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Brick House Video and Hi Tech Systems Team Up to Launch Affordable Server Control and Live Vision Switching Package at NAB 2010

Show Time

Seamless Integration of Live Sources and Action Replay to Target Sports Applications

Dynamic server control and live vision switching

ShowTime, the new cost-effective package combining dynamic server control and live vision switching, will be introduced at NAB 2010. Based on proven technology from two leading broadcast hardware manufacturers, ShowTime brings the seamless integration of live sources and action replay within the grasp of the most demanding budgets. The ShowTime package comprises Hi Tech's industry standard server controllers, Brick House Video's award-winning digital vision switchers and supporting software modules at a compelling price. The system will be demonstrated in Brick House Video’s booth # N 4019, and Hi Tech Systems booth # N 3100.

ShowTime will work with any video server

ShowTime will work with any video server that responds to existing industry protocols, and a wide range of control panels is available to suit a multitude of applications. In operation, both mixer and server are directly controlled by the Hi Tech panel. The vision switcher performance is full broadcast specification with live asynchronous inputs, and a wide range of auxiliary monitoring and other features is included as standard. Being both compact and portable, ShowTime can be set up in minutes, and is easily transported between locations.

Martin Cook, Sales Coordinator for the product, said "Our view is that ShowTime is a perfect match for the industry requirement for portable integrated production units at realistic prices."

The system will begin shipping immediately following NAB2010.


About Brick House Video

Brick House Video designs and manufactures award-winning compact and cost-effective equipment for production and post-production. A full range of rack-mount and portable analogue and digital switchers is available to accommodate any application where space is at a premium. The Company also manufactures rate/standards and format conversion and time code logging equipment.

About Hi Tech Systems

Hi Tech Systems manufactures a wide range of hardware-based VTR, DDR and server control panels that are in daily use around the world. The award winning “asigN” range of user configurable computer application panels is also available from Hi Tech Systems, allowing multiple applications on multiple computers to be controlled from one robust hardware panel. The system can be fully configured using the intuitive software provided with the panels.