A real-time sales traffic system; manages core broadcast functions — sales, traffic and accounting; offers an easy-to-use graphical user interface and Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) support for flexible customization and reporting; eliminates redundant data entry and supports simultaneous viewing of multiple schedules.
FAST FORWARD VIDEO FIELDPRO
A compact 5in × 1.86in × 3.14in digital video recorder; has internal 2.5in hard drive; powered by an external 12 VDC power adapter; features video capture and playback at 60fps, resolution greater than 550 lines at 4:1 compression, user-selectable compression ratios ranging from 4:1 to 20:1, recording times averaging from four to 20 minutes per gigabyte.
DUAL HD MONITOR
MARSHALL ELECTRONICS V-R72P-2HDA
Rack-mounted monitor features high resolution, 1.2 million pixel screens with digital signal processing; designed for analog applications; accepts DVI and HDMI computer or video signals plus HD and SD analog video standards and signal types.
An integrated software family that provides a flexible solution for the production office, newsroom and transmission facility; uses a common structure, a standard user interface and shared data; software modules merge to produce one application; each can also be run independently; consists of QNews, QNet, QTx, QMedia, QScript, QClose and Qvote.
KINO FLO PARABEAM ZIP 400 AND 200
Optics compress the focal range of the light wave to produce a broad, soft source along the horizontal axis and a narrow beam on the vertical axis; measures 24in × 24in; can light a four-person news desk from approximately 15ft away; sweeps back the darkness in the foreground without washing out the foreground on the set.
FLORICAL SYSTEMS AUTOMATED JOIN IN PROGRESS (JIP)
Featured in the AirBoss presentation controller; is fully automated to provide potentially unattended join in progress of local recorded programs based on a remote signal from the network.
ALL-DIGITAL LOGGING SYSTEM
MASSTECH GROUP LOGGER-MINI
Replaces VCR logging with a low-cost, automatable, network-ready digital system for meeting archival logging and recording requirements; is a smaller storage version of MassLogger system; offers the advantages of nonlinear access, an easy-to-use Web interface and proxy monitoring.
CARBON FIBER VIDEO TRIPOD
Stage one features a twin-leg design, while a single leg is used for stage two; is lightweight; comes complete with double spiked feet for ultra stability; can support a maximum payload of up to 28.6lbs at heights ranging from 24in to 58in; incorporates a removable 75mm half ball.
MICROPHONE WINDSHIELD SYSTEM
DPA MICROPHONES WINDPAC
Comprised of a shock mount and collapsible windshield; the shock mount can be used with any microphone without the need for clips or any other fittings; the collapsible windshield is made from a fabric that is capable of withstanding wind gusts of up to 85mph, while still allowing for accurate sound recording and audio transparency.
MULTICHANNEL AUDIO METER
Offers from two to 32 channels of audio; has a modular structure, with a wide variety of modules available; features include HD and SDI de-embedding, AES signals, analog signals, surround sound monitoring via the Jelly-Fish display, a goniometer for stereo purposes and volume control for outputs.
SMPTE TIME CODE GENERATOR
A microprocessor-based pre-settable SMPTE time code generator with Jam Sync; provides a front-panel mounted thumbwheel switch that allows the presetting of hours, minutes and seconds data and six digits of user bits.
WIDE-ANGLE MATTE BOX
Its design is based around the 5.65 × 5.65 filter, which works well for HD wide-angles; accepts HD zooms, primes and wide-angle cine lenses up to 14mm; allows for both full studio-swingaway and clip-on use.
CAMERA SUPPORT SYSTEM
A lightweight shoulder mount; redirects the geometry of a mini-DV camera to make use of the body as a stable support platform; the body support system improves both the ergonomics and performance of a professional mini-DV handheld.
MPEG-4 AVC ENCODER
MODULUS VIDEO ME6000
Delivers more than 600 billion operations per second; provides high-quality, full-resolution HD video using low bit rates; supports features, such as CABAC entropy coding, macro block adaptive field frame coding, multiframe references and a de-blocking filter; delivers MPEG-4 AVC data as a compressed MPEG-2 transport stream using IP or optional ASI.
USB AND FIREWIRE FEED-THROUGH
Fits the D-style cutout; is ideal for use with wall-plate applications; the Firewire feed-through is equipped with a 6-pin/conductor that passes power and signal conductors between patch cables; the USB feed-through is 2.0-compatible and reversible, making side A or side B available from the front of the connector.
SHOTOKU BROADCAST SYSTEMS ROBOTICS
The pan/tilt heads feature manual operations with adjustable fluid damping and VR capability; features include a Learn mode for control, SWOOP mode for modified zoom replay trajectory, automatic selection of the on-air camera, interface to such external control devices as microphone selection systems, linked sequences of 10 shots, and Ethernet interconnection for easy control over long distances.
SHORT HOP ATMOSPHERIC FIBER TRANSPORT
TELECAST FIBER SYSTEMS KERMIT
Augments fiber-optic runs and provides signal connectivity where running fiber cable is impractical or impossible; plug in virtually any Telecast product, and Kermit launches its signal through the air, up to 1/2km away; is lightweight and portable for field deployment.
VIDEO-ON-DEMAND DESCRIPTION SOFTWARE
ANYSTREAM AGILITY VOD
Enterprise-level description; allows content producers to serve VOD outlets; designed in response to demand from broadcast customers for a way to create and deliver content to burgeoning video-on-demand outlets affordably as opposed to outsourcing.
Based on a 5.25in high-excursion, low-frequency transducer powered by a 100W RMS amplifier and a 1in damped titanium composite high-frequency transducer powered by a 50W RMS amplifier; is housed in a cast aluminum enclosure; has a flat frequency response of +1.5dB/-2dB 70Hz - 20kHz with bass extension of -10dB @ 48Hz and peak SPL of 109dB at 1m.
EXAVIO EXAMAX 9000
Dynamic cache sustains an I/O throughput in excess of 5GB/s; elevates the performance of heterogeneous shared files system over a Fibre Channel fabric, providing real-time content access from multiple workstations with low latency and high-quality service; can expand to 36 2Gb Fibre Channel ports in one chassis.
DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM
BT BROADCAST MEDIAHIVE
+011 800 28 27 28 27
www.bt.com/media-broadcast (opens in new tab)
Can capture, store, manage and distribute any type of media file, including video, audio and still images, to any number of media-enabled devices, including TVs, PCs and mobile phones.
AVID TECHNOLOGY MEDIA COMPOSER ADRENALINE HD
978-640-3594;www.avid.com (opens in new tab)
HD, SD and DV editing and finishing; features include 10-bit video capture and playback, real-time HD and SD multicamera editing, and support for the most popular HD frame rates.
BROADCAST MICROWAVE CARRY-CODER II
A portable module for video cameras; performs wireless digital transmission of video, audio, and user-defined private data; can be used in a backpack configuration or plugged directly to the back of most professional video cameras.
COMPLIANCE RECORDING SYSTEM
+31 13 511 6666;www.axon.nl
A compact 1RU frame with video and audio inputs; has no local control and is controlled and monitored by the Request Server across a dedicated Gigabit network; has four serial ATA hot-swappable hard disks in a RAID-5 configuration; TRACS Request Server is in enclosed in a matching compact 1RU frame with the signal I/Os located at the back of the unit.
BROADCAST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
MSA FOCUS PERSPECTIVE
+44 0 29 20 671 760
For rights management, compilation of playlists and securing income from advertising or sponsorship revenues; covers content preparation, management of scheduling and ad sales.
INTEGRATED PRODUCTION SUITE
NEWTEK VT 
Provides real-time layering and effects for live video and graphics in most PC file formats; operates internally in uncompressed D1 component video, with composite, Y/C, component, DV or optional SDI output; includes integrated timeline and storyboard editing, paint, 3-D modeling and animation, titling, keying, and live switching.
MAXIMUM THROUGHPUT SLEDGEHAMMER HD!O
Enables any facility, with any system, running any OS, to centralize the input and output of HD material using commodity components to reduce the cost of ownership; features real-time HD/SD video capture, playback and recording; capture (uncompressed) once, share anywhere, any time; NAS bandwidth of 300MB/s or more; telecine-to-network in one step; DDR support via Web-based interface; RAID 5 protected storage for both video and IT networks.
LOGITEK MOSAIC SERIES
Uses a series of drop-in modules that allows users to purchase console configurations that exactly meet their needs; are router-based; configurations range from four to 24 faders, with a variety of control and softkey modules also available; key features include support for 16-character source names and multiple full-color LCD screens.
TERAYON DIGITAL MOTION GRAPHICS OVERLAY (DMGO)
Enables broadcasters to implement high-quality, real-time graphic overlays in their digital services to brand, promote and advertise; does not require any decoding or re-encoding of the underlying digital programming; composites SD and HD video with the output from CG systems and inserts overlays directly into compressed MPEG video streams.
ADC TELECOM UNIPATCH
Modular patching system with universal chassis; combines full Audio Engineering Society compliance, a highly durable RS-422 patching interface and a modular design; allows technicians to combine data, audio and video patching modules in a single 2RU modular panel.
TALLY AND UMD CONTROL SYSTEM
+44 1628 687200
Allows the user to interface to any third-party hardware and readily reconfigure the tally and UMD system as required; now includes the ESP-1 multipurpose interface, which connects with the Tallyman controller via Ethernet and provides additional parallel 32 in and 32 out connections.
MPEG-4 ENCODING SYSTEMS
ENVIVIO 4CASTER MOBILE AND 4CODER HD
4Caster Mobile series optimally distributes audio and video to mobile phone and mobile television subscribers; is compliant with international mobile delivery standards, including 3GPP, DVB-H and ISDB-T; 4Coder supports SD or HD; features dual-pass encoding with preview and batch modes, MPEG-4 HE AAC audio, and an optimized codec for multiprocessor platforms; incorporates pre-processing and pre-filtering to deliver the highest audio and video quality.
The FPS120F features a screen size of 12in; weighs 11.25lbs; offers a brightness of 300 nits; the FPS150F features a screen size of 15in; weighs 16.5lbs; offers a brightness of 450 nits.
BROADCAST LOUDNESS METER
DOLBY LABORATORIES LM100
Measures the subjective loudness of dialogue within broadcast programming; presents measurements in numerical format; eliminates variations in the results multiple operators find when using VU or PPM meters; can determine the unweighted peak and a range of other information about the signal; can simultaneously display the incoming dialogue normalization value of a Dolby Digital program for direct comparison to the actual measured value.
NETWORK ELECTRONICS VIKINX
The line consists of the 128 × 128 AES router and the 64 × 64 analog audio router; features dual, hot swappable and load sharing power supplies; supports dual and redundant system control and monitoring tools; supports TCP/IP control connectivity, fully programmable control panels and the capability to control the VikinX compact series of routers.
NEWSROOM SYSTEM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
+42 2 2118 1511
Builds a framework to better manage the assignment and planning side of a new business; tracks all personnel and equipment; creates a booking system for assignments that is linked to stories so information moves between assignments and running orders transparently; tracks the cost; projects the cost of planned stories; compares cost with actual on-air use.
TRANSPORT STREAM TEST SUITE
Is an offline transport stream analyzer for IneoQuest Singulus; extensible SI/PSIP parsing engine supports decoding of MPEG, DVB, ISDB, ATSC and Motorola DigiCipher II tables; tests SPTS and MPTS captured using IneoQuest's Singulus.
