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Broadcast Microwave Services Carry-Coder II, plus other new products
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WIRELESS CAMERA SYSTEM

Broadcast Microwave Services Carry-Coder II: Portable, low-delay wireless camera system for video, audio and data transmission; mounts on the back of professional cameras or fits inside a backpack; standard features include 4:2:2/4:2:0 MPEG-2 encoding, ASI in/out, SDI out, RF amplification and COFDM modulation for non line-of-sight operation; when paired with a Carry-DeCoder II, (integrated receiver decoder for portable wireless reception), the CCII forms an easy-to-use, completely portable stinger kit.
+1-858-391-3050;www.bms-inc.com

CONDITIONAL-ACCESS DESCRAMBLER

Broadcast Technology DTCA 3000: For the 3000 Series; supports all major conditional-access systems using DVB-Common Interface Conditional Access Modules (CI-CAMs); a single DTCA 3000 can decrypt up to 16 services from a transport stream of up to 50Mb/s; compatible with redundancy architecture.
+44 1264 332 633;www.btl.uk.com

HD/SD GRAPHICS SYSTEM

Chyron HyperX: Uses next-generation high-speed bus architecture with advanced 3-D rendering engine technology; coupled with Chyron's Lyric software, it is designed to provide both HD or SD content creation, playout and real-time animations in a cost-effective package.
+44 118 986 6123;www.chyron.com

DVB-T SINGLE-FREQUENCY NETWORK HEADEND ADAPTER

Harris Synchrony: Receives a 1pps time reference and a 10MHz clock reference from a GPS receiver and computes time and control information to produce a Mega-frame Initialization Packet (MIP); MIP information is inserted in the MPEG-2 transport stream and used by transmitters to synchronize the modulation process.
+33 2 99 23 72 20;www.broadcast.harris.com

SERIAL DIGITAL VIDEO INTERFACE

AJA Io-LD: Designed to work with SDI digital systems; provides an audio/video interface to Final Cut Pro on Mac OS X desktop systems; supports full 10-bit uncompressed video on both digital and analog inputs and outputs.
+1-530-274-2048;www.aja.com

64-BIT LAPTOP FOR NONLINEAR EDITING

1 Beyond Power Pro 6434-X: Features AMD64 technology for uncompromising 32-bit performance and a seamless migration to 64-bit computing, HyperTransport technology for dual processor bandwidth and reduced I/O bottleneck, and an integrated DDR memory controller for improved application performance.
+1-714-547-2024;www.1Beyond.com

LOUDNESS METER UPGRADE

Dolby LM100: Upgrade includes enhanced loudness measurement, logging features and error reporting; event log monitors several input statuses, alarms and error conditions.
+44 1793 842 100;www.dolby.com

VIDEO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

Canopus MediaEdge2: Supports MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 video with the new MVRD4000 encoding/decoding board; provides a multichannel, multi-location video delivery system over standard TCP/IP networks.
+44 118 921 0150;www.canopus.com

PORTABLE SDI SWITCHER

Brick House Video VTB-1DS: Has been upgraded with a new front panel and features including switchable program/preview composite monitoring and variable genlock timing; unit is now also available as a 1U standalone rack-mount version.
+44 2380 676 026;www.brickhousevideo.com

DIGITAL SWITCHER

Eyeheight irisHD: HD-SDI digital switcher with up to eight inputs; features include full 10-bit mixing with programmable mix times and automatic or manual transitions; incorporates an input synchronizer and an internal wipe generator providing all commonly used wipe patterns; available with up to eight downstream keyers.
+44 1923 256 000;www.eyeheight.com

WEB-BASED SOFTWARE TOOL

Crystal Vision System Builder: Run from a standard Internet Web browser; product selector helps users configure their systems by walking them through a series of screens, where they select everything they need; choose an interface or keying product in one of three ways.
+44 1223 497 049;www.crystalvision.tv

VIDEO AND AUDIO TEST GENERATOR

Extron Electronics VTG 300R: Provides accurate video signal reproduction for high-resolution computer-video, plasma, HDTV and 16:9 scan rates as RGB or component video, as well as PAL or NTSC rates as component video, S-video and composite video; features 13 video test patterns and 34 video scan rates.
+31 33 453 4040;www.extron.com

