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01.01.2010
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
New Products

Eyeheight
LI-2DM

Dual-channel, multidefinition animating logo inserter incorporates two independent channels, including separate I/Os, enabling mixed-rate operation; each of the two logo inserters has two independent layers, allowing two logos to be superimposed and animated; has an internal memory capacity of approximately one HD full frame or five SD full frames for each logo inserter; enables a typical logo occupying one-eighth frame size to be animated across 64 HD frames or 320 SD frames; fully compatible with 1080 line standards as well as 720p, 625 and 525.
+44 20 82 552 015
www.eyeheight.com

Silkcam
S-1080F/FY/FV

Portable 8in HD monitor features two HD-SDI inputs and one loop-through, embedded audio support, HDMI, VGA and composite, component input, underscan mode, built-in mode, picture flip, editable UMD and function keys, and a tally lamp; available in standard (1080F), YUV (1080FY) and VGA (1080FV) models.
+351 212342675
www.silkcam.com

Calrec Audio
Omega

Audio console uses Bluefin high-density signal processing and features an increased channel count packaged as 72 stereo plus 96 mono channels, with the capacity to provide up to 36 full 5.1 surround channels; DSP power is managed on a single DSP card with a second card included as a hot spare; available in 24-, 40- and 56-fader frame sizes; provides 8 × 5.1 surround, stereo or mono audio groups, 20 auxiliary outputs (which can be 20 mono or 10 stereo) and 48 outputs for multitrack or general-purpose feeds; includes two main stereo or 5.1 surround program outputs with full EQ and compressor/limiter facilities and full control of the stereo downmix of the surround main outputs.
+44 1422 842159
www.calrec.com

Divergent Media Clip
Wrap 2.0

Macintosh application batch converts camcorders' HDV or AVCHD (M2T, MTS or M2TS) files into QuickTime movies that can be used in any QuickTime-based application, while keeping original video data of the clip intact; can transcode files from native HDV codec into ProRes, Apple Intermediate, DVCPROHD or DNxHD formats.
888-632-0904
www.divergentmedia.com

MultiDyne
DEM-4322G/EMB-4321G

DEM-4322G is an HD/SD-SDI 24-bit audio processing card that supports 16 embedded channels; provides 16 de-embedded channels that can be sourced from any of the embedded input channels; features full user remote card-edge proc control for the adjustment of audio levels and routing; EMB-4321G HD/SD embedder can be controlled and monitored remotely via DashBoard software; 24-bit card supports 16 AES channels with 16 de-embedded channels from the SDI input and eight analog audio inputs; features sample rate converters for audio retiming, with audio channel-mapping, phase inversion and level control.
+1 516 299 8293
www.multidyne.com

PPC
Perfect Flex

Line of broadband coaxial cables offers an electrical performance of up to 3GHz for future-ready installations; features advanced corrosion inhibitors, including a corrosion-resistant protectant designed to eliminate moisture migration into the cable construction and a flowing compound that helps seal small jacket ruptures; cable jacket is reinforced with a UV-stable outer layer composed of either polyethylene or flame-retardant PVC; available in standard, tri- and quad-shield varieties and includes an outdoor aerial and underground model; meets RoHS, ANSI/SCTE 74 2003 and NEC compliance.
+1 315 431 7200
www.ppc-online.com

Vinten Radamec
Legislative Control System

Multiuser, multifacility camera control system supports complex operations with requirements from manual to fully automated operation; user interface allows manual operation through a touch-screen interface or joystick to target cameras, as well as select shots; can be customized and is modular and scalable.
+44 1284 752 121; www.vintenradamec.com

Front Porch Digital
SAMMA J2K Player

Software-only player for MXF-wrapped JPEG2000 video files operates in real time on a modern Windows computer with quad-core processors; enables users to view, confirm, index and catalog MXF-wrapped JPEG2000 files without resorting to proxy files; includes a simple GUI displaying a video window and enabling play, stop, fast-forward, rewind, still frame and slow motion, as well as control by jog shuttle bar; available free through Front Porch Digital's Web site.
+33 4 50 88 37 70; www.fpdigital.com

