AUDIO PATCH BAYADC TELECOM LONGFRAME
A long frame version of the company's Pro Patch Programmable audio patch bay; features a high-density 2 × 32 configuration without having to use special patch cords; a standard density 2 × 24 version is also available; features fully WECO-compliant springs with gold crossbars and self-cleaning action; the seven-position dual in-line package switch allows the user to change circuit normals and grounds without Berg straps or jumpers.
AUDIO TEST SYSTEMPrism Sound dScope
New software includes the Acoustics 1 package, which offers transducer and room test support with dBSPL units, measurement mic sensitivity and frequency-response calibration, impulse response by MLS and swept-sine method (also useful for electronic/DSP EUTs), dynamic LS impedance measurement by use of an external ballast resistor in series with EUT and analogue I/O; will run optionally at 48kHz, 96kHz and 192kHz.
BOOTHS: N2524, N1327
AUTOMATED MONITORING SYSTEMSNELL & WILCOX HYPERION
Provides comprehensive content monitoring for multiple channels; operates along intuitive processes that mimic the eyes and ears of a human, effectively forming an educated opinion as to whether content — video, audio, or metadata — is meeting the quality standards of viewers as well as the legal and contractual requirements necessary for revenue generation.
HD AUDIO EMBEDDER/DE-EMBEDDERNETWORK ELECTRONICS AV-HD-XMUX
Offers multiformat SD/HD support; features both optical inputs and outputs as options; embeds four AES streams with selectable sample rate conversion, allowing sampling rates from 8kHz to 216kHz; offers embedding of one RS-422 serial interface with up to 115,200Kb/s baudrate; features audio processing functions with group swap, channel shuffle, L/R inversion and variable delay.
AUDIO MONITORING UNITTSL AMU2 8HD
Offers eight channels of HD/SD embedded audio; Dolby E and Dolby Digital signals can be accurately monitored in a wide variety of system applications.
+44 1628 676 200;www.tsl.co.uk
CEILING DIFFUSERAcoustics First Model C Art Diffusor
A binary array, 2-D, five-octave diffusor; is wall-mounted; can be easily installed using construction adhesive; the C-CM model is designed to fit into your ceiling exactly the same as a regular ceiling panel; the C-DL model installs the same as the CM, but allows space within the diffusor to provide for lighting or sprinklers.
AUDIO METERDK Technologies MSD600M
MSD audio meters; connects directly to a PC to transfer of data for logging signal parameters, opening new applications for automatic monitoring of audio signal levels in playout areas and transmission links and by acceptance testing of program material; features a new extended loudness measurement, which shows the loudness graphical as a function of time.
+45 44 85 02 55;www.dk-technologies.net
DIGITAL AUDIO CONSOLECALREC AUDIO ALPHA SYSTEM PLUS
Designed for live production and on-air use; assignable control minimizes screen use, enabling direct access to the majority of console functions; features up to 96 faders, 226 equivalent channels, comprehensive surround panning and monitoring with an optional motorized joystick.
+44 142 284 2159;www.calrec.com
MULTI-APPLICATION CONTROL SURFACEEUPHONIX MC INTELLIGENT APPLICATION CONTROLLER
Serves as a standalone product as well as the centerpiece of the System 5-MC console surface; has four levels of control; includes a keyboard and trackball and 56 LCD SmartSwitches that can be programmed to send out keystroke commands; features HUI and Mackie Control protocol and EuCon.
MIX-MINUS GENERATORSoniflex RB-MM1
The unit generates a suitable mix-minus to send to a telephone hybrid or codec; takes stereo output from a mixer, together with a post fader output from the mono telephone fader on the mixer; removes caller audio from the mixer signal and send this to the telephone hybrid; has analog inputs and outputs, output level control, two null cancellation control pots and a switch for a bandpass filter to condition the signal for the telephone hybrid.
+44 1933 650700;www.sonifex.co.uk
DIGITAL TV AUDIO PROCESSORLinear Acoustic AEROMAX-TV
A dynamics unit for two-channel main, SAP audio with front-panel display and controls, and Ethernet remote control; four-channel unit can be configured as 2+2 or 2+1+1 (stereo plus two mono channels); CrowdControl Dialog Protection Processing is provided for the main program audio.
BOOTHS: C2507B, C2507D
Broadcast and production console has a lightweight construction, low-power consumption and compact dimensions; in combination with the routing matrix integrated in the core, it offers maximum flexibility for I/O interfaces and DSP resources; has a matrix capacity of 8192 mono inputs and outputs as well as up to 512 DSP channels; includes parallel IT track summing, integrated monitoring and console split with doubled PFL/AFL summing and isolated bank/layer switching.
+49 7222 1002 0;www.lawo.de
DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATIONMerging Technologies Pyramix version 5.0
A DAW that offers instant and unlimited fades and X-fades, across 128 tracks; major advances to the systems' firmware has expanded its capability from 64 I/O to 128 I/O; existing users can install the new V5.0 software; features a new interface that can be fully customized to the operator's specific needs.
+44 1606 892788;www.merging.com
WIRELESS SPEAKERAZDEN APS25B
Powered by a rechargeable battery that can operate the speaker for six to eight hours between recharges; can also be powered via AC; operates while being recharged; includes mic and line-level inputs, as well as user-installable wireless microphone receiver modules for UHF, VHF and infrared; inputs have individual volume controls; a line output is available for multi-speaker operation; includes a mounting bracket.
AUDIO NETWORKING SYSTEMCALREC AUDIO HYDRA SYSTEM PLUS
Provides a powerful network for sharing I/O resources and control data between Calrec digital mixing consoles; uses a scalable, flexible architecture tailored to the requirements of each installation; features remote I/O units with up to 96 inputs or output (analog or digital) that may be connected onto the same network, providing remotely located sources and destinations that can be used by any or all mixing consoles.
+44 142 284 2159;www.calrec.com
AUDIO MONITORING UNITTSL AMU HD
Includes a built-in monitoring quality aspect ratio converter; HD video signals, at any standard resolution, can be downconverted and then displayed on a 4:3 SD or composite monitor.
+44 1628 676 200;www.tsl.co.uk
ROUTERUTAH SCIENTIFIC UTAH-400
A router with the ability to expand seamlessly from 64 × 64 to 1152 × 1152 and more; includes HD and SD digital video switchers and a digital audio switcher; all SD switchers are fully upgradeable to HD operation by means of a simple board exchange.
MULTICHANNEL AUDIO ENCODER/DECODERDOLBY E DP571/DP572
Encodes up to eight channels of digital audio and metadata for use in DTV program production and broadcast distribution; decodes Dolby E bit streams for use in DTV program production and broadcast distribution infrastructure.
AUTOMATED VIDEO INTERFACECrispin Digital Transfer Agent (DTA)
An intuitive, fully automated interface that seamlessly moves programming from third-party content delivery systems to a video server in preparation for play-to-air; eliminates the need for manual tasks in the program acquisition process; no dubbing or segmenting of programs is required.
DIGITAL AUDIO CONSOLEWHEATSTONE D-10
A digital audio console based on the feature set and dimensions of Wheatstone's D-9; offers an array of operator enhancements including programmable individual channel delay adjustments.
MIC AMP MODULESolid State Logic Xlogic SuperAnalogue Mic Amp
Designed for the X-Rack system; all circuits of the mic amp are directly copied from the XL 9000 K Series console and deliver the same audio performance and functionality; features an electronically balanced, ultra-high-bandwidth mic input with variable gain from -5dB to +75dB and variable impedance to allow matching of input to different output stages; includes instrument and line inputs, as well as variable high (18dB/octave) and low (12dB/octave) pass filters with individual I/O switches.
DIGITAL ARCHIVE AND CATALOG SYSTEMCrispin NewsCat
Enables the news department to store, index and later locate and quickly retrieve news stories aired from a video server; organizes and manages the content so operators can find what they need on the fly; digitally archives stories after airing and provides a method to easily locate material at a later date; archived video clips are linked to a database containing all script information from the newsroom computer system.
VOD CONTENT CREATION SOLUTIONAnystream Agility VOD
A cable VOD content creation tool that features Nielsen audience measurement technology integration; provides automated schedule-based advertising and promotional spot rotation within cable VOD content; features pre-built configurations that define and enforce package requirements for all major U.S. cable systems.
AUDIO ROUTERNTP Technology NTP625
A multinorm audio routing matrix; can be installed either as a master control room matrix system or associated to user surfaces and/or control panels for use in studios.
+45 44 53 11 88;www.ntp.dk
MEDIA MANAGMENTAVOCENT EMERGE SERIES
The EWMS1000 broadcasts high-quality, full-motion streaming video from virtually any source to multiple display devices up to 1000ft without wires; can be deployed in either a point-to-point (extension) or point-to-multipoint (broadcast) configuration; the EMS1000P and EMS1000 extend stereo audio and analog video from point to destination up to 500ft over Cat 5 cabling; the ECMS1000 allows PS/2 and USB keyboard, video and mouse peripherals to work from up to 1000ft from the server; the receiver can be mounted to a rack, desk or back of a monitor.
MONITORING SYSTEMBARCO NETWORKED BROADCAST MONITORING SYSTEM
Allows facility-wide distribution of video sources, supported audio and associated metadata over a standard IP network; unlimited sources can be networked to an unlimited number and type of displays, with each display's graphical layout customized to accommodate each user's dedicated requirements.
ANALOG AND DIGITAL AUDIO TRUNKINGTELECAST FIBER SYSTEMS ADDER II BOOTHPAK
Successor to the Adder 162 and 322; is a single-box solution for larger point-to-point audio applications; can handle analog and digital AES audio while converting between them; features factory-configurable modules.
PATHFIRE INTERFACEDigital Transaction Group Xe System
Provides a hands-off, automated ingest and playback process for Pathfire-delivered syndicated programs; with the Xe Pathfire interface, syndicated programs are automatically transferred to the station's play-to-air server; creates the program segments, barter spots and ads with accurate timing information using Pathfire's metadata; automates everything from ingest to playout.
X-RACK MODULESolid State Logic Xlogic Channel EQ
Adds additional SuperAnalogue processing from Solid State Logic's XL 9000 K Series console to the X-Rack package; features full parametric mid bands (gain, frequency and Q); high and low bands are switchable between shelving and fixed Q bell curves; mid bands are switchable between the SSL E (bandwidth constant with gain) and G Series (bandwidth increases as gain is reduces) characteristics; allows up to eight modules in a 4RU, 19in, rack-mount enclosure with total recall capability.
TBC CONTROL SYSTEMSENSEMBLE DESIGNS TC400D AND CP10
Controls video, chroma, setup, hue and timing of digital and analog VTRs, TBCs and frame syncs; offers built-in networkability; any size system can be achieved with control of any VTR from any control panel; TC400D provides control of the proc-amp functions of four VTR TBCs; features hands-on control of levels and timing.
MASTER CONTROL AND BRANDINGHARRIS ICON SUITE
The SD/HD master control and branding products include IconMaster, IconStation and IconLogo; based on the Leitch NEO modular platform, IconMaster combines critical master control functions with multilayer integrated branding and can be used with other advanced applications to create a plug-and-play system all in the same frame; IconStation combines logo insertion with multiple real-time data-fed crawls and a squeezeback DVE; NEO-based IconLogo offers modular branding for such applications as time and temperature, sill and animations, audio clip playback and text crawls for breaking news.
OFF-AIR LOGGING AND MONITORINGTransmedia Dynamics MediaTraX
The off-air compliance logging and media monitoring system is designed for the off-air recording of multiple channels; allows broadcasters and media monitoring companies and departments to do away with tape-based methods; can be delivered in either Windows Media 9 format or MPEG-1, both in time-code frame-accurate streams; uses industry standard servers and commodity disks.
+44 1296 745080;www.tmd.tv
PLAYOUT SYSTEMSON-AIR Systems playKast
Part of the K Series of channelKast products; offers a simple way of integrating systems together; features simple integration capabilities into traffic, billing and archive systems.
+44 20 7663 3663;www.on-air-systems.com
NEWSROOM COMPUTER SYSTEMOCTOPUS Newsroom OCTOPUS5
All incoming information, such as wires, Web feeds, media, faxes and e-mails, are organized and ready to be used as ideas for last-second news coverage; offers a global search engine, keyboard shortcuts for frequently used actions and saved screen layout recall; features a new service for transferring stories and whole rundowns, allowing channels to share their assets between offices around the world.
+420 221 181 511;www.octopus-news.com
MONITORING AND LOGGING SYSTEMVolicon Observer Uno
Part of Volicon's Observer family of broadcast monitoring and logging systems; designed specifically for single-channel environments; offers monitoring, storage, search and retrieval features at an entry-level price.
ASSET AND WORKFLOW MANAGEMENTOBOR DIGITAL ZEUS
For physical asset management, tracks equipment using such identifiers as name, description, location, type, cost, serial and model number, manufacturer, service history, current status and user-defined fields; for technical workflow management, provides ticket generation and management, automatic routine ticket generation, interdepartmental communications, shift notes and service scheduling; for workforce management, offers personnel scheduling, assignment of duties, time card management and safety integration; for overall management, offers budgeting tools, key performance indicators, safety reports and training overviews.
MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONSintecMedia OnAir
Manages airtime sales, traffic operations, content acquisition, broadcast rights, long-term and detailed schedule planning, and promotion planning; features real-time, interactive report and graphical analysis tool for revenue and inventory management with analysis at the individual channel level or consolidated across multiple channels in the organization.
AUTOMATIONSUNDANCE DIGITAL FASTBREAK NXT XPRESS
The automation solution is ideal for operator-supervised program playback and spot insertion; features include switch events, clock triggers and automatic or manual Join-in-Progress (JIP) cues; base configuration provides two Sundance workstations: Media Prep for ingest and content management and Air Control to supervise the actual playout.
AUDIO REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEMMerging Technologies Isis
System consists of a comprehensive edit controller and a fader expansion; the main controller has large, dedicated machine control keys, high-resolution jog, shuttle and scrub functionality and advanced jog-wheel editing capabilities; a range of user-assignable keys, positioned around a large LCD screen, enables multi-functional key operation, allowing the user to custom define the key labeling.
+44 1606 892788;www.merging.com
BROADCAST MONITORING AND LOGGING SYSTEMVolicon Observer 2.0
New features include closed-caption display, Exportview for scheduled archiving, support for Front Porch Digital archiving and Sundance automation solutions, and multi-rate streaming for simultaneous coding of channels running at multiple bit rates; provides multiple channels of content on demand, live or archived, from any desktop; allows users to search, retrieve, view, analyze, annotate, share and export video from the desktop.
ENCODER/LOGGERVideoBank VB Live
System combines live video capture with data tagging in one interface; has a touch screen, video capture automation and user-configurable data models; archives live events that are instantly searchable and viewable, even while the encoding is still in progress; features instant replay, jog and scroll, and transcoding.
CONTENT MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEMWegener MediaPlan
Allows operators digital asset management in an end-to-end environment, supporting ingest of analog and digital assets and management of archived digital assets as well as remote tracking, updating or deleting of individual assets on the company's iPump media servers, targeting the company's receiver groups, regions or individual sites.
PRODUCTION CONTROL SYSTEMRoss Video OverDrive version 4.0
Production control system has control interfaces for Avid Deko and Vizrt graphic systems; features an enhanced RundownControl GUI and a MOS interface to Autocue's QNews NCRS; hot-standby backup operation is now included with redundant server packages.
UMD AUTHORING SUITESONY MEDIA SOFTWARE UMD COMPOSER 2
Provides film studios and production houses with the tools to format video-based UMD discs; new features include the addition of a new standalone multiplexer, which provides concurrent multi-project functionality by allowing multiplexing and encoding procedures to operate on separate workstations.
BOOTHS: CW10300, SU107
NETWORK MANAGEMENT SOFTWAREControlware Communications Systems NetSwitch and EasySwitch
Part of the OpenBroadcast software suite; modular software platform enables broadcasters to switch video and data connections via telecommunication network; networks can be based on different technologies, such as PDH, SDH, ATM, DTM or IP; allows users to connect and disconnect video and data connections manually or based on a schedule.
INTEGRATED ENCODERAxon Digital Design DDE51
Hot-swappable modular Dolby Digital encoder contains 18 encoders in a 4RU enclosure; features dual redundant supply.
+31 13 511 6666;www.axon.tv
HD WIRELESS CAMERA SYSTEMAerial Video Systems (AVS) Link HD wireless
An HD wireless camera system that delivers wireless images; has a low delay (42ms total system latency); is genlockable; can be used with AVS' proprietary fiber-optic antenna system; features a simple and easy set up.
SHARED MEDIA SOLUTIONBright Systems BrightDrive
Offers sharing capabilities across Ethernet and Fibre Channel networks; allows concurrent users simultaneous access to files across multiple platforms in any format; is scalable to meet the requirements of each application and can be integrated with existing infrastructures.
NEWSROOM INTEGRATION SYSTEMMasstech Group MassStore News Interface
Integrates a newsroom automation system with the media lifecycle management infrastructure; searches and retrieves material from the archive directly from within the newsroom's automation system; backs up content and projects it to any standard tape library system; allows access to material directly from within the news environment.
VIDEO SERVERJustEdit vsnmatic
Multiformat playout and video server has the capacity to reproduce videos in the same playlist, regardless of the compression format; can also control external devices, such as switchers, VTRs and GPI; includes automation software; can create remote playlists and rundowns.
+34 902 35 37 39;www.vsn-tv.com
HDTV WIRELESS SOLUTIONLightpointe FlightStrata
A high-bandwidth, easily deployable wireless solution for meeting HDTV requirements, including the delivery of real-time, remote HDTV-quality broadcast video and audio feeds; supports bandwidth-intensive HDTV point-to-point wireless communications while surpassing fiber-optic cable and low-speed radio frequency connectivity in terms of capacity, ease of use, portability and cost.
CONSOLE PLATFORMCALREC AUDIO SIGMA SYSTEM PLUS
Based on the highly scalable Alpha operating platform; provides high levels of redundancy and a range of cost-effective operating packages; offers up to 64 faders, 120 equivalent channels, comprehensive surround panning and monitoring with optional motorized joystick and up to 12 auxiliary outputs; all channels have four-band equalization, two-band filters, compressor and expander/gate.
+44 142 284 2159;www.calrec.com
PLAYLIST PLAYOUT AND ON-AIR AUTOMATION BACKUP SYSTEMDNF Controls As-Run Log option for the 3040P/DLO
Option allows for logging of playout time and duration as well as playout errors; can be uploaded from the 3040P/DLO to the user's computer via a Windows-based download utility; provides a versatile and flexible means to download a playlist, edit it and get it on the air fast.
PRODUCTION SUITEVideoBank VB Lite
Production system is available in several configurations and can handle remote-collection management; ranges from still-image management through DV FireWire capture; field collection is automated through the transfer of elements from traditional digital capture equipment via smart card, USB and FireWire capture.
REAL-TIME 3-D GRAPHICS SOLUTIONBeehive Wasp 3-D
Features multiple functionalities in a single software package, including real-time 3-D, chroma keying, virtual sets, channel branding, 3-D compositing and digital video effects; features Programmable Palette Technology, which allows designers to create infinite materials and textures by mixing and blending four texture types with each other in a variety of ways.
+91 120 430 8888;www.beesys.com
PLAYOUT SYSTEMOmniBus Systems K2 Inception
An entry-level, one-to-six playout system; designed and delivered in partnership with Grass Valley; combines the benefits of the Grass Valley K2 server and other Grass Valley products with the OmniBus Colossus automation software.
FOUR-CHANNEL SERVERDayang VIPS 2000
Four-channel server can be assigned to simultaneous input or output, or be deployed in dual-channel in/out mode; can perform ingest and playout of files in DV, MPEG-2I, MPEG-IBP and GXF formats in NTSC, PAL or ASI; VDCP and SNMP networking protocols are supported.
+44 1234 271 053;www.dayang.com
GRAPHICS AUTOMATIONPIXEL POWER CONTROLCENTRE
An open standards-based solution for browsing, searching, ingesting and synchronizing graphics content; offers enhanced performance and capabilities for graphics automation in MOS-compliant or iNews ControlAir newsrooms.
CONNECTORSFISCHER CONNECTORS 1051 SERIES
Precision self-locking connectors feature low contact resistance and enable a long life; waterproof and rugged design assures a reliable transmission between camera and control unit in studios or broadcast vehicles; have an endurance of 5000 mating cycles.
+41 21 800 95 95;www.fischerconnectors.com
ASSET MANAGEMENTControlware OpenBroadcast
The software suite offers management, monitoring, scheduling, switching and billing solutions for media networks; NetSwitch and EasySwitch network management software help move video and media between locations; enables broadcasters to switch video and data connections via a telecommunication network; the networks can be based on different technologies, such as PDH, SDH, ATM, DTM or IP.
Multichannel source identifier is operated via a panel of 2 × 12 user-legendable pushbuttons; can be used with an eyeheight playout system or to control a third-party crosspoint matrix; channel names can be edited, saved and uploaded to an eyeheight MW-3E switcher module, enabling the system to recall and display the correct source identities whenever the panel acquires a different channel.
+44 1923 256 000;www.eyeheight.com
EDITING SERVERQUANTEL SQ
A complete server-based product available in SD, HD and resolution transparent versions; users can update from SD to HD by adding HD I/O cards to the existing unit; for maximum flexibility, resolution transparent I/Os add the ability to up-res or down-res any content stored in the sQ, in real time, as the story is being played out of the system.
WORKFLOW DESIGN TOOLMarquis Broadcast Operal version 3.0
New software will provide workflow modelling and graphics-based process tools, enabling users to more easily identify potential workflow bottlenecks; also supports additional industry-standard interfaces for seamless integration with business process management systems for use in larger broadcasting operations using form-driven process monitoring.
+44 118 984 4111;www.marquisbroadcast.com
BOOTH: C807, SU2959
CONTENT MANAGEMENTOmniBus Systems OPUS News and Sports Logging
Enables fast and intuitive logging of live and recorded events; includes capabilities for recalling, sorting and accessing content across multiple systems; features intuitive on-screen control of live and prerecorded feeds.
AUTOMATION SYSTEMTelestream Flip4Mac WMV Components 2.0
Allows Mac OS X users to play, import and export Windows Media video and audio files within native QuickTime-based media applications such as QuickTime Player, iMovie and Final Cut Pro; new features include first-time, full-playback of HD Windows Media content within QuickTime Player on Macs, expanded preset encoding profiles and the ability to save custom encoding profiles.
AUTOMATIONPebble Beach Neptune
An automation system for large multichannel systems with complex functional requirements, such as archive control, low-resolution media browsing and complex secondary events; there is no limit to the number of playlists, clients or devices; a full range of fault tolerant options are available.
+44 1932 333 790;www.pebbletv.com
MONITOR CIRCUIT VIDEO PATCHBAYSSwitchcraft MVPM
Monitor circuit video patchbays that offer performance in high-density panels; a single row of isolated single jacks allows for the monitoring of signals without interrupting the signal path; panels are available in 1RU, 1.5RU and 2RU versions; all panels meet SMPTE 292 specifications.
NEWS PRODUCTION SYSTEMBITCENTRAL PRECIS
Provides total integrated management of all video assets from acquisition to air; the all file-based workflow improves speed-to-air and video quality while reducing operating costs; the system is browser-based, making it fully scalable to as many individuals as required, regardless of where they're located; requires no changes to a station infrastructure; is designed with an easy and affordable HD upgrade path.
