04.01.2004 12:00 PM
Product Highlights

FLYWHEEL UPS

Active Power CleanSource

65- to 4000kVA systems protect broadcast networks, transmitters and microwave uplinks from power disturbances; stored energy is instantly converted to electricity for powering the critical load during short power fluctuations; UPS transfers to a stand-by generator for continuous power during prolonged outages; shields transmitter tubes against faulty power and automatically switches to bypass during “crowbar” events.
512-836-6464; www.activepower.com
Booth: C1217

CONNECTOR

ADC Telecommunications format-reversible ProAx

Comes in U.S. and four European (Fischer and Lemo 4A, 3T and 4E) versions for remote trucks and internationally televised events; connectors can be format reversed between U.S. and global formats in seconds; fits standard U.S. triax cables, as well as global metric 8mm, 11mm and 14mm cables; like other ProAx connectors, features a field- repairable center conductor to eliminate the need to restrip o-rings that protect the signal path against moisture.
952-917-0231; www.adc.com
Booth: C6413

FIBER PANEL

ADC Telecommunications Fiber Normal Through Panel

New fiber panel is designed to provide patch by exception and normal through functionality, similar to copper-based patch panels; rather than requiring a fiber jumper to be in place at all times, all fiber “in” and “out” connections are on the rear of the panel, with a normal through connection between the “in” and “out” ports; patch and monitoring capabilities are accessed on the front of the panel; 3RU panel provides 24 “in” and “out” fiber pairs.
952-917-0231; www.adc.com
Booth: C6413

CG

Broadcast Software Solutions CGXPress+

Features Xpress animation; performs quick crawls, continuous crawls, time and temperature, logos and EAS; provides the ability to network and animate logos, all in a 1RU chassis.
800-273-4033; www.broadcastsoftware.tv
Booth: SU7173

LAYERING MIXER

sChyron C-Mix HD

Features simultaneous SD and HD outputs; includes four SD video and key inputs as well as a background layer, an SD mixer and an HD upconverter; the four video and key sources can come from a Chyron product or any other device with SD outputs, when used with Lyric software, the mix information becomes part of the CG message timeline.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: C4742

NEWS PRODUCTION SYSTEM

DaletPlus News Suite

Provides real-time access to and editing of video, audio, wires, stills, feeds and CGs over a standard IT network; supports MPEG-2, DV and DVCPRO; controls CGs, teleprompters, video servers and other newsroom devices; users can edit, write scripts and manage rundowns from their desktop; built-in newsroom workflow provides controlled access and task assignment functionality.
212-825-3322; www.dalet.com
Booth: SL3842

MICROPHONE

DPA Microphones 4071-BM

Body-worn microphone has a maximum sound pressure level (SPL) of 144dB before clipping; can be used with the DAD6024 adapter and DAK4071-F accessory kit for miniature microphones; omnidirectional microphone inherently cuts down wind and pop noise, keeping the proximity effect low; features a fixed soft boost grid, giving the microphone a 5dB boost between 4kHz to 6kHz.
+45 4814 2828; www.dpamicrophones.com
Booth: N2536

BROADCAST CONSOLE

Euphonix System 5-B

Flexible, modular surface and I/O design; multiple-CPU-based system runs low-level VX Works OS for reliability; features eight knobs and 100mm touch sensitive moving fader per channel; TFT displays are located at the top of each channel for metering, EQ dynamics, and pan graphs and routing; features SnapShot Recall of all console settings; has 48 layouts for different surface configurations.
650-855-0400; www.euphonix.com
Booth: N3616

SCALABLE TDM DIGITAL AUDIO ROUTER

NVISION NV7512

Supports analog as well as digital audio signals; is linearly expandable to offer 2048×2048 channels; MADI-format multichannel digital I/O also is featured; analog inputs and outputs are converted to and from digital using high-performance 24-bit converters; ideal for broadcasters and post facilities that need to manage large numbers of mixed-format audio signals.
530-265-1000; www.nvision1.com
Booth: SU7552

DIGITAL BROADCAST CONSOLE

Solid State Logic C100

Designed for on-air and live-to-tape production applications; both the console operation and underlying technology have been designed for freelance-friendly, reliable operation.
212-315-1111; www.solidstatelogic.com
Booth: N2412

BOX LENSES

Thales Angenieux 70X HD

New series of box-type lenses, including 70X HD remote broadcast/sports lens, features a unique advanced display system.
973-812-3858; www.angenieux.com
Booth: C5412

SYSTEMS INTEGRATION SERVICES

A.F. Associates (AFA)

Services include design and integration of turnkey systems for broadcast, cable and satellite clients; able to offer expanded technology resources through the acquisition of the former Sony Systems Integration Center; the Systems and Technology organization offers complete design and construction services and support, as well as mission-critical field service and network management.
201-767-1200; www.afassoc.com
Booth: C4722

EDITING SYSTEMS

Avid film/video post production

Will introduce enhancements to all products in the DNA family; new editing features and expanded networking and workflow capabilities for next-generation Avid DS Nitris, Media Composer Adrenaline and Avid Xpress Pro with Mojo systems; HD option for the Media Composer Adrenaline system will allow it, Avid DS Nitris systems and Avid Unity Media Network to share high-quality HD media in post production.
978-640-6789; www.avid.com
Booth: SL4761

GRAPHICS SYSTEM

Barco iPresent

Capable of showing a multitude of video and graphical windows; produces smooth transitions from one display wall layout into another; projection modules support 3200K color temperature to match studio lighting; offers wide viewing angles for maximum flexibility of camera positions; controller optimized to support dynamic moving and scaling of windows.
770-218-3211; www.barco.com
Booth: SL3936

SIGNAL INTEGRITY MONITOR

Axon Digital Design SIM10

Designed for the Synapse modular range; checks the integrity of the SDI signal and gives a monitor output that shows any reported errors, as well as indication of several metadata values; the four reclocked outputs make the card an ideal input card to a central router with direct connection to a routed monitor wall.
+31 1351 166 66; www.axon.tv
Booth: SU7548

UHF ANTENNA

Dielectric TFU-WB

Designed for bandwidth requirements of up to 30 channels; typical configuration is a directional array with a directivity of 1.9 times; available in high-power (20- to 80kW) and low-power (5- to 20kW) with configurations of eight to 32 bays; is supplied with a full radome and can be used in top- or side-mounted configurations.
207-655-4555; www.dielectric.com
Booth: C7806

POWERED SPEAKER SYSTEM

Azden APS 25

Features two audio inputs for modular, user-installable, wireless mic receivers - VHF (30 channels available), UHF (63-channel switchable) or infrared (two channels available); two other inputs for a wired microphone and a wired line output device such as a CD player.
516-328-7500; www.azdencorp.com
Booth: N4016

MONITORING AND CONTROL SOFTWARE

BBC Technology Colledia Control 4.5

Allows a single operator to remotely manage broadcast equipment; provides manufacturer-agnostic support while retaining consistent user interface.
800-BBC-3820; www.bbctechnology.com
Booth: SU8469

RADIO FREQUENCY (RF) COAXIAL CABLES

Belden RF500 and RF600 cables

50-Ω coaxial cables are ideal for use as antenna jumper cable assemblies and short antenna feeder runs in wireless communication systems such as Wireless Local Loop (WLL), Land Mobile Radio (LMR), PCS and cellular; can also be deployed in in-building wireless applications such as internal communications systems and wireless LANs (WLANs/Wi-Fi); PE jackets include a water-blocking gel embedded in the shield for additional protection in wet environments; and with flame-retardant PVC jackets and a UL listing for interior riser applications; fully compatible with industry standard connectors, tools and accessories.
800-BELDEN-4; www.belden.com
Booth: C3351

DIGITAL MATRIX SYSTEM

Clear-Com Eclipse

6RU frame holds up to 208 ports; can connect up to four frames into one 832-port system; features intelligent linking between systems, dual redundant processors, 24-bit resolution with audio frequency response of 30Hz to 22kHz (+/-3dB), individual crosspoint level adjustment in 0.5dB increments, and eight GPI inputs and relays.
510-496-6666; www.clearcom.com

