion

Features DSP SuperCore, which powers the mixer's signal processing and routing, providing full multiformat channels with EQ, filters and dynamics together with mix, aux and group busses with bus processing; EuCon Hybrid, which incorporates the EuCon high-speed Ethernet protocol, extends the control capabilities of the console beyond the DSP SuperCore to bring Mac and PC DAW tracks onto the console surface for mixing.
650-855-0400; www.euphonix.com
Booth: N5217

BROADCASTING AND PRODUCTION CONSOLE

Lawo North America mc266

Features a lightweight construction, low-power consumption and compact dimensions; in combination with the routing matrix integrated in the core, it offers maximum flexibility for I/O interfaces and DSP resources; has a matrix capacity of 8192 mono inputs and outputs and 512 DSP channels.
416-292-0078; www.lawo.ca
Booth: N8720

AUDIO MIXING CONSOLE

STAGETEC (Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup) AURUS

Features dual encoders, analog user interface, multichannel processing, TFT color displays, sample rates of 44.1kHz, 48kHz and 96kHz, up to 300 audio channels, 128 buses, up to 32 full channels per DSP board, subsystems interconnection with fiber-optic cables, sample rate converters as optional or standard features and a modular structure for simple system expansion.
888-782-4391; www.stagetec.com
Booth: N2835

DIGITAL CONSOLE

Studer Vista 5 SR

A Vistonics screen provides a direct viewing angle when operating in a standing position, particularly in daylight; a temperature control system makes the console reliable in the broad temperature ranges of its sound reinforcement applications; features flash memory, redundant power supplies, and optional redundant audio and control links.
818-920-3285; www.studer.ch
Booth: N8229

SIGNAL PROCESSING LINE

Wohler Technologies openGear

New system uses a standard card and the user's choice of IP core applications; choices include an HD format dual-channel logo keyer, an HDVANC data inserter/extractor and the HDCC-200A HD/SD-SDI dual-channel closed-caption encoder/decoder bridge, which is a compact and flexible solution that simplifies closed-caption encoding of two independent SD and/or HD sources, in any international standard.
510-870-0810; www.wohler.com
Booth: N1314

DIGITAL MIXING CONSOLES

Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems LS9 series

Consists of the 32-mic/line input 64-channel LS9-32 and the 16-mic/line input 32-channel LS9-16; compact and light enough for one person to move; offers easy setup; features an extensive range of gating, compression and equalization capabilities.
714-522-9063; www.yamahaca.com
Booth: SL5710

AUDIO RECORDER/MIXER

Zaxcom Fusion

Mixes 16 inputs to eight output busses for recording up to eight tracks; records to two CompactFlash cards simultaneously; features four balanced AES inputs with sample rate conversion.
973-835-5000; www.zaxcom.com
Booth: N4533

Audio routing, distribution

ALL-DIGITAL FIBER-OPTIC SYSTEM

Communications Specialties Pure Digital Fiberlink 3150 series

Provides broadcast-quality transmission for HD/SD-SDI over one single mode or multimode fiber; allows transmission of HD or SD-SDI as per SMPTE 292 and 259, with or without embedded audio and data, as well as DVB-ASI; equalizes and reclocks signals prior to fiber-optic transmission; features a reclocked and equalized SDI loop through.
631-273-0404; www.commspecial.com
Booth: SL8025

SWITCHING SYSTEM

Clear-Com Eclipse Digital Matrix Version 5.0

Acts as a central switching unit for communication across a broadcast operation in the studio or out in the field; links together the company's V-Series panels and CellCom wireless beltpacks and headsets; the new version offers increased connections and expandability through robust E1/T1 telecoms connection, fiber linking and IP connectivity for flexible and reliable communication between local and remote locations.
510-337-6600; www.clearcom.com
Booth: C5908

MULTICHANNEL WIRING SYSTEM

Otari LWB-16M

Allows the I/O configuration to be changed by inserting the required modules into the five slots; routes audio channels on a two-channel or one-channel basis in addition to the four-channel basis of previous versions; features a Key Lock function to prevent unintentional changes, a level indicator clips hold and an LED dimmer.
+81 424 818612; www.otari.com
Booth: N3938

Automation, including news and master control

AUTOMATION AND PLAYOUT SYSTEM

cinegy air

New slow-motion feature uses motion vector-based image interpolation; offers multichannel active mode, providing users with simultaneous broadcasting of different playlists in various TV formats to multiple channels, with an additional horizontal timeline providing a clear view of what is playing.
202-742-2736;
www.cinegy.com
Booth: SU3113

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION AND ARCHIVING SOLUTION

Bitcentral Oasis

Connects with existing news production systems (whether proprietary or tape-based); saves stories as digital files on commodity storage devices, which can be instantly and automatically shared over existing bandwidth; allows newsroom groups to share content between HD and SD stations.
949-417-4126;
www.bitcentral.com
Booth: SL7720

MULTIDEFINITION LOGO INSERTER

Eyeheight LI-1DM

Features dual independent logo generators and dual independent keyers; allows HD or SD logos to be uploaded to flash memory, monitored and controlled via Ethernet.
866-469-2729;
www.eyeheight.com
Booth: SU5905

SD/HD MASTER CONTROL SYSTEM

Pro-Bel Masterpiece

Features up to four DSKs, a preview bath, 16-level audio mixing, AES voice-overs, Dolby E mixing, DVE, bug inserter and frame delay; offers tight integration with Pro-Bel control panels, Morpheus control and monitoring and Morpheus Automation.
631-549-5150; www.pro-bel.com
Booth: SU12712

HD/SD NEWSROOM SYSTEM

Harris NewsForce

Provides file-based newsroom workflow from field editing to delivery on-air; offers four versions — NewsForce ES (a high-res, high-performance news editor), NewsForce Desktop (a proxy editor that operates on standard desktop PCs), NewsForce XNG (a software-based laptop editor for the field and newsroom) and Velocity NX (a full-featured promotions/craft-style editor).
513-459-3400; www.harrisbroadcast.com
Booth: N2502

NEWS PRODUCTION SYSTEM

JustEdit vsnnews

Allows text and video to be edited in the same application; guarantees an optimized workflow in the reporting of news and programs; integrates the rundown planning assigning of resources, text editing, material ingest, storage and cataloging, archive integration, shared editing of video/audio with voice-over from journalist workstations, graphics in real time and the automatic publication of news on the Web; integrates with most NLEs
+34 93 734 99 70; www.vsn-tv.com
Booth: N3714

ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Pilat Media IBMS

A comprehensive multichannel airtime sales, traffic and management system; handles both nonlinear (IPTV and VOD) and linear programming and advertising; new module enables advertising to be automatically inserted according to the household or individual subscriber profile across all platforms — digital TV, IPTV and mobile TV.
877-873-4267;
www.pilatmedia.com
Booth: N2020

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

VCI Solutions autoXe MC

Enables automated content lifecycle management; allows users to manage one, 15, 50 or more channels with one workstation, in one screen, using monitor by exception; houses all metadata in one database, allowing multiple users simultaneous access without the need for a dedicated workstation.
413-272-7200; www.vcisolutions.com
Booth: SU727

