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POLATIS DEMONSTRATES FIBRE CONNECTIVITY FROM BASE STATION UNIT TO SONY HD CAMERA

TRINITY(TM) OPTICAL SWITCH FACILITATES BI-DIRECTIONAL CONTROL AND HD VIDEO

Cambridge, UK, and Andover, MA – September 5, 2008 – Polatis Inc., a supplier of high performance optical switch technologies is demonstrating base station to HD camera connectivity - especially critical for OB applications. Facilitating bi-directional control and HD traffic the Trinity™ family of optical video routing switches is designed for the broadcast, outdoor broadcast and post-production industries. Polatis will be demonstrating on Stand 8.B20 at IBC 2008, September 12th-16th.



Polatis Trinity Optical Video Routing Switch and Sony HD camera demonstration


"We are excited to be demonstrating our Trinity optical switch connected with SMPTE bi-directional hybrid cable to a CCU/Base Station and HD Camera. This shows the benefit of pure optical switches over so-called optical-electrical-optical switches. We believe this will be valuable to broadcasters in general and outdoor broadcast applications in particular." Said Sean Gordon, Sales Director, Polatis.



About Polatis

Since inception in 2000, Polatis has set the benchmark in ultra-low loss optical switching. The Polatis patented DirectLight® optical beam-steering technology is at the core of its family of highly reliable and compact photonic switching solutions. Polatis delivers a broad range of optical switching products with class-leading performance to customers in the communications, video, defense and instrumentation sectors. The company has headquarters located near Boston, Massachusetts and in Cambridge, UK. Polatis Inc. is supported through investments by 3i Group, Alta Berkeley, DFJ Esprit, EonTech Ventures, Flagship Ventures, Prism Venture Partners, JK&B Capital, Boston Millennia Partners, Harris and Harris Group, MTDC, and Gainesborough Investments.

To learn more please visit our website at: www.polatis.com


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