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As a further guide to the new technology being shown at this year's NAB show, the Broadcast Engineering staff has compiled a second installment of over 100 more new products.
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As a further guide to the new technology being shown at this year's NAB show, the Broadcast Engineering staff has compiled a second installment of over 100 more new products. Use the following listings to find what you're looking for at the show and to get in touch with manufacturers. Issue advertisers are indicated by colored listings.

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Media 100 GenesisEngine

Features three silicon processors capable of processing 12 streams of uncompressed video simultaneously in real time; perform real-time effects operations and image processing functions with 10-bit or greater internal precision.
+44 1344 412 752; fax: +44 1344 424 936
www.media100.co.uk
Booth: L14418


MITEQ 9700 SERIES


FREQUENCY CONVERTER

MITEQ 9700 series

Designed for advanced satellite communications system; phase noise, amplitude flatness and spurious outputs are optimized for transparent frequency conversion for video and data applications; features prioritized chain redundancy switching.
631-439-9219, fax: 631-436-74300;
www.miteq.com
Booth: S9622

ANTENNA SYSTEM

N Systems Nupod

Low-profile, lightweight smart antenna system with a high-gain, directional antenna and continuous rotation positioner; features embedded control for automatic path alignment.
800-SPEC-NSI; fax: 410-964-9661;
www.nsystems.com
Booth: L9500

OPTICAL TRANSPORT MODULES

Network Electronics HD-EO/OE

HD optical and electronic modules for the Flashlink optical transport platform; format-independent cards within the Flashlink frame convert 19.4 Mbits/s and 143 Mbits/s to 1.48 Mbits/s signals; capable of transporting 40-channel DWDM, two-channel WDM and point-to-point on a single strand of fiber.
866-873-7494;
www.network-electronics.com
Booth: L21715

BROADBAND APPLICATIONS

Nextream video/data/voice solutions

Focus on several applications, including DSNG and fixed contribution to transport a range of multimedia services over ATM, and video over xDSL networks; services include network headends and interactive video service over cable TV networks through its DVB/DAVIC and DOCSIS return path solution.
+33 1 34 20 70 01; fax: +33 1 34 20 71 07;
www.nextream.com
Booth: L19524


Nucomm Newscoder 2-RX


RECEIVER/DECODER

Nucomm Newscoder 2-RX

Portable 70 MHz COFDM receiver and MPEG-2 decoder features internal AC/DC universal power supply, front-panel controls and an integrated video/audio switch to select between analog and digital operation; will demodulate any COFDM signal that is DVB-T-compliant.
908-852-3700; fax: 908-813-0399;
www.nucomm.com
Booth: L6054

GRAPHICS SYSTEM

Orad CyberGraphics

On-air graphics systems; new sports, finance and news automation applications; features seamless integration of pre- and live-rendered scene portions; offers plug-ins for main authoring tools.
+972 9 767 6862; fax: +972 9 767 6861;
www.orad.tv
Booth: S3944

TRANSCODER

Pixel Instruments UMAT-1200

Universal monitoring audio transcoder with voice-over option; provides reference-quality A/D and D/A conversion, digital sample rate conversion, and audio monitoring through internal speakers and external headphones.
408-871-1975; fax: 408-871-1976;
www.pixelinstruments.com
Booth: L20744


Rohn Industries Tall Towers


TOWERS

Rohn Industries Tall Towers

Superstructures rise as high as 2000 feet; enable commercial broadcasters to bring signals to wider geographical areas.
309-697-4400
fax: 309-697-5612

www.rohnnet.com
Booth: L4915

WIRELESS SYSTEM

Shure ULX Wireless

Designed for live performance and systems integration applications; feature proprietary Automatic Frequency Selection circuitry; both frequency-agile models operate between 554-865 MHz; offer 1140 selectable frequencies.
847-866-2200; fax: 847-866-2279;
www.shure.com
Booth: L4903

PORTABLE DIGITAL RECORDER

Sony Electronics DNW-A25WS Betacam SX

Portable digital recorder plays back pictures in 16:9 on an LCD monitor without squeezing images to handle content recorded in widescreen mode; maintains the output capability of the standard 4:3 aspect ratio.
201-930-1000; fax: 201-930-4752;
www.sony.com/professional
Booths: L18207, L515

SOFTWARE UPGRADE

Telestream Version 2.0

Provides enhancements to FlipFactory Pro and FlipFactory Publish automation software; features a completely redesigned Java-based user interface; also offers monitoring to detect the arrival of new media and simplify submission of media to transcoding sessions.
530-470-1300; fax: 530-470-1301;
www.telestream.net
Booth: L20658

COMPOSITING SYSTEM

Ultimatte HD

Real-time matte compositing system for digital HD and digital cinema 24p/psf image standards; compatible with Panavision and other HD cameras; available in hardware for real-time applications and plug-in software for Adobe, Avid and Discreet users.
818-993-8007; fax: 818-993-3762;
www.ultimatte.com
Booth: S3914

TRAFFIC AUTOMATION SYSTEM

VCI Stars II+

Traffic automation system provides standard interfaces for one-way and two-way file transfer between most major switching and insertion systems, and custom interfaces.
413-272-7211; fax: 413-272-7201;
www.vcisolutions.com
Booth: L9277


Sony Electronics VSR-2000A


VIDEO SERVER

Sony Electronics VSR-2000A

Multi-access video and audio server supports 24 Mbits/s MP@HL HD video with up to eight channels of PCM audio; also supports 15 Mbits/s MPEG-2 MP@ML video; works with the 73 GByte HDD, the BKSH-272G to store and play back over 20 hours of HD video at 24 Mbits/s.
201-930-1000; fax: 201-930-4752;
www.sony.com/professional
Booths: L18207, L515

GRAPHICS SYSTEM

vizrt VIZ 3.0

Features background scene loading, new effects plug-ins, object database management and extended plug-in API.
212-560-0708; fax: 212-560-0709;
www.vizrt.com
Booth: S2827

POST-PRODUCTION SYSTEM

AMS Neve Logic 3SC

Post workstation offers high-speed editing and mixing; features the DSP toolbox with a range of advanced DSP plug-ins.
+44 1282 457011; fax: +44 1282 417282;
www.ams-neve.com
Booth: L10249

CONTROL PLATFORM

DNF Controls ST500

Delivers revolutionary flexibility and operational simplicity to broadcast control applications; can grow from the smallest point solution to a sophisticated network controlling generations of video and audio devices.
818-898-3380; fax: 818-898-3360;
www.dnfcontrols.com
Booth: L20800

TRANSPORT MULTIPLEXER

Motorola, Broadband Communications Sector TMX-2010

Modular solution for multiplexing, grooming and IP encapsulation of multiple MPEG-2 services; provides either DVB-ASI, DS3, DHEI or SMPTE 310 output transport streams.
215-323-1880; fax: 215-323-0245;
www.motorola.com/broadband
Booth: S5412

AUDIO EQUIPMENT RENTAL

TAI Audio Lectrosonics UCR201D

TAI Audio provides sales and service rental of audio equipment, including the Lectrosonics UCR201D diversity frequency-agile receiver; unit's display shows receiver and transmitter battery status, RF, antenna phase, audio output level, TV channel and frequency.
407-649-6444; fax: 407-648-1352;
www.taiaudio.com
Booth: S2823

VIRTUAL SET

Darim Vision VS2000

Capable of broadcasting a combined 3-D virtual set that is fully interactive with multiple live video feeds; provides intuitive and interactive control of virtual cameras, objects and actors; creates localized programming and can help generate new revenues.
925-251-0178; fax: 925-2551-0184
www.darim.com
Booth: S4168

VIDEO TRIPOD

Bogen Photo Manfrotto 540ART road runner

Weighs 7.7 lbs; designed to support 33 lb ENG cameras; features a leg lock system and an integrated automatic mid-level spreader mechanism; incorporates a padded carrying handle and dual spiked feet.
201-818-9500; fax: 201-818-9177
www.bogenphoto.com
Booth: L10144

PORTABLE CAMERA

Ikegami HK-387pw

Portable campanion with performance and functionality equivalent to the HK-387w; fully compatible with the HK-388 camera series, and uses the same base station and control panels.
201-368-9171; fax: 201-569-1626
www.ikegami.com
Booth: L9711

CINEMATOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT

Band Pro film/video cinematography equipment:

Professional shooting tools and HD cinematography equipment; latest offerings are six Zeiss DigiPrime lenses in B4 mount and Sony's Cinealta 24p HDCAM cinematography-style.
818-841-9655; fax: 818-841-7649
www.bandpro.com
Booth: L11068

SPEAKER

Mackie Designs HR624

Two-way bi-amplified, active speaker system incorporates an elliptical wave-guide for improved dispersion; components include a 6.7-inch high-precision and an extended LF transducer; driver is magnetically shielded.
800-258-6883; fax: 425-487-4337
www.mackie.com
Booth: L12855


The Tektronix AD920 is featured in this month's Demo Room!


