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Collaboration with Telos, Axia positions Cumulus for IBC Innovation Award

By Clark Novak on Jun 4, 2014 12:52:00 PM

Cumulus Radio’s technical collaboration with the Telos Alliance’s Telos Systems and Axia Audio brands has helped put Cumulus on the short list for an IBC2014 Innovation Award, the annual prize given at the IBC in Amsterdam for “clever new technology… in real-world applications.”

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Topics: IP Audio Network Routing & Control

Transition from ISDN to IP Audio Continues

By Dave Sarkies on Mar 20, 2014 10:02:00 AM

Following our blog post about the gradual phasing out of ISDN in favor of IP Audio transmission for remote broadcasts, we received a variety of comments and questions regarding the pros and cons of this transition. We'd like to answer those questions – not just because we create IP Audio technologies, but so you can better determine if and when IP Audio might be right for you.

With that in mind, our Cam Eicher answers some great questions posed following last week’s blog post.

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Topics: IP Audio Codecs & Transceivers, IP Audio Network Routing & Control, ISDN

Connecting Two Z/IP ONEs on a Closed IP Network

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

Catching the “Spirit” of Audio over IP

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

From A to B via IP Audio

By Tom Vernon on Dec 13, 2013 12:33:00 PM

Sacramento's K-LOVE loves Axia xNodes

 

K-LoveSometimes, a leaky roof can set a surprising chain of events in motion. Just ask Alan Guthrie, Engineering advisor for K-Love, 99.5-107.3. “The landlord informed us that the roof of our building needed to be replaced. That, in turn, meant our satellite receiving dish had to come down, and we had to find a temporary location for a new one.”

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Topics: IP Audio Codecs & Transceivers, IP Audio Network Routing & Control, Axia Audio

Smoke in the Modem - IP Audio

By Kirk Harnack [TWiRT] on Nov 1, 2013 4:59:00 PM

Chris Crump of Comrex discusses the latest in remote broadcast technology on "This Week in Radio Tech."

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Topics: IP Audio Network Routing & Control

Dougall Media hears IP-Audio Thunder

By Tom Vernon on Oct 23, 2013 1:26:00 PM

It's not about the network -- it's about how you can use it

 

Dougall Media

Thunder Bay Ontario is best known for its great outdoor adventures, Fort William, and the Founders Museum.It is also home to Dougall Media, owners of several television, publishing and radio holdings in Northwestern Ontario, including stations: 91.5, CKPR; 94.3, "Rock 94"; and 104.5 CFQK, "The Thunder."

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Topics: IP Audio Network Routing & Control, Axia Audio, Telos Systems, On-Air Talk Show Systems

Get Great Audio over IP Remotes? Yes You Can!

By Clark Novak on Aug 9, 2013 6:17:00 PM

Remote BroadcastAs more and more broadcasters move to IP and public Internet connections for remote broadcasts, the question now is not "Can I do IP remotes?," but "How can I make IP remotes sound as good as ISDN?"

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Topics: IP Audio Network Routing & Control, Remote Broadcasts, Telos Systems

IP-Audio Connections Using N/ACIP

By Kirk Harnack on Jan 23, 2013 11:16:00 AM

Radio engineers are turning to IP-based infrastructure and connectivity for streaming audio between studios and other sites. Indeed, as ISDN and, more recently, even "real" POTS connections are disappearing, we're turning to the same technology we use for e-mail, web, and file transfer - Internet Protocol - "IP."

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Topics: IP Audio Network Routing & Control

IP Radio for STL: Saves Hassles, Saves Money

By Tom Vernon on Jun 10, 2012 7:00:00 PM

The Joy FM puts 22 Z/IP ONE codecs in STL service

For The Joy FM, a contemporary christian radio station in Florida, with satellite stations throughout the state, things had reached the breaking point. They had been using C-band satellite feeds to distribute the signal, leading to a number of bottlenecks and inefficiencies. "All of our automation computers were at the transmitter sites, which are inhospitable environments," according to contract engineer Dave Anderson. "When the computers inevitably failed, our IT guy had to drive out to the sites." Clearly, it was time for a change. "We started looking for a replacement," adds Anderson. "but nothing had a price point that made sense for us." Enter the Telos Z/IP One.

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Topics: IP Audio Network Routing & Control

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