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Leader Announces ZEN-W Series Analyzers

Leader Instruments Corporation, globally active innovator of broadcast-quality test and measurement instrumentation, announces three major additions to its product range. Making their first-ever show appearance on Leader booth in Las Vegas will be two new video, audio and related data analyzers in the ZEN-W series…

World’s first JPEG XS-compatible Product Option

Leader Electronics Corporation has released the LV5600-SER33 and LV7600-SER33 options for the LV5600 waveform monitor and LV7600 rasteriser, which are JPEG XS compatible. In response to strong customer demand. This is the world’s first JPEG XS-compatible waveform monitor and rasteriser. JPEG XS is an ultra-low latency…

EMG Chooses LV7300s for New Production Vehicles

EMG, a globally active provider of broadcast services for sports and live events as well as studio-based production, has chosen Leader multiscreen rasterizerizing waveform monitors for integration into three new OB vehicles. A total of 16 LV7300 rasterizers, supplied by Leader channel partner Thameside.TV, will be used for master…

Leader Launches the New LT4670 Sync Generator

Leader Electronics is launching the 1U full rack size Sync Generator – LT4670. The LT4670 can operate in synchronisation with input signals thanks to a genlock function to external synchronisation signals and is equipped with a stay-in sync function that maintains the phase in the event of an error in the analogue…

Product Solutions

With the industry’s steady migration from traditional HD-SDI to IP and/or 12G-SDI infrastructures, broadcasters are now faced with the significant challenge of having to manage and monitor a wide array of new signal types in order to provide properly managed workflows. Reliable and versatile test and measurement solutions have never been more important.

IP

With both the established SMPTE ST 2022-6, SMPTE 2022-7 and the SMPTE 2110 suite of standards, an entirely new level of test and measurement tools is required. ST 2110 based IP systems employ Precision Time Protocol (PTP) with multiple audio, video and ancillary data flows delivering highly complex interactions between edge devices and switches that you simply do not get with SDI systems.

UHD

4K/UHD has led to a proliferation of new standards and formats, with delivery using quad-link 3G, dual link 6G or single link 12G signals. These higher bandwidth signals are more challenging to manage, and physical layer testing (Eye and Jitter) at facilities is especially important in view of the greater cable length sensitivity and unforgiving nature of these high-speed interfaces.

HDR/WCG

The adoption of High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) content is accelerating for both 4K/UHD and HD applications. While offering more engaging and realistic viewing for audiences, HDR and WCG also bring additional challenges with respect to the management of video brightness and color space for broadcasters and technology manufacturers. 

Physical Layer Testing

The use of high data rates for HD-SDI, 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI, long cable lengths and the encoding methods now in common use has resulted in a data transfer that is susceptible to jitter that can corrupt data in a dramatic way. To manage and quantify this susceptibility, measurement techniques using eye pattern displays have become more and more important.

Our Customers

NBC Sports selects its quality control systems provider for its productions of 2022 Olympic & Paralympic winter games

NBC Customer Story

EMG Chooses Leader LV7300 Multiscreen Rasterizers for New Mobile Production Vehicles

EMG Customer Story

Telewizja Polsat Selects Leader Test Equipment for Latest-Generation 4K HDR IP OB Truck

Polsat Customer Story

Leader Hosts Test & Measurement Course for Creative Technology & NEP Ireland Graduate Training Program

NEP Customer Story

Cromorama Chooses Leader LV5600 Reference Instrumentation

Cromorama Customer Story

Company News

Why AJA Video Systems Turns to PHABRIX for Test and Measurement

Why AJA Video Systems Turns to PHABRIX for Test and Measurement

Developing video interface technologies, signal converters, digital video recording solutions, streaming technology, and color management and conversion tools that perform reliably in the field requires a dedicated test and measurement (T&M) approach, which is why AJA has come to leverage...

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Leader Expands LVB440 IP Analyzer with New Measurement Tools

Leader Expands LVB440 IP Analyzer with New Measurement Tools

Extended feature set includes support for object-based audio metadata analysis and adds new Canvas user-configurable multiview display. Yokohama, Japan, May 23, 2024 – Leader Electronics Corporation, globally active innovator of broadcast-quality test and measurement instrumentation, announces an...

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About Leader

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Since the company’s establishment in 1954, we have contributed innovative measurement technology for sectors of industry such as home appliances, television broadcasting and mobile telephones. Progressing with measurement technology as the basis of our business, we have evolved our products and supporting services to meet the demands of each era and will continue to pursue various forms of value provision into the future.

In addition to improving the quality of broadcast communication, we are developing new technology for use in IP-based video distribution. So-called OTT (Over The Top) is expected to become a major aspect of the television and radio industry. 5G mobile telecommunication infrastructure is also expected to become widely adopted in the medium term. We hope to fulfil our social contribution based on our proven experience and skill in developing high grade measurement solutions.

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