Media storage, archive systems, asset management

March 1, 2009

Thomson Grass Valley

K2 Summit

Supports SD/HD live event news production and live-to-tape/disk applications; supports four bidirectional channels of DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO 50 and DVCPRO 25; features responsive performance, a small form factor, instant playback of recorded material and built-in transition effects that only take one playback channel.
Booth: SL106


Small Tree GraniteSTOR abcSAN

iSCSI-based shared storage solution designed for audio/video and graphic artists to manage shared and direct attached storage solutions; provides robust (greater than 600MB/s), consistent performance over Ethernet networks, while offering optimal cost-efficiency; features an intuitive GUI with single pane class management for users who wish to manage RAID sets, volumes, targets and shares from one screen.
Booth: SL10210


Blackmagic Design DeckLink HD Extreme

Features SDI, HDMI and analog component, NTSC, PAL and S-Video capture and playback, combined with dual-link 3Gb/s SDI technology and hardware downconversion; SDI, HDMI and analog video capture and playback, combined with both balanced analog and AES/EBU digital audio, lets users connect to all decks, cameras and monitors; instantly switches between SD and HD video.
Booth: SL10820


Omneon Spectrum

Enables broadcasters to migrate from analog to digital, tape to disk, SD to HD and from single- to multichannel operations; incorporates open, advanced architecture; includes MediaController, MediaDirector, MediaPort I/O modules, MediaStore storage arrays and SystemManager.
Booth: SU7217


360 Systems MAXX-2400 HD

Plays up to four HD video streams at once, or can record two streams, while playing two others; also can be used as a graphics store, with linked key-and-fill capability; standard features include HD-SDI video I/O with frame synchronization for recording wild sources like tape and satellite feeds; audio formats include embedded audio, and your choice of AES/EBU digital or balanced plus four analog.
Booth: N4120


EVS XS Studio

A four-channel video production server specifically designed for studio applications; part of the new Silverline brand; optimized for the recording of multiple audio and video feeds, as well as instant control and multichannel playback operations; offers multiple SD and HD codec configurations with native support, such as IMX, Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes 422 for faster and easier media exchange with post production.
Booth: C9508


Bycast StorageGRID 8

Virtualizes information retention and access over a range of storage devices from high-performance disk to archival media, distributed over multiple sites; features the new Distributed File System Gateway (DFSG), a high-performance clustered file system front-end; provides a unified solution to manage the storage of digital data and images from primary storage to deep archive.
Booth: SU6925


Chyron MicroClyps

Provides instantaneous clip recall and playout; can be configured as either HD or SD with synchronized audio, video and key outputs as well as a built-in keyer for compositing clips on program video; features local and remote browse, media management and playback control.
Booth: SL1420


SGL FlashBox

Based on SGL's FlashNet content archive and storage management software and hardware; provides scalable disk and tape storage, whilst providing from 1000 to 5250 hours of DV25 storage in a single appliance; when combined with FlashBrowse II, can serve as entry-level storage and content management.
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Booth: SU8508


Avid HD News

An end-to-end HD News system that enables broadcasters to cost-effectively produce HD programming; broadcasters can easily acquire, edit, network, manage assets, playback and control functionality of XDCAM HD (long GOP HD MPEG-2) content with a workflow designed to deliver significant time, storage and bandwidth savings; consists of the new AirSpeed Multi Stream production server version 1.0, NewsCutter software version 7.5, as well as the Interplay Production Asset Management and Unity shared storage systems.
Booth: SU902

Transmission server

SeaChange BMLxt

Adds features and performance capabilities to Broadcast MediaLibrary system;features SAS drive-based design that improves reliability; scales from a single 3.6TB node to a nine-node clusterproviding almost 100TB, which can be combined with MediaClient software codecs for broadcast-quality HD and SD channels.
Booth: SU12009


ScheduALL Enterprise Resource Management

Delivers resource sharing across facilities; enables resources to be shared on a one-to-one basis with dedicated business units or made available to the entire corporate network; consolidates financials, resource planning and reporting across the enterprise.
Booth: SL1606

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