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06.01.2006
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Product Jackpot

AUTOMATION

Digital Transaction
Group (DTG) Xe

In combination with Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Xe enables customers to better manage and deliver content and provide a platform for open, interoperable data sharing and exchange for file-based workflows; SQL Server 2005 delivers increased scalability, availability and security to enterprise data and analytical applications, while making them easier to create, deploy and manage.
800-243-2001; www.dtgtv.com

PROGRAM OPTIMIZER

Dolby DP600

Supports file-based infrastructure and workflow; includes intelligent audio analysis and automated loudness normalization engine; offers Dolby E, Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus encoding; automates quality control process in faster than real time; intelligently and automatically sets, validates and corrects audio metadata parameters without the need for decoding and re-encoding.
415-558-0200; www.dolby.com

VIDEO ROUTER

Sony IXS-6000 series

Hybrid routing switcher series supports SD and HD video, AES digital audio and RS-422 control signals all within the same mid-size matrix; sizes of 16 × 17 to 128 × 136; handles balanced digital audio matrices of 32 × 34 up to 256 × 272; supports Sony's S-Bus communications protocol for backward compatibility.
800-686-7669
www.sony.com/professional

LCD MONITOR

Panasonic BT-LH2600W

A 26in HD production-quality LCD monitor; true 16:9 widescreen panel with a one-piece design, high resolution and low delay, and a 700:1 contrast ratio; offers integrated HD-SDI and SDI I/O with embedded audio; includes waveform monitor that graphically displays luminance levels from -5 to 108 IRE in any of the monitor's four corners; features Split Screen/Freeze Frame function for scene comparison and critical color matching (live input vs. freeze frame).
800-528-8601
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

HDTV UPCONVERTER

Snell & Wilcox Quasar

Uses motion estimation from Ph.C to produce clear and sharp HD outputs from SD inputs; handles video, film, graphics and mixed media; converts SD 525 and 625 material to 720p and 1080i HD formats; internal frame sync; supports embedded, AES and compressed audio; handles closed captions.
818-556-2616; www.snellwilcox.com

LCD COLOR ANALYZER

DK Technologies
PM5639/06

An LCD color analyzer that checks color temperature and luminance levels; features a smart RGB bar graph display with zoom function that makes white balance alignment easy and intuitive.
+45 44 85 02 55
www.dk-technologies.net

CONVERTER

Teranex Mini

A handheld, portable DTV format converter that converts SD video to and from HD in real time; enables HD field monitoring and conversion of SD camera and graphics sources to HD; has SD/HD-SDI inputs and outputs along with optional DVI, analog component and HDMI outputs; may be used to feed a VTR, display or video projector.
407-858-6000; www.teranex.com

DIGITAL VIDEO ROUTER

NVISION NV8288

Features Gennum's 3Gb/s HD/SDI chipset; is specifically designed for use in video production trucks and other applications where space is limited; built for HD, supports all standard SD data rates; is ASI-compliant; can be configured for systems ranging in size from 12 × 12 up to 288 × 576; all modules, including power supplies and cooling fans, are front-serviceable and hot-swappable.
530-265-1000; www.nvision.tv

CAMERA ROBOTICS

Vinten Radamac
Fusion range

Comprising a controller, head and pedestal with a single underlying control system, enables operation of all current Radamec and Autocam products together with the new Fusion range pan and tilt head and pedestal.
845-268-0100; www.vinten.com

HD MONITORING

Miranda Kaleido-Alto-HD

Multi-image display processor with advanced video and audio probing, including signal black freeze, illegal luminance and audio presence detectors, overload, mono and out-of-phase alarms; reports can be on-screen or via SNMP to other devices.
973-683-0800; www.miranda.com

HD VIDEO PLAYER

Doremi Nugget

Plays HD and SD video files up to 80Mb/s, more than four times the HDTV broadcast standard's bit rate; new features include Gigabit Ethernet for faster file transfers; a logo generator that superimposes a 20 × 20 pixel image on the video stream; and a fixed latency and chase for multi-unit synchronization; available in a hot-swap pullout drive configuration.
818-562-1101; www.doremilabs.com

WAVEFORM, VECTOR AND AUDIO MONITOR

Hamlet Flexiscope

A multiformat, multi-standard handheld waveform, vector, audio, picture monitor; the line now includes two portable base units: the standard Flexiscope and the Micro, as well as the Monitor Scope MS9000.
+44 1494 729728; www.hamlet.co.uk

MASK FILTER/COMBINER

Jampro RCCC

A DVB-T/DTV mask filter/combiner designed to make the most of tight quarters; achieves excellent results in the bandpass and channel combing application; each unit is electronically and mechanically performance tested; space-saving ceiling mount is available.
916-383-1177; www.jampro.com

PRODUCTION AND PLAYOUT SERVER

EVS XT2

Production and playout server for live production, post, content management and playout; servers can be combined to build a complete multichannel and real-time media sharing production network with nearline central storage.
973-575-7811; www.evs.tv

VIDEO SHARE PLATFORM

GlobeCast WING
Content Exchange

Allows video to be transferred, stored or streamed live for broadcast using any wired or wireless connection; the IP-based platform ensures stable and secure video file sharing; producers capture and upload video via any Internet connection to WING exchange servers that ingest, store and route content to the studio.
305-887-1600; www.globecast.com

BNC CONNECTORS

Canare BCP-PC Series

BNC connectors for SD-SDI; the 75Ω connectors feature a longer body, making them easier to grip; they also feature a three-piece crimp design that makes them effortless to assemble and field-replace; both the outer contact and the pin are gold-plated for long life and excellent transmission accuracy.
818-365-2446; www.canare.com

UHF IOT TRANSMITTER

Acrodyne (Ai) Quantum
Depressed Collector

A UHF IOT transmitter for 8-VSB and COFDM digital applications; features power levels up to 120kW average ATSC 8-VSB and DVB-T COFDM; plug-in technology and tube removal allow easy exchange of IOTs.
888-881-4447; www.acrodyne.com

AUDIO PROCESSING SYSTEM

Junger Audio
LEVEL MAGIC

Uses an adaptive Level Control Algorithm to tame the transitions from one program source to another and looks after program peaks and average levels as well.
818-701-6201; www.junger-audio.com

HD EDITOR

Quantel eQ FX

An all-in configuration for broadcast and post applications; supports HD and multi-resolution post production; comes complete with 160 minutes of HD workspace, built-in TimeMagic no-wait hardware, and Qcolor in-context color grading package including Scene Detect; offers the latest Eiger 3.5 software and a choice of comprehensive plug-in packages.
+44 1635 48222; www.quantel.com

ATSC TRANSMITTER

Harris Platinum i

Complete with an integrated Harris eCDi enhanced network control and monitoring system in a PowerCD transmitter; allows the transmitter to be added to a TV station's modern network infrastructure, without the need for an external box; the cabinet also houses a Harris Apex exciter and transmitter control.
800-622-0022; www.broadcast.harris.com

IOT

e2v Technologies
EEV ESCIOT

IOT is available as a three- or five-stage water-cooled design; uses an identical layout to that used on depressed collector klystrons; collector stages are cooled by deionized water, in series, via a set of interconnecting hoses designed to be long enough to eliminate the possibility of corrosion in a correctly operated cooling system.
914-592 6050
www.e2vtechnologies.com

