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EDITORIAL on the Internet                          Opinion    Download editorial in German    www.TELE-satellite.com/TELE-...
CONTENT          AB 3DBOx CONVERTER          Converts Normal 2D TVs          into 3D Monitors ..................... 18    ...
Highlights 2011                                                                               www.spaun.com   Quality made...
ADVERTISER‘S INDEx  8DTEk ........................................... China .................. 27   JAEGER ..................
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TEST REpORT                            3D Converter该独家报道由技术专家所作AB 3DBoxConverter                                          ...
•	Converts normal 2D TVs into 3Dmonitors•	All 2D channels are presented in3D•	Simple and intuitive operation•	Can process ...
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•	Fast terrestrial channel scan in two minutes   •	Displays satellite as well as terrestrial channels   in the channel lis...
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  1. 1. TELEGlobal Digital TV Magazine ● 350 000 Trade Readerssince 1981 08-09/20 1 1 DTT IPTV 3DTV satellite Company Report WS INTERNATIONAL Robby Dosetareh Goes International Test Report from the USA JIUZHOU Company Report Digital HD Receiver for South America SES ASTRA Markus Payer Moves Forward with Immense Expansion Efforts Company Report MEGASAT Sven Melzer Rises from the Heart of Germany 3D Company Report SAPRO Lubomír Proboszcz Test Report Artificial Reaches out to Europe for All! 08-09/201 1 AB 3DBox Get 3D from 2D!Read Worldwide in More Than 160 Countries « 30 TELE Years Digitof a -sate Busin l TV Rep ess or ting llite
  2. 2. TELE-satellite zine TV Maga Global Digital since 1981 Published worldwide n 160 countries and read in more tha Alexander Wiese Publisher .com alex@TELE-satellite y HQ in Munich, German Dear Readers,in this issue we occupy ourselves several times with the subject satellite about just such a converter that can take every 2D TVof 3D, that is, with three dimensional TV. Undoubtedly, there are signal and artificially generate a 3D signal.some of you right now that are rolling your eyes and saying toyourselves: “Who’d be interested in 3D? There are hardly any 3D The fact that 3D is really making steps forward can be seen in achannels available!” third report in this issue of TELE-satellite: the artificial creation of a 3D channel can be further pushed so that the results can beIn principle you’d be right, but the reality looks quite a bit different. seen on autostereoscopic TV screens. You can then enjoy the 3DLet’s take a look at HD: the amazing thing about digital TV signals experience without the need for any special glasses.(compared to analog TV signals) is that you can have so much funplaying around with digital signals. When high resolution (HD) TV If you look at this development from the outside, the trend isappeared a few years ago it didn’t take long for receivers to appear obvious: it won’t be long before receivers will have anotherwith built-in upscalers. The upscaler takes a normal SD (standard abbreviation stenciled alongside HD on the front panel: 3D. Anddefinition) channel and electronically converts it to an HD channel. then, just like now where nearly every receiver is an HD box thanksPresto, all at once you can watch every TV channel in HD; it’s alljust a question of the receiver software. to the upscaler, soon nearly all of these receivers will become 3D receivers thanks to a built-in converter.Once the receiver manufacturers recognized this so that today nearlyevery receiver out there is an HD model with a built-in upscaler, In this way, receivers have taken yet another step in separatingit didn’t take long for broadcasters themselves to “upscale” their themselves from TV channels: it doesn’t matter if a TV channelprogramming to HD. That’s the reason why you’re seeing more and transmits in HD or in 3D or whether it’s just normal SD or 2D, themore HD channels appear. Many broadcasters simply take their receiver converts every TV channel into an HD and 3D channel.old movies and series and artificially inflate them to HD quality via The TV channel really no longer has any direct relationship with thesoftware. Can the viewers really tell the difference? receiver anymore: the receiver only uses the picture information to create its own HD and 3D channel.By now, many of you are probably chiming in saying, yeah ok,you can upscale SD channels to HD, but that would never work The true providers are the receivers!with 3D. How are you supposed to artificially create a thirddimension? SincerelyBelieve it or not, it can be done! In one of our feature stories inthis issue of TELE-satellite we describe how you can theoreticallytake a two dimensional picture and magically convert it to threedimensions. But, in truth, it really isn’t magical at all. A logicalextrapolation is taken from the picture information after whichsoftware converts it electronically.If you’re response to this is that, yeah maybe you can do thistheoretically, but that’s about it, then it gives me great pleasure Alexander Wieseto say that we’re presenting another report in this issue of TELE- TELE-satellite Editor-in-Chief TELE satellite Address TELE-satellite Magazine, PO Box 1234, 85766 Munich-Ufg, GERMANY/EUROPE Editor-in-Chief Alexander Wiese, alex@TELE-satellite.com Published by TELE-satellite Medien GmbH, Aschheimer Weg 19, 85774 Unterfoehring, GERMANY/EUROPE Design Németi Barna Attila Advertising www.TELE-satellite.com/ads/ Hardcopy Subscriptions www.TELE-satellite.com/secure/eng/ Printer Blackprint Nyomdaipari Kft, Tenkefürdő utca 3, 1044 Budapest, HUNGARY/EUROPE Copyright © 2011 by TELE-satellite ISSN 1435-7003 TELE-satellite was established in 1981 and today is the oldest, largest and most-read digital tv trade magazine in the world. TELE-satellite is seen by more than 350,000 digital tv professionals around the world and is available both in printed form and online. www.TELE-satellite.com Redaktion TELE-satellite, Postfach 1234, D-85766 München-Ufg Chefredakteur Alexander Wiese (verantwortlich) Anschrift wie Verlag, Verlag TELE-satellite Medien GmbH, Aschheimer Weg 19, D-85774 Unterföhring, Inhaber: Alexander Wiese, Verleger, Unterföhring Anzeigen Alexander Wiese (verantwortlich), Anschrift wie Verlag
