NAB 2017 HOT TOPICS

Field Contribution: ENG, IP News Products Guide

For the second year, TVNewsCheck is augmenting its coverage of NAB Show Hot Topics tech trends stories with information that can make your visit to the NAB Show easier. This week’s focus is camera trends (read the main story here). These companion resource guides on the technology covered each week are compilations of information provided by vendors. To download this page as a PDF, click here. 

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Accelerated Media Technologies | Booths C3636, OE1309, OE1312 | Website: www.acceleratedmt.com | 19 Technology Drive, Auburn, MA 01501 | 508-459-0300 
ENGenesis — Accelerated Media Technologies’ ENGenesis is a bi-directional 2/7GHz BAS band system that embodies the latest industry standard Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology. The band system sets new benchmarks in remote connectivity of bi-directional video and IP data between broadcast trucks and television stations. ENGenesis can deliver coverage ranges in excess of 45 miles with simple panel antennas.
Product Info: http://acceleratedmt.com/vehicles/ENGenesis%E2%84%A2.aspx
Datasheet:
http://acceleratedmt.com/attachments/0316-009AMT-ENGenesis_Brochure_WEB.pdf
Availability:
Immediate

 

Canon U.S.A. | Booths C201LMR, C202LMR & C4325 | Website: https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home | 1 Canon Park, Melville, NY 11747 | 631-330-5000 
Canon XF205 — The Canon XF205 professional camcorder is a compact, high-performance, high image quality system well-suited for use with a variety of digital cinema and broadcast operations. The camcorder features a wide-angle 20x optical zoom lens with three control rings, image stabilization, infrared capabilities, flexible MXF/MP4 dual recording at various data rates, two/four-channel audio recording, Wi-Fi connectivity, and 3G-SDI and monitor outputs as well as time code and genlock connections.
Product Info:
https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/products/details/camcorders/professional/xf205
Availability:
Immediate
Price: $3500

 

BRAND CONNECTIONS

Comrex | Booth C1633 | Website: www.comrex.com | 19 Pine Rd., Devens MA 01434 | 978-784-1776 
LiveShot — Comrex LiveShot goes beyond bonded cellular to deliver live, two-way, HD video and audio over a range of IP networks. With CrossLock VPN technology, LiveShot transmits at latencies as low as 200mS. Portable and lightweight at 3 pounds, LiveShot is designed for the most demanding field broadcasts. Used by TV stations, networks, sports franchises and government organizations, LiveShot is well-suited to streaming low-latency broadcast quality audio and video from anywhere Internet is available.
Product Info:
http://www.comrex.com/products/liveshot/
Datasheet: http://www.comrex.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/LiveShot-Brochure.pdf
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment: [email protected] or [email protected] 

 

Dejero | Booth C1307 | Website: www.dejero.com | 412 Albert St., Suite 100, Waterloo, ON N2L 3V3 Canada | 519-772-4824

Dejero Gateway — The Dejero Gateway solution gives news crews the ability to transfer files quickly back to the station and enables them to edit in the field with remote access to newsroom systems. Dejero’s virtual blended network provides fast, reliable and secure access to the public Internet and private networks, simplifying remote workflows and increasing productivity. The complete Gateway solution includes in-vehicle equipment, software, cellular connectivity services, cloud management, and support.
Product Info:
http://www.dejero.com/gateway
Availability:
3Q 2017

Dejero EnGo — The Dejero EnGo mobile transmitter can be camera-mounted or carried in a sling bag or a new, ergonomic backpack. Key features include a user-accessible SIM module, global roaming packages and the ability to transmit multichannel audio. EnGo encodes high-quality video and transmits it over multiple IP networks to reliably deliver exceptional picture quality with extremely low latency in the most challenging cellular network environments.

