New Products

FLAT-PANEL LCD TELEPROMPTER

Tekskil Industries LCD-10P: An ultra-bright, mini-prompter for robotic and ENG/EFP crews; a 10.4in flat-panel LCD teleprompter; has more than 2000 nits of light output and a 700:1 contrast ratio; features an input management system that incorporates circuitry on both the VGA and composite video inputs to eliminate potential problems caused by ground loops; is available in three standard configurations.
604-985-2250;www.tekskil.com

AUDIO-VISUAL MIXER

Thomson Grass Valley Indigo AV Mixer: The mixer accepts analog and digital, SD and HD video and audio inputs, including embedded audio in SDI and DV streams, and high-res computer inputs; internal seamless technology allows a variety of input resolutions to be scaled and mixed; functionality matches that of a broadcast production switcher, with E-MEM effects memory, digital video effects and more.
503-526-8150
www.grassvalley.com

DIGITAL DEMODULATOR

Harris Videotek DDM-800: Includes QAM for cable TV and 8VSB demodulation capability; demodulates 64-QAM and 256-QAM modulated signals and converts them to DVB-ASI output format.
800-442-7747
www.broadcast.harris.com

PLASMA DISPLAYS

Panasonic 9-series: Professional plasma display series with three HD panels (50in TH-50PH9UK, 42in TH-42PH9UK and 37in TH-37PH9UK) and one SD panel (42in TH-42PS9UK); features 16-bit signal processing, a 1000:1 contrast ratio and a 400:1 bright-area contrast; reproduces 3072 steps of gradation.
800-528-8601
www.panasonic.com/proplasma (opens in new tab)

DIGITAL ENCODERS

Radiant Communications V4400 series: The VL4125B digital encoder converts baseband signals to digital ASI streams; V4410A-T allows users to select up to a 15Mb/s transport stream; the upgraded MPEG-2 encoders can transport Ethernet signals over large distances.
800-969-3427;www.rccfiber.com

DIGITAL COFDM DIVERSITY HD/SD RECEIVER

Nucomm Newscaster DR: Designed for portable and mobile video applications; 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 and from 4MHz to 24MHz in the 6.4GHz to 7.1GHz bands.
908-852-3700;www.nucomm.com

HD VIDEO PATCHBAY

Switchcraft MVP series: HDTV-ready video patchbay with two rows of 34 jacks in a 1RU patch panel; features jacks rated to 3GHz; is available normalled or non-normalled with the option of 75Ω termination or non-termination; each jack is rated for 30,000 mate/unmate cycles.
773-792-2700
www.switchcraft.com

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Scala InfoChannel 5: Features InfoChannel Content Manager and other authoring, network management and playback enhancements; provides streamlined interface and workflow, rapid template-based content authoring, content management, a 3-D-based rendering engine for improved visual quality, and performance and multiple independent output channels per remote Player PC.
610-363-4019;www.scala.com

REAL-TIME ENCODER

Streambox SBT3-7500: Encoder offers plug-and-connect, real-time video encoding that delivers MPEG-2 video quality at a 75 percent lower data rate; weighs 5lbs; measures 2.5in × 12in × 13in; runs on an 80W car battery.
206-956-0544
www.streambox.com

RGB/SXGA FIBER-OPTIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM

MultiDyne RGB-5000 series: The single-fiber, single-wavelength fiber-optic transport system provides up to 1280 × 1024 high-resolution RGB or VGA video sources; offers digital transport with 24-bit resolution.
800-488-8378
www.multidyne.com

ARCHIVAL AND STORAGE SYSTEMS INTEGRATION

Crispin ArchiveManager: The archival and clip retrieval tool now integrates with the Omneon MediaGrid active storage system; provides a view of video server and archive content through an integrated database; allows for quick drag-and-drop asset transfers.
919-845-7744
www.crispincorp.com

WEATHER SYSTEM UPGRADE

Baron Services VIPR: The weather system is designed for covering severe and daily weather; offers radar display and hurricane tracking in one computer; upgrades include an easy-to-use interface, sleek visuals and sophisticated weather analysis; features HD capability and voice recognition tool to allow meteorologists to work directly from the weather wall by voicing their commands.
256-881-8811
www.baronservices.com