2005 PRODUCT SOURCE

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ASSET MANAGEMENT

VCI STARSII+
413-272-7200
www.vcisolutions.com

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.

DVR

FAST FORWARD VIDEO FIELDPRO
949-852-8404;www.ffv.com

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
310-333-0606;www.lcdracks.com

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.

AUTOMATION/PROMPTING

AUTOCUE QSERIES
704-377-1496;www.autocue.com

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.

LIGHT

KINO FLO PARABEAM ZIP 400 AND 200
818-767-6528;www.kinoflo.com

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.

AUTOMATION

FLORICAL SYSTEMS AUTOMATED JOIN IN PROGRESS (JIP)
352-372-8326;www.florical.com

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
905-886-1833
www.masstechgroup.com

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

MANFROTTO 351MVCF
201-818-9500
www.bogenimaging.us

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
303-823-8878www.dpamicrophones.com

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

DK-TECHNOLOGIES PT0660M
602-765-0532
www.dk-technologies.com

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

ESE ES-461U
310-322-2136;www.ese-web.com

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

ARRI MB-20
845-353-1400;www.arri.com

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

ANTON/BAUER STASIS
800-422-3473www.antonbauer.com

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
408-245-2150
www.modulusvideo.com

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

NEUTRIK
732-901-9488;www.neutrikusa.com

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.

CAMERA ROBOTICS

SHOTOKU BROADCAST SYSTEMS ROBOTICS
949-754-9005;www.shotoku.tv

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
508-754-4858
www.telecast-fiber.com

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
703-450-7030;www.anystream.com

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.

STUDIO MONITOR

JBL LSR6325P
818-894-8850;www.jblro.com

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.

NETWORK PLATFORM

EXAVIO EXAMAX 9000
408-213-5500;www.exavio.com

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
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011 800 28 27 28 27
www.bt.com/media-broadcast

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.

EDITING SYSTEM

AVID TECHNOLOGY MEDIA COMPOSER ADRENALINE HD
978-640-3594;www.avid.com

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.

TRANSMITTER

BROADCAST MICROWAVE CARRY-CODER II
800-669-9667;www.bms-inc.com

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

AXON TRACS
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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
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44 0 29 20 671 760
www.msafocus.com

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 [4]
800-862-7837;www.newtek.com

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.

STORAGE

MAXIMUM THROUGHPUT SLEDGEHAMMER HD!O
514-925-3350;www.max-t.com

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.

DIGITAL CONSOLES

LOGITEK MOSAIC SERIES
713-664-4470
www.logitekaudio.com

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.

GRAPHIC OVERLAY

TERAYON DIGITAL MOTION GRAPHICS OVERLAY (DMGO)
408-235-5500;www.terayon.com

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.

PATCHING SYSTEM

ADC TELECOM UNIPATCH
800-366-3891;www.adc.com

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

TSL TALLYMAN
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44 1628 687200
www.televisionsystems.com

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
650-243-2700;www.envivio.com

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.

TELEPROMPTERS

TELESCRIPT FPS120F/FPS150F
201-767-6733;www.telescript.com

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
415-558-4813;www.dolby.com

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.

MODULAR ROUTER

NETWORK ELECTRONICS VIKINX
800-420-5909
www.network-electronics.com

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

OCTOPUS TRACK
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42 2 2118 1511
www.octopus-news.com

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

PIXELMETRIX DVSTATION-DTA
866-749-3587
www.pixelmetrix.com

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.

LOGGING SOLUTION

MEDIAPROXY ENIGMA 5.1
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61 03 9549 1115
www.mediaproxy.com

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.

CAMERA CONNECTOR

CANARE HYBRID FIBER-OPTIC CAMERA CONNECTORS
818-365-2446;www.canare.com

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.
201-651-9300
www.microfirst.com

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
631-273-0404
www.commspecial.com

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

CLEAR-COM CELLCOM
510-496-6666;www.clearcom.com

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
763-551-4000;www.ciprico.com

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
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61 3 9682 9477
www.digitalvoodoo.net

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.

VIDEO CARD

BLUEFISH444 CATALYST
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61 3 9682 9477
www.bluefish444.com

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
800-677-6268;www.quantum.com

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.