TEST AND MEASUREMENT SYSTEMHamlet VidScope-vx
A test and measurement system running entirely in software; is supplied and run from a USB memory stick, instantly giving any Windows computer comprehensive waveform monitoring, vectorscope and color gamut error checking; versions are available for DV, HDV, SDI and HD-SDI; can be used to automatically process content that arrives as a file over IP rather than as baseband video.
+44 1494 729728;www.hamlet.co.uk
DIGITAL FILM SCANNERImagica Imager HSX
Scans 35mm film to 4K/2K; includes a CMOS area sensor/camera and LED illumination light source; runs at 1fps for 4K and 3fps for 2K.
BOOTH NUMBER: SL1826
Provides everything needed to create, schedule, automate and air info-channels and DTV subchannels incorporating national, local and hyper-local content; controls long-form clips, promos, commercial spots, data tickers and crawls, sponsor logos and local weather and branding elements using fully automated playback.
CAMERA TRANSMITTERNUCOMM CAMPAC
A miniature 2GHz COFDM wireless camera transmitter; designed to deliver full broadcast quality in a small, lightweight and rugged aluminum case that fits on the back of a portable video camera; transmitter mounts to professional cameras using a standard Anton Bauer Battery clip or Sony V-Clip.
MEDIA ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEMPharos Communications Pharos Mediator Enterprise
Integrates media asset management, browsing and workflow control; the tools necessary to complete each operation are presented in task-specific order on a Web-based GUI; based on a scalable J2EE enterprise-class server environment; performs automated ingest and transfer, automated transcoding and low-resolution previewing under Web browser control.
+44 118 950 2323;www.pharos-comms.com
BOOTH: UK PAVILION
CAMERAARRI ARRIFLEX D-20
Film-style digital camera has an optical viewfinder and accepts 35 format lenses; features ARRI FlashMag 112, a solid state recording device that can be mounted on the D-20 for cable-free operation.
SYSTEMS CONTROLLERUTAH SCIENTIFIC SC-4
Controls any of the current or legacy Utah routing switchers; provides interface capability to many third-party control and switching systems; features a modular design and advanced software that allows it to easily adapt to any application; matrix switching is executed using the advanced UCP and SCP series control panels, the earlier CSP/4 series control panels, or a wide array of computer, remote, custom or networked control capabilities.
ENG/EFP LENSFUJINON HA16X6.3ERM
The 2/3in HD lens combines wide-angle of 6.3mm and high magnification (16x zoom ratio), enabling production crews to carry just one lens for a range of shooting environments, including handheld production; features a telephoto focal length of 202mm with the 2x extender; the minimum focusing distance is 0.4m.
FIBER-OPTIC HD CAMERAIKEGAMI ELECTRONICS HDL-40 WITH FIBER EXTENSION
Integrates the HDL-40 one-piece full-digital box-type HDTV camera with Telecast Fiber Systems' HD/POV fiber-optic video, audio and two-way data transceiver module; offers 1080i/60i or 720/60p image capture; uses fiber optics for transmission distances of three miles or more; offers one-connector operation for HD-SDI camera output, as well as all camera controls and genlock.
CABLESBelden Brilliance Shipboard
Line is comprised of Brilliance DataTwist and Classic Design cables that have low smoke, zero halogen jackets; includes a selection of all-dielectric fiber optic cables; cables fully comply with all applicable industry standards; provide easy installation using standard connectors and established installation techniques; carry a 10-year warranty.
MEDIA ASSET MANAGMENTKONAN DIGITAL DIGITALARC
Manages media life cycle and controls the entire process of media flow, from ingest to archiving; an embedded workflow engine provides advanced status management for all assets; users can subscribe to automatic notification services to track media and story status across every step of the workflow; integrates seamlessly with related systems to simplify the workflow; makes the enterprise digital assets available to facilitate faster content creation and multipurposing.
DIGITAL MINI MIXERLawo z4
Broadcast mixing console; features four stereo channel strips with 100mm faders, pan and balance, PFL and display; high-quality signal processing is included in the four channels; features four freely configurable summing buses with limiters; channel modes include stereo, mono, left or right signal; has an integrated PPM with correlation ratio meter; can monitor via headphones and loudspeakers with separate volume setting.
+49 7222 1002 0;www.lawo.de
AUTOMATION SYSTEMPRO-BEL MORPHEUS
Manages everything from server playout to complex channels where schedules are changing regularly and unpredictably; at the core is Pro-Bel's Mediaball concept, a package of media and data elements that are brought together at transmission time to create a virtual asset; now includes a media browse facility, which provides effortless access to media across a facility or facilities.
CAMERA SYSTEMGRASS VALLEY HD WIRELESS CAMERA SYSTEM
Given a bandwidth of 55Mb/s to 75Mb/s, high-quality HD images can be transferred using JPEG 2000 with a latency of just one frame; ideal for intercutting HD images with cabled cameras in studio situations; offers reception across the sort of spaces required for typical sports and even coverage — up to 3280ft, with an optional roaming kit; is dockable with existing LDK 6000 series of HD cameras and the LDK 8000 HD camera.
BOOTHS: SU3500, SU2906
CONVERTERBrick House Video Proteus HD
Standards converter offers an optional aspect ratio conversion function; has a fully integrated audio delay and synchronization up to several seconds; performs up-, down- and crossconversion.
+44 1962 777733;www.brickhousevideo.com
TRIPODBROADCAST MICROWAVE SERVICES FIELD-CODER II
A portable, modular tripod is mounted to the COFDM transmitter's base unit; includes a 1W digital transmitter and encoder with full COFDM DVB-T specifications; an optional external 4W PA and weatherproof power supply is available to allow the tripod to provide long distance links.
MATTEBOX16×9 Chrosziel HDV Mattebox
An HDV Mattebox kit for 4 × 4 and 4 × 5.650 filters; complements the Canon XL-H1 HDV camcorder; covers both 16:9 and 4:3; features a filter stage for two filter holders, a full-size French flag, a 16:9 insert mask and 110mm to 72mm screw-in adapter ring; comes complete with center bracket and lightweight support rods to provide a secure mount.
KA-BAND TWTAMITEQ/MCL MT3600
Outdoor TWT amplifier is available for 125W, 150W, 175W and 250W applications; includes an event log, remote, computer interface and auto power control and status; can be customized to include an L-Band block upconverter, an internal linearizer or an internal Ethernet interface; redundancy is achieved through a 1:1, 1:2 or phase combined system.
HDTV CAMERAHitachi DK-H31S
A compact, two-piece full HDTV camera built for demanding environments; provides full HDTV resolution in either 1080i or 720p formats due to the use of 2/3in CCDs; the small head is typically used for increased magnification optics (larger lens) inside robotic assemblies.
CAMERA ZOOM LENSBand Pro Film & Digital Carl Zeiss Telephoto DigiZoom
Camera zoom lens; focuses to 22in from the image plane, 11in from the front of the lens; has the ability to focus tightly on objects as small as 66mm × 117mm, bringing them fully into frame in precise focus; industry standard-pitch zoom, focus and iris gears and brightly marked, oversized windowed cine scales are employed for ease of use and optimal compatibility with cine lens accessories.
CAMERA MOUNTInnovision TerraScope
A rolling camera platform that allows operators to track from a near-ground-level point of view with freedom of movement and maneuverability; enables panning and rolling; is designed to carry a camera with an attached tubular lens pointing downward; the rig can be configured to offer unique moves that are valuable for rapid-paced miniature work.
WIDE ANGLE LENS CONVERTERSchneider Optics Century
An HD compact .8X wide angle converter; features universal screw-on threads for easy installation; fits DV/HDV cameras, such as the Sony HDR-FX1 HDV/HVR-Z1U, Panasonic AG DVX100A/B and Canon XL-2; measures 1.14in × 3.54in at its broadest point; weighs 10oz; comes with a rectangular sun shade.
AUDIO ROUTERLawo Nova73 HD
Router is scalable up to 8192 mono channels; synchronous system has defined latency of few samples; features a variety of interfaces and direct ATM link; is 96kHz and Dolby-E compatible with integrated signal processing; features STAR2 architecture and redundancy options; operation during servicing or refitting is not interrupted; service, equip and reconfigure when the system is in operation; hot-plugging is no longer restricted.
+49 7222 1002 0;www.lawo.de
MONITORING AND ANALYSIS SYSTEMControlware Communications Systems ASI Recording Server/Logger (ARS)
A multiport DVB/ASI recorder and analyzer designed for quality assurance, preservation of evidence and as a run log; up to eight DVB/ASI streams can be recorded simultaneously onto a flexible and scalable RAID storage platform (up to 32TB); recording of the entire transport stream (MPEG-2, MPEG-4/AVC) can be triggered manually, based on a configurable schedule or continuous schedule.
BOOM POLEM. Klemme Technology Avalon Traveler
A boom pole that is designed to fit into a standard equipment case; minimum length is 20in; stores quickly for easy, hassle-free transportation; six-section pole extends to a reach of 79in; constructed of lightweight, durable aluminum tubing; the pole's coupling system provides maximum holding power and minimum torque; the company's proprietary captive collett ensures jam-resistant coupling.
BROADCAST DIGITAL CONSOLECALREC AUDIO ZETA SYSTEM PLUS
Available with 24, 32 or 48 faders and 88 or 96 equivalent channels; features A and B layers of control with two main output faders, tabletop or floor standing mount and eight mono or four stereo auxiliary outputs; all channels have four-band equalization/filters, compressors/limiter and expander/gate.
+44 142 284 2159;www.calrec.com
DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATIONMerging Technologies Pyramix Native
A DAW that includes an enhanced configuration called the Native Media Bundle; features extended track capability and includes CD mastering, video playback integration and synchronization as standard using the company's Virtual Transport technology; now provides four inputs and outputs; the more advanced Native Media Bundle gives eight inputs and outputs; both versions have 24 track editing, mixing and processing.
+44 1606 892788;www.merging.com
HDTV ZOOM LENSCANON HJ18EX28B IASE
A lightweight, compact Super Telephoto portable HDTV zoom lens; features Canon eDrive technology; designed for portable cameras and aircraft, robotic camera mounts, TV trucks and anywhere else that needs telephoto performance, small size and light weight; weighs 5.7lb.
CAMERA STABILIZING SYSTEMSACHTLER ARTEMIS DV PRO
A MiniDV, DV Cam, HD DV camera stabilizing system; optimized design adds just the right amount of inertia to professional lightweight cameras; enables a dynamic balance and gives operators full control of every movement.
+49 89 321 58 200;www.sachtler.com
HD CAMCORDERSSONY XDCAM HD PDW-F330 AND PDW-F350
Part of the XDCAM HD Series and Professional Disc system; both offer true 24P recording in SD or HD, interval recording and slow shutter; the same Professional Disc media used in the SD version of the XDCAM system is also compatible with the new HD version; users can record up to two hours of HD content on the versatile optical media.
BOOM POLEM. Klemme Technology Avalon Graphite
Boom poles constructed from high-quality graphite tubing; are durable and lightweight; five telescoping sections lock together via a captive collett for maximum holding power with minimum torque; each unit is fitted with the company's proprietary pole top equipped with cable retaining slots and a replaceable stainless steel threaded mounting stud.
BITSTREAM AUDIO PROCESSORLinear Acoustic MetaMAX
A 5.1-channel DTV audio processor that operates completely in the compressed domain; protects dynamic range while controlling loudness; located at the point of transmission; enables audio to be transmitted the way producers intended while protecting consumers from loud commercials and programs.
BOOTHS: C2507B, C2507D
PROFESSIONAL SOFTWARE AUDIO CODECDOLBY MEDIA PRODUCER
Supports all Dolby audio codecs used in mastering DVD video, DVD audio, HD DVD and Blu-ray formats; supports multichannel non-real-time encoding and file decoding of Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital, Dolby TrueHD and MLP Lossless formats via a user interface; suite comprises three separate software products: Dolby Media Encoder, Dolby Media Decoder and Dolby Media Tools.
IMAGE PROCESSING AND RESTORATION SYSTEMDigital Vision DVNR 2k
Provides full aperture 2000 RGB processing at 15fps over HSDL links and real-time processing in the video domain; supports Digital Vision's film grain and electronic noise reducer and automated film dirt, dust and random scratch concealment system.
DIGITAL REMOTE BROADCAST SYSTEMMedia 3 BureauCam
Incorporates all functions necessary for local or remote operation via network or dial-up; features an intuitive touch screen interface, interactive help screens and user prompts; its precision robotic camera positioning and shot control system, integrated camera control unit and extensive audio and video routing and distribution capabilities achieve smooth on-air shots.
SDTV LENSCANON YJ13X6B SERIES
A long zoom portable 2/3in lens; weighs 2.58lb; uses the Canon three-group internal focus system; features a maximum relative aperture of f 1.8; offers a wide focal length of 8.5mm, a high zoom ratio of 20x and a fast servo zoom speed of 1.2 seconds; offers a horizontal field of view of 54.7 degrees; achieves a good MTF profile over the entire image plane, minimization of chromatic aberrations and maximization of image contrast.
ROBOTIC PAN AND TILT HEADShotoku Broadcast Systems TG-19
Supports a maximum payload of 154lb; allows large lens, camera and prompter combinations to be controlled smoothly and reliably; is capable of manual control and has the ability to learn the movements of its operator for replay; high-resolution, intelligent optical encoders allow virtual reality outputs without modification to the head itself.
PROMPTING SOFTWAREQTV/Autocue WinCue suite
Includes the WinCue LT for in the field, WinCue Pro for advanced studio scrolling, WinCue Pro News for newsrooms; all offer run order management, TrueType font support, help screens, spell check and word count.
AUDIO ROUTERLawo Nova 17
Routing system has compact matrix for up to 384 × 384 mono signals and integrated signal processing; control via Ethernet and RS422; interfaces are designed as plug-in cards to be inserted directly into the system rack; up to four MADI interfaces are available; can connect operating modules from keyboards or rotary controls, either directly or remotely via Ethernet; has remote surveillance via an integrated Web server.
+49 7222 1002 0;www.lawo.de
HD CAMCORDER MINIDV CAMCORDERPANASONIC AG-DVC20 3-CCD
A shoulder-mount MiniDV camcorder; weighs 4.4lb; is equipped with three 460,000-pixel CCDs and has an optical 10x zoom with Electric Image Stabilizer to compensate for jitter and vibration; other key features include an IEEE 1394 DV interface for PC-based NLE systems, “Color Night View” that permits viewing at a minimum illumination of 0 lux, and a six-language menu.
NEAR-LINE STORAGECrispin Archive Manager
Provides broadcasters with near-line storage of media that is integrated into the automation system; allows users to manage disk space on their video servers more effectively, yet keep important media clips nearby to be restored (automatically or on demand) to their playout server; integrates Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) designed specifically for the broadcaster.
BROWSE SYSTEMPharos Communications Pharos Reflection
Designed to operate in tandem with a video server; creates MPEG-4 copies of all stored clips and any new incoming video files; clips can be viewed by as many as 20 users simultaneously on existing desktop PCs running on Mac or Windows operating systems; is compatible with video servers handling MPEG-2, DV25, DV50 and uncompressed signal formats.
+44 118 950 2323;www.pharos-comms.com
BOOTH: UK PAVILION
AUDIO/VIDEO CONVERTERConvergent Design SD-Connect
Version 1.1.217 features improved RS-422 to RS-422 and RS-422 to 1394 deck control; supports broadcast and NLE applications; includes all-in-one support for component, composite and SDI I/O, and four-channel digital and analog I/O; includes broadcast features such as video proc amp, comprehensive video and audio test-pattern generation, time-base corrector and frame synchronizer; uses 12-bit A/D and D/A video converters; rack-mount unit includes a 128 × 64 graphic LCD for display of configuration and error messages.
TAPELESS HD DNGIKEGAMI ELECTRONICS HDN-X10 EDITCAM HD
Features a non-tape-based recording system and 2/3in 2.1 megapixel CMOS sensors for superior picture quality and wide dynamic range; uses the Avid DN×HD mastering codec to deliver HD-resolution full-raster (1920 × 1080) images that can be edited in real time; features a data rate of 145Mb/s to capture images in the 1980/60i, 1080/24p and 720/60p HD formats on Ikegami's FieldPak2 recording media.
PEDESTALShotoku Broadcast Systems TP-90
A compact three-stage, minimum-height pedestal with a column stroke reach of 37.2in; accommodates a wide range of cameras configurations; has a payload of 132lb; located under the carriage, the cable guards can easily be height adjusted by turning a knob located at the side of carriage; safety features include an improved column lock and a brake ring placed within reach of the cameraman while in operation.
NEWSROOM COMPUTER SYSTEM MODULEOCTOPUS Newsroom TRACK
A module for OCTOPUS Newsroom system; features precise resource planning and costs tracking for newsdesk or management purposes; allows the ability to track people and equipment usage, placement and costs; includes location and resource collision warning system.
+420 221 181 511;www.octopus-news.com
POWER SUPPORT SYSTEMANTON/BAUER STASIS
A lightweight shoulder mount that redirects the geometry of a MiniDV camera to the body; improves the ergonomics and performance of a professional MiniDV handheld; the frame supports the camera weight; its adjustable front plate comfortably takes weight off the operator's hand; the rear battery mount counters the forward weight of the camera; using a Gold Mount battery, it delivers extended runtimes up to 10 hours.
AUTOMATION SYSTEMTelestream Flip4Mac FCP
Offers file compatibility and direct file transfer of MXF media into Final Cut Pro systems from Sony XDCAM and Ikegami Editcam digital acquisition tools; provides file transfer of GXF and MXF media between Grass Valley K2, Profile, Turbo and M-Series servers and Final Cut Pro systems; enables seamless media and metadata exchange between these systems.
HDTV SDI AND SDI MONITORING CONVERTEROxygen DCT OxBox 9B11DA-C
A standalone, multifunction tri-level sync generator and digital-to-analog converter; works at 1080 progressive and interlaced standards, 720p at 50Hz, 60Hz and 59.94Hz and 1250/50i.
+44 8707 462 062;www.oxygendct.com
TRIPODSMILLER CAMERA SUPPORT SPRINTER II
ENG tripods feature Miller Sprint-Loks — dual, side-action leg locks that let both stages of a two-stage tripod be adjusted independently using one hand; each leg has two Sprint-Loks, co-located on the upper leg clamp; features patented transport clips and a mid-level spreader, with adjustable center hub and telescopic extensions.
CAMERA MOUNT SYSTEMPanther Broadcast Multi Mount Kit
Mounts cameras, lamps and accessories; features three powerful suction pads; achieves a payload of up to 80kg, depending on the application; the base plate allows users to mount a camera (3/8in), fluid head or a remote head; users can also attach a Euro mount, which makes it compatible to many of the Panther accessories.
+49 89 613 900 01;www.panther.tv
LIGHT PEDESTALVinten Osprey Light
A 40kg capacity pedestal; improves wheel and floor interface, using crab-only steering for creative shot development; has the ability to be broken down into skid and column modules; is easy to transport; can be pressurized in any location with its manual integral pumping system and also comes with standard four-bolt interface, allowing simple attachment of any flat base head or bowl adapter for spherical-based heads.
+44 1284 752121;www.vinten.com
DOWNCONVERTERAxon Digital Design Synapse TWINS 2HS10
HD-SDI to SD-SDI/composite downconverter features two channels on one card; includes optimized scaling and filter algorithms to ensure broadcast-ready pictures from a native HD source; can simulcast SD signals from a native HD infrastructure; is a dual-channel card fitting 36 channels in a 4RU 19in frame.
+31 13 511 6666;www.axon.tv
TOUCH SCREENe-mediavision.com POINT-HD
Draws onto a TV picture in real time; control surface can be either a touch-sensitive LCD (or plasma for in-shot use) screen or Holo screen with a graphical interface; incorporates Nitro-Pfx, a full 3-D graphics and animation tool.
+44 208 755 2014;www.e-mediavision.co.uk
CAMCORDER SHOULDER SUPPORTPAG Orbitor
Supports and counterbalances the weight of the camcorder, enabling hours of shooting without fatigue; allows camera operator to pan, tilt and roll smoothly; designed to make control of the camera's movement effortless, requiring only a light touch.
CAMERA BATTERYIDX Technology NP-L50/NP-L50
Li-Ion battery; weighs less than 1lb; lasts nearly twice as long per use as typical NiCd batteries and never needs a discharge.
BOOTHS: C4235, SU143
CG VIDEO AND AUDIO CLIP PLAYERPIXEL POWER CLARITY5000
A dual-channel HD/SD switchable character generator; features a new video and audio clip player option that supports up to two streams of uncompressed HD video and key; the video clips can be used as full frame backgrounds or passed through the internal 2-D DVE channels and composited with other graphic elements; up to 576Gb of storage can be fitted internally (for compressed HD video); external storage can be used to deliver uncompressed streams or expand the capacity.
WIRELESS INTERCOM SYSTEMCLEAR-COM CELLCOM 10
Digital wireless intercom system now has the FCC Grant of Equipment Authorization for Part 15 Unlicensed 1920MHz to 1930MHz; includes local route programming, cross-point level control, assignment of IFBs, groups and full non-blocking mixing facilities; features high-quality 7kHz audio, full-duplex operation and low-power microwave technology.
CAMERA CONNECTORFISCHER CONNECTORS AND CORNING 1053 SERIES
Fiber-optic HDTV broadcast camera connector combines Fischer's broadcast triax connectors with Corning's UniCam fiber-optic contacts; SMPTE-compliant; employs two single-mode fiber contacts, two high-voltage contacts and two low-voltage signal contacts; eliminates unnecessary optical connections throughout the signal path to provide for fewer contacts to clean and a lower signal loss.
+41 21 800 95 95;www.fischerconnectors.com
AUTOMATIONPebble Beach Systems Anemone
A simple, entry-level system that offers device control and multichannel capabilities; provides a maximum of four playlists (four channels) and four clients; can control routers, video servers, VTRs and CGs; has the option of an SQL database, which has a rich set of search and sort functions to find media quickly.
+44 1932 333 790;www.pebbletv.com
CHARACTER GENERATOR OPTIONVERTIGOXMEDIA VXSCALER
Field-upgradeable module for the VertigoXG character generator; provides high-quality upconversion and downconversion; enables simultaneous HD and SD output from a single box; with the module, VertigoXG can downcovert an HD source to SD, upconvert SD to HD, capture and SD source as an HD clip for inclusion in an HD project, and capture an HD source as a clip in SD or a different standard; uses a three-step process that includes motion estimation, de-interlacing and scaling at 10-bit YUV 4:2:2.
WORKSTATION GRAPHICS SYSTEMNVIDIA QUADRO FX 4500 SDI
Graphics system has 512MB memory, 256-bit memory interface, a graphics memory of 33.6GB/s, PCI bandwidth and express graphics bus; features a rotated-grid FSAA and High-Precision Dynamic-Range Technology; has improved pipeline color compression and early z-culling to increase effective bandwidth and improve rendering efficiency and performance; the high-definition enabled VPE provides the highest-quality video with record low CPU use.
WIRELESS KVM EXTENDERAVOCENT LONGVIEW
The keyboard, video and mouse extender wirelessly connects VGA, SVGA and XGA monitors, keyboards, mice and audio devise to any computer up to 100ft away; based on the 802.11 standard and AES to provide secure connections; connects directly to target devices; serves as the radio interface link so the computer can transmit secure audio and high-resolution video data through a wall without VGA cables.