NONLINEAR EDITING AND FINISHING SYSTEM

Discreet smoke 6 SD for IBM Linux

Works with Linux operating system; offers advanced conforming and 3D capabilities; features OpenGL graphics, uncompressed SD video I/O, and a choice of Discreet's stone Fibre Channel storage arrays; offers the option for fully redundant hardware RAID 5 solutions; features multiformat capture and playback including PAL and NTSC, real-time 4:4:4 editing, and unlimited vertical timeline editing.
514-393-1616; www.discreet.com
Booth: SL3547

VIDEO SERVER

Doremi Labs MCS-HD

HD video server has four independent, shared-storage channels; two play channels, two record channels; selectable compression rates; VTR-like front panel.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C2529

SIGNAL INTEGRATION SYSTEM

Ensemble Designs Avenue

1RU or 3RU frame; allows any combination of HD video, SD video, DVB-ASI and audio modules in the same frame; modules include embedders, synchronizers, converters, routers, sync gens and protection switches.
530-478-1830; www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: SU11919

EMBEDDED ACCESS-CONTROL SYSTEM

Irdeto Access Irdeto Inside

Allows both enforced collection of subscriber access fees or, in the case of free-to-air services, geographical restriction of content distribution in order to comply with content-licensing agreements; is easily upgradeable to full conditional access at a later date through the addition of a smart card.
858-668-4800; www.irdetoaccess.com
Booth: SU10106

HD MONITOR

ERG Ventures HDM-EV80D

8.4-inch, rack-mounted HD monitor offers enhanced color and gamma adjustment functions, additional framing markers and a memory preset function; HD/SD inputs can be intermingled; offers four input options and a DC output to simplify wiring two monitors consecutively from one DC unit; features front-panel volume adjustment.
+81 3376 081 61; www.erg-ventures.co.jp/e
Booth: SU10609

AUDIO MIXER

Evertz 7720AM-AES4

Accepts four AES/EBU digital stereo audio inputs and routes them to any of four AES outputs; does channel swapping, over mixes, mix downs and on-air breakaways.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU11827

HD/SD MONITOR

Hamlet Flexiscope

HD capability; has a flexible architecture with low-power consumption; includes a high-quality 3.5-inchTFT display.
+44 1494 729 728; www.hamlet.co.uk
Booth: C3243

MPEG-2 ENCODER

Harmonic DiviCom MV 100

Ultra-low bit-rate compression; multi-pass “Look Ahead” CBR/VBR encoding; advanced filtering and processing; supports DiviTrackXE statistical multiplexing.
800-828-5521; www.harmonicinc.com
Booth: SU11006

NETWORKING SYSTEM

Harris NetVX

New Gigabit Ethernet interface capable of high-speed file transfer and transporting 64 real-time bidirectional video service; features packet-based architecture; allows video, audio and data to be transported over ATM or IP networks, including E-3 and DS-3 microwave networks, simultaneously; upgradeable system supports standard telecommunications protocols.
513-459-3400; www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: C1906

HD NONLINEAR EDITING SYSTEM

Leitch VelocityHD

Features an enhanced version of the same intuitive software interface as its multi-stream standard-definition VelocityQ NLE.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU9868

AUDIO ANALYZER

Rohde & Schwarz UVP

Digital audio interfaces up to a 192kHz sampling rate; features expanded measurement bandwidths; can perform several measurement functions simultaneously.
800-833-9200; www.rsd.de
Booth: C2532

GRAPHICS SYSTEM

Inscriber Inca Studio

Provides multiple layers of independently controlled graphics, clocks, logos, real-time element transitions, real-time organic dissolves, and page-formatted rolls and crawls; multichannel effects are achieved on a single channel, freeing switcher rails once occupied by numerous CGs, DDRs, logo generators and other equipment.
519-570-9111; www.inscriber.com
Booth: SL4718

MULTI-STREAM NLE

Leitch VelocityQ 2×4

Combines Velocity software interface with the Quattrus multi-stream real-time hardware, for an integrated, advanced multi-layer NLE solution; both models feature real-time playback of four streams of video in any combination of compressed or uncompressed and up to six graphics streams; features Q3DX2 dual-channel 3D DVE.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU9868

VIDEO DELIVERY NETWORK

Intelsat all-digital fiber-based video delivery network

Intelsat Video PoPs in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C., Denver and San Francisco, with fiber interconnects into additional North American destinations, will enable sports programmers to order delivery of the coverage of a sports event — be it in MPEG-2 SDTV or HDTV — from the sports venue, all the way to its headquarters in full digital transmission, without once having to be decoded.
202-944-8223; www.intelsat.com
Booth: C11539

LIGHTING

Kino Flo ParaBeam

24-inch by 24-inch ParaBeam can light a four-person news desk from approximately 15 feet away; sweeps back the darkness in the foreground without washing out the background on the set; with a simple rotation of the fixture, it can focus on just one of the four subjects.
818-767-6528; www.kinoflo.com
Booth: C9139

CONTENT MANAGEMENT APPLICATION

Leitch MediaNet

Fully integrated content management application that provides a unified view of server content whether on the local or a remote server system; equipped with powerful search and sort tools; allows users to execute smart asset mining of content and metadata; provides heightened security and content management across multiple NEXIO server domains.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU9868

DIGITAL MASTER CONTROL SWITCHER

Leitch Opus

Feature-rich in a multi-channel, multiformat SD/HD environment; provides dual-channel effects/squeezes, audio processing capabilities, keys, audio overs and quick selects, and supports both HD and SD signals.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU9868

CHANNEL BRANDING PROCESSOR

Miranda Imagestore HDTV

Has an integrated automated character generator plus easy-to-use gallery graphics preparation and data interfacing software; expandable HD processor that provides capabilities ranging from logo insertion to fully featured master control switching and channel branding graphics.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU10129

TRANSMISSION SERVER

Leitch NEXIO NXMTS

Supports multiple SD/HD compression formats, as well as an ASI interface; provides the ability to record, process and play back MPEG transport streams; the transmission server can be integrated with the shared storage system or used as an edge server in a remote location; offers applications such as ingest, clipsync, delay and playlist; can be integrated with third-party automation.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU9868

VIDEO AND DATA STORAGE APPLICATION

Maxell DVD-R Plus series

Has a 4.7GB capacity; supports 8X write speeds; has a pre-recorded shelf and archival life of more than 50 years; discs are write-compatible with almost any manufacturer's general-purpose DVD-R drives and recorders; after recording, the discs are read-compatible with DVD-ROM, DVD-Video and DVD-Audio players.
858- 503-3300; www.maxell.com
Booth: C8228

HD MONITOR

Marshall Electronics V-R65P-HD

Portable 6.5-inch monitor weighs less than 2lbs.; offers a flexible input configuration without the need for special adapter boxes; standard inputs include active loop-through on each connection for HD-SDI/SDI (SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M) and composite video with PAL/NTSC automatic recognition; features a multiformat connector for HD or SD analog component signals (SMPTE 274M).
800-800-6608; www.lcdracks.com
Booth: SU11614

PROGRAMMABLE CONTROLLER

MicroFirst MPC-3200

Has a real-time, multi-tasking preemptive operating system (the WinMOS) that mimics WIN32 API calls; features include onboard input and control facilities, with a 20-line by 24-character backlit LCD display and a 15-key sealed-membrane keypad; can execute downloaded event schedules.
201-651-9300; www.microfirst.com
Booth: SU7828

MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAY PROCESSOR

Miranda Kaleido-Alto

Designed for simpler and smaller monitoring environments requiring fewer inputs; uses the same high-quality image display technology as the Kaleido-K2 processor; features auto-sensing SDI/analog inputs and display clocks/timers, UMDs, tallies, and audio metering.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU10129

