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Crestron DigitalMedia(TM) Matrix Switchers Receive Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) Certification

August 23, 2016

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Adds DM® 8X8, 16X16, and 32X32 switchers to Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Products List (APL) Rockleigh, NJ, August 18, 2016 - Crestron announced today that its DigitalMedia™ 8X8, 16X16, and 32X32 matrix switchers received approval by the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) of the U.S. Department of Defense Information Systems Agency... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

Hillsdale Covers Campus Sports, National Seminars with Broadcast Pix Integrated Production Switchers

August 16, 2016

Chelmsford, Massachusetts - August 11, 2016 - Leading a small video production unit that relies heavily on student crews, Ted Matko, director of technical media, TV and Audio Studios, supports the educational outreach efforts of Hillsdale College, a nonprofit liberal arts college in Hillsdale, Mich. He maintains a very full schedule, covering events in at least a dozen cities annually, plus... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Machinery & Machining Tools

AMV Delivers Video Distribution at U.S. Open with PESA Router

August 12, 2016

Huntsville, Alabama - Aug. 10, 2016 - PESA, a leading designer and manufacturer of streaming solutions as well as professional audio and video distribution products, today announced All Mobile Video, a full-service production company headquartered in New York City, will use a PESA Cheetah 288XE coax and fiber routing switcher and DRS digital audio routing system as part of the international... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband Distributed Amplifier offers 14 dB gain, high linearity.

July 7, 2016

From 2–20 GHz, CMD238 BroadRange Distributed Amplifier™ delivers 14 dB of gain with output P1dB of +26 dBm, output IP3 of +34 dBm, and 2nd harmonic level of -33 dBc. This GaAs MMIC (monolithic microwave integrated circuit) distributed amplifier, which operates from 5–8 V power supply, is pin-compatible with CMM0014 amplifier and features 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Distributed Amplifiers offer positive gain slope.

June 29, 2016

From DC–22 GHz, ultra-wideband BroadRange™ CMD240 delivers over 15 dB of gain with mid-band noise figure of 2.2 dB, output 1 dB compression point of 19 dBm, and output IP3 of 28 dBm at 10 GHz with 5 V supply. Wideband BroadRange™ CMD241, operating from 2–22 GHz with low mid-band noise figure of 2.3 dB, features output IP3 of +28 dBm, low supply current of 74 mA, and 13 dB of gain with max RF input power of +20 dBm. Both are 50 Ω matched designs and can operate off 3–8 V power supply. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Matrox Wins Four Prestigious Industry Awards at InfoComm 2016

June 28, 2016

4K IP multiviewer card, multi-channel streaming card, nine-output graphics card, and lecture capture appliance garner Best of Show honors MONTREAL - June 23, 2016 - Matrox® today announced that its new Mura™ IPX 4K IP decode display multiviewer cards, Maevex™ 6100 multi-channel 4K encoders, C900 nine-output graphics cards, and Monarch LCS lecture capture appliance were the recipients of... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Video Matrix Switch features Power over Ethernet.

June 24, 2016

SM-8X8-C64KR-POE-HDBT 4K HDMI Matrix Switch Over HDBase-T routes uncompressed Ultra-HD 4K x 2K digital HDMI signals and IR from 8 HDMI video sources to 8 displays and speakers via CATx cable using HDBase-T Technology. Unit is capable of connecting to video sources directly and video displays via ST-C6HDPOE-HDBT-R-LC receivers with max extension of 328 ft from switch. Switch supports Ultra-HD 4K x 2K resolutions to 4096 x 2160, HDTV resolutions to 1080p, and computer resolutions to 1920 x 1200. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Display & Presentation Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

L.A. Metro Transportation Authority Selects SmartDrive for Rollout across Bus and Rail Fleets

June 22, 2016

Second Largest Transit Agency in United States to Protect All Riders by Expanding Deployment to Add New Video-Based Safety Program for Rail PHOENIX - (American Public Transportation Association Rail Conference) - SmartDrive Systems, a leader in video-based solutions that reduce risk, improve safety and support transit agencies' ability to comply with rail regulations, announced today that... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Zeevee to Demonstrate Newest Lineup of Video Distribution Solutions at Infocomm 2016

June 8, 2016

New Solutions Emphasize Ease of Use and Flexibility of 4K Video over IP solutions from ZeeVee Boston, June 2, 2016, ZeeVee, Inc. a global manufacturer of video and signal distribution technology, will be demonstrating its new video distribution solutions the ZvMXE, ZyPerMX and ZyPer4K™ CATx with KVM, at the InfoComm 2016 Show in Las Vegas, June 4 – 10 in booth N725, at the Las Vegas... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

City of Burnsville Upgrades City Council Coverage to HD with Broadcast Pix Mica Integrated Production Switcher

June 8, 2016

Billerica, Massachusetts - June 2, 2016 - Broadcast Pix™ today announced the City of Burnsville, Minn., has upgraded to a Mica 1000 integrated production switcher in its control room at City Hall to provide HD coverage of City Council meetings for its cable and online viewers. According to Marty Doll, communications coordinator, the upgrade was prompted by a desire to move to HD production as... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

HDMI Quad Screen Multiviewer has built-in USB KVM switch.

