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NAB NEWS Pilat Media Stand: N4429 “ At this year’s NAB Show, we’re looking forward to showing media professionals how the award-winning IBMS can centralize and unify their broadcast operations and enable them to scale quickly to meet the increasing range of platforms and services, as well as increasingly complex rights and content management demands,” said Avi Engel, CEO of Pilat Media. “IBMS encompasses many aspects of broadcast business management including rights across multiple platforms, metadata automation, catch-up service processing, linear to nonlinear schedule associations, and centralized workflow management.” www.pilatmedia.com Junger Audio Stand: SU3604 D ynamics specialist Junger Audio will be attending the NAB 2012 convention (Booth SU3604) with two new additions to its *AP family of loudness control processors. These units are specifically designed to help US broadcasters stay within the parameters of the newly introduced CALM legislation. The *AP family all incorporate Version II of Junger Audios renowned LEVEL MAGIC adaptive loudness algorithm, which is compliant with all current broadcast audio loudness recommendations including ITU 1770 (versions 1 and 2), ATSC A/85, ARIB TR-B32 and EBU R128. Based on a Multi-Loop dynamic range control principle where slow changes (AGC), fast changes (Transient processing) and Look Ahead peak limiting are handled simultaneously, LEVEL MAGIC offers level management with exceptionally high audio quality and without coloration, pumping, breathing, distortion or modulation effects. www.junger-audio.com Softel Stand: N1525 At the 2012 NAB Show, the Softel team will showcase its full range of feature-rich closed captioning, and video description software, which allows content producers, broadcasters and network operators to quickly and efficiently comply with the latest FCC Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) mandates for content delivered over the Internet. www.softelgroup.com 24 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE Polecam Stand: C5340 See Polecam at NAB! T his year the Polecam team are bringing their Starter Pack aimed at DSLR users to NAB in its final form its hot off the production line and ready to get to work!  This is the first time visitors to the teams booth, C5340, will be able to see the fully working Starter Pack on US soil last year they wowed the crowds with the prototype version but this year it’s the real deal.  The Starter Pack is already proving a hit in the UK and US and is aimed at DSLR users who want to take their footage to new levels by adding sweeping crane shots to their mix.  The small pack with big ambitions the PSP weighs in at just 33lbs and comes in a specially- designed foam insert designed to drop straight into a Pelicase (model 1770) is compatible with the latest DSLR and lightweight video cameras.  www.polecam.com/products/polecam-rigs/starter-pack.html Sonnet Technologies Stand: SL8713 Sonnet Technologies Inc. is a leader in providing storage systems and media readers for professional users of Macintosh(R), Windows(R), and UNIX(R) systems in the film, video, and broadcast industries. “At the 2012 NAB Show, we’ll be demonstrating how our latest innovations in direct attached and shared storage can deliver dramatic new efficiencies for all types of mobile and studio broadcast workflows. One example is our new Xmac mini Server PCIe 2.0 expansion system, which packs a lot of punch into a 1U rackmount with features such as dual Thunderbolt(TM) ports and dual x16 (x4 mode) PCIe 2.0 slots - extending powerful expansion and connectivity capabilities to Mac(R) mini users. -- Robert Farnsworth, CEO of Sonnet Technologies. www.sonnettech.com