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WORLD NEWS Waveform monitor makes European show debut L eader Instruments has chosen IBC, Amsterdam, for the European launch of its dual-award-winning LV5490 SD to 4K multi-standard multi-waveform monitor. 4.B89 New MAF 1.4 metre compact motorised auto-acquisition flyaway H iltron will demonstrate the latest additions to its range of satellite communication products at IBC. Hiltron’s new MAF 1.4 metre motorised flyaway system incorporates fully automatic satellite acquisition. Based on the unique Hiltron HSACU SNG antenna controller, it allows a satellite to be found from any location at any time in less than 2 minutes. The MAF incorporates a high-precision antenna mount which is guided by a carrier identification algorithm. The Antenna mount and controller are closely integrated. “High quality 4K cameras are becoming so affordable that the format is being adopted by many digital cinematographers and video production companies” comments George Gonos, President of Leader Instruments Corporation. “Our new LV5490, previewed at NAB and expected to be deliverable during Q4, is the ideal production reference both for 4K live shooting and post-shoot refining. It also handles all common high-definition and standard-definition signal formats in one compact and affordable instrument. We have built in many of the features that have made our SD and HD instruments easy for use by creatives working intuitively. The LV5490 is also a great tool for engineers.” 11.A38 7.A04 Slashing LTO-tape copying times C ache-A Corporation (www., manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, have announced the availability of Simul-Copy, a brand new LTO-tape duplication and verification capability that slashes the time needed to create multiple LTO-tape copies. Cache-A has brought Simul-Copy to market in direct response to the media and entertainment industry demand for digital video content to be rapidly and securely archived to multiple LTO-tape copies as soon as possible after origination. Cache-A will spotlight Simul-Copy, along with a host of additional trailblazing archiving features, at IBC2013. TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 81 SEPTEMBER 2013 | 11