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Harris Corporation To Showcase Broadest Multiviewer Portfolio In The Broadcast Industry At NAB2008

NAB2008 To Mark First Showing Of Harris/Zandar Multiviewer Portfolio In North America (February 21, 2008)
DMN Newswire--2008-2-21--CINCINNATI, February 12, 2008 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, will showcase its expanded range of multiviewers for the first time in North America at the 2008 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention taking place April 14-17 in Las Vegas (Booth N2502, Las Vegas Convention Center). The demonstrations will include products from Zandar Technologies, which Harris acquired in November 2007. Harris multiviewers are a core component of the company's range of scalable, automated channel playout solutions — enabling today's broadcast operation to maximize the benefits of virtual display walls in a variety of applications, including master control.

With the broadest multi-image display processor portfolio in the industry, Harris will be demonstrating a wide selection of multiviewers from its new portfolio at the show. The Harris multiviewer offering includes:

The award-winning CENTRIO™ multiviewer — available as a standalone platform or as part of a system solution integrated with the Harris® Platinum™ router. Combining superior graphics, industry-proven architecture and integrated test and measurement tools, CENTRIO™ enables unique new capabilities and simplified system designs that can reduce the cost and complexity associated with traditional, large-system monitoring implementations.

The award-winning Zandar™ Predator™ II multiviewer — a highly scalable, auto-sensing solution for control and monitoring applications. Predator™ II is ideal for control rooms, production centers or monitoring facilities that require a truly flexible architecture.


The first-of-its-kind Zandar™ QS100™HD Quad multiviewer in a card. Specially designed for the Sony® LMD range of monitors, the QS100™HD Quad card is ideal for space saving in applications such as outside broadcast/mobile production.

The Zandar™ FusionPro+™ series multiviewers, designed for mission-critical environments where flexible configuration of multiple input sources is required for centralized monitoring.

Advanced control options for the Zandar™ multiviewers including the Z-Configurator user interface, and the new Z-Controller software. Z-Controller provides video wall operators immediate control of the wall for scenario changes, whether scheduled or on alarm activation, and provides visual indication of fault conditions and an alarm logging tool.
"Harris Corporation's broad range of multi-image display processors provides best-in-class monitoring that has been proven repeatedly in a number of mission-critical customer applications," said Tim Thorsteinson, president of Harris Broadcast Communications. "By combining the Zandar portfolio with the Harris multiviewer range, we are able to provide flexible and scalable solutions that are leading the way in multiviewer technology."

Harris multiviewers are among the wide range of Harris solutions that optimize the channel release workflows of today's broadcast operations.

Harris Broadcast Communications offers products, systems and services that provide interoperable workflow solutions that span the entire broadcast delivery chain. The Harris ONE approach brings together highly integrated and cost-effective products that are ideal for emerging media business models and for customers upgrading media operations to digital and high-definition services.

About Harris Corporation
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has annual revenue of over $4 billion and 16,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications™ products, systems, and services. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at

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