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FOR-A DEBUTS SERIES OF COMPACT 3G/HD/SD/ASI ROUTING SWITCHERS 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 debut four compact multi-format routing switchers at the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 11-14 (Booth C5219). Designed for small and medium-scale systems, the MFR-3232, MFR-3216, MFR-1616R, and MFR-1616 offer a variety of inputs and outputs. All four automatically recognize and support 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, SD-SDI, and ASI signals.

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Housed in 2 RU cabinets, the MFR-3232 (32 inputs/32 outputs), MFR-3216 (32 inputs/16 outputs), and MFR-1616R (16 inputs/16 outputs) offer optional redundant CPUs. The MFR-3216 (16 inputs/16 outputs) is housed in a 1 RU cabinet. All four models offer the option of redundant AC power.

Despite their compact size, the new units include features from the large-scale MFR-5000 Series routing switcher that was introduced at the more

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NAB Launch of T-VIPS TVG425 Provides Maximum Flexibility and Resiliency for Transmission of MPEG Transport Streams over IP

Oslo, Norway – T-VIPS, a global leader in professional video contribution and distribution solutions, today announced that it is to launch the TVG425 Transport Stream Gateway at NAB (Las Vegas Convention Centre, SU7807, April 11-14). This new product, which is

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based on an entirely new and advanced technology platform, has been developed in answer to high-level customer demand. The TVG425 is the newest member of the T-VIPS Video Gateway suite of compact, powerful and cost-effective products that are designed for the real-time contribution and distribution of video over IP networks.

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The TVG425 is the result of long pioneering experience in video over IP solutions. The product has been designed for applications including professional broadcast contribution, distribution and live event coverage. Broadcasters, network operators and other video professionals will typically deploy the more

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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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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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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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NEW FOR-A VIDEO ARCHIVING RECORDER ENABLES ‘ARCHIVE AT INGEST’ SOLUTIONS FOR AVC-INTRA/DVCPRO FILE-BASED WORKFLOWS

Fort Lee, N.J.FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will introduce the LTR-120HS video archiving recorder at the 2011 NAB Show in Las Vegas, Nev., April 11-14 (Booth C5219). Using high-quality AVC-Intra/DVCPRO codec and MXF wrapper/un-wrapper, it records MXF files that can be used by a variety of NLE systems to LTO-5 tape.

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The new recorder builds on the success of the LTR-100HS, introduced during last year’s NAB show, which supports various MPEG-2 video formats. The LTR-120HS recorder supports AVC-Intra100, AVC-Intra50, DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO50, and DVCPRO files. Designed to enable “archive at ingest? solutions, it can record video footage as an MXF file in real time by simply pressing “record? and “play? on the convenient front panel controls.

“LTO-5 high-capacity tape is a simple and effective archive solution more

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DIGITAL OPTICAL FIBER ROUTING SYSTEM FOR HITACHI CAMERAS USING MULTIDYNE ROUTERS TO BE INTRODUCED AT NAB

WOODBURY, New York – Hitachi’s popular SK Series of HDTV studio and field production cameras now significantly lowers the costs of fiber cable installation and camera equipment management. With the use of Multidyne’s advanced EOS-4000 series optical routing system, Hitachi camera customers now have complete flexibility in assigning camera heads to CCUs. This is a natural progression from Hitachi’s TCP/IP data network compliant control system, where any control panel can control any camera wherever there’s access to a LAN, WAN, MAN or internet.

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The HDTV camera optical routing system will be exhibited at the Hitachi Kokusai Booth (C4309) at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas Nevada next month.
“Today’s modern stadiums, arenas, TV stations, production studios, universities, large churches and other HDTV camera installations all use digital fiber cable due to more

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CTV Santa Cruz Installs Broadcast Pix Granite 1000 on New HD Truck for HD Production, File-Based Workflow

Billerica, Massachusetts- In keeping with its mission to foster a strong sense of community through its public interest programming, Community Television (CTV) of Santa Cruz County – the producer of public, education, and government (PEG) access channels serving 75,000 households in Santa Cruz County, Calif. — has launched a new HD video production truck to provide broadcast-quality coverage of high school sports, youth athletics, and local cultural events. At the heart of the new 1080i truck is a Broadcast Pix™ Granite™ 1000 live video production system.

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Since it hit the road in December, the converted 33-foot Ford motor coach has been used extensively to cover Santa Cruz Coast Athletic League (SCCAL) high school basketball and soccer games and championships, Monterey Bay League boy’s soccer, and other sporting events. CTV uses its truck to produce an average of three hours of more

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CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY SELECTS 10 FUJINON HDTV LENSES FOR EVENTS STAGING AND A/V RENTALS

WAYNE, N.J., March 16, 2011 – Creative Technology Group, a leading international supplier of specialist audio/visual equipment for the rental and staging of large corporate events, concerts, and televised sports and entertainment programming, purchased 10 Fujinon ZA17x7.6BERD-S HD ENG lenses. The 10 Fujinon lenses were purchased along with 10 new Grass Valley LDK-3000 multi-format HD cameras to support the demand for affordable, high-quality HD acquisition by the firm’s growing clientele.

“Creative Technology chose these Fujinon lenses because they are not only excellent lenses, but they hold up well on the road,? said Jason Meckler, Chief Video Engineer, Creative Technology Group, North America, in Panorama City, CA, (www.ctus.com). “Quality and durability were our main concern, and these Fujinon lenses met both of those requirements.?

Since the new equipment went into service, the Grass Valley LDK-3000 cameras and Fujinon ZA17x7.6 HD ENG lenses have already been used for more

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FOR-A HVS-4000 PRODUCTION SWITCHER MAKES U.S. DEBUT AT 2011 NAB SHOW

Multi-Format Switcher Available in 2 M/E, 2.5 M/E, and 3M/E Versions, Offers Options for 3D, 3 Gbps* Production

Fort Lee, N.J., March 16 2011 – FOR-A, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and professional video industries, will showcase its new HVS-4000 multi-format video switcher at the at the 2011 NAB Show, which runs April 11-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. (Booth C5219). Available in 2 M/E, 2.5 M/E or 3 M/E models, the switcher is loaded with standard features to handle complex video productions, and offers optional support for 3 Gbps* and 3D production.

“The new HVS-4000 was designed to handle a variety of production challenges,? said Pedro Silvestre, Sales Director, FOR-A Corporation of America. “With options that can support 1080p* and 3D production, our switcher can easily grow with our customers as their production needs more

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