Recently, Telos Alliance dealer Decibel installed a brand new Livewire+ AES67 studio for the new Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU) training facility at their headquarters in Tunis. Our friend Jean-Pascal tells us about the facility, and the ASBU’s jump to AoIP.Read More
As television broadcasters begin their migration to Audio over IP (AoIP), understanding the basics and the nuances of standards and protocols becomes increasingly important.Read More
Audio processing guru Leif Claesson may have been quiet the last several months, but that’s only because he’s been extremely busy making Omnia processing better than ever. And he’s definitely got something up his sleeve for Omnia at IBC 2017.
For those of you who don’t know Leif, he has been a part of the Telos Alliance family for 14 years. His many accomplishments include various proprietary technologies incorporated into the products of Telos Alliance’s Linear Acoustic, the worldwide leader in television loudness control, as well as Omnia products with the creation of the popular Omnia.9 audio processor, the Omnia.7 line of audio processors, and the Omnia.9sg stereo generator. Leif also contributed to the Z/IPStream 9X/2 streaming software. All of these products include acclaimed features created and engineered by Leif. He designed Omnia’s proprietary “Undo” technology, which removes distortion from poorly mastered source material. His legendary Psychoacoustically Controlled Distortion-Masking Clipper restores life to music, adding extra loudness and further reducing distortion.
Here, I sit down with Leif to get his take on some of the upcoming reveals he’ll be making at IBC 2017 in this short Q&A.Read More
Despite its wide usage in radio, television has lagged behind in the adoption of Audio over IP. To be sure, re-thinking audio distribution comes with significant challenges and questions that must be considered: How will the new format mesh with legacy technology and infrastructure? Will it be reliable and robust enough for television, including live broadcasts?Read More
Telos Alliance invented Audio over IP for broadcast years ago, revolutionizing workflows for the broadcast industry and making broadcast operations cheaper, better, and faster to install. AoIP has since become the standard for broadcast facilities. Adoption of AoIP allows broadcast plants to be more powerful, less expensive to buy and maintain, and faster to build. In a never-ending effort to optimize their workflows, broadcasters now want to take advantage of what AoIP enables next: the ability to control content creation virtually. Presenters now get to see and control their gear via optimized graphical user interfaces (GUI) no matter where they are—in the studio or on remote. With Virtual Radio control, they can put themselves on the air from anywhere.Read More
The Telos Alliance will introduce several new products to the European broadcast market at IBC 2017 next month in Amsterdam. A number of updates to existing lines will be featured as well. The Telos Alliance will exhibit September 15-19 in stand #8.D47 at the RAI Amsterdam.
In addition to the exciting announcement from the Telos Alliance TV Solutions Group that will break the day of the show, both Omnia and Axia are coming out strong at IBC 2017. Omnia continues to trailblaze in processing with products like the new VOLT processor and software updates that make existing Omnia processors more powerful, without users having to buy a whole new box. Meanwhile, Axia is redefining the future of radio with virtual radio, as well as introducing several new Axia Fusion console products that help broadcasters dial in their console to their tastes.Read More
Axia designed the Fusion console with several things in mind: build quality to drool over, incredible intelligence that makes even newbs seem like experts, and perhaps what broadcast engineers value most, total flexibility. With features and capabilities informed by its rich IP-Audio experience, this is Axia's flagship surface, available in frame sizes to support consoles of 8 to 40 faders in single or multiple linked frames.
Cornelius Gould, Geoff Steadman, and Rob Dye sound off on creating the world’s best-sounding 1RU broadcast audio processor, the newly released Omnia VOLT.
Omnia VOLT is a 1RU processor like Omnia ONE. What is the difference between the two?
VOLT shares some technology with the ONE, including some time-tested circuit design including I/O hardened for harsh environments. That's where the similarity ends. VOLT’s new software framework represents a major step forward from the ONE in terms of sound, functionality, and value. VOLT has capabilities we just could not fit in the ONE, like a fifth-band AGC, interactive crossovers, Stereo Enhancer, patch points for watermarking, HTML-5 GUI, and our new QuickTweak system; the list goes on. VOLT will take over as our main 1RU processor offering, and maintains the price point of the ONE. The ONE is a great act to follow. With more than 13,000 units installed, it is the best-selling audio processor ever made, and we’ll continue to sell it for some time. VOLT carries on that rugged, built-like-a-tank tradition. Omnia fans are going to love it, and others will be won over.Read More
Around this time every year, we introduce several new products coinciding with the big NAB show in Las Vegas. This year we were rewarded for all our hard work in product development as the proud recipient of three NewBay Best of Show Awards! From Telos Alliance's Radio Division NewBay recognized the Omnia VOLT™ broadcast audio processor and 25-Seven TVC-15 watermark analyzer and monitor, while on the TV Solutions Group side, Linear Acoustic was recognized for the AMS Authoring and Monitoring System. All three products were awarded Best in Show Awards for their innovation, feature set, cost efficiency, and performance in serving the broadcast industry.
"We are honored to receive these distinguished awards from NewBay," says Frank Foti, CEO of the Telos Alliance. "At Telos Alliance we are always pushing hard to create products that not only give our broadcasting family the solutions they need, but that are better, more innovative, and have incredible performance. It's gratifying to see the industry recognize that work."Read More
The Telos Alliance this week announced the launch of the 25-Seven TVC-15 Broadcast Watermark Analyzer & Monitor, the first modulation monitor for watermarking. With TVC-15, radio stations in electronically measured markets can now monitor how each element in their programming supports audio watermarking.
Measurements happen in real time, without the need of a watermark encoder. Every 400 milliseconds, TVC-15 detects watermarks in any audio you feed it. This could be your own station's audio, or that of a competing station in your market. You can monitor any source, live or recorded.Read More
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