Product Source 2003
TRANSPORT STREAM SERVER
DOREMI LABS TSS-100
Performs time delay of any ATSC digital television format, including HD and SD formats; a SMPTE 310M signal fed to the input BNC on the back of the unit can be delayed up to 13 hours; all video, audio and ancillary data on the signal are fully preserved; all functions are controlled by a Java-based software application via 100BaseT Ethernet.
TANDBERG TELEVISION DSNG
Digital satellite newsgathering (DSNG) technology that is a fully integrated 2U digital flyaway, capable of bi-directional transmission of audio, video and data feed from a remote transmission site; provides two-way phone, data and IP communications between the satellite downlink and remote transmit site; set-up is quick and simple, permitting broadcasters to get on-air faster.
INTEGRATED WIRELESS INTERCOM
Provides users with digital audio-quality sound; offers all the functions found on a traditional desk-mounted intercom; allows users greater mobility and freedom of movement through wireless connectivity.
MULTIMEDIA RF-VIDEO GENERATOR
SENCORE VP301 VIDEOPRO
Features HDTV and SDTV video format outputs, 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios, NTSC RF TV-channel output, composite and S-video NTSC/PAL outputs, and component and RGB signal outputs.
Reduces the risk of wind buffeting and camera shake; “channel” leg sections are made of carbon/glass composite; is lightweight; lever action clamps are positioned adjacent to each other; ensures more secure locking; minimizes cable snags and accidental breaks.
AUDIO SIGNAL PROCESSING SOFTWARE
SYMETRIX SYMNET DESIGNER VERSION 3.5
Upgrade to the SymNet Audio Matrix audio signal processor; new software version includes basic time alignment to compensate for DSP latency within the SymNet hardware; features graphic EQ processing modules in mono and stereo; ramps up volume after downloading for loudspeaker protection; supports a new hardware device known as Control I/O, which connects via RS-485 and offers expanded external control options.
Smaller version of Pixelmetrix's DVStation “Preventative Monitoring” solution; consists of one of four book-sized Pod modules and a single 1U rack-mounted remote controller; the system is operated through a LAN or dial-up telephone, allowing database or user access from a personal computer; designed for either the smaller facility that might not need the full 21-module capability of the DVStation, or a complex digital network that requires simple single source monitoring at multiple locations; provides the same level of in-depth signal monitoring and analysis as the full DVStation.
SENNHEISER MKE PLATINUM
Reduced size subminiature condenser lavalier has an ultra thin cable, with only 1mm thickness and low capacitance manufactured with Kevlar wrapped copper core; optimized high-end response provides more headroom at the bodypack; has improved rejection of handling nose and an embossed “umbrella” diaphragm that protects the microphone against moisture and sweat.
The latest addition to the Continuum DVP family; when combined with the D9020 encoder, this decoder creates a dynamic headend transport solution for efficiently delivering MPEG-2 video between headends; offers a space-efficient method for recovering programs from the MPEG-2 transport stream at remote hubs for the analog tier.
Videocassettes for the new HDCAM SR format high-definition portable and studio recorders; uses proprietary ultra-thin magnetic coating technology with a strong PEN base film for high output and a lower error rate; large version will be available in lengths of 124, 94 and 64 minutes, and small version in 40, 33 and six-minute lengths.
UPCONVERTER AND NOISE REDUCER
TERANEX VOLARE 210
Includes proprietary PixelMotion, and advanced noise reduction; features 3:2 detection and scene change detection algorithms; includes analog and digital interfaces and dual hot-swappable power supplies.
Enables users to introduce traditional pay-TV business models including subscriptions and pay-per-use; features secure return path and store and forward, profiling and targeting, and secure application download.
SMART ANTENNA SYSTEMS
Smart antenna system for transmit and receive applications; features embedded control for automatic alignment of the directional antenna; offers two modes of automatic antenna alignment — selection of a fixed location for mobile transmit operations or selection of an incoming telemetry datastream for mobile receive operations.
MINI MASTER CONTROL SWITCHER
Allows the user to control up to 12 input video signals and up to 48 AES audio inputs; voice-overs, wipes, fades, fade to black and several other features can be performed, all from the single remote control panel.
HD SET-TOP BOX
PIONEER VOYAGER 3501HD
Enables cable customers to view HD programs in all 16 ATSC formats supported by the cable industry, including 720p and 1080i, in both 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios; features full graphics over HD capability with video scaling; outputs to devices including plasma, HDTV-ready TVs, and standard TVs.
ENCODA A5000 D-SERIES
Includes DAL channel manager, DAL Content Server, DALingest Client and DALstations; provides the functionality necessary for playout, automatic caching and system-wide alarm management.
HD ZOOM LENS
Sports lens has 101x magnification; includes a built-in OS-Tech optical stabilization system and a built-in moisture removal system; features multiple moving zoom groups that minimize coma and field curvature; back focus technology enables remote control of macro and focus fade on wide shots.
THALES ANGENIEUX OPTIMO 24-290 AND OPTIMO 12X9.7HD
Optimo 24-290 has a focal range of 24-290mm and an aperture of T2.8, which provides for a large depth of field; produces contrast and color reproduction; Optimo 12×9.7HD incorporates an advanced optical design and proprietary high resolution glass; has an aperture speed of F1/4.
DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Data management system provides broadcasters with new levels of access and control over data files; offfers a file system interface in addition to the product's open API; interface allows users to store data via standard NFS or CIFS mounted file systems.
APPLE FINAL CUT PRO 4
800-692-2775;www.apple.com/software/pro/broadcast/ (opens in new tab)
Supports DVCPRO50; transfers 4:2:2 images via FireWire; hundreds of new features; support for asymmetric trimming; customization features including fully customizable keyboards and workspace layouts; multi-track audio mixing, multi-channel output and real-time audio effects; includes LiveType CG and Soundtrack; provides 10-bit uncompressed video, composite elements and render effects with incredible clarity and precision using HDR imaging to render video using an amazing 32-bits per channel.
Remultiplexer features input/output bit rates up to 180Mb/s with accuracy to one bit per second and built-in ASI and SMPTE-310M outputs; remultiplexes up to eight ASI and seven IP/Ethernet transport streams, and provides for PSI/PSIP table management; other capabilities include broadcast-to-cable translation, opportunistic data insertion, and bandwidth optimization and overflow prevention.
DOLBY MODEL 585 TIME SCALING PROCESSOR
Features pitch correction and time scaling of multichannel audio in real-time; suitable for all types of content, it accepts multiple channels of PCM or up to eight channels of decoded Dolby E or Dolby Digital audio and metadata; audio tracks can be pitch-shifted ±15 percent, or in time-scale mode, adjusted ±15 percent while maintaining proper pitch.
SACHTLER CAMCRANE EFP
For cameras up to 39.7 pounds; four towers and four outriggers stabilize the CamCrane EFP; tower and outrigger cables can be adjusted; the main pipe is telescopic; can be setup at a variety of lengths; adjustable in both the horizontal plane as the top and bottom views; scaling on the spindle enables the cameras to be moved or repositioned at the same angle.
LOCATION SOUND RECORDER
HHB Communications USA PORTADRIVE
Combines 8-track recording on a removable hard drive, simultaneous recording of mono or 2-channel rushes to an external DVD-RAM/DVD-R/DVD-RW drive, 24-bit/96kHz performance, comprehensive timecode facilities and session-based file transfer with Mac and PC workstations.
DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
ARTESIA TECHNOLOGIES TEAMS 5.0
Search for and retrieve unique assets regardless of media type, including audio and video recordings, images and graphics, and text-based documents; edit, transform, transcode and distribute material directly the desktop; new metadata management capabilities provides users with a personalized interface to guide them through the automated steps for uploading content, entering metadata and categorizing an asset in order to ensure greater consistency in future usage.
Automatically records multiple video feeds and captures metadata during ingest; media are encoded and stored in Windows Media Video 9; extends familiar Windows Explorer navigation toolkit; can access, organize, search, review and share media across the facility from a desktop; can simultaneously review live newscasts along side competitors.