MEDIAPROXY ENIGMA 5.1
+61 03 9549 1115
Features improved reliability and fault-tolerance; has closed — caption and VBI support; includes SDI and analog sources and redundant recording targets; has multiple audio channels and up to four programs in 1U of rack space; features regional language support and improved set-up and management of logging server.
CANARE HYBRID FIBER-OPTIC CAMERA CONNECTORS
New F.O. camera connector design; with a detachable alignment sleeve and insulator; easy maintenance; made with a stainless steel body shell; are SMPTE 304M compliant with an insertion loss =0.5dB; AdPC polish for a RL =45dB.
DIGITAL AUTOMATION SYSTEM
MICROFIRST ENGINEERING D.A.S.
Provides metadata management and device control through real-time automation and management system; offers sophisticated logging functionality, dynamic near real-time integration, full-functioned graphical device control, distributed or centralized IP control, monitoring and maintenance of WAN television system as well as interfaces to nearline storage and archive management systems.
OPTICAL DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIERS
COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALTIES PURE DIGITAL FIBERLINK 8000/8100
Distributes signals from almost any Pure Digital Fiberlink transmitter unit to multiple Pure Digital Fiberlink receiver units without any degradation to the quality of the original baseband signal; provides point-to-multipoint signal distribution over fiber in unlimited configurations; is compatible with CSI's WXGA and 7220 series audio fiber system at wavelengths of either 1550nm or 1310nm.
DIGITAL WIRELESS INTERCOM
Based on FreeSpeak technology; delivers a wireless version of a traditional wired intercom control panel for communications, including point-to-point and party line (conference), without multiple frequencies or manual selection; includes local route programming, crosspoint level control, assignment of IFBs, groups and full non-blocking mixing facilities.
4GB FIBRE CHANNEL STORAGE SOLUTION
CIPRICO MEDIAVAULT 4105 AND 4210
Five-drive, single-channel MediaVault 4105 records and plays back up to six uncompressed SD video streams; performs 300MB/s in RAID 0 mode and 240MB/s in RAID 3 mode; 10-drive, dual-channel MediaVault 4210 supports up to seven uncompressed SD video streams; performs 600MB/s in RAID 0 mode and 350MB/s in RAID 3 HD-Turbo (HDT) mode; both records and plays back 1080i HD video at 10 bits in HDT mode.
VIDEO GRAPHICS CARD
DIGITAL VOODOO SD | SPARK
+61 3 9682 9477
Offers 10-bit RGB I/O and 10- and 12-bit single/dual link SD-SDI I/O; features fill and key outputs and an internal keyer for logo insertion; includes embedded audio and six channels of AES/EBU XLR digital audio connections I/O with built-in sample rate converters for 5.1 surround sound monitoring; is compatible with Panther OSX, Final Cut Pro HD and the G5 workstation series.
+61 3 9682 9477
Has a PCI-X 64-bit 133MHz PCI interface for 1Gb/s transfer for up to five streams of uncompressed 10-bit YUV HD-SDI video; converts in real-time 2K to HD/SD SDI or HD/SD SDI to 2K; features standard video connections; supports 2K resolution and HSDL frame rate; supports Windows XP, Windows 2000 Pro and Linux.
DATA TAPE DRIVE
QUANTUM SDLT 600A
Data tape system for file-based video storage; direct access to clips and metadata; MXF-compatible; 36MB/s transfer rate; 300GB per cartridge provides six hours of HD or 25 hours of SD; fully SNMP-compliant.
RIEDEL COMMUNICATIONS PERFORMER C3
A fully integrated, digital two-channel system for combined digital matrix and party-line style intercom; can be used stand-alone or in conjunction with matrix systems; ergonomically shaped; has three XLR connectors, one for head-set, one for input and one for loop through; connected to the C44 System Interface via standard 3-pin XLR cables.
NONLINEAR VIDEO SYSTEM
+61 2 9975 1777
Supports HD video in both uncompressed and compressed formats; incorporates a new Tri Level sync-capable PCI coms card; supports Blackmagic Design HD-Link hardware; includes an SD player/recorder with Genlock and SDI I/Os; features an HD/SD network player and an HD/SD player recorder with SDI and genlock supporting JPEG compression or 4:2:2 uncompressed video.
MPEG TEST SYSTEM
TEKTRONIX MTS400 SERIES
Monitors, tests and analyzes MPEG and MPEG-over-IP signals; features real-time and deferred-time analysis and recording; handles 400Mb/s, greatly reducing analysis time; supported standards include MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, VC-1, 3GPP and DVB-H.
MITEQ SYS2XA4509H AND SYS3XA1957H
Available in either carrier form or standard SMA housing form; model SYS2XA4509H is a doubler with 10dBm output from 6GHz to 12GHz, for a +5 dBm input; model SYS3XA1957H is a tripler with 12dBm output from 4.2GHz to 7GHz, for a +4dBm input.
FISSION SOFTWARE MODULES
A suite of four integrated modules — insertion, capture, management and feed — based on open architecture designed to automate broadcast workflow; deliver a natural, comprehensive and adaptable workflow for any cable or broadcast facility, regardless of size or complexity; handle all types of signal formats in both SD and HD configurations.
QUARTZ ELECTRONICS XENON
Comes in two frame sizes; active assemblies are all hot-swappable from the front of the frame; power, control, cooling and reference generation are all available in dual-redundant configurations; every output can be switched in the same TV frame.
GRASS VALLEY IPS 1200
Broadband IP streamer in a 1RU chassis; accepts up to 16 ASI streams with full MPEG remultiplexing; output to GigE network at speeds to 700Mb/s for DSL and FTTH networks; handles external conditional-access signals and provides built-in DVB scrambling; internal signal conditioning and grooming from any input to any output.
MEDIA ASSET MANAGEMENT
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 and makes the enterprise digital assets available to facilitate faster content creation and multipurposing.
QUANTEL EIGER FOR EQ AND IQ
+44 1635 48222;www.quantel.com
Toolset for eQ and iQ post and DI applications; uses new UniKey, multiformat, multicolorspace keying toolset; fully resolution co-existence; standard on all new Quantel eQ and iQ systems; free upgrade to all eQ and iQ Qcare customers.
High-performance server designed for VOD, NVOD and time-shifted broadcast applications; streaming MPEG over IP; supports Windows Media 9 encoding; supports billing interfaces and uses an Intel IT-based architecture.
SYNC/TEST PATTERN GENERATOR
Supplies timing and test signals for mixed digital and analog facilities; generates LTC and VITC; supports NTSC/PAL; SMPTE 318M-compliant; generates analog stereo test tone; embedded audio and user-programmable text ID and animated ID; imports bitmap images for test signals.
DIGITAL BROADCAST TEST PLATFORM
Supports MPEG-2, DVB and ATSC testing in one box; users can troubleshoot their digital video networks via the platform's application modules, which include the analyzer for continuous, detailed, real-time analysis of all transport stream content and statistics.
AUDIO POST SUITE
FAIRLIGHT DREAM SUITE PACKAGE
+61 2 9975 1777
Includes a fully featured 48-track DAW StationPLUS, fully-automated 56 channel/24-buss surround sound mixing, Creamware plug-ins with 80 plug-in suite license, networking and Pyxis Pro NLV video system; features one QDC engine fitted with two QDC cards and one Fairlight Station Controller with a 12-fader sidecar and main meter panel.
ANALOG AND AUDIO SIGNAL MONITOR
HAMLET LCD SCOPE 292WVA
+44 0 1494 729728
Has no cathode ray tube and instead uses a liquid crystal display; has no problems associated with CRTs, such as focus, astigmatism, parallax, EHT failure or high maintenance costs; makes an ideal replacement for existing or failing CRT units; is only 160mm deep.
FIELD NEWS EDITOR
LEITCH NEXIO XNG
Based on Velocity user interface; a software-only application targeted for remote news applications; uses NEXIO's MediaID technology — transfers only needed video and audio clips to server; users can access content on any NEXIO SAN via FTP; shares editing and interface GUI with VelocityX NLE.
SENCORE VIDEO BRIDGE
Designed to provide continuous monitoring of MPEG signals in any network where the data is being carried over IP frames; capable of verifying the signal integrity of multiple TV multicasts in parallel; designed in both field- and rack-mountable versions.
P2-based DVCPRO ENG camcorder; images are stored on a P2 card in MXF file format; five slots provide 160 minutes of DVCPRO 25Mb/s recording or 80 minutes of DVCPRO at 50Mb/s; 2/3in, 520,000-pixel, IT 3-CCD imagers; switchable between 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios, 750TVL resolution; S/N ratio of 63dB; F11 at 2000 lux, minimum illumination of 0.5 lux (at +36dB); low 20W power consumption.
PRO-BEL SIRIUS GOLD
+44 118 986 6123
Features router sizes of 512 × 512 and beyond; is format-independent; can mix and match different signals within the same frame; incorporates built-in analog and digital signal conversion for both video and audio signals, enabling different formats to be housed within the same frame and cross-routing between formats.
Handles HD-SDI, SD and NTSC/PAL inputs; cards are hot-swappable, and the processor handles up to 100 channels; images are fully customizable into an array of two, three, four or more actual displays; provides monitoring and fault trigging on more than 17 parameters.
DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSOR
WHEATSTONE VORSIS AP3
Audio expansion/compression with adjustable band divisions; operates in both stereo or two separate monaural channels; 44.1KHz or 48KHz sample rates; functions include four-band parametric EQ, AGC, signal symmetry control with polarity flip, output gating and peak limiting; real-time FFT spectrum density readout with desktop computer; remote control via Ethernet and CAT5 interconnectivity.
OPTICAL LENS STABILIZER
Provides anti-vibration range of up to 20 percent of picture height; functions with full-range of Fujinon HD and SD ENG telephoto lenses; adapter also increases lens' magnification by 1.25, allowing extreme close-up shots with shorter-focal-length lenses.
UHF DTV TRANSMITTER
Maximizes coverage and operational efficiencies while minimizing costs; uses E2V's high-efficiency ESCIOT MSDC tubes with Harris correction and filtering techniques, liquid cooling and Linux-based control and networking system.
UHF SOLID-STATE TRANSMITTER
HARRIS ATLAS ANALOGUE
Solid-state design, supporting both ATSC and DVB-T applications; requires only two cabinets; power output from 2.5KW to 30KW; provides cost-effective and easy conversion from analog to full digital operation.
DIGITAL SIGNAGE CG
A low-cost, yet powerful and flexible CG; can display messages anywhere there's a television without disrupting the video source; simply loop through the video; the CG applies text, graphics as a crawl or full pages; looping or real-time playout.
A compact, portable HD lens with Digital Drive; lens memorizes any two user-specified focal lengths, and the drive moves the lens focal length between the two points in either direction at its highest speed; includes X-Element and Power Optical System; also provides shortest M.O.D. among comparable lenses.
SUNDANCE DIGITAL FASTBREAK NXT SERIES
Run four active playlists simultaneously on a single Air Control Station; have greater visibility to enable error-free operation of multiple playlists; feature enhanced manual and automated join-in-progress functionality; databases are standardized using the Microsoft SQL platform; versions offered for both the spot play and full automation configurations.
WIRELESS CAMERA TRANSMITTER
MICROWAVE RADIO COMMUNICATIONS REPORTER
Broadcast live video to a central receiver site up to 1093yd away; features integrated MPEG-2 encoding (4:2:2/4:2:0) with COFDM modulation; accepts NTSC/PAL composite, component or SDI video inputs and offers selectable audio inputs for standard analog (two channels), AES/EBU digital bit stream or de-embedded SDI.
