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PESA to present a complete range of media extenders for DVI, HDMI, and VGA to 3G-SDI at Government Video Expo 2010

Huntsville, Alabama – 22 November 2010 – PESA, a leading manufacturer of video and audio systems for the broadcast and video production industry, will showcase several new products for HDMI to 3G-SDI, DVI-I to 3G-SDI, VGA/Component Video to 3G-SDI and many other new products at the upcoming Government Video Expo 2010, which runs December 1-2 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Booth 217).

PESA’s advanced range of media extender solutions interconnect computer and video signals from multiple locations and transport various formats of video and audio over a standard 3G-SDI infrastructure using fiber or coax cable connections. PESA solutions feature SMPTE compliant products that allow easy conversion of VGA, DVI, YPbPr, or component video to a fully functional SMPTE 292M or SMPTE 424M transport packet. Unlike other products, PESA offers the ability to transport serial digital packets over fiber, coax, or both simultaneously, allowing more

Roland Systems Group Announces AV Mixer & Recorder with Output for Live Streaming

Tokyo, Japan – November 17th, 2010 – Today at the InterBee show, Roland Systems Group announced the Roland VR-5, a fully integrated audio mixer, video switcher with built-in recorder/player for live production and web streaming. This unique product combines the power of Roland’s audio and video technology into one unit.

Typical live events today, whether large or small, all require a wide variety of equipment in order to produce. There are audio inputs from mics, audio mixing, video sources to a video mixer, computer inputs, video playback, video monitors, capturing the event in some form, and also streaming it live online. The VR-5’s “all-in-one? solution greatly simplifies production, recording and streaming of these live events. The VR-5’s innovative design incorporates a video switcher, audio mixer, video playback, recorder, preview monitors and output for web streaming all in a single unit. As a USB Video/Audio class device, web streaming is more

FSR’s FLEX-LT Receives WFX New Products Award

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CONTROL SYSTEM ACKNOWLEDGED FOR INNOVATIVE GREEN TECHNOLOGY

Atlanta, GA (November 15, 2010) — FSR’s new Flex-LT self-contained control system has received a WFX New Product Award as the Innovative Green Product in the “Best Building System/Material? category. A panel of industry experts judged the contestants, and winners were announced at Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX) 2010 in Atlanta, GA on November 3, 2010 by Church Production Magazine and Worship Facilities magazine. The awards, designed to recognize the newest and most innovative building, management, and technology products geared toward Churches, identified Flex-LT’s numerous energy and cost-saving features as advantageous to Worship facilities of all sizes.

Flex-LT provides fingertip room control at an attractive price point. A built-in scheduler automatically shuts off displays that are not in use – making it an energy-saving device – and can deliver an alert if there is an issue in more

Thomson Reuters Uses Brick House Video’s Callisto Production Switcher To Cover The Chilean Miner Story

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San Jose Mine, Chile (11 November 2010) – As the world watched, Thomson Reuters brought the plight and rescue of 33-trapped Chilean miners to audiences around the globe with the help of Brick House Video’s Callisto-RC Production Switcher. Thomson Reuters, the world’s largest international news agency, relied on Callisto’s mixed transmission ability every day from its arrival on October 2nd until October 13th as the last miner was lifted to safety from 2050 feet (625 metres) underground.

“Callisto survived my two-day journey comprised of multiple flights and ground transportation over rugged, unpaved roads,? said George Johnson, Technical Coordinator for Reuters. “It switched on perfectly when I arrived at the mine, and performed flawlessly on a generator as temperatures ranged from below zero to approximately 40 degrees Celsius (104 more

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NewTek TriCaster Wins Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning

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NewTek, a worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, has won a Tech & Learning (T&L) Award of Excellence (AOE) for TriCaster high definition (HD) portable live production system in the “New Products” category of the annual awards competition sponsored by Tech & Learning magazine.

“Now that the use of technology in schools is no longer a novelty but a reality, it’s not about the promise of what a product can do; it’s about the proof,” said Kevin Hogan, editorial director for NewBay Media’s Tech & Learning Group. “This year’s Award of Excellence products were tested by edtech experts from the New York City Department of Education and the University of Michigan, our top T&L advisors, and others. These companies can be proud that their products were selected as winners by this prestigious team of judges.”

