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NAB 2014 - Continuing The Digital Broadcast Technology Evolution Cont.

Patchwork: 3 x 24 in 2RU from Bittree

Grand Central: LiveU Central monitors the whole ecosystem via browser

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backpack, which weighs only 1kg
and is based on the company's
fourth-generation bonding
algorithms and powered by its multiprocessor video encoding engine. It
will also be presenting LiveU Central,
its central management system that
allows full control and monitoring of
the entire ecosystem and content
via any browser-supported device.
2wcom's AIC is a 19-inch unit that
combines IP encoder and decoder
functions in one chassis, supporting
all current audio formats and
providing solid network streaming
connections (DDP, RTP, SIP/SDP)
even under difficult conditions.
TheFlexNsert DAB+ Distribution
Inserter receives a DAB ETI data
stream, converts the stream into
a standard MPEG2-TS-signal
and outputs it via ASI or Ethernet
transport stream interfaces, while
the FlexXtract+ DAB+ Distribution
Extractor demodulates a data
stream (2048kbps) from a DVB-S
or DVB-S2 signal and converts the
data into a standard ETI-signal to
feed DAB or DAB+ transmitters.
RF specialist Cobham will arrive
in the desert with its Nano HDTX,
the world's smallest wireless HD
transmitter, and a new receiver
platform. The ultra-miniature
Nano HDTX is an HD digital video
transmitter designed specifically for
POV and body-worn application,
while its small size and ultra-low
power consumption also
make it ideal for the
increasingly
popular field of
Unmanned Aerial

Vehicle (UAV) applications. The new
receiver platform features 1080p60
4:2:2 10-bit decoding capabilities
and will be available in 1RU or 2RU
configurations. Each receiver is
capable of decoding two separate
HD signals, rather handily making
them two receivers in one.
Enhancements to Forbidden
Technologies' FORscene include
a high-resolution proxy, edit
interface upgrades, improvements
to trimming, audio editing, and
publishing tools, increased
customisation, the addition of cloud
upgrade to support new file formats,
and quite a lot more. A new iOS
version of FORscene, meanwhile,
will enable users to log, edit, and
publish from FORscene on any iOS
device with an internet connection.
FORscene has also been integrated
with the Magma graphic system from
deltatre, making for an admirably
speedy system for repackaging live
content for distribution.
Bittree's new 3 x 24 WECO video
monitoring patchbay features an
innovative design that adds an
additional monitor row to the
traditional two-row WECO patchbay
without exceeding the 2-RU panel
height. The company is also planning
to showcase a new line of 24 wide,
flush-mount data feed-through
panels developed in response to
the rapid growth of IT infrastructures
in broadcast and A/V
environments.
Newtek
w a s
still

Coining it: Cobham's Nano HDTX - it really is small

working on the detail of its NAB
plans as we went to press, but
expect to see additions and new
functionality to its TriCaster range,
which currently runs from the
compact 410 4 M/E switcher all
the ways up to the flagship content
publishing hub that is the 8 M/E
TriCaster 8000. And expect to see
something intriguing from Calrec
fairly imminently, a new product
apparently being inadvertently
delayed because of naming issues.
Digigram will be pointing people
towards its 1RU AQILIM *FIT/LE
professional video encoder, aimed
at live event broadcasting over an
IPTV network or multiscreen video
distribution over the internet. The
encoder connects directly to the
camera or video mixer, capturing live
video and streaming encoded video
either to an IP network or to the CDN
responsible for Internet distribution
of live video. A Web-based interface
gives users convenient access to
simple configuration parameters
for video streaming, eliminating
the need for specialised training or
dedicated operators.
Snell will present new features for
Momentum, its solution for Media
Asset Management and Workflow
Automation which forms a key part
of the company's Media Factory
solution of software-based media
management and processing.
Active directory support enables
users to drive security policies
via centralised IT systems, while
proxy browse capability can be
used to manage captions and
subtitles. Then there is Alchemist
OD, the first application for Snell's
On Demand framework, which
offers scalable, low-cost motion

compensated format and frame rate
conversion software on demand. A
Service Oriented Architecture and
floating license model makes for a
versatile solution that easily adapts
to changing business requirements,
says the company.
Masstech's news line adds
Enterprise Media Sharing, which
enables content to be shared
between multiple newsrooms,
driven by native NRCS drag and
drop workflow. Media Wire makes
it possible to import agency content
as cut sheets with embedded
MOS pointers to both the NRCS
and production video server, and
Enterprise Media Wire lets users
move joined up text and video
throughout the enterprise with
end to end NRCS drag and drop
continuity. The company will also be
highlighting its new product line and
division, Masstech for Enterprise,
unveiled in the run up to NAB-a
complete media asset management,
archiving and transcoding solution
for file-based media operations.
Harmonic has new playout
and graphics capabilities for its
ChannelPort integrated channel
playout system. Substantial
functional gains for the ChannelPort
system include options for
supporting up to six live sources,
which may include two key-andfill pair inputs (one key-and-fill
pair usable at a time) and HD
and SD simulcast output. With
these extended input options, the
company claims that ChannelPort
becomes more flexible when dealing
with complex video source needs
and, at the same time, reduces the
demand on upstream switcher/
router control.

Added Momentum: Snell's MAM is a key component of its Media Factory solution


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InNews: Eyevis Acquires Teracue
InNews: Columbus Crew Upgrades With Grass Valley
InPreview: Imt Rf Central Microlite Hd
InForm: Facilities Belong in the Cloud
InForm: Playbox: 15 Years & 14,000 Channels
InFile: Elemental Live - Accelerating Pay Tv Everywhere
InStudio: Voicewriters – Live Captioners
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InNews: Eyevis Acquires Teracue
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InNews: Columbus Crew Upgrades With Grass Valley
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InPreview: Imt Rf Central Microlite Hd
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InForm: Facilities Belong in the Cloud
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InForm: Playbox: 15 Years & 14,000 Channels
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In Broadcast - March 2014 - InFile: Elemental Live - Accelerating Pay Tv Everywhere
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