Donald: I don't have a clue, but I'll run this in the next Tech-Notes and you'll probably get an answer there. LB Donald Koeleman wrote: >Hi Larry, > >There is plenty coming out of Israel, many by now familliar names, but also >many upstarts (fostered by US VC's), because of the well established >Military Industrial Complex overthere. I could also name no more than two >hands ful of company's of the top of my head so I googled a bit. Most of the >companies I had in mind have already been mentioned since I see. > >Since you have so much of this historical stuff, perhaps you know where I >can find some nice pictures of that lovely piece of 70's design the original >Kloss projector, the 'Advent videobeam 1000' introduced in 1972? > >This is all I have been able to find on line so far: >http://www.minhembio.com/forum/uploads/av-4931.jpg >http://www.sbbrown.com/advent.jpg >http://www.sbbrown.com/advent%20video%20beam.jpg > > >cheers, > >Donald > >Okay, on with the mail I composed earlier on the other account not >registered with opendtv. > >Harmonic, yeah very much from Israel, the original fiber communications >business was all Israeli, but expanded into the US before they acquired the >Divicom business and moved into the cable tv systems biz. The same is true >for NDS, which still has some of its most important development division(s) >overthere. News Corp's technology, encryption develloper came out of >millitary/govermenment led, funded, originated research and development >programs, that dominated the sector, like many of Israel's IT, >communications and imaging companies. There are many IT or communications >companies that also border on or have encroached upon the more traditional >broadcasting business. > >If you include Gilat the following three may also be added. >RR Satellite >Shiron >Amos/IAI > >A few others Runcom www.runcom.com, www.runcom.co.il >VBox Communications Ltd >BitBand Technologies Ltd >Aran Electronics Ltd > >An interesting list of companies: >http://www.convergedigest.com/StartupDirectoryX/Israel.asp > >And another list of companies participating in the Israeli tarde mission to >the Chinese tradeshow. > >http://www.ccbn.tv/detail.asp?id=1185 >Leading-Edge TV Broadcast End-to-End System Solution from World-Leading >Isreali Companies in CCBN2006 > > > >This year at CCBN we, Israel's Trade Mission to China, are proud to showcase >for your benefit a complete end-to-end system for Cable, IPTV, >Cellular/Mobile, Satellite and Telco Digital TV Broadcasting - all comprised >of leading-edge equipment manufactured and integrated by a consortium of >Israel-based companies, each a world leader in their field of expertise. We >will be showcasing at Hall no. 2, booth no. 2405. > >In the system we have: >. SARFT-compliant MPEG Encoding, Multiplexing, Transrating and Decoding from >Scopus Video Networks, supplier for CCTV and other prestigious customers >. DRM from NDS, world leader in content protection for digital Pay-TV >. Video On Demand appliance-server from BitBand, a leading provider of video >delivery over IP solutions >. Middleware for Electronic Program Guides and Interactive Applications from >Orca Interactive >. Video Conference equipment from Emblaze-VCON >. Video and Audio switching, conversion and signal processing from Kramer >Electronics >. IP satellite DTV receiver box from VBox Communications >. Video over coax and IPTV from Israel/China-based CBT (China Broadcasting >Technologies and its subsidiaries in Israel including TMT, Coresma and >others > >This system is a blueprint for the future, easily adaptable for today's >fast-changing environment, new standards and regulations and continued >performance optimization and cost control. > > > >In the Digital Video Broadcasting domain alone we count in Israel dozens of >companies in a wide range of expertise: ? ?Scopus, BitBand, Harmonic, >Optibase, Terayon, BigBand, ADI, QOD and others - for professional Headend >and VOD equipment >? ?Orca Interactive, Emblaze-VCON, Infogate and others - for Middleware and >Interactive Applications >? ?NDS for Conditional Access/DRM and Encryption >? VBox, Adimos, Softier and others - for consumer Home Media Gateway and >set-top box technologies >? ?Amdocs - for IPTV billing and customer management systems >? ?Zoran, Intel Israel, Siano, Horizon, NeoMagic and others - for >Semiconductor and ASIC chip design of HDTV, MPEG Decoding, DVD, LCD-TV image >processing, Cellular Phone Video, etc. > > >And another great list to pick and choose from, msome