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03.01.2005
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
DTV World Marketplace

It's that time of year again — time for broadcasters worldwide to converge on Las Vegas to browse the latest offerings from industry vendors. As always, there will be a lot of products and services represented in the Las Vegas Convention Center. Technology is at the heart of NAB. It's the momentum that draws us all to Vegas year after year and drives the activity of the show floor.

To help you make the most of your time at NAB2005, the editors of Broadcast Engineering have developed a sneak peek of some of the hottest new products to be unveiled on the show floor.

In addition, the Broadcast Engineering Web site will have all of this material, plus hundreds more new products and a special feature called FASTtrack to make your trek even easier. So log in before you get to the show to find those last-minute additions, plus the extra Web benefits.

Finally, to help you locate all of the key vendors you need to visit, we've published a map of the entire convention show floor. From audio and analog to digital and RF, all the vendors are located on the custom, easy-to-use Broadcast Engineering map. You can get your copy at the Broadcast Engineering stand, #SL740.

We'll see you at the show!

MEDIA, ASSET AND CONTENT MANAGEMENT

SGT Media Manager

Is made up of modules that are directly accessible via an HTML interface; regardless of their physical locations, all users can easily access their work-space and the modules they need; deployment on a large number of workstations is immediate; system operates equally well on a LAN or WAN. (Photo courtesty of CANAL+)
+33 1 64 73 74 74; www.sgt.fr
Stand: SL3367-MR

TRANSMITTER

Screen Service Italia MDS/MMDS systems

Designed for the transmission of amplitude-modulated analog television signals, with combined audio/visual amplification, in the 2GHz 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.
+39 030 2582225; www.screen.it
Stand: N3922

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.
+1-310-333-0606; www.lcdracks.com
Stand: SL913

DIGITAL BROADCAST CONSOLE

Solid State Logic C100

New TouchPan features provides full 5.1 panning access from the central touch-screen, 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.
+44 1865 842300; www.solid-state-logic.com
Stand: N3211

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 1293 814 200; www.sysmedia.com
Stand: SU11408

ENCODER

HD TANDBERG Television EN5990

2RU HD encoder for MPEG-4 AVC; includes a range of advanced broadcast features with MPEG-4 part 10 (H.264/AVC) Main Profile Level 4.0 real-time video encoding; capable of delivering high-quality HD images with bit-rate reductions of up to 60 percent on MPEG-2 performance.
+44 23 8048 4000; www.tandbergtv.com
Stand: SU7858

DUAL-SCREEN LCD MONITOR

Marshall Electronics V-R72P-2HDSDI

1.2-million pixel TFT screens have wide 130-degree viewing angles and incorporate digital signage processing; SMPTE/ITU HD and SD 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.
+1-310-333-0606; www.lcdracks.com
Stand: SL913

HANDHELD BITSTREAM ANALYZER

Dolby DM100

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.
+44 1793 842100; www.dolby.com
Stand: SU7870

MOTION-COMPENSATED BROADCAST UPCONVERTER

Snell & Wilcox HD5300

Housed in a compact 1RU enclosure; uses motion compensation derived from the 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.
+44 20 8917 4300; www.snellwilcox.com
Stand: SU6349

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 analog; can use the more efficient Windows Media 9 compression format.
+44 208 870 0104; www.autocue.co.uk
Stand: SU7865

ROUTING SWITCHER

Leitch 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.
+44 1344 446 000; www.leitch.com
Stand: SU7805, SU8199

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.
+44 1296 678510; www.tektronix.com
Stand: C6231

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.
+1-203-630-3311; www.rfsworld.com
Stand: C3031

CODEC FOR HD VIDEO

Leitch NEXIO HD

Based on a 64-bit dual processor platform, which allows the integration of baseband HD 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.
+44 1344 446 000; www.leitch.com
Stand: SU7805, SU8199

MOBILE TRANSPORT ENCLOSURE

Network Electronics MOT-BOX

Is a compact 3RU; 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 OB applications.
+47 33 48 99 99 www.network-electronics.com
Stand: SU9311

MASTER SYNC/CLOCK GENERATOR

Evertz 5600 MSC

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 master clocks available; may be referenced to an external master oscillator; offers other devices a high stability 10MHz output reference.
+44 1268 779234; www.evertz.com
Stand: SU6433

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).
+44 1245 493493; www.e2v.com
Stand: C3146

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 and 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
Stand: C7034

