News

8.29.2010

Cobalt Digital has supplied color corrector panels to NEP Broadcasting to complement the new Fusion3G™ 9901-UDX converter unit.  NEP, the leading international provider of mobile tele-production services, is using the fully-featured package for up/down/cross conversion, frame synchronization, and color correction on its two new state-of-the-art 3D trucks – SS31 and SS32 - for production of live 3D sports and entertainment events. 

8.25.2010

Manufacturer Adjusts Pricing to Help End-Users Meet Budget Restraints in Recovering Economy

Cobalt Digital has announced a dramatic price reduction on its range of 3G/HD/SD distribution amplifiers for openGear™. Effective immediately, the distribution amplifiers will be available at an average of 50% off the former cost and will start at $399.  openGear is the next generation standard that handles video and audio processing cards from multiple manufacturers in the same frame.

8.25.2010

IBC 2010 Demo To Address Broadcast Compliance with Regulatory Standards

Cobalt Digital will address Loudness Processing and Metering issues with the launch of their new range of 3 Gigabit-capable Fusion3G™ cards for openGear™ for the first time in Europe at IBC 2010, Stand 8.A94.

8.1.2010

New Converters Inaugurated at Yankees/Mariner's Game and Home Run Derby

Cobalt Digital’s new Fusion3G™ converters were on board NEP Productions’ two 3D production trucks as they provided coverage for MLB’s historic first 3D broadcasts. 

The 9901-UDX 3Gig HD/SD-SDI up/down/cross converters were integrated into the mobile units as a universal tool to convert, frame sync and color correct incoming and outgoing feeds between formats, including upconverting to 1080p.

4.18.2010

Cobalt Digital Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of 3G fiber optic cards to its COMPASS™ 9000 series for the 20-slot openGear™ frame. The product lineup now includes fiber receivers, fiber transmitters, and fiber audio embedders/de-embedders, offering customers 40 E/O and O/E conversions in a single 2RU frame.

4.18.2010

Cobalt Digital Inc. will launch a new line of 3G converters for openGear™ at the NAB 2010 show in Las Vegas, NV. The Fusion3G™ 9900 series provides an unprecedented level of support — with 3G/HD/SD-SDI, fiber, analog video, as well as embedded, AES and analog audio proc and embed/de-embed — all on the same module.

4.18.2010

Cobalt Digital Inc. will display the new 9085 Loudness Processor with Embedding/De-Embedding at the NAB 2010 show in Las Vegas, NV, April 12-15. The card features Linear Acoustic AEROMAX™ loudness processing technology, introducing the first loudness processor for the openGear™ platform.

2.2.2010

By Gary Snyder, Clark Media

"We recently provided one of our high-definition multicamera packages to the MLB Network for the World Series games at Yankee Stadium. Our main system cube provided routing and fiber delivery of all of their signals back to the MLB Network's New Jersey location.  Space was at a premium and it was a real advantage to be able to pack 80 HD-SDI 1x4 DA's into 8 RU.

1.3.2010

By Joey Gill, Chief Engineer at WPSD

1.3.2010

By George Hoover, NEP

"One of the more recent challenges we faced was a fast-track program for upgrading two studios to high-definition operations in connection with the production of the Colbert Report and the Daily Show. Both shows had to stay in production in SD during the HD upgrade.

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