EVS MPEG-2 SERVER SYSTEMS
Product line is now both ATSC- and DVB-compliant and includes complete DTV business packages for multichannel time-zone delay; multichannel playout is handled by existing automation or with playlist management integrated within the server system; core technology relies on direct ASI inputs and outputs, and integrated multiplexing, maintaining content in the MPEG-compressed domain all the way through.
Compact design; all settings are made from the front panel with an LCD interface, making the unit ideal for use with multi-couplers, on sound carts and in portable mixing “bag systems;” an RF spectrum analyzer is built into the receiver; tunes across its 25.6MHz tuning range and records RF activity with markers on the LCD screen.
THREE-CCD COLOR CAMERA
Works with light levels ranging from 0.0003 to 100,000 lux; utilizes a combination of integration mode with field memory, electronic and digital gain, pixel binning, auto iris, and auto electronic shutter; three 410,000-pixel CCDs achieve a resolution of 850 TV lines; signal-to-noise ratio of 65dB with digital noise reduction.
QUARTZ ELECTRONICS QMC-FS
Offers quick and easy access to all of the facilities of the QMC; a full-function master control panel, assignable to any one channel or an entire bank of channels to be controlled simultaneously; provides an extra row of utility buttons, a lever arm, rotary shaft encoders, and dynamic button and function assignments.
SEACHANGE BROADCAST MEDIACLUSTER 24000
Contains up to 35TB; provides fault resilience, multichannel I/Os and standards-based IP network performance; uses 24 drives per server chassis in clusters comprising of three to seven nodes; stores and plays media encoded at 8- to 30Mb/s.
MODULAR CONSOLE SYSTEM
Incorporates an overhead dimmable Xenon lighting system, an anti-glare monitor bezel with acrylic optical shield and a monitor positioning system; has a tube steel frame; side panels come in a variety of materials and colors.
WIRELESS CAMERA SYSTEM
Provides wireless link between camera and central receiver over distances not exceeding 1000 meters; two audio channels; MPEG-2 encoding (4:2:2/4:2:0) with COFDM modulation, 18W power consumption; 1.99-2.7GHz operation.
DIGITAL SPG AND TSG
TRILOGY MENTOR PLUS
+44 01264 384000;www.trilogy-broadcast.com
Digital SPG and TSG includes embedded audio outputs on both digital black and test signal outputs; offers the option of wide-screen test signals; combines the benefits of a broadcast Master SPG, a studio reference TSG, and three multi-field black and burst timing units and embedded audio.
SWE-DISH IPT SUITCASE
+46 923 12250;www.swe-dish.com
Combines the benefits of simple, one-person operation with technical performance to allow live, 2Mbps broadband transmission complete with inbuilt encoding from virtually anywhere in the world; features four different versions for various applications.
NETWORK ELECTRONICS VIKINX.128
Cost-effective range of control panels featuring full TCP/IP connectivity between routers and control panels allowing use of standard Ethernet LAN; existing LANs can be used as hardware platform for routing system; long-distance remote control possible via TCP/IP Internet connections.
CMOS VIDEO CAMERA
JVC PROFESSIONAL HD-CMOS
Uses the next generation of Rockwell CMOS chips to deliver 1080i high-definition performance; features a compact size and remote control capability; ideal for unmanned-camera applications.
REMOTE MONITORING SYSTEM
RFS ANTENNA SYSTEM MONITOR
Comprises a user-friendly touch screen connected to a programmable logic controller interfaced with a transducer and analog/digital converter; provides an active mimic panel and interactive graphical displays depicting parameters such as forward/reflected power, voltage standing wave ratio and temperature.
ANTON/BAUER HYTRON 120
Capable of powering any camera or camera/light combination; offers 20 percent improvement in capacity to 120 watt hours, addling almost one hour of runtime to the typical ENG camera runtime.
+49 221 70 91333;www.rtw.de
Two- and four-channel design in a half-sized 19-inch submodule; features similar to those of the PortaMonitor but with transformer-balanced analog inputs and buffered AES/EBU signals looped through the unit; push-button functions can be remote-controlled.
BLUE SCREEN MATTE EXTRACTION PLUG-IN
ULTIMATTE ADVANTEDGE V1.5
Enhancements include faster setup and render times, multi-directional matte shrink and blur controls, and user-defined system preferences; creates blue screen visual effects within Adobe, Apple, Avid, Discreet and other leading graphics applications.
DOPPLER RADAR DATA
ACCUWEATHER NEXRAD LEVEL II
Now available as part of the company's Galileo weather graphics system; includes enhanced features such as real-time information, more comprehensive radar data than normal NEXRAD and 3-D viewing capabilities.
LOGIC INNOVATIONS SMART TRANSPORT STREAM SWITCH (TSS)
Provides MPEG-2 transport stream switching with pre-processing of table information; provides automatic PID detection, PSIP insertion, stream grooming, re-branding of streams, re-mapping of PIDs and blocking of unwanted program elements; designed to interface with popular automation systems for precise control of transport switch timing.
MPEG-2 MEDIA SERVER
Integrated media management solution that provides access to a comprehensive set of video management features, including: time code aware recording, Longitudinal Time Code (LTC) input/output, remote access and simultaneous encoding/decoding confidence monitoring; employs the Argus MX encoder and the CineView Pro Xle decoder.
DIGITAL ROUTING SWITCHER
UTAH SCIENTIFIC 400/64
Uses a three-board architecture consisting of an input board, a crosspoint board and an output board; contains 36 I/O slots; features signal presence detection, low-power consumption, redundant power supplies and control cards, and an internal monitor matrix.
Multiformat signal generators for HDTV and SDTV; compact 1U form factor enables users to conveniently and economically rack mount one or more units, each providing support to as many as four independent plug-in modules for an all-in-one test and sync solution tailored to each environments' unique requirements.
SYNTHESYS RESEARCH MVA3000
Solution for testing serial digital video signals as defined by SMPTE 259M and SMPTE 292M; makes testing easier and faster without sacrificing on performance or quality; provides two multi-format serial digital inputs, which may be switched between any combination of HD, SD or ASI signals.
TERRASONDE DIGITAL AUDIO TOOLBOX
Capable of generating a low-noise digital signal at 24 bit/96k resolution; this DSP-powered toolbox has four main sets of I/O connectors; supported digital formats include AES/EBU, s/pdif, toslink and ADAT at bit depths of 24 bits and sample rates to 96kHz; designed to interface with other digital audio test equipment; includes digital audio cable tester.
PIXEL POWER PIXELBROWSER
Web-based browser is an open standards-based software solution to the problem of browsing and searching still picture, video clip and character generator page assets in a broadcast environment; using only a common Web browser, staff can search the library of stills, clips and pages, and drag and drop images to create a playlist.
The core of the system is a Linux-based rack server, which supports communications from virtually any Web browser; the server communicates in turn with the Vistek DART network, linking individual rack frames together.
WINDOWS MEDIA ENCODING AND STREAMING PLATFORM
Powered by an Equator media processor and embedded Windows 2000 server; designed to enable high-quality video streaming at bit rates starting as low as 100kb/s and up to 2Mb/s per stream.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT BOARD
ASPEX SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT BOARD
+44 1494 558 121;www.aspextechnology.com
Consists of a PCI-based development system, which provides customers with a software and system development platform for its Linedancer software-programmable processor; features synchronous SRAM and synchronous DRAM.
BROADCAST PAINT PRODUCT
VIDEO DESIGN SOFTWARE TWISTER PAINT STATION
Fully compatible with Windows 2000, NT and XP operating systems; available in either a rack-mount or tower configuration; supports 3-D past image and mask layers, Photoshop plug-ins, video grab to canvas and real-time paint show to video; uses Chyron Lyric text plug-in for text generation.
Provides for both HD and SD capability; handles requirements of HDTV (1080i/720p) and SDTV (480i/480p); CCD readout switchable between interlace and progressive scan modes; signal can be converted in the CCU to different formats; high sampling frequency of 28.64MHz provides maximum resolution of 900TV lines in the NTSC format.
