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BVE NEWS BVE NEWS Argosy Stand C53 A rgosy have announced that it will be showcasing its new Fischer Triax HD Pro+ solution at BVE. Produced in conjunction with Draka, the Triax HD Pro+ combines the best qualities of Fisher connectors and Draka cable, and increases transmission distances by more than 30%.  The integrated cable and connector solution designed for indoor and outdoor application maximises the performance of a broadcasters triax equipment without the need for additional investment in fibre, and the subsequent operating costs. Traditionally when the transmission distance of an 11mm Triax cable was not sufficient, broadcasters would either upgrade to 14mm Triax cable - which is much heavier and 40% more expensive - or upgrade the entire broadcast infrastructure to a costly SMPTE installation, said Chris Smeeton, Sales Director at Argosy.  With the new Triax HD Pro+ solution, available from Argosy, we are able to provide broadcasters with a more cost-effective option quickly and easily.  Also on display at BVE 2013 will be Argosy’s range of IEC-lock mains cables as well as the MIL26 and MIL41 stage boxes and the studio wall box. This product range allows for more efficient operations and a reduction in cost and complexity in the live studio production and outside broadcast environments. www.argosycable.com CABSAT NEWS NETIA Vision247 At CABSAT 2013, NETIA will showcase the latest version of its powerful Radio-Assist(TM) range of digital audio automation software. Radio-Assist 8.1 will offer the same robust array of tools for streamlined end-to-end multimedia production, broadcast, and publication workflows, along with two significant new features: an integrated music-scheduling application and video editing capability. Users can access both new features from a single user interface. www.netia.net Stand: B8-23 L ondon based broadcast specialist Vision247, has expanded its global operations with new offices in Dubai and the appointment of Tanya Vidmar to the role of Managing Director, UAE. Vision247 already works with major regional broadcasters including: Al Arabia; MBC; GEM TV and Iqraa, and will now expand its activities with support for local telecoms operators, offering combined subscription and pay- per-view services, IPTV and OTT, with provision of both channels and apps. www.vision247.com Cobham Stand D2-44 IP mesh wireless communications create a self-healing Wifi network which can be expanded to cover any area. The latest modules from Cobham are light and efficient, weighing just 350g and consuming 10W. Added to a camera, it gives full video and audio access to the network. Using the open internet or Ka-band satellites, the network can then connect to the newsroom from wherever the story is happening, carrying video, telephony and computer connections. MediaMesh packages the complete system into a simple, fast set-up form which can be carried to the location in a standard baggage allowance. Cobham will also be showing its Solo range of wireless camera systems. These provide stable transmission of high quality HD pictures, using low- latency H.264 compression and Cobhams custom UMVL modulation. The result is that, with a latency as low as just 15ms, wireless cameras can be seamlessly integrated with wired cameras across a large production, making them ideal for close-up shots in music festivals as well as sports coverage. www.cobham.com/broadcast 36 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE TV-BAY074FEB13.indd 36 11/02/2013 16:44