HANDHELD MPEG TESTER

Tektronix AD920

Battery-powered unit identifies faults and reduces downtime; ensures reliability in networks that distribute video, audio and data in digital formats; designed for broadcast installation, maintenance and field service.
800-835-9433;
www.tektronix.com
Booth: L8411

UNCOMPRESSED SOFTWARE SOLUTION

Pinnacle Systems Cinewave 2.1

Upgrade features real-time support for color correction; offers support for the expansive I/O offerings; breakout box provides an all-in-one I/O solution for video.
650-526-1600;
www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: L10623

GRAPHICS SYSTEM

Chyron Duet PCI+

Solution for user-configured environments; includes the 32-bit PCI digital graphics card, Lyric content creation and real-time 2-D/3-D animation capabilities; playback software compatible with iNFiNiT!
631-845-2000; fax: 631-845-3888;
www.chyron.com
Booth: L12200

DATA MINING AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS TOOL

Encoda Systems MART

Advanced browser-based access to centralized databases containing detailed spot information; data can be consolidated from various Encoda traffic systems.
303-237-4000; fax: 303-237-0085;
www.encodasystems.com
Booth: L8416

TELEPROMPTER

BDL Autoscript XBOX USB

Small battery powered adapter on the modular teleprompter interfaces with laptops or desktop PCs via the USB port; optional clip-on modules provide a universal mains input and four additional composite video prompt outputs.
+44 20 7538 1427; fax: +44 1252 717 783;
www.bdlautoscript.com
Booth: L11377

STAND-ALONE CG

Compix Media VideoCG LCG8000R

Compatible with SDI video and SMPTE 259M; features built-in downstream keyer, windows interface and simultaneous create/run capability; also offers user-definable video timing and adjustment.
310-320-8937; fax: 310-320-8938;
www.compixmedia.com
Booth: S3060

CHARACTER GENERATOR

Pixel Power Clarity2 SD

Features dual AMD Athlon Mp1900+ processors; supports dual-channel uncompressed clip playback with key; stores 60 minutes internally and four channels of audio clip playback per video.
+44 1223 721000; fax: +44 1223 721111;
www.pixelpower.com
Booth: L19577

2K PLUS COLOR ENHANCEMENT SYSTEM

da Vinci 2k plus

Delivers enhancements in color processing including a faster graphical user interface; adds true gamma curve adjustment with increased gamma range; features an improved fixed-vector system; enhanced 2k plus key bus.
954-688-5604; fax: 954-575-5936;
www.davsys.com
Booth: L6103

VISUAL EFFECTS SYSTEMS SOFTWARE

Discreet inferno 4.6, flame 7.6 and flint 7.6

Software upgrades offer more than 100 new features and enhancements, focusing on product design, workflow and performance, and extending the range and depth of their toolsets; offers improved performance and creative interactivity for digital artists.
415-547-2457; fax: 415-547-2222;
www.discreet.com
Booth: S4409

GRAPHICS SYSTEM

Stardrive Solutions Stardrive desktop design

Delivers your site's entire selection of graphics and CG templates to the user's desktop; journalists then populate these WYSIWYG templates with text and graphics, and can preview the results on their workstations.
818-879-0000; fax: 818-865-1421
www.stardrivesolutions.com
Booth: L9363

HD TEST SIGNAL GENERATOR

Ensemble Designs Avenue 7405:

Provides four HD serial digital outputs and genlocks to tri-level sync or composite video; offers a wide variety of test signals that are user selectable; supports 1080i, 1080p, 720p and 1080sf; modules can be updated with current software as new formats and test signals are added.
530-478-1830; fax: 530-478-1832;
www.endes.com
Booth: L18351

FLOODLIGHT MAST

Allen Osborne Associates Hilomast FM series

New floodlight mast; coiled cable enters the base of the mast and exits into a junction box on top of the mast for lighting connection; three standard models with four cores of 2.5 mm/sq., rain shield, rotation handle and pressure relief valve.
805-495-8420; fax: 805-373-6067;
www.aoa-gps.com
Booth: L5309

IMAGE REPAIR KIT

Options International Scratchbox

HD and SD image repair and scratch removal system designed for fast image retouching operations; combines uncompressed storage and matting operations; its internal compositor delivers immediate response.
615-327-8090; fax: 615-327-1326;
www.optionsinternational.com
Booth: L5853

PROFILE ENCODER/DECODER

Miranda Media Networks DV-45 MPEG 4:2:2

Profile encoder and decoder codecs with SDI and digital audio I/O; modules are compatible with existing DV-45 chassis.
514-335-3015; fax: 514-335-1614;
www.mirandamedianetworks.com
Booth: L10611


Canon Canobeam DT-50/HD-SDI


WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

Canon Canobeam DT-50/HD-SDI

Optical beam communications system for wireless transmission of bi-directional digital video signals including HD; used for distances up to 1.25 miles.
800-321-4388;
www.canonbroadcast.com
Booth: L10600

HIGH-SPEED DATA TERMINAL

GMPCS Personal Communications TT CapSat mobile messenger

Offers rates up to 64 kbits/s; fully automatic tracking antenna with different moving options; 10-32 V DC power supply, transceiver and handset cradle plus cables; standard Mini-M voice, fax and data operation at 2.4 kbits/s.
954-973-3100; fax: 954-973-4800;
www.gmpcs-us.com
Booth: S9943

WEBCASTING TOOL

Thomson/Grass Valley Group Webable

Streamlines the process of moving material from the Profile XP media platform to the Web; features a simple drag-and-drop method for creating streaming media; allows users to locate and view media assets, and encode them for online viewing.
530-478-3000; fax: 530-478-3755;
www.grassvalleygroup.com
Booth: L19524

REVIEW SYSTEM

Imagine Products TEP-mail

E-mail-based collaboration and review applet for video producers to share video logs; only a Web browser is required at the recipient's end to look at video clips, comment on them, and with the click of a button send those comments back to the shooter.
317-843-0706;
www.imagineproducts.com
Booth: L12803

DUALBAND ANTENNA

Dielectric Communications TUV-M and TUV-l

These new additions are ideal for the low and mid-band (channels 2-6) VHF broadcaster who has a UHF DTV channel with limited tower capacity or aperture; super-turnstile antenna for VHF service.
207-655-8152; fax: 207-655-7120;
www.dielectric.com
Booths: L2915, L8442

RECEIVER

Azden 1000URX

Features true diversity electronics in conjunction with removable twin high-gain antennas and Azden's proprietary diversity logic control (DLC) circuitry for superior, noise-free reception; uses dielectric filters for improved image rejection and fifth-order filters for an improved S/N ratio.
516-328-7500; fax: 516-328-7506;
www.azdencorp.com
Booth: L2562

INTERNET SERVICE

Accuweather Accuweather.com Alert

Opt-in Internet-based service delivers weather forecasts and information to users' desktops or e-mail; designed to cross-promote broadcast and Web content; available in a co-branded model to provide stations with advertising revenue.
814-235-8638; fax: 814-235-8609;
www.accuweather.com
Booth: L12233