Product Info: http://www.dejero.com/engo
Datasheet:
http://www.dejero.com/assets/general/D-PB114-006%20EnGo.pdf  
Availability:
Immediate
To set up an appointment:
 [email protected] 

 

Grass Valley | Booth SL106 | Website: www.grassvalley.com | 3499 Douglas-B.-Floreani, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4S 2C6 | 514-333-1772 
Python Plus — The Python Plus is Grass Valley’s answer to lowering the cost of digital video and fiber distribution, eliminating concerns about distance, interference or ground loop issues. With today’s demanding market, technology shifting to IP, and the increase of bandwidth demands, e.g. SD/HD/3G/4K over up to 25G fiber, Python Plus simplifies configurability and supports a variety of signals, with each port providing 3/10/25 Gb/s capability. Each unit can transport a mix of digital and IP cameras through fiber or copper cables.
Product Info:
http://www.grassvalley.com/products/python_plus
Datasheet: http://www.grassvalley.com/products/python_plus
Availability: Various releases during 2017.

 Viper XL — Viper XL is a portable system designed to transport a wide range of signals over fiber between two locations. The Viper XL addresses the needs of various users from news networks to sports coverage and 4K production. The system can support up to 8 3G cameras and associated audio and control data simultaneously over fiber, as well as providing multi-channel intercom capability.

Product Info: http://www.grassvalley.com/products/viper_xl
Datasheet: http://www.grassvalley.com/products/viper_xl
Availability: June 2017
Price: starts at $25,000
To set up an appointment: [email protected]


IMT/Vislink | Booth C8008 | Websites: http://www.imt-broadcast.com and http://www.vislink.com 101 Bilby Rd., Hackettstown, NJ 07840 |908-852-3700  
Dragonfly — IMT’s DragonFly is an ultra-miniature wireless video system with a compact/lightweight form factor, making it well-suited for drone and mobile use. Providing up to two miles of line-of-sight COFDM HD video transmission, the DragonFly features internal ISM and GPS anti-jam filters and is available in licensed and unlicensed frequency bands.

Product Info: https://imt-solutions.com/product/dragonfly/ 

Datasheet: https://imt-solutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/Dragonfly-2.2.pdf
Availability:
Immediate
Price:
$4,995
To set up an appointment: [email protected]

 

JVC Professional Video | Booth C4315 | Website: pro.jvc.com | 1700 Valley Rd., Wayne, NJ 07470 | 973-317-5000 and 800-582-5825
ProHD Wireless Bridge — Compatible with JVC’s ProHD and 4KCAM streaming camera models, the ProHD Wireless Bridge is an IP solution for multi-camera news and sports coverage for broadcasters that require high reliability and camera mobility. Each camera in the system is equipped with a transceiver module that operates up to 2,000 feet from the vehicle-mounted base station. Equipped with a high-gain antenna array, the vehicle becomes a remote broadcasting hub that creates a secure virtual private network.
Product Info: http://bit.ly/2ngfSme
Datasheet: http://bit.ly/2lTWoTW
Availability: Immediate
Price: Starting at $5,000

To Set Up An Appointment: [email protected]

 

LiveU | Booth C2617 | Website: www.liveu.tv | 2 University Plaza Drive, Suite 505, Hackensack, NJ 07601 | 201-742-5229
LU600 — The LU600 featuring H.265 HEVC is LiveU’s new portable transmission unit that allows professional broadcasters to gain extreme efficiencies: delivering live video streaming over an advanced, low power, small form-factor cellular bonding unit. The LU600 delivers high video quality and bitrate (up to 20Mbps), and is set to offer file transfer (80 Mbps), lowt delay (0.5 sec) and 100 Mbps high-speed bonded Internet connection.
Product Info: http://liveu.tv/lu600
Datasheet: file:///C:/Users/LiveU-LP/AppData/Local/Temp/LU600ZDataZSheet_FEB-2017.pdf
Availability: Immediate

 

LiveU Solo — LiveU Solo is an affordable high-quality, plug-and-play live streaming device built on LiveU’s bonding technology. Solo is the streaming solution of choice for major online media companies and content creators, including The New York Times, The Huffington Post/AOL, Buzz Feed, Funny or Die and allows users to live stream seamlessly directly to Facebook Live and other popular social media and online platforms.
Product Info:
http://gosolo.tv/
Datasheet: file:///C:/Users/LiveU-LP/AppData/Local/Temp/Why_Solo.pdf
Availability: Immediate
Price:
$1,499 