MC SWITCHING AND GRAPHICS PROCESSOR

Miranda Technologies Imagestore 750

New capabilities include Dolby E/AC-3 encoding/decoding; features an integral audio mixer for advanced audio processing with 16 audio channels, de-embedded from each of four video inputs, together with up to 32 channels of AES; allows audio channels to be mixed, shuffled and modified before being embedded into the video output, or being made available as discrete AES.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU6811

MULTICHANNEL MASTER CONTROL

NVISION NV5128-MC

Combines digital master control and multiformat routing in the same frame; fits in 8RU; features optional built-in Dolby E decoding and a variety of standard features, including A/B mixing with full auto transition control, multilevel video keying, logo store, two-picture squeezeback and audio over mixer.
530-265-1000;
www.nvision.tv
Booth: SU11620

PRODUCTION AND TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

OmniBus Systems iTX 1.2

Combines broadcast master control and playout chain for SD and HD; new features include schedule preview, support for multi-regional breaks and opt-outs, capabilities for newsflash and roll-under situations, closed captions, and enhanced integration with external content stores and video services to streamline integration with legacy systems.
303-237-4868; www.omnibus.tv
Booth: SU4205

CONTENT PLAYOUT

PlayBox Technology AirBox 4

Now includes ability to add servers to playout software; offers H.264 support; features a new Mixed Playout Engine that supports real-time transitions between clips of different compression formats; replays multiple compression formats from a list comprising clips coded in; features MXF support for MPEG-2, DV and HDV, and a live presentation control interface.
+44 1707 66 44 44; www.playbox.tv
Booth: SU11308

NEWS SYSTEM

Quantel Newsbox HD

Arrives ready to go on-air straight out of the box; available in both HD-now and HD-upgradable configurations; works with all the latest HD acquisition formats; comes with all that is needed to ingest material, view rushes, choose shots, edit stories, review finished pieces and play them out to air; features new options that increase flexibility and applications.
+44 1635 48222; www.quantel.com
Booth: SL720

PRODUCTION CONTROL SYSTEM

Ross Video OverDrive Automated Production Control System Version 7.0

Includes applications for news, sports, worship and live event productions; offers MOS integration for graphic and video server systems and an enhanced client/server architecture; features sidecar, a compact remote control panel; provides multiple user-programmable timers, preview custom controls and the ability to enable or disable remote control of mixers or robotic cameras on the fly.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: SU6010

AUTOMATED CONTENT REPURPOSING SYSTEM

Snell & Wilcox iCR V3.0

Ideal for producers of film and broadcast content in the mobile, telco, cable and broadband markets; enables ingest of SD and HD content; offers new universal conversion tools to simplify creation of multiple variants of HD and SD programs within the file-based domain; features motion-compensated, software-based Alchemist IP SD standards conversion, advanced MPEG-4 authoring tools, enhanced QC reports and XML-based integration to asset management systems.
818-556-2616; www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: SU4220

Camera support, robotics, virtual sets

EXTENDABLE CAMERA MOUNT

Telemetrics ECM-BT

Offers immediate camera positioning with quick retraction for unobstructed camera angles; can be mounted above a drop ceiling or lighting grid and also wall mounted to provide vertical positioning to pan/tilt cameras used for studio production.
800-424-9626; www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: C6933

ROBOTIC AND MANUAL HEAD

Vinten Radamec Fusion FH100

Can be used as a standalone system or seamlessly integrated with the Fusion FP145 pedestal; accepts payloads up to 125lbs; works in either manual or robotic mode; features the LF drag system used in the Vector 70, providing familiar drag performance for manual operators.
845-268-0100; www.vintenradamec.com
Booth: C6414

Cameras, lenses, accessories

ROBOTIC PAN/TILT CAMERA

Canon BU-40H

Features a Canon HD camera equipped with three 1/3in CCDs with a Genuine Canon HD zoom lens with 20X optical zoom ratio; provides genlock input for video system synchronization.

800-321-4388; www.usa.canon.com
Booth: SU3020

CAMERA CONNECTOR PANELS

Canare Hybrid Fiber-Optic Camera Connector Panels

HFO camera connectors with integrated splice enclosures that can be installed in terminal boards or racks; ideal for configuring HD camera-to-broadcast van transmissions; connector units and mounting frames offer the flexibility needed to meet the layout needs of a variety of system configurations; support five-directional wiring: left, right, top, bottom and beneath; connection unit can be detached from main unit for comfortable workability; accommodates male and female HFO receptacles with built-in splice box and tension member support.
973-837-0070; www.canare.com
Booth: SU4805

VIDEO CAMERA

Iconix Video HD-2K CCU

4:4:4 CCU produces 2048 × 1080p images from 23.98Hz to 30Hz; outputs NTSC, PAL, 720p, 1080i, 1080PsF and 1080p from 24fps to 60fps.
805-690-3650; www.iconixvideo.com
Booth: SU6426

HD STUDIO LENS

Fujinon XA22×7BES

Features a focal length ranging from 7mm to 154mm; well-suited for shooting in tight locations and smaller studios.
973-633-5600
www.fujinonbroadcast.com
Booth: C4210

HD CAMERA

Hitachi Kokusai Electric America HV-HD30

Incorporates three HDTV 1/3in, 1.3-megapixel CMOS sensors; provides both 1080i and 720p camera outputs; features a compact box-type camera head, weighing 600g; a wide range of adjustments to be made remotely.
516-921-7200; www.hitachikokusai.us
Booth: C5018

LI-ION V-MOUNT BATTERY

IDX System Technology Endura Elite

Designed for ENG/EFP productions; features a 142Wh capacity, a twin power cartridge design that doubles its shooting capability for operation of up to 3.5 hours using a 40W HD ENG/EFP camera and replaceable cartridges; complies with RoHS and aircraft security regulations.
310-891-2800; www.idx.tv
Booth: C8032

HDTV CAMERA

Ikegami HDK-727

Provides HD and NTSC video simultaneously for the CCU and in both digital and analog form; incorporates next-generation .18 micro ASICs into the CCU; features 14-bit A/D conversion and up to 38-bit internal digital processing circuits as well as 1080/60i, 720/60p, 480/60i and other optional frame conversion configurations.
201-368-9171; www.ikegami.com
Booth: C4228

P2 SOLID-STATE MEMORY CARD

Panasonic AJ-P2C064

A 64GB P2 card capable of storing more than four hours of DVCPRO footage or more than two hours of DVCPRO50, AVC-Intra 50, or 64 minutes of AVC-Intra 100 or DVCPRO HD; comprised of its own processor, firmware and RAID controller; can be connected instantly with laptop PCs and major nonlinear editing systems; packaged in a rugged, die-cast frame.
201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3512

HANDHELD HD CAMCORDER

Panasonic AG-HMC150

A new addition to the AVCHD product line; features three native 16:9 progressive 1/3in CCD imagers with an optical image stabilization function to ensure stable shooting and a 28mm Leica Dicomar wide-angel zoom lens; offers 1080i and 720p recording at 13Mb/s; offers professional XLR audio input connections and a wide range of data and signal interfaces.
201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3512

