Vislink Technologies and Grass Valley Extend Partnership Into the 4K Space
Latest LDX 86N 4K-RF Camera to Incorporate Vislink’s INCAM Technology
HACKETTSTOWN, NJ, APRIL 8, 2019 — In recognition of its continued commitment to providing the latest in video transmission technology, Vislink Technologies (Nasdaq:VISL) announces that it has once again partnered with Grass Valley, a Belden brand, on an all-in-one broadcast solution. Grass Valley’s newest LDX 86N Series 4K-RF camera is now integrated with Vislink Technologies’ INCAM-HG wireless camera transmitter, which provides HEVC 4K UHD, HDR-ready wireless encoding and a remote-controllable camera interface via WiFi. This latest solution is on display at the 2019 NAB Show (Vislink Booth C6008, Grass Valley Booth SL106).
Building on the technology from Vislink Technologies’ end-to-end HCAM solution, the INCAM-HG offers single-frame latency image acquisition. Perfect for ENG, sports and event applications, the INCAM-HG is designed for all of the latest image capture needs, including UHD, HDR, 4:2:2 Chroma and 10-bit Luna. With an intuitive user interface and FocalPoint camera control, the INCAM-HG provides a simple-to-use, cable-free, grab-and-go camera solution.
“We’re very happy that Vislink is extending the success of the HD INCAM-G into the 4K domain with this new product,” says Marcel Koutstaal vice president of cameras, Grass Valley. “We look forward to serving our many customers around the world with a truly integrated native 4K RF solution, comprised of the Grass Valley LDX 86N 4K-RF camera and the Vislink INCAM-HG wireless transmitter.”
The Vislink Technologies INCAM-HG is available with several frequency band solutions, from 1.3-7.75GHz, and offers up to 16 preset channels for tuning. The omni-directional 3dBi gain antenna provides an adjustable 10-250mW transmission power. The transmitter includes COFDM DVB-T and LMS-T modulation options, while the integrated UHF receiver operates in the 410-490MHz RF range.
“We are thrilled to once again be partnering with Grass Valley to provide the latest in 4K video technology,” says John Payne, president and COO of Vislink Technologies. “Grass Valley produces some of the leading cameras on the market and we’re certain that our INCAM-HG solution will continue to provide Grass Valley customers with the ultimate video production experience. In addition to the impressive transmission and frequency features of the INCAM-HG, the system also boasts a wide array of video formats, inputs and encoder profiles.”
Available with bandwidth efficient HEVC compression, as well as MPEG-4 video encoding and multi-channel AAC, MPEG-1 and AES/Dolby E audio passthrough, Vislink Technologies’ INCAM-HG supports 480i, 576i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p and 2160p video formats. This fully featured and flexible capability ensures that the INCAM-HG can fulfill the needs of all video productions.
About Grass Valley
Grass Valley’s end-to-end ecosystem of reliable, open standards-based solutions helps content creators, broadcasters and media organizations to produce brilliant content and build successful media businesses. Our award-winning technology and trusted industry expertise empower our customers to create captivating experiences that connect people anywhere, on any device, through the magic of media.
As the industry’s R&D powerhouse, with the most comprehensive suite of solutions for compelling live content, we are the trusted partner to many of the biggest and most creative names in the media and entertainment business. We help our customers transition to IP and cloud-based infrastructures to enable flexible, scalable and smart workflows. Our advanced solutions enable the production of rich, high quality content that brings the viewer closer to the action; engages them with the story and connects them with each other. Headquartered in Montreal, Grass Valley has been in the broadcast business for 60 years and is part of St. Louis-based Belden Inc. For more information, visit www.grassvalley.com, www.belden.com.
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About Vislink Technologies
Vislink Technologies brands are recognized as the global leaders in the design, manufacture and deployment of end-to-end live video communications solutions. They are trusted suppliers to tier-1 customers in broadcast/sports/entertainment, and law enforcement/public safety/defense markets. Their products are recognized for high levels of performance, reliability, build quality, extended operating ranges and compact form factors. In the broadcast, sports and entertainment sectors, Vislink Technologies provide high-definition communication links to reliably capture, transmit and manage live event footage. In the law enforcement, public safety & defense markets, Vislink Technologies provides secure video communications and mission-critical solutions to local, national and international agencies and organizations.
Headquartered in Hackettstown, New Jersey, Vislink Technologies has over 70 patents and pending patent applications. The company is a publicly traded and listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market (Symbol: VISL). For more information, visit www.vislink.com.