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04.01.2010
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
NAB 2010: New Product Exposition
Taking a closer look at this year's new products

The 2010 NAB Show has finally arrived, bringing with it a deluge of new products and solutions for your facility. Broadcast Engineering is here to help.

In addition to the 120 new products announced in the March issue, this month we're happy to present more than 300 show products. Whatever you need is listed in this special new product section. So, grab a cool beverage, find a comfortable chair, and read on. And, we'll see you on the show floor!

VIDEO SERVERS 360 Systems MAXX-1200HD and 2400HD

10-bit images created in JPEG-2000 by Grass Valley's Infinity camcorder can now be directly imported into the HD servers without transcoding; wrapped as MXF files, video can be exported quickly from a 360 Systems server to Grass Valley's Edius NX workstation for editing; file-based return delivers the edited JPEG-2000 project to the server for playout.
818-991-0360; www.360systems.com
Booth: N917

POINT-OF-VIEW CAMERAS Hitachi DK-H100 and DK-Z50

Features include 2/3in IT CCDs, switchable 59.94/50Hz operation, simultaneous SMPTE-292M 1920 × 1080i, SMPTE-259M SD-SDI and analog HD outputs, TCP/IP network control, motorized five-position filter wheel, 14-bit ADC and 38-bit DSP; DK-H100 has 2.3 million pixel IT-CCDs employed in the SK-HD1000; DK-Z50 employs the same sensor as the existing Z-HD500 HDTV camera.
516-682-4431; www.hitachikokusai.us
Booth: C4309

VIDEO PRODUCTION SYSTEM Broadcast Pix Granite

Native HD, 1080p-ready live video production system combines the company's Fluent workflow software with a new HD switcher and HD server; enables users to create live HD video cost-effectively; available in three models — 1M/E Granite 100 and 1000, and the 2M/E Granite 5000; provides simultaneous multidefinition SDI I/O for 1080i, 720p and SD sources.
978-600-1100
www.broadcastpix.com
Booth: N4506

OLED AUDIO MONITORING TSL PAM1-3G8

1U rack-mounted audio monitoring unit; features the resolution, visibility and energy-efficiency of OLED displays for data and metering.
+44 1628 676 200; www.tsl.co.uk
Booth: N6515

VIDEO CAPTURE SYSTEM Telestream Pipeline v2.4

New version adds the ability to frame-accurately print HD or SD video back to tape, which is useful for the creation of spot reels and review-and-approval tapes; adds time code, break-triggered capture mode for Mac OS X users, which is useful in the production of reality shows where vast quantities of content are captured onto videotape from multiple cameras.
530-470-1331
www.telestream.net
Booth: SL3614

REFERENCE MONITOR Barco

17in reference monitor features full HD resolution and grade-1 image quality; ideal for camera shading; is 19in rack-mountable.
678-475-8000
www.barco.com
Booth: SL3314

FRESNAL FIXTURES Litepanels

Family of focusable Fresnal fixtures provides HD-friendly film and television lighting; uses 1/10 the energy of conventional Fresnal lights.
818-752-7009
www.litepanels.com
Booth: C6025

AUDIO INTERFACES Sonifex Redbox

Offer rackmounting as standard and a universal AC power supply; feature embedding and de-embedding for analog and digital audio signals into and out of all 3G, HD and SD-SDI video signals, respectively.
207-773-2424; www.sonifex.com
Booth: C2739

ENG SYSTEM DSI RF Systems NewsShark

Snaps on the back of most ENG cameras or attaches to a shoulder strap; provides an instant wireless video and audio connection to the newsroom or on-air studio; uses 3G and Wi-Fi wireless technologies to send high-quality video; has an IFB feed for the air talent and a two-way IFB for the camera operator.
732-563-1144; www.dsirf.com
Booth: SU5717

MEDIA PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY SOLUTIONS Cisco

With Cisco media production and delivery solutions, user's medianet can reduce costs of content production and distribution, deliver content to more consumers over more platforms, increase revenues through new advertising and business models, and strengthen the user's brand among consumers.
408-525-4053; www.cisco.com/go/msb
Booth: SU10612

AUDIO PROCESSOR Dolby DP600
Program Optimizer

Provides a file-based workflow solution for loudness correction, audio creation, conversion and upmixing; version 1.4 software provides support for Dolby Pulse; version 1.5 software supports the LXF file container format (used with Harris/Leitch servers) and the MP4 media container format (used in online applications).
415-558-0200; www.dolby.com
Booth: SU7917

CAPTURE CARD AJA Video KONA 3 version 7.5

KONA 3 card running Version 7.5 software enables double speed transfer from supported VTRs, including the Sony SRW-5800; supports Apple ProRes 4444 RGB; new features include support for time lapse and VPID as part of KONA 3 SDI output for support of select dual-link monitors.
530-274-2048; www.aja.com
Booth: SL920

LOUDNESS QUALITY MONITOR Linear Acoustic LQ-1000

Provides comprehensive loudness and peak level metering of up to eight channels of 5.1 surround and/or stereo AES or SDI audio per industry-standard ITU-R BS.1770; the 2RU monitor shows the critical parameters on a large color OLED display; offers metering in a simple cost-effective package for studio mixing and plant-wide monitoring.
717-735-3611; www.linearacoustic.com
Booth: SU8125

INTERCOM SOFTWARE Clear-Com Communication Systems

Interfaces with external audio systems, including party line systems, paging systems, program feeds and other matrix systems using a four-wire interface over a standard IP network; allows authorized users with Internet access to easily communicate with other crew members using hard-wired panels and wireless belt packs on the party line and/or matrix intercom circuit who are using hard-wired panels and wireless belt packs; can accept and send audio through a facility's public announcement system, program feed and other four-wire audio devices via most commercially available audio interface boxes.
510-337-6600; www.clearcom.com
Booth: C6025

AUTOMATION Snell Morpheus ICE

New Morpheus ICE Version 2 brings a fully featured HD/SD channel-in-a-box solution to Morpheus; from simple single channels through to comprehensive DR solutions, ICE brings cost-effective playout and branding backed by the full power of Morpheus Automation.
818-556-2616; www.snellgroup.com
Booth: N1820

MOBILE LOUDNESS MANAGER Linear Acoustic AERO.mobile

Based on the 1RU AERO.one platform; provides wideband and multiband processing, frequency tailoring, and psychoacoustically based compensation for background noise effects and hearing-impaired viewers; delivers to viewers a satisfying experience appropriate for widely varying individual listening environments; standard I/O is AES3id; options include built-in Dolby Digital (AC-3) encoding, HD/SD-SDI I/O and redundant power supplies.
717-735-3611; www.linearacoustic.com
Booth: SU8125

AUDIO CONSOLE Logitek Electronic
Systems Pilot

Modular, scalable console provides up to 24 faders; audio sources may be routed as desired to each of the faders; each fader has access to a program bus, three aux busses and cue speaker; bright, wide-angle displays below the faders have room for 16-character source names and support Unicode characters for display of text in multiple languages.
713-664-4470; www.logitekaudio.com
Booth: C2636

CONSOLE Calrec Audio Artemis

Relies on Bluefin2 for processing; running at 48kHz, Bluefin2 gives Artemis up to 640 channel processing paths, 128 program busses, 64 IFB/track outputs and 32 auxiliaries; relies on Hydra2 for routing; Hydra2 uses high-capacity 8192 × 8192 crosspoint routers while making available a variety of I/O units to provide analog, AES, MADI, SDI and Dolby E formats; features a second compressor/limiter in each channel, more than 70 minutes of assignable delay and three independent APFL systems for multiple operator use.
+44 1422 841310; www.calrec.com
Booth: C1746

AUTOMATIC MIXING CONTROLLERS Dan Dugan Sound
Design Model D-2/D-3

Eight-channel processors patch into the digital insert points of an audio mixing console, detect which mics are receiving inputs and make fast, transparent crossfades, which are voice-controlled; eliminates cueing mistakes and late fade-ups while avoiding choppy and distracting effects common to noise gates; feature Dugan Speech System, which automatically manages any number of live mics; also features the Dugan Music System, which offers automatic downward expansion to help reduce feedback and noise pickup in live performances, and Dugan Gain Limiting, which provides continuous, stepless NOM master gain control.
415-821-9776; www.dandugan.com
Booth: C1944

LINEAR FADER CONTROLLER Sound Devices CL-9

Acts as a dedicated mixing surface for 788T digital recorder; equipped with eight 100mm ultra-low-latency linear faders and rotary input trim controls with ring LED metering; adds input pan and sweepable, single-band parametric EQ for eight of the 788T's eight inputs with variable frequency, gain and filter Q; makes accessible output level control of the six outputs, dedicated L/R and aux 1/aux 2 output level controls, track-record enabling for each of the 12 record tracks and one-touch soloing of inputs or tracks.
608-524-0625; www.sounddevices.com
Booth: C1354

ELEVATING PEDESTAL Telemetrics EP-S3

Remotely controlled motorized column can quickly be elevated in height from 4ft to 12ft; ideal for a variety of applications, both indoors and outdoors; designed for fast and smooth elevation at the maximum rate of 1.8ft/sec; can be used with Telemetrics' weatherproof pan/tilt heads, as well as third-party products; has a maximum payload of 60lbs.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: C8525

WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Florical Systems
S.M.A.R.T. Central

Provides workflow automation and can be securely accessed from any networked computer; adds new applications that can save time and money, including everything from reporting and monitoring to disaster recovery remote access.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Booth: N4329

AUDIO CONSOLE SSL C100 HDS V2

Features a new processor upgrade option for the Blackrock processing unit and Blacklight, SSL's new high channel count optical I/O format; these options significantly increase the channel count and DSP power for the digital console; the new, higher capacity CPU card greatly expands processing power to cover full DSP options to the increased number of regular channels available.
212-315-1111; www.solidstatelogic.com
Booth: N808

HD VIDEO DISK RECORDER Doremi Labs V1-UHD

Provides instant access to video, uncompressed recording and networkable operation; is 3RU high and available with fixed or hot swappable internal drives; records HD-SDI and SDI video; includes an external video storage chassis for feature-length recording; features frame-accurate control; available GigE interface makes the unit ideal for fast network transfer of still image and movie files to/from graphics and editing workstations.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C5640

IP AUDIO ROUTER Logitek Electronic Systems
JetStream Mini

Includes analog and digital I/O, profanity delay, silence alarms, input metering, mic processing and interfaces to automation protocols; features fanless convection cooling and 2RU design.
713-664-4470; www.logitekaudio.com
Booth: C2636

PATCH MODULE Switchcraft StudioPatch
Series 1625

Modular design provides audio engineers with a premium-quality TT patch bay that can be used as an individual eight-channel patch module or mounted up to five across into a 1.5RU rack tray; EZ Norm technology enables signal flow to be changed from the front of each channel using a standard screwdriver, and programmable ground lift switches are easily accessed by removing the rear panel; each module connects using two DB25 connectors wired to the TASCAM DTRS.
773-792-2700; www.switchcraft.com
Booth: C8137

LIGHTING FIXTURES Kino Flo VistaBeam 600 and VistaBeam 300

The pole yoke accessory gives the studio DMX fixtures a welded alloy yoke bale offering 360 degrees of fixture movement to focus the soft beam lighting from a studio grid; the pole/yoke system saves time and money, eliminating the need for ladder access or costly automated rigging and hoist systems; VistaBeam 600 delivers the equivalent of a 4000W Softlight, but uses only 9A of power; both fixtures have a DMX control system and the ability to produce daylight or tungsten balanced light from the same fixture.
818-767-6528; www.kinoflo.com
Booth: C2049

MASTER CONTROL SWITCHER Utah Scientific MC-4000

Integrated system is designed to handle the most demanding on-air operations in live, automated or automation-assisted operating environments; features new internal squeeze and graphics capabilities, as well as a new control panel option.
801-575-3770; www.utahscientific.com
Booth: N4511

MODULAR AUTOMATION Pebble Beach Systems Neptune

Designed to automate the acquisition, media management and playout of TV channels; enables users to easily manage and adapt to the evolving needs of their broadcast facilities; incorporates an SQL server database, which stores information about the facility's material assets, such as the ID, title, duration, material type and other metadata fields, while also tracking the location of all assets.
917-832-4372; www.pebble.tv
Booth: N6809

PLAYOUT AND REDUNDANCY MANAGEMENT Vector 3 Vector MultiPlay

Runs on both IT-based and broadcast hardware; offers a full range of playout automation capabilities, ingest, graphics management, channel branding and video server management in a single, highly scalable software package; designed to optimize redundancy management for multichannel broadcasters.
424-442-1501; www.vector3.tv
Booth: N6132

APPLICATION CONTROL PANEL Hi Tech Systems asigN

Hardware panel can control multiple applications on multiple computers; i-asigN software is used both to configure the panels for appearance and function as well as provide the interface to the connected computers; connection can be via serial, USB or Ethernet port; multiple GPIs and GPOs can be provided.
+44 1256 780880; www.hitechsys.com
Booth: N3100

SDI-TO-HDMI CONVERTER LYNX Technik
yellobrik CDH 1811

Ideal for converting any SDI video signal (up to 3Gb/s 1080p60) into a standard HDMI signal for monitoring and display; also ideal as an integrated SDI fiber transmission system with HDMI confidence monitoring; an optional fiber interface allows the module to be used for monitoring fiber connections and also function as a fiber converter; the HDMI output displays the native input resolution; therefore, no scaling artifacts are introduced.
661-251-8600; www.lynx-usa.com
Booth: N5011

NEWS SERVER Florical Systems NewsRecorder

Integrates with iNews and ENPS to provide the ability to record individual stories; includes a rundown editor to arrange stories in a desired order fast and on the fly.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Booth: N4329

AUTOMATED PRODUCTION CONTROL SYSTEM Ross Video OverDrive

Version 9 features NKeyer support, NRCS CG timer support, new MOS device interfaces and GlobalView GUI, which allows for user-configurable layouts.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: N3807

3G HD/SDI ROUTING SWITCHER Sierra Video openGear
routing switcher

Passes 19Mb/s SDI to 3G/s HD-SDI video; available in 8 × 4, 8 × 2, 4 × 4 and 4 × 2 I/O configurations; features include reclocking, automatic input equalization and dual reference inputs; compatible with Dashboard control software; can be controlled via RS-232/422 or with a remote-control panel.
530-478-1000; www.sierravideo.com
Booth: SL4505

SEAMLESS SWITCHER Analog Way Quattro Value

Performs fast and smooth transitions between any video or computer sources; allows seamless switching between one computer input and any other video or computer input; is fitted with four universal A/V inputs, including one DVI and three outputs — one analog, one DVI for the main and one analog for the preview.
212-269-1902; www.analogway.com
Booth: SL1509

WORKFLOW AUTOMATION APPLICATION Singular Software
PluralEyes v1.1

Offers critical workflow automation tools for analyzing media content and automatically synchronizing audio and video clip sequences, including digital single-lens reflex camera images; includes support for Apple Final Cut Pro and Sony Vegas Pro, as well as an array of new features for managing multicamera, multitake and dual-system audio productions.
www.singularsoftware.com
Booth: SL4128