HD VIDEO SERVER
VIDEO TECHNICS APELLA HDS
Provides seamless HD workflow for ingest, edit and playout; features an open platform capable of operating with existing hardware and software; its 4:2:2 HD capabilities make it ideal for post-production facilities with central asset management; new software compression technology provides high-quality video with reduced storage requirements.
MAXELL 16X PLUS SERIES AND 16X BROADCAST QUALITY SERIES
Have 4.7GB capacity; support 16X write speeds; feature an advanced proprietary organic dye recording layer; are available in jewel cases or in spindles; are write-compatible with any manufacturer's general-purpose DVD-R drives and recorders; after recording, the discs are read-compatible with DVD-ROM, DVD-video and DVD recorders.
ROSS NK SERIES
Compact design; available in multiple sizes, including new 16 × 4 and up to 32 × 32; supports serial digital, analog audio and video and AES audio formats; handles SMPTE 259M SD and 292M HD video formats.
Designed for audio post applications; interfaces directly to digital audio workstations, such as Steinberg's Nuendo and Merging Pyramix, using the EuCon high-speed control protocol.
TRANSPORT STREAM GENERATOR
ROHDE & SCHWARZ DVM400
Upgrade offers transport stream generator/analyzer/recorder functionality in one box; MPEG-2 analyzer and monitor with up to four stream inputs now includes MPEG-2 generator/recorder/player and data broadcast analysis option that includes DVB-H functionality.
CALREC SYSTEM PLUS
+44 422 842159
Technology upgrades of hardware and software are available as optional upgrades to existing 100 series consoles; basic platform includes fully redundant power supplies and 20-second boot time; every card is hot-swappable; consoles are compatible with Calrec Hydra audio network.
TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENS
THALES ANGENIEUX 26 × 7.8 AIF HD ENG/EFP
Offers a focal range of 7.8mm to 203mm and an aperture of f/2.2; weighs 4.1lb; rectangular sunshade minimizes light interference; includes selectable zoom/focus sensitivity adjustments, an anti-breathing feature to maintain field of view when focusing and RS-232 control; features Assisted Internal Focus (AIF) technology.
An MPEG server supporting seamless digital program insertion; uses the Crystal logo inserter to insert material directly into the MPEG-2 stream without any decoding/encoding.
DMT LDMOS UHF
LDMOS-based solid-state transmitters; power levels to 25KW; modules are hot-swappable; each power module has separate power supply; easy upgrades through the addition of modules; versatile remote control and monitoring interface with full alarm features.
SATELLITE DATA SERVICE
SES AMERICOM IPLEX SOLUTION
Features LAN-to-LAN connectivity between a central office and numerous remote sites for e-mail transfer, database applications and more; videoconferencing between any number of designated offices, via satellite or SES AMERICOM's terrestrial backbone network.
Relies on JPEG2000 video compression up to 300Mbs, providing visually lossless recording; provides more than 12 hours of video recording on one hot-swappable drive; V1-UHD provides uncompressed JPEG2000 storage; both systems store multiple HD and SD clips in any format; 2K dual-link 4:4:4 recording with 24/24PsF at 10- or 12-bit resolution.
Compact design; includes six keyers, five pattern generators, two 2-D DVEs with rotation, 16 SDI inputs, 16 SDI outputs, two matte generators, two DVE border generators and frame buffer with alpha channel; signals handled as 10-bit NTSC/PAL SDI; system has 10/100Mb Ethernet connectivity and provides full tally and GPIO.
EVERTZ 7710XC CONVERTERS
Available in four versions to convert between SD and HD formats; accepts embedded audio, re-embeds the audio on output along with appropriate delay; handles closed captions and time code.
MPEG-2 HD encoder mounts in NetVX chassis; supports multiple HD formats and 4:2:0 and 4:2:2 profiles; fully integrated with transrating transport stream multiplex module; optimizes bandwidth; handles up to 16 SD channels with rate-limiting capability for efficient VoIP while providing pass-through for non-transrated programs (HD, 4:2:0, 4:2:2, CBR and VBR signals).
HD/SD CROSS CONVERTER
ENSEMBLE DESIGNS 7900 SERIES
Provides HD up-, down- and cross-conversion, eight-channel audio option with channel shuffling and audio mixing; supports multi-formats; accepts software upgrades for signal monitoring and alarms.
TAPELESS HD DNG
IKEGAMI HDN-X10 EDITCAM HD
Provides 1000 TV lines of resolution; 56dB of S/N and F10 at 2000lux; power consumption only 32W; uses three 2/3in 2.1 megapixel CMOS sensors; uses Avid DN×HD codecs working at 8-bit or 10-bit sampling at 145Mb/s and 220Mb/s; portable FieldPak2 storage ingests directly into Avid HD NLE; proxy and metadata are stored on camera's USB flash cards.
Features auto-sensing HD-SDI, SDI and analog composite inputs; outputs DVI with up to 1280 × 1024 pixels with embedded AES and analog audio level metering, source LDS, tallies, aspect ratio markers and clocks and timers; full operator control of display windows, sizes, positions and aspect ratios.
Supports SD, HD, HDV and Panasonic VariCam formats; direct timeline support for DV25 and DVCPRO formats; P2 support; direct 1394 I/O for both 1080i and 720p from HDV devices; HDV content can be seamlessly mixed with other HD formats on the same timeline; handles dual-stream, real-time HD transitions and effects, as well as full-quality HD playback of dual video streams.
MASTER CONTROL SWITCHER MODULES
Standard-definition, single-slot card; includes A/B mixer, three general-purpose keyers, built-in logo store and VO mixer; ideal as branding engine.
SONY SRW-5500 VTR
Switchable between HDCAM and HDCAM SR formats; simultaneously outputs HD and SD; Digital Betacam playout available; records and plays HDCAM and HDCAM SR tapes at 24PsF, 25PsF and 30PsF, as well as 1080/60i, 1080/50i and 720/60p; the HDCAM SR format can record/playback at 720/60p; HDCAM format can record at 1080i and provide format conversion to play back at 720/60p; captures content to tape at 440Mb/s at 10-bit depth, (log or linear) in MPEG-4 Studio Profile; records 12 channels of 24-bit uncompressed audio; features metadata handling, dynamic tracking playback, pre-read, and confidence playback and recording.
UTAH-400 FIBER I/O OPTION
Optional optical I/O for model 400 digital routers; for direct connection of SD and HD signals; routers support SD, HD and AES digital routing; sizes range from 32×32 up to 1152×1152; SD switchers fully upgradable to HD operation through simple I/O board exchange.
VERTIGOXMEDIA POWERPOINT CG
Based on Microsoft's PowerPoint; turns presentations into high-end broadcast-quality video; runs in PowerPoint user interface; no scan converter required; provides video rich playback with live and stored video clips; scripting engine and live data linking.
WHEATSTONE WHEATNET 4864
Central switch for Wheatstone bridge routers; 48 ports each supporting 128 channels of audio I/O plus control; onboard X-Y controllers provide rack room source/destination control.
Features remote monitoring and switching using Opticomm's LinxView; has up to 144 ports in a 4RU package; features full duplex switching capacity up to 612Gb/s; has hot pluggable SFP transceivers on all port cards; provides point-to-point, multiple loops and multicast topologies simultaneously.
ASSET MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
SUNDANCE DIGITAL SEEKER
Allows tasks to be created, assigned to an individual or group, and tracked; features media database that tracks, manages, stores and indexes video, audio, graphic and all types of document files; media management engine integrates with third-party transcoding engines.
Combines the EDIUS real-time HD/HDV/DV editing solutions and ProCoder trans-coding expertise with the MediaEdge enterprise video distribution solution; allows users to create, purpose and deliver video at the highest quality for broadcast, DVD, streaming and video-on-demand.
Recently added dual internal Professional Disk for Data (PDD) drives; increases overall archive storage to 23.3GB of data capacity per single-sided disc; file transfer speeds are rated at 11MB/s read and 9MB/s write for both record-once and rewritable media.
K-WILL VP21S AND VP21H
Performs detailed measurements and comparisons of reference and copies videos on a real-time and fully automated basis; offers pixel-by-pixel comparison and provides more than 150,000 real-time measurements on each field of video.
Available as a standalone unit or as a modular card (UFM-128FS), which can be inserted into the company's UF-106 or UF-112 frames; 14-bit internal processing frame synchronizer features analog composite I/O, 4:2:2 component internal signal processing, NTSC/PAL automatic detection, digital three-line adaptive comb filter processing, full frame memory to prevent picture field inversion during processing and process control functions (video level, chroma level, setup level and chroma, H and subcarrier phase).
SD/HD MPEG-2 ENCODER
SNELL & WILCOX MEMPHIS
Based on the company's Ph.C phase correlation motion estimation and Prefix compression preprocessing; seamlessly integrates into existing environments; accepts both SD and HD 1080/720 formats, uncompressed PCM, MP1L2, Dolby E and AC-3 audio; can encode at any MPEG-2 profile.
ZANDAR TECHNOLOGIES FUSIONPRO
+353 1 293 8966;www.zandar.com
A multi-window display processor designed to accurately render multiple video and computer graphics sources to high-resolution displays; currently supports resolutions up to SXGA (1280×1024) with pristine image quality achieved through a combination of 10-bit RGB outputs, an advanced video processing engine and dynamic phase adjustment for accurate pixel mapping; founded on a modular architecture consisting of a range of plug-in processing cards and associated I/O.
SYSTEMS WIRELESS VENUE
A modular UHF design that operates with digital hybrid wireless transmitters and a variety of analog transmitters; the receiver uses a host assembly that includes an antenna multi-coupler, computer communications interface and mechanical rack mounting for up to six receiver modules; design combines 24-bit digital audio with an analog FM radio link; provides outstanding audio quality with the extended operating range of the best analog wireless systems.
MIDDLE ATLANTIC GRK SERIES
Engineered with large openings to accommodate cable pass-throughs and abundant lacing points; has no raw edges at the bottom and top to prevent cable chafing and straight, vertical top-to-bottom cable runs; is available with horizontal lacer bars for tie and slide lacing; each rack has cupboard-style beveled doors.
DOLBY LABORATORIES DIGITAL PLUS
Designed specifically to adapt to future audio, video delivery and audio storage systems while simultaneously retaining backward-compatibility with the vast installed base of existing Dolby Digital 5.1 channel home theater systems; accepted by the ATSC as a proposed standard for adoption in the future robust channel specifications within the ATSC standard.
SURROUND SOUND ANALYZER
MODULATION 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; a true plug and play instrument; important user selectable features include operating level adjustment, VU, peak or PPM metering standards and SpiderVision or standard XY display modes.
CALREC AUDIO ZETA 100
+44 1422 842159;www.calrec.com
Combines simplistic operation and instant access with bullet-proof engineering features such as hot-swappable cards and panels and intelligent redundancy on all system-critical elements; provides broadcast-specific solutions for all types of production environments; available in three frame sizes: 24, 32 and 48 faders.
+45 4485 025 5
Half-rack modular multichannel and surround sound analyzer with extended CPU speed and memory; measures 19in; up to 32 channels; similar functionality as the PTO600M, but with the additional front-panel preset selections and volume control; extended matrix application software for audio monitoring applications.
Features 48-channel mixing, DSP and integration with DAW recording systems; based on the DM-24; adds more busses, more effects, more auxes and USB connectivity; its user interface includes 16 rotary encoders with LED indicators to display mixer settings; up to 6.1 surround panning is available; the optional IF-SM/DM surround monitoring interface card adds multichannel monitor and downmix capabilities.