To set up an appointment: [email protected] 

 

MultiDyne Video & Fiber Optic Systems | Booth C5109 | Website: www.multidyne.com | 10 Newton Place, Hauppauge, NY 11788 | 800-488-8378 
VB-3600 Series — The VB-3600 Series comprises a series of eight products that mix and match a variety of signal connection needs across video, audio and data, as well as other needs including Ethernet and control.  At the top of the range, the VB-3607 provides a solution for transmission of quad-link 4K video or four 3Gb/s, HD, SD and/or ASI signal paths over one single-mode fiber-optic cable. The VB-3600 provides added value through interoperability with MultiDyne’s OG-3600 Series of openGear products.
Product Info:
http://www.multidyne.com/product/vb-3607.html
Datasheet: http://www.multidyne.com/uploads/products/data-sheet/1488314057.pdf
Availability:
Immediate

VB-3800 Series — The VB-3800 Series is designed to meet the ever-changing camera configurations needed for field production. VB-3800 Series products can be mounted and adapted to box cameras and robotic PTZ heads and transport a full complement of multichannel camera signals, including 4K quad-link, as well as optional supply power. Moving forward, the VG-3800 Series represents a flexible and evolving series that will address new and changing camera models.
Product Info:
http://www.multidyne.com/product/vb-3801-lightbrix.html
Datasheet: http://www.multidyne.com/uploads/products/data-sheet/1488400890.pdf
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment:
 [email protected] 

 

Panasonic | Booths C3607 | Website: www.panasonic.com/broadcast | Two Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ 07102 | 201-348-7000
AJ-PX270 The AJ-PX270 combines the high quality and efficiency of low bit rate recording and the flexibility of 3G/4G/LTE wireless mobility. The five-pound PX270 provides all the key functionality of Panasonic’s high-end, shoulder-mount camcorder, and features high-sensitivity, low-noise 1/3-inch 3-MOS imagers to produce high-quality images, even in low-light conditions. With its innovative AVC-ULTRA codec, the PX270 features a wide range of recording modes, now including the visually lossless AVC-Intra Class200 as well as high-quality 100Mbps AVC-Intra Class100.
Product Info:
http://business.panasonic.com/AJ-PX270PJ.html#sc_sp=business-category_featuresAd_products-professionalvideo-camcorders_P2%2520HD%2520Solid-State%2520Camcorders&start=1&cgid=products-avtechnology-professionalvideo-camcorders-p2hd
Datasheet:
ftp://ftp.panasonic.com/provideo/ajpx270pj/aj-px270_brochure.pdf
Availability: Immediate
Price: $6,495
To Set Up An Appointment:
[email protected] 

 

Persistent Systems | Booth N5611, Meeting Room S217LMR | Website: www.persistentsystems.com | 303 Fifth Ave., Suite 306, New York, NY 10016 | 212-561-5895 
MPU5 — The MPU5 is a Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) System, in which the MPU5 radios automatically discover each other and instantly form and maintain an IP Mesh Data Network called Wave Relay. This robust network is then used to stream video directly from ENG cameras to the production studio. The MPU5 uses 3×3 MIMO-OFDM technology to achieve extremely high spectral efficiency enabling the networks to pack more simultaneous video streams into a single RF channel.
Product Info: http://www.persistentsystems.com/mpu5/ 
Datasheet:
http://www.persistentsystems.com/site/wp-content/themes/persistensystems/pdf/mpu5/mpu5_spec_sheet.pdf 
Availability:
Immediate 
Price:
$9,995 list. 