  3. 3. EDITORIAL on the Internet Opinion Download editorial in German www.TELE-satellite.com/TELE-satellite-1109/deu/editorial.pdf ist die Zahl der tatsächli- chen HD-Programminhalte so rasant angestiegen, vielmehr skalieren viele Programmbetreiber ganz einfach ihre alten Filme und Serien nur künstlich und per Software nach oben. Welcher Zuschauer ist schon in der Lage, den Unterschied zu bemerken? Liebe Leser, in dieser Jetzt werden manche Ausgabe widmen wir uns von Ihnen einwenden, dass in mehreren Beitrgen dem man zwar SD Programme Thema 3D, also dem drei- auf HD hochskalieren kann, dimensionalen Fernsehen. aber mit 3D geht das doch Sicherlich werden jetzt wohl nicht. Wie soll man einige von Ihnen gelang- denn die dritte Dimension weilt die Augen verdrehen: künstlich erzeugen wollen? „Wen interessiert schon 3D, Die Antwort lautet: es geht! es gibt doch kaum TV-Pro- In einem Feature beschrei- gramme in 3D.“ Im Prin- ben wir Ihnen in dieser zip haben Sie Recht, aber TELE-satellite die theoreti- die Realität sieht anders schen Grundlagen, wie man aus. Blicken wir zunächst aus einem ganz normalen einmal auf HD: das große zweidimensionalen Bild sogar keine besondere normal in SD und 2D, es ist Wunder des digitalen TV- ein dreidimensionales Bild Brille mehr benötigt. gleichgültig, die Receiver Signals (im Gegensatz zaubern kann. Zaubern ist Sieht man sich diese machen aus allen TV-Pro- zum analogen TV-Signal) eigentlich der falsche Aus- Entwicklung von außen grammen ein HD und 3D ist nämlich, dass man mit druck, denn es werden nur an, dann gehört nur wenig Programm. Das eine, das digitalen Signalen so wun- logische Schlußfolgerungen Mut dazu, eine Voraussage TV-Programm, hat mit dem derbar spielen kann. Als aus den Bildinformationen zu wagen: es wird nicht anderen, dem Receiver, das hochauflösende Fern- gezogen. Eine Converter- mehr lange dauern, und keine direkte Beziehung sehen HD (High Definition software setzt dies elektro- die Receiver werden schon mehr: der Receiver benutzt TV) vor ein paar Jahren nisch dann um. bald nach dem Kürzel HD die Bildinformationen des zum Thema wurde, gab Wenn sie nun antwor- eine weitere Abkürzung Programms nur noch, um es schon bald Receiver ten, dass das vielleicht auf ihrer Frontplatte ver- sich daraus sein eigenes mit eingebautem Upscaler. theoretisch möglich sei, merken: 3D. Denn so wie HD und 3D Programm zu Der Upscaler sorgte dafür, aber praktisch doch nicht dank Uspcaler mittlerweile generieren. dass aus einem normalen umsetzbar ist, dann freut fast jeder Receiver ein HD- Die wirklichen Program- SD-Programm (Standard es mich, dass wir Ihnen Receiver ist, so werden macher sind die Receiver! Definition) auf elektroni- in dieser TELE-satellite schon bald die Receiver schem Weg ein HD-Pro- Ausgabe einen weiteren dank eines eingebauten Das meint gramm wurde. Schwupp, Bericht präsentieren und auf einmal konnte man zwar genau über einen sol- Converters zu 3D-Recei- alle TV-Programme in HD chen Converter, der aus vern werden. sehen, alles nur eine Frage jedem 2D-TV-Programm Damit haben sich die der Receiver-Software. künstlich ein 3D-TV-Pro- Receiver ein weiteres Nachdem die Receiver- gramm generiert. großes Stück von den TV- hersteller dies erkannt Dass 3D tatsächlich auf Programmen entkoppelt: haben und es heute fast dem Vormarsch ist, zeigen egal, ob ein TV-Programm Ihr Alexander Wiese nur noch HD-Receiver mit wir Ihnen noch mit einem tatsächlich in HD oder in TELE-satellite eingebautem Upscaler gibt, dritten Bericht in dieser 3D aussendet oder ganz Chefredakteur kamen langsam auch die TELE-satellite: die künst- Programmbetreiber darauf, liche Erzeugung eines ihre normalen Programme 3D-Programms kann man Download editorial in English mit Hilfe eines Upscalers noch weiter treiben und auf HD hochzupushen. das Resultat auf autoste- www.TELE-satellite.com/ Das ist der Grund, warum reoskopischen Bildschir- TELE-satellite-1109/ es immer mehr HD-Pro- men anzeigen. Dann wird gramme gibt. Keineswegs zum Betrachten von 3D eng/editorial.pdf6 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  4. 4. CONTENT AB 3DBOx CONVERTER Converts Normal 2D TVs into 3D Monitors ..................... 18 JIuzhOu DTS6696 HDTV Combo PVR Receiver for South America ..................... 36 8DTEk DSM DESIRED Satellite Meter for Antenna Alignment ....... 50 ICECRyPT S3000hDCCI Blind Scan HDTV Satellite Receiver ...................... 64AWARD Winning:IPTV Receivers of 21st Century.......... 78AWARD Winning:Digital Receivers of 21st Century ....... 82AWARD Winning:HDTV PC cards of 21st Century ......... 90AWARD Winning:Signal Analyzers of 21st Century ....... 94Company Report:Wholesaler and ManufacturerMEGASAT, Germany ....................... 102Company Report:Manufacturer and WholesalerSAPRO, Czech Republic .................. 118Company Report:Wholesaler and ManufacturerWS INTERNATIONAL, USA .............. 132Company Report:3D Auto-Stereoscopic Monitor Solutionsfrom iPONT, Hungary ..................... 146Company Report:Satellite Installer inGuangzhou, China ......................... 156Company Overview:Best Digital TV Companies Company Report:of the World.................................. 160 Satellite Provider DTT of the World ........................ 204 SES ASTRA, Luxembourg ................ 180Feature: Global Readership of3 Dimensional Television................. 176 News: HDTV & 3D Programmes ...... 192 TELE-satellite Magazine .............. 20810 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  5. 5. Highlights 2011 www.spaun.com Quality made in GermanyCompact Headend 8 / 16 x DVB-S(2) into QAMBluBox 8 and BluBox 16• 8 / 16 x DVB-S(2) (QPSK/8PSK) into DVB-C (QAM)• For the reception of 60/120 TV programs SD/HD and 30/60 Radio programs• Compact dimensions and high energy efficiency• LNB control with 14/18 V + 22 kHz or DiSEqC • Configuration via LAN/IP• Complete processing of the transport streams possible• All 8 / 16 output channels can be placed individually in the spectrum• Two individual input ports Optical Transmitter SOTx 1310607 NF SAT-HD-ANALYZER SPAROS SAT HD • Frequency range of 47 ... 2200 MHz • Laser output power: +6 dBm • High quality and bright display (4.3 inch) • Quattro- and QUAD-LNB support • MPEG4-display and measuring • SCR single cable switching commands according to EN 50494 Optical Receiver • DiSEqC control SORx 1310607 NF and SORx 1310607/1 NF • Spectrum analysis • Robust, impact-resistant housing • 4-way / 1-way receiver in a compact housing • Splash-resistant keypad • Remote powerable through one coaxial output SPAUN electronic GmbH & Co. KG · Byk-Gulden-Str. 22 · 78224 Singen Tel.: +49 (0) 77 31 - 86 73 - 0 · Fax: +49 (0) 77 31 - 86 73 - 17 Email: contact@spaun.com · www.spaun.com
