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NAB NEWS Stand: SL4730 N ew at NAB -- Toolkit for Social TV, Synchronized Companion Apps, and Participation TV Prism Sound Stand: C3029 W ith the CALM Act now law in the US and compliance soon to be mandatory, Prism Sound is using the NAB 2012 platform to highlight the importance of loudness meter verification by showing a new application for its award-winning dScope Series III audio analyzer. This unique, freely-available test suite allows broadcasters and manufacturers to determine whether every aspect of their meter design complies with the latest international loudness standards. Demand for Social TV is growing among viewers -- creating an opportunity that every broadcaster, network, and content owner can benefit from, given the right tools. At the 2012 NAB Show, will unveil a new product designed to take social media right to the heart of every live broadcast -- the on-air talent. Building on a long history of implementing dynamic content, will announce a new solution that puts the real-time Social TV conversation into the hands of hosts, anchors, and performers. Visitors to the booth at the 2012 NAB Show will enjoy a 360-degree view of a Social TV broadcast and Companion App workflow from every perspective -- including the viewer, producer, and talent -- thus gaining a firsthand understanding of the benefits the Interactivity Suite (IS) and its Synchronized Companion App Framework can bring to broadcasts. Wohler Technologies Stand: N5211 W ohler offers a comprehensive and award-winning range of video, audio, data monitoring, and captioning products designed to provide the highest quality solutions for facilities of all sizes and complexity. “At the 2012 NAB Show, Wohler will be demonstrating our full lineup of industry- leading signal management and confidence monitoring solutions for audio, video, and captioning applications, which includes our cost-effective DVM- 2443 MPEG video monitor and our newest 16-channel audio monitor, the AMP1-16M,” said Don Bird, chief marketing officer at Wohler. “In addition, we’ll be unveiling a line-up of new offerings for the openGear platform, as well as several exciting new surprises from Wohler’s product development team.” 26 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE Sencore Stand: SU3612 Sencore is an engineering leader in the development of high-quality signal transmission solutions for the broadcast, cable, satellite, IPTV, and telecommunications markets. “At the 2012 NAB Show, Sencore will showcase our newest modular receiver/decoder, the MRD 5800, as well as other cost-effective products designed to maximize existing bandwidth and architecture while reducing operational expenses,” said Joe Sucharda, vice president of marketing at Sencore. “Our full lineup of video delivery, signal processing, and content monitoring solutions enable broadcast, cable, and satellite operations to provide their customers with the highest quality HD content available, and to keep that content on-air consistently and error-free.” Vimond Media Solutions Stand: SL10711 Vimond will showcase a beta version of its upcoming Online Video Platform (OVP) product code-named VCC (Vimond Control Center). VCC builds on the current robust nature of the Vimond media platform, but simplifies the publishing workflow and adds powerful features that easily make it the most complete online TV tool on the market today. VCC was designed for broadcasters wishing to monetize their content directly to end users, as well as content distributors seeking to broaden their offering and provide catch-up services. Bittree Stand: SU6519 At the 2012 NAB Show, Bittree will showcase an advanced range of patchbays and patching solutions that will allow integrators and A/V specialists to achieve more flexibility in rapidly changing media environments.