MPEG-2 CODEC Canon

Enables high-quality imaging and audio performance with up to 50Mb/s data recording and twice the color data of the HDV profile format, as well as the recording of 1920 × 1080-pixel HD video; supports higher resolution and increased color data for high-quality video.
201-807-3300; www.usa.canon.com
Booth: C4325

SYSTEM AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT TSL MDU12-PMi

A system and energy management solution that gives users control over and visibility of equipment racks despite where they're located; provides remote Ethernet control and monitoring of 12 individually switched IEC outputs via secure Web browser with SNMP and e-mail alarms for fuse fail, power fail, over/under current alarm, input voltage and power measurement all alongside 16 GPI inputs; Current Sensing feature monitors the total or individual outlets power consumption and operating temperatures of all rack-mounted equipment, providing clear warnings if variables rise above, or fall below, fully programmable limits.
+44 1628 676 200; www.tsl.co.uk
Booth: N6515

DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER ESE DV-212

A 1 × 12 3G/HD/SD SDI distribution amplifier with a loop through input; provides cable equalization, reclocking and distribution; distributes one 3G, HD or SD-SDI input signal to 12 outputs; the video signal can be reclocked before distribution or distributed without retiming the input signal; in reclocking mode, it automatically detects and reclocks the 270Mb/s, 1.5Gb/s, or 3Gb/s signal.
310-322-2136; www.ese-web.com
Booth: C6437

STATION-IN-A-BOX Florical Systems Acuitas

Features open-architecture environment with off-the-shelf hardware; includes HD playout, graphics, effects and switching.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Booth: N4329

MASTER CONTROL Video Technics OnAir Complete

Combines technology from Video Technics and Oasys for master control production and channel-in-a-box transmission; Apella video servers automate satellite feeds and file-based content that is easily ingested to shared storage with low-resolution proxies and rich metadata; nonlinear editors exchange content as needed; syndicated, ad and locally-produced content are easily accessed from anywhere on the network and quickly prepped for air in conjunction with popular traffic systems.
404-327-8300; www.videotechnics.com
Booth: N6812

MODULAR POWER SYSTEM Anton/Bauer Tandem 150

Fully automatic system separates the Gold Mount device from the power supply, allowing the user to simultaneously charge a battery and power a camera; when 75W draw is exceeded, the system automatically stops charging and performs solely as a 150W power supply; when camera is turned off or load is reduced below 75W, the system instantly resumes normal operation; users can operate the system from the AC mains at 100V to 240V AC or 50Hz to 60Hz.
203-929-1100; www.antonbauer.com
Booth: C6025

CAMERA PRODUCTION SYSTEM Azzurro AzzurroCam

Supports an unlimited number of cameras; controls the camera setup functions, audio levels, lighting and switching — all in a compact unit.
201-767-0850; www.azzurrohd.com
Booth: N615

PORTABLE VIDEO SWITCHER FOR-A HVS300HS series

The newest addition to the company's Hanabi series; the small, 1RU main frame features frame synchronizing and resizing engine on every channel, allowing any SD equipment to be used in full HD mode; has plenty of wipe patterns, including 2-D and 3-D DVE transitions; offers a keyer with chroma key, DSK, dual picture in picture, 16-channel multiviewer and still stores.
352-371-1505; www.for-a.com
Booth: C5219

TECHNICAL FURNITURE SYSTEM TBC Consoles IntelliTrac

Front and rear device tracks allow unlimited lateral positioning of critical monitors; rack bay turrets may be easily upgraded or relocated, allowing quick, user-friendly modifications; full range of articulating arms for distance, height and tilt control may be used for mounting flat-panel monitors, speakers, phones and task lighting.
631-293-4068; www.tbcconsoles.com
Booth: C12626

CLIENT-BASED WEB TOOL SGL FlashBrowse II

Allows FlashNet users to capture simple metadata and archive and restore media from many different forms of archive; Web-browser based and can operate on Mac, PC or Linux platforms; enables users to tag clips and mark partial restore start and end points.
615-324-3613; www.sgluk.com
Booth: N1520

SDI MONITOR ikan VX9

Supports HD-SDI, HDMI, HD/SD component, composite and S-video; initial power options include compatibility with Sony, Canon and Panasonic DV batteries as well as Gold and V-mount professional batteries; has a resolution of 1024 × 600 with Blue Gun, overscan, underscan, pixel-to-pixel and freeze comparison.
713-272-8822; www.ikancorp.com
Booth: C9137

KVM EXTENDER Thinklogical VelocityKVM

Extends KVM, DVI and analog video, USB, audio and serial signals up to 350m using standard 50um multimode fiber, 1000m using eSX+ multimode fiber and 40km using single-mode fiber; allows for full-frame-rate transmission of uncompressed DVI with no frame dropping; features USB 1.1, USB 2.0 and DDC2B/EDID compliancy, as well as local KVM ports; supports single- and dual-link DVI signals.
203-647-8725; www.thinklogical.com
Booth: SL4729

CHARACTER GENERATOR Compix CynerG2

HD broadcast-quality, dual-channel HD CG; capable of simultaneously outputting graphics in either SD-SDI or HD-SDI; is housed in a conveniently sized 4RU chassis.
949-585-0055; www.compix.tv
Booth: C9515

TRANSMISSION RECORDING SYSTEM Axon Digital Design TRACS

Transmission recording and compliance system/video logger now features an HD input, which enables compliance recording or video logging without the need for an additional external device for downconversion; input is available as an option on all single-channel TRACS recorders and does not affect the maximum storage capability.
301-854-6557; www.axon.tv
Booth: N1119

TURNSTILE Panther High-Low Turnstile

Reduces mounting height of the camera on the dolly by 5ft; offers high-low rig, offset rig, adjustable offset bowl and side-bowl extension; allows the camera to change positions from the central upper position to a near-ground position without removing the camera; bowl extension can be rotated 360 degrees on demand; front element with its bowl can also be rotated and fixed in different angles.
818-764-1234; www.panther.tv
Booth: C11726

DIGITAL CONSOLE Salzbrenner StageTec
Mediagroup CRESCENDO

Targets the needs of users in broadcast and live venues; has a depth of 530mm and supports up to 300 audio channels, 128 summing busses and 48 channel strips; allows users to configure the number of mono, stereo and 5.1 sums, as well as stereo and 5.1 input channel-linking.
888-782-4391; www.stagetec.com
Booth: C1057

PAN AND TILT HEAD Polecam 3D-Narrow and 3D-Wide

3D-Narrow allows realistic stereoscopic content to be produced from mini HD cameras positioned side by side on a Polecam jib; attaches directly to all standard Polecam rigs; optimized for normal studio shooting and close-ups where it is desirable to match normal human eye spacing; a levelling plate with three fine-adjustment verniers allows each camera to be exactly matched in height and forward angle; setup is quick and easy; 3D-Wide can be added as an option and allows the distance between cameras to be extended so that full 3-D impact can be achieved even in long-shot.
323-633-7033; www.polecamusa.com
Booth: C7933

LCD MONITORS ikan VX7/VX9

Support resolution of 1024 × 600; feature LED backlighting, HD-SDI inputs, Blue Plus technology, multiple power options and HDMI, HD-SDI, component and composite inputs; 7in and 8.9in models available.
713-272-8822; www.ikancorp.com
Booth: C9137

MULTICHANNEL LEVEL CONTROLLER Ward-Beck Systems MLC8

Handles AES, Dolby E, Dolby AC3, analog audio or HD/SD embedded signals; equipped with eight LED bar graph level displays, individual channel and master level control with mute function, level status LED indicators, presets and toggling between 5.1 and stereo listening, and 7.1 and 5.1 to stereo mix-down capability.
416-335-5999; www.ward-beck.com
Booth: N3425

CAPTION VIDEO MONITOR ADAPTOR Wohler CD-1

Automatically detects and decodes WST, OP-47 adn EIA-608/EIA-708 subtitles; suitable for any point in the broadcast or production chain; small, externally powered unit translates a 3G/HD/SD-SDI multirate input containing captioning signaling into a burned-in 3G/HD/SD-SDI or DVI signal with open captions added to the picture; output options include two open-caption 3G/HD/SD-SDI outputs, a DVI open-caption output and an RS-232 output of caption contents.
510-870-0810; www.wohler.com
Booth: N3023

CONTROL PANEL Shotoku Broadcast Systems
TR-HP Hot Panel

Ideal for budget-conscious productions where stored camera positions may be recalled automatically, and final on-air framing is made by a single, multitasking operator; features a small footprint while maintaining high-precision joystick control; three-axis joystick and rotary control knob are designed to enable operator to make perfect on-air movements of pan, tilt, zoom and focus; several switch functions are available by way of a maximum of 12 assignable LED-illuminated keys.
310-782-8491; www.shotoku.tv
Booth: C8615

CAMERA SUPPORT SOLUTION ikan Elements

Ergonomically designed system consists of multiple pieces intended to work together; can be configured for any camera setup with existing gear; features 1/4-20 and 3/8 threads on all pieces, five easy-to-assemble parts, all hardware included, easy upgradability, compatibility with all 15mm rail systems and anodized aluminum construction; Fly bundle consists of two durable foam-grip handles, two attaching arms and a cheese plate-style base plate.
713-272-8822; www.ikancorp.com
Booth: C9137

REMOTE CONTROL CAMERA SYSTEM PENTA Lux Media
Plan HD 1200

Designed to capture the intensity of sports and concerts, as well as expand the opportunities for filming within tight spaces; built in small housing with progressive resolutions up to 1080p; can be controlled remotely over long distances.
936-828-6830; www.penta-web.com
Booth: N1023

VIDEO SERVER Ross Video SoftMetal

Version 4.3 software adds four in/four out configuration, VDCP control protocol over Ethernet, AMP automation control support and Unicode character support; 3000 Series features native support of 3-D stereoscopic playout and record.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: N3807

ULTRA-SLOW-MOTION SYSTEM I-MOVIX SprintCam Vvs HD

Operates at frame rates from 25fps to 2500fps in full HD up to 100 times slower than live action; provides instant replay at native HD resolution and image quality; offered in standard-camera version or optimized for shoulder-mount portable shooting; comprises Vision Research high-speed HD camera, operational control panel, slow-motion remote and CCU.
+32 65 321 535; www.i-movix.com
Booth: C4644

MULTICHANNEL PORTABLE CAPTURE SYSTEM Alteran Technologies
ViTaDi-AutoPack

For in-house or portable ingestion; can be embedded within a customer's video library or archive; comes complete with custom-configurable computer, storage, confidence monitoring and multichannel capturing system; can plug into a pre-existing digital asset management system or fiber/Ethernet-based SAN; can easily roll from department to department or to another client's location.
818-998-9100
www.alterantechnologies.com
Booth: C9733

FIBER-OPTIC CAMERA TRANSCEIVER Telecast Fiber Systems
CopperHead 3000 Series

Provides a single fiber-optic link between any professional camera or camcorder and a broadcaster's truck, control room or video village position; designed to handle all vital camera signals; can be configured for specific applications such as ENG or multicamera use.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: C8925

GRAPHICS SYSTEM Harris G-Flow

A toolkit of applications that enables broadcasters to integrate complex graphics into NLE editing platforms; allows graphics designed for live broadcasts to be reused quickly and easily in the broadcaster's preferred NLE environment.
800-231-9673
www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: N2502

VIDEO CAPTURE ADAPTER Maxell iVDR VC102

Direct-to-disk video capture adapter converts the output of a digital video camera to a nonlinear editing format and stores it on an iVDR drive; features an easy-to-use comprehensive menu system on a backlit display; by converting the output of a digital video camera directly to a nonlinear editing format suitable for storage on the company's iVDR drive, the task of capturing files before editing them is eliminated; reduces the overall amount of hardware used and time required for processing.
800-533-2836; www.maxell-usa.com
Booth: C8737

TOUCH CONTROL SYSTEM Shotoku Broadcast
Systems TR-T

Now available in 16:9 widescreen configuration; integrates with most HD/SDI routers; high-resolution VGA touch screen uses the latest seamless glass Acoustic Pulse technology, designed to provide exceptional accuracy and durability over many years of intensive use; configurable screen layout supports 16 cameras displayed in any configuration; panel uses multicolored illuminated keys to communicate system status and control settings, with a high-precision joystick for ultra-smooth on-air control.
310-782-8491; www.shotoku.tv
Booth: C8615

RECEIVER/DECODER Screen Service Broadcasting Technologies XBT 704

In analog operation, receives an RF input signal and delivers it through its output connectors; acts as a bypass for the RF analog signal; in digital operation, receives an RF digital input signal and decodes the contents; extracts a program from the bouquet and delivers it into an ASI output signal; signal feeds a transposer; features two-channel balanced analog audio output and doubled SDI interface for digital video with embedded audio.
+39 030 358 2225; www.screen.it
Booth: SU4908

MOS INTERFACE Compix CompixMOS 2.5

An easy-to-use MOS interface for advanced newsroom integration of content from graphics systems, still stores and clip players; allows insertion of CG events directly into newsroom scripts; by supporting the integration of discrete external devices, the interface allows users to build high-quality news products ready to air from within the NRCS rundown script interface.
949-585-0055; www.compix.tv
Booth: C9515

CLOSED-CAPTIONING MANAGEMENT RadiantGrid Technologies Closed-Captioning Management Module

Supports SMPTE 436M closed-captioning and AS-03 format, which is a constrained subset of the MXF standard that allows interoperability with editing workflows and video playout servers from AMWA member companies; enables broadcasters to extract closed-captioning from media sources and insert closed-captioning back into the transcoded output file concurrently with other transcoding functions.
877-828-0094; www.radiantgrid.com
Booth: SL2327

2.4GHZ RF NETWORK Zaxcom ZaxNet

Designed for the distribution of remote control signals, time code, IFB audio and metadata for production sound; wirelessly links Zaxcom's Deva/Fusion, digital recording wireless systems, encrypted IFB receivers and compatible digital slates into a single system for audio recording and metadata distribution; signal is generated by Deva/Fusion and broadcast via an IFB100 on a 2.4GHz signal; the IFB audio, time code, metadata and wirelss remote control commands are then received by the ERX1, ERX1TCD and TRX series.
973-835-5000; www.zaxcom.com
Booth: C154

MAM APPLICATION Dalet Digital Enterprise
Edition WebSpace

Advanced, portable Web-based MAM and news production application uses latest Web 2.0 technologies; features professional video and audio production tools, an enterprise search engine and user-friendly interface; streams media in H.264 or MPEG-4, making remote access to the main archives simple and fast.
212-269-6700; www.dalet.com
Booth: SL4720

SWITCHER Miranda NVISION Compact CQX

16 × 8 router features two “clean and quiet” outputs and six auxiliary outputs; offers a unique design with ±3 line buffer, reducing the need for costly timing equipment; supports 16 channels of embedded audio; provides multiple transition types; ideal for master control back-up/bypass and simple master control applications.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
Booth: N2515

CG AND GRAPHICS PLATFORM Ross Video XPression

Version 3.0 features enhanced MOS workflow integration with newsroom systems, stereoscopic template creation and output rendering for 3-D productions, enhancements to Material Manager, automatic center-cut SD outputs for HD templates and other creative and productivity features.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: N3807