  6. 6. ADVERTISER‘S INDEx 8DTEk ........................................... China .................. 27 JAEGER ......................................... Germany ...........135 AB-COM......................................... Slovakia .........62-63 JIuzhOu ....................................... China .................212 ALuOSAT ....................................... China .................. 89 JONSA ........................................... Taiwan...............193 AMIkO ........................................... hungary ............. 43 kARMACOM ................................... hungary ............. 43 ANDREAWEB ................................. Germany ...........199 MEGASAT....................................... Germany ....... 48-49 AzBOx ........................................... Portugal ............211 MFC ............................................... uSA ...................187 AzuREShINE ................................. Taiwan...............183 MICO ............................................. China .................... 2 B2C-ELECTRONIC .......................... Germany ....... 48-49 MOTECk ........................................ Taiwan...............191 BEIJINGTOPREAL.......................... China .................137 NABShOW2012 ............................. uSA ...................153 BOIINGSAT ................................... China .................105 OIPF .............................................. Sweden .............202 BOMARE ........................................ Algeria ..............143 OPENSAT ....................................... Portugal ............211 ByAELECTRONIC ........................... Algeria ..............201 PANODIC ....................................... China .................... 2 CABSAT2012 ................................. Dubai.................157 PyCh ............................................. Poland ...............195 CARDATTACk................................. Germany ...........187 PREVAIL ........................................ China ..............34-35 CATV ............................................. Croatia ..............191 QIAOhuA ...................................... China .................. 59 CCBN2012 ..................................... China .................139 ROGETECh .................................... China .................203 CES2012 ........................................ uSA ...................125 SAPRO ........................................... Czech ................197 ChINABROADCASTING ................. China .................196 SATBEAMS ..................................... Belgium .............201 ChINASATELLITE2011 .................. China .................155 SATCATChER ................................. uk ...................... 73 CLONE+ ......................................... Poland ...............195 SATELLITEGuyS ............................ uSA .................. 200 CNBROADCASTING ....................... China .................196 SATFINDER ................................... Germany ...........199 CONVERGENCEINDIA2012 ............ India .................. 81 SBTVD ........................................... Brasil.................199 DEVISER ....................................... China .................. 41 SCATINDIA2011 ............................ India .................151 DEkTEC ......................................... Netherlands ......121 SChOTT ......................................... Germany ...........199 DIGITALTELEMEDIA ...................... China .................212 SEN5 ............................................. China .................. 27 DIShPOINTER ............................... uk .....................194 SET2011 ........................................ Brasil.................. 93 DOEBIS ......................................... Germany ........ 16-17 SIChuANJIuzhOu......................... China .................212 DOEBIS-JAEGER ............................ Germany ...........135 SIChuANVIDEOELECTRONIC ........ China .................. 53 FuLANELECTRONICS ..................... China .................... 5 SMARTWI ...................................... Denmark ...........107 GLOBALINVACOM .......................... uk ...................... 57 SOWELL......................................... China .................... 7 GLOBALSAT ................................... China .................. 21 SPAuN ........................................... Germany ............ 11 GOOSAT......................................... China .................. 21 STREAM......................................... Algeria ..............143 hANGzhOuPREVAIL ..................... China ..............34-35 SVEC ............................................. China .................. 53 hORIzON ...................................... uk ...................... 69 TEhNICB ....................................... Romania ............197 IBC2011 ........................................ uk ...............149,177 TENOW .......................................... China .................. 25 ICECRyPT ...................................... uk ........................ 4 TEVII ............................................ Taiwan...............183 ICLASS .......................................... korea ................. 13 TOPREAL ....................................... China .................137 INFINITy ...................................... Croatia ..............191 TOOWAy ........................................ Germany ...........199 INPAx ........................................... Turkey ...............113 TuRBOSAT..................................... uk ........................ 412 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  7. 7. 08-09/201 1 AB 3DBox Converter Magically transforms every TV program into a fascinating 3D experience 04-05/201 1 Fulan ST7111 Excellently designed operating software with built-in customer service14 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  8. 8. MAGAZINE 08-09/2009 GLOBAL InvACOm OpTICAL LnB The first worldwide production-ready optical satellite reception andtransmission system with excellent results – an investment that already makes sense today 08-09/2010 AZBox Ultra HD Fully Equipped Satellite and Internet HDTV Receiver www.TELE-satellite.com — 08-09/201 — TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine 1 15
