Dual-Channel Frame Synchronizer and Converter

Selenio X100™ offers a wide array of analog and digital real-time baseband video and audio processing capabilities. Standard features in this versatile 1RU include dual-channel frame sync/delay and up/down/cross-conversion, color correction and clipping, dual logo generation/insertion, VANC data and metadata processing, and time code insertion and extraction. For audio functionality, Selenio X100 provides two 16-channel SDI de-embedders and embedders, 16 AES input or output ports, 8-channel input and output analog audio interfaces, and 32-channel internal audio processing.

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  • Delivers exceptional quality and dependability, building on the legacy of Imagine’s award-winning series of 1RU processors
  • Features program delay, ensuring profanity avoidance for live events
  • Allows branding of content through animated logo generator/inserter
  • Provides built-in web server, enabling easy-to-use control and monitoring
  • Intelligent dual-channel frame sync/delay, proc amp, noise reduction, clipping and color correction
  • Animated logo generator/inserter (1/9th screen size) with up to 80 seconds for 1080p, 160 seconds for 1080i/720p, 900 seconds for 480i/576i
  • Program delay up to 20 seconds for 1080p, 40 seconds for 1080i/720p, 220 seconds for 480i/576i
  • Dolby® Digital Plus codecs and RTLL Real Time Loudness Control
  • Video thumbnails support for the input and output of the 2 processing channels
  • Insertion of closed captioning data from serial port
  • Support for continuous numbering of SCTE-104 messages (remap mode) when mixing messages from GPI trigger and embedded SCTE-104 packets
  • Support for more SFPs (dual-channel HD-BNC inputs and outputs, combination of HD-BNC and optical input and output, SD/HD to DVI converter, SD/HD to HDMI converter)
  • Support for all 1080p/psf production formats (23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30)
  • True optional dual-channel processing for analog video
  • Data Wrangler VANC processing for known and unknown data types
  • Rules Engine for custom signal flow management
  • Fast frame sync, fast conversion, delay (lock to one input), program delay and time base corrector (TBC) modes
  • Advanced 3D adaptive 10-bit motion detection for up/down/cross/aspect ratio conversion
  • Basic frame rate conversion built-in and optional single-channel linear frame rate conversion
  • Two switchable auto-sensing 3G/HD/SD inputs
  • Dual up/down/cross/aspect/basic ratio conversion
  • Noise reduction (mosquito and block), sharpness and texture controls
  • Two aspect ratio converters with full control over H/V size and position with AFD support
  • Built-in video test and audio tone generators
  • Redundant power supplies
  • Dual logo generator/inserters
    • Static built-in, can be used for a trouble slide
    • Optional 1/9th screen animated logos
  • I-Wings side bar insertion when upconverting
  • Audio de-embed/embed, sync, delay, gain, invert and delay with 32 channels (eight groups) processing
  • PCM and non-PCM (Dolby® Digital Plus, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® E) passthrough
  • Options for Dolby® Digital Plus, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® E decode and encode (up to 2 Dolby decoders and encoders)
  • Video Interfaces:
    • Auto-sensing for SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI
    • Two SDI inputs (2 HD-BNC, Dual SFP)
    • Four SDI Outputs (4 HD-BNC, Dual SFP)
    • EDH/CRC error monitoring and insertion
    • HDMI output
    • Optional dual channel composite and component analog video
  • Audio Interfaces
    • Eight-channel analog audio
    • 2 x 4 groups embedded audio
    • 16 AES (75 ohms) configurable ports
  • Data and Metadata
    • Up to 16 services including:
      • CC (CEA608/708), Teletext (OP47) captions
      • ARC data (WSS/VI/AFD)
      • Audio metadata (Dolby)
      • User cue data GPI trigger insertion/extraction using SCTE-104 or BT-1865
      • BrandNet
      • LIDIA
      • Timecode
      • ARIB audio mode
      • Pass up to 10 user DID/SDID when converting video
  • Control and Monitoring
    • 100/100BT Ethernet connectivity
    • SNMP-compliant
    • Built-in web control and monitoring
    • Local control panel
    • CCS™-compliant
    • Magellan™ network control panels
    • Magellan CCS™ Navigator
    • Four customizable GPI inputs and outputs
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Steve Reynolds

Steve Reynolds is President of Imagine Communications, a global leader in multiscreen video and ad management solutions that broadcasters, networks, video service providers and enterprises around the world rely on to support their mission-critical operations.

Steve brings 25 years of technology leadership in the video industry to Imagine Communications. He has served as the CTO at Imagine Communications and Harris Broadcast, Senior Vice President of Premises Technology at Comcast, Senior Vice President of Technology at OpenTV, and CTO at Intellocity USA.

Steve earned a MS in Computer Engineering from Widener University and BS in Computer Science from West Chester University. As the Chairman of the AIMS Alliance and a member of SMPTE and SCTE, he has participated in numerous standards-making bodies in the cable and digital video industries. Steve also holds over 40 patents relating to digital video, content security, interactive television and digital devices.