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04.01.2005
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
PRODUCT highlights

Stereo audio meter

DK-Technologies MSD100C

Provides PPM/VU and phase meter displays, accepts analog or AES digital inputs; can display both analog and digital audio signals simultaneously..
+44 44 85 02 55; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C2757

High-resolution audio/DSD master recorder

TASCAM DV-RA1000

Records high-resolution stereo audio to inexpensive DVD media; capable of audio recording at up to 192kHz/24-bit; features Sony's DSD format as an available recording format; records for over five hours of CD-quality audio to DVD+RW for capturing performances or meetings; can also operate as a professional CD recorder, recording standard audio CDs for studio or meeting room installations.
323-726-0303; www.tascam.com
Booth: SL310

Studio monitors

TASCAM VL-X5

Powered speakers feature 5 1/4in woofers, silk-dome tweeters and a 60+30-watt bi-amplified active power amp; the monitors feature low- and high-frequency controls and an Acoustic Space Control to optimize their performance for room placement or listener preference; the monitors are shielded to prevent magnetic damage to CRTs; the deep cabinet and ported design produce a large amount of bass for the size of the monitors.
323-726-0303; www.tascam.com
Booth: SL310

Transcription system

Sonifex DScribe

Recordings taken from any of the PC sound card inputs for mixing and recording; CD-ripper creates linear wave files from an audio CD and can also rip directly to MP3 files to reduce the file size; standalone version to be sold without foot pedal.
+44 1933 650700; www.sonifex.co.uk
Booth: C3526

Multichannel/multiformat audio monitor

DK-Technologies MSD660R

Incorporates a base unit and a remote panel with VGA display and control buttons; features point-to-point connection via Ethernet Cat. 5 cable/connectors, logging software for overs and mutes, and surround sound compatibility at 4.0, 5.1, 6.1 and 7.1 to monitor up to 32 channels of audio.
+44 44 85 02 55; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C2757

Rack mountable multichannel audio monitor

DK-Technologies PT0660M

Offers from two to 32 channels of audio; modular structure with variety of modules available; features include HD and SDI de-embedding, AES signals, analog signals, surround sound monitoring; volume control for outputs.
+44 44 85 02 55; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C2757

Surround-field synthesizer

Linear Acoustic UpMAX 2251

Produces a fully mono- and stereo-compatible 5.1 channel output from a convention left/right stereo signal input; creates downmix-compatible left, right, center, surround and LFE channels from the two-channel main input; “surround field” can then be adjusted via center-channel width and surround-channel depth controls, allowing programming from stereo to Lt-Rt to be appropriately reproduced from a 5.1 channel playback system.
717-735-3611; www.linearacoustic.com
Booth: C3612

Microphone

Beyerdynamic M58

Designed for ENG as well as EFP in both indoor and outdoor situation; has a frequency response of 40Hz to 20,000Hz and has a non-reflective Nextel finish, which results in a low profile on camera.
631-293-3200 www.beyerdynamic-usa.com
Booth: C10421

Microphone

Beyerdynamic M99

Uses TG-X technology; features a strong neodymium magnet system and a mass reduced special Mylar diaphragm to give the microphone powerful reproduction of excellent transient characteristics; has a frequency response of 30Hz to 18,000Hz.
631-293-3200 www.beyerdynamic-usa.com
Booth: C10421

Monitor system

SLS Loudspeakers PS8R

Offers studios S8R ribbon equipped reference monitor as a standalone, bi-amplified nearfield critical listening monitor system; Evenstar Sigma-Delta digital amplifier in the unit is customized and matched to power the S8R drivers with exceptional headroom, damping and uniform response; unique amplifier topology lowers distortion, increases bandwidth and improves noise performance over traditional amplifier technologies.
417-883-4549; www.slsloudspeakers.com
Booth: N4002

Content management control system

WEGENER MediaPlan

Provides operators digital asset management in an end-to-end environment, supporting ingest of analog and digital assets, management of archived digital assets, remote tracking, updating or deleting of individual assets on the company's iPump media servers, targeting the company's receiver groups, regions or individual sites.
770-814-4000; www.wegener.com
Booth: C2624

Automation system

Omnibus Systems Colossus V3

For the transmission arena; combines the automation architecture of the delivery system with the modular flexibility of G3 technology; is able to control large numbers of channels, items, or devices all through customizable desktop-based user interfaces; features an intuitive user interface with a timeline-based display; allows a single operator to monitor the status of all channels and to focus in on any single stream, confirm its data, and drive it in the traditional manner should the schedule require it.
704-319-2231; www.omnibus.tv
Booth: SU7165

Broadcast control

Pharos Communications Pilot Ria

Eliminates the clutter and expense of hard-wired panels and resource-hungry desktop applications; provides full reactive control of broadcast routing equipment from any Web browser via local or secure-coupled intranet; can be deployed quickly and easily throughout a single-site or multi-site facility; when necessary, allows engineering staff to reconfigure a system from home or while traveling.
+44 1189 502 323 www.pharos-comms.com
Booth: SU11835

Automation system

Omnibus Systems TX>Play

Complements Colossus; is based fully on G3; is a highly scalable modular automation system for facilities operating from one to 12 channels; solution for broadcasters seeking a cost-effective path into the DTV market; features playlist editing and schedule importing; content metadata and schedule management tools facilitate simple or sophisticated levels of integration with business systems.
704-319-2231; www.omnibus.tv
Booth: SU7165

Automation software

Sundance Digital Seeker V3.0

Designed for broadcast operations with primary emphasis on enhanced workflow management; developed with customer assistance and feedback; provides tools that enable managers, producers and creative staff to collaborate and maximize efficiency.
972-444-8442; www.SundanceDigital.com
Booth: SU10011

Automation

Florical Systems AirLogger

Off-air recording of 100 percent of transmitted video and audio in S-VHS resolution in AVC or MPEG-4 format can now be stored permanently on inexpensive DVDs.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Booth: SU10000

Automation

Florical Systems Supervisory Monitor

A single workstation provides horizontal timeline status of multiple channels, an overview of available resources in pie chart form, an SNMP message center to alert the supervisor of faulty equipment or operations, and an optional low resolution look at any material with point and click control.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Booth: SU10000

Monitoring solution

Sundance Digital SNMP

SNMP tracks the health of hardware sub-systems and digital signals.
972-444-8442; www.SundanceDigital.com
Booth: SU10011

Automation

Florical Systems Traffic Assist

Forms a trio with traffic and automation systems to provide in advance the production detail for on-air operations that traffic systems are unable to supply, making unattended on-air operations possible.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com
Booth: SU10000

Automation interfaces

SchedulALL Software.NET

New universal interface to network management systems (NMS) and monitoring and control systems (M&C); allows company's to easily interconnect and control external hardware and software sources creating an integrated and automated broadcast workflow; communicates over a TCT/IP network using XML messaging.
800-334-5083; www.scheduall.com
Booth: SL767

Automation system

IBIS PAC

Allows broadcasters to implement a range of process, control and automation systems; adds to and integrates with the company's existing range of systems, including station automation, news/sports automation and channel/asset management.
877-541-IBIS, www.ibis.tv
Booth: SU10332

Automation software

Sundance Digital Fastbreak Automation V4.0

Fourth-generation reliable workhorse solution for broadcast automation shares some elements of the company's advanced Titan system architecture as well as an updated graphical user interface.
972-444-8442; www.SundanceDigital.com
Booth: SU10011

Automation system

ON-AIR Systems playKast

Ideal for automated playback and live news production; designed for remote scheduling, media browsing, automated playout and events monitoring, integrated multi-layered graphics overlay generation, as-run logging and management reporting.
800-379-0809; www.on-air-systems.com
Booth: SL5710

Automatic format conversion

ON-AIR Systems transKoder

Converts media files from nonlinear editing and graphics systems, such as Avid, Pinnacle and Apple, to formats supported by ON-AIR including the Windows media format.
800-379-0809; www.on-air-systems.com
Booth: SL5710

Ingest system

ON-AIR Systems Kapture

Integrates the ingest of tape-based content and satellite and line feeds into a single application; enables monitoring of tasks across multiple channels, providing reduced running costs in a traditionally labor-intensive process.
800-379-0809; www.on-air-systems.com
Booth: SL5710

Camera bag

Cinebags The Cinematographer

Designed with numerous padded compartments; ensures that meters, digital cameras, and laptop are all in the same bag and well protected; all compartments feature heavy padding and a label holder that provides easy navigation through the bag to find the needed tool quickly; other features include heavy duty buckles, large padded shoulder strap, six padded meter compartments for tools such as lightmeter, sportmeter, digital camera, palm pilot, viewfinder, spare laptop battery or charger, and similar sized tools and a large padded compartment for laptop, script, or grayscale.
818-662-0605; www.cinebags.com
Booth: C11037

Pan/Tilt Head

Telemetrics PT-LP-S3

Has a weather proof option and new HD-HOU-S3 Weather Proof Housing; provides a high performance serial controlled pan/tilt system for demanding indoor and outdoor applications.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: C7337

Camera battery

IDX System Technology Endure E-80

82Wh Lithium Ion V-mount battery pack with PowerLink, up to 164Wh; LED Accurate Power Status Display, supports Digi-View and new Digital Battery Management System.
310-891-2800; www.idx.tv
Booth: C3036

Televator II Elevating Pedestal

Telemetrics EP-PT-S3

A two-stage version of the Televator series; provides greater range and speed; operation can be further enhanced with the addition of a new Flex Trak Interface that enables the product to be used in conjunction with Telemetrics' CTS Floor Track for motorized pedestal applications.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: C7337

NP boxes

IDX System Technology NH-100/201

Holders for using NP-style batteries with cameras and portable equipment; can be fitted directly to the back of cameras or via various adaptor plates to fit existing camera mounts where required; made in single and dual holders.
310-891-2800; www.idx.tv
Booth: C3036

LED light

Frezzi Energy Systems LED ENG light

Provides daylight balanced light for eye lighting and filling in unwanted shadows; consumes 12 watts of power; can operate on compact lightweight batteries as well as standard video power sources; color temperature of 5500°K; supplies daylight balanced light without the need for gels or filters, providing high quality full spectrum light over the full range of power source voltages.
800-345-1030; www.frezzi.com
Booth: SU10718

Camera Controller

Telemetrics CPO-D-2A-NU700

Designed specifically for Canon's new NU-700N Weather Proof PTZF Camera; delivers a comprehensive range of remote operations including pan, tilt, zoom and focus control, as well as a host of programmable camera presets and multiple camera operation.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: C7337

Camera support

Frezzi Energy Systems Stable-Cam

A fully adjustable Mini-DV camera support and stabilizer; available with integrated broadcast battery brackets; supplies power to Mini-DV and Frezzi Micro-Fill lights providing total support; fully adjustable; features Stable-Grip and Hip-Grip balancing handles and waist support.
800-345-1030; www.frezzi.com
Booth: SU10718

Camera mount

Glidecam Industries Smooth Shooter

Body-mounted camera stabilization system; designed for cameras weighing up to 6lbs when used with the Glidecam 2000 Pro, or for cameras weighing from 4lbs to 10lbs when used with the Glidecam 4000 Pro.
800-600-2011; www.glidecam.com
Booth: C8929

Point of View (POV) Pan/Tilt Head

Telemetrics PT-BD

Features integral cable management, high speed and smooth operation.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: C7337

Camera battery

IDX System Technology Endura

Next-generation Lithium Ion technology; new ENDURA components provide the highest power-to-weight ratio in the industry, more power, longer run times, and longer life; new chargers provide faster charging, less weight, and incorporate advanced power technology; fully compatible with all existing ENDURA components and continue to meet all worldwide safety and air transportation regulations.
310-891-2800; www.idx.tv
Booth: C3036

Optical filters

Schneider Optics Century Division ND Dual Grad

Designed to control exposure and/or depth of field for two different areas of frame; provides two graduated ND attenuator sections — one covering two-thirds of the glass graduates from four stops to the central clear and the other covering one-third of the glass graduates from two stops at the outer edge of the glass to the clear section (NDI.2 up /.6 down); available in 6.6in by 6.6in size.
818-766-3715; www.centuryoptics.com
Booth: SU10329

Closed captioning software

Baystor Teletext Search Software

Allows user to locate assets on a network; users can type in a keyword or phrase and instantly see the timecode In & Out locations and keyframe of the clip containing that phrase; will search assets that reside anywhere on the network of BK-2500's and within the BK-1500 player; once the original clip is located, it can be played back, copied to a DVD, scheduled for playback or transferred directly into an editing system, all without generation loss.
813-645-6666; www.baystor.com
Booth: SL4552

Character generator

Pixel Power Clarity300

Is a single-channel expandable CG; features a compact 3RU frame that is only 21" deep; features uncompressed clip playback, two channels of 2-D DVE and SDI preview, and program outputs; can be operated as a dual channel clip/still store.
954-943-2026; www.pixelpower.com
Booth: SU7132

Digital signage system

Keywest Technology MX5 PLUS Key

Offers multimedia messaging control functionality, character generator and seven independent element layers of the original MX5 with the addition of new capabilities; features a built-in keyer that will lay high-resolution graphics over background NTSC video.
913-492-4666; www.keywesttechnology.com
Booth: C9337

Character generator

Dayang D3-CG HD

Provides the tools needed to create HD 16:9 graphics, titles and animation, including real-time letter-by-letter motion-path manipulation; runs on an open PC platform; delivers 1080i-native multiplayer graphics at 50/50.95/60 fields/s or 1080p at 23.967/24/25/29.97/30 frames/s.
+852 2730 2117; www.dayang.com
Booth: SU9352

Graphics system

GenArts Sapphire Plug-ins

Provides a collection of over 175 image processing and synthesis effects; fully and seamlessly integrate into a number of editing and compositing systems; offers a comprehensive suite of tools and effects that can transform any film or video clip; resolution-independent; includes multi-processor support for faster rendering; runs on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Irix.
617-492-2888; www.genarts.com
Booth: SL1213; Booth: SL760

Stock footage

Artbeats HD international lifestyles collections

Royalty-free stock footage; international footage; new collections include Central American Culture, Andes Culture, East Africa Culture, Holy Land, etc.; Adolescent lifestyles collection includes College Life, School Days, Going Out, Teen Life, Teens on the Edge and Portraits; images are useful for broadcast, film features, commercial, desktop video, game development and multimedia.
541-863-4429; www.artbeats.com
Booth: SL1219

Weather graphics

AccuWeather Galileo

Weather display system; tools inform viewers about the most damaging forms of severe weather; allows you to create an accurate local weather story; speed and ease-of-use ensure you are first to air with breaking weather news.
814-235-8636; www.accuweather.com
Booth: C5111

Graphics automation system

VertigoXmedia Product X

A powerful and easy-to-use, PC-based graphics automation system; enables even non-programmers to build professional-quality graphics quickly, link on-air elements to live data sources, and create fully customized operator control screens.
514-397-0955; www.vertigoxmedia.com
Booth: SL2620

Visual effects

Boris FX Boris Continuum Complete AVX

Comprehensive suite of native plug-in filters and transitions designed to streamline workflow for users of Avid NLEs; is bundled with all Avid Media Composer Adrenaline systems; is available as an optional plug-in for other Avid systems; filter set includes more that 160 sophisticated filters such as Lens Flare, DeGrain and Match Grain.
617-451-9900; www.borisfx.com
Booth: SL4045

3-D compositing and motion graphics

Boris FX Boris Blue

Allows users to instantly preview on a client monitor without previewing to RAM, regardless of the complexity of the 3-D scene or materials; on-screen controls and parameter sliders can be adjusted in real time; custom curves can be defined to create highly detailed bevels with common spline drawing tools.
617-451-9900; www.borisfx.com
Booth: SL4045

Broadcast mapping software

Curious Software Map Presenter

Interactive playback system directly links to Traffic Producer; rundown of graphics or live video can be played directly to air with drag and drop ordering, automatic or presenter-cued playback and live or recorded telestration.
505-988-7243; www.curious-software.com
Booth: C9407

Graphics filter

Digital Anarchy Toon!

