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Leader Announces New Features for LVB440 IP Analyzer Posted: 12/10/2021
Leader Announces New Features for LVB440 IP Analyzer

Leader Electronics announces new additions to the capabilities of its LVB440 IP analyzer. Four new features are now available as standard: LVB440-SER22 - JPEG XS SMPTE ST.2110-22 compression analysis; Closed captioning measurement; Support for 7.1 surround sound, 5.1 surround sound and mix-down to stereo pair; Rolling packet capture measurement.

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Max Holland Joins the Leader Europe Business Development Team Posted: 06/10/2021
Max Holland Joins the Leader Europe Business Development Team

Leader Europe announces a new addition to its sales and customer support team with the appointment of Max Holland as business development manager. His arrival will enable the company to focus more effectively on specific regions of Britain and mainland Europe.

"We are very pleased to welcome Max into the company," says Leader Europe managing director Koichi Fukagawa. "Working alongside Terry Millard, Djamel Djadi and Kevin Salvidge, he will form part of an experienced and talented team addressing the test, measurement and quality-of-service analysis needs across the entire spectrum of digital film and television content creation, post-production and broadcasting. His background in the broadcast and computer software sectors as well as with one of the UK's best known resellers is a good match with the applicant credentials we shortlisted for this position."




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DIT Kevin Bell Invests in Leader LV5350 4K 12G-SDI Production Monitor Posted: 28/09/2021
DIT Kevin Bell Invests in Leader LV5350 4K 12G-SDI Production Monitor

Leader Electronics reports sustained strong demand for its range of broadcast test instruments including the recent choice of an LV5350 waveform monitor by Kevin Bell. One of Britain's busiest digital imaging technicians, he has worked on many studio and location shoots for major production companies and broadcasters.

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Visual Data Adds Leader and Dolby Atmos to Color Correction and QC Workflow Posted: 09/09/2021
Visual Data Adds Leader and Dolby Atmos to Color Correction and QC Workflow

One of Visual Data's core services is content preparation for distribution platforms, primarily OTT and streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon, and others, as well as European distributors.

However, since the advent of 4K, they've seen the number of video signal formats feeding into color correction multiply exponentially. This article by Ken Spickler, explores how, when facing this challenge, VDMS found a better workflow to improve color correction and quality control. 








Tags: Visual Data Media Services | Leader | Color Correction
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Mission Gears for Mobility with Leader LV5350 Test Instruments Posted: 23/08/2021
Mission Gears for Mobility with Leader LV5350 Test Instruments

DIT and digital dailies service provider Mission has invested in Leader LV5350 test instruments to support its monitoring of SDR and HDR on-set DIT, lab and DI pipelines. Supplied by Leader Europe distribution partner Thameside, they will be used primarily on location from the company's facility in North Kensington.

"Leader test equipment has proved consistently accurate, versatile and robust over many years," comments Tom Mitchell, Mission's technical director. "They provide all the resources we need to ensure full signal quality is maintained right through the workflow chain from ingest to customer acceptance. The portable LV5350 instruments are especially useful as they can be operated within our facilities or on location. The information DITs need is presented in a clean and logical style so that any defects in the source signal can be identified and corrected with maximum efficiency."



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Fifty Fifty Post Production selects Leader LV5600 for UHD HDR monitoring Posted: 02/08/2021
Fifty Fifty Post Production selects Leader LV5600 for UHD HDR monitoring

Fifty Fifty has invested in a Leader LV5600 broadcast-quality waveform monitor for use at its Soho headquarters. The newly installed instrument is being used as the master reference for quality control of television and digital film productions. It was supplied by Leader distribution partner Thameside.

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Leader Expands Support Resources with Launch of new Training Podcasts Posted: 20/07/2021
Leader Expands Support Resources with Launch of new Training Podcasts

Leader Electronics announces an addition to its range of training resources with the start of a podcast series explaining the latest developments in broadcast content creation and distribution.

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Harmonic to Share Insights on the Ultra-Connected Future of Broadband Posted: 07/06/2021
Harmonic to Share Insights on the Ultra-Connected Future of Broadband

Harmonic today announced that company executives will bring their unique perspectives on the ultra-connected future of broadband at the upcoming ANGA COM online congress, SCTE Live Learning Webinar and Cable Next-Gen Europe Digital Symposium. Leveraging insights gained from cutting-edge R&D and work with several leading cable operators, Harmonic experts will share strategies on FTTH PON, 10G, virtualized cable access and multi-access edge compute technologies that power agile broadband solutions for high-bandwidth connectivity.

