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TV Technology Europe Announces Recipients of STAR Awards at IBC2007

TV Technology-Europe has announced the recipients for the coveted STAR Awards presented at IBC2007.

The STAR Award (Superior Technology Award Recipient) is designed to celebrate and showcase the preeminent technological innovations available to the broadcast industry. TV Technology Europe’s editor reviewed a variety of products, examined the technical applications and their overall contribution to the industry, and then chose 21 winners.

“STAR awards are given to interesting new products that help a user save money or accomplish a task in an easier way,” said Mark Hallinger, Editor of TV Technology Europe. “The products selected help advance the industry—some were chosen because of technical novelty or innovation, some because they filled an important gap in the production or transmission chain, and some because they were just cool products.”

The recipients of the TV Technology-Europe STAR Awards are:

Autoscript — ELP-8DV field-portable prompting system
Avocent — Emerge DM2000 Desktop Manager Ethernet-based KVM system
Bron Kobold — Para 220 FB Production giant umbrella reflector
Cobalt Digital — 9061 Compass Card
Harris — Nexio AMP advanced media platform
Microwave Radio Communications — OB5000 portable high-capacity modulator & demodulaor
Nucomm — Remote Camera Control Accessory
Pixel Power — Pixel Promo DJ
Pixelmetrix — Electronic Couch Potato
Quantel — Stereoscopic 3D Option for Pablo iQ and Max
Rohde & Schwarz — R&S SLx8000/XLx8000 low-power transmitters
RTS — KP-32CLD color display keypanel
Sachtler — SOOM multifunction tripod system
Siano Mobile Silicon — SMS8021 chip antenna for mobile digital TV applications
SquareHead Technology — AudioScope “zoom audio” system
Swe-Dish Satellite Systems AB — CommuniCase system
Teletest — OZL7007 wireless director’s monitor
Thomson — Grass Valley LDK 8000 SportCam
ViewCast — Osprey-700 HD digital video capture card
Vinten — Vector950 Active pan and tilt head
Zandar — QS100 HD Quad multiviewer on a card