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Hybrid Showcases New Features And
Camera Systems In Dynamic Display
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t NAB 2013 Hybrid, a leading
provider of real-time graphics
and robotic camera systems,
presented a dynamic display of
its product line working together
and with third party products to
deliver interactive presentations
with unsurpassed visual imagery.
Ground-breaking new features to
several products were introduced.
Among the highlights in the Hybrid
stand were demonstrations of its
line of tracked and trackless virtual
studio solutions, augmented reality
technology, robotic camera systems,
social media integration, second
screen interaction, and integration
between its product line and Snell
and Blackmagic Design switchers.
Speaking before the show Olivier
Cohen, CEO, Hybrid said: “We’re
thrilled with the opportunity that NAB
presents to our company. This is an
exciting time for Hybrid, and we’re
looking forward to showing off our
latest advances on such a highprofile stage as NAB.”

Neon allows for virtual camera
movements in real-time from fixed
cameras on set

Tracking And Trackless
Hybrid’s tracking virtual set solution,
Krypton 3D, boasted a complete
range of new features at NAB
2013. Already a powerful system,
Krypton’s real-time 3D engine can
be coupled with Hybrid’s Chrome
compact, broadcast robotic jib to
make it even more precise. Using
a Krypton system, the company

presented a photo-realistic virtual
set within its NAB booth this year.
Among Krypton’s new features
include: Shaders such as bump
mapping and automatic depth of
field; Multi-layering ability; And new
3D effects module.
Unlike other virtual studio solutions,
there is zero audio or video delay
when Krypton is used in conjunction
with Hybrid robotic systems. It
can also interface to all third party
motion tracking devices. Krypton
can also import 3D models, including
geometry, textures, shaders and
lights from all major 3D modeling
software. It supports an unlimited
number of pre-recorded video files
and HD/SD live video insertion.
New for Hybrid’s trackless virtual
set, Neon, is the ability to shoot
in remote locations for the same
production. Neon is based upon the
same core engine as the higher-end
Krypton system, but it allows for
virtual camera movements in realtime from fixed cameras on set. It
requires only a PC and software and
operates with a simple drag-anddrop process. It creates the illusion
of sophisticated camera moves
within a virtual set without use of
a tracking system, chroma keyer
or other accessories - this allows
Neon to be a fully portable virtual
studio system. Neon can import 3D
scenes and models from all common
modeling software, such as 3D Max,
Maya, Softimage.
Neon comes at a price point
that makes the system accessible
to video producers at many levels,
including local TV stations, schools,
new media facilities, independent
production companies, in-house
corporate studios, etc.
The demonstration of virtual sets
continued in the Hybrid/NAB booth

Hybrid’s Neon is a fully portable virtual studio system

with a journey through augmented
reality. Hybrid showcased the
use of virtual set technology to
replace video walls in a physical
set environment, while enhancing
programme production with
spectacular graphics.

Titanium and Silver, Hybrid’s two
pan/tilt /zoom/focus systems,
were used in the robotics zone as
part of a non-virtual production
demonstration. The company’s
unique robotic jib, Chrome, was
utilised for a virtual set/augmented
reality presentation.

Social Media Interfaces
Hybrid displayed a new interface
with never.no that enables an onair presenter to see and respond
to live feeds from Google+, Twitter
and Facebook when using a Hybrid
virtual set. Using URL’s specific to
the programme they’re watching,
viewers can respond in real-time
to social media comments and
what’s happening on screen.
All Hybrid solutions are now
designed with interaction between
the anchor and the content in
mind. New at NAB was the ability
for the television host to interact
with content via second screen
applications or with interactive
devices like Microsoft’s Kinect. The
graphic controller is now available
for download on Android devices.

Switcher Integration
Also new at NAB this year was
native interfaces between Hybrid
products and Snell’s Kahuna and
Blackmagic Design’s ATEM
switchers that enable
users to control
camera robotics,
vir tual cameras,
3D animation, and
virtual set switching
directly
from
the switcher.

Broadcast Robotics
Hybrid showcased its entire line of
robotics camera systems within a
dedicated area of its NAB booth.

Titanium - Hybrid’s pan/tilt/zoom/
focus system

MERlin DVB-T2 and DVB-T terrestrial monitoring receiver

• DVB-T2 & DVB-T terrestrial
COFDM to DVB-ASI
• SNMP interface
• Web browser
A 1RU self-contained terrestrial receiver for continuous off-air reception and monitoring of DVB-T2 and DVB-T.
The unit monitors key parameters such as MER and LDPC and includes programmable templates to compare the received
RF with the expected signal.
MERlin is extremely cost effective enabling wide scale deployment.

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In Broadcast - May 2013
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InNEWS: Eredivisie Live Kicks Off With Evs Systems
InNEWS: Nep Develops Arise Networks’ Ny News Centre
InREPLY: International Success for Atg Broadcast
InGEAR: Blackmagic Design Demos Production Camera 4k
InGEAR: Ensemble Designs’ Brighteye Nxt 430 Router
InAUDIO: Clear-Com’s Eclipse - Pico for Ktv
InSTUDIO: Cartoni Debuts Magnum & Jibo & Nabshow 2013
InMEDIA: Avid Live Shows at Dock 10 Post
InMEDIA: How Mam Meets the Challenges of Managing Sports Content
InFILE: Simplifying Alpha Network’s Ott and Iptv Delivery - Harmonic
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In Broadcast - May 2013 - Cover2
In Broadcast - May 2013 - Contents
In Broadcast - May 2013 - InNEWS: Eredivisie Live Kicks Off With Evs Systems
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In Broadcast - May 2013 - InNEWS: Nep Develops Arise Networks’ Ny News Centre
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In Broadcast - May 2013 - InREPLY: International Success for Atg Broadcast
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In Broadcast - May 2013 - InGEAR: Blackmagic Design Demos Production Camera 4k
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In Broadcast - May 2013 - InGEAR: Ensemble Designs’ Brighteye Nxt 430 Router
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In Broadcast - May 2013 - InAUDIO: Clear-Com’s Eclipse - Pico for Ktv
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In Broadcast - May 2013 - InSTUDIO: Cartoni Debuts Magnum & Jibo & Nabshow 2013
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In Broadcast - May 2013 - InMEDIA: Avid Live Shows at Dock 10 Post
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In Broadcast - May 2013 - InMEDIA: How Mam Meets the Challenges of Managing Sports Content
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