  9. 9. TEST REpORT 3D Converter该独家报道由技术专家所作AB 3DBoxConverter TELE-satellite magazine Business voucher www.TELE-satellite.info/11/09/ab3dbox Direct Contact to Sales Manager18 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  10. 10. • Converts normal 2D TVs into 3Dmonitors• All 2D channels are presented in3D• Simple and intuitive operation• Can process all 3D variants• Perfect lip synchronization www.TELE-satellite.com — 08-09/201 — TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine 1 19
  11. 11. TEST REpORT 3D ConverterThe magic BoxA Box That magically Turns TwoDimensions into Three Dimensions Do you have to buy a watch all 2D programming display on the front panel in your TV cabinet or hide itnew 3D TV for 3D program- in 3D right now and, on top that indicates its current behind your receiver or TV.ming? Which channels are of that, with your current operational status alongalready available in 3D and normal TV? with a variety of neces- The remote control sup-what possibilities are there sary connectors on the plied by the manufacturerfor older programs not re- AB-COM, a company rear panel. There you’ll find does the job but it seemscorded in 3D? headquartered in Topol- two HDMI signal inputs, an to be lacking some ergo- cany in Slovakia, recog- HDMI signal output, a jack nomic characteristics. It Since there aren’t that nized the 3D trend some for the external 5V power has a total of 16 buttonsmany real 3D films or 2D time ago and the result is a supply as well as a connec- that among other things letto 3D converted films avail- 12.5 x 9 x 3 cm box called tor for the included infrared you switch back and forthable in the first place, it AB 3DBox Converter that receiver. between the two HDMI in-could be that you have no found its way to our TELE- puts as well as make it easyinterest in these questions. satellite testing labs. This separate infrared re- to choose the desired 3DBut what would you say if ceiver makes it possible to mode. Even a Standby but-there was a technical so- This converter box comes place the converter box in- ton found its place on thelution that would let you with a four-digit segment conspicuously somewhere remote control. What the remote con- trol lacks in looks is made up for by the pocket guide that was printed directly on the remote control so that 0.57 you can actually use the converter box without first having to refer to the infor- mation pamphlet that came with the package. The AB 3DBox can oper- ate in five different opera- tional modes depending on if a 2D or 3D TV is used. Yes, you read that correct- ly, the AB 3DBox Converter can even supply 3D signals to your older 2D TV set, although, whatever type of TV you end up using, 08-09/201 1 AB 3DBox Converter Magically transforms every TV program into a fascinating 3D experience20 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  12. 12. 1 42 53 61. 3D display in side-by-side mode for a 3D 4. 3D Signal (side-by-side) via TURKSAT 42° eastcompatible Tv 5. Conversion of a 3D side-by-side signal into 2D2. 3D display in line-by-line mode for a 3D 6. 3D display of a 3D side-by-side signal as ancompatible Tv anaglyphic picture for 2D Tvs3. The original picture via HDmIit must have at least one polarized glasses or shut- a picture for the left and three predefined modesHDMI input. In each opera- ter lens glasses). The only right eyes. In line-by-line (soft, normal, strong) thattional mode, the box takes thing you need to start en- mode the two split images adjust the strength of thethe HDMI video signal and joying the 3D experience is are not as easy to recog- 3D effect.manipulates it such that a the processed 3D content. nize; the reduced sharp-3D effect is the result. ness of the image shows You can further custom- The converter box de- that the converter box is ize the 3D effect (viewing Thanks to the HDMI input livers 3D content in two doing its work. angle and depth) by usingwith HDCP support, all con- modes: Side-by-Side for 3D the corresponding +/- but-tent delivered via these in- TVs that used shutter lens In our tests using a 42” tons on the remote control.terfaces, whether it comes glasses and line-by-line for LG 3D TV, we were very de- These individual custom-from a satellite receiver, those 3D TVs that use po- lighted with the results. An ized settings can be storedcable box, DVD player or larized glasses. HD signal received from a to four programmable but-Blue Ray player, can be satellite receiver that was tons so that they can bepresented three-dimen- As you can see by the pic- passed through the con- quickly recalled at a latersionally. tures included with this test verter box remained razor time with the push of just report, the converter box sharp and was perfectly one button. If you already have a 3D in side-by-side mode splits expanded into 3D.TV, it was supplied with the the video image into two Since our TV already hasmatching glasses (either halves and thus produces The AB 3DBox comes with an integrated 3D convert-22 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  13. 13. 