Sport and sports broadcasting rely more than ever on technology today. Many audio and video manufacturers have developed products specifically for this area but Riedel Communications has taken this further by establishing a department dedicated to it. The Managed Sports Services division provides targeted, customised technology, with the German football league among the first organisations to partner with it.
RTS Roameo cellular Dect-based wireless intercom systems have streamlined communications for the Louisiana State University Athletics Department as part of an extensive intercom system upgrade.
Looking to take advantage of distribution and cost benefits, many broadcasters have expressed an interest in migrating to full IP infrastructures. However, if you’ve got a full complement of baseband equipment and workflows that your team is familiar with, it might not be practical to attempt a complete overhaul in a facility.
Intercom manufacturer Clear-Com used the last day of AES New York to show its full range of communications products, with particular focus on the recently introduced COMduit technology. This was demonstrated for remote field and announcer uses and is based on AV devices equipped for fibre and IP audio.
Pliant Technologies will bring the latest upgrades for its CrewCom wireless intercom to the NAB New York show. Version 1.2 was also seen at IBC and includes new firmware providing a range of features to improve system configuration, RF range and audio quality.
Since SMPTE ST 2110 achieved full standardisation, more manufacturers have been releasing products that comply with the media transport standard. Among these is interface and intercom company Studio Technologies, which will show two new units for Audio-over-Ethernet (AoE) networking at the AES New York exhibition.
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