HD AUDIO/VIDEO CONVERTER

Leitch X75 HD

Combines up-, down-, and cross-conversion, HD frame sync and extensive video and audio processing capabilities; is equally suited for analog, digital or HD hybrid facilities; level/color control; optional 3-D adaptive color decoding with time base correction; the 16 channels of internal audio processing include timing with video for lip sync corrections.
+44 1344 446 000; www.leitch.com
Stand: SU7805, SU8199

CABLES

Multidyne DVI

Provides a transport solution for high resolution, 1600×1200, 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.
+1-516-671-7278; www.multidyne.com
Stand: C3151

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.
+44 1344 446 000; www.leitch.com
Stand: SU7805, SU8199

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 hypercar-dioid/lobe polar pattern result in a directional polar pattern with high sensitivity to the intended sound source; the frequency response is 50Hz to 1800Hz; can handle a sound pressure of 128dB.
+49 7131 617-0; www.beyerdynamic-usa.com
Stand: C10421

SLOW-MOTION CONTROLLER

DNF Controls ST304-DSR1K-T

Provides VTR-like control of Sony's DSR-DR1000 DVCAM stream-based hard-disk recorder; includes a four-line display and the ability to create, save and recall clips; also features a T-bar for fast, simple and smooth slow-motion instant replay.
+1-818-898-3380; www.dnfcontrols.com
Stand: SU8552

MEDIA SERVER

Omneon Spectrum

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.
+44 1256 884 450; www.omneon.com
Stand: SU10724

HD MIXER

Pro-Bel Masterpiece

Can either be specified new or purchased as an upgrade for the TX520; can be used to upgrade existing SD video mixers; benefits from two keyers with the ability to place a DVE into the signal chain before or after either keyer.
+44 118 986 6123; www.pro-bel.com
Stand: SU10730

SOLID-STATE 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.
+1-413-998-1100; www.thales-bm.com
Stand: C4508

OPTIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM

Multidyne RGB-5000

Features improved resolution; provides a long haul, transport solution for high-quality, up to 1600x1200, 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.
+1-516-671-7278; www.multidyne.com
Stand: C3151

TRANSMITTERS/RECEIVERS

Evertz 7707ADVT; 7707ADVR

Single-card modules, which transport analog or SDI video and four 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.
+44 1268 779234; www.evertz.com
Stand: SU6433

MODULAR LIBRARY SYSTEM

StorageTek SL500

Provides scalable, rack-mounted, tape automation; designed to han-dle growing data protection needs by providing flexibility through configurability; starts at 30 LTO cartridge slots and scales to more than 500 LTO cartridge slots storing more than 100TB of uncompressed data.
+44 1483 737654 www.storagetek.com
Stand: SL4632

SYNCHRONIZATION EQUIPMENT

Sigma Electronics Arbalest

Designed to provide flawless recovery from synchronization errors created by different video and audio transmission paths; for SD production applications; enables automatic detection and compensation for any delay incurred between a vision signal and a corresponding audio signal in a transmission environment.
+1-215-541-4953; www.sigmaelectronics.com
Stand: SU10345

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.
+1-954-788-3334; www.crystalvision.tv
Stand: SU6361

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.
+1-801-575-3770 www.utahscientific.com
Stand: C5910

DVB-T TRANSMITTER

Teko Telecom

Is equipped with an integrated COFDM modulator, as well as a linear and nonlinear precorrector; features output power up to 0.5W (covering the 50MHz to 860MHz frequency band); can be used as a driver for the DVB-T Teko Telcom power amplifiers.
+39 051 6256148; www.tekotelecom.it
Stand: TBA

TALKBACK INTERCOMS

Sonifex TB-6D or TB-6R

Designed to interface with the S2 mixer; the TB-6D desktop or TB-6B rack-mount units can be used for general inter-studio talkback; provide talkback for up to seven locations.
+44 19 33 650700; www.sonifex.co.uk
Stand: C3526

FIBER-OPTIC TRANSMISSION

Opticomm DVX-5000 Series

One to eight channels of uncompressed SDI (up to 64 channels may be transported over one single-mode fiber using MDM-7000 CWDM Multiplexer); provides for the digital transport of uncompressed SDI with embedded audio or data per SMPTE 259M; accepts SDI, ASI, DTV and DVB up to 540Mb/s per channel.
+1-858-450-0143; www.opticomm.com
Stand: SU10460

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.
+44 20 8917 4300; www.snellwilcox.com
Stand: SU6349