HD CAMERA I-MOVIX SprintCam V3 HD

Enhanced functionality includes image capture at frame rates of 150fps-2000fps and instant replay in 1080i HD resolution; features simultaneous capture and record, built-in intercom, integration of live and replay views in the viewfinder, segmented memory, a more compact CCU housing, flexible EVS Multicam integration, auto-clip to enable mark-in to mark-out replay from the CCU, a digital lens interface for better iris and lens switch control and added flexibility in the viewfinder interface to accommodate either Sony CRT or Grass Valley.
+32 65 321 535; www.i-movix.com
Booth: C4644

GRAPHICS SOFTWARE Pixel Power Clarity Version 9

The latest version of the software for the entire range of Clarity broadcast graphics systems now features an extensive update of Clarity 3D enabling operators to build and deliver sophisticated 3D graphics with real-time data that can be edited right up to air time.
818-276-4515; www.pixelpower.com
Booth: N2034

CAPTION PLAYOUT AND MANAGEMENT PLATFORM Softel Swift TX

Flexible, cost-effective caption and subtitle management platform reduces workflow complexity and increases reliability and productivity; features real-time transcoding and a range of automation interface and file format support.
203-354-4602; www.softelgroup.com
Booth: N2534

LED LIGHT MODULES Anton/Bauer EledZ/ULHM-LED

Complement existing UltraLight Series and ElipZ battery systems; designed to maximize HD camera battery run time by cutting down the total light power consumption; include 3200K filter; provide heat- and flicker-free soft light of 5600K while consuming little battery power.
203-929-1100; www.antonbauer.com
Booth: C6025

CENTRALIZED GRAPHICS WORKFLOW Pixel Power Management Console (PPMC)

A Windows-hosted application that enables remote and local configuration, management and operational control of any Pixel Power graphics system; with support for BrandMaster, Clarity, LogoVision and applications including Pixel Promo; designed to facilitate centralized graphics hubs and streamline the distribution of graphics to remotely located stations and affiliates.
818-276-4515; www.pixelpower.com
Booth: N2034

WIRELESS AUDIO INTERFACE JK Audio BlueDriver-F3/M3

F3 plugs directly into a dynamic mic or the mic-level output from a mixing console; 3.5mm stereo jack contains a mic-level output suitable for recording; has a three-pin female XLR connector; M3 plugs into the mic input channel of a mixer; 3/5mm jack will accept a signal from the headphone output of the mixer for transmission back to the cell phone or headset; has a three-pin male XLR connector; both feature 120V-240V AC power supply, 33ft range and internal Li-Ion battery that yields more than 10 hours of talk time.
815-786-2929; www.jkaudio.com
Booth: C2010

IFB BODY PACK RECEIVERS Zaxcom ERX1/ERX1TCD

Receive high-quality digital audio, time code and metadata from any IFB transmitter in the Zaxcom TRX series; each unit's LCD shows time code and current scene and take metadata in real time, with a hold button for script supervisors; ERX1TCD has a built-in time code reader/generator and output to jam digital slates continuously, preventing time code drift between Deva/Fusion and the slate; both units contain a 1kHz frequency-adjustable notch filler to eliminate the transmission of tone from the mixing console.
973-835-5000; www.zaxcom.com
Booth: C154

CHARACTER GENERATOR Orad Morpho 3D

Used for on-air graphics, channel branding and as a character generator; delivered in a 2RU rack-mountable chassis; offers 3D creation and design capabilities; features flexible playback based on a single application, with real-time graphics rendering; integrates with newsroom systems using the MOS protocol.
201-332-3900; www.orad.tv
Booth: SL2014

SUBTITLING/CAPTIONING MANAGER Softel

Allows broadcasters to manage caption/subtitle binding in the workflow, including early, late and live binding; combines Swift TX subtitle and caption playout and management platform with Swift vTX caption and subtitle encoding software to provide a master subtitle and caption control center that seamlessly integrates in the workflow to automate binding; includes ScheduleSmart, which efficiently, dynamically manages the binding of ancillary data, whether early, late or live.
203-354-4602; www.softelgroup.com
Booth: N2534

BROADCAST TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Broadcast Traffic Systems
Enterprise with RIA

Available on Windows, Linux and Mac OS and is compatible with Microsoft SQL server, Oracle and MySQL databases; Rich Internet Applications functions are accessible on in-house networks as well as over the Internet; can be linked seamlessly with broadcast automation systems; schedulers have access to real-time ingested material information as well as playlist and as-run interfaces; configurable schedule validation processes ensure that broadcast output is error-free; provides a comprehensive set of management reports and graphical analysis tools based on the operational database.
805-856-9103; www.bts.tv
Booth: N4019

FIBER-OPTIC SIGNAL TRANSPORT Riedel MediorNet

Fiber-based, real-time signal transport solutions for uncompressed multichannel HD/SD video, audio, intercom and data; available in new MADI and RockNet MediorNet cards as well as the software-based Framestore feature for U.S. markets; combines signal transport, routing and signal processing and conversion into one integrated, real-time network; includes signal routing, allowing users to send any incoming signal to any output or to multiple outputs by a mouse click or a router control system; each mainframe provides a router for 32 × 32 720p/1080i signals, 160 × 160 SD-SDI signals, 27,000 × 27,000 AES signals or any combination of these.
914-819-0495; www.riedel.net
Booth: C6747

DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Empress Media Asset Management eMAM 2.8

Secure data power center is universally accessible at any time on all platforms in addition to a Web platform with simple internal and external file-sharing capabilities; holds and automatically organizes content and media; provides an easy way to upload, download and send heavy volumes of files.
212-643-4898; www.empressdigital.com
Booth: N1516

MEDIA SERVER Omneon MediaDirector 2202 and MediaDirector 2201

Designed for the Spectrum media server; meets the growing demand for additional SD and HD channels; provides more network file access bandwidth; supports the greater number of edit seats used in fast-paced production environments; extends the Omneon Spectrum server by increasing the total system bandwidth, enabling more simultaneous, real-time channels and establishing IP file access performance; MediaDirector 2201 is designed to bring bandwidth advancements to users who may require a lower level of overall system scalability.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: N5106

WIRELESS HEADSET INTERFACE JK Audio BlueSet

Plugs directly into any ClearCom, RTS/Telex TW PL belt pack; a switch selects between connection to a third-party Bluetooth headset or a cell phone; 3.5mm stereo headset jack contains a mic-level output signal suitable for recording, with the headphone signal on the left channel and the Bluetooth return signal on the right; available in female and male XLR four- and five-pin versions; features 120V-240V AC power supply, range of 33ft and internal Li-Ion battery that yields more than 10 hours of talk time.
815-786-2929; www.jkaudio.com
Booth: C2010

SHARED-STORAGE SYSTEM Sonnet Technologies
Fusion RX1600Fibre

Expandable 16-drive RAID shared Fibre Channel storage system is optimized for video editing; available in 16TB or 32TB configurations; can provide direct, high-speed access to assets for up to four users without a dedicated server or an added fiber switch; employs a four-port 8Gb Fibre Channel interface; delivers aggregate bandwidth up to 1000MB/s read; support for RAID 5 and RAID 6 formatting provides data protection in the event of single- or double-drive failure.
949-587-3500; www.sonnettech.com
Booth: SL7727

LED LIGHTS Gekko Technology kezia 50/kezia 200

Offer precise tunable whites and dimming under local or DMX control; in addition to tunable whites in the 2900K to 6500K range, the entertainment version can also produce millions of other colors; kezia 50 is comparable in output brightness to a 400W tungsten fresnel lamp head yet consumes only 50W of electrical power; kezia 200 has a similar brightness to a 1kW tungsten source while consuming only 190W of power; both generate less heat than more traditional fixtures; color temperature accuracy also remains constant as the light is dimmed.
+44 8448 005 326
www.gekkotechnology.com
Booth: C3743

BASEBAND VIDEO SERVER Harris NEXIO Volt

Supports up to four SD/HD- or SD-only channels; built on the same platform as the NEXIO AMP advanced media platform; provides SD and HD baseband I/O, reliability and direct access to the NEXIO shared-storage network in a slim-line, 1RU package.
800-231-9673
www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: N2502

MEDIA ASSET MANAGEMENT Bitcentral Oasis 3

Enables stations to access, archive and share content anytime, anywhere; with the browser-based solution, stations can quickly locate any story, proxy edit the video and download the package from the field or the newsroom; sophisticated rights management allows existing content to be shared and used in rundowns across station groups with or without any restrictions.
800-214-2828; www.bitcentral.com
Booth: SU2312

MAM CONTROL SOFTWARE Alteran Technologies
ViTaDi Control Software

Controls the interface between the ViTaDi RoboPack and the encoding hardware; organizes the capture data, allowing one-touch ingests and metadata embedding without any operator involvement; uses Alteran's smart capture system, which enables ingest to be accomplished with or without client-provided data or time code.
818-998-9100
www.alterantechnologies.com
Booth: C9733

VIDEO SERVER LEIGHTRONIX NEXUS.5

Single-channel digital video server; equipped with a fully integrated TV automation interface and features stand-alone operation and simultaneous playback and record capabilities; advanced digital video messaging features include video overlay, emergency messaging and multiuser, Web-based video slide creation.
800-243-5589; www.leightronix.com
Booth: C9015

CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Ericsson WatchPoint

Designed for the centralized management of any metadata format, content type and any workflow process; enables visibility of the content that enters the library throughout the content lifecycle; increases overall operational efficiency through the automation of customized content processing via a rules mangament interface and extensible workflow; provides the infrastructure for an efficient multiscreen strategy, accelerating VOD business on multiple platforms including mobile and Web.
678-812-6300; www.ericsson.com
Booth: SU3308

ARCHIVE SYSTEM Cache-A Pro-Cache

Network-attached archive appliance enables creative professionals to create source masters in acquisition workflows when using the new memory card or disk-based cameras; provides long-term archival storage with easy access at every stage of production; rack-mountable solution offers an internal 2TB of RAID configurable as either striped for maximum speed (RAID 0) or for 100 percent protection with mirrored reliability (RAID 1); additional ExpressCard and eSATA connections make it ideal for fast archiving of direct connected storage.
866-931-5560 × 1; www.cache-a.com
Booth: SL7906

MAM SYSTEM Front Porch Digital
DIVAdirector v4.1

Enables operators, using their Web browsers, to search, locate and retrieve stored media assets directly from their desktops; new features include a revamped and simplified browser interface, support for identification and retrieval of clips with noncontiguous time code, and management of remote proxies without the need for their replication specifically for DIVAdirector; offers enhanced integration with SAMMA Solo system.
303-440-7930; www.fpdigital.com
Booth: N5806

AUTOMATED CHANNEL-IN-A-BOX SOLUTION Weather Metrics FlexChannel Suite

Designed to help TV stations target viewers with hyper-local information and new advertising opportunities on-air, online and on mobile devices; is comprised of FlexChannel, FlexChannel Lite, FlexChannel Mobile and Flex WebApps; integrates information, data and new revenue streams from multiple sources to generate a turnkey main, digital, cable or mobile TV channel; can produce a channel without the need for additional personnel.
913-438-7666; www.weathermetrics.com
Booth: SU2613

CENTRALIZED RIGHTS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Pilat Media Advanced Content
Rights Management System

Based on IBMS features and technology; enables users to record contractual terms and assign rights to centrally log and manage the consumption and distribution terms for all acquired or produced content, both long form and short form, across all types of services; a comprehensive application programming interface allows integration with third-party systems.
877-873-4267; www.pilatmedia.com
Booth: N5812

ENCODER/DECODER NTT Electronics HV9100 series

Supports both HD (1080i/720p) and SD (480i/576i); additionally supports, optionally, up to 16 channels of audio input capability and an IP interface; compatible with the 4:2:2 Profile.
201-556-1770; www.ntt-electronics.com
Booth: SU7217

WORKFLOW AUTOMATION AND MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SUITE SGT VEDA

Features file ingest that can take over the workflows for file acquisition, manually or automatically, and different presentation filters to control the accurate management of incoming files, deal with errors, follow up on external requests and validate manual imports; enables operators to monitor all ingest globally or locally; middleware includes Locator Engine components that supervise the exchange zones, analyze the technical features of the files, retrieve editorial information and reference these programs in the database.
+33 1 64 73 74 74; www.sgt.eu
Booth: N1402

UNIVERSAL MEDIA READER/WRITER Sonnet Technologies Qio

Designed for in-studio or on-location applications; features dual P2, SxS and CompactFlash slots; can transfer data from two cards concurrently; an included adapter handles SDHC cards; moves files between any cards, attached drives or host computer with aggregate bandwidth up to 250Mb/s; integrates a four-port SATA controller based on Sonnet's Tempo SATA E4P card, enabling users to connect two Sonnet Fusion F2 portable storage systems or up to four eSATA drive enclosures for access of up to 20 SATA drives.
949-587-3500; www.sonnettech.com
Booth: SL7727

MULTICHANNEL PORTABLE CAPTURE SYSTEM Alteran Technologies
ViTaDi-RoboPack

Combines the ViTaDi-AutoPack with a robotic system for rapid ingest of multiple video streams; comes complete with a choice of VTRs — Betacam, Betacam SP, Digital Betacam, Betacam IMS, Betacam SX and HDCAM; also includes the ViTaDi-AutoPack control unit, storage, confidence monitoring and software.
818-998-9100
www.alterantechnologies.com
Booth: C9733

PLAYOUT SERVER Vector 3 VectorBox

Pairs a robust master control room feature set with third-generation channel branding that includes real-time RSS and XML updates and integrated effects; offers real-time SD and HD conversions for multiformat transmissions; turnkey system is compatible with new and existing third-party broadcast equipment.
424-442-1501; www.vector3.tv
Booth: N6132

MEDIA SERVER Omneon Spectrum

Scalable, reliable and cost-effective video server platform for multichannel playout, news, sports highlights and studio production workflows; new components dramatically expand the system's capability to support today's demanding bandwidth-intensive broadcast environments..
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: N5106

DIGITAL ARCHIVING SOLUTION XenData X800

Has an external 800GB LTO-4 tape drive that connects to a Windows 7 desktop or tower computer; features new XenData6 software, which provides easy-to-use archive, restore and tape management functionality; archiving to LTO tape is as easy as dragging and dropping files and folders to the tape drive using Windows Explorer; files and folders may be restored from tape by dragging and dropping to any available local logical drive or network share.
925-465-4300; www.xendata.com
Booth: N6609

AUTOMATED METADATA PACKAGING SOLUTION Anystream Agility extension

Addresses challenges of adapting and transforming metadata to meet specific requirements of each platform and distribution outlet; automates the packaging of both metadata and media to enable a cost-effective, scalable process for delivering full content packages to various outlets and platforms from a single video and metadata source.
703-450-7030; www.anystream.com
Booth: SL2010

ARCHIVE SYSTEM Front Porch Digital
DIVArchive v6.3

Includes full Unicode support for storage plan manager, the component that automatically manages content lifecycle based on advanced and fully configurable business rules and policies; features DIVAprotect, which continually monitors the digital storage infrastructure, including connected broadcast devices, network connectivity and transcoder engine performance.
303-440-7930; www.fpdigital.com
Booth: N5806