HDV CAMERAS

Sony Electronics HVR-Z7U and HVR-S270U

Feature interchangeable lens systems, native progressive recording, increased sensitivity for low-light conditions and hybrid solid-state recording; the HVR-Z7U (handheld) and HVR-S270U (shoulder-mount) camcorders use the company's 1/3in three ClearVid CMOS Sensor system enhanced by Exmor technology, which features a unique column-parallel analog-to-digital conversion technique and dual noise canceling; offer sensitivity of 1.5lux.
201-930-7330
www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU906

MULTIPURPOSE HD CAMERA

Panasonic AK-HC1800

Features 2.2-megapixel 3-CCDs for native 1080i video capture; delivers high-resolution HD output in 1080/59.94i; incorporates an advanced signal-channel transfer system and spatial offset processing features that reduce aliasing and provide finer resolution.
201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3512

SD/HD CAMERA

Sony Electronics PMW-EX1

Records to SxS ExpressCard media; uses 1/2in 1920 × 1080 sensors, and records long GOP MPEG-2 up to 35Mb/s; includes a 14x Fujinon zoom lens; offers IT-friendly MP4 file recording to advanced creative features, such as selectable gamma curves and “Slow & Quick Motion” capability.
201-930-7330
www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU906

ZOOM LENSES

Thales Angenieux Digital 26 × 7.8AIF

HD and high-resolution series tele super zoom lenses provide an extended focal range to news and sports production crews; feature a focal range of 7.8mm to 203mm (5.6mm to 406mm with a 2X extender) and an aperture of f/1.8 for the HR version and f/2.2 for the HD version.
973-812-3858; www.angenieux.com
Booth: C5323

CGs, prompters, captioning

CLOSED-CAPTION DECODER

EEG DE280

A professional EIA-708 closed-caption decoder; monitors data quality and standards compliance; accurately displays the advanced style and positioning features defined in the 708 standard; use of the rich 708 feature set makes the decoder ideal for titling (open captioning) applications in post-production or live environments.
516-293-7472; www.eegent.com
Booth: SL11215

Graphics, animation products

ON-AIR CHANNEL BRANDER

Avid DekoCast v4.1

Available in SD and HD configurations; delivers automated branding and localization with functions, such as advanced CG, DVE effects on multiple graphic and video objects, and real-time video squeezeback; supports major image and media formats, including AVI, DV, MXF, TMF and MPEG-2, as well as industry-standard master control automation systems and common newsroom system automation via XML, API authoring and GPI ports; allows users to ingest video, audio or both using inputs to the DekoCast system, as well as operate in HD or SD from the same system with a simple software switch.
978-640-6789; www.avid.com
Booth: N/A

BRANDING AND LOGO INSERTION

Ensemble Designs Avenue 7420

Accepts either an SD or HD video input and key still logos and animations over program material; can supply separate fill and key outputs to a production switcher; the 7490 series submodule options for the 7420 provide up-, down- and crossconversion, as well as aspect ratio conversion; with the 7490 installed, the 7420 will accommodate whatever input is provided — SD-SDI or HD-SDI.
530-478-1830; www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: SU2326

Intercom, IFB products

MULTISTATION COMMUNICATION

Eartec TD904 Pro series

Provides hands-free voice contact with an unlimited number of remote stations; all remotes monitor the director and can switch from standby to continuous talk operation; offers a range of up to 100m.
800-399-5994; www.eartec.com
Booth: C4046

WIRELESS INTERCOM SYSTEM

IntraCom Systems VCOM Wireless Intercom

Supports virtually an unlimited number of channels configurable for point-to-points, group calls or party lines; interfaces with other communication systems; has no frequency constraints; runs on Wi-Fi and/or data cellular-enabled handsets running Windows Mobile 5.0 and higher.
424-288-4184; www.intracomsystem.com
Booth: C9512

INTERCOM

Riedel Communications Performer series Digital Partyline

Provides two- and four-channel master stations, rack-mount, wall-mount and desktop speaker stations, call light indicators and two-channel beltpack headset stations; designed for a standalone digital partyline system; an integrated power supply built into the 19in (1RU) device can power up to 32 devices, including beltpacks, split-boxes or desktop speaker stations, per line.
914-592-0220; www.riedel.net
Booth: C7511

2.4GHZ WIRELESS INTERCOM

Telex BTR-24

Incorporates the option of three audio channels, selectable at each TR-24 beltpack; features CleanScan, which upon startup, allows the base station to automatically scan and select the best RF channel for communication; has built-in Li-Ion battery pack to provide up to 10 hours of uninterrupted operation, or the unit can be operated with the included wall-mount AC power supply.
952-884-4051; www.telexintercoms.com
Booth: C5928

Lighting equipment

VIDEOCONFERENCE LIGHTING

Brightline T-Series

Provide energy-efficient, broadcast-quality lighting in a format designed for easy installation in any type of ceiling; uses an articulation feature that allows the fixtures to be precisely rotated into a desired directional position and then returned flush to the ceiling.
412-206-0106;
www.brightlines.com
Booth: SU5027

STUDIO LIGHTING

Kino Flo VistaBeam 600 and 300

Provides soft lighting for large area studios; feature DMX control systems and ability to produce daylight or tungsten balanced light from the same fixture and flicker-free, remote operation; VistaBeam 600 delivers the equivalent of a 6000W spacelight using 10 amps of power.
818-767-6528; www.kinoflo.com
Booth: C9419

STUDIO LIGHTING

Videssence Colorcaster

Made from rare earth phosphor; doesn't require color sleeves; based on the primary color T-5 lamps; controls and dims each lamp individually to allow a smooth, even color range; created for ground row, grid mount and drop ceiling applications.
626-579-0943; www.videssence.tv
Booth: C9508

Microphones, accessories

ON-CAMERA UHF WIRELESS SYSTEM

Azden 300LT

Consists of the 300UPR receiver and 30BT bodypack transmitter; designed for small DV cameras; provides 240 UHF frequencies in the 794MHz to 806MHz band for interference-free performance; features a mini-jack balanced mic-level output, a headphone monitor output and an LCD display.
800-247-4501; www.azdencorp.com
Booth: N4924

DIRECTIONAL MINI-SHOTGUN CONDENSER MIC

Sennheiser MKE 400

Features directional super-cardioid/lobar pattern, a control key on the permanently polarized condenser mic, a switchable wind filter, foam windshield, battery and microphone shock mount; increases the range of the mini-shotgun mic; permits the recording of low-level sound sources; delivers more than 300 hours of professional sound on a single AAA battery.
860-434-9190; www.sennheiserusa.com
Booth: N8207

ENG RECEIVER

Lectronsonics Digital Hybrid Wireless

A slot-mount diversity receiver with two independent channels that can feed separate inputs or can be mixed internally to feed a single input; offers two diversity modes — SmartDiversity reception is employed by independently combining antenna phase for each receiver channel, while the two channels can be used together in True Diversity Ratio mode as a single receiver.
505-892-4501; www.lectrosonics.com
Booth: N5223

Multi-image displays

MULTIVIEWERS

Avitech International VCC-8000

VCC-8004U model allows visual monitoring of four inputs — two DVI/VGA/YpbPr inputs and two HD/SD-SDI/analog composite video inputs; VCC-8008U processes eight inputs — four DVI/VGA/YpbPr inputs and four HD/SD-SDI/analog composite video inputs.
425-885-3863; www.avitechvideo.com
Booth: SU13215

