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Introducing a low-cost, mobile streaming solution T eradek’s new Bond enables on-location video transmission over mobile phone networks by combining multiple 3G dongles for fast, reliable upload speeds. It allows high quality video to be uploaded to the internet or to a receiver from anywhere with access to a 3G network. Based on its Cube encoder technology, Teradek’s camera- mounted device is a fraction of the cost and size of alternative solutions.  Bond is the smallest and lowest power 3G bonding solution available. With a list price of only £1,725, Bond is also the most cost effective. The new device is designed to attach to digital camcorders and can support up to five 3G or 4G cellular modems simultaneously from multiple carriers worldwide.  Richard Payne of distributor Holdan noted: “Teradek’s Bond is a real game-changer. It’s small, light and high performing. But, just as importantly, with a power consumption of less than 1 Watt and an astonishingly low price point, it is neither a drain on battery reserves nor precious production budgets.”  Like Teradek’s Cube, Bond majors on miniaturisation: it weighs a mere 170 grammes and is similar in size to a pack of playing cards. It is an ideal solution for ENG backhaul, sports broadcasts, and live events coverage.  Bond is now shipping; it is available from Holdan’s network of resellers. Representing Polecam in the Middle East Argosy, a leading international supplier of HD broadcast cables and studio infrastructure products, is to represent specialist broadcast camera crane manufacturer Polecam Ltd in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.    Initially Argosy will stock Polecams successful Starter Pack (PSP), a no-fuss camera crane specifically designed for use with latest-generation compact camcorders and D-SLR heads. This pack will be on display for the first time on the Argosy stand at CabSat 2012 (Stand S3-8, Sheikh Saeed 3 Hall) alongside a collection of Argosy’s existing infrastructure products.  Teaming up with Argosy represents a great opportunity for us to move into a growing market in the Middle East, said Polecams managing director Steffan Hewitt. We’ve had a steady stream of enquiries from the region and our brand is growing consistently in the Middle East. Were delighted to team up with Argosy as they have a wealth of knowledge and understanding of the broadcast community in this region, added Hewitt. Connect AVB Intercom goes Real-Time IP ISE d C52 , Stan 1 Hall 1 BVE 2, Court Earls H60 nd Sta Connecting intercom panels over an IP-based LAN environment has been the dream of many system planers. Riedel’s AVB product line provides a communication solution fulfi lling the demands of professional intercom users. Based on offi cial IEEE next generation Ethernet standards AVB makes it possible to utilize facility and enterprise LAN data infrastructures for real-time intercom applications. This allows for new approaches in system and facility design providing signifi cant savings in infrastructure investments. TV-BAY MAGAZINE | 11