RECEIVERS/DECODERS

Scopus Network Technologies IRD-2900

Support 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; feature a dual decoder that provides decoding of two programs within the same transport stream, as well as built-in full transport stream descrambling capability.
+972 3 9007777; www.scopusamericas.com
Stand: SU8470

STATION MANAGEMENT

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.
+ 44 8705 004300; www.omnibus.tv
Stand: SU7165

MODULES FOR FLEX

DNF Controls Playlist Playout and Router Control

A real-time, Ethernet-based system for machine control of VTRs, video servers, routers, graphic devices, audio devices and other devices; comprises a device controller that interfaces with GPI, RS232, RS422 and Ethernet devices, and a control panel that provides the user with a familiar, tactile control surface with function keys, an easy-to-read LCD display, a jog/shuttle wheel with electro-mechanical detents, and a T-bar.<\f>
+1-818-898-3380; www.dnfcontrols.com
Stand: SU8552

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
Stand: SU 9954

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; features adjustable elastic straps with different settings to accommodate microphones of any brand.
+45 4814 2828 www.dpamicrophones.com
Stand: N506

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
Stand: SU10730

INGEST SOFTWARE

IBIS ServerLoad Sport

Allows the capture of highlights at ingest through up to six different feeds, providing the choice of viewing from multiple angles; dual screens and thumbnails are directly linked to video, providing fast turnaround for live sporting highlights production; allows an operator to process up to two sporting events at the same time.
+44 1483 286 686, www.ibis.tv
Stand: SU10332

VIDEO SERVER

360 Systems Image Server 7000

Full-featured, six-channel broadcast server; designed for satellite ingest, production and play-to-air; the two-input, six-output multiformat 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.
+1-818-991-0360, ext 226; www.360systems.com
Stand: SU11011

DIGITAL/ANALOG RECEIVER

Nucomm CR6D

Device comes with an internal MPEG-2 decoder and COFDM demodulator; compatible with most remote controls; capable of multi-band operation when used with block down converters.
+1-908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Stand: C1416

PORTABLE DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER

Fast Forward Video FieldPro DVR

Includes an internal 2.5in hard drive; features video capture and playback at 60 fields per second; resolution greater than 550 lines at 4:1 compression; user-selectable compression ratios from 4:1 to 20:1; recording times average between four to 20 minutes per gigabyte.
+1-949-852-8404; www.ffv.com
Stand: C3253

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.
+44 1189 502 323 www.pharos-comms.com
Stand: SU11835

VIDEO SERVER

Leitch Technology NEXIO HD

Integrates baseband HD 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.
+44 1344 446 000; www.leitch.com
Stand: SU7805, SU8199

IMAGE ENHANCEMENT UPGRADES

da Vinci Systems 2K Elite Series

Available for new and existing 2K Plus users; options in the new 2K Elite series provide three upgrade packages, including creative panel designs that promote instant recognition; 2K Ruby, 2K Sapphire and 2K Emerald systems combine functionality of company's PowerWindows with a combination of other popular features to provide post houses with tool for finishing feature films, TV shows and other video.
+1-954-688-5600; www.davsys.com
Stand: C6207

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 as well as preparing special epoxies when using the new Series 1053T connector.
+41 21 800 9595; www.fischerconnectors.com
Stand: SU11812

OPTICAL ROUTERS

Evertz X1616-00; 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.
+44 1268 779234; www.evertz.com
Stand: SU6433

HD ENG-STYLE LENS

Fujinon HA25X11.5BERD

Ideally suited for situations in which light weight and unobtrusive appearance are critical; has a maximum focal length of 576mm (2x), reduced focus breathing, an F-stop range of 2.0 to 2.8, and DigiPower servo system for fast and accurate zooming.
+0 21 54/9 24-0; www.fujinon.com
Stand: SU6370

BROADCAST SOFTWARE

ICF — Interactive Content Factor (a TWI Co.)

