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Florida television station selects Avid NewsCutter

NBC's WTVJ Channel 6 will use the Avid NewsCutter Effects nonlinear editing system to edit news stories in its Miami news bureau. All stories edited in the bureau will be networked to WTVJ's master control, which resides in the station's main facilities in Miramar, Florida.

The installation at WTVJ is part of the broadcaster's conversion from analog to digital operations, which began more than a year ago. The new bureau will include four networked NewsCutter Effects and a DS3 link. Each NewsCutter system can create stories in conjunction with the Avid iNews system and independently move completed stories to a NewsCutter Effects system remotely located in the Miramar main operations system.

Once the installation is complete, the NewsCutter system in central control will interface with Grass Valley Profile PDR400 servers, collecting and moving completed stories and segments directly to the Profile servers for play to air.

Global Television Network buys Thomson switcher

Canada's Global Television Network has purchased a Thomson DD35-4 production switcher as the centerpiece of its new "GlobalNational" news center.

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Thomson's DD35-4 production switcher.

The DD35-4 switcher systems with four M/E banks are designed for live broadcasts in the studio and in OB vans. It includes Macro Key Memory, router integraton, DVE-Control of 2 external units from independent manufacturers, six internal downstream keyers, a wide range of satellite panels, networking and operational redundancy, expanded server interface capabilities and machine control for four external devices, including time code management, variable speed,jog, shuttle, mark in/out, go to and others.

TV stations slowly migrate to HDTV

Television stations are migrating to HDTV over fiber at a slower pace, a study conducted by SCRI said.

According to the 2001 - 2006 DTV Migration Trends survey of U.S. television stations, only 12.2 percent of stations are expected to use HDTV over fiber by the end of 2002. The numbers are expected to slowly increase in the next few years. By 2003 at least 17.6 percent, by 2004 at least 23 percent and by 2005 just under three in ten stations (28.4 percent) are expected to use HDTV over fiber.

SCRI said the plus side to using fiber is its ability to accommodate extremely high bit rates, irrespective of content. The bandwidth required for HDTV is significantly greater than that required for SDTV. Bandwidth capacity is the key factor in any medium of transport — fiber, cable, or over the air.

The National Association of Broadcasters said as of January 9, there are 229 DTV stations operating in digital. DTV signals are also now being transmitted in 80 markets, which includes 73.7 percent of U.S. television households.

ND Technology distributes YEM products in the U.S.

ND Technology is now the exclusive U.S. distributor of YEM video products.

YEM designs and manufacturers video scan converters, high-definition signal processing, and interfacing and image scaling products. In 2001, YEM recieved an Emmy for the development of a digital HD upconverter from 525-line NTSC to HDTV for DTV.

ND Technology will distribute several YEM HD and scan converting products in the United States including:

  • The HFC-292M HDTV scan converter. This product handles every SMPTE 292 conforming signal and automatically responds to 60Hz and 59.94Hz vertical scanning frequencies. Through a motion-adaptable line scanning interpolation method, the HTC-292M increases the vertical resolution of images.
  • The DVS-1000 scaler. This product converts NTSC video signals to RGB signals. It features leading-edge image processing technology that greatly improves the performance of LCD and DLP projectors.

ND Technology says distributing YEM products in the U.S. will assist broadcasters and post houses in their plant conversions to HD broadcast.

Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup opens U.S. office

The Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup has opened a new sales office in North America. In addition to the new office, the German pro audio manufacturer has also hired pro audio veteran Terry Marshall as President of the North American Sales department. Marshall will head a newly created sales division.

Located in Northridge, California, the new facility includes a state-of-the-art demo room featuring the CANTUS digital mixing console, the NEXUS audio network and routing system, and the TrueMatch® Reference Microphone Converter.

SeaChange wins Market Engineering Leadership Award

SeaChange International has won the 2001 Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Leadership Award for its progress in video-on-demand (VOD) deployments.

The company was recognized for its ability to identify and fulfill market opportunities for advanced server applications. Frost & Sullivan said SeaChange foresaw the tremendous potential for VOD early on and aligned itself strategically with its patented MediaCluster video server technology. SeaChange was also recognized as a leading developer of video server systems in support of cable ad insertion, broadcast program delivery, near VOD and other applications.

The Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Leadership Award is given to the company that has exhibited market share leadership through the implementation of market engineering strategy. For a second year, SeaChange has displayed excellence in all areas of the Market Engineering process, including the identification of market challenges, drivers and restraints, as well as strategy development and methods of addressing these market dynamics. It has continually demonstrated solutions for monitoring market changes and for implementing superior market engineering strategies.

Since early 2001, SeaChange announced VOD deployments with top U.S. cable operators including Adelphia, Cablevision, Comcast and Time Warner Cable.

NBC selects Evertz’s 7700-Series Systems

Evertz Microsystems, a leading provider of innovative technology for the television creation and distribution community, is pleased to announce that NBC has purchased Evertz 7700-Series Modular Video/Audio Systems for its “Son of Skypath” Digital Network Distribution project.

Comprised of more than 2,000 7700-Series items, these systems are part of integrated packages being deployed at 189 NBC owned and affiliated stations to provide high-quality digital to analog conversion and processing of video and audio for multiple digital NBC Network broadcast feeds. The systems utilize the newly introduced Evertz 7735AVC-LB Composite Video Encoder and Digital-to-Analog Audio Converter, with additional modules providing system reference generation and signal distribution.

The 7735AVC-LB Composite Encoder is a broadcast quality, 10-bit component SDI to composite analog converter with audio demultiplexers and audio DACs. It also features a line synchronizing buffer used for re-timing output video up to one video line. The 7735AVC-LB incorporates Evertz’s unique patent pending “SoftSwitch” technology, assuring that audio glitches, present as “pops” and caused by hot-switching serial digital signals with embedded audio at different levels or with differing embedding phase, are minimized to provide ‘broadcast’ signal quality.

In addition, remote monitoring, control and configuration of the 7735AVC-LB is available via SNMP or through proprietary communication protocols via an RS-232 port interface. This multiple control capability provides maximum flexibility in system design and control.

According to Evertz’s President, Romolo Magarelli, “NBC needed cost-effective systems with rapid delivery and Evertz was able to meet this challenge. We were also able to quickly develop the “SoftSwitch” solution without impacting NBC’s project schedule.”

Evertz designs, manufactures and markets high quality video, audio and film equipment required by professional production and post-production facilities and television broadcasters worldwide.

Fox selects Panasonic's HD Cinema camera

Panansonic's AJ-HDC27V HD Cinema camera is being used for special-effects sequences on several episodes of the Fox series, "Titus." And users say the camera offers a wide range of filming possibilities.

Fox Television is using Panasonic's new AJ-HDC27V HD Cinema camera for special-effects sequences on several episodes of its show,"Titus." The flexible digital camera provides cinematographers with a wide range of opportunities, including its 24 frame per second capture for acquisition of film-like images.

The camera's variable-speed capabilities allows digital cinematographers to capture film-like 24-frame high-definition progressive scanned images.

The AJ-HDC27V offers users 24 frame per second capture for acquisition of film-like images. With its variable-frame selectivity, cinematographers can choose from a range of other frame rates - including 4 to 33-fps (in one frame increments) 36-fps, 40-fps and 60-fps providing the ability to "overcrank" or "undercrank" the camera to achieve fast or slow-motion effects.

AJ-HDC27V's progressive images can be converted to film avoiding frame rate conversions. It can also create "motion-blur" and "warp-speed" special effects in real-time by shooting at very low frame rates without shutter. The camera's shutter speeds automatically track frame rate changes, ensuring consistency throughout the shoot.

The AJ-HDC27V is capable of shooting in a wide range of light-level conditions and its programmable gain preamplifier can be set to optimize signal levels.