MOS GATEWAY IN CHINESE

IBIS Chinese ENPS: MOS gateway in Chinese between the ENPS newsroom scripting system and IBIS SprinTx newsroom automation system; allows changes made to the running order in an ENPS-prepared Chinese news bulleting script to be reflected automatically in the IBIS ServerPlay rundown in the newsroom playout gallery.
+44 1483 280 208;www.ibis.tv

CAMERA

Ikegami DNS-201W Editcam II: Hard-disk-based camera brings features such as retroloop, time-lapse recording and random-access editing to field production.
+44 1932 769700;www.ikegami.com

PLAYOUT AND VIDEO SERVER

Just Edit VSN Matic: Designed to automate the master control room record and playback of files from hard disk in MPEG-2 or DV25; control video mixers and VTRs; compatible with the most popular NLE native media files; communicates with VSNNetplayer and VSNAutorec.
+34 93 734 99 70;www.justedit.es

ENCODER CARD

IPV SVPCIcard: Real-time MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 compliant encoder and simultaneous SMPTE time code acquisition card; generates simultaneous streams from dual SDI feeds, each combining video, audio and time code; a separate LTC input is provided as a secondary or master time code source.
+44 1223 477 000;www.ipv.com

MICROWAVE TRANSCEIVER

Nucomm Channel Master: Dual-band portable microwave transmitter/receiver; offers MPEG-2/COFDM and analog modulation in a lightweight case; switchable between 2GHz and 7GHz bands.
+1-908-852-3700;www.nucomm.com

EDITING SYSTEM

Pinnacle Systems Liquid 5.6: Extensive upgrade to Liquid blue and Liquid silver video editing systems; supports Liquid blue for multiformat broadcast environments, Liquid chrome for real-time post settings and Liquid silver for MPEG-2 post editing; offers integrated DVD authoring directly from the Liquid 5.6 timeline.
+49 531 2183 0;www.pinnaclesys.com

HD-SDI VIDEO ROUTER

Network Electronics HD128M: Provides a compact frame, fully hot-swappable architecture, built-in dual redundant power supply and fully redundant controller functions; control features include TCP/IP control interface and TCP/IP interconnectivity with VikinX.128 control panels, SNMP agent and comprehensive surveillance of the router's vital parameters.
+47 33 48 99 99;www.network-electronics.com

INTELLIGENT TRACK ROUTING FOR MULTI-LANGUAGE BROADCASTS

Omneon Video Networks: Enables an Omneon Spectrum media server to playback multiple languages across multiple channels from a single clip while automatically detecting and routing the correct language audio track to the correct audio output channel.
+44 1256 884 450;www.omneon.com

HD PCI DECODER

Optibase VideoPlex HD: Enables playback of HD MPEG-2 video streams; supports multiple HD video standards such as 1080i or 720p, various audio formats and standard frame rates including 24fps.
+972 9 9709288;www.optibase.com

MULTIPLEXER

Opticomm DVX-6400: Transmits up to four channels of uncompressed HDTV with a bandwidth of up to 1.485Gb/s per channel over one fiber; uses Multiple Division Multiplexing to send multiple high-bandwidth uncompressed channels over the same fiber.
+1-858-450-0143;www.opticomm.com

GRAPHICS PROCESSOR

Panasonic AV-CGP300: Offers real-time rendering of broadcast-quality 3-D graphics in 1080i, 720p and 480i resolutions; provides real-time rendering of up to 40,000 polygons per field and 533M pixels per second fill rate.
+44 8700 100 464;www.panasonic.com/broadcast

PORTABLE T&M SYSTEM

Pixelmetrix DVStation-Pod: Is a one-port, book-size box that connects to a laptop via standard Ethernet; designed to provide maximum visibility of RF, transport stream and content troubleshooting; supports DVB, ATSC and ISDB.
+41 79 742 7454;www.pixelmetrix.com

VIDEO ROUTERS

Quartz Electronics Topaz: Family of compact, low-cost routers in 16×16 and 32×32 sizes; handles SDI, HD-SDI, and analog video and audio; can stand alone or integrate into larger systems.
+44 118 935 0200;www.quartzuk.com

CONDITIONAL-ACCESS SYSTEM

Irdeto Access Irdeto Chip on Board: Enables niche content providers to distribute Common Interface Conditional Access Modules (CI-CAMs) with an embedded Irdeto Access smart card; the CI-CAMs will work in any compliant STB and are ideal for allowing an auto-expiring free trial viewing period as well as a normal subscription.
+31 23 556 27 70;www.irdetoaccess.com

