Cobalt Digital’s Fusion3G Honored with STAR Award, BE Pick Hit Award at IBC 2010

Cobalt Digital’s Fusion3G took home a STAR Award and a Broadcast Engineering Pick Hit award at IBC 2010.

The STAR (Superior Technology Award Recipient) Award is given by the editorial staff of TV Technology Europe magazine and is highlights the preeminent technological innovations available to the broadcast industry. TV Technology Europe chooses 25 winners.

“STAR awards are given to interesting new products that help a user save money or accomplish a task in an easier way,” says Mark Hallinger, Editor of TV Technology Europe. “The products selected help advance the industry—-some were chosen because of technical novelty or innovation, some because they filled an important gap in the production or transmission chain, and some because they were just cool products.”

Broadcast Engineering’s Pick Hit Awards are selected by a panel of independent judges who tour the convention floor looking for innovative products and technology

Cobalt Digital’s 3GB-capable Fusion3G series are multi-functional, multi-featured cards that offer solutions to today’s signal processing challenges, including loudness processing, audio loudness metering, Dolby encode and decode, color correction, fiber transmit and receive, and up/down/cross conversion.

The range was developed for openGear, a platform that enhances application flexibility with its ability to handle 3G/HD/SD video processing cards, plus audio processing cards, from multiple manufacturers in the same frame.