The Cinema camera records for 46 minutes in standard 720/60p format on DVCPro large-size cassettes and has an equivalent ASA speed rating of 1000--F13@2000 lux. Capable of shooting in a wide range of light-level conditions as well, the AJ-HDC27V's programmable gain preamplifier can be set to optimize signal levels - operators can choose from -6 dB + 36 dB in 12 steps. It's advanced color correction scheme utilizes a 12-pole color matrix that allows very specific colors to be adjusted without affecting the overall color imagery. The camera offers a total of 12 separate scene files, which are saved internally and on a removable card.

The camera lineup also includes the AJ-HDC20A 1080i60 camera and the AJ-HDC27A 720p60 camera.

HDNet broadcasts Olympic trials in HD

HDNet will broadcast live coverage of the U.S. Speed Skating Olympic Trials from Salt Lake City, December 19 through December 21. The four days of high-definition coverage features 16 hours of men's and women's short track and long track speed skating events.

HDNet will present several Olympic events and shows in high-definition including the U.S. Olympic Committee's, "The Road Show: Journey to the U.S. Olympic Team," and the biathlon and curling team trials in January.

Here is a look at what HDNet will broadcast in high-definition this week:

When: Wed., Dec. 19, 4 p.m. (ET)
Event: Long Track
Men's 1,000m and 500m
Women's 1,000m and 500m

When: Thurs., Dec. 20, 4:30 p.m. (ET)
Event: Short track
Women's 4 Lap Time Trial
Men's 4 Lap Time Trial
Men's 1,500m
Women's 1,500m

When: Fri. Dec. 21, 3 p.m. (ET)
Event: Short Track
Women's 500m
Men's 500m

Event: Long Track
Women's 1,000m and 3,000m

When: Sat. Dec. 22, 3:30 p.m.(ET)
Event: Short Track
Women's 1,000m
Men's 1,000m

Event: Long Track
Women's 5,000m
Men's 10,000m

A complete schedule is featured on HDNet's Web site at:


Thomson multimedia acquires Grass Valley Group

Thomson multimedia has entered into an agreement to buy the Grass Valley Group, a privately held digital media company headquartered in Nevada City, California.

The acquisition will extend Thomson Broadcast's digital solution portfolio and strengthen its position as a key supplier of integrated and networked broadcast solutions for content providers.

Thomson multimedia said the acquisition will benefit the company in many ways:

  • Thomson multimedia will be able to utilize the Grass Valley Group's expertise as a leader in the digital broadcast equipment and Internet streaming market. Not only does The Grass Valley Group offer hardware and software solutions for creating, storing, manipulating, and distributing high-quality video content, its installed base of servers, switchers, routers, modular products and digital news production solutions reach nearly 80 percent of the world's television signals.
  • Thomson multimedia will also be able to offer more complementary technologies, a complete range of networked products and end-to-end solutions for the video value chain.
  • Benefits for both companies also include an outstanding product portfolio, greater geographical coverage and a reinforced broadband offering.

The acquisition is expected to be completed by the first half of 2002.

NBC to broadcast Olympics in HDTV

NBC, in association with HDNet, will broadcast selected events at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games from Salt Lake City, Utah, in high-definition.

HDNet will provide NBC with two HD production vehicles and any technical support needed to accomplish the 1080i broadcasts. The high-definition format will be 1080i with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround audio.

The high-definition Olympic broadcasts will air daily from 3 to 11 p.m. eastern time and will be replayed from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. ET and again from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET. HD coverage will total about 16 hours a day.

The broadcasts will feature the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, figure skating, short track speed skating, ski jumping, speed skating and hockey. The HDTV broadcasts will be offered as a separate and distinct feed from NBC's standard definition broadcasts of the Olympic Games on NBC, CNBC and MSNBC. The HDTV broadcasts will air portions of the previous day's competition. It will be available to 32 NBC DTV affiliate stations, which currently cover more than 42 percent of the country.

The 2002 Olympic Winter Games begin February 8 and end February 24.

Quantel's iQ integrates with Panasonic

Quantel's iQ now supports the Panasonic AJ-HDC27v variable frame rate high-definition camcorder. Panasonic's variable frame rate camcorder brings film's under- or over-crank flexibility to video acquisition and now iQ adds the same flexibility into post production.

Panasonic and iQ's integration is designed to give post users a chance to work with tapes from the variable frame rate camera with the flexibility of iQ.

Tapes from the variable frame rate HD camcorder are loaded into iQ to produce slow or fast motion 24 fps clips. iQ makes full use of the information from the camcorder and speed changes are handled automatically. iQ's resolution co-existence allows the 720p clips from the camcorder to be used in HD or SD projects without any pre-processing.

iQ's purpose-built, open-programmable hardware and software architecture allowed the necessary changes to the video processing to be made in software without hardware modifications.

Variable frame rate camcorder support is standard with every iQ system. It is available now.

SCRI asks stations about H/DTV conversion

SCRI recently asked television stations across the country when they expected to complete their conversion to H/DTV.

The following graph and chart shows almost three in ten stations have already converted their master control suites to DTV, and by 2002, about two out of three (65.3 percent) would have done so.

The graph and chart listed below shows a slight contrast. SCRI's survey showed only 7.1 percent of stations have already converted to HDTV. By 2002, just over four in ten stations (42.9 percent) would have converted MC to HDTV, with the two-thirds installed base expected by 2002.

Pinnacle unveils Commotion Pro 4.1

Pinnacle Systems has introduced Commotion Pro 4.1, a new version of its award-winning integrated paint, compositing and special effects software.

Commotion Pro 4.1 provides users of Final Cut Pro 2.02 with the ability to export a sequence from Final Cut Pro to Commotion Pro in just one step. Users can now edit their clips in Final Cut Pro and then send the project directly into Commotion Pro 4.1, which will automatically interpret the sequence. Users can also begin compositing immediately without having to recreate their edit decisions in Commotion Pro.

Commotion Pro 4.1 is available as a stand-alone and as a component of Pinnacle Systems' CineWave solution.

Action Sports captures images with Fujinon

Action Sports and Entertainment Mobile TV (ASEM)uses Fujinon high-definition lenses to capture area sports on film. ASEM is a new HDTV mobile remote broadcast vehicle.

The 53-foot 1080i truck, debuted last July. The truck contains 13 Sony HD cameras and a dozen Fujinon high-definition lenses: one XA87x9.3ESM, four HA66x9.5ESM, five HA20x7.5ERD and two HA10x5.2ERD wide angle lenses mounted on robotic cameras.

Since its debut, ASEM has been used for HD broadcast of the Seattle Seahawks preseason football games, the Portland Trail Blazers and Portland Fire basketball games and other entertainment events.

A cameraman uses one of the 13 Sony HD cameras and 12 Fujinon lenses included with the AEM 53-foot 1080i truck.

Mobilized Systems Inc. of Cincinnati, built the chassis for the five-compartment, $10 million vehicle. Sony Systems Integration of San Jose, Calif., installed the equipment. Enhancements also include a new Sony MVS-8000 video switcher with 80 HD inputs and two128x128 HD production router matrices that can be quickly reconfigured for any venue.

Sound and images are recorded on 10 Sony HDCam digital VTRs, a Sony DVW-500A Digital Betacam VTR and a Panasonic D-5 HD VTR. Audio is mixed on a Sony Oxford digital audio console with 112 inputs and a Tascam TMD4000A digital audio mixer.

Sounds and images are cut and assembled on a Sony BE-9100 editor and Zaxcom Aria digital audio mixing console. The production area monitor wall features three 42-inch plasma displays, each capable of 15 video sources; 52 nine-inch HD monitors; and three 24-inch HD monitors.

