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Investing in Custom Consoles On target with Eyeheight 3D legaliser R ONSIGHT, which supported Atlantic Productions and its contributing partners Sky 3D, and SGO in winning the IBC 2011 Special Award for exceptional 3D vision in creating Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough, made use of Eyeheight Limiteds LE-3D Video Legaliser, which provides identical legalisers working in parallel to provide confidence that each level of 3D video capture is precisely in compliance. Eyeheights legaliser is a vital component of the award-winning work that we have done with our partners, said ONSIGHT Chief Technical Officer Richard Mills. The LE-3D legalisers act, in practice, as a seamless, unified brain within our 3D grading and finishing suite as well as our machine room for tape-to-tape transfer and standards conversion work. From where I sit, the capabilities of the LE-3D legaliser stand alone in todays marketplace. ed Bee Media has invested in Custom Consoles studio desks for ingest and editing facilities in central London. Split-level desks from Custom Consoles Media Desk range have been installed, plus three bespoke desks. Powering multi-screen initiatives Seven Media Desks are being used to accommodate equipment used for editing video and audio interstitials such as programme trailers, comments Custom Consoles Managing Director Neil Reed. Media Desks split-level design allows computer displays and video monitors to be positioned on a height-adjustable surface matching the operators eyeline. The main work surface can also be varied in height, allowing individual users to adjust their posture throughout a shift. The Media Desks are configured as one four-seat group plus a three-seat group, each workstation accommodating two flat-screen computer monitors, a full-depth CRT monitor and stereo loudspeakers. Each desk is divided from its neighbours by an insulating partition. D igital Rapids have announced that Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is using a large-scale deployment of Digital Rapids’ StreamZHD multi-format encoding systems and the Digital Rapids Transcode Manager automated transcoding software to transform live feeds and on-demand content for delivery to multiple viewing platforms in support of Turner’s multi-screen video offerings and the pay television industry’s “TV Everywhere” initiatives. An array of StreamZHD encoders are used by Turners Network Operations group for ingest and encoding of live sources, while a distributed, multi-node Digital Rapids Transcode Manager deployment transcodes high volumes of mezzanine source files into a wide range of output formats for VOD and viewing on devices from PCs to mobile phones and tablets. OTT MPEG Docsis CAS CPE Linear TV VoIP IPTV MHEG Multi-screen The Connected Home Academy ZigBee VoD STB Femto DRM Offers 4 professional certiications and over 35 courses for Broadcast, Telco and Connected Home professionals 20 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE Delivering Knowledge DVB UI & EPG Visit us at Broadcast Video Expo 2012, London + 44 (0) 207 620 0033