HARDWARE/SOFTWARE SUITE

Barco Networked Broadcast Monitioring System V2.1

Enables operators to monitor the broadcast process efficiently and visualize real-time video content on rear-screen projection modules or LCD panels; includes standalone display controller and three hot-swappable modules; NGP-001 Display Controller allows users to display up to 64 video sources on two high-res screens; eight-channel NGS-103 input module captures SDI and composite video signals, encodes them in JPEG2000 and streams them over a GigE network; NGS-104 Communication and Interface and NGS-107 General Purpose IO modules provide connectivity to legacy and third-party equipment.
678-475-8000; www.barco.com
Booth: SL3213

HD MONITOR

Marshall Electronics TFT-MegaPixel

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

ROUTER/MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAY

Evertz VIP-X

Combines a functional and highly reliable control room routing platform with a modular multi-image display system in one integrated package; available in several packages, including a 32 input system with up to 32 router outputs and as many as 24 multi-image displays or a larger system that accommodates up to 288 inputs and 288 router outputs and as many as 72 multi-image displays.
905-335-3573; www.evertz.com
Booth: N1602

MULTIVIEWER

Harris CENTRIO

Available as a standalone platform or as part of a system solution integrated with the Harris Platinum router; combines high-quality graphics, an industry-proven architecture and integrated test and measurement tools; enables unique new capabilities and simplified designs that can reduce the cost and complexity associated with traditional, large-system monitoring implementations.
513-459-3400; www.harrisbroadcast.com
Booth: N2502

DUAL QUAD-SPLIT PROCESSOR

Miranda Technologies Kaleido-Quad-Dual

Combines two independent, high-quality quad-split processors in a 1RU frame; designed for applications such as mobile truck monitoring, which typically demands high density monitoring across multiple, high-quality but inexpensive LCD monitors; provides full flexibility with respect to the sizing and positioning of the HD/SD/analog video windows; features 2 × 4 autosensing HD-SDI/SDI/analog composite video inputs, and two high-quality DVI outputs with up to 1920 × 1200 pixels.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU6811

New media, streaming products, multimedia/Internet

WEB-BASED GRAPHICS

Chyron Online

Integrates with Chyron's broadcast products; provides a one-stop seamless platform to create, composite and distribute graphic content over the Internet for traditional and new media markets; features FastMaps for the creation of maps, FastQuotes for stock market charts, FastCharts for bar graphs and pie charts, and FastWX for weather maps.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SL3713

ENCAPSULATOR

Evertz 7780ASI-IP2

Controlled by the VistaLINK PRO; offers signal providers the capability to encapsulate two MPEG-2 transport stream payloads to a unicast or multicast standardized IP stream; for contribution application, offers industry standard FEC encoding to allow data recovery on the de-encapsulation side; offers input monitoring for detecting problems prior to the encapsulator.
905-335-3573; www.evertz.com
Booth: N1602

HD/SD MPEG-2 ENCODER

Link Research L1050

A low-delay encoder for outside broadcast and uplink trucks; measures half the width of a standard 19in rack; supports MPEG-2 SD and HD; software-upgradeable to H.264 High Profile encoding; can transmit video across triax, satellite links or fiber-optic networks; features a Web browser interface for remote control.
+44 1923 474060; www.linkres.co.uk
Booth: C1807B

VIDEO TRANSPORT SYSTEM

Streambox SBT3-5200

Uses the company's ACT-L3 codec and advanced proprietary compression technologies; features a smaller, lighter weight chassis; enables users to transmit broadcast video in real time over any IP- or satellite-based network; measures 4.45cm × 48cm × 15.88cm; the encoder/decoder set makes it easier for broadcasters to integrate the video transport system into news trucks or other broadcast settings where space is scarce.
206-956-0544; www.streambox.com
Booth: SU15515

VIDEO HEADEND PLATFORM

TANDBERG Television iPlex

Includes MPEG-2 SD encoding, MPEG-4 AVC HD and SD encoding, MPEG-2-to-MPEG-4 AVC transcoding, MPEG-2 transrating and PIP service generation; features a high-density, NEBS-certified, telco-designed chassis; offers improved motion estimation process, single-slice video processing architecture and dedicated processing for low-res encoding of PIP services.
+44 2380 484197; www.tandbergtv.com
Booth: SU4210

FLIPFACTORY MODULE

Telestream FlipScan

Scans, analyzes and processes non-standard, user-generated content being uploaded to video Web sites; automates high-volume content repurposing to Web and mobile distribution channels.
530-470-2057; www.telestream.net
Booth: SL5405

ENCODERS

Thomson Grass Valley ViBE

A new range of HD and SD MPEG-4 AVC encoders; take full advantage of the MPEG-4 toolkit and feature a professional-grade compression engine; the ViBE EM3000 delivers high-quality HD in bit rates as low as 4Mb/s; the ViBE EM2000 provides MPEG-4 AVC encoding of SD signals; the ViBE EM1000 is a multichannel SD encoder, designed specifically for IPTV applications where best use of the bit rate is the absolute priority.
800-547-8949; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: N1313

VIDEO STREAMING CARD

ViewCast Osprey-700 Hde

Streams HD/SD content over IP video distribution and VOD applications; adapts to any incoming SD/HD standard without interrupting the encoding session; uses an array of Designed for Live features that give users greater reliability, logo bitmap overlays and automatic logo sizing and repositioning when switching between any supported SD/HD modes.
972-488-7200; www.viewcast.com
Booth: SL13109

Production switchers, video effects, keyers

SCAN CONVERTERS

Analog Way Broad Scan range

Convert workstation, PC or Mac graphic images up to 1600 × 1200 at 60Hz (1920 × 1200 RB) into NTSC/PAL video or HDTV formats; feature genlocks fitted with loop through outputs allowing for device chaining and real-time conversion with high-performance image processing; include LCD screen and computer input format memory.
212-269-1902; www.analogway.com
Booth: SL4623

HD PRODUCTION SWITCHERS

Broadcast Pix Slate series

Streamline live production workflow with a file-base architecture; new models include the Slate 100 HD, a cost-effective live HD video production studio switcher, the Slate 1000 HD with a professional switcher panel, the Slate 3000 HD with a router that provides up to 18 live inputs and more redundancy; each model includes a switcher with up to six keyers and DVEs, multiview monitoring, a Harris Inscriber CG, and a clip store; seamlessly network with content from edit bays.
866-914-9484; www.broadcastpix.com
Booth: SU10605

LOGO KEYER

Crystal Vision Multilogo

Works with HD/SD; provides storage for three layers of keying from four keyer sources with look-ahead preview; allows three stored still or moving graphics to be independently brought up from a multiport nonvolatile solid-state store that can read and write multiple images at once; features drag-and-drop software that will autoconvert images of most common file formats to that required by the logo keyer.
+44 1223 497049; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: N1311

PRODUCTION SOFTWARE

EVS IPDirector

Offers a comprehensive suite of software applications to control production workflows form ingest to playout; includes a new production playlist and a new series of tools offering intuitive control of media between XT[2] servers or between XT[2] and third-party craft editors.
973-575-7811; www.evs.tv
Booth: C4911

