Leader celebrates 65th anniversary with major new SDI IP product releases for true hybrid test and measurement
Leader Electronics Corporation, a globally active producer of high-grade test and measurement solutions, celebrated its 65th anniversary this year by introducing four new test and measurement products at the April 7-12 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas: The LV5600 true hybrid IP and SDI waveform monitor and LV7600 rasterizer equivalent, plus the LV5300 portable 12G/3G/HD/SD-SDI waveform monitor and its LV7300 rasterizer equivalent.
Leader Introduces New Features and Options for LV5333 3G HD SD-SDI Waveform Monitor
Leader announces a major expansion to the feature set of its LV5333 compact 3G/HD/SD-SDI waveform monitor with the addition of measurement facilities for BT.2020 colour space and Full Range Video. Also being introduced is the LV5333SER02 HDR option. Previewed at the April 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas and now deliverable, this enables the LV5333 to measure HD HDR and 2SI 4K in ITU.BT.2100 Hybrid Log Gamma, Dolby PQ or Sony Slog-3 protocols.
Leader Signs Overseas Product Distribution Agreement With Asaca Shibasoku
Leader Electronics Corporation announces the signing of an exclusive overseas product distribution agreement with Asaca Corporation. Effective from July 1, 2017, Leader Electronics Corporation becomes the master distributor for Asaca Shibasoku's portfolio of broadcast-related products in all countries of the world except the People's Republic of China and the Republic of Korea.
Leader Appoints Presteigne Broadcast Hire as Rental Channel Partner
Leader Electronics Corporation announces the appointment of Presteigne Broadcast Hire as a rental channel partner. With offices near London's Gatwick Airport and Manchester, Presteigne Broadcast Hire offers a very wide range of production equipment and also develops packaged systems for specific applications.
Leader Announces Video Noise Meter Option for LV5490 4K Waveform Monitor
Leader Instruments announces a new addition to the range of options available for the LV5490 4K/HD/SD waveform monitor. The new LV5490SER10 software module is believed to be the world's first direct-digital 4K noise measurement processor. It allows measurement of noise in luminance or RGB component chroma channels. This can be performed in all formats that can be interfaced to the LV5490: IP/12G/3G/UHD/HD/SD. Data obtained from the input SDI signal is converted directly without intermediate analog processing, allowing highly accurate and highly stable measurement.
SBS Specifies Leader LV5490 4K Test Instruments For UHD1 OB Truck
Broadcast Solutions GmbH, one of Germany's leading system integrators, has provided three Leader LV5490 4K test instruments for a new outside broadcast production truck built at its headquarters in Bingen am Rhein. The project was commissioned by South Korean's national television and radio network, SBS, which is based in Seoul. Believed to be the world's first 12G-SDI single-link production vehicle, the SBS UHD1 employs the two-sample interleave UHD standard and accommodates up to 12 4K/UHD cameras. It also offers 3G-SDI quad link monitoring gateways.
Leader to Introduce Latest LV5490 4K Multiscreen Waveform Monitor Enhancements at NAB 2017, Las Vegas
Leader Instruments Corporations heads to the Las Vegas Convention Center in April for the 2017 NAB Show. Centrepiece of the demonstration on booth C9021 in the Central Hall will be the latest additions to the LV5490 multiscreen waveform monitor.
Leader Electronics Corporation has joined the Alliance for IP Media Solutions (AIMS). A globally active producer of high-grade test and measurement equipment for the broadcast industry, Leader is in full accord with the desire expressed by a growing number of broadcasters and media organisations to implement IP-based technology alongside legacy SDI-based systems or even to replace SDI entirely.
Leader Adds Five-Bar Display to LV5490 4K Multiscreen Waveform Monitor
Leader Electronics announces the addition of five-bar display capabilities to the LV5490 4K-UHD/HD/SD multiscreen waveform monitor. This forms part of a major software upgrade (to version 3.2) which was announced at InterBee 2016 and will make its first European appearance at Broadcast Video Expo 2017.
Gavin Struthers ASC Chooses Leader LV5333 3G HD SD-SDI Waveform and Picture Monitors
Gavin Struthers ASC, one of Britain's leading cinematographers, has invested in two Leader LV5333 multi SDI waveform and picture monitors. The purchases were made from Thameside TV, based at Shepperton near London's Heathrow airport. Originally chosen for use on the US television drama series Black Sails, the instruments now form a permanent part of his production system working alongside Arri Alexa, Sony F-55 and Red cameras.
DBW Communication is the latest in a growing number of broadcast production companies using a Leader LV5490 multiscreen waveform monitor to ensure the precision of its 4K UHD output. The purchase was made via Leader's Italian distributor, CVE Communication Video Engineering.
Leader Announces 4K HDR Option for LV7390 3G HD SD SDI Rasterizer
Leader Electronics Europe announces a major new option for the Leader LV7390 4K-upgradable 3G/HD/SD SDI rasterizer. The new LV7390-OP20 4K upgrade allows the LV7390 to support 4K/UHD programme production and post as well as 4x3G HD-SDI.
LEADER Announces 12G SDI, HDR and Video over IP Options for its LV 5490 and LV 5480 4K-capable Waveform Monitors
LEADER Electronics Corporation, a globally active producer of high-grade test and measurement equipment for the broadcast industry, is introducing new options for its award-winning LV 5490 4K/UHD/HS/SD multiscreen signal monitor. These provide added support for 12G SDI, high dynamic range and video over IP. The new options will be promoted at BVE 2016 in London, February 23-25.
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