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.
+44 208 233 5300; www.twii.net
Stand: SL2461

HD 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
Stand: C4534

CAMERA BATTERY

IDX System Technology Endure E-80

82Wh Lithium Ion V-mount battery pack with PowerLink, up to 164Wh; LED Accurate Power Status Display; supports Digi-View and new Digital Battery Management System.
+1-310-891-2800; www.idx.tv
Stand: C3036

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.
+847-795-9555; www.gepco.com
Stand: C9341

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
Stand: C7031

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.
+ 44 1189 230 400 www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Stand: SU7823, SU8434

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, file handler and database architecture.
+44 1256 810123; www.geevs.co.uk
Stand: SU10254

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
Stand: SU9656

DIGITAL AUDIO EDIT SUITE MIXER

The ISIS Group (Graham-Pattern 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.
+1-888-622-4747; www.isis-group.com
Stand: C1836

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.
+1-818-766-1666; www.euphonix.com
Stand: N3616

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.
+44 870 243 2243; www.sgi.com
Stand: SL1943

SD/HD SERVER

Video Technics Apella HDS

Is a scalable, multiformat, multichannel and multiresolution 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.
+1-404-327-8300 www.videotechnics.com
Stand: C3647

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 22dBU 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.
+49 9545 440-0; www.stagetec.com
Stand: N4208

OPEN-STANDARDS INGEST SYSTEM

Snell & Wilcox Comet

Powered by the 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
Stand: SU6349

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 180MB/s; features a built-in four-port Fibre Channel hub that allows for direct connection of up to four workstations.
+44 1753 646 546; www.medea.com
Stand: SL-3360

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.
+1-514-397-0955 www.vertigoxmedia.com
Stand: SL2620

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 playback in 720p/59.94p, 1080/23.98p and 1080/24p HD formats; its progressive image recording of 24fps film sources without frame-rate conversion enhances artistic image expression and allows high-quality digital mastering of film content.
+44 8700 100 464 www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Stand: C3617

HD INPUT INTERFACE

Omneon MediaPort 4010

Provides an input interface for HD material by ingesting an incoming ASI-based transport stream and demuxing the content into HD MPEG essence material; users 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.
+44 1256 884 450; www.omneon.com
Stand: SU10724

MULTICHANNEL AUDIO MONITORS

Ward-Beck Systems AMS28-1 and AMS8-2

Two new audio monitors; AMS8-1 (1RU) and AMS8-2 (2RU) monitor integrated speaker systems and LED bar graph meters; feature four selectable digital inputs (75V or 110V), which may be PCM, Dolby E or Dolby AC-3.
+1-416-335-5999; www.ward-beck.com
Stand: C1924

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
Stand: C11722

GRAPHICS SYSTEM

Pinnacle Systems 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.
+49 531 2183 0 www.pinnaclesys.com
Stand: SU6341

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, while the secondary backup path will generally offer a wide-angle shot, or some suitable alternative picture to the main content.
+44 1268-779234; www.evertz.com
Stand: SU6433

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

ON-AIR Systems playKast

Ideal for automated playback and live news production; designed for remote scheduling, media browsing, automated playout and events monitoring, integrated multi-layered graphics overlay generation, as-run logging and management reporting.
+44 20 7663 3663; www.on-air-systems.com
Stand: SL5710

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

Sundance Digital Titan

Remote control functionality; capable of controlling hundreds of playout channels within a single facility or play lists at multiple remote locations.
+1-972-444-8442; www.SundanceDigital.com
Stand: SU10011

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.
+44 1189 502 323; www.pharos-comms.com
Stand: SU 11835

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 29in, including a new 17in version.
+44 20 7538 1427; www.autoscript.tv
Stand: C8926

HD VIDEO ENCODER

Modulus Video ME6000

Real-time full-resolution AVC video encoder with support for encoding digital video at Main Profile @ 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.
+ 81-3-5549-7511
www.modulusvideo.com
Stand: C11416

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.
+1-949-489-0240; www.horita.com
Stand: C10120

NEWSROOM AUTOMATION

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.
+44 20 7261 9604; www.dalet.com
Stand: SL1953

POST-PRODUCTION SOFTWARE

Leitch 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 3-D effectives and SD performance.
+44 1344 446 000; www.leitch.com
Stand: SU7805, SU8199

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.
+44 1223 721000 www.pixelpower.com
Stand: SU7132

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.
+1-801-575-3770 www.utahscientific.com
Stand: C5910

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.
800-686-SONY www.sony.com/professional
Stand: SU6406

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.
+ 0118610-62788188, 62781245 www.exavio.com
Stand: SL4634

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.
+1-605-339-0100; www.sencore.com
Stand: SU10006, C7331

HD CAMCORDER

Ikegami Editcam

Its recording section uses the Avid DN×HD 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.
+44 1932 769700; www.ikegami.com
Stand: C5426

