06.01.2008 12:00 PM
Product Jackpot

DESKTOP INTERCOM

Clear-Com V-Series Desktop

Tabletop or wall-mounted control panel provides quick access and convenience; complete with a low-profile loudspeaker and gooseneck microphone; each 12 talk-down/listen-up keys have individual audio level controls; features “Listen Again” technology, which allows users to replay received incoming calls.
510-337-6600; www.clearcom.com








SOLID-STATE TRANSMITTER

Axcera 6X Series

Liquid-cooled transmitter uses the company's frequency agile exciter and the latest LDMOS devices for broadband operation across the entire UHF band; power amplifier systems operate at the highest power density available, reducing floor space requirements; uses parallel amplifier and power supply modules, which can be removed and replaced while the transmitter is on the air.
800 215-2614
www.broadcast.axcera.com

MEDIA ENCODER

Telestream Episode Podcast

Developed specifically for Apple's Leopard Server Podcast Producer; extends Apple workflows to include high-volume encoding to virtually any video or audio file format or platform; enables anytime, anywhere access to podcasts for PC and Mac users, as well as a greater number of mobile phones and portable devices.
530-470-2057; www.telestream.net

LIVE SHOT SETUP

NSI One Touch

Automatically sets up ENG live shots via the NSI MC5 remote control at the studio; aligns the transmit and central receive antennas, selects the channel and antenna polarization, sets the transmitter power output and optimizes the LNA level at the touch of a button.
410-964-8400; www.nsystems.com

BROADCAST LOUDNESS METER

Dolby LM100

Incorporates the new ITU-R BS.1770 Loudness Algorithm, recognized as a worldwide de facto standard for broadcast program measurement; includes true-peak measurement support per ITU-R Bs.1770 Annex 2 and ITU method Dialogue Intelligence support via user control.
415-558-0200; www.dolby.com

WEB 2.0 CLIENT

OmniBus SmartClient

Web 2.0-based browse and content selection tool uses Microsoft Silverlight; provides rich graphical experience and cross-platform picture research facilities; users can search any location for content; matching results are displayed as thumbnails and can then be viewed in a frame-accurate proxy streamed to computer.
303-237-4868; www.omnibus.tv

CAMERA

Red Digital Cinema RED ONE

The modular camera features 35mm-size sensor with 12 megapixels; can capture RAW 4K RGB images at 12-bit resolution at frame rates up to 60fps; outputs include 4K, 2K plus 1080p/720p HDTV formats; the PL mount allows a standard cine lens to be used.
949-206-7900; www.red.com

MPEG-4 AVC HD ENCODER

Fujitsu

Designed for broadcasters wishing to transmit remote HD content through existing satellite configurations; can minimize costs by using a single satellite channel to carry 1080i or 720p format HD content at data rates ranging from 4Mb/s to 20Mb/s with encoding-decoding latency of less than 300ms.
408-746-7000; www.fujitsu.com

MEDIA PLAYER

Miranda HMP-1801

Versatile media player with dual HD/SD outputs; video is stored on Compact Flash using JPEG2000; can be genlocked using SD or HD reference signals or run on its own timebase-accurate oscillator; content is loaded into player via dedicated 10/100Mb/s Ethernet port; playback is controlled by GPI or iControl PC-based interface.
514-333-1772; www.miranda.com










LARGE-MATRIX DIGITAL MULTIFORMAT ROUTER

NVISION NV8576

Supports up to a 576 × 1152 matrix in a 32RU frame, with expandability to 1152 × 1152 by adding another frame and with only 128 cables interconnecting the two; supports HD/SD-SDI and AES formats; features linear expandability, 3Gb/s capability, N-on-1 crosspoint redundancy, scalable architecture, audio and video in the same router frame, and optical fiber connectivity.
530-265-1000; www.nvision.tv



HD FRAME RATE CONVERTER

FOR-A FRC-3000

Fits into a 1RU frame; ideal for news applications; uses vector motion compensation processing to analyze and determine the pixel movement in each image frame; features advanced scene cut detection and text field automatic detection; performs conversions between 1080/59.94i and 1080/50i, and between 720/59.94p and 720/50p HD frame rates in real time.
714-894-3311; www.for-a.com

DIGITAL CONTENT SECURITY

Front Porch Digital DIVAprotect

Optional enhancement to the DIVArchive content storage management system; protects content from the ravages of data tape and drive degradation by continually monitoring digital storage infrastructure; the data it collects can be used to make decisions on migrating content, recycling defective media, and cleaning or preventative maintenance for library drives.
303-440-7930; www.fpdigital.com

