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FOR-A UNVEILS MODULAR FRAME RATE CONVERTER AT NAB 2011

Fort Lee, N.J.FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will introduce the UFM-30FRC Frame Rate Converter at the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 11-14 (Booth C5219). The latest member of FOR-A’s cost-effective family of UFM modular solutions, it can perform a wide variety of format conversions, including 1080/59.94i, 1080/50i, 720/59.94p, 720/50p, 525/60, and 625/50.

Equipped with HD/SD-SDI and analog composite I/O, the UFM-30FRC offers two types of conversion modes to deliver optimal results for various applications. A “linear converter mode? performs a simple frame rate conversion based on the previous and next frames, while a “motion compensation processing mode? detects the motion vector amount of a moving object and generates the object’s motion in frames. With its built-in up/down/cross converters, the UFM-30FRC can also upconvert SD signals to HD signals, downconvert HD to more

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TVLogic Launches New 2D/Passive 3D Models At NAB 2011

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Press Conference: Monday, April 11 at 10 AM in Booth SL 1526

Burbank, CA • March 7, 2011 – TVLogic, designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED High Definition displays, will exhibit two new 2D and 3D production and post-production monitors at NAB 2011 that incorporate a host of innovative features for 2D/3D cinema production and post-production. TVLogic combines the latest in flat-panel technology with their advanced video processing designs to provide reference displays that meet the demanding requirements of broadcast, production, post-production, digital signage and multi-viewer applications. The new 2D/3D models will join TVLogics’ multi-award winning range of professional video monitoring solutions ranging from quad 4.3? rack mount monitors to 56? 10bit 4K resolution displays and everything in between.

NEW
TDM-243W/473W – features 24? and 47? (respectively) 2D and passive 3D LCD panels. These versatile broadcast and more

PPC to Demonstrate Continuity Connectors That Increase Network Reliability at CCBN 2011

PPC(R)
CCBN 2011
Hall 3, Booth 3100

PPC
6176 East Molloy Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057-0278
USA
Tel: +1-315-431-7200
Fax: +1-315-431-7201
Website: www.ppc-online.com

PPC Contact:
Matt Read
Marketing Communications Manager
Tel: +1.315.431.7305
Email: mread@ppc-online.com

Agency Contact:
Michael Kroll
Wall Street Communications
Tel: +1.919.803.3770
Email: michael@wallstcom.com

PPC(R) at CCBN 2011:

At CCBN 2011, PPC(R) will be demonstrating a number of solutions for the Asia-Pacific market that increase network integrity, thereby reducing service calls, downtime, and maintenance costs for operators. At the exhibition, PPC will highlight its SignalTight(TM) and SignalTight Aqua lines of high-quality connectors and jumpers, and the company’s Perfect Flex(TM) line of broadband coaxial cables. PPC’s SignalTight and SignalTight Aqua connectors are specifically designed to increase network reliability by eliminating degradation issues resulting from loose connections and moisture ingress. Dramatically reducing service calls through a future-ready installation and lasting more

TVLogic Debuts New Field Production And Rack Mount Monitors at NAB 2011

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Press Conference: Monday, April 11 at 10 AM in Booth SL 1526

Burbank, CA • March 23, 2011 – TVLogic, designer and manufacturer of LCD and OLED High Definition displays, will exhibit 3 new field production monitors and a new dual 9? rack mount model at NAB 2011 that incorporate a host of innovative features for enhanced HD-SLR, digital cinema and broadcast production. TVLogic combines the latest in flat-panel technology with their advanced video processing designs to provide reference displays that meet the demanding requirements of broadcast, production, post-production, digital signage and multi-viewer applications. The 4 new models will join TVLogic’s multi-award winning range of professional video monitoring solutions ranging from quad 4.3? rack mount monitors to 56? 10bit 4K resolution displays and everything in between.

1. NEW VFM-056W/WP – The VFM-056W/WP is available in two configurations and more

PPC(R) Introduces New Weather Protection System(TM) for AllTight(R) Series Compression Connectors

Robust System Protects Connector Base Metals and Equipment Ports From Environment Pollutants, Saves Time on Installation and Maintenance Calls more

Broadcast Pix Adds Chyron’s Lyric PRO 8 Software to Granite Live Production Systems

Billerica, Massachusetts – Broadcast Pix™ today announced it will offer Lyric PRO 8, Chyron’s graphics creation software, for its family of Granite™ live video production systems. Every Broadcast Pix system includes a switcher, Harris Inscriber CG, and clip store, and now Granite users can choose Chyron as well. Broadcast Pix will demonstrate the new Chyron option at the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 11-14 (North Hall, Booth N4506).

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Broadcast Pix has fully integrated Chyron’s Lyric PRO 8 into its system. Producers can use the Chyron software to create sophisticated titles and 3D animations, access them from any Broadcast Pix control surface, see them on its Fluent View display, and play them from its graphic and clip stores. With just a click, titles can be edited live on-air. The system will also run files created on other Chyron systems more

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Magenta Research Announces New President

New Milford, CT, USA – Magenta Research, the recognized leader in signal distribution and switching, today announced the appointment of Kevin Prince to the previously vacant position of President.

Kevin Prince

Prince comes to Magenta after serving as Chief Operating Officer for Chyron Corporation, a company he originally joined in 2005 as VP of Strategic Marketing. Prince quickly advanced through a series of roles that included Sr. Vice President of Operations and Sr. Vice President of Engineering & Product Management before being appointed COO.

Keith Mortensen, CEO & founder of Magenta Research, stated, “I am thrilled to bring Kevin Prince on board as President. His extensive career experience in product management and strategic marketing—which resulted in increased revenues for the advanced technology companies that employed him—makes him the ideal individual to maximize Magenta’s efforts globally.?

“I look forward to assisting in the continued expansion of Magenta more

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Ilari Anttila Appointed Electrosonic’s Service Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Ilari Anttila

Ilari Anttila

Electrosonic is pleased to announce that Ilari Anttila has been named Service Director, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). Formerly head of the Nordic region managing Electrosonic’s operations in Finland and Sweden, Anttila will now be based in London.

In 2010, Electrosonic’s audio-visual service business in the UK expanded considerably with the acquisition of DRV, a leading corporate AV systems and service company. Anttila’s appointment furthers Electrosonic’s commitment to provide the highest level of service to its clients. Besides managing and expanding business in the UK, Anttila is tasked with promoting Electrosonic’s service business throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

“Historically, this business has focused on the London financial sector, but opportunities exist further afield, and I have been charged with developing new business throughout the region,” says Anttila of more

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ADVANCED SYSTEMS GROUP RECEIVES MARKET DEVELOPMENT AWARD FROM HARMONIC INC.

EMERYVILLE, CALIF. – Advanced Systems Group (ASG), a leading West Coast video and film integration firm, announced today it has received the Market Development Award for the Americas at the annual Harmonic Power of Blue 2011 Channel Partner meeting last month in Palm Desert, Calif. ASG earned the award because of its sales of Omneon MediaGrid, a high-performance shared storage system. The company was also awarded the Breakout Partner Award – Americas from Omneon, now Harmonic, in 2010.

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“ASG has deep expertise in production storage and, combined with their solid knowledge of Omneon MediaGrid and associated solution workflows, provides customers with outstanding architecture and infrastructure support,? said Andy Brinck, senior director, worldwide channel sales at Harmonic Inc. “We wish ASG continued success and look forward to working with them.?

“We appreciate the recognition from Harmonic Inc.,? said Dave Van Hoy, more

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