SERVER Video Technics Apella v5.1

Updates include enhanced MXF record and import features, optimized record and playback proxy desktop streaming, full VANC HD/SD up/downconversion, new mirroring services for 100 percent peer-to-peer redundancy, and an extremely large database and object browser support.
404-327-8300; www.videotechnics.com
Booth: N6812

ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT TransMedia Dynamics
i-mediaflex Pro Client

Enables users to carry out a rough-cut proxy edit on a standard browser desktop and then submit the EDL to the craft editing system such as Final Cut or Avid; will supplement workflows to support approvals for content such as promos; enables the creation and updating to be carried out within a production facility or external environment; provides a simple and intuitive user interface as well as cataloging and the use of tag clouds to enable users to efficiently and effectively catalog content from the proxy version on their Web browser desktops.
+44 1296 745080; www.tmd.tv
Booth: N3716

SYSTEM INTEGRATION Burst

Designs, engineers and installs integrated systems for video broadcast technologies; specializes in bundled solutions as well as complex projects, from hardware and software to installation and training.
303-858-9848; www.burstvideo.com
Booth: C11126

BROADCAST STEREO HEADSET Audio-Technica U.S. BPHS1

Offers natural, intelligible, focused vocal reproduction, closed-back circumaural ear cups to seal out background noise and a high-output dynamic microphone mounted on a flexible gooseneck boom; more sensitive to sound originating directly in front of the element to further reduce pickup of unwanted sounds.
330-686-2600; www.audio-technica.com
Booth: C1632

H.264 DECODER HaiVision Network Video
MAKITO Decoder

Supports video up to 1080p60; provides low-latency decoding and efficient delivery of HD video via HD-SDI or HDMI out; features mini-blade form factor and low power requirements.
514-334-5445; www.haivision.com
Booth: SL4424

LIVE ADAPTIVE STREAMING ENCODER Digital Rapids StreamZHD
Live ABR

Encodes and streams live HD and SD content for delivery through the latest generation of adaptive bit rate delivery technologies; outputs multiple formats, resolutions and bit rates simultaneously in real time; supports Microsoft IIS Smooth Streaming, Adobe Flash Media Server Dynamic Streaming and adaptive delivery for the Apple iPhone.
905-946-9666; www.digital-rapids.com
Booth: SL6010

CHANNEL MANAGEMENT APPLICATION Omneon ProDrive GX

Designed for users who want a more all-inclusive channel playout solution; controls server ingest and playout along with graphics events and other elements of the channel chain; combination of ProDrive GX with MediaDeck GX provides users with a complete turnkey playout solution to launch new channels cost-effectively.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: N5106

ENCODER LEIGHTRONIX PEGstream-SD

Streaming encoder delivers live Web video; enables users to stream to a worldwide audience without straining internal networks; available as an add-on to the PEG Central Web video hosting and streaming VOD service; designed for integration with the company's UltraNEXUS video server and can receive commands from the TV automation controller for configuring encoding parameters on the fly, as well as restricting Web delivery of TV content.
800-243-5589; www.leightronix.com
Booth: C9015

ENCODER/DECODER Ensemble Designs 7630 Dolby
E Encoder and 7615 Dolby E Decoder

Used with the new Avenue 9600 audio embedder, disembedder and data inserter; 16-channel module handles both AES digital audio and analog audio; supports 3Gb/s, HD and SD video; 7615 decoder is used in conjunction with the 9600 and can be fed from either an AES input or an AES stream disembedded from the incoming SDI signal; resulting discrete surround signals are then selectable as inputs to the 16-channel mixer/shuffler.
530-478-1830
www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: N1929

DIGITAL MEDIA TRAINING Future Media Concepts

Digital media training center; provides manufacturer-authorized training in all areas of digital media including digital video and film editing, Web design and development, sound design, DVD authoring, 3D animation, motion graphics, desktop publishing, architectural and mechanical design and Mac IT; offers authorized training for Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, Avid, Boris FX, Digidesign, NewTek and Softimage.
212-233-3500; www.fmctraining.com
Booth: SL7706

DIGITAL PRODUCTION SWITCHER Ross Video CrossOver

Version 2.0 feature set adds internal up/downconversion, 2-D DVEs, internal animation stores, a high-quality chroma keyer and AI Memory Recall feature.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: N3807

HD ENCODER Grass Valley ViBE EM3000

Can now deliver HD over MPEG-2; the power of the Mustang engine enables to it deliver maximum quality at minimum bit rates and frees up capacity, allowing broadcasters to double the number of HD services available and add new capabilities such as mobile TV.
503-526-8100; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: SL106

CAMERA-TOP MONITORS Marshall Electronics 7in XP

Lightweight, high-resolution, portable field/camera-top monitors; feature a high-resolution 800 × 480 LCD panel, manual gamma adjustment, adjustable backlight and image flip; have 1/4in-20 mounts on all sides; offer a robust power switch and an improved, more rugged front panel; include a variety of markers, including user adjustable; available with component, HDMI, and 3G-SDI.
800-800-6608; www.lcdracks.com
Booth: C8931

IP UPLINK SYSTEM SIS LIVE uPod IP

Works seamlessly with any satellite capacity; provides high-rate broadband IP link up to 4.2Mb/s up and 18Mb/s down; available in .75m, 1m and 1.3m models; comes in carry-on trolley case.
202-686-4242; www.sislive.tv
Booth: SU1920

SOLID-STATE MEMORY Panasonic AJ-PCD2

Single-slot P2 solid-state memory card drive; comes with two USB 2.0 cables; requires no separate power supply for file transfers; offers total compatibility with Mac and Windows desktop and laptop computers; supports all P2 card sizes, P2 formats and frame rates in HD and SD; with a 64GB P2 card inserted, the PCD2 can offer immediate access to more than four hours of DVCPRO, two hours of DVCPRO50 or AVC-Intra 50, or more than an hour of DVCPRO HD or AVC-Intra 100 content.
201-392-6141
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3712

RECEIVER/STREAM-PROCESSING PLATFORM Harmonic ProView 7000

Combines a scalable video receiver, DVB descrambler, multiformat decoder and MPEG stream processor in a single-rack unit; decodes all formats and standards including MPEG-2 AVC in SD and HD; can act as a receiver to descramble and transmit DVB-S2 satellite signals.
408-542-2500; www.harmonicinc.com
Booth: SU7213

NETWORK PROBE Tektronix IPM400A

Can monitor up to 500 IP flows and all essential parameters, including TS errors, IP packet interarrival time and MDI; ensures IP and TS integrity across a broad set of video services on even a fully loaded GigE link.
800-833-9200; www.tek.com
Booth: N2522

INTERACTIVE SIGNAGE PLATFORM never.no DS

Enables audience participation by modifying the content stream based on live, user-submitted interactions and content; functions with most digital signage delivery and management systems and mobile platforms; powers interactive digital signage and allows viewers to participate through mobile phones and the Internet; offers Web 2.0 and social network integration, participation TV and dashboard- and subscription-based reporting.
917-680-4881; http://never.no
Booth: SL7427

INTERACTIVE TV PLAYOUT PLATFORM Softel MediaSphere

Enables the rapid deployment of innovative interactive applications; supports all DTT, DSAT and cable interactive standards, including EBIF, tru2way, MHEG and OpenTV; provides a flexible, scalable solution, decreasing time to market and reliably playing out high volumes of interactive content.
203-354-4602; www.softelgroup.com
Booth: N2534

INTEGRATED RECEIVER DECODER Sencore IRD3000

Supports SD applications, allowing operators to leverage their existing SD infrastructures while affording an easy upgrade path to HD for the future; provides a satellite RF or MPEGoIP combined with ASI transport stream inputs, while transport stream outputs are available on ASI and MPEGoIP for distribution to digital networks; provides high-quality MPEG-2 and H.264 SD-video formats on analog or serial digital outputs with an option to enable HD formats.
605-339-0100; www.sencore.com
Booth: SU4310

MHEG APPLICATION Strategy & Technology
S&T Player

Designed for VOD services including catch-up TV; features flexible back-office integration using the Mediator product; offers a configurable and customizable application for browsing and navigation of content as well as playback control for hybrid broadcast/broadband platforms.
303-926-4933; www.s-and-t.com
Booth: N4016

BROADBAND VIDEO CONTRIBUTION Streambox Streambox Live

New version enables iPhone users to upload high-quality video using the AT&T 3G network; enables broadcasters to enhance breaking news stories with ad hoc content supplied by a variety of contributors, including video journalists, stringers and citizen reporters.
206-956-0544; www.streambox.com
Booth: SU8911

ENCODER ViewCast Niagara 7500

Simplifies the complex workflows associated with the transformation and delivery of HD video to IP and mobile networks; features a sleek, innovative touch control interface with contextual menus that streamline and simplify operation of this high-powered, dual-quad-core streaming appliance; features SD/HD-SDI video, balanced/unbalanced analog and AES/EBU digital audio, and eight stereo pairs of embedded SDI audio.
800-250-6622; www.viewcast.com
Booth: SL1709

AUDIO EMBEDDER/DE-EMBEDDER Crystal Vision TANDEM 3G

Combined embedder/de-embedder for four groups of audio; bidirectional digital audio connections can be configured in stereo pairs as AES inputs, outputs or a mixture; motherboard can be fitted with fiber I/O; offers full shuffling and overwriting of mono channels between all four groups with 32 × 32 audio router; optional delay of 80ms compensates for any video processing and makes it easy to match all signals.
407-405-8644; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: N820

PORTABLE LIVE PRODUCTION SYSTEM NewTek TriCaster

Offers HD/SD live switching, HD projection, live HD streaming and network-style, live HD virtual sets in one solution; available in several models.
210-370-8220; www.newtek.com
Booth: SL10814

BIDIRECTIONAL RIBBON MICROPHONE Audio-Technica U.S. AT4080

Achieves ribbon microphone sound while solving the problems of fragility and low output; delivers warm, smooth sound; offers robust build for long-lasting, reliable performance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamps.
330-686-2600; www.audio-technica.com
Booth: C1632

DVR Fast Forward Video Micron HD

Designed to be a cost-effective system for record and playback; single-rack unit records HD and SD using high-quality JPEG 2000 compression at speeds of up to 100Mb/s; offers up to five hours of record time; fully compatible with the company's HD products.
949-852-8404; www.ffv.com
Booth: C8016

H.264 ENCODER HaiVision Network Video
MAKITO Encoder

Supports both component analog and DVI inputs; delivers low-latency, full-frame-rate H.264 encoding of HD video up to 1080p60 or computer graphics up to 1280 × 1024 75Hz (SXGA); incorporates HiLo-Streaming, to encode once and emit both high- and low-bandwidth streams simultaneously, and Multi-Streaming, to send streams with different IP encapsulation to different destinations.
514-334-5445; www.haivision.com
Booth: SL4424

MULTISCREEN VIDEO DELIVERY SUITE Harmonic MediaPrism

CLEARcut offline and LIVEcut real-time content preparation solutions enable service providers to capture and prepare assets for multiscreen viewing; ProStream 5000 transcodes up to 16 video assets simultaneously and supports the full range of codecs and formats; StreamLiner 3000 delivers thousands of streams for a variety of applications; Workflow Manager automates the flow of assets throughout the content ingest, transformation and delivery process, and can control scheduling, recording and playout.
408-542-2500; www.harmonicinc.com
Booth: SU7213

A/V RECORDER SSL DV Gravity
Studio Recorder (GSR)

Fully digital, linear audio/video recording device preserves the traditional tape workflow paradigm engineers use for near-air productions while delivering digital speed and accuracy; allows for the overwriting of previous takes with new material onto the same file; enables a recording to be paused, rewound and rerecorded multiple times without creating a new file.
212-315-1111; www.solidstatelogic.com
Booth: N808

STORAGE Panasonic AG-MSU10

P2 media storage unit; simplifies the process of backing up or aggregating P2 content to a larger, removable solid-state drive; delivers fast, stable transfer of data; removes the need for computers or larger, more expensive appliances in the field and can quickly free up cards for additional shooting; features a small form factor with two slots: one for a P2 card and the second for the AG-MBX10 removable housing that encloses a standard 2.5in SATA solid-state drive; equipped with USB 2.0 and eSATA connectors; can be connected to PCs and Macs, including laptops.
201-392-6141
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3712

SMALL-DIAMETER CABLE Optical Cable High-Density Bend-Tolerant Cable

Designed for use in truck, LAN, data center, 40/100GigE and other applications where small size, light weight and small bend radii are needed; increases capacity in tray systems, improves cable management, increases cooling efficiency and reduces cost for under-raised-floor cabling systems; offers superior performance with negligible loss, exceeds ITU-T-G.657.A2 standards for bending performance and has a tighter bend performance than many similar products.
540-265-0690; www.occfiber.com
Booth: SU8823

SNG SYSTEM On Call Communications
QuickSPOT 96cm Fly and Drive

Antennas pack up in cases for transport and assemble in minutes without tools; includes everything required for assembly as a vehicle-mount antenna or pedestal-mount design; delivers high-quality content in HD or SD with up to 9.9Mb/s uplink speeds; features IFBcompatible phone lines and Internet access; modular architecture allows for the integration of additional IP-based components and accommodates future upgrades.
949-707-4729; www.occsat.com
Booth: OE910

HIGH-DENSITY CHASSIS HaiVision Network Video MB6

Holds up to six MAKITO or BARRACUDA encoders in a single 1-7/8in rack unit; hot-swappable design allows for various chassis configurations with any combination of MAKITO encoders/decoders or BARRACUDA encoders to meet any video distribution needs.
514-334-5445; www.haivision.com
Booth: SL4424

SOFTWARE ENCODER Streambox ACT-L3

Supports high-quality HD-SDI video streaming via Apple Mac OS X platforms; enables field news teams using Mac laptops to gather, edit and stream live or file-based HD-SDI video over IP networks from remote locations; capable of encoding 1080i HD video at up to 6Mb/s (depending on the Mac's processing power).
206-956-0544; www.streambox.com
Booth: SU8911

MULTIVIEWERS Apantac Tahoma-LX

Series auto-detects HD/SD-SDI inputs and offers flexible outputs that are user-selectable at resolutions up to 2048 × 1080, including 1080p; each module supports up to 30 presets for straightforward display layout, which can be recalled via GPI, front-panel buttons or ASCII protocol; integrated architecture provides advanced flexibility for visually monitoring signals.
503-616-3711; www.apantac.com
Booth: N4029

MODULATOR Sencore SMD 989 DVB-S2

Provides satellite video delivery multistream capability; accepts transport streams via DVB-ASI or IP inputs using the UDP or RTP protocols; features optional agile L-band upconverter with an output frequency range of 950MHz to 2150MHz; sustains all modulation formats defined in the DVB-S2 standard; offers optional multistream inputs along with an agile RF upconverter.
605-339-0100; www.sencore.com
Booth: SU4310