COLOR CORRECTORQUANTEL PABLO
The suite is comprised of turnkey software, hardware workspace and user interface single vendor responsibility; available in HD, 2K or 4K configurations; features the company's new TimeMagic technology, 40TB of online workspace and high-speed background connections to SAN and NAS; brings together hardware- and software-based color correction technologies in one system.
DIGITAL AUDIO MIXERSEUPHONIX MAX AIR V1.4 AND SYSTEM 5-B V2.8.1
Software and hardware upgrades for the on-air digital audio mixing systems include live control surface module resynchronization, configurable aux sends, Image Video TSI-1000 integration, ergonomic improvements to the surface and faster embedded processors; individual control surface modules can be removed and reintroduced without the need to reboot and without loss of audio; can be configured with 24 aux send busses or the original 16.
GRAPHICS PROCESSORMIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES IMAGESTORE INTUITION
An SDI channel branding processor; features a new MPEG video and audio clip playout capability that improves the output of multilevel graphics over moving backgrounds; the MPEG clip playout can also be used for backup material in emergency situations; the automated character generator has been enhanced with multi-language support and soft shadows; the CG offers playout of text crawls, rolls and dynamic text layers.
Wireless digital 2.4GHz headset allows users to work in dark or small locations without the risk of snagging headset cables on other equipment; frequency hopping spread spectrum ensures secure communication through 64-bit encryption; no license required; is compatible with HME's portable DX100 or rack-mounted DX200 systems.
TEST AND MEASUREMENT CONSOLEHARRIS VIDEOTEK VTM SERIES
The fully customizable, multiformat, multifunction test and measurement consoles enable users to pick from a list of video and audio options to create the ideal precision test instrument for their specific environment; features 1RU chassis, tactile-feel lit controls and intuitive navigation; outputs to any VGA monitor with Videotek Q-See customizable display.
STOCK FOOTAGEArtbeats electric effects collections
Royalty-free stock footage that is shot in conjunction with kVA; features such high-voltage effects as lightning in clouds and single bolts striking telephone poles, satellite dishes, towers and a stunt person; also includes electric effects from a variety of equipment, including Jacob's ladders, tube coils and plasma generators.
BOOTHS: SL3758; C2055
WIRELESS INTERCOMAnchor Audio's PortaCom Pro
A wireless communications and portable PA system; the use of the patent-pending Omni Point Expandable Network allows an unlimited number of users to share the secured system simultaneously without the need of base station repeaters or active antennas.
1RU four-way VoICE VoIP interface frames operate back to back; provides up to four remote user panels intelligently linked backed to the matrix with all the functionality of a locally connected panel; has up to four intelligent trunk lines between remote matrix systems; features up to four four-wire audio pairs and four asynchronous RS-422 data links.
COLOR CORRECTOReyeheight canalettoMDi
High-quality digital color corrector is designed for 1920 pixel × 1080 line television signal formats; features 1.5Gb/s input/output HD-SDI SMPTE-274 with SDI auto-sensing; each R, G and B channel has individually controllable gain, lift and gamma; adjustment of luma, chroma gain and black level is also provided together with hue correction.
+44 1923 256 000;www.eyeheight.com
WIRELESS INTERCOM SYSTEMHME PRO850 UHF
Version 3.10 of the intercom system now features an AC850 battery charger that charges up to four BAT850 NiMH rechargeable battery packs simultaneously in three hours; includes a new setup wizard; features frequency agility, a PC and PDA interface, simultaneous dual-channel interface, individual belt pack volume control and belt pack channel lockout.
IP NETWORK ACCESS SYSTEMSControlware Communications Systems TVG410 and TVG420
The compact video gateways sends broadcast-quality video via IP networks; adapt uncompressed (SDI) or compressed (DVB/ASI — MPEG-2; MPEG-4/AVC) to IP; up to 16 DVB/ASI ports per rack unit can be used either to transmit or to receive video over selectable Fast and Gigabit Ethernet network interfaces.
LIGHTING SYSTEMVidessence Power Key
The system's reflector focuses the light where it is needed, eliminating the need for additional accessories to capture and focus the intensity of the light beam; beam adjustability is provided with a simple adjustment mechanism that moves the lamp placement within the fixture, allowing for easy field adjustments; an adjustable mounting yoke allows rotation for ease of focus and may be locked into place; the 110W unit uses two 55W Biax lamps.
DIGITAL AUDIO MATRIXTELEX COMMUNICATIONS ADAM
Employs an AIO-16 input/output card, which offers 16 channels of audio and an individual VOX option per port; the card is also equipped with one data driver per port and can be operated with individual data drivers or in the existing multi-drop mode; with the card, it is possible to implement ADAMs with 272 ports in a single 7RU frame, 512 ports in two frames or 720 ports in three frames; other features include two new master controllers, two clock masters and two specially designed power supplies.
INTERCOM SYSTEM CONNECTORRIEDEL CONNECT SOLO
Designed for connection of intercom systems to the public telephone network; combines two analog POTS telephone hybrids in one-half rack unit; allows for two simultaneous connections; is fully compatible with all intercom systems; can be operated directly from the artist control panels or via the integrated keypad and the large graphic display; features include auto-answer, automatic gain control and echo canceling.
HMI LIGHTARRI ARRIMAX 18/12
Light combines the variable beam spread of a Fresnel and the light output of a PAR; uses a unique reflector concept for beam control that eliminates the need for spread lenses; optical system has 22.8in diameter specular; flatted reflector is adjustable; provides continuous focus from 15 to 50 degrees.
AUTOMATION SYSTEMOmniBus Systems iTX
Replaces the functions of a broadcast master control and playout chain in a single software application; ideal for both SD and HD content; acts as a video server, master control and graphics and logo inserter with automation, ingest, editing and basic content management; integrates with video or IT storage to manage video files.
A P2 DVCPRO HD 2/3in camcorder; is equipped with three HD-resolution 2/3in CCDs and 14-bit A/D processing; offers dynamic range and low-light recording in 720p, 1080i HD or 480i formats; the CCD imager allows the use of widely available professional-quality lenses and accessories.
IPTV OPERATIONAL MONITORINGSENCORE IPTV STARTER KIT
Pre-packaged solution for measurement and monitoring; addresses existing network and streaming services needs; helps determine suitability for IPTV services.
BOOTHS: SU3009, C3810
PORTABLE LIGHTSPanther Broadcast Romy Series
A series of small and extremely light camera lights; have a working voltage of 12V; are focusable and powered either directly off the camera, from an external battery or from the mains transformer; Romy 75 and Romy 100 are dimmable; features an integrated diffusion filter and either a four — pin XLR plug or an Anton Bauer plug.
+49 89 613 900 01;www.panther.tv
WIRELESS MICROPHONEAZDEN 100LT
Offers 63 user-selectable channels in the 794MHz to 806MHz band; includes the 100UPR receiver and 10BT body-pack transmitter, both of which are housed in small, 3 7/8in × 2 3/8in × 13/16in cases, ideal for smaller digital cameras.
CAMERA LIGHT16×9 Lux-DV
A camera light that works with Sony camcorders of any size; is compact and low-profile; weighs less than 8.8oz when fully equipped with two barn doors, flip-out 5600°K dichroic filter and power cord; features 20W bulbs with built-in mirrors and diffusers; employs IRC technology for 30 percent more efficiency.
VIDEO NETWORKING SOLUTIONSCOPUS VIDEO NETWORKS IP-BASED VIDEO NETWORKING
Allows broadcasters and service providers to leverage a unified network infrastructure and, as a result, simplify network operations; based on a superior product portfolio that performs satellite reception, real-time encoding and headend video processing through IP networking.
HEADSET AND CONDENSER MICROPHONEBeyerdynamic MMX1
Features a closed headphone and cardioid microphone; provides good noise cancellation and high-quality speech reproduction, as well as switchable gain of 20dB, which can be activated or deactivated via the PC; headset has a USB plug; compatible with Windows 98 SE, ME, 2000 and XP and Mac OS 9 and OS X.
DIGITAL WIRELESS TRANCEIVEREartec STx 1000
A full duplex wireless that allows up to four people to communicate simultaneously; is not voice activated and doesn't have buttons to push; to operate, users turn the units on and talk through the headsets, just like on a wired intercom; features a range of up to 1/4mi, rechargeable batteries and an eight-hour capacity; no base station or FCC license is required.
DV BATTERY ADAPTER PLATELitepanels DV Adapter Plate
A self-contained lighting source capable of running off of two standard Panasonic, Canon or Sony DV camera batteries; attaches easily to the Litepanels Mini head; snaps on to the back of the Mini Flood or Spot head; once the plate is secure, two batteries fit easily in place to power the fixture for up to eight hours.
RECORDERSONY XDCAM HD PDW-V1 MOBILE DECK
A compact, lightweight unit; a solution for playing back Professional Discs and AV and data files recording through an Ethernet network interface or i.LINK interface; features a built-in 3.5in type color LCD screen; allows users to view recordings at any time and without the need for an external video monitor; equipped with an analog RGB output capability that allows users to view recordings on standard computer displays.
SWITCHERFOR-A HVS-500HS HANABI
A compact and self-contained switcher that accepts HD, SD, HDV and DV formats; comes with 10-bit, 4:2:2 internal; features a variety of input/output interfaces, including HD/SD SDI, HD/SD analog, VGA and HDV/DV; connects to HDV cameras or PCs; is multiformat in HD for 1080/60i, 50i and 720/60p.
DMX LIGHTINGKINO FLO MEGA4BANK DMX SYSTEM
Can harmonize light levels in a fixture array or switch tubes independently of one another from a DMX control board; the system includes a fixture, mounting plate, extension cable and Mega4Bank DMX Ballast; the Ballast operates 4Bank fixtures, double fixtures, single fixtures and the company's Blanket-Lite; is designed to run on high output 8ft and 6ft True Match lamps.
LIGHTING CONTROL SYSTEMMatthews Studio Equipment ROAD FLAGS
Duplicates studio lighting effects on location or in the studio; consists of two easy-to-assemble frames, a single scrim, silk diffusion and solid flag packed into a lightweight case; its breakdown component design allows users to switch out light modification fabrics easily.
FLUORESCENT LIGHTVidessence V168-442TT V-Beam
A 168W unit that produces 2.4X more light using 25 percent less wattage and one-third fewer lamps than the previous V192-632TT V-Beam; is 99.9 percent aluminum with 95 percent reflectance; focuses the light of four 42W triple-tube fluorescent lamps to provide a more powerful, even beam for key lighting in studio applications.
HEADWORN MICROPHONEAudio Technica AT892 MicroSet
A subminiature, omnidirectional condenser headworn microphone; designed to provide versatility in situations where the microphone needs to blend in seamlessly and unobtrusively; now available in new cocoa color; uses a capsule with a 2.5mm diameter; offers an ergonomic, flexible, ultra-lightweight, under-ear design that is both comfortable to wear and highly secure; includes two windscreens, two element covers, a cable clip and a protective carrying case.
PORTABLE WIRELESS RECEIVERLectrosonics UCR401
The UHF receiver has a digital hybrid wireless design that overcomes channel noise by combining digital audio with an analog FM wireless link; features SmartSquelch technology that adjusts squelching behavior; a DSP-generated ultrasonic pilot tone from the transmitter controls the receiver audio muting and eliminates thumps, pops and other transients.
TIME DIVISION MULTIPLEXER/DE-MULTIPLEXERNETWORK ELECTRONICS SDI-TD-MUX-4
Capable of time division multiplexing four SDI, DVB-ASI or SDTI signals into one HD signal; multiplexes in accordance with the SMPTE 346M-2000 standard; allows usage of a standard HD infrastructure for transport and switching of the multiplexed signal; both SDI and DVB-ASI are accepted synchronous or asynchronous and will be format-detected automatically.
PREPOLARIZED CONDENSER MICROPHONESENNHEISER ELECTRONIC EVOLUTION 912
A boundary condenser mic designed for vocals, acoustic instruments and piano; a companion piece to its Evolution 901 boundary bass drum mic; offers a full-frequency range of 20Hz to 20,000Hz with a maximum SPL of 136dB; features include integrated preamplifier electronics and a vibration-insulated, low-profile design.
STEREO MICROPHONE AND LINE LEVEL LIMITERSoniflex RB-ML2
Can operate in stereo or dual mono mode and can be used as a stereo line limiter or dual mic limiter; offers assistance with level control, protection of mixer inputs and distortion prevention; two mic/line inputs have independent gain, filtering and phantom power selection; the VCA limiter circuit can operate jointly on the signals (stereo mode) or independently (mono mode) and the characteristics of the limiter can be set via level threshold presets.
+44 1933 650700;www.sonifex.co.uk
HD CAMERAPANASONIC AK-HC1500
A compact, 1080i/720 switchable HD camera; compatible with all international HD standards; the multiformat camera weighs 3.3lb; features a variable frame rate functionality and cine gamma curve, which is key to many special effects and sports-related applications.
DIGITAL WIRELESS MICROPHONE TRANSCEIVERSZaxcom TRX900 and TRX990
Wireless microphones provide integrated audio recording, IFB receivers and time code transmission; record up to six hours of audio directly to a Flash memory card and then transfer the .WAV files to either a PC or Mac for post-production.
MICROPHONEBeyerdynamic TG-X 48
Features a supercardioid polar pattern, an integrated pop shield to reduce pop noise associated with close vocal milking and high gain-before-feedback characteristics; rugged metal housing is coated with a soft lacquer on the barrel for optimal handling; comes with a microphone clamp and pouch.
GRAPHICS FOR MOBILE DEVICESVizrt Viz|3G
Based on Vizrt's Viz|Engine renderer and Adactus' MPEG-21 standards-based multimedia delivery platform; an integration of a graphics engine for mobile phone video viewing applications; graphics are sent as a separate stream from the video, producing clear graphics; available as part of a package installed on phones or can be downloaded and installed after purchase.
DIGITAL CONSOLESolid State Logic C300
Designed for fast and efficient sweetening and mix creation; addresses the requirements of nonlinear film and TV production; features more than 500 mix inputs and 80 mix busses, with DSP from a single Centuri processor; offers 128 input, multiformat surround monitoring, including compatibility checking; process linking and stacked channel grouping puts stems and groups under one fader; MoXY controller provides real-time, cross-parameter control.
24P CAMCORDERSONY HDW-F900R
Features a compact and light chassis, HD-SDI outputs and new accessory boards for slow shutter, image inversion and downconversion with 3:2 pulldown; can take advantage of the optional video cache feature of Sony's HDW-730/750 camcorder series; features three 2.2 megapixel CCDs, 12-bit DSP; has the same optical axis as its predecessor model with virtually identical image-making capabilities.
TELEPHONE HYBRIDSoniflex DHY-03
Offers universal line compatibility, input and output gain adjustment, input and output metering, conferencing, RS232 serial control, local and remote line hold switching, integrated auto-answer, a balanced mic and line input, balanced line output and an average line rejection figure of 75dB to 80dB.
+44 1933 650700;www.sonifex.co.uk
ANTENNARadio Frequency Systems (RFS) 611-CP
Top-mounted, circularly polarized omnidirectional antenna; supports the low VHF band; features corrosion-resistant stainless steel elements, excellent radiation pattern circularity and a comparatively low wind-load; can be supplied with single- or dual-feed line systems for redundancy.
DIGITAL SNAKE HEADFIBERPLEX LIGHTVIPER VIS-4832
Features 16 AES3 inputs (32 audio channels) via two 25-pin D connectors and four AES3 returns (eight audio channels) via one 25-pin D connector, with simultaneous line level analog outputs via a second 25-pin D connector; will pass 96KHz digital data natively; by synching the unit with a 48KHz Word Clock, the system will pass 48KHz digital data as well; capable of passing both RS-422 and 10/100 Ethernet control data with optional accessories.
WIRELESS MICROPHONE SYSTEMLectrosonics Digital Hybrid Wireless 400 series Wideband UHF
Uses new design (patent pending) that combines digital audio with an analog FM radio link; offers users a high quality of digital audio and an extended range of analog wireless systems.
ROBOTIC CONTROL SYSTEMShotoku Broadcast Systems TR-8B
The control system offers 10-shot storage per camera; up to eight cameras available at one time; allows quick and easy positioning of robotic functions, including height, with a combination of swoop mode, auto on-air and automation interfaces.
FIBER-OPTIC TRANSPORT SYSTEMMultiDyne RGB-5000
Single-fiber, single wavelength, digital, RGB and UXGA fiber-optic transport system now offers CWDM support; provides 10BASE-T Ethernet and bidirectional data, daisy-chain and star capability for point-to-multipoint configurations, and 1600 × 1200 pixel resolution supported over one optical fiber.
HD/SD NLEHARRIS VELOCITYHD
The latest version of the post-production HD/SD NLE includes support for the HDV high-definition format and variable frame-rate processing for content from Panasonic's AJ-HDC27 VariCam camcorder and expanded IEEE-1394 I/O support; delivers full-quality, real-time HD playback and editing of multiple video and dynamic graphics streams.
MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAYZANDAR TECHNOLOGIES FUSIONPRO+
A signal monitoring system supporting all common formats including composite video, SDI, HD-SDI, as well as RGBHV and DVI computer sources and audio; is highly modular with a range of plug-in interface cards enabling users to combine formats in one system; includes support for UMDs, tallies, clocks and time code; also includes video, audio and system fault detection, alarms and optional dual redundant power supplies.
FIELD MIXERAZDEN FMX-32
The portable three-channel, battery-operated mixer is targeted toward mobile professional videographers; offers three balanced XLR inputs with individual level controls and +48V DC phantom power; measures 1.96in × 6.69in × 4.33in; mixer can be attached directly to the camera with supplied hook-and-loop mounting tape.
SUNSHADE SYSTEM16×9 Sunshade System
A compact, lightweight Chrosziel 4×4 clamp-on Sunshade System for JVC's GY-HD100; attaches directly to the front of the standard 16X lens; features include a 16:9/4:3, housing, full-size French flag, filterstage for two filter holders and a 104:85 step-down ring; an optional center bracket and lightweight support system are also available.
DISPLAY PROCESSORSAvitech International MCC-8004
Series of multi-image display processors feature auto-detect HD-SDI/SD-SDI/analog (PAL/NTSC); auto-detect aspect ratio is between 16:9 HD-SDI and 4:3 SD-SDI and composite; includes analog/AES/embedded audio support for audio VU meters; capable of up to 120 images per display.
FIBER CHARACTERIZATION SOFTWAREJDSU OPTICAL FIBERCABLE V4
Enables complete qualification of fiber infrastructure as required to deliver the highest-quality triple-play services via multi-wavelength and FTTx delivery mechanisms; designed to provide fast and efficient post-analysis of testing carried out in the field; integrates the latest fiber characterization test documentation (loss, reflectance, fiber bend detection, dispersion analysis, multi-wavelength analysis) for higher capacity fiber build-out programs.
TAPELESS WORKFLOW SOLUTIONAnystream Agility Broadcast
Streamlines media production for version exchange and on-air playout; features software-based real-time HD encoding; leverages new grid encoding architecture; high-quality, real-time HD encoding leverages the economy and efficiency of IT-based all digital workflows.
FLUID HEADShotoku Broadcast Systems CrescentM
The lightweight mid-size fluid head is capable of mounting a wide range of small to large size cameras; launches with the same smoothness as the Crescent and uses the same balancing technology.
PORTABLE DIGITAL PROCESSING CAMERASIKEGAMI ELECTRONICS HC-D57 AND HC-D57W
Use a new 12-bit digital processing integrated circuit; compatible with the TA/BS-45 triax system; maintain flexibility for studio and field productions; offer both broadcast-grade picture quality and studio system expansion; all processing pre-knee is digitized, providing stable, high-quality pictures.
HDTV LENSCANON DIGI SUPER100XS
The Advanced Focus version of the DIGI SUPER100xs HDTV long field lens; enables camera operators to instantly achieve exact focus at all times; provides full HDTV image quality while implementing control of focal length from 9.3mm to 930 mm (1860mm with extender).
MONITORFLORICAL SUPERVISORY MONITOR
Monitor enables centralized operations to have a dashboard view of up to 10 channels per monitor in a moving timeline display; the operator can control channels and troubleshoot problems using SNMP.
ALARM MONITORING SYSTEMPharos Communications Pharos Exception
Designed for use in television production studios, MCR environments, post-production facilities and playout centers; provides notification of alarm monitoring signals from third-party equipment; incoming signals can be grouped, time-masked and forwarded to a pre-definable list of users at their workstations or via the Web-based Pharos information center.
+44 118 950 2323;www.pharos-comms.com
BOOTH: UK PAVILION
MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAY PROCESSORMIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES KALEIDO-ALTO HD
Features multiple new HD monitoring capabilities; now offers advanced video and audio probing, including signal black, freeze and luminance too high, audio presence, overload, mono and out of phase alarms; the alarms can be reported on-screen, or via SNMP to other monitoring devices; can be combined with the new Allegro RGB real-time MPEG-4 streaming encoder to provide 10-channel remote monitoring and production over IP.
MAM SYSTEMTransmedia Dynamics Mediaflex Version 3
Supports Windows Media 9 and simultaneous parallel ingest from multiple systems; offers scene change recognition in both high- and low-resolution formats and Web capabilities for searching and streaming media; quickly and accurately inserts subtitles into file-based media content; the new add-on subtitle insertion application is compatible with Softel's insertion software and Omneon's video server.
+44 1296 745080;www.tmd.tv
A 16-channel, multiviewer; supports analog composite and SD-SDI mixed inputs; the viewer can be set to divide the screen in many ways, such as 4, 5+1, 8+1, 9, 12, 12+1 or 16 sections; enables the combination of small and large images; an optional UXGA or DVI output is available, which is well-suited for displays on large-sized screens.
LCD VIDEO MONITORWohler Technologies Touch Screen LCD
A 12-input dual touch-screen LCD video monitor and mini router that monitors multichannel video and provides routing and multi-screen output; features dual high-resolution 7in LCD panels; can monitor up to 12 channels of composite video; the dual 7in widescreen high-resolution touch-screen monitors 12 1.8in thumbnail images on the left with touch-screen selection of image appearing on right screen at full size.
Designed for audio post applications, the console interfaces directly to digital audio workstations, such as Steinberg's Nuendo and Merging Pyramix, using the EuCon high-speed control protocol; control surface can be fitted with eight to 48 channel strips; has eight knobs per strip, a moving fader and TFT screen, and an MC Intelligent Application Controller for master console functions; includes integral control of the DAW.
HD/SD LCD MONITORPANASONIC BT-LH2600W
A 26in production-quality LCD monitor; features a true widescreen panel, one-piece design, high resolution, low delay and standard HD-SDI/SDI with embedded audio; features increased resolution (1366 × 768), pixel mapping of any of five areas of the screen for superior camera focusing, audio level meters superimposed and translucent (up to eight channels), and an 80 percent (of 4:3) safe-area frame marker in 16:9 mode.
A 6in LCD monitor; has two systems of video input, HD-SDI and analog HDTV or SDTV; active LCD area has a 960 × 540 resolution and can display 16.77 million colors by having 8 bits per RGB; displays images when receiving signals from the HDTV 1080; has a large-size tally signal light placed on the frontal upper region of the monitor; color temperature controls are at 6500K and 9300K; features a wide variety of marker indicators.
ENCODERVela Argus 200/250
Supports MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 (ASP) encoding profiles; both boards encode a variety of resolutions, from SIF to full-resolution MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 formats; features an embedded hardware stream processor, resulting in system resource savings and increased efficiency.
