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Sandefjord, Norway (February 19, 2015) — Barnfind Technologies, manufacturer of a revolutionary multi-functional, signal neutral transport platform, is making a number of significant new product introductions at this year’s 2015 NAB Show in its Booth SU12008.

 

According to Barnfind CEO Wiggo Evensen, who announced the company’s NAB plans from its headquarters in Sandefjord, Norway, Barnfind will offer broadcasters and production professionals a full range of new product introductions, such as the BTF1-09 ASI to IP conversion card and BTF1-10 Analog Audio router, both of which are new models in the company’s continuously expanding flagship BarnOne product family. The company will also be launching several new solutions that expand the BarnMini product line, including the new BTF-Mini-16 BarnMini housing, the BarnMini-03 HDMI to any SDI SFP, BarnMini-04 SDI SFP to output HDMI and the BarnMini-05. Barnfind is also releasing new BarnStudio software and new firmware at NAB, including an interface to openGear® from Ross.

Barnfind BarnMini 3 and 4
Barnfind BarnMini 3 and 4

 

Key industry shows such as NAB are important to the continued growth of our industry, as well as to manufacturers looking to connect one-on-one with both existing and potential new customers in the broadcast and production markets,” said Evensen. “NAB allows us the perfect opportunity to introduce significant new additions to some of our flagship products as well as highlight our full line of flexible, scalable solutions, This year, we have more new product introductions than ever before, including the new BTF1-09 and BTF1-10 models in our BarnOne family, an expanded BarnMini product line, new BarnStudio software, as well as highlighted products such as redundancy switches, optical splitters and muxes that are all available as standalone solutions or can be housed in the BT-HOUS-LGX-1RU frame (space for 4 x LGX solutions). In all, Barnfind’s variety of possibilities supports our slogan, ‘It’s possible!’” 

 

Product launch: New BarnOne BTF1-09 and BTF1-10 

Attendees at the 2014 NAB show will see the launch of two new modules that extend the company’s well-received flagship BarnOne multifunctional signal-neutral platform. The BTF1-09 ASI to IP conversion card with 8 x BNCs, 4 channel ASI to IP with RJ45 pin connector x 2 (8 x ASI channels to 2 x independent IP streams) and the main board with 16 x SFPs. The BTF1-09 has the same specifications as the rest of the BTF1-XX frames.  Now Barnfind can support more applications where IP is needed.  

Also, the BTF1-10 Analog Audio router 8 x 8 with embedder is integrated together with 8 x BNCs and the main board with 16 x SFPs. The BTF1-10 has the same specifications as the rest of the BTF1-XX frames. Now Barnfind is capable of supporting applications where the clients want more audio. 

 

Product launch: BarnMini BTF-Mini-16, BarnMini-03, BarnMini-04, BarnMini-05

The well-received BarnMini range has been extended to include the BTF-Mini-16, a new BarnMini housing for up to 16 x BarnMini with single or redundant PSU for all units. The PSU is the same as for the BarnOne series and can come as the standard 100-240AC or as a 36-72DC. 

BarnMini-03 operates from HDMI to any SDI SFP. Any of Barnfind’s SFPs in the program or third-party will work as long as they follow the MSA standard. The BarnMini-04 will operate the opposite way with input from any SDI SFP to output HDMI. BarnMini-05 can be employed where 12 x GPI/O can be operated for among others RS serial control 

 

Product launch: BarnStudio Software

On the software and control side, Barnfind is releasing new BarnStudio software and new firmware at NAB. Updates can be found on the company’s Web page under “Support.” In particular, the company is introducing more signal analyzing for SDI streams. Barnfind is also introducing the interface to openGear® from Ross; meaning that BarnStudio can interface with other suppliers via the openGear protocol. Barnfind will demonstrate the Ross/DashBoard at its stand. 

 

More Highlights

Several new items including redundancy switches, optical splitters and muxes will be on display at the company’s booth. They are all available as standalone solutions or can be housed in the BT-HOUS-LGX-1RU frame (space for 4 x LGX solutions). Barnfind will also feature several applications for its special CAM <-> CCU first line switching solution, a new CWDM solution with higher density that makes 108 channel solutions possible in one fiber, LSB control panels controlled live via BarnStudio, BFE solutions on display, Skyline and Dataminer demonstrations, DNF Control panels shown in working applications and Rascular and its solution on the booth with Barnfind frames.   

 

BarnOne – Flagship Product
Barnfind’s flagship product, BarnOne, provides up to 32 ports with either 32 x SFPs from various manufacturers offering different capabilities, or a mix with 8 or 16 BNC’s, or CWDM/DWDM multiplexing, or third-party cards
for ASI to IP conversion, L-band etc. In addition to all common video and telco signal formats, Barnfind is unique in its capability to support KVM, SDTI, SMPTE 2022-6, MADI, ASI to IP, 4K 60p workflows, HDMI, DVI. The unit features a built-in electrical and/or optical router with bi-directional BNCs and SFPs and reclocking on all outputs. A flexible configuration of CWDM (8/16/18 and up to 108 channels), DWDM (up to 88 channels) and a comprehensive functionality suite include standard SDI conversion, routing, multiplexing, embedding, add/drop, crossover and distribution.

BarnOne offers end-users the unique ability to use any kind of SFP or SMART SFP, opening up a whole new set of options and advantages. Custom designed SFP solutions can also be integrated into the total solution.

Barnfind’s no-cost BarnStudio control software is available via downloaded from the website. In addition, many 3rd party control systems such as Skyline/Dataminer, ScheduALL, LSB/VSM, BFE/KCS, DNF, TSL, Ross openGear/DashBoard are compatible.

For more information: www.barnfind.no


About Barnfind Technologies AS

Barnfind Technologies AS, headquartered in Sandefjord, Norway, manufactures a multi-function, low power consumption signal transportation platform that supports numerous signals in one frame. Barnfind is privately owned and has over 60 partners and resellers worldwide in addition to an office in the UK. For more information please contact your Barnfind team or one of our business partners, or visit the company’s Website at: www.barnfind.no.

 

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Barnfind contact: Wiggo Evensen

wiggo@barnfind.no

 

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