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NAB: Miranda Goes 4K

Discusses value of Belden merger and describes work with Sony on new 4K OB truck 4/08/2013 12:01:12 PM Eastern

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At its annual NAB press conference, Miranda announced a
number of new products both for 4K and traditional broadcast. They also
highlighted the benefits of their acquisition by Belden last year and the
integration of their operations and other recent acquisitions into the Belden
family.

Miranda president Marco Lopez highlighted a number of
advantages to the merger and other recent deals. For example, the acquisition
of Softel by Belden in January would allow them to offer subtitling and
captioning solutions as part of their other broadcast products. Those
captioning technologies will be natively integrated into Miranda's integrated
playout or channel-in-a-box iTX offerings.

The company also highlighted upgrades to its products to
help create 4K content.

As part of that effort, Miranda announced an alliance with
Sony on 4K production gear and noted that a 4K technology solution involving
both companies will be used in a new 4K OB truck being created by Telegenic in
the U.K.

That truck is expected to go into service later this year
and will be the first in Europe.

The Telegenic truck will be capable of capturing live
footage in HD or 4K and will use Sony's cameras --the HDC-2500R and PMW-F55 4K
-- as well as Sony's MVS-8000X Vision Mixer, Miranda's 4K/UHDTV enhanced
NVISION 8500 Series Routers and three Sony PVM-300 4K LCD monitors.

Other new products included new Kaleido-MX and
Kaleido-Modular-X multiviewers, new fiber transceivers from Telecast Fiber Solutions,
upgrades to the NVISION router line, new router control panel options, a new 3G
integration cable, new Softel captioning products and improvements to its iTX
integrated playout solution.

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