HD/SD MASTER CONTROL SWITCHER PANEL

Miranda PresStation

Multichannel HD/SD master control switcher panel operates with Miranda's Oxtel series Imagestore channel branding processors to provide channel branding graphics capabilities; can control clip playout, dual 3-D DVEs, automated character generation and four layers of animation/clock insertion.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU10129

FIBER OPTIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM

Multidyne RGB-5000

Provides a long-haul, transport solution for high-resolution RGB or VGA video sources via one fiber; provides the capability for the separation of a video signal source and the monitor; systems are available to transport RGB video as well as audio, keyboard and mouse control; provides a total analog bandwidth of up to 500MHz.
516-671-7278; www.multidyne.com
Booth: C3151

MOBILE PRODUCTION UNIT

National Mobile Television HD4

NMT's first true multiformat HD facility; interior square footage in excess of 640 square feet; designed to eliminate jamming and the need for the trailer to be on a completely level surface; side of the trailer is expanded and retracted by use of actuators mounted below the expansion to push and pull the side; equipment in use includes Thomson Grass Valley and Solid State Logic.
914-682-2111; www.nmtv.com
Booth: C1906

UHF GYSEL POWER COMBINER

MYAT iDT Star

Integrated system offers substantial advantages over hybrid power combiners by eliminating expensive phased lines and complex switching schemes needed to maintain output during faults; substantially better fault tolerance than hybrids, allows users to maintain greater signal strength and often perform on-air maintenance if a transmission component fails.
201-767-5380; www.myat.com
Booth: C1415

MICROWAVE TRANSCEIVER

Nucomm Channel Master

Dual-band portable microwave transmitter/receiver; offers MPEG-2/COFDM and analog modulation in a lightweight case; switchable between 2- and 7GHz bands.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com
Booth: C1425

HD FORMAT SUPPORT

Omneon SPECTRUM

Capable of supporting multiple HD formats simultaneously, including MPEG, HDCAM, and DVCPRO100; allows broadcasters to deploy a server infrastructure for HD and SD playback and gain the flexibility to add channels or services; current Omneon customers can add new HD services, including DVCPRO100, to their existing media server implementations.
866-861-5690; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU7466

CONTROL PANELS

Network Electronics CP-MDP

Provide TCP/IP interconnectivity to allow control over the Internet; incorporates the Expandable Panel Concept and customized surface design; features 64 configurable tri-color buttons with easy exchangeable labels; features 320×240 QVGA display capable of black-and-white or color, 16 GPI ports/16 GPO ports.
800-420-5909; www.network-electronics.com
Booth: SU11606

MULTI-SLOT P2 DRIVE

Panasonic AJ-PCD10

Developed for rapid ingest of DVCPRO or DVCPRO50 resolution video into NLE or server systems; enables direct access to the content in the P2 cards; material can be accessed almost instantaneously; fits in a standard PC-type 5.25-inch bay drive enclosure; supports five P2 card slots; offers high-speed USB 2.0 interface to connect to the host computer.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3811

RECORDER

Panasonic AJ-SPD850

Part of the DVCPRO P2 series; features five P2 card slots; provides up to 80 minutes record capacity at DVCPRO resolution with 4G P2 cards, and at DVCPRO50 studio quality provides 40 minutes record capacity on five 4G P2 cards; features USB 2.0 and Ethernet ports; offers IEEE 1394 and SDI with embedded audio as system options.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3811

VIDEO ROUTING SWITCHER

PESA Premiere

Small, expandable switcher available in matrix sizes based on 8×4, 12×8, 16×8 and 16×16; accommodates composite, Y/C, RGB and RGBHV video, and stereo audio.
800-328-1008; www.pesa.com
Booth: SU9530

MULTIFORMAT DIGITAL VTR

Panasonic AJ-SD93

Facilitates 4:2:2 quality video transfers at 50Mb/s over IEEE 1394 to NLEs; has optional analog and SDI inputs and outputs; can record onto small, medium or large DVCPRO cassettes; has a maximum record time of 184 minutes; can play back DV and DVCAM tapes; features on-screen display setup menu, and video monitor and audio monitor outputs.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3811

CHARACTER GENERATOR

Pixel Power Clarity family

Extended to include a multichannel CG combined with integrated still store and clip player; features up to four output channels; includes keyframeable animation, integrated multichannel video and audio clip player, and four live DVE inputs; available in a single- or dual-channel HD configuration, or a single HD channel can be combined with dual SD channels.
954-943-2026; www.pixelpower.com
Booth: C5442

AUDIO/VIDEO DELAY

Prime Image D1 Pipeline

Features up to 10second variable delay standard with up to 20 seconds additional delay available; has 10-bit video processing; primary and auxiliary/alternate video inputs and 24-bit audio processing; has AES/EBU audio, digital or analog; includes four auxiliary/alternate audio inputs; audio can be switched with or independent of video; fits in standard 2U-high rack space; has a built-in synchronizer.
408- 867-6519; www.primeimageinc.com
Booth: C5634

VIDEO ROUTERS

Quartz Electronics Topaz

Family of compact, low-cost routers in 16×16 and 32×32 sizes; handles SDI, HD-SDI as well as analog video and audio; can stand alone or integrate into larger system.
888-638-8745; www.quartzus.com
Booth: SU9812

HDTV ENCODER

Tiernan Radyne-Com Stream THE15A

Provides compliant ATSC or MPEG-2 transport streams; when operating under the MPEG-2 profile, transport stream rates of up to 108Mb/s are available; supports one HDTV service in 1080i, 720p or 480p; video input is a 1.5Gb/s SD, per SMPTE 292M; video encoding process provides motion estimation across all picture areas; factory configurable for 4:2:2/4:2:0.
602-437-9620; www.radynecomstream.com
Booth: SU11300

CAMERA-STABILIZATION SYSTEM

Sachtler Artemis

Artemis SDI Pro's connection cable is able to handle high-data transfer; offers dual-dynamic balance, including a third battery that can be independently adjusted; focus remote receivers can be mounted on both sides to improve the camera's center-of-gravity balance; Artemis Cine/HD system (shown above) features three video lines so operators can use HD RGB video cameras without downconverters.
516-867-4900; www.sachtler.com
Booth: C7628

ENCODER

Scopus CODICO E-1800

HD encoder provides multiformat, 1080i, 720p and 480p support; 4:2:2 and 4:2:0 encoding at up to 45Mb/s; audio multiplexing and MPEG-2 and Dolby Digital (AC-3) encoding.
609-987-8090; www.scopus.net
Booth: SU11814

PROGRAM INSERTION MONITOR

Sencore DPI montior

Provides an analysis of each ad message sent and received; provides SCTE 35 message syntax analysis, in detail, for each DPI message sent; monitors up to eight ASI transport streams simultaneously, and logs SCTE 3 activities for 25 programs per transport stream; displays, in real time, the bit rates of the different components (PIDs) present in the MPEG-2 transport stream.
800-SENCORE; www.sencore.com
Booths: SU11011, C10343

HEADPHONES

Sennheiser HD650

Combines flat frequency response (10Hz to 39,500Hz/-10dB) with natural dynamics; includes an upgraded cable; offers reduced distortion in the high frequencies; features hand-selected, matched transducers with tight tolerances (+/1 dB); computer-optimized magnet systems for minimizing harmonic and intermodulation distortion; neodymium ferrous magnet systems for high efficiency.
860-434-9190; www.sennheiserusa.com
Booth: N2812

REMOTE MONITORING SOFTWARE

Thomson Grass Valley NetCentral IV

Upgraded software uses SNMP and Syslog; links any electronic document with device alerts; “agents” run monitored products, “manager” monitors products.
530-478-3000; www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Booth: SU8076

PATCHBAY

Switchcraft EZ Norm Patchbay

Change the normalling configuration of an audio patchbay by turning a cam mechanism with a standard screwdriver; normals can be changed from full to half to none in one process; opaque designation strips allow the cam to be hidden from view; backpanel options include PPT punch downs, EDAC style connectors and three-pin style.
773-792-2700; www.switchcraft.com
Booth: C3322

