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IBC LATEST NEWS 10.C49 (Polecam) Broad-server no-compromise rack-mountable computer C el-Soft has chosen IBC2012 as the launch venue for Broad- server, a new range of computers tailored for highly demanding broadcast applications. 7 Professional or Linux, it is a 4U rack- mountable system including 4 slots which can be populated with capture cards for video input and output to match user-specific requirements.” “Broad-server is a no-compromise computer designed to run the increasingly demanding software used in video production, post- production and playout,” states Cel- Soft Managing Director Robin Palmer. “Compatible with Microsoft Windows Cel-Soft will demonstrate Broad-server at IBC The image shows Cel-Soft’s new Broad-server high-specification rack- mountable computer. 11.F34 Master Series accessories debut T eleprompter, newsroom and video server specialist Autocue is debuting a range of leading-edge accessories to complement its acclaimed Master Series teleprompter range at IBC 2012. The range of accessories include a 22-inch talent feedback monitor with native HD-SDI; an ingenious new mounting system; a digital tally light that displays any camera number from 1-9; an under- monitor talent clock; and new USB controls to ensure compatibility with the latest PC hardware. When combined in-whole or in-part with the Master Series teleprompters, users can be confident that their overall prompting package and every component within it is now best-in-class. 36 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE Powerful, flexible security with Watchdog T o provide unprecedented reliability in critical timing and reference signals, Trilogy Broadcast, leading provider of broadcast infrastructure and intercom technology, has introduced Watchdog, a modular SPG changeover system. Watchdog is a powerful adjunct to Trilogys class leading Mentor XL sync pulse generator with SNMP support for interfacing to software management systems providing instant monitoring and control remotely. Watchdog is a card-based detection and changeover system, allowing complete flexibility with any combination of active detection and passive switching options. Each card can monitor main and backup signals for a range of reference signals, including SDI test patterns and as well as black and burst, AES, LTC and tri-level sync. The Watchdog detection cards are intelligent enough to automatically determine the input format, and to compare the quality and precision of the two inputs not just presence or absence. Watchdog will be formally launched at IBC 2012. It will be demonstrated alongside the Mentor XL SPG and Trilogy’s intercom products. 10.A29