In Broadcast - July 2012 - 18
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Vislink Features LiveGear Family
Haivision Debuts KulaByte 4 Encoder
At BroadcastAsia2012, Haivision debuted their newest products, including the KulaByte Internet Encoder. The KulaByte Internet encoder offers high picture quality, uplink efﬁciency and ROI for streaming to Dynamic Flash and Adaptive HTTP Live Streaming (HLS) networks. KulaByte combines high qualityper-bit (QPB) with tight bandwidth control and Adaptive Bitrate Control to get the most out of Internet uplinks. Haivision also debuted the KulaByte live H.264 video transcoder. Available for Linux, Haivision claims KulaByte 4.0 delivers 30% performance gains and a 30% to 40% cost reduction when
SIN: At Broadcast Asia 2012 Vislink featured “LiveGear”, which included a family of IP-centric products specially designed for new media professionals working in urban areas or remote locations. Vislink’s Marketing Operations Manager, Mark Anderson, said: “LiveGear delivers the power of a news truck in a backpack, which not only lightens the load for newsgathering teams, it provides a cost-effective alternative to the typically costly requirements of outside broadcast deployment.”
deployed in cloud environments, such as Amazon’s EC2. Discussing Haivision’s product launches at this year’s show, Peter Maag, Haivision’s Chief Marketing Officer commented: “Haivision delivers intelligent media systems that incorporate video, graphics, and metadata to help customers build, manage, and distribute their content to users throughout an enterprise or across the Internet.
KulaByte is one of the first transcoders available to take advantage of cloud computing efficiencies, delivering multiple bitrate HLS and RTMP streams for adaptive / dynamic streaming. KulaByte 4.0 introduces a simpliﬁed user interface and support for closed captioning, ad insertion, and ingestion of H.264 in MPEG-2 transport stream encapsulation.
Jampro Returns With Full Range
SIN: Jampro Antennas returned to BroadcastAsia with their full range of television and radio solutions engineered to address all aspects of the broadcast industry including DTV, DVB-T, FM and HD Radio solutions. This year’s highlight was Jampro JAT-U UHF Super Turnstile Antenna – The radome-enclosed JAT-U UHF Broadband, Band IV/V 470 – 860 MHz antenna can be either top or side-mounted on a tower for a long life of continuous service.
Front Porch Digital Innovates
18 At BroadcastAsia, Front Porch Digital introduced LYNXdr, a hosted disaster recovery (DR) service that allows global media enterprises to centralise critical assets and consolidate operations. Also introduced was LYNXlocal, a simple extension to LYNX that operates locally as an appliance, caching cloud content and providing integration to specialist systems if needed. LYNXlocal is billed as a service element at a low monthly rate. Based on the patented, Emmy Award-winning SAMMA technology, the SAMMAsolo HD migration solution is the ﬁrst of its kind to perform real-time, quality-controlled migration of content from HD videotape into a secure managed digital environment that supports With its support for complex DPX preservation while facilitating packages, DIVArchive V7.0 enables access. With a fully internationalised video-like operations on ﬁlm-carried user interface, SAMMAsolo can be content, making it desirable for ﬁlm customised for local languages, production and post-production including Mandarin Chinese. applications. LYNXsm from Front Porch digital DIVArchive V7.0 is also the ﬁrst is the industry’s ﬁrst enterprise-scale system of its kind to implement the cloud implementation of content new open Archive eXchange Format storage management (CSM). LYNX (AXF) technology. delivers adaptable on-demand scalability, reduces capital and operational costs, and revolutionises the way media organisations manage assets. F ro n t P o rc h D i g i t a l showcased DIVArchive V7.0 content storage management (CSM) system. New features and capabilities broaden the DIVAdirector array of applications.
Harris Extends Reach In MESA
UAE: Harris has expanded its Middle East and South Asia team with the appointment of Sheeraz Adil as Country Manager for Pakistan and Afghanistan. This is the first time Harris Broadcast Communications has appointed locally-based personnel to oversee the operations of these two countries. Adil will have the responsibility for driving growth in both countries through the implementation of sales and support strategies in the region.