NETWORK-MONITORING SYSTEM

TANDBERG Television nCompass 3.0

Software monitors the health of MPEG services across a video network; inspects actual service at probe points and compares with required transmission.
407-380-7055; www.tandbergtv.com
Booth: SU8755

HD PRODUCTION PACKAGE

Thomson Grass Valley HD production kit package

Includes LDK 6000 km II camera, Kayak HD 1-M/E switcher, Concerto series router, Kameleon media processing system and PVS 3000 Profile XP Media Platform.
530-478-3000; www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Booth: SU8076

WAVEFORM RASTERIZER

Tektronix WVR600

Supports mixed analog and digital, video and audio; fitted with alarm and logging capabilities; uses Flex Vu technology and comprehensive error alarms and logging.
800-426-2200; www.tektronix.com
Booth: C7128

STUDIO CONSOLE

TBC Consoles “Bone”

Desktop height adjustable from 25-5/8-inch to 39-1/8-inch; recessed monitor platform supports three-inch by 21-inch monitors; two-bay base cabinet, 10RU/bay, open back, laminate riser.
888-266-7653; www.tbcconsoles.com
Booth: SU8068

MSDC-IOT UHF DIGITAL TRANSMITTER

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia DCX Paragon

Available in oil- and liquid-cooled versions for both NTSC and DTV operation; for high-power UHF stations; can be twice as efficient as a conventional IOT and four times as efficient as a solid-state transmitter; has increased reliability because it uses Soft Arc Technology instead of a crowbar.
413-998-1116; www.thales-bm.com
Booth: C4709

HD SWITCHER

Thomson Grass Valley 1-M/E Kayak HD

Compact, 3RU-high switcher supports 1080i and 720p HD native productions; 16 inputs, four keyers, 10 auxiliary busses; switchable to SDI 525 (NTSC) and 625 (PAL).
530-478-3000 www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Booth: SU8076

BRANDING AND MASTER CONTROL

Thomson Grass Valley Maestro

Includes SD and HD Maestro MC modules, touch-screen control panel, Kameleon media processing system frame, PVS 3000 Profile XP Media Platform; supports SD, HD, AES, embedded audio, analog audio and Dolby E; stores hundreds of logos, animations and audio clips; up to eight audio channels; flexible keying.
530-478-3000; www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Booth: SU8076

FILM SCANNER AND DATACINE

Thomson Grass Valley Spirit 4K

Supports 35mm, Academy 35mm, three-perf, four-perf, eight-perf (VistaVision), standard and Super 16mm; native 2K scanning in real time, true 4K scanning at up to 7.5fps.
530-478-3000 www.thomsongrassvalley.com
Booth: SU8076

ANALOG I/O OPTION

Utah Scientific UTAH-400

All UTAH-400 switchers now can be ordered with analog I/O modules; the eight-channel option modules are fully compatible with the other SD, HD and AES I/O options for the UTAH-400, allowing the analog ports to be freely added to any UTAH-400 digital routing switcher.
801-575-8801; www.utahscientific.com
Booth: C5912

DIGITAL VIDEO/AUDIO MONITOR

Videoframe A/V VNODE

Monitoring and I/O device with a wide range of software interfacing options, implemented protocols and 100Base-T Ethernet; integrates into SNMP-based systems.
530-477-2000; www.videoframesystems.com
Booth: SU8648

DIGITAL TAPELESS NEWSROOM

Video Technics VT NewsFlow

Incorporates automated ingest/playout servers, NLE studio editors, low-res media browsers and editors, and centralized media storage for instant accessibility of media anywhere on a network; users can work simultaneously from a common pool of digital media; browse, log or edit material in real time even as it is being captured.
404-327-8300; www.newsflow.tv
Booth: C9125

MONITORING MODULE

Zandar StudioPro

Can be combined with the FusionPro 3RU modular rack to provide an integrated and intuitive interface for the setup, operation and maintenance of the virtual monitor wall; enables graphically enhanced displays, the inclusion of logo or bitmap files, and the display of clocks; generates alerts to connected users via SNMP of alarm conditions, which are also logged to file and visually indicated.
321-939-0457; www.zandar.com
Booth: SU9915

DIGITAL AUDIO MIXING CONSOLE

Wheatstone D-9

Features 5.1 digital surround, a host of mix-minus clean feed outputs, individual channel bus-minus outputs, six-band digital equalization, digital dynamic processing and integrated routing; 25 inches front to back, making it ideal for remote truck installations.
252-638-7000; www.wheatstone.com
Booth: N2802

DIGITAL BATTERY

Anton/Bauer Dionic

Weighs 1.7lbs; can be safely added to any inventory of existing Anton/Bauer batteries; can be charged on any Interactive 2000 or TITAN series charger; automatically compensates for load and environmental conditions; time and state of charge indications are integrated into a single, full-time display.
203-929-1100; www.antonbauer.com
Booth: C3806

AUDIO OPTION FOR VTM SERIES

Videotek VTM Option 9

Provides integrated audio monitoring and analysis on a high-resolution XGA output for use with a standard PC monitor; features four analog stereo inputs, four AES/EBU inputs and 16 channels of embedded audio as well as Dolby E and AC-3 inputs for both HD and SD video.
610-327-2292; www.videotek.com
Booth: C4717

PORTABLE MODULE FOR VIDEO CAMERAS

BMS Carry-Coder II

Performs wireless digital transmission of audio and video signals; offers 4:2:2/4:2:0 MPEG-2 encoding, and a low-delay, COFDM digital demodulation, as well as RF amplification in a compact package; can be used in a backpack configuration or plugged directly on to the back of most professional video cameras.
800-669-966; www.bms-inc.com
Booth: C1406

LOUDNESS METER UPGRADE

Dolby LM100

Upgrade includes enhanced loudness measurement, logging features and error reporting; event log monitors several input statuses, alarms and error conditions.
415-558-0200; www.dolby.com
Booth: SU10443

GRAIN REDUCTION

Cintel Grace-in-a-box

Works in all resolutions, from SD through to 2k and 4k data; is film gauge and image format independent; is fully programmable; can provide grain reduction without the need for recursive filtering and additional frame stores.
+44 1920 463939; www.cintel.co.uk
Booth C11506

DIMMER MICRO-FILL KIT WITH COMBO ACCESSORY

Frezzi Dimmer Micro-Fill Kit

Instantly provides more diffusion with flip-up frosted glass; both dichroic and diffusion filter can flip into position instantly with further control provided by side barn doors; includes the Frezzi FNP-1S 30 Watt Hour battery, FTC-NP1 trickle charger, Dimmer Micro-Fill with NP connector and NP1 Pouch; features all light heads include all necessary mounting hardware for any video camera, runs a 35 watt bulb for 45 minutes and a 20 watt bulb for 75 minutes at maximum brightness (longer run-times are achieved at lower intensities); compact, lightweight, and reliable camera top lighting; full kits available with batteries; advanced pulse width modulation variable control emits no interference with video signal.
800-345-1030; www.Frezzi.com
Booth SU10512

DIGITAL ASSET-MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Konan DigitalArchive

Creates an accelerated and efficient workflow process; integrates legacy systems such as audio archive systems, MIS and tape-management systems; open architecture offers flexibility and scalability; transforms what was previously a linear production workflow into a networked system where many users can simultaneously access, search, edit and use content once it's ingested into the archive.
+82 2 3489 1000; www.konantech.co.kr
Booth: SL2159

MASTER CONTROL SYSTEM

Pro-Bel TX500

Provides solutions from a simple mixer to a multichannel master control system with multi-level audio support for surround sound.
631-549-5159; www.pro-bel.com
Booth: C8123

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

Pro-Bel Morpheus

Manages systems from single channels up to the most complex multichannel environments; features the MediaBall concept, which provides a way to handle secondary events such as interactive TV.
631-549-5159; www.pro-bel.com
Booth: C8123

