NEWBURY and READING, ENGLAND—Quantel, a provider of news, sports and post production systems, announced today that it is acquiring Snell, a developer of broadcast and media technology targeting live TV production and the creation, management and distribution of content for TV everywhere, based in Reading.
The ES-971 (shown) is a four-digit display featuring 7-inch high red LED displays in a wall-mount enclosure. ESE will exhibit the display at NAB. It accepts ESE, SMPTE LTC, EBU or RS-232C ASCII timecode. The ES-971 automatically determines which code is received. If receiving ESE timecode from a timer, the unit will display minutes and seconds. The ES-971/NTP-C offers the unit the ability to read NTP and/or receive Power over Ethernet (PoE). Both units offer optional blue or green LEDs.