SCREEN SERVICE ITALIA MDS/MMDS SYSTEMS
+39 030 2582225;www.screen.it
Microwave Multipoint Distribution Systems; designed for the transmission of amplitude-modulated analog television signals, with combined audio/visual amplification, in the 2GHz to 2.7GHz band; available both in the separate amplification version for each individual channel and in the common amplification version for combined groups of channels; the separate amplification systems consist of a transmitter and, where necessary, of an RF amplifier that directly powers a radiant antenna or a power combiner in the case of multichannel transmission.
EYEHEIGHT ENIGMA DATA TRANSCODER
+44 1923 256 000
Enables metadata and machine-control information to be transported through an SDI channel; applications include forwarding camera pan/tilt angle and speed from the point of capture to 3-D FX equipment in a post-production studio; can also be used to deliver recorded-media details such as date, time and clock number.
BEYERDYNAMIC MCE 86 II
An extremely light and rugged microphone; easy to mount onto cameras or camcorders; the electrostatic transducer element and the hyper-cardioid/lobe polar pattern result in a directional polar pattern with high sensitivity to the intended sound source; two different elastic suspensions are available, both of which suppress footfall sound and vibrations from zoom motors; the frequency response is 50Hz to 1800Hz; can handle a sound pressure of 128dB.
GENELEC LARGE-THEATER SOUND SYSTEMS
Powerful studio monitor loudspeakers; consist of two large speaker enclosures and one or two equipment racks containing active crossovers, power amplifiers and driver protection; are designed for flush mounting in the control room wall, although they may be used free-standing.
MULTICHANNEL AUDIO MONITORS
WARD-BECK SYSTEMS AMS28-1 AND AMS8-2
Two new audio monitors; AMS8-1 (1RU) and AMS8-2 (2RU) monitors integrated speaker systems and LED bar graph meters; feature four selectable digital inputs (75V or 110V) that can be PCM, Dolby E or Dolby AC-3.
DIGITAL MIXING CONSOLE
STUDER ONAIR 500 MODULO
+41 1 870 75 11;www.studer.ch
Consists of one or two fader modules, one master module, the meter bridge and a 19in electronics rack, resulting in a six-fader or 12-fader mixing desk; based on the same platform as the OnAir 500 in its fixed frame version; offers the freedom to place the individual modules wherever it is most convenient for the users.
+49 7222 1002 0;www.lawo.de
Based around an IBM-ATM data switch; its basic design is fixed, but it has an open architecture, allowing for free placement of the center section modules, user definition of soft key cassettes for functions such as machine control, communications and monitor selection, and for the integration of third-party hardware; all DSP functions are individually and independently available on each channel strip for multi-operator control.
CRYSTAL VISION SYNAD-E
Allows a mixture of Dolby E and AES in the same audio group; either stereo pair within an audio group can be defined as Dolby E; onboard tracking audio delay avoids resampling and corrupting the DolbyE; instead data is separated and processed by a different path before being combined back with the AES into the synchronized SDI video.
PROFESSIONAL DIGITAL AUDIO EDITING SOFTWARE
SONY SOUND FORGE 8
Features application scripting, batch converter functionality, automated file format encoding and customizable keyboard mapping; saves paths in rendered media; offers updated regions list and playlist windows; includes CD Architect 5.2 software with CD text support; direct file export to CD Architect software; provides 24-bit, 32-bit/64-bit float/192KHz support; VU meters for RMS playback and record monitoring; CD extraction and track-at-once CD burning.
HARRISON BY GLW TRION 2005
Traditional surface architecture eliminates need for a central, shared-knobs control panel; controls and assignments for each channel are fully accessible as traditional vertically arranged strips or in an enhanced version expanded across eight channels for an intuitive know-per-function control; shares and supports remote control panels in applications where distributed control is desired.
DIGITAL AUDIO EDIT SUITE MIXER
THE ISIS GROUP (GRAHAM-PATTEN SYSTEMS) D/ESAM 8000
Employs the Klotz VADIS mixing engine and routing system; features include send outputs, monitor sub-mixer, fader range, user configuration registers and D/MEM write protection.
AUTOMATIC DIALOG NORMALIZATION SYSTEM
LINEAR ACOUSTIC LA-5124
New version of the LA-5124 StreamStacker de-multiplexer/AC-3 splicer; long-term dialogue loudness is measured in an ATSC standard manner; appropriate dialog level value is inserted into one or more pre-compressed Dolby Digital (AC-3) streams by the LA-5124; system is then able to provide automatic control of the long-term loudness of programming without the need for decoding and re-encoding or for manually setting audio metadata parameters.
SALZBRENNER STAGETEC MEDIAGROUP XSDI AND XSDI 02
Designed for the digital audio router NEXUS; XSDI allows for asynchronous treatment of signals with different clock sources; on XSDI 02, the SDI signal does not need to be in sync with the NEXUS because the unit implements sample rate converters on the XSDI board, creating a clock boundary between the asynchronous SDI signal and the NEXUS system.
WHEATSTONE GEN 6 CONSOLE
Incorporates features from the series' larger surfaces into a studio-friendly footprint; integrates with the Bridge digital audio router and allows system-wide access to a station's on-air and off-air audio resources via interlinked CAT5 or fiber-optic cable; features include Ethernet protocol, VDIP configuration, X-Y controllers, eight-character controller displays, AUX sends and increased PRESET options to boost save-recall capability.
CARDIOID CONDENSER MICROPHONE
Features custom-engineered low-mass diaphragm, providing extended frequency response, plus the ability to handle extremely high SPLs; has a fixed cardioid polar pattern to allow isolation of the desired sound source; features a flat, extended frequency response (20Hz to 20,000Hz), high SPL handling capability (144dB) and a wide dynamic range (124dB).
WIRELESS MICROPHONE TRANSCEIVER
Features a built-in IFB receiver, an RF remote control and a 1.5-hour internal recorder with time code.
DIGITAL BROADCAST CONSOLE
SOLID STATE LOGIC C100
New feature, TouchPan, provides full 5.1 panning access from the central touchscreen, with color-coded displays and comprehensive control of all surround parameter; allows simple setup and control for sophisticated 5.1 productions; comes with new channel TFT graphics, which enhance the operator's overview through per-channel display of processing, panning and source allocations; supports new I/O expansion for the Centuri core.
MEDIA ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
NESBIT SYSTEMS MEDIA LIBRARY SYSTEM 2006 (MLS-2006)
Multi-user, client/server SQL application allows enterprise-wide access for data distribution; optional WebMLS-2006 Module enables password-protected, 24/7 global access to archived media assets; offers multiple search options and criteria searches, as well as a text retrieval engine.
SIEMENS CONTENT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT
+49 211 474 31 89
For the integration and control of organizational, technical, commercial and administrative business processes in broadcasting companies; defines the best possible integrative control, administration and reuse of content across all business processes; makes the key processes within broadcasting companies transparent for employees, partners and customers.
CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
End-to-end solution for production and distribution of OCAP/ACAP/MHP-compliant iTV programming; uses SysMedia's Plasma Magenta content and production management technology and S&T's TSBroadcaster DSMCC Object Carousel.
OPEN-STANDARDS INGEST SYSTEM
SNELL & WILCOX COMET
Powered by the company's MediaX real-time MPEG-2 PCI encoder; enables broadcasters to create multi-vendor systems with complete interoperability and begin to move away from proprietary server storage and asset management systems.
DOREMI LABS ORCA CAPTURE STATION
A HD MPEG-2 record and playback solution that supports hit rates up to 160Mb/s; consists of Doremi's ORCA encoder and a DVB/ASI stream recorder housed in a Linux-based 4RU chassis with 500GB of storage; combines all the tools for real-time HD MPEG-2 processing in one package; encodes SDI or HD-SDI to the system's hard drive; the encoding process can be previewed live or played back at a later time via composite, DVI, SDI or HD-SDI video outputs.
TWI INTERACTIVE CONTENT FACTOR (ICF)
Product line designed for the ingest, management, production and delivery of digital content; HSM is an add-on module to ICF, enabling near-line archiving in partnership with ADIC; complete ICF in a mobile flight case; NetEdit SDK is a suite of components that enables broadcasters and integrators to build proxy video editing applications using the Windows Media 9 series platform.
PHAROS COMMUNICATIONS PLAYTIME IA
+44 1189 502 323
Designed to meet the growing demand for interactive programming; enables broadcasters to deliver dynamic presentations, such as viewer-controlled games and vote-enabled content; elaborate interactive audience-participation effects can be achieved reliably and efficiently under automated control; next event to air can be based on aggregated audience feedback or other data; ideal for managing audience reactions and playout from live studios.
STATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
OMNIBUS SYSTEMS G3 CONTROL FOR AUTOMATION
An advanced station management system; offers flexibility in providing device access, operation and management over distributed networks for efficient, integrated broadcast operations; encompasses solutions for router control, machine control and integration with signal processing equipment, all from a customizable user interface with access available to multiple local and remote users.
NEWSROOM COMPUTER SYSTEM
OCTOPUS NEWSROOM TRADING OCTOPUS5
+420 221 181 511
Offers integration of assignments, newsgathering, scheduling and transmission; features include wires browsing, SMS alerts, personal notifications, shared user folders, stories planning, script history tracking, multiformat low-res video browsing and MOS 2.8 support.
MEDIA INTERFACE ADAPTORS
OMNEON 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; in addition to outputs for SDI video, HD-SDI video, audio, timecode, and control, it also includes connectors to allow for the use of external up- and downconversion equipment.
VIDEO AIR CHECK SYSTEM
AXON DIGITAL DESIGN BV TRANSMISSION RECORDING AND COMPLIANCE SYSTEM (TRACS)
+31 13 511 6666;www.axon.tv
Offers a highly reliable platform that fully automates the process of audio and video recordings for 30 or 90 consecutive days; consists of a range of networked digital video recorders connected to a request server that also acts as a Web server and monitoring unit; records and plays out full Vertical Blanking Interval (VBI) content; the recorders, which use the MPEG-2 or MPEG-4 compression format with variable bit rate, are accessed through the request server by means of Web pages.
FLORICAL SYSTEMS BREAKING NEWS
Use of preprogrammed sequences makes it possible for a single operator to perform a complex production of insertion of local or network breaking news with a variety of effects that would normally require a production crew.
+44 117 3101 244;www.vqual.com
An automated system for verifying/checking content prior to transmission or use; all aspects are checked, including compliance/correctness to video and audio standards, video formats, resolutions, bit rates and video quality.
On-air playback application; provides playlist monitoring and control, allowing facilities to create and load playlists, edit events, issue playlist commands and monitor event status; automatically loads daily program and record schedules for 24/7 operations and instantly updates events when new material is available on the video server or is updated in AssetBase, Crispin's Web-enabled database.
DIGITAL NEWS PRODUCTION
A powerful, entirely integrated news system that allows text/video editing in the same application; covers all issues in a uniform environment, including rundown planning and creation, resource management, word processing and video feed recordings, as well as archive storage, organization, and cataloging; is completely integrated with the vsnarchive system, the real-time titling system, the teleprompter, and the automated Web publishing of news; also included in the seamless integration is the shared video and audio editing, with voice over from journalists computers.
MASTER CONTROL PRODUCT
QUARTZ ELECTRONICS QMC-2
Can switch between multiple HD and SD signals and formats; provides enhanced features, including 16 channels of audio with internal Dolby E decoding, two layers of internal logo storage/keying with animation capabilities, and three external key layers.