PLAY-TO-AIR SYSTEM

SeaChange Broadcast MediaLibrary

Embodies the Broadcast MediaCluster; scales to 24TB of centralized storage that supports any media file format, as well as devices (editors, VTRs, servers, etc.) throughout television operations.
978-897-0100; www.schange.com
Booth: SU9661

PLUG-INS

VDS GenArts Sapphire plug-ins

VDS' plug-in product, Synapse, is designed to support After Effects plug-ins on Quantel's generationQ range; Sapphire plug-ins offer a collection of more than 175 image processing and synthesis effects, are resolution-independent and include multi-processor support for faster rendering.
631-249-4399; www.videodesignsoftware.com
Booth: C6748

TRANSMITTER/RECEVIER

MRC STRATA

Digital COFDM microwave transmitters and receivers are configurable for analog, digital or switchable analog/digital service; can also be swapped between ENG, mobile, airborne or fixed applications; includes the TXU transmitter unit, TCU control unit and HPU high power unit; can save several system configurations, which is helpful for setting either analog or digital configurations, frequency, channel offset, and modulation schemes.
978-671-5700; www.mrcbroadcast.com
Booth: C3206

COLOR CORRECTOR AND LEGALIZER

Crystal Vision CoCo104

Features an auxiliary output that can be connected to a monitor to allow previews of any adjustments; can wipe horizontally or vertically between the processed and unprocessed signal; overall gamma is used to lighten or darken the picture without crushing the blacks or the whites; also allows independent adjustment of red, green and blue gamma.
+44 1223 497 049; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: C7143

HD ENG/EFP ZOOM LENS

Fujinon HA18×7.6BERM/BERD

Designed to complement 2/3-inch high-definition video cameras; works well for handheld HD production; has improved optical characteristics, such as reduced chromatic aberrations, minimized flare and minimized focus breathing; equipped with exclusive GO- Technology that enables the optimization of all optical components in the composition of the lens.
847-945-8923; www.fujinon.com
Booth: SU11542

DELIVERY INTERFACE

Sundance Digital Pathfire Content Manager

Interfaces with Pathfire's Automation Connect gateway to manage the transfer of new media from Pathfire's cache server to the facility's transmission server; also updates the Sundance media database with the metadata available from Pathfire, including frame-accurate segment timings.
972-444-8442; www.sundancedigital.com
Booth: SU7470

ENCODER

Dolby DP563

Encodes up to five channels of program material within the digital domain; left total/right total (Lt/Rt) used for two-channel analog and digital applications.
415-558-0200; www.dolby.com
Booth: SU10443

VIDEOTAPE

Sony DigitalMaster DVCAM

Reduces the rate of dropouts by 50 percent or more and causes 90 percent fewer errors compared to MiniDV tape; features a dual layer of 100 percent magnetic material to deliver a 2dB increase in the carrier-to-noise ratio, and 30 percent more DLC coating; comes in a variety of lengths, including 32-, 40-, 64-, 124- and 184-minute cassettes.
800-686-SONY;
www.sony.com/professional
Booths: SU11051

FLEX CONTROL NETWORK MODULES

DNF Controls VTR Control and Clip Control

VTR Control module features record, play, stop, rewind, fast-forward, jog, shuttle, slo-mo, loop play and search-to-time; the Clip Control module allows Flex Control users to load and play video clips on video servers and DDRs easily within Flex's Ethernet-based, distributed control environment.
818-898-3380; www.dnfcontrols.com
Booth: SU8965

BROADCAST VIDEO SERVER

360 Systems Image Server 2000

Provides MXF support; offers frame-accurate head and tail trimming, with time code windows for in and out points; can also be used to segment long-form program material; can rapidly build, edit, name and save playlists; protocols that work with the server include VDCP, “P2” and Odetics.
818-991-0360; www.360systems.com
Booth: C9606

MEDIA INTEROPERABILITY

Sony XDCAM interoperability

Content captured on Sony's XDCAM professional disc system will now be compatible with Avid's native MPEG IMX (30-, 40- and 50Mb/s) and DVCAM nonlinear editing systems, including NewsCutter and Media Composer; initial support for XDCAM content will allow users to transfer high-resolution A/V clips across IP networks at high speed; metadata compatibility will also be provided through Sony's and Avid's support of MXF media file format.
Sony: 800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Avid: 978-640-6789; www.avid.com
Booths: SU11051 (Sony); SL4761 (Avid)

FIELD EDITOR

Sony XPRI Mobile

Windows-based nonlinear field editing software application runs on most laptop PCs, and can be used with the XDCAM professional disc system to create an end-to-end production chain; transfers proxy data captured by the XDCAM system at 20x real time; compatible with the XPRI MetaStation desktop editor; edits high-resolution DVCAM and MPEG IMX content from the XDCAM system at 30Mb/s.
800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Booths: SU11051

CONTENT CREATION TOOL

Video Design Software Twister

A complete paint, graphics content creation and I/O solution; runs as a stand-alone application, or as a plug-in for content creation, editing, management and display systems; can operate in any resolution and is available with real-time paint I/O in a variety of SD and HD formats; includes the ability to capture on the fly, and get a real-time view of work in progress on an SD or HD monitor.
631-249-4399; www.videodesignsoftware.com
Booth: C6748

DESKTOP EDITOR

Sony XPRI MetaStation

Compatible with XPRI Mobile field editing software application; enables engineers in the studio to reproduce timelines created in the field by importing a compatible EDL, including effects and titles; can be used with the XDCAM professional disc system for improved production workflow; transfers proxy data captured by the XDCAM system at 50x real time; edits high-resolution DVCAM and MPEG IMX content from the XDCAM system at 30-, 40- and 50Mb/s.
800-686-SONY;
www.sony.com/professional
Booths: SU11051

ENG/EFP ZOOM LENS

Fujinon A18×7.6BERM/BERD

Features a wide angle of 60° at 7.6mm, focal length range of 7.6- to 137mm and 18x magnification; lens complements a 2/3-inch camera; offers easily programmable digital features, allowing the operator to customize the lenses to their preference; the lens can be controlled remotely via a PC's RS-232 control port; inner focus, a servo module with Digi Power, quick zoom, one-shot preset, cruise zoom and RS-232 control ports are standard features.
847-945-8923; www.fujinon.com
Booth: SU11542

DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER

Sonifex RB-DDA6W

DA distributes a master BNC TTL world clock source to up to six pieces of BNC equipment that need to be synchronized from the master.
207-773-2424; www.sonifex.co.uk
Booth: C5236

SNMP MONITORING PACKAGE

Sundance Digital Sentinel

For Sundance installations; designed to provide a single interface to back-room software modules; gives engineering staffs the ability to monitor the health of various Sundance components within their systems from a single, easy-to-use interface.
972-444-8442; www.sundancedigital.com
Booth: SU7470

AUDIO CONSOLE

Calrec Sigma 100

Compact console available in four processing/input configurations, three frame sizes and a variety of optional input and output interfaces.
+44 142 284 2159; www.calrec.com
Booth: N1012

TRANSMISSION AUTOMATION SYSTEM

OmniBus Systems TxPlay

Transmission automation system based on G3 technology; scalable system for facilities operating from one to eight channels; complements OmniBus Colossus large-scale multichannel transmission automation.
704-319-2231; www.omnibus.tv
Booth: C7634

ZOOM LENS

Canon XJ100×9.3B IE-D

Triple-digit zoom lens; allows users to customize useful digital tools to enhance production; is required equipment on almost all HD trucks being built.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU9649

CONTROL PANEL

Radamec (see Vinten/Radamec) Enhanced Linux-based touch control panel

Numerous enhancements include a robotic digital key frame control mode that memorizes the camera's position and orientation as the operator moves it; allows robotically controlled cameras to achieve creative shots previously only accomplished by manual control.
845-268-0100; www.vinten.com; www.radamecbroadcast.co.uk
Booth: SU9643