ON-SET VIDEO PLAYER Alcorn McBride SetPlayer HD

Provides eight channels of on-demand, flash-based video to multiple monitors in a compact package; stores video clips on CompactFlash; features component, HDMI, HD-SDI outputs, SD monitor outputs for each channel and unbalanced, balanced and digital AES/EBU audio inputs; accepts black burst, composite and trilevel sync reference inputs; stereo and Dolby audio can be multiplexed with the video and output as digital bit streams; responds to contact closures, RS-232/RS-422, MIDI and Ethernet; can be controlled by existing transport controllers via VDCP.
407-296-5800; www.alcorn.com
Booth: SL2605

QUALITY CONTROL MODULE Harmonic Rhozet
Carbon QC 1.0

Fits directly into transcoding workflow; reduces manual intervention; analyzes both incoming and outgoing assets during transcoding; can be configured to check video and audio characteristics including black detection, silence detection, audio levels, letterboxing, blockiness, bit rate, duration and transport stream compliance; can provide an automated visual comparison between input and output data to guarantee visual quality of the output.
408-542-2500; www.harmonicinc.com
Booth: SU7213

CONVERSION CARD Cobalt Digital Fusion-3G
9900 series LINK3G

Provides high-density conversion between dual-link and single-link in the openGear frame; features six SDI inputs and four SDI outputs; provides combinations of dual-to-single and single-to-dual conversions allowing for up to 30 dual-to-single conversions or 20 single-to-dual conversions in a 2RU frame.
217-344-1243; www.cobaltdigital.com
Booth: N2830

MOUNTING SOLUTION Mode-AL Speed Rack 19

Enables users to mount 19in rack equipment via NIRA (Non-Inverting Right Angle) adaptor onto a 19in rack cabinet; any 19in rack with bolt-on rack strips can be changed over to this solution by unbolting the strip and replacing it with the Speed Rack equivalent; enables designers to place equipment in the optimum location and have the confidence that no additional supports or brackets will be needed, enabling faster design and tighter cost control.
800-306-0620; www.mode-al.com
Booth: C3846

MULTIVIEWER SYSTEM Miranda Technologies Kaleido-Modular

Features up to 20 multiviewer outputs per 3RU frame, consuming less than 300W in total; each card provides eight 3Gb/s HD/SD video inputs (with stereoscopic 3-D support) and two multiviewer outputs; up to 10 multiviewers can be housed in a 3RU Densité 3 frame, which weighs just 19lbs when fully populated; ideal for OB trucks.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
Booth: N2515

SAFE AREA GENERATOR Eyeheight safeEyesFC

Safe-area generator and image measurement module; provides an extensive range of broadcast safe-area markers and pixel-accurate text height measurement for commercials compliance.
623-328-5800; www.eyeheight.com
Booth: N4019

LCD MONITORS PENTA HD2line PRO

Suitable for reference and mastering applications such as studio production, OB vans, master control, post production, high-end editing, telecine and quality control; all displays feature DVI-I, VGA and CVBS inputs as standard; a multiformat HD/SD-SDI input supports data rates up to 3Gb/s and is available as an option; the latest addition is a fiber-optic input module, available also as an option; the SDI board automatically recognizes the format of the incoming signal and displays it accordingly or in line with the settings for that specific format.
936-828-6830; www.penta-web.com
Booth: N1023

3G-SDI PROCESSOR TV One C2-6204

Has four 3G-SDI inputs plus a DVI-I input to place up to four windows on a single DVI-I/3G-SDI output; each window is powered by a CORIO2 scaler; supports 3G-SDI resolutions up to 1080p60; high-performance deinterlacing with motion-adaptive noise reduction is available for interlaced SDI and YPbPr sources; provides DVI-I output and duplicate 3G-SDI capable output and audio metering capability from embedded audio on the video sources.
800-721-4044; www.tvone.com
Booth: C3943

WAVEFORM MONITORS Marshall Electronics Full Resolution Dual Link/Waveform Monitors

Available in different sizes; feature two 3G-SDI inputs with loop-through and SD-SDI, HD-SDI, and 3G-SDI support; one DVI-D input supports digital DVI, HDMI (without audio), analog video (RGB, YPbPr) to 162MHz; offer a 10-bit image processor, 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios and high-quality motion adaptive deinterlacer.
800-800-6608; www.lcdracks.com
Booth: C8931

PORTABLE SD/HD ENCODER Streambox SBT3-9550

Offers both high-quality SD or HD in a fully portable form factor for live or file-based video acquisition; ideal for field newsgathering and other mobile applications; offers the ability to transport full-resolution HD video at speeds up to 20Mb/s; can be easily transported in a backpack and deployed in minutes; intuitive touch-screen interface allows users to connect quickly and easily via dual Ethernet as well as Wi-Fi platforms such as 3G/4G mobile broadband devices.
206-956-0544; www.streambox.com
Booth: SU8911

CONVERTER Atlona Technologies DP400

Converts DVI dual-link video signals to MDP; can render a pixel-to-pixel image on MDP displays; DVI-based Mac users can use their cinema displays as their preview monitor; powered by a USB 7in pigtail connected to the unit itself; features a DVI-D 7in pigtail, allowing users to quickly connect to DVI-based computers and laptops; specifically designed to work with iMac 27in and larger displays that support resolutions up to 2560 × 1600.
877-536-3976; www.atlona.com
Booth: SL9607

BIDIRECTIONAL RIBBON MICROPHONE Audio-Technica AT4081

Offers a robust build for long-lasting performance and higher output for maximum compatibility with microphone preamplifiers; features low-profile stick design, high-fidelity sound, dual-ribbon design, MicroLinear ribbon imprint, N50 neodymium magnets and durable performance.
330-686-2600; www.audio-technica.com
Booth: C1632

3-D SERVER SOFTWARE Grass Valley ChannelFlex

With a simple software upgrade, enables all Grass Valley K2 Summit production clients and K2 Solo HD/SD servers to be used as a 3-D production server for 3-D recording or replay, a 2X or 3X Super Slo-Mo recording device, or as a server for recording from two to six simultaneous camera angles with at least one channel for playback; an ideal bridge from HD to 3-D production.
503-526-8100; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: SL106

MULTIFORMAT, MULTIPURPOSE CONVERTER Brick House Video Proteus

Based on an advanced Motion Adaptive Standards Converter; offers full format conversion, frame synchronizing, TBC, video and audio proc amps, audio delay, aspect ratio conversion and bidirectional standards conversion; addresses lip-sync errors with an optional audio delay featuring both tracking and block delay.
203-376-3372
www.brickhousevideo.com
Booth: N4019

VIDEO LEGALIZER Eyeheight legalEyesFC

Video legalizer plug-in; offers composite, RGB and simultaneous composite-plus-RGB legalization, all with user-adjustable soft clipping; supports PAL and NTSC composite domains, variable setup in NTSC, and the company's proprietary advanced nonlinear predictive filtering process, which reduces the risks of content rejection.
623-328-5800; www.eyeheight.com
Booth: N4019

CONVERTER Ensemble Designs
BrightEye 72

An affordable off-the-shelf unit for high-end broadcast applications; accepts SD, HD or 3Gb/s video in and provides an HDMI output; the additional on-screen items make it useful in a broadcast facility; in addition to the video output, it also displays open captions, allowing broadcasters to verify 608 or 708 closed-caption content; time code burn-in is provided; audio VU meters display four groups of embedded audio; Active Format Descriptor (AFD) presence is also indicated on-screen.
530-478-1830
www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: N1929

MULTIPATH VIDEO CONVERTER/FRAME SYNC/DECODER Evertz HD2014

Integrates four independent paths of video processing, which can be fed from four different input signals; each processing path includes full frame sync and up/down/crossconversion capabilities in addition to noise reduction, video proc and video enhancement capabilities; optional MPEG-2 and H.264 flex modules accept ASI input signals and generate decoded baseband video that can then be sent to conversion engines.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: N1602

SNG SYSTEM On Call Communications
QuickSPOT 1.2m

Automated operation sets the antenna up in about five minutes; can be integrated into midsize SUVs, vans or added to existing ENG vehicles; delivers high-quality video and audio at bandwidth rates as low as 2Mb/s for SD and 6.5Mb/s in HD; can deliver up to 9.98Mb/s uplink data rates; includes mobile office features such as IFB-compatible phone lines and Internet access; modular architecture allows for the integration of additional IP-based components and accommodates future upgrades.
949-707-4729; www.occsat.com
Booth: OE910

VIDEO SYNCHRONIZER, EMBEDDER/DE-EMBEDDER Crystal Vision SYNNER-E 3G

Can synchronize incoming video signals not locked to the local reference and compensate for timing delays within the video system; includes full horizontal and vertical timing adjustment, crosslocking and fast locking after an upstream switch; motherboard can be fitted with fiber I/O; features bidirectional digital audio I/O; up to eight channels of external AES or Dolby E can be embedded or de-embedded in any combination.
407-405-8644; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: N820

3G SDI A/V CONVERTER TV One C2-2375A

Provides high-quality, bidirectional conversion between a variety of analog and digital video formats; features include up/down/crossconversion; I/Os can be SD/HD/3G-SDI, DVI, composite video, YC, YUV, YPbPr or RGB.
800-721-4044; www.tvone.com
Booth: C3943

REMOTE MONITORING Bridge Technologies microVB

Enables IPTV operators to gather data about the performance at the viewers' set-top box, using a cost-effective, user-installed monitoring device; now available with a traffic module option that provides real-time sniffing capability and comprehensive view of traffic, in addition to video at the subscriber premises, to provide remote identification of all types of traffic that may be affecting video service quality.
+47 22 38 51 00; www.bridgetech.tv
Booth: SU4310

MODULAR RECEIVER DECODER Sencore Atlas 3187B

Features SCTE-35-104 message conversion for commercial insertion applications, DVB-Common Interface for conditional-access decryption, multiservice descrambling, and advanced DVB-S2 capabilities such as 16ASPK and VCM support; a new 8716 four-port satellite input card supports DVB-S and DVB-S2 demodulation but also includes additional support for the modular receiver decoder's advanced features.
605-339-0100; www.sencore.com
Booth: SU4310

SNG UPLINK SYSTEM SIS LIVE uPod Micro

Available in .75m antenna, 1m antenna and 1.3m antenna models for full-bandwidth broadcast applications and IP; enables broadcasters to provide live HD/SD coverage on demand; packaged in carry-on trolley case weighing less than 50lbs; combines SNG technology with an integrated bookings process for optimum satellite bandwidth optimization; features single-button control and built-in GPS to lock onto any fixed or inclined satellites to ensure fully automated acquisition.
202-686-4242; www.sislive.tv
Booth: SU1920

TRANSCODING TECHNOLOGY Harmonic ACE

Extends the functionality of ProStream 1000 stream-processing platform; supports MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC transcoding of up to 20 HD or 80 SD video and audio channels in a 1RU chassis; enables operators to create multiple versions of video from the same input source.
408-542-2500; www.harmonicinc.com
Booth: SU7213

CONVERTER/SYNCHRONIZER Harris X50

Converter/synchronizer is a cost-effective, single-channel platform that delivers the quality and functionality of a1RU processor; includes integrated color correction as standard and optional 3Gb/s and fiber-optic I/O in an energy-efficient package; other features include up-, down- and crossconversion, eight analog and four AES inputs and outputs, 16 channels of embedded audio processing, control and monitoring via a built-in Web server, support for AFD and two fully controllable aspect ratio converters; can be incorporated easily into the workflow of any broadcast environment.
800-231-9673
www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: N2502

SLOW-MOTION REPLAY SYSTEM NewTek 3PLAY

Delivers synchronized, continuous recording and display of up to three video streams; connects to any switcher and supports the output of either a single stream or all three streams to the switcher; replays are easily organized in separate lists using color-coding to distinguish teams, players, games periods, event types and highlights; supports 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratios.
210-370-8220; www.newtek.com
Booth: SL10814

CONVERTERS/EXTENDERS PESA VidBlox series

Designed for transport of high-speed digital formats supporting pixel resolutions up to 2560 × 1600 at 60Hz over a single coax or fiber-optic transports; the dual-link DVI converter/extenders feature 3G-SDI technology; VidBlox-TX series provide high-end signal conversion of dual-link DVI, VGA or component video to HD-SDI/3G-SDI; the VidBlox-RX series converts HD-SDI, dual-link HD-SDI or 3G-SDI to dual-link DVI, VGA, RGB, or component video formats; each module can work independently for stand-alone applications, or multiple modules can be configured into a system for routing high-end computer graphics in I/O configurations up to 1024 × 1024.
800-323-7372; www.pesa.com
Booth: N4123

FIBER-OPTIC TRANSMITTER/RECEIVER Crystal Vision FTX 3G/FRX 3G

Dual-channel boards; FTX 3G transmitter has two independent 3Gb/s, HD or SD inputs, each with one optical output; can transmit a serial digital signal down a fiber-optic cable to the FRX 3G receiver, which offers two optical inputs and two reclocked 3Gb/s, HD or SD outputs per channel; both meet SMPTE 297-2006 short-haul specification.
407-405-8644; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: N820

SD AND HD RESTORATION SYSTEM Snell Archangel Ph.C - HD

Sophisticated yet cost-effective real-time video restoration system ensures the quality of HD and SD content, enabling content owners to unlock the value of their assets; robust feature set includes real-time dirt, dust, grain, noise, scratch, instability and flicker removal; combines proven Snell process performance, image quality and reliability in a compact 3RU design.
818-556-2616; www.snellgroup.com
Booth: N1820

CONVERSION CARD Cobalt Digital Fusion-3G 9900
series SBS3D

Combines dual discrete stereoscopic SDI feeds into a single SDI signal, in either a side-by-side or checkerboard pattern; can reverse the process for QC; accepts 3G, HD or SD input signals; features six SDI inputs and four SDI outputs; can process up to three different channel pairs at one time, and up to 30 channels in one 2RU frame.
217-344-1243; www.cobaltdigital.com
Booth: N2830

PORTABLE FLYPACK SYSTEM Bexel Hercules

Designed to meet the demand for HD production facilities in hard-to-access production spaces for sports, entertainment and reality TV; features lightweight HD technology, an LCD monitor wall, working positions incorporated into custom equipment racks and optimized rack design and mechanics; can be set up quickly, is flexible and can handle many different types of production requirements.
818-388-9919; www.bexel.com
Booth: C6419

UHF ANTENNA Jampro UHF
Superturnstile Antenna

UHF Superturnstile Batwing Band IV/V 470Mhz-860MHz antenna; accommodates NTSC and CCIR channels; features hot-dip galvanized structure for long life and reliable contact at important carrying points; high strength beryllium copper with soldered brass terminal material is used for fanner straps, and all connections are bolted; directional batwings are available as a custom feature, and batwing reharness kits are optional; the antenna is completely assembled, tuned and tested before shipping, and comes with a two-year warranty.
916-383-1177; www.jampro.com
Booth: C2607

ENCODING/TRANSCODING PLATFORM Harmonic Electra 8000

Supports MPEG-4 AVC and MPEG-2 codecs in SD and HD, up to 1080p 50/60; can be used to receive AVC content and re-encode in MPEG-2; enables users to deploy SD MPEG-2 services today, and then seamlessly transition to HD AVC.
408-542-2500; www.harmonicinc.com
Booth: SU7213