TELEVISION AUTOMATION SOFTWARE
DIGITAL TRANSACTION GROUP ECLIPSE
Eclipses traditional automation with a new technology framework and architecture; employs standard IT networking, non-proprietary hardware and high-performance SQL database.
DIGITAL SIGNAGE/BROADCAST SYSTEM
ON-AIR SYSTEMS INFOKAST
Delivers graphic information and live video from a single workstation; enables users to integrate up-to-the-minute news, weather, sports results and stock market information into live and prerecorded video in a fully customizable screen layout; designed for a range of applications, including television broadcasting and point of sale, information points in airport terminals, underground stations and shopping malls.
SUNDANCE DIGITAL TITAN
Remote control functionality; capable of controlling hundreds of playout channels within a single facility or play lists at multiple remote locations.
NEWSROOM AUTOMATION SOFTWARE
DALET DIGITAL MEDIA SYSTEMS DALETPLUS NEWS SUITE
Source material, work in progress and finished packages are shared and instantly available on the desktop or remotely through secure Web access; metadata is captured automatically, and repetitive tasks can be automated; integrated asset management and archive capabilities provide access to tape and DVD libraries.
PATHFIRE NEWS CONNECT
Integrates Digital Media Gateway (DMG) functionality into AP ENPS and Avid iNEWS newsroom computer systems (NCS); content is added automatically to the NCS as soon as it arrives on DMG server; users work within a single interface and area able to browse, view low-resolution clips and drag-and-drop script information into news scripts from within their NCS.
PAG L95 V-MOUNT
A digital Li-Ion battery offered in three formats: V-Mount, Snap-on (Anton/Bauer), and PAGlok; combines power, accuracy and reliability; the 14.8V 6.5Ah pack has a capacity of 95 watt-hours and weighs 745g providing increased run-time for both a camcorder and a camera light up to 35W; two L95s provide enough power for a day's shooting with most camera and lighting set-ups.
PANASONIC ADVANCED MASTER QUALITY (AMQ)
Includes a new surface treatment process that improves the thickness, quality, reliability and durability of the tape's diamond-like coating and improves interaction with its dry lubricant; the new Mini-DV and standard DV tapes offer better still photo performance and improvements against head clogging; provides an easy-to-write-on cassette label where the label is already affixed to the tape, and a two-way open soft case.
IDX SYSTEM 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 need a discharge.
A native 16:9 2/3in 3-CCD convertible camera, and complementary accessories to bolster Panasonic's line of remotely-controllable, multi-purpose cameras; new accessories include the AW-PH400 high-speed pan-tilt head, AW-PH360 pan-tilt head, AW-RP400 pan-tilt controller, AW-RL400 rolling unit, AW-CB400 camera control unit and AW-RC400 cable compensation unit.
MULTIPURPOSE HD CAMERA
Includes an optical fiber interface; allows cable runs to be increased to a maximum of 3300ft; optional interface cards allow for inexpensive XGA monitoring, SD signal output to integrate with an existing SD system; and i.LINK IEEE-1394 (HDV) digital interface connection for HD recording on Sony's professional HDV system; scanning modes include 59.94i, 50i, 29.97psf, 25psf and 23.976psf, with 2:3 pulldown.
CAMERA CONTROL SYSTEM
Provides flexible architecture for control of up to 50 cameras or devices; employs a GUI for ROP controls and hardware interface; features joystick trim control of pan, tilt, zoom, focus, iris and master pedestal to emulate manufacturers' remote operating panels; provides full camera controls and presets for various Hitachi, Sony and Panasonic cameras.
WIRELESS CAMERA SYSTEM
RF CENTRAL RFX CLIP-ON
No cable needed from truck to camera; no direct line-of-sight needed between camera and truck; package includes transmitter in housing (two audio sub-carriers); Omni Tx antenna or directional antenna with cable and tripod; receiver rack-RFXtreme ENG in portable case with removable rack ears; Rx antenna with cable set and tripod; camera mounts for Anton/Bauer Gold or V Type; assorted power, RF, audio and interconnecting cables; Pelican 1550 transport case; external downconverter.
FIBER-OPTIC CONNECTOR FOR HDTV CAMERAS
FISCHER CONNECTORS 1053 SERIES
Co-developed with Corning; fiber-optic contacts enable users to field-assemble and field-repair HDTV camera connectors anywhere; eliminates polishing fiber-optic elements a well as preparing special epoxies when using the new Series 1053T connector.
ANALOG AUDIO CABLES
BELDEN CDT BRILLIANCE CABLE
Plenum versions of company's popular 9451 and 9451D analog audio cables; designed for line-level audio connections, audio distribution equipment, and studio wiring with room-to-room and plenum versions.
WIRELESS CAMERA SYSTEM
LINK RESEARCH LINKXP
+44 1923 200900www.linkres.co.uk
Lightweight; low power consumption; signal delay allows live interviews with no visual/sound delays when used with wireless microphones; can be mixed with wired cameras with no signal delay problems; its live feeds can be edited with pictures from ordinary cameras.
CANON HDTV AND SDTV REMOTE CONTROL LENSES
Based optically on the Canon HD ENG/EFP lenses of the same specifications, with the advanced capabilities of the HDxs system and the Power Optical System with the X-Element; the SD line includes the J22ex7.6B ITS, J17ex7.7B ITS and wide-angle J11ex4.5B ITS; all six lenses come with a manually controlled 2X extender, and can be paired with an optional motorized version.
CAMERA LENS CANON DIGI SUPER 100XS
A triple digit zoom lens; incorporates Canon's Image Stabilizer technology; features a focal length of 9.3mm to 930mm (18.6mm to 1860mm using the 2X extender), a speed of F/1.7, and a weight of 23.5kg (50.18lbs); provides viewers with shake-free images that offer incredible detail; the M.O.D. from lens front is 3.0m.
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.
ABELCINE TECH SALES AND RENTAL EQUIPMENT
Sales and rental equipment suppliers offering comprehensive film, HD and digital camera solutions; specializing in Panasonic DVCPRO HD and SDX-900 camera systems, Aaton 16mm and 35mm, Aaton Cantar-X field recorders, Heden motors, Benz wireless control systems, Canon, Fujinon, Losmandy, Chrosziel; technical and post consultation.
TEST AND ANALYSIS
+44 117 3101 244;www.vqual.com
For analysis, test and optimization of compressed audio, for codec engineers either developing or evaluating audio codecs; provides detailed error checking, syntax analysis, and performance reporting, with the aim of saving weeks or months of development time.
SACHTLER ENG 75/2D
Tripod systems for DV cameras; compact dimensions — weight is 2.3kg / 5.1lb, payload is 20kg / 44.1lb, height minimum and maximum are 33.5cm to 146.5cm and 13.2cm to 57.6cm; transport length is 65cm/25.6cm; the Touch & Go system enables fast changeover, so camera operators can go from using the tripod to shooting from the shoulder within a matter of seconds; in combination with fluid heads DV 4 II and DV 2 II, it is ideal for MiniDV camcorders starting from around 1kg/2.2lb.
THALES ANGENIEUX 70X HD OB/SPORTS LENS
+33 0 477 90 78 00www.angenieux.com
Designed for studio and sports applications; features unique advanced display system; new 26X HD telephoto zoom lens also displayed, which provides extended focal range.
HD AND DV CAMERA INTERFACES
MIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES DVC-802/822
HD downconvertor and DV encoder for Sony and Panasonic HD cameras; provides a full range of outputs, including 1080i, 1080p and 720p; features 10-bit downconversion.
FOCUS ASSIST FOR LENSES
FUJINON PRECISION FOCUS ASSIST SYSTEM
A built-in feature that addresses precise focus issues in HDTV production stemming from the format's shallow depth of focus and the lack of size and resolution in camera viewfinders; will be available on the company's XA101×8.9BESM HD zoom, HA22X7.3BRD HD EFP lens and the HA13×4.5BRD-S28K HD wide-angle lens.
TELESCRIPT FOLD AND GO
Enhancements to line of Fold and Go teleprompters; available in 8in, 13in and 15in value and 12in and 15in broadcast/studio quality configurations and are built to move from the studio to the field; feature precision-cut aluminum parts, solid construction, glass beam splitters, high-quality LCD displays and the ability to mount to any ENG or DV camera.
LISTEC VIDEO Z-PROMPTER SERIES
Mounts the prompter with camera over the pan head's balance point; eliminates need for a large balance plate and counterbalance weight; provides a range of adjustment; easy to transport; eliminates stress on tripod systems; can be supplied with either a studio or fold-down hood; available with flat-panel displays through 15in; can be configured as a Presto system.
INSCRIBER INCA STUDIO HD
For real-time, multi-layer graphics for broadcast and post-production; provides real-time clip-to-clip transitions, real-time organic dissolves and multichannel effects on a single channel.
TM SYSTEMS QC STATION AND RENDERSTATION
QC Station, an independent quality-control module for individual desktop use, alters the traditional workflow of a dubbing and/or subtitling project; RenderStation is a bitmap generation module that takes subtitling scripts in the form of Word documents created by the company's TranStation.
+33 1 53 38 22 00;www.sav.tv
Logo (still or animated) and text generator; can be fitted in an extensive range of frames (RK6, RK6-D, RK6-3, RK14L); is 100 percent compatible with the MX-AIR, allowing users to directly feed logo, animation, clock and text generation into the MX-AIR.
DIGITAL SIGNAGE PLAYER
KEYWEST TECHNOLOGY MEDIAXTREME MX3
Delivers IP addressable control over playback of video and graphics displayed on a single PDP or LCD panel or hundreds in digital signal network; features a new graphical user interface with four timelines adding drag-and-drop simplicity to building playout events, advanced playback scheduling software and character generator functionality with Tru Type support.
DIGITAL SIGNAGE SYSTEM
KEYWEST TECHNOLOGY MX5 PLUS HD
Offers multimedia messaging control functionality, character generator and seven independent element layers of the original MX5 with the addition of new capabilities; allows users to input NTSC source video and, with a built-in video scaler, up-res the video to the native resolution of the digital signage display; supports 4:3, 16:9 and 9:16 aspect ratio display with a high-resolution RGB progressive scan and DVI output.
DIGITAL SIGNAGE CREATION AND DISPLAY
Designed to quickly create attractive multi-zone layouts for immediate digital display; users can integrate crawls, rolls, animations, clocks, video and audio clips.
AUTOSCRIPT ACTIVEX CONTROLLER
Enables a prompter to be managed and scrolled from any newsroom client; includes updates to +WinPlus+ Prompting Software, which operates as a standalone system or can be networked to any major automated newsroom system; TFT flat-panel on-camera prompters are available in eight sizes, ranging from 6in to 20in, including a new 17in version.
VERTIGOXMEDIA PRODUCER XMEDIA SUITE VERSION 3.5
Users can browse a library of templates stored in a central Xmedia server, select a template style, and automatically insert finished graphics and animations directly into the video timeline; templates can include links to live data sources as well as preprogrammed production logic that automatically updates elements based on user selections; Graphics Work Order Management feature enables users to generate work orders for new graphic elements electronically; acts as a centralized asset management system, storing and managing all digital assets as well as real-time data feeds from virtually any source.
ACCUWEATHER LOCAL ACCUWEATHER CHANNEL
An automated around-the-clock loop of customized local weather and news information designed by the company's team of weather and graphics experts with opportunities to include local live content; available in SD or native HD; allows advertisers and sponsors to package their message with the information being delivered.
Features one-touch ergonomics, in which all the tools are just where the designer needs them — not hidden behind multiple layers of pull-down menus; a pen tablet and hand unit interface further speeds the design process with two-handed operation.
