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HD And SD Encoders From Envivio Lower Cost Of Broadcast Contribution
Envivio Inc. has announced the introduction of two new MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) video encoders and a professional decoder that significantly improve bandwidth efficiency to lower costs for both high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD) broadcast contribution applications...

Freescale RF Power Transistor Offers Peak Power For UHF Broadcast Applications
Freescale Semiconductor has introduced a 50 volt laterally diffused MOS (LDMOS) RF power transistor designed to deliver 50 percent higher output power than competing UHF TV broadcast solutions...

Rohde & Schwarz Enhances TV Analyzer With MPEG-2 Analysis
The R&S ETL TV analyzer from Rohde & Schwarz now includes features and options for MPEG-2 transport streams. The instrument combines the functions of an RF TV analyzer, an MPEG-2 analyzer and a spectrum analyzer, transforming it into a universal test platform...

Legend Silicon Releases 3rd Generation DTV Demodulator Chip
Legend Silicon Corp. recently announced a new, all-mode DTV demodulator chip for China's latest DTV standards. This chip, a 3rd generation all-mode product, becomes the most functional and complete all-mode chip currently on the market...

DVB-T/H And HD Radio-Expanded Functionality Of IZT GmbH's Signal Generator Announced
The IZT S2000 signal generator is now able to simulate the signals of the digital broadcast standards DVB-T, DVB-H and HD Radio. These new functionalities make the IZT S2000 an even more powerful tool for manufacturers and developers of modern multimedia receivers...

HP Upgrades The Digital Entertainment Experience With Industry's First Integration Of HDTVs And Media Center Extender
HP recently announced it is the first company to release Microsoft’s Media Center Extender capability to an Internet-connected TV...

CanalDigitaal And TV Vlaanderen Launch HDTV Bouquet On ASTRA For Dutch And Belgian Markets
SES ASTRA, an SES company, recently announced the launch of a new High Definition (HD) bouquet on ASTRA targeting the Dutch and Belgian markets. As of this month, Dutch satellite TV provider, CanalDigitaal, and Belgian sister company, TV Vlaanderen, broadcast their new HDTV package via the ASTRA satellites at the 23.5 degrees East orbital position...

Pace Micro Technology To Showcase Its Products At NCTA's 2008 Cable Show
Pace Micro Technology plc recently announced plans to exhibit its family of products for the US, Canadian, and Latin American markets at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association’s (NCTA) 2008 Cable Show in New Orleans, May 18-20, 2008, Exhibit #3205...

Hitachi Delivers Remote Cameras And Portable HD Camera To Pete’s Big TVs
Pete’s Big TVs, a production company specializing in large-screen display and video production for live staged concerts and events, based in New Castle, Delaware, has taken delivery of two Hitachi DK-H32 HDTV remote observation compact cameras and one Hitachi SK-3020P handheld production HDTV camera...

Horizon Semiconductors Announces Stand-Alone High Definition Multi-Standard Transcoder Reference Platform
Horizon Semiconductors announces the immediate availability of industry's smallest form-factor, multi-standard high definition stand-alone transcoder reference platform for cable, satellite, IPTV and terrestrial distribution, broadcast, home media server and set-top box markets...

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Diplexers And Multiplexers
Diplexers are three port devices that are used to combine or split signals that are at different frequencies. A diplexer is designed with two fixed bandpass filters that are connected to a common port. Multiplexers are passive devices used to split or combine signals, usually of different frequencies. Once several frequencies are combined, a single transmission medium is used to send or receive the signals...

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Spectra Logic Media & Entertainment Storage Calculator
Use this tool for broadcast or film to determine the number of digital storage tapes you require based on the bit rate or video format and the hours of media. The tool will show you the number of LTO or SAIT tapes that you will require...
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