Tags: Harmonic | Broadband | Thought Leadership | ANGA COM | Multi-Access Networks | Cloud-based streaming | PON
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Studio Technologies Leader Clock Central to Harpa Concert Hall and Convention Center and rsquo;s Dante Workflow Posted: 11/05/2021
Studio Technologies Leader Clock Central to Harpa Concert Hall and Convention Center and rsquo;s Dante Workflow

Harpa is a distinguished venue in the heart of Iceland’s capital, housing a concert hall and conference center. According to Technical Director Andri Guðmundsson, the venue is “a one stop shop” with premier facilities, sound, lighting, video, and catering. Due to COVID-19, Harpa has pivoted to virtual events using an advanced, Dante®-based audio environment. To maintain precise Dante timing Guðmundsson and his team turned to the Model 5401A Dante® Leader Clock from Studio Technologies.

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Leader Welcomes Terry Millard to European Management Team Posted: 10/05/2021
Leader Welcomes Terry Millard to European Management Team

Leader Electronics announces the appointment of Terry Millard as UK-based European Business Development Manager. This new addition to the Leader team forms part of the company's ongoing support-development strategy.

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Harmonic Recognized as Market Share Leader in vCMTS and DAA by DellOro Group Posted: 07/05/2021
Harmonic Recognized as Market Share Leader in vCMTS and DAA by DellOro Group

Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) today announced that Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, has recognized Harmonic as the market share leader in virtual CMTS and distributed access architecture (DAA), reinforcing the company's leadership position in cable broadband. Harmonic's industry-leading CableOS® Cloud-Native Core Platform powers more than 3 million cable modems and over 28,000 Remote-PHY devices connected through DAA for a growing number of innovative cable operators worldwide.


Tags: Harmonic | Distributed Access | CableOS | Virtual CMTS | Dell’Oro Group | Market Leadership | 10G PON
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Studio Technologies Releases Dante-Enabled Leader Clocks Posted: 27/04/2021
Studio Technologies Releases Dante-Enabled Leader Clocks

Studio Technologies, manufacturer of high-quality audio, video, and fiber-optic solutions, introduces two Dante® Leader Clocks forsupporting the timing needs of Dante-compliant devices: the updated Model 5401A Dante Leader Clock and the new Model 5402 Dante Leader Clocks with GNSS Synchronization.Both products deliver precise timing signals for use in Dante audio-over-IP applications. The synchronization needs of Dante devices connected to a local area network (LAN) can be seamlessly supported using the PTPv1 (IEEE® 1588-2002) protocol. For Dante’s implementation of AES67 and ST2110, both the Model 5401A and Model 5402 provide support for the PTPv2 (1588-2008) protocol.

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AVC-Systems Selects Leader LV5600 as IP Demo Reference Core Posted: 19/04/2021
AVC-Systems Selects Leader LV5600 as IP Demo Reference Core

AVC-Systems AG has invested in a Leader LV5600 SDI/IP multi-screen waveform monitor as the reference core of a new IP demonstration unit. Based at the company's headquarters in Einsiedeln canton Schwyz, in the central part of Switzerland, the demonstrator will be used to explain the operational and technical advantages of IP connectivity to Swiss TV and radio channel managers, content producers, broadcast systems integrators and telco service providers.

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Leader Introduces Video Primers on SMPTE ST 2110 Posted: 14/04/2021
Leader Introduces Video Primers on SMPTE ST 2110

Leader Electronics announces new additions to its range of training resources with the release of three video primers explaining the SMPTE ST 2110 Professional Media Over Managed IP Networks suite of standards:

Video primer: An Introduction to ST 2110-20 (6 minutes).

Video primer: An Introduction to SMPTE ST 2110-10 System Timing (22 minutes).

Video primer: SMPTE ST 2110 Professional Media Over IP (5 minutes).


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Phoebe Fraser Ltd Invests in Leader LV5350 4K 12G-SDI Waveform Monitor Posted: 06/04/2021
Phoebe Fraser Ltd Invests in Leader LV5350 4K 12G-SDI Waveform Monitor

Phoebe Fraser Ltd, a specialist provider of production support services for film, television and radio, has invested in a Leader LV5350 waveform monitor. The instrument will be used at the company's London headquarters and on location. Its first project will be the upcoming film Matilda, based on the novel by Roald Dahl.

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