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Announcing EasySet 3D 3.6 B Keeping broadcasters CALM and compliant M arshall Electronics introduced 16 Channel Digital Audio Monitors with 1RU or 2RU Mainframes equipped with features to help broadcasters comply with CALM and EBU regulations. The AR-DM21, AR- DM21-B, AR-DM22-B and AR-DM22-L provide timely visual, audio, and email notifications of noncompliant signals. Beginning in December 2012, the CALM Act requires TV stations, cable and satellite TV operators in the U.S. to limit a commercials average volume to that of the accompanying program. Marshall audio monitors are designed to meet the rules outlined in the CALM Act with automatic logging of non-compliant signals plus three different automatic indicators. The audio monitors can be programmed to support EBU audio loudness standards. www.lcdracks.com and www.cache-media.com Offering IP MPLS-based broadcast services At IBC2013, Globecast announced plans to offer IP/ MPLS (MultiProtocol Label Switching) technology using the Globecast Backbone Network (GCBN) in 2014. An international DTM (Dynamic Synchronous Transfer Mode) network that spans five continents with 92,000 km of fiber, the GCBN reaches 32 points of presence around the globe. Globecast will operate IP/MPLS side by side with DTM technologies to provide its broadcast clients with the widest range of options for content delivery via more traditional linear services as well as non-linear and multi-platform offerings.  www.globecast.com 20 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 82 OCTOBER 2013 rainstorm Multimedia, industry-leading 3D real- time graphics and virtual set solutions provider, announced at IBC2013 the availability of the new Version 3.6 of the popular EasySet 3D, the affordable and easy-to-use virtual set solution, which incorporates new features and supports additional hardware solutions which enhance the EasySet 3Ds appeal to an even wider range of applications and clients both large and small. For customers who require the ultimate in rendering speed, EasySet 3D now supports the new NVIDIA Quadro K6000, which significantly increases the performance when dealing with complex 3D virtual sets. www.brainstorm.es 500 th rig sold! U K company Polecam Systems announced at IBC2013 exhibition the sale of Polecam rig number 500 to South Korean broadcaster MBC. The sale was made just prior to the show via local distributor Green Trading. Polecam Systems managing director Graeme Chapman said “I am delighted with the global growth in Polecam sales and in the recognition by the industry and other sectors of its value as an indispensable production tool. The significant product upgrades and enhancements we make available are an essential part of our R&D, and together with the new Polecam Starter Pack has resulted in making rig ownership more accessible to more people, and enabling a broader range of cameras to be used. We have also restructured our distribution and backup to be more globally available and effective.” www.polecam.com