TWO-ANTENNA TRUE DIVERSITY RECEIVER

Avalon RF DX502/DX602

Intended for low-weight mobile applications; the DX502 tuning frequency range is from 900 MHz to 999 MHz in steps of 1 MHz; the DX602 tuning frequency range is from 2350 MHz to 2483 MHz in steps of 1 Mhz; broadcasts quality FM video signals and two FM modulated audio subcarriers; powered by an external battery or AC adapter.
619-401-1969; fax: 619-401-1971;
www.avalonrf.com
Booth: S1528

DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDER BOARD

Fast Forward Video RECON

When combined with notebook hard drives or solid-state memory, provides a cost-efficient, small DVR solution; features broadcast-quality video capture and playback at 60 fps.
949-852-8404; fax: 949-852-1226;
www.ffv.com
Booth: L5553

MEDIA STORAGE

Ciprico diMEDA 2400:

NAS performance levels exceeding 75 Mbits/s aggregate bandwidth is delivered through a single node; features fault-tolerant dual-node architecture.
763-551-4000; fax: 763-551-4002;
www.ciprico.com
Booth: S5733

SOUND ABSORBER

Acoustics First Cutting Wedge:

Creates seamless absorptive walls and enhances imaging by reducing unwanted reflections; “2000” design enables you to increase thickness by nesting layers instead of buying different and incompatible products; you can control energy hotspots by adding two or three nested layers.
804-342-2900; fax: 804-342-1107
www.acousticsfirst.com
Booth: L1957

LOGO GENERATOR

Miranda Technologies DLG series

Configured as a basic logo inserter; gradually expands to include EAS insertion, input switching, AB mixing, still store, text insertion, audio storage and insertion, automation control, and full master control panel capability.
514-333-1772; fax: 514-333-9828;
www.miranda.com
Booth: L10611

EDITING SYSTEM

Pinnacle Systems Cinewave HD

Delivers native 24-frame film editing from acquisition to distribution; features real-time compositing, filters, and image and motion control; complete system for uncompressed SD and HD content creation.
650-526-1600;
www.pinnaclesys.com
Booth: L10623

PROFESSIONAL DIGITAL A/V MIXER

Panasonic WJ-MX50A

Four sources can be switched and any two of them routed to the program buses; A/B program buses can be monitored at the A/B program outputs while the mixed picture is monitored at the preview output; compatible with a wide variety of video editing devices.
800-528-8601;
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: L7214

3-D DVE OPTION

Ross Video Squeeze & Tease 3-D

Addition to the Synergy digital production switcher; brings 3-D manipulation, perspective, sub-pixel motion and scaling to Squeeze & Tease's ability to fly any type of key.
613-652-4886; fax: 613-652-4425;
www.rossvideo.com
Booth: L11429

VIDEO CAPTURE CARD

AJA Video KONA:

Kona-SD is a 10-bit uncompressed SDI video capture and output card with QuickTime compatibility; Kona-HD is a high-definition video capture and output card; both capture and output video with one channel I/O; features a robust audio system with AES inputs for 6 ch asynchronous audio at 32-96 Khz.
530-274-2048; fax: 530-274-9442;
www.aja.com
Booth: L12257

VIDEO/AUDIO/DATA MULTIPLEXER

Opticomm FMX-48000

Compatible with PAL, NTSC and SECAM video signals; features include multimode or single-mode operation over one fiber, 7 MHz or 10 MHz video bandwidth, true DC restoration and flat frequency response.
858-450-0143; fax: 858-450-0155;
www.opticomm.com
Booth: S4833


PESA Switching Systems Cougar wideband and Cougar combo


WIDEBAND 32×32 ROUTING SWITCHERS

PESA Switching Systems Cougar wideband and Cougar combo

Deliver 300 MHz wide bandwidth performance; preserves crisp, vivid images for the highest resolutions of RGB, RGBHV and HD applications; the Cougar wideband is housed in a 3RU, and the Cougar combo is housed in a 4RU chassis.
631-845-5020; fax: 631-845-5023;
www.pesa.com
Booth: L8449

PLUG-INS FOR IQ AND NEW GRAPHICS PRODUCTS

Quantel IQ plug-ins

Suite includes a total of 17 effects and transitions; sensible defaults allow straightforward effects and transitions to be quickly set up and executed; comprehensive parameter controls are available for precision tweaking and execution.
+44 1635 482 22; fax: +44 1635 815 815;
www.quantel.com
Booth: L8424

TRANSRATING AND STATISTICAL RE-MULTIPLEXING SOLUTION

Scientific-Atlanta Transis RateCompressor

Employes new Intellirate transrating technologies such as closed loop processing; can handle large bit-rate reductions; its Smartstart feature makes setup simple for operators; can be added easily to existing installation when transrating is required.
770-236-6190; fax: 770-236-6464;
www.scientificatlanta.com
Booth: S4522


Snell & Wilcox Archangel


MOTION-COMPENSATED VIDEO ARCHIVE PROCESSOR

Snell & Wilcox Archangel

Enhancements include an expanded filter set for the real-time restoration of film and video-based archives; uses Ph.c phase correlation technology, which allows the noise-reduction circuitry to differentiate between noise and motion within the footage.
+44 20 8917 4300; +44 20 8607 9466;
www.snellwilcox.com
Booth: L9837

BROADBAND SOLUTIONS

TANDBERG Television broadband solutions

Designed to deliver broadcast-quality TV, interactive and video-on-demand services over IP; products include ITTV delivery platform, ITTV portal and ITTV pilot, a cost-effective, packaged solution that provides operators with all they need to deliver video over the network in one package.
+44 23 80 84 197; fax: +44 23 80 484 330;
www.tandbergtv.com
Booth: S4555

IP GATEWAY

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia OPAL

Designed for high-speed Internet data broadcasting over any DVB-compliant network; dedicated to encapsulate Internet data into an MPEG-2 transport stream; supports Optimux, a technology that optimizes IP data insertion.
+33 1 34 90 31 00; fax: +33 1 34 90 30 00;
www.thales-bm.com
Booth: L8700

PATCHBAYS

Switchcraft SWC MVP/SWC VAP

New line of mid-size video jacks, patchcords and patchbays.
773-792-2700; fax: 773-792-2129;
www.switchcraft.com
Booth: L5649

INTERNET-ENABLED AUDIO/VIDEO SERVERS

Panasonic IDVR-100 and IDVR-200

Both models are capable of playing approximately 30 minutes of MPEG-2 HD encoded video at the nominal 19 Mbits/s data rate from a single 7.4 GByte capacity DVD-R or DVD-RAM disk; can play back 24-frame and 60-frame progressive HD images plus stereo or optional 5.1 channel surround sound.
800-528-8601;
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: L7214

DV DESKTOP EDITING VTR

Panasonic AG-DV2000

Delivers digital component video quality of more than 500 lines of resolution and a high S/N ratio of 50 db; records for more than two hours with full editing capabilities; features one-touch editing keys and versatile programmed editing functions, including assemble editing for up to 40 scenes and insert editing.
800-528-8601;
www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: L7214


Thomson multimedia LDK 140


DVCPRO CAMCORDER

Thomson Multimedia LDK 140

Offers 22-bit digital signal processing capabilities; designed for camera operators who are challenged by a broad range of assignments requiring frequent adaptation to the requirements of diverse customers.
818-729-7700; fax: 818-729-7710;
www.thomsonbroadcast.com
Booth: L19524

ROUTER

Chyron Pro-Bel Sirius

Features built-in analog and digital signal conversion for video and audio; different formats can be mixed and matched within the same frames; supports up to 128×128.
631-845-2000; fax: 631-845-3888;
www.chyron.com
Booth: L12200

TELE ZOOM LENS

Thales Angenieux ENG Tele 26×7.8aif.hr

Combines the widest angle f7.8 mm to a 26x zoom ratio; focal range covers most applications from f7.8 mm to f203 mm, reaching f406 mm with the built-in range extender; features fast aperture of f/1.8.
+04 77 90 78 00; fax: +04 77 90 78 01
www.angenieux.com
Booth: L9332

