Harris Corporation Wins Three Awards for its Newest Broadcast Solutions at IBC2007

Corporation, an international communications and information technology
company, was honored with three prestigious industry awards at the 2007
International Broadcasting Convention (IBC2007) convention in


The company’s
next-generation NEXIO AMP advanced media platform won TV Technology-Europe
magazine’s STAR Award (Superior Technology Award Recipient). NEXIO AMP™
dramatically expands the functionality of video transmission servers and
provides a foundation for a scalable, end-to-end HD/SD television solution. Its
server architecture breaks new ground for fault tolerance, while the ability to
add software-enabled media services improves workflow efficiency throughout the
entire acquisition-transmission chain.

Harris was
also honored with Broadcast Engineering magazine’s Pick Hit award for its
HD-STAR handheld HD/SD personal test monitor and generator and its Videotek
QuiC media analysis server system. The HD-STAR is the only handheld product on
the market that provides both an HD and SD test generator with
monitoring. It is a rechargeable, handheld HD-SDI and SD-SDI video and
audio monitor and video generator with embedded audio. The Videotek QuiC
media analysis server system is a fully automated test and measurement platform
designed to verify the quality of video and audio content stored on servers and
storage networks.

these prestigious industry awards underscores the success of our Harris
Broadcast Communications ONE initiative to provide interoperable workflow
solutions that span the entire broadcast delivery chain,” said Tim
Thorsteinson, president of Harris Broadcast Communications. “The unique
Harris approach brings together highly integrated and cost-effective products
that are ideal for emerging media business models and for customers upgrading
media operations to digital and high-definition services.”

The TV
Technology-Europe STAR Awards are designed to celebrate and showcase the
preeminent technological innovations available to the broadcast industry.
The editor of TV Technology-Europe magazine reviewed a variety of products,
examined the technical applications and their overall contribution to the
industry, and then selected the winners. The Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit
Awards are the industry’s longest-running new technology awards. An anonymous
panel of Broadcast Engineering readers who are working professionals in the
broadcast, post and network and satellite industries selected the winners.

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