Fox selects Panasonic's HD Cinema camera


Accom 1490 O'Brien Dr. Menlo Park, CA 94025 650-328-3818 Fax: 650-327-2511 info@accom.comwww.accom.com

Acme Effects 2F No 39 Chin Shun St. Lu Chu Hsiang, Taiwan +886 3 3215983 Fax: +886 3 3215986 sales@acmeco.com.tw ">www.acmeco.com.tw

Acrodyne Industries 10706 Beaver Dam Rd. Cockeysville, MD 21030 410-568-2105; 888-881-4447 Fax: 410-568-1546 acroinfo@acrodyne.com www.acrodyne.com

Acterna 20400 Observation Dr. Germantown, MD 20876 301-353-1550; 800-638-2049 Fax: 301-444-8468 dmd-request@acterna.com www.acterna.com

Adtec Digital 408 Russell St. Nashville, TN 37206 615-256-6619 Fax: 615-256-6593 sales@adtecinc.com www.adtecinc.com

Advent Communications Ltd. Nashleigh Hill Chesham Bucks, England +44 1494 774 400 Fax: +44 1494 791 127 sales@advent-comm.co.uk www/advent-comm.co.uk

Agilevision 201 Washington Rd. Princeton, NJ 08543 609-514-4032 Fax: 609-514-4029 ">inquiries@agilevision.com ">www.agilevision.com

AJA Video Systems 443 Crown Point Circle PO Box 1033 Grass Valley, CA 95945 530-274-2048; 800-251-4224 Fax: 530-274-9442 sales@aja.comwww.aja.com

AMCO Engineering Co. 3801 N. Rose St. Schiller Park, IL 60176 847-671-6670; 800-833-3156 Fax: 847-671-9469 marketing@amcoengineering.comwww.amcoengineering.com

AMS Neve 100 - 6th Ave. 5th Floor New York, NY 10013 212-965-1400; 888-888-6383 Fax: 212-965-3739 enquiry@ams-neve.com

Analog Way 75 Maiden Lane Ste. 907 New York, NY 10038-4810 212-269-1902 Fax: 212-269-1943 salesusa@analogway.comanalogway.com

Andrew Corp. 10500 W. 153rd St. Orland Park, IL 60462 708-349-3300; 800-DIAL-4-RF Fax: 708-349-5444 rose.serno@andrew.comwww.andrew.com

Angenieux 40 G Commerce Way Totowa, NJ 07511 973-812-3858 Fax: 973-812-3858 angenieux@tetus.comwww.angenieux.com

Antenna ID Products 22 Bryan Wynd Glenmoore, PA 19343 610-458-8418 Fax: 610-458-8418 antennaid@aol.comwww.antennaid.com

Anton/Bauer 14 Progress Dr. Shelton, CT 06484 203-929-1100; 800-422-3473 Fax: 203-925-9935 websales@antonbauer.comantonbauer.com

Aphex Systems 11068 Randall St. Sun Valley, CA 91352 818-767-2929 Fax: 818-767-2641 sales@aphex.comwww.aphex.com

Applied Digital 3622 NE 4th St. Gainesville, FL 32609 352-338-0516 Fax: 352-338-1108 sales@applied-digital.comwww.applied-digital.com

Applied Magic 5845 Owens Ave. Carlsbad, CA 92009 760-931-6417; 888-635-4255 Fax: 760-931-6440 info@applied-magic.comwww.applied-magic.com

Artel Video Systems 237 Cedar Hill St. Marlborough, MA 01752 508-303-8200; 800-225-0228 Fax: 508-303-8197 marketing@artel.comwww.artel.tv

Aspen Electronics 5152 Bolsa #103 Huntington Beach, CA 92649 714-379-2515 Fax: 714-379-2517 aspen@aspenelectronics.comwww.aspenelectronics.com

Associated Press ENPS 1825 K St. NW Ste. 800 Washington, DC 20006-1232 202-736-1100; 800-821-4747 Fax: 202-736-1124 info@enps.comwww.enps.com

Astro Systems 425 S. Victory Blvd. Ste. A Burbank, CA 915002 818-848-7722 Fax: 818-848-7799 info@astro-systems.comwww.astro-systems.com

ATC PO Box 532 Bordentown, NJ 08505 609-291-8222 Fax: 609-291-9444 sevans@sevansaudio.comwww.sevensaudio.com

ATCI 450 N. McKemy Ave. Chandler, AZ 85226 480-844-8501 Fax: 480-898-7667 www.atci.net

Audio Accessories 25 Mill St. Marlow, NH 03456 603-446-3335 Fax: 603-446-7543 www.patchbays.com

Audio-Technica US 1221 Commerce Dr. Stow, OH 44224 330-686-2600 Fax: 330-686-0719 pro@atus.comwww.audio-technica.com

Avica Technology Corp. 1201 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404 310-450-9090 Fax: 310-450-5353 sales@avicatech.comwww.avicatech.com

Avid Technology One Park West Tewksbury, MA 01876 978-640-6789; 800-949-AVID Fax: 978-640-9353 www.avid.com

AVS Graphics & Media 3406 S. 1400 W. Salt Lake City, UT 84119 801-975-9799 Fax: 801-975-0970 sales@avsgmedia.comwww.avsgmedia.com

Axcera 103 Freedom Dr. PO Box 525 Lawrence, PA 15055-0525 724-873-8100; 800-215-2614 Fax: 724-873-8105 info@axcera.comwww.axcera.com

Axon Digital Design PO Box 111 Udenhout, Netherlands +31 13511 6666 Fax: +31 13 511 4151 info@axon.tvwww.axon.tv

Azden Corp. 147 New Hyde Park Rd. Franklin Square, NY 11010 516-328-7500 Fax: 516-328-7506 azdenus@azdencorp.comwww.azdencorp.com


BarcoNet 3240 Town Point Dr. Ste. 130 Kennesaw, GA 30144 770-590-3600; 800-992-5016 Fax: 770-590-3610 dick.schmidt@barconet.comwww.barconet.com

Belden Electronics Div. 2200 US Hwy 27 S. Richmond, IN 47574 765-983-5200; 800-BELDEN1 Fax: 765-983-5294 info@belden.comwww.belden.com

Benchmark Media Systems 5925 Court St. Rd. Syracuse, NY 13206-1707 315-437-6300; 800-262-4675 Fax: 315-437-8119 info@benchmarkmedia.comwww.benchmark.com

Bittree 600 W. Elk Ave. Glendale, CA 91204 818-500-8142; 800-500-8142 Fax: 818-500-7062 sales@bittree.comwww.bittree.com

Bogen 565 E. Crescent Ave. Ramsey, NJ 07446 201-818-9500 Fax: 201-818-9177 info@bogenphoto.comwww.bogenphoto.com

Boris FX 381 Congress St. Boston, MA 02210 617-451-9900; 888-772-6747 Fax: 617-451-9916 sales@borisfx.comwww.borisfx.com"

BOXX Technologies 9390 Research Blvd. Kaleid II Ste. 300 Austin, TX 78759 512-835-0400; 877-877-2699 Fax: 512-835-0434 sales@boxxtech.comwww.boxxtech.com

Broadata Communications 7545 W 237th St. Ste. K Torrance, CA 90505 310-530-1416; 800-214-0222 Fax: 310-530-5958 broadata@broadatacom.comwww.broadatacom.com

Broadcast Microwave Services PO Box 84630 San Diego, CA 92138-4630 858-391-3050; 800-669-9667 Fax: 858-391-3049 sales@bms-inc.comwww.bms-inc.com

Broadcast Richardson 40W267 Keslinger Rd. PO Box 393 LaFox, IL 60147-0393 630-208-2200; 800-348-5580 Fax: 630-208-2450 info@rell.comwww.broadcast-richardson.com

Broadcast Video Systems 40 W. Wilmot St. Richmond Hill, ON L4B 1H8, Canada 905-764-1584 Fax: 905-764-7438 bvs@bvs.cawww.bvs.ca