SOLID STATE ANALOG TRANSMITTER

Larcan Eclipse series: Features LDMOS technology and multiple regulated power supplies; is hot pluggable with a fully redundant design; has highly linear broadband PA modules and extensive monitoring system; versatile cooling system features pull-thru design for easy installation.
+1-905-564-9222;www.larcan.com

BROADCAST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Encoda Systems Broadcast Master: Modular and scalable business system for the management of the planning and commercial processes of a broadcaster; commercial processes are supported by a dedicated air time sales module; provides extensions to support more complex sales and planning needs plus low-resolution video browsing.
+44 1256 379 000;www.encodasystems.com

ENCODER

Scopus Network Technologies CODICO E-9000: Serves as a universal platform for MPEG-4, Windows Media 9, SD and HD encoding formats; provides migration path from MPEG-2 to new codecs.
+972 3 900 7888;www.scopus.net

BLUE LASER DISC STORAGE

Sony ProDATA drive: Holds up to 23GB of storage capacity on a single-sided optical disc; includes three models: internal SCSI, an external SCSI and an external USB 2.0 version; features 11Mb/s read and 9Mb/s write transfer speeds; includes disc formatting and back-up software; is encased in a special resin cartridge to protect it from dust, fingerprints and other contaminants.
+44 1256 355011
www.sony.com/professional

TRI-LEVEL HD SYNC GENERATOR

Sigma Electronics HD402: New option for the TSG470 model; provides three simultaneous additional reference outputs for PAL, NTSC and HDTV; outputs independently selectable for reference format and relative timing; all are clocked locked together and time-able with respect to the master clock.
+1-866-569-2681;www.sigmaelectronics.com

CONSOLE

Solid State Logic C200: Provides a dedicated knob per function control surface; suitable where hands-on access to a large number of controls is needed; offers in-line versatility and the provision of both snapshot and dynamic automation.
+44 1865 842 300;www.solidstatelogic.com

CONTENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

Leitch MediaNet: Provides a unified view of server content, whether on a local or remote server system; equipped with search and sort tools; allows users to execute smart asset mining of content and metadata.
+44 1344 446 000;www.leitch.com

MASTER CONTROL SYSTEM

Pro-Bel TX500: Provides solutions from a simple mixer to a multichannel master control system with multi-level audio support for surround sound.
+44 1189 866 123;www.pro-bel.com

FILM SCANNER AND DATACINE

Thomson Grass Valley Spirit 4K: Supports 35mm, Academy 35mm, three-perf, four-perf, eight-perf (VistaVision), standard and Super 16mm; native 2K scanning in real time, true 4K scanning at up to 7.5fps.
+33 1 34 20 70 00;www.thomsongrassvalley.com

DIGITAL ROUTING SYSTEM

Salzbrenner Stagetec Mediagroup Nexus: Designed for routing-center and broadcasting-complex networking, OB trucks and sound reinforcement; provides for audio-format conversion, A/D and D/A converter systems, audio processing, data transmission, routing interface, multichannel metering and power-amplifier control.
+49 9545 440 0;www.stagetec.com

TOUCHSCREEN CONTROLLER

Gee Broadcast Tac-Tile: Provides an interface for use with one or more Geevs servers through its TFT LCD display; connection to the server(s) is made via Ethernet; can be mounted directly on the front of the server or used remotely over a Cat 5 Ethernet cable.
+44 1725 553063;www.geevs.co.uk

IOT

Thales Broadcast & Multimedia TH 792 CD: Is a water-cooled, depressed-collector IOT; in NTSC, it delivers 63kW in common amplification, with 23 dB min. gain and a figure of merit of 134 percent; in 8-VSB, it delivers an average of 30kW, along with 58 percent efficiency.
+33 1 3490 3100;www.thales-bm.com

MULTI-STANDARD HDTV CAMERA

Hitachi SK-31B: A native-scan 10-bit HD-SDI signal is available at the camera head, even with used with the fiber-optic cable/CCU configuration; in addition to the native HDTV scan formats offered by the CCDs, optionally available is a downconverter plug-in module that provides SD, SDI, 480i (when using progressive scanned CCDs) or 480p video (when using interlace-scanned CCDs).
+49 61 06 69 920;www.hitachi-denshi.de