LIVE BROADCAST ENCODER
Provides real-time MPEG-4 audio/video encoding and simultaneous archiving for satellite and media backhaul, electronic news gathering and live event broadcasts.
LINK RESEARCH L1000
+44 1923 200 900;www.linkres.co.uk
Low bit rate is now offered, extending the standard minimum bit rate of 2.5Mb/s down to 500kb/s; can be supplied in a small chassis that is half the size of a standard 19-inch equipment rack; ideal for OB trucks.
MPEG-4 VIDEO APPLIANCE
Allows organizations of any size to simple “plug in” and broadcast video to and from anyone, anywhere, on any network; can be used for videoconferencing, distance learning, training simulations and trunking video to stream over local channels; leverages MPEG-4 compression technology to help these agencies improve and enhance their use of streaming video.
ZANDAR DX DIGITAL SERIES
Available in 4-, 8-, 12- or 16-channel configurations; features SDI or composite inputs with auto-detect of input format and a selection of outputs — video, SDI or VGA; options include In-Picture audio monitoring and In-Picture display of UMDs and tally status.
SERVER SYSTEM PRODUCT
OMNEON PROGRAM DELAYTOOL
Adds real-time program delay capability to the Omneon Media Server System; for each program input, up to six simultaneous delayed outputs can be provided; if multiple instances of DelayTool are run, additional programs can be delayed; offers an easy-to-use graphical user interface and runs on a standard Windows 2000 platform.
HEWLETT PACKARD/ADIC MEDIA STORAGE
800-752-0900;www.hp.com/communications (opens in new tab)
Features HP servers and HP storage with ADIC's StorNext Management Suite; manages content throughout its entire life cycle; control of media, drive and library functions improves data movement by choosing the optimal resource across shared libraries/drives.
VIDEOTEK DDM-520 (SHOWN BELOW) AND DDM-540
Have a variety of I/O capabilities; can display signals at 1080i, 720p, 480p and 480i; decodes and displays EIA 608 and 708 closed captions on-screen; supports three MPEG-2 streamed formats.
SNELL & WILCOX UPCASTER
One-box HD upconverter for use in transmission and production; specifically designed to enable U.S. broadcasters to achieve a high-quality DTV picture on-air at an economic price point; suited to live production due to its low latency; easily configurable and designed primarily for fixed-mode operation; can handle all common HD formats.
CAM SYSTEMS TVIA
Delivers traffic and billing solution, handles consolidation, hubbing and centralcasting and multichannel broadcast; advanced database schema, sophisticated program design, especially effective in cross-marketing and multi-ownership environments.
LSI LOGIC STORAGE SYSTEMS 2882
Designed specifically for open systems environments; 2Gb/s host-side connectivity supports direct-attached storage or storage area network configurations; “always on” availability keeps data accessible to decrease the risk of downtime-related revenue loss.
THALES ELECTRON DEVICES TH 790 CD
+33 1 30 70 35 00;www.thales-electrondevices.com
New IOT features a 55 percent efficiency at 30kW average 8-VSB power, which represents an increase in efficiency of 12 percent over standard IOTs; offers an immediate reduction of the operating power consumes; high gain is constant over the entire UHF band.
REAL-TIME WEBCAST CAPTIONING TOOL
COMPUTER PROMPTING & CAPTIONING CPC-800
Capable of inserting caption text directly in a live Web video/audio stream; allows caption/spoken dialogue synchronization within one to three seconds, the same as that of standard real-time TV broadcasts.
HD AUDIO MONITOR
WOHLER TECHNOLOGIES AMP-S8
Features eight 26- or 53-segment high-resolution tri-color LED level meters showing simultaneous VU and PPM; output limiter circuits are incorporated to protect the speakers; has an extra AES input.
3-D TEXT, EFFECTS AND MULTI-LAYER COMPOSITING
INSCRIBER TITLEMOTION PRO FOR DPSVELOCITY
Option for Inscriber's TitleMotion graphics and titling plug-in; provides access to animated textures over time, animated kerning over time and the ability to apply 3-D effects to text and graphics over time; ships with more than 175 3-D text styles and includes more than 100 new titling templates.
1-M/E DIGITAL PRODUCTION SWITCHER
THOMSON GRASS VALLEY KAYAK
Designed for live production and editing applications; includes four keyers and complete machine control; its networking capability enables several switchers to be combined and controlled via a single panel; offers an intuitive GUI with an integrated touch-screen display; supports both SDI 525- and 625-line formats.
This device is a VCR replacement for off-air logging and confidence recording applications using industry-standard MPEG-4 encoding and playback; features single- or multi-channel networked solutions with local and network storage.
LOGIC INNOVATIONS ASI-DA
PCI card that provides ASI transport stream repeat/distribution while conserving equipment rack space and power; eliminates the need for mounting a traditional, self-contained DA in an equipment rack.
+44 1483 280208;www.ibistv.com
Fully scalable desktop browsing solution links into IBIS's LandScape, P2 and ServerSuite applications providing the ability to view media clips in any of the applications from a standard PC desktop.
CMOS IMAGE SENSOR
ROCKWELL SCIENTIFIC PROCAMHD
The first commercially available HD image sensor to use CMOS technology instead of CCD technology; power consumption is only about one-fifth that of a comparable CCD sensor; active image-sensing area of 1936 × 1086 pixels exceeds highest HDTV standard.
Four-bus; has 28 or 32 mainframe inputs, A&D I/Os, VU metering, dual source inputs, optional line selectors phone modules and open bus architecture; features full logic, opto-isolated machine control, built-in TB, cue, headphone, clock and timer; switchable daughter cards allow varying sources and signal rate within the same mainframe.
SYSTEMS WIRELESS HME PRO850
Features operation between 470MHz and 740MHz; automatically selects frequencies or can be programmed by a front panel LCD on the base station or an attached PC.
SES AMERICOM SIGNALSAT
This new satellite-based alternative service enables broadcast TV stations to maximize reach with their DMA; the affordable point-to-multipoint C- or Ku-band satellite delivery service is a cost-effective alternative to microwave links and fiber networks.
PIXEL INSTRUMENTS VS5200
Ten-bit frame synchronizer; built-in TBC with auto mode select; transcoding from any selected input to all outputs simultaneously; digital proc amp; wide range output timing; patented signal processing.
AVID DNA FAMILY
978-640-6789;www.avid.com (opens in new tab)
Trio of hardware accelerators, dubbed Nitris, Adrenaline and Mojo, pumps up the power of nonlinear-editing and media-processing systems; Nitris offers processing power equivalent to 30 Pentium-4 processors and supports uncompressed HD formats and up to eight audio channels; Adrenaline can transform PC and Mac desktops into high-powered editing workstations; Mojo targets notebook-computer users and offers real-time effects.
AUDIO TEST AND MEASUREMENT SYSTEM
AUDIO PRECISION SYSTEM TWO CASCADE PLUS
This PC-controlled system brings improved distortion and noise specifications required to test the latest advances in converter technology; dual-domain architecture accommodates both analog and digital signals.
Designed for use in the 403 to 512MHz frequency band; utilizes low-loss, low intermodulation dual-stage isolators with integrated coaxial cavities; four-channel combiner can be converted into an eight-channel unit.
Modular approach to command center design; provides full-service command center design capabilities, including complete electronics layout, Auto CAD drawings and full-color control room renderings.
REAL-TIME, 3-D PRODUCTION SYSTEM
KAYDARA KAYDARA ONLINE 4.0
Integrates live video and real-time animation; uses a new PC hardware platform; provides broadcast-quality SD and HD video and audio I/O; features real-time triggers, voice recognition, and shadows and reflection.
PATH 1 CHAMELEON VIDX
Multi-port product line offers mixing and routing of SD and HD video streams over IP.
SWE-DISH FLY-AWAY 90
+46 923 12250;www.swe-dish.com
Offers IP transmission up to 5Mb/s, with potential to upgrade to 10Mb/s for IP applications such as live broadcast, Internet access, VoIP and file transfer; optional equipment enables up to 50Mb/s DVB transmissions.
