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Government Video SALUTE Awards Give Nod to Innovative Products

Of 133 companies, ten were selected for their outstanding work.

The 13th Annual Government Video Expo held in Washington, D.C. Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 attracted 133 companies, and those firms showcased an incredible number of cutting-edge products.

The editorial staff of NewBay Media—which publishes Government Video—saw plenty of products that caught our interest; or that we thought to be clever; or that just plain impressed us. But from the hundreds of products, only ten were singled out to receive the Government Video SALUTE Award for 2010.

In alphabetical order are the companies that received the award—which were presented by Government Video editor J.J. Smith—followed by their winning products.

John Gresch accepts for Arri

Chris Bundy accepts for Atlona
The Locaster Kit features Locaster Panels and an attractive basic selection of accessories in a rugged and compact case. Locaster LED Single kits have a total power draw of only 35 watts. Locaster LED Double kits have a total power draw of only 70 watts. the 553190 Locaster kit case is configured to hold up to two Locasters, mounting stirrups, barndoors, power supplies, mounting pins and up to four on-board batteries.

The AT-DIS7-PROHD is a 7 inch testing monitor designed for those looking to test cabling and the installation of different components. this monitor is useful where displays are in a remote location or not yet present and will recognize any HDMI, DVI, VGA or component Video source at resolutions up to 1080p or 1920×1200 (including a huge variety of other HDTV and computer resolutions), and allow integrators and installers to observe both audio and video signals in real time.

Art Garcia accepts for Extron Electronics

David Walton accepts for JVC Professional Products
The two larger, high resolution Touchlink Touchpanels, the TLP 1000MV and TLP 1000tV, are fully configurable 10 inch touchpanels featuring a sleek, contemporary look and thin bezels to complement any decor. the larger, 1024 x 600 resolution touchscreen surface provides ample room for sophisticated controls and graphics.

The GY-HM790U is a modular HD camera with solid-state recording capability as well as studio functionality. it was developed to address the needs of modern broadcast and production facilities offering the highest level of HD picture quality in both 1080i and 720p formats. Whether used on the shoulder for electronic newsgathering, field production, or as a primary studio camera, the GY-HM790U is everything that a broadcast camera should be.

Hiro Tanque accepts for For-A

Michael Root accepts for Nevion
FOR-A VFC-7000
The VFC-7000 is a variable frame rate camera capable of high-speed recording in HD size. it is compact, light weight and easy to carry due to self-contained one pack structure as well as easy and simple operation for everyone’s use.

Flashlink fiber transport solution surveillance applications in a combat or other hazardous situations, a video camera and a Flashlink optical video transport module is connected to a mobile command post to enable surveillance of an area. The Flashlink solution provides high quality and small, light form factor of the product, which are key to the successful operation of the surveillance solution.

Shaun Dail accepts for Orad Inc.

Steve Tullo accepts for TV One
Morpho3D is a 3D character generator, with a user oriented authoring and play out interface. it features two live video insertions, video clips playback, retrieves data from external data source, and renders graphics to video files to be used in post-production environments.

The Corioview C2-6104A 4-Window DVI-U Processor has five DVI-U inputs (including one for cascade or background usage) to can place up to 4 sizeable windows on a single DVI-I output. it covers multiple digital and analog formats and is the same as DVI-I plus composite video. Composite video is also supported and virtually all computer signal formats are accommodated.

Jan Crittenden Livingston accepts for Panasonic

Jim Jachetta accepts for Vidovation

The AG-AF100 camera section features a four-thirds image sensor and design especially for video use. approaching 33mm cinematic expression. Full-HD (1080p) variable frame rate recording; an AVCHD recording for creative, high-quality image production, along with an unique system design and a wealth of interfaces.

Vidovation’s Vidlink 1.5G transports SDI, HD-SDI, and DVB ASI video formats. this link is the first wireless product to cost-effectively transport pure uncompressed HD video. the product is targeted at the broadcast, government and professional audiovisual markets. small and lightweight, the Vidlink 1.5G links can be used for ad hoc or permanent installation for applications.