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SPECTRUM ANALYZER Rohde & Schwarz R&S FSU50 Offers a frequency range of 20Hz to 50GHz and a low displayed average noise level of -118dBm in the 10Hz bandwidth,
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SPECTRUM ANALYZER

Rohde & Schwarz R&S FSU50

Offers a frequency range of 20Hz to 50GHz and a low displayed average noise level of -118dBm in the 10Hz bandwidth, even at 50GHz; has an extensive scope of filters with resolution bandwidths of up to 50GHz.
+49 89 4129 12931
www.rohde-schwarz.com

DIGITAL MEDIA SERVER

Adtec Digital Soloist 3

Combines the functions of a digital video recorder, player, switcher and server in one device; features include multiple-layer with multiple-region text and graphic overlays, advanced video scaling and broadcast time delay.
+1-904-394-0389;www.adtecinc.com

MEDIA LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT

BBC Technology Colledia

Includes Colledia for Sports, for sports production; Colledia for News, which solves the tape-based problems common to many broadcasters that result from the growth in news output; Colledia for Production, which digitizes and integrates the entire production process, including ingest, playout and transcode; and Colledia Control, which provides control across all areas of broadcast infrastructure and operations, across modern and legacy equipment, from one touchscreen interface.
+44 20 7765 2295;www.bbctechnology.com

MULTISTANDARD TV RECEIVER/DEMODULATOR

Broadcast Technology Showman 1000

Can be used with PAL, SECAM and NTSC television standards; designed for applications such as transmitter feeds and monitoring, OB reception and service acquisition in digital TV headends.
+44 1264 332 633;www.btl.uk.com

CRAWL SOLUTION

Chyron DynaCrawl

Is a 2RU system; designed to make the addition of up to two fully animated news crawls, tickers and time/temperature quick and easy; transition effects include roll, fade, flip, spin, and roll and crawl; automatically gathers selected data from a wide variety of news, weather, sports and financial services and instantly updates the information on-screen.
+44 118 986 6123
www.chyron.com

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

SGT DBOS Automation

DBOS Automation is designed for local, thematic or national channels, as well as digital bouquets; DBOS Automation News is designed for production automation and news playout.
+33 1 64 73 74 74;www.sgt.fr

POWER SUPPORT SYSTEM

Anton/Bauer STASIS

Shoulder mount supports the camera weight; its adjustable front plate takes weight off the operator's hand; the rear battery mount counters the forward weight of the camera; using any Gold Mount battery, it delivers extended runtimes up to 10 hours.
+31 45 5639220;www.antonbauer.com

INTERACTIVE BACKDROP SYSTEM

Barco iPresent

Consists of specifically adapted rear-projection modules, combined with a customized controller and dedicated software; allows broadcasters to use the wall as a high-quality alternative for a traditional on-stage video wall.
+32 56 368311;www.barco.com

NONLINEAR EDITING OF SPORTS CONTENT

EVS CleanEdit

Runs on the SportServer; designed to offer highly efficient editing during ingest of live feeds, with attractive transition effects using animated graphics; the finished edits can be played locally with no delay or rendered and placed onto an XT-server for playout, optionally under control of the vision mixer.
+32 4 361 7099;www.evs.tv

HD-SDI/SDI-TO-COMPONENT SIGNAL CONVERTER

Canopus HDSC1

Converts HD-SDI signals to HD component output or SD-SDI signals to SD component output; supports both component YUV and RGB format signals; is compatible with all component video devices; incorporates a sync generator for both HD (tri-level sync) and SD (black burst).
+44 1189 210 150;www.canopus.com

DIGITAL AUDIO MIXER

Euphonix System 5-BP

Includes dynamic automation; supports more than 300 channels for applications in which the console needs to handle both live and audio post situations; designed for complex applications.
+44 20 7267 1226;www.euphonix.com

DIGITAL WIRELESS INTERCOM

Clear-Com CellCom

Offers 10 license-free beltpacks, flexible small-group and person-to-person communication and customized coverage areas in a 1RU package; base supports up to 10 active antennas up to 1000 meters away.
+1-510-496-6666;www.clearcom.com

DIGITAL COFDM INTEGRATED EXCITER

DMT

For DVB-T; compliant with applicable standards; integrates a modulator and upconverter in 2RU; features digital pre-correction; can integrate a GPS receiver for SFN working.
+39 039 2432 1;www.dmtonline.com