UP/CROSSCONVERTER Brick House Video Syntax

Features an onboard Web server and Ethernet port for remote control; enhancements include analog video inputs and 3G capability; based on Super-Resolution Bandlet Technology; incorporates comprehensive audio facilities; offers upconversion and crossconversion with SDI I/O, analog inputs, noise reduction and ARC facilities.
203-376-3372
www.brickhousevideo.com
Booth: N4019

STEREO CONDENSER MICROPHONE Audio-Technica AT4050ST

Side-address condenser with cardioids and figure-of-eight elements configured in a midside arrangement allow users to select left-right stereo output or discrete midside signals for later manipulation; dual-diaphragm capsules maintain precise polar pattern definition across the full frequency range; transformerless circuitry virtually eliminates low-frequency distortion.
330-686-2600; www.audio-technica.com
Booth: C1632

MONITORING SYSTEM Bridge Technologies
VideoBRIDGE v4.2

Enhancements include new capabilities for fault-tracking, a revised and improved interface, and increased integration between microVB devices deployed at subscriber premises and the server network; offers extended TR 101 290 analysis capability and searchable table decoding of all tables that are transmitted with the signal, including channel names, conditional access and program guide; users can search by service name or program ID and show all the tables that correspond.
+47 22 38 51 00; www.bridgetech.tv
Booth: SU4310

PORTABLE HOUSING Nevion FlashCase

Portable enclosure for up to five Flashlink modules; now features specialized backplanes that simplify deployment for specific purposes; can be easily configured for different applications such as video trunking, stage box, outside broadcast fiber extension, studio or event relay box, and video/audio/data transport.
805-247-8560; www.nevion.com
Booth: N4624

SET-TOP BOX HaiVision Network
Video STINGRAY

Supports core features of InStream player to enable intuitive, convenient video playout on large-screen displays; provides HDMI in addition to component analog (Y, Pb, Pr) and composite outputs; equipped with dual Ethernet network interfaces to offer enhanced support for streaming and data networking; fully integrated with Video Furnace System 5.5.
514-334-5445; www.haivision.com
Booth: SL4424

FLYAWAY KIT SIS LIVE RouteCase

Supports production needs of live event staging, sporting events and newsgathering; can handle asynchronous inputs in a mixed-format environment with simultaneous SDI and analog outputs for streaming and uplinks; incorporates a wireless camera link and quad-split monitoring; offers three full channels of A/V processing with mains/battery operation, talkback and remote control.
202-686-4242; www.sislive.tv
Booth: SU1920

UP/DOWN/CROSSCONVERTER Crystal Vision Up-Down 3G

Allows flexible up/down/crossconversion between 3Gb/s, HD and SD sources; includes aspect ratio conversion, AFD insertion, signal probe functionality and integrated fiber I/O connectivity; offers signal-processing options including short-delay downconversion, motion-adaptive video deinterlacing up/down/crossconversion or matching delay; provides main and secondary outputs; can pass four groups of audio, de-embedding the four groups and converting them to the appropriate format before re-embedding them.
407-405-8644; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: N820

T&M DEVICE Harris Videotek VMM-4SNY

Test and measurement device for Sony LCD monitors; provides a cost-effective alternative to test equipment housed in separate rackmount units; offers HD/SD-SDI capabilities and optional 3G-SDI; enables waveform, vector, gamut, timing, picture, alarms or audio to be viewed in a quadrant or as individual full-screen displays and can meter 16 channels of embedded audio; functional control is enabled through a standard Ethernet connection via a Web browser or an optional remote control panel (RCU-CMS).
800-231-9673
www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: N2502

HANDHELD TEST INSTRUMENTS Anritsu Spectrum Master
MS2712E/MS2713E

Eliminate multiple test sets; can be configured to include two-port transmission measurements, spectrum analysis, interference analyzer, channel scanner, gated sweep, CW signal processor and power meter; a GPS receiver can be added to both models; feature AM/FM/PM analysis capabilities.
408-778-2000; www.us.anritsu.com
Booth: C560

UHF BANDPASS FILTERS ERI CF535/536

Tunable four-section and six-section bandpass filters for low-power digital TV applications up to 250W; the filter design is suitable for any Band IV/V application to 862MHz; can be tuned to any 6MHz, 7MHz or 8 MHz UHF channel; feature low insertion loss for a compact filter.
877-374-5463; www.eriinc.com
Booth: C2032

AUDIO LOUDNESS PROCESSING Cobalt Digital 9085

Offers both 5.1-channel and stereo loudness processors using inputs from any source received by the card, or any mixing setting produced by the card; AEROMAX algorithms use a multiband approach to loudness processing and can apply multifaceted loudness correction specifically targeted to various frequency ranges and other characteristics within the program material.
217-344-1243; www.cobaltdigital.com
Booth: N2830

AUDIO LOUDNESS CONTROL SOFTWARE VidCheck VidChecker

Checks audio and video quality parameters of media files and dynamically corrects audio that exceeds given loudness and peak levels; can intelligently correct video problems using new algorithms and correct limit violations while maintaining the integrity and quality of the picture; available as VidChecker Spot for commercial advertisements and VidChecker Pro for longer program content.
+44 7502 470565; www.vidcheck.com
Booth: N4019

FIBER-OPTIC ROUTER PESA Cheetah-3

Compact 3G-SDI fiber-optic router; 144 × 144 in only 4R; sizes start at 36 × 36 with the flexibility to expand up to 144 × 144 without the need for additional rack space or power supplies; a fully loaded frame consumes a maximum of 300W; systems can be set up to support a wide range of digital transports including SMPTE 259M, 292M and 424M; supports transport of 3D-HD using two parallel HD-SDI paths.
800-323-7372; www.pesa.com
Booth: N4123

MULTIPLEXER Rohde & Schwarz R&S AEM100

Enables network operators to expand their existing ATSC transmitter networks for ATSC Mobile DTV; uses error-protection technique to ensure interference-free reception and generates the required robust transport stream, which is output via ASI or Ethernet; comes with single-frequency network already integrated.
410-910-7800
www.rsa.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: SU3717

VIDEO TEST CLIPS TestVid Tvids

Filmed, edited and documented for the sole purpose of evaluating video encoders; designed to stress encoders in many ways by providing “difficult” video; comprises 18 hours/4TB of clips; provided in HD resolutions of 1080p, 1080i and 720p; 80 × 60 and Web sizes up to NTSC/D1 PAL; 10-, 12- and 14-bit; 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 video; and 2K and 4K D-Cinema sizes; accompanied by audio.
+44 7502 470565; www.vidcheck.com
Booth: N4019

MONITORING/LOGGING SOLUTION Volicon Observer

Includes a new intuitive user interface supporting both the Windows and Mac operating systems; integrated export functionality to H.264, Flash, or MPEG-4; and new powerful search and scheduled recording capabilities; captures, stores and indexes broadcast content from multiple channels, offering users simultaneous, 24/7 access to video from their desktop computers; allows users to efficiently monitor and troubleshoot transmissions, ensure compliance, verify advertising broadcasts, and track and analyze viewer ratings.
781-221-7400; www.volicon.com
Booth: SU5302

MULTISTATION EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM Digital Alert Systems
DASDEC-IR

Offers a single platform for distributing and monitoring EAS messages on up to five stations; eliminates the need for an encoder/decoder set dedicated to each station; helps broadcasters conserve resources while ensuring equipment upgrades and regulation compliance are more simple and efficient; combines DASDEC-II systems with MultiStation software to support simultaneous or sequential forwarding of emergency alerts to all channels; each location can process alerts independently if the connection to the central host system is lost or broken.
585-765-2254
www.digitalalertsystems.com
Booth: C3651

SATELLITE BOOKING SYSTEM SIS LIVE uBook

Works seamlessly with any satellite capacity; uses Web portal that enables broadcasters to easily provide live coverage and monitor transmissions; provides access to both uplink and downlink sites for control, maintenance and diagnostics; features user flexibility and control of uPods to ensure client data security; allows existing client scheduling packages to control uPods directly or remotely.
202-686-4242; www.sislive.tv
Booth: SU1920

DUAL LINK TO SINGLE LINK CONVERTERS Crystal Vision Dual
DL-3G/Dual 3G-DL

Interface between 1080p dual-link and 3G equipment; Dual 3G-DL converts a signal on a single 3GHz link to dual 1.5GHz links; Dual DL-3G converts a signal on dual 1.5Hz links to a single 3GHz link; allow two 3-D images to be combined on a single line using Level B processing; can pass two different HD signals on a single 3G signal and split them into two separate HD signals again; can interface between dual-link input 3-D mixers and two linked cameras.
407-405-8644; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: N820

VIDEO SERVICE ASSURANCE MANAGER Tektronix VQNet

Enables operators to detect and resolve customer-impacting problems across their IP networks; provides views across entire facilities and networks; can be incorporated into existing workflows; features an intuitive user interface that displays warnings and alarms when it detects errors impacting customer viewing quality; the software can display video thumbnails from multiple points in the network and can backhaul video and audio content from any probe in the network.
800-833-9200; www.tek.com
Booth: N2522

VIDEO PROCESSOR TV One C2-6104A

Features four DVI-U inputs to place up to four windows on a single DVI-U output and a fifth DVI-U input for background or cascading units; each window is powered by a CORIO2 scaler; supports DVI-U resolutions up to 1920 × 1200 at 60Hz and 1080p as well as analog DVI-A (RGBH/YUV/YPbPr via optional adapter) resolutions up to 2048 × 2048; accommodates virtually any computer signal format.
800-721-4044; www.tvone.com
Booth: C3943

MONITORING CARD FOR VIDEOBRIDGE Bridge Tecnologies VB262

In combination with the VB220 controller, the VB262 is ideal for hybrid networks where IP is used as a carrier from the headend to the regional edge-multiplexer/modulator/transmitter; built-in, round-robin functionality allows sequential analysis of multiple QAM or 8VSB multiplexes, making it possible to monitor the total broadcast contents of a cable transmission system using a single VB262; one or two modules can be specified in a chassis, allowing high-density monitoring of up to 180 MPTS/SPTS multicasts in addition to the RF inputs.
+47 22 38 51 00; www.bridgetech.tv
Booth: SU4310

VHF AND UHF ANTENNAS ERI MANTIS series

Coaxial slotted array designs that are suitable for low and medium power digital and analog television and mobile media applications; both the VHF and UHF versions are available as horizontally, elliptically, or circularly polarized antennas; suited to mobile media requirements, as they are FCC Part 27 compliant.
877-374-5463; www.eriinc.com
Booth: C2032

HANDHELD CABLE/ANTENNA ANALYZERS Anritsu Site Master
S332E/S362E

Allow users to easily, accurately conduct return loss, VSWR, cable loss and distance-to-fault measurements in the field; include one-port phase and Smith chart measurements; two-port transmission measurement option includes two power levels and access to a built-in 32V bias tree; feature AM/FM/PM analysis capabilities.
408-778-2000; www.us.anritsu.com
Booth: C560

DTV TS MONITOR Triveni Digital
StreamScope MT-40

In addition to audio monitoring capabilities like dialnorm, now, with this new software release, users can also monitor audio loudness (also known as CALM) according to ITU-R Recommendation BS.1770 (as required by A/85).
609-716-3500; www.trivenidigital.com
Booth: SU3202

WEATHER ALERT SYSTEM Weather Central LIVE:Wire

Delivers a comprehensive set of alerting features to ensure viewers' lives and property are protected when weather threatens; driven by viewer feedback and market research; provides clear information about the weather threat, ensuring the most critical information is displayed instantly; new features include enhanced workflow efficiency through advanced integration with other production systems and Web tools; a new Mobile Alert component automatically delivers instant alerts to viewers' mobile devices.
608-274-5789; www.weathercentral.tv
Booth: SU912

SOLID-STATE UHF TRANSMITTERS Larcan MXi series

Low-power transmitters; range from 10W to 500W digital and beyond; a solution for broadcast applications and mobile video; capable of all standards in analog and digital; state-of-the-art digital modulator for optimum performance; is frequency agile; offers a high-performance LDMOS technology amplifier design and fully regulated power supplies; features built-in diagnostics with remote control; an Internet interface is also available.
905-564-9222; www.larcan.com
Booth: SU3317

BROADCAST TESTER Rohde & Schwarz R&S SFE

Combines an RF modulator, a universal real-time coder and baseband signal sources; generates broadcast signals in the 100kHz-2.5GHz frequency range; generates all signals for analog or digital terrestrial TV, cable, satellite, mobile TV and digital sound broadcasting; offers an additional A/V test signal generator for analog TV; accepts transport streams or analog A/V signals from external baseband generators; includes an ARB waveform generator.
410-910-7800
www.rsa.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: SU3717

TRANSMITTER Axcera 6X series

The high-powered, liquid-cooled TV transmitter offers high power density in a small footprint, with N+1 power supplies for reliability, hot-swappable amplifiers for simple maintenance, and a broadband combiner for future upgradeability; available in power levels up to 7kW DVB, and 17kW analog in a single cabinet, with multicabinet configurations available for higher power levels.
800-215-2614; www.axcera.com
Booth: SU2908

COFDM MICROWAVE TRANSMITTER Nucomm CamPac2 Plus

Intended for wireless camera applications, such as sports coverage and electronic news gathering; offers MPEG-4 encoding/decoding, HD, low power consumption and is available in licensed bands and others upon request; rugged machined housing provides durability and thermal characteristics for operation in the harshest of conditions.
800-968-2666; www.nucomm.com
Booth: C6419

TV MASK/FILTER COMBINER Jampro UHF RWED-516-U

Features four-port directionality that can be used as either a mask filter or constant impedance-combining module for high-power UHF TV broadcasts; the combiner has a cross-coupled design to accommodate adjacent channels, meets stringent filtering standards, and provides constant impedance performance for adjacent and channel separations greater than 15; provides the high isolation of traditional constant impedance technology and achieves elliptical response without external coupling mechanisms; large cavities handle high power with low insertion loss; its filters are temperature compensated for closely spaced applications.
916-383-1177; www.jampro.com
Booth: C2607

A/V PROCESSOR TV One C2-7310

Has three DVI, three composite video, three YC and two SD/HD-SDI with two independent output channels, each with DVI-I, composite, YC and SD/HD-SDI; features include up/down/crossconversion, key, PIP, mix, preview, edge blending and 48-channel stereo processing and I/O; supports 32 AES-3id digital audio in and 16 AES-3id digital audio out.
800-721-4044; www.tvone.com
Booth: C3943

MULTIPATTERN CONDENSER MICROPHONE Audio-Technica U.S. AT4047MP

Delivers vintage sound in a multipattern design with selectable omnidirectional, cardioids and figure-of-eight polar patterns; transformer-coupled output and specially tuned element provide sonic characteristics reminiscent of early F.E.T. studio microphone designs; features a wide dynamic range, low self-noise and high SPL capability.
330-686-2600; www.audio-technica.com
Booth: C1632

EDITING SYSTEM Grass Valley EDIUS 5.5

PC-based nonlinear editing software; now includes real-time, full-resolution AVCHD editing already released for the EDIUS Neo 2 Booster package; ideal for professional and prosumer videographers who shoot and edit AVCHD video and need native real-time performance when editing material compressed with the AVCHD format; is now Windows 7 compatible.
503-526-8100; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: SL106

