A modular, Linux-based DVD-video recorder targeted at the industrial video market, the PRV-LX1 professional DVD-Video recorder is now available from Pinoeer Electronics. The recorder has real-time video recording capabilities, which streamlines the DVD video capture, compression, authoring and recording processes while operating like a VTR. The standalone device transfers video and audio content from multiple sources to DVD and offers the ability to customize DVD menus and chapter points. The base system comes with a DVD-R/RW drive and a 120GB internal HDD, with the option to add a second DVD-R/RW. Video inputs and outputs are component video, composite, S-video and DV; audio options are 2-channel balanced, 2-channel unbalanced and coaxial digital. The PRV-LX1 also has interfaces and connections for RS-422A control, Ethernet, VGA output, USB2, external sync and headphones.
Pioneer Electronics (US) Inc., 2265 East 220th Street, Long Beach, California 90810, www.pioneerelectronics.com.
Lone Star Software Corporation announced the availability of LONE-TAR version 4.0 backup and recovery software. New features for version 4.0 include 256-bit encryption; backup creation on optical media, including DVD-RAM, DVD+R/RW and CD-R/RW formats; HP tape drive compatability; device autodetection; a license manager; redesigned GUI and character menu interface; on-line updates; and a self-extracting installation wizard. In addition, LONE-TAR 4.0 introduces a bootable LONE-TAR backup with RESCUE-RANGER disaster recovery, which combines backup and recovery on one piece of media. The device manager allows users to add, change and remove devices at any time and customize each with its own settings for compression and encryption.
Lone Star Software Corporation, 509 East Ridgeville Boulevard, Mount Airy, Maryland 21771, 800-525-8649, www.cactus.com.
RackSaver has introduced a line of high-end graphic workstations designed for design, digital content creation, rendering and other graphics-intensive operations. The NemeSys 720 series workstations come with dual Xeon or Opteron processors and memory options of up to 16GB of RAM. Up to eight hard drives can be stored in a workstation, allowing for up to 2TB of storage capacity. NemeSys workstations offer support for high-end graphics cards, such as the NVIDIA Quadro FX card family, including the new NVIDIA Quadro FX 3000 card. A variety of motherboards can be configured for the NemeSys, including Tyan, Intel, Arima, MSI and SuperMicro. DVD-R, DVD-ROM, CD-R/RW and CD-ROM options all are available.
RackSaver, Inc., 9449 Carroll Park Drive, San Diego, California 92121, 858-874-3800, www.racksaver.com.
The iNAV 9200 Multiprotocol Gateway Solution functions as a standalone gateway that bridges multiple communications protocols. This 1U system is designed to unite networks lacking a common communications language by translating different network protocols, such as legacy circuit-switched infrastructures and newer packet-based technologies. The iNAV 9200 is designed specifically for use in broadband access applications requiring a gateway function, including carrier DSL, cable and fixed wireless applications. It also can serve as a standalone multiservice switch or media gateway or perform packet routing/classification, ATM switching and ATM segmentation and re-assmebling. OEMs have options for circuit-based interfaces, including T1/E1/J1, T3/E3, OC-3/STM-1 and OC-12/STM-4.
Interphase Corporation, Parkway Centre, Phase 1, 2901 North Dallas Parkway, Suite 200, Plano, Texas 75093, 800-327-8638, www.iphase.com.
Lindows.com's new BusinessStation offering is a low-maintenance computer designed for work terminals, public access and in-store information kiosks or any other function that needs to offer Web-based communications to customers, employees or back-end systems. Built on Lindows.com's WebStation design, BusinessStation comes with a network-based management tool that enables customization of 1–5,000 machines from any Web browser. Powered by LindowsCD, BusinessStation provides tools for Web browsing, instant messaging, audio/video playback and Web mail, as well as an office suite.
Lindows.com, Inc., 9333 Genesee Avenue, 3rd Floor, San Diego, California 92121, 858-587-6700, www.lindows.com.
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