DIGITAL BELTPACK

RIEDEL COMMUNICATIONS PERFORMER C3
818-563-4100;www.riedel.net

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

FAIRLIGHT PYXIS
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61 2 9975 1777
www.fairlightau.com

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
800-833-9200;www.tektronix.com

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.

MULTIPLIERS

MITEQ SYS2XA4509H AND SYS3XA1957H
630-759-9500;www.miteq.com

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.

BROADCAST AUTOMATION

FISSION SOFTWARE MODULES
203-730-2944;www.fission-sw.coms

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.

ROUTER

QUARTZ ELECTRONICS XENON
530-265-2815;www.quartzus.com

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.

IP STREAMER

GRASS VALLEY IPS 1200
800-547-8949;www.grassvalley.com

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

KONAN DIGITALARC
818-649-8655
www.konandigital.com

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.

CREATION SOFTWARE

QUANTEL EIGER FOR EQ AND IQ
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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.

VIDEO SERVER

ENTONE STREAMLINER
650-378-1215;www.entone.com

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

SIGMA TSG490
866-569-2681
www.sigmaelectronics.com

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

ACTERNA DTS-330
866-228-3762;www.acterna.com

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
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61 2 9975 1777
www.fairlightau.com

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
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44 0 1494 729728
www.hamlet.co.uk

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
757-548-2300;www.leitch.com

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.

MPEG MONITOR

SENCORE VIDEO BRIDGE
800-736-2673;www.sencore.com

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.

ENG CAMERA

PANASONIC AJ-SPC700
800-528-8601
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

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.

ROUTER

PRO-BEL SIRIUS GOLD
+
44 118 986 6123
www.pro-bel.com

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.

MULTI-IMAGE DISPLAY

EVERTZ MVP
905-335-3700;www.evertz.com

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
252-638-7000
www.wheatstone.com

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

FUJINON TS-P58A
847-945-8923
www.fujinonbroadcast.com

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

HARRIS POWERCD
513-459-3400
www.broadcast.harris.com

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
513-459-3400
www.broadcast.harris.com

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

CHYRON CHYTV
631-845-2000;www.chyron.com

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.

HD LENS

CANON HJ17EX7.6B
800-321-4388
www.canonbroadcast.com

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.

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

SUNDANCE DIGITAL FASTBREAK NXT SERIES
972-444-8442;www.sundancedigital.com

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
978-671-5700
www.mrcbroadcast.com

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
404-327-8300
www.videotechnics.com

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.

DVD-R DISCS

MAXELL 16X PLUS SERIES AND 16X BROADCAST QUALITY SERIES
800-533-2836
www.maxell.com

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.

ROUTING SWITCHER

ROSS NK SERIES
613-652-4886;www.rossvideo.com

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.

CONSOLE

EUPHONIX 5-MC
818-766-1666;www.euphonix.com

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
888-837-8772
www.rohde-schwarz.com

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.

INTEGRATED CONSOLES

CALREC SYSTEM PLUS
+
44 422 842159
www.calrec.com

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
973-812-3858
www.angenieux.com

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.

PROGRAM INSERTION

THALES SAPPHIRE
413-998-1100
www.thales-bm.com

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.

UHF TRANSMITTER

DMT LDMOS UHF
856-423-0010;www.dmtonline.us

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
609-987-4000
www.ses-americom.com

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.

JPEG2000 SERVER

DOREMI V1-HD
818-562-1101www.doremilabs.com

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.

PRODUCTION SWITCHER

ECHOLAB NOVAIDENITY4
978-262-0063;www.echolab.com

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.

CROSS CONVERTER

EVERTZ 7710XC CONVERTERS
905-335-3700;www.evertz.com

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.

NETWORKING PLATFORM

HARRIS NETVX
513-459-3400
www.broadcast.harris.com

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
530-478-1830
www.ensemblesdesigns.com

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
201-368-9171;www.ikegami.com

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.

MULTI-IMAGE PROCESSOR

MIRANDA KALEIDO-ALTO-HD
514-333-1772;www.miranda.com

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.

HD EDITOR

LEITCH VELOCITYHD
757-548-2300;www.leitch.com

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

NVISION NV5000-MK-SD
530-265-1000;www.nvision.tv

Standard-definition, single-slot card; includes A/B mixer, three general-purpose keyers, built-in logo store and VO mixer; ideal as branding engine.

