New Products - July 2003
Digital Juice-Back Traxx: Two-volume CD library with more than 900 tracks for use in presentations, multimedia projects and Web pages; 128kb/s MP3 format; more than 400 tracks per volume; 128kb/s 44.1kHz MP3s; PC- and Mac-compatible and HTML index included.
Thomson Grass Valley M-Series iVDR: Familiar VTR interface; provides for removable media and multichannel playout and record capabilities; uses trim to create video clips and subclips; build playlists; touch-screen interface; simultaneous record/playout; stores up to 64 hours of DV material; supports both DV and MPEG files; variable speed playback; compact 4RU size.
Panasonic Triple-Mode Feeder VTR: Triple-mode feeder VTR that works at 2× normal speed with 25Mb/s DV and DVCPRO video or 1× speed with 50Mb/s DVCPRO50 video for appropriately configured IEEE 1394-based computer editing, dubbing and archiving applications.
Panasonic Real-Time HD/SD Graphic Processor: Multi-application, multiformat real-time graphics processor; designed for on-air sports/live graphics, virtual set, and computer-generated character applications; High-end HD/SD graphics system offers real-time rendering of broadcast quality graphics for 1080i and 480i video; rendering of 720p/60 and 1080/24p HD graphics is optional.
Arkemedia Version 2.3: Software modules cover all areas of digital media workflow: ingest, management, manipulation and delivery with full machine control; can be applied to any application.
+44 1256 869200;www.arkemedia.com
PORTABLE HD CAMERA
Sony HDVS: Multiformat, multi-frame rate portable studio camera for remote and EFP applications; capable of capturing 1080i 50/60 images (720p optionally); uses a 2.2 million pixel CCD imager and a 12-bit AD converter.
Sony MPEG IMX: MPEG-2 4:2:2 Profile@ML records at 50Mb/s, I frame only; eight-bit, 4:2:2 digital component recording; compact 4RU height; can play back Betacam SX and MPEG IMX and supports I/O bit rates of 30-, 40- and 50Mb/s with built-in SDTI-CP interface; features pre-read, dynamic motion control, and eight 16-bit digital audio channels or four 24-bit digital audio channels at 48kHz; audio channels can be independently edited in either mode.
DIGITAL AUDIO MIXING CONSOLE
Euphonix Max Air: Designed for on-air and live-to-tape broadcast production applications; uses the same DSP core and converters as Euphonix System 5-B; includes hardware redundancy and software diagnostics.
Panasonic AJ-SDX900: Dual-mode DVCPRO cinema camcorder offers operator-controllable selection of EFP-quality 4:2:2 sampled DVCPRO50 or classic 4:1:1 sampled DVCPRO recording, native 16:9 widescreen or 4:3 aspect ratios; offers film-like 24fps progressive scan (480/24p) acquisition and 30fps progressive (480/30p) and 60 fields per second interlace scan (480/60i) capture.
FIBER OPTIC CONNECTOR
Fiber Systems International Model 1300 Optical Loss Test Set for TFOCA: Designed to address the test and verification of multi-fiber optic cable assemblies; includes two optical sources and two power meters in a single unit with an integral interface connector; comes with a loopback plug, AC power adapter/recharger, four interchangeable AC adapter plugs, light source/power meter and a graphic display.
HDTV ENG-STYLE LENS
Fujinon HA42×9.7BERD: Focal length of less than 10mm for a lens in its class with 9.7-410mm and 19.4-820mm with a 2x extender; includes Fujinon's built-in OS-Tech image stabilization system, QuickZoom, Zoom Limit and Inner Focus; designed to complement 2/3-inch high-definition video cameras.
VIDEO-ON-DEMAND TRANSPORT PRODUCT
Artel VSGx and VSGm: Designed for cable operators rolling out VoD services; highly scalable platform can transport up to 30,000 MPEG streams on a single fiber; reduces transport costs by 50 percent; a 1RU passive DWDM platform enables the deployment of flexible, dense and robust VoD networks; add/drop/pass filters with 19-59 ITU channels.
AUDIO/VIDEO CAPTURE DEVICE
AJA Video Systems Io: Takes advantage of the features in Apple's Final Cut Pro 4; offers users uncompressed SD editing on the Mac in professional broadcast or production environments; supports 10-bit component and composite analog video; SDI digital video and multiple audio formats.
COMPOSITING AND EDITING SYSTEM
Pinnacle Systems Liquid Chrome: Designed for professional post production, Liquid chrome combines three Pinnacle components — Pinnacle Liquid editing software, the TARGA 3000 compositing engine, and the K2 single-chip 3-D DVE; features high quality codecs for I-frame MPEG-2 4:2:2 up to 50Mb/s; uncompressed and DV25 video formats; real-time 2-D and 3-D DVE capability; four real-time video streams and unlimited layering.
Avid Media Composer Adrenaline System: Offers real-time, multi-stream, uncompressed standard-definition video editing and 10-bit high-definition media expandability; has enhanced color correction and HD expandability.
REAL-TIME EDITING SYSTEM
Media 100 844/X Version2 and Xblur: Supports new toolsets for color correction, unlimited-layer compositing, editing and audio.
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