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Broadcast Asia 2013 – In The Mix
For broadcasters and independent facility managers in countries far and wide around Singapore,
BroadcastAsia is The Big One…

By David Kirk
Contributing Editor

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his year’s event attracted its
usual cosmopolitan mix of
visitors from the Middle East in the
west, China in the north, and from
eastwards as far as Japan and New
Zealand. As ever, many American
and European manufacturers were
represented by Singapore-based
resellers.
The 4K buzz, apparent at
the April NAB show in Las
Vegas, was similarly evident at
BroadcastAsia2013 along with the
realisation that camera resolution is
likely to increase at a much faster
rate over the next few years than any
broadcaster would necessarily want
to match as a transmission standard.
Unless, that is, transmission serviceproviders simply respond with ever
more severe forms of compression
to keep the file sizes and delivery
bit-rates within practical limits.
ABE Electronica showed its
new EMX 4000 series MPEG-2
and/or MPEG-4 (H.264/AVC SD/
HD) encoder and multiplexer,
designed for use in terrestrial
broadcasting, satellite uplinks or
mobile newsgathering. It can handle
up to 24 megabits per second data
rates. Up to four encoders can be
housed in 1U.

Adder’s XD500 DisplayPort KVM
extender

Adder Corporation launched the
XD500 DisplayPort KVM extender.
This XD500 extends two DisplayPort
video streams plus high-speed USB
(480 megabits per second) analogue
audio and digital audio (SPDIF) over
100 metres) of CATx cable. The link
is capable of supporting a single
2560 x 1600 60 hertz screen or two
1080p displays.
AmberFin announced that New
Delhi-based Venera Technologies
is working to integrate its Pulsar
automated quality control system
within the UQC platform. Other
vendors’ QC products that
integrated within UQC include
Interra Systems’ Baton, Snell’s
Hyperion, Digimetrics’ Aurora,
VidCheck’s VidChecker, Tektronix’
Ceriphy and Metaglue’s MXFixer.

Argosy introduced its new range
of IEC-lock mains cables which
incorporates a locking mechanism
to fasten it to the earth pin. A red
button on the connector must be
pressed to unlock the lead. IEClock mains cables are offered in 2
metre to 5 metre lengths. Available
in orange and blue, the PVC mains
cable has a 7 millimetre outside
diameter rated at 10 amps. A preterminated standard Male IEC
connector is fitted at one end and
a lockable Female IEC connector
on the other.
Aspera demonstrated its ‘Aspera
Drive’ which allows desktop and
mobile browsing of remote files,
drag-and-drop high-speed upload
and download from cloud storage.
It can be used with the company’s
Faspex person-to-person and filesharing and collaboration software
to provide package-based sending
and delivery of files, with automatic
download of extremely large files
and data sets. Faspex 4.0 adds
a new project-based approach to
file sharing that combines users
and user groups with file and
directory resources into project
collaboration spaces.
Aviwest announced new additions
to its DMNG product range. The
DMNG PRO110 is a core version
of the established DMNG PRO100
designed for use with external
modems. Packaged as a backpack,
it has 10 USB ports and room for
an internal battery. Four additional
USB ports can be attached. Quad
is an optional wide-band and highefficiency external antenna array
to be used with DMNG PRO180
and DMNG PRO140. Positioned on
the roof of a news vehicle, these
antennas improve transmission
resilience when the vehicle is in
motion. The DMNG App is a mobile

Aviwest’s DMNG-PRO on Panasonic
HPX600

Quantel Pablo Rio pushes beyond 4K

application that turns a smartphone
or tablet into a live broadcast video
camera. DMNG Manager is a new
server application allowing webbased remote configuration and
control of any AVIWEST transmitter
(DMNG PRO series cellular
video newsgathering equipment,
Smartphone DMNG App) and
Receiver (DMNG Studio).
Calrec exhibited Artemis Light,
the newest member of its Artemis
family of Bluefin2/Hydra2 audio
mixing consoles. This incorporates
a new 4U signal processing and
routing rack. Artemis Light can be
fully integrated with any existing
Hydra2 network.
Dalet Digital Media Systems
introduced the Dalet On-the-Go
mobile application which allows
travelling journalists to stay fully
connected to a newsroom running
Dalet News Suite. Capabilities
include contributing stories,
videos, audio and images as well
as checking recently published
news. Dalet On-the-Go supports
iOS devices including Apple
iPhone and iPad.
Datavideo exhibited a range of
new video disk recorders designed

Etere Nunzio newsroom system

for 1920 x 1080 content capture.
The HDR-45 desktop and HDR-55
rack-mounted models record onto
2.5 inch hard drives. A typical 1TB
drive holds well over 12 hours of 100
megabit per second 1080 50i video.
HD-SDI inputs with loop through
and an HDMI output and simple
hardware controls make the devices
easy to use and to integrate into
existing infrastructure.
Etere launched its Nunzio
newsroom system which is
designed to co-ordinate multimedia planning and collaboration
across different production units
such as radio, television or web
departments. Fast edits with voiceovers and virtual stories can be
played without conforming.
EVS demonstrated IP Link for the
next version of Adobe’s Premiere
Pro which allows users to search,
preview, edit and import media
from IPDirector nearline storage.
The search facility permits quick
text and advanced search for clips,
edits and logs which can then be
previewed directly from IP Link and
imported into Adobe Premiere Pro
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In Broadcast - July 2013
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InNews: Fiji TV Playout Facility Opts for Harris Broadcast Gear
InNews: Avalon Studios Goes for Xytech
InFocus: Panasonic Pro-Camera Equipment in Antartica
InSound: European Soccer Covered With Lawo Technology
InGear: Egripment Launch Universal Dolly
InTech: Abonair Part II – Wireless Video Links
InMedia: Vector 3: The Playout People
In Broadcast - July 2013 - Intro
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In Broadcast - July 2013 - Cover2
In Broadcast - July 2013 - Contents
In Broadcast - July 2013 - InNews: Fiji TV Playout Facility Opts for Harris Broadcast Gear
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In Broadcast - July 2013 - InNews: Avalon Studios Goes for Xytech
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In Broadcast - July 2013 - InFocus: Panasonic Pro-Camera Equipment in Antartica
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In Broadcast - July 2013 - InSound: European Soccer Covered With Lawo Technology
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