7 way to convert a 2D TV into be viewed without glasses, a 3D TV. but of course only in 2D. Two techniques are used The third variant, the in 3D TVs that are not com- conversion of side-by-side patible in 2D TVs: 3D with 3D content into 2D, func- shutter lens glasses and 3D tioned without any prob- with polarized glasses. In lems. But it doesn’t make the case of 3D with shutter much sense since today lens glasses, the synchro- there are hardly any TV nization interface between programs available that TV and glasses is missing can only be viewed in 3D. in 2D TVs and for 3D with On the other hand, if this8 polarized glasses a special should ever occur, then it’s coating is needed on the TV nice to know that this set- screen. ting is available with the AB 3DBox. Aside from that, both methods require that the Obviously, the other two refresh rate of a 3D com- variants are far more in- patible TV be twice as high teresting. The conversion as a normal 2D TV, after all, of 2D content into ana- both eyes have to be sup- glyphic images as well as plied with two separate im- the conversion of 3D side- ages. by-side content into ana- glyphic images works sur- At the same time, the im- prisingly well although in9 age itself needs to be three terms of quality it’s not as times brighter to make up awe-inspiring as the 3D ef- for the attenuation of light fect created by polarized or that occurs through the shutter lens glasses. glasses. For one thing, there’s a So, what can be used to noticeable color shift that create a three-dimensional can be seen through the picture on a 2D TV? The al- red/cyan glasses, and sec- ternative is the anaglyphic ondly, the separation of the presentation of images two images is technically with the help of red/cyan not exactly squeaky clean glasses. resulting in the appear- ance of light shadow imag-7. 3D display of an anaglyphic picture for And it’s exactly these es. Even so, the 3D effect2D Tvs glasses that are included is remarkable considering8. 3D display in side-by-side mode for 3Dcompatible Tvs with the AB 3DBox Con- you don’t need anything9. The original picture via HDmI verter so that the user can more than a converter box get right to using his 2D TV and the red/cyan glasses toer, we naturally wanted to keep up. Even the individu- to watch 3D. create 3D images using 2Dcompare this to the capa- al customized settings ca- equipment.bilities of the AB 3DBox. pabilities of the AB 3DBox The box provides three delighted our testers. different modes for 2D TVs: The visitors to our test The AB 3DBox clearly center that we asked towon this race; this result So, how does it look when ● The conversion of 2D take part in our tests werewas confirmed by a num- the AB 3DBox is connected content into anaglyphic mostly all of the opinionber of visitors to our test to a normal 2D TV? If you video where the red/cyan that anaglyphic 3D TV wascenter that we invited to just bought a new LCD or glasses would be used. a remarkable experiencetake part in our tests. Ac- plasma 2D TV, you’re cer- and that it provided an in-cording to our testers, the tainly not going to go out ● The conversion of 3D teresting short-term alter-picture from the converter and buy a new 3D compat- content in side-by-side native to 3D via polarizedbox was more three-di- ible TV a few months later. mode into anaglyphic video or shutter lens glasses.mensional with the overall where again the red/cyan They all agreed though that3D distribution across the The AB 3DBox was also glasses would be used. if you’re going to spendentire picture highly rated designed with this situa- longer periods of time inby these testers. tion in mind; in fact, this ● The capability to con- front of the TV the latter is probably where the con- vert 3D content in side- two modes would be better. The internal converter of verter box will be used the by-side mode into 2D soour 3D TV simply could not most. This is the simplest that these programs can During the course of our www.TELE-satellite.com — 08-09/201 — TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine 1 23
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  15. 15. tests, we supplied the AB3DBox Converter with sig- the numerous individual settings capabilities, the Expert Opinionnals with a resolution of up user can set up the con- Technically perfect conversion of 2D into 3Dto 1080p; the box had no verter box exactly the way The box comes with all the variations that aretrouble converting them. technically possible they need it. And thanks to the box itself, 3D has be- + Individually programmable Even the HDCP copy pro- Compatible with 2D as well as 3D Tvs come a standard that aftertection did not get in the only a short period of time Thomas Haring TELE-satelliteway of things; all content you won’t want to be with- Test Center Austriawas presented interfer- out. – The extent of the 3D experience is strongly related to the quality of the original Tv program.ence-free. When used with normal We were also quite im-pressed with the convert- 2D TVs, the AB 3DBox is EnERGY an extremely cost-effec- DIAGRAmer’s lip synchronization. tive way to experience theThe conversion of the video world of 3D and all of itssignal inevitably results in wonder. Apparent powera time delay that would be mode Apparent Active Factor Active 7.6 W 4.4 W 0.57very noticeable without lip StandBy 0W 0W 0 And finally, a quick note:synchronization. The box the better the quality of theeliminates this time delay original program, the bet- Active powerso perfectly that it is totally ter the quality of the 3Dimperceptible. effect. If original HD pro- gramming is piped through The converter’s Bypassmode also turned out to be the converter box, you’llquite useful. It takes the get the best possible 3Dbox out of operation and results.allows the original HDMI But the lesser the quality The first 15 Minutes: Active Operationsignal to pass through. In The second 15 Minutes: StandBythis way the AB 3DBox acts of the original program, theas a switching point for two less the converter box can TECHnICALHDMI signal sources. do to take advantage of its DATA 3D capabilities. manufacturer AB-COM s.r.o., M. Razusa 4795/34, The 3D conversion of the 955 01 Topolcany, Slovak RepublicAB 3DBox when used in The bottom line: the en- Email sales pblaho@abcomeu.comconjunction with a 3D com- joyment of 3D content will Internet www.abcomeu.compatible TV worked the best. depend a lot on the quality model AB 3DBox ConverterThe experience was quite of the originally transmit- Function Converts 2D content to 3D content foroverwhelming. Thanks to ted signal. use on 2D and 3D TVs 3D Side by Side yes 3D Line by Line yes Convert 3D Side by Side to 2D yes Convert 3D Side by Side to anaglyphic 3D yes HDmI Input 2 HDCp yes power 5V, 1.5A Dimensions 125 x 90 x 30 mm26 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  16. 16. Comparing the Different Converting modes CONVERTING MODE macro Zoom28 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  17. 17. Close-up Stereoscopic Display Levelsoft normal strong www.TELE-satellite.com — 08-09/201 — 1 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine 29