CANARE TRI-FPRO TRIAXIAL
Rugged construction; impedance of 75W; push-lock mechanism; compatible for Series 5 and Series 10 cables; cable compatibility meets European interconnecting strategy needs.
SPECTRASITE BROADCAST GROUP
Offers design, engineering and fabrication services to meet any site challenge for broadcast towers up to 2000 feet.
FLUORESCENT LIGHTING FIXTURE
ARRI STUDIO COOL
Fluorescent fixture with choice of reflectors, three control options and traditional cast and extruded aluminum housing; can be used on the road or in the studio; slide-in lamp support and locking lamp holders allow for six 4-tube Studio Cools on one circuit; two, four and eight lamp fixtures available.
ZCG AND GRAPHICS SYSTEM
PIXEL POWER CLARITY2
Multiple pixel processors operate in parallel; a hybrid of dedicated graphics hardware and open platform PC technology.
631 845 2000;www.chyron.com
Editing system consists of a Chyron-specified laptop PC, a PCMCIA PCI CG/squeezeback card contained in a separate three-pound box, and a complete CG/”squeeze & tease” software package.
HD STUDIO CAMERA
SONY ELECTRONICS HDC-910
Uses switchable 50/60 HD camera head and optional downconverter plug-in boards in the camera CCU to simultaneously deliver the alternative 1280×firstname.lastname@example.org HDTV output; vertical smear is held to -125dB.
DISK STORAGE SYSTEM
STORAGETEK V2X2 SHARED VIRTUAL ARRAY
Enhanced version of the V2X SVA; includes increased capacity using Seagate 73GB drives; provides automated storage management functions; features Power Point-to-Point Remote Copy which decreases synchronization time between disk subsystems.
DIGITAL MIXING CONSOLE
SALZBRENNER STAGETEC MEDIAGROUP CANTUS
+49 30 639902-0;www.stagetec.com
Features a distributed system consisting of a main console, optional slave consoles, a separate audio processor and the Nexus routing system; system components are interconnected by duplex fiber-optic cables.
OMNEON MTV 1000 VIEWERTOOL
Enables users to view video elementary streams within MPEG transport streams stored on the Omneon media server; can identify and select individual program streams within the transport stream.
DISCREET COMBUSTON 2.1
Resolution-independent environment; designed to handle complex compositing in 3-D space; interface allows operator to combine unlimited layers and effects into a single seamless composite.
PROFESSIONAL HDTV DECODER
DIGITAL VISION BITLINK
Modular MPEG-2 HDTV/SDTV decoder with an extensive choice of I/O modules including ASI input, satellite demodulator, VGA HD monitoring and video reference. Up and down conversion. Support for advanced Closed Caption. Controlled via front panel or web interface.
360 SYSTEMS IMAGESERVER 2000
New model provides two independent video output streams and simultaneous program ingest; each video channel has two stereo AES/EBU channels, with analog audio I/O included; stores up to 140 hours of video at 12Mb/s, and includes many of the standard features found on the larger 7000 server.
NEWS EDITING SYSTEM
AVID NEWSCUTTER ADRENALINE FX
978-640-6789;www.avid.com (opens in new tab)
Processes uncompressed SD video over a single FireWire cable; ability to expand to 10-bit video and 24-bit audio capabilities; features built-in HD upgradability and support for Avid Adrenaline DNA.
SCOPUS CODICO E-1710
Combines encoding and modulation in a one rack-mounted unit; compact platform for DSNG applications; provides embedded L-band monitoring; offers both satellite and QPSK/8PSK/16QAM/COFDM modulation.
GENERATORS AND LOGO INSERTERS
LEITCH LOGOMOTION II
Available in analog, SD and HD formats; can insert up to four logos at once; features four-channel AES capability, support of multiple graphics formats and Ethernet network connectivity for logo interchange.
LEITCH INTEGRATOR GOLD
Comes in SD and wideband digital multi-rate formats; handles signals from 30Mb/s to HDTV at 1.485Gb/s; re-clocks most standard data rates; expandable from 8×8 to 128×128 in a single 8RU chassis.
QUANTEL GENERATIONQ NEWS
Tailored for small and mid-market stations; 2-2-1 configuration includes an eight-port server with ingest automation, two browse applications, two desktop editing applications and a craft edit system.
100X HD LENS
CANON DIGISUPER 100XS
100X HDTV/SDTV-capable zoom lens; incorporates Shift-IS image stabilizer; a speed of F/1.7; M.O.D. from lens front is 3.0 meters; focal length, 9.3˜930mm (18.6˜1860mm using the 2X extender).
201-392-4127;www.panasonic.com (opens in new tab)
Multi-application, multiformat real-time graphics processor; offers real-time rendering of broadcast quality graphics, including widely-implemented HD formats (1080i, 720p/60 and 1080/24p), as well as SD video (480i); PC-based system with a two RU size external graphics unit; designed for on-air sports/live graphics and virtual set applications; anti-aliasing generates images using 16 sub-pixels, with no performance degradation; defocus image generation, bump mapping, cube environment mapping and soft shadow all contribute to the realization of rich CG rendering in real time.
ENCODA SYSTEMS BROADCAST MASTER
Integrates program rights management, scheduling and payment functionality; provides integrated library and workflow management.
IP-MPEG ANALYSIS SYSTEM
Provides MPEG-2 transport stream analysis and monitoring over an IP connection; supports 10-, 100- and 1000Mb/s Ethernet, and both the ad hoc MPEG over UDP and RTP encapsulations.
DIGITAL MEDIA ENGINE
ADAM SYSTEMS ADAM 1000
Solutions for content creation and delivery by the entertainment industry; scalable to thousands of terabytes with full security; enables fast conversion of film and video formats, processing of special effects and DVD creation.
TRILOGY BROADCAST SENTINEL
+44 01264 384000;www.trilogy-broadcast.com
Improved networked connectivity and alarm masking; includes VTR/server data, subtitles and AFDs; In-Vision display of monitored data and additional PC status monitoring.
DALET DALETPLUS MEDIA LIBRARY
Complete turnkey system running on standard IT hardware; catalog, store and distribute media assets in multiple formats: HD, DV, DVCPRO, MPEG-2, Windows Media, QuickTime, MPEG-4 and other formats.
THOMSON GRASS VALLEY APEX
Audio router features high-density construction and 11RU 256×256 chassis housing; TDM switching architecture; able to interconnect multiple frames to create matrices up to 1280×1280.
HD TRANSMISSION SERVER
LEITCH VR MTS TRANSMISSION SERVER
HD content can be ingested and played out via ASI SPTS or MPTS; capable of storing both HD and SD material on same server.
PESA SWITCHING SYSTEMS CHEETAH 448X FLEXI-FRAME
Incorporates a 27RU frame designed to support SD and HD, as well as other non-standard digital signals simultaneously; internal backplanes are programmable for either input or output connection.
PINNACLE PALLADIUM STORE
650-526-1600;www.pinnaclesys.com (opens in new tab)
Networked storage systems use scalable, mission-critical server and shared storage technology; provide seamless integrated ingest, editing and playout processes; eliminate the need for multiple copies of media.
ANALOG UHF TRANSMITTER
Built on a new common UHF transmitter platform; advanced DTV-660 analog/digital exciter; on-air servicing of PA modules and power supplies; redundant control system and robust serial bus architecture.
Provides stand-alone prompting; features instant prompt editing and a fully active run order that can be manipulated at any time during scrolling; operates with all languages and fonts available in TrueType and Adobe.
MULTIFORMAT AUDIO GENERATOR/MONITOR
Monitors most audio formats; displays up to eight channels of analog or AES/EBU audio; options allow de-embedding the SD and HD-SDI inputs; Dolby Digital and Dolby E decoding.
MEDIA ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
SEACHANGE BROADCAST MEDIALIBRARY
Provides high-speed, universal access to over 24TB of media; allows clients using disparate media tools and file formats to collaborate more efficiently to produce, repurpose and distribute HD and SD media assets.
+44 8705 004300;www.omnibus.tv
Based on standard open IT protocols; utilizes a micro-modular design; provides tight integration between new HeadLine series of modules, including Edit 1000, 2000 and 3000 desktop editors.