HD VTR

SONY SRW-5500 VTR
201-930-1000
www.sony.com/professional

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.

OPTICAL ROUTER

UTAH-400 FIBER I/O OPTION
801-575-8801
www.utahscientific.com

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.

PRESENTATION CG

VERTIGOXMEDIA POWERPOINT CG
514-397-0955
www.vertigoxmedia.com

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.

AUDIO ROUTER

WHEATSTONE WHEATNET 4864
252-638-7000
www.wheatstone.com

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.

OPTICAL SWITCH

OPTICOMM OLX-3000
800-867-8426;www.opticomm.com

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
972-444-8442
www.sundancedigital.com

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.

EDITING SYSTEM

CANOPUS WORKFLOW
408-954-4500;www.canopus.com

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.

ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT

CRISPIN ARCHIVEMANAGER
919-845-7744;www.crispincorp.com

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.

EVALUATION SYSTEMS

K-WILL VP21S AND VP21H
650-329-9988
www.kwillcorporation.com

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.

FRAME SYNCHRONIZER

FOR-A FA-128
714-894-3311;www.for-a.com

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
212-481-2416;www.snellwilcox.com

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.

DISPLAY PROCESSORS

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.

RECEIVER SYSTEM

SYSTEMS WIRELESS VENUE
703-397-9249;www.swl.com

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.

BROADCAST ENCLOSURE

MIDDLE ATLANTIC GRK SERIES
800-266-7225
www.middleatlantic.com

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.

AUDIO CODEC

DOLBY LABORATORIES DIGITAL PLUS
415-645-5293;www.dolby.com

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
732-302-3090;www.modsci.com

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.

DIGITAL CONSOLE

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.

DISPLAY

DK-TECHNOLOGIES PT0660M
+
45 4485 025 5
www.dk-technologies.com

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.

DIGITAL CONSOLE

TASCAM DM-3200
323-726-0303;www.tascam.com

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.

TRANSMITTER

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.

ENCODER

EYEHEIGHT ENIGMA DATA TRANSCODER
+
44 1923 256 000
www.eyeheight.com

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.

SHOTGUN MICROPHONE

BEYERDYNAMIC MCE 86 II
631-293-3200
www.beyerdynamic-usa.com

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.

SPEAKERS

GENELEC LARGE-THEATER SOUND SYSTEMS
508-652-0900
www.genelecusa.com

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
800-771-2556
www.ward-beck.com

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.

DIGITAL CONSOLE

Lawo MC2
+
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.

AUDIO SYNCHRONIZER

CRYSTAL VISION SYNAD-E
954-788-3334;www.crystalvision.tv

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
800-686-SONY
www.sony.com/professional

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.

CONSOLE SYSTEM

HARRISON BY GLW TRION 2005
615-641-7200;www.glw.com

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
888-622-4747;www.isis-group.com

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
717-735-3611;
www.linearacoustic.com

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.

SDI EMBEDDER/DE-EMBEDDERBOARD

SALZBRENNER STAGETEC MEDIAGROUP XSDI AND XSDI 02
818-701-6201;www.stragetec.com

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.

AUDIO CONSOLE

WHEATSTONE GEN 6 CONSOLE
252-638-7000
www.wheatstone.com

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

AUDIO-TECHNICA AT2020
330-686-2600
www.audio-technica.com

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

ZAXCOM TRX900
973-835-5000;www.zaxcom.com

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
212-315-1111
www.solid-state-logic.com

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)
609-799-5071;www.nesbit.com

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.

SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR

SIEMENS CONTENT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT
+
49 211 474 31 89
www.siemens.co.uk

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

STRATEGY & TECHNOLOGY AND SYSMEDIA ITV SYSTEM
S&T:+44 20 7336 7878
www.s-and-t.com
SysMedia:+44 1293 814 200
www.sysmedia.com

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
212-481-2416;www.snellwilcox.com

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.

ENCODER

DOREMI LABS ORCA CAPTURE STATION
818-562-1101;www.doremilabs.com

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.

BROADCAST SOFTWARE

TWI INTERACTIVE CONTENT FACTOR (ICF)
617-783-9032;www.twii.net

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.