STAGE BOX CONNECTOR

Euphonix Fiber Stagebox Solution

Each modular, remote, high-density unit is capable of up to 56 mic preamps; features redundant fiber audio connectivity and control; connects multiple high-density stage boxes into the Euphonix DSP SuperCore via MADI over fiber with control directly from the console's channel strips.
650-855-0400; www.euphonix.com






OMNEON MANAGEMENT TOOL

Crispin MediaNav

Free asset management tool for Omneon video servers allows users to browse the contents of the server for clips and view key statistics of the server; allows users to search, sort, rename, delete and copy clips from one folder to another or even to another Omneon server.
919-845-7744
www.crispincorp.com

MINI CONVERTORS

AJA HD interfaces

Four mini convertors; HD10CEA converts SDI/HD-SDI video to analog video; HA5 converts HDMI to SDI/HD-SDI; 3GM provides bidirectional dual-link SMPTE425M and SMPTE372M connectivity; 3GDA is a 1×6 3G HD-SDI/HD-SDI/SDI re-clocking DA; separate buffered outputs.
530-274-2048; www.aja.com



LCD MONITORS

Marshall Electronics In-Monitor Display (IMD)

LCD panels with In-Monitor Display (IMD) functionality; a fully integrated solution that allows UMD information and tallies to be displayed directly within an LCD flat-panel monitor; saves rack space; features on-screen video time code, three-color soft tallies and audio presence indicator.
800-800-6608; www.lcdracks.com

DIGITAL AUDIO CONSOLE

Wheatstone D-12

A digital audio control surface measuring 50in wide with 64 channels and 32 input faders; when configured for dual layer operation, each input channel has two input source displays, one showing the current active channel and the other showing the channel one layer down; designed for applications that require large console features in a compact footprint.
252-638-7000
www.wheatstone.com

INTEGRATED WEB SERVICES PLATFORM

Omneon Media Services Framework

Media Services Framework provides an integrated Web services platform that enables efficient, best-of-breed file-based workflows by easing third-party product integration and providing unified content management capabilities across server and storage systems; allows partner applications to manage complex workflows more easily through a single programming interface.
408-585-5140; www.omneon.com

AUTOMATED CONTENT ASSURANCE

Snell & Wilcox QC Station

Leverages algorithms of company's Hyperion to provide alarms and on screen display of faults or anomalies in audio, video and metadata; capable of frame-accurate measurement and recording of commercial content for verification; features TCP/IP connectivity.
818-556-2616
www.snellwilcox.com







INTEGRATED RECEIVER DECODER

TANDBERG Television RX8300 series

Optimized for specific high volume video distribution applications; includes the RX8310 Distribution Receiver and the RX8320 ATSC Broadcast Receiver; both provide an RF demodulator combined with industry standard ASI transport stream input, for network delivery flexibility; can provide single or multiservice descrambling, as well as multiformat MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC 4:2:0 video decoding.
678-812-6300; www.tandbergtv.com

VOIP INTERCOM

Telex RVON-16

An integrated solution for connecting custom key panels to the intercom matrix over standard IP networks; supports 16 channels of audio with standard hot-swappable and configurable options through Telex's RVONedit VoIP configuration software; uses two DB-9 serial connections for RS-232 or RS-485 pass-thru port connections.
952-884-4051
www.telexintercoms.com

FIBER-OPTIC TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Opticomm Optiva

Features customizable, multioriented video, audio and data input configurations; supports most signals deriving from commercially available video, audio and data equipment in any configuration; the system can be configured online; also features daisy-chained time division multiplexing.
858-450-0143; www.opticomm.com

FIXED HD/SD QUAD-SPLIT MULTIVIEWER

Avitech MCC-8004Q

Includes four auto-detecting HD-SDI or SD-SDI video inputs with eight channels of embedded audio per source; offers output resolutions up to 1920 x 1200; includes borders, labels (up to 32 characters) and tally, as well as monitoring of alarms; supports TSL protocol for dynamic labels and tally management.
425-885-3863; www.avitechvideo.com

P2 HD CAMERA

Panasonic AG-HPX170

Records in 20 HD and SD formats including 1080i and 720p in DVCPRO HD; in 480i in DVCPRO50 and DVCPRO, and in 480i in DV; switchable between 16:9/4:3 aspect ratios; provides a 20-step frame rate selection in 720p mode for variable-speed shooting; uses 1/3-inch 16:9 3-CCDs and a high-performance DAP with 14-bit A/D conversion and 19-bit processing to deliver broadcast-quality, independent frame recordings.
201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

MULTICHANNEL VIDEO CONNECTOR SYSTEM

Gepco V-CON

Provides the bandwidth and electrical performance for multichannel HD interconnects in a durable, all-weather design; connectors feature an all-metal body, locking set-screw and integrated cord grip; available in three- to six-channel versions, as well as 10-, 12- or 16-channel versions.
847-795-9555; www.gepco.com



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