BT Broadcast Services (North America) 2025 M St. 4th Floor Washington, DC 20036 201-721-8880 Fax: 201-721-8596 lfranning@vbs.bt.co.ukwww.broadcast.bt.com

BUF Technology 12335 World Trade Dr. Ste. 11 San Diego, CA 92128 858-451-1350 Fax: 858-451-6589 info@buftek.comwww.buftek.com

Buhl Industries 20-10 Maple Ave. Bldg. #38 Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 973-423-2800; 866-520-BUHL Fax: 973-423-2854 sales@buhl-ind.comwww.buhl-ind.com

Burst Electronics PO Box 1468 Corrales, NM 87048 505-898-1455 Fax: 505-898-0159 sales@burstelectronics.comwww.burstelectronics


Calrec Audio Ltd. Nutclough Mill Hebden Bridge West Yorkshire HX7 8EZ England +44 1422 842159 Fax: +44 1422 845244 enquries@calrec.comwww.calrec.com

Camplex Corp. 3302 W. 6th Ave. Emporia, KS 66801 316-342-7743 Fax: 316-342-7405 sales@camplex.com www.camplex.com

Canon USA 400 Sylvan Ave. Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 201-816-2900; 800-321-HDTV Fax: 201-816-2909 bctv@cusa.canon.comwww.canonbroadcast.com

Cartoni USA 10663 Burbank Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601 818-760-8240; 800-845-6619 Fax: 818-760-8805 cartoniusa@aol.comwww.ste-man.com

Century Precision Optics 11049 Magnolia Blvd. N Hollywood, CA 91601 818-766-3715; 800-228-1254 Fax: 818-505-9865 info@centuryoptics.comwww.centuryoptics.com

Charter Advanced Broadcast Services 2148 Hills Ave. NW Ste. H Atlanta, GA 30318 404-352-8090 Fax: 404-352-5018 info@charterabs.comwww.charterabs.com

Chyron Corp. 5 Hub Dr. Melville, NY 11747 516-845-2000 Fax: 516-845-3867 pstellenwerf@chyron.comwww.chyron.com

Ciprico 2800 Campus Dr. Plymouth, MN 55441 763-551-4000; 800-727-4669 Fax: 763-551-4002 info@ciprico.comwww.ciprico.com

Clark Wire & Cable 1355 Armour Blvd. Mundelein, IL 60060 847-949-9944; 800-CABLE-IT Fax: 847-949-9595 sales@clarkwc.comwww.clarkwc.com

Clear-Com Systems 4065 Hollis St. Emeryville, CA 94608 510-496-6666 Fax: 510-496-6699 sales@clearcom.comwww.clearcom.com

Communications & Power Industries 811 Hansen Way Palo Alto, CA 94304 650-846-2801 Fax: 650-424-1744 brad.senge@cpii.comwww.cpii.com

Communications Specialties 55 Cabot Court Hauppauge, NY 11788 516-273-0404; 888-4 FAX NOW Fax: 631-273-1638 info@commspecial.comwww.commspecial.com

Compix Media 2730 Monterey St. Ste. 103 Torrance, CA 90503-7230 310-320-8937 Fax: 310-320-8938 info@compixmedia.comwww.compixmedia.com

Comprehensive Video Group 55 Ruta Count PO Box 3171 S. Hackensack, NJ 07606 800-526-0242 Fax: 201-814-0510

Comprompter 1707 Main St. #113/Grandview Ctr. LaCrosse, WI 54601 608-785-7766; 800-785-7765 Fax: 608-784-5013 ralph@comprompter.comwww.comprompter.com

COMTEK 357 W. 2700 S. Salt Lake City, UT 84115 801-466-3463; 800-496-3463 Fax: 801-484-6906 sales@comtek.comwww.comtek.com

Control Concepts Corp. PO Box 1380 328 Water St. Binghamton, NY 13901 607-724-2484; 800-288-6169 Fax: 607-722-8713 info@control-concepts.comwww.control-concepts.com

Cool-Lux 412 San Pablo Ste. 200 Camarillo, CA 93012 805-482-4820; 800-223-2589 Fax: 805-482-0736 coollux@cool-lux.comwww.cool-lux.com

CPC/Computer Prompting & Captioning Co. 1010 Rockville Pike Ste. 306 Rockville, MD 20852-1419 301-738-8487; 800-977-6678 Fax: 301-738-8488 info@cpcweb.comwww.cpcweb.com

CPI- Eimac Div. 301 Industrial Rd. San Carlos, CA 94070 650-592-1221; 800-414-8823 Fax: 650-592-9988 powergrid@eimac.cpii.comwww.eimac.com

Crispin Corp. 312 W. Milbrook Rd. Ste. 113 Raleigh, NC 27609 919-845-7744 Fax: 919-845-7766 sales@crispincorp.comwww.crispincorp.com

Crystal Vision Ltd. 161-163 High St. Sawston Cambridge, England +44 1223 506 515 Fax: +44 1223 506 514 sales@crystalvis.comcrystalvis.com

CTX International 18501 San Jose Ave. City of Industry, CA 91748 626-709-1000 Fax: 626-810-8840 swang@ctxintl.comwww.ctxintl.com


D.W. Electrochemicals Ltd. 97 Newkirk Rd. North Unit 3 Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3G4, Canada 905-508-7500 Fax: 905-508-7502 dwel@stabilant.comwww.stabilant.com

Da-Lite Screen Company 3100 N. Detroit St. Warsaw, IN 46581-0137 219-267-8101; 800-622-3737 Fax: 219-267-7804 info@da-lite.comwww.da-lite.com

Data Check 13725 Satkoy St. Van Nuys, CA 91402 818-373-5492 Fax: 818-373-5446 bacosta@datacheck.comwww.datacheck.com

Datatek Corp. 1121 Bristol Rd. Mountainside, NJ 07092 908-654-8100; 800-882-9100 Fax: 908-232-6381 rick.rainey@datateknj.comwww.datakenj.com

DDB Unlimited Rte. 3 Box 78D Jacksboro, TX 76458 800-753-8459 dusty@d dbunlimited.comwww.ddbunlimited.com

Dedotec USA 216 Little Falls Rd. Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 973-857-8118 Fax: 973-857-3756 info@dedolight.comwww.dedolight.com

Dialight Corp. 1501 Rte. 34 S. Farmingdale, NJ 07727 732-919-3119 Fax: 732-751-5778 info@dialight.comwww.dialight.com

Dielectric Communications 22 Tower Rd. PO Box 949 Raymond, ME 04071 207-655-4555; 800-341-9678 Fax: 207-655-7120 dcsales@dielectric.comwww.dielectric.com

Digital Vision 4605 Lankershim Blvd, Ste 700 North Hollywood, CA 91602 818-769-8111 Fax: 818-769-1888 sales@digitalvisionusa.comwww.digitalvision.se

Digital Vision AB Upplagsvagen 1 Stockholm, Sweden +46 8 546 18200 Fax: +46 8 546 18209 sales@digitalvision.sewww.digitalvison.se

Discount Video Warehouse PO Box 36 Mt Prospect, IL 60087 847-299-5258; 800-323-8148 Fax: 847-299-4206 sales@discountvideowarehouse.comwww.discountvideowarehouse.com

Discreet 642 Harrison St. San Franscisco, CA 94107 415-547-2271 Fax: 415-547-2132 www.discreet.com

Diversified Marketing International 1807 S. Garfield Kennewick, WA 99337 509-585-9377 Fax: 509-585-9455 bdms@telvar.comwww.business-link.com/bdms

DNF Controls 12843 Foothill Blvd. Ste. D Sylmar, CA 91342 818-898-3380 Fax: 818-898-3360 www.dnfcontrols.com

Dolby Laboratories 100 Potrero Ave. San Francisco, CA 94103-4813 415-645-5000; 800-33-DOLBY Fax: 415-645-4001 info@dolby.comwww.dolby.com