  18. 18. Comparing the Different Converting modes CONVERTING MODE macro Zoom Converting modes 3D Side by Side mode 3D Line by Line mode 3D Red-Cyan (for 2D Contents) By-pass mode (Original 2D & 3D contents by-pass) 3D Red-Cyan (for 3D Contents) 3D to 2D on 2D Tv (for 3D contents) Converting Modes for 3D TV: ● Side by Side format for Shutter Glass type 3DTV ● Line by Line format for Polarized type 3D TV ● strength and depth effect control Converting Modes for 2D TV: ● 3D Red-Cyan stereoscopic image using Red-Cyan glasses ● 3D Side by Side image to 3D stereoscopic image using Red- Cyan glasses ● 3D Side by Side image to 2D normal image ● strength and depth effect control30 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  19. 19. To see the AB 3DBox in 3D use Red-Cyan glasses www.TELE-satellite.com — 08-09/201 — 1 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine 31
  20. 20. TEST REpORT on the Internet 3D Converter Download this report in German www.TELE-satellite.com/TELE-satellite-1109/deu/ab3dbox.pdf Muss man für 3D-TV ein nis steht nun als eine 12.5 lieferte Fernbedienung ist neues Fernsehgerät kau- x 9 x 3 cm große Box mit etwas technisch ausgefallen fen? Welche Programme Namen AB 3DBox Converter und hätte ergonomischer sind überhaupt schon in 3D vor uns in der Testredakti- gestaltet werden können. verfügbar und welche Mög- on der TELE-satellit. Diese Sie umfasst insgesamt 16 lichkeiten gibt es bei der Konverterbox verfügt an der Tasten, mit denen sowohl Darstellung älterer, nicht Frontseite über ein vierstel- zwischen den zwei HDMI in 3D aufgezeichneter Pro- liges Segmentdisplay, das Eingängen umgeschalten schiedene Betriebsmodi, je gramme? Nachdem das An- Auskunft über den aktuellen ebenso wie der gewünschte nachdem ob ein 3D oder gebot an echten 3D Filmen Betriebszustand gibt, wäh- 3D Modus gewählt und in- 2D TV-Gerät zum Einsatz bzw. in 3D nachbearbeite- rend sämtliche notwendigen dividuell angepasst werden kommt. Ja, Sie haben rich- ten 2D Filmen nur sehr ge- Anschlüsse an der Rückseite kann. Auch eine StandBy tig gelesen, die AB 3DBox ring ist, kann es sein, dass untergebracht hat. Konkret Taste fand natürlich den ihr Converter kann auch Ihren Sie diese Fragen nicht be- handelt es sich dabei um zustehenden Platz. älteren 2D Fernseher mit sonders interessieren. Aber zwei HDMI Signaleingänge, Versöhnt mit der Fern- 3D Signalen versorgen, ein- wie entscheiden Sie sich, einen HDMI Signalausgang, bedienung hat uns die Tat- zig ein HDMI Eingang am wenn es eine technische eine Buchse für das exter- sache, dass der Hersteller Fernseher ist unabdingbare Lösung gibt, sofort alle 2D- ne 5V Netzteil sowie einen eine übersichtliche Kurzan- Grundvoraussetzung. In al- Programme in 3D sehen zu Anschluss für den beige- leitung direkt auf die Fern- len Betriebsmodi passt die können, und das auch noch legten Infrarotempfänger. bedienung gedruckt hat, so Box das über HDMI emp- mit Ihrem normalen TV- Letzterer ermöglicht es die dass man die Konverterbox fangene Videosignal so an, Gerät? Box, unscheinbar im Wohn- auch ohne Lektüre des bei- dass ein 3D Effekt entsteht, Die Firma AB-COM aus zimmerschrank oder hinter gelegten Informationsblat- dank HDMI Eingang mit dem slowakischen Topol- einem Receiver oder dem tes bedienen und steuern HDCP Unterstützung kön- cany hat den Trend hin zu TV-Gerät verschwinden zu kann. nen alle über diese Schnitt- 3DTV bereits vor einiger lassen. Insgesamt verfügt die stelle verfügbaren Inhalte Zeit erkannt und das Ergeb- Die vom Hersteller mitge- AB 3DBox über fünf ver- wie z.B. von Satellitenre-32 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  21. 21. ceiver, Kabelbox oder DVD den und stehen zukünftig onsbrillen, aber hierfür wird Verfahren in ein Anagly-bzw. Blue-Ray Player räum- mit nur einem Tastendruck eine spezielle Beschichtung phenbild, das über die Rot/lich dargestellt werden. zum Aufruf bereit. der Bildfläche benötigt. Bei- Cyan Brille dargestellt wer- Wer bereits ein 3D-fä- Da unser TV Gerät be- des geht also nicht, ganz den kannhiges TV Gerät sein eigen reits über eine integrierte abgesehen davon, dass die ● die Möglichkeit, 3D Pro-nennt, der wurde vom TV- 3D Hochrechnungsfunktion Bildwiederholrate eines 3D gramme im Side by SideHersteller bereits mit der verfügt, bot sich natürlich fähigen TV-Gerätes doppelt Verfahren in 2D zu konver-passenden Brille (entwe- ein Vergleichstest zwischen so hoch sein muss wie die tieren, so dass diese Pro-der eine Polarisationsbrille dem internen System des eines 2D TV-Geräts, immer- gramme ohne Brille, dafüroder Shutter Lenses Brille) Fernsehgerätes und der AB hin müssen beide Augen mit aber natürlich nur in 2D,versorgt und benötigt nur 3DBox an. Das Rennen ent- getrennten Bildern versorgt dargestellt werden können.noch die entsprechend auf- schied dabei ganz klar die werden, ebenso wie eine ca. Die letztere Variante,bereiteten 3D Inhalte, um AB 3DBox, ein Urteil das dreimal so starke Helligkeit das Konvertieren von 3Dmit dem dreidimensiona- uns auch etliche Besucher notwendig ist, um die durch Inhalten im Side by Sidelen TV-Vergnügen starten in der Redaktion bestätig- die Brille entstehende Ab- Modus zu 2D, funktioniertezu können. Hierfür bietet ten, die wir kurzerhand zu dunklung des Bildes auszu- problemlos. Es macht aberdie Konverterbox zwei ver- einem Praxistest baten. Das gleichen. letztlich wenig Sinn, dennschiedene 3D Ausgabemodi Bild der Konverterbox von Was bleibt also, um mit es gibt heute kaum Pro-an: Side by Side für 3D TVs, AB-COM wurde als deutlich einem normalen 2D TV-Ge- gramme, die senderseitigdie Shutter Lenses Brillen dreidimensionaler wahr- rät dreidimensionale Bilder nur in 3D verfügbar wären.verwenden, und Line by Line genommen ebenso wie die darzustellen? Die Alternati- Andrerseits kann dieser An-für 3D TVs, die auf Polarisa- Verteilung des 3D Effekts ve ist die Anaglyphen-Dar- wendungsfall vorkommentionsbrillen setzen. Wie Sie über das gesamte Bild von stellung unter Zuhilfenahme und so ist es schön, dassanhand der Screenshots zu unseren Testern positiver einer Rot/Cyan Brille. Genau diese Einstellung bei der ABdiesem Bericht erkennen bewertet wurde. Der inter- eine solche Brille liegt der 3DBox vorhanden ist.können, teilt die Konverter- ne Konverter