MINI HI-RES COMPONENT VIDEO COAXIAL CABLES

Belden Wire & Cable Brilliance

Offer precise 75Ω impedance; are sweep tested for return loss out to 850MHz; these precise electrical characteristics provide for improved picture quality in demanding applications such as RGB, VGA, DTV and HDTV.
+31 77 3878 555;www.belden-europe.com

DIGITAL CONSOLE

Calrec Audio Zeta 100

Designed for local TV markets, local network stations and OB vehicles; available in three frame sizes: 24, 32 and 48 faders; all channels have four-band EQ/filters, compressors/limiter and expander/gate; features eight mono or four stereo auxiliary outputs.
+44 1422 845 244;www.calrec.com

MEDIA ANALYZER

Thales H.264 Analyzer

Performs in-depth analysis and decoding of raw H.264 video sequences, and MPEG-2 transport streams carrying H.264 video; easily isolates problems related to coding, transmission or multiplexing.
+33 1 34 90 31 00;www.thales-bm.com

SIGNAL INTEGRATION SYSTEM

Ensemble Designs Avenue

Is a modular system with 3RU and 1RU frames, both of which handle HD, SD and audio signals; modules include conversion, distribution, frame synchronization, proc amps, routers, logo inserters, noise reducers, sync pulse generators and test signal generators.
+1-530-478-1830
www.ensembledesigns.com

BROADCAST LOUDNESS METER

Dolby LM100

Features Dialogue Intelligence, which analyzes the input signal and measures only the program loudness during the presence of dialogue; presents measurement results in an easy-to-understand numerical format; can determine the unweighted peak and a range of other information about the signal.
+44 1793 842 100;www.dolby.com

WIRELESS CAMERA

Microwave Radio Communications REPORTER

Designed for news or sports coverage; allows a camera person to broadcast live video to a central receiver site over distances not exceeding 1000 meters; features integrated MPEG-2 encoding with COFDM modulation.
+1-978-671-5700;www.mrcbroadcast.com

ROUTING SWITCHER

Blackmagic Design Workgroup Video Hub

Eliminates manual cable patching by connecting everyone together into a fully featured professional routing switcher; has 12 independent dual-rate SDI inputs and 24 independent SDI outputs that auto-switch between HD-SDI and standard-definition SDI; designed to be low-cost.
+61 3 9682 4770;www.blackmagic-design.com

NONLINEAR EDITOR

Thomson Grass Valley NewsEdit 5.1

Includes a seamless interface with Pansonic's P2 and Sony's XDCAM recording systems; supports the Material eXchange Format (MXF); also supports transparent integration with Apple Final Cut Pro and the Publison audio post-production system.
+33 1 34 20 70 00
www.thomsongrassvalley.com

MULTI-INPUT DISPLAY AND SIGNAL MONITORING PRODUCTS

Evertz Microsystems VIP series

Suited for dedicated signal monitoring applications with limited rack space and/or number of signals; ultimately displays up to UXGA resolution; the VIP modules accept up to 12 inputs and fit into Evertz's 7700FR-C frame; are VistaLINK-enabled, offering remote monitoring, control and configuration capabilities via SNMP.
+44 1268 779 234;www.evertz.com

AUTOMATION PLATFORM

Harris Broadcast Presentation Manager

Resides within the Harris Resource Suite; products include Air Manager, Schedule Manager, Resource Management and an enhanced device control core, which all use TCP/IP connectivity to provide mission-critical, play-to-air device control for single- and multichannel broadcasters.
+44 1480 420200
www.broadcast.harris.com

HD SERVER

Leitch NEXIO

Software-based agile code for high-definition video; based on a new high-performance, true 64-bit dual processor platform; allows the integration of baseband high-definition record and playback directly into the NEXIO server system.
+44 1344 446 000;www.leitch.com

100MM FLUID ACTION HEAD

Miller Camera Support Arrow 30

Delivers the same features of the Ar-row but has a light capacity counter-balance to support the latest generation of solid-state/optical camcorders; features 7+7 selectable pan/tilt drags (plus zero) for ultra-light whip pan or heavy-duty drag.
+44 1243 555255;www.millertripods.com

HD ENCODING TECHNOLOGY

Avid DNxHD

Is a 10-bit and 8-bit HD encoding technology; delivers mastering-quality HD media while reducing storage and bandwidth capabilities; its reduced bandwidth enables editing systems to work in HD with a simple four-way or 8-way drive stripe set.
+44 175 365 5999;www.avid.com

