Snell Shocks the Media and Broadcast World With a High-Density Conversion Range Starting at $3,299

Date: 05/04/2012
At the 2012 NAB Show, Snell will debut KudosPro, a next-generation image-processing platform that delivers high-quality image-processing capabilities in a compact, affordable, format-flexible package. The platform will be available for as little as $3,299, making it a realistic option for broadcasters, news agencies, and content providers needing to consider cost and space issues while also ensuring high-quality content to domestic and international audiences.
 
KudosPro is a universal platform that seamlessly handles and converts all SD, HD, and 3Gbps video formats, as well as a wide range of audio formats including AES, embedded audio, and Dolby(R) E. The unmatched flexibility of the KudosPro platform makes it an ideal choice for applications such as broadcast, playout, international program exchange, content repurposing, and high-density teleport and satellite distribution. 
 
Snell will introduce six new KudosPro products at the 2012 NAB show including single-, dual-, and quad-channel format and frame rate converters. Housed in an attractive and robust 1-RU package, all KudosPro products provide comprehensive control capabilities via an intuitive control panel. Full system management and monitoring is provided via SNMP or Snell's RollCall system. Additional functionality includes relay bypass, HDMI monitoring output, closed caption and timecode management, and AFD support. 
 
"Today's broadcast operation centers, cable headends, and playout facilities require a reliable, flexible infrastructure in order to deliver the highest-quality SD and HD content. The KudosPro range joins Snell's award-winning lineup of control and monitoring, modular infrastructure, routing switchers, multi-viewers, and conversion products that fulfill this requirement efficiently, cost-effectively, and with total peace of mind," said Paola Hobson, senior product manager at Snell. "With KudosPro, we've applied our many years of innovation and expertise in conversion and signal-processing technologies to deliver a highly versatile solution -- supporting all broadcast frame rates and formats to ensure superb results for international content sources. Broadcasters can deliver stunning 1080p, HD, and SD pictures for their viewers, with the reliability and customer service they've come to expect from Snell."
 
More information about KudosPro and Snell's full Broadcast Infrastructure product line is available online at www.snellgroup.com. 


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