Opal allows remote guests to deliver “studio quality” sound, without the need for any special equipment on their end.
At the 2017 NAB Show Comrex, provider of wireless transmitters for IP and spectrum management products, showcase its new Access NX audio IP codec and Opal, a new IP audio gateway.
Access NX features CrossLock, Comrex’s reliability layer, which enables powerful error correction and network bonding, and intelligently monitors and dynamically adjusts network connections in real-time. A recently updated interface improves the user experience with faster processors and a five-inch capacitive touch screen that doesn’t require a stylus. Other notable new features include a new second mic input and an added second quarter-inch headphone jack.
Opal allows remote guests to deliver “studio quality” sound, without the need for any special equipment on their end. Opal is ideal for hosts who need to coordinate call-ins with non-technical remote guests - guests can simply click a link, and connect instantly. Opal establishes the link using the Opus encoder, for excellent fidelity and low delay.
Other products on display include: Comrex’s Access and Bric-Link II, its line of versatile and reliable IP audio codecs that have been adopted as an industry standard. The company is also demoing VH2, a two-line hybrid designed to provide superb audio over VoIP phone lines, and STAC VIP, a VoIP call management system for larger scale talk shows (between 6 and 12 callers).
And, of course, Comrex is displaying LiveShot, its live wireless transmission technology that delivers high-quality two-way video and audio in real-time over IP networks.
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