SATA Quad interface drive provides connectivity for USB 2.0, FireWire 400 (via supplied 800-400 cable), FireWire 800 and eSATA ports in a single unit; maximizes the performance of a single-disk external storage solution with data transfer rates exceeding 90MB/s; supports the latest eSATAII drive technology with drive capacities of 160GB to 1TB; includes the Digidesign Pro Tools-compliant Oxford 924 FireWire chipset, internal power supply and cooling fan.
+1 770 800 9714;www.avastor.com
High-res digital/analog, computer/video scaler and seamless switcher features four universal A/V inputs, including one DVI and three outputs: one analog, one DVI for the main and one analog for the preview; provides a high-quality image with a digital decoder, improved 3:2 and 2:2 pull-down circuitry, auto adaptive pixel by pixel 3-D motion compensation, time base corrector, frame rate converter and follower; includes dual RS-232 com port.
+33 1 64 47 16 03www.analogway.com
Power filter kit integrates with Chief's flat-panel wall mounts, extension columns and in-wall accessories for fast installation; provides surge protection up to 1890J, overvoltage protection shutoff and noise filtering; includes two outlets and a 61cm power cord.
+31 40 2668620;www.chiefmfg.com
Camera control unit allows easy remote operation of many makes and models of broadcast cameras; features five programmable camera-select buttons on the 354mm × 102mm × 60mm controller and a variety of interface modules; panel controls include 12 fixed-operation buttons, two menu selection buttons and four menu display function adjusters, as well as six variable control knobs.
+44 1932 592 299www.cameracorps.co.uk
Audio module automatically senses an HD or SD input signal and de-embeds eight AES, detects and decodes Dolby E or AC-3, provides handles for video and audio delay and re-embeds the decoded 5.1 audio into the video VANC signal; provides two slots, audio mixing options and serial metadata output; is SNMP-enabled.
+1 905 335 3700;www.evertz.com
Series of production switcher control panels expands with 1M and 2M models, which offer 24 crosspoint buttons, and the 2X, which offers 32 crosspoint buttons; control up to four MEs of video processing and connect to the Ross MD and MD-X Live Production Engine chassis; features include OverDrive compatibility, a built-in hard drive, up to 96 inputs and 48 outputs, and 19 classes of external device control.
+1 613 652 4886www.rossvideo.com
Power Distribution Units
New line of RoHS-compliant basic and metered PDUs consists of 39 new models available in 120V, 208V and 208V three-phase configurations and in 15A, 20A, 30A, 50A and 60A; metered PDUs provide a quick visual reading of the load at the PDU for easy balancing when connecting equipment, and three-phase metered PDUs include an individual current meter for each phase.
+1 714 776 5420www.electrorack.com
Control cable kit
Solderless control cable kit for projectors and cameras in female DB9 and male DB9 configurations eliminates the need to solder on a D-sub connector; consists of a 3ft cable with a male eight-pin, mini-din on one end and a blunt cut on the other, DB9 female/male to terminal block, the CD-MX915H MaxBlox hood and a spec sheet showing the conductor color code to each pin.
+1 914 592 1800;www.btx.com
Universal camera clamp adapter kit converts the existing camera microphone clamp to a standard 3/8in-16 thread; allows a user to better position the microphone away from the camera to better isolate it from the camera's sounds and vibrations; fits most DV camera microphone clamps; includes two rubber sleeves to accommodate clamps of different sizes.
+1 760 727 0593www.ktekboompoles.com
Multifunctional camera support system for range of Mini DV to HDV camcorders features tripod with 75mm cowl with single-stage legs for a vertical height range of 68.6cm to 142.2cm; transforms into HiPod capable of telescoping vertically to a variable lens height of more than 2.4m; includes TriSpread midlevel spreader with its own 75mm bowl that becomes a single-stage baby tripod with a range of 20.3cm to 48.3cm; telescoping center column removes from the tripod to function as a monopod with a range of 86.4cm to 157.5cm.
+49 89 321 58 200;www.sachtler.us
Free plug-in for any system compatible with the Aura paint and 2-D animation program allows users to generate real-time video scaling for virtual on-set monitors and video walls; enables users to layer live video in projects that support reflections, shadows, warping and more; lets users automatically generate and assign LiveSet preview icons.
+1 210 370 8000;www.newtek.com
Flip4Mac Image Server Component
The import/export component for Final Cut Pro provides IMX (MPEG-2) file compatibility and direct file transfer between 360 Systems' MAXX servers and Apple's Final Cut Pro editing systems; imports MPEG-2 IMX 30Mb, 40Mb and 50Mb SD video, uncompressed audio and metadata from the MAXX server directly into the Final Cut Pro project bin for editing; exports the MPEG project from Final Cut Pro for seamless Ethernet file transfer back to MAXX servers.