UHF ANTENNA

Radio Frequency Systems
(RFS) Superturnstile

An ultra-slim and lightweight superturnstile UHF broadcast antenna; supports all U.S. and European UHF bands (470MHz to 862MHz); exhibits pattern ripple of more than +/01.5dB across the entire UHF band; its low-drag profile underpins the antenna's high wind speed rating and low wind load characteristics; ideal medium-power DTV broadcast solution.
203-630-3311; www.rfsworld.com

TELEPROMPTER

Telescript

Mobile, wireless 8.4in LCD teleprompter is battery operated; has an adjustable slide-in tablet PC mount; can accommodate tablet PC screen sizes from 12in to 15in; weighs 9lb; has a brightness of 300 nits; mounts to all ENG and DV cameras; includes fold-and-go hardware with adjustable Spider Mount to accommodate 8.4in to 15in tablet PCs, and a sliding mount assembly.
201-767-6733; www.telescript.com

PRODUCTION SWITCHER

Ross Video Synergy MD/X

Multi-definition production switcher; supports SD at 525 and 625 and HD at 720P, 1080i and 1080psf with 50Hz, 59.94Hz and 24fps rates; MD WARP engine adds curvilinear effects to the Squeeze & Tease 3-D DVE.
613-652-4886; www.rossvideo.com

PRODUCTION TOOLS

Dolby Media Producer

Suite of software DVD and HD mastering tools; includes Media Encoder, Media Decoder and Media Tools; provides content creators with comprehensive audio material capabilities for packaged media; tools support encoding and decoding of Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD and LMP Lossless for HD DVD, Blu-ray Disc, and today's DVD video and DVD audio formats.
415-558-0200; www.dolby.com

HD FIELD LENS

Fujinon XA66x9.3ESM

An ideal lens for sporting events and other large venues, it has a focal length range of 9.3mm to 615mm (x1) and 18.6mm to 1230mm (x2) and a MOD of 2.7m; offers a maximum aperture of 1:1.7 (9.3mm to 325mm) and 1:3.2 (615mm); measures 252mm × 252mm × 644mm; comes compete with digital controls, advance back focus and optional macro function.
976-633-5600
www.fujinonbroadcast.com

HD/SD MULTIFORMAT LCD MONITOR

TVLogic LVM-460W

A 46in multiformat LCD monitor; supports native full HD resolution (1920 × 1080); features wide viewing angles and the color accuracy of a professional video monitor.
+82 2 2025 8191; www.tvlogic.co.kr

STEREO DIGITAL AUDIO PROCESSOR

Linear Acoustic
AEROMAX-TV

Features CrowdControl, which provides control of two-channel main plus SAP audio, with front-panel display and controls plus Ethernet remote control; the four-channel unit can be configured as 2+2 or 2+1+1.
717-735-3611; www.linearacoustic.com

24P CAMCORDER

Sony FDW-900R

Compact and lighter chassis; HD-SDI outputs and new accessory boards for slow shutter, image inversion and downconversion with 3:2 pull-down; three 2.2 megapixel CCDs, 12-bit DSP, digital monitoring outputs; records four channels of AES/EBU digital audio plus four channels of simultaneous analog audio without the use of the HDCA-901 camera adapter.
800-686-7669 www.sony.com/professional

CRANE

Panther Broadcast
Pixy Crane

Weighs a light 69lb even at longest configuration; has a maximum length of 36.5ft; the maximum payload is 55lb; with a remote head, it can be easily carried and operated by one person; in shorter configurations, it can be used as a jib arm; its well-engineered anchoring construction assures maximum stability.
+49 89 613 900 01; www.panther.tv

PEDESTAL

Shotoku TP-90

Compact three-stage, minimum-height pedestal has a column stroke reach of 37.2in and a payload of 132lb; is located under the carriage; cable guards can be height-adjusted by turning a knob located at the side of carriage; safety features include a new and improved column lock as well as a brake ring placed within reach of the cameraman.
866-746-8658; www.shotoku.tv

REMOTE LIVESHOT SYSTEM

Media 3 BureauCam

Remote system has an intuitive touch-screen interface, interactive help screens and user prompts; features robotic camera positioning and shot control system, and an integrated camera control unit.
212-983-5200; www.liveshots.com

CAMERA-BACK TRANSMITTER

Nucomm CamPac 2

Transmitter has on-board triple-pass MPEG-2 encoding; can upgrade to MPEG-4/H.264; is available in the 1.99GHz to 2.7GHz and 6.4GHz to 7.1GHz bands; operates with DVB-T compliant modulation in 6MHz, 7MHz and 8MHz channels; supports COFDM operation in channel bandwidths from 4MHz to 24MHz; RF output power is programmable from 10mW to 200mW; accepts a variety of video formats.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com

VIDEOCASSETTE

Maxell HDCAM

Videocassette uses binder systems to achieve durability and exceed the compulsory storage performance demands of long-term archiving; incorporates super-fine ceramic armor metal particles (0.1 micron size) to surpass the low-noise requirements of HDCAM's 7-to-1 compression algorithm; lineup includes 6-, 12-, 22-, 32- and 40-minute cassettes; large cassette lineup includes tapes that run 34-, 64-, 94- and 124 minutes.
800-533-2836; www.maxell-usa.com

MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAY

Zandar Technologies
FusionPro+

A signal monitoring system supporting all common formats, including composite video, SDI, HD-SDI, as well as RGBHV and DVI computer sources and audio; is highly modular with a range of plug-in interface cards enabling users to combine formats in one system; includes support for UMDs, tallies, clocks and time code; also includes video, audio and system fault detection, alarms and optional dual redundant power supplies.
321-939-0457; www.zandar.com

CONVERTER

Communications
Specialties Scan Do HD

Converts DVI input at resolutions up to 1600 × 1200 to HD or SD-SDI output providing broadcast-quality video images; supports all SMPTE HD, NTSC and PAL output resolutions up to 1080i.
631-273-0404; www.commspecial.com

VIDEO TRANSPORT SYSTEM

Streambox SBT3-7500

Transport system is built on Streambox's ACT-L3 codec; is integrated in one portable device; features a low-power requirement; matches MPEG-2 video quality at a 75 percent lower data rate; is up to 50 percent more efficient than MPEG-4.
206-956-0544; www.streambox.com

MULTI-IP

Crispin Multi-IP

Architecture allows facilities to float management of channels between various control rooms located anywhere on an IP network; each control room can be dynamically assigned channels on an as-needed basis depending on the event and number of regional feeds required; channel controls can be assigned to an off-site location.
919-845-7744; www.crispincorp.com

AUDIO WIRELESS TRANSMITTERS

Lectrosonics SM

“Super Mini” transmitter delivers 107dB signal-to-noise ratio and flat frequency response to 20kHz; in native Digital Hybrid Wireless mode technology, both 24-bit digital audio and analog FM signal transmission methods can be used to encode a digital signal into an analog format for transmission over a UHF FM carrier; receiver captures the signal and DSP circuitry recreates the original digital audio.
505-892-4501; www.lectrosonics.com

VIDEO PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Solid State Logic
MediaWAN

Provides a complete, scalable broadcast production system using proprietary software running on standard high-performance PCs and servers; software-encoders can import video from a variety of formats, including HD, while providing a preview and job allocation interface for production coordinators, editing software for journalists and management tools for news producers; an asset management database and user interface also provide for seamless information lifecycle management in the video domain.
212-315-1111; www.solidstatelogic.com

INTERCOM SYSTEM

Clear-Com Eclipse-Median

A mid-size intercom system; combines matrix platform and interface frame to meet the confined space demands of OB vehicles or mobile flight cases; features up to 112 ports, interfaces for fiber, phone and four-wire connections; dual CPU and PSU redundancy; supports most Matrix+3 and 4000 stations and interfaces.
510-496-6600; www.clearcom.com

