In Broadcast - February 2014 - 28
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WWW.INBROADCAST.COM | ISSUE 28 - FEBRUARY 2014
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CABSAT 2014 Cont.
Mayah Communications' Centauri IV 5000
individually between picture quality,
latency and bandwidth.
Mayah Communications will
introduce the Centauri IV 5000,
a 64 channel audio transmission
processor which can be used as
an answering-machine interface to
radio listeners, a newsgathering tool
for reporters with mobile phones
and a multi-format streaming device.
Miranda Technologies will exhibit
Axino-400 loudness processor
which is intended for multichannel
broadcasters who distribute content
in MPEG format. Up to 40 channels
can be monitored from one device
which will ﬁnd and repair loudness
Miteq will promote its new Multiple
Input Ku and Ka-band series of
block up/down-converters which
are designed to simplify outdoor hub
antenna RF converters layout and
improve system performance. One
multiple input converter combines
either two or three independent
outdoor converters into one antenna
mount package. The converters can
combine two or three independent
IF inputs and upconvert into one
wideband RF output, or in the
case of the downconverter series
either one wideband Ku-band or
Ka-band RF source to two or three
independent IF outputs.
Nevion's new TNS4200 Media
Monitoring Probe provides
continuous monitoring of up
to several hundred transport
streams, enabling fault detection
and diagnosis. ASI and IP inputs
are incorporated in its 1 RU frame.
The TNS4200 can be conﬁgured to
reﬂect custom monitoring rules and
has an IP control interface.
Pixel Power's Pixel Factory is
a networked graphics delivery
system which runs on qualiﬁed IT
servers. Features include automated
workﬂow tools and interfaces to
other systems. Pixel OnDemand
offers the same functions as Pixel
Factory but on a pay-per-use basis.
The broadcaster or facility buys a
number of hours of ﬁle output for
either simple or complex graphics.
Quantel will promote the latest
addition to its Pablo Rio range of
colour grading products. Pablo
Rio 2KO runs on a low cost PC
platform and provides all the
tools and in-the-box workﬂow
of Pablo Rio. Pablo Rio 2KO is
available as a turnkey system
including storage and video
interfaces or as software only to
run on the customer's own hardware.
It handles 4K camera formats,
includes full Stereo3D capabilities
and delivers 2K and HD S3D output
in real-time. It is fully compatible with
Quantel Neo and Neo Nano colour
Nevion's TNS4200 media monitoring probe
control panels and handles
all the digital capture and
ﬁle formats announced at
IBC 2013 for Pablo Rio.
Rohde & Schwarz has
expanded the capabilities of
its FSV and FSW signal and
spectrum analysers to also
support the IEEE 802.11p
wireless standard. The new
FSV-K91p and FSW-K91p
are designed for signal
analysis in vehicleto-vehicle applications
and intelligent transport
systems. Predefined spectrum
masks can be used to verify that
the transmitted signal is ETSI/
Thomson Video Networks will
promote its High-Efﬁciency Video
Coding broadcast and decoding
capabilities based on the latest
Thomson ViBE VS7000 multiscreen video system and Qualcomm
Snapdragon 800 processor.
HEVC can operate at half the bit
rate of H.264.
Thuraya's Android version
of its SatSleeve
Company will exhibit the latest
version of its SatSleeve, claimed to
be the world's ﬁrst and only satellite
adapter for the Apple iPhone.
The new release allows users
to access email, make phone
calls and send SMS messages
via Thuray's satellite network with
Thomson ViBE VS7000 multiscreen video system offers HEVC
coverage in over 140 countries.
SatSleeve can be used across
the Thuraya network either with
a Thuraya SIM card or with a
standard GSM SIM card.
Vinten will display its Vector 430
pan and tilt head which is designed
to support studio and OB cameras
that use either a compact box lens
or large EFP barrel lens.
The 430 incorporates Vinten's
Perfect Balance and can handle a
payload of 10 to 43 kilogrammes.
Vislink will show products
from its Advent, Gigawave, Link,
MRC, and PMR brands.
These include the latest
version of the Advent Mantis
MSAT portable data terminal,
designed for Ka-Band satellite
newsgathering. Weighing 1.5
kilogrammes, it can be set up
to go live within five minutes.
Xytech will focus on new
additions to its MediaPulse
content management platform.
MediaPulse Transmission now
has interfaces to Miranda iControl,
Net Insight and Avid Capture.
Personnel Rules automates the
personnel management tasks of
any facility. MediaPulse Fuse offers
the ability to interface with multiple
servers across a network.
Xytech's MediaPulse Transmission has interfaces to Miranda iControl, Net
Insight and Avid Capture