(BEIJING, August 22, 2007) At the Beijing International Radio, TV & Film Equipment Exhibition (BIRTV) 2007, Harris Corporation will showcase cutting-edge solutions that enable broadcasters to profit from new, multichannel services, seamlessly transition to HD, and more effectively project their on-air brand.
BIRTV is being held August 22-25 in Beijing.
In core processing, Harris will showcase CENTRIO™, a breakthrough multi-image processor, combining a superior graphics engine, a robust broadcast-quality router, and integrated test and measurement tools. This marks the debut of CENTRIO™ in Asia. Uniquely capable of driving up to 32 independent DVI displays or 64 independent HD-SDI monitors, CENTRIO™ features a superior graphics engine that enables customizable image layouts.
Harris also will showcase the advanced audio processing and 3Gb/s capability across the company’s signal processing and distribution products — including the Platinum™ router — providing cost-effective, HD-compatible products supporting emerging standards such as 1080p. The high-capacity, small-footprint Platinum™ routing switchers provide high-quality signal routing up to 256x256 in 15RU and 512x512 in 28RU.
Visitors to the Harris stand will see expanded functionality in OPTO+™, a full range of fiber products in the Harris® 6800+™ modular core processing platform, providing high-quality, easy-to-use fiber solutions in a minimal amount of space. Also on display will be a variety of modules from the 6800+™ platform, including the Q-SEE6800+ signal monitoring module; and a variety of products in the NEO® advanced application modular platform, including NEO® SuiteView™; the NEO® XHD-3902-M multi-path up/down/cross converter; and the NEO® VR digital video recorder. Harris also will demonstrate the X75™ multi-path converter/synchronizer and the Neural-THX® Surround™ MultiMerge DTV production solution, which provides a 5.1 mix regardless of what audio signal is provided at the input.
Test and Measurement
In test and measurement, Harris will showcase the Videotek® TVM-950 multiformat HD/SD-SDI video/audio signal analyzer and the VTM-4100 multiformat, user-configurable test and measurement console, including new Chinese menu capabilities for the VTM-4100. The Chinese menu capabilities are also being integrated into all TVM series products as well as the VTM Series™ (VTM-3100 and VTM-4100). Visitors to the show will also be able to see new data-analysis parameters and file-correction tools in the Harris® Videotek® QuiC™ media analysis server as well as the new HD-STAR™ portable HD-SDI and SD-SDI generator and monitor.
Video Networking and Encoding
In video networking and encoding, Harris will demonstrate a suite of HDTV H.264 (MPEG-4 part 10) compression products for the NetVX™ platform that will enable new applications and services by allowing lower-bandwidth operation of HD services over satellite, terrestrial and IPTV delivery platforms. Harris will also display its Digital Turnaround Processor (DTP™).
In the transmission area, Harris will showcase its new line of DMB 670 multimedia transmitters, which are RoHS-compliant at all power levels; and the Harris® ZX1000 1 kW FM transmitter from its ZX™ range of low-power FM transmitters. Visitors to the Harris booth can also see the debut of its new Chinese-standard DMB-T 40 watt transmitter model.
Master Control and Branding
In master control and branding, Harris will demonstrate the IconMaster™ SD/HD-ready modular master control/branding solution and IconLogo™ on-air branding solution.
In the area of digital signage, Harris will display its InfoCaster™ digital signage solution in an equipment demonstration and at various locations around the Harris booth. InfoCaster™ offers the ability to create, schedule, manage, distribute and deliver graphics, live video and dynamic data to a single local display or thousands of remote displays spread over a nationwide network.
In servers, Harris will showcase the NX3600HDI and NX3600HDX NEXIO XS™ transmission servers. Designed on a software-based codec model, the NEXIO XS™ server platform enables back-to-back playout of multiple formats on every channel, and is able to encompass new codecs the moment they become available. Harris will also demonstrate the NEXIO™ NX2050NLS near-line storage system and the NEXIO™ NXIQ clustered storage server. Harris also will preview the integration of the Harris® Velocity NX™ promo editor with Dixon Sports Computing's video clip management tools, enabling the creation of high production-value HD/SD highlight packages in live sports broadcast environments.
Control and Monitoring
In control and monitoring, visitors to the Harris booth will see demonstrations of the cross-portfolio control of its NUCLEUS™ control panel and CCS Navigator™ control and monitoring application.
About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual revenue of over $4 billion and 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications™ products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at http://www.harris.com