NONLINEAR EDITOR

Leitch VelocityHD upgrade

New software for VelocityHD format-flexible HD/SD nonlinear editing system; brings real-time editing performance to the HD realm affordably; features full-quality HD playback of two video streams (compressed or uncompressed), two dynamic graphics streams, true real-time HD transitions and effects, optional 3-D effects and extensive SD performance.
+44 1344 446 000; www.leitch.com
Stand: SU7805, SU8199

GRAPHICS TOOLS

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.
+44 1635 48222; www.quantel.com
Stand: SL1147

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.
+1-530-274-2048; www.aja.com
Stand: SL2514 (desktop video products)
Stand: SU8948 (video converters)

MEDIA INTERFACE ADAPTERS

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 MPEG-2 material; features integrated capability for the simultaneous playback of HD and SD content on either the same channel or independent channels.
+44 1256-884-450; www.omneon.com
Stand: SU10724

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 more than 100 countries; allows users to go beyond the typical party-line or even two-channel capability of conventional wireless.
+44 1223 815000; www.clearcom.com
Stand: C7319A

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; offers dynamic data fields and 3-D object animations; allows users to insert up to four news elements fast.
+44 118 986 6123; www.chyron.com
Stand: SU7158

TV STREAMING PLATFORM

Optibase MGW 1100

Enables TV over IP or ATM broadcast services for a small to medium number of channels; provides encoding, transcoding, transrating and recasting at the edge of a service provider's TV distribution network or at MDU access points.
+972-9-9709288; www.optibase.com
Stand: SL343

ARCHIVE AND ASSET MANAGEMENT

Masstech Group MassStore

Provides from 1000 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, and integrated parallel access high-performance file system and disk storage platform.
+61-2-9456-0026 www.masstechgroup.com
Stand: SU10236

STORAGE

Ciprico DiMeda 10G

Employs 10Gb Ethernet to distribute shared files with client workstations at speeds exceeding 3000Mb/s; enables collaborative HD editing using an easy to install and manage Ethernet network to get application performance that previously would have required a complex Fibre Channel SAN.
+1-763-551-4000; www.ciprico.com
Stand: SL3628

BROADCAST MAPPING SOFTWARE

Curious Software Traffic Producer

Creates broadcast-quality maps for illustrating traffic reports; uses predefined design templates to generate rundown of still or automatically-animated maps showing traffic flow and planned or unplanned incidents.
+44 20 7428 0288 www.curious-software.com
Stand: C9407

EDITING APPLICATION

Crispin RapidPlayX

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 24/7 operations; instantly updates events when new material is available on the video server or is updated in AssetBase, Crispin's Web-enabled database.
+1-919-845-7744; www.crispincorp.com
Stand: SU9717

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
Stand: N3626

VIDEO DISK RECORDER

Doremi Labs JPEG2000 compression V1-HD

Features HD-SDI and SDI in/out and functions as a drop-in replacement for any HD VTR, an independent record and play option, and a dual-link HD-SDI option; random access and simple video clip and play list programming provides for efficient on-air and live event operation.
+33 0 492 952 830; www.doremilabs.com
Stand: C2342

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.
+44 1635 48222; www.quantel.com
Stand: SL1147

SIDE-MOUNTED FM ANTENNA

Radio Frequency Systems (RFS) CPF Series

Circularly polarized, omnidirectional FM antenna is new variation of the company's ECFM antenna; available with a power rating of 500W (CPF500) or 2.5kW (CPF2500); offers lightweight solution for low to medium power applications in the 87.5MHz to 108MHz band.
+1-203-630-3311; www.rfsworld.com
Stand: C3031

SPEAKERS

Genelec Large theater sound systems

Control room main monitor systems; powerful studio monitor loudspeakers; consist 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.
+08-449 52 20; www.genelecusa.com
Stand: N1726, SL1143

MPEG-2 ENCODER

Nucomm Newscoder TX3

Unit is a standalone 4:2:2/4:2:0 MPEG-2 encoder; features up to three software-based modulation formats, integrated SDI to composite video converter and integrated dynamic color bars with ID.
+1-908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Stand: C1416

STORAGE/ARCHIVE SYSTEM

Software Generation Ltd (SGL)

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

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<\f>1 53 38 22 00; www.sav.tv
Stand: SU11117

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.
+44 118 966 4611 www.barcocontrolrooms.com
Stand: SL1131

SOLID-STATE MEMORY PRODUCT

Panasonic DVCPRO P2

Is HD-ready with a video transfer rate fast enough for HD 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.
+44 8700 100 464; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Stand: C3617