Doremi Labs 306 E. Alameda Ave. Burbank, CA 91502 818-562-1101 Fax: 818-562-1109 info@doremilabs.comwww.doremilabs.com

Doty Moore 5601 N. MacArthur Blvd. Ste. 100 Irving, TX 75038 972-550-9500 Fax: 972-550-9595 mike.goonewardene@spectrasite.comwww.spectrasite.com

Drake Electronics Ltd. 26-28 Hydeway Nelwin Garden City, Herts, United Kingdom +44 1727 871200 Fax: +44 1707 371266 broadcast@drake-uk.comwww.drake-uk.com

Drastic Technologies Ltd. 12 Drummond St. Ste. 3 Etobicoke, ON M8V 1Y8, Canada 416-255-5636 Fax: 416-255-8780 support@drastictech.comwww.drastictech.com

DSC Labs 3565 Nashua Dr. Mississauga, ON L4V 1R1, Canada 905-673-3211; 800-267-5227 Fax: 905-673-0929 dsc@dsclabs.comwww.dsclabs.com

DynaPIX Wireless Video 75 Northeastern Blvd. Nashua, NH 03062 603-880-4411; 800-233-8639 Fax: 603-880-6965 Bdrowns@diccom.comwww.dynapix.com


Edcor Electronics 7130 National Parks Hwy. Carlsbad, NM 88220 505-887-6790; 800-854-0259 Fax: 505-887-6880 sales@edcorusa.comwww.edcorusa.com

Editware 200 Litton Dr. Ste. 308 Grass Valley, CA 95945 530-477-4300 Fax: 530-477-4304 sales@editware.comwww.editware.com

EMCEE Broadcast Products / ABS Susquehanna St. Ext PO Box 68 White Haven, PA 18661 570-443-9575; 800-233-6193 Fax: 570-443-9257 emceebrd@emceebrd.comwww.emceebrd.com; www.abs-tv.com

Encoda Systems 1999 Broadway Ste. 4000 Denver, CO 80202 303-390-8239 Fax: 303-237-0085 david.netz@encodasystems.comwww.encodasystems.com

Ensemble Designs PO Box 993 Grass Valley, CA 95945 530-478-1830 Fax: 530-478-1832 www.ensembled.com

Enseo 401 International Pkwy #100 Richardson, TX 75081 972-234-2513 Fax: 214-570-3090 sales@enseo.comwww.enseo.com

Entertainment Technology 2413 S. Shiloh Rd. Garland, TX 75041 972-840-1640 Fax: 972-278-9152 aahart@genlyte.comwww.etdimming.com

ESE 142 Sierra St. El Segundo, CA 90245 310-322-2136 Fax: 310-322-8127 ese@ese-web.comwww.ese-web.com

Euphonix 220 Portage Ave. Palo Alto, CA 94306 650-855-0400 Fax: 650-855-0410 cpelzar@euphonix.comwww.euphonix.com

Evertz Microsystems Ltd. 5288 John Lucas Dr. Burlington, ON L7M 1A9, Canada 905-335-3700 Fax: 905-335-3573 www.evertz.com

Extron Electronics 1230 S. Lewis St. Anaheim, CA 92805 714-491-1500; 800-633-9876 Fax: 714-491-1517 support@extron.com www.extron.com


Fast Forward Video 18200-B W. McDurmott Irvine, CA 92614 949-852-8404 Fax: 949-852-1226 kevin@ffv.comwww.ffv.com

Fiber Options 80 Orville Dr. Bohemia, NY 11716-2533 516-567-8320; 800-342-3748 Fax: 516-567-8322 info@fiberoptions.comwww.fiberoptions.com

FloriCal Systems 4581-A NW 6th St. Gainesville, FL 32609 352-372-8326 Fax: 352-375-0859 sales@florical.comwww.florical.com

Folsom Research 11101 A Trade Center Dr. Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 916-859-2500; 888-414-SCAN Fax: 916-859-2515 sales@folsom.comwww.folsom.com

For-A 2400 NE Waldo Rd. Gainesville, FL 32609 352-371-1505 Fax: 352-378-5320 tanove@for-a.comwww.for-a.com

Fortel DTV 250 14th St. NW #4022 Atlanta, GA 30318 404-885-9555 Fax: 404-885-1501 sales@forteldtv.comwww.forteldtv.com

Frezzi Energy Systems 5 Valley St. Hawthorne, NJ 07506-2017 973-427-1160; 800-345-1030 Fax: 973-427-0934 frezzi@frezzi.com www.frezzi.com

Fujinon Broadcast & Communications Products Div. 10 High Point Dr. Wayne, NJ 07470 973-633-5600; 800-553-6611 Fax: 973-633-5216 www.fujinon.com


Garwood PO Box 532 Bordentown, NJ 08505 609-291-8222 Fax: 609-291-9444 sevans@sevansaudio.comwww.sevans.com

Gennum Corp. PO Box 489, Station A Burlington, ON L7R 3Y3, Canada 905-632-2996 Fax: 905-332-0182 info@gennum.com www.gennum.com

Gepco 1770 Birchwood Ave. Des Plaines, IL 60018 847-795-9555; 800-966-0069 Fax: 847-795-8770 gepco@gepco.comwww.gepco.com

Glidecam Industries 130-4 Camelot Dr. Plymouth, MA 02360 508-830-1414; 800-600-2011 Fax: 508-830-1415 glidecam@glidecam.comwww.glidecam.com

Global Microwave Systems 4141 Avenida de la Plata Oceanside, CA 92056-6002 760-631-8021; 800-880-9339 Fax: 760-631-8031 gms@gmsinc.comwww.gmsinc.com

GMPCS Personal Comm. 1923 NW 40 Ct. Pompano Beach, FL 33064 954-973-3100; 888-664-6727 Fax: 954-973-4800 sales@gmpcs-us.com www.gmpcs-us.com

Grass Valley Group 400 Providence Mine Rd. PO Box 599000 Nevada City, CA 95959 530-478-3100; 800-824-5127 Fax: 530-478-3755 webmaster@grassvalleygroup.comwww.grassvalleygroup.com


Hamlet Video International Ltd. Orchard House Amersham Rd. Chesham Bucks, England +44 1494 793 763; +44 0500 625 525 Fax: +44 1494 791 283 PO Box 6530 Mailbu, CA 90264 310-457-0881; 866-4-HAMLET Fax: 310-457-4494 sales@hamlet.co.ukwww.hamlet.co.uk

Harmonic 549 Baltic Way Sunnyvale, CA 94089 408-542-2500; 800-788-1330 Fax: 408-542-2511 info@harmonicinc.com www.harmonicinc.com

Heartland Video Systems 1442 Pilgram Rd. Plymouth, WI 53073 920-893-4204; 800-332-7088 Fax: 920-893-3106 ngossens@hvs-inc.comwww.hvs-inc.com; www.hvs-dtv.com

Hi-Tech Enterprises 10707-66th St N. Ste F Pinellas Park, FL 33782 727-546-6407; 888-324-2509 Fax: 727-544-1018 the@videoequipment.comwww.videoequipment.com

Hitachi Denshi America Ltd. 150 Crossways Park Dr. Woodbury, NY 11797 516-921-7200 Fax: 516-496-3718 www.hdal.com

Holaday Industries 14825 Martin Dr. Eden Prairie, MN 55344 952-934-4920; 877-HOLADAY Fax: 952-934-3604 info@holadayinc.comwww.holadayinc.com

Hoodman Corp. 612 Meyer Ln. #10 Hermosa Beach, CA 90258 310-379-6391; 800-818-3946 Fax: 310-372-6420 www.hoodmanusa.com

Horita Co. PO Box 3993 Mission Viejo, CA 92690 949-489-0240 Fax: 949-489-0242 horita@horita.comwww.horita.com

