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NEP Upgrades Mobile Fleet
With Embedded Audio
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EP has begun phase two
of its large-scale, fleetwide
technology enhancement with
major audio infrastructure upgrades
for seven of the company's USbased mobile broadcasting
vehicles.
The enhancement includes
router upgrades to support 16
channels of embedded audio
across all recording and playback
devices, as well as inbound and
outbound paths to remote outside
broadcasting locations.
"The transition to embedded audio
over HD-SDI video will be a huge
asset for both our engineering
crews and our broadcast
customers, especially those that
need to create multiple audio

streams in 5.1 to support various
international markets," said George
Hoover, CTO, NEP.
"In addition to reducing engineering
and operating costs as well as
weight, rack space, and power
consumption - always important
factors on mobile units - embedded
audio will better equip us to support
the channel payloads required for
multichannel audio in large-scale,
live mobile productions."
Although the audio will eventually
be upgraded on NEP's entire fleet of
US mobile broadcasting units, the
company is planning to complete
the upgrade on seven HD vehicles
over this summer.
They include PESA router
upgrades for full embedded audio

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candinavian system integrator
Exton based in Copenhagen,
Denmark has acquired Broadcast
Systems Integration BTS GmbH in
Germany for an undisclosed fee.
"We believe BTS is a good fit
for our growth," said Exton CEO
Sverrir Hreidarsson. "Broadcasting
is a mission critical business where
customers appreciate the added

value that comes with dedication to
quality, innovation and service.
"BTS is an internationally
experienced and innovative systems
integrator offering high quality OB
Vans and Studio solutions.
"A strong brand with customers
throughout Europe, the Middle East
and Asia. Now their services will be
represented in Scandinavia too."

"BTS is a good fit for our growth," Exton CEO Sverrir Hreidarsson

USA: At NAB, Sony launched
the PDW-850 camcorder and
the PDW-HD1550 recorder.
The shoulder-type PDW-850
incorporates a new 2/3-inch CCD
image sensor - boasting a S/N ratio
of 62 dB - and supports 100GB
and 128GB Professional Discs.
The half-rack sized PDWHD1550 Professional Disc
multi-codec recorder supports
XDCAM and the XAVC HD (100
Mbps) format by a software key.
A front panel USB 3.0 port enables
copying from external media.

Sound Devices
Ships Recorders
NEP CTO George Hoover is
overseeing the audio upgrade

with LED legend-able panels in
SS18, SS16, SS20, ND5, and ND6.

System Integrator Exton Acquires BTS Germany
S

Sony Boosts
XDCAM Range

Originally, a system integrator
for large venues Exton has been
growing its broadcast services in
recent years and is currently Grass
Valley's Channel Partner in Denmark,
Norway and Iceland.
"BTS is excited to become part
of the Exton family of companies,"
said Ewald Fehlauer, CEO of BTS.
"While we offer new and additional
services to Exton's arsenal in the
North, we likewise gain from their
quality and expertise in broadcast
sound and lighting, areas traditionally
not serviced by BTS. 2014 will be a
very exciting year with numerous
opportunities in the Middle East and
Asia as well as our own backyard."
"Although we continue operation
of both brands, the companies
complement each other and may of
course join forces on tenders and
projects," concluded Hreidarsson.

USA: Sound Devices latest PIX 270i
and PIX 250i units record edit-ready
Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD files and
allow simultaneous multiple-drive
recording (four and two respectively).
File transfer and machine control
is available over gigabit Ethernet.
The PIX 270i offers 64
channels (MADI and Dante)
audio-over-Ethernet and the
PIX 250i 16 tracks of audio.
Also on show was the 970 halfrack 2U audio-only recorder for 64
channels of recording from Dante
and MADI sources.

Neumann Digital
KH 120 D Monitor
UAE: Neumann GmbH has
introduced its KH 120 D nearfield
studio monitor in the Middle East.
This digital version of the KH 120 A
monitor carries forward the compact
design and price-performance ratio
of its predecessor while boasting an
additional BNC input for AES/EBU
or S/P-DIF formats (24-bit/192 kHz).
The KH 120 D has been designed
for tracking, mixing and mastering in
music, broadcast, project and postproduction studios.

DK T7 - complete & compliant
Hit your audio and loudness sweet-spot with outstanding precision, instant
overview & detailed reporting - no matter the scale, format or preferred view.
The DK T7 Loudness & Logging System and its intuitive touch-screen
interface has you covered in every application.
Multi Channel or Stereo - The choice is Yours

........measure up
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