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06.01.2005
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
New Products - World Edition

MULTIFORMAT EDITOR

Dayang D-Edit: Capable of operating in HD and SD formats; editing features include real-time 3-D and 2-D effects, real-time multilayered character generation, unlimited edit layers and unlimited effects layers; dependent on CPU performance; can provide multilayer, real-time video output; can handle DV25, DVCAM, DVCPRO, DVCPRO 50 and SMPTE D10 video signal formats, as well as 8- or 10-bit uncompressed 4:2:2 YUV.
+852 2730 2117; www.dayang.com

DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

BT Broadcast Mediahive: Can capture, store, manage and distribute any type of media file, including video, audio and still images, to any number of media-enabled devices, including TV, PCs and mobile phones.
+ 4428 9034 4536; www.bt.com/media-broadcast

3-D CG PLATFORM

Chyron Lyric 3D +: Template-based 3-D graphics and animation; direct import of 3-D objects; mix and animate 2-D and 3-D objects with real-time lighting and camera effects; 3-D transitions between scenes and pages; can apply AVI and QuickTime files to moving 3-D surfaces.
+1-631-845-2000; www.chyron.com

BROADCAST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

MSA Focus Perspective: For rights management, compilation of playlists, and securing income from advertising or sponsorship revenues; covers content preparation, management of scheduling and ad sales.
+44 29 20 671 760; www.msafocus.com

INTEGRATED CONSOLES

Calrec System Plus: Technology upgrades of hardware and software are available as optional upgrades to existing 100 Series consoles; basic platform includes fully redundant power supplies and 20-second boot time; every card is hot-swappable; consoles are compatible with Calrec Hydra audio network.
+44 422 842159; www.calrec.com

GRAPHICS PLATFORM

Quantel Picturebox sQ: Provides integrated creation, playout and graphics management; plays moving sequences as clips and stills; HD upgradable; supports multiple viewing and editing stations; marries seamlessly with Quantel's Paintbox architecture.
+44 1635 48222; www.quantel.com

SUBTITLING SYSTEM

Screen Subtitling Systems Protitle: Solution for the preparation, editing and timing of subtitles; creates in all major languages; all tools easily controlled from a PC keyboard via simple short cuts, drop down and contextual menus; complete with multiple dictionaries and spell checking for all languages, error checking for subtitle length and timing and against preset defaults; optional real-time voice-recognition module.
+44 1473 831700; www.screen.subtitling.com

SYNC AND TEST GENERATOR

Trilogy Mentor XL: Operates simultaneously in 525 and 625 modes; can be upgraded to HD standards by purchase of software keys; dual timecode outputs are available; GPS locking will be available via an optional mode.
+44 1264 384000; www.trilogy-broadcast.co.uk

USB AND FIREWIRE FEED-THROUGH

Neutrik: Fit the D-style cutout; are ideal for use with wall-plate applications; the Firewire feed-through is equipped with a 6-Pin/conductor that passes power and signal conductors between patch cables; the USB feed-through is 2.0 compatible and reversible, which makes either side A or side B available from the front of the connector.
+1-732-901-9488; www.neutrikusa.com

TALLY AND UMD CONTROL SYSTEM

TSL Tallyman: Allows the user to interface to any third-party hardware and readily reconfigure the tally and UMD system as required; now includes the ESP-1 multipurpose interface, which connects with the Tallyman controller via Ethernet and provides additional parallel 32 in and 32 out connections.
+44 1628 687200; www.televisionsystems.com

COMPLIANCE RECORDING SYSTEM

Axon TRACS: TRACS Recorder is a compact 1RU frame with video and audio inputs; has no local control and is controlled and monitored by the Request Server across a dedicated Gigabit network; has four serial ATA hot-swappable hard disks in a RAID-5 configuration; TRACS Request Server is enclosed in a matching compact 1RU frame with the signal I/Os located at the back of the unit.
+31 13 511 6666; www.axon.nl

HD VTR

Sony SRW-5500 VTR: Switchable between HDCAM and HDCAM SR formats; simultaneously outputs HD and SD; Digital Betacam playout available; records and plays HDCAM and HDCAM SR tapes at 24PsF, 25PsF and 30PsF, as well as 1080/60i, 1080/50i and 720/60P; captures content to tape at 440Mb/s at 10-bit depth (log or linear) in MPEG-4 Studio Profile; records 12 channels of 24-bit uncompressed audio.
+44 1256 355011; www.sony.com/professional

UHF TRANSMITTER

DMT LDMOS UHF: LDMOS-based solid-state transmitters; power levels to 25KW; modules are hot-swappable; each power module has separate power supply; easy upgrades through the addition of modules; versatile remote control and monitoring interface with full alarm features.
+44 1473 831700; www.screen.subtitling.com

INTERNET BROWSE TOOL

Pebble Beach Systems Internet Media Browser: Provides a means of viewing low-resolution copies of media content from anywhere in the world; features the company's metadata searching tools, which operators can use to formulate complex queries to search and find the required clips; uses a standard WM9 player for viewing and scrubbing clips.
+44 1737 821 522; www.pebble.tv