ANDREW BROADCAST SYSTEMS SITE SERVICES
Provide users with site survey and inspection services, transmission-line system design and layout, field technical-advisory service, system-optimization testing service, and system-optimization tuner service.
DIGITAL AUDIO CONSOLE
CALREC ALPHA 100
+44 142 284 2159;www.calrec.com
Console features up to 96 stereo/48 mono channels; two-layer design allows for channel path per fader or dual path arrangement; provides eight stereo or mono groups, four main outputs and a mix-minus output per channel.
AUDIO SIGNAL PROCESSING HARDWARE
SYMETRIX AIRTOOLS STUDIO MATRIX
System configuration allows hundreds of input and output signals to be ingested and routed via mixers, selectors and/or crosspoint matrix/mixers up to 32×32 (stereo); contains two SHARC processors for specialized handling of audio signals.
EUPHONIX TDM ROUTER
Provides easy access and control over production monitors, I/O feeds, tape machines, console mix, and aux and group busses; up to 728×728 capability with multi I/O and 75V coax interconnectivity.
CLARITY VISUAL SYSTEMS AP/LCD
Features UXGA (1600×1200) resolution; offers redundant lamp engines for fail-safe reliability in control room environments; includes a new light engine design that produces brighter displays with better color saturation.
DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT
+44 1256 869200;www.arkemedia.com
Pre-configured end-to-end system handles ingest and storage to management and distribution; ships with Ingest Manager, Resource Manager, full system management tools, HSM, RAID and 2.5TB of tape drive storage.
HD/SD TEST EQUIPMENT
+44 1256 881 110;www.omnitek.tv
Provides standard waveform monitor functions operating in the RGB or YUV domain; optional built-in test generator for comparison of output image data with internally generated reference images.
ON AIR SYSTEMS ON-AIR SOLUTIONS
+44 20 7663 3663;www.on-air-systems.com
Fourteen modular software applications can be used separately or as a turnkey system from acquisition to transmission on a PC; ON-AIR Studio allows the operator to control all the MCR elements.
VIDEO-BASED WORKFLOW SYSTEM
Uses IT technology for broadcast, post-production and broadband applications; enables the secure sharing of video as data files across high-speed networks.
ERI PRE-ENGINEERED BOLT-ON AND WELD-ON LEG PARTS
System of custom-designed bolt-on and weld-on leg reinforcement parts, inner member parts and adjustable length hog rod members.
+44 8705 004300;www.omnibus.tv
Entry-level, multichannel content delivery solution enables the user to determine the exact functionality at each stage of ingest, content management and delivery.
HD ON-SCREEN MONITOR
Includes HD-SDI, SD-SDI, analog, and analog composite measurements; features an eye pattern, jitter measurement, gamut display, pixel locator and data word analyzer; introduces A/D relative timing display.
Super-density DA frame; accommodates 32- 1×9 or 64- 1×4 DAs; 3GHz multiformat system can be used with any coaxial signal including high-definition and AES audio.
SGI MEDIA SERVER
Supports up to eight standard-definition MPEG-2 video channels, with up to eight audio channels per video channel; compression rates up to 50Mb/s; supports most broadcast digital formats.
BRICK HOUSE VIDEO VTB-2A
+44 23 8067 6026;www.brickhousevideo.com
Two additional switched auxiliary outputs allow it to offer 4×4 routing facilities; features take (cross-cut), auto/manual mix and wipe and auto fade to black; auto functions are variable in the range of 0-5 seconds.
BROADCAST NEWS AUTOMATION
Integrated news and transmission automation; fault-tolerant clustering design; indexes incoming wire stories in real time; supports multilingual archiving and script editing; remote access capable.
Separates the on-air interface from the actual playlist controller; List Processor runs frame-accurate playlists; up to ten list processors can run concurrently on a single server; Air Control Station allows multichannel operation.
TRILOGY BROADCAST MERCURY INTERCOM
+44 01264 384000;www.trilogy-broadcast.com
Provides full intercom capability in facilities with Ethernet capability without the need for additional wiring; allows PCs to be used as virtual panels.
KLOTZ DIGITAL ENHANCED DSP MASTER MODULE
For VADIS D.C.II mixing consoles; rotary encoders allow direct and fast access to DSP parameters; access to all channel parameters from a single button.
TALLY AND UMD CONFIGURATION PROGRAM
TELEVISION SYSTEMS TALLYMAN
+44 1628 687 200;www.televisionsystems.ltd.uk
Allows users to reconfigure tally systems easily and to interface to hardware including switchers, routers and multiviewers; allows an operator from single position to control the entire system.
WOHLER TECHNOLOGIES, PANORAMADTV VAMP2-SDA
Offers two selectable SDI digital and two composite analog video sources in a 2RU unit; a composite video monitor output from the selected SDI is included for use with larger, external video monitors.
MAXELL PROFESSIONAL DV (DV-PRO)
Developed for use in Mini DV and DV systems within the professional video and broadcast markets; integrates Maxell's Multipuretron vapor-deposited film; DV-PRO enhances picture quality and durability in demanding ENG/EFP applications.
ORAD HI-TEC SYSTEMS CYBERGRAPHICS
Interfaces to industry standard newsrooms such as iNews and ENPS via MOS and TCP/IP protocols; user-friendly API for creating dedicated control applications, tools for centralization, management and editing of content.
KTECH DISTRIBUTED TRANSMISSION TECHNOLOGY
Distributed transmission technology employs GPS signals to synchronize all DTV transmitters and translators in a single channel; translators for on-channel boosters come in 1W, 5W, 10W, 50W and 100W versions.
AUDIO ROUTING MATRIX
NTP SYS NTP625
+45 44 53 11 88;www.ntpsys.com
Flexible audio matrix can be installed either as a master control room matrix system or associated to user surfaces and/or control panels for use in studios; has unlimited size.
SNELL & WILCOX HD3060
Features 12 keyers, three available on MEs one and two, and six available on ME3; has four HD frame stores with still-store backup; has four timed aux., plus 12 non-timed aux.
MOBILE NEWS EDITING SYSTEM
PANASONIC AJ-DE10 NOTEBOOK
201-392-4127;www.panasonic.com (opens in new tab)
Rugged notebook computer-based news editing system; extends DVCPRO and DV newsroom editing into the field; 1394 interface; supports 25Mbps DVCPRO and other DV-based video.
VIDEO TO MPEG-2 ENCODER
COMPUTER MODULES TS MASTER
Real-time video to DVB-ASI encoder; 1RU enclosure; provides Y/C and composite inputs and encodes to full D1 resolution at 10Mb/s; remote management and scalable resolution from half D1 to full D1.
Provides turnkey tower construction services including project planning and construction coordination, tower facility operation and management, and transmitter site development.
HD STOCK FOOTAGE
FILMDISC.COM FILMDISK STOCK FOOTAGE
Royalty-free HD stock footage; 50-disk library with 20 shots/disk ranging from seven to 15 seconds each.
PRODUCTION AUTOMATION SYSTEM
Can perform back-to-back transitions with up to two upstream key layers; has CG list display from news automation system scripts and rundowns that illustrate the “slug name”; includes script synchronization.
OMNIBUS SYSTEMS HEADLINE
+44 8705 004300;www.omnibus.tv
Features ingest, machine control, router control, desktop media viewing, craft editor support, integration with the newsroom computer system, playout, manual server content management and manual archiving.
MIRANDA TECHNOLOGIES DENSITÉ
Provides video and audio signal measurement and alarm profiling, as well as visual confidence monitoring with low latency, low bit rate video, and audio streaming over standard IP networks.
RECEIVE AND PLAYBACK APPLIANCE
Automatically receives MPEG video sent over standard IP networks from other Telestream appliances or FlipFactory applications; media is received and stored until users are ready to view them on large-screen video monitors.
DIGITAL VIRTUAL LIBRARY
ASACA FIREFLY DM SERIES
Delivers up to 48TB of data per library at an unprecedented 400MB/s; each library can sustain up to a maximum of 400MB/s of I/O; self-monitoring analysis and reporting technology (SMART) tool helps avoid data loss.
