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Boxx TV Sends Lightweight
Zenith Transmitter Sky High
B

oxx TV is demonstrating its
latest Zenith transmitter and
receiver, specially designed for
airborne filming, at NAB.
Co-founder of Boxx TV, Scott
Walker, explains: “We are seeing
a lot of interest in transmitters for
airborne cameras. Zenith is already
proven for TV – for commercials, live
sports and wildlife documentaries,
but it’s also a very useful solution
for public security applications – or
any situation requiring high quality
video from an aircraft.”
Boxx TV has created the
demonstration with partner AirKraft
Productions, to show a simple, costeffective solution for special filming
applications where HD video is
required from an airborne camera.
Zenith, which is Boxx TV’s wireless
ENG system for longer ranges,

Airborne on copter.
Inset: The Boxx TV
Zenith transmitter

operates reliably over ranges of 1km
and has achieved 30km distances
in a point-to-point set-up.
The company has produced a
new lightweight model, weighing
approximately 400g, for airborne
applications. It uses H.264 encoding
and 1080/60p and is offered in two

versions, for HDMI or HD SDI input.
The output from the receiver is
delivered as HD SDI. The data rates
and signal strengths are controlled
using web-based software
running on a laptop connected by
a Cat 5 cable.

PIX 260i From Field To Studio Recording
18

S

ound Devices is taking its
proven field technology into the
studio with its PIX 260i Production
Video Recorder at NAB.
Based on Sound Devices’ PIX
240i Recorder, the rack-mounted
PIX 260i is a file-based audio/
video recorder that seamlessly
replaces tape-based video decks
in production and post-production
environments.

Currently shipping, PIX 260i
also offers 32 tracks of audio
record/playback as well as control
functionality from browser-capable
computers and tablets.
The PIX 260i brings the features
and tools needed by production
companies and broadcasters looking
to migrate to file-based recording
and playback environments.
The PIX 260i records QuickTime
files in either
Apple ProRes
or
Avid
DNxHD video
formats. For
colour-critical
applications,
the PIX 260i
supports Apple
Sound Devices proven PIX 260i recorder
ProRes 4444

through its 12-bit, 4:4:4 3G-SDI I/O.
Users can also play out files from the
PIX 260i for real-time applications.
PIX 260i recorders can be
controlled from browser-capable
computers and tablets.
When connected to a data
network, transport controls and
setup menu controls are available on
the Sound Devices PIXNET, which
offers IP-addressable control of one
or multiple PIX 260i recorders. Up to
four SATA drives can be connected
to the PIX 260i simultaneously.
PIX 260i’s convenient half-rack,
2U chassis dimension allows it
to be easily integrated into any
existing environment.
The PIX-RACK accessory includes
one full 2U rack, which can hold
two PIX 260is.

RTS ADAM
OMNEO Links
USA: RTS ADAM intercom matrix
products and OMNEO professional
media networking technology have
come together in a big way at NAB.
The new RTS ADAM OMNEO
interface cards transform the
RTS ADAM intercom system
into a flexible, IP-based, AVBcompatible intercom network.
OMNEO media networking
architecture goes beyond traditional
AVB solutions by incorporat-ing both
industry standard OCA control,
AVB media transport as well as IPbased transport, ensuring future
interconnectivity with a growing
number of devices.

Cinegy Player
NAB Giveaway
USA: Cinegy Player Licenses (worth
$129 each) will go to the first 1,000
visitors to the Cinegy booth at NAB.
Cinegy Player – a standalone tool
for viewing broadcast files – includes:
an MXF analysis engine; AS-11
and AS-03 support and metadata
display; Wide-range support for
popular MXF formats; Cinecoder
format decoding; Frame accurate
video playback and scrubbing
with professional audio VU meters;
Embedded timecode support with
MXF metadata display.

Barnfind Transport
Solution Launches
NOR: Barnfind Technologies’
will show its 1RU BarnOne that
provides either 32 x SFPs or a mix
with 8 or 16 BNC’s or HDMI/ DVI.
It has a built-in electrical and/
or optical router with CWDM,
DWDM or 10Gbit Ethernet trunks.
Functions include SDI conversion,
routing, multiplexing, embedding,
add/drop, crossover, distribution, IP
to ASI/ASI to IP conversion, STM-1
Telco, MADI and AES.

Come and see us at NAB * Booth C8218 (Central Hall) * 8-11th April, Las Vegas


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InNEWS: Chyron to Merge With Hego Group
InNEWS: Studiovision Lebanon HD OB Truck
InPREVIEW: Nab Show 2013 Keynote Address: Disruptive Media
InREPLY: Harmonic Answers on MPEG DASH
InGEAR: Camp Digital Hits the Road
InVIEW: Hyper-Local TV Channels
InMEDIA: Digital Nirvana’s Cloud Based Anystream IQ
InMEDIA: Keeping One Step Ahead With on Demand Video Streaming Technology
InMEDIA: Understanding Media Asset Management
InTEST: Oversight via Monitoring & Logging
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In Broadcast - April 2013 - InREPLY: Harmonic Answers on MPEG DASH
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In Broadcast - April 2013 - InGEAR: Camp Digital Hits the Road
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