Trinity™ Optical Switch Facilitates Bi-Directional Control and HD Video
Cambridge, UK, Andover, MA., – 5th September, 2008 – Polatis Inc., a supplier of high performance optical switch technologies, will demonstrate ‘base station to HD camera connectivity’ – critical for outside broadcast applications – on it’s booth (8.B20) at IBC 2008, September 12th-16th.
The demonstration will see the Trinity™ family of optical video routing switches facilitating bi-directional control and HD traffic over fibre. Trinity will connect with SMPTE bi-directional hybrid cable to a CCU/Base Station and Sony HD Camera. Trinity is specifically designed for the broadcast, outdoor broadcast and post-production industries.
“We are excited to be demonstrating our Trinity optical switch connected with SMPTE bi-directional hybrid cable to a CCU/Base Station and HD Camera – this is live proof of the performance of this optical switch in a broadcast environment, and the reason why we are able to OEM this product to some of the industry’s biggest equipment manufacturers,” said Sean Gordon, Sales Director of Video Broadcast Products, Polatis. “This shows the benefit of pure optical switches over so-called optical-electrical-optical switches for broadcasters in general and outdoor broadcast applications in particular. It will be a fantastic demonstration for the audience at IBC.”
Since inception in 2000, Polatis has set the benchmark in ultra-low loss optical switching. Its patented DirectLight® optical beam steering technology is powering the creation of highly reliable and compact photonic switching solutions. Polatis delivers a broad range of optical switching products with class-leading performance to customers in the communications, video, defense and instrumentation sectors. The company has headquarters located near Boston, Massachusetts and in Cambridge, UK. Polatis Inc. is supported through investments by 3i Group, Alta Berkeley, Esprit Capital Partners, EonTech Ventures, Flagship Ventures, Prism Venture Partners, JK&B Capital, Boston Millennia Partners, Harris and Harris Group, GE Capital, MTDC, Arcadian Venture Partners, and Gainesborough Investments.
To learn more please visit: www.polatis.com