DIGITAL NEWSROOM SYSTEMJustEdit vsnnews
News management system allows text and video to be edited in the same application; integrates the rundown planning and assigning of resources, text editing, material ingest, storage and cataloging, archive integration, and shared editing of video and audio with voice-over from journalist workstations, graphics in real time and the automatic publication of news on the Web; integrates with most NLEs.
+34 902 35 37 39; www.vsn-tv.com
ARCHIVE SYSTEMMasstech Group MassLogger Gateway
Archival system provides management and control interface for external devices, such as a DVD library, tape archive or NAS; multiple users can view and share logged content; database automatically manages the transfer of logged material to archival devices while simultaneously harvesting material from anywhere within the workgroup.
RECEIVER/DECODERRADYNE TIERNAN TDR4022
DVB MPEG-2 integrated receiver and decoder has BISS, embedded audio and AC3 decoding; operates at 4:2:2 and 4:2:0; Web browser includes QPSK with 8PSK and DVB-S2 as options; features full front-panel control with power switch; broadcasts video and two stereo audio pairs.
Web interface uses computing cluster technology to provide real-time Lustre capabilities for primary and secondary color correction; includes real-time visual effects processing at HD and 2K resolutions and accelerated 4K processing.
MODULAR RECEIVER DECODERSENCORE ATLAS MRD 3187
Is a 1RU chassis that supports up to two decoders; with eight available I/O slots, it can be configured either as a single eight-slot or as two independent four-slot modular receiver decoders; is available with a wide range of interfaces, including QAM/8-VSB, DVB-S2, COFDM, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, SD/HD-SDI, NTSC and PAL; features a Web-based client and multicast unit management system.
BOOTHS: SU3009, C3810
LARGE APPLICATION MULTIFORMAT ROUTING SWITCHERSHARRIS PLATINUM
The high-capacity, small-footprint routing switchers provide high-quality signal routing up to 256 × 256 in 15RU and 512 × 512 in 28RU; support a mix of video and audio signals from analog to HD; built for reliable 24/7 operation; designed to offer flexibility to incorporate future feature additions; redundant, load-sharing power supplies and fans, along with front-loading, hot-swappable modules, ensure that systems remain online even during upgrades.
DECODERRADYNE TIERNAN HD4040
HD and SD decoder offers simultaneous HD/SD, 4:2:2 or 4:2:0; is available in several different configurations; offers video audio front-panel confidence monitors; has up to eight audio channels with analog and digital outputs; includes QPSK as standard with 8PSK and DVB-S2 as options; includes Web-browser control and front-panel video display; upgradable to HD if bought with SD only.
HD MONITORMARSHALL ELECTRONICS TFT-MEGAPIXEL
Provides high-pixel density for 10.4in to 3.5in displays in one-, two-, three- and four-screen configurations; newly developed proprietary technology delivers a completely digital image process onto each screen; features improvements in brightness, contrast ratio and viewing angles; configurations are available with HD-SDI, SDI, DVI, component HD/SD and composite video inputs; all models feature screens calibrated to SMPTE/IBU standards for color gamut and color temperature.
ENCODERAdtec Digital adCode
A media ingest station for MPEG-2 standard-definition encode, review and approval of commercial and program material from FireWire (DV25), SDI, analog composite or YC sources; includes control of professional VTRs over serial RS-422 or FireWire for accurate selection of acquisition material; live feeds from satellite or newsroom sources can also be recorded on command.
HD transport stream encoder; captures high-definition SDI video and embedded audio for encoding video; allows operators to create and store HD content with a single board; features frame-accurate 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 encoding, HD-SDI input, Dolby Digital audio and DVB/ASI support; works in real time.
ENCODER/DECODER INTERFACESMIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES PICOLINK SERIES
Line of 12-bit miniature interfaces, including the ENC-291p SDI-to-composite encoder and the DEC-291p composite-to-SDI decoder; are lightweight and offer high-quality conversion for a wide range of monitoring and conversion applications.
SH/HD MPEG-4 ENCODERSNELL & WILCOX MEMPHIS
The compression scheme is made through the company's Ph.C phase correlation motion estimation and Prefix compression pre-processing; a new 3RU version is available; can be initially integrated as a conventional encoder into a traditional ingest-for-playout environment and later upgraded into a fully configured ingest workstation for use in an IT-based infrastructure.
WEB-BASED PUBLISHERAnystream Agility Web
Features load-balanced batch encoding capabilities, supporting numerous format versions and content volume; supports mobile formats and network distribution profiles, including Nextreaming and AMR narrowband audio for new-generation handsets and turnkey distribution profiles that deliver media to mobile service providers; supports consumer devices through high-quality video playout on Sony PSPs and Apple iPods; supports next-generation Web formats from QuickTime 7 to Flash 8.
FIBER-OPTICS SYSTEMTelecast Fiber Systems CopperHead G2
A camera-mounted fiber-optics system; this modular fiber-optic system supports virtually any professional camera or camcorder; provides full triax-like functionality via a single lightweight tactical fiber-optic cable, or via SMPTE hybrid cable.
CAMERA BATTERIESIDX Technology ENDURA
The four new Li-Ion V-Mount battery packs include the 98Wh E-10 (with PowerLink) and E-10S, as well as the 71Wh E-7 (with PowerLink) and E-71S; the PowerLink system allows two E-50/E-80/E-10 V-Mount batteries to be stacked together on a camera back, allowing for longer run times and on-camera lights without a battery belt; fit directly onto cameras with the wedge style V-Mount already built in or may be affixed directly to other cameras by adding an IDX V-Mount plate.
BOOTHS: C4235, SU143
DECODER/DEMODULATORMicrowave Radio Communications MRX4000
When connected to an existing CodeRunner 4 central receiver, the integrated demodulator/decoder leverages existing technology to provide integrated functionality; supports new and old FCC band plans for both analog and digital transmission; full BAS enhancements are available for CodeRunner 2 ENG transmitters.
ETHERNET CONTROL INTERFACEExtron Electronics IPL T S1
A member of the company's IP Link series; designed for extending network capabilities to an A/V device using an existing RS-232 serial port; includes the company's IP Link technology, an integrated Web server, full Ethernet compatibility and e-mail capability; the IP Link technology enables remote monitoring and troubleshooting of projectors, flat-panel displays, switchers and other serially controlled products.
PORTABLE STREAMING MEDIA ENCODERViewCast GoStream
Uses ViewCast's Osprey video capture cards to convert SD video content to multiple streaming media formats for delivery to Internet audiences; EZStream buttons allow users to pre-define encoding profiles for a specific event and simply select the button, followed by the Start button, to begin a streaming session.
SDI-TO-IP GATEWAYNETWORK ELECTRONICS SDI-IP-GTW
Allows for the transmission of uncompressed SDI over IP networks, as well as the real-time contribution and distribution of SDI over WAN, where access to dark fiber or wavelengths is limited; provides standard compliant SDI-over-IP transport in accordance with Pro-MPEG Code-of-Practice #4.
POWER CONVERTER16×9 Coco-DVL
A compact and cost-effective method of drawing voltage from Sony NPF970 batteries to simultaneously operate the camera and professional 12V accessories, such as a light, on-board LCD monitor or audio receiver; snaps on in place of the camera's existing 7.2V NPF battery; transfers 7.2V of power and Info-Lithium data from the battery directly to the camera while converting 7.2V to 12V for accessories.
DVB ASI-TO-IP ENCAPSULATORDVEO/Computer Modules IP Caster
Real-time, end-to-end, Linux-based MPEG-2 transport stream over public or private WANs (offering 6Mb/s to 270Mb/s bandwidth); for low-cost delivery of single or multiprogram transport streams to distant locations over networks offering QoS priority via IGMP routing; the transport stream may be SD or HD; features auto detection of transport stream and network packet sizes, Web-based remote management and error recovery.
ROBOTIC HEIGHT-CONTROL PEDESTALShotoku Broadcast Systems TI-12 i-Height
Allows a variety of shooting angles to be achieved from a single camera position; offers fast, smooth and consistent height adjustment up and down from 2.5ft to 4.4ft; supports camera payloads up to 154lb; is driven directly from the CMC and needs no further interfacing; operator control is achieved using the existing rotary controls of the Shotoku Robotic Control Systems.
SWITCHER OPTIONGRASS VALLEY MATCHDEF
Provides a series of internal high-quality video input scalars; allows users to work in mixed formats while creating a consistent look for their productions; gives Kayak HD and Kayak SD operators the ability to seamlessly insert SD sources into and HD production, HD sources into and SD production and/or to cross-match dissimilar HD formats into either an HD or SD project.
BOOTHS: SU3500, SU2906
QUAD BATTERY HOLDERANTON/BAUER QBH-HD
An HD quad battery holder that provides dual voltage outputs of 14.4V and 28.8V simultaneously; bridges the power gap between HD and film production equipment; features three 14.4V outputs and one 28.8V output, capable of handling loads up to 10 amps.
UNINTERRUPTIBLE POWER SUPPLYStaco Energy Products FirstLineUPS
For 10kVA, 15kVA and 20kVA sizes; has a standard battery run-time of more than eight minutes, with optional batteries for virtually unlimited run time; front-end harmonic correction eliminates the need for additional filtering; double-conversion technology protects the connected load from sags, swells, harmonics, noise and voltage imbalances without going to battery operation.
BATTERY ADAPTORIDX Technology A-E241
The ENDURA V-Mount dual battery adaptor offers more power, higher current-draw and longer run time for HD and cinematographers; allows up to four ENDURA V-Mount batteries to be mounted at once for up to 392W of power using IDX's PowerLink; its slim design reduces the camera's profile; its durability ensures a solid connection between the equipment and batteries; can be fitted to cameras of any manufacturer, using different battery mounting systems.
BOOTHS: C4235, SU143
POWER AND LIGHT PACKAGEPAG Power
Designed for the JVC HD100 camcorder; extends run time by enabling the use of 12V to 14.8V PAGlock ENG batteries; PAGlok power adaptor is fitted to the rear of the camcorder; incorporates a built-in DC adaptor and a power output port suitable for the 12V PAGlight M or other 12V accessories.
SD/HD PRODUCTION SWITCHER VIDEO EFFECTSSNELL & WILCOX IMPAKT
A 3-D DVE option for the company's Kahuna production switcher; Kahuna now offers up to four twin-channel 3-D DVEs that users can apply in either SD, HD or both; work in source-based or bus-based modes; allows background and fill-and-key manipulation; provides a variety of powerful effects, including spheres, slabs, zooms, warps, tiling, ripples, rolls and peels, fragmentation, lighting effects, and corner pinning.
CHARACTER GENERATORHARRIS INSCRIBER G3
Part of the G-Series, the HD/SD-selectable character generator offers MOS and automation interfaces, real-time animation and 3-D FlyBy, multiple-format clips and OverLay, which enables elements like clocks, timers, tickers and time/temperature bugs to remain visible while messages and pages are being changed; customized and third-party applications, such as news tickers and school closings, can also run simultaneously on the system.
HD MEDIA SERVEROMNEON VIDEO NETWORKS SPECTRUM HD
Features integrated capability for the simultaneous playback of SD and HD content on either the same channel or independent channel; HD MediaPort playout modules can support one or two channels of HD MPEG playout of 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 material at bit rates up to 78Mb/s.
MULTI-CHEMISTRY BATTERY CHARGERIDX Technology VL-4Si
Advanced battery charger system handles up to four Li-Ion, NiCd or NiMH batteries simultaneously; LCD display monitors battery condition; direct USB PC interface; charges NP-style batteries with A-E2NP adapter; quick charge at 3A for one to three channels or 2.3A for four channels.
BOOTHS: C4235, SU143
MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAY PROCESSORSe-mediavision.com X-View Series
Processors start from four-input quads to 32-input display systems; monitor and view input signals, such as composite video, SDI, HD-SDI, computer and IP streams, on large-screen display walls; integrate with the X-Com remote management and control plug-in to enable remote management via IT network infrastructure for local or remote sites.
+44 208 755 2014; www.e-mediavision.co.uk
DIGITAL DIONIC BATTERYANTON/BAUER DIONIC 160
A digital dionic battery with a RealTime display; is constructed with specialized Li-Ion cells; can be used to power lighting loads and other accessories with a total output of up to 10 amps; weighs 30 percent less than the company's HyTRON 120 and has 30 percent more capacity; will run a typical camcorder for more than six hours.
SOUNDTRACK CREATION PLATFORMSONY MEDIA SOFTWARE CINESCORE
Delivers power, customizability and flexibility to videographers and broadcasters looking to create professional music scores for video and cinematic productions.
BOOTHS: CW10300, SU107
SIGNAL INTEGRATION SYSTEMENSEMBLE DESIGNS AVENUE
An expandable, modular tray-based signal integration system; housed in a 1RU or 3RU frame; allows any combination of HD video, SD video, DVB-ASI and audio modules in the same frame; modules include embedders, synchronizers, converters, routers, sync gens, protection switches and more.
HD downstream linear keyer features background, fill and key inputs; incorporates all the facilities required for generating HD matte overlays; fill and key inputs with adjustable horizontal timing are provided; includes matte generators, wipe, independent main and preview keyers, and EDH re-insertion for the main output.
+44 1923 256 000; www.eyeheight.com
ANALOG MATRIX SWITCHERSAVOCENT AMX MATRIX KVM SWITCHES
Supports consolidated control of multi-user, multi-rack server environments; provides end-to-end Cat 5 connectivity for access from the server to the desk; features full-system management with a Java-based administration tool, optimal video resolution and a patented OSCAR on-screen graphical interface; the switching solution includes four KVM switchers and three user stations.
VISUALIZATION SYSTEMSilicon Graphics (SGI) Prism
Based on 64-bit interactive Linux visualization platform with flexible blade configurations; combination of blades includes CUPs, coprocessors, memory, storage, I/O and graphics; features PFRestore, the Pixel Farm's new digital restoration system for 4K digital cinema remastering.
DUAL-CHANNEL ON-CAMERA UHF RECEIVERAZDEN 200UPR
The 63-frequency UHF receiver operates in the 794MHz to 806MHz band; records sound from two subjects simultaneously; is available in three pre-packaged systems, which include the receiver and two mic/transmitters; features a crystal-controlled PLL synthesis and a two-channel, 3mm, -58dB balanced mic-level jack; each channel has on and off switches, LEDs, group frequency selectors, and dual high-gain antennas.
LOUDNESS METERDOLBY LM100
Enables users to continuously log short- and long-term speech loudness values in real time, while storing the loudness history data for later analysis; the remote application also includes an event log that allows users to monitor and log several types of input status, alarm and error conditions.
SD SWITCHERGRASS VALLEY KAYAK SD
Designed for organizations that want to create SD content today and HD in the future; features all the power of a Kayak HD system; can be made HD-capable via an easy software upgrade.
BOOTHS: SU3500, SU2906
CLIP MANAGEROMNEON VIDEO NETWORKS PROBROWSE
Creates and displays low-resolution (proxy) versions of full-resolution material contained within the server system; offers simplified identification and viewing with automatic proxy generation, as well as user-selectable thumbnail images and metadata searching; monitors content directories within several networked Omneon Spectrum servers; automatically generates 1Mb/s low-resolution versions of all material.
HD/SD EMBEDDER/DE-EMBEDDERENSEMBLE DESIGNS 7600
Part of the Avenue integration system, the module is an eight-channel audio embedder/de-embedder for 1.5Gb/s HD or 270 Mb/s SD video signals; configurable mux or demux; when configured as a multiplexer, it has one serial digital video input and four AES audio inputs embedded into the HD or SD video stream and sample-rate converted, allowing the use of asynchronous audio; when configured as a demultiplexer, audio signals present in the incoming video signal are extracted and delivered as standard AES digital audio streams.
TECHNICAL FURNITURE SYSTEMTBC CONSOLES INTELLITRAC
Front and rear device tracks allow unlimited lateral positioning of critical monitors; rack bay turrets may be easily upgraded or relocated, allowing quick, user-friendly modifications; a full range of articulating arms for distance, height and tilt control may be used for mounting flat-panel monitors, speakers, phones and task lighting.
CAMERA PEDESTALVinten Vision Ped Plus
The successor to the company's Vision Pedestal; new features include camera balance developed from the Osprey range of pedestals, an increased payload of 30kg, and a manual pump and an inlet for use with an external supply; also features a pressure gauge for clear and reliable setup, a new detachable skid for improved overall stability and a revised wheel braking system that ensures a smooth rolling base at all times.
+44 1284 752121; www.vinten.com
CHARACTER GENERATORPIXEL POWER CLARITY3000
Single-channel HD/SD switchable character generator; the graphics platform is housed in a compact 3RU chassis; offers rich HD functionality, including real-time 3-D animation, a video and audio clip player and dual input 2-D DVE squeezeback capability; the preview and main outputs can be switched between SD and HD in all the established formats.
SD/HD VIDEO PRODUCTION SWITCHERSNELL & WILCOX KAHUNA
New features include compact versions of the 1M/E, 2M/E and 3M/E control panels, as well as a micro control panel; the new compact 2M/E and 3M/E panels enable users to integrate the switcher in space-constrained environments; the new 1M/E and micro panels provide the ability to have a specialist operator control the output from larger systems during a live event or to operate specialized equipment such as the Kahuna IMPAKT DVE.
INTERCOM INTERFACERIEDEL CONNECT IP
Provides intelligent and seamless intercom interfacing to IP-based networks; 19in, 1RU unit allows for matrix-to-matrix connections from matrix to control panels and distribution of audio lines over IP; converts one AES3-stream; can be configured to individual bandwidth needs; bandwidth is scalable, resulting in audio quality up to 20kHz at 230Kb/s; supports remote user control key panels.
+49 202 292 90; www.riedel.net
FIBER-OPTIC TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVERMeridian Technologies DigiView
A DVI/RGsB/RGBHV fiber-optic video transmission system; features real-time video transmission over one multimode fiber; DVI, RGBHV and RGsB available in the same module; auto-select resolution and refresh rates up to 1600 × 1200 at.
DIGITAL PRODUCTION SWITCHERSRoss Video Synergy SD
Version 16 of the switcher includes additions to the array of device control interfaces, operational enhancements and support for the latest version of the Ross OverDrive; added device interfaces include Avid Airspeed and EVS maXS servers, and Canon and Sony robotic cameras; operational enhancements include features in the custom control macro system, independently mappable auxiliary busses and CCU override latch mode.
Real-time workstation has multiresolution, zoom and pan, conforming, color-correction, cropping, and versioning capabilities; software supports workflows for dailies and various compressed formats, such as JPEG2000, WM-9 and QuickTime; employs such technologies as 64-bit CPU, operating system architectures and multicore processor support.
HD CHROMA KEYERCrystal Vision Safire HD
Modular chroma keyer works with all HD formats as well as SDI; features additive and multiplicative keying; allows areas of the final picture to be a mixture of both foreground and background; control options include the Safire Controller 2RU control panel and the Statesman PC control system.
MATRIX SWITCHERExtron Electronics MVX Plus 128 VGA A
A 12 × 8 matrix switcher for VGA and stereo audio; combines the performance of a wideband matrix switcher with the convenience of 15-pin HD VGA-style connectors; is equipped with the company's Plus series matrix switcher feature set, including audio input gain and attenuation and audio output volume control; features technologies that correct and restore a sync signal as it passes through the switcher, verify active input sources and enable the switcher to be proactively monitored and managed over a LAN, WAN or the Internet recording media.
VIDEO DISK RECORDERDOREMI LABS V1-HD
Records and plays back HD video, SDI and HD-SDI video I/O; employs high-quality JPEG 2000 video compression at up to 300Mb/s; drop-in replacement for HD VTRs; features an independent record and play option for time delay and sports slow-motion applications; optional dual-channel playback for applications such as video and key.
ROUTING SWITCHERSPESA SWITCHING SYSTEMS CHEETAH
The 128NE offers a 128 × 128 routing matrix requiring one power supply of less than 600W to drive the compact 7RU system; supports PESA's Matrix WatchDog redundant crosspoint matrix; the 11RU 128XE is designed to offer broadcasters the flexibility to select between a 128 × 128 configuration with output options or output expansion up to 128 × 256 without option slots; the 128WE, also in 11RU, supports a 128 × 128 configuration with all output options available and support for Matrix WatchDog.
VIDEO PROCESSORAxon Digital Design HXT10
Video processor is an HD combined frame synchronizer, 16-channel embedder and ultra-high-quality downconverter; enables simultaneous feeding of HD and SD with embedded audio and composite transmissions in the transmission output module.
+31 13 511 6666; www.axon.tv
SWITCHERSBrick House Video Callisto
SDI/composite switchers feature a new audio module that provides silent audio switching with cross fade options; Callisto-F incorporates push-button controls on the front panel as well as a standard control interface to allow direct operation without the need for a remote control panel.
+44 1962 777733; www.brickhousevideo.com
REMOTE SATELLITE NEWSGATHERING SYSTEMStratos Global Stratos Mobile Media System
Based on Inmarsat's Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) mobile satellite service; includes a low-cost and lightweight BGAN satellite terminal/antenna, handheld video camera, voice handset, power adapters, batteries, cables and laptop PC; offers IP data speeds of up to 492Kb/s; offers broadband data with simultaneous voice through a single, portable device.
BOOTHS: SU3006, C9843
ADVANCED MEMORY SOFTWAREBroadcast Pix Scripts
Designed for Broadcast Pix's line of production switchers, which features a built-in graphics system and clip store; scripts take advantage of this tight integration by recalling key settings as well as the exact clips, titles and animations to fill the keys; can be extended to control camera position and lens, as well as video servers.
HDTV STUDIO LENSFUJINON HA27X6.5ESM
Features a long focal length and an extremely wide viewing angle magnification up to 27X and the widest angle at 6.5mm; features high optical performance, reduced flair, improved color balance, a reduction in operating noise, and a smaller size and weight than previous models; is available with Fujinon's Precision Focus Assist, which automatically corrects for minute focus errors.
PROMOTIONS CRAFT EDITORHARRIS VELOCITYNX
A comprehensive editing and effects toolset for NEXIO server environments; ideal for broadcast production environments that need high-end post features along with true shared storage, sports applications that need editing and slow-motion server output or news operations that require additional compositing capability.
HD RECORDERPANASONIC AJ-HPS1500
A P2 DVCPRO HD recorder; serves as a bridge between HD and SD, with the capability of optional up- and downconverting between SD and HD recorded material; provides upgradable capacity using five P2 card slots; offers two slots for adding removable hard disk drives.
MODULATORRADYNE TIERNAN DM240XR
Digital video broadcast modulator has data rates up to 120Mb/s for DVB-S2 and up to 238Mb/s for DVB-S; offers QPSK, 8PSK and 16QAM operation; features built-in ASI; new FPGA device is included for quicker and simpler engineering design; features a built-in M&C for field upgrades.
SWITCHERLaird Telemedia LTM-DV4X1A
Accepts DV IEEE 1394 inputs from up to four DV devices, such as VTRs, cameras or NLEs; will lock and switch any of the four sources glitch-free; devices used do not have to be genlocked or synchronous; allows insertion of external audio in to the DV stream from either a line level or microphone source.
MULTIFORMAT, DUAL-CHANNEL HDTV PROCESSORTV ONE C2-7300
Features full HD-SDI multichannel audio processing; supports most bi-directional analog-to-HDTV conversions; fits within a compact 1RU enclosure; provides 32 channels of stereo audio processing, which allows for simultaneous embedding of eight stereo audio channels for each of the two HD-SDI inputs and de-embedding of eight stereo audio channels from each of the two independent HD-SDI outputs.