TECHNICAL WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

OBOR Digital Zeus

An integrated physical asset and technical workflow management system; provides full control of business models and processes; fits any size organization; role-based modular solution features include physical asset tracking, bar code integration, location management, wireless access, contact management, document management, scheduling system and custom user-GUIs.
407-352-6501; www.obordigital.com

LCD MONITOR

NEC MultiSync 90-series

IPS technology-based modules deliver unparalleled color reproduction, contrast levels, grey-to-grey response time and brightness uniformity by minimizing off-angle color shift and by producing black tones in dark-colored images; includes 12-bit lookup table and four-year warranty.
866-632-6673; www.necdisplay.com

HIGH-DENSITY AUDIO SYSTEM

Calrec Bluefin

Doubles the processing power of the latest Calrec Alpha console without an increase in cost; enables full EQ and dynamics to all channels; allows for 8 × 5.1 groups with full EQ and dynamics; 4x main outputs, 48 multitrack outputs and 20 auxes.
+44 01422 842159; www.calrec.com

KVM SWITCHING

Avocent AMWworks

KVM enhancement now supports Avid products, including Avid NewsCutter and Media composer Adrenaline, Symphony Nitris and DS Nitris finishing; user defined groups of outputs; supports up to 31 server outputs in a server group and 31 slave displays in a group.
866-286-2368; www.avocent.com

NETWORK MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

ILC MaxView 5.0

Consolidates all network management into one worldview; works in tandem with existing NMS deployments; allows for the direct assimilation of all network devices into the system; automatic topology discovery and display; root cause analysis based on user's scenarios; customizable user interface and advanced user management control.
404-504-7400; www.ilc.com

AUDIO ANALYZER

Rohde & Schwarz
UP 300/350

Covers 10Hz to 80kHz with dual-channel analog inputs and outputs; sampling rates from 32kHz to 192kHz; generates single- and dual-channel test signals, including sine wave, two-tone and noise waveforms; measurements include level, linear and nonlinear distortion and FFT.
410-910-7800
www.rohde-schwarz.com/usa

ON-DEMAND ADVERTISING

TANDBERG interactive advertising

Provides dynamic ad placement with advanced VOD capabilities and ITV functionality; supports all delivery platforms and ad formats and all consumer media devices; based on open interfaces, allows advertisements to be matched according to programming type, geography and demographic data.
678-812-6300; www.tandbergtv.com

MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Dimetis OpenBroadcast

A management system for broadcast networks, regional sites or transmitters and DVB/ATSC multiplex centers; controls devices and elements from different managers; network components monitored and controlled via SNMP; easy and flexible configuration of all components and signals.
732-919-0400; www.cware.com

VIDEO GATEWAY

Controlware
T-VIPS connect

Provides a video gateway suite of products for real-time contribution and distribution of broadcast quality video over IP; uses 10-bit video and embedded audio and JPEG2000 compression; low 120ms encoding and decoding delay; receiver and transmitter require only 1RU.
732-919-0400; www.cware.com

TRIAX-TO-FIBER CAMERA INTERFACE

Telecast Fiber Systems
Digital Cobra

Provides digital transmission of bidirectional RF signals; compatible with most triax cameras; supports all two-way communications between camera and base station, including component video, audio, intercom and data over a single fiber; transmission distance up to 30km.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com

PRODUCTION PLATFORM

Thomson Grass Valley
Integrated K2 and EDIUS

Integrated NLE and storage platform eliminates transcoding; supports seamless media and file compatibility; allows for multiple editors such as EDIUS, Apple FCP; handles MPEG, IMX, DVCPRO and HD-MPEG natively.
800-547-8949; www.grassvalley.com

DIGITAL WORKFLOW PLATFORM

VFinity V-Business

Powerful and cost-effective software for total content management, archiving and publishing; provides flexible, browser-based, database-drive metadata classification system for the search and retrieval of media content; uses standard IT infrastructure; based on eight modules, each targeted at different tasks.
646-367-6500; www.vfinity.com

DIGITAL AUDIO CONSOLE

Logitek Mosaic-TV

Router-based digital audio console; uses Logitek Audio Engine with full-featured router to handle analog and digital I/O; uses drop-in modules permitting users to configure consoles as needed; multiple frame sizes; 5.1 compatible operation; direct access of two master mix busses, four sub-mix busses from each feature module; on-board five-function dynamics processor and full-color LDC display screens on each module.
713-664-4470; www.logitekaudio.com

HD MPEG-2 ENCODER

DVEO Ncoder HD

A low-latency, HD MPEG-2 transport stream coder; easy to manage and reconfigure; compatible with all industry standards; NTSC and PAL operation; MPEG-2 4:2:2 or 4:2: 0 compression at 15Mb/s to 100Mb/s; MPEG-1 layer-II audio encoding; HD-SDI input; DVB-ASI output.
858-613-1818; www.dveo.com

VIDEO LENS

Fujinon HA16×6.3ERM

A 2/3in HD ENG/EFP lens combines wide angle and high magnification; enables production crews to have the benefit of both close and telephoto lens in one package; minimum focal distance is 0.4m; includes DigiPower servo system for precise focusing.
976-633-5600
www.fujinonbroadcast.com

DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

Pathfire Direct

A point-to-point distribution solution providing easy integration and installation with capture and playout devices; flexible format options; interface designed for TV professionals; selectable signal or multiple receive destinations; uses MXF-compliant metadata; uses dynamic bandwidth use to optimize simultaneous encoding sessions.
770-619-0801; www.pathwire.com

VIDEO STORAGE

SGI InfiniteStorage 10000

A mass storage system designed to support large online storage requirements; up to 240TB in a signal rack; perfect for tiered storage architecture; uses dual-active 4Gb Fibre Channel controllers operating at greater than 2.5Gb/s; represents a 300 percent improvement in drive density per rack compared to standard RAID sub-systems.
650-933-6338; www.sgi.com

ROUTER CONTROL PANEL

Utah Scientific UCP-MN

A 16-input selector button panel, each with an eight-character LCD display that provides control; has four high-resolution LCD displays with touch-screen capabilities; panel can be configured for multi-bus or full-matrix control with direct access to pre-selected sources and destinations.
801-575-8801; www.utahscientific.com

VIDEO PROCESSOR

Kramer SP-10D

A broadcast-quality signal processing solution; includes proc amp, standards conversion, signal format conversion and time base correction in one package; accepts composite, Y/C, YUV, RGB or RGBS, and outputs all these formats simultaneously; converts signals to any video standard (NTSC, PAL, SECAM) with the output genlocked to an external video reference.
972-654-4000
www.kramerelectronics.com

3X SLO MO CAMERA

Sony HDC-3300

Achieves 3X speed slow motion effects in full HD resolution; uses three 2/3in high-speed progressive CCDs; recordings at 1920 × 1080/180i or 150i as well as 1280 × 720/180p or 150p; in-camera functions include flicker reduction, shading correction, white balance and auto iris detection; operates on standard SMPTE fiber with runs of 2000ft.
800-686-7669
www.sony.com/professional

CHANNEL BRANDING

Miranda Imagestore
Intuition+

Can play out multiple video and audio clips and animations; advanced CG and multi-language support; co-processor can output full-frame or partial frame clips simultaneously; clips play with eight-channel audio (six-channels with SD version); fully compliant with Unicode fonts.
973-683-0800; www.miranda.com

