Snell & Wilcox debuts two new upconversion products

Snell & Wilcox introduced its new Quasar HDTV upconverter and IQ Modular products for decoding and upconversion in the broadcast infrastructure.

Quasar integrates motion estimation technology based on its Ph.C technology to produce clear HD outputs from a variety of SD inputs. Quasar can preserve high-frequency detail in action-packed images from sporting events and at converting the fine detail in scrolling text and captions – even when signals contain a mixture of film- and video-originated material.

IQDEC modules include a 12-bit Golden Gate decoder, synchronizer and audio embedder with noise reduction all on one compact card. Completing the transition between analog and HD video is the IQUDC synchronizing HD-, SD-SDI up-, down- and crossconverter.

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