AUTOMATION

PHAROS COMMUNICATIONS PLAYTIME IA
+
44 1189 502 323
www.pharos-comms.com

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
704-319-2231;www.omnibus.tv

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
www.octopus-news.com

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
408-585-5000;www.omneon.com

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.

AUTOMATION

FLORICAL SYSTEMS BREAKING NEWS
352-372-8326
www.florical.com

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.

AUTOMATION

VQUAL CERIFY
+
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.

EDITING APPLICATION

CRISPIN RAPIDPLAYX
919-845-7744
www.crispincorp.com

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

JUST EDIT VSNNEWS
+
34 937349970;www.vsn-tv.com
www.justedit.es

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
530-265-2815;www.quartzus.com

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
800-243-2001
www.dtgtv.com

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
800-379-0809
www.on-air-systems.com

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.

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

SUNDANCE DIGITAL TITAN
972-444-8442
www.sundancedigital.com

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
212-825-3322;www.dalet.com

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.

NEWSROOM AUTOMATION

PATHFIRE NEWS CONNECT
770-619-0801;www.pathfire.com

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.

CAMERA BATTERY

PAG L95 V-MOUNT
818-760-8285www.pagusa.com

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.

DV TAPE

PANASONIC ADVANCED MASTER QUALITY (AMQ)
201-392-4127www.panasonic.com/broadcast

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.

CAMERA BATTERY

IDX SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY NP-L50/NP-L50
310-891-2800;www.idx.tv

Li-Ion battery; weighs less than 1lb; lasts nearly twice as long per use as typical NiCd batteries and never need a discharge.

CONVERTIBLE CAMERA

PANASONIC AW-E860
201-392-4127www.panasonic.com/broadcast

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

SONY HDC-X310
800-686-SONYwww.sony.com/professional

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

TELEMETRICS CPS-ROP-S
201-848-9818www.telemetricsinc.com

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
717-249-4900;www.rfcentral.com

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
800-551-0121;www.fischerconnectors.com

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
800-235-3364;www.belden.com

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.

CAMERA LENS

CANON HDTV AND SDTV REMOTE CONTROL LENSES
516-328-5000www.canonbroadcast.com

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
516-328-5000www.canonbroadcast.com

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.

WIRELESS MICROPHONE

AZDEN 100LT
516-328-7500www.azdencorp.com

Offers 63 user-selectable channels in the 794MHz to 806MHz band; includes the 100UPR receiver and 10BT body-pack transmitter, both of which are housed in small, 3 7/8in × 2 3/8in × 13/16in cases, ideal for smaller digital cameras.

CAMERA PRODUCTS

ABELCINE TECH SALES AND RENTAL EQUIPMENT
888-223-1599;www.abelcine.com

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

VQUAL APROVE
+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.

TRIPOD SYSTEM

SACHTLER ENG 75/2D
516-867-4900;www.sachtler.com

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.

HD LENSES

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
561-477-6124;www.miranda.com

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
847-945-8923;www.fujinon.com

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.

TELEPROMPTER

TELESCRIPT FOLD AND GO
888-767-6713;www.telescript.com

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.

PROMPTER

LISTEC VIDEO Z-PROMPTER SERIES
561-683-3002;www.listec.com

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.

MULTI-LAYER GRAPHICS

INSCRIBER INCA STUDIO HD
519-570-9111;www.inscriber.com

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.

SUBTITLE SOFTWARE

TM SYSTEMS QC STATION AND RENDERSTATION
818-508-3400www.tm-systems.com

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.

LOGO GENERATOR

SAV LG50TL
+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
913-492-4666www.keywesttechnology.com

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
913-492-4666www.keywesttechnology.com

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

INSCRIBER INFOCASTER
519-570-9111;www.inscriber.com

Designed to quickly create attractive multi-zone layouts for immediate digital display; users can integrate crawls, rolls, animations, clocks, video and audio clips.

TELEPROMPTING PRODUCTS

AUTOSCRIPT ACTIVEX CONTROLLER
203-338-8356;www.autoscript.tv

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.

AUTOMATION

VERTIGOXMEDIA PRODUCER XMEDIA SUITE VERSION 3.5
514-397-0955www.vertigoxmedia.com

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.

GRAPHICS

ACCUWEATHER LOCAL ACCUWEATHER CHANNEL
814-235-8636www.accuweather.com

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.

