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WORLD NEWS Showcasing HEVC H.265 encoding Analyzer makes European debut Video Clarity Inc. has announced the European debut of its ClearView Extreme 4K video- quality analyzers. The analyzers provide a new level of input/ output capability and performance in subjective picture-quality comparison for researchers in broadcast and consumer product manufacturing, as well as engineering departments in television broadcasting, cable, and IPTV program-delivery networks. In fact, several leading broadcast engineering groups have already adopted the solution to help maintain their leadership positions. Industry-first OTT monitoring engine Bridge Technologies has launched a new version of its OTT Engine featuring the industry’s first implementation of full MPEG-DASH monitoring. The new OTT Engine makes MPEG-DASH support a core part of of the users OTT monitoring capability, is compatible with all Bridge Technologies 1G and 10G probes, and is embedded within the iOS and Android PocketProbe mobile monitoring apps. Haivision’s technology research group HaiGear Labs showcased end-to-end live streaming of HEVC/H.265 in combination with the company’s newly developed Secure Reliable Transport (SRT) technology at IBC. HEVC (high-efficiency video coding) H.265 codec will deliver significantly higher quality and efficiency to video streaming at any bitrate compared to H.264/ MPEG-4. Haivision’s research and development team has been very active with the standard and demonstrated live baseband HD HEVC/H.265 encoding and live IP-to-IP HD HEVC/H.264 transcoding. For video backhaul challenges, combining HEVC encoding and transcoding is essential to maximize video quality and to assure stream ubiquity. Link L1700 wireless camera transmitter 4K, IP-based AV stream mixer C inegy has announced recent launch of its new A/V Stream mixing solution product, Cinegy Live at IBC2013. Cinegy Live is the newest member of the IP-based solution family, and provides broadcasters with the ability to mix and cut audio and video IP streams into a new stream while remaining in the software world. Built to solve second generation business challenges encountered since Cinegy started to drive broadcasters into the IP domain, it harnesses the base features of Cinegys multi-view monitoring solution, Cinegy Multiviewer, whilst blending IP and SDI signals seamlessly. 34 | TV-BAY MAGAZINE: ISSUE 82 OCTOBER 2013 V islink, the global provider of broadcast communications technologies, has announced the launch of its Link L1700 wireless camera transmitter at IBC. Smaller and lighter than previous models, the L1700 enhances the modular design that has made the Link series so popular with broadcast professionals, creating a highly customisable transmitter that’s suitable for any broadcast task.