VIDEO CLIP SERVER
Video Technics NewsFlow: Staff members can work simultaneously from a common pool of digital media; anyone can browse, log or edit material in real time even as it is being captured; offers the Apella VCS, central NAS/SAN storage, proxy editors/browsers and online/offline edit workstations with an open architecture.
Zandar Predator HD4: Is 1RU; accepts HD or SDI inputs; displays in quad or full-screen mode; selectable output resolutions include XGA and SXGA, in addition to widescreen resolutions common to plasma and LCD displays; features input source auto-detection, embedded audio monitoring via in-picture bargraph display and alarms, video fault detection and alarms for loss of sync, frozen picture, and black picture detection.
SHOULDER-MOUNT MINIDV CAMERA
Panasonic AG-DVC60: Is 3CCD; employs a wide-angle, 16x optical zoom lens; has 12-bit A/D and RGB gamma processor; features infrared nighttime shooting, movielike recording and 16:9 recording modes; has optical image stabilizer (OIS) and a focal length of 39.5mm to 632mm; has low-dispersion glass to reduce chromatic aberration, flare and ghosting; includes IEEE 1394 interface.
PROMPTING SOFTWARE UPGRADE
BDL-Autoscript +WinPlus+: Operates in any language supported by Windows and Unicode; output as data for closed captioning; PCI PromptCard has full NTSC or PAL color capability with optional genlock; use with a laptop; XBox USB provides the same facilities in an external mains/battery-powered enclosure; can be controlled by an unlimited number of local or remote desk/foot speed controls using the BDL ControlNet system with standard coax video cable connectivity.
ACTIVE BIAMPLIFIED MONITORS
Genelec 8000 MDE: Is comprised of three new models: the 8030A, 8040A and 8050A; enclosure features rounded edges and gently curved front and sides; has unsurpassed frequency response and minimized cabinet edge diffraction; models use an entirely aluminum MDE design with integrated Advanced Directivity Controlled Waveguide (DCW).
Chyron and Proximity Lyricstore: Integrates connectivity between Proximity's Xenostore and Chyron's Lyric; search, transfer, convert and manage Lyric graphical assets; integrate Lyric software into graphics operations with legacy equipment from Adobe, Avid, Chyron, Discreet, Leitch, Omneon, Pinnacle, Quantel, Sundance and Thomson Grass Valley.
DATA COMMUNICATION MONITOR
DNF Controls The Analyst: Isolate, identify and resolve RS-422 and RS-232 interface problems quickly; simplifies the testing of cable runs between floors or between buildings; verifies RS-422 and RS-232 signal paths; detects RS-422-to-RS-232 adapter problems; is a compact, handheld device with a four-line-by-40-character display, eight-key keyboard, and RS-422 and RS-232 connectors.
LEIGHTRONIX TCD R/P: Drive size has been increased to 160GB in standard production models; TCD/IP network-managed video system controls the player; integrate into systems involving one or more TCD R/Ps, as well as DVD players and VCRs; uses variable bit rate MPEG-2 encoding; select a VBR encoding rate maximum limit between 1Mb/s to 10Mb/s.
SD/HD PRODUCTION SWITCHER
Snell & Wilcox Kahuna: Process selected mix effects on SD and HD outputs; simultaneously mix together SD and HD sources in one mix effect; provides macro and timeline features, 80 inputs, 2-D DVE effects per keyer plus an additional eight channels of 3-D DVE effects; mix SD and HD material on the same screen without an intermediate conversion step; is offered in 2M/E, 3M/E and 4M/E versions.
OPTICAL DISTRIBUTION FAMILY
Telecast Fiber Systems Mamba: Comprised of an integrated family of optical distribution products; features low-profile video and audio patch bays, using the mini-WECO and bantam jacks; fiber-optic interframe cables are smaller, lighter and easier to manage; features optical DA outputs, and electrical-to-optical media converters for HD/SDI, AES-EBU and analog audio; fiber cables are standard single-mode type.