DIGITAL MIXING CONSOLE

LAWO mc266

Fitted with 48+8 (up to 64+8) faders; its lightweight construction makes it ideal for OB trucks and studios; the matrix with 3072 mono channels offers 192 fully equipped DSP channels at 96kHz.
+49 7222 1002 0;www.lawo.de

DIGITAL VIDEO ROUTER

Network Electronics VikinX HD128M

The HD unit provides multi-rate support from 19.4Mb/s to 1485Mb/s and full expansion to 128×128; features low-power consumption and low-fan noise in 9RU.
+47 33 48 99 99
www.network-electronics.com

CHANNEL BRANDING GRAPHICS GENERATOR OPTION

Miranda Technologies Imagestore Intuition

For the Imagestore 2/2u branding processor; allows the playout of graphics effects with multiple layers of crawls, rolls, dynamic text and animations; the graphics can be controlled by automation and by the Miranda PresStation master control switching and control panel.
+44 1491 820 000;www.miranda.com

DIGITAL HD CAMCORDER

JVC Professional Europe JY-HD10

60 minutes of HD/SD can be recorded on to 60-minute MiniDV tape; features new 1/3-inch 1.18 Mega-pixel progressive scan CCD, newly developed 10x zoom lens, optical image stabilizer, still image capture onto SD memory card, and color viewfinder plus flip out LCD monitor.
+44 20 8896 6060;www.jvc.com/pro

ON-AIR PLATFORM

SeaChange International Broadcast MediaCluster 60000

Supports up to eight MPEG-2/IMX codecs (up to 62Mb/s per codec), or four MPEG Transport I/O cards or three HD decoders; by combining as many as seven nodes in a BMC 60000 systems, broadcasters can secure up to 56 channels of 50Mb/s IMX I/O and more than 1600 hours of storage using 300GB SCSI disks.
+39 010 553 0177;www.schange.com

VORTEX NEWS PRODUCTION TOOL

Pinnacle Systems SportsLogger

Designed to provide easy and rapid logging of key events for sports layouts; Pinnacle Vortex now supports Panasonic P2 solid-state media and Sony XDCam media.
+33 1 46 12 15 94
www.pinnaclesys.co.uk

HD MEDIA SERVER

Omneon Video Networks Spectrum HD

Delivers integrated native playback of HD MPEG media; includes two new media interface adapters: the MultiPort 4000 Series for one or two channels of HD MPEG playback and the MediaPort 4010 for material acquisition.
+44 12 5688 4450;www.omneon.com

CONTENT MANAGEMENT

OmniBus Systems Opus

Based on the company's G3 architecture; the individual elements of Opus enable broadcasters to view, modify, track, archive and transmit their content more efficiently; key elements include opus.MediaFramework, opus.Workflow, opus.View and opus.Interchange.
+44 8705 004 300;www.omnibus.tv

MOBILE SNG TECHNOLOGY

T-Systems International

SNG signals are received by T-Systems' Teleport base stations in Usingen and Raisting, Germany, from where they are passed over the switching network to their destination; for broadcasting major events, the company has more than 20 vehicle-based systems available on short notice.
+49 69 909 32010
www.t-systems-mediabroadcast.com

PROMOTION PRODUCTION

MSA Focus Promotion Production Workflow Management Module

Designed to allow broadcasters to create mass promotions quicker; automatically establishes links to the programs they publicize; this link is then used to define and monitor workflow preparation processes to minimize operating costs while ensuring on-time delivery.
+44 29 2067 1760;www.msafocus.com

MULTIFORMAT SWITCHER PROCESSOR

Sony MFS-2000

Ideal for use in small-scale OB vehicles, production studios and editing suites; can operate in any current SD or HD format; can be specified with any one of three control panels offering 1 or 1.5 M/E operation with either 12 or 20 XPT buttons.
+44 1256 355011;www.sonybiz.net

MINIATURE COFDM WIRELESS CAMERA TRANSMITTER

Nucomm CamPac

Designed to deliver full broadcast quality in a small, lightweight and rugged aluminum case that fits on the back of a portable video camera; mounts to professional cameras using a standard Anton/Bauer mounting kit.
+1-908-813-0399;www.nucomm.com

DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

Encoda Arkemedia Ingest Client

Ingests from a single point of entry; provides access to both transmission-ready and low-resolution content; keyframes and other video analysis functionality are also shared across both platforms.
+1-303-237-4000
www.encodassystems.com