PORTABLE DIGITAL STORAGE

Hitachi Mediapac

Available in 4GB, 8GB and 16GB solid-state cartridges; also available with 160GB hard disk storage support for the Z-DR1 dockable digital recorder; Mediapacs are aluminium-encased Hitachi hard disks, ranging between 40GB and 120GB capacity providing as much as nine hours of recording time per Mediapac.
516-682-4429; www.hitachikokusai.us

VIDEOTAPE DRIVE

Quantum SDLT 600A

A professional video drive supporting many file-based workflow solutions; supports network-attached storage that is MXF-aware; 300GB capacity cartridge holds more than six hours of HD 100Mb/s video; supports drag-and-drop access; uses Super DLTtape II data tape.
408-944-4000; www.quantum.com

VIDEO ROUTER

PESA Cheetah 512XR

Can be configured to 512 × 512, non-expandable 1024 × 128 or 512 × 256 with fully redundant crosspoints in 27RU; low-power consumption; SDI, ASI and HD-SDI support; internal fiber I/Os and optional built-in conversion cards meet the standards of broadcasters, mobile production companies, cable and telcos.
631-912-3101; www.pesa.com

WEATHER RADAR

Baron Pulsar Radar

Solid-state, high-quality radar delivers sophisticated performance and increased storm detail; four-module solid state 250W C-band Doppler radar with pulse compression; provides high-definition data of 256 color levels and 3000 range bins — providing up to 10X higher resolution; SmartPower technology; steel EMI-shielded enclosure, fiber-optic communication lines.
256-881-8811; www.baronservices.com

CONTENT MONITORING SYSTEM

Snell & Wilcox Hyperion

Uses intuitive algorithms, which mimic human intelligence to provide dedicated audio, video and metadata monitoring for content from ingest to transmission; automatically provides an educated opinion to whether each element of a program meets satisfactory viewing quality standards; simplifies remote monitoring with powerful tools that use metadata to track and QC content.
818-556-2616; www.snellwilcox.com

INTERCOM SYSTEM

Riedel Artist

Matrices allow all frame sizes to use the same type of controller and client cards, which reduces expansion costs and the need for spare pooling; other enhanced features include increased memory for complex, multi-mode installations, optimized cooling concept for quiet operation and a flexible fiber option that enables users to easily change from multi-mode to single-mode or high-power.
+49 202 292 90; www.riedel.net

BROADCAST RACK

APWMayville
Stantron rack

Enclosures for broadcast, audio and visual, data communications and telecommunications; available in a variety of heights and depths; flexible design with unmatched rack density; low profile, measuring 22in wide; durable powder coat finish and lifetime guarantee; available with twin profile power strips; cooling fans and filler panels.
800-558-7297; www.stantronracks.com

BRANDING SYSTEM

Chyron Channel Box

An HD/SD switchable, turnkey branding system; features 3-D design and controllable playout for branding applications, including tickers, crawls, snipes, promos and end-of-show credits; comprehensive set of real-time video, graphic effects and audio capabilities; can be integrated with traffic and automation or be used as a standalone control device.
631-845-2133; www.chyron.com

NETWORK MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Harris NetBoss

A scalable solution that monitors and configures STL links through one graphical user interface; the cross-platform element management option supports distributed network architectures and provides complete, real-time management for the Harris Video Networking and Microwave Solution.
800-622-0022; www.broadcast.harris.com

NEWS EDITOR

Quantel Newsbox HD

Complete news system; affordable, convenient and self-contained; arrives with all that is needed to ingest, view rushes, choose shots, edit stories, review finished pieces and play them to air; available in both HD and SD and HD-upgradeable configurations.
+44 1635 48222; www.quantel.com

AUTOMATION SOFTWARE

OmniBus iTX

Replaces all the functions of a broadcast MCR and playout chain with a single software application; ideal for both SD and HD playout; uses standard IT hardware; acts as a video server, master control and graphics and logo inserter with automation, ingest, editing and basic content management; integrates with video or IT storage to manage files.
303-237-4868; www.omnibus.tv

MEDIA SERVER

Omneon Spectrum
MediaDirector

Higher bandwidth addition to family of MediaDirector components for Spectrum systems; provides twice the overall system bandwidth for higher channel counts and higher IP throughput; allows for more file-based movement of media for staging or collaborative production; increased Fibre Channel bandwidth for more simultaneous access to storage.
408-585-5000; www.omneon.com

HDV CAMERA

JVC GY-HD200U

Captures at HDV720/60P with JVC's new Super Encoder developed for the latest line of ProHD products; provides 60 fps capture and over-cranked recording for slow motion when the final output is 24P; uses all of the accessories currently available for the GY-HD100U, including the new 1/3in mount HD lenses.
800-582-5825; http://pro.jvc.com

HD PROCESSOR

TV One C2-7300

Multiformat, dual channel HD video processor with HD-SDI multichannel audio processing; supports virtually every bidirectional analog-to-HDTV conversion all within a compact 1RU enclosure.
800-721-4044; www.tvone.com

P2 HD STATION

Panasonic J-HPS1500

Recorder and player bridges between SD and HD production environments; acts as ingest, transfer or up- and downconversion station; IEEE-1394a (AVC) and USB2.0 interfaces as well as HD-SDI and SD-SDI input and outputs; works seamlessly in DVCPRO HD tape-based systems for transferring, editing or playout; records in 1080i and 720p in DVCPRO HD, 50Mb/s in DVCPRO50, 25Mb/s in DVCPRO and 25Mb/s in DV.
800-528-8601
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

COAXIAL CABLE

Belden CDT Electronics
Division 1694F

New addition to the Brilliance line of professional video cables; is a super-flexible version of the 1694A Precision Video coax; both cables use the same connectors, eliminating the need for additional tooling and connectors.
765-983-5308; www.beldencdt.com

UP-, DOWN-, CROSSCONVERTER

Ensemble Designs
Avenue 7900

Capable of auto configuration; user selects the desired output format and the module self configures the remaining settings; allows broadcasters to set the output to the facility's standard format and feed a variety of inputs to the module, without concern for any other settings; audio sub module options offer Dolby E decoding and audio mixing.
530.478.1830
www.ensembledesigns.com

ADVANCED MEMORY SOFTWARE

Broadcast Pix Scripts

New memory software for production switchers; takes advantage of the tight integration of the company's built-in graphics capability; software recalls key settings, as well as the exact clips, titles and animations to fill the keys; can be extended to control camera and lens positions and video servers; a single-button push can select a camera, position it, bring it to air, fade on its specific title and then fade it off.
781-221-2144; www.broadcastpix.com

HD CAMERA

Canon XL H1

A broadcast-quality, 1080i camera with 20X zoom lens; three 1/3in 16:9 interlaced CCDs; selectable frame rates of 60i, 30 and 24 frame; perfect for ENG, documentary or reality TV production; extensive cine controls; uncompressed digital HD-SDI output for seamless integration into broadcast studios or high-quality image transfer to NLE systems.
800-652-2666; www.usa.canon.com

MICROWAVE RECEIVER

Nucomm Newscaster DR

Digital COFDM diversity HD/SD receiver offers DVB-T compliance at 6MHz, 7MHz and 8MHz channels; provides variable IF bandwidth from 4MHz to 16MHz in the 1.99GHz to 2.7GHz band and from 4MGz to 24MHz in the 6.4 to 7.1 band; offers optional dual or quad-diversity demodulators; employs maximal ratio combining; remote control capability via RS-232/RS-485 as well as Ethernet connections; features a built-in spectrum analyzer.
908-852-3700; www.nucomm.com

