New Products for NAB 2014


We Will be Bringing you the Latest News of NEW Products & Features from NAB 2014

Polar will be attending the NAB show, please feel free to contact us to arrange a meeting. Our manufacturers can be found on the following locations and booth numbers:



Stardom SL12116

Stardom will be showing their new low cost thunderbolt RAID the DR8-TB The DR8-TB provides 10Gb/s Thunderbolt™ (2-Port) interfaces and is compatible with 3.5” SATA III drives up to 4TB. It can be configured into various storage modes - JBOD / RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 5 / RAID 6 / RAID 10. DR8-TB provides latency management and RAID protection for SATA devices which are accessible by Thunderbolt-enabled host systems.Also on display will be the new DT8-U5. The DT8-U5 is compatible with 6TB SATA/SAS hard drives of various brands. When used with a RAID card in RAID 0 mode, installing eight 6TB hard drives will allow the system to provide up to 48TB of storage space from a single drive; when used with RAID card in RAID 5 mode, it is able to provide a single secure storage space of 42TB, constantly ensuring the safety of your important data. As always they will show their complete range of hard drive enclosures including the markets smallest lightweight portable RAID enclosure.



Bluefish444 SL10021

Epoch Supernova Video I/O Cards

Like nothing ever seen before, Epoch | 4K Supernova & Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ support multiple operating modes providing a broad range of uncompressed SDI I/O options, all on the one card. Featuring operating modes like 4 simultaneous channels of HD SDI input, two inputs and two outputs allowing simultaneous fill & key for live CG, or 4 independent outputs for 4K preview in production or post, there is almost nothing these cards cannot do.

Bluefish444 video I/O cards are available with the widely developed Bluefish444 SDK for Windows & Linux for 3rd party manufacturers to integrate. Bluefish444 has tight integration with Adobe, Avid, Assimilate, Marquise Technologies, Drastic Technologies and many other manufacturers to provide unrivalled choice in uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI workflows.

New for NAB 2014 is support for the Bluefish444 Fluid ingeSTore Windows software. Fluid ingeSTore enables Epoch | 4K Supernova & Epoch | 4K Supernova S+ to simultaneously ingest up to 4 streams of HD/SD SDI to uncompressed video formats or to the AVID DNxHD CODEC.


Ingest and Store multiple SDI streams, recording directly to Uncompressed, and/or AVID compatible DNxHD Media files. Utilising only an SDI video cable INGESTORE enables workstation computers to capture uncompressed and AVID compatible DNxHD media with minimum operator intervention. Fluid INGESTORE harnesses the power of all Bluefish444 video cards. For example, Epoch |4K Supernova and its 4 HD/SD SDI connections will enable systems to simultaneously capture: four channels of independent format and frequency HD/SD SDI video* uncompressed 4:2:2 video formats AVID compliant OP-ATOM DNxHD media files* Key Features: 3 Recording modes Intelligent clip generation on time-code breaks In/Out capture Simultaneous recording and NLE operation Independent video modes channel Real-time live desktop preview of all available inputs Uncompressed QuickTime and AVI recording AVID compliant DNxHD media.



Ultimatte SL1105

The ultimate compositor/chroma key for virtual studios, weather and CSO applications. Come and see all the components you will need to make your virtual dreams a perfect reality. Learn how to build the ultimate virtual set. Everything you will need to know from building the right type of Cyclorama and virtual backgrounds, to lighting and choosing the right type of paint, all in one place.



Apantac N5212

The Apantac product line includes; Multiviewers, video walls, extenders, switches, splitters, matrices, fiber optic extenders, HDBase-T solutions, RS232 converters and accessories and compact DA’s, converters and embedders. Product brands include: TAHOMA Multiviewers, CRESCENT Video Walls, MT HOOD Signal Processing, CRESCENT Signal Processing. Apantac was founded in 2008 and is a privately held company with its headquarters located in Portland, Oregon, USA.



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