GRAPHICS PLATFORM

QUANTEL PAINTBOX
203-972-3199;www.quantel.com

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.

VISUALIZATION SYSTEM

SILICON GRAPHICS (SGI) SILICON GRAPHICS PRISM
650-960-1980;www.sgi.com

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
617-451-9900;www.borisfx.com

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
505-988-7243www.curious-software.com

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.

GRAPHICS PLATFORM

E-MEDIVISION.COM POINT HD
310-545-9731www.e-mediavision.com

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

FOR-A DIGISTORM
714-894-3311;www.for-a.com

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
323-908-7004;www.vizrt.com

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
510-496-6666;www.clearcom.com

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
800-399-5994;www.eartec.com

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.

STUDIO LIGHTING

VIDESSENCE SHOOTER
626-579-0943;www.videssence.com

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.

DIGITAL/ANALOG TRANSMITTER

NUCOMM NEWSCASTER VT2
908-852-3700www.nucomm.com

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.

COAX CABLE

GEPCO VDM260
800-966-0069;www.gepco.com

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.

TRANSMITTER

BROADCAST MICROWAVE CARRY-CODER II
800-669-9667;www.bms-inc.com

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.

FIBER-OPTIC TRANSMITTERS/RECEIVERS

EVERTZ 7707RGBT; 7707RGBR DVI/RGBHV
905-335-3700;www.evertz.com

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
516-671-7278;www.multidyne.com

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
516-671-7278www.multidyne.com

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.

VIDEO SERVER

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.

TEST TOOLS

INEOQUEST TECHNOLOGIES IQSOFTWARESUITE
508-339-2497;www.IneoQuest.com

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
888-881-4447;www.acrodyne.com

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.

FIBER-OPTIC TRANSMISSION

OPTICOMMDVX-5000 SERIES
800-867-8426;
www.opticomm.com

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)
508-754-4858www.telecast-fiber.com

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.

CONTROL

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
800-420-5909www.network-electronics.com

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.

BROADCAST PLATFORM

TERAYON BP 5100
408-235-5500;www.terayon.com

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.

ENCODING SYSTEM

LIGOS MEDIARIG ENCODER SD
415-249-0100;www.ligos.com

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
714-378-5841www.trivenidigital.com

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.

HD DECODER

VELA CINEVIEW
727-507-5352;www.vela.com

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
770-814-4000www.wegener.com

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.

CONDITIONAL-ACCESS SYSTEM

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.

DV SWITCHER

LAIRD TELEMEDIA DV4X1A
800-898-0759www.lairdtelemedia.com

4 × 1 DV switcher with selectable external XLR audio insert onto the Firewire stream.

HD VIDEO ENCODER

MODULUS VIDEO ME6000
408-245-2150www.modulusvideo.com

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.

EDITING SYSTEM

CANOPUS WORKFLOW
408-954-4500www.canopus.com

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.

NEWS PRODUCTION

QUANTEL NEWSBOX
203-972-3199;www.quantel.com

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.

DVCPRO/DV VTR

PANASONICAJ-SD255
201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

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
617-591-2200;www.1Beyond.com

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
613-652-4886;www.rossvideo.com

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.

SWITCHER

SAV MX-AIR
+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

NVISION NV5128-MC
530-265-3055;www.nvision.tv

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

IKEGAMI HSS-3000
201-368-9171;www.ikegami.com

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
514-393-1616;www.discreet.com

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
781-221-2144
www.broadcastpix.com

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
www.snellwilcox.com

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.

HD SWITCHER

PRO-BEL MASTERPIECE
+44 118 986 6123
www.pro-bel.com

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

RADYNE HE4000
602-437-9620;www.radn.com

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.

ENCODER

SCOPUS NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES UE-9000
609-987-8090
www.scopusamericas.com

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
201-767-5380;www.myat.com

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
650-328-3818;www.accom.com

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.

MEDIA SERVER

AVID TECHNOLOGY AIRSPEED
978-640-3594;www.avid.com

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

HI TECH SYSTEMS ACTIV
+44 1256 780 880
www.diskcontrol.com
www.vtrcontrol.com

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

PANASONIC AJ-PCS060
201-392-4127
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

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.

VIDEO SERVER

LEITCH TECHNOLOGY TECHNOLOGY NEXIO HD
859-371-5533;www.leitch.com

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.