STORAGE SYSTEM

SGI InfiniteStorage

Designed to optimize dataflow throughout the facility by providing file sharing at production speeds with a choice of NAS and SAN storage architecture; includes the SGI CXFS shared file system, which allows broadcasters to choose the best tools for the job.
+1-650-960-1980;www.sgi.com

TWISTED PAIR RGBHV TRANSMITTER AND RECEIVER

PESA Switching Systems CAT PAWS

Able to drive an SXGA signal over CAT-5 cable as far as 135 meters with perfect reproduction; designed with internal skew compensation to accommodate longer runs with less expensive UTP cable; analyzes the incoming signal, converts it at the transmitter and reconstructs it as a true sync signal at the receiver.
+1-256-726-9200;www.pesa.com

WEB-BASED INTRANET CONTROL

Pharos Communications Pilot Ria

Provides full reactive control of broadcast routing equipment from any Web browser via local or secure-coupled Intranet; can be deployed quickly and easily throughout a single-site or multi-site facility; enables engineering staff to reconfigure a system from home or while traveling.
+44 118 950 2323
www.pharos-comms.com

MULTIFORMAT SD/HD PRODUCTION SWITCHER

Snell & Wilcox Kahuna

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 upconversion; allows operators to work initially in SD-only or HD-only mode and then upgrade to multiformat SD/HD operation whevener they choose.
+44 20 8917 4300;www.snellwilcox.com

HD CAMCORDER

Sony HDW-730S

Is capable of shooting in either 1080/50i or 1080/60i modes; features three CCD sensors to deliver a signal-to-noise ratio of 54dB and a smear level of -125db; rushes acquired with the camcorder can be post-produced in native HDCAM environments, including those using the Sony XPRI HD-compatible nonlinear editing system.
+44 1256 355011
www.sonybiz.net

MULTI-DEFINITION SWITCHERS

Ross Video Synergy MD and MD-X

Models range from the compact Synergy 100 MD single ME switcher to the extra large Synergy 4 MD-X 4 ME switcher; support all popular formats of HD and SD out of the box.
+1-613-652-4886;www.rossvideo.com

DIGITAL GRADING SYSTEM

Discreet luster 2.5

Features a new 32-bit/component processing engine with real-time 2K primary correction capabilities, as well as support for 16-bit linear and 4K resolutions; enhancements include improved video functionality, enhanced secondary color correction and inside/outside correction.
+1-514-393-1616;www.discreet.com

FLUID HEADS AND TRIPODS

Panther Broadcast Fluid Head x15

Features an easy-to-operate continuous balance system to cope with any camera weight up to 15kg; provides unrestricted tilt range; drag can be changed while panning or tilting the camera; features camera quick-locking plate, illuminated bubble level and mount for HD viewfinder extensions.
+49 89 613 900 33;www.panther-gmbh.de/en/company/

DVCPRO P2 STUDIO RECORDER

Panasonic AJ-SPD850

Is equipped with five P2 card slots to provide up to 80 minutes of recording in 25Mb/s DVCPRO and 40 minutes in 50Mb/s DVCPRO50 on five 4GB P2 cards; features USB 2.0 and Ethernet ports; offers IEEE-1394 and SDI with embedded audio as system options.
+49 611 235 0
www.panasonic-broadcast.com

DIGITAL CONSOLE

Salzbrenner STAGETEC Mediagroup AURUS

Designed for production and live use; has an analog-style user interface, up to 96 assignable channel strips and up to 300 audio channels; features multichannel processing, various console automation functions and connectivity for two master consoles with separate project handling.
+49 9545 440 0;www.stagetec.com

RETURN PATH BANDWIDTH EXPANSION

Quintech Electronics Q-Stack 2

Quadruples return path bandwidth, enabling hybrid fiber coaxial networks to cost-effectively deploy high-speed Internet, telephony and enriched two-way broadband services without replacing existing network infrastructure.
+1-724-349-1412;www.qecinc.com

SERIAL DIGITAL MACROBLOCK-DETECTION MODULE

Videotek SQM-275

Monitors serial digital video for the presence of SD macroblocks; upon detection, the system automatically sends an alarm to an operator and logs the time and duration of MPEG-2 macroblocks that occur when video is overly compressed or has a high bit-error rate.
+1-610-327-2292;www.videotek.com

