SIS LIVE, a leading provider of outside broadcast facilities and mobile satellite SNG and IP solutions, has announced plans to exhibit its uPod range of extremely compact HD/SD broadcast portable uplink systems including its new IP version at NAB 2010 in Booth SU 1920. The Company will also demonstrate its uBook fully integrated and automated instant satellite booking system that works seamlessly with any satellite capacity, and RouteCase – a true plug and play field unit that fits into a carry-on flight case.
NEW at NAB uPod IP
uPod IP provides broadband anywhere! uPod IP is a totally self-contained, battery operated, integrated and compact IP uplink system that works seamlessly with any satellite capacity. It provides a high-rate – up to 4.2Mbit/s up and 18Mbit/s down - broadband IP link wherever and whenever it's needed. Available in three models, 0.75m, 1.0m and 1.3m, uPod IP allows fast-deployment and compact cutting edge equipment that is easy to transport, sets up simply in minutes, and is extremely operator friendly. Exceptionally compact, uPod IP flies as standard baggage in easy-to-carry "hostess" style upright cases.
NAB HIghlightuPod Micro Range
uPod Micro is a totally integrated and strikingly compact SNG uplink system that can be easily transported by car, commercial airliner, or even helicopter to any breaking news story. uPod Micro is now available in three models; 0.75m antenna, 1.0m antenna, and 1.3m antenna for full bandwidth broadcast applications and IP. It enables broadcasters to provide effortlessly and securely live HD or SD coverage on demand. Uniquely packaged in hostess style trolley cases each weighing in at under 50 lbs., the unit meets all checked baggage regulations. It assembles easily without any tools, and its lean footprint fits comfortably on any car roof rack, including Mini Coopers and can also be used as a flyaway. uPod Micro combines compact cutting edge SNG technology with an integrated bookings process for optimum satellite bandwidth optimization. The operator controls the system via single button control enabling a major degree of flexibility and significant cost savings. Its built-in GPS locks onto any fixed or inclined satellites to ensure fully automated acquisition.
NAB Highlight uBook
uBook is a fully integrated and automated instant satellite booking system that works seamlessly with any satellite capacity. Bookings are made using SIS LIVE's secure uBook web portal enabling broadcasters to effortlessly provide live coverage and monitor transmissions. This intuitive, easy to use system provides access to both uplink and downlink sites for control, maintenance and diagnostics ensuring that uplinks are always reliable. uBook features user flexibility and control of uPods to ensure client data security. Designed for integration with other systems, uBook allows existing client scheduling packages to control uPods either directly or remotely.
First time at NAB RouteCase Flyaway kit
Designed to answer the need for a powerful and affordable true plug and play field unit that fits into a carry-on flight case, RouteCase supports the production needs of live event staging, sporting events, business seminars and presentations and news-gathering.Built to withstand demanding environments, RouteCase is rugged yet easy to use. The unit can handle asynchronous inputs in a mixed format environment, with simultaneous SDI and analogue outputs for streaming and uplinks, and extensive monitoring facilities.
The compact unit measures just 16.2" x 12.5" x 5.5" (41cm x 32cm x 17cm) and incorporates all the essential features necessary for live production, including a wireless camera link and quad-split monitoring. Extremely simple to set-up and operate, RouteCase offers three full channels of audio/video processing with mains/battery operation, talkback and remote control. The rugged integrated flight case design underscores its reliability in harsh conditions.