UNIVERSAL VIDEO AND AUDIO PROCESSOR
Miranda Imaging Series XVP-801i: Simplifies incoming feed processing with multiple SD and HD formats; offers up-, down- and crossconversion; includes HD/SD signal processing, frame synchronization and 16-channel audio processing using embedded audio or separate AES with the DAP-781i audio processing module.
Inscriber Inca Station: Create and streamline professional, custom layouts used for multilayer graphic insertions with new layout editor; seamlessly combine bugs, clocks, crawls, logos, graphics, clips, video and animations into simple or complex presentations; designed to maximize viewer impact and retention.
Autocue Qscript: Add hand annotations to scripts using a wireless touch screen or tablet workstation and stylus; instantly view multiple scripts in the rundown; runs as a front end to any newsroom system or any script source.
DATA MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
SGL FlashNet: Links video stored as files on video servers and network storage systems to libraries that serve as long-term repositories; move material from the server to the archive either manually or under the control of an application; tracks all video assets by a user or application assigned unique ID; use as a stand-alone system or integrate directly into the application.
+44 23 8023 3322;www.sgluk.com
PROGRAMMABLE PATCHING SYSTEM
ADC ProPatch: Combines the ruggedness and reliability of a WECO-compliant bantam jack, with a precision DIP switch, enabling users to change normalling and grounds quickly and easily; is a high-density system that fits in 1RU; modular design allows individual front jack access for circuit and ground configurations without having to take the entire panel offline or remove it from the rack; available in several termination options.
Leitch Panacea and Integrator: Includes three new additions: the Panacea Clean Switch, which handles multiple SD/HD channels simultaneously; Panacea Lite 12×1 routers; and Integrator GOLD with analog, SD and HD in the same frame.
PESA XD photonic switcher: Can switch any signal format, including video signals of any definition; delivers transparent connections between any of its input fibers and output fibers without converting light to electrical signals; switches video as laser beams between fiber-optic cables instead of as electrical voltages; integrates Glimmerglass' Brilliance microphotonics technology with PESA's 3500PRO control system.
OmniBus HeadLine TX: Can be used in a simple form for Betacart-style playout; adapts to perform more advanced automation with graphics, timelines and secondary events; integrates with the latest version of MOS; is compatible with newsroom systems such as ENPS and iNews.
CONTENT PROTECTION SOLUTION
Irdeto Access PIright: Protects against the possible theft of premium video content deployed over DSL and FTTH infrastructures; features the Irdeto secure software client, which offers security protection without the need for a smart card; provides IP level encryption and supports unicast and multicast streams, as well as persistent encryption; secure storage is possible in video servers, edge servers or set-top boxes with hard disks.
Accom Abekas 6000: Mix and match SD and HD channels with high-quality I-frame compression; features up to eight digital video channels, each capable of simultaneous recording and playback; includes improved networking with Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel options and an updated content management panel.
Sony SONAPS: Is a fully managed environment for planning, ingest, production and publishing of A/V content; shared access to all material with full browse capability simultaneously; can work as a stand-alone solution or can be integrated within an existing infrastructure.
Radio Frequency Systems manifold combiner: Combines digital channels up to 250W; is tuneable over the entire UHF band (470MHz to 860MHz) for 6-, 7- or 8MHz bandwidths; exhibits low losses for its given filter sizes; features coaxial filters of up to seven poles; transmitter DTV masking is available.
MULTISTANDARD WAVEFORM MONITOR
Leader Instruments LV5700A: Make accurate adjustments of color balance while shooting; includes DC-power, tripod attachment, embedded-audio headphone output and TFT LCD screen; has extensive error detection for SDI signal monitoring, individual or four-in-one multiple display of waveform, vectorscope, picture, status and embedded audio; supports 20 formats.
JVC KY-F560E: Has ½-inch bayonet lens mount, 12-bit ADC and 24-bit DSP; features ½-inch 3CCD color accuracy; can be expanded to include 26-pin connector and SDI compatibility with optional boards and studio kits; remote camera control via SDI interface is possible in conjunction with pan and tilt head and system controller; has horizontal resolution of 850 TVL and S/N of 62dB and full-time automatic operation; has RS-232C interface capability and JVC KY-F32 series compatibility.