TIME CODE READER/VIDEO INSERTER ESE LX-266U

Decodes SMPTE/EBU time code and superimposes the date and time on video signals looped through the unit; displays date and time with 5 × 7 dot matrix characters; available with one channel up to 12; includes size, position, display mode and mask mode settings.
310-322-2136; www.ese-web.com
Booth: N3121

MULTIFORMAT DIGITAL VIDEO ROUTING SWITCHER

Sierra Video 1602HD Monitoring Switcher

Passes digital video signals, including SMPTE 310M, 259M, 344M and DVB-ASI up to 540Mb/s along with HD serial digital video signals conforming to SMPTE 292M; features input equalization and automatic output reclocking; can be ordered as an HD/SDI-SDI video-only unit or with single-stream (unbalanced) AES/EBU digital audio, two-stream (balanced) AES/EBU digital audio or analog stereo audio.
530-478-1000; www.sierravideo.com
Booth: SL4305

SD/HD MULTIFORMAT PRODUCTION SWITCHER

Snell & Wilcox Kahuna

New DVE capabilities include Fluid Effects, which allows operators to wrap live video around animated models for a highly sophisticated look in live production; rather than render video and the 3-D model on a separate system, operators can select any real-time source and apply it to any 3-D model that has been preloaded onto the switcher.
818-556-2616; www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: SU4220

Recording media

VERIFICATION RECORDER

Digital Broadcast MediaView

Provides ongoing verification of off-air feeds and search capability by date and time, scrubbing and burning material to CD or DVD; stores up to a year's worth of off-air feeds per station; simultaneously compares off-air feeds of multiple stations.
352-377-8344; www.digitalbcast.com
Booth: SU6205

INSTANT-REPLAY SYSTEM

Echolab MultiPlayMD

A multidefinition, multichannel instant-replay system; provides continuous recording of up to 32 channels of SD or HD content; every input features an independent key channel; allows operators to switch instantly between live, play and record functions, with instant synchronous playback available on all channels.
978-715-1020; www.echolab.com
Booth: SU9607

HARD DISK DRIVE

Maxell Information Versatile Disk for Removable Usage

A field archive media for the nonlinear professional video workflow; the lightweight, compact, rugged HDD provides a highly efficient offline storage solution; available in 160GB and 250GB capacities; includes a 2.5in drive and rotational speed of 5,400rpms.
800-533-2836; www.maxell.com
Booth: C8428

Satellite equipment, services

CLIENT CONTROL SOFTWARE

Genesis Networks IRIS

Provides client control over remote bandwidth provisioning, point-to-multipoint routing and transmission scheduling; enables clients to book, reserve and monitor their network and occasional video services in real time, remotely or locally, from anywhere in the world; serves as a database tied to a flexible provisioning system that automatically reserves the bandwidth, equipment and resources necessary for client broadcast services.1
212-962-1776; www.gen-networks.com
Booth: N/A

RECEIVER

Scopus Video Networks Integrated Receiver Processor

A new platform for advanced digital turnaround applications; provides rich content distribution capabilities, including DVB-S/S2 reception, full transport stream descrambling and multiplexing, as well as SD/HD MPEG-2/AVC decoding for broadcasters and content providers; a powerful edge processor and receiver for satellite, terrestrial and IPTV operators; when installed at remote distribution hubs, it receives digital content via satellite or IP and processes it for DTH distribution; with multiple ASI and IP interfaces, it can support local content insertion.
609-987-8090; www.scopus.net
Booth: SU11228

1/3RU PRODUCTS

MITEQ

Includes block upconverters, block downconverters, test loop translators and 1:1 redundant switchover units; provide flexible configurations for use in many earth station terminals 1RU.
631-436-7400; www.miteq.com
Booth: C9737

ENTERPRISE MEDIA RECEIVER

WEGENER Unity 550-2

Includes MPEG-4 ABC video coding for SD/HD and DVB-S2 modulation; streams to additional Wegener decoders that are addressable over existing internal IP networks; features COMPEL control that makes product backward-compatible with the company's DVB receivers; provides hands-free satellite downlink operations to remotely monitor and reconfigure Unity receivers.
770-814-4000; www.wegener.com
Booth: SU7911

SATELLITE TERMINAL

Advent Communications FlyDrive 120

A compact, lightweight, fully motorized satellite terminal designed for rapid deployment; can be used as either a traditional flyaway or as a semi-permanent vehicle-mounted terminal that can be fitted to most roof racks using standard fittings; will fit into two IATA weight-compliant cases.
978-671-5700; www.adventcomms.com
Booth: C1807B

Studio, facility support products

DIGITAL AUDIO PATCHING

Bittree 2 × 32 AES 75Ω Audio Patchbay

Combines bantam audio on the front and BNC connectors on the back; designed especially for AES 75Ω unbalanced digital audio; features patent-pending hybrid bantam (TT) jacks with BNC rear connectors; uses the company's hybrid bantam/coaxial AES 75Ω patchcords; ideal for facilities using AES 75Ω unbalanced digital audio for routers and new-generation VTRs 2 × 32 jack configuration; available in 1RU, 1.5RU or 2RU.
800-500-8142; www.bittree.com
Booth: C2243

10GIGE PCIE CARDS

Small Tree Communciations

Designed for Intel-based Apple desktop and server systems running Mac OS X Server version 10.5 Leopard; available in single-port and dual-port configurations; connect Power Mac G5 servers with PCIe, Mac Pros and Intel Xserves to Edge-Core and Foundry switches with 10GigE.
866-782-4622; www.small-tree.com
Booth: N3937

CONSOLE FURNITURE

TBC Consoles IntelliTrac

Allows unlimited lateral positioning of critical monitors via front and rear device tracks; features easily upgradeable rack bay turrets and removable vented abs panels; includes a full range of articulating arms for distance, height and tilt control for mounting flat-panel monitors, speakers, phones and task lighting.
888-266-7653; www.tbcconsoles.com
Booth: SU2729, SL6709

RACK-MOUNTABLE SHELF OPTIONS

Stantron E-Rack/Presentation Racks

Feature a range of clamp shelves and cantilevered shelves; clamp shelves support up to 25lb or 50lbs; include adjustable top and bottom clamping hardware, low-compression set foam padding and preinstalled studs; cantilevered shelves are made from steel or aluminum and are available in solid, vented and mini-cantilevered designs.
920-387-3000; www.stantronracks.com
Booth: SU5613

TBCs, frame syncs, conversion equipment

CAMERA-MOUNTED TRANSMITTER

RF Central RFX-CMT-II

Offers HD upgradeability with low delay; features a variable 6MHz/7MHz/8MHz modulator, 100mw power output and customer-controlled MPEG menu; linear RF amplification technology limits spectral regrowth at full power to less than -35dBc; offered in the 2GHz frequency band.
717-249-4900; www.rfcentral.com
Booth: C6622

MOTION-COMPENSATED HD UPCONVERTER

Snell & Wilcox Quasar Ph.C

Features improved upconversion and cut-detection algorithms that enhance performance on a wide variety of complex images; delivers sharp, unconverted images from all types of inputs.
818-556-2616; www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: SU4220

MULTIRATE TRANSPONDER/CONVERTER

Network Electronics MR-TR-3G

When used with Flashlink's DWDM multiplexer, transmits 40 uncompressed single-link 3G HD signals on a single strand of fiber; full add/drop capabilities allow for optical-to-electrical and electrical-to-optical conversions of two independent signals.
800-420-5909
www.network-electronics.com
Booth: SU10814