MASTER CONTROL SWITCHERPRO-BEL MASTERPIECE
Offers HD and SD switching, advanced audio processing, and flexible keying and DVE options; upgrades include an HD DVE, installing Dolby E decoders and logo storage; features four keyers and can handle audio mixing.
SURROUND MICROPHONEHolophone H4 SuperMINI
Features an integrated multichannel pre-amplifier, monitor and encoder; based on patented Holophone Surround Audio capture technology; offers six microphone elements with a bandwidth of 20Hz to 20KHz, a matrix-encoded stereo analog output and six line-level analog outputs that are available at one per channel from three stereo 3.5mm female jacks.
CONDENSER MICROPHONEBeyerdynamic MC 840
A compact, large diaphragm studio-class microphone; features a gold vaporized double diaphragm and five selectable polar patterns: omnidirectional, wide cardioid, cardioid, hypercardioid and figure eight; equipped with an improved low-noise preamplifier and an impedance transformer without transducer.
CABLE CONNECTORNeutrik OpticalCon
Enables up to four copper wires to run power or data signals through fiber-optic systems; A special SMPTE-version1 has been optimized for broadcast applications, which provides an additional ground-shell contact.; comes pre-assembled with a choice of three mobile field cables, which can be ordered at almost any length.
LCD DISPLAYOxygen DCT Evolution 24
A 24in high-definition LCD display; inputs all analog and digital formats, including HDTV and DVI; features a brightness of 500Cd, contrast ratio of 1000:1 and a native resolution of 1920 × 1200.
+44 8707 462 062; www.oxygendct.com
MPEG-2 VIDEO PROCESSING PLATFORMSCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER (DCM)
Addresses new demands for digital applications, including advanced processing, bandwidth maximization and management, HDTV and on-demand digital service, local program insertion, and security; enables the ability to simultaneously process from one to 2000 video streams, including processing, DVB simulcrypt scrambling and digital program insertion.
TECHNICAL FURNITUREFORECAST CONSOLES MASTERAIL
Designed to offer infinite potential layouts and design configurations; universal mounting system allows for random placement of all monitors, EIA rack boxes, speakers, script stands and special-purpose devices anywhere along the length of the console.
REMOTE MONITORING AND CONTROLHARRIS NUCLEUS
The next-generation, user-configurable, real-time control panel is designed to centralize the operational control of processing, branding and routing products; offers improved access to device control parameters, a user-friendly display and a higher degree of user customization.
LCD DISPLAYSBARCO LC-42 AND LC-47
LCD displays feature full high-definition resolutions (1920 × 1080) and large display sizes (42in and 47in diagonal); are compatible with a wide variety of signal sources; are capable of showing analog and digital video, as well as data content, in sequence or picture in picture; feature a fanless design for low noise, frame lock and low-power consumption; accepts 1080p signals.
CONTROL PANELVideoframe VTECS VF0054
An intelligent knob-per-function frame sync or proc amp control panel for master control splash or QC positions; controls interface and processing equipment from multiple vendors using VNODE interface; interfaces with router to follow the X-Y panel or to cause monitors at the QC station to follow this panel; panel allows multiple pages of controls per router source or processing channel.
VIDEO DIGITAL RECORDERFast Forward Video VDR 200
The compact industrial and professional VDR offers simple operation in broadcast-quality video applications, including video assist, location recording and video analysis, as well as for use in inspection systems and in sports and hazardous environments; features an AC/DC power option; records to a removable 2.5in IDE drive; can serve as a direct replacement for tape-based recording systems.
FULL DUPLEX TRANSPORTSTREAMBOX SBT3-7400 ACT-L3
The bidirectional, full-featured, low-latency encoding and decoding conferencing solution uses Streambox's ACT-L3 codec with advanced IP networking capabilities; features 24/7 plug-and-connect real-time transport capabilities that deliver high-quality full-motion, full-frame interlaced broadcast video and audio; the full duplex encoder/decoder system enables the user to send and receive video and audio simultaneously.
ROUTER CONTROL SYSTEMNVISION NV9000-SE
Features a new Java-based, easy-to-use client interface; portable configuration editor allows users to develop configurations off-line and upload to the server; new optimized wizards provide a flexible means of adding devices and tasks; bulletproof redundancy assures uninterrupted 24/7 operation.
SERVERSilicon Graphics (SGI) Altix 4000
Platform is comprised of modular blades: interchangeable compute, memory and I/O blades, as well as special purpose blades for plug-and-solve configuration flexibility; the blade-to-NUMAlink architecture enables users to mix and match eight standardized blade choices; is socket-compatible with upcoming single- and dual-core Intel Itanium 2 processors; offers the ability to upgrade or expand the CPU, memory, I/O or visualization capabilities.
MONITOR STAND AND MOUNTTecNec Distributing DELV-LCD1
The collapsible stand and VESA bracket allows up to 20in LCD monitors to be used in the field or studio for professional video production; extends to 80in; made of rugged, lightweight aluminum; rated for 40lb of steady weight; the DELV-LCDPKG includes the DELV-LDC1 as well as a Norcent LT-2023 LCD TV with a high-resolution 800 × 600 pixel and 500:1 contrast ratio; an optional DELV-PED provides a table base for quick removal of the mounted LCD from the collapsible stand.
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTScheduALL Media Connection Services
Allows bi-directional API access for strategic third-party companies with industry-standard media partners; designed for use in the asset management, traffic, automation, rights management and content management areas of broadcasting, cable and satellite operations.
STUDIO MONITORJBL Professional LSR4300 Series
With supplied Control Center software, users can address system settings, create custom EQ presets, and store and recall system configurations from the computer desktop; a wireless remote control allows control of all features from anywhere in the room.
PORTABLE DISC RECORDERSENNHEISER ELECTRONIC ROSENDAHL BONSAIDRIVE
A miniature, lightweight, extremely portable hard disc recorder; captures both high-quality video and multitrack audio; simultaneously handes 4:2:2 PAL or NTSC video signals alongside 10 audio channels; allows users to specify their choice of standard IDE drive, which neatly slots into the unit itself; video is handled in either composite, S-video or component formats.
NEWS PRODUCTION SERVERQUANTEL NEWSBOX
A news production server with the ability to ingest material, view rushes, choose shots, edit stories, review finished pieces and play them out to air; features common progressive user interface and toolset, the same as all the sQ systems from Quantel.
MICROPHONELectrosonics SM (Super Mini)
A small, professional audio wireless transmitter; when used in its native Digital Hybrid mode, it performs without the hindrance of an analog compandor or the headroom-limiting pre- and de-emphasis found in most analog systems; delivers 107dB signal-to-noise ratio and flat frequency response to 20kHz; uses both 24-bit digital audio and analog FM signal transmission methods to encode a digital signal into a robust analog format for transmission over a UHF FM carrier.
HIGH-RESOLUTION MONITOR SPLITTERDayang MagicWall 5000 Series
Monitor splitter has auto-sensing analog/SDI inputs and switchable dual 1600 × 1200 pixels DVI outputs with integral de-interlacing; supports 16 or 32 channel SDI video with embedded audio; two- or four-channel audio level can be displayed alongside each image; features network/GPS-sourced time and countdown display, under-monitor display with automatic ID prompt, and a hard disk recording function.
+ 44 1234 271 053; www.dayang.com
DUAL-HEAD DISPLAY FOR MULTIVIEWERSZANDAR TECHNOLOGIES ZDH
Provides support for multiple inputs of any format and in any combination; has the ability to drive two displays as one virtual monitor wall; any of the inputs, up to 26 on the FusionPro+, can be viewed on either display, including horizontally spanning the displays.
AUDIO LOUDNESS ANALYSIS AND CORRECTION SYSTEMDOLBY DP600 PROGRAM OPTIMIZER
Allows terrestrial, cable and satellite broadcasters to automatically normalize the loudness of all of file-based programming and commercials without affecting the original dynamic range; programs can be normalized either by correcting metadata values or scaling the audio signal itself to a target loudness level.
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTScheduALL EDGE Rollout
Created for ScheduALL's boutique and smaller post users; is a complete solution in a box; provides an easy migration path to ScheduALL.
VIDEO CONVERTERDOREMI LABS XDVI
Multiformat converter for DVI, SDI, VGA and HD-SDI; converts any input to any output; converts computer DVI (or VGA) output to HD video; provides high-quality HDTV upconversion and HDTV crossconversion by converting between any SD or HD format to its HD-SDI video output.
TECHNICIAN SUPPORTMeta Media Creative Technologies Xsan Technician Support
Provides focused and relevant support for the active Xsan integrator or administrator; allows users access to Meta Media's knowledge base of Xsan integration and troubleshooting expertise; is purchased as a yearly package; provides unlimited e-mail and two hours of telephone support per month to a single user.
DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIERLaird Telemedia LTM-DVDA5P
Is a two-input, five-output DV distribution amplifier; is ideal for multiple NLE downloads or producing multiple copies of edited media, as well as for applications requiring split DV signal monitoring, DV duplication, DV mastering or hard-drive cloning; operates with PC and Mac systems and with DV VTRs and DVCAMs.
AUDIO ANALYZERROHDE & SCHWARZ UP350
Offers a frequency range up to 80kHz; provides digital audio interfaces; features the capability to measure the digital audio protocol and digital sampling rate.
REMOTE MONITORINGFRONT PORCH DIGITAL DIVAMONITOR
Enables real-time, remote monitoring of DIVArchive and all connected storage devices; accessed through the DIVAmonitor portal, hardware and software in the archive layer is monitored by a team of support professionals working at the 24/7 network operations center.
BIDIRECTIONAL CONVERTERBLACKMAGIC DESIGN MULTIBRIDGE EXTREME
Bi-directional A/D and D/A converters allow editor to switch seamlessly between HD and SD material; supports dual-link HD-SDI 4:4:4; converts analog equipment to SDI-based systems by simultaneously converting from D/A and A/D at the same time; supports Windows XP and Mac OS X.
BOOTHS: SL3791, SL3985
SDI-TO-ANALOG CONVERTER WITH GENLOCKENSEMBLE DESIGNS BRIGHTEYE 15
SDI video input signal is converted to analog composite and then synchronized to the reference signal; analog composite output is timed with respect to the reference, including ScH phase.
SD/HD FRAME SYNCHRONIZERSLYNX Technik AG P VD 5600 Series
Includes a range of multiformat SD/HD frame synchronizer products; offer single- or dual-channel functionality on a single card with optional firmware plug-ins to add up-, down- and crossconversion capability into each frame synchronizer; offer programmable video delay, full video and audio proc with support for embedded and external AES; fit into existing LYNX 2RUs and are fully compatible with the LYNX control system.
+49 6150 18170; www.lynx-technik.com
WIRELESS MONITOR SYSTEMSENNHEISER ELECTRONIC 3250 SERIES
An upgraded version of its 3000 series wireless monitor system, the new SRSR3254-U single-channel transmitter, SR3256-U dual-channel transmitter and EK3253-U body-pack receiver are compatible with the company's Evolution series wireless G2 monitor series; offer higher RF output levels and extended tuning capability.
VIDEO PLAYER/RECORDER SYSTEMMerging Technologies VCube HD-2K
A hard-disk-based video player/recorder system; can be used as an HD VTR replacement, a dual-link 4:4:4 recorder, a frame store for graphics or animation houses, an SD/HD digitizing station for network servers, or as a 24fps screening system for film dubbing, screening or digital cinemas; is capable of uncompressed 1920 x 1080 high-definition video resolution and more than 30 different SD/HD video formats.
+44 1606 892788; www.merging.com
SPORTS CONTROLLERDNF Controls DMAT-O-EZ
Controller allows users to mark and save cues quickly and recall cues with minimal keystrokes for slow-motion instant replays; features an easy-to-read display; use of the T-Bar ensures maximum and precise speed control.
DVB-ASI INPUTSVERTIGOXMEDIA VXASI
An option for the VertigoXG character generator; provides four DVB-ASI inputs with real-time demuxing and decoding of MPEG-2 video and audio streams; the decoded video and audio streams are sent to the VertigoXG rendering and compositing engines as standard SDI or HD-SDI video inputs and can be fully branded, DVE'd, mixed and ouptput as either SDI or HD-SDI signals.
INTEGRATED RECEIVERS/DECODERSSCOPUS VIDEO NETWORKS IRD-2900
Supports a wide range of front-end options, including ASI transport-stream input and output supporting rates over 155Mb/s, up to four QPSK L-Band inputs and up to four pairs of balanced outputs; features a dual decoder for decoding two programs within the same transport stream, as well as built-in full transport stream descrambling capability.
CONTROLLERESE ES-700 SERIES
Programmable event controllers provide several contact closure outputs at predetermined times; compares SMPTE, IRIG and ESE time code depending on model; are available with thumbwheel, keypad or PC interface; standalone clock or timer comparators are also available.
INDEPENDENT ENCODEROCTOPUS Newsroom Video Twister
Encodes and transcodes high-resolution media files and live media feeds into a low-resolution format for proxy browsing, Web pages or wireless broadcasting; can be used as a standalone system or with OCTOPUS Newsroom System as a low-resolution media source.
+420 221 181 511; www.octopus-news.com
OUTDOOR TWT AMPLIFIERMITEQ/MCL MT2300
Weighs less than 32lb; is available for Ku-Band applications at 125W; 200W version will be available in the future; features an event log and continuous attenuator adjustment in dB; can be customized to include such options as an L-Band block upconverter and an internal linearizer; redundancy is available in 1:1 and phase combined configurations.
SATELLITE NEWSGATHERINGSCOPUS VIDEO NETWORKS DSNG E-1720
The encoder modulator with integrated L-Band upconverter features modulation and upconversion in 1RU; provides broadcast quality of 70/140 IF and 950MHz to 2150MHz L-Band outputs as well as a separate L-Band monitoring output; supports various satellite modulation schemes in the form of QPSK/8PSK/16QAM.
A/D AND D/A CONVERTERSoniflex RB-ADDA2
The 192kHz converter is 24-bit compatible; has all of the features of the existing RB-ADDA unit, as well as an extended frequency range to 192kHz, an optical input and output, front-panel push-button controls, and separate AES/EBU and Word Clock synchronizing inputs so that the A/D and D/A sections can be used independently.
+44 1933 650700; www.sonifex.co.uk
HD/SD CROSS CONVERTERENSEMBLE DESIGNS 7900 SERIES
Provides HD up-, down- and crossconversion, eight-channel audio option with channel shuffling and audio mixing; supports multiple formats; accepts software upgrades for signal monitoring and alarms.
VIDEO TRANSPORTSTREAMBOX SBT3-7500 ACT-L3
The encoder solution is built on Streambox's ACT-L3 codec and advanced proprietary video compression technology; is integrated in one compact portable device that features a lower power requirement to flexibility of mobility without sacrificing broadcast-quality video; matches MPEG-2 video quality at a 75 percent lower data rate and is up to 50 percent more efficient than MPEG-4.206-956-0544; www.streambox.com
Converts HD or SD analog component signals into SDI signals, with a DC drive supported by the unit's portable size; supports 1080/59.9i, 1080/50i, 1080/60i, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 720/60p and NTSC/PAL; can be used by all HDV users for live production, newsgathering and production recording.
DTV CONVERTERTeranex Mini
Handheld, portable DTV format converter converts SD video to and from HD in real time; enables HD field monitoring and conversion of SD camera and graphics sources to HD; has SD/HD-SDI inputs and outputs along with optional DVI, analog component and HDMI outputs; may be used to feed a VTR, display or video projector.
HD AVC VIDEO ENCODERTelairity Semiconductor TVM264 ClairityHD
The H.264 video encoding solution is easily integrated with off-the-shelf or proprietary audio, control and infrastructure hardware and software; allows OEMs to deliver flexible broadcast and post systems with differentiating features and capabilities; supports full 1920 × 1080 HD resolution and delivers high-quality compressed video that conforms to the MPEG-4 part 10/AVC (H.264) standard while achieving a low bit rate of 8Mb/s to 10Mb/s.
MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAY PROCESSORMIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES KALEIDO-K2
Features new monitoring capabilities, including the ability to decode Dolby Metadata information, such as channel line up and the dialog normalization value, for on-screen display; advanced new aspect ratio control features include on-screen reporting of the Advanced Format (AFD), with automatic video window aspect ratio reconfiguration from the AFD information.
700MHZ ANTENNASDIELECTRIC COMMUNICATIONS 7C, 7P AND 7S SERIES
Antennas can be horizontally, vertically or circularly polarized; 7C series consists of slotted coaxial antennas designed for applications requiring a lightweight, 6MHz or 10MHz solution in the 700MHz band; the 7P series meets both omnidirectional and unique pattern requirements with either horizontal or vertical polarization; the 7S series is designed for applications requiring a horizontally polarized, omnidirectional broadband solution.
HD VIDEO DELAYCrystal Vision ViViD HD
Video delay provides more than half a second of delay in HD and three seconds in SD, with a minimum setting of a few microseconds; adjust delay in time steps; board measures 4in × 10.5in.
Standards converter integrates with Grass Valley's Kameleon media processing system, Newton modular control system and NetCentral SNMP-based remote monitoring application; allows noise reduction on SD and HD formats; converts from 480i59.94 to 576i50 and vice versa.
VIDEO CAPTURE CARDAJA KONA 3
An uncompressed video capture card for SD, HD and dual-link 4:4:4:4 HD for PCI Express (PCIe) Apple G5 Power Macs and Final Cut Pro; features a 4-Lane PCI-Express bus interface with integrated QuickTime drivers; captures and plays back uncompressed 10-bit and 8-bit digital video and 24-bit 48kHz digital audio.
BOOTHS: SL4913, SU5125
DECODEROMNEON VIDEO NETWORKS MULTIPORT 4000 SERIES
HD MPEG decoders for integrated playback of HD material ingested into an Omneon Spectrum media server; provides one or two independent channels of HD playback.
Capable of recording up to 7.1 channels of discrete surround sound; now features enhanced low-frequency effects (LFE); with the enhanced LFE, it effectively permits a higher output level of deep bass information without imposing on the performance or levels of the rest of the system.
SIGNAL PROCESSORFOR-A FA-9000
HD/SD signal processor supports all formats, including HD, SD, analog, digital and audio; uses 12-bit internal processing for high-quality images; functions include an up- and downconverter and color corrector; median-based noise reduction, a logo generator and a Dolby-E decoder are provided in 1RU.
LED LIGHTINGLitepanels Mini 32
LED technology that offers 3200°K of warm, projected soft output; offers optimal illumination for any interior shot; the unit is fully flicker- and heat-free, with zero to 100 percent dimming and virtually no color shift; measures 6.75in × 2.25in × 1.25in and weighs 9.6oz; works well on or off camera, on a stand or for lighting any tight spot.
HDV TO HD-SDI INTERFACEMIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES HD-BRIDGE DECDXC
New HD-Bridge HDV to HD-SDI interface with ASI input, Genlock and 24p support; the ASI to HD-SDI conversion capability allows long-range monitoring during HDV newsgathering, as well as easy recording and transmission, when it is combined with Miranda's ASI-Bridge CAM HDV-to-ASI converter; features a genlock input for broadcast applications, as well as 720p24 HDV to 1080p24 HD-SDI conversion for native 24p production and editing.
UP-, DOWN-, CROSSCONVERTERSNELL & WILCOX IQUDC
A synchronizing HD/SD-SDI up-, down- and crossconverter that converts SD-SDI signals to HD-SDI and vice versa and crossconverts HD-SDI signals of the same frame rate; features a fixed-mode aspect ratio converter and closed-caption support for analog line 21 formats; completes the transition between analog and HD video; provides SD/HD flexibility for handling multirate broadcast operations or variable I/O situations.
HD LINEAR KEYERCrystal Vision LKEY HD
Keys graphics over HD video streams; works with all common HD formats as well as SDI; can fit six HD linear keyers in 2RU; can mix between the foreground and background inputs; includes eight simple wipes.
STANDARDS CONVERTERPRO-BEL CIFER
A joint development with Digital Vision; converts between all the primary HD standards (regardless of frequency), any SD standard, and from SD to HD or vice versa with no loss of picture quality.
INTERCOM SYSTEMRIEDEL ARTIST
Matrices allow all frame sizes to use the same type of controller and client cards, which reduces expansion costs and the need for spare pooling; other enhanced features include increased memory for complex, multi-node installations, optimized cooling concept for quiet operation, and a flexible fiber option that enables users to easily change from multimode, single-mode or high-power.
SOLID-STATE MEMORY DRIVEPANASONIC AJ-PCD20
A five-slot P2 solid-state memory drive; the P2 internal/external drive is designed for high-speed file transfer of 25Mb/s DVCPRO or 50Mb/s DVCPRO50 video into nonlinear editing systems and servers; users can mount five 8GB P2 cards at the same time and have access to the contents on all five cards for continuous editing of recorded clips in sequence.
FILE CONVERTERPharos Communications Pharos Transcoder
Enables video files to be converted quickly and easily between a wide range of file formats; source files are displayed on a browser-driven control screen; transcoding is activated by dragging and dropping files between source and destination format folders; files can be converted in any order between MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DV, 4:2:2, 4:2:0 and uncompressed.
+44 118 950 2323; www.pharos-comms.com
BOOTH: UK PAVILION
TEST SIGNAL GENERATORLYNX Technik AG Testor
The small, handheld device provides two simultaneous SD/HD test signal outputs; users can select from large internal pattern library or load their own patterns from CompactFlash; features an integrated AES audio test generator with embedded and external AES capability, IRT dynamic synchronization pattern for audio timing, genlock capability with cross lock support, and one frame of adjustable timing.
+49 6150 18170; www.lynx-technik.com
MPEG-4 ENCODERGRASS VALLEY VIBE MPEG-4 ENCODER
Part of the ViBE line; is currently implemented in a DSP-based architecture; will eventually be implanted in a single chip, which will enable dual-pass encoding with low latency at bit rates down to 4Mb/s for HD; this approach will enable broadcasters to deliver HD in the same space as today's SD services, with five or six channels in a single satellite transponder.
BOOTHS: SU3500, SU2906
TEST GENERATORDOREMI LABS HDG-20
A palm-sized portable HD video test generator; features still patterns and moving test patterns in SD and HD formats at full broadcast quality; outputs audio tone, time code and closed-caption characters; offers a dual-link HD-SDI 2k resolution video output; new features include sync input to genlock the unit to an external sync source, a PC and Mac software GUI for serial remote control and new video patterns.
MPEG-2 PROCESSORPharos Communications Pharos Rewrapper
Enables MPEG-2 metadata to be matched precisely between different video servers; initial configuration can be performed quickly and easily via a standard Web browser; operation is then fully automatic, including file format recognition, rewrapping and registration; vertical blanking interval data is fully preserved.
+44 118 950 2323; www.pharos-comms.com
BOOTH: UK PAVILION
The cost-effective, standalone, software editing solution shares the Velocity editing interface with Leitch's hardware-based editing solutions, VelocityQ and VelocityHD; includes a new effects engine, enhanced performance and more; also works for users of VelocityQ or VelocityHD who need a laptop editor for field editing or for customers looking to expand their operations with additional low-cost editing seats.
AUDIO CONVERTERMerging Technologies Sphynx 2
A combined eight-channel AD-DA audio interface for PCM, DSD and DXD; includes audio interfaces: four channel D/A, AES/EBU, S/PDIF, TDIF, ADAT, and PT Mix 24, SDIF3 and MADI; handles a wide range of sample rates for the PCM, DSD and DXD formats; comes with a MADI interface for single cable connection to Pyramix.