ROUTER

Pro-Bel Sirius Gold

Available in any combination of eight-channel input or output blocks, up to 512 × 512 in one frame and with further expansion available by combining frames; offers transparent and automatic conversion of any input to any output, analog or digital; the broadband crosspoint cards switch AES, SDI, ASI and HDTV signals.
+44 118 986 6123;www.pro-bel.com

2D VIRTUAL STUDIO SOFTWARE

Vizrt Viz|Ibis

Provides an easy-to-use, quick-to-learn, entry-level virtual studio; pre-produced background images serve as the virtual backdrop; background images can be live or taped video and rendered either internally through Viz|Engine using its new “Snapshot” feature or rendered using external 3D software from companies such as Softimage, Maya and 3D Studio Max.
+44 20 7931 9777;www.vizrt.com

DVB-T TRANSMITTER

Teko Telecom DVB-T Agile

Comes with a linear and nonlinear digital pre-corrector; does not require output channel filters; can be locally and remotely managed; remote access is managed via RS-232/485 ports or though an Ethernet port equipped with optional Web server/SNMP agent.
+39 051 6256 148;www.tekotelecom.it

HD LENS

Thales Angenieux Optimo 12×9.7HD

Incorporates an advanced optical design and high-resolution glass designed to deliver unparalleled performance; ideal for the new generation of 24-frame HDTV cameras.
+33 477 907 800
www.angenieux.com

CONNECTORS

ADC ProAx

Can be format-reversed between global and U.S. formats in seconds; fit 8mm, 11mm and 14mm cables; each connector has a field-repairable center conductor that eliminates the need to restrip o-rings that protect the signal path against moisture.
+32 2 712 6500
www.adc.com

DIGITAL LIVE PRODUCTION AND BROADCAST CONSOLE

Studer Vista 8

Central control bay houses 12 faders and a Vistonics TFT screen, with direct access up to 52 output signals; is suited to fit in compact locations, such as smaller control rooms and OB trucks.
+41 1 870 75 11;www.studer.ch

HD ENCODER

Scopus Network Technologies CODICO IRD-2900

Its graphical front-panel display includes a variety of front-end options, such as ASI transport stream input and output to support bit rates over 155Mb/s, IP inputs, up to four QPSK L-band inputs, and up to four pairs of balanced outputs.
+972 3 900 7777;www.scopus.net

HD NONLINEAR EDITING SYSTEM

Quantel eQ

Features an open Windows environment, AAF offline-to-online workflow and 16-bit image quality; includes Henry and Paintbox effects and compositing capabilities, such as tracking, color correction and title generation.
+44 1635 48222;www.quantel.com

AUDIO MONITORS

ATG Broadcast SAM-E

Feature eight stereo inputs, digital carrier auto-sensing and amplified stereo outputs; SAM-E-1 is a 1U rack-mounting system for in-vision audio level displays and external loudspeakers; SAM-E-2 is a 2U system with dual peak-program meters, integral confidence loudspeakers and full front-panel control; SAM-E-Pod is a free-standing desktop remote-control pod linked via Cat-5 cable to a rack-mountable IU interface chassis.
+44 1462 485 444;www.atgbroadcast.co.uk

COLOR SPACE CONVERTER

Thomson Grass Valley CSC 4000

Enables calibrated pre-visualization of a film print on HD display or digital projection system; allows color gamut transformation for SD and HD dual-link signals via a 3D look-up table; offers an internal color cube resolution of up to 256×256×256.
+33 1 34 20 70 00
www.thomsongrassvalley.com

ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT WINDSHIELD SOLUTION

DPA Microphones 4088

Comprised of a shock mount and a collapsible windshield; the shock mount cradle is universal and can be used with any microphone; the windshield blocks wind noise in gusts of up 100kmh; weighs 250g.
+45 48 14 2828
www.dpamicrophones.com

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

Just Edit VSN

End-to-end automated and digitized system that communicates and optimizes the entire operation of a TV station; allows users to build an entire automated TV station without videotapes and with integrated applications; made up of more than 20 software applications.
+34 902 35 37 39;www.justedit.es

DSNG TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Vislink/Advent Communications/Microwave Radio Communications EXOS

Ideal for rapid deployment when combined with an Advent 1m or 1.2m Mantis antenna; features the Exciter module, Data Bridge module and Sat Finder module, all of which are waterproof and weigh less than 3kg.
+44 1494 774400;www.vislink.com