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Shotoku Broadcast Systems IBC 2011 Preview

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Staines, UK • — Shotoku Broadcast Systems, a well-established leader in camera support and virtual reality tracking will return to the IBC exhibition with enhanced and new manual and robotic solutions. Manual highlights will include a new 2-stage pneumatic pedestal and perfect counter-balance pan & tilt head. On the robotic side, enhancements that further ease-of-use and please the most budget conscious will be demonstrated. All the latest releases will be at show in Hall 11, Stand G30.

MANUAL CAMERA SUPPORT
NEW TP200 2-Stage Pneumatic Pedestal
Shotoku’s newly developed TP200 2-stage pneumatic pedestal has a maximum payload of over 80kg (177 lbs.) and supports a wide-range of camera configurations. Its innovatively designed column and base offers maximum stability and great operational flexibility. One-step foot brake and single-action cable guard enables precise movements and control at all times for fast more

BHV Broadcast Pre-IBC 2011

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Owslebury, UK – BHV Broadcast’s IBC 2011 exhibition plans include demonstrations of Video Ghost, its award-winning phantom power modules developed as a low-cost, reliable alternative to traditional batteries. The manufacturer of compact, cost-effective equipment for live production and post-production will also exhibit its full range of rack-mount and portable hybrid digital/analogue switchers, and rate/standards and up/cross conversion products in Hall 10 Stand F35.

Video Ghost
BHV Broadcast’s Video Ghost brings phantom power to the video camera world! Video Ghost – winner of the prestigious Mario Award at NAB 2011 – provides a switchable 5V or 12V d.c. power source for camera accessories using the existing video cable. A 150m operating distance is achievable for SD, and 75m for HD. Amongst its many uses, the system can be used to power a composite to SDI converter at the camera, thus more

Dublin’s Oxegen Festival Brings Music to the Masses with Blackmagic Design’s ATEM Production Switcher

Blackmagic Design today announced that Blackmagic Design’s ATEM 1 M/E Production Switcher was used at Ireland’s biggest music festival, Oxegen Festival in Dublin. more

POLAND’S ARKA GDYNIA FOOTBALL STADIUM PROJECTS WITH D.A.S. AUDIO

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Image of the Arka Stadium seating areas.

Gdynia, Poland – August 2011… Gdynia Municipal Football stadium is the home to Poland’s Arka Gdynia football club. With a seating capacity of roughly 15,139 spectators, the new facility recently received a large, networked audio-driven sound reinforcement system. To ensure even coverage across the stadium’s multiple zones, loudspeakers from the catalog of Valencia, Spain-based D.A.S. Audio were placed into service.

Sopot, Poland-based Mega Music’s audio-visual installation division was contracted to handle the Gdynia Municipal Football stadium’s new sound system. Mega Music’s Piotr Nowiński managed the project and discussed the challenges of the job, which involved the deployment of D.A.S. Audio’s DR-12 2-way, full-range loudspeakers, the BiDriver Plus, which is a 2-way, mid-high unit designed for long throw applications, and the company’s CL-6T ceiling speakers. more

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KanexPro Touts HDMI 1.4 Switcher with Ethernet and 3D Support

At CEDIA EXPO booth 3765, KanexPro is launching a brand new, ultra-fast 4×1 HDMI Switcher (HDHEACSW4) with support for Ethernet and Audio Return Channel (HEAC). Engineered with InstaPort ™ Technology, SI’s & consumers will no longer experience a four to seven second delay – and a long black screen – when switching between source devices connected to their projectors or HDTVs. The technology enables immediate access to content by reducing HDMI port switching time and perform the HDCP authorization routine immediately upon connecting the device.

As an added feature, this switcher provides ARC- Audio Return Channel, which allow televisions with built-in tuners to transmit audio from the TV to an A/V receiver. Perfect for old and existing A/V receivers that does not support ARC. HDTV resolutions up to 1080p/60 with 12-bit Color depth and PC resolutions up to 1920×1200 are maintained together with stereo or multi-channel digital audio. more

DK-Technologies Sponsors IBC 2011 Conference Session – Audio Loudness: Get It Right From The Start

DK-Technologies is shinning a spotlight on Audio Loudness at this year’s IBC Convention by hosting a special seminar, in conjunction with IBC, entitled Audio Loudness: Get it Right From The Start.

As the only IBC event dedicated to this hugely important topic, DK-Technologies is anticipating plenty of interest from broadcasters who are anxious to learn how new loudness legislation will impact on them.

The seminar takes place on Saturday, September 10th, from 14.30 – 16.00 in RAI Conference room G102. A panel of experts will explode some of the myths that have sprung up around audio loudness and give practical help and advice on how to deal with this issue. more

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Leading Software Vendor SAS Opts for Alcorn McBride Products Throughout Its Headquarters

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SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market, is a long-time user of Alcorn McBride equipment at its Cary, North Carolina headquarters.

“We’ve been using Alcorn McBride products for five years – we wouldn’t have 18 DVM-8400 HD players and other Alcorn gear if we didn’t like it,” says Woody Weaver, senior manager of engineering and operations at the SAS world headquarters campus in Cary NC. “Alcorn products represent good value for money, and Alcorn’s support has always been terrific.”

Two Alcorn McBride DVM-7400 Standard Definition players and six DVM-8400 High Definition players are deployed for user events and shows in the production facility in the SAS studios and on road shows. “Although all of our production is now HD we still have more

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