AUDIO CODEC

APT WorldNet Oslo

Designed to transport high-quality audio and data over various digital networks; features several failsafe options that ensure audio is available under extreme circumstances; delivers high-quality audio with low latency due to its use of the Enhanced apt-X algorithm.
323-463-2963; www.aptx.com

AUDIO NETWORKING

Aviom Pro64 series

Line of products includes 6416i analog input module, 6416m mic input module, 6416dio digital I/O module, 6416o output module, 6488io analog I/O module and MH10 merger hub; all series products include high-end audio features such as variable sample rates up to 192kHz, high channel count and unlimited system expansion.
610-738-9005; www.aviom.com

LPTV DIGITAL TRANSMITTER

Rohde & Schwarz SV8000

Compact and flexible UHF transmitter; outputs power to 500W for ATSC operation; based on the company's SC800 digital exciter; features highly modular construction; system also supports DVB-T/-H operation.
410-910-7800 www.rohde-schwarz.com/usa

HD CAMERA

Panasonic AJ-HDX900

Multiformat DVCPRO HD camcorder; records clear 100Mb/s HD images in any of 11 video formats at 60Hz and 50Hz; native 16:9, 2/3in HD, 1-million pixel 3-CCD system; high sensitivity of F10 (at 2000 lux) and low-light shooting down to 0.032 lux (at+62 dB gain); 14-bit A/D DSP circuits; 4:2:2 color sampling and independent frame compression; three cine-like gamma modes replicate the look and feel of film.
800-528-8601 www.panasonic.com/broadcast

CHANNEL BRANDING SYSTEM

Utah Scientific MC-400

Can be used as a standalone or part of a multichannel master control system under the control of an MC-2020 master control network; can be installed in an output slot of a UTAH-400 router frame, giving the processor full access to every signal within the router; system automatically changes between SD and HD operation by sensing the reference input signal.
801-575-8801; www.utahscientific.com

NLE

Thomson Grass Valley
EDIUS 4.0

Real-time, multiformat video editing solution; new features include multi-cam support; nested sequence editing, improved timing tools and key frame support; real-time monitor preview for up to eight cameras; master channel preview; provides the flexibility of an NLE environment with the feel of a live switcher.
800-547-8949; www.grassvalley.com

CAPTURE CARD

Blackmagic Design
DeckLink HD Pro PCIe

The dual-link HDTV 4:4:4 12-bit SDI card offers high-quality, 14-bit analog video monitoring for Mac and Windows computers; features twin HD-SDI inputs and outputs for 4:4:4 HD connections; can instantly switch to 4:2:2 HD-SDI or SD-SDI; supports all SD and HD standards.
702-257-2371
www.blackmagic-design.com

HYBRID SDI/COMPOSITE SWITCHER

Brick House Video
Callisto-F

A 1RU 19in rack-mount switcher; offers full front panel control for local operation, without the need for a remote-control panel; provides industry-standard control interfaces for editing and automation; is 525/625 compatible.
+44 1962 777733
www.brickhousevideo.com

DESKTOP PRODUCTION SYSTEM

Dayang D3-Edit

An infinite-layer multiformat titling, animation and real-time post production compositing system with advanced tools and high performance; operates within a transparent database structure ideally suited to a networked tapeless environment; fully compatible with Panasonic's P2 solid-state capture format, allowing seamless ingest; open modularity for third-party applications.+44 1234 271 053; www.dayang.com

CAMERA RECEIVER

beyerdynamic KE 800

Uses automatic channel targeting (ACT) function to search for an interference-free frequency; transmits via infrared to the matching handheld or pocket transmitter of the company's Opus 800 and Opus 500 Mk II wireless systems and locks in the frequency; comes equipped with an LC display that indicates the battery level of the transmitter, frequency and channel, squelch, AF and RF level.
631-293-3200
www.beyerdynamic-usa.com

HD WEATHER GRAPHICS

Baron VIPIR HD

Provides crisp picture quality, graphics and content; FasTrac and StormWarn are also available in HD; chroma key and weather wall integration supports hand gestures; Voice Recognition allows meteorologists to direct video via their voice commands; MicroTrac follows the center line of a storm as it passes over schools, churches, houses and hospitals.
256-881-8811; www.baronservices.com

ENG TRANSMITTER

Microwave Radio
Corporation PTX-PRO

Full-integrated, self-contained, portable platform; supports integral MPEG-2 SD/HD encoding, plus analog or COFDM and high-speed single carrier digital modulation in bands between 1.9GHz and 2.6GHz; features user-friendly front panel controls, built-in AC/DC power supplies and nine programmable presets, which make set-up easy.
978-671-5700; www.mrcbroadcast.com

WAVEFORM MONITORS

Euphonix System 5-B

For the System 5-B digital audio mixing system; new modules are operationally compatible with previous versions of the System 5-B but have higher resolution displays at the top of each module; new touch-sensitive knobs include color-coded LED rings at the base for easy identification of the knobs' functions; new modules also include faster embedded microprocessors for quicker response and boot times.
650-855-0400; www.euphonix.com

VOICE-OVER-IP INTERCOM

Clear-Com VoICE

PC Web client application; provides easy IP line and audio codec set-up along with diagnostics; can be monitored from a centralized remote location; codecs provide low latency audio digitization in user-selectable formats from 3.5KHz to 16KHz; provides broadcast compatible intercom and commentary over IP.
510-496-6600; www.clearcom.com

LIGHTED ETHERCON

Neutrik Lighted EtherCon

Offers two light pipes for 3mm standard LEDs to indicate data transmission and status; the LEDs fit into an opening at the bottom of the light pipes, and the light pipes transmit the light to the front panel; provides all the components of Neutrik's Shielded EtherCon.
732-901-9488; www.neutrikusa.com

HD AND SD SWITCHER

FOR-A HVS-500HS

1 M/E switcher; the latest addition to the HANABI series; accepts HD, SD, HDV and DV formats; comes with 10-bit, 4:2:2 internal processing; connects to HDV cameras or PCs; is multiformat in HD for 1080/60i, 50i and 720/60p; is switchable from NTSC to PAL; standard switcher has four HD/SD SDI inputs, two PGM output and three AUX outputs.
212-861-2758; www.for-a.com

MEDIA SERVERS

Videotechnics Apella

Support multiple formats from SD to HD; networked or standalone versions available; 3RU high; supports up to 4TB with RAID 1, 3, 5 and 6 options; IT-centric design; fully compatible with external NAS, SAN and DAS solutions.
404-327-8300; www.videotechnics.com

ARCHIVE SYSTEM

Crispin CAM-HSM

A policy-based storage and retrieval system; designed around a combination of high-density, reliable RAID units; near-term and long-term storage of media can exist in the same archive system, but are managed separately based upon need; all assets are searchable and viewable in a digital library that optionally includes low-resolution proxies of each clip.
919-845-7744; www.crispincorp.com

CONTENT SECURITY

Irdeto PIsys Control System

Provides and manages encryption keys to the scramblers, enabling the scrambling of content prior to its playout as a broadcast stream; generates unique encryption keys for each user's session; uses patented techniques for key generation to ensure maximum security and limited bandwidth usage.
425-497-2800; www.irdeto.com

MULTIPLEXER/DE-MULTIPLEXER

Network Electronics
SDI-TD-MUX-4/DMUX-4

Time division multiplexes four SDI, DVB-ASI or SDTI signals into one HD signal; all signals are accepted synchronous or asynchronous and are automatically format-detected; a built-in routing switcher allows channel swapping on both mux and dmux devices.
800-420-5909
www.network-electronics.com