Hotronic 1875 S. Winchester Blvd. Campbell, CA 95008 408-378-3883 Fax: 408-378-3888 sales@hotronics.comwww.hotronics.com


I-BUS/Phoenix 888 Balboa Ave. San Diego, CA 92123 858-503-3000; 888-307-7892 Fax: 858-503-3005 info@ibus.comwww.ibus.com

IDX System Technology 22809 Lockness Ave. Torrance, CA 90501 310-891-2800 Fax: 310-891-3600 soo.kim@idx.tv www.idxtek.com

Ikegami Electronics 37 Brook Ave. Maywood, NJ 07607 201-368-9171 Fax: 201-569-1626 bestony@ikegami.comwww.ikegami.com

Image Video 1620 Midland Ave. Toronto, ON M1P 3C2, Canada 416-750-8872 Fax: 416-750-8015 info@imagevideo.comwww.imagevideo.com

Imagine Products 12220 N. Meridian St. #130 Carmel, IN 46032-6936 317-843-0706 Fax: 317-843-0807 imagine@imagineproduct.comwww.imagineproducts.com

Incite Multimedia Corp. 4 chemin du Tir-au-Canon 1227 Carouge Geneva, Switzerland +41 22 308 57 57; 800-641-7322 Fax: +41 22 308 57 58 info@inciteonline.comwww.inciteonline.com

Inscriber Technology 26 Peppler St Waterloo, ON N2J 3C4, Canada 519-570-9111; 800-363-3400 Fax: 519-570-9140 info@inscriber.comwww.inscriber.com

Intelvideo 56 W. Broad St. Stamford, CT 06902 203-348-9229 Fax: 203-348-9266 www.intelvideo.com

International Fiber Systems 16 Commerce Rd. Newton, CT 06470 203-426-1180; 800-824-5990 Fax: 203-426-3326 sales@ifs.comwww.ifs.com

Interra Digital Video Technologies 2001 Gateway Place Ste. 440W San Jose, CA 95110 408-573-1400; 800-646-4434 Fax: 408-573-1430 info@interra.tvwww.interra.com

ITELCO USA 1224 Forest Parkway, Unit 140 West Deptford, NJ 08066 856-423-0010 Fax: 856-423-7002 tvsales@itelco-usa.comwww.itelco-usa.com

ITIS Innovation Telecommunications Image Son Alphasis St Gregoire Cedex, France +33 2 99 23 72 20 Fax: +33 2 99 23 10 91 www.itis.fr


JEMS Data Unlimited 52 Stiles Rd. Salem, NH 03079 603-896-6319; 800-838-JEMS Fax: 603-894-9768 matt@jemsdata.comwww.jemsdata.com



10434 Burbank Blvd. N. Hollywood, CA 91601 818-762-5756; 800-662-5756 Fax: 818-762-6629 info@k5600.comwww.k5600.com

Kaydara 4428 Saint-Laurent Blvd. Ste. 300 Montreal, PQ H2W 125 Canada 514-842-8446; 888-842-6842 Fax: 514-842-4239 info@kaydara.comwww.kaydara.com

KeyWest Technology 14563 W. 96th Terr. Lenexa, KS 66215 913-492-4666; 800-331-2019 Fax: 913-895-7496 info@keywesttechnology.comwww.keywesttechnology.com

Kings Electronics Co.

1685 Overview Dr. Rock Hill, SC 29730 803-909-5000; 888-909-5551 Fax: 803-909-5092 support@kingselectronics.comwww.kingselectronics.com

Kline Towers 1225 Huger St. PO Box 1013 Columbia, SC 29202 803-251-8000 Fax: 803-251-6200 tonyfonseca@klinetowers.comwww.klinetowers.com

Klotz Digital America 5875 Peachtree Ind Blvd. Bldg. #340 Norcross, GA 30092 678-966-9900 Fax: 678-966-9903 s.volker@klotzdigital.comwww.klotzdigital.com

Ktech Telecommunications 15501 San Fernando Mission Blvd Ste. 100 Mission Hills, CA 91345 818-361-2248 Fax: 818-270-2010 sales@ktechtelecomwww.ktechtelecom


L Matthew Miller Associates Ltd. 134 W. 29th St. New York, NY 10001 212-741-8011; 800-221-9326 Fax: 212-741-8026 herb@millervideo.comwww.millervideo.com

Laird Telemedia

2000 Sterling Rd. Box 720 Mount Marion, NY 12456 845-339-9555; 800-898-0759 Fax: 845-339-0231 sales@lairdtelemedia.comwww.lairdtelemedia.com

LARCAN 228 Ambassador Dr. Mississauga, ON L5T 2J2 Canada 905-564-922 Fax: 905-564-9244 www.larcan.com

Leader Instruments Corp.

6484 Commerce Dr. Cypress, CA 90630 714-527-9300; 800-645-5104 Fax: 714-527-7490 sales@leaderusa.comwww.leaderusa.com

Lee Filters 2237 N. Hollywood Way Burbank, CA 91505 818-238-1220; 800-576-5055 Fax: 818-238-1228 mail10@leefiltersUSA.comwww.leefiltersUSA.com

Leightronix 2330 Jarco Dr. Holt, MI 48842 517-694-8000 Fax: 517-694-1600 info@leightronix.comwww.leightronix.com

Leitch 920 Corporate Ln. Chesapeake, VA 23320-3641 757-548-2300; 800-231-9673 Fax: 757-548-0019 leitch@leitch.comwww.leitch.com

LEL Computer Systems

240 W. Palmetto Park Rd. Ste. 310 Boca Raton, FL 33432 561-347-2242 Fax: 561-347-6276 gjf@lelcs.comwww.lelcs.com

LEMO USA 635 Park Court PO Box 240B Rohnert Park, CA 94927-2408 707-579-4144 x1015; 800-579-4144 x1015 Fax: 707-578-0869 info@lemousa.comwww.lemousa.com

Lightware 9610 SW Sunshine Ct Beaverton, OR 97005 800-211-9001 Fax: 503-748-8704 www.lightware.com/buyersguide

Link Electronics 2137 Rust Ave. Cape Girardeau, MO 63703 573-334-4433; 800-776-4411 Fax: 573-334-9255 link@ldd.netwww.linkelectronics.com

Listec Video Corp. 2001 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. Ste. 411 West Palm Beach, FL 33409 561-683-3002 Fax: 561-683-7336 sales@listec.comwww.listec.com

Logic Innovations 6205 Lusk Blvd. San Diego, CA 92121 858-455-7200; 888-345-6442 Fax: 858-455-7273 info@logici.comwww.logici.com

Logitek Electronic Systems 5622 Edgemoor Houston, TX 77081 713-664-4470; 800-231-5870 Fax: 713-664-4479 info@logitekaudio.comwww.logitekaudio.com

Lowel-Light Mfg 140 58th St. Brooklyn, NY 11220-2516 718-921-0600; 800-334-3426 Fax: 718-921-0303 info@lowel.comwww.lowel.com


Mackie Designs 16220 Wood-Red Road NE Woodinville, WA 98072 800-898-3211 Fax: 425-487-4337 www.mackie.com

MagicBox 1600 SW Western Ste. 130 Corvallis, OR 97333 541-752-5654 Fax: 541-752-5614 sales@magicboxinc.comwww.magicboxinc.com

Magni Systems

22965 NW Evergreen Parkway Hillsboro, OR 97124 503-615-1900; 800-237-5964 Fax: 503-615-1999 sales@magnisystemswww.magnisystems.com

Marconi Applied Technologies 4 Westchester Plaza Elmsford, NY 10523 914-592-6050; 800-342-5338 Fax: 914-592-5148 Mtech.usa@marconi.com


2484 W. Clay St. Charles, MO 63301 636-724-3666; 800-940-2248 Fax: 636-724-3776 jmelzer@masterclock.comwww.masterclock.com

MATCO 15000 Stetson Rd. Los Gatos, CA 95030 408-353-2670; 800-348-1843 Fax: 408-353-8781 matcoinc@earthlink.netwww.matco-video.com

Matrox Electronic Systems - Video Products Group

1055 St. Regis Blvd. Dorval, QC H9P 2T4, Canada 514-685-2630 x2636; 800-361-4903 Fax: 514-685-2853 video.info@matrox.comwww.matrox.com/video

Maycom Audio Systems BV Utrechtseweg 310 Arnhem, Netherlands 31 26 3777 333 Fax: 31 26 3777 344 sales@maycom.nlwww.maycom.nl

Medea Corp.