Thomson Grass Valley ViBE: Combines encoding, decoding, MPEG processing, multiplexing and network adaption functions in a modular chassis; is available in 1RU and 5RU versions; features solutions for transport over IP/MPLS, ATM, PDH or SONET/SDH backbones; supports analog inputs, additional digital audio inputs, IP outputs, noise reduction and advanced pre-processing features.
MULTIFORMAT VIDEO WAVEFORM MONITORS
Tektronix WFM700: Displays safe area graticules on the picture display to help editors correctly position action, graphics or text in the video image; has new automated measurement of six eye pattern parameters, including rise and fall overshoot, plus a histogram of eye pattern signal levels; for content monitoring, a new multi-axis display of surround-sound audio shows audio levels, total sound volume, phantom sound sources, and the dominant sound source to enable the efficient adjustment of surround-sound audio content.
AES AND DATC REFERENCE GENERATOR
Sigma Electronics SG5605: Track audio channels by generating AES tone/silence with eight audible channel identifiers; operate as a stand-alone reference generator or lock to a master video reference for complete system synchronization; generates digital audio time code and simultaneous outputs of tone and silence; features a user-selectable ID timing period.
ERG Ventures HDM-EV80D: Is 8.4 inches; includes enhanced color, gamma adjustment functions, additional framing markers and a convenient memory preset function; can serve as a rack-mount monitor; HD and SD inputs can be intermingled; has four input changes; features front-panel volume adjustment.
STUDIO OPERATION SYSTEM
Sachtler Pilot System and Pilot Wing: Has luminaire, barndoors and motorized yoke; available in three versions with power capacities of 1kW, 2kW and 5kW; features a modular design that enables full automation of all luminaire functions; control via a DMX512 (unidirectional) or Sachtler's HelioCan studio control software; features direct access and status information via a full text status display; includes built-in friction clutches and electronic torque limiters on all axes.
HD, VOD RECORDER
SeaChange International Recording System 2.0: Has HD support; record and store HD and SD television broadcasts for on-demand viewing; data entry is minimized via point-and-click graphical user interfaces; captures the video content from broadcast sources, generates Cable Labs-compliant VOD metadata from television schedule information, and propagates files to servers; allocates video encoders to record incoming content from several sources; manages multiple HD and SD sources simultaneously; adds previously broadcast programming to VOD libraries continually.
MULTI-ROLE VISION MIXER
Eyeheight irisHD: Can switch between up to eight HD-SDI inputs under local control or via a standard iris control panel; switch incoming video feeds via an 8×4 crosspoint router and a dual input cut/mix/wipe unit with manual or user-controllable automatic wipe transitions, adjustable edges and variable-speed auto transitions; store settings in power-protected user memories; has four HD SDI outputs.
+44 1923 256 000;www.eyeheight.com
HEAVY-DUTY HYBRID FIBER-OPTIC CABLE
Gepco HDC120P: Is SMPTE 311M-compliant; features 12mm polyurethane jacket that is rugged, puncture-resistant and aids in the reduction of cable kinking; uses a nylon-based polymer, and a 16-gage steel strength member cabled at the center of the cable core; each fiber includes a Kevlar wrap and PVC jacket; electrical components consist of two 16-gage auxiliary conductors and two 24-gage signal conductors.
SIGNAL INTEGRATION SYSTEM
Ensemble Designs Avenue: Is housed in a 1RU or 3RU frame; allows any combination of HD, SD, DVB-ASI and audio modules in the same frame; frames are 1.5Gb/s capable; control and monitor all modules in the system from one or many locations — locally or worldwide; can adjust video level, timing and audio delay parameters; features alarm generation and logging.
Hamlet WhichWire: Is rugged and waterproof; battery-powered unit can be used in environments such as ungrounded bays, in pouring rain; case is sealed to the IP65 waterproof standards; with one BNC input socket automatic detection of SDI or CVBS input video signal is indicated on LEDS A BNC; indication of the SDI signal's nominal cable length on one of two LEDs for less than 100M or greater than 100M is provided.
+44 1494 729 728;www.hamlet.co.uk