OmniBus Systems
iTX for Internet TV and Streaming

Software automation, master control and playout system is specially designed for Internet TV and streaming delivery applications; provides all the capabilities needed to produce a highly crafted transmission stream, including A/V transitions, logo insertions, voice-overs and 2-D DVE moves for squeeze-and-tease effects; creates extra revenue opportunities by enabling the insertion of advertising based on schedule time, cue tones, GPIs, SCTE 104 DPI or manual triggering; can mix within a single schedule and automatically up/downconvert broadcast HD, SD and lower bit rates; schedules and brands live sources along with recorded content.
+44 8705 004 300; www.omnibus.tv

Boris FX
Boris Continuum Complete 6 AVX

Updated graphics software is bundled with Avid Media Composer and Symphony systems; supports AVX 2.0; renders images in 32-bit float image format; new filters include lens blur, lens shape, lens transition, motion key, optical stabilizer, optical flow, deinterlace, motion blur and other time-based effects.
+1 508 573 5100; www.borisfx.com

OCZ Technology Group
Colossus 3.5in SSD series

Solid-state storage is available in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB configurations; features maximum read/write times of 260MB/s, sustained write time of 220MB/s and 1.5 million-hour mean time between failures; comes backed by a three-year warranty.
+31 15 219 10 30; www.ocztechnology.com

Viewbits
Verio HD

Compact, indoor HD PTZ camera system features control from a distance of up to 610m via RS-232, wireless remote control, optional keyboard with joystick, 2.1-megapixel HD CMOS sensor, built-in lens, automatic or manual white balance and focus, and up to 10 preset configurations; outputs HD-SDI at 720p, 1080i or 1080p, HDMI, YPbPr or composite; pans and tilts at up to 80 degrees per second.
+1 858 613 1818; www.viewbits.com

Bridge Technologies
microVB

Miniaturized remote monitoring and analysis tool for IPTV applications gathers complete, accurate data about performance at the viewer's set-top box; enables deep packet inspection without requiring a technician to visit the customer's home to install the device or diagnose problems; automatically locates an appropriate server and starts monitoring the quality of the signal received by the set-top box; reports the QoE parameters, allowing remote monitoring and analytics for advanced troubleshooting.
+47 22 38 51 00; www.bridgetech.tv

Omneon
MediaDirector 2202

Module for Omneon Spectrum extends the video server by delivering increased total system bandwidth, enabling many more simultaneous, real-time channels; supports demanding file-based workflows; removes bottlenecks and enables users to construct larger systems; consolidates broadcast operations into a single system, simplifying workflows and reducing the management burden associated with complex environments.
+44 1256 347 400; www.omneon.com

RF Extreme
PSRX6D

Rugged COFDM (DVB-T-compliant) six-way diversity, portable receiver/monitor displays COFDM video transmissions using a built-in 10in or 12in ultra-bright, daylight-readable display; receives microwave signals from two, four or six different antennas and combines inputs to provide non-line-of-sight video; features Ethernet monitoring and IP encapsulation; can deliver SD or HD (SDI) video; available in L-band, S-band and C-band frequency ranges with AES decryption; consists of four built-in block downconverters, two with internal antennas and two for use with high-power, external directional antennas; capable of six-way diversity or dual-band operation.
+1 908 852 3700; www.rfextreme.com

Sony
NXCAM series

Camcorder features Exmor CMOS sensor with ClearVid array; records AVCHD up to 24Mb/s, delivering 1920 × 1080 HD images with interlace and progressive modes along with native 1080/24p, 720/60p and MPEG-2 SD recording; includes HD-SDI and HDMI outputs and two-channel linear PCM audio capabilities; uses G lens and Memory Stick PRO Duo recording media along with optional 128GB flash memory unit for hybrid recording; captures GPS data and records in broadcast quality.
+44 1932 816000; http://pro.sony.com

Artbeats
FootageHub

Extension of the Artbeats stock footage library allows users to search from a large database of clips derived from more than 50 different brands, 20 of which are exclusive; includes footage from providers including Rubberball, A Luna Blue, RocketClips, Steve Gibby and 3D4Medical; content is available in various formats and prices, depending on the brand; includes HD, NTSC, PAL and high-resolution clips up to 4K.
+1 541 863 4429
www.artbeats.com

