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www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 7 - Issue 5 | May 2017

InForm

NAB Show Las Vegas - Take 2
Contributing Editor David Kirk, attending NAB Show for the
thirty-third time, looks at a few of the innovative product
announcements made at the exhibition...

The following selection of new kit is perhaps
best considered alongside InBroadcast's
NAB 2017 Preview in the March Issue.
See also NAB Show - Take 1 on page 18.

T

he big surprise at the recent NAB
Convention was that the broadcast
industry is looking pretty stable.
This was a catch-up year, strong on
consolidation and we-can-do-it-too
emulation. Real innovation took quite
a bit of finding.
As ever, the parallel conference
sessions provided a useful guide to
long-term technical and operational
trends, confirming that everythingover-IP has not yet lost its seductive
appeal. Cybersecurity was on the
minds of many conference speakers,
not least Mike Ellis (BBC, London) who
gave the most coherent presentation
in a day-long session on the subject.
The conference audience was itself
secured by a posse of sniffer-dogs
from the Las Vegas Metropolitan
Police Department.
8K was largely notable for its low
profile this year. Head-worn virtual
reality displays also seemed to have
backtracked into the shadows, perhaps
awaiting less socially isolating or
at least more comfortable viewing
devices than the bulky contraptions
currently on sale.
AJA's Ki Pro Ultra Plus can record up
to four channels of simultaneous HD
recording or one 4K 60p Apple ProRes
channel. It is compatible with 3G-SDI,
fibre and HDMI 2.0. The recorder is
designed to be both portable or rack
mountable with half-rack wide 2RU
high dimensions.
Blackmagic's
Web
Presenter
makes any SDI or HDMI video source
appear as a USB webcam. It allows
web streaming using software such as
Skype or streaming platforms such as
YouTube Live, Facebook Live, Twitch.

AJA Ki Pro Ultra Plus recorder

and one output, 2SI/SQD conversion,
and offers simultaneous conversion of
up to six inputs and six outputs with 12
streams.

tv or Periscope. 12G-SDI and HDMI
inputs, an XLR microphone input and
an auxiliary audio input are provided.
SD, HD or UHD video sources can be
downconverted to 720p for streaming.
If the streaming software detects a
slow internet connection, it can send
a command to Web Presenter to
reduce frame rates to 720p20, 720p15,
720p10 or 720p5.
Decimator Design announced the
MD-LX pocket-size 'lite' version of
the MD-HX bi-directional HDMI/SDI
converter and scaler. Like the MD-HX,
the MD-LX is a bi-directional HDMI/
SDI converter for 3G-A/3G-B/HD/
SD (minus the scaling/frame
rate conversion available on
the MD-HX). It can be powered
from a USB and supports both
3G Level A and B on the inputs
and outputs, allowing conversion
between the two.
Dell's new UP3218K 8K computer
monitor delivered, in the writer's
opinion, unquestionably the most
impressive images of the entire show.
With a price tag (at launch) one cent
short of US$5,000, it looked as clean
and clear as the 27-inch 5K Apple iMac
but in a larger size of 32 inches.
FilmFabriek exhibited the 2017
version of its frame-by-frame scanner.

Blackmagic Design's Web Presenter

New features include frictionless
XL archival rollers for all formats
(8mm, 16mm 9.5mm Pathé), allowing
digitisation of damaged, brittle or
otherwise difficult to recover celluloid
archives; real-time auto LED-levelling
using the full dynamic range of the
sensor to give lower noise, less
banding and more detail in the shadow
areas; motionless tension controllers;
8mm magnetic sound head; low noise
amplifier; reversal film scanning mode.

Decimator Design's
MD-LX HDMI/SDI converter and scaler

For-A's USF-10IP is a dual 10GbE
video over IP module series that
offers conversion between any major
standard IP video format, including
ASPEN, NMI, SMPTE2022-5/6, TR03/04 and all of the latest IP formats.
The unit will also act as a translator
between SDI baseband and IP systems,
and is compatible with 4K UHD (2SI/
SQD) and multi-format input/output
video. Available modules include the
USF-10IP which converts between IP
formats; the USF-10IPSDI6-FS which
comes standard with one 12G-SDI
input and one output, 2SI/SQD
conversion, and offers simultaneous
conversion of up to six inputs/outputs
selectable with six streams; and the
USF-10IPSDI12-FS module, which also
comes standard with one 12G-SDI input

Lawo's 'V__remote 4' (that really is
its name) is claimed to meet all the
requirements of video and audio signal
transport and processing in WANbased remote productions. It includes
video-over-IP coding plus various
monitoring and processing tools. The
device combines a bi-directional, fourchannel video-over-IP interface, four
local SDI inputs and outputs, along
with all the processing tools usually
needed when contributing video and
audio via WAN or LAN to a broadcast
production.
LiveU's new LU600 portable
transmission unit is designed for
global newsgathering and live sports
and events coverage. It delivers video
at up to 20Mbps and is claimed
to offer the fast file transfer
(80Mbps), low delay (0.5 sec)
and 100Mbps high-speed
bonded internet connection.
The LU600 is field upgradable
to H.265 HEVC, continuing LiveU's
adoption of the latest encoding
standards and providing support for
'Live & Store' using the same video
card.

Dell 8K 32-inch computer monitor


http://www.inbroadcast.com https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/blackmagicwebpresenter http://decimator.com/Products/MiniConverters/MD-HX/MD-HX.html https://blog.dell.com/en-us/world-first-32-inch-8k-overall-thinnest-monitors-ces-2017/ https://www.aja.com/products/ki-pro-ultra-plus

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