DIGITAL BATTERY

Anton/Bauer Propac 14

Extends runtimes of up to five hours on DVC format camcorders; does not require limiting when operating both a camera and on-camera ultralight up to 85 W.
203-929-1100; fax: 203-929-9935
www.antonbauer.com
Booths: L19507, L7203

BROADCAST CONSOLE

Calrec Audio Sigma 100

Available in four processing/input configurations and three frame sizes; includes a variety of input and output interfaces; provides high levels of redundancy, with hot-swappable cards and panels; all channels include four-band EQ, separate filters and mix-minus outputs.
+44 1422 842159; fax: +44 1422 845244
www.calrec.com
Booth: L2263


Clear-Com RCS-2000


PROGRAMMABLE SOURCE-ASSIGNMENT PANEL

Clear-Com RCS-2000

Accessory to Clear-Com's party-line; main switching unit is an eight-channel by 24-station group assignment matrix; up to six RCS-2000s can be wired together; programmable via PC; offers remote controlled switching for medium to large systems.
510-496-6666; fax: 510-496-6699;
www.clear-com.com
Booth: L8463

12-BIT COMPONENT DIGITIZER

Fortel DTV ADC-331

Generates three SDI outputs; input signals can be in RGB, Betacam, MII, SMPTE or EBU format; automatic scaling is controlled by front-panel selection of the input format; input luminance is accepted with or without setup.
770-806-0234; fax: 770-806-0244;
www.forteldtv.com
Booth: L21306

DIGI SCOPE

Hamlet Video Digi Scope

Provides the same high level of functionality and ease of integration but without the integral screen, displaying on any external monitor (SDI, component YUV or RGB, composite or SVGA) wherever the measurement display is required.
+44 1494 793 763; fax: +44 1494 791 283;
www.hamlet.co.uk
Booth: L12500

TRANSMITTER

Harris UHF solid-state ATSC transmitter

Features 460 W or 900 W from a single compact cabinet; includes an FCC mask filter built-in for ease of installation; its real-time adaptive correction (RTAC) system provides continuous and automatic correction for linear distortions; uses a 320×240 pixel color touch screen.
321-727-9207;
www.harris.com
Booth: L1351

BATTERY SYSTEM

IDX Technologies Endura

Allows two E-50 direct mount batteries to be stacked together on a camera back; fits directly onto new cameras that have the wedge style V-mount already built in; uses the lithium ion technology.
310-891-2800; fax: 310-891-3600;
www.idxtek.com
Booth: L11349

WIRELESS INTERCOM

Telex Communications BTR800

Features two intercom channels, stage announce with relay closure, wireless talkaround, 1440 frequencies and all metal beltpacks.
952-884-4051; fax: 952-884-0043;
www.telex.com
Booth: L8437

WIRELESS CAMERA MODULE

Broadcast Microwave Services Carry-Coder

Module provides wireless digital transmission of audio and video signals; can be installed in a backpack or plugged directly into the back of most professional video cameras; also available in a package for helicopter applications.
800-669-9667; fax: 858-391-3049;
www.bms-inc.com
Booth: L4912

GLOBAL SATELLITE SYSTEM

Intelsat global satellite services

Broadcast services support satellite news gathering; special events, such as news, sports and entertainment; studio-to-studio; television broadcasting; and direct-to-home.
+44 208 899 6035; fax: +44 208 899 6194;
www.intelsat.com
Booth: S9033

NONLINEAR EDITOR

BOXX HDBOXX

Editor offers variable frame rate support for Panasonic's AJ-HDC27V HD cinema camera; features 10-bit and eight-bit YUV and eight-bit RGB support; system supports all HD and SD formats, including 16:9 aspect ratios and 2k film resolution.
512-835-0400; fax: 512-835-0434;
www.boxxtech.com
Booth: S2329

TRANSMITTER

AI (formerly Acrodyne Industries) Quantum QEXD1

Remote parameter monitoring available; alternative to going low power in NTSC or DTV; offers a budget-conscious version of high-power quantum in a single-cabinet, single-tube system.
410-568-2105; fax: 410-568-1546;
www.acrodyne.com
Booth: L8457

PARALLEL HD/SD DIGITAL DISK RECORDER

Leitch dpsRealityHD

Work on projects for both HD and SD formats and DVD and Internet distribution; make edit decisions and preview work on SD equipment while producing HD material; HD VCRS and monitors can be used throughout the process.
757-548-2300; fax: 757-548-0019;
www.leitch.com
Booth: L19511

HIGH-CAPACITY TAPE STORAGE CABINET

Winsted Model T2802

Moves laterally on ADA-recognized anti-tip racks with a patent anti-tip bracket; five-cabinet system holds up to 2940 ¾-inch Umatic or 3500 large Betacam tapes in their cases; the individual shelves are adjustable on 1-1/2-inch increments.
952-944-9050; fax: 952-944-1546;
www.winsted.com
Booth: L19520

COMMUNITY BROADCAST FACILITY

Spectrasite Broadcast Group community broadcast facility

Allows multiple broadcasters to use a common transmission site in order to shorten project timelines and preserve capital; Spectrasite obtains the site, gets zoning approval, and builds and manages the facility.
888-468-0112;
www.spectrasite.com
Booth: L6841

AUDIO RECORDER

360 Systems Digicart-E

New networkable audio recorder operates at 16 or 24 bits and at all sample rates; features a large LCD display; files are compatible with earlier Digicarts; editing tasks include trims, fades and level adjustments.
818-991-0360; fax: 818-994-1360;
www.360systems.com
Booth: l2034

AUDIO MIXER

Henry Engineering Micromixer

Four-input, two-output stereo mixer for line-level sources; balanced bridging inputs accept balanced and unbalanced sources; provides adjustment from off to +10 dB of gain.
626-355-3656; fax: 626-355-0077;
www.henryeng.com
Booth: L3102

CAMERA INTERCONNECTION SYSTEM

LEMO USA 3K.93C

Hybrid fiber optic HD camera interconnection system that, by using fiber optics, allows transmission over longer distances and at higher levels of definition; has a compact design with two single-mode fiber contacts, two power contacts and two signal contacts.
707-578-8811; fax: 707-578-0869;
www.lemousa.com
Booth: L11262

BOOMSETS

Sennheiser HMD series

Lightweight design; 102 dB SPL headphone monitoring system attenuates ambient noise by 32 dB; features a supercardioid microphone mounted on a flexible, acoustically isolated boom.
800-434-9190; fax: 860-434-1759;
www.sennheiser.com
Booth: L2923

MASTER CONTROL SYSTEM

Harris MC-PK DTV

Comparably priced to individual components that need to be integrated into a system; available in four basic models with a wide range of configurations and options; versions are available for either single-channel HD or single-channel HD/SD applications.
513-459-3400; fax: 513-701-5323;
www.harris.com
Booth: L5414

SIGNAL GENERATOR

HORITA BSG-50

Multiple-output blackburst, sync pulse and audio tone generator; six user-configurable BNC video/pulse outputs; sync signals may be set individually as composite sync, composite blanking, H drive or V drive; also features a separate buffer for each output.
949-489-0240; fax: 949-489-0242;
www.horita.comBooth: L11961

TRIPOD SERIES

Miller Fluid Heads Sprinter

Features include dual, side-action Sprint-Loks, fully variable mid-level spreader, rapid setup transport clips, sprint-grip carry handle and reinforced 100 mm bowl.
973-857-8300; fax: 973-857-8188;
www.miller.com
Booth: L18942

AUDIO PRODUCTION CONSOLE

Midas Broadcast 2000

Offers an eight-input pre-selector that is split into two halves; the first four inputs are set up for mic inputs, and the second set of four inputs are set up for line inputs.
+44 1562 741515; fax: +44 1562 745371;
www.midasconsoles.com
Booth: L8437