To set up an appointment: Jim Ocon, [email protected] ; Kayla Lively, [email protected]

 

Sony Electronics | Booth C11001 | Website: www.sony.com/professional | One Sony Dr., Park Ridge, NJ 07656 | 201-930-1000
PXW-X400 — Sony’s ergonomic 2/3-inch type shoulder-mount camcorder, the PXW-X400, delivers stronger network and wireless capabilities, improved weight balance, XAVC-Long 60P recording, NFC and pool feed functions for ENG and field production professionals. When a wireless LAN connection is unstable or unavailable, the camcorder’s Ethernet interface (RJ45) directly connects to a network for file transfer, live streaming and control from a web browser. A Content Browser Mobile application enables users to preview or remotely control camcorder settings.
Product Info: http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/product-PXWX400/
Datasheet:
http://bit.ly/PXWX400Brochure
Availability:
Immediate

PWS-110RX1 — Sony’s PWS-110RX1 is a wireless solution that offers high-quality live streaming at a low cost. The network receive station can accept live video and audio directly from supported Sony camcorders and adaptors via a single 4G/LTE, Wi-Fi or wired network. It delivers high quality HD streams using Sony’s unique QoS (quality of service) technology, or MPEG2-TS to maintain video and audio integrity during transmission and can simultaneously control two SDI outputs, for live streaming from two locations at once.

Product Info: http://pro.sony.com/bbsc/ssr/product-PWS110RX1/   
Availability:
Immediate
To Set Up An Appointment: Visit Sony’s booth, C11001 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

 

 Teradek LLC | Booth C6025 | Website: www.teradek.com | 34B Mauchly, Irvine, CA 92618 | 949-743-5774

 

TVU Networks | Booth C3739 | Website: http://www.tvunetworks.com/ | 857 Maude Ave., Mountain View, CA 94043 | 650-969-6732 

TVU Router — TV Router provides secure, reliable, high-speed internet connectivity — up to 120 Mbps — and private network access from virtually any remote location. With it, users can now transfer and receive files, stream video, search the web and much more from a laptop or mobile device using at two-way high speed, reliable and secure data connection. TVU Router incorporates TVU’s proprietary Inverse StatMux Plus (IS+) technology to aggregate and maximize multiple cellular, Wi-Fi, Satellite, Microwave and even BGAN connections for data transmission. 
Product Info: 
http://www.tvunetworks.com/products/tvu-router/ 
Datasheet: 
http://www.tvunetworks.com/doc/TVU_Router.pdf 
Availability: 
Immediately 
Price:
Contact for quote 

To set up an appointment: [email protected]

 

VidOvation | Booth C6646 | Website: http://vidovation.com | 192 Technology Drive, Ste V, Irvine, CA 92618 | 949-777-5435 
VidOwave 10GigE 60G Link — The VidOwave 10GigE 60G is an advanced 60 GHz millimeter-wave broadband and wireless data connectivity solution that delivers low latency and full-duplex 10 Gigabit Ethernet transport speeds in a small ruggedized, easy-to-install enclosure. The wireless link operates in two modes: 10 Gbps direct fiber to radio connectivity; and 2 x 1.25 Gbps links with aggregated throughput of 2.5Gbps. The line of sight range is up to 1.8km over the 60GHz license-free V-band.
Product Info: http://vidovation.com/blog/nab-2017-preview/
Datasheet:
http://vidovation.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/VidOwave-10GigE-60GHz-Wireless-Ethernet-Link-HR.jpg
Availability: 3Q 2017

 VidOsat Ku and Ka-Band Satellite Terminal — VidOvation is launching the new VidOsat quick deploy, portable, lightweight Ku and Ka-band satellite terminal. Satellite and cellular can be bonded together for a hybrid transmission solution. The design includes a five segment, 1m high-gain carbon fiber reflector, no-tools assembly, folding feed arm assembly, quick deploy tripod, inclinometer and fine adjust on Azimuth and Elevation. The tripod has detachable sand feet to allow for ground anchors to be fitted ensuring maximum stability for reliable operation. 

Product Info: http://vidovation.com/blog/nab-2017-preview/
Datasheet:
http://vidovation.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/VidOsat-Portable-Satellite-Terminal-Final.jpg
Availability: Immediate
To set up an appointment:
 [email protected]

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