June 7, 2016

In addition to letting 4 computers display video simultaneously on one monitor, SPLITMUX®-USBHD-4RT can switch one of 4 attached computers to shared keyboard and mouse for operation and access to 2 additional USB devices (via built-in 2-port USB 2.0 hub). Supporting resolutions to 2K (2048 x 1080), multimodal multiviewer can be controlled via Ethernet, RS232 serial port, keyboard commands, OSD, front panel buttons, or IR remote. Quad mode delivers real-time video performance of 60 fps. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment

High Desert Church Relies on FOR-A's HVS-2000 Video Switcher for Multi-Site Video Streaming

May 31, 2016

Cypress, CA, May 25, 2016 - California’s High Desert Church is a multi-site house of worship with four campuses that serve a total congregation of over 8,000 people. Looking for a switcher that enabled them to live stream sermons from their main campus to their other sites, High Desert turned to FOR-A. The church recently purchased the company’s HVS-2000 video switcher to fulfill all of the... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Switches and MMIC Amplifiers deliver ultra wideband operation.

May 26, 2016

Operating from DC to 18 GHz, non-reflective GaAs switches CMD234C4 (SP3T) and CMD235C4 (SP5T) provide 40 dB isolation @ 10 GHz and respective insertion loss values of 2 and 2.5 dB. Distributed amplifiers CMD240 (DC to 22 GHz) and CMD241 (2–22 GHz) offer respective noise figures down to 2.2 and 2.3 dB and gain values of 15 and 13.5 dB. Operating from 26–35 GHz, CMD243 wideband balanced driver amplifier offers 15.5 dB gain and noise figure of 4.4 dB. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

BroadRange Distributed Amplifiers(TM) Feature Industry Leading Dynamic Range over Ultra-Wide Bandwidths

May 20, 2016

Chelmsford, MA – Custom MMIC, a leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has developed a growing family of distributed amplifiers, called BroadRange Distributed Amplifiers™, with bandwidths from DC to 50 GHz. The distributed amplifiers provide industry leading performance in terms of dynamic range, frequency bandwidth and power consumption. ... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Robotics, Vision Systems

Waterman Broadcasting Updates ENG Operations with JVC Prohd Cameras

May 9, 2016

WAYNE, NJ – JVC Professional Video, a division of JVCKENWOOD USA Corporation, today announced Waterman Broadcasting, based in Fort Myers, Fla., is updating its camera fleet with 33 GY-HM890 and 11 GY-HM660 JVC ProHD cameras. The new cameras will be used for the co-located news operations of WBBH -TV (NBC) and WZVN-TV (ABC), which produce 14 hours of local news per day in Fort Myers-Naples... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Non-Industrial Products

Handheld Link 16 Radio increases digital situational awareness.

May 6, 2016

Single dismounted operator can interact with incoming aircraft, digitally identify their location, and designate enemy targets for air attack solely using ViaSat Battlefield Awareness and Targeting System - Dismounted (BATS-D). Accelerating enemy force engagement, this digital device affords access to digital Common Operational Picture and situational awareness to help prevent potential blue-on-blue engagements and increase lethality of dismounted forces. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Software

Berkeley County Water and Sanitation Takes Big Leap Forward with Big Data from Sensus

April 27, 2016

Technology enables utility to spot trends, troubleshoot and prepare for the future RALEIGH, NC - Every month, Berkeley County Water and Sanitation (BCWS) connects more than 100 new customers. That’s a lot of data points, and when the utility moved from manual meter readings to remote readings, the amount of information grew even more. “Data by itself isn’t enough,” said Terry... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Mounting & Attaching Products

Pan/Tilt Head meets broadcast and production demands.

April 26, 2016

Suited for studio applications, PT-LPS5 includes servo technology to accommodate weighty payloads and offer smooth, quiet, on-air operation. Quick button access enables pan, tilt, and pedestal limits to be set directly on PTZ head; control panel is not required. Along with balanced design that accelerates and facilitates setup and commissioning, virtual set-ready integrated camera robotics product offers direct Ethernet and Wi-Fi® support with pass-thru. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Emergency Alert System integrates with playout solution.

April 19, 2016

DASDEC™ Emergency Alert Systems (EAS) and Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) messaging platform, when integrated with BroadStream OASYS playout solution, enables reliable and streamlined model for EAS playout. Running on commodity IT-based hardware and supporting range of servers, OASYS unified content delivery solution can be configured for all kinds of channels and applications. DASDEC platform enables EAS messaging in accordance with evolving technology and EAS requirements. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Receiver-Demodulator supports IPTV and broadcast distribution.

April 12, 2016

Equipped with GUI and front panel controls, Model TLV400E-8VSB demodulates all on-air terrestrial 8VSB frequencies and decodes both H.264 and MPEG-2 video formats to IP, HD-SDI, or analog output at 45 Mbps. Video inputs can be 8/16 VSB, DVB-ASI, IP, and SMPTE 310M. Video outputs include DVB-ASI, SMPTE 310M, SDI or HD-SDI, analog component (YPbPr or RGB), composite (NTSC or PAL), or IP. Audio support is via embedded audio or via L/R 5 channel XLR connectors. Read More