IDX Announces Its New CW-7 Uncompressed Wireless HD-Video Transmission System, Based on AMIMON’s 2nd Generation Chipset – Launching at NAB 2012
KAWASAKI, Japan and SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — IDX, a premier manufacturer of HD Wireless solutions and power systems for professional video and audio portable equipment announced today, the new CW-7 Uncompressed Wireless HD Video Transmission System for the broadcast industry powered by AMIMON’s 2nd generation chipset.
The new version will launch at NAB 2012, April 16-19 in Las Vegas.
In outdoor production or in studio, the CW-7 wirelessly transmits high definition signals from a professional camera to a monitor. Producers and crews can view exactly what the camera is shooting in real time without messy cable runs. With AMIMON’s 2nd generation chipset, the CW-7 now offers even longer transmission range, and can now also enable use outdoors with Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) frequency band select switch.
“We are excited to join with IDX to help launch their new CW-7 at NAB. AMIMON 2nd gen chipset is able to support any HD-SDI video resolution with zero latency. The cable-less system delivers superior quality for demanding internal and external studio production environments,” said David Shefler, vice president sales and marketing, AMIMON. “The integration of our wireless solution with HD-SDI interface makes the connection simple and provides maximum flexibility to photographers.”
“AMIMON’s revolutionary video-modem concept is a critical component of the new CW-7, answering the needs of the professional camera market,” said Mark Shibano, president and CEO, IDX. “CW-7 has improved image quality over the previous generation and DFS functionality allows users to operate outdoors without any hesitation. Another highlight feature is to support professional video resolutions of 24P, 24Psf and 25P formats, which will be able to satisfy the needs for high-end production in a broadcast/industrial application.”
IDX is the premier manufacturer of Lithium Ion battery power systems, HD wireless transmission solutions, V-Mount technology and more to the broadcast, professional video, audio and portable electronics industry. As pioneers in the use of Lithium Ion, IDX was the first to produce Lithium Ion NP batteries to meet the needs of camera users who demanded more power and less battery weight. IDX built on that award-winning Lithium Ion NP success by introducing the ENDURA System, with revolutionary features such as PowerLink–the exclusive ability to stack a second battery and double the power. IDX provides true global power and ENG solutions. We are committed to our customers with a sales support and service program second to none through our locations in Europe, the Middle East, Japan and the Americas.
Wireless connectivity is changing the way consumers view high-definition content from mobile devices, at home and on the go. AMIMON, a market leader in wireless HD and universal mobile connectivity, is the only company in the world that is harnessing the power of mobile devices to bring their HD content to the TV screen. As a founding member of the WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) standard, AMIMON’s semiconductor solutions utilize WHDI to give consumers convenience and flexibility to access and view content on devices from all manufacturers via the TV. AMIMON is headquartered in Herzlia, Israel, with offices in Santa Clara, Calif.; Tokyo, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan and Shenzhen, China. To connect with AMIMON, visit http://www.AMIMON.com.
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