In Broadcast - April 2018 - 48
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 4 | April 2018
Hitachi Kokusai To Demo
SMPTE ST 2110 Support
content producers navigate the
industry's disruptive transition from
baseband video infrastructures to
IP-based workflows, Hitachi Kokusai
Electric America (Hitachi Kokusai)
will showcase its implementation of
the SMPTE ST 2110 suite of standards
across its extensive range of broadcast
camera systems at the 2018 NAB Show.
Support for SMPTE ST 2110 - which
provides standards for Professional
Media over Managed IP Networks - is
planned for all current-model HITACHI
paired with new
metadata such as captions, dynamic
range and more. Hitachi Kokusai's IP
implementation will also comply with
the ST 2059-2 PTP (Precision Time
Protocol in Professional Broadcast
Applications) and the AMWA NMOS
IS-04 (Discovery and Registration)
in the CU-HD1300
family of camera
will be delivered
over multicast IP
as one channel
Hitachi CU-HD1300 family of camera control units
will display SDIof uncompressed
delivered signals alongside IP-based to IP," said John J. Humphrey, Vice video with two embedded digital
video transport from the same source, President of Business Development, audio channels. For HITACHI cameras
enabling visitors to experience first- Hitachi Kokusai. "Hitachi Kokusai is equipped
hand the video quality transparency committed to implementing these Range (HDR) capabilities, all HDR
and low latency enabled by Hitachi standards in cost-effective, best-in- functionality is available with IP-based
Kokusai's IP implementation.
class acquisition solutions that enable transport, continuing Hitachi Kokusai's
"The move to IP-based video transport customers to build on their existing leadership in supporting the ITU
production investments while realising the full R.BT.2100 HDR format.
infrastructures, and the SMPTE ST 2110 potential benefits of IP-enabled Beyond the initial SMPTE ST 2110
standards suite is critical in ensuring workflows."
implementation, Hitachi Kokusai is
the interoperability that customers HITACHI HDTV camera systems also working on advanced network
need to transition smoothly from SDI will initially comply with the management,
(System redundancy and content protection
Timing and Definitions), ST 2110-20 schemes for IP-based production
(Uncompressed Active Video), ST infrastructures. These technologies
2110-30 (PCM Digital Audio) and ST will be rolled out in the company's
2110-21 (Traffic Shaping and Delivery next-generation 4K and 8K cameras,
Timing for Video) standards, as slated for use by several Japanese
well as the soon-to-be finalised ST broadcasters
Hitachi SK-UHD4000 camera system
concerning international sporting event.
Apantac HDMI 2.0
t NAB, Apantac will
TAHOMA TX # (TX Sharp) and TAHOMA TX #
TAHOMA UE series of multiviewers.
cascaded together to expand the I/O.
The most advanced member of the The UE supports 4K and 1080P input
TAHOMA series, the TX # is a modular and output formats. For enhanced
multiviewer with 64x64 router flexibility, the eight-input version of
outputs, the first of its kind available to the UE Series can be configured to
the market. It offers 64 router outputs, work as an 8x1 or a 4x2 Multiviewer.
16 unique fully featured, assignable The TAHOMA UE has an optional
and independent multiviewers. It KVM function that allows multiple
comes standard with 3G/HD/SD-SDI computers connected to the UE to
and composite inputs and 3G/HD-SDI be controlled via a single mouse and
outputs. The modular approach allows keyboard.
the user to choose optional HDMI, ST- The UE Series offers full audio support,
2022/2010 (video over IP) and SDI over dynamic UMD and tallies, on-screen
fibre inputs or outputs. 12G and HDMI display of borders, tally, clock, logos,
2.0 options will be available soon.
as well as Ethernet connection for
The TAHOMA UE HDMI 2.0 multiviewer configuration and external control.
for 4K/UHD visual monitoring
or eight HDMI 2.0 inputs, and
delivers one or two HDMI and
12G outputs - multiple units can be
TAHOMA UE HDMI 2.0
NAB Premiere For
Stage Tec NEXUS
t NAB, Stage Tec, the Berlin-based channels in a maximum of 32 streams
manufacturer of professional on the AoIP side.
audio equipment, will present a world Redundant
premiere for the brand new board for according to SMPTE 2022-7 is also
NEXUS Base Devices - the NEXUS Fibre planned.
and IP Interface (XFIP).
XFIP is configured using a Web
The board is another result interface, with status monitoring via
The NEXUS Fibre and IP Interface
The DirectOut AES67.IO module has is plug-and-play which means that
a full AES67 implementation and networks detect and configure it for
audio use automatically.
and control networking. It enables Like all Stage Tec products, the XFIP
powerful audio networks
is backwards compatible and can also
to be created via an
be used in legacy NEXUS
audio over IP connection.
On the NEXUS side the
XFIP supports a maximum
of 256 channels in and
Stage Tec is following
256 channels out. It
is equipped with one
the standards-based AIMS
AES67.IO module. This
roadmap with the objective of
module can process
SMPTE ST 2110.
a maximum of 256
NEXUS Fibre and IP Interface (XFIP)