unseres 3D AB 3DBox Converter bei, so Viel interessanter sindbox im Side by Side Modus TV-Geräts konnte dabei dass der Anwender sofort natürlich die anderen bei-den Bildschirm in zwei Hälf- nicht mithalten und schließ- loslegen kann und mit sei- den Varianten. Die Umrech-ten und gibt dort jeweils das lich begeisterten auch die nem vorhandenen alten 2D nung von 2D ProgrammenBild für das linke und das individuellen Einstellungs- TV-Monitor 3D sehen kann. in ein Anaglyphenbild bzw.rechte Auge aus. Im Line möglichkeiten der AB 3DBox Die Box bietet insgesamt die Darstellung von 3D Sideby Line Modus sind die zwei Converter unsere Tester. drei verschiedene Modi für by Side Inhalten als Anagly-getrennten Bilder nicht so Wie sieht das nun aus, 2D TV-Geräte: phenbilder funktioniert er-deutlich zu erkennen, hier wenn die AB 3DBox an ein ● das Konvertieren von staunlich gut, ist allerdingserahnt man ohne 3D Brille normales 2D TV-Gerät an- 2D Inhalten in ein Anagly- qualitativ nicht so beeindru-lediglich an der Unschärfe, geschlossen wird? Denn phenbild unter Zuhilfenah- ckend im Vergleich zur 3Ddass die Konverterbox ihre wer erst kürzlich einen me der Rot/Cyan Brille Darstellung über Polarisa-Arbeit aufgenommen hat. neuen LCD oder Plasma 2D ● das Umwandeln von 3D tions- oder Shutter Lenses In unserem Praxistest TV-Monitor gekauft hat, der Inhalten im Side by Side Brillen.mit einem 42“ LG 3D-TV möchte nicht bereits we-waren wir von den Ergeb- nige Monate später erneutnissen der Konverterbox in ein 3D fähiges TV-Gerätbegeistert. Ein HD Signal, investieren. Für diesen An- Download this report in Englishdas wir via Satellit empfan- wendungsfall ist die ABgen hatten und dann durch 3DBox ebenso geeignet,die Konverterbox schick- tatsächlich sogar wird diesten, blieb gestochen scharf der Regelfall sein, für denund wurde perfekt um die die Konverterbox einge-dritte Dimension ergänzt. setzt werden wird. DennDie AB 3DBox bietet insge- so wird im Handumdrehensamt drei vordefinierte Modi aus einem normalen 2D-TV-(Soft, Normal, Strong), je Gerät ein 3D-TV-Gerät. Wienach Auswahl ist der 3D schafft das die Konverter-Effekt also stärker oder box?schwächer ausgeprägt. Wer Bei 3D TV-Geräten wer-es ganz individuell liebt, der den zwei Techniken an-kann den 3D Effekt auch gewandt, die aber mit 2Danhand von +/- Tasten für TV-Geräten nicht kompa-ViewPoint (Blickwinkel) und tibel sind: die 3D TechnikDepth (Tiefe) an der Fern- mit Shutter Lenses Brillen,bedienung steuern. Die so aber hier fehlt bei 2D TV- www.TELE-satellite.com/erzielten, individuellen Ein- Geräten die Synchronisa-stellungen können auf ins- tionsschnittstelle zwischen TELE-satellite-1109/gesamt vier frei belegbaren TV-Gerät und Brille, und dieTasten abgespeichert wer- 3D Technik mit Polarisati- eng/ab3dbox.pdf www.TELE-satellite.com — 08-09/201 — 1 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine 33
  22. 22. TEST REpORT HDTv Combo pvR Receiver该独家报道由技术专家所作 Jiuzhou DTS6696 TELE-satellite magazine Business voucher www.TELE-satellite.info/11/09/jiuzhou Direct Contact to Sales Manager with ISDB-T & DvB-S/S2 for36 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  23. 23. • Fast terrestrial channel scan in two minutes • Displays satellite as well as terrestrial channels in the channel list • Adjustable video resolution with the push of a button • Exceptional picture qualityr South America www.TELE-satellite.com — 08-09/201 — TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine 1 37
  24. 24. TEST REpORT HDTv Combo pvR Receiver 08-09/201 1viva Receiver! Jiuzhou DTS6696 Ideal living room HD Combo receiver for South AmericaISDB-T, DvB-S/S2 andpvR Functions in One Box As we have come to ex- 2.0 interface that can be output, an ISDB-T input/ external 12V power supply.pect from Jiuzhou, the used to connect to exter- output, an RF modulator, a This makes the actual re-DTS6696 comes in an el- nal storage media. There total of eight RCA jacks for ceiver quite light in weightegant black housing that are also three LEDs on the stereo audio, CVBS video (less than 1 Kg) and thusblends in nicely in any TV front panel plus a seven- and YUV, an S-Video out- makes for an ideal camp-wall unit or cabinet. Six segment display that indi- put, a coaxial digital audio ing receiver.buttons can be found on cate the current operation- output, an RJ45 networkthe front panel that can al status of the receiver. interface, an RS232 serial The included remotebe used to control the re- interface plus, of course, control sits comfortably inceiver. Behind a flap are The rear panel of the an HDMI output for opti- your hand although somehidden a card reader for DTS6696 is fully loaded mal video and audio. The of the buttons are placedthe reception of PayTV with connectors; there manufacturer decided to quite close to each otherchannels as well as a USB you’ll find a satellite IF in- do without a main power making it sometimes dif- put with looped through switch since the power ficult to push the correct supply is not located inside button with your finger. the receiver. Instead, the This minor drawback is DTS6696 is powered by an made up for by the pleas- ant coating on the keys; it38 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  25. 25. 1does make it a lot of fun to M and N) and NTSC, theslide your finger across the DTS6696 can also manu-remote control. The over- ally switch between theseall workmanship of the re- to standards. We appreci-ceiver left us with a very ated the ability to adjustpositive impression. the video resolution with the push of a single but- The Jiuzhou DTS6696 ton on the remote controldoes not utilize an in- making it very easy for thestallation assistant; in- user to quickly adjust forstead, when the receiver each individual channel.is turned on for the first 2time, you end up right in Although the internalthe main menu since at clock of the receiver canthis point the channel list be set manually, it’s notis still empty and waiting necessary since the timeto be filled. information can be ob- tained from the DVB-S/S2 But first the on-screen or ISDB-T data stream. Af-display should be person- ter working with the OSDalized the way you want for only a few minutes, itit. Since the DTS6696 was was clear that it reacteddeveloped for the South very quickly to the com-American market, the mands from the remote 3available menu languages control.are English, Spanish andPortuguese. Video out- The excellent configura-put is available via HDMI tion with its STi7111 CPU,in 576p, 720p as well as 16 MB of Flash and 128 MB1080i resolutions. In ad- DDR memory let you workdition to switching manu- quickly with this receiverally between PAL (versions even if an HD channel is being recorded or played back in the background. 1. The DTS6696 main menu 2. The extensive satellite and 4 0.57 transponder lists 3. JpEG playback 4. mp3 playback 5. Antenna settings 5 www.TELE-satellite.com — 08-09/201 — TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine 1 39