5701 Lindero Canyon Rd. Westlake Village, CA 91362 818-597-7645; 888 BY-MEDEA Fax: 818-597-7643 sales@medea.comwww.medea.com

Media 100

290 Donald Lynch Blvd. Marlboro, MA 01752 508-460-1600; 800-773-1770 Fax: 508-624-9384 sales@media100.comwww.media100.com

Media Concepts 2128 N. Yellowood Ave. Broken Arrow, OK 74012 918-252-3600 Fax: 918-250-1155 email@mediaconcepts.tvmediaconcepts.tv

Micron Audio Products Ltd. 216 Little Falls Rd. Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 973-857-8150 Fax: 973-857-3756 micronaudio@cs.com

MicroVideo Ltd.

The Old Farm Offices Copley Hill Farm Cambridge Road Babraham Cambridge, England +44 1223 834 119 Fax: +44 1223 834 471 sales@microvideo.co.ukwww.microvideo.co.uk

Microwave Radio Communications 101 Billerica Ave. Bldg. 6 North Billerica, MA 01862 978-671-5700 Fax: 978-671-5903 dmcintyre@mrcbroadcast.comwww.mrcbroadcast.com

Miller Camera Support LLC 216 Little Falls Rd. Cedar Grove, NJ 07009-1276 973-857-8300 Fax: 973-857-8188 mfhusa@aol.comwww.miller.com.au

Miranda Technologies 3499 Douglas-B Fioreani Montreal, QC H4S 1S3, Canada 514-333-1772; 800-224-7882 Fax: 514-333-9828 dlovegro@miranda.com

MIT Mondo Umegaoka Bldg 2F 1-33-9 Umegaoka Setagaya-Ku Tokyo, Japan +81 3 3439 3755 Fax: +81 3 3439 3877 mit@mogami.comwww.mogami-wire.co.jp

Modulation Sciences 12A World Fair Dr. Somerset, NJ 08873 800-826-2603 Fax: 732-302-0206 www.modsci.com


1135 N. Mansfield Ave Hollywood, CA 90038 323-467-3107; 800-468-3107 Fax: 323-464-1518 gmitchell@moviola.comwww.moviola.com

MSC Electronics Ltd. Calgary, AB T2W 3V5, Canada 403-238-6911 Fax: 403-281-2695

Multidyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems 191 Forest Ave. Locust Valley, NY 11560 516-671-7278; 800-4TV-TEST Fax: 516-671-3362 info@multidyne.comwww.multidyne.com

Multipoint Communications Ltd. Satellite House Eastways Industrial Park Witham Essex, England +44 1376 510 881 Fax: +44 1376 510 626 sales@multipoint.co.ukwww.multipoint.co.uk

Music 2 Hues 54 Hazard Ave. #315 Enfield, CT 06082 888-821-7515 Fax: 888-821-7515 info@Music2Hues.comwww.Music2Hues.com

MYAT 380 Chestnut St. Norwood, NJ 07648 201-767-5380 Fax: 201-767-4147 sales@myat.comwww.myat.com


Nemal Electronics Int'l 12240 NE 14th Ave. N. Miami, FL 33161 305-899-0900; 800-522-2253 Fax: 305-895-8178 info@nemal.comwww.nemal.com

Network Electronics AS

Hinderveien 4 PO Box 1020 Sandefjord, Norway +47 33 48 99 99; 800-877-8273 Fax: +47 33 48 99 98 sales@network-electronics.comwww.network-electronics.no

Network Electronics US 49 Miller Place Rd. Miller Place, NY 11764 631-928-4433; 866-928-4433 Fax: 631-928-6966 mbilet@network-electronics.comwww.networkelectronics.com

New England Satellite Systems 786 Hartford Turnpike Shrewsbury, MA 01545-4168 508-842-4328 Fax: 508-842-4857 jfoley@ix.netcom.comwww.nesatellite.com

Newtec America

1250 Summer St. Ste. 305 Stamford, CT 06905 203-323-0042 Fax: 203-323-8406 sales@newtecamerica.comwww.newtecamerica.com

Nickless Shirmer & Co. 7745 Foundation Dr. Ste. 1 Florence, KY 41042 859-727-6640; 800-543-1584 Fax: 859-727-6658 pnickless@harb.net www.nsccom.com

Norpak Corp. 10 Hearst Way Kanata, ON K2L 2P4, Canada 613-592-4164 Fax: 613-592-6560 sales@norpak.cawww.norpak.ca

North Star Technical Services 745 Harrison St. PO Box 221992 Hollywood, FL 33022-1992 800-842-1671 Fax: 954-927-0501 nstpower@aol.comwww.nstpower.com

Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems 1035 Westminster Dr. Williamsport, PA 17701 570-326-3561 x201; 800-861-1843 Fax: 570-326-2903 wpt.customer.service@littondd.comwww.littondd.com

NSI - (N Systems Inc.) 9050 Red Branch Rd. Columbia, MD 21045 410-964-8400 Fax: 410-964-9661 sales@nysystems.comwww.nsystems.com

Nucomm Microwave 101 Bilby Rd. Hackettstown, NJ 07840 908-852-3700 Fax: 908-813-0399 sales@nucomm.comwww.nucomm.com


OConnor Professional Camera Support Systems 100 Kalmus Dr. Costa Mesa, CA 92626 714-979-3993 Fax: 714-957-8138 sales@ocon.comwww.ocon.com

Odetics Broadcast 1515 S. Manchester Ave. Anaheim, CA 92802-2907 714-774-2200; 800-933-0339 Fax: 714-780-7594 bkeegan@odetics.comwww.odeticsbroadcast.com

OGM Music 6464 Sunset Blvd. Ste. 790 Hollywood, CA 90028 323-461-2701; 800-421-41363 Fax: 323-461-1543 info@OGMmusic.comwww.OGMmusic.com

Omneon Video Networks 965 Stewart Dr. Sunnyvale, CA 94086 408-585-5100 Fax: 408-585-5090 sales@omneon.comwww.omneon.com

Omnibus Systems 202 Providence Mine Rd. # 207 Nevada City, CA 95959 530-470-1700 Fax: 530-470-1718 sales@omnibussystems.comwww.omnibus.tv

OMNIMUSIC 52 Main St. Port Washington, NY 11050 516-883-0121; 800-828-6664 Fax: 516-883-0271 omni@omnimusic.comwww.omnimusic.com

Opticomm Corp. 6046 Cornerstone Court W Ste. 209 San Diego, CA 92121 858-450-0143; 800-8-OPTICOMM Fax: 858-450-0155 info@opticomm.comwww.opticomm.com

Options International 913 18th Ave. S Nashville, TN 37212 615-327-8090 Fax: 615-327-1326 optionspj@aol.comwww.OptionsInternational.com


Pag USA 10663 Burbank Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601 818-760-8265; 888-724-8721 Fax: 818-760-8805 pagusa@aol.comwww.ste-man.com

Panasonic Broadcast & Television Systems Co. 3330 Cahuenga Blvd. W Los Angeles, CA 90068 800-528-8601 www.panasonic.com/broadcast

ParkerVision 8493 Baymeadows Way Jacksonville, FL 32256 904-737-1367; 800-532-8034 Fax: 904-733-0958 cameraman@parkervision.comwww.pvtv.com

PatchAmp 20 E. Kennedy St. Hackensack, NJ 201-457-1504 Fax: 201-457-1507 graaf@patchamp.comwww.patchamp.com

PESA Switching Systems 35 Pinelawn Rd. Ste. 99E Melville, NY 11747 631-845-5020; 800-328-1008 Fax: 631-845-5023 salesinfo@pesa.comwww.pesa.com

Pinnacle Systems 280 N. Bernardo Ave. Mountain View, CA 94043 650-526-1600 Fax: 650-930-1648 sales@pinnaclesys.comwww.pinnaclesys.com

Pipo Communications 1516 Cassol Place Los Angeles, CA 90028 323-466-5444 Fax: 323-466-1520 pipo@pipo.netwww.pipo.cc

Pirod 1545 Pidco Dr. Plymouth, IN 46563 219-936-4221 Fax: 219-936-6796 pirod@pirod.comwww.pirod.com

Pixel Instruments Corp.