IRDETO ACCESS CYPHERCAST FOR IPTV
Designed for operators requiring secure deployment of premium video over DSL and FTTH; features real-time encryption; session-based encryption includes limited-life keys and encryption of individual VOD sessions.
MINIATURE DIRECT DV RECORDER
LAIRD TELEMEDIA CAPDIV
Designed for recording edit-ready clips directly to its integrated hard drive from any DV camcorder while shooting; eliminates the lengthy capture process; clips are accessible by the user's NLE system for post production.
BROADCAST GRAPHICS AUTOMATION
VERTIGOXMEDIA PRODUCER XMEDIA
Has full MOS-compliance; features “smart” templates defining output format and production logic; includes multiple live data feeds that can share between applications; no custom programming required.
ADC FIBER OPTIC CONNECTORS
CLARK WIRE & CABLE FASTERM SC AND ST CONNECTORS
Compatible with either 3mm or 900µm fiber optic cable; 62.5/125 or 50/125µm fiber size; extremely low loss (<.2db typical and low reflectance db designed to install in less than three minutes with standard fiber optic tools.>
MPEG AND DOLBY DIGITAL ENCODING PLATFORM
OPTIBASE MPEG MOVIEMAKER 200S PUBLISHER
Comes bundled with MPEG Composer 200 version 3.7, allowing customization and control of encoding parameters; features include DVB and ATSC compliance, as well as support for Dolby Digital 5.1 input with synchronized muxing.
ANALOG VIDEO CARD
BLACKMAGIC DESIGN DECKLINKSP
+61 (3) 9682 4770;www.decklink.com
Features analog component YUV video input and output, analog stereo-balanced XLR audio input and output, and separate SDI video monitoring output; separates SPDIF digital audio outputs for monitoring or high-end mastering.
COLOR CONTROL SUITE
PANDORA POGLE EVOLUTION
+44 1474 561000;pogle.pandora-int.com
Includes an integrated Wacom drawing tablet, dedicated knobs and soft keys; hardware and software is linked by a high-speed network; individual modules contain their own RISC processor.
FULLY AUTOMATED MOBILE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
BT BROADCAST SERVICES BT SATNET
202-721-8599;www.broadcast.bt.com (opens in new tab)
Provides uplink and satellite capacity controlled and operated from a central hub; can be easily fitted to the roof of most vehicles; PC interface is designed to be easy to use; incorporates fixed transmit setting.
DIGITAL WIRELESS CAMERA SYSTEM
LINK RESEARCH LINKXP2
+44 1923 200 900;www.linkres.co.uk
Designed for live broadcast; offers reverse camera control; supplied as a complete camera back with a Sony BVV-5 interface, making it compatible with all broadcast cameras.
DIGITAL GRADING AND COLOR CORRECTION SYSTEM
Offers a resolution-independent environment capable of processing images of any resolution as well as a color grading environment with real-time primary color correction and playback of up to 2K 10-bit RGB data.
CONSTANT-EFFICIENCY RF AMPLIFIER
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS ELECTRON DEVICES L-3 CEA 130
Operates from 470MHz to 810MHz; combines a multi-stage depressed collector with an inductive output amplifier; DC input power nearly proportional to RF output over a wide power range.
HIGH-RESOLUTION VIDEO DISPLAY PROCESSOR
ZANDAR TECHNOLOGIES FUSIONPRO
Offers multi-window display technology; carries a range of plug-in processing cards and associated I/O, enabling users to combine input formats — analog video, SDI, computer, DVI and HD — in one system.
Inserter stores logos in flash memory so the user can quickly access them through the device's front-panel quick-select keys or through GPI inputs; logos can be static or moving, and can be as small as one percent of the display area; their position and fade rate are user controllable.
AES DIGITAL AUDIO SIGNAL
SIGMA OCTASTREAM FAMILY
Consists of the DA5320 mixer and subframe router, the DA5315 variable delay compensator, the DA5325 sample rate converter and the SG5605 audio reference generator; designed for the S5000 signal management frame.
9.4-METER DUAL-REFLECTOR EARTH STATION ANTENNAS
ANDREW EARTH STATION ANTENNAS
Available for Ku or K-Band two- or four-port configurations with linear or circular polarization; features aluminum and steel construction; wind survival up to 125 mph.
ATSC TRANSPORT STREAM MONITOR AND ANALYZER
TRIVENI DIGITAL STREAMSCOPE MT-25
Monitors, measures and analyzes DTV streams and signals to ensure they are error-free and comply with the ATSC standards; includes an at-a-glance transport stream summary display and support for closed captioning.
TACTICAL OPTICAL CABLE
Transports up to 32 video and 128 audio in 1RU; maximum of 768 channels on one tactical cable; modular design; 10-bit video with S/N ratio greater than 67dB; video bandwidth of 6.5MHz.
+44 1494 558 121;www.aspextechnology.com
New services or features can be introduced after the final product has been deployed; if specifications change during the development cycle, the processing bandwidth can be increased accordingly.
3U DIGITAL/ANALOG TV MODULES
BROADCAST TECHNOLOGY 3000 SERIES
+44 1264 332 633;www.btl.uk.com
Includes the DTCA 3000 DVB-CI CA module, capable of descrambling multiple services; and the DTDA 3000 DVB-ASI distribution amplifier with three switched DVB-ASI inputs and six DVB/ASI-compliant outputs.
LCD WAVEFORM MONITOR
ASTRO WM-3004 WAVEFORM MONITOR
Portable HDTV waveform monitor; high brightness and contrast; supports 23 formats of HD and SD video; one audio output selectable from 16 channels of imbedded audio.
AKG K 171 STUDIO (SHOWN BELOW) AND K 271 STUDIO
Feature AKG's Varimotion XXL transducers used in the K 141 and K 240 models; the K 171 Studio combines the benefits of a closed-back design with the light weight and comfort of supra-aural headphones; the K 271 Studio combines the benefits of AKG's circumaural “around-the-ear” design with a closed-back design for maximum isolation from ambient noise.
VIDEO SERVICES ROUTER
SKYSTREAM NETWORKS MEDIAPLEX-20
Has 20-slot chassis with full hot swappable-capable modules; provides backplane connectivity and management capability for all modules; provides video and data interface connectivity.
CONCURRENT COMPUTER MEDIAHAWK
Placed on an existing LAN, the unit functions like a digital videotape player; designed to deliver full-screen, TV-like quality video (25fps to 30fps) to a desktop computer.
CRYSTAL VISION SYNAD124
+44 1223 497049;www.crystalvision.tv
Includes tracking audio delay for up to two groups of embedded audio; allows video feeds containing embedded audio to be re-timed; eight mono channels of audio can be delayed to match the video from any two audio groups.
UNIVERSAL-FORMAT DVE SYSTEM
Allows the creation of real-time video effects in either SD (525 or 625) or HD (720, 1035 or 1080) at all known frame rates; internal hard drive for more storage and fast save/recall of files.
DIGITAL INTERMEDIARY TOOL
Features 2K film; HD and SD sequential image review with option I/O module; NLE editing of 2K film, HD and SD material; ingestion system for sequential image export; network shared storage for frame depot and crash and batch capture with EDL import.
DIGITAL MATRIX INTERCOM
TELEX RTS CRONUS
Thirty-two port system occupying 2RU; its standard configuration offers the ability to link up to four units into a single 128-port matrix over distances of hundreds of meters.
MEDIA LIFECYCLE-MANAGEMENT TOOLS
BBC TECHNOLOGY COLLEDIA
Enables broadcasters to produce high-quality content more efficiently at every stage of the creation, management and distribution lifecycle.
AUDIO TEST SOFTWARE
AUDIO PRECISION PC AUDIO TEST APP2010
Measures the audio performance of a PC sound device such as a sound card or a motherboard implementation; comprises a suite of tests that measure level, phase, distortion, noise, crosstalk and other parameters.