TEST AND MONITORING SYSTEM

Pixelmetrix DVStation Mini

A single-port version of the 21-module DVStation; available in two models: an ASI version for transport stream analysis and an 8VSB RF version for ATSC monitoring; allows remote control via LAN or the Internet; is controlled using a standard PC with Web browser or SNMP network management system; designed for single-source monitoring at multiple locations.
954-472-5445; www.pixelmetrix.com

HDV VCR

Sony HVR M25U and M15U

Records and plays HDV 1080i, DVCAM and DV SP; compatible with mini-size DV cassettes as well as standard-size cassettes; enables four hours of HDV recording with compatible tapes; supplies downconverted signals from HD to SD; is switchable between 60Hz and 50Hz (NTSC/PAL); supported connectivity options include i.LINK (IEEE-1394) digital interface, component output, S-Video I/O, composite I/O and analog audio I/O.
800-686-7669
www.sony.com/professional

IP-BASED VIDEO HEADEND

TANDBERG iSIS 8000

Complete IP-based system includes MPEG-2, MPEG-4 AVC and VC-1 video encoding, IP multiplexing and new receiver and decoders; uses SkyStream xPlex multiplexing; open standards-based; supports up to four independent multiplexed outputs from a single unit; Reflex statmux available.
678-812-6300; www.tandbergtv.com

AUDIO ROUTER

PESA Cheetah DRS

Base unit measures 64 × 64 in 1RU or 128 × 128 in 2U; is expandable to 2048 × 2048 in 36RU; offers a small form factor and distributed architecture that is fully compatible with Dolby E; supports both synchronous and asynchronous signals and sample rates up to 96kHz.
631-912-1301; www.pesa.com

TELESTRATOR SYSTEM

e-mediavision POINT-HD V2

New version of the broadcast telestrator and presentation system includes enhanced HD graphics engine for effects and tools; allows on-screen talent to draw and annotate over live video, using animated graphic tools to enhance the viewer experience; features a touch-sensitive control surface (LCD, plasma or point-holographic screen) with a simple graphical interface.
+44 208 755 2014
www.e-mediavision.com

TALLY SYSTEM

TSL TallyMan

Enhancements include ESP-1 and ESP-1R expanders, which allow the tally system to be extended, with increased capacity for serial and parallel relay connections; TM1 and TM2 system controllers run the program as an embedded Windows application, allowing real-time control of the system.
0+44 1628 676 200; www.tsl.co.uk

SPORTS NEWS SYSTEM

IBIS Highlighter

A broadcast tool designed to enable fast turnaround and management of sports events, studio-based programming and outside broadcasts; does not rely on dedicated hardware and can be used within an existing video server network; captures all associated metadata from a sporting event, studio transmission or OB production, as well as highlights; retains that data for use by third-party systems.
+44 1483 280 208; www.ibistv.com

MICROPHONE PREAMPLIFIER

Prism Sound MMA-4XR

Each of its four channels has controls for gain (60dB in 3dB steps), phase invert, cut (mute) and 48V phantom power; input and output headroom extend to +28dBu; frequency response extends to more than 200kHz; phantom power circuit provides a higher than usual level of current output.
+44 20 8481 1003; www.prismsound.com

MASTER CONTROL SWITCHER

Pro-Bel Masterpiece

Offers HD and SD switching, advanced audio processing and flexible keying and DVE options; upgrades include the addition of an HD DVE and the option to install Dolby E decoders and logo storage; now benefits from four keyers and has the ability to handle audio mixing.
925-735-9269; www.pro-bel.com

ENG TRIPOD

Miller Sprinter II

Dual action, patented Sprinter II leg locks allow set-up in seconds; single stage and two-stage tripod combinations are available in ultra-light, high strength carbon fiber or alloy tubing; an inline carry handle allows safe and comfortable transport.
973-857-8300; www.miller.com.au

PLAYOUT CONTROL

Omneon ClipTool Pro

Enables users of the Omneon Spectrum media server to monitor and control playout and record functionality via an easy-to-use graphical user interface; copy-clip function creates sub-clips from manually-selected in and out points.
866-861-5690; www.omneon.com

FIBER-OPTIC LINK

Multidyne DTV-4000 series

A four-channel SDI serial digital video fiber-optic link with 16 audio channels or eight AES/SPDIF channels; fits 1RU with a modular tray that will house up to three DVM-4200, DVM-8200 or DIM-8200 cards; supports 24-bit stereo audio flat from 20Hz to 20kHz with SNR greater than 90dB and THD less than 0.5 percent; supports 110/220 VAC and, optionally, 48 VDC.
800-488-8378; www.multidyne.com

CONFIGURATION TOOL

Opticomm Optiva Configurator

Web-based configuration tool designed for the Optiva Series, a modular fiber-optic communication platform; allows users to create an Optiva system online with all inputs and outputs desired for their specific application.
858-450-0143; www.opticomm.com

TV SIGNAL MONITORING AND VERIFICATION

IdeasUnlimited
ContentProbe

A software and hardware system for low-cost monitoring and verification of TV signals; Compliance module produces a browse stream of media, which is time code indexed and searchable; FaultTracker detects faults, including the presence of color bars, idents, black and audio silence; Verification compares TV signals in real time and checks content, aspect ratio, etc.; uses Media FingerPrint to generate a small, digital fingerprint of any video picture; the image fingerprint can then be used to monitor and compare other video sources with the source signal.
+44 870 162 7200; www.ideasunlimited.tv

PROMPTERS

QTV Professional series

Line consists of four prompters: Professional series 8, which is suited for handheld as well as SteadiCam use; Professional series 10, which is purpose-built for use on jib arms or small tripods where weight is limited but greater visibility and sight distance is required; Professional series 12, which is designed for studio production and field production applications; and Professional series 17, which features a unique combination of mounting, lightweight construction and a high-contrast display.
203-406-1400; www.qtv.com

STORAGE TECHNOLOGY

Thomson Grass Valley
REV PRO

REV PRO drives will be delivered as a standard feature for customers of NewsEdit XT and Canopus EDIUS NLE systems; also available as a standalone option for existing PC-based desktop or laptop systems; fully compatible and integrated with current NewsEdit XT and EDIUS version 3.6.1; ideally suited for IT- and file-based acquisition and production.
800-547-8949; www.grassvalley.com

DIGITAL AUDIO MIXER

Renegade Labs Blue|328

Compact audio mixer allows editors to mix 16 channels at once via eight stereo faders; master fader gives instant adjustment to all eight program outputs; a built-in monitor matrix provides custom and preset monitor routing, allowing for any output channel to be routed to any or all monitor channels; features eight AES discrete inputs, eight AES discrete program outputs and eight analog monitor outputs.
530-273-7047; www.renegadelabs.com

FILE-SHARING SYSTEM

Small Tree
Communications BlazeFS

Designed for Macs; offers users the ability to store large data files, such as uncompressed HD video, on a file server rather than local to each client; allows clients to access these files at speeds similar to the local disk; can drive data to the maximum speed of a Gigabit Ethernet link; works in concert with Small Tree's 10Gb Ethernet and InfiniBand products.
866-782-4622; www.small-tree.com

MEDIA FILE TRACKING

Studio Network
Solutions Postmap

Designed to easily find, manage and catalog files located on a SAN, file server and removable storage such as FireWire drives and DVDs; enables users to add custom metadata fields to project files, folders and media clips; workflow feature enables users to define and track the steps throughout their entire production process.
877-537-2094
www.studionetworksolutions.com