Filter for After Effects and Final Cut Pro gives video the look of a cartoon.
415-586-8434; www.digitalanarchy.com
Booth: SL1019

Content management and control software

Vizrt Viz/Content Pilot Version 4.1

Improved newsroom and user interface for Viz/Object Store; full integration between Content Pilot and Proximity's Xenostore content management software; includes new multi-user playlist with real time updates that allow multiple producers to update the playlist simultaneously.
323-908-7004; www.vizrt.com
Booth: SL1137

Data service

AccuWeather StormTeam Live

Allows local stations to complement their broadcast with live segments from the same severe weather experts seen nationally on FOX NEWS, CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, PBS and ESPN.
814-235-8636; www.accuweather.com
Booth: C5111

Talkback intercoms

Sonifex TB-6D or TB-6R

Designed to interface with the S2 mixer, the TB-6D desktop or TB-6B rack-mount units can be used for general inter-studio talkback; versions available to with the Sonifex Station Master studio switcher (TB-SD and TB-SR).
+44 0 19 33 650700; www.sonifex.co.uk
Booth: C3526

Image enhancement upgrades

da Vinci Systems 2K Elite Series

Available for new and existing 2K Plus users, options in the new 2K Elite series provide three upgrade packages, including creative panel designs that promote instant recognition; 2K Ruby, 2K Sapphire, and 2K Emerald systems combine functionality of company's PowerWindows with a combination of other popular features to provide post houses with tool for finishing feature films, TV shows and other video.
954-688-5600; www.davsys.com
Booth: C6207

Trunking software

Riedel Communications US Trunking Software

Developed for Artist intercom systems placed in diverse locations; provides networking of individual Artist Fiber Network installations; each system connects to a central trunk master via a WAN connection that allocates the audio trunks between the systems; audio trunks between the systems can be analog or digital (AES3) and routed through ATM, ISDN, VolP, digital leased lines or analog land lines.
818-563-4100; www.riedel.net
Booth: C11107

Beltpack software

Clear-Com V-Pack software

Software for RS-600 series beltpacks; complete with manual, and a special programming cable to be connected from the beltpack to the serial port of PC; users may program the beltpack using an array of options and save it to one of the four possible programming modes on the beltpack, which can be recalled at any time from the beltpack; Beltpack Cloning enables writing to a succession of beltpacks in quick order.
510-496-6666; www.clearcom.com
Booth: C7319A

Digital intercom system

Trilogy Broadcast Commander

Suitable for complex broadcast television studio, OBs, multi-networked conference and business applications; modular design from 6×6 up to 576×576 expandable in the field; options for analog telephone and ISDN interfacing; multi-system networking and control with other Trilogy or third-party intercom systems; intuitive PC software control package offers easy access to system.
+44 1264 384000; www.trilogy-broadcast.co.uk
Booth: C11722

3D character generator and graphics system

Vizrt Viz/Trio Version 2.2

Features new easy-to-use internal compositing tool and integration of several nonlinear editing systems; pre-defined graphic elements and animation are available; NLE plug-ins option supports Pinnacle's Liquid Edition and Liquid blue editing software as well as Avid's editing software using AVX.
323-908-7004; www.vizrt.com
Booth: SL1137

Client card for the Artist S matrix system

Riedel Communications US ADT-208 ADAT

Provides Toslink connectors for the optical input and output, enabling peripheral audio equipment such as mixing consoles, pre-amps, multi-track machines to be directly connected to the Artist system via fiber; provides electrical ADAT signal on RJ-45 for Cat. 5 cabling, extending the maximum distance for an ADAT connection to approximately 300 ft.
818-563-4100; www.riedel.net
Booth: C11107

Digital intercom system

Trilogy Broadcast Orator

Up to 36 ports retaining all functionality of the larger Commander system; 2U size with redundant power supply; full network capability for audio and control between Orator and/or Commander; PC software control with graphical configuration system; uses standard panels and interfaces from the Commander series.
+44 1264 384000; www.trilogy-broadcast.co.uk
Booth: C11722

VoIP interface

Riedel Communications US DHY-102

Provides all features of the DHY-101 plus voice over IP communication connectivity; establishes an integrated solution for connection Artist intercom matrix products over standard IP networks; H.323 Gateway functionality enables local IP-phones to call out to the PSTN if no active WAN connection is available.
818-563-4100; www.riedel.net
Booth: C11107

Wireless camera

Microwave Radio Communications REPORTER

For news or sports, handheld portable use and wireless studio applications; designed to broadcast live video to a central receiver site over distances not exceeding 1000m; features integrated MPEG-2 encoding with COFDM modulation.
978-671-5700; www.mrcbroadcast.com
Booth: C3007

Fiber-optic link

Telecast Fiber Systems CopperHead T-444

Allows for long-distance separation of the Sony HDC-F950 T-Cam optical block from the camera body's electronics; HD digital 14-bit RGB 4:4:4 link provides all camera signals, plus camera sync and controls, viewfinder video, bidirectional audio, intercom, and auxiliary data and closures.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: SU8375

Lighting

Dedolight SOFT200D

Designed for use within four types of soft boxes; soft boxes available in two sizes and surfaces; small size is 22in × 16in × 18in; medium size is 24in × 32in × 27in; the DSBS surface features a reflective inside surface; DSBW surface features translucent sides; louver with 40 degree grid is available for use with DSBSS or DSBSM.
973-857-8118; www.dedolight.com
Booth: C10721

Wavelength-management CWDM multiplexer

Telecast Fiber Systems Teleport

Provides high-bandwidth optical signal multiplexing; using CWDM technology, each single-mode fiber can support up to 20Gb/s; supports as many as eight high-definition video signals or 64 analog video channels plus any associated audio; eliminates the need for wavelength-specific devices.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: SU8375

Rack-mounted control unit and mast-mounted transmitter

Broadcast Microwave Services Truck-Coder II (TCII)

Two unit systems features a Bright Selector panel display; front panel Ethernet port supports downloadable field upgrades and preset configurations; RF unit is configured to operate in the 2GHz frequency band; second optional RF unit can be added to allow selectable operation at either 2GHz or 7GHZ.
800-669-9667; www.bms-inc.com
Booth: C1421

Broadcast-quality decoder

Crystal Vision EMDEC-200

Product can be used in two ways: as a decoder or as a decoder with embedder; converts PAL/NTSC or Y/C composite video to SDI using 12-bit decoder; data is sampled at 54Mb/s; can be upgraded to embed AES or analog audio by adding an audio piggyback.
954-788-3334; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: SU6361

Weather cell phone application

AccuWeather Wireless Weather

Brandable cell phone applications; by coupling your brand with AccuWeather.com's cell phone weather forecasts, radar images and severe weather watches and warnings, reach viewers around the clock.
814-235-8636; www.accuweather.com
Booth: C5111

Encoder

TANDBERG Television EN5990

2 RU HD encoder for MPEG-4 AVC; includes range of advanced broadcast features with MPEG-4 part 10 (H.264/AVC) Main Profile Level 4.0 real-time video encoding; capable of delivering high quality HD images with bit-rate reductions of up to 60 percent on MPEG-2 performance.
+44 23 8048 4000; www.tandbergtv.com
Booth: SU7858

TV streaming platform

Optibase MGW 1100

Enables TV over IP or ATM broadcast services for a small to medium number of channels; provides encoding, transcoding, transrating and recasting at the edge of a service provider's TV distribution network or at MDU access points.
800-451-5101; www.optisbase.com
Booth: SL343

IP delivery software

Telestream MAPone for Mac

Mac version of company's personal IP delivery software; transmits news cuts, review-and-approvals, dailies and other edited material over any standard or wireless IP network; transcodes and delivers broadcast-quality media files directly from Apple's Power Mac G5 systems or PowerBook notebooks running Final Cut Pro HD or other QuickTime-based software.
877-257-6245; www.telestream.net
Booth: SU11404

Video encoder and professional decoder

Modulus Video ME1000/MD1000

Platforms deliver the AVC compressed stream over MPEG-2 transport stream using IP or optional ASI; offers a compression ratio improvement over MPEG-2 that provides two to three times more channels of video over the same carrier; enables video signals to be carried and multiplexed into existing MPEG-2 transport streams.
408-245-2150; www.modulusvideo.com
Booth: C11416

Media collaboration

Telestream MAP Media Collaboration

Telestream and Microsoft will feature a joint media collaboration solution; targets video production companies and agencies, corporate communications, and marketing and training departments; built on the Microsoft.NET Web Services framework.
877-257-6245; www.telestream.net
Booth: SU11404

Webcasting tool

ViewCast NiagaraMAX

Contains high-performance components of fully equipped digital encoding workstation yet transports easily; features the company's family of Osprey capture cards and exclusive SimulStream feature; integrated CD-RW lets users archive live events.
972-488-7200; www.viewcast.com
Booth: LS4936

Streaming capture system

ViewCast Niagara PowerStream

Powered by dual Intel Xeon 2.4-GHz processors with hyper-threading technology; delivers high-quality video/audio capture from analog, DV, and professional digital sources for high-data-rate streaming media content creation.
972-488-7200; www.viewcast.com
Booth: LS4936

Encoder

TANDBERG Television EN5980

2 RU high definition encoder for Windows Media 9; packs a massive range or advanced broadcast features with Windows Media 9 real-time video encoding, Advanced Profile at Level 3; capable of delivering high quality HD images with bit-rate reductions of up to 60 percent on MPEG-2 performance.
+44 23 8048 4000; www.tandbergtv.com
Booth: SU7858

Video capture card

ViewCast Osprey-560

Offers high-quality video/audio capture from analog DV and professional digital sources; includes de-interlacing filter; offers a combination of digital and analog inputs for live or on-demand streaming and a 64-bit PCI-X compatible interface.
972-488-7200; www.viewcast.com
Booth: LS4936

Non-linear editor

Leitch Technology VelocityHD upgrade

New software for VelocityHD format-flexible HD/SD non-linear editing system; new version features a wide range of enhancements including HDV and Varicam support; brings real-time editing performance to the HD realm affordably; features full-quality HD playback of two video streams (compressed or uncompressed), two dynamic graphics streams, true real-time HD transitions and effects, optional 3-D effects, and extensive SD performance.
800-775-3314; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

SD and HD editing system

Optibase Media 100 HD

Mixes SD and HD media, 4:3 and 16:9 aspect-ratio media, uncompressed and compressed media, M-JPEG, DV, animation, analog and digital video, and other QuickTime codecs in the same timeline — in real time without lengthy importing or rendering; views SD and HD output simultaneously regardless of source material.
800-451-5101; www.optisbase.com
Booth: SL343

Color corrector

Digital Vision Valhall Color version 2.0

For 4:2:2 SDTV, 4:2:2 HDTV and 4:4:4 RGB/YUV formats; new features include waveform monitor and vectorscope, three layers of primary color correction, true layer handling, user-definable transfer functions and a dedicated vignette layer.
+46 8 546 182 00; www.digitalvision.se
Booth: C9732

Film grain and camera noise management system

Digital Vision AGR4ME

Incorporates a recursive filter combined with a new 3-D edge-preserving spatial/temporal filter, as well as Digital Vision's PHAME motion estimation algorithms; provides control of grain structure preservation; allows optimization of processing characteristics for negative or positive film.
+46 8 546 182 00; www.digitalvision.se
Booth: C9732

Video editing system

Pinnacle Systems Liquid 6

Features multi-stream HD/SD, format Independent FX, multi-cam, new audio engine, choice of I/O boxes including HD-SDI, HDV, improved Windows user interface, SmartEDIT native formats, Smart RT Real-Time FX, background render, advanced collaboration, networked editing, InstantSave, and XSend/XReceive.
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

Digital color grading solution

NUCODA Color Timer

Timer is resolution-independent, digital color grading solution that fully replicates the film lab process; crucial element of the grading process, which requires quick turn around for production and dailies.
+44 (0) 20 7734 8282; www.nucoda.com
Booth: SL3649

Storage

Ciprico 4Gb Fibre Channel RAID solution

Offers affordable, high performance, redundant storage for the video content creation market; demonstrates single and dual stream HD content (uncompressed 10 bit 1080i) playing live from this storage family.
800-727-4669; www.ciprico.com
Booth: SL3628

Turnkey system

Pinnacle Systems Blue

Complements the new base software features of version 6 by adding unique features such as multi-speed SDTI capture, background capture and full DVCPRO50 support; offers end-to-end native digital production in all formats, supporting DV, DVCAM, DVCPRO 25/50,MPEG-2, MPEG IMX, and uncompressed with faster than real-time SDTI transfer (both 2x and 4x).
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

Post-production interface cards

Dayang MagicBox

Use SNMP for system control and monitoring; the first cards in the MagicBox series are designed for video and audio noise reduction, aspect ratio conversion, SD/HD and HD/SD conversion, frame synchronization, audio/metadata mux/demux, MPEG-4 browsing, SDI/ASI and ASI/SDI optical interfacing, and MPEG-2 transcoding.
+852 2730 2117; www.dayang.com
Booth: SU9352

Production switcher

Eyeheight irisHDi

Switcher with eight HD-SDI inputs, program and preset control and two auxiliary bus outputs; features video mix, wipe, cut as well as U and V fades/transitions under manual or automatic control; is structured as an 8×4 HSDI crosspoint router with referenced dual-input HD-SDI vision switcher; self-contained and field upgradable; based on Eyeheight's new geNETics Evolution hardware platform.
+44 1923 256 000; www.eyeheight.com
Booth: SU 8501

HD chroma keyer

Crystal Vision Safire HD

Works with all common HD formats; features additive and multiplicative keying; can be used with transparent and reflective objects; offers numerous fine adjustments for edge optimization and sophisticated shadow processing as well as key shrink; Force Foreground, Force FB and Luma Keying features are ideal for inserting graphics onto sporting surfaces during live events.
954-788-3334; www.crystalvision.tv
Booth: SU6361

