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Miranda wins two awards for Densite XVP-3901 single card 3Gbps/HD/SD video and audio processor

September 26, 2008 

Montreal, Canada - September 26, 2008 - Miranda Technologies has announced that it has won two industry awards for its new Densite XVP-3901 single card, 3Gbps/HD/SD video and audio processor.

The XVP-3901 has been awarded a Pick Hit award from Broadcast Engineering magazine and a STAR award from TV Technology magazine.

‘These two awards, along with our first major network order for the XVP, represent a great start for this game-changing processor’, says Gilbert Besnard, Director – Infrastructure Management, at Miranda Technologies.

‘With the XVP, broadcasters are now able to use a single module for high quality video and audio processing instead of using multiple interfacing cards and dedicated devices. A one card solution minimizes costs, simplifies video and audio integration, and also substantially reduces cabling requirements.’

Ideal for adapting feeds to match a facility’s ‘house format’, the XVP-3901 accepts 3Gbps/HD/SD feeds, and will continuously delivers independent 3G/HD and SD outputs. It will perform all the necessary up/down/cross conversion, color space and aspect ratio conversion to maintain the chosen output formatting, irrespective of the input format.

An optional fiber cartridge on the XVP-3901 simplifies fiber installation, and provides easy selection between fiber and BNC inputs/outputs. The processor supports AFD automatic aspect ratio control, and offers background keying so that side panels, or top/bottom panels, introduced by up/down conversion can be filled with video or graphics.

The XVP-3901 also performs processing of 16 channels of embedded audio, with automatic delay of all 16 channels (four groups) to keep lip-sync. Full audio processing, including shuffling, down-mixing, dynamic processing (limiter, compressor, and expander), as well as four AES input and four AES output channels, are available as options.

For more information about the XVP-3901, please visit www.miranda.com/xvp.


Digital image: http://www.miranda.com/images/press/XVP-3901/XVP-3901.hi.jpg

Caption: Miranda has won a Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit and a TV Technology STAR award for its XVP-3901 single card, 3Gbps/HD/SD video and audio processor


About Miranda

 

Miranda Technologies Inc. (TSX: MT) develops, manufactures and markets high-performance hardware and software for the television broadcast industry. Its solutions are purchased by content creators, broadcasters, specialty channels and television service providers to enable and enhance the transition to a complex multi-channel digital and HD broadcast environment. This equipment allows customers to generate additional revenue while reducing costs through more efficient distribution and management of content as well as the automation of previously manual processes. Miranda employs over 450 people at its Montreal headquarters and in its facilities located in Wallingford (UK), Springfield (New Jersey, USA), Paris (France), Tokyo (Japan), Beijing (China), Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and Hong Kong. Miranda is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. For more information, please visit www.miranda.com.



Miranda Press Contact:

Neil Sharpe
Telephone: 760-846-3203
neil.sharpe@miranda.com

Susie Haldar
Telephone: +44 1491 820 210 x.314
susie.haldar@miranda.com