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IN THE NEWS
Nevion Introduces Optical Processing Solutions
Nevion, a leading video transport provider for broadcasters, service providers and government entities worldwide, introduced signal processing solutions in its Flashlink line that provide greater flexibility and performance to the processing of 3G-, HD- and SD-SDI optical schemes at CommunicAsia. The Flashlink family of signal processing and transport solutions is integral to Nevion’s fully managed video networking across all network infrastructures. A highly integrated audio embedder, the AV-3G-XMUX provides simultaneous embedding and deembedding of eight AES3 stereo digital audio channels into digital 3G-, HD- or SD-SDI. Configurable as an optical transmitter and receiver for varying optical schemes – short haul, CWDM or DWDM – the product enables users to copy or move audio groups without additional delay, access eight AES3 ports that can be individually configured as inputs or outputs, generate video and audio signals, and embed and transport asynchronous serial data. A series of new 3G-SDI multi bitrate distribution amplifiers provides high-performance media distribution for signal formats from 19.4Mbps in studio and broadcast applications. The DA Flashlink series is configurable for cable equalising and reclocking of DVB-ASI, SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 3G-SDI signal formats, and as a 1 x 8/6 distribution amplifier (DA). A passive relay bypass function included with several backplane board versions enables full redundancy in case of main or card failure. “These product introductions represent another step forward for Flashlink’s comprehensive and fully integrated optical solutions,” said Arne-Johan Martinsen, director of product management, Flashlink. “More efficient processing enables broadcasters to better leverage their video networks for the most cost-effective and reliable content transport.” Nevion’s up/down/cross converter – Flashlink UDC-HD-XMUX4 – which provides broadcast-quality format conversion with motion adaptive de-interlacer, full support for active format description (AFD) and built-in frame synchroniser with de-glitcher, now also supports closed captions. Since its inception more than a decade ago, the Flashlink product family has gained a reputation for providing real-world signal processing and video broadcast distribution requirements with products that are easy for broadcasters to use. Flashlink products are recognised by high feature density with extensive control and monitoring capabilities and ultra-low power consumption, packed in attractively small form factors.

Digiback Jr.
Petrol Bags has introduced a backpack equipment protection solution for transporting and carrying videoenabled DSLR cameras. The new Petrol Bags Digiback Jr DSLR Digiback Backpack sports a Jr DSLR smart, ergonomic Backpack shell design and is packed with features that offer the ultimate in practicality, convenience, and equipment protection. The top lid unzips smoothly to reveal an upper compartment contoured to fit a DSLR camera with the lens mounted. When outfitted with a telephoto or other extra long lens, the camera can be inserted vertically. The spacious lower chamber has ample room for storing important accessories. Removable internal dividers help secure contents and create pockets for holding a mattebox, camera plate, follow focus, extra lenses, and more. Contents are cushioned by layers of padded red fabric.

STB Installs Riedel Artist & Acrobat Intercom
The Ukrainian broadcast provider STB Ukraine, one of the largest Ukrainian broadcast networks, equipped its ten camera HD OB truck with a communications installation from Riedel Communications. Riedel installed a communications system combining wired Artist digital matrix intercom with wireless Acrobat intercom technology. Responsible for the installation was the systems integrator TVC, UAB Televizijos ir ryšio sistemos, Šiauliai, Lithuania. For their new OB truck the Ukrainian TV broadcaster STB Ukraine decided to install a comprehensive Artist digital matrix intercom system that also offers the integration of the OB truck’s Acrobat installation. Eight Artist 2000 series and six Artist 5000 series desktop control panels provide the needed communications STB Ukraine’s new HD OB truck ports. Artist intercom An additional Riedel Acrobat matrices can be easily installation is completing the setup. expanded to up to 1,024x1,024 nonAcrobat provides full-duplex wireless blocking ports. Their fully redundant VoIP-over-DECT communications. concept offers maximum reliability. It features a licence-free, cellular “For our truck we wanted both architecture with seamless hand-over maximum stability and flexibility. between cells, allowing each Acrobat With the combination of Artist and Wireless Beltpack to continuously Acrobat technology we have the monitor and automatically select best of both worlds. Artist renowned the best connection to the Acrobat system stability and the flexible use of Cell Controller. The truck is already Acrobat’s wireless technology,” said installed and in use. Ruslan Polizchuk, technical director.

Hamlet 9K Series
Hamlet has introduced the 9K Series. This is based on the proven and popular DS9000 DigiScope and MS9000 MonitorScope platforms, but is supplied in a pre-configured form to meet common user requirements, at a special low price. The configurations available cover common combinations of signals to be tested, including analogue video as well as SD, HD and 3Gb/s HD digital streams. While models in the 9K Series are sold as pre-configured packages, they retain the modular construction of the original products, and so if requirements change the customer can add new functionality simply by replacing the signal module.


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In Broadcast - July/August 2011
Contents
Whats New in Our Global Village
iPad The Game Changer
Outside Broadcasters Feel the Pinch
Innovative Camera Supports - Beyond the Tripod
IP-Based Remote Television Studio Control
Trilogy's Gemini - Pioneering the Use of IP in Broadcast Intercom
The Ears Have It: The Drive for Better Sounding Mobile Content
IBC Sneak Peak
Monitoring Systems For Today's Digital, Multiplatform Era
New Developments in Broadcast Test and Measurement
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In Broadcast - July/August 2011 - Whats New in Our Global Village
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In Broadcast - July/August 2011 - Trilogy's Gemini - Pioneering the Use of IP in Broadcast Intercom
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In Broadcast - July/August 2011 - The Ears Have It: The Drive for Better Sounding Mobile Content
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