News van

Wolf Coach COYOTE

Uses a new chassis and new generator, with a detailed fit-and-finish; can be delivered rack-ready in less than 60 days and as a full turn-key in less than 90 days; has a payload of more than 2000lbs in a rack-ready truck; reutilizes equipment and masts from existing news trucks
801-565-9533; www.wolfcoach.com
Booth: C4845

Restoration system

da Vinci revival

Upgrades include open file support, which lets revival directly access SMPTE DPX files for processing when connected to a LAN or SAN; a new color registration tool, which will automatically register or match the individual RGB channels in a previously combined image; and new digital intermediate tools.
954-688-5600; www.davsys.com
Booth: C6207

Video media server

WEGENER Video iPump

Combines feature of a professional satellite receiver and decoder with advantages of a video server and IP router; operators can reduce satellite space segment by storing programming in the unit and scheduling play times; enables users to utilize limited satellite time to refresh multiple program channels, data casts, and play-out schedules without need to maintain a constant signal on the satellite.
770-814-4000; www.wegener.com
Booth: C2624

DVR

Fast Forward Video Outrider-IDE Board-Level DVR

Is equipped for use with a 2.5in hard drive; features a time/date stamp and character display, time-lapse recording, NTSC/PAL compatibility, composite and Y/C inputs and outputs, pre-event record, and loop record of PC-viewable or secure video files.
949-852-8404; www.ffv.com
Booth: C3253

Satellite receivers

WEGENER AVC

Fourth generation of satellite receivers for enterprise, broadcast and cable programming applications; support advanced video coding and high-definition video applications.
770-814-4000; www.wegener.com
Booth: C2624

Storage

StorageTek SL500

A modular library system; provides scalable, rack mounted, tape automation; designed to handle growing data protection needs by providing flexibility through configurability; starts at 30 LTO cartridge slots and scales to over 500 LTO cartridge slots storing over 100TB of uncompressed data and can support up to 18 tape drives providing throughput rates of over 2TB/hour; supports midrange tape drive formats including LTO Gen-2 and will support SDLT in future versions.
303-661-5079; www.storagetek.com
Booth: SL4632

Server and VTR/DDR controllers

Hi Tech Systems HT800

Comprises 4- and 8-channel VTR and DDR controllers; base models include the HT884 and HT888 4 or 8 channel controllers, the 4-channel HT884d for VDCP control, and the HT884s and HT888s, Slow Motion Sports Controllers with their dynamic slow-motion replays; all are complete and include on-panel displays; options add features such as more protocols, insert and assemble editing and GPI interface.
+44 1256 780 880; www.diskcontrol.com/
www.vtrcontrol.com
Booth: SU9711

Video disk recorder

Doremi Labs V1-HD

Features HD-SDI and SDI in/out and functions as a drop-in replacement for any HD VTR and an independent record and play option, and a dual-link HD-SDI option; random access and simple video clip and play list programming provides for efficient on-air and live event operation; dual-Link HD-SDI option offers 4:4:4 2k resolution for applications such as Digital Cinema, 3-D video and super-wide screen (stereoscopic) video.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C2342

Transport storage system

Pixelmetrix DVStor 2TB

Able to simultaneously record and play back MPEG-2 transport streams; offers online access to up to five days in a satellite environment or up to 10 days in a terrestrial environment; storage range from 100GB to 2TB.
866-749-3587; www.pixelmetrix.com
Booth: C7316

Ingest software

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 are directly linked to video, providing fast turnaround for live sporting highlights production; allows an operator to process up to two sporting events at the same time.
877-541-IBIS, www.ibis.tv
Booth: SU10332

Storage

StorageTek SL8500

High-performance robotics and hot-swappable, fully redundant components support maximum data accessibility and the ability to keep pace with unpredictable peak workloads, accommodating future demands for higher throughput and overall data growth; scalability and support for mixed media and diverse operating environments; a modular library system for consolidating enterprise and midrange computing infrastructures.
303-661-5079; www.storagetek.com
Booth: SL4632

Workflow enhancements

Masstech Group Mass Media Box (MMB)

Tightly integrated, end-to-end workflow and production platform for digital content management; supports the entire media life cycle from ingest and delivery through preparation, quality control, format conversion and seamless synchronization with play to air automation systems.
905-886-1833; www.masstechgroup.com
Booth: SU10236

Video server

Pathfire Server Connect for News

Enables newsrooms to transfer digital content from their DMG server to editing systems and play-to-air servers; streamlines content movement process; users can move content with drag-and-drop simplicity while the media remains in digital format throughout the entire delivery process, avoiding the conversion to video.
770-619-0801; www.pathfire.com
Booth: SL1353

Production edge server

Pinnacle Systems DekoCast HD

Handles video, audio, clips and graphics in one box; turnkey combination of real-time character generator, video and audio clip player, audio mixer and router, multichannel DVE and advanced keying engine.
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

Pocket-size DVR

Fast Forward Video Mini DVR Pro On-Body DVR

Features scalable MJPEG compression and 720×486 pixel image resolution; can record up to two hours at 20:1 compression with readily available Compact Flash cards; is powered by four AA batteries or a low-voltage DC power input combined with low-power drain for full portability.
949-852-8404; www.ffv.com
Booth: C3253

Video storage and playback

Masstech Group MassDR

Incorporates replication and transfer tools from existing infrastructure video servers and transfers files and scheduling information to remote system; full resolution MPEG-2 video and transcoded WM9 low resolution full frame size can be intermixed and delivered at the remote site.
905-886-1833; www.masstechgroup.com
Booth: SU10236

Cross Converter

Evertz 7710XC Series

Designed to solve the problems of adapting to different HDTV formats, while offering high quality UP and DOWN conversion; available in four versions; the modules accept embedded audio on the input and re-embed them into the serial video outputs; the AES4 versions also accept four discrete unbalanced AES inputs and provide four AES outputs with the same audio that is being embedded.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU6433

Production server

Pinnacle Systems Thunder HD

Based on the Inflexion engine with the familiar Thunder application; available as a still store or with a clip option; serves video and key one ach of its one to two channels and uses internal RAID 5 storage and dual power supplies; features one or two channels plus key, 1 TB storage+, 20 hours at 125 Mb/s and RAID 5.
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

Quad processor

Image Video VxV-4-SDI

A Quad processor; accepts SDI and analog video inputs to SDI and composite analog outputs, with embedded audio metering and UMD tally capability.
416-750-8872; www.imagevideo.com
Booth: SU7077

Rack/wall mount

Image Video LVX-4

A rack or wall mount 17in LCD panel with built in Quad split processor; accepts SDI and analog video inputs with embedded audio metering and UMD tally capability.
416-750-8872; www.imagevideo.com
Booth: SU7077

Audio monitoring device

TSL CAMEO

Complements existing TSL range of high-quality audio monitoring units by offering compact reference-quality sound monitoring.
+44 1628 687 200; www.televisionsystems.com
Booth: SU9656

Control system

Broadcast Technology Skyline DataMiner

A fully SNMP compatible system allowing control of equipment from many vendors via Ethernet; features include alarm correlation, automation, notification, scheduling, automated reporting, trend analysis and an MS Visio-based topological display.
+44 1264 332 633; www.btl.uk.com
Booth: SU 9317

Multi-display controller

Dayang Magic Wall

Is a 16-channel television channel monitor; designed for use in broadcast control rooms and transmission playout centers; has a wide range of preset and user-configurable image sizes and supporting information-display modes.
+852 2730 2117; www.dayang.com
Booth: SU9352

Synchronization equipment

Sigma Electronics Arbalest series

Digital audio-to-video synchronization equipment; uses Digital Automatic Time Compensation (DATC) technology; designed to provide flawless recovery from synchronization errors created by different video and audio transmission paths; for SD production applications; enables automatic detection and compensation for any delay incurred between a vision signal and a corresponding audio signal in a transmission environment.
425-315-1724; www.sigmaelectronics.com
Booth: SU10345

Time code inserter

Laird Telemedia TC100

External SMPTE LTC time code inserter interface onto the Firewire stream.
800-898-0759; www.lairdtelemedia.com
Booth: SL1243

Analysis software

Sencore H.264 Analysis Software

Provides in-depth analysis for Main Profiles at all levels including High and Low level; full bit stream analysis capabilities (SPS, PPSI), plus a video information overlay on top of the video frames (MB, MV, and Slice); provides picture level analysis capabilities that include current picture type, encoded picture size, and percentage of macro-block types per picture; allows you to be able to identify sub-partitions, or any quantized parameters or coded Block patterns, as well as, motion vector values.
800-736-2673; www.sencore.com
Booth: SU10006, C7331

HD dual link graticule generator

Evertz HD9690-444

A multi format digital video graticule generator that keys various alignment markets and mattes over a source video picture in a wide variety of applications; can be operated in a dual link mode for emerging 4:4:4 HD applications, or a 4:2:2 mode for SD (525 and 625 line) and HD (1125 and 750 line) digital video.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU6433

HD dual LCD screen

Marshall Electronics V-R842P-AFHD

Occupies only three RU of a standard 19in EIA equipment rack; features 2.4 million pixel TFT screens; All SMPTE/ITU HD and SD video standards and signal types are accepted and displayed on each 4:3 aspect screen; standard inputs include HDSDI/SDI analog YPrPb, composite video and computer XGA (1024×768) for each screen.
310-333-0606; www.lcdracks.com
Booth: SL913

Audio meter

DK-Technologies Leq software

Software for the MSD600M++ audio meter; aimed at engineers who are currently working with surround sound trailers and commercials for movie theatres; the new Graphical Leq software package allows users to mix to the highest score on the Leq loudness standard; SMPTE timecode input brings automated Start/Stop points and gives a direct readout of where the sound material can be optimized for louder trailers/commercials; new Windows-based software for internal matrix setting, a USB interface utility module and BNC versions of the input-/output modules.
800-421-0888; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C2757; C3612

Network monitoring and control

Evertz VistaLINK PRO PLUS

Add user-configurable pictorial representations of a broadcast facility, local and remote; start with global perspectives and drill down to specific rack and frame layouts or consolidate important status information and direct configuration control on a single display; import facility block diagrams or generate an off-line simulation using virtual equipment and graphics.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU6433

Bitstream analyzer

Dolby DM100

A portable, handheld diagnostic tool that can monitor and generate Dolby Digital, Dolby E and PCM bitstreams; has a built-in test-signal generator; accepts digital input signals via XLR, BNC, and Toslink optical connectors; a standard 1/8in stereo headphone jack can be switched to monitor any two decoded channels or a downmix of the whole program, while a small built-in speaker provides a mono output.
415-645-5293; www.dolby.com
Booth: SU7870

LCD monitor

Marshall Electronics V-ASL7000

Portable 7in monitor/receiver; features cable-ready NTSC tuner with booster interior rod antenna or CATV feed, two channels of video/audio input plus switched output of on-screen image and audio for routing to another display; audio can be transmitted to a close proximity FM receiver; five screen format zoom settings and the image can be inverted for ceiling mount applications.
310-333-0606; www.lcdracks.com
Booth: SL913

GPS master clock and time code generator

ESE ES-185U

Is an upgrade to the ES-185A/12 GPS master clock and time code generator; enhancements include IRIG AM or TTL time code, SMPTE time code selection through supplied software and USB connection for configuring set-up features; uses an on-board 12-channel GPS receiver for optimum performance.
310-322-2136; www.ese-web.com
Booth: C2639

Test and measurement

Acterna DTS MHP

Supported by both the DTS-330 and the DTS-200; allows operators to make interactive services available via multimedia applications on set-top boxes; designed to provide visibility into the object and data carousels going through the MPEG streams while operators — terrestrial, cable, telco, or satellite — host multiple services, such as sports programming and interactive trivia games, on one set; features accuracy of testing, ensuring the highest quality even when multiple applications are in use on one TV set.
240-404-1913; www.acterna.com
Booth: SU10043

HD test signal generator

Evertz 7751TG2-HD

Provides a cost-effective method of generating 1.5Gb/s HDTV 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 test signals; ideal for checking signal path integrity, or to determine system performance over varying cable lengths; generates test signals in a wide variety of SMPTE 292M video formats.
905-335-3700; www.evertz.com
Booth: SU6433

Portable analysis tool

Pixelmetrix DVStation-IP Portable

Suitable for users transmitting MPEG-2 data over the Internet or IP networks; portable package supports 10, 100, and 1000Mb/s Ethernet; can be set to detect video traffic on any set of IP address pairs, extract the MPEG transport stream, and perform extensive MPEG-2 verification.
866-749-3587; www.pixelmetrix.com
Booth: C7316

Transmitter

E2V Klystron

Are used as the final amplifier stage in UHF television transmitters of 5kW peak sync output power and above; will fit most transmitter types and extends from the older unpulsed tubes to modern wideband types and the latest Energy Saving Collector klystrons.
914-592-6050; www.e2v.com
Booth: C3146

Coding analysis tool

Pixelmetrix VISUALmpeg

Evaluates and tests MPEG-based advanced coding; models available for MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and H.264; MPEG parameters extracted and displayed in easy-to-understand format.
866-749-3587; www.pixelmetrix.com
Booth: C7316

Light

Kino Flo Kamio 6E

Ring-shaped light; weighs less than 1lb; for speed and performance when shooting digital video production or ENG assignments.
818-767-6528; www.kinoflo.com
Booth: C10437

Digital transcoder

LARCAN USA 8VSB REGEN Transcoder/Exciter

Built for digital translator networks; uses 8VSB translator technology that extends digital coverage to rural areas.
303-665-8000; www.larcan.com
Booth: C5620

8.4-inch HD monitor

ERG Ventures HDM-EV80D

Offers enhanced color, gamma adjustment functions, additional framing markers and a memory preset functions; serves as a rack-mount monitor that can easily be adapted for location shoots; its HD/SD inputs can be intermingled; has four inputs; is able to flip the image right-side up.
949-263-1630; www.erg-ventures.com
Booth: SU10134

Microwave power modules

L-3 Communications Electron Devices MPMs

Combines solid-state driver with vacuum power booster and integrated power conditioner in small, light and efficient package; used in the USAF Predator and Global Hawk UAVs, as well as in various SATCOM applications.
570-326-3561; www.edd.l-3.com
Booth: C8507

LCD color analyzer

DK-Technologies USB interface LCD color probe

With new Windows-based software now available for the probe, users can store measurements for use as a degrade reference at a later stage as well as see and adjust the current color temperature; existing users of the PM5639/94 probe will find a useful upgrade path.
800-421-0888; www.dk-technologies.com
Booth: C2757; C3612