LOW-DELAY MPEG-2 ENCODER

Standard Communications L1000

Features encoding delay of less than 100 ms in either 4:2:2 or 4:2:0 formats; dissipates less than 20 W of power on AC or battery operation; switchable between DVB-T or DVB-S modulation; suitable for SNG, ENG and action sports.
310-532-5300; fax: 310-532-0397;
www.standardcomm.com
Booth: S8133

TIME BASE CORRECTOR/VIDEO SYNCHRONIZER

Prime Image Model Digital 50 III

TBC/synchronizer includes full proc amp control on all inputs; features freeze control for either field or a frame, and full-time or selectable composite color bar generator.
408-867-6519; fax: 408-926-7294;
www.primeimageinc.com
Booth: L12253

ASPECT RATIO CONVERTER

Leitch ARC-6001

Dual standard (525/626) serial digital 270 Mbits/s aspect ratio converter supported in the Genesis platform; allows conversion from ratios such as 4:3, 14:9, 16:9, and 21:9 to 4:3, 14:9, 16:9, and 21:9, and will perform picture aspect ratio conversion on a video signal under GPI control or automatically.
800-231-9673; fax: 757-548-0019;
www.leitch.com
Booth: L19511

CONSTANT EFFICIENCY AMPLIFIER

Northrop Grumman Electron Devices L-4200 series

Next generation of high-power broadcast tubes for the UHF television industry; operates at peak powers up to 130 kW; offers a 50 percent improvement in efficiency compared with a standard IOT when operated in digital service.
570-326-3561; fax: 570-326-2903;
www.littonedd.com
Booth: L6256

MAGNETIC MEDIA PRODUCTS

Maxell professional media magnet media products

Media family includes digital products such as Digital Betacam, Betacam SP, Betacam SX, DVCPRO, HDCam, D-5, D-2 and D-3.
201-794-5900; fax: 201-796-8790;
www.maxell.com
Booth: L8964

VIDEO SERVER

Seachange International Broadcast Mediaservers

Stand-alone video servers use RAID5 storage to scale to 490 hours of storage; handles 4:2:2/4:2:0 MPEG-2 and MPEG-1 media files.
978-897-0100; fax: 978-897-0132;
www.schange.com
Booth: L19564

TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Fiber Options B780G

Designed to support RGB signals for projector and plasma display screens and XVGA (1600×1200) computer systems with resolution up to 2k by 2k pixels; features both BNC and HD-15 computer interface connectors.
631-567-8320; fax: 631-567-8322;www.fiberoptions.com
Booth: L11043

NONLINEAR EDITING SYSTEM

Panasonic newsBYTE50:

DVCPRO50/DVCPRO native nonlinear editing system with a dual, built-in 50 Mbits/s, 4:2:2 DVCPRO50/DVCPRO VTR; features the ability to load DVCPRO50 video at 2x real time; load DVCPRO video at 4x real time; also offers high-speed, lossless DVCPRO50/DVCPRO transfers to/from tape, direct recording to the timeline and an easy-to-use interface.
800-528-8601;www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: L7214

LONG-PLAY STUDIO VTR

Panasonic AJ-HD 1600 VTR

Records for up to 124 minutes on a single cassette; can play back all DV-based cassettes; offers eight 16-bit PCM audio channels to accommodate 5.1 surround sound plus stereo sound mixes.
800-528-8601;www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: L7214

OPTICAL NETWORK TESTER

Acterna Optical Network Management System (ONMS)

Offers operators significant commercial advantage through increased productivity, reduced network downtime and easier, faster network provisioning; monitors the physical and optical layers of the fiber network from a single, stand-alone remote test unit; Web-enabled.
301-353-1550; fax: 301-353-9080;www.acterna.com
Booth: S8863

LCD SCOPE

Hamlet Video LCD Scope

Multiformat CRT replacement technology for monitoring composite, component, YC and SDI video, as well as analog and embedded audio.
+44 1494 793 763; fax: +44 1494 791 283;www.hamlet.com
Booth: L12500

KEYBOARD AND TRACKBALL COMBO

ERGO 2000 Stealth series S2-17

Requires the least amount of space of any 17-inch flat panel, keyboard and trackball combo; provides a large viewable area; the unit utilizes only a single 1RU space when closed.
714-992-0874; fax: 714-992-2131www.ergo2000.com
Booth: L2169

BROADCAST APPLICATIONS

BBC Technology broadcast applications

Commercial subsidiary of BBC shows visitors practical applications in A/D conversion, media asset management and interactive TV.
+44 208 6249468;www.bbctechnology.com
Booth: S3952

FURNITURE

Solutions Custom Furnishings ready-to-assemble furniture

Accommodates dual under-bridge rack space; features two side-by-side variable-height rack space units; includes two-position folding desk leg to accommodate single- or multi-user seating.
562-906-9000; fax: 562-906-9100;www.marketec.com/solutions
Booth: S2729

PORTABLE DIGITAL AUDIO ANALYZER

Terrasonde digital audio toolbox

DSP-powered unit has four main sets of I/O connectors, two digital inputs, digital output and analog output, as well as word clock in and out and a serial port; supports AES, S/PDIF, TOSLINK and ADAT at bit depths of 24 bits and sample rates to 96 kHz.
303-545-5848; fax: 303-545-6066;www.terrasonde.com
Booth: L2103

UHF SOLID-STATE TRANSMITTER

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia Ultimate

Covers analog power from 500W to 60 kW and in digital from 125W to 15 kW rms; allows easy upgrade of transmitters from analog to digital changing the exciter.
413-569-0116; fax: 413-569-0679;www.thales-bm.com
Booth: L8700

MINI-DV CAMCORDER

Panasonic AG-DVX100

Captures cinema-style, 24-frame progressive scanned images; equipped with three 1/3-inch progressive scan CCDs; offers a high sensitivity of f11 at 2000 lux.
800-528-8601;www.panasonic.com/broadcast
Booth: L7214

MONITOR

Data Check Tuner Six Pack Model 26040

Built-in, cable-ready tuners; channels can be manually set or controlled through Data Check's proprietary software; visual alarms for loss of signal, video and/or audio; monitors up to 240 channels simultaneously; enables channel communication under password protection.
858-578-0101; fax: 858-578-9215www.datacheck.com
Booth: L12272

LENS

Thales Angenieux Tele 26×7.8 AIF.HR

Combines the widest angle F7.8 mm to a 26x zoom ratio; focal range should cover most applications from F7.8 mm to F203 mm, reaching F406 mm with the built-in range extender; the f/1.8 will make this lens the fastest lens available today at equivalent focal lengths.
+04 77 90 78 00; fax: +04 77 90 78 01;www.angenieux.com
Booth: L9332

FIBER MANAGEMENT TRAYS

ADC Telecommunications FMT

Configurable slack storage tray offers bulk storage for up to 60 fibers and discrete slack storage for up to 16 fibers; the termination-only fiber management tray provides termination for 24 or 32 fibers in an all-front-access design; provides the flexibility and designs necessary for practically every application.
952-917-0306; fax: 952-917-0648;www.adc.com
Booth: L9849

SUNSHADE

16×9 DV Sunshade

4" × 4" sunshade designed for DV camcorders; facilitates professional filter effects, precision flair control and fine-tuning of lighting; system includes a full-sized rectangular shade, a housing for most DV lenses, a French flag, one rotating and one fixed 4×4 filterholder, plus a clamp adapter.
818-972-2839; fax: 818-972-2832;www.16x9inc.com
Booth: L11068

AURAL EXCITER

Aphex 204

Aural exciter with optical big bottom features two independent channels; internal power supply; XLR and ¼-inch I/O connectors; updated circuitry for improved overall sound quality and user flexibility; able to restore the natural brightness, clarity and presence that is often lost during analog/digital conversions.
818-767-2929; fax: 818-767-2641;www.aphex.com
Booth: L2434

DIGITAL VIDEO PLAYER

Adtec edje-DVD

Hard drive-based digital video player and a network appliance including a DVD drive for disconnected data management; designed for integration into global multimedia networks or disconnected locations, it facilitates dynamic MPEG and bitmap audiovisual presentations without the use of a personal computer.
615-256-6619; fax: 615-256-6593
www.adtecinc.com
Booth: S3633