+44 1606 892788; www.merging.com
VIDEO SCALERExtron Electronics IN1502
A two-input video scaler that provides high-performance scaling of composite video and S-video signals; features input source auto-switching, comprehensive picture controls, a user-friendly LCD menu display and RS-232 control; ideal in situations where simple conversion of standard-definition NTSC and PAL video to high-resolution RGB video is desired.
DEMODULATORRADYNE TIERNAN DD240XR
Digital video broadcast demodulator offers DVB-S and DVB-S2; features data rates up to 144Mb/s for DVB-S and up to 80Mb/s for DVB-S2; offers QPSK, 8PSK and 16QAM operation; has built-in M&C for field upgrades.
OPTICAL SWITCHING PLATFORMOPTICOMM OPTILINX OLX-3000
Is capable of switching digital signals up to 4.25Gb/s with any of its 144 ports, all housed in a 4RU chassis; designed to accept up to three modular port cards with up to 48 Small Form Pluggable (SFP) transceiver modules per port card; each SFP transceiver module provides the physical ports for one input-output pair; features include complete optical transparency and full duplex switching capacity up to 612Gb/s.
SD VIDEO CAPTURE CARDAJA KONA LSE
A new PCI-Express version of AJA's solution for quality analog and digital SD video capture and playback; provides video capture and playback for Power Mac G5 PCI-Express Line; has the same feature set as the KONA LS, but with the new high-performance, four-lane PCI Express (PCIe) bus interface.
BOOTHS: SL4913, SU5125
CONVERSION EQUIPMENTSNELL & WILCOX HELIOS
A software-based conversion platform; a combination of the company's Ph.C motion estimation and FormatFusion technologies; runs open-standards IT hardware; converts video, audio and metadata to the required format in a single pass; creates interoperability; distribution module enables content to be repurposed and distributed across multiple delivery platforms, such as iPods and mobile phones.
CONTENT DELIVERY PLATFORMHARRIS H-CLASS CONTENT DELIVERY PLATFORM
Offers platform-based advantages, including content management and sharing, intra-application messaging, increased security and scheduling functionality; management of content assets, associated metadata and content relationships enables the delivery of rich media across multiple distribution channels.
MEASUREMENT DEMODULATORZ Technologies DM1010
Features NIST traceable RF measurement of signal strength, spectrum display with a new direct readout of shoulder energy for compliance with the FCC mask, ATSC modulation measurements for transmitter setup, and a new transport stream viewing option for DTV data content monitoring.
MEDIA CONVERTERLaird Telemedia LTM-6000D
Functions as a standalone audio and video signal converter; delivers video conversion for SDI, DV, component, S-Video, composite, AES/EBU digital audio and balanced analog audio, with simultaneous outputs; control is through a Web-style menu system; features include time-code insertion and a new operating menu system.
UP-, DOWN-, CROSSCONVERTERMIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES XVP HD
Features new XVP-811i HD/SD up-, down- and crossconverter; new interface features sophisticated aspect ratio conversion using the soon-to-be-standardized Advanced Format Descriptor (AFD); offers 5.1 to left/right downmixing for easy audio monitoring of downconverted HD signals; a Dolby E Metadata insertion capability provides efficient distribution of audio information across a plant, including dialog level and dynamic range control information.
VIDEO RECORDERImagica Imager HSR
High-speed film recorder performs at 3fps in 2K motion picture data to Kodak 5242 intermediate film for digital interpositive or internegative films.
HD CONTROL ROOM SYSTEMGRASS VALLEY IGNITE HD
Designed to allow broadcasters and video production studios to efficiently and cost-effectively migrate from SD to HD production, leveraging Grass Valley's Kayak HD video production switcher frame; is available with one to four M/Es and up to 32 control ports; is scalable from 24 to 93 video inputs and 24 to 96 audio inputs.
BOOTHS: SU3500, SU2906
8VSB ANALYZERModulation Sciences msi 4400
Offers results interactively with a laptop computer or PC, enabling remote access via the Web; functions include tap weight equalizer graphs, eye pattern diagram, constellation display tenability, SNR/MER/EVM strip charting, signal strength metering, bit error rates, data logging, user-configurable alarms and capability for zeroing or freezing the tap weights.
SIGNAL GENERATORLeader LT428
A compact 1/2RU PAL/NTSC signal generator with three independent black burst outputs; the outputs are independently phase-adjustable, ideal for synchronizing digital devices requiring individual phase timing; can be genlocked to incoming component video, black burst or composite sync.
+31 40 2645345; www.elquip.com
MPEG-4 ENCODERSCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA D9054
Equipped to support the delivery of IP video streams; provides encoding capabilities for delivering IP video in twisted pair/DSL environments; supports multiple applications, including IPTV, contribution, DVB-T and xDSL; using AVC, operators can maintain high video quality, even at bandwidth-saving low bit rates.
ARCHIVE MANAGEMENTFRONT PORCH DIGITAL DIVAWORKS
Combines a dual CPU server, 2TB of near-line storage and a 10-cassette data tape library, all operating under control of DIVArchive software; tape externalization is available, allowing the customer to expand the capacities far in excess of the internal capacity of the library; tape import/export functionality allows for easy transport of content between systems located at different facilities on a tape-by-tape basis.
HD UP-, CROSSCONVERTEREVERTZ 7710XUC-AES4-HD
Is reconfigurable to provide high-quality conversion of SD signals with noise reduction to common 1.5Gb/s HD video formats, high-quality conversion of HD signals to other common 1.5Gb/s HD video formats, or HD to SD downconversion with detail enhancement and gamma correction; features 10-bit processing, two HD serial digital outputs and one OSD output and external genlock.
Video quality evaluation system analyzes the 720p HD format on a fully automated and real-time basis; uses double-stimulus system that performs detailed, pixel-by-pixel measurement, reference comparisons and copies videos; debugs encoder/decoder operations; has automatic dubbing, DVD authoring and DVD playback.
VOIP ANALYZERSENCORE MIP 1860
MPEG-over-IP cross-layer analysis system tests solution for design and verification of all MPEG-over IP-equipment, systems or networks; provides an acquisition device that will record and analyze hundreds of MPEG/IP streams at full Gigabit Ethernet speeds; has an embedded TAP function for non-intrusive network analyzing; live-video decoding of any transport stream for complete confidence monitoring is available.
BOOTHS: SU3009, C3810
MONITORING AND ANALYSISControlware ARS
A multiport DVB/ASI recorder and analyzer designed for quality assurance, preservation of evidence and as a run-log; can record up to eight DVB/ASI streams simultaneously onto a flexible and scalable RAID storage platform (up to 32TB); recording of the entire transport stream can be triggered manually, based on a configurable or continuous schedule.
CABLE CHECKERCANARE CABLE CHECKER FCT-FCKIT
Allows fast, easy confirmation of HFO cables in the field; features the company's HFO connector design for reliable transmission and easy cleaning; the compact design features a backlit digital display to measure optic loss and electrical continuity; its small build and light weight help make mobile installs smooth, secure and constant.
DIGITAL LINE CHECKERLeader LT292
Digital line checker detects, displays and logs transmission errors in HD-SDI and SD-SDI signals; all major high-definition production and transmission video formats are supported, including three variants of 1080i, six variants of 1080p, five variants of 1080Ps and two variants of 720p; is fully compatible with 625i/50 and 525i/59.94 SD.
+31 40 2645345; www.elquip.com
DIGITAL AUDIO CONSOLEWHEATSTONE D-12
Delivers the same feature set of the much larger D 5.1 television console but in a smaller package; features include 5.1 surround inputs, outputs and monitors; internal signal routing puts any source to any fader.
LOSSLESS AUDIO TECHNOLOGYDOLBY TRUEHD
Designed to take advantage of high-definition optical disc formats; features end viewer performance equal to high-resolution recording studio masters; allows viewers to experience multichannel surround sound as the codec provides support for all of the new speaker locations designated by SMPTE for digital cinema applications.
AUTOMATED VIDEO SIGNAL ANALYZERTEKTRONIX VM5000
Analyzer features new VGA option that automates video signal analysis and VESA standards compliance testing for analog RGBHV signals communicated via VGA, DVI-I or DVI-A interfaces; speeds product verification and compliance testing for PC graphics devices and components; delivers in-depth performance feedback for PRC graphics R&D.
WAVEFORM, VECTOR AND AUDIO MONITORHamlet Flexiscope
A multiformat, multistandard handheld waveform, vector, audio, picture monitor; using a built-in 3.5in diagonal high-quality TFT display; shows the picture in 4:3 or 16:9 formats; displays conventional waveform, vector and audio displays together with data analysis; easy to plug-in input option modules allow operation in all current formats and enables future standards to be accommodated.
+44 1494 729728; www.hamlet.co.uk
AUTOMATION SYSTEMTelestream FlipFactory Pro 4.0
Allows users to transcode and move files between video servers and all the other networked digital devices in their facilities; automates streaming media production directly from the video server; eliminates digital-to-analog conversions.
TEST SIGNAL GENERATORDK-Technologies PT8612
An HD/SD test signal generator; is a new option for the PT5300 HD/SD VariTime sync generator; offers a test pattern to check lip-sync; the test pattern is based on the EBU Tech 3305 standard and extended to all common HD formats; outputs four independent test signals in 270Mb/s and 1485Mb/s SDI formats with individual formats and timing.
+45 44 85 02 55; www.dk-technologies.net
HDTV VIDEO AND AUDIO MONITORINGZANDAR TECHNOLOGIES PREDATOR HD8
HDTV video and audio monitoring multiviewer system; features Zandar's new Z-Configurator user software and ZdH Zandar dual-head display facility; comes in a compact 1RU system; has eight auto-sensing inputs, allowing both HDTV 720p and 1080i formats and legacy SDI (270Mb/s) signals to be used together, bridging the migration to HDTV signal formats.
+353 1 293 8966; www.zandar.com
COAX PATCHING SYSTEMADC TELECOM SUPER HIGH-DENSITY COAX
A high-density patching system designed for AES audio, 5.1 and 7.1 audio applications where coax medium is preferred but space is critical; the 1.5 rack space panel features 4 × 48 coax ports (96 circuits) with a patent-pending switchable termination feature that allows the user to select or deselect a 75V termination function on each circuit pair.
LCD COLOR ANALYZERDK-Technologies PM5639/06
An LCD color analyzer that checks color temperature and luminance levels; features a smart RGB bar graph display with zoom function that makes white balance alignment easy and intuitive; its color probe has already been adopted by Tamuz for a world first auto-alignment of its LCD monitors.
+45 44 85 02 55; www.dk-technologies.net
AUTOMATION SYSTEMTelestream FlipFactory HD
Automates SD-to-HD and HD-to-HD conversions, including transcoding, batch processing and file-based media and metadata exchange; offers HD encoding support for MPEG 720p, 1080i and 1080p; supports Grass Valley, Omneon and Pinnacle HD server output formats, as well as MPEG VOD HD and Windows Media HD; eliminates the need for a hardware upconverter, baseband signal routing and operator intervention.
AUTOMATED REAL-TIME CONFORMANCE ANALYZERMiraVid TeleSight
Supports all MPEG video standards; offers unparalleled performance with real-time decoding, displaying and analysis for all MPEG streams with support for TS conformance including STD verification, video and audio bitstream conformance, video quality, video bitrate, and audio level monitoring.
RASTERIZERSTEKTRONIX WVR7100 AND WVR6100
Enhancements to the rasterizers include eye pattern display, jitter measurements and cable length measurement for HD-SDI and SD-SDI signals; can display eye patterns in three-eye, 10-eye (SD), or 20-eye (HD) mode; display includes numeric readouts of timing and alignment jitter amplitudes.
DIGITAL VIDEO TRANSMITTERHitachi Sinelink series
RF license-free transmission systems for use in the transport of video over TCP/IP networks; transmits digital signals wirelessly from place to place where physical or environmental obstructions exist; Sinelink-24 operates in the 24GHz band and delivers a 56Mb/s bidirectional payload; Sinelink-60 operates in the 60GHz band, delivering a bidirectional payload of 1.485Gb/s.
HD SLOW MOTION CAMERA SYSTEMSONY HDC-3300
A multiformat HD slow-motion camera for high-end studio and sports broadcasting; achieves 3X speed slow-motion effects in full HD resolution; can output normal speed signals simultaneously for live feeds through separate digital signal processing; includes three 2/3in high-speed progressive CCDs; enables recording at 1920 × 1080/180i or 150i, as well as 1280 × 720/180p or 150p.
MONITORS AND SUBWOOFERSGenelec 8200 and 7200 DSP Series Monitors
Built on Genelec's 8000 MDE and 7000 LSE Series products; the new 8200 Series bi-amplified active monitors and 7200 Series active subwoofers are designed for end-users who want a network speaker system that can be set up, measured, analyzed and calibrated quickly.
PORTABLE SDTV LENSCANON YJ20X8.5B SERIES
A wide angle of view portable 2/3in Pro-Video lens; weighs 3.39lb; the wide angle allows a cost-effective compromise for moving between 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios; offers a wide focal length of 6mm, a high zoom ratio of 13X and a fast servo zoom speed of 1.2 seconds; offers a horizontal field of view of 72.5 degrees.
GRAM AMPLIFIERSoniflex RB-PA2
Is a dual stereo phono RIAA gram amplifier for converting pick-up cartridge signals on a turntable to a line input level; has adjustable output gain using preset potentiometers; the frequency response is held to within 0.5dB of the RIAA equalisation curve.
+44 1933 650700; www.sonifex.co.uk
ANALYSIS/PREDICTION TOOLSWeather Central ESP:LIVE
Features ESP:LIVE, 3D X-Vision, Storm Vitals and TelePATH storm analysis and prediction tools; gives users the ability to alert, forecast and report severe weather, revealing threatening elements and identifing the exact location of damaging winds, hail, flooding and tornadoes; is available with serial digital video outputs; runs on a turnkey, Windows XP system; uses nVIDEA and DVS graphics and video hardware.
AMPLIFIEROxygen DCT OxBox Midi 9B11DA-6
A standalone six-output universal HDTV/SDI distribution amplifier; detects the input signal standard and equalizes the signal for output, whether HDTV (1.485Gb) or SDI (270Mb) standards.
+44 8707 462 062; www.oxygendct.com
PORTABLE TEST SIGNAL GENERATORSHamlet Protean Series
Family of test signal generators; the Protean Axiom supports all HD signal formats, with the convenience of a built-in alphanumeric character generator, which can be burnt into any test pattern.
+44 1494 729728;www.hamlet.co.uk
UHF ANTENNAERI TRASAR UHF
Dual-channel transmitting antenna; allow stations with N+1/N-1 or adjacent DTV assignments to share a single antenna; can be top- or side-mounted, or used as a structural member in the company's STACKER optimized antenna structure solution; offers 12 azimuth patterns to choose from; features a maximum of 6MHz per channel for NTSC.
A 46in monitor that features 1920 × 1080 native resolution, dual link capability, a Gennum VXP image processing chip, HD/SD SDI inputs, DVI connection, analog component/composite/SVideo/RGB inputs and wide viewing angles (178 degrees).
VBI KEYEREVERTZ 7725VBI-K-HD
A multi-function VBI keyer; provides the capability to store different VBI configurations as presets and recall them from the card edge control or via two opto-isolated GPI inputs.
ANTENNA COMBINERSENNHEISER ELECTRONIC ASA3000
The 1RU active antenna splitter for multichannel wireless microphone systems combines up to 16 channels of Sennheiser 3000 series receivers, configured as eight EM3031 single-channel, eight EM3032 dual-channel or EM3532 dual-channel diversity receivers; operates across the entire UHF range from 470MHz to 870MHz or with selective filtering for more focused, narrowband operation across a micro-frequency input range.
AUDIO ANALYZERROHDE & SCHWARZ UP300
Offers a frequency range up to 80kHz, includes all conventional audio engineering measurements and generates the required test signals; its analog inputs and outputs are dual-channel in design.
SD ENCODERSCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA D9034
An MPEG-4 SD encoder; supports both MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 part 10 (H.264) video together with MPEG-4 picture-in-picture video services in the same chassis; features adaptive motion compensated temporal filtering with PreSightPlus noise reduction and an integrated frame synchronizer.
UHF ANTENNAJampro JUHD
The UHF panel antenna can be configured to provide various azimuth and elevation patterns; by using optional beam tilt and null fill, the elevation patterns can be shaped to maximize coverage; designed as either a side-mount or a top-mount horizontally polarized antenna, it can be configured to include varying levels of vertical polarization, with results ranging from small amounts of elliptical polarization to full circular polarization; radomes enclose and protect the panels from rain and ice.
TRANSMITTERFox Electronics QoIP Cue over IP Transport System
Provides primary and/or backup transport of network cues and GPI switching commands; a cost-effective point-to-point or point-to-multipoint system that transports six independent network DTMF cue commands and six relays over IP; GPI relays can be tied to the DTMF cues or can be transmitted separately, providing up to six independent switches for equipment at one or more remote sites.
MEDIA INTERFACE ADAPTORSOMNEON VIDEO NETWORKS MULTIPORT 4100 SERIES
Line of media interface adapters available for Omneon Spectrum media server systems; can support simultaneous playback of both SD and HD MPEG-2 material; features integrated capability for the simultaneous playback of HD and SD content on either the same channel or independent channels; includes connectors to allow for the use of external up- and down-conversion equipment.
AUDIO CONTROL ALGORITHIMJunger Audio Level Magic
The range incorporates automated gain control, transient processing and peak limiting for continuous unattended control of any program material.
+49 30 6777210;www.junger-audio.com
MULTIFORMAT HD/SD-SDI ON-SCREEN MONITORVIDEOTEK VTM SERIES
A user-configurable, field upgradable, multiformat test and measurement console; available with HD/SD, SD-only or composite analog input modules; includes a robust array of test and measurement functions such as waveform, vector, gamut, audio, picture and timing displays.
STORAGE SYSTEMSilicon Graphics (SGI) InfiniteStorage 6700
The 4Gb Fibre Channel storage system provides 2.5GB/s throughput; ideal for digital cinema mastering applications; meets the media requirements for SAN-based digital content infrastructure.
DIGITAL SFN REPEATERSElti HALO
Digital SFN repeaters feature an echo canceller to guarantee optimized transmission and low degradation in signal quality; automatic mode detection allows the SFN network cell to be switched instantaneously; compact designs up to 50W, an output power range up to 250W and no required measurement during installation.
+386 02 564 32 00;www.elti.com
INTERCOM INTERFACERIEDEL CONNECT DUO
Combines an ISDN S0 interface, allowing two simultaneous connections using two ISDN B-channels and an analog POTS telephone hybrid in a 1/2RU device; ideal for mobile units; fully compatible with all intercom systems; easily integrates to Riedel's Artist matrix intercom system; capable of remotely controlling panels via ISDN; can be configured directly from Riedel's Director software or optional Windows configuration software.
UHF IOT TRANSMITTERAcrodyne (Ai) Quantum Depressed Collector
A UHF IOT transmitter for 8-VSB and COFDM digital applications; features power levels up to 120kW average ATSC 8-VSB and DVB-T COFDM; plug-in technology and tube removal allow easy exchange of IOTs using a built-in IOT hoist assembly, without circuit assembly disconnection; the IOT is cooled by clean, safe de-ionized water; all glycol is eliminated from the cabinet environment.
TRANSMITTERBMS TRUCK-CODER II
COFDM digital transmitter has 100 available presets that can be entered through front panel controls or downloaded through a front-panel Ethernet port; indoor component is a single unit, rack-mounted controller; outdoor component is an antenna-mounted RF unit configured to operate in the 2GHz frequency band.
CONVERTERConvergent Design HD-Connect LE
Integrates video, audio, time-code and deck control into one box; the portable unit offers the features of conversion to HD or SD, allowing users to output to a wide variety of formats; features two modes of deck control: RS-422 to 1394 and 1394 to RS-422.
TRANSMITTERAxcera Innovator LX Series
A low-to-medium power transmitter line; uses the latest LDMOS devices for broadband operation across the entire UHF band; allows users to minimize spare parts stock, which is especially important to group owners and networks; enables simple and inexpensive channel changes for users with channels out of the core or expected to be displaced in the future.
EXCITERSScreen Service Italia SCT 100U/S 10W
UHF stereo transmitter has a modular construction; conventional cooling and AGC and ALC controls; features three-slope linearity pre-correction and can program the local oscillator from front panel; has a pre-set for precision offset; features a soft-start circuit, low-power consumption, a SAW vestigial filter and sync restore.
+39 30 3582225;www.screen.it
VHF TRANSMITTERLARCAN M Series
Includes a full range of TV broadcast transmitters, from 250W to 80kW; features highly linear solid-state broadband PA modules, high-power stripline combining techniques and rugged linear power supplies; versatile pull-through cooling system design is engineered to simplify installation.
GPI TALLY PROCESSORDNF Controls GTP-32
Processes and distributes GPIs and tallies between mobile trucks, production facilities and broadcast facilities; offers an event log option for logging all GPI or GPO events; events are time-stamped using a real-time clock or LTC time code; can change configuration tables between shows quickly.
WIRELESS MIC TRANSMITTERSENNHEISER SK 5212
A wireless microphone body-pack transmitter; features infrared wireless synchronization with the company's new NET 1 Network System multichannel wireless hub; can also be used with all of the company's 3000 and 5000 series components; a sturdy metal housing keeps the mini transmitter safe from tough conditions.
HIGH-SPEED DATA TRANSFERORBMS DIGITAL MEDIA TRANSPORT
Transferor offers extended network capabilities to mobile ENG field units using the BMS Truck-Coder II digital microwave system; transmits recorded video files back to the studio while on the air; sends pre-recorded program segments as files to the studio over the digital radio link; these files can be sent simultaneously with live video and audio using unused bandwidth capacity.
TRANSMITTERS AND REPEATERSDMT TRANSMITTERS AND REPEATERS
Range includes digital and digital-ready analog models in VHF and UHF bands, with air or liquid cooling; offer 0.1W to 40kW output power; compatible with all types of digital terrestrial TV networks.
RF MONITOR SYSTEMRadio Frequency Systems (RFS) MS Series
Provides a complete range of monitoring functions for RF equipment; features 50 configurable inputs; can support up to 16 transmitters plus an antenna system with four main feeders; ideal for monitoring forward and reflected transmitter power and displaying switch configurations; analyzes and stores a wide range of collected data for up to three years; its microprocessor-based system enables it to independently evaluate nonlinear multichannel systems.
MEDIA ASSET MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONEOS Web Media
Organizes and makes available for searching and ordering tapes, cassettes, reels, clips, keyframes, audio, transcripts and digital media assets in a collaborative, secure environment, enabling the re-expression and repurposing of materials regardless of repository or media type.
AUTOMATED ROBOTIC CART SYSTEMSONY XDCAM HD PDJ-C1080 CART
An automated robotic cart system; accommodates up to four PDW-1500 units and up to 80 discs to store AV material; ideal for ingesting, archiving and on-air playout applications; is equipped with a standard VCC control protocol, allowing easy integration into existing systems; the total storage capacity using 80 discs is 1.8TB; PDJ-CS10 Cart Interface Software is available to interface with MXF-compliant systems.
DIGITAL TRIAX TRANSMITTERHitachi TU-CX-Z4
Provides uncompressed digital transmission of audio and video between camera and camera control unit, as well as fully digital returns and intercom; applies to all currently manufactured broadcast and professional cameras; ideally suited for SDTV cameras that currently use triax cable.
