Hope Media Upgrade with VOLT and ARC

Hope Media Upgrade with VOLT and ARC

By Justin Gelske on Nov 19, 2020 2:04:22 PM

Quarantined radio and TV audiences are demanding more and more from broadcasters in terms of audio quality; audiences want sounds as clear and consistent as the pictures they see on screen. And so it was that Hope Media, one of Kenya’s largest Christian broadcast networks sought to update their FM radio and digital TV on-air sound.

(Article shared from Jesus Mantoo with AVC Group – Africa)

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Topics: Omnia VOLT, linear acoustic ARC

Video: A Thanksgiving Message From Frank Foti

Video: A Thanksgiving Message From Frank Foti

By Frank Foti on Nov 19, 2020 10:33:19 AM

On this wild ride that's been 2020, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on everything for which we are thankful. That includes you for your support, which helps us all continue doing what we love most. From our Telos Alliance family to yours, we wish you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving. 

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Ask the Omnia Guy: How Do I Know if It's an MP3?

Ask the Omnia Guy: How Do I Know if It's an MP3?

By Paul Kriegler on Oct 22, 2020 9:28:03 AM

Dear Omnia Guy,

My music director just downloaded a brand-new song from a record label. She swears it’s a WAV file. It sounds awful. We are using an Omnia.6 audio processor. Is there any way I can tell if a piece of audio was ever an MP3? A plugin or a program? 

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Topics: Audio Processing, Omnia, broadcast audio processing

Radio Thrilled the Video Star (Pt. 3/3)

Radio Thrilled the Video Star (Pt. 3/3)

By Greg Shay on Oct 20, 2020 12:41:26 PM

The Whole Origin Story of Audio Over IP - Greg Shay, CTO The Telos Alliance

Our story of the origin of Audio Over IP, as told by Greg Shay, comes to an end with Part 3. The idea to share this story stemmed from the occasion of being awarded a technical Emmy by the television industry for the Development of Synchronized Multi-channel Uncompressed Audio Transport Over IP Networks.

Read Part 1 Here

Read Part 2 Here

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Topics: Broadcast History, aoip

Video: Omnia MPX Node Saves the Day

Video: Omnia MPX Node Saves the Day

By Justin Gelske on Oct 12, 2020 12:52:39 PM

Nicklas Strömberg runs the company NSP in Sweden. In this short video, Nicklas gives two examples of applications in which the Telos Alliance Omnia MPX Node saves the day. One helps eliminate RF noise and re-broadcast defects, and the other dramatically reduces network bandwidth requirements. 

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Topics: Omnia MPX Node

Video: Omnia MPX Node - FM Translator

Video: Omnia MPX Node - FM Translator

By Justin Gelske on Oct 12, 2020 12:47:54 PM

Broadcasters have several options for feeding audio to their FM translators. One new option is the Omnia MPX Node, sending the fully processed Composite (MPX) stereo signal over modest IP links. Here's a quick look at a small FM translator with bit-perfect digital audio provided by the Omnia MPX Node. At the originating station, the OmniaSST FM processor prepares the audio, then encodes the Composite MPX signal using Omnia µMPX technology. Transported by Public Internet, this µMPX IP stream arrives at the translator site and is decoded by an Omnia MPX Node. It's output is a perfectly clean and fully processed FM MPX signal for the transmitter's MPX input.

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Topics: Omnia MPX Node

Video: Omnia MPX Node - Dual-Path IP

Video: Omnia MPX Node - Dual-Path IP

By Justin Gelske on Oct 12, 2020 12:42:05 PM

Broadcasters expect five 9's of uptime for their on-air signals, and that implies even higher reliability from each part of the air chain. As we shift to IP connections for our signal chains, we must plan for reliability there, as well. Dual-path IP connections are a proven way to obtain virtually perfect uptime. Now Omnia MPX Nodes offer dual-path IP connectivity right out of the box.

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Topics: Omnia MPX Node

Radio Thrilled the Video Star (Pt. 2/3)

Radio Thrilled the Video Star (Pt. 2/3)

By Greg Shay on Aug 20, 2020 1:06:54 PM

The Whole Origin Story of Audio Over IP - Greg Shay, CTO The Telos Alliance

Continuing the story of the origin of Audio Over IP, we move onto Part 2. The idea to share this story stemmed from the occasion of being awarded a technical Emmy by the television industry for the Development of Synchronized Multi-channel Uncompressed Audio Transport Over IP Networks.

Read Part 1 Here

Read Part 3 Here

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Topics: Broadcast History, aoip

Radio Thrilled the Video Star (Pt. 1/3)

Radio Thrilled the Video Star (Pt. 1/3)

By Greg Shay on Jul 9, 2020 11:13:40 AM

The Whole Origin Story of Audio Over IP - Greg Shay, CTO Telos Alliance

It is not that often that your inner monologue, history as you remember it, is of interest to others. On this occasion of being awarded a technical Emmy by the television industry for the Development of Synchronized Multi-channel Uncompressed Audio Transport Over IP Networks, I wanted to share the story, the whole story from my point of view, of how this came to be at Telos Alliance.

Any story worth reading is worth telling well, so please forgive my somewhat loose writing style and enjoy the ride, as I have over these 24 years.

So, kiddies, set your PTP way-back machine to 1996. (Oh wait..., that was before PTP was invented....!)

Read Part 2 Here

Read Part 3 Here

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Topics: Broadcast History, aoip

Young People and Radio

Young People and Radio

By Max Pandini on Jun 25, 2020 9:47:00 AM

This original article has been translated from Italian.

During this particular period in time, the youth are using their creativity and energy to find solutions that allow radio to serve its audience even better. 19-year-old Timo Piredda, a very young and talented presenter on Radio MFY, has created a special format to entertain people during the quarantine, with the help of Axia from Telos Alliance.


Timo Piredda at Radio MFY with Axia

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Topics: Axia Audio, Radio Consoles, AoIP studios

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