Polecam
Microwhite

LED luminaire is designed for use with miniature, broadcast-quality HD and SD cameras; incorporates 20 white light emitters in a ring configuration on a black Delrin body that attaches to a Fujinon compact prime lens via Polecam's FFFS head or to other cameras via a mounting cradle.
+44 1234 855 222; www.polecam.com

Altera
Serial RapidIO

IP core supports up to four lanes at 5GBd per lane; optimized for Stratix IV FPGAs with embedded transceivers and is supported within Quartus II v9.1; enables increased performance up to 20GBd; builds upon Serial RapidIO solution, which includes an end-point IP core that is backward-compatible to the RapidIO 1.3 specification, reference designs, application notes, test benches and interoperability reports with vendors; qualified against RapidIO Trade Association's bus functional model.
+44 1494 602000
www.altera.com

Vaddio
UXHD CrossPoint

Universal analog video, HD-SDI and SD-SDI video scaler and converter can convert or scale an analog video signal to HD/SD-SDI, while also allowing the HD/SD-SDI signal to be converted and/or scaled to an analog signal.
+1 763 971 4400; www.vaddio.com

Anton/Bauer
EledZ

LED light designed for use with ElipZ 10K battery produces heat-free, flicker-free soft, bright 5600K light and weighs 110g; consumes 4W; includes a dimmer that allows for light adjustments from 0 to 100 percent with minimal color change; with ElipZ battery, typical run time for EledZ and camera is five hours; light output is 560lux at 0.6m; includes filter that allows the user to change color temperature down to 3200K.
+31 45 5639220
www.antonbauer.com

Petrol
PRB-15

Camera carrier is designed to transport and protect the RED ONE camera; features dual-directional, upside-down zippers, removable upper tray inside with detachable dividers, rugged nylon handgrips, lower padded compartment, adjustable nylon strap and four detachable padded dividers; can store camera without disturbing the viewfinder; comes with separate fabric sleeve for steel support rods; includes external and internal envelope-style pockets, smooth-gliding wheel and tote assembly, Griplock interlocking top carrying handle, and padded shoulder strap; constructed of black ballistic nylon and Cordura.
+49 89 32158 200
www.petrolbags.com

Gepco
HDR1

High-density distribution rack provides a streamlined crossconnect or distribution system in a compact form factor; can deliver up to six SMPTE 304M positions in a 1RU space or up to 12 positions in a 2RU space, with two HDR1 units; each SMPTE 304M hybrid connector position externally breaks out to separate ST fiber and electrical connectors on the rear of the chassis, eliminating the need for specialized tooling and labor required to directly terminate SMPTE 304M connectors; all positions are electrically isolated by nonconductive connector mounts on the front, while designation strips allow for custom user labeling and identification.
+1 847 795 9555; www.gepco.com

Streambox
NOMAD-VBS

Public affairs SD/HD video recording, editing and streaming tool box can transmit critical information from anywhere in the world and stream the video back to a network or multiple network control rooms; incorporates field-based software tools to produce quality SD/HD over low bandwidth and on-the-spot video encoding.
+1 206 956 0544
www.streambox.com

Snell
Kahuna CF+

SD/HD multiformat 2.5M/E production switcher serves as a stand-alone solution for switching and offers more choice in space-constrained environments; shares the same specs of larger Kahuna systems, as well as compact full-function control surface and intuitive interface; supports external device control without the need for external boxes; features 20 FormatFusion engines, 24-crosspoint control surface, 40 multiformat inputs and 30 outputs, four channels of 3-D DVE, an eight-channel clip store, 10 resize engines, 10 full effects keyers including chroma key, enhanced effects memories and timeline and macro control.
+44 118 986 6123
www.snellgroup.com

ESE
DV-201

SDI (3G, HD and SD) 1 × 4 distribution amplifier distributes 270Mb/s, 1.5Mb/s and 3Gb/s data rates; automatically detects the data rate and reclocks and equalizes the signal; can equalize 400m at 270Mb/s, 200m at 1.5Mb/s and 140m at 3Gb/s with 1694A coax cable; features integrated power supply requiring 117VAC or 220VAC to operate; housed in a black, anodized aluminum enclosure.
+1 310 322 2136
www.ese-web.com

