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Upcoming Gear For CABSAT 2013
Here’s a rundown of some of the latest technologies that will feature at CABSAT 2013 in Dubai this month…

By Jim Evans
Contributing Editor

Q

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uantel is showcasing its
full range of broadcast and
post solutions. Enterprise sQ HD
fast-turnaround news production
systems that are relied on by
leading broadcasters around the
world such as ERTU, ESPN, BBC
and many others to maintain their
competitive advantage.
Files, video and metadata are
handled seamlessly in a totally
integrated workflow. Broadcast,
podcasts, web, mobile devices –
all are supported and full HD and
Stereo3D production capability are
designed and built into all systems,
future-proofing the investment.
The user interface is easy to learn
and use, as well as being scalable
to meet different users’ individual
requirements.
Enterprise sQ integrates fully
with all major file-based acquisition
systems, NRCS, automation, asset
management and archive systems.
Quantel’s own Mission Media and
Asset Management system gives
enhanced access to and control of
media assets.
QTube global media workflow
technology allows media
professionals to find and use stored
media – wherever it is and wherever
they are. QTube is designed to
provide distributed access to stored
content, including growing files. It
is totally scalable and provides
users with frame-accurate editing
of video and audio. Digital nonlinear
workflows are now globalised using
just the internet.
QTube users can combine content
from multiple sites, whether on
Quantel Enterprise sQ systems,
generic IT storage or cloud-based
storage. QTube automatically
manages the movement of only
the required frames of hi-res media
from all the different servers to the
destination server.
Pablo Rio is Quantel’s new
software colour correction and
finishing system that runs on highperformance PC hardware. Pablo
Rio exploits NVIDIA Maximus multiGPU technology to deliver fantastic
interactivity and throughput. Pablo
Rio can handle everything demanded
of a modern post facility – from high
frame rate file-based media to multilayer Stereo3D working.
Thomson Video Networks
is highlighting its advanced

contribution and distribution
solutions. The ViBE CP6000
contribution platform will be joined
by the new RD6000 contribution
receiver decoder, designed for all
satellite and telecom contribution
networks requiring up to 4:2:2 10-bit.
Thomson Video Networks will also
demonstrate its complete range of
distribution systems covering every
delivery requirement from HD to
Web streaming, including the ViBE
EM4000 and EM2000 multi-channel
HD/SD encoders and the ViBE
VS7000 platform for over-the-top
and convergent TV services.

ViBE CP6000 contribution platform

The RD6000 is the latest
generation of integrated receiver
decoder in the RD series from
T h o m s o n Vi d e o N e t w o r k s .
Developed for MPEG contribution
applications, the RD6000 supports
today’s highest quality contribution
video feeds and provides full MPEG2, MPEG-4, 4:2:0, 4:2:2, 8-bit, and
10-bit decoding in a single 1RU
chassis. Thanks to its rich set of
inputs and multiple audio decoding
capacities, the RD6000 is a natural
companion to the ViBE CP6000
encoder for satellite and telecom
contribution systems.
The ViBE CP6000 is a dedicated
multi-format, high-performance
platform for contribution of live
video. With the product’s modular
implementation of the optimal
MPEG-4 contribution codecs,
an unprecedented eight HD
channels per 1-RU chassis, and
industry-leading compression
performance, the ViBE CP6000 is a
substantial advance for contribution
applications. MPEG-4 and MPEG2 codecs can be enabled as
required with software licensing,
and the high-density support
simplifies infrastructure and saves
energy costs.
Hiltron has chosen CABSAT 2013
for the introduction of two major
additions to its product range: the
HMAM-IOT advanced satellite
antenna mount and the HCS4
satellite communication controller.
The HMCS D-SNG satellite-link
monitor and control system will

make its Middle East market debut.
Hiltron will be represented by Sales
Director Reinhold Wagner.
Based on Hiltron’s established
and successful HMAM motorised
antenna mount, the HMAM-IOT
incorporates inclined-orbit tracking.
To conserve guidance propellant,
older satellites are allowed to drift
further from their nominal target
position than during their main
service life. Operators therefore
offer greatly reduced transponder
capacity pricing. The HMAM-IOT’s
advanced tracking capabilities
enable the antenna to follow these
variations in position. It is the ideal
solution for cost-efficient uplinks on
inclined-orbit satellites.
The Hiltron Control System version
4 (HCS4) is a highly versatile controller
with a wide range of applications
in satellite communication. It
allows easy switchover between
main and backup devices such
as downconverters, high-power
amplifiers, waveguide switching
systems, MPEG digital video
broadcast encoders/modulators
and integrated receiver/decoders.
The HCS4 can also be used to power,
control and monitor optical-fibre
transceivers.
“The HCS4 is an evolution of our
established HCS3 satcom controller,”
states Hiltron’s Managing Director,
Michael Schiestl. “It is available
with a touch-sensitive colour LCD
screen on the front panel to allow
very easy local control. Full remote
operation via a user-friendly webbrowser-based interface and SNMP
is also possible.”
Snell’s Kahuna 360 is billed
as ‘The World’s First Native
1080p/3Gbps Switcher’. Kahuna
360 supports any format in and any
format out, on any input or output
including 1080p (single link), as
M/E technology delivers flexibility
for users sharing resources across

The HMAM-IOT incorporates
inclined-orbit tracking

Snell Kahuna 360, a native
1080p/3Gbps Switcher

multiple consoles. And now, Snell
has made the functionality of the fullsize Kahuna 360 available in a new
lower-cost Kahuna 360 Compact
– including seven keyers per M/E,
resource sharing with Make M/E
technology, and FormatFusion3,
which supports any format in and
any format out.
The Kahuna range also includes
Kahuna Flare, the first mid-level
switcher to offer standard single-link
1080p support alongside SD and HD
formats, making it ideal for over-theair broadcasts, IP, Internet delivery
platforms, and large progressivescreen presentations.
Snell’s award-winning Vega
is a new routing platform that
allows users to configure any
signal port independently for fibre
coax (copper), easing a mixed
connectivity environment and
helping broadcasters to migrate
simply and cost-effectively.
Available in 2 RU with 96 ports
or 4 RU with 192 ports, its unique
design also enables any port to be
configured as either an input or
output, providing the industry’s most
flexible asymmetric routing solution.
Vega uses proprietary algorithms
to monitor every subassembly
continuously and offers a full range
of options for maximum redundancy:
dual crosspoints, dual controllers,
dual power supplies, and dual fans
– all “hot” pluggable or replaceable.
Snell will also showcase the new
advanced hybrid processing (AHP)
technology built into the company’s
Sirius 800 series of large-scale, multiformat, expandable hybrid routers.
The 15-RU Sirius 830 features highperformance modules for flexible
routing of SD, HD, ASI, and 3Gbps
signals. New embedded audio and
AES/MADI processing modules
with AHP facilitate embedded audio
routing, audio track swapping, and
processing on all inputs and outputs.
These modules allow users to route
any combination of embedded,
discrete, and MADI sources and
destinations. AHP provides the most
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