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IMT Scores Big With
RefCam HD-I Debut

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ntegrated Microwave Technologies
(IMT), a leader in advanced digital
microwave systems serving the
broadcast, sports and entertainment,
and law enforcement markets, recently
unveiled a new video transmitter and
camera solution designed to capture
the unique perspective of the referee
at sporting events.
The RefCam HD-I transmitter, which
was made in conjunction with iSee
Automation, brings viewers closer to
the action at live sporting events than
ever before. Fans can now experience

Over one hour runtime from
the RefCam HD-I transmitter

all of the action from an
entirely new perspective.
The RefCam HD-I is
a COFDM, HD video
transmitter
with
an
integrated HD camera
that captures footage
from the referee's pointof-view. It was specifically
created to be worn with
or integrated into a
sports helmet in a small,
low-power consumption
form factor. Featuring a
sleek, contoured design,
the RefCam HD-I is
unobtrusive in addition
to being unnoticeable
to the wearer. With an
easy to clip on battery
module, users have over
one hour of continuous
runtime and can easily
switch out batteries
between play.

championship award in Canada. For
the Memorial Cup, the RefCam HD-I
has delivered incredible live shots of
the faceoff and live action goal shots.
As the games progress, the director
has gained confidence in the reliability
and superb image quality and has
repeatedly used the live
feed provided by the
RefCam HD-I.
Other features of the
RefCam HD-I include
H.264 HD encoding,
operation in the standard
2K DVB-T COFDM mode
and compatibility with a
wide range of Nucomm
IP diversity and handheld
receivers. It supports
IMT on the standard
dual-band
official's helmet
operation
(licensed
The RefCam HD-I was recently 2GHz and ISM 2.4) and the low profile
deployed at the 2016 NHL All-Star antennas are optimised for all stadium
Game in Nashville, TN, allowing environments. The RefCam HD-I is
viewers to see on-ice shots of their also easily configured by the Nucomm
favourite players. It will also be used application software.
for future high-profile NHL games
Accessories for the RefCam HD-I
including the Stanley Cup Playoffs and include items enabling plug-and-play
Winter Classic games. It is currently use for simplified operation such
being used for the Canadian Hockey as four extra batteries, two battery
League's Memorial Cup, which is chargers and a quick start guide, all in
the marquee junior ice hockey club a soft carrying case.

InTest

Volicon At BroadcastAsia2016

A

t BroadcastAsia2016, Volicon
highlighted its enhanced Share
Application.
The application for Volicon's
Observer Media Intelligence Platform
helps broadcasters repurpose and
deliver timely content to viewers
via new channels, whether for onair broadcast or digital and social
media platforms, and thereby
increase both audience reach and ad
revenues. Accelerating the clipping
and distribution of content in the
appropriate format for virtually any
target outlet and device, Share offers
a fresh, cost-effective, and highly
scalable approach to multiplatform
content creation and delivery. The
application is available on premises
and as a service, providing instant
browser-based access to media
captured by the Observer platform, as
well as intuitive graphical tools that
make it possible for virtually any staff
member, working anywhere, to create
content.
Volicon showcased integration with
the As-Run Log to enable users without

training on video-editing systems
to remove ads quickly and generate
complete frame-accurate, long-form
VOD assets.
Volicon's Observer OTT provides
networks, video service providers,
and broadcasters with a solution for
logging and monitoring OTT services
that stream content to computers,
tablets, and smartphones. With the
same suite of tools already proven
for set-top box and transport stream
monitoring, Observer OTT offers
a complete, cost-effective quality
monitoring and/or compliance logging
solution for multiplatform media
delivery.
Users can ensure that services are
available 24/7 at optimal quality,
validate service level agreements
with content delivery networks,
confirm the presence of captioning
and other metadata, and determine
that specialised apps are providing
optimal quality of experience. Volicon
demonstrated how Observer OTT
ingests content from each point in
the OTT pipeline - including a variety

of target mobile devices - not only
to provide a valuable look at how
consumers
experience
streamed
content, but also to speed isolation
and resolution of quality issues for
content viewed on various devices.
Volicon's Multiviewer option for the
Observer Media Intelligence Platform
has been enhanced making it even
easier for users to keep their eyes and
ears on every linear channel and OTT
feed in the delivery chain.
The new Traffic Light widget gives
each user convenient red-light and

Enhanced features for
Volicon Share module

green-light status indicators for a
customisable grouping of select
channels, OTT streams, and renditions
of OTT streams, or user-defined sets of
channels and/or streams.
The new Path Monitoring widget
extends visibility into channel and
stream-quality monitoring in another
way, allowing users to create and
customise a topology for specific
channel/stream status validation at
every point along the content creation
or distribution path.


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