Intercom developer Clear-Com has updated its range of IP interfaces, which will be presented at this year’s IBC in Amsterdam. The LQ Series is now able to connect to both telephony and conventional comms systems, while also providing greater channel handling for Clear-Com’s HelixNet digital party line system.
Radial Engineering has introduced the Studio-Q, a super-compact desktop talk-back and cue system that can be moved from site to site.
Specialist skateboarding OTT streaming channel ETN Live has leased an outside broadcast truck from Los Angeles facilities company Auxiliary Channel to produce programming at both its LA headquarters and international locations. The 28-feet long, multi-camera production trailer is equipped with Clear-Com intercom systems for both central matrix and wireless operations.
Riedel is best known for its expertise in intercoms, but in the last decade the company has diversified into media networks with the MediorNet products. The company’s products are found at prestigious events from Formula One motor racing to the Eurovision Song Contest, provided as a service, or sold to broadcasters and mobile fleets. The Broadcast Bridge spoke to CEO Thomas Riedel for a preview of IBC2017 product launches, and to hear his vision for the future direction of the company.
The FIFA Confederations Cup is regarded as a precursor to the World Cup and this year’s tournament, which took place from the end of June into this month, gave some pointers as what to expect from the higher-profile competition next year. Off the pitch this included the use of IP-based intercom technology for television coverage, with Chilean national broadcaster using Clear-Com’s V-Series system for communications between Russia and its headquarters in Santiago.
Gearhouse Broadcast, is providing a range of solutions to UEFA for the European football finals. These include the Technical Operations Centres (TOCs), EVS live production infrastructure and all commentary services for the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League and UEFA Super Cup finals.
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