Oil-cooled CEA tube

L-3 Communications Electron Devices CEA 130

High-efficiency tube covers the UHF-TV band; combines a multistage depressed collector with inductive output amplifier; DC power is made almost proportional to RF output over a wide power range; can be used in analog transmitters to improve efficiency over standard IOTs.
570-326-3561; www.edd.l-3.com
Booth: C8507

Inductive output amplifier

L-3 Communications Electron Devices IOT 80

high-efficiency tube operating in the UHF-TV frequency range of 470MHz to 810MHz; amplifier can be used in digital and analog transmitters requiring combined vision/aural service, vision-only service, and aural-only service.
570-326-3561; www.edd.l-3.com
Booth: C8507

Router control panels

Utah Scientific UCP Series

Full compatibility with the U-Con graphical system configuration utility; offers control panels for all applications.
801-575-3770; www.utahscientific.com
Booth: C5910

Routers

Sigma Electronics Dagger series routers

Designed for both high-definition and standard-definition uses; provides up to 16×16 compact routers; multiple levels of audio and video may be combined in the same frame; additional components available for the series include 16×2 HD/SDI router, 16×16 SDI router, 16×16 AES digital audio router, 16×16 analog audio router and compatible control panels.
425-315-1724; www.sigmaelectronics.com
Booth: SU10345

Triax camera cable

Gepco LVT61811

Extra-flexible triaxial camera cable for use in studio, remote, or other portable applications; features a precision-drawn, copper conductor and a low-loss, gas-injected polyethylene dielectric; the gas injection process achieves low attenuation, a precision 75ohm impedance, low structural return loss, and superior crush resistance; a tight-angle, heavy-gage braid shield provides RF/EMI shielding and low DCR; the master jacket is an all-weather TPE that is abrasion-resistant, durable, and remains flexible even in cold temperatures.
800-966-0069; www.gepco.com
Booth: C9341

Routing system

Quartz Electronics Topaz-HD

Offers a full 1.5Gb/s bandwidth to handle uncompressed HD signals; dual link operation is supported using ganged pairs of inputs and outputs to carry higher bandwidth signals or data; available in 16×16 or 32×32 sizes.
530-265-2815; www.quartzus.com
Booth: SU9652

Component video distribution amplifier

Kramer Electronics VM-100C

Features 450MHz bandwidth at -3dB; level and EQ controls are available to provide compensation correction for signal loss in long-distance cable runs; separate level and EQ controls included for each of the Y, U and V output signals.
888-275-6311; www.kramerelectronics.com
Booth: SL854

Video router

The ISIS Group INNOVATION

HD routers available in 16×16 and 32×32; an array of control panels and control interfaces available; feature internally-mounted main and optional redundant power supplies; PS and signal switching boards accessible from the front of the frames and are hot swappable.
888-622-4747; www.isis-group.com
Booth: C1836

Video jacks

Switchcraft

Single, mid-size jacks incorporate many video panel configurations; rated at 3GHZ; available in both short and long barrel lengths; in terminated and non-terminated versions.
773-792-2700; www.switchcraft.com
Booth: C2339

Cable connectors

Neutrik NP*X Series

Offers thin 1/4in plug with chuck type strain relief; offers higher cable retention force and the same reliability and features of current NP*C phone plug series; meets the most recent requirements for highest packing density, which is 15.88mm; all metal and available in mono and stereo versions with nickel or gold-plated contacts and nickel, black or velour chrome housings.
732-901-9488; www.neutrikusa.com
Booth: C5137

High definition coax cable

Gepco VHD1100

Features a 3GHz bandwidth (for HDTV transmission), a gas-injected foam polyethylene dielectric, lower attenuation, more RG types, excellent crush resistance, easy termination, and a flexible, riser rated jacket; conductive elements consist of a precision-drawn solid copper center conductor and a 95 percent braid with 100 percent foil shield for complete broadband shielding; available in wide range of sizes to accommodate short distance rack wiring or extended distance point to point interconnect
800-966-0069; www.gepco.com
Booth: C9341

Audio processor

Wheatstone Audio Processor

Two channel/stereo audio processor features single-rack design; provides an array of analog/digital inputs and outputs, four-band parametric EQ, three band compressor and tunable filters along with overall AGC, limiting and expansion; all settings can be stored and replayed as password-protected presets.
252-638-7000; www.wheatstone.com
Booth: N2802

Digital video router

Quartz Electronics Q256-SV

A compact large-scale serial digital video router; the unit can be scaled in steps of 32 through to 128×128 in a single 8U frame and up to 256×256 in a single 16U frame; expansion frames allow for up to 1024×1024.
530-265-2815; www.quartzus.com
Booth: SU9652

Plug connector

ADC Telecom BNC-3T

A custom straight BNC 75 Ohm plug connector; offers improved performance with true 75 ohm characteristic impedance through the connector, not just the interface; the BNC plug connector prevents damage during test or mating plug termination, has 100 percent guided mating, improved bandwidth performance to 3GHz, and sizes for multiple cable types.
800-366-3891; www.adc.com
Booth: C4515

Camera Connector

Canare Hybrid fiber optic camera connectors

New F.O. camera connector design; with a detachable alignment sleeve and insulator; easy maintenance; made with a stainless steel body shell; the connectors are SMPTE 304M compliant with an insertion loss =0.5dB; AdPC polish for a RL =45dB.
818-365-2446; www.canare.com
Booth: C5134

TBC control systems

Ensemble Designs TC400D & CP10

Controls video, chroma, setup, hue and timing of digital and analog VTRs, TBCs and Frame Syncs; built-in networkability; any size system can be achieved with control of any VTR from any control panel; TC400D provides control of the proc-amp functions of four VTR Time Base Correctors; features hands-on control of levels and timing.
530-478-1830; www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: SU10217

Open-standards ingest system

Snell & Wilcox Comet

Powered by company's MediaX real-time MPEG-2 PCI encoder; enables broadcasters to create multi-vendor systems with complete interoperability and begin to move away from proprietary server storage and asset management systems.
212-481-2416; www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: SU6349

SD/HD audio/video air delay unit

Accom Aircleaner

Is housed in a 1RU chassis with a front panel LCD screen; accepts either standard definition or high definition SDI video signals and up to eight channels of AES/EBU audio with 24bit resolution at 48kHz; allows a maximum delay of up to 10 seconds in HD formats and up to 30 seconds in SD formats.
650-328-3818; www.accom.com
Booth: SU7834

Audio console

Wheatstone Gen 6 Console

Incorporates features from the series' larger surfaces into a studio-friendly footprint; integrates with the Bridge Digital Audio Router and allows system-wide access to a station's on-air and off-air audio resources via interlinked Cat. 5 or fiber-optic cable; features include Ethernet protocol, VDIP configuration, X-Y controllers, eight-character controller displays, AUX sends and increased PRESET options to boost save-recall capability.
252-638-7000; www.wheatstone.com
Booth: N2802

Camera support system

Anton Bauer STASSIS

A lightweight shoulder mount; redirects the geometry of a mini-DV camera to make use of the body as a stable support platform; the body support system improves both the ergonomics and performance of a professional min-DV handheld; its adjustable front plate comfortably takes weight off the operator's hand; and the rear battery mount counters the forward weight of the camera; using any professional Gold Mount battery delivers extended runtimes up to 10 hours.
800-422-3473; www.antonbauer.com
Booth: C7319C

Monitoring solution

Barco iStudio

Consists of a high-quality display with rear-screen projection, a graphic controller, and Web-based operating software; one projection module can display up to 60 video or audio windows simultaneously.
770-218-3200; www.barcocontrolrooms.com
Booth: SL1131

Patching system

ADC Telecom UniPatch

Modular patching system with universal chassis; combines full AES compliance, a highly durable RS-422 patching interface, and a modular design; allows technicians to combine data, audio, and video patching modules in a single 2 RU modular panel.
800-366-3891; www.adc.com
Booth: C4515

SD/HD production switcher

Snell & Wilcox Kahuna

Offers simultaneous HD and SD operations in the same mainframe with the same control panel; enables the seamless integration of SD sources into HD productions without outboard upconversion; users can work initially in SD-only or HD-only mode and then upgrade to multiformat SD/HD operation; allows users to mix existing SD camera feeds, graphics, handheld shots, and archive footage directly into an HD production.
212-481-2416; www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: SU6349

Signal integration system

Ensemble Designs Avenue

An expandable, modular tray-based signal integration system; housed in a 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, protection switches, and more.
530-478-1830; www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: SU10217

SD/HD production server

Accom MultiflexMX

Delivers a high performance feature set, Media Management software, faster than real-time network media transfers, scaleable high capacity RAID storage and 24/7 reliability; allows mix and match of SD and HD channels using new high-quality JPEG-2000 compression technology; can record or play up to eight SD streams, or up to four HD streams, or any combination of SD/HD streams in the same chassis.
650-328-3818; www.accom.com
Booth: SU 7834

Creative and technical solutions services provider

Ascent Media Group

Provides creative and technical solutions through its Creative Services, Creative Sound Services, Media Management Services and Networks Services groups for content creation, management and distribution; provides effective solutions for the creation, management and distribution of content to major motion picture studios, independent producers, broadcast networks, cable channels and advertising agencies.
310-434-7000; www.ascentmedia.com
Booth: C5434

Serial digital to analog video converter

Ensemble Designs BrightEye 15

A serial digital to analog video converter; allows user to time the analog output into a production switcher or routing switcher; offers video conversion and signal timing; useful for broadcasters that are integrating digital and analog signals into the same system; frame synchronization is accomplished by conventional drop/add of frames.
530-478-1830; www.ensembledesigns.com
Booth: SU 10217

Camera lens

Canon DIGI SUPER 100xs

A triple digit zoom lens; incorporates Canon's Image Stabilizer technology; features a focal length of 9.3mm to 930mm (18.6mm to 1860mm using the 2X extender), a speed of F/1.7, and a weight of 23.5kg (50.18lbs); provides viewers with shake free images that offer incredible detail; the M.O.D. from lens front is 3.0m.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU7814

Control solution

Barco iPresent

A complete backdrop solution that consists of specifically adapted rear-projection modules, combined with a customized controller and dedicated software; allows broadcasters to use the wall as a high-quality alternative for a traditional on-stage video wall; shows a multitude of video and graphical windows and produces smooth transitions from one display wall layout into another.
770-218-3200; www.barcocontrolrooms.com
Booth: SL1131

Multi-channel video server

Doremi Labs MCS-HD

Features two record and two play independent high definition video channels with shared storage and selectable compression rates; features a front panel that mimics familiar VTR controls and is compatible with Odetics and VDCP automation protocols as well as Sony 9pin machine control; can record all popular HD and SD formats.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C2342

Digital console

Calrec Audio Sigma 100

Up to 64 faders, with A & B layers of control, plus 2 main output faders with 2 sub-main outputs available; 120 equivalent channels: up to 48 stereo plus 24 mono channels or 60 stereo channels; comprehensive surround panning and monitoring with optional motorised joystick; optional I/O expansion via a wide area interface such as MADI or Hydra, Calrec's audio networking system.
+44 1422 842159; www.calrec.com
Booth: N802

Editing system

Canopus Workflow

Combines the EDIUS realtime HD/HDV/DV editing solutions and ProCoder transcoding expertise with the MediaEdge enterprise video distribution solution; allows users to create, purpose and deliver video at a highest quality for broadcast, DVD, streaming and video-on-demand.
408-954-4500; www.canopus.com
Booth: SL325

Test Generator

Doremi Labs HD-G10

Portable test generator; features a dual-link HD-SDI 2k resolution video output; provides 15 still patterns and 7 moving test patterns in SD and HD formats; outputs audio tone, time code and close caption characters; has ability to combine any still pattern with a moving pattern to create hundreds of video pattern options.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com
Booth: C2342

Digital console

Calrec Audio ZETA 100

Combines simplistic operation and instant access with bullet-proof engineering features such as hot-swappable cards and panels and intelligent redundancy on all system-critical elements; provides broadcast-specific solutions for all types of production environments; three frame sizes — 24, 32 and 48 faders.
+44 1422 842159; www.calrec.com
Booth: N802

3-D on-air graphics

FOR-A Corporation of America

Centered on Brainstorm Multimedia's eStudio virtual studio software program; features include VS Virtual Studio, used to construct simplified virtual studios, VS/RCG Virtual Studio for construction of both a simplified virtual studio and real-time computer graphics, Maya 3ds XSI, which enables 3D files and data to be imported
714-894-3311; www.for-a.com
Booth: C4519

Switcher

Echolab Nova identity4

Provides high-speed, next generation interconnectivity; have 100Mb Ethernet ports, supporting simultaneous connections to the outside world through Web, FTP and XML-RPC servers; the Web server enables an operator to remotely access the switcher from anywhere in the world via a web page to check on status and configuration; the XML-RPC Server provides a high-bandwidth remote control protocol for operation of any switcher function over a local or remote Internet connection; the FTP Server allows an operator to upload and download graphics to the frame buffer
978-262-0063; www.echolab.com
Booth: C4915

Fiber-optic connector for HDTV cameras

Fischer Connectors 1053 Series

Co-developed with Corning; “No Epoxy - No Polish” fiber-optic contacts enable users to field-assemble and field-repair HDTV camera connectors anywhere; eliminates polishing fiber-optic elements a well as preparing special epoxies when using the new Series 1053T connector.
800-551-0121; www.fischerconnectors.com
Booth: SU11812

HD ENG-style lens

Fujinon HA25X11.5BERD

Ideally suited for gyro stabilized platforms in aircraft, wildlife photography in remote areas and HD surveillance applications, where light weight and unobtrusive appearance are critical; weighs 6.2lb; has a maximum focal length of 576mm (2x), reduced focus breathing, an F-stop range of 2.0 to 2.8 and DigiPower servo system for fast and accurate zooming.
847-945-8923; www.fujinon.com
Booth: SU6370

Camera lens

Canon HD Electronic Cinematography Lenses

Utilizes the Power Optical System featuring the X-Element, Hi-UD (High Index, Ultra Low Dispersion) glass and Flourite, which contribute to the lens' overall optical performance; the HJ21 has up to three times less focus breathing than any other comparable lens and with a maximum relative aperture (T Stop) of 2.1.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU7814

Integrated high-speed networking platform

Harris NetVX

A key enhancement is a new MPEG-2 HD encoder that supports multiple HD video formats, including 1080i/29.97, 720p/59.94 and 1080i/25, as well as both standard 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 professional profiles; other upgrades include statistical multiplexing to enhance bandwidth efficiencies and support for constant bit rate to variable bit rate conversions of MPEG transport streams.
800-442-7747; www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: C1907; SU10048

DVD media

Maxell Corp. of America DVD-R Plus 16X Series

Both new models feature 4.7GB capacity and support 16X write speeds for 200 percent more productivity; DVD-R Plus uses advanced proprietary organic dye recording layer; DVD-R BQ designed for post-production environment and is 40 times more scratch resistant and 20 times more dust resistant than standard discs.
800-533-2836; www.maxell.com
Booth: C8530