already mentioned, >some local set-ups by international business, so truely to telco to still >call broadcast, but a good list to start from: >http://www.science.co.il/Telecom-Companies.asp > > >http://www.matimop.org.il/newrdinf/company/comcom35.htm > >http://www.usisraelexchange.com/comp_list.htm > >27 Israeli broadband cos meet US counterparts in Atlanta > >(Israel Business Arena Via Thomson Dialog NewsEdge)27 Israeli broadband >companies, mostly new start-ups, will meet US communications corporations at >the US-Israel Broadband Business Exchange in Atlanta, organized by the >American Israel Chamber of Commerce Southeast Region. > > > >American Israel Chamber of Commerce president Tom Glaser said, This is >basically a get-to-know-you meeting. He said 600 meetings between >representatives of the Israeli companies and of leading telecommunications >and cable companies in the Western Hemisphere were held within 24 hours. I >hear that at least one Israeli company has reached an understanding with a >US company for a joint venture as a result of the conference, > >Participating Israeli companies were Adamind Ltd. (AIM:ADA), AgileCO, Allot >Communications Ltd., Atrica Inc., Axerra Networks Inc., Bitband, CableMatrix >Technologies Inc., Catch Media, Clariton Networks, Compedia, EZArchive, >FiberZone Networks, Ensure Networks (formerly Gaia BSM), Gallery IP >Telephony Inc., GooMe Interactive Ltd., Infogate Online Ltd., Integra5 >Communications Ltd., ObjectTV, Orca Interactive Ltd. (AIM:ORCA), PanMedia >Group, PeerApp Inc., Resolute Networks Ltd., Scopus Video Networks Ltd. >(Nasdaq:SCOP), Screenpeaks Ltd., SercoNet, VBox Communications Ltd., >Visitar, Wavetone Technologies, Wavion Ltd., and Xtend Networks. > >Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. (CableLabs) president and CEO Richard >Green said, Israel is one of the most dynamic sources in the world of >high-tech companies, especially in broadband and telecommunications. >Atlanta-based CableLabs is a sponsor of the conference. > >Veritas Venture Partners partner Lawrence Olivier said the US government and >US companies knew that Israel was a hothouse of innovation in broadband. We >expect this conference to lead to important relationships. > >The US-Israel Broadband Business Exchange, held for the second time, >emphasizes Atlanta's position have the fifth largest concentration of >Israeli high-tech, biotechnology and medical devices companies in the US, >after New York, Silicon Valley, Boston's Route 128, and northern Virginia. > >Glaser said 45 Israeli companies were active in greater Atlanta, employing >thousands of workers. These companies include Amdocs Ltd. (NYSE:DOX), >Mercury Interactive Corporation (Pink Sheets:MERQ), Check Point Software >Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), and Given Imaging Ltd. (Nasdaq: GIVN; >TASE:GIVN). Some Israeli companies are headquartered in Atlanta, while >others maintain R&D centers or regional offices. > >5,000 Israelis live in Atlanta, mostly employed by Israeli companies in the >area. Glaser said this was a very mobile community, with many families >spending a few years in Atlanta before returning to Israel. > >The heavy business traffic between Israel and Atlanta has not gone unnoticed >by Delta Airlines, which will inaugurate a direct Tel Aviv-Atlanta route in >March. Glaser said this business traffic was a reason for the decision to >launch the route. > >Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes.co.il - on >February 16, 2006 > > >http://www.softier.com H.264 stb's > >Talking of h.264 there is of course Moonlight/Elecard. > > >Donald > >----- Original Message ----- >From: "Larry Bloomfield" <Larry@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 1:51 AM >Subject: [opendtv] Company? > > >Hi all: > >I'm having a senior moment again. There are several Israeli based >electronic firms that make equipment for the broadcast market place. Can >anyone please help me in remembering who they are? > >Thanks > > > -- ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Larry Bloomfield, KA6UTC 1980 25th St. Florence, OR 97439 (541) 902-2424 - Everything http://www.Tech-Notes.tv See you on the Taste of NAB 2006 Road Show ---------------------------------------------------------------------- You can UNSUBSCRIBE from the OpenDTV list in two ways: - Using the UNSUBSCRIBE command in your user configuration settings at FreeLists.org - By sending a message to: opendtv-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line.