TV One
1T-CT-421/1T-CT-422

RGBHV over Cat 5 extender products; 1T-CT-421 transmitter accepts resolutions up to 1280 × 1024 and is a unity gain device, which requires no adjustments for signal encoding; 1T-CT-422 receiver has gain and equalization adjustments to compensate for cable runs up to 180m, avoiding the loss of high-frequency portions of the signal and resulting in clear text and picture elements with sharp edges and no degradation; both units feature a twist, secure-locking power connector.
+44 1843 873311; www.tvone.com

Holophone
PortaMic Pro

Camera-mountable surround microphone offers professional-quality audio and options with point-and-shoot usability in a compact size; enables users to capture, from a single-point source, a discrete surround recording that provides a 3-D immersive experience; features an audio zoom button that increases the forward bias of the mic's pickup pattern and decreases the rear channels; includes a locking, six-pin, balanced, encoded stereo output, which provides a robust connection to professional video cameras and stereo input devices; equipped with Dolby Pro Logic II encoder.
+1 416 362 7790
www.holophone.com

Gekko Technology
kelvin TILE

Soft panel employs a combination of three-color LEDs in a 16 × 15 matrix to generate high-quality, broad-spectrum white light; provides total control over color temperature from 2200K to 6500K with presets at 3000K and 5500K; measures 301mm × 301mm × 99mm; delivers up to 419lx at 5500K or 273lx at 3000K with a power consumption of 85W; features beam angle of 108 degrees at 50 percent intensity; lighting parameters can be saved, recalled and cloned when using the optional paint box.
+44 844 8005326
www.gekkotechnology.com

Roland Systems Group
RSS S-4000M

Roland Ethernet Audio Communication protocol merge unit allows up to four RSS Digital Snake heads to be merged into an REAC stream where the master device recognizes it as a single REAC slave unit; enables distribution of multiple I/O units around a location, venue or stage for flexible point-to-point Digital Snake or V-Mixing System configurations; features four ports on the front panel to supply REAC embedded power to compatible devices.
+44 1792 702701;
www.rolandsystemsgroup.com

Band Pro
Mystery Prime

Series of high-performance PL mount prime lenses features unified-distance focus scales, common size and location of focus and iris rings, 95mm threaded lens front and integrated threaded net ring in the rear of the PL mount; mount and lens barrel are manufactured using lightweight, high-strength titanium materials; uses aspheric technology and mechanical cine lens design; primarily available in 16mm, 18mm, 21mm, 25mm, 35mm, 40mm, 50mm, 65mm, 75mm and 100mm lenses.
+49 89 945 48 490www.bandpro.com

Fast Forward Video
Micron HD

Digital video recorder uses JPEG2000 compression at speeds up to 100Mb/s; offers up to five hours of record time; features removable 2.5in SATA drive that is fully compatible with the Elite HD camera-mounted DVR; enables users to record, play and store multiple SD and HD video files; with a machine controller, users can access a larger set of functions and command multiple units with one keystroke.
+1 949 852 8404; www.ffv.com

ComNet Comworx
CNGE2FE24MSPoE

Environmentally hardened managed Ethernet switch provides a high port density in a compact package and power over Ethernet to peripheral devices such as IP cameras and video encoders; makes available 24 10/100TX ports and two 1000Mb/s combo ports that use easily interchangeable, small form-factor, pluggable optic devices as optical interfaces; ports support IEEE.802.3af-based PoE; two ports are configurable for copper or fiber media for use with single- or multimode optical fiber, selected by optional modules.
+44 113 307 6400
www.comnet.net

Barix
Barionet 50

IP automation controller, monitoring device and visualization system can operate stand-alone or in concert with other units, Web servers and control systems; uses low power (typically 1.2W with inactive control systems); implements serial protocols, serves as the “intelligent” component in a data collection system or takes actions based on the provided data on the interfaces; offers four logical inputs and four relays for interfacing to contact closures as well as RS-232 and RS-485 serial ports.
+41 43 4332211; www.barix.com



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