  26. 26. 6 Once all of the basic set- der even if these weren’t tings have been taken care already in the relatively of, it was time to fill the up-to-date satellite/tran- 4000-entry channel list sponder list in the receiv- with channels. Since this er. Even SCPC reception receiver is meant for the presented no trouble for South American region, the DTS6696; it processed it comes with 58 prepro- our test transponder with grammed satellites made a symbolrate of just 2.07 up mostly of South Ameri- Ms/sec without any dif- can satellites. The list can ficulties. It also had no be expanded to as many trouble with weaker sig- as 64 satellites and 3500 nals demonstrating that transponders so that each the DVB-S/S2 tuners in user can add their own fa- the receiver were actually vorite entries. quite sensitive. The DTS6696 can scan A further scan of mul- for satellite channels auto- tiple DVB-S2 frequencies matically or manually and in 8PSK and QPSK modu- the scan can be limited to lation also, as expected, free-to-air (FTA) channels did not give the tuner any8 only or TV-only channels. problems. There are also prepro- grammed LOF values for In manual scan mode, the C-band and Ku-band the user can set a variety and if necessary, LOF val- of parameters (frequency, ues can also be entered polarization, FEC as well as manually. modulation mode) them- selves. A signal strength Owners of multi-focus and signal quality display and motorized antennas immediately indicates if will be very happy with a valid signal has been the DTS6696; it supports found with the settings9 DiSEqC 1.0 for up to four entered by the user. satellites, DiSEqC 1.1 for up to 8 satellites as well The ISDB-T scan is as the motor control pro- somewhat easier to work tocols DiSEqC 1.2 and 1.3 with. The user can opt for (USALS). The receiver can an automatic channel scan therefore be used with any that covers the entire VHF reception system. and UHF frequency spec- trum or a specific frequen- The Jiuzhou receiver cy can be selected from a needed a little more than preprogrammed list. The seven minutes to scan an receiver can also be set10 80-transponder satellite to supply power through and thanks to a network the coaxial cable to an an- scan it was able to identify tenna so that, if needed, every available transpon- a signal amplifier could be used. The channel scan, if 6. USALS control for DiSEqC desired, can also be lim- motorized antennas is supported ited to look for just freely 7. ISDB-T Scan available channels. 8. Extensive system settings of the DTS6696 For digital terrestrial re- 9. A/v settings ception, the DTS6696 re- 10. A total of seven timer entries can be set up ceiver has everything you40 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1
  27. 27. 11 could possibly want. When while in normal operation tested in Santiago de by pressing the OK button. Chile, the Samsung tuner Thanks to sort and search managed to scan the en- functions, you can quickly tire frequency spectrum in find what you want; En- just two minutes and found crypted channels are iden- the first group of channels tified by a special symbol in just 30 seconds. to distinguish them from freely available channels. If you should manage to With the help of a single12 fill up the channel list with button on the remote con- 4000 channels, some or- trol, the satellite list can ganization of the list might be displayed so that you be a good idea. Ideally you can easily find a channel want to be able to find your from a different satellite favorite channels very position or from the ISDB- quickly. And that’s where T tuner. the Favorites lists come in; a total of eight Favor- Every time you switch ites lists are available that to a new channel, an Info allow you to either sort bar appears momentarily the channels based on its that identifies the current13 genre or allocate a list to TV program as well as the each member of the fam- next one. Of course, this ily. is only true if the provider sends that information. The channel list itself A variety of symbols, for also has a number of edit- example, for encryption, ing functions. One or more subtitle, teletext or HD, channels can be marked give more details about after which they can be the channel. Naturally, the moved, deleted or locked channel’s name as well as out with a PIN code. You the date and time are also can also mark channels displayed. to be skipped over or to14 be renamed. The list can In our tests, the PVR even be sorted alphabeti- functioned without any cally. All of these editing problems. While a DVB- functions are available for S/S2 channel is being re- DVB-S/S2 channels as well corded, you can watch as for ISDB-T channels. another channel live from the same transponder at Once all the basic set- the same time. The same tings have been taken is true for ISDB-T channels care of and a channel scan although it was not pos- has been completed, the sible to record an ISDB-T user can leave the main channel while watching a15 menu. This will take you DVB-S/S2 channel. to the first channel in the list. The channel list can Of course, all of the typi- be displayed at any time cal functions that you’d expect to find in a PVR re- 11. Even a calendar is included ceiver can also be found by the manufacturer in the DTS6696, such as, 12. Canal 13 HD in ISDB-T in Santiago, Chile fast forward, rewind and 13. Expanded channel pause. The Time Shift fea- information ture is also available. 14. Selecting the desired audio signal 15. Recording list As with almost all PVR 42 TELE-satellite — Global Digital TV Magazine — 08-09/201 — www.TELE-satellite.com 1

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