ONLINE CHARACTER GENERATOR

Aston Aston Red

Combines purpose-built VLIW graphics processing power with PowerPC G4 technology to deliver an unprecedented level of speed and functionality to the broadcast user; exploits Aston's ViVid multi-processor architecture, providing high-speed rendering and huge animation capabilities while maintaining full compatibility with Aston's other CGs.
+44 1252 836221; fax: +44 1252 837923;www.aston.tv
Booth: L22900

HD MONITORING SOLUTION

Astro Systems DM-3000

Provides the ultimate HD monitoring solutions for field camera shot, studio monitoring and relay monitoring; supporting multiple HD formats including 1080i, 1080p24sf and 720p; provides portability and easiness of the monitoring; the video input interface is a module and you can swap between HD SDI and analog YPbPr.
818-848-7722; fax: 818-848-7799
www.astro-systems.com
Booth: L20661

TWISTED PAIR ROUTING SOLUTION

AutoPatch Cat-5

Combines a Category-5 transmitter/receiver set with a high-performance matrix switcher providing all the benefits of twisted-pair signal transmission with full crosspoint control signal routing; available in multiple A-V connector configurations and features special Level Optimization Circuitry providing high-quality signal transmission.
509-235-2636;www.autopatch.com
Booth: L13748

SERVER

Avica Technology A500 FilmStore

Rugged server designed for motion picture delivery to a single Digital Cinema projector and supports content load-in from satellite, broadband or physical media; the A500's hardware is built for demanding commercial applications and offers redundant power supplies, RAID10 fully redundant disk array with hot swap spare, range of user interface control features, system monitoring and a tamper-resistant enclosure.
310-450-9090; fax: 310-450-5353
www.avicatech.com
Booth: L6149

SERVER

Omneon Video Networks networked content server

Maximizes transport of video over high-speed IP networks; channel density has been leveraged through additional interface ports; uses the Extended File System and multiple Directors (servers); configurations provide fault tolerant systems for redundancy.
408-585-5000; fax: 408-585-5099;www.omneon.com
Booth: S20402

EDITING SYSTEM

Avid Technology NewsCutter XP

Integrates with linear acquisition systems; fits into any existing linear or nonlinear news production environment; when connected to Avid Unity for News, allows editors and reporters unlimited access to all media; links directly to Avid iNEWS so you can view rundowns, write scripts and drag-and-drop stories directly into the NewsCutter bin, eliminating retyping errors and streamlining the production process.
978-640-6789; fax: 978-640-1366;www.avid.com
Booth: L13200

MODULAR MEDIA SYSTEM

Axon Digital Design SYNAPSE

Cost-effective system with a continually expanding product range; features the high-density of the frames, flexible remote control capabilities and an Ethernet-based remote control system; the system is Internet-enabled and also provides the ability to get remote firmware updates through the Internet; does not require external fan units and does away with unpopular card dip switches.
+31 13 511 6666; +31 13 511 4151;www.axon.tv
Booth: L19277

AUDIO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

Benchmark Media Systems System 1000

Offers over 15 different modules and four power supply options, numerous controllers and accessories; cost-effective mono, stereo and microphone pre-amp power DAs and router-switcher, mix and control modules.
315-437-6300; fax: 315-437-8119;www.benchmarkmedia.com
Booth: L2208

DIGITAL COMPONENT SWITCHER

Brick House Video VTB-1D

SDI 10-bit digital component switcher that is available as a portable stand-alone (12 V powered) or rack-mounted unit with separate remote panel; integrates all the necessary features for effective field and in-house vision mixing; the combination of portability, low power consumption and realistic pricing.
+44 23 8067 6026; fax: +44 23 8058 3426;www.brickhousevideo.com
Booth: L18238

MINIATURE BNC CONNECTOR

Trompeter Electronics 250

Allows for 40 percent greater connector density in a given area; designed for high-frequency digital applications; features 75 V impedance throughout the entire HD frequency range.
800-982-2629;www.trompeter.com
Booth: L6731

COFDM DEMODULATOR

Broadcast Technology DTMD 1000

Designed to meet the needs of set-top box software houses and hardware manufacturers; optionally available with data rate monitoring on the incoming transport stream; null packets are added automatically when the data rate is below the correct rate, thus ensuring a corrected rate at the IF output; offers a 70 MHz IF output in addition to UHF output.
+44 1264 332 633; fax: +44 1264 334 509;www.btl.uk.com
Booth: L9844

INSTANT REPLAY CONTROL PANEL

BUF Technology Sport

Has an internal video server and consumes only eight square inches of console space and no rack space; comes complete with rear-panel connections for composite video, stereo audio, time code and reference video; menus allow easy adjustment of horizontal and subcarrier timing for connection to a composite switcher; can be installed and ready for use in minutes in a fully packed video truck, adding instant replay capability.
858-451-1350; fax: 858-451-6589;www.buftek.com
Booth: L8408

TRANSMITTER CONTROL SOFTWARE

Burk Technology AutoPilot 2

Designed to enable station engineers to monitor and control multiple Burk ARC-16s transmitter remote control systems; can monitor and control an unlimited number of transmission sites and record all activity; offers an intuitive interface and easy navigation; ARC-16s are easily configured with AutoPilot 2's step-by-step setup wizard; features scripting technology for automation and unattended control.
800-255-8090; fax: 978-486-0081;www.burk.com
Booth: L1923

PEDESTAL

Cartoni SPA P50

Lightweight portable system features a redesigned square column enhancing the extreme stability of the central post with an absolute lack of torsion, even when using high drags in pan movements; includes a safety system inside the pneumatic column to avoid any accident when removing the camera; special gauge prevents sudden uncontrolled extension making the column expand gently at no risk to the operator.
+39 06 4382002; fax: +39 06 43588293;www.cartoni.com
Booth: L11975

EDITING WORKSTATION

Canopus CSW-100

High-performance hybrid linear-nonlinear editing system; has frame-accurate edit control and EDL input/output capabilities; provides a smooth transition from linear editing to nonlinear editing while maintaining the functionality familiar to operators of professional broadcast and production equipment.
408-954-4500; fax: 408-954-4502;www.canopuscorp.com
Booth: S6844

PRO-VIDEO LENS

Canon USA 19X

Features 30 percent faster zoom motor and Canon's exclusive Shuttle Shot technology, which allows operators to zoom back and forth instantly between two positions at the touch of a button.
800-321-4388;www.canon.com
Booth: L10600

SIGNAL MONITORING SYSTEM

Videoframe VTECS

Event logging stores signal problems in a database of log messages; flexible configuration allows each customer to decide which parameters to monitor; offers high-speed data connection via Ethernet; features video, audio and GPI signal interfaces.
530-477-2000;www.videoframesystems.com
Booth: L20377

AUDIO DISTRIBUTION AMPLIFIER

Burst Electronics ADA-4

Stereo in, four-output audio distribution amplifier with high-speed, monolithic operational amplifier technology; results in wide bandwidth, low noise and low distortion; all units contain internal regulated bipolar power supplies and are powered by external 12 V DC.
505-898-1455; fax: 505-898-0159;www.burstelectronics.com
Booth: L11668

TOWER CAMERA

Tron-Tek TOWER CAM

Designed as a cost-effective alternative to airborne video systems; features a ½-inch color video camera and a 1-inch format 16 to 160 mm lens; yields an overall zoom capacity of 32 to 320 mm; downlinked to the studio via S-band video link.
918-663-4877; fax: 918-664-0309;www.tron-tek.com
Booth: L5353

HIGH-DENSITY DIGITAL ROUTING SWITCHER

Utah Scientific Utah-400

Expands seamlessly from 64×64 to 1000×1000 and beyond; product line includes HD and SD digital video switchers and a digital audio switcher; all SD switchers are fully upgradable to HD operation by means of an I/O board exchange.
801-575-8801; fax: 801-537-3099;www.utahscientific.com
Booth: L15254