HD-SDI TEST SIGNAL GENERATOR

Wohler Technologies Penpal-HD: Produces 32 video test patterns in 18 HD formats, each of which can be combined with three different audio tone settings; capabilities include three moving test patterns, pathologicals and four stereo pairs of AES audio embedded in the HD-SDI signal.
+1-650-589-5676; www.wohler.com

DIGITAL MONITORING SYSTEM

Genelec 8130A: Features AES/EBU digital and analog audio inputs in a single loudspeaker system; 192 kHz/24-bit digital audio interface; offers Genelec's Minimum Diffraction Enclosure design; supports single- and dual-wire digital input mode; is compatible with Genelec's 7050A subwoofer; up to eight 8130A units can be daisy-chained together in digital or analog mode.
+08 449 52 20; www.genelec.com

STANDARDS CONVERTER

Brick House Video Proteus: Features 10-bit SDI, analog composite and audio I/O; offers an advanced standards conversion algorithm for PAL to NTSC and NTSC to PAL, comprehensive audio synchronization facilities, and a full set of signal processing controls; is field-portable.
+44 23 8067 6026; www.brickhousevideo.com

MICROPHONE WINDSHIELD SYSTEM

DPA Microphones Windpac: Comprised of a shock mount and collapsible windshield; the shock mount can be used with any microphone without the need for clips or any other fittings; the collapsible windshield is made from a fabric that is capable of withstanding wind gusts of up to 85mph, while still allowing for accurate sound recording and audio transparency.
+45 4814 2828; www.dpamicrophones.com

TICKER OUTPUT SYSTEM

Autocue QTicker: Enables users to enter miscellaneous information such as news headlines, weather reports, financial reports or sports results, which will then be automatically displayed on-air as a crawl; provides the tools required to manage the flow of information from input, be that manually or from an external source, to CG, to on-air.
+44 20 8870 0104; www.autocue.com

HDV TO HD-SDI INTERFACE

Miranda HD-Bridge DEC: Provides high-quality HDV to HD-SDI 1080i/720p conversion with embedded audio and time code, along with digital and analog video/audio outputs; a built-in cross converter allows users to convert between 720p and 1080i.
+44 1491 820 000; www.miranda.com

ROUTER

Pro-Bel Sirius Gold: Features router sizes of 512×512 and beyond; is format-independent; can mix and match different signals within the same frame; incorporates built-in analog and digital signal conversion for both video and audio signals, enabling different formats to be housed within the same frame and cross-routing between formats.
+44 118 986 6123; www.pro-bel.com

HD CAMCORDER

Panasonic AG-HVX200: DVCPRO HD P2 handheld camcorder provides 1080i and 720p recording at 100Mb/s DVCPRO HD; shoots in 1080/60i, 30p and 24p, in 720/60p, 30p and 24p and in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO or DV; supports variable frame rates to capture fast-speed and slow-speed action; provides MiniDV tape recording capability, which allows users to shoot 16:9 images on DV tape and edit with existing workflow.
+44 8700 100 464; www.panasonic.com/broadcast

LIVE SPORTS PRODUCTION

IBIS ServerLoad Sport: Allows the capture of highlights at ingest through up to six different feeds, providing the choice of viewing from multiple angles; dual screens and thumbnails, which are linked directly to video, provide fast turnaround for live sports highlights production.
+44 1483 280208; www.ibis.tv

ASSET MANAGEMENT

ON-AIR Systems Kore: Application for scheduling, media asset management and database workflow automation; part of the ingest-playout workflow, providing a powerful set of tools for automating the traditionally labor and data intensive tasks for program scheduling, media management and report generation.
+44 20 7663 3671; www.on-air-systems.com

SD/HD MPEG-2 ENCODER

Snell & Wilcox MEMPHIS: Based on the company's Ph.C phase correlation motion estimation and Prefix compression preprocessing; seamlessly integrates into existing environments; accepts both SD and HD 1080/720 formats, uncompressed PCM, MP1L2, Dolby E and AC-3 audio; can encode at any MPEG-2 profile.
+44 20 8917 4300; www.snellwilcox.com

FLUID HEAD

Sachtler DV II: For use with MiniDV camcorders; easy to operate; is lightweight; automatically creates clean pictures; payload is 0.8kg to 3.6 kg /1.8lb to 7.9lb.
+49 89 321 58 200; www.sachtler.com

DIGITAL MIXING CONSOLE

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

AUDIO POST SUITE

Fairlight DREAM Suite Package: Includes a fully featured 48-track DAW StationPLUS, fully automated 56 channel/24 buss surround sound mixing, Creamware plug-ins with 80 plug-in suite license, networking and Pyxis Pro NLV video system; features one QDC engine fitted with two QDC Cards.
+61 2 9975 1777; www.fairlightau.com



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