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Camera Corps demo Q-Ball system at BVE London

[Camera Corps]

Camera Corps will show at BVE 2014 a complete remotely controlled camera system based on the Q-Ball compact pan/tilt/zoom head. Q-Ball is a 1080i high-definition camera with 10:1 zoom optics plus a fully rotatable pan and tilt head housed in a cast-aluminum sphere of similar diameter to a standard DVD. High-precision motors enable the operator to adjust the camera angle from almost any location. Q-Ball has

delivered close-up video from many broadcast events in recent years, including the BBC Proms, summer and winter Olympics, international football, motor racing, water sports, tennis, football, rugby and many reality television shows. "Since its original

introduction at NAB 2009, Q-Ball has proved highly popular and successful across the entire television business," commented Shaun Glanville,

business development director, Camera Corps. Available for

purchase or rental, the Q-Ball aims to provide producers with a number of advantages over traditional cameras. It allows live content to be sourced from an unlimited number of cameras without needing a huge team of operators; can be positioned anywhere in a studio, across a

Processing, management and live production solutions for Snell


Snell will be highlighting its latest products to help broadcasters, content owners and content providers to process, manage and present their media content. Representatives will discuss the Maverik production switcher panel and the new ICE channel in a box family, including the 1U ICE-LE and Alchemist On Demand. A new addition to BVE is Kahuna Maverik, Snell’s modular-based control surface for the Kahuna 360

GB Labs unveil storage system [GB Labs]

GB Labs is launching the 8TB Mini Space 1RU shared storage. The RAID 6 device has dual redundant power supplies and 1 or 10Gb Ethernet connectivity.

Available with enterprise SATA hard drives or high speed SSDs, Mini Space 1RU can handle full HD and 4K environments respectively. As with all Space products, mixed OS environments are supported, with users able to share Adobe Premiere Pro, Grass Valley Edius, Avid Media Composer and Apple Final Cut Pro projects as standard.

As networked attached storage, files can be securely replicated or offloaded to secondary devices or LTO tape, as required. Space is also cloud-enabled, for sharing data with users on a global basis. P09

multi-set production site, indoors or outdoors in practically any climate; can be used in any lighting conditions, including infra-red- illuminated night shooting; and

multi-format production switcher. The company will also be introducing the extended ICE range at the event. The new ICE is smaller and includes

the most advanced graphics capabilities, Snell claims. Alchemist OD is a scalable software product which offers motion-compensated frame

rate conversion ‘on demand’. Its Service Orientated Architecture and floating license model aim to provide the versatility to evolve and adapt with changing business requirements, offering global programme exchange and multi-device content delivery. Finally, Snell’s Vega router allows the user to configure any signal port independently for fibre and/or coax (copper) and as an input or output. Either a 2RU 96-port or 4RU 192-port router are available. A 2U Vega will be on display at BVE alongside some of the latest Luna LED and LCD control panels. F15

Dalet’s Onecut at BVE [Dalet]

In addition to showcasing its advanced MAM technology, Dalet will have its brand new Dalet Onecut editor on display at BVE. A realtime multimedia editor, Onecut is designed for fast content production. It includes a toolset and configurable workspace management, allowing users to perform a range of tasks from trimming to video editing and audio sweetening. Dalet Onecut’s tools are designed to be simple to use and its networked architecture promotes fast, collaborative editing across production and post production

editing applications, for finishing. The platform

was developed from the ground up to address the multimedia needs of radio, TV, internet and mobile content production, and supports many workflows and broadcast environments.

workgroups. Fully integrated into the workflow, Onecut allows users to finalise their packages directly or exchange information with craft

Onecut can be used either as a standalone editor, or connected to the Dalet MAM through Dalet Xtend, or fully integrated inside the new Dalet Galaxy client. It can also be used in a connected mode with the latest Dalet 3.5 versions. N25

can be installed easily with short or long-range links plus a range of control and switching options. H05

DPA mics shown by Sound Network [Sound Network]

UK distributor Sound Network will be showing a selection of new products at BVE, including the d:dicate Series MMP-F Modular Active Boom microphone from DPA. Intended for use with the d:dicate MMC4011 Cardioid and MMC4018 Supercardioid microphoness and other 2000- and 4000- series capsules, the MMP-F relies on the same technology as the company’s MMP-E active cable. Equipped with an active boom pole preamp, the MMP-F is available in a variety of lengths and gooseneck options and fits to any modular d:dicate capsule. Sound Network will also be

showing DPA's new d:fine 66 and d:fine 88 Miniature Headset Microphones. These new products join the original d:fine as well as the traditional 4066 and 4088 Miniature Headset Microphones under the company’s d:fine Headset Microphone family. “Now featuring a total of four

capsules, two omnis and two cardioids, and three headset mounts, single-ear, dual-ear and personalised mount, DPA’s d:fine Headset Microphones Series offers something for every user and environment,” said Sound Network's director Ralph Dunlop. Sound Networks will complete

its BVE 2014 line-up with other microphones from the DPA range, including the d:facto II Vocal Microphone. L45 February 2014

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