Graphics platform

FOR-A Corporation of America X-Presenter

For-A Corporation will be showcasing VertigoXmedia's X-Presenter PowerPoint CG solution; X-Presenter allows users to integrate broadcast-quality graphics and video into Microsoft PowerPoint presentations without using a scan converter; perfect for digital signage.
714-894-3311; www.for-a.com
Booth: C4519

Focus assist for lenses

Fujinon Precision Focus Assist system

A built-in feature that addresses precise focus issues in HDTV production stemming from the format's shallow depth of focus and the lack of size and resolution in camera viewfinders; will be available on the company's XA101×8.9BESM HD zoom, HA22X7.3BRD HD EFP lens and the HA13×4.5BRD-S28K HD wide-angle lens.
847-945-8923; www.fujinon.com
Booth: SU6370

Desk system

Middle Atlantic Products LCD Monitoring Desk

Designed to provide more usable space in a smaller footprint; optimized for use with LCD screens; modular design allows economical additions and limitless configuration choices; 64in and 48in widths available; optional lower light bridge allows better line of sight to video monitor walls.
973-839-1011; www.middleatlantic.com
Booth: SL3606

Multipliers

MITEQ SYS2XA4509H and SYS3XA1957H

Available in either carrier form or standard SMA housing form; model SYS2XA4509H is a doubler with 10 dBm output from 6GHz to 12GHz, for a +5 dBm input; model SYS3XA1957H is a tripler with 12 dBm output from 4.2GHz to 7GHz, for a +4 dBm input; both units operate on +5 volts and have typical input harmonic suppression of 15 dBc; both measure .920in × .444in × .125in in carrier form.
630-759-9500; www.miteq.com
Booth: C6546

DV tape

Panasonic Advanced Master Quality (AMQ)

Includes a new surface treatment process that improves the thickness, quality, reliability and durability of the tape's diamond-like coating and improves interaction with its dry lubricant; the new Mini-DV and standard DV tapes offer better still photo performance and improvements against head clogging; provide an easy-to-write-on cassette label where the label is already affixed to the tape, and a two-way open soft case.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

High-power UHF ATSC transmitter

Harris PowerCD

Features E2V's high-efficiency ESCIOT tubes, Harris' APEX exciter with its real-time adaptive correction for linear and nonlinear distortions, and other Harris filtering and correction techniques; liquid cooling minimizes expenses by reducing a transmitter facility's heat load and related cooling costs.
800-442-7747; www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: C1907; SU10048

Camera lens

Canon IFpro lenses

Internal Focus enhances optical performance and provides user benefits, including improved chromatic aberrations, increasing resolution; no sensitivity to changes in object distances; a decrease in flare by use of a square hood; a higher level of creative filter work; no affect on the focusing operation when heavy optical accessories are attached at the front of the lens.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU7814

Nonlinear editing

Prime Image Time Tailor

Designed to meet requirements of post production houses and their clients; reduces content up to 8 percent with no loss of program integrity; no detectable change in video and audio quality; maintains closed captioning; operates in real time, cutting work time by 70 percent; features insert, delete, move black slugs.
408-867-6519; www.primeimageinc.com
Booth: C5614

Amplifier

MITEQ LNA Model AMF-2F-00500300-25-26P

A high dynamic range, low noise amplifier; operates over the 500/3000MHz communications band; has +26 dBm (1 dB) output power, an IP3 of +39 dBm and a 2.5 dB NF; makes an ideal Low Noise Front end with minimum distortion; gain is 29 dB Min., +/-2.5 dB flatness and operates from +15 VDC at 650 mA; size is 1.22in ࢤ .88in × .35in.
630-759-9500; www.miteq.com
Booth: C6546

HD camera

Panasonic AK-HC900

Weighs 3.9lb; provides astounding color reproduction accuracy and its compact size opens new avenues for HD sports coverage, television program production, business communications, and government and scientific imaging; offers a 720-line HD output at 60 progressive frames per second; employs three 2/3in 1 million-pixel (1280 × 720) IT CCDs with dramatically improved dark and highlight image quality.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

High-definition synchronizer

Prime Image HD/Sync

Offers I/O flexibility, supporting standards from SD through HD in either analog or digital formats; incorporates 10-bit processing, digital FIR filtering, a 3-D adaptive COMB filter, full proc amp controls, color correction, and adaptive noise reduction; other features include a test signal generator, frame store with linear keyer, dual buffer still store with dissolve/clean cut, and an animated logo inserter.
408-867-6519; www.primeimageinc.com
Booth: C5614

HD and SD encoder

Radyne HE4000

In its minimal configuration, the unit can simultaneously encode one HD and one SD video stream as well as up to four stereo audio pairs; can be equipped with an advanced satellite modulator, making it ideal for both contribution and distribution; includes front-panel video and audio confidence monitors that provide verification of input sources; offers 1Mb/s to 160Mb/s encoding.
602-437-9620; www.radn.com
Booth: SU9929

Fluid head

Sachtler DV II

For use with MiniDV camcorders; easy to operate, lightweight, and automatically create clean pictures; weighs 4.7lb; payload is 0.8kg to 3.6 kg /1.8lb to 7.9lb.
516-867-4900; www.sachtler.com
Booth: C7319B

Camera lens

Canon HDTV and SDTV Remote Control Lenses

Based optically on the Canon HD ENG/EFP lenses of the same specifications, with the advanced capabilities of the HDxs system and the Power Optical System with the X-Element; the SD line includes the J22ex7.6B ITS, J17ex7.7B ITS, and wide angle J11ex4.5B ITS; all six lenses come with a manually controlled 2X extender, and can be paired with an optional motorized version.
516-328-5000; www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: SU7814

Convertible camera

Panasonic AW-E860

A native 16:9 2/3in 3-CCD convertible camera, and complementary accessories to bolster its line-up of remotely-controllable, multi-purpose cameras; new accessories include the AW-PH400 high-speed pan-tilt head, AW-PH360 pan-tilt head, the AW-RP400 pan-tilt controller, AW-RL400 rolling unit, AW-CB400 camera control unit and AW-RC400 cable compensation unit.
201-392-4127; www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: C3617

Tripod system

Sachtler ENG 75/2D

Tripod systems for DV cameras; compact dimensions — weight is 2.3kg / 5.1lb, payload is 20kg / 44.1lb, height minimum and maximum are 33.5cm to 146.5 cm and 13.2cm to 57.6cm; transport length is 65cm/25.6; the Touch & Go system enables fast changeover, so camera operators can go from using the tripod to shooting from the shoulder within a matter of seconds; in combination with fluid heads DV 4 II and DV 2 II, it is ideal for MiniDV camcorders starting from around 1kg / 2.2lb.
516-867-4900; www.sachtler.com
Booth: C7319B

Transmitter

Screen Service Italia MDS/MMDS Systems

Microwave Multipoint Distribution Systems; designed for the transmission of amplitude-modulated analog television signals, in the 2.0GHz to 2.7GHz band; available both in the separate amplification version for each individual channel and in the common amplification version for combined groups of channels; the separate amplification systems consist of a transmitter and, where necessary, an RF amplifier or a power combiner in the case of multichannel transmission.
+39 030 2582225; www.screen.it
Booth: N3922

Dockable solid-state recorder

Grass Valley Venom FlashPak

Created for the Grass Valley Viper FilmStream Digital Cinematography camera; captures uncompressed output of the Viper camera in a lightweight solid-state system that is compact, dockable, and rugged.
503-526-8200; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: SU7823 and SU8434

Satellite data service

SES Americom IPlex solution

Features LAN-to-LAN connectivity between a central office and numerous remote sites for e-mail transfer, database applications and more; videoconferencing between any number of designated offices, via satellite or SES AMERICOM's terrestrial backbone network; multicast delivery of customer data, files and audio/video program streams from a central office to a customer's remote sites or between remote sites.
609-987-4000; www.ses-americom.com
Booth: C5245

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
Booth: N3626

Video server

360 Systems Image Server

New features include Advanced Playlisting software, a 1.6Tb drive array with 170 hours of storage, embedded audio, remote-location of the server GUI, and built-in frame sync; new Advanced Playlisting software provides clear, on-screen presentation and an intuitive user interface that enables users to quickly build and edit commercial breaks, news rundowns and clip lists; Playlist features include drag-and-drop list building and editing, editing while running, on-the-fly use of Pause, Skip, Hold and Next functions.
818-991-0360; www.360systems.com
Booth: SU11011

Multiformat, HD SDI monitor

Videotek TVM-950HD

Offers high-resolution color LCD display; provides accurate, stable display of single or multiple waveform, vector, gamut, audio, picture, timing and data analyzer functions in quadrant or full-screen views; capabilities include advanced analysis tools, an extensive alarm set with peak level reporting, metadata, EIA-608, 708 closed caption, Teletext and XDS displays.
416-445-9640; www.videotek.com
Booth: SU7805; SU8705

System service and support

Grass Valley OnCall

Service level agreement limits broadcasters' exposure to potential equipment failures and helps them manage unplanned service costs; customized to user requirements.
503-526-8200; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: SU7823 and SU8434

Transmitter

DMT USA 1kW DTV UHF Transmitter

Air cooling; LDMOS technology; broadband standardized design; “dual-cast” option; built-in output filter.
888-912-TEAM; www.dmtonline.us
Booth: C3016

Satellite data service

SES Americom Digital C

An end-to-end video MCPC solution that offers programmers a choice of popular digital platforms, as well as customized bandwidth in a multiple-channel-per-carrier format (MCPC); designed to facilitate the economic distribution of compressed, digital cable programming services.
609-987-4000; www.ses-americom.com
Booth: C5245

Media server

Avid Technology Airspeed

A cost-effective, intelligent replacement for VTRs or any older server technology that no longer fits your budget or your plans; has two-channel DV25, DV50, and IMX50 playout capability; compact, its modular 3RU form factor reduces space requirements and its proven IT-standard design integrates easily with your existing equipment, applications, and processes - including third-party automation systems.
978-640-3594; www.avid.com
Booth: SL600

Wireless microphone

Azden 100LT

Offers 63 user-selectable channels in the 794MHz to 806MHz band; includes the 100UPR receiver and 10BT body-pack transmitter, both of which are housed in small, 3 7/8in × 2 3/8in × 13/16in cases, ideal for smaller digital cameras.
516-328-7500; www.azdencorp.com
Booth: N4222

Digital asset maximization initiative

Grass Valley dMAX

Product expands company's Grass Valley C2MD program for centralized facility monitoring and management; new service level agreement gives users flexibility to implement multi-distribution workflows.
503-526-8200; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: SU7823 and SU8434

Monitoring and control over IP system

Miranda Technologies iControl

Adapted for key applications including incoming food management, multichannel HD/SD master control, and network operation centers for cable, satellite and IPTV operators; leverages industry standard SNMP protocols for monitoring and control of video as well as surrounding transmission, networking and building infrastructure.
561-477-6124; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU7841

Display processor

Zandar Technologies FusionPro

A multi-window display processor designed to accurately render multiple video and computer graphics sources to high resolution displays; currently supports resolutions up to SXGA (1280×1024) with pristine image quality achieved through a combination of 10 bit RGB outputs, an advanced video processing engine and dynamic phase adjustment for accurate pixel mapping; founded on a modular architecture consisting of a range of plug in processing cards and associated I/O.
+353 1 293 8966; www.zandar.com
Booth: SU9311

Software control platform

PRO-BEL PROCION

Contains major new features for the management of broadcast systems and media workflow; allows customers to design their own user interfaces; supports router control, modular product monitoring and control, media management, automation and master control.
631-549-5159; www.pro-bel.com
Booth: SU10730

Router

PRO-BEL SIRIUS GOLD

Features router sizes to 512×512; ability to mix and match different signals within the same frame; incorporates built-in analog and digital signal conversion for both video and audio signals; formats available are SDI/HD/analog video and AES audio.
631-549-5159; www.pro-bel.com
Booth: SU10730

MSDC-IOT transmitter

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia DCX Paragon

Supports DTV, NTSC and multiple manufacturers' tubes in both water- and oil-cooled versions; features the patented Soft Arc Technology, which eliminates the need for a crowbar and substantially increases the transmitter's overall reliability.
413-998-1100; www.thales-bm.com
Booth: C4508

Monitoring and control software

Grass Valley NetCentral 4.1 and Grass Valley XMS

NetCentral 4.1 facility monitoring software enables technicians to easily evaluate system software, hardware, storage, and devices in their facilities and across their networks; XMS network management for digital content delivery systems enables users to control and monitor digital content delivery applications over satellite, terrestrial, DSL or cable.
503-526-8200; www.grassvalley.com
Booth: SU7823 and SU8434

Broadcast automation

Fission Software software

Integrated extensible software has the ability to digitally capture, insert, and manage and control the blocking of commercial spots and programming in all types of broadcasting facilities, including network local television stations, satellite ground stations, and remote repeater stations; created to replace tape playback systems and modernize station workflow.
203-791-3866; www.fission-sw.com
Booth: C9807

Broadcast server

360 Systems Image Server 7000

Full-featured, six-channel broadcast server; designed for satellite ingest, production and play-to-air; the 2-input, 6-output multi-format design supports MPEG-2, DV and TARGA graphics; up to 400 hours of internal RAID storage is available (accessible from the server front panel), plus redundant, hot-swappable power supplies; design supports MPEG-2 broadcast formats to 50Mb, in I-frame and long-GOP modes.
818-991-0360; www.360systems.com
Booth: SU11011

HD lenses

Thales Angenieux 70X HD OB/Sports Lens

Designed for studio and sports applications; features unique advanced display system; new 26X HD Telephoto Zoom Lens also displayed, which provides extended focal range.
972-812-3858; www.angenieux.com
Booth: C5107

Portable HD monitor for Sony HDV camcorders

ERG Ventures HDM-EV85

8.4in monitor is designed for the HDV camcorder, Sony HVR-Z1U and HDR-FX1; offers enhanced color, frame markers and a memory preset function; its HD analog input enables the HDV to connect to the HDM-EV85 directly; accepts most popular video image formats; with two 7.2V batteries, the monitor lasts for 2.5 to 3 hours.
949-263-1630; www.erg-ventures.com
Booth: SU10134

Editing system

Avid Technology Media Composer Adrenaline HD

HD, SD and DV editing and finishing; features include 10-bit video capture and playback, real-time HD and SD multicamera editing and support for the most popular HD frame rates.
978-640-3594; www.avid.com
Booth: SL600

Cable connectors

Pomona Electronics XLR connectors

Features a clamping mechanism that withstand 100lb of pull without disconnecting the cable; designed to deliver high-quality, low-noise audio transmission; feature gold contacts and black nickel coating to reduce reflection; are also available on 10ft to 25ft foot cable assemblies made with Belden 1172A four-conductor Star Quad, low-impedance cables.
800-490-2361; www.pomonaelectronics.com
Booth: C11814