SILICON GRAPHICS (SGI) SILICON GRAPHICS PRISM
Handles the 4K requirements of digital cinema mastering and digital intermediates; is modular and scalable.
PLUG-IN FILTERS FOR EFFECTS
BORIS FX VOLUME II OF BORIS CONTINUUM COMPLETE FOR DISCREET SPARKS
Extend the capabilities of Discreet Inferno, Flame, Flint, Fire and Smoke systems; the IRIX-based addition to the Continuum product line is based on Discreet's Sparks architecture, an advanced API for developing custom plug-ins.
BROADCAST MAPPING SOFTWARE
CURIOUS SOFTWARE TRAFFIC PRODUCER
Creates broadcast-quality maps for illustrating traffic reports; uses predefined design templates to generate rundown of still or automatically-animated maps showing traffic flow and planned or unplanned incidents.
E-MEDIVISION.COM POINT HD
HD broadcast graphics presentation system; designed for sports, news and weather program applications; works in HD and SD, as well as allows simultaneous dual-format programming graphics in 2-D and 3-D; allows presenters to annotate over live video using a touch screen.
3-D ON-AIR GRAPHICS
Centered on Brainstorm Multimedia's eStudio virtual studio software program; features include VS Virtual Studio, VS/RCG Virtual Studio for construction of both a simplified virtual studio and real-time computer graphics, and Maya 3ds XSI, which enables 3-D files and data to be imported.
REAL-TIME WEATHER SOFTWARE
VIZRT VIZ/WEATHER 3D
Version 1.6 meets the fast-paced demands of local weather events; powered by the company's Viz/Engine, the product provides the ability to control, switch and manipulate weather data and graphics in seconds; data includes temperature, wind speeds and direction; weather symbols, 3-D maps, radar maps and weather alerts can be displayed automatically with corresponding graphic elements in real-time using pre-made templates.
DIGITAL MATRIX SYSTEM
CLEAR-COM ECLIPSE 32
A digital matrix intercom frame in a 1RU chassis; offers 32 full-duplex communication ports, plus four extra four-wire ports; builds on the capabilities of Matrix Plus 3; supports the same Clear-Com i-stations and ICS digital matrix panels and interfaces as the larger Eclipse 208 frame, and is programmed and controlled with the same ECS-WIN software suite.
WIRELESS INTERCOM SYSTEM
EARTEC TD 900
Available as a stand-alone system and can interface with wired intercoms such as Clear-Com, RTS and Telex; a simple interface allows wireless remotes to communicate as though plugged in with a cable; operates without base station repeaters; is powered by rechargeable NiCd batteries; has a 1/4mi range.
AES INTERFACE BOARD
DELEC AES INTERFACE FOR ORATIS
+49 9545 440 0;www.delec.de
New interface board for company's ORATIS intercom system; allows for forwarding intercom signals over AES; with add-on board installed, ORATIS can use virtually any conventional audio router for signal distribution; unit is plugged into the ORATIS mainframe and connected to the AES ports of the audio network.
DIGITAL INTERCOM SYSTEM
TRILOGY BROADCAST MERCURY
+44 1264 384000www.trilogy-broadcast.co.uk
Offers G722, 7kHz quality voice communications over an IP network; matrix-free system without the requirement for central TDM switching; multiple independent voice channels from each station; intelligent integration with existing digital matrixes giving all Trilogy intercoms an upgrade path to communicate over IP networks.
New addition to the line provides 57W intense light output from a lightweight compact housing; measures 10in × 6in × 6.5in; permanent intensifier/barn doors can focus or shield the light intensity; adjustable mounting yoke allows rotation for ease of focus and may be locked into place.
NUCOMM NEWSCASTER VT2
Includes a rack-mounting control unit and mast-mounting RF unit on this digital/analog ENG/OB van transmitter; available in single and dual band; features include an internal 4:2:2 MPEG-2 encoder, COFDM modulator, ASI, SDI and composite inputs; optional 10W digital PA is available.
An ultra-miniature high definition coax cable; low weight and small size; features a 26-gage solid conductor that provides lower attenuation and superior mechanical integrity; ideal for mobile production trucks, has a broadband foil and braid shield that offers RF/EMI protection and structural integrity; low structural return loss up to 3GHz; meets and exceeds the bandwidth required for a 1.485Gb/s HD video transmission; can be used with SDI digital video, analog video and digital audio formats.
AERODYNAMIC SNG ANTENNA
ND SATCOM AG SKYRAY COMPACT
214 231 3400;www.ndsatcom.com
Combines need for a powerful uplink with roof-top box fixed on standard mounts; compact Jet Box-like casing houses a high-performance SNG antenna; accommodates company's 400W TWT amplifier or redundant SSPA configuration; system can be moved to another vehicle quickly and easily.
BROADCAST MICROWAVE CARRY-CODER II
A portable module for video cameras; performs wireless digital transmission of video, audio and user-defined private data; can be used in a backpack configuration or plugged directly to the back of most professional video cameras; mechanical adapters are available on request for most professional video camera models; capable of driving a power amplifier in vehicle or helicopter applications; performs MPEG-2 encoding, COFDM digital modulation and RF amplification in a compact package.
EVERTZ 7707RGBT; 7707RGBR DVI/RGBHV
For DVI and RGBHV video signals; includes DVI/RGBHV versions, DVI/RGBHV with two channels of analog audio and DVI/RGBHV versions with analog audio, keyboard and mouse signals for KVM applications; features DVI or RGBHV over a single fiber; supports up to 1920 × 1200 WUXGA resolution; both DVI and RGBHV outputs available simultaneously on receiver; superior digital data transmission; comprehensive local and remote (via SNMP) signal and card status monitoring; supports both single-mode and multi-mode fiber; optional two-channel stereo analog audio; optional keyboard and mouse.
OPTIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM
MULTIDYNE RGB-5000 VIDEO, AUDIO, KEYBOARD AND MOUSE CONTROL
Features improved resolution; provides a long haul, transport solution for high-quality, up to 1600 × 1200, high-resolution, RGB or VGA video sources via one fiber; provides a total analog bandwidth of up to 600MHz; has a data throughput of 3.125GB/s with no compression or very low color space compression; automatically detects the horizontal and vertical sync configuration with support for sync on green, CS sync and separate HS and VS sync inputs; systems are available to transport RGB.
FIBER-OPTIC TRANSPORT TECHNOLOGY
MULTIDYNE FIBER OPTIC PLATFORM
Simplifies the architecture of a fiber-optic network; reduces equipment costs; simplifies design and maintains uncompressed, digital, broadcast-quality video from end to end; reduces the equipment required at the central node from eight to10; the Fiber Hub unit has one high-speed fiber-optic output for the main fiber trunkure; the equipment complexity and size is also reduced at the destination point from three to four down to one to two rack-units.
AI-PIXEL PLAYOUT SERVER
+31 6 21 884 675;www.ai-pixel.com
Designed for small to medium sized TV station operations; offers compliance with all standards (SDI, PAL, NTSC, analog, digital), compliance with automation servers (VDCP), easy operation, easy import/export, easy to use, high functionality Playlist, allowing the user to make “on the fly” changes in the Playlist without interrupting any simultaneous operations, guaranteed high quality and reliability.
INEOQUEST TECHNOLOGIES IQSOFTWARESUITE
Supports MPEG-2, H.264, Windows Media 9, VoIP and media delivery index measurements; includes IQMediaStim, IQMediaAnalyzer and IQMediaMonitor; features a software decoder, recorder, and thumbnail viewer for visually examining MPEG-2 and H.264 streams, as well as VoIP test and generation support for qualifying streaming voice over IP.
DEPRESSED COLLECTOR IOT TRANSMITTER
ACRODYNE (AI) QUANTUM
Designed to operate efficiently in either digital or analog service; is field-convertible; uses e2v ESCIOT water-cooled tubes; engineered to provide a high level of energy efficiency.
One to eight channels of uncompressed SDI (up to 64 channels may be transported over one single-mode fiber using MDM-7000 CWDM Multiplexer); provide for the digital transport of uncompressed SDI with embedded audio or data per SMPTE 259M; accept SDI, ASI, DTV and DVB up to 540Mb/s per channel; transmission is extended up to 40Km over one single-mode fiber with a 20dB budget loss.
FIELD ACQUISITION SYSTEM
TELECAST FIBER SYSTEMS BAKER BOX (BBX)
Converts stereo field microphones to AES via CAT5; RJ-45/CAT5 alternative to dry-pair and line amps; each unit amplifies and converts two microphone signals to one digital AES signal and transports it up to 500m on unshielded twisted-pair cable; up to four units can be daisy-chained together.
TANDBERG TELEVISION DIRECTORV5
+44 23 8048 4000www.tandbergtv.com
The latest version of the Director CA platform; new version includes an embedded simulcrypt scrambling system for flexible and secure conditional access and receiver control on a single PC platform; modular system allows users to mix and match functionality.
MOBILE TRANSPORT ENCLOSURE
NETWORK ELECTRONICS MOT-BOX
A compact 3RU, lightweight mobile transport enclosure; available to the flashlink's housing options; houses all flashlink optical transport, signal processing and distribution cards, including WDM/CWDM; its rugged design and connector panel, including an expanded beam hermaphroditid fiber connector, make it the ideal choice for all mobile and OB applications; options include a fiber reel with MIL specified tactile fiber, AC and DC power supplies, and a monitoring/alarming function via Network's GYDA controller.
TERAYON BP 5100
Features enhancements to the system's digital graphic insertion capabilities; graphics can be inserted within the compressed MPEG video domain eliminating the need to decode and re-encode digital programming; can localize branding at distribution points closest to viewers.
LIGOS MEDIARIG ENCODER SD
A complete standard-definition MPEG-2 encoding system for ASTC, DVB and broadband encoding applications; a compact 1RU encoder capable of dual-channel processing, with options for either analog or digital input of NTSC/PAL formats, and SCPC/SPTS and MCPC/MPTS output to DVB-ASI, IP (UDP) or file; supports Dolby Digital (AC-3) two-channel audio, PSIP and PSI/SI control tables, closed captioning, bug insertion, and remote control and management of multiple encoders through its user interface.
MULTISTANDARD OFF-AIR RECEIVER/DEMODULATOR
BROADCAST TECHNOLOGY SHOWMAN 1000
+44 0 1264 332 633www.btl.uk.com
Can be used with PAL, SECAM and NTSC television standards around the world; is designed for transmitter feeds and monitoring, OB reception and service acquisition; high-specification units are available incorporating IF inputs and outputs, alarms and logging.
DTV DATA BROADCASTING SYSTEM
TRIVENI DIGITAL SKYSCRAPER
Allows broadcasters to offer new services by delivering various types of digitized content through their DTV signals; supports streaming media, Web pages, interactive TV, and any other type of digitized data; features receiver targeting, encryption and support for multi-station networks; can schedule content for distribution simultaneously through many DTV broadcast streams in a multi-station network.
Users can simulcast SD and HD format video via SDI; users can also upconvert SD materials to HD format; existing HD content can be downconverted to the SD format; has capability to frame-accurately combine SD and HD file output by simply switching the asset format through an A/B switch at any time.
STREAMING MEDIA DECODER
WEGENER SMD 515
Advanced technology delivers widescreen, theater-quality movies with as little as 5Mb/s of data; digital and analog A/V outputs make unit compatible with virtually all subscriber entertainment systems.