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.
+44 1256 355011; www.sony.com/professional
Stand: SU6406

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.
+1-514-397-0955 www.vertigoxmedia.com
Stand: SL2620

SHARED STORAGE SYSTEM

Studio Network Solutions globalSAN

Is 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.
+1-877-537-2094; www.studionetworksolutions.com
Stand: SL3331

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
Stand: C2757

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 the DolbyE; instead, data is separated and processed by a different path before being combined back with the AES into the synchronized SDI video.
+44 1223 497049; www.crystalvision.tv
Stand: SU6361

WAVELENGTH-MANAGEMENT CWDM MULTIPLEXER

Telecast Fiber Systems Teleport

Provides high-bandwidth optical signal multiplexing; using CWDM technology, each single-mode fiber can support up to 20Gb/s; supports as many as eight HD video signals or 64 analog video channels plus any associated audio; eliminates the need for wavelength-specific devices.
+1-508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
Stand: SU8375

POWER SUPPORT SYSTEM

Anton Bauer STASSIS

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.
+31 45 5639220; www.antonbauer.com
Stand: C7319C

TRIPOD SYSTEM FOR DV CAMERAS

Sachtler ENG 75/2D

Weighs 2.3kg; payload is 20kg; height minimum and maximum are 33.5cm to 146.5cm and 13.2cm to 57.6cm; 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.
+49 89 32158200 ; www.sachtler.com
Stand: C7319B

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
Stand: C5107

MEDIA ENCODING SYSTEM

ON-AIR Systems reKorder

New Windows media encoding system for Web streaming and video on demand.
+44 20 7663 3663 www.on-air-systems.com
Stand: SL5710

CHARACTER GENERATOR

Dayang D3-CG HD

Provides the tools needed to create HD 16:9 graphics, titles and animation, including real-time letter-by-letter motion-path manipulation; runs on an open PC platform; delivers 1080i-native multi-player graphics at 50/50.95/60 fields/s or 1080p at 23.967/24/25/29.97/30 frames/s.
+852 2730 2117; www.dayang.com
Stand: SU9352

MULTICHANNEL AND SURROUND SOUND ANALYZER

DK-Technologies PT0660M

Features 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-audio.com
Stand: C3607C, C2757

ROUTING SYSTEM

Quartz Electronics Topaz-HD

Offers 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 16×16 or 32×32 sizes.
+44 118 935 0200; www.quartzus.com
Stand: SU9652

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.
+1-605-339-0100; www.sencore.com
Stand: SU10006, C7331

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; 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.
+44 8700 100 464 www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Stand: C3617

AUTOMATION SOFTWARE

ViewCast Niagara SchedulStream

For scheduling and management of Windows Media and RealNetworks RealVideo encoding sessions; upgrade to company's SCX software, providing encoder management interface for company's streaming systems.
+1-972-488-7200; www.viewcast.com
Stand: LS4936

CONDITIONAL ACCESS

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
Stand: SU7858

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 3-D compositing tools; provides users with Discreet's cleaner encoding software and its flint, flame, inferno, fire and smoke systems products.
+44 207 851 8000; www.discreet.com
Stand: SL1920

RESTORATION SYSTEM

da Vinci revival

Upgrades include open file support, which lets revival directly access SMPTE DPX files for processing when connected to a LAN or SAN; a new color registration tool, which will automatically register or match the individual RGB channels in a previously combined image; and new digital intermediate tools.
+1-954-688-5600; www.davsys.com
Stand: C6207

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
Stand: C8233

SDI MASTER CONTROL ROOM SWITCHER

SAV MX-AIR

Features eight inputs with built-in embedders and de-embedders; can integrate extra-levels of DSKs, logos, texts, clocks generators and a digital multichannel digital audio mixer; can be controlled through an automation connected via serial port, Ethernet or remote key-board.
+33<\f>1 53 38 22 00; www.sav.tv
Stand: SU11117

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; 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.
+44 1256 355011 www.sony.com/professional
Stand: SU6406

CONTENT MANAGEMENT

Omnibus Systems OPUS

Delivers highly specialized solutions that can be adapted to the 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.
+ 44 8705 004300; www.omnibus.tv
Stand: SU7165

CAMERA LENSES

Canon HD electronic cinematography lenses

Use the Power Optical System featuring the X-Element, Hi-UD (High Index, Ultra Low Dispersion) glass and Fluorite, which contribute to the lens' overall optical performance; the HJ21 has up to 3X less focus breathing than any other comparable lens and with a maximum relative aperture (T Stop) of 2.1.
+1-516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Stand: SU7814