Outstanding technological products for education have been recognized by Tech & more

FSR’s Distribution Amplifiers Help “FEED” Culinary Arts School

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Woodland Park, NJ (November 4, 2010) — FSR’s distribution amplifiers (DAs) have been selected for signal dissemination at the award-winning Culinary Arts School, part of the Oaks at Lanier Charter Career Center located in Gainesville, GA. The new facility, opened on September 15, offers unique classes and career pathways featuring hands-on training for students studying Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, and Interactive Marketing.

dB Audio & Video, a Georgia-based provider of audio, video, digital signage, control and acoustic design services, designed and built the technical infrastructure and integrated technologies for the complex. “The Lanier Charter Career Academy’s Culinary Arts School is an amazing facility and a huge step in public education unlike anything we’ve seen in our 20 years of business,? Neil Philpott, db Audio & Video’s sales/audio/video specialist commented. “It has not only received numerous accolades from the more

Kramer Introduces VP-747 In-CTRL™ Dual Scaler Seamless Switcher

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Hampton, New Jersey – Kramer Electronics is pleased to announce the introduction of the VP-747 In-CTRL Dual Scaler Seamless Switcher. The VP 747 is a true multi-standard video to graphics scaler and seamless switcher with eight sets of universal inputs. The universal inputs are comprised of 5 BNC connectors each, two of which can also be used as HDMI/DVI inputs on DVI connectors.

A key feature of the VP-747 is the incorporation of HQV® (Hollywood Quality Video) processing technology for the ultimate in image quality. HQV® represents the state-of-the-art in video processing technology. It offers the highest quality de-interlacing (with 3:2 and 2:2 pull down), advanced noise reduction that reduces block chroma and mosquito noise, and scaling performance for both standard and high-definition signals.

The VP-747 In-CTRL seamless switcher automatically accepts and processes all variations of NTSC, PAL and SECAM signals; and is HDCP compliant. Signals more

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Atlona Technologies Soon to Release New Professional 10-input Video Scaler/ Processor/Switcher with HDMI Output, the AT-LINE-PRO4

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Atlona Technologies continues their prolific release strategy, adding to their product line with an advanced version of the AT-LINE-PRO3, their most powerful video processor to date. This Switcher/Scaler with a single HDMI outputs boasts ten inputs for all AV devices including four HDMI/DVI, three VGA, one Component, one S-Video and one Composite video input.

The LINE-PRO4, part of Atlona’s new Signature line of products, designed to upscale signal from any AV device to the native resolution of an attached display, ensuring the highest picture quality possible. Any one of the inputs can be scaled to a variety of different resolutions up to 1080p or 1920×1200. This unit’s HDMI output is capable of both digital and analog switching, as well as full 3D support for the HDMI pass-through. Along with its many applications, this more

NewTek TriCaster™ Honored as Finalist in the 2010 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards

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NewTek, worldwide leader in video and 3D animation products, was chosen as a fan favorite in the 2010 Streaming Media Readers’ Choice Awards for its TriCaster™ portable live production system.

“To be a preferred company and product by Streaming Media readers is a wonderful result of why we come to work every day,” said Michael Kornet, chief marketing officer, NewTek. “TriCaster enables everyone from individual artists, MTV, city halls and the Dept. of Homeland Security, to high school teams and professional sports organizations like the NBA D-league, NHL and the NY Giants to attract a larger audience, deepen relationships with fans and deliver network-quality, live streaming content that can’t be found anywhere else.”

“These finalists—some well-known, some up-and-coming—represent the best of the best in the eyes of the people who really matter: the people who use online video technologies every day,” said Streaming Media Editor Eric more

GefenPRO 10×4 Dual Link DVI Matrix Supports Ultra High Resolution Computers Systems

Digital connectivity solutions provider Gefen today announced the availability of its 10×4 DVI DL Matrix, a new addition to the recently introduced GefenPRO product line. GefenPRO offers integrators and end users professional products with advanced 24/7 technical support for broadcast, rental/staging and post-production environments.

With the 10×4 DVI DL Matrix, any ten computers can be switched to any four professional monitors with full cross-point routing. Users have the flexibility to create one or two extended desktops or send sources to individual displays.

High resolutions are supported up to 3840×2400, accommodating both single and dual link DVI formats. Built-in EDID management ensures the stability of pre-settings throughout switching. RS-232 serial control and front panel buttons offer easy access and control.

An internal power supply further strengthens performance, eliminating potential disconnects. The black metallic enclosure is rack mountable and rugged enough to withstand high performance environments.

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