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Linear Acoustic Moves DTV Audio Quality Upstream With AERO.qc™

LANCASTER, Pa. — April 14, 2009 — At the 2009 NAB Show this month, Linear Acoustic is introducing the new AERO.qc™ Audio Quality Controller, which combines all of the essential loudness and reformatting tools required for maintaining a consistent viewer experience, including ITU loudness measurement, loudness correction, selective upmixing, metering, and monitoring. AERO.qc is designed to simplify operational integration when deployed at the head of the program chain — during ingest, origination, or in-house production — where correction can be applied manually or automatically to maintain program consistency. more

Linear Acoustic and Cobalt Digital Team Up to Ease Delivery of 5.1 Surround Sound

LANCASTER, Pa. — April 13, 2009 — As the current economic climate forces broadcasters to work under the constraints of ever-shrinking budgets, engineers and executives are demanding audio processing systems that feature more robust functionality in preparing legacy media assets for 5.1 delivery. Linear Acoustic and Cobalt Digital Inc. have teamed up to meet this need, uniting their advanced audio solutions by incorporating Linear Acoustic upMAX™ surround sound upmixing technology into Cobalt’s 9305 embedded audio delay processor. Together, these technologies allow broadcasters to receive any stereo pair source material and upmix it to 5.1 for storage or transmission, in turn providing their viewers with the highest level of audio quality. more

Wohler Mobile to Showcase Robust Solutions for Mission-Critical Monitoring Applications at 2009 NAB Show

HAYWARD, Calif. — April 13, 2009 — Wohler Technologies Inc. today announced that Wohler Mobile, packed with state-of-the-art processing and monitoring products, will be making a stop on the 2009 NAB Show floor. Proudly adorned in Wohler blue, the 22-foot-long trailer demonstrates how easily Wohler products provide key functionality even in the most space-constrained production applications. more

Harmonic’s Rhozet Business Unit Dramatically Improves H.264 Transcoding Quality and Performance

Sunnyvale, Calif. — April 16, 2009 — Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) today unveiled the latest enhancements to its Rhozet™ Carbon Coder™ universal media transcoding solution. New capabilities include a dramatic performance increase in H.264 transcoding, improved output quality, improved support for Avid®-based workflows and support for Microsoft® Smooth Streaming. At the 2009 NAB Show, booth #SL9728, Rhozet will demonstrate these enhancements and also preview an automated quality control solution which fits into the Carbon Server workflow and minimizes the manual review of input and output files. more

Harmonic Features ATSC Mobile Video Compression Technology at NAB 2009

Sunnyvale, Calif. — April 16, 2009 — Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that its market-leading DiviCom® encoders and ProStream™ 4000 multi-screen platform will power ATSC Mobile DTV technology demonstrations at the 2009 NAB Show. The DiviCom Electra® 8000 universal broadcast encoder, Harmonic’s newest and most advanced platform, offers a powerful design that reduces bit-rates without compromising video quality, enabling broadcasters to free up valuable spectrum for advanced services such as mobile video delivery. Harmonic’s ProStream™ 4000 provides real-time video compression optimized for the ATSC Mobile DTV format suitable for delivery to mobile devices. more

New Vaddio Single CCD HD Robotic PTZ Camera to be Unveiled at NAB 2009

hires-clearview-hd-18_iso.jpgMINNEAPOLIS, MN (April 17, 2009) – Vaddio announces the first single CCD, high quality HD Robotic PTZ camera, the ClearVIEW HD-18, at NAB 2009, Las Vegas, Nev., April 20 – 23, 2009, booth# C12427.

The groundbreaking ClearVIEW HD-18 is equipped with a 1/3?, 1.3 megapixel CCD imaging sensor, a glass multi-element wide dynamic zoom lens (18x optical), a tally light and a 1.8-lux rating, providing superior images in a wide range of high-definition video applications. The HD-18 is the only multi-format PTZ camera that delivers component HD in 1080p, 1080i or 720p and simultaneous SD video. Control runs via VISCA command protocol or the IR remote that is supplied. High-torque, micro-stepper precision robotics enhance performance with smooth pan/tilt operation for accurate camera movement and control. The HD-18 is compatible with any Polycom or TANDBERG videoconferencing codec. more

Advanced Networked Direct Field Sound Masking System Now Available from Lencore

CrossNetOne™(WOODBURY, NY) Lencore Acoustics Corp, the leading manufacturer of commercial sound masking systems announces the availability of CrossNetOne™ – the most flexible, versatile and innovative networked direct field system available in the industry. more

Lencore Sound Masking Offers Wider Dispersion and Greater Sound Quality with the Best Direct Field System in the Industry Today

CrosswaysOne™(WOODBURY, NY) Lencore Acoustics Corp, a manufacturer of commercial sound masking systems announces the availability of CrosswaysOne™ Sound Masking System; the most flexible, versatile and innovative direct field system available in the industry. more

HaiVision Launches MAKITO™ ― A Compact H.264 Encoder Delivering 1080p60 High Definition Video for $8,995

MONTREAL and CHICAGO — April 15, 2009 —HaiVision Network Video, the world’s leading vendor of high-performance H.264 encoders, codecs, and IP video systems, today announced the immediate availability of the MAKITO™, a cutting edge, high definition video encoder. The MAKITO is the first and only compact encoder that combines the efficiencies of H.264 video compression, the image quality of full high definition video, a very compact form factor, and a remarkable price. The MAKITO also is fully integrated with Video Furnace System 5, HaiVision’s complete end-to-end HD H.264 IP video distribution solution. The company will unveil and demonstrate MAKITO for the first time at the 2009 NAB Show in Las Vegas next week. more

L-ACOUSTICS Transforms V-DOSC Partnership Into New Rental Network

l-acoustics_rental_network.jpgMARCOUSSIS, France – April 2009 — With immediate effect, L-ACOUSTICS has introduced the Rental Network, an international platform to serve the community of Line Source Array owners. The new Network replaces the V-DOSC Partnership, which has been in existence since 1993.

The new L-ACOUSTICS Rental Network is launched against a backdrop of constantly developing technology, and offers its agents a unique opportunity to pool quality values as well as human and technical resources, and to benefit from Network synergies. more

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