ROUTERNETWORK ELECTRONICS VIKINX SUBLIME
Offers a range of matrix sizes (8 × 8 to 64 × 64); covers signal formats from analog video and audio to HDTV; features include re-clocking and non-reclocking SDI and HD-SDI, programmable button configuration and a 2in frame depth that allows for front and rear rack mount.
DIGITAL VIDEO ROUTERNVISION NV8288
Designed for use in video production trucks and other applications where space is limited; built for HD; supports all standard SD data rates; is ASI-compliant; can be configured for systems ranging in size from 12 × 12 up to 288 × 576; all modules, including power supplies and cooling fans, are front-serviceable and hot-swappable; runs at data rates up to 1.5Gb/s; engineered to be 3Gb/s-capable for future signal formats such as 1080p HD.
MASTER CONTROL SWITCHERPESA SWITCHING SYSTEMS MCLITE
A compact, multichannel SDTV master control switcher available with a wide range of processor and control options; features a flexible and open architecture; multiple processors and control panels can be arranged in any combination, with up to eight channels being controlled from a single control panel or from station automation.
TALLY MAPPERVideoframe 96-FlexGPI VF0073
Tally router features relay outputs; routes GPI tallies for different venues, studio setups or technical directors; creates multiple maps on a PC and uploads them to the unit to reconfigure; PC connects via RS-232 serial or over TCP/IP 100Base-T Ethernet; includes an SNMP agent for monitoring the optional redundant power supply.
DSNG PLATFORMSCOPUS VIDEO NETWORKS UE-9218
All-in-one universal encoder platform features simultaneous MPEG-2, MPEG-4 SD encoding with built-in DVB-S2 modulation and upconversion; comes ready with DVB-S2 modulation as well as MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 hardware, which enables a quick and easy software upgrade for H.264 requirements.
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTScheduALL for the Web
Provides API interface and .NET support to clients for Web-supported areas of operations, as well as IE browser-development support for new applications coming online; new browser-based solutions include ScheduALL's WEBVIEWER and WEBSCHEDULER.
COMPACT ROUTER SYSTEMSNVISION CR SERIES
Consists of the 1RU CR1616 (16 × 16) and 2RU CR3232 (32 × 32); both offer HD, SD and AES formats in self-contained units, each with a chassis depth of less than 2in, including rear-panel connectors; both models offer redundant power supplies, front-panel control and interchangeable front-button panels; can be controlled by an NV9000 control system for integration into large routing systems.
VIDEO COMPRESSION TOOLINLET TECHNOLOGIES FATHOM
Enables advanced encoding of SD and HD content in real time; software is optimized to integrate with the existing workflow infrastructure of VOD and off-line content creation applications in the post-production market, facilitating the transition to HD; facilitates content creation and distribution with smaller file sizes and higher-quality output in a short amount of time.
DIGITAL ARCHIVE SYSTEMFRONT PORCH DIGITAL DIVACOMPLETE
Includes archive layer workflow analysis, infrastructure assessment, specification, designs, hardware procurement, installation and commissioning; offers 24/7 real-time reporting of operational performance data, centralized management of archive layer support and maintenance, and overall project management of archive implementation.
DUAL-LINK CAPTURE CARDBLACKMAGIC DESIGN DECKLINK HD PRO PCIE
The dual-link HDTV 4:4:4 12-bit SDI card offers high-quality 14-bit analog video monitoring for Mac and PC computers; features twin HD-SDI inputs and outputs for 4:4:4 high-definition connections; can instantly switch to 4:2:2 HD-SDI or SD-SDI; supports all SD and HD standards; offers SPDIF/unbalanced AES audio input and SPDIF/unbalance AES audio out, word clock out, tri-sync/black burst reference input and a built-in RS-422 remote control port for broadcast deck control.
BOOTHS: SL3791, SL3985
STORAGEATTO Technology FastStream 5300
Storage appliance adds instant data protection; RAID levels are at zero, one, five and 10; storage may be added as needed with minimal or no downtime; is OS-independent; can host Fibre Channel and ISCSI connections; supports SCSI and Fibre Channel storage devices.
BOOTHS: SL537, SL1513W
PRODUCTION AND PLAYOUT SOLUTIONDalet Digital Media Systems News Suite
The integrated system offers cost-effective, scalable, tapeless newsroom operation; the DaletPlus NewsWire, a newsroom computer system, features customizable metadata forms, a single cross-media database, integrated video browse and journalist editing; the DaletPlus MediaCutter allows users to browse, log and edit clips from any desktop.
PRODUCTION SERVEREVS XT2
A multichannel, multiformat, SD/HD video server; features HD architecture and SD compatibility; allows users to perform multi-camera recording, slow-motion and super slow-motion replays, on-the-fly editing, clip-store, play-out, program turnaround, video delay, and archiving.
FIBRE CHANNEL STORAGE1 Beyond IntelliRaid FC
High-performance direct attached Fibre Channel-based storage system; features dual 4Gb Fibre Channel connections; built with SATA2 drive technology to maximize storage power and cost efficiencies; works in real-time; features easy-to-use graphical user interface and a built-in LCD read out.
PROFESSIONAL VIDEO DRIVEQUANTUM SDLT 600A
The data tape system is enhanced for professional video; features a tape-based file system and network-attached storage that is MXF-aware; each tape carries its own file system directory, allowing direct drag and drop access by applications on the network without the need for other software.
STORAGESoftware Generation (SGL) FlashNet v6.0
Offers a scalable solution with unlimited storage capacity and full redundancy; available on the Windows Microsoft SQL platform; is fully scalable to an infinite number of server configurations; the Storage Manager extension allows the user to move, copy and delete data within the archive and to defragment the archive in order to free up media space that contains obsolete data.
Shared storage for the entire network supports all the workstations working at full capacity; each video server supports various users editing simultaneously in high-resolution; is equipped with Ethernet Gigabit or Fibre Channel; storage capacity ranges from 100 hours to 2600 hours in high-resolution; maximum data security has RAID 0, 0+1, 5 and 6 support, backup power supplies and hot-swappable drives.
+34 902 35 37 39;www.vsn-tv.com
DISK RECORDERSDVS Pronto2K and ProntoHD
Recorders provide instant access, playout and capture of uncompressed 2K, HD and SD; combine a disk-based recording system with a workstation to offer VTR emulation, computer-video interfacing and networking integrated in a single device; supply conforming capabilities with transitions; support several compressed image formats.
HDTV VIDEO/AUDIO EDITORDayang D3-Edit HD8
Video and audio editor supports compressed HD and uncompressed video formats, including 8-bit to 10-bit YUV, MPEG-2I and DVCPRO HD; incorporates all the operating modes and most functions of the existing D3-Edit family; hybrid HD and SD editing is also supported; features hardware-accelerated real-time 3-D page turn, reshaping, graphic pasting and particle effects based on Flex 3-D and Power of X technology.
+ 44 1234 271 053;www.dayang.com
VIDEO ANALYSIS SOFTWAREINLET TECHNOLOGIES SEMAPHORE
Video analysis tool that supports both SMPTE standards for advanced encoding; new customizable parameters and alerts allow for a higher level of automated control in the encoding process; prior to encoding, a user can set job-specific parameters with alerts that will warn them if any part of the encode goes outside of these settings.
ARCHIVE SYSTEMVideo Technics NewsFlow v4.0
A highly scalable tapeless newsroom production, play-to-air and archive system; features reliable digital and analog Apella servers integrated with Mac- and PC-based nonlinear editors networked within NAS and SAN storage devices; can streamline the media ingest from Sony's XDCAM system to Adobe Premiere Pro; with plug-in technology, users seamlessly ingest XDCAM files to the NewsFlow centralized database, without transcoding.
LIVE MOBILE INDEXING SOLUTIONLanterna Magica Liberty
A portable, live indexing solution; lets users index as the action unfolds using lightweight equipment such as a laptop; ideal solution for in-the-field productions and outdoor shoots; feature portable, in-the-field, real-time indexing, video and audio capture and time-code support, and full text indexing and flexible keyword support.
AIR-DIELECTRIC COAXIAL CABLERadio Frequency Systems Heliflex
Available in sizes from 3/8in to 9in; minimizes discontinuities and achieves low return loss over the entire UHF bandwidth; with dual feeder lines, facilitates phase matching and eliminates the need for inherent temperature compensation.
DIGITAL MASTERING SUITEda Vinci Systems Resolve
Features color enhancement toolset and nonlinear conforming tools; Resolve FX offers an entry-level solutions for studios wanting to process and match short clips in a less-demanding digital workflow; Resolve DI is for digital intermediate projects with a substantial volume of color-look creation and conforming; Resolve RT is optimized for studios requiring speed, flexibility, efficiency and high-volume throughput by addressing the specific needs of true real-time image processing in film, digital intermediate and video finishing applications.
VIDEO SERVERDOREMI LABS MCS-HD
HD video server with four independent record and play channels; features two record and two play independent HD video channels with shared storage and selectable compression rates; ideal for applications such as live-to-air playback; commercial insertion, broadcast time delay, VTR replacement and sports slow-motion.
VIDEO SERVERVideo Technics Apella LCS
An all-inclusive 3RU scalable server; saves rack space and provides a simple, low-cost method for digital ingest and playout that offers new software designed to record SDI or analog feeds in a user-defined endless loop; ingested content can then be easily browsed, logged, edited and exported in an AFF, MXF, AVI or QuickTime format to almost any NLE or server system including Apella; for faster production, it offers three bi-directional channels for ingest and playout supporting a mixed database of DV and MPEG-2.
SURROUND SOUND ANALYZERModulation Sciences SpiderVision
A complete audio analysis solution; features a built-in, full-color display; in a half-rack wide case, it has the same form factor as a standard waveform monitor for easy mounting; features a simple push-button or remote screen selector; important user selectable features include operating level adjustment, VU, peak or PPM metering standards and SpiderVision or standard XY display modes.
HOLOGRAPHIC OPTICAL RECORDING TECHNOLOGYMAXELL CORPORATION OF AMERICA HOLOGRAPHIC MEDIA
A joint venture with InPhase Technologies; features 300GB storage capacity and a 160Mb/s transfer rate; uses a laser beam to form and store data in a number of 3-D hologram images of data pages into the same location; each location can hold hundreds of pages of data; an entire 5¼ in-diameter optical disc can store millions of pages; each piece of optical media is capable of custom encryption.
DIGITAL MEDIA SERVERAdtec Digital Soloist 4111 HD
A digital media server for MPEG-2 HD and SD file playback and IP stream decoding; can automatically scale the content to match a user's output target up to 1080i60 for HD playback with multichannel Dolby Digital AC-3 audio; media can easily be loaded, managed and scheduled for playout using the included mediaControl software.
RECORDERSONY XDCAM HD PDW-1500 COMPACT DECK
A half-rack size recorder; suitable for nonlinear and linear editing; offers high-speed data transfer capability between compatible nonlinear editing devices; equipped with an RS-422A nine-pin interface; fits well in linear editing systems as a feeder; brings added benefits of nonlinear disc recording into linear editing environment; features MPEG IMX/DVCAM and Proxy AV Data recording, as well as high-speed file transfers.
ROBOTIC CONTROLLERVinten Radamec
Sits behind the current user interfaces and enables operation of all of the current Radamec and Autocam branded products; is programmed through the control panel to perform the required moves; data is then transferred and held in the device and is recalled by the controller as and when required.
+44 1284 752121;www.vinten.com
CONTENT MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONFRONT PORCH DIGITAL DIVADIRECTOR
Enables active tracking of all assets in the DIVArchive system, frame-accurate EDL generation and export, and robust metadata search and management capabilities; integrates proxy content, allowing for Web-based viewing of assets as well as EDL generation.
MEDIA SERVERSVideo Technics Apella SDS and Apella HDS
Multichannel, multiformat media servers that support a mixed database of DV, MPEG-2, HDV, DVCPRO100, HDCAM and uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2 video; any video format can be played out back-to-back from a single channel or playlist; flexible codecs allow mixed format flavors for improved video quality, reduced storage requirements and faster production performance.
HD-SDI ANALYZERLeader LV7700
A rasterizing HD-SDI analyzer; employs almost the same front-panel controls as the portable LV5750 and studio-optimized LV5700A; waveform monitor and vectorscope functions are provided, including cursor measurements, filters, gain and timing control; line-select capabilities allow detailed signal examination.
+31 40 2645345;www.elquip.com
HD RASTERIZERTEKTRONIX WVR7100
HD rasterizer that allows the combination of HD, SD and composite video, as well as analog, digital, Dolby Digital and Dolby E audio inputs to all be monitored from a 1RU form factor; features Dolby E and Dolby Digital (AC-3) capabilities; includes new upgrades such as eye pattern display and jitter measurements for SDI signals.
WEATHER SYSTEMBARON SERVICES VIPIR
Incorporates severe weather tracking, 96-hour forecast modeling and weather graphics in one package; renderless, real-time presentation makes it quicker and easier to get on-air with only the latest information; features optional aerial mapping and live sensor integration.
HD DVC TAPETDK HDV Pro Grade High Definition DVC
Designed for HD footage acquisition; incorporates TDK's Dual Layer Metal Evaporation bonding technology and Diamond-Like Carbon tape formulation for high recording and playback accuracy; combines low drop-out rates with value for cost-conscious professional users; provides 63 minutes of recording time.
HDTV UPCONVERTERSNELL & WILCOX QUASAR
An HDTV upconverter that integrates motion estimation technology; uses motion estimation techniques based on the company's Ph.C technology to produce clear and sharp HD outputs from a variety of SD inputs; combines three Snell & Wilcox technologies in a single compact 1RU package, including Ph.C motion estimation, premium HD upconversion and Prefix compression pre-processing for noise reduction and dropout filtering.
VIDEO CONTENT MANAGEMENT AND DISTRIBUTIONBITCENTRAL MEDIAPIPE
Integrates broadcast, satellite-over-IP and MPEG file technologies; a robust software platform that facilitates the management and distribution of video via satellite in commonly accepted digital file formats such as MPEG-1 and MPEG-2.
ARCHIVE MANAGEMENTFRONT PORCH DIGITAL DIVANET 2.0
Allows customers to leverage the core power of DIVArchive to provide advanced content replication, disaster recovery and business continuance functionality across multiple facilities; provides a fundamental toolset for advanced content lifecycle control for effective multi-site archive management; designed for users who have multiple DIVArchive site installations.
TRIAX CONNECTOR BACKSHELLADC TELECOM PROAX UNIVERSAL SERIES
A new universal backshell for all U.S. format triax connectors; is more than 1in shorter than other products; is easier to terminate than the standard backshell; compatible with the Global weather protection boots.
STORAGE SYSTEM1st Design IntelliRaid FC
SATA2 RAID storage system features dual 4Gb Fibre Channel connections; controller can automatically inform users of status changes by e-mail; SATA2 disks have up to 1.2 million hours MTBF at 100 percent duty cycle, a cable-less backplane, dual-power input, and redundant hot-swappable power and fans.
PROXY BROWSING SOFTWARESONY XDCAM HD PDZ-1
Supplied with all XDCAM products as standard; is used for browsing Proxy AV Data, simple and quick cut editing and registration of metadata on an intuitive GUI; runs on a Window-based compact laptop PC; allows users to storyboard material on-location for better efficiency; supports Ethernet and i.LINK interfaces.
DIGITAL CAPTURE AND PLAYBACK SOLUTIONBluefish444 Symmetry v3.0
A multi-resolution, multiformat digital intermediate acquisition solution that features a new UI, playlist for clip assembly, XML-based project saves, batch and export lists import and export, and extended file format support; an Avid-certified DI solution for 4:4:4 DPX 10 bit RGB I/O; supports Adobe via the Production Studio.
GRAPHICS SYSTEMWeather Central 3D:LIVE
Turnkey computer weather system with MagicTRAK system allows talent control of graphics while in chroma-key; on-camera presenters interact with high-resolution mapping; is available with serial digital video outputs in SD or HD; runs on a turnkey, Windows XP system; uses nVIDEA and DVS graphics and video hardware.
D12 CONNECTORSGEPCO G37 SERIES
Twelve-channel DT12 connectors feature a new hard anodized aluminum backshell that locks in place with two set screws into a series of castellations; the set screws and castellation prevent accidental loosening of the connector shell, therefore extending the operating life; the male connector shell is constructed from stainless steel to prevent damage and keyway wear.
COAXIAL RF FILTERSRadio Frequency Systems 8PX series
Available in 50mm, 100mm and 200mm sizes; feature eight-pole cross-coupled filters that achieve a selectivity of 9dB at 4.2MHz from the center frequency for 8MHz channels; tunable over the UHF band; 50mm and 100mm coaxial cavities are configured inline; 200mm version has a folded construction to maximize compactness.
HD UP-, DOWN-, CROSSCONVERTEREVERTZ 7710XUDC-AES4-HD
Provides simultaneous crossconversion and downconversion; features two SD serial digital outputs and two composite analog video outputs; accepts two groups of SMPTE 299M embedded audio on the input or optionally external four AES audio and re-embeds them into the serial video output, providing four AES audio output mirroring the embedder.
DATA ROUTERNETWORK ELECTRONICS SL-D32P
A 32-port, configurable data router; designed to provide a flexible solution for machine control routing; ports can be configured as controller or tributary either via software or a GP that is available on each port; features redundant power supplies with front indicators and interoperability with the VikinX modular range of routers.
NEWSROOM PRODUCTION SYSTEMSolid State Logic MediaWAN
Complete newsroom production system; designed for demanding environments; multiple inputs including HD; preview and job allocation interfaces, editing software for journalists and management tools for producers; asset management database; supports third-party NLE applications including Sony Vegas and Apple FCP.
BRAIDED COAXIAL CABLESRadio Frequency Systems RGFLEX
The series of braided coaxial cables and connectors provides interconnection between low-power RF equipment; composed of three series of cables (RG, RGC and RF); available with impedances of 50Ω or 75Ω in diameters of up to 1/2in, optimized for use between 1MHz and 2400MHz.
HIGH-CAPACITY CABLE REELTecNec Distributing JACKREEL-3
The steel-frame cable reel features a cushion-grip carry handle for easy carrying and quick dispensing of cables; features a high-impact plastic core that holds 300ft of Rg59 coax or Quad Star microphone cable and more than 400ft of Cat 5 cable; measures 15in high with a 11.625in diameter.
CABLE STRIP TOOLWHITE SANDS ENGINEERING CPT-7538
Strip tool for used for ASFP, ASFPF, BNCFP and RCAFP connectors; gives the cable a 1/4in × 1/4in strip; strips Mini RG59, Belden 1855A, Belden 7787A, Belden 7789A, Belden 7791A, CommScope 7538, WS940, WS941, WS942, WS943, WS164, WS193 and WS172.
BNC ADAPTORSPomona Electronics BNC Adapter Kit
Includes 19 of the most frequently used 75Ω adapters that allow direct adaptation without the need for intermediate couplers; are precision machined — not die-cast — with tarnish resistant nickel plating and high-density PTFE insulation material; the male center pin contacts are gold-plated brass; the female center contacts are gold-plated beryllium copper for connectivity and reliability; the kit comes housed in a pistol-grip case.
IPTV VIDEO QUALITY MEASUREMENTTEKTRONIX SPECTRA2|VQM
A portable monitoring solution for the diagnosis and analysis of streaming video transmitted over IP; helps users identify the causes of poor digital image quality, such as packet loss, delay or data corruption in the IP transport network; monitors video streams transported over RTP and MPEG-2TS protocols; supports measurement of multiple concurrent SD and HD video streams.
TWO-CHANNEL CHARGERPAG V2
Designed for PAG and Sony V-Mount Li-Ion batteries; features a tough but lightweight molded-construction; fits easily into a camera bag, making it ideal for location use; offers PAG ACS software, which is designed to extend the battery cycle life.
SIGNAL PROCESSING AND CONVERSION EQUIPMENTSNELL & WILCOX KUDOS PLUS SERIES
TBS time base synchronizer and CVR converter and synchronizer; equipped to handle embedded audio; choice of external audio I/O options; six of the new Kudos Plus products include a FireWire interface for DV input or output; all 12 products feature composite, component and Y/C video inputs and outputs; the 1/2RU products perform signal stabilization and standards conversion on video.
CONNECTORSFISCHER CONNECTORS 1052 SERIES
Triax connectors are compatible with 3/8in and 1/2in in 75Ω cables; protect sensitive signals from RFI interference with integral shielding within the connector body; route signals through contacts plated with a minimum of 1µm of gold.
+41 21 800 95 95;www.fischerconnectors.com
PATCHING SYSTEMADC TELECOM UNIPATCH GIGE
A professional grade normal-through gigabit patching system; features a high-density 32-port normalled through card frame system to patented ADC-Krone Direct-Edge LSA plus termination system; uses a Mil Spec switching contact and is rated for 30,000 insertions and withdrawals.
HYBRID FIBER DISTRIBUTION RACKGEPCO HDRA
An angled 2RU hybrid fiber distribution rack; reduces connector protrusion and cable strain; provides a simplified solution for the on-site installation of SMPTE hybrid fiber interconnections; each hybrid fiber connector is broken out to separate single-mode fiber ST connectors and an electrical five-pin connector; this allows the camera interconnect to be run over separate fiber optic and electrical cable elements.
CABLESBelden Brilliance CatSnake
Tactical field-deployable Cat 5e audio and video cables designed for use in patching Ethernet or other Cat 5e digital audio/video formats; AES/EBU-compliant; features Belden's Bonded-Pair unshielded twisted pairs with 24 AWG stranded bare copper conductors and polyolefin insulation; a heavy jacket wall version for medium-duty use and an upjacketed version for the harshest heavy-duty applications are available.
OSCILLOSCOPESTEKTRONIX DPO7000 SERIES
Oscilloscopes with Digital Phospor technology; verify, characterize, debug and test electronic designs; speed up day-to-day tasks with signal acquisition and analysis; feature a large-screen display of 12.1in; feature 500MHz to 2.5GHz; up to 10 GS/s sample rate on four channels.
PROMPTING EQUIPMENTVinten Vision iScript Systems
A portable prompting system; uses the Vinten Vision iScript pan and tilt head; reduces the time and effort associated with the attachment of a conventional prompting system; includes a pre-set counterbalance system; features the Autoscript GoPrompt 12 solution, offers a newly designed speed mount hood/bracket that slips into the head platform and is securely locked off.
+44 1284 752121;www.vinten.com
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENTScheduALL Microsoft Outlook and Exchange Interface
Delivers a simple interface with MS Outlook and Exchange, providing unidirectional functionality; detailed schedule information created can be sent to Outlook calendars, PDAs and mobile text messaging.
CABLESBelden Brilliance Low Cap Speaker cables
Performance gains are achieved through the use of high-conductivity, oxygen-free, copper conductors that are inherently free of impurities; use low-capacitance polyolefin dielectric; are available with 10-, 12-, 14- or 16 AWG bare copper conductors; feature round, brightly colored and satin-finished PVC jackets.
VIDEO PATCHBAYSSwitchcraft MidSize RGB Series
RGB series of video patchbays; offer high performance in high-density panels; for use when component video signals need to be separated into their own; the jacks are conveniently grouped into RGB, RGBS and RGBHV layouts; panels are available in 1RU, 1.5RU and 2RU versions.
WIRELESS MICROPHONE SYSTEMLectrosonics 200
Includes a rack-mount diversity receiver, two compact receivers and two belt-pack transmitters; a handheld wireless mic is also available in Europe in limited quantities; ideal in situations where RF interference is a problem, such as more urbanized areas; the group's receivers are small enough to mount on DV camcorders; features a dual-band compandor for improved audio and tracking front ends with advanced diversity reception to minimize RF interference and maximize range.