SOUND ISOLATION ROOMS

WhisperRoom sound isolation rooms

Portable rooms are available in 17 sizes and two levels of isolation; immediate shipping; standard features include door window, ventilation system(s), cable passages and acoustical foam; optional features include wall window, caster plate, ventilation silencing system(s) and SoundWave Deflection System.
423-585-5827; fax: 423-585-5831;www.whisperroom.com
Booth: L19557

TELEVISION CONSOLE

Wheatstone SP-8

Fast mix-minus system allows individual foldbacks to talent, anchors and technical crew; also features four auxiliary pre- or post-send controls for more foldback options; channel group muting feature lets users energize and de-energize banks of channels with the push of a single button for break/live transitions.
252-638-7000; fax: 252-635-4857;www.wheatstone.com
Booth:L2515

DISPLAY PRODUCT

Zandar FusionPro
HiResolution Multiviewer

Multi-image display technology and image processing; modular, flexible multi-window display processors for large-scale audio-visual display applications in broadcast monitoring; 3RU frame that can accept a variety of two-channel cards to allow for input formats including NTSC/PAL, digital video and computer sources.
+3531 2808945; fax: +3531 2808956;www.zandar.com
Booth: L12141

HD ON-SCREEN MONITOR

Videotek VTM-420HD/SD

Monitors and measures picture, waveform, vector and audio on a single high-resolution XGA monitor; adds 601 processing to the existing inputs, Ethernet connectivity, closed-caption monitoring, auto-detect of HD or SDI and expandability of up to 24 inputs.
610-327-2292; fax: 610-327-9295;www.videotek.com
Booth: L10631

MULTIPLEXER

Harmonic DataTrack

Data multiplexing solution works with the DiviTrackXE system; video and data are multiplexed to optimize total available bandwidth; DataTrack option allows data to fully participate in the statistical multiplex; features scheduled data delivery with guaranteed average data rate; supports streaming and/or carouseled data.
408-542-2500; fax: 408-542-2511;www.harmonicinc.com
Booth: S5527

FIBER OPTIC TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Communications Specialties Pure Digital Fiberlink 4040 Series

Offers all digital transmission of four independent audio channels over single-mode or multimode fiber; sturdy, compact and adjustment-free; may be installed in a wide range of professional A/V and broadcast applications; offers all the advantages of a digital system; features 20-20 kHz bandwidth and is compatible with all line-level audio sources.
631-273-0404; fax: 631-273-1638;www.commspecial.com
Booth: L14424

NEWSROOM AUTOMATION

Comprompter NewsKing

Combines Microsoft Windows 2000, SQL and Word into a powerful newsroom structure with easy point-and-click operation to provide quick access to scripts, wires, newscast rundowns and archives; requires Windows NT or 2000 workstations and network.
608-785-7766; fax: 608-784-5013;www.comprompter.com
Booth: L11657

CAPTIONING SOFTWARE

Computer Prompting and Captioning CaptionMaker

Works in conjunction with captioning hardware and a time code reader in two easy steps; first, the software automatically retrieves the captions and timing information; second, the software reinserts the captions synchronized with the video as it is Webcast; CaptionMaker software is also capable of producing captions for Webcasts which have not been previously captioned; the software runs on Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XE.
301-738-8487; fax: 8488-TTY-8489;www.cpcweb.com
Booth: L11768

NONLINEAR/LINEAR HYBRID EDITING SYSTEM

Editware Fastrack VS

Specifically designed to interface with and control disk-based video servers, with the added benefit to control VTRs, mixers, switchers, character generators and other peripheral devices; true hybrid system; gives the editor flexibility and connectivity of a Windows platform, as well as the linear editing ability to utilize a video switcher, digital video effects device and audio mixer along with additional equipment such as VTRs in a nonlinear environment.
530-477-4300; fax: 530-477-4304;www.editware.com
Booth: L8368

SILICON STORAGE APPLIANCE

DataDirect Networks s2A 3000

Allows IT professionals to easily create highly scalable, simple-to-deploy and easy-to-manage storage area networks for broadcast, post and digital media facilities; based on the company's enterprise-class Silicon Storage Appliance technology.
818-700-7600;www.datadirectnet.com
Booth: S5744

STREAMING MEDIA SOFTWARE

Digigram NXC Suite

Enables rapid configuration and management of multi-zone audio installations using standard Ethernet; provides software tools for easy system design and monitoring, scheduling, playing pre-recorded content, and making live announcements using Digigram NXC networked audio terminals; automated and live events can be administered from virtually anywhere via TCP/IP.
703-875-9100; fax: 703-875-9161;www.digigram.com
Booth: L13362

GRAPHICS SOLUTION

FOR-A Corporation of America digiStorm

Turnkey 3-D on-air graphics solution that leverages the best-of-breed components of FOR-A's lines of real-time graphics and virtual studio systems; real-time, high-quality 3-D CG graphics animation for sports, weather, mapping and statistics box applications.
352-371-1505; fax: 352-378-5320;www.for-a.com
Booth: L10019

VIRTUAL SET

FOR-A Corporation of America digiWarp

2-D virtual set that can be operated by one person; backgrounds can be created from 2-D and 3-D computer graphics, photo library CD images or images taken from digital cameras; current users of digiWarp can upgrade to digiStorm for increased productivity, flexibility and 3-D camera movements.
352-371-1505; fax: 352-378-5320;www.for-a.com
Booth: L10019

WIDE-ANGLE ENG LENSES

Fujinon A13×6.3E/A13×6.3

Provides cost-effective, high-end program production; feature the widest focal length (6.3 mm) and highest magnification of 13x (82 mm focal length at telephoto end and 164 mm with a 2x extender) among all professional lenses; both lenses are designed for 2/3-inch cameras.
973-633-5600;www.fujinon.com
Booth: L18241

MODULAR FRAME SYSTEM

Videotek SQM Signal Quality Manager

Provides 24-hour signal quality monitoring concerns and real-time alarms with logging; multiple card and frame-based design with a variety of input cards to measure and analyze video and audio from multiple sources and instantly report any errors to a master control point.
610-327-2292; fax: 610-327-9295;www.videotek.com
Booth:L10631

DISK RECORDER

Doremi Labs v1-u.hd

Designed as a drop-in replacement for any HD videotape recorder; uncompressed recording removes generation loss from the processing chain; provides higher resolution than tape-based solution at a lower cost.
818-562-1101; fax: 818-562-1109;www.doremilabs.com
Booth: L12539

MPEG RECORDER/PLAYER

Tektronix MTX100

Captures and plays out MPEG-2 data streams at the high data rates needed to verify and troubleshoot designs for high-performance consumer and professional video products and systems.
800-835-9433;www.tektronix.com
Booth: L8411

SDI/HD MULTIPLEXER

Telecast Fiber Systems Python Plus4

Format-independent digital distribution unit that transports four channels of serial digital video on a single optical fiber; capable of handling all standard digital formats from 19.4 Mbits/s up to uncompressed high-definition television at 1.5 Gbits/s; applications include studio-transmitter links, connections in and between production and post-production facilities, and SD/HD traffic between metropolitan switching centers.
508-754-4858; fax: 508-752-1520;www.telecast-fiber.com
Booth: L18859

CAMERA ROBOTICS CONTROL PANEL

Telemetrics CP-D-3A

Features a modular design that can be easily expanded and upgraded; the basic panel includes a high quality three-axis joystick for pan, tilt and zoom functions; these functions have speed select knobs to adjust for joystick sensitivity; options include camera ROP control, iris master black control, and a rocker switch for variable speed control of the Televator Elevating Pedestal or camera track left and right.
201-848-9818; fax: 201-848-9819;www.telemetricsinc.com
Booth: L9853

1 KW DAB COMBINER

Teracom Components 1 kW DAB combiner

Family of DAB combiners has established a record of proven service throughout Europe; these DAB requirements have met all the requirements of the Eureka 147 specification and individual broadcasters specifications; filters with up to eight sections in constant impedance or reflective configurations have been supplied for systems requiring stable group delay and rejection characteristics.
207-627-7474; fax: 207-627-7473;www.teracom-c.com
Booth: L1515

