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Radio Magazine: Frank Foti on Audio Processing for Broadcast Streaming

Posted by Dave Sarkies on Feb 15, 2017 1:00:00 PM

When it comes to broadcast streaming, there is a big difference between audio processing for streaming and audio processing for over-the-air. In the February 2017 issue of Radio magazine, Doug Irwin interviewed Frank Foti, along with other audio-processing experts, on how to process audio for broadcast streaming properly, asking them about the design differences between over-the-air processors and those designed for streaming media.

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Topics: Omnia Audio, Telos Systems, broadcast streaming, Z/IPStream X/2, Z/IPStream 9X/2

Telos Tackles the Last Frontier

Posted by Tom Vernon on Dec 14, 2016 11:29:00 AM

Public radio has a special place in the hearts and minds of listeners in rural communities. Often, it's their only link to the outside world. So it is in Alaska. “The Last Frontier” is served by 26 public radio licensees. Scattered across the state, they cover over 90 percent of the population. Reflecting the unique needs of each community, their program content varies widely, ranging from locally-produced entertainment to town meetings to regional and national news and information. At the hub of this network is Alaska Public Broadcasting (APB), whose headquarters are in Anchorage.

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Topics: Axia Audio, Omnia Audio, Telos Systems, Telos Alliance 24/7 Support, Broadcast Engineering

Telos Z/IP ONE IP Codec Helps to Lay Down the Law

Posted by Tom Vernon on Oct 19, 2016 1:05:00 PM

Sadly, not long after this interview was completed, the engineer featured in this story, Joe Huk, passed away suddenly. Joe was a talented engineer and will be greatly missed. We extend our condolences to his friends and family.

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It's been a yearly tradition at WMUZ since the late ‘80s. During the first week in June,  Crawford Broadcasting's Detroit operation partners with Goodwin & Scieszka for the annual Law Day remote, where the client provides free legal advice and gives away safety helmets and bicycles to children in the community. It's an event that requires a lot of planning and preparation from chief engineer Joe Huk, along with a dedicated team at the station. It also involves the Telos Z/IP ONE broadcast IP codec.

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Topics: Remote Broadcasts, Telos Systems, Telos Z/IP ONE, broadcast codec

The Man on the Front Lines of Telos IP Telephony

Posted by Dave Sarkies on Dec 2, 2015 2:55:00 PM

Joe Talbot has spent a lot of time as a technologist in the broadcast industry, and has an extensive background in the Navy. As a Product Manager for the Telos Systems division of The Telos Alliance, Joe has a wealth of knowledge in the realm of Broadcast Telephony including IP phones VoIP technology. Joe recently sat down for a chat regarding the latest in IP phone tech, and discussed his dual career as broadcast engineer and military professional.

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Topics: Telos Systems

The JOY FM: Z/IP ONE Power User

Posted by Tom Vernon on Oct 21, 2015 5:00:00 AM

Every piece of broadcast equipment has its 'power users', the ones who use every feature, input and output in every conceivable way, along with some that weren't envisioned by the designers. For the Telos Z/IP ONE IP Broadcast Codec, that user would be The JOY FM. Between their Florida, Georgia and Alabama operations, the Radio Training Network has over 40 Z/IP Ones at its JOY FM stations, used for a variety of applications.

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Topics: Telos Systems

Audio Production Vet Chooses Telos for Pure Sound

Posted by Dave Sarkies on Oct 30, 2014 1:25:00 PM

Joe Miuccio is a veteran of the audio production industry and owner of PURE SOUND Inc., a post-production facility in New York City.

Joe began his career in New York as a re-recording mixer and sound designer for thousands of radio and TV commercials on numerous award-winning ad campaigns. He has also recorded and mixed hundreds of music jingles, working with the best composers and musicians in the Big Apple. Adding to his diversity over the years, he has developed a bit of a reputation as an East Coast go-to Automated Dialogue Replacement (ADR) recordist for additional lines in dozens of major Hollywood feature films.

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Topics: Telos Systems

1985: Telos 10 Debuts DSP to NAB

Posted by Art Reed on Apr 9, 2014 9:16:00 AM

The central focus of the Bradley Broadcast booth in 1985 was the Telos 10.

How we got there – and what happened during those four days – was unlike any other trade show I’ve attended.

But first, some background.

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Topics: Broadcast Telephone Systems, Telos Systems

Connecting Two Z/IP ONEs on a Closed IP Network

Posted by Clark Novak on Mar 6, 2014 10:01:00 AM

Sim Johnson of Broadcast Bionics wrote us posing this question: "What is the best way to establish a call between two Z/IP ONE codecs over a private network with no access to the Internet? Would you suggest using SIP, or is there a way to make a direct connection without a ZIP Server?"

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Topics: IP Audio Network Routing & Control, Telos Systems

It’s High-Octane Audio for Motor Racing Network

Posted by Tom Vernon on Feb 20, 2014 9:23:00 AM

Motor Racing NetworkAs the “Voice of NASCAR,” the Motor Racing Network (MRN) is the principal radio broadcasting operation of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing. They’ve got more than a few victory laps in their record books: Since MRN’s first broadcast – the 1970 Daytona 500 – they’ve aired hundreds, if not thousands of races. And not just the premiere events of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series - but the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races as well.

Doug Watson is the Chief Engineer for MRN, and he and his crew make the technical end of the broadcasts happen. Up until last year, MRN used two large trailers and one smaller trailer with analog equipment, but Doug decided it was time to modernize the operations.

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Topics: Axia Audio, Telos Systems, Audio Engineering, Audio Processing

Catching the “Spirit” of Audio over IP

Posted by Tom Vernon on Feb 6, 2014 11:00:00 AM

Spirit 105.9It takes brass to plunge headlong into an unfamiliar technology.

Chris Cottingham, CE at CRISTA Broadcasting’s KFMK-FM in Austin, Texas, has that sort of spirit. Which is why he took on the task of updating his station’s studios from analog to IP Audio without having laid hands on networked studio gear before.

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Topics: IP Audio Network Routing & Control, Axia Audio, Telos Systems, Radio Consoles