Barnfind Americas Provides Platform for Converging Digital-Media Services

The Sports Video Group is pleased to welcome Barnfind Americas as a premier sponsor. Based in Suwanee, GA, the company provides an innovative, multifunctional, signal-neutral fiber transport platform that targets a wide variety of media environments, including digital-media service delivery in broadcast, cable, satellite, OTT, and telecommunication applications. The company’s solutions offer unsurpassed functionality, flexibility, and reliability at a cost-effective price point.

Barnfind AmericasBarnfind’s award-winning products and solutions offer a sophisticated platform for converging digital-media services compatible with all major industry standards, ruggedized for reliability in even the most challenging environments, and optimized for low-energy operation. Greener efficiency, more-intuitive usability, and intelligent design come together to make it simpler to manage complexity.

“SVG offers numerous opportunities to interface with decision-makers in the sports-broadcasting community as well as network with fellow manufacturers and service providers,” says VP of Sales Joe LoGrasso. “We look forward to sharing the benefits of Barnfind’s unique fiber transport platform with sportscasters at SVG events and taking advantage of the organization’s programs, educational resources, and varied methods of communication.”

Earlier this year, a major U.S. sports network turned to Barnfind Americas’ fiber solutions to maximize its production workflow with improved signal switching and monitoring. The latest upgrade includes numerous BarnOne 8X bidirectional HD/SD-SDI frames comprising BTF1-06 units featuring 24 SFP ports, as well as BTF1-07 units with 16 SFP ports and an 8/16-port fiber multiplexer.

Barnfind’s suite of solutions include:

  • Camera/CCU: CAM/CCU system allows up to 18 cameras to be multiplexed into one single-mode fiber for bidirectional traffic over long distances. An internal matrix router allows the user to switch any camera to any CCU.
  • BarnOne frames: Multifunction, low-power signal-transport platform supports all common video and telco formats in one frame.
  • BarnMini series: Small, portable, and low-cost devices for the single-channel extension of BNC, SFP, GPIO, Ethernet, and/or HDMI connections
  • MSA-compliant SFPs: Non-proprietary single-mode and multimode transceivers, BIDI, CWDM, DWDM, and specialty-video SFPs. More than 50 options are available.

The company also offers integration, technical support, and repair services. Barnfind Americas is the U.S.-based presence for Barnfind Technologies, a Norwegian manufacturer of a revolutionary multifunctional, signal-neutral transport platform.

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