WAVEFORM MONITOR SOFTWARE
Tektronix WFMNLE: Features software based plug-in waveform monitor for Avid Media Composer Adrenaline, Media Composer, Symphony and Xpress Pro; AlarmVu Display provides summary view of any component or composite limit violations that might jeopardize content and lead to rejection of material intended for broadcast.
CONVERTER AND SYNCHRONIZER
Leitch X75HD: Combines up-, down- and cross-conversion, HD frame sync, and video and audio processing capabilities in 1RU; include level/color control; has an optional 3-D adaptive color decoding with time base correction and optional noise reduction; features 16 channels of internal audio processing; embeds and de-embeds for SDI and HD-SDI serial digital signals.
PORTABLE VIDEO TEST GENERATOR
Doremi Labs HDG-10: Provides 15 still patterns and seven moving test patterns in SD and HD; outputs audio tone and time code; can combine any still pattern with a moving pattern to create hundreds of video pattern options.
EGT MPEG-2 digital video encoder: Delivers more channels of content within a given amount of bandwidth; reduces rack space and power requirements; eliminates the need for ancillary equipment; can add future video processing applications.
Apple Xsan: Is a 64-bit cluster file system for Mac OS X; share files and volumes up to 16TB on a high-speed Fibre Channel network; up to 64 users can simultaneously access a single storage volume that supports multiple high-bandwidth video streams; users can theoretically achieve throughput of up to 400Mb/s.
STREAMLINED CLOSED CAPTIONING WORKFLOW
Florical, Evertz, Omneon SPECTRUM integration: Includes closed captioning verification and status reporting, LAN-based API control of content for asset management functions and full implementation of Omneon media servers into Florical's broadcast system configuration; real-time playback is still required to create the proxy, but adding the captioning data to the video file in the Omneon server can now be done at nearly four times real time.
1080I DVCPRO HD CAMCORDER
Panasonic AJ-HDX400: Features three 2/3in one-million pixel IT progressive CCDs to produce a high sensitivity of F10 at 2000 lux, low-light shooting down to 0.008 lux (at +68dB) and ultra-sensitive recording up to 74dB in digital super gain mode; is equipped with 12-bit A/D DSP circuits; uses DVCPRO HD-LP 9-micron recording to record 33 minutes on a DVCPRO medium-size cassette; records 48kHz/16-bit digital audio on all four channels.
Sachtler ENG 75/2 D: Is combined with the DV 4 II or DV 2 II fluid heads; features the Touch & Go camera plate that lets operators change between tripod and shoulder shooting in seconds; use with MiniDV camcorders 2.2lb or more; DV 4 II has a maximum payload of 16.3lb; DV 2 II has a maximum payload of 7.9lb.
POLICY-BASED SECURITY SYSTEM
Artesia for DAM 6.0: Administer a scalable, flexible security model across an entire company; offers a delegated administration, allowing individuals to manage and define the specific security policies for their user communities; security policies can be applied or removed; features Dynamic Enterprise Metadata that retrieves asset metadata from external data repositories.
HD SOURCE SWITCHER
Gefen DVI-DL: Can connect two sources to a display equipped with one input; select which source to view manually or with a remote control; the switch between sources occurs instantly.
REMOTE ZOOM CONTROLLER
16×9 Zoe-DVL: Provides variable stepless zoom speed control with preadjusted maximum speed, focus, record start/stop and camera on/off; offers three thumb positions — left, right or center; mechanical side guards protect the selector wheel from damage or accidental repositioning; designed for use with the Sony HDR-FX1 and HVR-Z1U, Canon XL2, as well as other LANC cameras.
HD MOTION GRAPHIC PLAYOUT SERVER
BUG.tv CLASS-BUG HD: Features HD-SDI video output and HD-SDI key channel for external keyer; has AES/EBU audio outputs, an adjustable genlock and GPI input to interface with other systems; time code input is included for synchronization to master clock; plays Motion, Final Cut Pro and After Effects files without ingest operations.
SERIAL DIGITAL COAXIAL CABLES
Honeywell Crystal series cables: Capable of high data rates with minimal structural return loss; sweep-tested to 3GHz to accurately handle the wider frequency bandwidth of HDTV and other digital signals; have an 18AWG bare copper center conductor.
Sony Europe operation manuals: Browse through more than 2500 PDF files online; manuals are featured in multiple languages and cover 1780 different models; access info either from the relevant product information page for current models or by searching for the required product in the support section.
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ROUTING SWITCHER UPGRADE
Blackmagic Design v2.0 for Workgroup Videohub: Features real-time HD to SD downconversion, as well as RGBA keying frame store for test signal generation and logo keying; includes port locking, allowing protection from inadvertent user switching; supports full Unicode double-byte router labels on both Windows and Mac OS X platforms.
Mohawk Master Catalog: Available in print and CD-ROM; contains more than 65 pages of updated cable solutions; includes detailed descriptions, specifications, color photographs, cross-sectional drawings and part numbers; separated by product lines; technical section provides color charts, insulation listings and performance charts.