SD/HD NOISE REDUCTION PRODUCT

Teranex StarFilm

Incorporates advanced algorithms for grain removal, dirt concealment and noise reduction for SD and HD material; allows the user to work with either NTSC or PAL material, or HD 1080p 23-, 24- or 25-frame film-based material in the same platform; both the SD and HD modes will share the same user interface and control architecture; runs on the Teranex real-time digital video platform with a unique processor-per-pixel technology that yields compute power in the trillions of operations-per-second (TeraOps).
407-858-6000; fax: 407-858-6001;www.teranex.com
Booth: L5847

ROUTING SWITCHER

Leitch Integrator series

Routing switchers provide medium- to large-scale routing of most signal formats; modular design provides hot-swappable modules, optional redundant power supplies and logic cards; user can mix different signal formats in the same 4RU, 6RU or 8RU frame.
800-231-9673; fax: 757-548-0019;www.leitch.com
Booth: L19511

SAP/STEREO/VIDEO RECEIVER

Modulation Sciences MSI 189

Provides simultaneous all-mode reception for SAP, stereo and monaural audio via balanced, line-level KLR connectors; features a stable synthesized tuner; uses dual antennas inputs; operating channel is selected by jumpers inside the receiver.
800-826-2603; fax: 732-302-2060;www.modsci.com
Booth: L5210

NEWSROOM SYSTEM

ParkerVision PVTV NEWS CR4000 system

Features advanced software that simplifies the user interface for single operator control; improves upon the Transition Macro timeline management and workflow processes of previous PVTV systems while expanding its automation functionality; capabilities of the CR4000 bolster the profile of the PVTV News line to provide true live production automation solution.
904-737-1367; fax: 904-731-0958;www.parkervision.com
Booth: L5503

SOLUTIONS ON DEMAND

SignaSys Solutions on Demand

Range of engineering, consulting, project management, design, installation and procurement services designed to fit the needs of network affiliates, independents and noncommercial stations looking for an inexpensive way to update their facilities; literally an “engineering department on call” by allowing TV stations to supplement their staff by adding SignaSys engineers and installers to complete projects.
408-998-8037; fax: 408-998-8064;www.signasys.com
Booth: L9132

AUTOMATION SYSTEM

Inscriber Technology AutoCG Max

Fills tagged data fields of Inscriber layouts with live data from popular news vendors; uses the CII message protocol for maximum connectivity to link compatible news vendors.
519-570-9111; fax: 519-570-9140;www.inscriber.com
Booth: S3937

HDTV ENABLED SET-TOP BOX

Pioneer New Media Voyager series

Offers viewers the ability to decode various HDTV formats and enjoy maximum picture quality from both analog television sources and HDTV broadcasts; features a built-in ATSC digital decoder with video outputs that can pass native 1080i signals or downconvert those signals based on display limitations.
818-295-6656; fax: 818-295-6658;www.pioneerelectronics.com
Booth: S3320

ROUTER

Quartz Q256

For users whose current needs are met with SDI bandwidth the Q256 is cost-effective, without carrying the overhead of HD I/O components; newly released HD input and output modules extend the versatility of the system; packs a 256×256 matrix into only 16RU, including redundant power supplies, redundant controllers, and input and expansion capabilities.
888-638-8745; fax: 530-839-2207;www.quartzus.com
Booth: L22419

CAMERA

ARRI ARRIFLEX 435 Advanced

Offers comprehensive accessories and new interfaces for applications including motion control to in-camera effects with speed ramps; features an electronically adjustable mirror shutter; new minimum frame rate has been reduced to 0.1 fps.
845-353-1400; fax: 845-425-1250;www.arri.com
Booth: L11437

DIGITAL MEDIA SERVICES

AT&T digital media services

Help broadcasters to create, manage and deliver content; offers include both broadcast content management and distribution, as well as streaming media for the Web; single-source storage, hosting and content collection/distribution networking.
800-288-3199;www.att.com/business
Booth: S5523

GRAPHICS SYSTEM

Radamec Scenario XR

Gives producers real studio image quality and ease-of-use in one package; renders sets in real time including reflections of live inserted elements; running under the Windows NT operating system, Scenario XR imports 3-D set designs from industry standard packages and uses Radamec's new 436VR camera sensor head and lens encoders to provide accurate camera position information.
877-RADAMEC; fax: 732-846-0544;www.RadamecBroadcast.com
Booth: L12268

MULTICHANNEL AUDIO TOOL

Dolby Laboratories DP570

Accepts up to eight audio channels configured as four pairs and, regardless of their original order, outputs them in the SMPTE-recommended order using a built-in router.
415-558-0200; fax: 415-863-1373;www.dolby.com
Booth: L19535

HD DISK RECORDER

Accom WSD/HD

HD disk recorder allows users to record longitudinal time code with the original material; users may choose whether to preserve discontinuities or replace them with internally generated time code.
650-328-3818; fax: 650-327-2511
www.accom.com
Booth: S3904

DOWNCONVERTER

Folsom Research SmartVIEW

Computer-to-video downconverter automatically locks to interlaced and non-interlaced computer sources up to 1600x1280 and converts video to NTSC or PAL composite, S-video (Y/C), Betacam and RGB output.
916-859-2505; fax: 916-859-2515
www.folsom.com
Booth: L14824

PRODUCTION SERVER

Avid AirSPACE

Available in either DVCPRO25/50 Mbits/s or IMX 50 Mbits/s MPEG formats; capacities range from 12 hours to 244 hours; 6RU chassis; provides streaming of broadcast-quality video; any of the AirSPACE capacities and I/O configurations can be upgraded at any time.
978-640-6789; fax: 978-640-1366www.avid.com
Booth: L13200

VIDEO ROUTER

Evertz X1200 series

Twelve-input video routers for 270, 360 and 540 Mbits/s standard-definition, serial digital signals and 1.5 Gbits/s HD serial digital signals; available in video-only or video with AES versions.
905-335-3700; fax: 905-335-3573
www.evertz.com
Booth: L11443

SOFTWARE APPLICATION

Scopus Network Technologies SI-3050

Powerful, yet easy-to-use, PSI/SI generation, editing and injection software application for broadcast headend systems; based on a client/server architecture, it provides a graphical user interface for all DVB-SI and MPEG-2 PSI tables, as well as EPG generation.
858-618-1600;www.scopus.net
Booth: S3927

RECEIVER/DEMODULATOR

Rohde & Schwarz EFA 93

New analog NTSC System M demodulation for the EFA family of receivers/demodulators; it can be added to the successful Digital EFA-53 (8-VSB) to give the terrestrial broadcaster a dual-format precision demodulator with a full suite of measurements; allows the addition of a QAM demodulator for U.S. cable compliant to ITU-J83.b specifications, creating one receiver/demodulator that covers all three broadcast/cable modulation formats.
410-910-7832; fax: 410-910-7801;www.rsa.rohde-schwarz.com
Booth: L5510

MEDIA SERVER

SGI Media Server

Completely integrated solution for serving video, audio and data that is based on open video, data networking, file transfer format and storage technology; the high throughput of the server facilitates simultaneous ingest, data network-based file transfers to the server, and playout to air of multiple video channels; solution for centralcasting architectures that require acquisition, commercial insertion spot playback and facilities distribution.
650-960-1980;www.sgi.com
Booth: S5418

DIGITAL BROADCAST CONSOLE

Solid State Logic Aysis Air Plus ‘SC’

Designed specifically for the daily broadcast tasks of owned and operated stations, affiliates and other broadcasters looking for a smooth, cost-effective transition to digital broadcast; has built-in redundancy and security features such as hot-swappable faders and is capable of expansion as station challenges grow; comprehensive reset capabilities allow greater capacity and thus studio efficiency.
+44 186 584 2300; fax: +44 186 585 2212;www.solid-state-logic.com
Booth: L2731