HD/SD-SDI EMBEDDER

Cobalt Digital COMPASS 9323

Offers sample rate conversion, audio level, channel phase inversion, channel mapping and video level controls; features audio processing at 24-bit with 16 AES inputs, eight analog audio inputs, 16 AES outputs with 16 channels of audio de-embedding and embedding, with 16 channels of SRC.
800-669-1691; www.cobaltdigital.com
Booth: N2819

CROSSCONVERTER

Doremi Labs GHX-10

An HDMI and SDI crossconverter with audio and genlock; features HDMI, DVI and SDI connectors; supports both SD and HD video and features audio support, sync output and genlock; can be used as a computer DVI to HD-SDI converter, a HDMI resolution converter, or as an HD video upconverter or downconverter.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: SU6026

SIGNAL PROCESSORS

QuStream Integrity 600

Offers high component density and high-level redundancy; features include redundant power supply and optional redundant control plus reference board for two power busses, two Ethernet busses and two reference signals to every card, as well as two sets of fans with individual tachometers for early warning of potential failure.
416-385-2323; www.qustream.com
Booth: N3421

MULTIFORMAT CONVERTERS

Edirol VC-200HD and VC-300HD

Scale any input to multiple resolutions; support full DVI-I input and output; offer bidirectional conversion and scaling between component SD/HD and HDV/DV, DVI (and SD/HD-SDI with VC-300HD); embed accompanying audio into the DV/HDV stream.
800-380-2580
www.rolandsystemsgroup.com
Booth: SL10520

Telco, IPTV and mobile video equipment

MOBILE VIDEO PACKAGE

Telecast Fiber SuperBooth Application Suite

A suite of products for mobile applications includes the Telecast Adder II (audio, intercom and data multiplexer), the DiamondBack 4 × 4 (audio and video multiplexer), the Telethon HD/SDI CWDM Mux, and a new dual-redundant AC/DC RackBack power system.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: SU4227

FIBER ACCESS TERMINAL

ADC OmniReach 4×3 MST

Enables carriers to optimize the deployment of FTTP services; incorporates hardened connector technology, providing a durable, reliable and cost-effective plug-and-play service connection in the outside plant/drop segment of the network.
952-917-0279; www.adc.com
Booth: N4124

IPTV TRANSPORT SYSTEM

ENENSYS GigaCaster

Allows simultaneous MPEG-2 transport stream encapsulation and de-encapsulation, independant FEC schemes, easy NMS integration through native SNMP support and real-time monitoring.
949-226-8056; www.enensys.com
Booth: SU11111

Test & measurement equipment

SPECTRUM ANALYZER

Bird Technologies Group SignalHawk, SH-36S

Provides fast, accurate and sensitive 100kHz to 3.6GHz spectrum analysis, with a -135dBm noise floor; features a large high-resolution display that is full color and indoor/outdoor viewable; features intuitive menus and one-button setup.
866-695-4569; www.bird-technologies.com
Booth: N6138

EXTENDER BOARD

Elma Electronic AMC Extender Card

Extends the signals out of the card cage area so an AMC can be tested/debugged; supports all fabric connectors in the AMC.x and MicroTCA specifications; complies with MicroTCA.0, AMC.1 R1.0, AMC.2 D0.96A.
510-656-3400; www.elma.com
Booth: N/A

BROADCAST TESTER

Rohde & Schwarz R&S SFE

Combines an RF modulator, a universal real-time coder and baseband signal sources in one instrument; can generate broadcast signals in the frequency range of 100kHz to 2.5GHz in real time; includes a noise generator and BER tester.
410-910-7800; www.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: C1933

TRANSPORT STREAM MONITOR

Tektronix MTM400A

Features a new FlexVuPlusTM user interface that leverages the measurement capabilities of the MTM platform to deliver simplified DTV monitoring and diagnostics; provides a configurable common user interface for both confidence and diagnostic monitoring that improves communication handover between operator and engineer; enables a faster understanding of initial fault reporting, accelerating time to overall problem resolution.
800-833-9200; www.tektronix.com
Booth: N2520

VIDEO OVER IP CROSSLAYER ANALYZER

Sencore MIP 1860

Designed to provide high-performance IP and MPEG measurements; provides an acquisition device that records and analyzes hundreds of MPEG/IP streams at full GigE speeds; an ideal test solution for design and verification of all MPEG over IP equipment, systems or networks; includes an embedded TAP for nonintrusive monitoring of the network anytime without disrupting service.
800-736-2673; www.sencore.com
Booth: SU12108, N1122

PLUG-IN MODULE

Hamlet FlexiScope plug-in

Adds the capability to generate high-precision test signals, including alphanumeric identifiers and embedded audio in SDI and HD-SDI; gives access to a comprehensive range of measurement displays on the return signal; slots straight into the FlexiScope; works with the MicroFlex; can be used as an identity module in the MonitorScope and the DigiScope 9000 series.
866-442-6538; www.hamlet.us.com
Booth: N1531

TEST AND MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

Harris Videotek AVM-717-3GB

Provides a complete video and audio monitoring system for the broadcast and cable engineers; supports all existing HD formats, including 1080p through 3Gb/s solutions, as well as SD-SDI and optionally, composite analog; includes all the functionality of the TVM family, a 17in LCD monitor and internal speakers for audio monitoring.
513-459-3400; www.harrisbroadcast.com
Booth: N2502

COMPLIANCE RECORDER

Masstech MassLogger D.I.Y.

Logs years of broadcast content accurately; features easy-to-install software; allows logged content to be viewed via a standard Web browser, so users can search and retrieve content from any location; features automatic comparison between as-run and traffic logs to display differences and easily identify any missed advertising or programming.
905-886-1833; www.masstech.com
Booth: SU13813

QUALITY ASSURANCE SOLUTION

Triveni Digital StreamScope EM-40

Detects, localizes, analyzes, isolates and remedies faults impacting video services based on predefined rules; generates alarms when a transport stream has fallen outside a specified configuration; features integrated trend analysis enabling engineering staff to analyze past issues.
609-716-3500; www.trivenidigital.com
Booth: SU5605

VIDEO MONITORING AND LOGGING SOLUTION

Volicon Observer HD 2.0

Provides HD signal logging and monitoring capabilities; offers support for Dolby 5.1 sound; enables recording on two or four channels, with storage for 30 days or longer; version 2.0 extends Dolby 5.1 capabilities to support capture of SDI content; other new features include HD capture of CEA-708 closed captions (EIA-608 transport extraction), support of bit rates higher than 3Mb/s, alerting support through SNMP and GPI contact closure upon alert.?
781-221-7400; www.volicon.com
Booth: N2514

TV transmitters, feedline, antennas, towers, services

HD ENG/OB TRANSMITTERS/RECEIVERS

Nucomm 7 series

SD can be upgraded to HD via software key; features multiple modulation modes and dual/tri-band RF outputs; consists of Channel Master TX7 portable transmitter, Channel Master RX7 portable receiver, Newscaster VT7 ENG/OB van transmitter and Newscaster CR7 central receiver.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Booth: C6622A, OE432, C3007