POWER/LIGHT CONTROLLER

Sonifex RB-LC3

Three-way power/light controller has been designed specifically for TV studio light signalling, so that “on-air” and “mic/live” signs can be powered and controlled remotely from a mixing console; features three mains outputs, which can be independently controlled; telephony input allows the lights to react from a telephone call.
207-773-2424; www.sonifex.co.uk
Booth: C5236

TWO-CHANNEL CHARGER

PAG Freelancer

Similar in size to a PAG L95 battery; will fit into a camera bag; will sequentially charge all PAGlok batteries; can be powered from almost any AC power supply worldwide, or from a vehicle battery with a PAG AC/DC adaptor; designed as an economical travel or backup charger, incorporating PAG ACS software capable of extending battery life.
818-760-8265; www.pagusa.com
Booth: C8235

NETWORK-CONTROLLABLE PAN/TILT/ZOOM SYSTEM

Canon NU-700N

Ideal for everything from traffic management to high-end security, weather observation and remote city views; combines Canon 3-CCD camera electronics with a Canon 20x lens under a weatherproof housing; fully controllable via either a Web browser with Canon's camera server software, or a remote control panel; provides a conveniently complete network-controllable P/T/Z system, for a wide range of applications from broadcast to pro video.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU9649

CAMERA

Ikegami HL-60W

SD camera combines newly developed DSP features with compact size and low power consumption; three 520k-pixel CCDs; switchable between 16:9 and 4:3.
201-368-9171; www.ikegami.com
Booth: C6428

GRAPHICS SYSTEM

vizrt viz artist

Real-time 2-D and 3-D presentation of live-to-air graphics; extended plug-in API; script-language support, advanced animation editor, font-style editor, remote control.
212-560-0708; www.vizrt.com
Booth: SL3436

CHARACTER GENERATOR

Compix Media Multiple CG

Two full-complement character generators in one workstation; allows simultaneous frozen background and crawls, or multiple crawls.
310-320-8937; www.compixmedia.com
Booth: SL5521

HD/SD DDR

Accom WSD/HDe

Based on Accom's WSD platform, WSD/HDe is targeted at long-form applications such as telecine, digital film, DVD encoding, post production, broadcast playout, stage presentation and scientific visualization.
650-328-3818; www.accom.com
Booth: SU8058

LI-ION BATTERY ALTERNATIVE

PAG L95 Power Circle

Has a capacity of 95 watt-hours and weighs only 1.67lbs.; two L95 batteries provide enough power for a day's shooting with most camera and lighting setups; the battery incorporates a micro-driven coulemetric capacity indicator, which displays charge status in terms of percentage.
818-760-8265; www.pagusa.com
Booth: C8235

CAMERA SUPPORT SYSTEM

Vinten/Radamec Pro-6DC

Low-cost, lightweight camera support system is useful for MiniDV cameras; comprises a pan-and-tilt head, Pozi-Loc two-stage aluminum tripod with adjustable leg locks, a floor spreader and soft case; the head provides smooth control and movement through 360° of pan and +90° to -60° of tilt with continuously variable fluid drag; an illuminated level bubble is provided for convenient setup in low-light situations.
845-268-0100; www.vinten.com; www.radamecbroadcast.co.uk
Booth: SU9643

SINGLE-BOARD COMPUTER

Trenton Technology CP16 CompactPCI

Uses the Intel Pentium M processor; key features include a front-access PMC slot, local storage options, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports and support for up to 2GB of DDR220/266 memory; a rear transition module, RTM25, is available with or without dual Ultra320 SCSI interfaces and provides rear access to the SBC's I/O ports and status LEDs; complies with a variety of PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group specifications, including packet switching backplane, hot swap and Intelligent Platform Management Interface.
770-287-3100; www.trentontechnology.com
Booth: SL5252

PROMPTING SOFTWARE

BDL-Autoscript +WinPlus+

New features include implementation of MOS software and new newsroom interfaces; operates as a stand-alone system or networked to major automated newsroom system; able to operate in any language, supported by Windows and Unicode; prompter text can be output as data for closed captioning; new PCI PromptCard has full NTSC or PAL color capability with optional genlock; can be controlled by an unlimited number of local or remote desk/foot speed controls using the ControlNet system with standard coax video cable connectivity.
516 799 3869; www.bdlautoscript.com
Booth: C8039

PRODUCTION LIGHTS

ARRI Sky Panels

Soft, virtually shadow-free light is based on OSRAM's flat Planon source; ARRI and OSRAM have combined to produce two new Softlights optimized to the specific requirements of film; the 5600°K Sky Panel matches true daylight, and the 3200°K panel mixes perfectly with tungsten sources.
845-353-1400; www.arri.com
Booth: C9128

2-D/3-D GRAPHICS SOFTWARE

Chyron Advanced Lyric

New features include improved 3-D rendering and effects, as well as multichannel back-to-back clips; the movie objects feature enables playback of multiple .AVI and .MOV files as animated objects within a Lyric scene; now includes comprehensive asset management and browser functionality.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: C4742

NONLINEAR EDITING SYSTEM

EVS Broadcast HD XT-servers

HD LSM-XT and other HD XT-servers will be demonstrated networked and supported by the XFile automatic archiving unit; units serve live slow-motion replays; can be used as highlights editors and for the playout of pre-produced material; XFile enables remote content to be restored without loss in quality; XBrowse can feed various third-party systems including central storage; combination of SportServer/CleanEdit enables efficient editing; finished edits can be rendered and returned to an XT-server for playout.
973-575-7811; www.evs.tv
Booth: C3332

SINGLE-PAIR AUDIO CABLES

Gepco 61801EZ

Available in 20 different colors; includes a new riser-rated PVC jacket; has 10 new jacket color options including lime green, tan, royal blue, plum and chrome; features stranded, tinned-copper conductors that facilitate quick soldering or punch down, and a high-grade polyethylene dielectric; each pair is shielded with an easy-to-strip, bonded foil shield with drain wire.
800-966-0069; www.gepco.com
Booth: C1429

PRODUCTION LIGHTING KITS

ARRI Cool Kits

Professional lighting kits include the Studio Cool 2 fluorescent fixture and ARRI 150-, 300- or 650W Fresnels; kits combine the low-wattage, soft-source characteristics of the Studio Cool fluorescent and the precise flood-to-spot beam control and durability of ARRI Fresnels; ideal for interviews or tight locations where space and power are limited.
845-353-1400; www.arri.com
Booth: C9128

SIGNAL MONITOR

Audemat-Aztec GOLDENEAGLE Analog TV

Off-air monitoring system has remote-control capabilities; from one antenna, it monitors automatically, in real time, the quality and continuity of up to 40 TV programs and notifies the relevant person of any problem by sending an alarm; offers audio and video streaming, audio recording, picture storage, automatic scanning, and measurement consultation and storage.
305-692-7555; www.audemat-aztec.com
Booth: N1426

DIGITAL INTERCOM SYSTEM

Drake 4000 Series II

Production communications solution designed to meet the needs of today's broadcasters; all 4000 Series II intercom matrices have been designed to share the same core functionality, range of user panels and accessories.
800-542-3332; www.drake-uk.com
Booth: SU6776

VIDEO DATA PROCESSOR

Alpermann+Velte Rubidium 1

Modular video-data processor organizes the handling of DVITC, LTC, VITC, VPS, ATC, UMID and other metadata in individually configurable 19-inch racks; features front-bus communication between modules, user-selectable module combinations (functionality) and an easy setup procedure using redesigned Windows configuration software.
+49 202 244 1110;
www.alpermann-velte.com
Booth: SU7073

VIRTUAL MONITOR WALL

Avitech MCC

Media Command Center can handle 120 video sources on a single display and up to 960 video sources in a single system; can put HD, SD, analog video, computer-generated graphics, analog audio, digital audio and embedded audio on the same display; output resolution can vary from 800×600 to 1600×1200.
877-284-8324; www.avitechvideo.com
Booth: SU6779

DIGITAL INTERCOM SYSTEM

Drake FreeSpeak Lite

Allows PiCo, the smallest of Drake's 4000 Series II range of matrices, to have FreeSpeak connectivity for the first time; gives smaller Drake systems access to the FreeSpeak digital, wireless and license-free intercom.
800-542-3332; www.drake-uk.com
Booth: SU6776