HDTV VIDEO AND AUDIO MONITORING

Zandar Technologies
Predator HD8

HDTV video and audio monitoring multiviewer system; features new Z-Configurator user software and ZdH Zandar dual head display facility; comes in a compact 1RU system; has eight auto-sensing inputs, allowing both HDTV 720p and 1080i formats and legacy SDI (270Mb/s) signals to be used together, bridging the migration to HDTV signal formats.
321-939-0457; www.zandar.com

CAMERA-MOUNTED FIBER-OPTIC SYSTEM

Telecast Fiber Systems
CopperHead G2

Provides full triax-like functionality for professional camcorders via a single, lightweight, tactical fiber-optic cable or via SMPTE hybrid cable for remote camera power; interface supports all signals between the camera and 1RU base station, including bidirectional analog composite or component video, digital SDI and HD-SDI video, and multiple audio.
508-754-4858; www.telecast-fiber.com

CONTENT SECURITY

Thomson NexGuard

Comprehensive digital rights and content management package; protects, traces and monitors digital content in the professional media environment from production to post production through distribution; includes watermarking, encryption, controlled access and forensic data solutions to manage and secure the storage, transfer and viewing of content.
503-526-8150; www.thomson.net

VIDEOCASSETTE

Maxell D-5

Format handles standard-, wide- and high-definition television configurations; uses 0.1 µm diameter ultra-fine Ceramic Armor Metal particles; has a thin, highly rigid PolyEthyleneNaphthalate base film material; uses technology that enables the tape to evenly clean the head surface without causing excessive wear; is available in 12-, 33-, 48- and 63-minute lengths, and 94- and 124-minute lengths.
800-533-2836; www.maxell-usa.com

DAM SOFTWARE

Focus Enhancements
ProxSys version 5.0 software

A DAM server software update designed for medium- and large-scale deployments in video-driven applications where users need to organize rich multiformat media, including HD content; manages terabytes of low- and high-resolution video, audio, images, documents and data from a Web browser interface.
800-338-3348; www.focusinfo.com

VIDEO NETWORKING

Harris NetVX

Multi-service video networking product; provides improved bandwidth efficiency for increased multichannel operations, enhanced HD services, disaster recovery, event support, remote newsgathering, and IP-based video transport; leverages packet switching, providing cost-effective, bidirectional transport over ATM, IP, DS-3, fiber (OC-3), satellite and microwave networks; supports triple-play services in one chassis.
513-459-3400; www.broadcast.harris.com

DIGITAL WAVEFORM MONITOR

Tektronix WFM7100

Supports SD/HD and composite video; options include support for monitoring digital audio (AES/EBU/analog and Dolby); SDI signal measurement and in-depth digital data analysis; integrated high-resolution XGA display; MyMenu feature allows users to place most frequently used functions in a single on-screen menu.
800-833-9200; www.tektronix.com

CG INPUT OPTION

VertigoXmedia VxASI

An option for the VertigoXG character generator; provides four DVB-ASI inputs with real-time demuxing and decoding of MPEG-2 video and audio streams; the decoded video and audio streams are sent to the VertigoXG rendering and compositing engines as standard SDI or HD-SDI video inputs and can be fully branded, DVE'd, mixed and ouptput as either SDI or HD-SDI signals.
514-397-0955; www.vertigoxmedia.com

ZOOM LENSES

Thales Angenieux
HD-e series

Cost-effective series consists of three lenses: the 19 × 7.3 AIF HD-e, with a zoom ratio of 19X and focal length ranging from 7.3mm to 139mm; the 10 × 5.3 AIF HD-e, with a zoom ratio of 10X and focal length ranging from 5.3mm to 53mm; and the 26 × 7.8 AIF HD-e, with a zoom ratio of 26X and focal length ranging from 7.8mm to 203mm.
973-812-3858; www.angenieux.com

HD QUAD SPLIT VIDEO PROCESSOR

Image Video V×V-4HD

Provides four auto-sensing SD-SDI and HD-SDI inputs; selectable 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios; DVI output UXGA 1600 × 1200, 1920 × 1080p; optional SD/HD SDI output; any input may be zoomed to full screen resolution; audio metering and monitoring for embedded SDI audio.
416-750-8872; www.imagevideo.com

OUTDOOR CAMERA HOUSING SYSTEM

Telemetrics LWP-HOU

Weatherproof system is available in various sizes; can accommodate various type and size camera configurations; provides complete camera setup and lens control functionality along with pan-and-tilt movement; options include encoded positional feedback for position tracking, as well as a heater, wiper and washer; a weatherproof local power supply enclosure is also available.
201-848-9818; www.telemetricsinc.com

AUDIO METERS

Logitek Tru-VU

More than 50m configurations with analog, Bright-VU, Tru-VU, Super-VU and Ultra-VU series of meters; all use digital signal processing providing precision metering that conforms to international ballistics standards; availability of 96K sample rate to support all Super-VU and Ultra-VU, including those packaged for surround monitoring.
713-664-4479; www.logitekaudio.com

ENCODING PLATFORM

Inlet Technologies
Fathom 2.5

Offers real-time HD and SD encoding; now includes MPEG-2 ingest, an SD-only option, interlaced encoding, watermarking and AVISynth support; features a user interface with dockable elements that can be viewed as a dashboard or arranged in a multiple-monitor configuration; available in six different configurations to meet post-production needs.
919-856-1080; www.inlethd.com

NEWSROOM EDITOR

JustEdit vsnscenes

The low-cost editor allows low-resolution proxy preview in variable speeds directly from the chosen format (XDCAM or P2) and selection of a list of clips or subs; automatically uploads high-resolution content to shared video servers; enables management of associated metadata, creating and importing EDLs and selection MXF for transcoding the selected high-res files.
+34 937 349 970; www.vsn-tv.com

HDV-TO-DVB-ASI CONVERTER

DVEO FireBridge

Converts HD 1394 video from HDV cameras to DVB-ASI for professional environments; converts the JVC GY-HD100U 1394 720/30p output to 720/60p; also converts 25Mb/s to 27Mb/s VBR output from Sony Z1U HDV camcorder to 27Mb/s CBR; works with Terayon Cherry Picker and HD satellite receivers from TANDBERG, Harris Leitch and Harmonic.
858-613-1818; www.dveo.com

AUTOMATION

Florical Automated
Join In Process (JIP)

Featured in the AirBoss presentation controller; is fully automated to provide potentially unattended join in progress of local recorded programs based on a remote signal from the network.
352-372-8326; www.florical.com

HD P2 CAMERA

Panasonic AJ-HPC2000

A P2 HD camcorder; progressive HD 2/3in 3-CCD system and 14-bit A/D processing; captures in 720p, 1080i or 480i, offers exceptional dynamic range and low light recording; high sensitivity of F10 at 2000 lux; can capture images at a minimum illumination of 0.032 lux (at +62dB); features five hot-swappable P2 card slots, providing up to 40 minutes HD record time.
800-528-8601
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

ENCODING SYSTEMS CONTROLER

Digital Rapids
Broadcast Manager

An enterprise management and control application for multiple live streaming encoders; simplifies operation with automatic system set-up through discovery protocols and centralized administration and reporting; offers multiple-mode failover management; scheduling, extensive notification, including customized reports, and individual or group system management.
905-946-9666; www.digital-rapids.com

