NAB 2017

NAB 2017: Evertz to Showcase UHD, HDR Solutions and More

Among the highlights this year’s NAB show, will be 12G-SDI based routers

Aat NAB Evertz (Booth N1503) will showcase what the company says is the industry’s most comprehensive range of UHD and HDR solutions featuring both SDI and IP based technologies. Evertz says it is the only manufacturer that offers complete solutions in Quad-link 3G-SDI, 12G-SDI, and IP, enabling UHD solutions for both new and existing facilities.

Similar to UHD, HDR is quickly becoming a critical requirement for broadcasters as it provides a greater immersive experience for viewers.  Among the highlights this year’s NAB show, will be 12G-SDI based routers, conversion products and multiviewers, as well as more details on Evertz’s 25GbE portfolio for uncompressed UHD over IP.

Also at NAB 2017, Evertz will be highlighting the new standard dynamic range (SDR) to HDR conversion functionality on its 7814UDX-4K product family of UHD/3G/HD up/down/cross converters. The 7814UDX-4K series has been an important tool in enabling UHD production.  The addition of the HDR cross conversion feature as a software license is a major achievement. The 7814UDX-4k enables enormous operational benefits with its unique ability to convert between different SDR/HDR formats including SDR, HLG, SMPTE-2084 and S.Log3 as well as color space conversions including BT.709, BT.2020, and S.Gamut3. By utilizing advanced mathematical algorithms, Evertz enables the 7814UDX-4K to leverage its existing color correction and video processing capabilities in concert with the HDR conversion capabilities which greatly increase its overall functionality.

Evertz will be showcasing the latest additions to its EQX routing line, with its flexible I/O capabilities, which support Quad-link 3G SDI, 12G SDI and uncompressed IP, making it the ideal routing platform for UHD/HDR applications.

Also at NAB Evertz will introduce its new 3067VIP series of SDI/10GbE multiviewers. For maximum flexibility, the 3067VIP series support Quad-link 3G-SDI UHD input signals with the ability to output UHD/60hz over HDMI, Quad-link 3G-SDI  and 10GbE streaming interfaces. As part of the 3067VIP series of multiviewers, Evertz will also be showcasing its new 12G-SDI multiviewer the 3067VIP-12G-16×2 with support for HDR signal monitoring.

Evertz, the global leader in media and entertainment technology solutions, announces that at the 2017 NAB show in Las Vegas, it will be demonstrating its leading range of XPRF RF router matrix solutions.

Evertz’ end to end RF solutions uniquely enable users to reach millions of customers while minimizing their ground infrastructure requirements.  Evertz offers a comprehensive range of products for RF signal reception, distribution, routing, fiber transport, amplification, slope compensation, protection switching, and LNB power.

For NAB 2017, Evertz will showcase their XPRF 128 x 128 RF router; the first RF routing platform to offer full input and output module, control, and power supply redundancy. The XPRF platform is a wideband, non-blocking, full fan-out RF router for signals from 850MHz to 2.3GHz including L-Band and other applications. While housed in a compact 14RU chassis, the XPRF14-128×128 makes no compromises on features, performance, or reliability.

For system requirements above 128×128, multiple units may be combined up to a 2048×2048 matrices. In addition, the XPRF features a large touch display for ease of use, along with on-screen spectrum analyzer, gain, monitoring, and control. Control of XPRF routers is through MAGNUM, Evertz’ unified control system, VUE customizable user interface, and VistaLINK monitoring and control software.


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