Light

Kino Flo ParaBeam Zip 400 and 200

Optics compress the focal range of the light wave to produce a broad soft source along the horizontal axis and a narrow beam on the vertical axis; measures 24in× 24in; can light a four-person news desk from approximately 15ft away; sweeps back the darkness in the foreground without washing out the foreground on the set.
818-767-6528; www.kinoflo.com
Booth: C10437

Broadcast software

ICF — Interactive Content Factor

Product line designed for the ingest, management, production and delivery of digital content; HSM is an add-on module to ICF enabling near line archiving in partnership with ADIC; ICF inabox is a complete ICF in a mobile flight case; NetEdit SDK is a suite of components that enables broadcasters and integrators to build proxy video editing applications using the Windows Media 9 Series platform.
617-783-9032; www.twii.net
Booth: SL2461

Transport stream generator

Rohde & Schwarz DVM400

Upgrade offers transport stream generator/analyzer/recorder functionality in one box; MPEG-2 analyzer and monitor with up to four stream inputs now includes MPEG-2 generator/recorder/player and data broadcast analysis option that includes DVB-H functionality.
888-837-8772; www.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: C2633

Antennas

Dielectric 7C, 7P, and 7S Series 700MHz antennas

A full line of antennas designed for the 700MHz spectrum; product line includes slotted coaxial antennas as well as panel antennas; all antennas in this new product line can be horizontally, vertically, or circularly polarized.
207-655-4555; www.dielectric.com
Booth: C7807

Transmitters

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia Ultimate/Optimum

Analog, digital, air-cooled and liquid-cooled versions are available; the solid-state architecture is easily upgradeable from NTSC to DTV.
413-998-1100; www.thales-bm.com
Booth: C4508

Multi Channel MC switcher

NVISION NV5128-MC

New master control switcher/router with enhanced squeezeback effects; field-upgradeable from SD to HD; new single-module SD processor with A/B mixer, 3 external keyers, built-in logo store, providing up to eight channels of master control in a single 8RU frame.
530-265-3055; www.nvision.tv
Booth: SU9301

Consoles for broadcast environments

TBC Consoles intelliTrac

Laterally sliding and positionable rack turrets easily upgraded or relocated as equipment and operational requirements change; continuous front and rear device tracks allow unlimited lateral positioning of critical equipment; articulating arms for distance, height and tilt control may be utilized for mounting flat panel monitors, speakers, phones and task lighting.
631-293-4068; www.tbcconsoles.com
Booth: SU6831

Telestration tool

Chyron CodiStrator

An easy-to-use digital telestration tool; provides live presentation capabilities for highlighting over video, including sports, weather, news and security.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SU7158

Video evaluator

K-WILL VP21S and VP21H

Performs detailed measurements and comparisons of reference and copies videos on a real-time and fully automated basis; offers pixel-by-pixel comparison and provides more than 150,000 real-time measurements on each field of video.
650-329-9988; www.kwillcorporation.com
C8941

Video display system

Chyron ChyTV

A low-cost informational display video system; users can display messages anywhere there's a television without disrupting the video source; displays a variety of graphic and text information overlaid or surrounding a live video region; the video region can be resized and repositioned from page to page with smooth, dynamic transitions.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SU7158

HD SDI, SD SDI, analog and audio signal monitor

Hamlet LCD Scope 292

LCD display; produces a range of unique HD-SDI, SDI, NTSC and PAL composite, CAV, YC and DV signals, can be used in a variety of environments; ideal replacement for existing or failing CRT; is only 160mm deep.
+44 1494 729728; www.hamlet.co.uk
Booth: C7031

Digital automation system

MicroFirst Engineering D.A.S.

Provides meta data management and device control through real-time automation and management system; offers sophisticated logging functionality, dynamic near real time integration, full-functioned graphical device control, distributed or centralized IP control, monitoring and maintenance of WAN television system as well as interfaces to near line storage and archive management systems.
201-651-9300; www.MicroFirst.com
Booth: SU9643

CWDM fiber system

Network Electronics 16-Channel CWDM system

Offers 16 independent SDI or HD-SDI channels multiplexed onto a single fiber strand; based on the company's new dual optical converters and widely deployed ultra-compact 8-Channel CWDM filter, the low power design consumes only 30W and operates without fans; features dual redundant AC/AC, AC/DC, or DC/DC power supplies with dual mains and front-loaded, hot-swappable optical transmitter and receiver cards.
800-420-5909; www.network-electronics.com
Booth: SU9311

Character generator

Chyron Duet

New additions have been made to the line; use for HD, 3-D graphics; each product includes Lyric content creation and playout software; enables 3-D graphics, stunning real-time animations, and fast creation of advanced messages.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SU7158

Crawl solution

Chyron DynaCrawl

A 2RU system featuring a simple-to-use GUI that enables quick creation of eye-catching tickers and crawls plus time and temperature display, complete with dynamic data fields and 3-D object animations; allows user to insert up to four news elements fast.
631-845-2000; www.chyron.com
Booth: SU7158

Modular Broadcast System

NVISION Synapse

Provides an unprecedented level of multi-function signal processing in a flexible, modular, remotely controllable platform; family is comprised of more than 100 modules, including 20 that support HD-SDI.
530-265-3055; www.nvision.tv
Booth: SU9301

Router

NVISION NV5256

Expandable 256 port machine control router; 8RU bi-directional port router for SMPTE 207M, RS-422 or RS-232 data, expandable to 512 ports using two frames.
530-265-3055; www.nvision.tv
Booth: SU9301

Waveform, vector and audio monitor

Hamlet Flexiscope

Uses a built-in 3.5in diagonal high-quality TFT display to show the picture in 4:3 or 16:9 formats; also shows conventional waveform, vector and audio disiplays together with data analysis; easy to plug-in input option modules allow operation in all current formats and enables future standards to be accommodated
+44 1494 729728; www.hamlet.co.uk
Booth: C7031

Mobile Transport Enclosure

Network Electronics MOT-BOX

A compact 3RU, lightweight mobile transport enclosure; houses all flashlink optical transport, signal processing and distribution cards including WDM/CWDM; its rugged design and connector panel, including an expanded beam hermaphroditid fiber connector, make it the ideal choice for all mobile and outside broadcast applications; options include a fiber reel with MIL specified tactile fiber, AC and DC power supplies, and a monitoring/alarming function via Network's GYDA controller.
800-420-5909; www.network-electronics.com
Booth: SU9311

HD input interface

Omneon MediaPort 4010

Provides an input interface for HD material by ingesting an incoming ASI-based transport stream and demuxing the content into HD MPEG essence material; users can select the HD encoder of their choice to ingest HD MPEG material while using the integrated HD playback capability provided by the MultiPort 4000 series or MultiPort 4100 series for direct playback.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU10724

DTV data broadcasting system

Triveni Digital SkyScraper

Allows broadcasters to offer new services by delivering various types of digitized content through their DTV signals; supports streaming media, web pages, interactive TV, and any other type of digitized data; features receiver targeting, encryption, and support for multi-station networks; can schedule content for distribution simultaneously through many DTV broadcast streams in a multi-station network.
714-378-5841; www.trivenidigital.com
Booth: SU11411

Television automation software

Digital Transaction Group Eclipse

Surpasses traditional automation with a new technology framework and architecture; employs standard IT networking, non-proprietary hardware and high-performance SQL database.
800-243-2001; www.dtgtv.com
Booth: SU11533

Wireless intercom system

Eartec TD 900

Available as a stand alone system and can interface with wired intercoms such as ClearCom, RTS, and Telex; a simple interface allows wireless remotes to communicate as though plugged in with a cable; operates without base station repeaters, is powered by rechargeable ni-cad batteries, and has a 1/4mi range.
800-399-5994; www.eartec.com
Booth: C2643

Videotape recorder

Sony SRW-5500

Simultaneously provides HD, SD and Digital Betacam output; can record and playback HDCAM and HDCAM SR tapes at 24PsF, 25PsF and 30PsF, as well as at 1080/60i, 1080/50i and 720/60p; captures content to tape at 440Mb/s at 10-bit depth using the MPEG-4 Studio Profile compression scheme; records 12 channels of 24-bit uncompressed audio; features metadata handling, dynamic tracking playback, pre-read, and confidence playback and recording.
800-686-SONY
www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU6406

Decoder

Omneon MultiPort 4000 Series

HD MPEG decoders for integrated playback of HD material ingested into an Omneon Spectrum media server; provides one or two independent channels of HD playback; capable of supporting material in either 4:2:0 or 4:2:2 profiles; includes outputs for HD-SDI video, audio, timecode and control.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU10724

PSIP generator/ Metadata management

Triveni Digital GuideBuilder

Metadata management systems; helps broadcasters comply with the ATSC PSIP standard, retain and enhance their market branding, and protect their channel identities with on-screen EPGs; supports the distribution of SCTE 35 digital cue tones and network program information, networks and affiliates can synchronize splicing between local and national programming while delivering up-to-date information.
714-378-5841; www.trivenidigital.com
Booth: SU11411

Half-rack VTR

Sony HDW-S280

New version includes the addition of 24p playback and recording capability; the upgrade is designed to create a lower cost of entry into HDCAM 24p production; is designed for ENG, OB van and field production applications; features 1080i/59.94/50, switchable operation; offers legacy support and upconversion for Sony's Betacam, Betacam SP and Betacam SX formats.
800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU6406

Media server

Omneon Spectrum media server

Delivers unparalleled scalability and modularity; capable of supporting both real-time (isochronous) broadcast connectivity and non-real-time (asynchronous) network connectivity; gives broadcasters the freedom to use multiple formats and applications simultaneously, with the compatibility required to support existing systems and add new services easily.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU10724

Handheld spectrum analyzer

Rohde & Schwarz FSH Family

Models go up to 6GHz; provides analog and digital TV measurements; performs true power measurement with external power sensors.
888-837-8772
www.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: C2633

Dual Optical Converters

Network Electronics SDI-EO-2/OE-2 and HD-EO-2/OE-2

Provides increased density and lower in a compact 2 RU package offering enhanced functionality and flexibility; provide a wide set of features, including high sensitivity receiver / high performance laser for long distances, full DVB-ASI compatibility, built-in crossover allowing wavelength swap and emergency switching, and re-clocker bypass for non-video formats.
800-420-5909 www.network-electronics.com
Booth: SU9311

HD film system

Kodak VISION2 HD System

A 16mm film system designed for cost-effective production of content in either SD or HD television format; it packages a new type of film with advanced hybrid motion imaging processing technology utilizing proprietary Kodak color science; it combines KODAK VISION2 HD Color Scan Film 7299 used in conjunction with a KODAK VISION2 HD Digital Processor.
585-781-7754; www.kodak.com/go/motion
Booth: C6226

Video-on-demand production software

Anystream Agility VOD

Enterprise-level product; allows content producers to serve VOD outlets; designed in response to demand from broadcast customers for a way to create and deliver content to burgeoning video-on-demand outlets affordably as opposed to outsourcing.
703-450-7030; www.anystream.com
Booth: SL3316

Router integration

Euphonix

Integration of consoles with facility routers enabling audio and panel-controlled router operators to have independent control of every source on the system.
818-766-1666; www.euphonix.com
Booth: N3616

HD video, audio and DVD solution

Sony VEGAS+DVD

A non-linear video and audio editing system, and DVD Architect authoring program; these two applications form the core of the new Vegas+DVD Production Suite, specifically upgraded for HDV, and also include a Dolby Digital AC-3 multi-channel encoder for 5.1 surround output.
800-686-SONY; www.sony.com/professional
Booth: SU6406

Audio mixing systems

Euphonix System 5-B and Max Air

Showing both digital audio mixing systems for on-air broadcast applications.
818-766-1666; www.euphonix.com
Booth: N3616

Digital media software

Anystream Agility 5.0

Broadcast transcoding solution for digital media production workflows; options for scaling Agility software to accommodate any of the four package applications; options add multi-system command, control, and failover management layers; includes workflow enhancements such as HD support to closed captioning.
703-450-7030; www.anystream.com
Booth: SL3316

HD and DV camera interfaces

Miranda Technologies DVC-802/822

HD downconvertor and DV encoder for Sony and Panasonic HD cameras as new, as well as the MDC-902-922 HD downconverters; all feature 24p to 50i support; DV-Bridge-CAM interface for DV cameras provides high-quality DV-to-SDI conversion.
561-477-6124; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU7841

Broadcast platform

Terayon BP 5100

Features enhancements to the system's digital graphic insertion capabilities; graphics can be inserted within the compressed MPEG video domain eliminating the need to decode and re-encode digital programming; can localize branding at distribution points closest to viewers.
408-235-5500; www.terayon.com
SU11316

Overhead paging system

Bogen 4-port VoIP Gateway

Businesses can be set up for simultaneous company-wide overhead paging to multiple locations within a facility or across a campus without running new lines, or even to remote locations thousands of miles away; the PCM2000 Paging Control System, Telephone access modules (TAMB), and amplifiers integrate seamlessly with VOIP Gateways to provide overhead voice paging over IP networks; four analog ports for communication over an existing IP network or the Internet; for businesses requiring paging to one to four zones at remote locations.
201-818-9500; www.bogenimaging.us
Booth: C6726

Console

Euphonix 5-MC

Designed for audio post applications; interfaces directly to Digital Audio Workstations, such as Steinberg's Nuendo and Merging Pyramix using the EuCon high-speed control protocol.
818-766-1666; www.euphonix.com
Booth: N3616

Format converter/interface

Miranda Technologies DV-Bridge Cam

Lightweight and high quality DV-to-SDI converter for low-cost news gathering DV cameras; mounts securely under a handheld DV camera or between tripod and camera. Converts DV output to SDI-compatible signal with embedded audio and time code.
561-477-6124; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU7841

Amplifier

Bogen Power Vector amp

35W, 60W, 100W, 150W, & 250W models; each with a large power reserve; module input bays, accepts up to two signal-processing output modules or up to eight input modules; four priority levels; 4ohm, 8ohm, 25V, & 70V outputs; rack mountable w/ kit (sold separately).
201-818-9500; www.bogenimaging.us
Booth: C6726

Four input active video switcher

Burst Electronics Model VS4×1

A four input, one output vertical interval video switcher;features digital logic that inhibits selection of an unused input, i.e. one where no video is present; the output is dc clamped to zero Volts; this allows for jump free switching between genlocked sources; can be slaved with the AS4×1 audio switcher to allow audio follow video and breakaway switching; is 12Vdc powered, wall module included.
505-898-1455; www.burstelectronics.com
Booth: C8915

Display system

WeatherBug Zoom

An all-digital, on-air display system; can report up to 27 different parameters from a single location or multiple locations around your market, region or country; creates email, phone and web alerts to monitor conditions in the WeatherBug network so your station can be the first to report sudden and severe weather; features time-lapse video and up-to-the-second weather coverage.
800-544-4429; www.weatherbugmedia.com
Booth: TBA

