CAMERA-MOUNTED DOWNCONVERTER AND DV ENCODER
Miranda DVC-800 series: Simplifies HDTV acquisition monitoring and improves workflow by allowing rough cut DV editing and the preparation of dailies on-site; operates with Sony HDCAM, Panasonic VariCam and Ikegami HD cameras; mounts between the camera and its battery; adds less than an inch to the overall length of the camera; has a minimal impact on battery life.
Meterman Test Tools PM Series: Has UL safety ratings up to CAT III at 300V and CAT II at 600V; is 3/8in thick and weighs less than 3oz; meters measure ac/dc voltage, resistance, frequency and capacitance with an audible continuity beeper.
Microwave Radio Communications RXL: Is available in 2GHz, 5GHz and 7GHz frequency bands; all connections are accessible from the rear of the receiver; includes easy-to-read front-panel indicators; can be controlled locally through its front-panel rotary preset switch or remotely over a customer-supplied RS-232 connection using the optional GUI software.
NONLINEAR HD/SD EDITING SYSTEM
Leitch VelocityHD: Features full-quality, dual-stream real-time HD performance, optional real-time HD/SD 3-D DVE, compressed and uncompressed (8- to10-bit) video, and real-time HD/SD color correction; is format flexible (1080i, 1080PsF, 720p).
Crystal Vision SYNNER144: Combines synchronizer, tracking audio delay and embedder/de-embedder on one board; use with no piggyback, with input piggyback or with output piggyback; embed or de-embed analog or digital audio; works with two groups of embedded audio; includes a short minimum delay of 3.8ms.
PORTABLE EDITING SOFTWARE
Avid Xpress Pro HD: Supports Panasonic DVCPRO HD acquisition and editing, Avid DN×HD editing and rendering, and real-time multicamera functionality; features DV50 capture and output over IEEE-1394, 24p and video effects output over IEEE-1394.
WINDOWS MEDIA EXPORT COMPONENT FOR APPLE'S MAC OS X
Telestream Flip4Mac: Provides encoding in Microsoft Windows Media 9 Series SD and HD on the Macintosh; select the Windows Media 9 codec from a list of available formats in the export function of QuickTime-based applications; versions include standard and Pro/HD.
MPEG DATA ANALYSIS MODULE
Videotek SQM-355: Accepts and analyzes a single MPEG stream for compliance to Technical Report ETR 101-290; reports bit-rate values per program, PID and transport stream total/used/available to SQM monitoring and control software; serves as the checkpoint of any facility's operations center; detects signal path errors and reduces monitoring costs.
Forecast Consoles ImageMaster GC1: Is 74.25in wide × 42in deep; countertop measures 28.25in high x 18.25in deep; monitor bridge is 32.5in high; features deep counters and accessible counter bays.
MULTI-CAMERA EDITING SYSTEM
Leitch VelocityQ “Non-Linear Multi-Camera Editing:” Combines VelocityQ's editing capabilities with the ability to simultaneously edit and record from multiple input sources; edit interactively from the live input feeds, which are also recorded separately to disk; move and change edit points between camera angles after the initial “live” edit is completed.
MULTIPLE OUTPUT TRANSMITTERS
Communications Specialties Pure Digital Fiberlink 7220 Series: The 7222, 7224 and 7226 Series transmitters have four, eight and 12 optical outputs for point-to-point multipoint distribution; distribute high-res signals to multiple locations over single mode or multimode fiber; each optical output transmits over a single fiber core at 1310nm wavelength; units require no adjustments, equalization or de-skewing.
DVCPRO50 STUDIO VTR
Panasonic AJ-SD965: Features a built-in 3.5in color LCD monitor and tiltable front panel; uses the DVCPRRO XL cassette which allows two hours of recording in 4:2:2, 50Mb/s DVCPRO50 with four-channel 48kHz; records for four hours in 4:1:1, 25Mb/s DVCPRO with two-channel digital audio; is selectable between 525/625 operation.
Optibase Media 100 HD: Mix SD and HD, 4:3 and 16:9 aspect-ratios, and uncompressed and compressed media in the same timeline; multiple codecs can be mixed in the same timeline without rendering; output SD and HD simultaneously.
MPEG OVER IP TEST AND MONITORING
Pixelmetrix DVStation-IP Portable: Supports 10-, 100- and 1000Mb/s Ethernet; once connected to an IP network, the device can be set to sniff out video traffic on any set of IP address pairs, extract the MPEG-2 transport stream and perform extensive MPEG-2 verification.