The Foundation, is among the first to choose the Omnitek Ultra XR Waveform Monitor

Date: 
Sunday, 4 September, 2016

BASINGSTOKE, UK. September 4th 2016 – Omnitek, specialists in Test and Measurement and IP and design services for the video industry, proudly announces the purchase of multiple Ultra XR units by The Foundation, Burbank California.

Continuing its success in 12G-SDI product design and 4K system infrastructure testing, Ultra now extends its reach into the operational arena. At NAB 2016 Omnitek launched its new Ultra XR, which provides a sophisticated solution for 4K/UHD content creation, post production and program QC. The Ultra XR provides all of the traditional tools that are expected in these operating areas but engineered specifically with 4K/UHD in mind and supports 12-bit 4:4:4 SDI input formats in YCbCr, RGB, and XYZ, Wide Color Gamut RGB - ITU-R BT.2020 and High Dynamic Range (HDR) inputs - ST2084 / PQ and Hybrid Log Gamma. The picture monitor, true 4K waveform monitor, vectorscope, BT.709 / BT.2020 CIE gamut charts, data / cable views, video timing, audio meters and video / audio / ANC status instruments will be provided as standard for SD to 4K resolutions to support analysis of a wider range of physical interfaces. On the output side, a full resolution monitor output is provided with sophisticated colour management.

John Stevens - Director of Engineering at The Foundation commented "The Foundation finds the feature set and flexibility of the new Ultra XR meets our need to view multi-resolution and HDR waveforms, including PQ Curve scaling and histograms. We have always been very comfortable with the Omnitek product as a very reliable staple in our production process and the XR has proven that nothing has changed".

Tom O’Neill - VP North American Sales & Business Development at Omnitek, commented “This is an exciting opportunity and Omnitek are proud to be able to supply The Foundation with this industry leading product. They had very particular requirement based on their workflow and the XR has fulfilled all their expectations”.

Rob Arnold, Head of Worldwide Sales at Omnitek, commented “We’re really excited that The Foundation chose the Ultra XR even before it was officially launched at NAB. Omnitek have a proven track record for leading-edge test & measurement equipment and the XR is our fourth generation product. Our engineers’ experience, spread over the past 15 years enables us to provide early solutions for real-world customer requirements, and the Ultra XR is proof of that.”

The Ultra XR will be on display on the Omnitek booth 10.A24 at IBC 2016.