SWITCHER/MIXER Panasonic AG-HMX100

A low-cost HD/SD digital A/V mixer that incorporates a built-in multiviewer display output and combines high-quality video switching and audio mixing features; offers a flexible use interface and supports SD, HD, and 3-D HD formats; supports multiple camera workflows, from production, to corporate A/V projects, to wedding and live events; can switch 3-D HD video.
201-392-6141
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3712

TRANSMITTER Axcera Innovator CX

Low-to-medium power UHF transmitter/translator/gap filler/repeater that offers a high level of performance and reliability; fully contained in a single 3RU chassis for power levels up to 125W, and can achieve up to 1800W ATSC, 1600W DVB and 3900W analog with additional compact, higher-power amplifiers; available for most any current digital standard, including ATSC, DVB-T/H/SH, ISDB-T/Tb, CMMB (STiMi), MediaFLO and more.
800-215-2614; www.axcera.com
Booth: SU2908

VHF TRANSMITTER Larcan M series — Revolve

Digital/analog solid-state VHF transmitter; features worldwide standards, full power range in analog or digital and state-of-the-art broadband design; offers a fault-tolerant stripline PA architecture; includes integrated system diagnostics; extensive remote control and monitoring capabilities are available with new In-SiNC software.
905-564-9222; www.larcan.com
Booth: SU3317

OUTDOOR HOUSING Rohde & Schwarz
R&S KGO880

Protects transmitters against extreme climatic conditions; suitable for digital and analog broadcasting networks; available in standard and robust steel versions.
410-910-7800
www.rsa.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: SU3717

LOW-POWER ANTENNA SERIES Dielectric DLP Antenna

Features horizontally polarized antennas in a number of SD azimuth patterns, with an average power rating of 1.6kW; designed to provide a low weight and windload system for mobile media transmissions, distributed transmission systems and translators; features an eight-bay single module design; provides a single 7/8in input, a 1.5-degree beam tilt and a low-profile slot cover for protection from environment wear and tear.
207-655-8100; www.dielectric.com
Booth: C2222

ROUTERS Blackmagic Design Videohub

Routing switcher that features up to 144 inputs, 288 outputs, 144 deck control ports, and auto switching SD, HD, and 3Gb/s SDI, all in a compact rack mount chassis only a few inches thick; reclocks the SDI video signal for long cable lengths; enables users to send one SDI video connection to as many outputs as wanted, so multiple people can access any SDI video source, all at the same time.
630-307-2400
www.blackmagic-design.com
Booth: SL6020

IFB RECEIVER Nucomm ProQ
Digital IFB System

DTV IFB receiver is ideal as an IFB solution for ENG users during DTV transmission, monitoring of DTV signals through a DVB-ASI output and streaming video over an IP connection to a laptop or other IP-enabled device; measures 5in × 1.75in × 8.5in and features dual UHF/VHF antennas, two advanced silicon tuners and sixth generation VSB demodulators; contains an MPEG Layer 1/Layer 2 audio decoder that is capable of decoding two independent sound programs, providing up to eight audio channels and using bit rates as low as 32kb/s for each.
800-968-2666; www.nucomm.com
Booth: C6419

WEATHER GRAPHICS Weather Central ESP:LIVE

Provides high-resolution visibility of storm tracks and threats, enabling broadcasters to take their audience from a macro view right down to street level where it impacts them most directly.
608-274-5789; www.weathercentral.tv
Booth: SU912

PORTABLE DIGITAL MICROWAVE LINK RF Central Pro-Link HD

Offers MPEG-4 encoding/decoding in a bidirectional complete transmit and receive system as well as balanced microphone and line-level inputs via switch-selectable XLR connectors on both transmitter and receiver; equipped with phantom power for microphones; operates in 5.8GHz band; delivers at up to 2000ft range in HD and SD.
980-852-3700; www.rfcentral.com
Booth: C6419

Routers PESA Ocelot-3

For small-scale routing of 3G-SDI and support up to 1080p/60; capable of routing all SMPTE and ITU standards for serial digital video, including support for embedded audio and other ancillary data for broadcast and digital cinema requirements; can be configured as a 16 × 8 or 16 × 16.
800-323-7372; www.pesa.com
Booth: N4123

BROADBAND UHF SLOT ANTENNA Jampro Prostar JA/MS-BB

Part of the Prostar line; provides a single, compact solution that conserves tower space and minimizes wind loading; designed for multichannel/combined channel operations in analog-analog, analog-digital or digital-digital TV applications; comes in a wide selection of standard and custom transmission patterns; can be configured for horizontal, circular or elliptical polarization, beam tilt and null fill are available; handles power ranging from 2kW to 10kW; input impedance is 50V and VSWR of 1.1:1 or better can be achieved over sub-bands ranging from 470MHz-530MHz to 835MHz-890MHz.
916-383-1177; www.jampro.com
Booth: C2607

MULTIPLEXER Nevion VS908-Ax-GE

The single-slot Ventura card aggregates eight ASI (EN50083-9) video streams onto a single Gigabit Ethernet link; complies with Professional MPEG Forum CoP-3 (SMPTE-2022-2/SMPTE-2022-1) specifications for IP encapsulation and FEC, thus protecting against network congestion and ensuring packet transmission; transports single or multiprogram transport stream (TS) and assigns port bandwidth through configurable channel bit rates with 1kb/s resolution.
805-247-8560; www.nevion.com
Booth: N4624

MOTORIZED COAXIAL SWITCH ERI Motorized Coaxial Switch

Broadband (54 MHz to 862MHz) motorized coaxial switch; the four-port motorized switch features a Geneva drive and operates on any VHF or UHF channel without tuning or modification; suitable for switching multichannel television systems and for use in N+1 transmitter systems.
877-374-5463; www.eriinc.com
Booth: C2032

CIRCULARLY POLARIZED ANTENNA Dielectric TUL UHF CP Antenna

Engineered to fill coverage gaps in broadcasting networks with a 500W power rating per panel; circularly polarized system provides reliable signal performance for mobile media broadcasting; features a lightweight aluminum construction with an ABS radome, a 65-degree beam width, and broadband 10-channel bandwidth; can be configured in standard narrow and wide cardioids, peanut and omni-azimuthal patterns, and with various elevation gains; operates with a single Type N or 7/16 DIN input and provides a low VSWR.
207-655-8100; www.dielectric.com
Booth: C2222

ROUTER Harris Platinum router

Embedded audio processing router; offers savings in terms of cost, space, power and complexity; internal TDM audio routing means no external audio frames are required; standard I/O modules are retrofittable with internal mux/demux modules for up to 16 channels of audio per video I/O; features new “green” coax and fiber modules, enabling savings of up to 3W per module and up to 128 modules per frame; new powerful database editor features fast “Excel-like” functions to speed configuration and editing.
800-231-9673
www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: N2502

CONTRIBUTION ENCODER Ericsson CE-xH42

Features include future-proof 3Gb/s hardware with a software upgrade path to enhanced features, encoding efficiency that allows for migration of the highest-end MPEG-2 HD 4:2:2 links to MPEG-4 AVC, stand-alone box operations for point-to-point links and plug-and-play expansion slots for a fully integrated, upgradeable solution.
678-812-6300; www.ericsson.com
Booth: SU3308

HIGH-POWER TRANSMITTER FAMILY Rohde & Schwarz R&S Nx8600

Features liquid cooling system; supports analog and DTV standards; accommodates a transmitter system with an output power of up to 6kW, 9kW or 16kW in a 2m-high rack; supporters typical R&S standby configurations, remote maintenance and diagnostics via different locations, automatic digital equalization or maintenance during operation; can be operated via integrated panel and color display of control unit or remote controlled via the Internet.
410-910-7800
www.rsa.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: SU371

TRANSMITTERS Linear ADVANCED•TV
Digital series

Specifically built to a user's exact broadcast requirements; comes fully assembled and optimized by the company's engineers in its Elgin, Ill., facility; designed with scalable power drawers and varying cabinet heights.
847-809-5885; www.linear-tv.com
Booth: SU8512

WEATHER GRAPHICS Weather Central 3D:LIVE

A real-time broadcast weather platform for HD and SD; integrates up-to-the-second data, 3D effects, animations, high-resolution maps, and comprehensive storytelling tools that ensure a continuous supply of fresh content; new tools enable meteorologists to quickly and easily personalize forecasts, graphics and alerts for distribution to their audiences across the complete spectrum of broadcast, online and mobile communications mediums, including social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook.
608-274-5789; www.weathercentral.tv
Booth: SU912

PORTABLE TRANSCODING SYSTEM Alteran Technologies
ViTaDi-ExPack

Designed to work in conjunction with ViTaDi-AutoPack to deliver a portable end-to-end digitization and transcoding video capture solution; comes with the Telestream Episode Engine transcoding software and Apple Xserve computers that can take four streams of encoded material and transcode up to 16 streams in real time; included as standard is management software designed to interface with ViTaDi Control Software to generate reports on the status of encoded material.
818-998-9100
www.alterantechnologies.com
Booth: C9733

PCI EXPRESS EDITING SOLUTION Blackmagic Design
Multibridge Eclipse

External PCI Express capture and playback solution that instantly switches between SD, HD and 2K, in 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 video quality; connects to your PC or Mac with high-speed 10Gb/s PCI Express for editing system, or use independently as a bidirectional SDI video converter; features 3Gb/s SDI, HDMI and analog editing with 16 channels of audio.
630-307-2400
www.blackmagic-design.com
Booth: SL6020

FIBER AND COAX SWITCHERS PESA 384X720

Cheetah line of fiber-optic and coax-based matrix switchers for end-to-end digital transmission of computer video and 3G-SDI / HD-SDI digital video; the Cheetah 384XR can expand from 16 × 16 up to 384 × 720 and supports switching transports for 3G-SDI, dual-link HD-SDI and the latest 3-D stereoscopic requirements; features front-loaded and accessible matrix cards, power supplies and control cards.
800-323-7372; www.pesa.com
Booth: N4123

LPTV TRANSMISSION SYSTEM Larcan PLUS series

A fully integrated multichannel digital LPTV transmission system integrates the new OCTANE encoder/multiplexer; features multiple baseband inputs, up to four multiplexed SD channels and an integrated dynamic PSIP; is ATSC closed-captioning compliant; a Pathwaves digital microwave STL system is optional.
905-564-9222; www.larcan.com
Booth: SU3317

PORTABLE PROMPTING SYSTEM Autoscript Xbox Ultra

Connects via USB port to a laptop or PC and provides enhanced features and capabilities, which make it useful for portable prompting; now features four outputs; can power twice as many on-camera units; also features a smooth on-screen scroll on the computer screen, eliminating the need for an external preview monitor; the video output is standard composite PAL or NTSC and is compatible with all Autoscript on-camera units.
203-926-2400; www.autoscript.tv
Booth: C6025

I/O VIDEO SWITCHER/SCALER TV One C2-2355A

Provides high-quality, bidirectional conversion between a variety of video formats; features include DVI/RGB/YPbPr, up/down/crossconverter, PIP, key, mix, stereo switch and edge blending; I/O can be SD/HD-SDI, DVI, RGB, YUV, YPbPr, composite or S-video; incoming video parameters may be adjusted; stores settings in nonvolatile memory; 10 user-defined presets are available to customize settings.
800-721-4044; www.tvone.com
Booth: C3943

EMERGENCY ALERT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Digital Alert
Systems DASDEC-II

Includes integrated support for MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 outputs, a browser-based interface for remote monitoring, up to four Ethernet ports for multiple access points within a station and automatic FCC-compliance logging within the system's nonvolatile memory bank; can be used as a drop-in replacement for any existing EAS encoder/decoder set; supports a broad range of physical connection and interface protocols; engineered to handle future emergency alert requirements with software; flexible packaging allows for various model configurations.
585-765-2254
www.digitalalertsystems.com
Booth: C3651

ENCODER DVEO HCoder ASI/IP

Supports both H.264 HD and SD encoding, with automatic standards detection and simultaneous dual ASI outputs and GigE IP output; the input can be HDMI, SDI, HD-SDI, component analog (YPbPr), or CVBS; based on advanced Fujitsu encoding chipsets; features SD to HDTV resolution up to 1920 × 1080 × 60i/50i; includes LCD front panel controls and head-end management software; audio encoding is MPEG-1 Layer-II with optional Dolby Digital AC-3 passthrough or optional AAC.
858-613-1818; www.dveo.com
Booth: SU2709

FINAL CUT PRO PLUG-IN Grass Valley Connect

Plug-in for Final Cut Pro users; increases productivity and provides new performance benefits when working with Grass Valley K2 media servers and storage area networks; the latest version 2.0 adds tighter newsroom computer integration with K2/Aurora news systems, via the MOS protocol, to tightly link scripts with audio and video clips making digital news production easy and getting news content to air much faster and more efficiently.
503-526-8100; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: SL106

4K PROJECTOR JVC DLA-SH7NLG

Incorporates three 1.27in 4K2K D-ILA display devices for high-quality imaging and dual ultrahigh-pressure mercury lamps for 5000 ANSI lumens of brightness; achieves ultrahigh resolution of approximately 10 megapixels (4096 × 2400), which is five times the resolution of full HD; features a 10,000:1 native contrast ratio; devices can simultaneously display two or four screens in WUXGA (1920 × 1200) resolution.
770-844-4221
pro.jvc.com/visualization
Booth: C4314

DIRECTIONAL COUPLERS ERI Precision
Directional Couplers

Precision directional couplers for VHF and UHF applications; the fixed directional couplers are available for 1-5/8in to 6-1/8in (50V) transmission lines and can be purchased with one to four coupling probes; include the required external terminating loads.
877-374-5463; www.eriinc.com
Booth: C2032

LOW-POWER TRANSMITTER FAMILY Rohde & Schwarz XL×8000

Provides a highly scalable solution for filling coverage gaps; supports ATSC, MediaFLO, DVB-T/H, DAB/T-DMB and DTMB standards as well as analog TV standards; cover power ranges up to 150W ATSC, 250W ATV, 100W DVB-T/H or 300W DAB; options include an integrated GPS module, internal DVB-T/H monitoring receiver and SNMP agent or parallel interface as a remote-control interface; can be controlled using a display and keyboard or with a computer and conventional Web browser.
410-910-7800
www.rsa.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: SU3717

VIRTUAL GRAPHICS SYSTEM DELTACAST DELTA-sport
HD 6.2

Provides an advanced 3D rendering engine that allows integration of complex 3D animated objects and scenes in the field view; 3D models can be imported directly from a large set of 3D modeling software; the high-performance camera tracking function and real-time rendering effects allow 3D objects to be present and stable; rendering effects include simulated reflections, material effects and virtual lightning control.
702-275-6353; www.deltasport.tv
Booth: SL8006

DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER ESE DV-207

A 1 × 4 3G/HD/SD-SDI distribution amplifier; provides cable equalization, reclocking and distribution; features high performance and low cost; can distribute 3Gb/s, 1.5Gb/s and 270Mb/s data rates; can equalize 400m at 270Gb/s, 200m at 1.5Gb/s and 140m at 3Gb/s of 1694A coax cable; non-SMPTE data rates may be distributed by using the internal reclock enable switch; can pass data rates from 143Mb/s to 2.97Gb/s while in bypass mode; ASI-compliant at 270Mb/s; a separate loop output is also provided.
310-322-2136; www.ese-web.com
Booth: C6437

COLOR EQUALIZER FOR-A CEQ-100HS

Includes HD/SD-SDI I/O and supports 1080i, 720p, NTSC and PAL with auto detection of the signal; equipped with two frame synchronizers, it allows stereo 3-D filming with cameras that have no external synchronous input; by capturing a color chart recorded by both cameras, its automatic color calibration helps correct color between the pictures from both cameras; can also adjust the horizontal parallax, which determines the depth of the 3-D images, for automatic optimal axis correction.
201-944-1120; www.for-a.com
Booth: C5219

STORAGE SYSTEM Enhance Technology
UltraStor ES3160 FS

A 16-drive rackmount storage system with available dual active RAID controllers for maximum data protection and data transfer speed in a Fibre Channel network topology; designed for use with 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s SATA or SAS disks; provides features such as dual active controllers, high data bandwidth, cache mirroring, multiple target nodes, load-balancing and easy-to-use Web GUI all in one 3U rackmount system.
866-537-5140; www.enhance-tech.com
Booth: SL5109

UHF-BAND MASK FILTER Dielectric 5kW Tunable Filter

Designed for use with solid-state medium-power transmitters with a digital output power of 5kW or less; engineered to meet the critical or noncritical mask filter requirements for 6MHz and 8MHz bandwidths; supports various digital standards, including ATSC, DVB-T, ISDB-T and SBTVD-T; the cross-coupling technique, combined with high-Q silver-plated aluminum cavities, creates steep rejection skirts and provides low passband insertion loss.
207-655-8100; www.dielectric.com
Booth: C2222

MONITORING TOOL Pixelmetrix TSP120

An in-depth transport stream monitoring solution that now supports video services with H.264 High Profile 4:2:2; provides the highest port density monitoring with the Pixelmetrix DVStation-210; features internal three-input ASI router functionality; offers verification of SLA commitments with premium HD transmissions; features freezeframe and blackout checks for unencrypted video services, service thumbnail view for remote confidence monitoring, video back-hauling for quality verification, and on-air service validation.
866-749-3587; www.pixelmetrix.com
Booth: SU1120

DI WORKSTATION DVS CLIPSTER

In addition to creating 3-D digital cinema packages in real-time, the DI workstation now provides 4K hardware accelerated DCI Mastering and 3-D subtitling; a full set of real-time stereoscopic workflows enables users to work with 3-D material as efficiently as if it was 2-D; the digital acquisition package eliminates the burden of working with multiple RAW data formats; lets users combine RAW data from RED, ARRI D-20 and D-21 and Phantom cameras on a single timeline and decodes, demosaics and supports all formats in real time;now also supports material originating from Silicon Imaging's SI-2K camera.
818-846-3600; www.dvsus.com
Booth: SL3305

LIGHT Litepanels 1×1 Bi-Color

Soft, high-output light lets users quickly dial up any color — from cool white daylight to warm white tungsten; Litepanels 1×1 Bi-Color flood enables users to adjust color temperature instantly so they can adapt to different shooting conditions and skin tones on the fly; has a full-range dimmer; remains cool to the touch; runs on an AC or an optional snap-on battery; designed to produce a great, soft-wrapping light quality; uses both 3200°K and 5600°K LEDs in a single housing.
818-752-7009; www.litepanels.com
Booth: C6025

AUTOMATED TS VERIFICATION SYSTEM Manzanita CrossCheck

Delivers fast verification of content against predefined CableLabs, MPEG, ATSC, and DVB profiles, or a custom set of specifications; performs high-level verification of file characteristics such as resolution, aspect ratios and bit rates; in-depth analysis of MPEG and the transport stream layer such as PIDs, discontinuities and jitter; and audio and video quality measurements such as black frames, blockiness, pillars and audio levels.
858-679-8990
www.manzanitasystems.com
Booth: SU6910

STANDARDS CONVERTER AmberFin iCR
Standards Converter

A new software product, specifically designed for standards conversion in a file-based environment with a comprehensive range of high-quality temporal, spatial, codec and wrapper conversion tools; runs on nonproprietary open architecture, allowing users to benefit from latest IT developments and integrate into increasingly IT-centric environments; input and output formats are not limited to traditional broadcast video; can other content demands, ranging from Web and mobile through SD and HD.
818-768-8948; www.amberfin.com
Booth: SU4917

CHANNEL SIMULATOR TeamCast Vega

Provides a stand-alone solution that can be connected to any source DTV and mobile TV signals; simulates individual terrestrial and satellite transmission channels and simultaneously combines terrestrial and satellite channel effects; can introduce multipath distortion (up to 20 paths) with various Doppler profiles and an adjustable C/N via a white noise generator; reproduces signals with the typical distortions of a real channel.
312-263-0033; www.teamcast.com
Booth: SU6023

FIELD-INSTALLABLE, FIBER-OPTIC CONNECTOR Belden FiberExpress Brilliance

Enables fast, fool-proof, easy fiber termination in the field with no tools required; built-in activator tab performs the fiber splicing and crimping action in one simple motion; users can verify proper connection using an external laser light source, which can be clearly seen through the connector's window, offering immediate termination assurance; available for 900µm LC (OM1, OM2, OM3 and OS2).
514-822-7579; www.belden.com
Booth: C8528

SHARED PRODUCTION STORAGE SYSTEM EditShare Storage

Enables editors and compositors to easily, economically share media and work collaboratively regardless of the platform or application; supports hundreds of simultaneous users; expandable up to 100TB or 200TB with additional expansion servers plugged in to the network; supports high-bandwidth DI workflows including optimization for multiuser 2K and HD DPX media; new OS enhances performance and serves as a framework for new customer-requested workflow features.
617-782-0479; www.editshare.com
Booth: SL4725

ASSET MANAGER NVerzion Path Blue

Moves data from delivery systems to the broadcast server; allows for file transfers, conversions and dubbing from popular delivery systems and is being designed for the eventual integration with the PBS NGIS system.
801-293-8420; www.nverzion.com
Booth: N729

ROBOTIC CAMERA SYSTEM Panther Vario Jib

Features telescopic arms on both sides that can be extended from 3ft to 5ft, maximum length with extension up to 8.5ft, maximum payload of 176.4lbs, compact design and weight of 48lbs, ergonomic and easy handling and comprehensive range of accessories.
818-764-1234; www.panther.tv
Booth: C11726

FIBRE CHANNEL OVER ETHERNET STORAGE TECHNOLOGY Small Tree Communications
GraniteSTOR ST-FCoE

Takes advantage of 10GigE throughput capabilities; offers post-production editors maximum efficiency and ease in handling 10-bit HD uncompressed video or next-generation 8K video via Ethernet; designed for Final Cut or any high-bandwidth Mac application; features OS X stack bypass.
651-389-9950; www.small-tree.com
Booth: SL7425

8-VSB ATSC DIGITAL MODULATOR TeamCast MHX-3230

Product family consists of a range of high-end digital OEM modulators that feature digital adaptive precorrection circuits; enables DTV transmitters to be run closer to their saturation region by compensating in real time for the power amplifiers' inherent nonlinearities and minimizing the memory effects of the amplifier circuitry; includes both ASI and SMPTE stream inputs and is designed to meet the phase noise performance requirements necessary for ATSC networks.
312-263-0033; www.teamcast.com
Booth: SU6023

IRND FILTERS Schneider Optics Platinum Series

Limit the light striking the camera's CCD or CMOS imager to the visible spectrum; produces a near-infrared cut filter that lets users of HD cameras get the most out of their gear, including an extended color gamut without unwanted false colors; let cameras maintain true color rendition in the blacks while maintaining high MTF of its lenses and camera system; free of off-axis color shift regardless of focal length and can be stacked without introducing reflections; come in all standard video and cine sizes and various stop densities.
818-766-3715; www.schneideroptics.com
Booth: C10337

PRODUCTION CONTROL INTERFACE Broadcast Pix iPixPanel

Enables control of any Slate video production system via Apple iPad; facilitates control of every aspect of a video production including switching cameras, adding graphics and clips, controlling robotic cameras and creating special effects; re-creates a classic switcher layout including auto transition and cut buttons as well as eight-input program and preview buses with shift for 16 inputs; adds device controls for the graphics system, clip store, etc.
978-600-1100; www.broadcastpix.com
Booth: N4506

BLU-RAY DISC AUTHORING SOFTWARE Sony Creative Software Blu-print 6

Enables the authoring of 3-D titles in accordance with the 3-D Blu-ray Disc specification; supports the entire range of BDMV content type specifications, HD codecs (AVC/H.264, VC-1 and MPEG-2), Blu-ray Disc Java applications, AACS content protection, subtitle presentation graphics and HD audio; features high-level scripting capabilities and interactive menu layers.
608-204-8188; www.sonycreativesoftware.com
Booth: C10515

RESOURCE, WORK ORDER, ASSET MANAGER Xytech Systems MediaPulse Distributed

Horizontally and vertically scalable; includes an SOA WebService API, digital backbone support, an orchestration layer for craft workflows and the ability to share booking information among several MediaPulse and third-party systems; engineered with the latest standards-based technology so it can evolve to meet changing requirements.
818-303-7800; www.xytechsystems.com
Booth: SL9915

MEDIA BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE TOOL SintecMedia OnTrack

Assists in keeping media businesses on track using decision support technologies and multidimensional analytics; brings together dynamic data warehousing, efficient ETL, customized analysis and various on-demand data views to manage all media information created by the organization.
917-606-5310; www.sintecmedia.com
Booth: N5816

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ProConsultant Informatique
LOUISE 5.0

Provides an intelligent, robust business-oriented architecture for simultaneously managing and scheduling program assets across multiple linear and nonlinear outlets including VOD, mobile and other services; includes new, updated, customizable graphical interfaces and modules for streamlining nonlinear production; manages and automates media retrieval, conversions and many other processes; serves as a control and information hub for data exchange.
+33 3 87 37 7878; www.proconsultant.net
Booth: N6624

INTERCOM SOFTWARE Clear-Com
Communication Systems

Interfaces with external audio systems, including party line systems, paging systems, program feeds and other matrix systems using a four-wire interface over a standard IP network; allows authorized users with Internet access to easily communicate with other crew members using hard-wired panels and wireless belt packs on the party line and/or matrix intercom circuit who are using hard-wired panels and wireless belt packs; can accept and send audio through a facility's public announcement system, program feed and other four-wire audio devices via most commercially available audio interface boxes.
510-337-6600; www.clearcom.com
Booth: C6025

CAPTURE CARD AJA Video KONA 3 version 7.5

KONA 3 card running Version 7.5 software enables double speed transfer from supported VTRs, including the Sony SRW-5800; supports Apple ProRes 4444 RGB; new features include support for time lapse and VPID as part of KONA 3 SDI output for support of select dual-link monitors.
530-274-2048; www.aja.com
Booth: SL920

AUTOMATION Snell Morpheus ICE

New Morpheus ICE Version 2 brings a fully featured HD/SD channel-in-a-box solution to Morpheus; from simple single channels through to comprehensive DR solutions, ICE brings cost-effective playout and branding backed by the full power of Morpheus Automation.
818-556-2616; www.snellgroup.com
Booth: N1820

FRESNAL FIXTURES Litepanels

Family of focusable Fresnal fixtures provides HD-friendly film and television lighting; uses 1/10 the energy of conventional Fresnal lights.
818-752-7009
www.litepanels.com
Booth: C6025

MEDIA PRODUCTION AND DELIVERY SOLUTIONS Cisco

With Cisco media production and delivery solutions, user's medianet can reduce costs of content production and distribution, deliver content to more consumers over more platforms, increase revenues through new advertising and business models, and strengthen the user's brand among consumers.
408-525-4053; www.cisco.com/go/msb
Booth: SU10612

MPEG-2 CODEC Canon

Enables high-quality imaging and audio performance with up to 50Mb/s data recording and twice the color data of the HDV profile format, as well as the recording of 1920 × 1080-pixel HD video; supports higher resolution and increased color data for high-quality video.
201-807-3300; www.usa.canon.com
Booth: C4325

DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER ESE DV-212

A 1 × 12 3G/HD/SD SDI distribution amplifier with a loop through input; provides cable equalization, reclocking and distribution; distributes one 3G, HD or SD-SDI input signal to 12 outputs; the video signal can be reclocked before distribution or distributed without retiming the input signal; in reclocking mode, it automatically detects and reclocks the 270Mb/s, 1.5Gb/s, or 3Gb/s signal.
310-322-2136; www.ese-web.com
Booth: C6437

TRANSMISSION RECORDING SYSTEM Axon Digital Design TRACS

Transmission recording and compliance system/video logger now features an HD input, which enables compliance recording or video logging without the need for an additional external device for downconversion; input is available as an option on all single-channel TRACS recorders and does not affect the maximum storage capability.
301-854-6557; www.axon.tv
Booth: N1119

RECEIVER/DECODER Screen Service Broadcasting
Technologies XBT 704

In analog operation, receives an RF input signal and delivers it through its output connectors; acts as a bypass for the RF analog signal; in digital operation, receives an RF digital input signal and decodes the contents; extracts a program from the bouquet and delivers it into an ASI output signal; signal feeds a transposer; features two-channel balanced analog audio output and doubled SDI interface for digital video with embedded audio.
+39 030 358 2225; www.screen.it
Booth: SU4908

FIBER-OPTIC SIGNAL TRANSPORT Riedel MediorNet

Fiber-based, real-time signal transport solutions for uncompressed multichannel HD/SD video, audio, intercom and data; available in new MADI and RockNet MediorNet cards as well as the software-based Framestore feature for U.S. markets; combines signal transport, routing and signal processing and conversion into one integrated, real-time network; includes signal routing, allowing users to send any incoming signal to any output or to multiple outputs by a mouse click or a router control system; each mainframe provides a router for 32 × 32 720p/1080i signals, 160 × 160 SD-SDI signals, 27,000 × 27,000 AES signals or any combination of these.
914-819-0495; www.riedel.net
Booth: C6747

SD AND HD RESTORATION SYSTEM Snell Archangel Ph.C - D

Sophisticated yet cost-effective real-time video restoration system ensures the quality of HD and SD content, enabling content owners to unlock the value of their assets; robust feature set includes real-time dirt, dust, grain, noise, scratch, instability and flicker removal; combines proven Snell process performance, image quality and reliability in a compact 3RU design.
818-556-2616; www.snellgroup.com
Booth: N1820

ROUTERS Blackmagic Design Videohub

Routing switcher that features up to 144 inputs, 288 outputs, 144 deck control ports, and auto switching SD, HD, and 3Gb/s SDI, all in a compact rack mount chassis only a few inches thick; reclocks the SDI video signal for long cable lengths; enables users to send one SDI video connection to as many outputs as wanted, so multiple people can access any SDI video source, all at the same time.
630-307-2400
www.blackmagic-design.com
Booth: SL6020



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