CONAX AS CAS7
+44 22 405 2 00www.conax.com
Stand-alone CA solution with strong anti-piracy record; allows broadcasters or content providers to start with basic system supporting pay-TV and then add additional components to support more complex operations and business models, such as a mobile ordering and payment server, virtual video on demand, voucher server and CAStream IP encryptor.
LAIRD TELEMEDIA DV4X1A
4 × 1 DV switcher with selectable external XLR audio insert onto the Firewire stream.
HD VIDEO ENCODER
MODULUS VIDEO ME6000
Real-time, full-resolution AVC video encoder with support for encoding digital video at Main Profile at Level 4; uses a slice partition methodology and includes advanced features such as CABAC entropy coding, macro block adaptive field frame coding and multi-frame references.
Combines the EDIUS realtime HD/HDV/DV editing solutions and ProCoder transcoding expertise with the MediaEdge enterprise video distribution solution; allows users to create, purpose and deliver video at a highest quality for broadcast, DVD, streaming and video-on-demand.
It offers a complete newsroom in a box; package includes everything from ingest and playout automation to journalist and craft editing, all based on Quantel's sQ server technology.
A versatile, half-rack size VTR tailor-made for nonlinear editing applications, as well as a variety of production tasks; compact and easy to carry; can undertake assignments ranging from viewing and dubbing to feeding an NLE system; performs DVCPRO and DV recording and playback with both standard and Mini-DV cassettes for cost-effective, extended-time applications.
NONLINEAR EDITING LAPTOP
1 BEYOND 3817 HD
Designed for editing and graphics applications, including HD; optimized for HD editing and delivering (including 720p and 1080i); features 3.8GHz Pentium processor with hyperthreading technology for dual-processor optimized software, up to 4GB memory and 200GB of internal storage, eight channels of HD audio and support for new high-speed PCI express video bus.
DIGITAL PRODUCTION SWITCHERS
ROSS VIDEO SYNERGY SD
New, more powerful control panel CPU, keyboard support and USB removable storage; new Squeeze & Tease Warp effects include corner pinning, lens flare, obscure, and shards; automatic white flash effect added to generate this type of effect; robotic cameras, audio mixers, character generators and support for numerous additional manufacturers' products.
+33 1 53 38 22 00;www.sav.tv
An eight-input SDI master control room switcher with built-in embedders and de-embedders; it can integrate extra-levels of DSKs, logos, texts, clocks generators and a digital multi-channel digital audio mixer; it can be controlled through an automation connected via serial port, Ethernet or remote key-board.
MULTICHANNEL MASTER CONTROL SYSTEM
New master control processor with enhanced squeezeback effects is field-upgradable from SD to HD; includes new single-module SD master control processor with A/B mixer, three external keyers, built-in logo store, providing up to eight channels of master control in a single 8RU frame.
HD/SD PRODUCTION SWITCHER
Can output HD, SD or SDI signals; a total of 96 inputs and 64 outputs can be supported, with all outputs fully assignable; offers four M/Es, with either HD or SD signals assignable to each M/E; a two-channel DVE is built into each M/E for basic programmable effects; features include optional frame store, external machine control and a dual LCD touchscreen.
3D ANIMATION SYSTEM
DISCREET 3DS MAX 7
3D modeling, animation, and rendering solution; defines art in 3D animation for game development, design visualization, feature film and television effects, and education; includes Cloth Extension, the sophisticated cloth simulation system that gives artists the creative tools to build realistic, film-quality clothing for 3D characters in film, television, advertising and games projects; artists can turn modeled geometry into cloth, or design/import clothing patterns for the design of full garments for their characters.
LIVE VIDEO PRODUCTION SYSTEM
BROADCAST PIX PIXMASTER
An integrated preproduction environment designed to simplify the creation of multilayer live video; enables a producer to click on any of the switcher's still or graphic stores to reveal its library content and then click on any element to open it in Inscriber for editing; clips and graphics can be set to automatically start as they go on-air and cue the next one as they come off-air.
SD/HD PRODUCTION SWITCHER
SNELL & WILCOX KAHUNA
+44 20 8917 4300
Offers simultaneous HD and SD operations in the same mainframe with the same control panel; enables the seamless integration of SD sources into HD productions without outboard upconversion; users can work initially in SD-only or HD-only mode and then upgrade to multiformat SD/HD operation; allows users to mix existing SD camera feeds, graphics, handheld shots and archive footage directly into an HD production.
+44 118 986 6123
New HD switcher can either be specified for new or purchased as an upgrade to the TX520; can be used to upgrade existing SD video switchers and benefits from two keyers with the ability to place a DVE into the signal chain before or after either keyer.
HD AND SD ENCODER
In its minimal configuration, the unit can simultaneously encode one HD and one SD video stream, as well as up to four stereo audio pairs; can be equipped with an advanced satellite modulator, making it ideal for both contribution and distribution; includes front-panel video and audio confidence monitors that provide verification of input sources; offers 1Mb/s to 160Mb/s encoding.
SCOPUS NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES UE-9000
Universal MPEG encoding platform; now implements dual-channel MPEG-2 real-time encoding; provides broadcasters with a migration path from MPEG-2 to new compression algorithms such as the SD and HD MPEG-4 Part 10 (H.264) and VC1 formats.
TRANSMITTER DUMMY LOAD
MYAT HIGH POWER UHF LOAD
The solution for coaxial high power system load requirements; the glycol/water coolant mixture facilitates effective heat transfer, providing consistent, low-maintenance stability; a highly efficient coolant flow-thru path minimizes the device's contribution to your station's cooling system pump capacity requirements; features high power capacity, low VSWR, efficient coolant flow-thru path, cost-effective system load solution, rugged construction; available with 3 1/8in, 4 1/16in and 6 1/8in inputs.
DTV PRODUCTION SERVER
ACCOM ABEKAS 6000
Built on the VxWorks operating system; handles up to eight digital video channels; features an integrated RAID-5 disk array; accepts and supplies both serial digital video and AES/EBU digital audio signals; offers 24/7 reliability; housed in a compact 8RU chassis; delivers both DVCPRO and MPEG-2 compression at 25Mb/s or 50Mb/s bit rates.
AVID TECHNOLOGY AIRSPEED
978-640-3594;www.avid.com (opens in new tab)
A cost-effective, intelligent replacement for VTRs or any older server technology; has two-channel DV25, DV50 and IMX50 playout capability; compact; its modular 3RU form factor reduces space requirements; its proven IT-standard design integrates easily with existing equipment, applications and processes, including third-party automation systems.
SERVER AND VTR/DDR CONTROLLERS
Range of five-channel server and VTR controllers; comprises the base model HT445 actiV Filer, the HT445s actiV Sports; adds a T-bar for slow-motion, and the HT446 actiV Cart Box for live insert operation; includes control panels, popular control protocols, 5.5in graphic displays and single playlist capability; options include more protocols, actiV Loader for playlist translation and transfer, on-screen display, routing switch, scheduling more than 10 playlists, video editing, GPIs, master-to-slave linking and scheduled recording.
DVCPRO P2 STORE
A portable hard disk unit with a P2 card slot that quickly transfers the content of P2 cards to an internal hard disk drive; the 2.5in 60GB hard disk drive can hold the contents of up to 15 4GB P2 cards, and the entire contents of a 4GB P2 card can be transferred to the internal hard disk drive in approximately four minutes; after the P2 content has been transferred, the P2 store can connect to an NLE or server ingest PC via a USB 2.0 interface and appears as an external disk drive.
LEITCH TECHNOLOGY TECHNOLOGY NEXIO HD
Integrates baseband HD record and playback directly into NEXIO server system; provides two channels of HD output or one channel of input and one HD output in either 720p or 1080i format.
Consists of a high-quality display with rear-screen projection, a graphic controller, and Web-based operating software; one projection module can display up to 60 video or audio windows simultaneously.
UTAH SCIENTIFIC UTAH-400
New addition to the UTAH-400 line for routing RS-422 machine control data, offers 64 ports in 4RU chassis with expansion capability for adding more ports; units can be fitted with optical I/O ports for direct connection of SD and HD signals on fiber without need for external converters.
EXANET EXASTORE 2.0
NAS storage solution; applications for editing, digital archives, digital intermediates and graphics; features no single point of failure in a full high-availability failover environment; scalability allows any level of capacity and total performance desired in a system; consolidates data into a single pool that can be directly accessed by all workstation clients and workflow servers, regardless of the operating system.
Simultaneously provides HD and SD output and Digital Betacam playout; can record and play back HDCAM and HDCAM SR tapes at 24PsF, 25PsF and 30PsF, as well as at 1080/60i, 1080/50i and 720/60p; captures content to tape at 440Mb/s at 10-bit depth using the MPEG-4 Studio Profile compression scheme; records 12 channels of 24-bit uncompressed audio; features metadata handling, dynamic tracking playback, pre-read, and confidence playback and recording.
CREATIVE AND TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS SERVICES PROVIDER
ASCENT MEDIA GROUP
Provides creative and technical solutions through its Creative Services, Creative Sound Services, Media Management Services and Networks Services groups for content creation, management and distribution; provides effective solutions for the creation, management and distribution of content to major motion picture studios, independent producers, broadcast networks, cable channels and advertising agencies.
SONY DSR RECORDERS/PLAYERS
Have been enhanced with the addition of an integrated i.LINK IEEE-1394 digital interface; the existing DSR-1600, DRS-1800 and DSR-2000 models will be upgraded with this new built-in connectivity feature and relaunched as the DSR-1600A, DSR-1800A and DSR-2000A; upgrade provides professional video producers who use the DSR series greater compatibility with DV I/O-equipped cameras, VTRs and nonlinear editing systems.
MEDÉA VIDEORAID FCR2
Fibre Channel array optimized forhigh-bandwidth applications, including HD video editing with the FCR2X; equipped with a single channel 2Gb Fibre Channel interface; provides sustained data transfer rates of 180MB/s; features a built-in four-port Fibre Channel hub that allows for direct connection of up to four workstations; desktop enclosure provides up to 1.6TB of storage on five removable disk drives.
360 SYSTEMS IMAGE SERVER 7000
Full-featured, six-channel broadcast server; designed for satellite ingest, production and play-to-air; the two-input, six-output multiformat design supports MPEG-2, DV and TARGA graphics; up to 400 hours of internal RAID storage is available (accessible from the server front panel), plus redundant, hot-swappable power supplies; design supports MPEG-2 broadcast formats to 50Mb/s, in I-frame and long-GOP modes.
Leverages Broadcast MediaLibrary (BML), which provides fault-resilient storage, independent of the image format, compression standard and file type; BML24000e available as a high-performance CIFS server; is complemented by the new software-based MediaClient codecs, which couple real-time, broadcast-quality I/O and high-quality MPEG-2 and DV coding with CIFS storage access over Gigabit IP networks.
DOCKABLE SOLID-STATE RECORDER
GRASS VALLEY VENOM FLASHPAK
Created for the company's Viper Film-Stream digital cinematography cameras; captures uncompressed output of the camera in a lightweight, solid-state system that is compact, dockable and rugged.
BROADCAST AND AUDIOVISUAL INTEGRATOR AND EQUIPMENT SUPPLIER
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS (PCS)
Offers a host of services — from consulting, design and engineering to equipment procurement, documentation and training, and after-sales support; specializes in design, installation, and maintaining turnkey audio and video communication systems.
PRIME IMAGE TIME TAILOR
Designed to meet requirements of post-production houses and their clients; reduces content up to eight percent with no loss of program integrity; no detectable change in video and audio quality; maintains closed captioning; operates in real time, cutting work time by 70 percent.
