IBC Daily IBC2018 - Day 1 - Friday 14 September - Page 89

 Small-scale DAB headend Audio Video Technologies (AVT) Protection with conditions CryptoGuard By Ian McMurray By Mark Hallinger AVT is responding to requests from local radio, community radio and university radio stations for economic ways to get started with programme distribution via DAB+. In answer, AVT now provides a complete DAB+ headend to suit these needs. AVT claims that its Magic DABMUX Go at the core of the system is the smallest available DSP-based ensemble multiplexer. The product Easy: Smaller stations can benefi t from web confi guration features confi guration via web browser, so that even users without expert DAB knowledge are able to set up the system. Hardware-based DAB/DAB+ audio encoders can be installed separately and directly from the programme providers. By avoiding multiple coding in the input, the best possible audio quality is achieved, claims the company. Up to 20 programme providers can be connected via external audio encoders. AVT off ers the Magic AE1 DAB+ Go and the all-new Magic AE4 quad encoder, optionally available with Dante, up to four LAN interfaces and a monitoring decoder. 8.E76 EnGo transmitter takes to the air Dejero By David Fox Dejero has formed a technology partnership with Canada-based small unmanned aircraft system expert Draganfl y Innovations. It means that Draganfl y’s Commander unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) quadcopter will now be bundled with Dejero’s EnGo mobile transmitter, to provide real-time video transport. The two companies will also work on new products. They believe the collaboration will simplify integrating live video captured with UAVs into news, sports or event coverage. It will also Dejero’s EnGo and Draganfl y’s Commander UAV will take to the skies together enable Dejero to reach new industries and applications, providing real-time video transport over IP to the military, public safety and government sectors that Draganfl y has operated in. “Historically, UAV use in broadcast has been challenging, in particular when it comes to providing high-quality video with low latency and with the reliability needed for live broadcasts,” explained Kevin Fernandes, VP of sales, Dejero. “Through our collaboration with Draganfl y, we can provide an eff ective solution for broadcast and media organisations, as well as other industries needing the reliability and picture quality that customers require.” 11.C15 Wireless collaboration bears fruit Yamaha By Mark Hallinger Yamaha recently announced fi rmware updates for its CL and QL series digital mixers that sees them directly support the Sony DWR- R03D DWX digital wireless receiver. At IBC2018, both companies are showing the benefi ts of this update. Available with the forthcoming Version 5.1 fi rmware update for the CL and QL series, the Sony DWR- R03D DWX digital wireless receiver is now controllable direct from the mixing Direct: Select Sony digital wireless receivers can be controlled directly from the Yamaha mixing console console, via expanded Dante device support. The updates will also allow the consoles to support Shure AD4D and AD4Q Axient digital wireless receivers, Sennheiser EM6000 digital wireless receiver, Rupert Neve Designs RMP-D8 8-channel remote control Dante mic pre, Stagetec’s NEX-US(XDIP) multichannel I/O board, and the Nexo DTD digital TD controller and NXAMPMK2 powered TD controller. 8.C71 On the company’s IBC stand, CryptoGuard is demonstrating video content protection for any size of operator on any platform – whether DVB, IPTV or OTT. CryptoGuard Conditional Access (CAS) is, according to the company, one of the most fl exible video content protection systems on the market today and is constantly improved with the latest innovations in encryption, software obfuscation and hardening security. The system is said to be ideal for any size of network and can scale from a few hundred to millions of subscribers. The system is described as supporting any business model