Joseph Electronics (JE) have announced an agreement with Germany’s Lawo AG to supply Lawo video products to the North American broadcast market.
The Lawo video line includes the V__pro8, a compact fully digital eight-channel video processor comprising all of the critical functionality required for managing multiple video feeds and associated multichannel audio, all within a single 1-RU frame. Joseph Electronics will also introduce Lawo’s newest V__line product, the V__link4, to the U.S. market. The product has been developed specifically to address remote broadcast production applications and features multiple user-selectable video codecs, accepts 3G/HD/SD-SDI and MADI I/O, and utilizes RAVENNA technology. In addition to delivering audio, video, and data streams over qualified WAN and LAN networks, the V__link4 offers a full range of processing tools commonly needed in the broadcast production workflow. Designed with Lawo’s proprietary “virtual cabling” capability, the unit features intuitive GUI operation to provide a simple one-box solution for all the requirements of IP video contribution.
“Lawo is a worldwide leader in digital mixing consoles, routing systems, and video solutions for the professional broadcast industry, so adding these Lawo products to our broadcast portfolio is a big win for our customers,” says Yohay Hahamy, president and CEO of Joseph Electronics. “These innovative products save on money and rack space while providing powerful processing and IP-delivery solutions that are an ideal fit for many of our customers.”