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Batteries Anton/Bauer has agreed a product distribution agreement with Holdan covering the UK and several other European countries. The deal will see the manufacturer’s range of batteries, ballasts, brackets, mounts and chargers supplied by Holdan through its network of qualifi ed dealers and value added resellers. Holdan’s portfolio includes Blackmagic Design, Panasonic and Datavideo. www.holdan.co.uk OB Timecode NEP Group has bought Consolidated Media Industries (CMI), the video technology and outsourced production services fi rm. The acquisition of CMI expands NEP’s reach in Northern Europe and adds video and media management options to its worldwide network. Based in Holland, CMI operates both the DutchView and Infostrada Creative Technology brands. DutchView specialises in remote production and studio production in Northern Europe, and operates ten studios in Amsterdam and Hilversum, a fl eet of fi ve HD mobile units, and two music production vans. Infostrada Creative Technology is involved in the creation, management and distribution of video content. Timecode Systems will use IBC to launch a B:LINK network that boosts its wirelessly shared timecode. The proprietary B:LINK RF network keeps the same accurate wireless sync over the sub GHz ISM bands, but adds two-way multiplexed status/control and metadata. This allows for monitoring and control of connected “B:LINK-enabled” Timecode Systems’ devices. It is built to allow for long-range remote control and status of any connected third-party accessories. The company describes it as an “elegant solution” for reliable, long- range sync and control/status across a set or a venue, whilst using WiFi or Ethernet as a short wireless hop or wired connection into third-party applications such as MovieSlate 8 and the Timecode Buddy :app. www.nepinc.com www.timecodebuddy.com Capture and transcode Dual channel HDMI input recording is now possible when using Metus’ Ingest capture and transcode software application thanks to integration with a Deltacast capture card. The DELTA-h4k-elp 20 card has two inputs and supports various formats and interfaces, including HDMI 2.0 with support for 2K, 4K and UHD resolutions at up to 60Hz. Mustafa Yilmaz, the managing director of Metus, said: “Ingest has long supported multi-channel SDI capture; this new announcement greatly expands the appeal of the software to a number of key markets including AV.” www.metus.com At least FOUR good reasons to see us at IBC2015 With new products from all the manufacturers we represent there are lots of reasons to talk to us at this years IBC show. Visit us or call us now and set up a meeting +44(0)208 868 2479 polar-graphics.com New Neutron Cards 4K UHD Video I/O New Hybrid Storage New 8D Low Cost Share Bluefish444 7.J07 Facilis Terrablock 7.C10 New Thunderbolt 2 RAID Enclosures Stardom Storage 7.G09 New Sony ODA Archive 4K Conform Workflow Storage DNA 7.B42 Visit www.polar-graphics.com to see our full range of products KITPLUS - THE TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 104 AUGUST 2015 | 07