Master control and channel branding processor

Miranda Technologies Imagestore HDTV

Enables creation of high-quality, dual picture-in-picture effects for compelling program junctions and promotional graphics, with full control via automation or by the PresStation manual control panel; the new audio mixer provides 16-channel audio mixing using embedded or AES audio.
561-477-6124; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU7841

Serial digital to analog converter

Burst Electronics Model DV-1

Converts serial digital video into analog video; the output is selectable for composite or Y/C; features NTSC/PAL, NTSC Pedestal On or Off, 10 bit internal, 4:2:2 270 Mbit SMPTE 259M, Serial Digital input, Composite or Y/C output, Equalized for up to 1000ft of cable, and Internal Color Bars.
505-898-1455; www.burstelectronics.com
Booth: C8915

Transport stream analyzer

Tektronix MTS 400 Compressed stream analyzer

Compressed video test system; automatically monitors, analyzes and debugs live and deferred time video transport steams; supports world transmission standards including; ATSC, DVB-T, -S, -H, -C, ISDB-S, IP and UMTS plus compressed video standards including; MPEG-2, -4, H.264, VC-1 and 3GPP; up to 400Mb/s analysis, modular design, hardware and software versions available.
800-833-9200; www.tektronix.com
Booth: C6231

Camera support

16×9 Chrosziel Twister DV

A precisely balanced one-piece camera support system for popular lightweight cameras; offers stable and smooth support when shooting from any position; attaches to the system's central mounting plate; once installed, the camera pivots between two handgrips on the system's rotary axle, enabling the camera to establish its natural center of balance; regardless of how or where it is moved, the camera remains upright.
818-972-2839; www.16×9inc.com
Booth: SU6365

Modular audio DSP

Symetrix Orion 8×8 Analog I/O processor

A new addition to the AirTools Studio Matrix series of modular audio products; equipped with eight line-level analog inputs andoutputs; provides significant utility for such applications as gain control of satellite chains, equalization and filtering of telephone hybrids, news and production room applications, andmanagement of multiple microphone signals in a talk-studio environment.
425-778-7728; www.symetrixaudio.com
Booth: 4006

HDV plug-in

Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5 HDV plug-in

Works with next generation HDV cameras such as Sony's HDR-FX1 so video professionals can quickly and easily capture, edit in real-time, and output broadcast-quality HDV; uses the same IEEE-1394 (Firewire) connector natively supported in Adobe Premiere Pro 1.5; provides direct HDV device control and video capture without the need for additional hardware.
408-536-6000; www.adobe.com
Booth: SL313

Video network server

Ai-Pixel VRX-8300

Provides cost-effective MPEG-2 industrial digital video solutions; 4-channel; allows for simultaneous recording, playback, streaming and export on all channels and has an exceptional internal storage capacity of up to 2Tb or four months of video content; features full SDI I/O, balanced audio (XLR) I/O, closed captioning/V-chip support, and enhanced broadcast GUI.
31 6 21 884 675; www.ai-pixel.com
Booth: SL4353

Content delivery system

Pinnacle Systems MediaStream

A new version of MediaStream software supports up to 32 audio channels per video clip, closed caption remux, and seamless interoperability with Liquid version 6.1.
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

HDV shading solutions/filtering effects

16×9 Chrosziel Mattebox

Created especially for use with Sony's HVR-Z1U and HDR-FX1 camcorders; the true 16:9 housing design covers both 16:9 and 4:3; features include a filterstage for two filterholders (one 4×4 rotating and one 4×4/4×5.650 fixed), full-size French flag, 16:9 insert mask, and 110-72mm screw-in adapter ring. For a secure mount, the mattebox comes equipped with center bracket and lightweight support rods; is compatible with both wide and tele attachments.
818-972-2839; www.16×9inc.com
Booth: SU6365

Decoder

Miranda Technologies HD-Bridge; HDV to HD-SDI decoder

Enables inexpensive, high quality HDV cameras to operate with HD-SDI editing systems and HD-SDI plant infrastructures.
561-477-6124; www.miranda.com
Booth: SU7841

Video server

Ai-Pixel Playout Server

Designed for small to medium sized TV stations; offers compliance with all standards (SDI, PAL, NTSC, analog, digital), compliance with automation servers (VDCP), easy operation, easy import/export, high functionality playlist, allowing the user to make “on the fly” changes in the playlist without interrupting any simultaneous operations, guaranteed high quality and reliability.
+31 6 21 884 675; www.ai-pixel.com
Booth: SL4353

Video card

Blackmagic Design DeckLink for Windows v4.8 software

Dual stream RealTime effects in Premiere Pro 1.5; Premiere Pro 1.5 users have 8 and 10 bit uncompressed RealTime effects in standard definition; effects include cross, additive and dip-to-black dissolves; 3:2 Pulldown support for HD; all DeckLink HD series cards can now play out HD 1080/23.98p media at HD 1080/59.94i fps; HD monitoring and/or preview.
702-257-2371; www.blackmagic-design.com
Booth: SL4916

Content delivery system

Pinnacle Systems DekoCast Hybrid

A new native HD/SD switchable version of the category-defining automated edge graphics system, suitable for a wide range of channel branding, promotions and localization applications.
650-526-1600; www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: SU6341

Audio codec

APT WorldNet Oslo

A modular, multiple channel audio codec; designed to transport exceptional quality audio and data over various digital networks such as T1, E1, TCP/IP and ISDN; highly customizable to the user's current requirements and enable future expansion of the unit as their needs evolve; offers savings on network infrastructure by allowing audio and data to be sent simultaneously via an E1/T1 circuit and provides power and transport back-up options for use in mission critical environments.
+44 0 28 9037 1110; www.aptx.com
Booth: N811, N811A

Pro-Tools plug-in

APT apt-X Pro

Software plug-in for the Pro Tools Digital Audio Workstation enabling the creation, editing, manipulation and sharing of Enhanced apt-X-encoded 16-to-24 bit audio; has an intuitive user interface and compatibility with both Mac and Windows version of Pro Tools; integrates seamlessly with the workstation and allows for lightening-fast encode and decode.
+44 0 28 9037 1110; www.aptx.com
Booth: N811, N811A

Multi-Image Video Display Processor

Avitech Video MCC8000

Is designed for a wide range of signal monitoring applications, whether it is HD, SD, analog video, analog audio, digital audio, embedded audio or computer generated graphics, and signals can be shown on the same display; information features and status indicators such as audiometers, UMD's, labels, borders, tallies and alarms complete the virtual information display system; provides reliability and redundancy.
877-284-8324; www.avitechvideo.com
Booth: SU9329

Analog audio cables

Belden CDT Brilliance cable

Plenum versions of company's popular 9451 and 9451D analog audio cables; designed for line-level audio connections, audio distribution equipment, and studio wiring with room-to-room and plenum versions; applications include sports arenas, broadcast studios, post-production facilities, corporate boardrooms and houses of worship.
800-235-3364; www.belden.com
Booth: C2257

Wireless video transmitter

Broadcast Microwave Carry-Coder II

A portable module for video cameras; transmits video, audio, and user defined private data; can be used in a backpack configuration or plugged directly to the back of most professional video cameras; mechanical adapters are available on request for most professional video camera models; capable of driving a power amplifier in vehicle or helicopter applications; performs MPEG-2 encoding, COFDM digital modulation and RF amplification in a very compact package.
800-669-9667; www.bms-inc.com
Booth: C1421

Wide angle converter

Schneider Optics Century Division Century .7X Wide Angle Converter

Designed to complement the Sony HDV camcorder's higher resolution, wider angle lens system; attaches to the front of the 12X lens to offer 30 percent more coverage at any setting from wide angle to telephoto; fully compatible with most professional matte boxes.
818-766-3715; www.centuryoptics.com
Booth: SU10329

Synapse

Axon TWINS

A range of Synapse modules with dual basic signal processing functionality which fit in the 4RU/1RU Synapse housings; modules function alongside the existing Synapse SD and HD modules.
+31 13 511 6666; www.axon.tv
Booth: SU9301

Automation

Crispin Supervisory View

Recently added to RapidPlayX; enables operators to see, from a single screen, multiple play-to-air channel status complete with visual notification of messages, warnings and operator intervention requests; notifies operators of an impending event through a set of color-specific flashing indicator boxes; operators can also see a scrolling index of cued and on-air events per channel; allows operators to configure multiple workstations on the network to monitor multiple channels.
919-845-7744; www.crispincorp.com
Booth: SU9717

Studio microphone and line input intelligibility processors

Crest Performance I-PRO-I and I-PRO-II

Both units are designed to optimise audio signals in recording, broadcasting and live applications by processing input signals via a parametric EQ section and a compand/limit (dynamics) section; the parametric EQ section has two frequency cut/boost controls: the I-PRO-I features a deep 24dB cut/12dB boost, while the I-PRO-II has a ±15dB cut boost; with bandwidth adjustment of 1/6 to 2 octaves, each parametric EQ has its own on/off switch to reroute the signal when not in use.
+ 49 2171 723364; www.crestaudio.com
Booth: TBA

Asset management

DAX Solutions Rough Cut Manager

Allows instant viewing of rough-cuts, trailers, promos, screeners, commercials and more; integrated with EDL, ALE and Flex File users can create play lists; add comments linked to time code; freeze each frame; scrub frame by frame; go full screen or playback to a TV monitor at the click of a button; can work in WindowsMedia or Quicktime.
973-509-6523; www.daxsolutions.com
Booth: SL4259A

Video air check system

Axon Digital Design BV TRACS (Transmission Recording And Compliance System)

Offers a highly reliable platform that fully automates the process of audio and video recordings for 30 or 90 consecutive days; consists of a range of networked digital video recorders connected to a request server that also acts as a web server and monitoring unit; records and plays out full Vertical Blanking Interval (VBI) content; the recorders, which use the MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 compression format with variable bit rate, are accessed through the request server by means of web pages.
+31 13 511 6666; www.axon.tv
Booth: SU9301

Audio automation console

AMS NEVE Encore Plus

Delivers several major new features including Reconform, Automation in Stop, Mix Audition and Star Command remote control of digital audio workstations; through Automation Reconform now change lists can be taken into Encore Plus and the mix automation cut and spliced automatically to reflect picture changes, reducing the work load on the Mixer as pictures are re-cut as well as allowing greater freedom to the Director who can now continue to make creative changes right up to the dub without disrupting the mixing process.
818-753 8789; www.ams-neve.com
Booth: TBA

Direct to edit recorder

FOCUS Enhancements FireStore FS-4

Features a 40GB (3 hour) internal disk drive, a 6-pin FireWire connector for interface with camcorders, a 6-pin FireWire connector for interfacing with a computer for editing or file transfer, a backlit status LCD display and a comprehensive set of control buttons including a navigation pad; also supports DTE Technology file formats; adds support for the Avid OMF and Pinnacle AVI file formats, retro record modes so that a shot is never missed, user definable time lapse, loop playback, scene marking and multiple file folder capabilities; also available with an 80GB (6 hour) drive.
408-866-8300; www.focusinfo.com
Booth: SL4255E, SL505

Analog converter

TV One SD-220DA

SDI-to-analog converter; offers dependable 10-bit SDI to analog conversion with re-clocking and equalization of the input signal at distances of up to nearly 1000ft from the source; double-shielded coaxial cable is used; provides NTSC, NTSC-J, PAL, or PAL-N output;is capable of managing 525 or 625 line signals, and is controlled via buttons found on its front panel and an LCD display; component video output is menu-selectable as either RGB or YUV in SMPTE or Betacam formats, while an integral video processor facilitates adjustment of parameters including luminance, chrominance, setup, hue, and sharpness.
800-721-4044; www.tvone.com
Booth: C1846

Graphics content creation

VDS TWISTER HD V6.5

A complete paint, graphics content creation, and I/O solution; runs as a standalone application, or as a plug-in for industry-leading content creation, editing, management and display systems; artists have access to VDS' content creation tools and remote file transfer utilities from within a single user environment, including a full suite of comprehensive paint tools and brushes, unlimited layering capabilities, and sophisticated image processing and masking tools developed specifically for fast still graphic creation and distribution.
631-249-4399; www.videodesignssoftware.com
Booth: SL5300

Content delivery service

GlobeCast WING

Wireless Content Exchange Networks; a proprietary global IP-based contribution network using fiber and satellite to manage global content ingest, storage and live-to-air streaming direct from the laptop; IP-enabled file-based content exchange networks allow reporters to file stories — live or recorded — directly from any laptop or workstation over any wired or wireless internet connection to a central exchange hub, which controls and routes the story directly to the station newsroom.
202-383-2745; www.globecast.com
Booth: C2129

Content Creator

IMAKE OpenVision Content Creator

An open standards-based software tool that encodes content into Video On Demand (VOD) and Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) digital asset packages and associates CableLabs-compliant metadata; is a cost-effective and easy-to-use platform that enables the creation, management and editing of digital media; is designed for use by content providers who must prepare media prior to distributing it to a service provider, as well as service providers who deliver locally-focused content to regional markets.
301-896-9200; www.imake.com
Booth: TBA

Encoding solution

Inlet Technologies Fathom 2.0

A professional, real-time encoding solution for VC-1/WMV HD content creation; supports live HD SDI input, as well as uncompressed AVI and QuickTime source files; offers a redesigned user interface, integrated workflow management tools, advanced encoding options and a comprehensive analysis package to make high-definition content creation accessible, efficient and affordable for any post-production professional.
919-342-2860; www.inlethd.com
Booth: SL5829

Microphone

Lectrosonics SM (Super Mini)

A small professional audio wireless transmitter; when used in its native Digital Hybrid mode, it performs without the hindrance of an analog compandor or the headroom-limiting pre- and de-emphasis found in most analog systems; delivers 107dB signal-to-noise ratio and flat frequency response to 20kHz, uses both 24-bit digital audio and analog FM signal transmission methods to encode a digital signal into a robust analog format for transmission over a UHF FM carrier.
800-821-1121; www.lectrosonics.com
Booth: N3611

Video encoding solution

Digital Rapids StreamZHD

Professional multi-format HD/SD video encoding solution featuring support for multiple formats including AVI, WM9, QuickTime,MPEG-2, AC-3, and many more, for archive, dailies, VOD or streaming media delivery from SD or HD source material.
905-946-9666, ext 121; www.digital-rapids.com
Booth: SL5331

Automation controller

Leightronix NEXUS

A multi-task solution for local cable or television operations; it combines multi-channel digital video playback and recording, digital messaging/signage, DVD/VCR control, and video/audio signal routing; operates as a stand-alone device and is managed via network using provided WinNEXUS software; a built-in, high-speed Ethernet port and simplified front panel setup allow for quick and easy connection to a LAN, WAN or the Internet.
517-694-8000; www.leightronix.com
Booth: SU11223