SOLID-STATE TRANSMITTER

Axcera Innovator HX

Available in UHF, VHF, 8VSB, COFDM and analog and in internally and externally diplexed configurations for analog VHF operation.
724-873-8100; www.axcera.com
Booth: C1307

PANEL ANTENNA

Dielectric Communications TUM Antenna

A high-power, broadband UHF elliptically polarized panel antenna with variable polarization ratio from 0 percent to 100 percent while maintaining a good axial ratio.
800-341-9678; www.dielectric.com
Booth: C1918

DVB-T AND DVB-H TRANSMITTERS

Screen Service Broadcasting Technologies

Offer SFN/MFN capability, adaptive precorrection and dual-mode functions; available in ATSC and DVB-T/DVB-H standards.
888-522-0012; www.screen.it
Booth: C1324

DIGITAL SOLID-STATE UHF TRANSMITTER

Larcan

Users can choose between 2.5kW, 5kW, 10kW, 15kW or other options; features versatile air-cooling and multiple regulated power supplies; includes intuitive advanced diagnostics and an extensive monitoring system designed to simplify maintenance; fits in 10kW of power in 25sq ft.
303-665-8000; www.larcan.com
Booth: C2618

PANEL ANTENNA SERIES

Radio Frequency Systems PCP

Comprises four horizontally polarized and four vertically polarized dipoles; features dual-input (two 2.5KW inputs) functionality and high power-handling capability up to 2500W; can produce circularly polarized signals, mixed or elliptical signals or independent vertically and horizontally polarized signals; offered in 470MHz-558MHz bandwidth.
203-630-3311; www.rfsworld.com
Booth: C2321

Video editing systems

NOISE ERASER

FOR-A DNE-2

Uses image processing with motion compensation to remove noise-filled signals without harming the quality of the original video; supports HD-SDI input and output.
714-894-3311; www.for-a.com
Booth: SU5220

FINAL CUT PRO PLUG-IN

AJA Video Systems Io HD

Supports Apple's ProRes 422 codec in hardware, enabling 10-bit video editing; offers SD/HD analog and digital I/O (including HD-SDI and HDMI), balanced analog and digital AES audio, RS-422, genlock with loopthrough, and LTC time code connections.
530-274-2048; www.aja.com
Booth: SU7105, SL1413

EDITING SYSTEM FEATURE

Sundance Digital Publish to Sundance (P2S)

Enables seamless migration of finished content directly to the play-to-air server, complete with its metadata; incorporates the functions of Sundance Digital Titan and FastBreak NXT, Avid Interplay and its Media Services Engine, and Avid ProEncode using the Telestream or Agility Anystream transcode engines.
972-444-8442; www.sundancedigital.com
Booth: N/A

CRAFT EDITOR

Thomson Grass Valley Aurora Craft

Offers tapeless workgroups complete QoS and bandwidth protection against bottlenecks while giving each user unfettered deterministic access to materials.
800-547-8949; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: N1313

Video routing

MOBILE PEDESTRIAN HANDHELD-ENABLED EXCITER

Harris MPH

Allows stations to deliver digital ATSC-compatible content to portable media; can transmitt other ATSC digital services using the same slice of bandwidth, allowing broadcasters to multiplex TV services into a single transport stream for OTA transmission.
513-459-3400; www.harrisbroadcast.com
Booth: N2502

DIGITAL ROUTING SWITCHERS

Utah Scientific UTAH-400

Include a new frame for large routers up to 528 × 528 with fully automatic internal crosspoint redundancy, and a second new frame that extends the UTAH-400 family's functionality to even larger matrix sizes; the new UTAH-400/528R frame allows users to install a full 528 × 528 router in just 20RU using standard 75Ω BNC coaxial connectors; frame offers the option of a redundant crosspoint module for service reliability in mission-critical applications for large routing systems.
801-575-8801; www.utahscientific.com
Booth: N3531

HD VIDEO PROCESSOR

TV One C2-7310

Offers HD-SDI multichannel audio processing; allows the user to mix, route and delay 16 SD/HD-SDI embedded stereo channels from the two HD-SDI inputs and 16 inputs of AES3-id stereo audio channels, process them, and output as AES3-id stereo audio or embedded into the two HD-SDI outputs.
800-721-4044; www.tvone.com
Booth: N1725

DIGITAL ROUTING SWITCHERS

Utah Scientific UTAH-400 series

Family of switchers includes HD and SD digital video switchers and AES/EBU digital audio switchers in all matrix sizes; features a wide selection of frame sizes, from 32 × 32 to 288 × 288, for all signal types; offers a full range of I/O options, crosspoint redundancy option in all matrix sizes, redundant power supplies and controller cards, signal-presence detection, and low power consumption.
801-575-8801; www.utahscientific.com
Booth: N3531

ROUTER

Broadcast Microwave Services TCII Media Router

When paired with the company's Truck-Coder II, provides high-speed IP communications over a unidirectional microwave radio link from ENG vans; a 3G broadband wireless modem is used as the return channel, which provides a low-speed constant network connection; allows for file transfers using traditional methods such as FTP.
800-669-9667; www.bms-inc.com
Booth: C2329

HD/SD-SDI SWITCHER

Kramer Electronics VS-41HD

Switches one to four inputs to two identical outputs; features Active Input Indication reporting function that lights up each input button when an active signal is detected at the input connector; provides signal reclocking and equalization for each input to compensate for long cable runs.
908-735-0018; www.kramerus.com
Booth: SL4305

FIBER-OPTIC TRANSPORT LINKS

MultiDyne HD-1500-3G series

Provides fiber-optic transport and distribution of digital signal from 5Mb/s to 3Gb/s; supports SMPTE 424M 3GSDI, SMPTE 292M 1.485Gb/s, SMPTE 259M with operation from 143Mb/s to 360Mb/s, SMPTE 310M 19.4Mb/s, M2S or DVB-ASI 270Mb/s, SMPTE 344M 540Mb/s and SMPTE 305M SDTi rates.
800-488-8378; www.multidyne.com
Booth: SU3411

Video storage, archive systems

SCALABLE SERVER SOLUTION

Avid MediaStream 8000 v3.31

Comes with native HD/SD storage and playout capabilities as well as built-in up/downconversion; can be configured from a few channels using a standalone server and to up to 100 simultaneous channels using a SAN; supports interoperation with Avid products as well as many third-party broadcast solutions.
978-640-6789; www.avid.com
Booth: N/A

VIDEO SERVER

360 Systems MAXX 6T

Provides reliable RAID-6 protection of stored program material; features more than 700 hours of storage at 12Mb/s; includes redundant power supplies, dual AC mains and redundant cooling; features hot-swap drives with front access; performs file import and export over GigE; includes DV video, TARGA graphics, advanced playlisting and as-run logs; workstation software creates remote stations for ingest, edit, playlisting and playout; includes one input with frame sync and three outputs.
818-735-8221; www.360systems.com
Booth: N/A

MEDIA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Microsoft Interactive Media Manager

A collaborative media management solution that extends Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for media and entertainment companies; builds on existing technology investments; helps companies create an end-to-end content production system accessible by everyone; integrates with Microsoft business intelligence tools.
800-642-7676; www.microsoft.com
Booth: SL5520

