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05.01.2005
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
New Products - World Edition

DI SYSTEM

DVS CLIPSTER: Has real-time power, 4K format and secondary color correction in one system; records and plays out data in real-time in any format, resolution, bit-depth, color space or file type; performs primary and secondary color correction, pan-and-scan, rotation, flip/flop, cropping and transitions in real-time.
+49 511 6 78 07 66; www.dvs.de

TEST AND MEASUREMENT

PROMAX ELECTRONICA PROWATCH: Consists of RF signal measurement, automatic signal identification, data acquisition and processing, GPS position recording, and remote control via Internet; can control remotely or works in stand-alone mode collecting data that will be analyzed later; uses a built-in field strength meter that records data into a database.
+01727 832266; www.promax.es

SHOULDER-MOUNT CAMCORDER

Panasonic AJ-SPC700: Combines a 2/3in 520,000-pixel IT 3-CCD camera with 60 fields interlace recording in 25Mb/s DVCPRO/DV and 50Mb/s 4:2:2 DVCPRO50 format on a P2 card; switch between 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios; features three recording modes, a built-in memo microphone and a shot marker indication on video clips; has five P2 card slots, providing up to 160 minutes record capacity at DVCPRO and 80 minutes in DVCPRO50 with 8GB P2 cards.
+44 8700 100 464; www.panasonic.com/broadcast

HD/SD VIDEO INGEST AND TRANSCODING SERVER

Digital Rapids StreamZHD: Captures, encodes, transcodes and delivers HD or SD video in its native format or format converted on the fly, to any other HD or SD format; supports RS-422 deck control, GPI triggers and scheduled recording; features a metadata publishing and logging tool; is 3RU and is equipped with 584GB of video storage.
+44 1428 751 012; www.digital-rapids.com

USB AUDIO INTERFACE

Digigram UAX220: Features 2/2 balanced analog I/Os on Neutrik XLR connectors; is powered through the USB port and does not require an external power supply; is supplied in a flat 17×22cm bag; has a dynamic range: >103dB (A-weighted); has 1/4in Neutrik headphone output; includes zero-latency direct monitoring.
+33 4 76 52 47 47; www.digigram.com

GRAPHICS PLAYOUT AND MANAGEMENT

Quantel Picturebox sQ: Plays out moving sequences in the form of clips as well as stills; can upgrade to HD; has an optional slo-mo lever; is on the same network as both Paintbox and Picturebox, so there can be a number of independent viewing and editing stations; features an Integrated Graphics Architecture (IGA) computer that manages the database.
+44 1635 48222; www.quantel.com

TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS

Thales Angenieux 26 X 7.8 AIF HD ENG/EFP: Offers a focal range of 7.8mm to 203mm and an aperture of f/2.2; rectangular sunshade minimizes light interference; includes selectable zoom/focus sensitivity adjustments, an anti-breathing feature to maintain field of view when focusing and RS-232 control; features Assisted Internal Focus (AIF) technology.
+33 477 90 78 00; www.angenieux.com

HD CAMERA

Grass Valley LDK 4000: Supports 1080i or 720p production; features low power consumption and Grass Valley's HD Dynamic Pixel Management (HD-DPM) image-sensor technology; single-format HD camera supports only 1080i and 720p; includes camera head, base station and an HD triax cable adapter; choose between an 2- or 5in viewfinder.
+ 44 1189 230 400; www.thomsongrassvalley.com

GUI UPGRADE

Proximity Artbox: Newly designed graphical user interface integrates format conversion, storage, workflow management, and search and retrieval of artwork (video, graphics, script or audio) into a single device; search, locate, transfer and transcode, edit clips, generate EDLs, and manage media across multiple formats and platforms; can associate multiple assets that exist in different formats and across multiple devices within a single story.
+44 7834 773 159; www.proximitygroup.com

UNIVERSAL ENCODER

Scopus Network Technologies UE-9120: Encodes two MPEG-2 channels simultaneously; advanced multiplexing capabilities include encoder cascading and save external multiplexing; integrates analog cue tone detection and DPI Cue Tone insertion (SCTE-35) to eliminate the need for an external Cue Tone detection device; provides IP output as a standard feature in addition to ASI.
+972 3 9007777; www.scopus.net

MAM SYSTEM

TransMedia Dynamics Mediaflex Version 3: Supports Windows Media 9, including capturing and viewing timecode; ingest content in parallel from multiple systems; scene change recognition operates in high- and low-resolution formats; has Web capabilities for searching and streaming media; offers support for the universally adopted Unicode Standard.
+44 1296 745 080; www.tmd.tv

SINGLE CHANNEL CHARACTER GENERATOR

Pixel Power Clarity300: Is available with three different software profiles; internal video clip player provides uncompressed 4:2:2:4 recording and playback from an internal disk array of up to four hours; storage can be expanded externally; can playback and record up to four audio channels; can be expanded to offer video clip playback and dual 2-D live squeezeback capability.
+44 1223 721000; www.pixelpower.com

VIRTUAL ROBOTICS PEDESTAL

Shotoku TP-64VR: A lightweight, two-stage manual pedestal designed to be used with a virtual system; high-resolution encoders, which are mounted on the wheels and column, provide precise real-time camera position data of X, Y, height and pedestal base angle to the Serial Position Interface (SPI); provides reliable and accurate high speed data.
+44 1784 224650 www.shotoku.tv

NEWSROOM SYSTEM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

OCTOPUS TRACK: Builds a framework to better manage the assignment and planning side of the new business; tracks all personnel and equipment; creates a booking system for assignments that is linked to stories so that information moves between assignments and running orders transparently; tracks the cost; projects the cost of planned stories; compares cost with actual on-air use.
+42 2 2118 1511; www.octopus-news.com

HD CREATIVE COLOR CORRECTION PACKAGE

Pandora International PiXi Revolution: Includes the T3 PiXi, Evo PiXi andRevo PiXi; multiple creative grades can be instantly altered, played out at the maximum monitoring resolution available or re-conformed to a new EDL using one original file of any resolution; features a creative color lab; can control any external NR; has RGB with Bezier, tetrahedral LUT and Pandora's legalizer.
+44 207 247 8334; pogle.pandora-int.com

MPEG IMX CAMCORDER

Sony MSW-970: Caputres high picture quality using MPEG-2 4:2:2P@ML 50Mb/s I-frame compression; features three-chip 2/3in type Sony Power HAD EX CCDs; has 14-bit A/D Conversion and Advanced Digital Signal Processing (ADSP); record audio in either 20- or 16-bit resolution; LSI achieves a low power consumption of 27W; remotely control camera settings and basic VTR functions.
+44 1256 355011; www.sony.com/professional

CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

OmniBus Systems OPUS: Fully integrated with the OmniBus Colossus automation system and driven by G3 technology; designed to ensure efficient ingest, review, annotation and storage management of content, with on-demand delivery to automation for on-air transmission; includes OPUS MediaFramework, OPUS Logging, OPUS PinPoint, OPUS View, OPUS Index and OPUS MediaFlow.
+44 8705 004300; www.omnibus.tv



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