Serious Magic Ultra: Advanced vector-keying and virtual-set system outputs keyed clips in uncompressed AVI format for use with all major editing applications, including Avid, Adobe Premiere, Media 100, Sony Vegas and Final Cut Pro from Apple; input can be standard uncompressed AVI files, compressed AVI, DV, MPEG and QuickTime files.
STAND-ALONE AUDIO/VIDEO CONVERTER
Convergent Design SD-Connect: Supports broadcast and NLE applications; includes all-in-one support for component, composite and SDI I/O, and four-channel digital and analog I/O; includes broadcast features such as video proc amp, comprehensive video and audio test-pattern generation, time-base corrector, and frame synchronizer; uses 12-bit A/D and D/A video converters; rack-mount unit includes a 128×64 graphic LCD for display of configuration and error messages.
Ensequenceon-QCreate v3.0: Complete software suite facilitates collaboration between creative teams and programmers to speed production of interactive shows and commercials; includes support and controls for 4:3 and 16:9 MPEG-2 formats as well as standardized XML formats to incorporate dynamic data feeds into shows, commercials and virtual channels; includes on-Q Studio, on-Q Simulator, on-Q Viewer, on-Q Packager and on-Q Client.
FLUID HEADS AND TRIPODS
Panther Broadcast Fluid Head x15: Features an easy-to-operate, continuous-balance system to cope with any camera weight up to 15 kilograms/33 pounds; provides unrestricted tilt range; features defined presets but at the same time continuous; drag can be changed while panning or tilting the camera; also features camera quick-locking plate, illuminated bubble level and mount for HD viewfinder extensions.
+49 89 613 900 33
CHANNEL GRAPHICS GENERATOR OPTION
Miranda Imagestore Intuition: Allows the playout of graphics effects with multiple layers of crawls, rolls, and dynamic text, and virtually unlimited number of animations; the graphics can be fully controlled by automation and by Miranda PresStation; designed for highly automated, data-driven applications.
Pro-Bel Sirius Gold: Available in any combination of eight-channel input or output blocks; up to 512×512 in one frame and with further expansion available by combining frames; offers totally transparent and automatic conversion of any input to any output, analog or digital; broadband crosspoint cards switch AES, SDI, ASI and HDTV signals.
+44 118 986 6123;www.pro-bel.com
NONLINEAR EDITING SYSTEM
Leitch VelocityHD NLE: Features full-quality HD playback of two video streams, two dynamic graphics streams; dual-stream real-time HD transitions and effects, and optional 3-D effects with A3DX DVE daughtercard; supports 1080i, 1080PsF and 720p frame formats at all common frame rates; eight-bit and 10-bit recording and playback; allows users to mix compressed and uncompressed footage within a project.
Thales H.264 Analyzer: Performs in-depth analysis and decoding of raw H.264 video sequences and MPEG-2 transport streams carrying H.264 video; easily isolates problems related to coding, transmission or multiplexing.
+33 1 34 90 31 00;www.thales-bm.com
ELEMENTARY STREAM (ES) ANALYZER
Tektronix MTS4EA: Provides complete ES analysis and support for MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264/AVC, H.261, H.263, H.263+ and 3GPP standards; verifies standard compliance, analyzes the performance of a video codec (compression/decompression algorithm), and compares in detail the interoperability of different video codecs or different versions of a codec; provides a real-time monitoring solution as a software download free to existing users of the MTM400.
ADC MUSA-compatible product line: Designed to meet the requirements of the European broadcast industry; product line includes jacks, panels and patchcords; offers better electrical and mechanical performance and easier mounting options; provides broadcast organizations with higher performance levels and lower bit-error rate in digital systems; available in 2×24 and 2×26 configurations in either 1- or 2RU panels.
Discreet stone shared: Based on the SGI InfiniteStorage Shared Filesystem CXFS and DataDirect Networks' S2A storage networking system; disk arrays are based on Fibre Channel disk technology; combines fast read/write speeds, low latency, RAID data integrity and high I/O; range from 5- to 20TB; allows Discreet customers across multiple operating systems, including SGI IFIX and Windows XP, to share data instantly.