HD ENCODING SOFTWARE
HEURIS MPEG POWER PROFESSIONAL — DTV HD
Program runs on both PC and Mac platforms and allows customers to create ATSC-compliant streams on the same computer system as their favorite HD nonlinear editing systems.
SWITCHCRAFT AAA SERIES
Available in three to seven pins or contacts; features easy twist on combination handle/strain relief, and only two parts to assemble; strain relief is designed to accommodate most popular cable sizes; also features a rugged die-cast metal handle for optimum protection and increased signal shielding.
Provides support for analog as well as digital signals; allows you to mix and match analog audio, AES and time code in the same frame; a single NV7256-Plus frame supports matrix sizes up to 256×256; multiple frames may be linked together to build larger systems; expansion is linear.
TEKTRONIX WVR600 SERIES RASTERIZER
Monitors both analog and digital video signals in an advanced all-digital architecture; offers high-resolution output to external displays; includes two SD SDI inputs and two audio inputs (analog and/or AES/EBU).
DNF CONTROLS DMAT-O
Designed for Odetics protocol-based video servers; allows users to assign playout speed for every element in their highlight list; access up to four record trains for the creation of clips and highlight lists.
Works in conjunction with news automation systems including Avid's iNews, AvStar and a MOS interface with AP's ENPS; translates the rundown and controls video servers, switchers and tape machines.
DIGITAL COMPOSITING SYSTEM
ULTIMATTE ULTIMATTE 10
Automatically calculates optimum matte settings upon backing color selection; features include an eight-input router, full RGB foreground and background color controls.
Can be controlled externally; all parts of the panel provide continuous status monitoring; any error conditions can be immediately flagged; alarms can be configured to suit user requirements.
NUCOMM ANALOG CODER
Extends the use of analog microwave systems into the digital domain; once upgraded, the system will support a variety of digital signal and data rates from 1Mb/s to 30Mb/s, including SMPTE-310, DVB-ASI and a T1 Data Pack.
RADIO FREQUENCY SYSTEMS COMPACTLINE
Range now includes a four-foot antenna to be used for point-to-point applications; incorporates all the standard features of the company's single and dual polarized CompactLine ranges.
SOFTWARE-ONLY MEASUREMENT PACKAGE
+44 1494 793763;www.hamlet.co.uk
Designed for the desktop editing market; provides real-time precise waveform and vectorscope displays of DV video, and level and phase displays of embedded audio.
DIGITAL AUDIO MIXING CONSOLE
EUPHONIX NEW SYSTEM 5-B
Upgraded software increases capacity from 72 to 96 digital channels using a single DSP core; includes a dedicated mix-minus bus with single-button-press mix-minus outputs and talkback from each channel.
WAVEFORM MONITOR SERIES
Advanced video measurement tools for production, post-production, distribution and transmission of HD and SD content. Features an optional audio monitoring module to validate standards and document compliance.
VIRTUAL TELEVISION PRODUCTION SYSTEM
Renders ray-traced virtual studios in real time; allows the virtual and real video world to be mixed seamlessly in real time; enables real-time control of lighting, transparency and color.
VIDEO DESIGN RESEARCH LUCI AND RICKI
Virtual telecine comprised of Cintel's primary and secondary color corrector (LUCI) and Video Design Research's HD-DDR (Ricki); combination reduces the time needed on the telecine by one-fourth.
AUDIO PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY WORLDNET MILANO
+028 9037 1110;www.aptx.com
Multi-algorithm ISDN codec for broadcast, post production and voice-over applications; provides connectivity with APT codecs including WorldNet DSM100/Pro-Link, DRT128 and BCFs.
MANAGEMENT AND SHARING SOFTWARE
STUDIO NETWORK SOLUTIONS SANMP
Allows workstations with different operating systems to concurrently access info. from a storage area network; does not require a server or Ethernet connection; can configure, manage, share and access SAN resources.
DIGITAL SOLID-STATE UHF TRANSMITTER
Offers 2.5KW to 20KW of power; features include a fully redundant design, intuitive advanced diagnostics and an extensive monitoring system designed to simplify maintenance.
12MM HEAVY-DUTY HYBRID FIBER CABLES
GEPCO HDC120 SERIES
Consists of the HDC120 and HDC120PU; designed for SMPTE 311M HD camera applications; both feature an increased overall diameter, larger gage copper conductors, and Kevlar-reinforced and tube-jacketed single-mode fibers for durability.
Tools and applications offer users interactive services including sports, t-commerce, gaming, voting and enhanced TV; provides stand-alone applications and enhanced content to help users increase average revenue per user, retain users and increase ratings.
SERVER EXPANSION SYSTEM
This hardware and software platform expands disk-to-disk storage of digital content for content-delivery systems and video servers; features more than 1.4TB of RAID 5 storage on a 1RU chassis.
MULTI SDI MONITOR
LEADER INSTRUMENTS LV 5700
Features an XGA TFT color LCD; tests 14 HD-SDI and SD-SDI formats with digital processing compliant to SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M anleaderd SMPTE 296M; automatically detects input format and colorimetry.
OPTICOMM DIGIBAND DVX-5400
Multiplexer uses time-division multiplexing (TDM) to transmit four channels of uncompressed serial digital video across one laser; delivers a payload of 270Mb/s for each channel, or a net payload of 1.080Gb/s.
HD SET-TOP BOX
PIONEER VOYAGER 3501HD
Enables cable customers to view HD programs in all 16 ATSC formats supported by the cable industry, including 720p and 1080i, in both 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios.
FOR-A IVS-500 AND IVS-300
IVS-500 provides digital input and output; IVS-300 provides analog composite I/O; both correct picture shake and judder while preserving intentional camera movements.
DIGITAL VIDEO ROUTER
A unique architecture and a high density 256×256 crosspoint module enables new 256×256 system to expand to 512×512 without DAs or secondary switching.
AUDIO, VIDEO AND DATA TRANSPORT
One-box solution used to transport audio, video and data; supports IP routing, ATM switching, E-3 and DS-3 microwave transport and more, simultaneously.
COAX CAMERA CONTROL SYSTEM
Uses the common RG-59 coax cable to link the camera and base station; provides video transmission with return monitor video to the camera, camera controls, program audio, intercom transmission, and IFB talent feedback.
SUN MICROSYSTEMS STOREDGE 9000 SERIES
Series includes the Sun StorEdge 9970 and 9980 systems; optimized for the Solaris operating environment; certified for Sun Cluster 3.0.
Allows adjustable M-S stereo imaging via an independent dual capsule system; documents directional information for use in future stereo mixes.
HYBRID EDITING SYSTEM
EDITWARE FASTRACK SE
New editing option adds classic linear-style display next to the standard graphical timeline display; allows edits to be created or modified using linear-style keystroke functions while the timeline display updates instantly.
PIXEL INSTRUMENTS UMAT-1200
Provides reference-quality A/D and D/A conversion, digital sample rate conversion and audio monitoring through internal speakers and external headphones; stereo analog, AES/EBU balanced digital, SMPTE unbalanced digital and S/PDIF inputs and outputs are standard.
GENELEC LSE SERIES
Incorporate built-in 6.1 bass management and an extended frequency range for multichannel playback environments; series includes 8", 10", 12" and dual-driver 12" models (pictured: the 7071A model).
650-526-1600;www.pinnaclesys.com (opens in new tab)
Single-channel CG suited for local broadcasters or larger facilities needing additional Deko seats; delivers layer-based motion controls; supports optional ClipDeko internal clip player and the new DekoObjex option.
REPLAY AND EDITING SERVER
Records super-motion sequences and normal video feeds simultaneously in uninterrupted loop-mode; allows up to four operators to carry out smooth replays instantly and edit with wipe and dissolve effects.
MEDIA 100 844/X VERSION 2
Features new tool sets for unlimited-layer compositing, editing and audio; new color correction tool set enables users to view and interactively adjust and match the color values of clips instantly and accurately.
MAGNI SYSTEMS MCP-601
First in the MagniCoder Premier line; seamlessly overlays high-resolution computer DVI/XGA standard content onto an incoming SDI 601 or analog signal.
