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www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 6 - Issue 6 | June 2016

InStudio

Matrox At BroadcastAsia2016

A

t BroadcastAsia2016, on Media
Architects Pte and Whiteways
Systems Pte booths, Matrox Video
showcased the award-winning new
Monarch LCS lecture capture appliance,
the Monarch HD and Monarch HDX
recording and streaming appliances,
as well as the VS4Recorder Pro multicamera event recording app.
Matrox Monarch LCS is an easy-touse lecture capture appliance that
accepts video from any SDI or HDMI
camera and presentation content over
HDMI from computers. The inputs can
be encoded independently and in sync
for use with the latest multi-stream
video players. Alternatively, the

inputs can be combined
prior to encoding in a
variety of production
layouts,
including
picture-in-picture and
side-by-side, for use with
standard video players.
IT administrators will
find Monarch LCS simple
to set up and integrate
into video management
systems (VMS) such as
Opencast and Kaltura
and
learning
management
systems (LMS) such as Moodle.
For streaming purposes, the
encoders use either RTMP or RTSP
VS4 Pro UI
and monitor board

Matrox Monarch
LCS lecture capture appliance

protocol to deliver live streams to local
media servers or cloud-based CDNs. In
recording applications, the encoders
write MP4 or MOV files directly to
network-mapped drives, eliminating
the need for post-lecture file transfer,
or alternatively to local USB drives
or SD cards. Monarch LCS comes

complete with a comprehensive set
of HTTP-based control APIs to create
customised user interfaces.
VS4Recorder Pro is designed for
use with Matrox VS4 quad HD capture
cards. Each VS4Recorder Pro system
frame-accurately captures up to four
video and audio inputs to create files
for use with popular editing apps
from Adobe, Apple and Avid and for
archiving. H.264 is
provided in either MOV
or MP4 wrappers.
AVI
files
can
be created using
the
high-quality
Matrox
MPEG
2
I-Frame codec. MOV
QuickTime files can be created using
DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO50 and DVCPRO
HD. VS4Recorder Pro also functions
as a multiviewer, offering pristine
video quality even when monitoring
interlaced sources on progressive
computer
monitors.
VS4-based
systems are also ideal for multicamera live production streaming with
Telestream Wirecast for Windows.

Pliant Introduces CrewCom

P

liant Technologies, the new
professional intercom division
of CoachComm founded by industry
veteran Peter Amos, aim to address
the unique needs and challenges
of customers in the professional
marketplace.
Pliant Technologies will continue
the company's tradition of industryleading intercom technology as the
maker of the revolutionary Tempest
wireless intercom systems. Tempest
is relied on in leading broadcast
facilities, live sound, theatre, sports,
theme parks and major events in over
40 countries.
Along
with
continuing
to
manufacture and market Tempest,
Pliant has recently introduced its first
product since the division launch in
early March - the CrewCom wireless
intercom. When developing CrewCom,
Pliant Technologies drew on its
experience designing Tempest.
CrewCom is an entirely new,
innovative approach to professional
wireless intercoms, designed to handle
almost any application from simple
out-of-the-box solutions to large-scale

designs for broadcast, live-sound, and
industrial environments.
The product claims excellent voice
quality, the industry's smallest fullyfeatured
professional
full-duplex
wireless
radio
packs,
multiple
simultaneous frequency bands, as
well as a host of user features. It is a
versatile communications solution
built on a highly scalable platform in
which a family of products utilises a
proprietary network. With CrewCom,
production crews large or small
can now easily and quickly deploy
communications solutions to connect
more people in more places than ever
before.
"No one is doing wireless the way
CrewCom does it - the system will
revolutionise the way professionals
think about wireless intercom," said
Amos. "Drawing on our experience
and feedback from developing our
industry-leading Tempest wireless
intercom, Pliant has created an all
new, ground breaking technology
platform for CrewCom that will quickly
set a new standard of RF performance
and system expandability."

The CrewCom system provides the
simplicity of 2-wire intercom, and the
flexibility of a matrix, without imposing
the limitations of either intercom
system. Its unique audio routing allows
all parties to speak to whom they need
to, without the fixed communications
style that traditional party-line
systems impose, or the expense and
complex operation of matrix-type
systems.
CrewCom wireless products are
available in 2.4GHz and 900MHz
(900MHz is limited to where this
band is legal). Any combination
of these frequency ranges may be
simultaneously used on the same
CrewCom system, giving the ability to
easily put global-friendly, dependable
RF coverage where needed.

Along with a new RF architecture,
Pliant designed a new proprietary
network for CrewCom called CrewNet.
This
network
coordinates
and
transports all system timing, audio,
signalling, and controls. CrewNet is
capable of operating over standard
Cat-5e (or greater) and/or single mode
fibre lines.
CrewCom's highly-intuitive graphical
software called CrewWare provides for
offline configuration, online control,
and real-time monitoring of all system
components.

Pliant Technologies CrewCom 2400 range


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