110 Knowles Dr. Los Gatos, CA 95032 408-871-1975 Fax: 408-871-1976 pixelinstruments@msn.compixelinstruments.com

Pixel Power Inc. 1700 N. Dixie Hwy. Ste. 150 Boca Raton, FL 33432 561-395-4801 Fax: 561-395-4065 jgilbert@pixelpower.comwww.pixelpower.com

Pixelan Software

4107 Harrison St. Bellingham, WA 98226 360-647-0112 Fax: 360-647-7601 info@pixelan.comwww.pixelan.com

Premier Lighting & Production Co. 12023 Victory Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91606 818-762-0884; 800-770-0884 Fax: 818-762-0896 premier@premier-lighting.comwww.premier-lighting.com

Prime Image 622 Giguere Court #C San Jose, CA 95133 408-867-6519 Fax: 408-926-7294 primeimage@earthlink.netprimeimageinc.com

Private Notes

Box 430 Agawam, MA 01001 info@privatenotes.comwww.privatenotes.com

ProSource/BMI 1515 Black Rock Turnpike Fairfield, CT 06432 203-335-2000 Fax: 203-335-3005 prosource-1@att.net www.prosourcebmi.com



25 W. 43rd St. Ste. 222 New York, NY 10036 212-944-6820 Fax: 212-944-6813 www.quantel.com

Qwest Digital Media

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NBC is turning to Cyradis Technology Group to provide a custom software solution for their broadcast of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. NBC has asked Cyradis to supply an expanded version of the Router Web Gateway control system they used for the 2000 Sydney Games broadcast.Idaho Public Television recently installed the AGV-1000 MPEG master control switcher/server by AgileVision. This product enables Idaho PTV to insert logos and other local content into a live compressed high-definition bit stream.Corplex TV (Northfield, IL) recently installed the first Solid State Logic 192-input MT Production (MTP) mobile digital console in ‘Sterling’, its new state-of-the-art Expando Gerling trailer.The Public Broadcasting Service Technology Operations Center has installed a complete datacasting/interactive television and PSIP metadata management systems by Triveni Digital. The systems will be used for expanded ATVEF technology deployments on a nationwide scale.Pinnacle Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of FAST Multimedia. Pinnacle Systems plans to integrate FAST's products into its family of video, authoring and streaming solutions.Zenith Electronics Corp. and NxtWave Communications have agreed to jointly develop compatible enhancements to the ATSC DTV standard. The joint system combines NxtWave's error-connection coding and pre-coder solution with Zenith's dataframe mapping, interleaving and packing algorithm. New receivers with Zenith-NxtWave technology will be able to decode the standard 8-VSB and the more robust enhanced signal, providing improved multipath performance.Digital System Technology Inc. has partnered with Convera, a provider of advanced technologies, products and solutions for managing digital content. DST will configure, implement and integrate Convera's Screening Room solutions to address digital asset management needs in broadcast facilities throughout the United States. Screening Room is fully integrated with EMC's Avalon Archive Manager technology and the Grass Valley Group's Profile XP Media Platform.Virginia Public Television WVPT has purchased a Broadcast MediaCluster digital media server system from SeaChange International. The system enables WVPT to keep months of programs, promotions and underwriter's credits encoded in MPEG-2, and eliminates its need to purchase a robotic archive. WVPT had previously been running its programming on videotape and a limited amount of disk space.CBS has turned to Hamlet for test and measurement equipment. The upgrade to the edit area was dedicated to the popular current affairs show “60 Minutes,” and included the purchase of an 11th Digi Scope 601AS digital-processing measurement device.AccuWeather and Wired Kingdom have partnered to announce the release of the AccuWeather Media Theatre, a customized media player that makes accessing, navigating and enjoying streaming media as simple as using a TV converter. Consumers are presented with a channel navigator, similar to an interactive TV Guide, that provides one-click access to video and audio feeds organized into one environment, so users never have to leave the player to switch channels.Video Design Software recently completed the final stage of a three-tiered project with the integration of its AirPlot system for Canada's only all-business specialty channel, ROBTv. The system generates real-time financial line graphs and was the final component of a multi-million dollar renovation by ROBTv, including the construction of a new facility and complete equipment and technology updates.Snell and Wilcox demonstrated its Alchemist Platinum upconverter at the SMPTE Technical Conference and Exhibition. Alchemist Platinum addresses the higher conversion quality criteria demanded by many broadcasters, and is the world's first motion-compensated, frame-rate converting upconverter. It also utilizes Phase Correlation technology and offers improved resolution, lower artifact levels and a noticeable improvement in picture fidelity.Sony Electronics has unveiled a new CineAlta website for television, independent film and motion picture professionals. The website is to be used as an industry resource for its 24p technology. The site offers breaking news from the CineAlta technology news desk, technical information, critical reviews and articles about 24p, as well as 1080/60i high-definition projects, case studies, equipment- and media-specific FAQs, and industry white papers.Tandberg Television introduces its Voyager Lite backpack ENG solution designed for wireless cameras. The system incorporates high-quality video encoding with an integrated DVB-T modulator/upconverter, providing 2.4 GHz RF output. The entire unit fits into a small pack and is carried on the cameraperson's back. Once attached to a wireless ENG camera, Voyager Lite turns the cameraperson into a moving broadcast station.Telecast Fiber Systems has announced that its fiber-optic transmission and linkage solutions are being implemented in Action Sports and Entertainment's new 53-foot HDTV truck, a comprehensive HDTV production facility housed entirely within a single mobile unit. The truck provides live, high-definition coverage of sports, entertainment and corporate events for the Paul G. Allen family of sports companies.Triveni Digital has announced that DTV Plus and Capitol Broadcasting Company have officially launched their TotalCast datacasting service using Triveni Digital technology. TotalCast is a service of DTV Plus that broadcasts broadband content directly to personal computers using the digital television signal. Triveni Digital's technology provides the enabling infrastructure for TotalCast through its SkyScraper system, consisting of the SkyScraper DataFab/Hub and SkyScraper DataReceiver.Inscriber Technology Corp. has announced the release of Inscriber TitleMotion AVX for Avid products. The TitleMotion AVX plug-in will support the following Windows-based Avid Products: Symphony, Media Style Composer, Avid Xpress and Avid Xpress DV systems. TitleMotion's features include lower-thirds, rolls, crawls, anti-aliased text, soft-edge shadows, drawing tools, background import, and productivity tools such as drag-and-drop style chips.The AES 111th Convention, which takes place Nov. 30-Dec. 3 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, will feature a special event on digital broadcasting in the United States. With the advent of digital television, satellite-delivered digital radio, and in-band on-channel digital radio beginning broadcast, the audio community will be expected to deliver the highest quality of audio utilizing all these mediums. The impact of the various broadcasting services on the audio industry will also be presented.