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EP has launched ND1, a
landmark new mobile television
production unit designed and built
primarily to support NBC Sports'
coverage of Sunday Night Football
America's most watched primetime show in each of the past three
years.
ND1 is the latest result of NEP's
Next-Generation Mobile Unit design
initiative, which includes groundbreaking innovations for creating
facilities that are highly flexible,
efficient, and scalable. One such
innovation is a revolutionary
workstation design platform, which
enables almost any job function
to be performed from almost any
workspace in the truck at the
push of a button.
Ken Goss, Senior Vice President,
Remote Operations and Production
Planning, NBC Sports Group,
said: "ND1 is a truly cutting-edge
broadcast facility, perfectly matched
to support Sunday Night Football,
the most-watched and most
technically advanced broadcast
on TV. NBC Sports and NEP have
had a fantastic relationship for
nearly 20 years, and the launch of
this new mobile unit exemplifies
the synergy we have developed

as a team over two decades - and
continues our legacy of working
together to push remote broadcast
technology forward."
ND1 consists of four 53-foot
double-expanding trailers with
seating for more than 75 operating
positions. Boasting a completely
1080p-capable infrastructure and
the largest routing switcher available
for a mobile production facility in the
US, ND1 is configured to support a
25% increase in production levels
into the future.
T h e u n i t 's 1 0 0 % f i b re optic connectivity supplies all
interconnections between the
trailers and from the trailers to the
stadium venue.
EVS XT3 media servers support
tapeless, fully digital recording
workflows, with extensive
embedded audio support for 16
channels. In addition to the Evertz
routing switcher, ND1 includes a
Grass Valley Kayenne Elite 9 M/E
production switcher and Calrec
Artemis and Apollo audio consoles.
NEP CTO George Hoover said:
"The launch of ND1 is a significant
milestone in our 30-year history of
providing state-of-the-art mobile
units and facilities.

NEP's ND1 boasts a fully fibre-optic connectivity

"With ND1, we're continuing to
drive the leading edge of innovation
and technology forward for the onsite production of live, high-profile
television events. ND1 is a prime
example of why the world's leading
broadcasters continue to rely on
NEP for the facilities, expertise,
and deep pool of resources
necessary to produce today's most
watched programmes."
As a member of NEP's family

of next-generation mobile units,
ND1 represents a completely new
approach to design, construction
techniques, and materials - resulting
in trailers that offer more interior
space while taking up a smaller
footprint in the compound.
NEP engineers used advanced,
computerised stress analysis tools
from the aircraft industry to design
a trailer that is stronger, stiffer, and
20% lighter.

PESA Successfully Supports Live Broadcasts
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s a leading provider of audio/
video (A/V) Baseband and IP
connectivity products for forty
years, PESA offers a wide selection
of multi-path streaming products,
routing switchers, matrix switchers,
extenders, converters, media
extenders, and signal processing
gear to support government,
military, industrial, commercial,
medical, broadcast, and mobile
truck applications.
PESA is located in Huntsville,
Alabama, with regional sales
offices throughout North America
and China. The company received
the 2014 Alabama Governor's
Trade Excellence Award and the
North Alabama International Trade
Association's Global Trade Award.
Their customers in Europe include
major broadcasters providing TV to
millions of viewers and several OB
van operators. PESA is pleased to

work with a select group of
channel partners in Europe
and the Middle East including
Burst Video (Netherlands),
Eurocom Grupo (Spain), SAV
(France), Video Signal
(Italy), BCP Sp Zoo
(Poland), IdeaPro (Turkey),
and Seaport (Dubai).
Recent introductions
of products for the OB
market include Touch72
and Smart32 re-legendable LED
panels along with upgraded Cheetah
DEMUX-3G de-embedding card and
MUX-3G embedding card, which
double audio channel capacity to
256 channels/card and reduce
power consumption. Designed to
fully integrate Cheetah 3G I/O video
signals with Cheetah DRS audio
routing distribution systems.
The International Broadcast
Center (IBC) in Sochi, Russia,

PESA XSTREAM C58 Multi-channel HD IP Streaming Solution

PESA's Touch72 LCD router control panel

featured a Cheetah
864XR coax and fibre HD video
routing switcher, which is an integral
part of the system that provided
live and pre-recorded video feeds
for local distribution, as well as
satellite feeds to the United States
for re-broadcast. Designed for multiformat routing needs and supporting
signals up to 1080p/60, the router is
populated with 800x800 BNC and
64x64 fibre I/O in a 41 RU frame.
The system also includes PESA's
UCI2000 controller card to allow
third-party control.
Other PESA customers at the
Winter Games included the Korean
Broadcast System, which used a
system that is similar to its setup
from the Summer Games in London
in 2012, including two Cheetah
digital video routers, two DRS digital
audio routers connected to the main
IBC routing system.
Chuck Tillett, PESA President and

COO states: "For more than 25 years,
PESA has provided equipment and
service support to broadcasters at
the Winter and Summer Games, and
they were proud to once again be a
part of this worldwide event."
Most recently the PESA Xstream
Live streaming mobile solution
received the NewBay Media Best
of Show Award at the 2014 NAB
Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Developed for iOS and Android
smart devices, PESA Xstream
Live integrates the PESA Xstream
C58 with a downloadable mobile
app to produce a unique viewing
experience. Social networking is
tightly integrated into PESA Xstream
Live, allowing users to interact in
real-time during an event.
The solution also includes
revenue generating ad insertion
capabilities for targeted advertising
and messaging.


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