ASPEN ELECTRONICS ASPEKT
New line of chargers addresses Aspen V-mount batteries, Aspen's Nexus system or standard NP batteries of any manufacturer; state-of-the-art charge programming; features AllChem capability and simultaneous charging.
AKG SR 4000
Wideband diversity frequency-agile UHF receiver; offers maximum dynamic range; features a backlit display and jog wheel; also includes a data-encrypted Pilot Tone decoder unit.
NTP TIME SERVERS
ESE NTP TIME SERVERS
Allow users to put time information onto a network; when the time server is plugged into the network and configured, any client on the network can request time.
MASTER CONTROL PANEL
UTAH SCIENTIFIC MC-2020
Fully compatible with all previous generations; features multiple keyers, internal DVE options, embedded audio operation and multichannel support; compatible with the MC-500 series.
PC DATA LINK
Field-retrofittable link enables PC-based communications between Minilyzer and Digilyzer; consists of a small plug-in USB communications interface board that can be retrofitted inside all Minilyzers and Digilyzers.
DK AUDIO PTV PT5202
Compact VariTime sync generator includes all features necessary for professional sync, timing and test signals in one half-sized box; front panel controls enable users to operate the sync generator without a PC.
SYSTEMS INTEGRATION SERVICES
THE SYSTEMS GROUP
Consults, designs, engineers and integrates electronics for modern broadcasting facilities; has completed multichannel origination and master control consolidation projects.
DIGITAL IOT TRANSMITTER
AXCERA VISIONARY DT
Uses a DT2B-based exciter driving LDMOS IPAs for continuous linear and nonlinear adaptive pre-correction; exciter can be locked to any precision 10MHz standard for a ±2Hz frequency stability.
Capable of running on existing set-top boxes; includes an optimized pJava-based Java Virtual Machine; supports major chipsets and major RTOS; offers a small DRAM and Flash footprint.
HD SET-TOP BOX
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA EXPLORER 3250HD
Features more audio options, and new stretch and zoom capabilities for HDTVs; utilizes a 166MHz processor; provides 40MB of application and program memory to manage multiple tasks and applications.
QUVIS QUBIT MODEL ST
Features 50 video/graphics formats; includes QSDTI, a new high-speed media transport interface; redesigned audio processing architecture; hot swappable drive support; two front removable drives.
TANDBERG TELEVISION TT6330 MEDIALINK
Demodulates off-air 8-VSB signals into individual ASI streams for remultiplexing and remodulation prior to transport through a cable network; features multichannel capacity.
TRIVENI DIGITAL SKYSCRAPER
Platform for managing data to be broadcast through the digital television infrastructure; new features for receiver targeting, encryption and support for multi-station networks provide increased opportunities for broadcasters, and content providers to design and deploy innovative, revenue-generating solutions using digital television.
AUDIO PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY APT-X MODULE
+028 9037 1110;www.aptx.com
Utilizes 2.4GHz Bluetooth; designed to offer third-party manufacturers a module for wireless speaker, headphone, microphone, in-ear monitoring and PA systems; offers 20kHz bandwidth at a sub five-millisecond delay; additional features includes reverse control channel, forward error protection and adaptive frequency hopping.
STUDIO EDITING VTR
SONY ELECTRONICS SRW-5000
Can record and play back the 1920×1080 HD format at 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 30p, 50i or 59.94i; can also record and play back the 1280×email@example.com HD format; can play back all existing HDCAM tapes; captures all of these formats at 10-bit depth, records 12 channels of 24-bit audio; features dynamic tracking playback, pre-read, and edit confidence and record monitoring.
PHANTOM POWER TESTERS
CANFORD P-48 AND PHANTOM TONE GENERATOR
+44 191 418-1000;www.canford.co.uk
Delivers up to 48TB of data per library at an unprecedented 400MB/s; Each library can sustain up to a maximum of 400MB/s of I/O compared with tape speeds of 20MB/s; the self-monitoring analysis and reporting technology (SMART) tool helps avoid data loss by serving as an early warning system to disk failure; available in three basic configurations.
CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
PANASONIC DCM SOLUTION
201-392-4127;www.panasonic.com (opens in new tab)
Expanded digital content management powered by SISCOM software; features Windows Media 9 encoding/decoding; system provides proprietary digital logging and retrieval platform.
LEITCH NEO VR
Full-featured modular digital video recorder packaged on a single, space-saving module; equipped with dual fixed onboard hard drives, can record a total of four hours of high-quality programming; up to 12 units to be housed in a single frame. Supporting industry-standard control protocols, the NEO VR operates with existing VTR control panels.
TRANSPORT STREAM MONITOR
SENCORE TSM 1770
Performs confidence monitoring of up to four transport streams in real time; can analyze individual streams up to 213Mb/s with a maximum total bandwidth of 320Mb/s.
978-640-6789;www.avid.com (opens in new tab)
Offers advanced machine control, the ability to store CGs with the script, and the synchronicity of words with pictures inside NewsCutter and Media Browse systems; ControlAir system controls up to 32 on-air playback devices.
MSDC IOT TRANSMITTER
Offers a single-cabinet version for power levels up to 30kW; Remote Parameter Monitoring and Control system (RPM) allows monitoring through a standard Internet connection.
DV DISK RECORDER
FOCUS ENHANCEMENTS FIRESTORE DR-DV5000
Up to six hours of DV video can be recorded to a single removable disk drive; unit weighs two pounds and mounts directly between the video camera body and battery system.
201-392-4127;www.panasonic.com (opens in new tab)
Studio or portable VTR, suitable for IEEE-1394-based nonlinear editing applications; offers playback compatibility with ¼-inch-tape-based DV compression video formats and can operate in both NTSC and PAL television standards; can either be AC- or DC-powered, and records on miniDV cassettes or full-sized DV cassettes without the need for an adaptor; the maximum recording time is 276 minutes on a single cassette.
MASTER SYNC/CLOCK GENERATOR
Provides a range of synchronizing signals and locks the in-house master clock system to the master video sync pulse generator; six independently phasable reference outputs and two independent LTC time code outputs.
DIGITAL AUDIO ROUTER
AUDIOARTS ENGINEERING ADR-32
Compact rackmount digital audio router features front-panel X-Y control and a built-in monitor speaker; designed to interface with Wheatstone and Audioarts digital console source display strips; can be populated with modular I/O cards for up to 32×32 matrix; two RS-485 ports provide links for communications, consoles and automation systems; optional event scheduler software available.
ASSET MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
CHYRON PRO-BEL MAPP ASSET MANAGEMENT
Software suite has been extended to support distributed broadcast models such as centralcasting; media and metadata can be transferred between multiple MAPP systems and third-party management products; system now checks quality of material automatically during acquisition.
FORTEL DTV FS-415
For applications in which analog I/O is not needed; features a modular design and up to nine A/V synchronizers or 18 video-only in one 4RU frame with redundant power supplies.
ROBOTIC CAMERA CONTROL
VINTEN AUTOCAM CONTROLLERS
Series 200 controllers enable control of from eight up to an unlimited number of cameras; PCS-125 controller is an entry-level single-camera mobile software control solution for any Windows-based PC or laptop.
Designs, engineers and manufactures broadcast antennas for DTV and NTSC, FM antennas, combiners, switches, transmission lines, waveguides and dehydrators; provides custom solutions for its customers' unique requirements.
SIGNAL PROCESSING PRODUCTS
NETWORK ELECTRONICS CONQUER
A new line synchronizer, video delay, multiplexer and serial digital video DAs complement A/D and D/A video and audio converters, embedders, de-embedders, frame synchronizers, DAs, and video and audio delays.
Resolution Coexistence allows material of any resolution, color space and bit depth to be loaded without the need to restart or partition the disk; timeline interface provides easy access to editing tools; comes with RAID disk protection; supports 16-bit processing with Quantel's Dynamic Rounding.
CINE-STYLE ZOOM LENS
Features a 4.5mm focal length at its widest end; provides a 93.6-degree horizontal field of view and focus rotation up to 280 degrees for easier and more exact focusing, with little focus breathing.
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