NEWS CATALOGING SYSTEM

Crispin NewsCat

Digitally archives stories after airing and provides a method to easily locate material at a later date; links archived video clips to a database containing all script information from the newsroom computer system; includes an extensive search function, allowing users to search for a story using traditional parameters such as date, slug, script information or keywords.
919-845-7744; www.crispincorp.com
Booth: SU5408

CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

EMC EFDM

Combines content management software, content transport systems, content storage systems and best practices to help manage content securely; facilitates communications between hardware, software and partners; ingests, manages, stores and transforms any type of rich media for distribution to any type of venue, including IPTV, mobile and the Internet.
508-249-6207; www.emc.com
Booth: SU7820

TAPE DRIVE

IBM System Storage TS1129

Designed for applications that need high capacity, fast access to data or long-term data retention; supported in IBM?tape libraries, IBM frames that support stand-alone installation and in an IBM?3592 C20 frame attached to a Sun StorageTek 9310?library; uses IBM?3592 cartridges, which are available in limited capacity (100GB) for fast access to data, standard capacity (500GB) or extended capacity (700GB).
919-517-0411; www.ibm.com/media
Booth: SU3614

TRANSCODING SYSTEM

Omneon ProExchange v.1.1

Now supports Windows Media VC-1 and Flash Video; runs on MediaGrid active storage system; provides a scalable and efficient grid-based transcoding platform; handles a wide variety of audio and video formats, including H.264; conversion and rewrapping between wrapper formats supported with preservation and accurate placement of all metadata.
408-585-5140; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU9620

ASSET MANAGER

ScheduALL Media Manager

Provides media, entertainment and broadcast industries an effective way to group, categorize, organize and track media assets; facilitates, streamlines and tracks dynamic workflows; allows a facility to capture asset information and location as it moves through the workflow process; seamlessly manages work orders, shipping and duplication areas of the system.
954-334-5406; www.scheduall.com
Booth: SL2308

MAM

Vizrt Viz Ardome 4.6

Handles media management and archiving tasks; offers increased HD support; fully integrated with all major newsroom computer systems, including Avid's iNEWS, AP's ENPS, Avstar and QNews; enables users to produce an audit trail — a series of records of computer events that monitors system activitiy; facilitates such tasks as automatic detection, acquisition and archiving of essence and metadata.
+47 5590 8080; www.vizrt.com
Booth: SL4805, R129

WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE/HARDWARE

Thomson Grass Valley ContentShare2

Features a task-based user interface; handles content and assets as well as workflow and administrative processes; new IT-centric architecture uses industry standard technology to support administrative and trafficking activities, as well as individual programs, an entire day's worth of scheduling for multiplatform repurposed content and the management of technical resources.
800-547-8949; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: N1313

HD/SD VIDEO CARDS

Blackmagic Design DeckLink HD

Lets users instantly switch between HD and SD video connections; connects to 270Mb/s SD-SDI and 1.485Gb/s HD-SDI equipment; also connects to SD analog equipment such as Betacam SP decks or HD HDV cameras and component monitors.
408-954-0500 www.blackmagic-design.com
Booth: SL10920

ACTIVE STORAGE SYSTEM

Omneon Media Grid v. 2.1

A small, affordable, entry-level system; uses multiple intelligent, interconnected-yet-independent storage servers to combine grid storage and grid computing to retrieve digital media quickly; scalable in capacity, bandwidth and processing power; new features include the ability to create storage reservations so users are guaranteed a minimum amount of storage, tail-mode FTP to support active workflows in conjunctions with non-Omneon servers and more robust monitoring and reporting.
408-585-5140; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU9620

WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Xytech Systems Enterprise Version 11

Provides an end-to-end solution for the creation, management, scheduling, tracking and delivery of physical and digital media assets; automates and streamlines media business operations, including business workflow, resource scheduling and media asset management.
818-303-7800; www.xytechsystems.com
Booth: SL4326

Weather/data services

TORNADO DETECTION TECHNOLOGY

Baron Services Baron Tornado Index

Provides a scale of 0-10 to gauge the likelihood of a tornado; available to customers subscribed to the Advanced Data Service Package; included in the VIPIR 5.0 release and will soon be available in FasTrac.
256-881-8811; www.baronservices.com
Booth: C9422

Wire, cable, connectors

AES/EBU DIGITAL AUDIO CABLES

Belden Brilliance Part No. 1353A

Combines ruggedness, flexibility and installation efficiency with superior digital and analog sound performance; ideal for use in permanent installations of balanced-line analog or digital audio.
800-235-3361; www.belden.com
Booth: C8828

SUPERFLEX CAT 5E CABLE

Clark Wire & Cable CAT5-FLEX

Exceeds TIA 568B Cat 5e NEXT & Return Loss specifications; maintains a maximum plug-to-plug channel rating of 70m; features a rugged, sunlight and oil resistant and pressurized jacket.
847-949-9944; www.clarkwire.com
Booth: C7519

EXTENDER

Avocent ECMS4000

Can operate on a point-to-point Cat 5e cable or on a switched GigE network; consists of a transmitter that connects externally to each remote computer with dual DVI-D video connectors and a user station with dual DVI-I connectors, USB connectors and audio ports; supports digital video up to 1920 × 1200 at 60Hz.
954-746-9000; www.avocent.com
Booth: SL13016

HDTV CONNECTORS

Fischer Connectors 1053 series

Combine the technology of Fischer broadcast triax connectors with the technology of Corning UniCam fiber-optic contacts; simple, convenient and economical for assembling HDTV camera connectors in the field in only 30 minutes.
800-551-0121
www.fischerconnectors.com
Booth: N3837

CONNECTORS

Kings-Winchester Electronics Quick Connect SMA

Allows for quicker mating with its push/pull connection system; when mated, the connectors can rotate 360 degrees; provides electrical performance up to 6GHz when compared to a standard SMA; compact design uses SMA standard spacing down to 0.500 centers.
203-741-5400; www.winchesterelectronics.com
Booth: C6908

KVM EXTENDER

Opticomm RGB-4000 series

Offers RGB H/V (VGA), stereo audio, keyboard and mouse, as well as RS-232 serial data, all over one fiber; ideal for high-resolution video applications; simplifies cabling infrastructures and provides LED indication for optical link status, signal status and power monitoring; features multi- or single-mode operation.
858-450-0143; www.opticomm.com
Booth: N3718

BNC CONNECTORS

White Sands Engineering Air BNC

Features a maximum return loss of -26dB up to 3GHz; exceeds SMPTE requirements; incorporates a fixed-pin for a fast and reliable termination; the 75Ω compression connectors are compatible with SDI rated RG-6, RG-59 and mini RG-59 broadcast cables.
800-586-7377; www.whitesandsengineering.com
Booth: C1736

AUDIO CABLING SYSTEM

Wireworks DT12

Consists of a sports broadcast breakout box, trunks and tails; welded steel breakout boxes are one-fourth the size of traditional stageboxes; the trunks are manufactured with full-size 22 AWG conductors, providing lower signal loss; all connector XLR contacts are gold-plated to prevent oxidations in outdoor use.
800-642-9473; www.wireworks.com
Booth: C7924


Note: Booth numbers are provided by NAB and are current as of press time. Every effort has been made by Broadcast Engineering to ensure the accuracy of the listing.



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