Non-linear editing system

Leitch Technology VelocityQ NLE v.91

Features new tools for color correction, collaborative workflows, and audio processing, plus broadened media format support and a wide range of user interface enhancements; features new CPU-based color correction tools, including three-way color-wheel control, curves, color matching and automatic white and black re-balance; the new Interactive Editing paradigm enables edits including adding, deleting, moving and trimming clips - and real-time effects to be applied without stopping full-quality playback, providing immediate in-context feedback while editing and refining effects.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

Media asset management

Konan Digital DigitalArc

System provides solutions for the entire life cycle of digital assets management from ingesting, archiving, managing, searching, editing to the distribution of digital contents, enabling users in media and entertainment and enterprise sectors to utilize their valuable assets for maximum benefit.
www.konandigital.com
Booth: SL3919

Prompter

Listec Video Z-Prompter Series

Mounts the prompter with camera over the pan head's balance point; eliminates need for a large balance plate and counterbalance weight, provides a range of adjustment; easy to transport; eliminates stress on tripod systems; can be supplied with either a Studio or Fold-down Hood; available with flat-panel displays through 15in; can be configured as a Presto system.
561-683-3002; www.listec.com
Booth: C6237

Media exchange platform

Marquis Broadcast Medway

Enables media files from multiple sources to be transferred seamlessly between a wide variety of vendor platforms; includes powerful EDL exchange functions and integration with asset management and other automation systems; is suitable for all digital applications, including newsrooms, playout centers, production and post production suites, and front and backroom processes; eliminates file compatibility issues that occur when media and its associated metadata move between target devices, providing speedy and invisible format conversion as required.
+44 0 118 984 4111; www.marquisbroadcast.com
Booth: TBA

Batteries

Maha Energy PowerEx 2500mAh AA

Are specifically designed for high drain applications such as digital cameras and other portable electronics; have 2500mAh true capacity offering super long run times; can also be recharged hundreds of times with no memory effect; are available in four packs and will also be shipped in a battery carrying case — a unique device that allows users to conveniently hold up to four AA or AAA batteries.
800-376-9992; www.mahaenergy.com
Booth: TBA

Video player/recorder

Merging Technologies VCube HD-2K

Capable of uncompressed 1920×1080 HD video resolution and more than 30 different SD/HD video formats; has ability to convert any video format to any other format, SD or HD and open multi-layer OMF Compositions from a drive or directly from an Avid Unity; can offer from 1.6TB to 6.4TB of media storage with the system, up to 12 audio channels and we are in the final stages of developing our own tactile remote controller for the system.
+44 0 1606 892788
www.merging.com
Booth: N4225

Content security solution

Irdeto Access PIsys for Mobile

A content security solution that protects video broadcasts to wireless devices such as mobile phones, PDAs and specialized in-car devices; a conditional access system for mobile video, providing operators with the tools to secure the revenue for premium content delivered to consumers; applies to audio, video and data services and supports a variety of business models, ranging from subscriptions to pay per view, and works for Satellite and Terrestrial Digital Media Broadcasting (DMB) networks as well as DVB-H networks; uses patented Dual Key Hierarchy and Rapid Entitlement Refresh technologies to limit bandwidth use while maintaining high levels of security.
858-668-4878
www.irdetoaccess.com
Booth: SU8365

Acoustical brochure

illbruck acoustical product brochure

Features its acoustical control products for recording and broadcast applications, including television and radio stations, film studios, recording studios, broadcast facilities, sound stages, control rooms, listening rooms and religious facilities at which recordings are made; these illbruck acoustical products treat challenges such as flutter echo, near field reflection, room resonances, standing waves and exterior sounds; the products - designed to absorb, block or contain sound - effectively and affordably solve these challenges in new construction and existing facilities.
800-662-0032
www.illbruck-sonex.com
Booth: N1600

Portable disc recorder

Sennheiser Rosendahl bonsaiDRIVE

A miniature, lightweight and extremely portable hard disc recorder that captures both high-quality video and multi-track audio; simultaneously handling 4:2:2 PAL or NTSC video signals alongside ten audio channels, it allows the user to specify their own choice of standard IDE drive which neatly slots into the unit itself; video is handled in either Composite, S-video or Component formats, and is processed using lossless 2:1 compression to yield extremely high-quality results, while the audio I/O is configured as an analogue stereo pair and a 24-bit, 48kHz ADAT eight-channel digital stream.
860-434-9190
www.sennheiserusa.com
Booth: N2822

Graphics/CG application

Orad Maestro

An HD and SD compatible system with all HD format supported;its extremely simple to operate, provides a very efficient workflow and allows creating state of the art 3-D and 2-D graphics and animations; includes a new scene-editing tool that allows easy re-composition of an exiting scene or a fast creation of a new one; is a Windows-based application with local preview capabilities and plug in to most of newsroom and automation systems.
972-9-7676862 ext. 520; www.orad.tv
Booth: SU7170

Wireless mic antenna combiner

Sennheiser AC3000

Operates with all wireless systems, allows up to eight personal monitor transmitters to be connected to a single common transmitter antenna; occupying only a single rack space, it may be used across the entire UHF range from 470MHz to 870MHz; combining multiple RF monitoring systems through a single broadband device significantly reduces intermodulation between transmitters and additionally keeps cabling to an absolute minimum; the 19in housing includes front panel LEDs for RF level indication.
860-434-9190; www.sennheiserusa.com
Booth: N2822

Particle effects creation tool

wondertouch particleIllusion

A standalone version of the company's visual effects creation application; provides more than 750 preset effects to deliver a range of effects including smoke, fire, explosions, water effects, sparkles, colorful artistic effects, with the utmost speed and efficiency for Mac OS(R).
636-225-7861; www.wondertouch.com
Booth: SL453

Shared storage system

Studio Network Solutions globalSAN

A multi-user shared storage iSCSI SAN available for both Mac and PC; is offered in turnkey configurations of eight, 16 and 24 SATA drive arrays; enables iSCSI bridging to external Fibre Channel and SCSI storage devices.
877-537-2094; www.studionetworksolutions.com
Booth: SL3331

Connector

Switchcraft FireWire

Is mounted within a universal style XLR panel receptacle housing; has feed-through connections and can be supplied in nickel or black XLR housings; other options within this range have BNC, RCA Phono and SVHS connectors and future additions will include USB and CAT6 versions.
773-792-2700; www.switchcraft.com
Booth: C2339

MPEG recorder/player

Tektronix MTX100 Version 5.1

Captures and plays out MPEG-2 data streams at the high data rates needed to verify and troubleshoot designs for high-performance consumer and professional video products and systems; is equipped with features to reduce development expenses; provides functional verification, conformance verification and stress testing in the design of MPEG video products.
800-833-9200; www.tektronix.com
Booth: C6231

Handle bracket

VFGadgets.com Mini HDV Handle Bracket

Bracket for Sony HVR-Z1U-HDV Handycam and FX1-HDV Handycam; is perfect for adding extra mini LCD monitors, audio transmitters, or anything else, to Sony HDV cameras; the bracket's design is flat on top for direct mounting of mini SteadyCam's for low angle set shots.
416-686-1452; www.vfgadgets.com
Booth: C2163

Up converter

Vistek V6406

Converts all forms of SD-SDF into HD - and with a picture quality only seen before on high-end products; the key to this quality has been the adaptation of standards conversion technologies to a compact ultra high-speed processing platform; using proprietary Massive Parallel Memory Allocation (MPMA), it delivers truly clean de-interlacing - the core element of any quality Up Conversion.
+44 1628 531221; www.vistek.tv
Booth: SU7376

Converter

Astro Systems The Astro SC-2055

Multi-format converter, with integrated super scaling technology; can drive an array of up to 8 input/output interface options supporting a resolution up to 2048×1556 pixels or as desired; equipped with Astro's I/P conversion technology “SNAP (Super Natural motion Picture),” correction of the jaggy outlines that cause deterioration of image quality can be significantly improved without sacrificing the quality.
877-88-ASTRO; www.astro-systems.com
Booth: C9334

RF power monitor

Bird Electronic Broadcast Power Monitor - Enhanced (BPM-E)

RF test port enables users to verify spectral compliance for applications such as IBOC or HDTV, at key test points; puts complete analog and digital broadcast monitoring at the user's fingertips through user-friendly, around-the-clock remote access from any web-enabled device; features include alarm detection and notification, instant email alerts, remote power/VSWR monitoring and administration, RF test port, access to historical data through data logging, and a small footprint requiring minimal rack space.
440-519-2062; www.bird-electronic.com/
Booth: N1116

Converter

Cobalt Digital HD8024

A dual-rate, format converter for up, down or cross format conversions of HD and SD signals; integrated front control panel and the included software application for set-up, configuration and control; features, dual-rate HD/SD digital inputs, digital outputs, analog high and standard definition outputs; all conversion modes include, full aspect ratio (XY scaling and panning) and reticule overlay controls
217-344-1243; www.cobaltdigital.com
Booth: SU8965

Transmitter

Harris Atlas

UHF solid-state transmitters; available in power levels ranging from 2.5kW to 30kW; available in PAL, NTSC and SECAM; common amplification design for simple and cost-effective upgrades to various digital standards; the compact footprint; features a fully broadband and frequency-agile solid-state architecture that minimizes maintenance procedures and allows the transmitters to work on any UHF channel.
800-442-7747; www.broadcast.harris.com
Booth: C1907; SU10048

Microphone

DPA Microphones WINDPAC

An ultra-lightweight weatherproof solution for location recording; fully wind and water resistant; weighs 9oz; comprised of a shock mount and a collapsible windshield; adjustable elastic straps with different settings to accommodate microphones of any brand; elastic straps can be adjusted according to the weight of the microphone being used; fabric blocks wind noise in gusts of up to 70mph while allowing accurate sound reproduction and audio transparency.
+45 4814 2828; www.dpamicrophones.com
Booth: N506

Smart audio consoles

Smart AV Elite Series

Provides new standard of ergonomic efficiency for mixing and editing large numbers of channels with this new line of consoles; available in 48-, 72-, and 96-channel variants that can accommodate most professional sound applications; design features a physical arc that spans the console within reach of the operator; fitted with touch sensors, unit allows easy access to any channel.
+61 2 9648 6744; www.smartav.net
Booth: N3135

Television Sideband Adapter

Aerodynex TV Sideband Adapter (ATSA)

Replaces Tektronix 1405-03 Sideband Adapter, which is no longer available; used with a spectrum analyzer, measures the video output of a TV transmitter; generates a constant amplitude composite video signal that sweeps continuously between 0 and 15MHz and is used modulate the TV transmitter; output is displayed on the spectrum analyzer representing transmitter's response curve.
212-737-3182; www.aerodynex.com
Booth: TBA

Video server

Leitch Technology NEXIO HD

Integrates baseband high-definition record and playback directly into NEXIO server system; provides two channels of HD output or one channel of input and one HD output in either 720p or 1080i format.
859-371-5533; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

Media interface adaptors

Omneon Multiport 4100 series

Line of media interface adapters available for Omneon Spectrum media server systems; can support simultaneous playback of both SD and HD MPEG2 material; features integrated capability for the simultaneous playback of HD and SD content on either the same channel or independent channels; in addition to outputs for SDI video, HD-SDI video, audio, timecode, and control, it also includes connectors to allow for the use of external up- and downconversion equipment.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com
Booth: SU10724

Digital broadcast console

Solid State Logic C100

New feature, TouchPan, provides full 5.1 panning access from the central touchscreen, with color coded displays and comprehensive control of all surround parameters, allows simple setup and control for sophisticated 5.1 productions; comes with new channel TFT Graphics, which enhance the operator's overview through per-channel display of processing, panning and source allocations; supports new I/O expansion for the Centuri core.
212-315-1111; www.solid-state-logic.com
Booth: N3211

Newsroom automation software

Dalet Digital Media Systems DaletPlus News Suite

Source material, work in progress and finished packages are shared and instantly available on the desktop or remotely through secure web access; Metadata is captured automatically, and repetitive tasks can be automated; integrated asset management and archive capabilities provide access to tape and DVD libraries.
212-825-3322; www.dalet.com
Booth: SL1953

Switcher

SAV 2D DVE

A dual channel 2-D DVE; fits into the MX-AIR frame; works in several modes like Video + Video, Video + Key and Video + preview; the inputs feeding the DVE are selectable by the key bus and can be squeezed, teased, cropped, have color borders and 2-D xyz moves; the effects can be controlled via the T-bar, the automation and the autotransition button; they can be recalled from a library of 40 presets or can be created via the user friendly touch screen and joystick.
212-967-1774; www.sav.tv
Booth: SU11117

Digital production switchers

Ross Video Synergy SD

New, more powerful control panel CPU, keyboard support and USB removable storage; new Squeeze & Tease Warp effects include corner pinning, lens flare, obscure, and shards; automatic white flash effect added to generate this type of effect; robotic cameras, audio mixers, character generators and support for numerous additional manufacturers' products.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com
Booth: SU7141

Encoder

Scopus Network Technologies UE-9000

Universal MPEG Encoding Platform; now implements dual-channel MPEG-2 real-time encoding; provides broadcasters with a migration path from MPEG-2 to new compression algorithms such as the standard and high definition MPEG-4 Part 10 (H.264) and VC1 formats.
609-987-8090; www.scopusamericas.com
Booth: SU8470

Routing switcher

Leitch Technology Panacea Clean/Quiet Switch

Clean video with embedded audio routing switcher; provides many features, functions and signal outputs; delivers master control features at a router price; provides simulcast of SD and HD, switch transitions and auxiliary outputs.
800-775-3314; www.leitch.com
Booth: SU7805, SU8199

Depressed collector IOT transmitter

Acrodyne (Ai) Quantum

Designed to operate efficiently in either digital or analog service; is field-convertible; uses e2v ESCIOT water-cooled tubes; engineered to provide a high level of energy efficiency.
888-881-4447; www.acrodyne.com
Booth: C6212

UHF Digital and Analog Transmitter

Axcera Innovator HX

Based on the advanced design of the Innovator HX VHF transmitter; high-power solid-state UHF transmitter; features broadband amplifiers and combiners, high-gain power modules and hot swappable amplifiers; design offers the choice of linear or switching power supplies and uses identical amplifiers for internally diplexed, externally diplexed and DTV operation.
800-215-2614; www.axcera.com
Booth: C8014

Automatic dialog normalization system

Linear Acoustic LA-5124

New version of the LA-5124 StreamStacker De-Multiplexer/AC-3 Splicer; long-term dialog loudness is measured in an ATSC standard manner, appropriate dialog level value is inserted into one of more precompressed Dolby Digital (AC-3) streams by the LA-5124; system provides automatic control of the long-term loudness of programming.
717-735-3611; www.linearacoustic.com
Booth: Surround Pavilion/C3612; C6221


All booth numbers were provided by NAB and were current as of press time. Every effort has been made by Broadcast Engineering to ensure the accuracy of these listings.



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