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Single card, Stereoscopic 3D media player highlighted at IBC

Miranda’s Densite HMP-1801 single card, solid state Stereoscopic 3D media player

At IBC 2010 Stand 8.B80, Miranda Technologies will be highlighting its Densite HMP-1801 single card, solid state Stereoscopic 3D media player.

“The HMP’s 3D option features dual HD outputs, making this card ideal for native 3D playback”, says John Kim, Infrastructure Product Manager at Miranda. “It represents an easy to use, low cost and space efficient solution for applications like 3D branding graphics, moving backgrounds, and test patterns.”

The HMP-1801 media player uses Compact Flash for robust media storage, with instantaneous playout of HD (1080i and 720p) or SD. The player includes media workflow tools for clip ingest, content management, and playback with playlist support. Content is loaded via a 10/100 Mb Ethernet media transport port, and a copy of the output is available as a confidence monitoring stream over IP.

Automated control is available via GPIs, or by RS422 using the VDCP protocol. The player can also be controlled manually using Miranda’s iControl GUI. The HMP-1801 is highly space efficient, with up to 20 Stereoscopic 3D media player cards in a single 3RU Densite frame.


About Miranda

Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT) develops, manufactures and markets high performance hardware and software for the television broadcast industry. Its solutions are purchased by content creators, broadcasters, specialty channels and television service providers to enable and enhance the transition to a complex multi-channel digital and HD broadcast environment. This equipment allows customers to generate additional revenue while reducing costs through more efficient distribution and management of content as well as the automation of previously manual processes. Miranda employs approximately 550 people at its Montreal headquarters and in its facilities located in Wallingford (UK), Grass Valley (California, USA), Paris (France), Tokyo (Japan), Zaltbommel (Netherlands), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Beijing (China) and Hong Kong. Miranda is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit