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WORLD NEWS Another prestigious award Leading OTT solutions provider Visual Unity has another trophy to add to its growing collection after achieving Bronze status at the ConnectedWorld.TV 2013 Awards, which took place at IBC. This year’s award in the Best Online Content Service category recognised Visual Unity’s platform delivery, enabling leading betting company Tipsport to deliver live Ice Hockey streaming throughout the hugely popular Ice Hockey Extra League in the Czech Republic. TCS collaborates with GFM technology affordable for every engineer including those with a tight budget. With a new low cost entry point and a host of interfaces available, the TAG was so well received at the show it was awarded a STAR technology prize. T he Camera Store (TCS) enjoyed a successful IBC2013 with the first exhibition appearance of its recently introduced Skquattro Mk2 pedestal. “The Skquattro Mk2 is unique in combining all the features of the industry’s most advanced studio column with a base which gives it true versatility both in studios and on location,” comments Tim Highmoor, head of rentals at TCS. The combination of a Vinten Quattro column and a Grip Factory Munich (GFM) Secondo base can be used as a conventional floor pedestal and a tracking pedestal.” Another award winning year for PHABRIX T he PHABRIX TAG proved a huge hit for UK based test and measurement innovator PHABRIX limited at IBC this year. Heralded as a new low cost entry analyser/monitor, the TAG makes PHABRIX’s innovative Having already built up a loyal following for its other rugged hand held instruments, the PHABRIX SxA and the eye and jitter enabled PHABRIX SxE, the TAG offers a range of interfaces from composite up to SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI and optical support via the built in SFP cage. With SFP’s for optical being installed just about everywhere these days, the TAG is set to be a huge bonus for those engineers testing broadcast infrastructures whether they be copper or fibre. TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 82 OCTOBER 2013 | 33