VIDEO AIR CHECK SYSTEM

-Axon Digital Design BV TRACS

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.
+31 13 511 6666; www.axon.tv
Stand: SU9301

VIDEO CARD FOR POST-PRODUCTION

Blackmagic Design DeckLink for Macintosh v4.8

New features include HD downconversion on capture for DeckLink HD models, and a Photoshop plug-in that directly integrates 8-bit or 16-bit video frame capture and output via DeckLink cards in the graphics application.
+61 3 9682 4770; www.blackmagic-design.com
Stand: SL4916

FIBER-OPTIC SWITCHERS

Multidyne FOS Series

Smaller matrix sizes to the FOS Series of fiber-optic routing switchers; available in matrix sizes ranging from 8x8 to 32x32 bi-directional optical ports; deliver non-blocking, ultra-low loss, deterministic switched video over fiber-optic connections without conversion to electrical format.
+1-516-671-7278; www.multidyne.com
Stand: C3151

EDITING SOFTWARE

Pinnacle Systems Liquid 6

Provides true broadcast editing by combining a plug-and-play USB-2 based I/O breakout box with feature-rich software and support for MXF, MPEG-2 4:2:2, XML project export, Sony XDCAM and Panasonic P2.
+49 531 2183 0; www.pinnaclesys.com
Stand: SU6341

BROADCAST TEST SYSTEM ENHANCEMENTS

Rohde & Schwarz 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, and BER.
+49 89 41 29-0 www.rohde-schwarz.com
Stand: C2633

SERVER AND VTR/DDR CONTROLLERS

Hi Tech Systems HT800

Comprises four- and eight-channel VTR and DDR controllers; base models include the HT884 and HT888 four- or eight-channel controllers; include on-panel displays; options add features such as more protocols, and insert and assemble editing.
+44 1256 780 880 www.diskcontrol.com/www.vtrcontrol.com
Stand: SU9711

INTERFACE TO NMS AND M&C

SchedulALL Software .NET

New universal interface to network management systems (NMS) and monitoring and control systems (M&C); allows companies to easily interconnect and control external hardware and software sources to integrate in automated broadcast workflow and distribution solutions.
+44 20 7636 0707; www.scheduall.com
Stand: SL767

VIDEO SERVER

Ai-Pixel Playout Server

Designed for small- to medium-size TV station operations; offers compliance with all standards (SDI, PAL, NTSC, analog, digital), compliance with automation servers (VDCP), easy operation and easy import/export; allows changes to be made “on the fly” in the playlist without interrupting any simultaneous operations.
+31 6 21 884 675; www.ai-pixel.com
Stand: SL4353

DTV UHF TRANSMITTER

DMT USA 1kW DTV UHF Transmitter

Air cooling; LDMOS technology; broadband standardized design; “dual-cast” option; built-in output filter.
+1-856-423-0010 www.dmtonline.us
Stand: C3016

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.
+44 1793 842100; www.dolby.com
Stand: SU7870

DIGITAL CONSOLE

Calrec Audio Sigma 100

Up to 64 faders, with A & B layers of control, plus two main output faders with two sub-main outputs available; 120 equivalent channels: up to 48 stereo plus 24 mono channels or 60 stereo channels; offers comprehensive surround panning and monitoring with optional motorized joystick.
+44 1422 842159; www.calrec.com
Stand: N802

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
Stand: C9732

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.
+1-818-841-9655; www.bandpro.com
Stand: SU6365

DIGITAL NEWS PRODUCTION

Just Edit vsnnews

An 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, archive storage, organization and cataloguing.
+34 937349970 www.vsn-tv.com; www.justedit.es
Stand: SL3341

WIRELESS MICROPHONE SYSTEM

Lectrosonics 200 Series Synthesized Wideband UHF

Includes a rack-mount diversity receiver, two compact receivers and two belt pack transmitters; a hand-held wireless mic is also available in Europe in limited quantities; ideal for situations in which RF interference is a problem, such as more urbanized areas.
+44 1789 400600 www.lectrosonics.com
Stand: N3611

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.
+44 1491 820 000; www.miranda.com
Stand: SU7841

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.
+44 113 277 1441 www.audio-technica.com
Stand: N3322

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.
+31 40 2645345; www.elquip.com
Stand: TBA

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.
+ 44 1189 230 400 www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Stand: SU7823 and SU8434

DIGITAL AUTOMATION SYSTEM

MicroFirst Engineering D.A.S.