3-D GRAPHICS PROCESSOR

NVIDIA Quadro FX1500

A 3-D GPU with two dual-link DVI connectors, 256MB GDDR3 frame buffer memory and HD video output; offers 12-bit sub-pixel precision, full 128-bit color precision (32 bit per component) and 40Gb/ memory bandwidth.
408-486-2000; www.nvidia.com

VIDEO SERVER

360 Systems Image Server MAXX

High-performance, three-channel broadcast server; with graphic store and key and fill; supports MPEG-2 video up to 50Mb; inputs MPEG-2 and DV over GigE from Apple FCP and Avid, as well as TARGA files from graphics programs; includes frame sync, SDI video ports, AES/EBU, digital, analog and embedded audio.
818-991-0360; www.360systems.com

DI PLATFORM

Digital Vision 17 Processor
Nucoda Workstation

A DI grading platform based on the AMD64 multi-core technology; includes a NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500 SDI graphics board; platform supports the full range of Nucoda data-centric software; allows post-production houses to deliver cleaner product to broadcasters.
818-769-811; www.digitalvision.se

VIDEO CAPTURE CARD

Bluefish444 HD|Fury

A 4:2:2 video capture card integrated with Aspex's Accelera HD MPEG-2 encoder card; offers high-quality, real-time HD MPEG-2 video compression for all HD formats up to 1080i 60; allows users to create cost-effective solutions for HD archival, live streaming, post production and IPTV applications.
+61 3 9682 9136; www.bluefish444.com

NONLINEAR WORKFLOW ENGINE

Avid Interplay

Nonlinear workflow engine fusing integrated asset management, workflow automation and security control into a single system; connects teams to a shared-data and media backbone and smoothly manages the flow of projects from inception to completion using security and powerful revision control; tools included for searching, archiving, viewing, logging, automatic transcoding, dual-resolution encoding, and intelligent tracking of multi-resolution proxy files.
800-949-2843; www.avid.com

BATTERY-FREE ENERGY STORAGE

Active Power CleanSource

A DC flywheel energy storage system; compatible with major UPS brands; uses a flywheel motor-generator that stores kinetic energy in its constant spinning, low-friction steel disc; compared with batteries, it reduces space requirements, temperature restrictions, replacement cycles and maintenance.
512-836-6464; www.activepower.com

MULTIPURPOSE FRAME

Fjord Media free4

An open standard platform capable of housing multiple functions, including routing, optical transport interfaces, processing and distribution and conversion, in one frame with one control system; offers expandable frames from 40 to 320 ports; one crosspoint card handles all digital formats; protocol interfaces with all major routers.
+47 3352 1600; www.fjordmedia.com

HD STORAGE DEVICE

Shining Technology
CitiDISK HD

Palm-sized, high-capacity video storage device that provides direct HD recording and instant playback; supports Panasonic's DVCPRO HD format, including the AG-HVX200; provides 80GB, 100GB or 120GB of storage; weighs 10oz; allows users to record directly into most NLEs with instant playback.
714-761-9598; www.shining.com

VIDEO MONITORING SYSTEM

JDSU NetComplete

A digital and IP video service monitoring application; provides continuous, simultaneous monitoring of more than 250 video streams, as well as test access coverage at QoS-relevant points in the network; addresses every deployment phase, including initial design, network element deployment.
408-546-5000; www.jdsu.com

HDTV ADVANCED COMPRESSION ENCODER

Scientific-Atlanta
PowerVu D9054

The MPEG-4 part 10/H.264 encoder supports multiple applications, including IPTV, satellite distribution, backhaul and contribution, DVB-T and xDSL; allows users to maintain high video quality, even at bandwidth-saving, low bit rates; delivers more channels over existing bandwidth, expanding the usefulness of current networks and providing opportunities to launch expanded HDTV programming and add new revenue generating services.
770-236-5000
www.scientificatlanta.com

ARCHIVE MANAGMENT

SGL FlashNet 6.0

New version features a redesigned architecture that delivers increased scalability with unlimited storage capacity and full redundancy as standard; Storage Manager is an extension that allows the user to move, copy and delete data within the archive and to defragment the archive in order to free up media space that contains obsolete data.
+44 1635 44 991; www.sgluk.com

BATTERY CHARGER

IDX System
Technology LC-7P

A four-channel battery charger designed for Panasonic 7.2V batteries (models VW-VBD35 and VW-VBD55); charges VW-VBD35 batteries in two hours and VW-VBD55 in 3.5 hours; features LCD displays that show the batteries' charge levels.
310-891-2800; www.idx.tv

CHARACTER GENERATOR

Pixel Power Clarity 3000

A single-channel HD/SD switchable graphics system; configurable with a mix of character generation, still store, DVE and painting tools and has optional video clip and audio capability; provides SD-SDI and HD-SDI program and preview outputs each with key, as well as analog monitoring outputs; configurable as video and key or two video inputs, allowing live 2-D DVE of up to two HD sources; an additional pair of auxiliary inputs allow up to four squeezebacks in SD mode.
954-943-2026; www.pixelpower.com

AES PATCHING SYSTEM

ADC Super High-Density Coax

Designed for AES audio, 5.1 and 7.1 audio applications; 1.5RU panel features 4 × 48 coax ports (96 circuits) with a switchable termination feature that allows users to select or deselect a 75Ω termination function on each circuit pair; the normal through system is also available in a straight-through option for tie-line panels and applications where normals are not required; is rated for digital audio and SDI video up to 1GHz; features screwless mounting and 10,000 insertions and withdrawals.
952-938-8080; www.adc.com

VISUAL EFFECTS SYSTEM

Discreet Flint 9.5

System designed for broadcast and post-production operations requiring cost-effective motion graphics and interactive visual effects in HD and SD; allows users to build promos, station ID packages, commercials and brand graphics in an instant-feedback, real-time creative environment; uses powerful paint, fast versioning, template-based content creation, 3-D particles and text tools; offers new tools, including a layer-based paint module, Autodesk's Motion Estimation technology.
800-869-3505; www.autodesk.com/me

NLE SOFTWARE

Canopus EDIUS
Pro version 4.0

A real-time, multiformat video editing solution with new features, including multicam support, nested sequence editing, improved trimming tools and keyframe support for color correction; supports all video acquisition formats with real-time, multi-track, mixed-format HD/SD editing, compositing, chroma keying, titling and timeline output capabilities; provides editors with real-time, mixed-format HD/SD editing of HD, HDV, DV, MPEG-2, lossless and uncompressed SD video.
408-954-4500; www.canopus.com

HD TEST GENERATOR

Trilogy Mentor XL

The sync and test generator offers full gunlock and master SPG with multiple timing planes; operates simultaneously in 525, 625 and HD modes; additional options for analog, AES and AES/SD embedded tones and silence are available from the same unit.
800-372-3198; www.trilogyus.com

MAM SYSTEM

Konan Digital
DigitalArc for News

A streamlined, scalable and open-standards digital network environment for news production workflows; gives journalists and producers access to physical and digital media assets; features precision search and retrieval, multichannel cataloging and proxy editing.
818-649-8655; www.konandigital.com

UNCOMPRESSED HD/SD CAPTURE CARD

AJA KONA3 version 2

For Power Mac G5 users, the new version supports 2K resolution video and hardware-based 1080-to-720 or 720-to-1080 crossconversion; directly and simultaneously creates 2K DPX files and 2K QuickTime reference movies; material can be played out at 2K via HSDL; additional features include 16-channel embedded audio and 96kHz AES audio.
800-251-4224; www.aja.com



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