MONITORING SOLUTION

BARCO ISTUDIO
770-218-3200
www.barcocontrolrooms.com

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.

DATA ROUTER

UTAH SCIENTIFIC UTAH-400
801-575-3770
www.utahscientific.com

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.

STORAGE

EXANET EXASTORE 2.0
917-210-8290
www.exanet.com

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.

VIDEOTAPE RECORDER

SONY SRW-5500
800-686-SONY
www.sony.com/professional

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
310-434-7000
www.ascentmedia.com

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.

STUDIO VTRS

SONY DSR RECORDERS/PLAYERS
800-686-SONY
www.sony.com/professional

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.

STORAGE

MEDÉA VIDEORAID FCR2
949-852-8511
www.medea.com

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.

VIDEO SERVER

360 SYSTEMS IMAGE SERVER 7000
818-991-0360
www.360systems.com

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.

CLIENT/SERVER ARCHITECTURE

SEACHANGE MEDIACLIENT
978-897-0100;www.schange.com

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
503-526-8200
www.thomsongrassvalley.com

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)
813-888-5353;www.pcomsys.com

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.

EDITING SYSTEM

PRIME IMAGE TIME TAILOR
408-867-6519
www.primeimageinc.com

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.

EQUIPMENT CONSOLES

TBC CONSOLES INTELLITRAC
631-293-4068
www.tbcconsoles.com

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
www.nextamp.com

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.

IOT

E2V IOT
914-592-6050;www.e2v.com

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

CPI/EIMAC K2
650-594-4089;www.cpii.com

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.

HD ROUTER

PESA SWITCHING SYSTEMS CHEETAH
631-845-5020;www.pesa.com

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
www.snellwilcox.com

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
949-263-1630
www.erg-ventures.com

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
310-333-0606;www.lcdracks.com

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
503-526-8200
www.thomsongrassvalley.com

Product expands company's C2MD program for centralized facility monitoring and management; new service level agreement gives users flexibility to implement multi-distribution workflows.

CONVERTERS

FORTEL DTV INTEGRITY 300 SERIES
770-806-0234;www.forteldtv.com

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
859-371-5533;www.leitch.com

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.

CABLE CONNECTORS

POMONA ELECTRONICS XLR CONNECTORS
800-490-2361;www.pomonaelectronics.com

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

PRO-BEL PROCION
+44 118 986 6123
www.pro-bel.com

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
800-215-2614
www.axcera.com

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.

TEST GENERATOR

DOREMI LABS HD-G10
818-562-1101
www.doremilabs.com

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.

SIGNAL ANALYSIS

VIDEOTEK TVM-950HD
800-800-5719;www.videotek.com

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.

FORMAT CONVERTER/INTERFACE

MIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES DV-BRIDGE CAM
514-333-1772
www.miranda.com

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.

IOT TRANSMITTER

AXCERA VISIONARY SERIES
800-215-2614;www.axcera.com

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.

TRANSMITTER

DMT USA 1KW DTV UHF TRANSMITTER
888-912-TEAMwww.dmtonline.us

Air cooling; LDMOS technology; broadband standardized design; dual-cast option; built-in output filter.

MSDC-IOT TRANSMITTER

THALES BROADCAST & MULTIMEDIA DCX PARAGON
413-998-1100
www.thales-bm.com

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.

HD CAMCORDER

PANASONIC AG-HVX200
www.panasonic.com/broadcast

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
203-630-3311
www.rfsworld.com

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.

CONVERSION MODULE

TERANEX XM
407-858-6000;www.teranex.com

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
800-525-9217;www.streamraid.com

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)
212-931-6723
www.orad.tv

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

WAVES MAXXBCL
865-909-9200
www.waves.com

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

GENELEC 8130A
508-652-0900;www.genelec.com

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

TELEMETRICS TELEPOD
201-848-9818
www.telemetricsinc.com

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
818-769-8111;www.digitalvision.se

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

CINEFLEX HIDEF
530-477-5862;www.cineflex.com

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

GLOBECAST WING
305-887-1600;www.globecast.com

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
877-537-2094
www.studionetworksolutions.com

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
323-850-2845
www.gammaanddensity.com

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
800-547-8949
www.grassvalley.com

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
800-775-3314;www.leitch.com

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.