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VidOvation Expands VidOptic Fiber Optic Transmission Product Family

Price–performance leadership designed for critical applications requiring high quality video performance and reliability across SD/HD-SDI, broadband, and RF optical networks

Irvine, California, January 7, 2014 – VidOvation, a leading technology provider of Fiber Optic Linksvideo and data communication systems to the broadcast television, sports, corporate audio-visual, and government markets, announced today that they are expanding their VidOptic product line of fiber optic transport systems specifically designed for critical applications requiring high quality video performance and reliability with price-performance leadership. The new product families include:

  1. USB-DVI Computer Graphics Transport
    (http://vidovation.com/fvt-fvr-2100-usb-dvi-single-link-dual-link-rgb-audio-data-usb-over-1-fiber)
    The VidOptic FVT/FVR-2100-A-D-USB-DVI is designed for optical KVM extension to transport computer graphics while extending computer control via USB and serial data transport. The system supports high–quality HDTV formats from 480P up to and including 1080P with full clarity over one fiber and the transport of non-RGB video formats such as YUV, YCrCb or YPrPb, RGB–HV, DVI–D and DVI-DL through a DVI–I interface… Continue reading
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User’s Guide to Fiber Optic Video Transmission by Jim Jachetta

One of my favorite subjects is the transmission of video over fiber optic cable. I have had the pleasure of working on fiber optic implementations with Broadcasters to cover Presidential Elections and with Integrators on projects like the Las Vegas City Center.

Because of this passion, I am starting a multi-part series on the subject of Fiber Optic Video Transmission. My goal in writing this is to speak from my experience to make a topic that is scary to many, easy to understand and accessible so you can implement your own systems. I hope to do it in a humorous way relating my successes and challenges implementing many of these systems.

Anyone who knows me has also seen my passion for problem solving and doing the “impossible” and “never been done before”. I enjoy troubleshooting multi-million dollar fiber optic systems to discover a bad $20 patch cord or dirty fiber optic connector. The good news is that once a fiber optic system is up and running I know you will get many years of reliable operation.

In this series I will start with the basics and work my way up to the bleeding edge with 4K video fiber optic transmission. The series is perfect for the beginner and a good review for the expert. Clink these links to go to my first posts:

Users Guide to Fiber Optic Video Transmission

Introduction to Fiber Optics – Part 1

Snell’s Law – Part 2

Optical Windows and Spectrum – Part 3

I’ve had a great time putting this series on Fiber Optic Video Transmission together for you and I hope you get great insight and some practical tips for your particular situation. From time to time I may also show you some interesting fiber optic products you can take a look at like these two below. If you have any questions about any of the content you can reply to this email or contact me at 949-777-5435 x 1001.

SilverBack Fiber
FVT/FVR-5400-3G, VidOptic Series, 4 Channel 3G HDSDI Fiber Optic Transport Card with 4×4 Matrix for openGear SilverBack 4K & HD SDI Fiber Optic Camera Back Camera Mount System

Watch for my next installment in about 4 weeks. Please click to download additional white papers and presentations on wireless, webcasting, streaming and fiber optics. Thank you.

All the best,

Jim Jachetta
President and CEO
VidOvation Corporation
949-777-5435

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VidOvation Launches New Line of Fiber Optic Video Extenders

VidOvation  offer a wide range of fiber extenders to deliver high-quality digitized VGA, DVI,

HDMI, USB and control signals over fiber optic cable.  Fiber optic cables are superior to conventional cables and are capable of transmitting over very long distances digitally with no signal loss. They are immune to electromagnetic interference and in situations where there is considerable interference, fiber optic cabling may be the only solution. They are much more secure than traditional cabling because they cannot be easily tapped. For this reason, military and law enforcement agencies use fiber optic cables for the transmission of sensitive data. They are also relatively inexpensive and small enough to be routed through small spaces. Visit our web site to learn more at www.vidovation.com

 

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