DIGITAL AUDIO WORKSTATION PATCHBAYSSwitchcraft Studiopatch
Digital audio workstation patchbays; new additions include a 9625 version consisting of 96 patch-points to DB25 rear connections and the 96DL version, which offers 96 patch-points to Cannon DL rear connections; all three versions use the EZ Norm jack, which allows for quick normalling changes from the front of the patchbay.
AUDIO/VIDEO SYNCPRO-BEL VALID8
Quickly and accurately diagnoses and rectifies audio and video sync problems; works with any HD or SD standard; can be compressed, recorded, replayed and standards-converted, with the VALID8 signal then measured for video and audio delay.
CHANNEL RECEIVERModulation Sciences PRO-3
Offers three independent solutions to correct delay introduced by the advent of digital ENG; includes selective calling, main channel push-down and antenna diversity, front-panel tenability, four user presets, a DELcor channel and the DELiminate squelch.
WAVEFORM MONITORLeader LV5100
A compact waveform monitor that occupies 215mm × 42 mm × 132mm space; incorporates a 150mm rectangular high-intensity P4-phosphor CRT, which can be used to display Y or G chroma components as a television image; the positional relationship between a video signal and its corresponding image can be checked using the intensity-modulated display of a selected image line.
+31 40 2645345;www.elquip.com
12-CHANNEL DT12 CONNECTORGEPCO G37
Features a hard anodized aluminum backshell that locks in place with two set screws into a series of castellations; the set screws and castellation prevent accidental loosening of the connector shell, thereby extending the operating life; male connector shell is constructed from stainless steel to prevent damage and keyway wear; is completely weather-tight, allowing for use in remote and hostile environments.
BROADCAST RACKAPWMayville Stantron
Features thin profile power strips for space savings in high-density wiring applications; a wide variety of cooling fans and devices ensure temperature control; standard and customizable filler panels plug open spaces; heavy-duty shelves accommodate non-rack-mountable units with larger weight load capacities; top and rear-mountable fan panels assist airflow through the rack system.
TRANSLUCENT CODING RINGNeutrik XX-series
Allows individual customized labeling, branding and coding; an individual colored and/or lettered paper or tape can be placed inside the ring.
CROSSCONVERTERSEVERTZ 7710XC-HD AND 7710XC-AES4-HD
The 7710XC-HD is designed to provide high-quality conversion of HD (SMPTE 292M) signals to other common 1.5Gb/s HD video formats; features 10-bit processing, two HD serial digital outputs, one OSD output and external genlock; the 7710XC-AES4-HD with external AES provides high-quality conversion of HD signals to other common 1.5Gb/s HD video formats.
GRAPHICS OPERATING SYSTEMChyron Lyric Pro
Uses Chyron's new interFuse Technology; creates graphics in pieces; users simply merge individual elements to create the final on-air graphic seconds before going on-air.
BATTERY POWER SYSTEMANTON/BAUERQR-JVC 7/14HDV
A Gold Mount power system to be used with the JVC GY-HD100 camcorder; supplies the proper regulated operating voltage to the camera while providing the ability to use standard 12V video accessories all powered from the same battery; the mount features a RealTime interface to the camera that displays the battery's remaining runtime directly in the viewfinder of the camera.
IPTV TEST AND MONITOR PLATFORMPixelmetrix DVStation-IP
New features include a service view display for viewing the summary of all components of a service including video, audio, CA, data carousels, etc.; presents all broadcast services within all SPTS IP connections in a single consolidated view; audio alarms for silence and tone allow customers to monitor audio integrity on all channels.
RECEIVERBMS CENTRAL DECODER II
Stable analog and digital central receive site system is easily integrated and operated with a wide variety of central receive site and mobile antenna configurations; enables a continuous operator-free existence while remaining a fully functional remote receive site; features an integrated receiver decoder; automatically detects and adjusts both COFDM and MPEG-2 transmission parameters, data rate and modulation.
MEDIA WALLCustom Consoles Media Wall
Designed to accommodate large or small arrays of flat-panel monitors and ancillary equipment; incorporates height-adjustable horizontal beams suspended between 2000mm high silver-anodised aluminium supports; the beams are available in 1500mm, 2000mm and 2500mm widths and are structured to allow easy attachment of large and small panels using pivoting VESA and plasma-mount fittings.
+44 1525 379 909;www.customconsoles.co.uk
AUDIO CODECAPT WorldNet Oslo
An audio codec for multiple channel audio applications; transports high-quality content over both synchronous and packetized data links; features enhanced apt-X coding; delivers real-time, near lossless quality audio on up to 24 channels; new option transports audio over IP in addition to E1/T1 links for STL/TSL and studio-to-studio networking applications.
+028 9037 1110;www.aptx.com
ASSET MANAGEMENT AND ARCHIVE SYSTEMDalet Digital Media Systems News Library
The turnkey asset management and archive system archives, indexes and distributes news material to broadcasters using MOS-compliant newsroom computer systems, such as Dalet OpenMedia, Associated Press ENPS or Avid iNews; the system's InterWeb option enables remote bureaus and journalists to fully leverage content and source materials.
STORAGE SYSTEMArchion Synergy Plus
A full-featured SATA II to FC RAID storage unit designed for networking digital video systems; compatible with Avid's Unity system, including the latest version MediaNetwork 4.1; comes in units from 4TB to 8TB and more, with two ports of 2GB FC; is compatible with Windows, Mac OS 9, X and Tiger, Linux and UNIX.
HANDLE BRACKETTecNec Distributing DELV-G 1080-1
The pro-machined, rugged, lightweight aircraft aluminum handle bracket adds four threaded mounts and a cable strain relief system to a Sony HD Handycam for additional mics, lights, transmitters, jib arms, Steadicams and LCDs; cables stay plugged in with integral strain relief system; supports up to 75lb; won't interfere with camera controls.
HD CABLESComprehensive XHD cables
Designed specifically for HDTV and high-definition source and display technologies; provide video definition and high-res video performance for HDTV and high-res signals; include composite video, S-Video, component video, VGA, DVI, HDMI, digital audio and others.
FILE SYSTEMSanbolic Melio v.2.0
A symmetrical 64-bit clustered file system designed for high availability and clustered computing environments; enhancements and new functionalities include up to a 4X increase in file system performance and support for virtually unlimited file system size.
WIRELESS PROMPTING SYSTEMAutoscript GoPrompt-15
Features a 15in high-brightness screen designed to bring studio-standard readability to field operations; prompting can be done in the field without the need for laptop computers; is capable of field editing via USB or PS-2 keyboard.
PRODUCTION TOOLSEVS IP DIRECTOR
A complete software suite; built around dedicated software modules, which feature a fully configurable user interface; combined with the EVS XT server network, it unifies key elements of the production environment and accelerates the migration to a truly tapeless workflow; includes ingest and playout control, logging, asset management, editing, and highlights functions and advanced browsing features.
IPTV NETWORKED VIDEO SOLUTIONArroyo OnDemand
Powers the delivery of new and emerging personalized television services, including networked VOD, nPVR and time-shifted television; operates on IBM's eServer; features 10GigE support, unparalleled streaming density and unlimited numbers of streams, ingest channels and hours of storage.
3-D COMPOSITING AND MOTION GRAPHICS SOLUTIONBoris FX Boris Blue
A standalone application that provides 3-D creativity with real-time performance to accelerate users' workflow; based on the company's Boris Red plug-in; the initial release will support Windows only.
A high-density encoder for off-site insertion of hyper local channels specific to the MDU or closed community; enables cable operators to cost-effectively convert local analog channels to digital; provides an integrated and scalable solution that encodes, multiplexes, modulates and converts up to nine community channels, such as security cameras, community programming or events calendars.
NEWS AUTOMATION SYSTEMComprompter NewsKing NewsRoom System
Built on a foundation of Microsoft Windows, SQL and Word featuring easy point-and-click, drag and drop operation; XML Rundown provides instant access to assignments, scripts, wires and archives.
FIBER-OPTIC TRANSMITTER/RECEIVERCommunications Specialties Pure Digital Fiberlink
A 7240/7241 transmitter and receiver pair that supports a combination of high-resolution RGB, stereo audio, 10Base-T and two-way data transmitted over one single-mode or multimode fiber; works with any type of display device that supports VGA, SVGA, XGA and WXGA (640 × 480 up to 1366 × 768), plus HDTV resolutions of 480p, 720p and 1080i (RGBHV format only).
LIGHTING SUPPORT SYSTEMMatthews Studio Equipment MINI MAX
Operates on a 105in (265cm) maximum arc from a height of 14ft (427cm) to below the horizontal; supports a 15lb (6.8Kg) fixture at a 9ft (274cm) extension and can parallel up to a 9ft (274cm) ceiling; features two rocky mountain legs and an adjustable main column leg for leveling on almost any uneven surface including stairs.
HD FRAME RATE CONVERTERFOR-A FRC-7000
Uses motion compensation processing by motion vectors to convert field frequencies; enables conversion between different HD frame rates; ideal for converting the frame rate prior to transmitting at international sporting events; can convert frame rates between 1080/59.94i and 50i, and between 720/59.94p and 50p.
CARDIOD STUDIO MICNeumann TLM 49
A large diaphragm, cardioid, studio microphone; features the K47 capsule used in the M 49 and U47
Microphones; the capsule has a linear frequency response up to the upper mid-range; above 2kHz there is a gentle presence boost up to 3dB; the capsule is enclosed by a large, acoustically open, neutral sounding head grille.
An HDV to DVB-ASI converter with FireWire input; designed for broadcasters and content providers; converts high-definition 1394 output from the new generation of HDV cameras to DVB-ASI; when used with the JVC GY-HD100U camcorder, it converts the camera's 1394 FireWire output from 720 30p to 720 60p, making the output fully compatible with standard broadcast 720 60p equipment.
An integrated automation system able to share information with all the TV infrastructures; controls all devices that are normally used in any station, such as video servers, audio and video routers, master control/video mixer, logo generators, titlers, cart machines for automatic caching and VTRs; runs on Windows XP computers.
+39 0733 9564;www.etere.com
CONTROLLERTV ONE CC-300 CORIO CONSOLE
A hardware-based controller for the C2 series of video processor and switching products; features two rows of input selection buttons, a large LCD display and extensive use of both dedicated switches and soft-key switches; features enchanced functions that set up and execute long, complex macro sequences.
AUDIO CONSOLEFairlight DREAM Constellation-ANTHEM
A multi-configurable digital audio console that allows users to record, mix and edit functions on one console; the configurations resemble traditional split recording consoles, classic in-line mixing consoles and advanced audio post-production consoles.
+61 2 9975 1777;www.fairlightau.com
EDITING AND SHARED MEDIA STORAGE SYSTEMEditShare
EditShare version 4.0 available; features support for uncompressed HD, faster hardware and larger hard drives, and a new scalable architecture; allows large groups of editors to capture into and share a common pool of media files, while guaranteeing that unauthorized individuals can never interfere with, damage or erase media once it has been shared.
DIGITAL SOLID-STATE UHF TRANSMITTERLARCAN Magnum
Users can choose between 2.5kW, 5kW, 10kW, 15kW or other options; features versatile air-cooling and multiple regulated power supplies; includes intuitive advanced diagnostics and an extensive monitoring system designed to simplify maintenance; fits in 10kW of power in 25sq ft of space.
ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT SOFTWAREFRONT PORCH DIGITAL DIVARCHIVE 5.10
Enables interoperability between large digital media storage devices, video servers, editing systems and digital media workflow applications; upgrades include broader interoperability with Front Porch Digital's key partners, enhanced performance for network-based API clients, file system interface refinements and enhanced error messaging
ANALOG TELEPHONE LINE INTERFACEJK Audio Four IFB
A four-position analog telephone line interface; provides flexible listen-only IFB for television field production use; each IFB output, and the monitor input/output jacks, may be separately connected to one of the four analog phone lines; a telephone handset may also be connected for communication with the monitor phone line.
NLE ROUTERLaird Telemedia LTM-ER4HD
Allows users to switch and control up to four external digital or analog video devices to and from a NLE system or post-production switcher; features include the ability to select audio, video, or RS-422 independently to or from the NLE and built-in 1:1 machine-to-machine override for dubbing functions.
ALL HAZARDS DIGITAL ALERT SYSTEMGlobal Security Systems GSSNET
An alert and notification system that uses the existing nationwide FM broadcast infrastructure to provide target area coverage messaging coverage and a proprietary messaging system that allows secured and encrypted data with layered and targeted messaging to personnel.
Designed for Neutrik's EtherCon D-Series chassis connectors; IP54 protection is achieved by replacing the frontplate and pushing lever with the kit components.
CONTENT MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONGlobeCast WING
A suite of IP-based services and applications for broadcast, enterprise and digital retail signage; features WING Content Exchange for content contribution and exchange; WING Store & Broadcast for tapeless playout and channel management; and WING Captive Audience for the delivery of retail advertising and digital display.
TRAFFIC MAP GRAPHICSCurious Software Traffic Flow
A combination of Curious Traffic Producer and Curious Map Presenter; offers broadcasters a complete solution for the design, production and on-air presentation of their traffic maps; Traffic Producer's interface allows both graphics and non-graphics professionals to quickly focus on the area of interest, add storytelling details and create still or animated maps that are ready for air instantly.
+44 20 7428 0288;www.curious-software.com
SYNCHRONIZER/DECODERSNELL & WILCOX IQDEC
Features video decoding, frame synchronization and powerful noise reduction; modules pack a 12-bit Golden Gate premium decoder, synchronizer and audio embedder with noise reduction on a single compact card; advanced 3-D decoding algorithms, powered by Golden Gate technology, extract information from analog picture sources; provides a bridge between analog legacy operations and digital environments.
DIGITAL VIDEO MEASUREMENT SYSTEMROHDE & SCHWARZ DVM 400
Monitors, analyzes, records and replays MPEG-2 transport streams; comes equipped with an integrated, high-res color display so users do not need a laptop or external monitor to operate the system; is operated by means of its keys and rotary knob or via the supplied USB mouse; an external monitor and keyboard can be connected; includes various interfaces and space for three plug-in cards.
COMPOSITING AND EFFECTS SYSTEMD2 Software Nuke v4.5
Features an advanced 3-D compositing workspace, 32-bit floating point rendering, open EXR support including 64 channels of image data, as well as a new image-based keyer and UI mode; available for Linux, Irix, Windows and Mac OSX platforms.
NONLINEAR HD AND SD EDITORMedia 100 HD
Features an easy-to-use traditional interface that makes it easy to work in the hybrid environment of mixed formats and codecs; new hardware and improved integration with the Boris FX plug-ins.
REAL-TIME STORAGE SOLUTIONMESOFT SELECT
Used to store, manage and access media; features a client interface on the front-end and MESoft's patent-pending server technology on the back-end; delivers reduced production process costs and increased post-production speed.
NONLINEAR DISC RECORDERSONY PROFESSIONAL DISC MEDIA PFD23
A single-sided, optical disc that uses blue-violet laser technology to enable large-capacity recordings; the 12cm disc provides a storage capacity of 23.3GB, made possible using a 405nm blue-violet laser, an objective lens with a .85 numerical aperture and a specially developed recording layer.
PORTABLE TESTERJDSU 40/43G
An all-in-one portable tester for 40/43G networks; combines 40/43G optical and electrical interfaces with jitter and wander in JDSU's ONT-506 and ONT-512 testers; technical features include concatenated and fully structured signals for SONET OC-768/ SDH STM-256, OTN OTU-3 (G.709 FEC) with bulk or SONET/SDH client, unframed 39.813Gb/s and 43.018Gb/s BER testing, and complete alarm, error, overhead, and pointer generation and analysis for SONET/SDH and OTN.
DV CAMERA TRIPODMILLER CAMERA SUPPORT SOLO DOLLY
Features a 729mm width dimension for safe maneuverability through standard doorways; a collapsed length of 552mm and aluminum construction weighing only 2.5kg enhances portability; the ergonomically designed carry handle is molded into the dolly's reinforced die-cast center bracket for optimum carriage strength.
IMAGE SERVER360 SYSTEMS IMAGE SYNC
Operates two Image Server 2000s as a redundant pair; features no loss of playout, ingest, stored content, or file management when off-line; all program content is completely redundant; the loss of either server has no effect on broadcast operations.
SIGNAL MONITOREVERTZ VIP
Based on the company's MVP architecture; provides a signal monitoring and display solution for up to four and 12 auto-sensing video HD/SD and NTSC/PAL inputs with support for embedded and discrete digital or analog audio; new VIP8 version features three-slot module that conveniently fits into the Evertz 3RU 7700FR-C frame.
HD IP VIDEO BACKHAUL SOLUTIONT-VIPS TVG430
Using JPEG2000 compression, it reduces the bit rate required of an HD-SDI signal from 1.485Mb/s to between 50Mb/s and 200Mb/s; maximizes video quality for HD post production and features high resilience to packet loss.
+47 22 88 97 50;www.t-vips.com
VIDEO SERVERLEIGHTRONIX TCD/NX
A multichannel video player and recorder with digital video messaging capabilities; controlled by the company's TCD/IP Network Managed Video System Controller; up to 16 servers can be configured under one TCD/IP for automated control of up to 32 channels of digital video playback and 16 channels of recording.
MPEG RECORDERTEKTRONIX MTX100A MPEG
3RU recorder and player uses PC components and a Tektronix-designed platform architecture; has a large internal storage and DVD-ROM; Ethernet download capabilities help users store, download and play outtest patterns.
DVRPace Micro Technology Vegas TDC575 SD-DVR
An all digital, dual-tuner SD-DVR; includes advanced connectivity, DOCSIS/DSG and a processor powerful enough to support both current and future technology requirements; supports CableLabs OpenCable Application Platform (OCAPTM) and has also been integrated with the latest electronic program guide and VOD applications.
+44 1274 532000;www.pacemicro.com
CONTENT SECURITY AND DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONTHOMSON NEXGUARD
Protects, traces and monitors digital content in the professional media environment from production to post production through distribution; includes watermarking, encryption, controlled access and forensic data solutions that manage and secure the storage, transfer and viewing of digital content.
AUDIO PLATFORMSymetrix SymNet Designer version 6.0
A drag-and-drop Windows application for the company's SymNet Network Audio platform; includes new Acoustic Echo Cancelling feature that makes it viable for boardroom applications requiring tele- and video-conferencing capabilities.
TRANSMITTERRF CENTRAL RFX-PHT
A portable 2GHz digital transmitter with either 5W or 10W power output; designed to use the company's camera mount transmitter; provides a means to make any news van live; can be used in a standalone mode for temporary transmit application.
DSNG ENCODER MODUALTORSCOPUS VIDEO NETWORKS E-1720
The encoder modulator with integrated L-Band upconverter features modulation and upconversion in a 1RU, offering a compact platform for the DSNG mobile news market; provides broadcast-quality of 70/140 IF and 950MHz to 2150MHz L-Band outputs as well as a separate L-Band monitoring output.
PORTABLE TV ANALYZERROHDE & SCHWARZ FSH3-TV
Offers all the functions and features of a spectrum analyzer, combined with the functions and features of an analog and digital TV test receiver; comes equipped with a preamplifier, tracking generator and TV module that permits the analysis of analog and digital TV signals and their demodulation; the demodulated video signal, which is made available at an output that can be used either as an analog TV or as a digital output, can be routed to an external monitor or an MPEG-2 decoder.
STEREO AUDIO DELAY SYNCHRONIZERSoniflex RB-DS2
Resynchronizes audio to video following such delay processes as standards conversion and transmission delay; features balanced analog and AES/EBU digital audio inputs and outputs on three-pin XLR connectors; can act as a combined A/D and D/A unit, with analog inputs delayed and output as AES/EBU and vice-versa.
+44 1933 650700;www.sonifex.co.uk
TRANSMITTERGLOBAL MICROWAVE SYSTEMS HDMT
The high-definition messenger transmitter accepts HD-SDI video signal and embedded audio or analog stereo audio inputs (mic or line level); video is compressed according to MPEG-2 specifications.
HDV VIDEOCASSETTE RECORDERSSONY HVR-M25 AND HVR-M15
Capable of 1080i recording and playback; support both standard and mini-size DV cassettes; are switchable between 50Hz and 60Hz (PAL/NTSC) and offer, HDVTM, DVCAM and DV SP recording and playback capability, providing users with an easy migration from SD to HD production.
ENCODER MODULEDOLBY CAT. NO. 561
Offers real-time, multistream and multichannel encoding of both Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus formats; allows high-quality transcoding of Dolby Digital to Dolby Digital Plus bit streams; a comprehensive integrated audio solution that saves rack space.
ROUTERPESA SWITCHING SYSTEMS CHEETAH 1024XR
A 1024 × 1024 system in two equipment racks; the two-rack system is achieved by adding an on-board distribution circuit into each 1024 × 512 frame; each 41RU frame allows for low-power consumption, N+1 power and dual internal control; systems support high-quality signal routing for SDI, HD and ASI in either coax or fiber I/O.
DRIVE-AWAY SATELLITE SYSTEMSWE-DISH DA150K Compact
A small sized, vehicle-mounted antenna system for worldwide Ku-band uplink operation; features a high-performing elliptical 1.5m Gregorian offset antenna that gives up to 80 percent gain efficiency when transmitting.
TIME REFERENCE AND TEST SIGNAL SOLUTIONTrilogy Mentor XL
An SPG/TSG combination that fulfills a wide range of timing reference and test signal requirements; analog, SD and HD test signals, in 525 and 625, are all handled simultaneously, with an option for multiple tri-level sync outputs; has the ability to choose any mix of SD and HD signals, catering for both current and future needs.
LCD MONITORSNEC MULTISYNC 90 SERIES
LCD desktop displays that feature in-plane switching and vertical alignment LCD module technology; the “i” models, which use IPS-based modules, address color critical needs and include the 19in MultiSync LCD1990SXi, the 20in (20.1 viewable) MultiSync LCD2090UXi and the 21in (21.3 viewable) MultiSync LCD2190UXi monitors.
ROBOTIC CAMERA CONTROL PANELSTELEMETRICS CP-R-2A/CP-D-2A
Dual proportional joysticks allow simultaneous smooth and variable speed pan/tilt and zoom/focus control; include camera select buttons 1-4; the panels also allow 32 pre-settable shots P/T/Z/F in four banks of eight to be entered for later recall; tally contact closure inputs flash camera select buttons.
DISC DRIVE UNITSONY XDCAM HD PDW-D1 DRIVE UNIT
An XDCAM disc drive unit; designed for use in nonlinear editing systems; the drive unit supports the i.LINK interface supporting DV I/O and File Access Mode protocols, allowing connection with a variety of nonlinear editing systems; features a highly compact and lightweight design.
CODEC SYSTEMXVD TX100
A micro-size codec system that weighs 1lb, with low 5 watt power consumption from AC /DC sources; provides NTSC/PAL composite or S-video input with 10/100 Ethernet output for LAN or Internet links; encodes video under 1Mb/s for ½ D1 and under 300Kb/s for ¼ D1 resolution with motion characteristics.
VOD SOLUTIONTHALES SAPPHIRE VOD
A VOD offering for IPTV projects; enables the delivery of MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 AVC video streams over broadband networks; based on an Intel-based architecture; combined with the SmartVision TVmanagement system, it enables services providers to build a complete set of VOD services: Subscription VOD, Rental VOD, True-VOD, Near-VOD, DVD-like VOD, etc.