Provides metadata 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, and distributed or centralized IP control.
+1-201-651-9300; www.MicroFirst.com
Stand: SU9643

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.
+44 1491 820 000; www.miranda.com
Stand: SU7841

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.
+1-417-883-4549; www.slsloudspeakers.com
Booth: N4002

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 and post-production facilities.
+1-765-983-5200; www.belden.com
Booth: C2257

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.
+49 9545 440 0; www.delec.de
Stand: N4208

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.
+33 1 3084 9939; www.optisbase.com
Booth: SL343

MASTER CONTROL PRODUCT

Quartz Electronics QMC-2

Can be switched between a number of HD and SD signal 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.
+44 118 935 0200; www.quartzus.com
Stand: SU9652

DIGITAL ASSET MAXIMIZATION INITIATIVE

Thomson Grass Valley

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.
+ 44 1189 230 400; www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Stand: SU7823 and SU8434

STORAGE

StorageTek SL8500

High-performance robotics and hot-swappable, fully redundant components support maximum data accessibility and the ability to keep pace with unpredictable peak workloads, accommodating future demands for higher throughput and overall data growth; scalability and support for mixed media and diverse operating environments; a modular library system for consolidating enterprise and midrange computing infrastructures.
+1-303-661-5079; www.storagetek.com
Booth: SL4632

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.
+44 870 240 2094; www.exanet.com
Stand: SL3957

HIGH-DEFINITION EIGHT-CHANNEL EMBEDDER

The ISIS Group (Graham-Pattern 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.
+1-530-477-2984; www.isis-group.com
Booth: C1836

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.
+972 2 654 4000 www.kramerelectronics.com
Stand: SL854

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.
+1-908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Stand: C1416

MAC/PC FILE CONVERSION

Telestream Flip4Mac

Several components in line that help bridge the Mac/PC format gap; WMV import component provides for direct import of MXF media from Sony eVTR and XDCAM systems for Macs; WMV export component enables Mac users to create Windows Media 9 Series SD or HD files directly within Quick-Time based applications; WMV import component allows Mac users to import Windows Media files for viewing in the QuickTime Player.
+1-530-470-1300; www.telestream.net
Booth: SU11404

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.
+1-256-726-9200; www.pesa.com
Booth: SU7852

MODULATOR

Broadcast Technology DTMD1500 COFDM modulator

Designed for transmission applications; has broadcast quality IF output; 2k and 8k carriers are supported, as well as DVB guard intervals and Viterbi FEC error-correction at all DVB code rates.
+44 1264 332 633; www.btl.uk.com
Booth: SU 9317

GRAPHICS FILTER

Digital Anarchy Toon!

Filter for After Effects and Final Cut Pro gives video the look of a cartoon.
+1-415-586-8434; www.digitalanarchy.com
Stand: SL1019

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 is available as a high-performance CIFS server and is complemented by the new software-based MediaClient codecs.
+ 39 335 626 94 22; www.schange.com
Stand: SU6557

VIDEO ROUTER

The ISIS Group Innovation

HD routers available in 16×16 and 32×32; an array of control panels and control interfaces available; feature internally-mounted main and optional redundant power supplies; PS and signal switching boards accessible from the front of the frames and are hot swappable.
+1-530-477-2984; www.isis-group.com
Booth: C1836

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 3-D FX equipment in a post-production studio.
+44 1923 256 000; www.eyeheight.com
Stand: SU 8501

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 crossconverters to be switched in and out automatically as needed during production.
+1-613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: SU7141

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.
+1-949-852-8404; www.ffv.com
Booth: C3253

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.
+1-530-470-1300; www.telestream.net
Stand: SU11404

MULTI-DISPLAY CONTROLLER

Dayang Magic Wall

Is 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

PORTABLE ANALYSIS TOOL

Pixelmetrix DVStation-IP Portable

Suitable for users transmitting MPEG-2 data over the Internet or IP networks; can be set to detect video traffic on any set of IP address pairs, extract the MPEG transport stream, and perform extensive MPEG-2 verification.
866-749-3587; www.pixelmetrix.com
Booth: C7316

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.
+1-310-322-2136; www.ese-web.com
Stand: C2639

AUTOMATION

Florical Systems Breaking News

Use of preprogrammed 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.
+1-352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Stand: SU10000




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