CAMERA SIGNAL MULTIPLEXER

Camplex PRO-X1

Coax/triax signal multiplexer interfaces prosumer camcorder with production switcher for live multicamera studio work at distances up to 3000 feet between the remote camcorder and the director's control center; uses a single 75Ω cable to deliver the camcorder's video, program audio and intercom signals to the production-control center.
620-342-7743; www.camplex.com
Booth: SU10318

CAMERA SUPPORT

Cartoni P20 pedestal

A versatile, compact, portable and cost-effective pedestal for DV cameras up to 25Kg (55lbs.); consists of a single elevation pneumatic column and a foldable dolly that can be used in studio and remote-broadcast applications.
+39 064 382 002; www.cartoni.com
Booths: C8235, C10439

CAMERA CONTROL

Cartoni e-Sensor

e-Sensor, a dedicated encoded head for virtual studios and virtual reality, is compatible with all existing 3-D packages; the encoders perform high-resolution and absolute camera positioning.
+39 064 382 002; www.cartoni.com
Booths: C8235, C10439

MPEG ENCODER

DVEO Maestro

Real-time, PC-based, true HD-resolution encoding workstation for content re-purposing and streaming; can encode MPEG streams at 50Mb/s at HD resolutions; supports encoding of all the major 1080i/p and 720p resolutions to future-proof stations' investment in HD.
858-613-1818; www.dveo.com
Booth: C6747

MPEG MULTIPLEXER

DVEO MuxMaster

MPEG transport-stream multiplexer card is a low-cost subsystem based on PC architecture; in a PC-based workstation, the transport-stream mux card enables the seamless multiplexing of four separate single or multi-program transport streams into a single multi-program stream.
858-613-1818; www.dveo.com
Booth: C6747

DVB-ASI INTERFACE CARD

DVEO Quad/i

Four-port DVB-ASI PCI 2.2 interface card with hardware-based, automatic packet-size detection, PID filtering and packet-arrival time-stamping on each port; combines the functionality of four DVEO Master III PCI cards into one board receiving four separate streams from four separate sources, with each port offering selectable channels.
858-613-1818; www.dveo.com
Booth: C6747

REAL-TIME MPEG-4/H.264 ENCODER

Envivio 4Caster broadcast series

Provides real-time MPEG-4 encoding for full resolution, full-frame-rate video; the new broadcast series extends the capability of previous systems to include MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 encoding with DVB-ASI output; designed to meet the needs of all fixed and mobile professional video contribution and distribution applications.
650-875-3000; www.envivio.com
Booth: SL5843

CMOS HD CAMERA

JVC KH-F870U

Box-style HD camera uses three next-generation 2/3-inch CMOS chips to deliver full 1080i or 720p (switchable) HDTV output; CMOS image sensors provide a signal-to-noise ratio of 54dB and a dynamic range of more than 68dB; camera power consumption is approximately 200mW, about 20 percent that of a comparable CCD, similar to that of SD cameras.
800-582-5825; www.jvc.com/pro
Booth: C4728

PORTABLE MPEG-4 WEBCASTING SYSTEM

Envivio 4Forum Lite

An affordable and portable appliance for multi-object MPEG-4 Webcasting in enterprise, education and government environments; enables a conference room to broadcast live and on-demand MPEG-4 Webcasting with synchronized video and presenter's PC screen capture over IP networks; presenter simply plugs the VGA cable of the appliance to a laptop.
650-875-3000; www.envivio.com
Booth: SL5843

PORTABLE HD PLAYER/RECORDER

JVC CU-VH1U

Records and plays back HD media adhering to the ATSC HD broadcast standard using MiniDV cassettes; features a 3.5-inch LCD monitor, a digital iLink interface for nonlinear editing and dubbing, component outputs for multiformat playback, and an SD memory card slot for capturing stills from tape.
800-582-5825; www.jvc.com/pro
Booth: C4728

MPEG-4 MIDDLEWARE

Envivio 4Front

A complete service-management platform that allows network operators to integrate Envivio MPEG-4 technology into a commercial television broadcast business; creates the client GUI and fills it with metadata and business rules defined by the network operator; enables the network operator to provide the complete solution for digital television beyond just content and set-top boxes (STBs).
650-875-3000; www.envivio.com
Booth: SL5843

VIDEO CAMERA

VC KY-F560

Affordable three-chip, 1/2-inch CCD box camera offers remote functionality that is extendable for studio configurations; produces 850 lines of horizontal resolution and a signal-to-noise ratio of 62dB; sensitivity is F13 at 2000 lux, minimum illumination is 0.5 lux; has 16:9 widescreen capability, composite output and genlock input.
800-582-5825; www.jvc.com/pro
Booth: C4728

DTV DECODER

Ktech DVM-150E

Professional receiver/decoder receives off-air DTV and decodes it; can handle SD and HD MPEG-2 4:2:0 signals; inputs include 8-VSB, QPSK, 64/256QAM, SMPTE 310M and DVB-ASI; outputs include SMPTE 310M, DVB-ASI, RGB, YPbPr, NTSC, SAP, analog stereo audio, SDI with embedded audio and closed captioning, and HD-SDI with embedded audio and closed captioning.
818-773-0333; www.ktechtelecom.com
Booth: SU8831

SD BETCAM VTRS

Sony J-series VTRs

Updated J-series compact videotape players now have an i.LINK IEEE-1394 interface as a standard feature; enables professional users to migrate easily to a DV environment, allowing half-inch SD Betacam materials to be converted to a 25Mb/s DV signal and transferred to a compatible DV device through a single digital-interface cable.
800-686-7669; www.sony.com
Booths: SU11051

VIDEO QUALITY MONITOR

KWILL QuMax

Automated monitor used mainly in the video production market for DVD authoring and player validation, dubbing-quality monitoring and inspecting the quality of videos to be written to video servers; can monitor up to 12 single-end sources in real time for video and audio errors; compatible with a broad range of formats, including SDTV, HDTV, NTSC and PAL.
310-297-9205; www.kwillcorporation.com
Booth: C2532

VIDEO QUALITY MONITOR

KWILL VP21S

Carries out automatic, real-time quality evaluation of standard-definition (SD) video signal; can be used for debugging encoder/decoder operations; can also be used for quality evaluation of broadcast systems, automatic dubbing, DVD authoring and DVD playback.
310-297-9205; www.kwillcorporation.com
Booth: C2532

VIDEO STORAGE SYSTEM

Nverizon TeraStore

Video library packs terabytes of near-line storage into an affordable, compact, rack-mountable unit; modular system allows unlimited number of TeraStores to be combined into a single system; allows for seamless transition to existing video-server systems; gives facilities the option to store a massive amount of content with this network-based server expansion system.
801-485-8420; www.nverizon.com
Booth: SU7075

VIDEO CAMERA

JVC KY-F550

Offers 800 lines of horizontal resolution and a 62dB signal-to-noise ratio; three CCDs offer sensitivity of F11 at 2000 lux and a one-lux minimum illumination (F1.4); comes with multiple video outputs, including DV (IEEE 1394), RGB, Y/C and composite video; IEEE-1394 interface lets users transfer digital signals from the camera to storage devices.
800-582-5825; www.jvc.com/pro
Booth: C4728

VIDEO COMPRESSION CARD

Tandberg Intelligent Compression Engine (ICE)

Video and audio compression card provides a flexible and upgradeable solution for implementations of Windows Media 9 series and MPEG-4 part 10 (H.264/AVC) technologies; users can also switch between MPEG-4 part 10 and Windows Media 9 series with a simple software change.
407-380-7055; www.tandbergtv.com
Booth: SU8755