+46 8 549 03 070;www.telestream.net
EDIUS SP SDI
Thomson Grass Valley
Nonlinear editor uses PCI Express acceleration and an interface board to deliver uncompromised editing quality on a standard PC platform; the base software is EDIUS Broadcast NLE 4.0, which supports multiple layers and multiple formats in real time; supports embedded audio; a breakout box is available for analog audio I/O, component video I/O and frame-accurate RS-422 VTR control.
+33 1 34 207000www.grassvalley.com
Software provides for easy upload of video from a mobile phone into an existing newsroom workflow without additional degradation of the content quality for transferring it over mobile networks; runs directly on a variety of mobile multimedia phones such as the Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Motorola models; allows users to employ a dedicated J2ME application or the phone's own browser (WAP or XHTML) to upload content; creates an image index on the phone sorted by time stamp; provides metadata templates.
+47 5590 8080;www.vizrt.com
Lyric PRO v7.0
Graphics system offers powerful graphics package with advanced animation creation, intelligent transitions and playout control; features 32-bit support of both QuickTime movies and AVI clips, adaptable primitive geometry for fast creation of 3-D objects and FBX Importer, which delivers interoperability with Autodesk, 3ds Max and Maya for the Lyric PRO authoring environment.
+44 118 916 8480;www.chyron.com
Compact LED light mounts on top of camera for soft, directional lighting; functions as an eyelight; produces 1.5 hours of continuous output from four AA batteries or through 4V-14V input jack; features adjustable tilt mechanism for multiple mounting configurations, an integrated dimmer dial and a flip-down filter holder; includes soft diffusion, tungsten conversion and 1/4 warming filters.
+1 818 752 7009www.litepanels.com
Professional sound gear carrying case features a longer Velcro holding strap, fully transparent vinyl top cover, three D rings for a greater range of carrying options and a neoprene carrying strap.
+1 845 268 0100;www.petrolbags.com
Transcoding system runs on MediaGrid active storage system; provides a scalable and efficient grid-based transcoding platform; handles a wide variety of audio and video formats, including H.264; conversion and re-wrapping between wrapper formats supported with preservation and accurate placement of all metadata through all conversion operations.
+44 1256 347 400;www.omneon.com
Solid-state recorder offers recording and playback in a range of HD formats, including 1080p (native), 1080i and 720p as well as SD; records in independent frame DVCPRO HD/50/25 and DV formats, as well as 1920 x 1080 AVC-Intra; offers up/down/cross and aspect conversion; features eight 16-bit digital audio channels, including 5.1 channel surround sound with audio split/dubbing options.
+49 611 235 481www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Deva Software 4.0
Includes the capability for simultaneous multidisk recording and background disk copying, which allows sound professionals to copy audio files to a common delivery media such as DVD-RAM while a live recording is in progress; features a full effects package that includes three-band EQ, two notch filters per channel, a soft knee compressor and delay.
Baron Tornado Index
Tornado detection technology ranks on a scale 0-10 the likelihood of a tornado in any given storm; uses proprietary algorithms combined with high-res radar data and mesoscale models; displays results with color-coded shear marked; enables meteorologists to monitor the progression of a storm's development and focus on areas that are at the highest risk of a tornado outbreak.
+1 256 881 8811www.baronservices.com
Multichannel 192KHz-capable FireWire computer interface offers eight simultaneous balanced analog inputs, four line-level jack ins and four autosensing mic/line Neutrik combination jacks; allows the signal at the mic-level inputs to be boosted by up to 60dB in single increments; includes a built-in mixer, a switchable SPDIF/AES-EBU stereo digital input and an eight-channel ADAT optical input.
+44 1223 424988www.prismsound.com
Content delivery confirmation system deploys systems directly in consumer homes that can automatically capture aired programs in their entirety; server installed in the master broadcasting facility uses an algorithm to compare the stream for the consumer's location with the master broadcast stream; identifies anomalies that drop below the predefined threshold, and automatically alerts the broadcaster.
+1 301 362 9500;www.xorbit.com
HD 5.1 surround-sound production elements library includes imaging elements, compositions, drones and trailers created in Blastwave, Radio Meltdown, Drones and Spoilers on six DVDs; features sounds recorded in 24-bit 96K and delivered as 24-bit 48K broadcast WAV files with an MP3 for quick reference; can be clicked and dragged onto any hard drive and is cataloged with embedded metadata.
+1 860 967 0973www.blastwavefx.com