TBC CONSOLES INTELLITRAC
Laterally sliding and positionable rack turrets easily upgraded or relocated as equipment and operational requirements change; continuous front and rear device tracks allow unlimited lateral positioning of critical equipment; articulating arms for distance, height and tilt control may be used for mounting flat-panel monitors, speakers, phones and task lighting.
VIDEO WATERMARKING CONTENT PROTECTION SYSTEM
NEXTAMP S.A. NEXMASTER
+33 02 99 22 61 62
Uses invisible digital video watermark ID to discourage movie piracy; embeds in either SD or HD formats during tape duplication or file copying; comes with Sd-SDI, HD-SDI or Gig-E interfaces; offers embedding in uncompressed material as well as directly within MPEG-2 or H264 files.
For high power analog and digital UHF TV transmitters; include low power plug-in types, higher power plug-in and build-up types, and a range of high efficiency water cooled energy-saving-collector IOTs (ESCIOTs); hydrogen thyratrons make them suited as protection devices for IOTs in high power UHF TV transmitters; single IOT systems range in power from 15+1.5kW to 77+7.7kW (combined amplification).
DIGITAL KLYSTRODE IOT
For use in digital UHF television service in the output stage of DTV transmitters; suitable for use with 8VSB and COFDM modulation schemes; have a magnetically focused electron beam that is density-bunched by an RF cavity-driven grid; optimized to maintain a high gain and linearity at the average or RMS signal levels as well as at the peak power levels; efficiency is optimized at the average or RMS level for low operating cost.
PESA SWITCHING SYSTEMS CHEETAH
Upgraded versions; routers are full-featured digital routing switchers with the power to handle SDI, HDTV, and non-standard digital signals in the same frame; available in 64 × 64, 128 × 128, 256 × 256 and 512 × 512 frame sizes; can handle bit rates from 3Mb/s up to 1.5Gb/s.
MOTION-COMPENSATED BROADCAST UPCONVERTER
SNELL & WILCOX HD5300
+44 20 8917 4300
Housed in a compact 1RU enclosure; uses motion compensation derived from company's Alchemist Ph.C standards conversion range; allows centralized setup and monitoring through RollCall, which enables broadcasters to choose a customized financial model, such as central-casting of multiple stations over a wide area network or use of a few modules in a single facility.
PORTABLE HD MONITOR FOR SONY HDV CAMCORDERS
ERG VENTURES HDM-EV85
This 8.4in monitor is designed for the HDV camcorder, Sony HVR-Z1U and HDR-FX1; offers enhanced color, frame markers and a memory preset function; its HD analog input enables the camcorder to connect to the HDM-EV85 directly; accepts most popular video image formats; with two 7.2V batteries, the monitor lasts up to three hours.
DUAL-SCREEN LCD MONITOR
MARSHALL ELECTRONICS V-R72P-2HDSDI
Occupies only three RU of a standard 19in EIA equipment rack; 1.2 million pixel TFT screens have wide 130-degree viewing angles and incorporate digital signal processing; SMPTE/ITU HD and SD digital (HDSDI/SDI) video standards and signal types are accepted and displayed on each screen; analog signals are digitized using an advanced 10-bit process on each signal path with 4X over-sampling and adaptive five-line comb filter with exacting color space conversion.
DIGITAL ASSET MAXIMIZATION INITIATIVE
THOMSON GRASS VALLEY DMAX
Product expands company's C2MD program for centralized facility monitoring and management; new service level agreement gives users flexibility to implement multi-distribution workflows.
FORTEL DTV INTEGRITY 300 SERIES
The bridge between analog and digital video; composite analog decoders, NTSC and PAL encoders and YUV and RGB conversion, are all included in this series.
VIDEO PROCESSING AND DISTRIBUTION LINE
LEITCH TECHNOLOGY 6800+ MODULAR PLATFORM
Line adds nine new HD configurations, including: HFS6800 video frame synchronizer/processor, HMX6800 multiplexers and HDX6800 demultiplexers, NEO SuiteView multi-viewer solutions, CCS-TRAX, NEO HUC-3902 deinterlacing upconverter module, NEO DLY-3901-4 SDI delay module, next-generation CCS control panel, and SNMP support monitoring application.
POMONA ELECTRONICS XLR CONNECTORS
Features a clamping mechanism that withstand 100lb of pull without disconnecting the cable; designed to deliver high-quality, low-noise audio transmission; feature gold contacts and black nickel coating to reduce reflection; are also available on 10ft to 25ft foot cable assemblies made with Belden 1172A four-conductor Star Quad, low-impedance cables.
SOFTWARE CONTROL PLATFORM
+44 118 986 6123
Contains new features for the management of broadcast systems and media workflow; allows customers to design their own user interfaces; supports router control, modular product monitoring and control, media management, automation and master control.
UHF DIGITAL AND ANALOG TRANSMITTER
AXCERA INNOVATOR HX
Based on the advanced design of the Innovator HX VHF transmitter; high-power solid-state UHF transmitter; features broadband amplifiers and combiners, high-gain power modules and hot-swappable amplifiers; design offers the choice of linear or switching power supplies and uses identical amplifiers for internally diplexed, externally diplexed and DTV operation.
DOREMI LABS HD-G10
Portable test generator; features a dual-link HD-SDI 2k resolution video output; provides 15 still patterns and seven moving test patterns in SD and HD formats; outputs audio tone, time code and close caption characters; has ability to combine any still pattern with a moving pattern to create hundreds of video pattern options.
Offers HD video and audio signal analysis; provides waveform, vector, audio and picture all in one convenient display; features back-lit controls and a compact half-rack configuration.
MIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES DV-BRIDGE CAM
Lightweight and high quality DV-to-SDI converter for low-cost news gathering DV cameras; mounts securely under a handheld DV camera or between tripod and camera; converts DV output to SDI-compatible signal with embedded audio and time code.
AXCERA VISIONARY SERIES
High-power UHF solution; accommodates multiple tube styles from various manufacturers; with every standard analog configuration, comes an upconverter and broadband LDMOS driver amplifier for each IOT final amplifier.
DMT USA 1KW DTV UHF TRANSMITTER
Air cooling; LDMOS technology; broadband standardized design; dual-cast option; built-in output filter.
THALES BROADCAST & MULTIMEDIA DCX PARAGON
Supports DTV, NTSC and various manufacturers' tubes in both water- and oil-cooled versions; features the patented Soft Arc Technology, which eliminates the need for a crowbar and substantially increases the transmitter's overall reliability.
DVCPRO HD P2 hand-held camcorder provides 1080i and 720p recording at 100 Mb/s DVCPRO HD; shoots in 1080/60i, 30p and 24p; in 720/60p, 30p and 24p and in DVCPRO50, DVCPRO or DV; supports variable frame rates to capture fast-speed and slow-speed action; cine-like gamma curve and cine-like color matrix to emulate film look; provides Mini-DV tape recording capability that allows users to shoot 16:9 images on DV tape and edit with existing workflow.
AIR-DIELECTRIC COAXIAL CABLE
RADIO FREQUENCY SYSTEMS (RFS) 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, the product's inevitable proximity facilitates phase matching and eliminates the need for inherent temperature compensation.
A multi-function module; integrates with Thomson's Kameleon media processing system, Newton modular control system and NetCentral SNMP-based remote monitoring application; supports many functions, including MPEG Artifact Reducer (IE-MPEG-AR); features PixelMotion de-interlacing, advanced multi-filter noise reduction (IC-UNC) and aspect ratio conversion.
SATA DISK STORAGE SOLUTION
MEDÉA STREAMRAID 15
4Gb Fibre Channel performance and connectivity; fully redundant 24/7 server features; SATA drive support; up to 15 drives per chassis in a triple redundant configuration; real-time sustained data transfers up to 800MB/s; Active-Active RAID controllers enhance reliability of SATA drives; expansion chassis design for cost-effective high capacity; dual integrated eight port fabric switch modules.
REAL-TIME GRAPHICS RENDERING PLATFORM
ORAD HD DIGITAL VIDEO GRAPHICS (HDVG)
Supports up to two full resolution inputs in HD mode and/or up to eight in SD mode; mixing between HD and SD modes is also supported; two independent output channels are supported; one can be configured as the main channel, the other can be set as the preview.
BASS ENHANCEMENT/DYNAMIC CONTROL
www.waves.com (opens in new tab)
Combines the highest quality converters available with unequalled processing algorithms; offers new power in bass enhancement, dynamics processing, and format conversion (analog-to-digital, digital-to-analog, and digital re-quantization).
DIGITAL MONITORING SYSTEM
Features AES/EBU digital and analog audio inputs in a single loudspeaker system; 192kHz/24-bit digital audio interface; supports single and dual-wire digital input mode; is compatible with the company's 7050A subwoofer; up to eight 8130A's can be daisy-chained together in digital or analog mode.
MOTORIZED ELEVATING TRIPOD
Supports small compact cameras and pan/tilt heads; interfaces with Telemetrics' CP-ITV control panel for RS-232 control of the camera, pan/tilt/zoom/focus, iris and elevation; has a motorized column with collapsible legs; rises to a manual height of 46in, with an additional motorized elevation range of 26in.
COLOR CORRECTION SYSTEM
DIGITAL VISION NUCODA COLOR TIMER
Allows a colorist to ingest using EDLs or cutlists, and then conform data and proceed to playback, carrying out dissolves and re-times automatically; includes the company's data conform technology; also provides an enhanced color correctin toolset for creating bleach bypass, monotone and duotone effects, at 2K resolution and in real-time.
HD CAMERA SYSTEM
Features unparalleled gyro-stabilized technology; images are 3X clearer than SD; transmits encrypted digital images in real-time; lighter than competing cameras; interchangeable lenses; customizable to virtually any moving vehicle.
GLOBAL CONTENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM
A proprietary IP-enabled administrator to drive applications to manage an emerging range of nonlinear content; allows customers to ingest, store and stream content using any wireless or wired Internet connection to enable exchange; features secured IP VPN capability.
IP-BASED STORAGE AREA NETWORK
STUDIO NETWORK SOLUTIONS GLOBALSAN X SERIES
Designed to offer a cost-effective pathway toward achieving performance nearing that of Fibre channel; built on the company's iSANmp volume sharing software; includes 6TB of SATA storage and six iSANmp user licenses that can be upgraded to support additional users/storage.
COLOR CORRECTION PROGRAM
GAMMA & DENSITY 3CP
Corrected images from the 3cP make it directly to the same telecine monitor that the colorist views the negative image on; processed images come to telecine suite complete with viewable waveform monitor and vectorscope as well as electronic printer lights representative of the corrections applied to the images; telecine facilities do not need any additional software or hardware to accommodate.
SINGLE-FORMAT CAMERA FOR HD
GRASS VALLEY LDK 4000
Supports 1080i- or 720p-production; features low-power consumption and the company's HD dynamic pixel management image-sensor technology; includes a camera head, base station, an HD triax adapter; options include a fiber-optic cable adapter and choice of either a 2in or 5in viewfinder.
HD AUDIO/VIDEO CONVERTER
LEITCH TECHNOLOGY X75 HD
Combines up-, down- and crossconversion, HD frame sync and extensive video and audio processing capabilities; is equally suited for analog, digital or HD hybrid facilities; level/color control; features optional 3-D adaptive color decoding with time base correction, optional noise reduction and frame synchronization; the 16 channels of internal audio processing include timing with video for lip sync corrections, level control, analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog conversion, and embedding and de-embedding for both SDI and HD-SDI serial digital signals, and integrated Dolby decompression for interfacing any audio signal in a professional environment.
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