TEST-PATTERN GENERATOR

Laird GenDV

Multi-standard generator can output signals in NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL-M, PAL-N and SECAM television standards; provides 14 basic test patterns including circle, eight-step gray scale, 16-step gray scale, color bar, multiburst, color difference, moving white field, white pattern, checkerboard, crosshatch, dots, center cross and purity patterns; can derive more than 100 test patterns.
845-339-9555; www.lairdtelemedia.com
Booth: SL5860

VIDEO SWITCHER

Sony MFS-2000

Multiformat production switcher is available in 1- or 1.5-M/E configurations, offers three control panels for additional flexibility and scalability: a one-M/E, 12-button, 19-inch rackmount configuration, a 1.5-M/E, 12-button, 19-inch rackmount configuration and a 1.5-M/E with 20 buttons; features preset pattern effects with a variety of pattern modifiers for easy operation.
800-686-7669; www.sony.com
Booths: SU11051

VIDEO TRANSCODER

Laird Inertia

Converts any format to any format, including DV and SDI; performs bidirectional analog-to-DV conversion at the highest RS170A broadcast spec and bidirectional conversion of component, YC, composite and SDI formats independent of DV; live format outputs allows monitoring, splitting, recording and more; has dual analog outputs for easy monitoring.
845-339-9555; www.lairdtelemedia.com
Booth: SL5860

MPEG-2 ENCODER

Standard Communications L1000

Self-contained, low-delay encoder/modulator incorporates a high-quality MPEG-2 DVB encoder; has analog and digital video inputs; provides a digital encoded output and, optionally, a 70MHz modulated DVB-T COFDM or DVB-S QPSK output.
800-745-2445; www.standardcomm.com
Booth: C12017

MATTE BOX

Ste-man Petroff Matte Box

Modular system can go from a one-stage rotating system to four rotating stages in a matter of seconds without the use of tools; 4×4, 4×5 or 5×5 will work with most of today's film and video lenses; 4×4 matte box will also work with most of today's MiniDV cameras.
818-760-8240; www.ste-man.com
Booth: C8235

VIDEO CAMERA

Sony HDC-X300

Compact, high-definition camera uses three 1.5-megapixel, half-inch CCDs; designed for an array of applications, including point-of-view (POV) acquisition, large-screen projection, 24p cinematography and studio automation; switchable between a range of 1080 linear shooting modes, including 59.94i, 30p and 24p; minimum illumination of 0.003 lux with slow shutter (one to eight frames).
800-686-7669; www.sony.com
Booths: SU11051

VIDEO SWITCHERS

Ross Video Synergy 100 MD

Single-M/E production switcher family features systemwide still stores and ME-based still stores; MediaCache feature allows for animated logos and short clip playout; FlexiClean clean-feed feature provides a positionable clean feed; AuxKeys feature offers branding capabilities; UltraChrome provides super-fine chroma key quality with automatic setup and easy-to-use controls.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: SU11029

COAXIAL CONNECTOR

Trompeter Electronics Mini-WECo LPMWHF

The 75Ω coaxial looping plug carries the full 1.485Gb/s of uncompressed data rate (equivalent to 2.25GHz of frequency) that is needed for HDTV; return-loss performance exceeds SMPTE 292M requirements; enables the “normal thru” feature built into some products used in broadcast stations, trucks and headend patchjacks.
800-982-2629; www.trompeter.com
Booth: SU10621

VIDEO SWITCHERS

Ross Video Synergy 4 MD-X

Four-M/E production switcher family features systemwide still stores and ME-based still stores; FlexiClean clean-feed feature provides a positionable clean feed; UltraChrome provides super-fine chroma key quality with automatic setup and easy-to-use controls; AuxKeys feature offers branding capabilities; MediaCache feature permits animated logos and short clip playout.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: SU11029

MEDIA-MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

SGT Media Manager

Media Manager is made up of sets of modules that are directly accessible through an HTML interface; all users, regardless of their physical locations, can easily access their workspace and the modules they need; deployment on a large number of workstations is immediate; system operates equally well on a local-area (LAN) or wide-area network (WAN).
+33 6473 7474; www.sgt.fr
Booth: not attending

WIRELESS CAMERA SYSTEM

Sony WLL-CA55 (shown above), WLL-CA50 and WLL-RX55

Wireless camera system provides cable-free mobility for production crews covering live events or news; the system comprises two wireless camera transmitters (WLL-CA55 and WLL-CA50) that dock onto the back of compatible Sony cameras or camcorders, and a wireless camera receiver (WLL-RX55) equipped with a dual tuner, diversity switcher and MPEG-2 decoder.
800-686-7669; www.sony.com
Booths: SU11051

NEWS PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Associated Press ENPS 4.0

Supports a wider variety of languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Hindi, Korean and Japanese; journalists may now access ENPS newsgathering assignments and program running orders remotely with WAP-enabled mobile phones and PDAs; a publishing system enables re-purposing of news story scripts to media organizations' Web sites.
202-736-1100; www.enps.com
Booth: SL2775

VIDEOTAPE-TO-DVD RECORDER

JVC SR-MV30U

This simple-to-use product has an S-VHS/VHS source deck on one side and a DVD-R/RW disk recorder on the other, enabling users to simply and inexpensively convert their existing tape libraries into DVDs for distribution or archive purposes; cannot make copies of protected material (pre-recorded movies, etc.).
800-582-5825; www.jvc.com/pro
Booth: C4728

3-D ANIMATION SOFTWARE

Vizrt viz|artist 3.0

Designed for the creation of real-time 2-D and 3-D animated graphics as SDI video; version 3.0 offers enhancements including an improved user interface, ease of upgrade, real-time object database, extended remote control capabilities, an advanced animation editor, font style editor, extended plug-in API and scripting-language support.
212-560-0708; www.vizrt.com
Booth: SL3436

ANTENNA TOWERS

SpectraSite Stainless

The company has designed, engineered and built towers in over 100 countries for the past 54 years; Stainless towers, built for every imaginable terrain, have constantly withstood extremely harsh conditions and natural disasters; company maintains designs, drawings and documentation for over 50 percent of U.S. broadcast towers.
888-468-0112; www.spectrasite.com
Booth: C1818

TRANSMISSION AUTOMATION SYSTEM

OmniBus Systems G3 Colossus Control

First component of OmniBus Colossus transmission automation built with G3 technology; combines multiple timeline, schedule grid and event-detail views on a single or dual high-resolution display; allows a single operator to monitor and control up to 32 channels from a single workstation; for variable-channel mix operations, enhanced Colossus Control provides selection among multiple display formats at the touch of a button.
704-319-2231; www.omnibus.tv
Booth: C7634

WIRELESS HEADSET

Eartec TD 900

A full-duplex wireless; provides hands-free two-way communication; available as a stand-alone system; can interface with wired intercoms such as Clear-Com, RTS and Telex; operates without base station repeaters; powered by rechargeable ni-cad batteries; has a 1/4-mile range; no FCC license required.
800-399-5994; www.eartec.com
Booth: C3129

LCD VIDEO MONITORS

Sony LMD-320W and LMD-210

Two LCD video monitors designed for professional applications; LMD-320W measures 32-inch diagonally and has a 16:9 aspect ratio; LMD-210 has a 21-inch screen and a 4:3 aspect ratio; both monitors can accommodate a variety of standard- and high-definition analog and digital signals, including 1080/60i, 720/60p and 1080/24psf.
800-686-7669; www.sony.com
Booths: SU11051

DESKTOP EDITING SYSTEM

OmniBus Systems Headline Media Editor

Based on G3 technology and open-software architecture, multiformat desktop editing system features support for Windows Media 9 Series, as well as MPEG-1 and MPEG-2; enables high-speed SD and HD editing in single or mixed formats, even on a laptop.
704-319-2231; www.omnibus.tv
Booth C7634

PROJECT MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

ScheduALL VizuALL production manager module

Provides project-based centralized scheduling, resource management, cost control and budgeting tools; oversees studio booking, set design timelines and location shoots; monitors availability and warns of impending conflicts; automated cost control features help develop budgets and warn of cost overruns in advance.
800-334-5083; 954-334-5405; www.scheduall.com
Booth SU11611



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