Anthony Eden is a broadcast engineer and systems integrator in Australia. And, he's a big fan of Audio over IP technology, particularly Livewire+.
PathfinderPC and Pathfinder Core PRO provide powerful and flexible scheduling, routing, monitoring, and alerting for Livewire+ AoIP networks. However, Anthony Eden needed a bit less horsepower for a particular application. His client simply needed to select which studio would feed the station's air chain. So, Anthony wrote a Windows application in Python to do just that - and only that.Read More
The Telos Alliance announced this week that Yellowtech has joined its growing list of Livewire partners. Yellowtec is an award-winning manufacturer of a wide range of products for the Media Broadcast industry, including digital audio network routing, mixing, console control, and integrated intercom and talkback systems. Yellowtec chose Livewire to allow their complete product line to interoperate with the growing Livewire ecosystem of more than 70,000 installed devices worldwide. The organization's support of the Livewire protocol will allow users to send and receive audio with stream advertising, control, and program associated data throughout its entire audio network.
Marketing Manager Krissy Rushing recently sat down with Yellowtec CEO Hanno Mahr to find out why the German manufacturer chose Livewire.Read More
Never content to take our position as industry leader for granted, the Telos Alliance this week announced two new game-changing broadcast technologies in the lead-up to the broadcast industry's largest trade show. The Omnia VOLT™, a versatile new 1RU broadcast audio processor, and the Livewire+ AES67 IP-Audio Driver, the first AES67-compliant IP Driver, represent our continued innovation and dedication to providing the dynamic broadcast tools the industry is asking for. Both products will have a major impact on their respective market segments, and will make their debut at NAB 2017, next week at the Las Vegas Convention Center.Read More
Want to get started quickly and correctly with your new Livewire facility? Axia Support Engineer Jeff McGinley offers up an important tip for optimal operation.
One of the first things to consider when planning your Livewire installation is a proper IP address scheme. We recommend reserving a small block of IP addresses per studio, and then assigning the same IP address to identical devices.Read More
Livewire is full steam ahead, and Sierra Automated Systems is the latest partner to jump on the networking locomotive. Sierra Automate Systems manufactures digital audio network routing, mixing, console control, and integrated intercom and talkback systems. By adding Livewire, those products will now be able to interoperate with the growing Livewire ecosystem of more than 70,000 installed devices worldwide. That means SAS's support of the Livewire protocol will allow its customers to send and receive audio with stream advertising, control, and program associated data throughout its entire audio network.
As Axia celebrates the 13th anniversary of our invention of AoIP audio, we like to look back and acknowledge some of our early adopters, those brave souls who purchased Axia gear at a time when breaking from AES3 or analog and going with IP audio represented some serious risk taking. One of those was Radio Free Asia (RFA), a nonprofit international broadcaster with its headquarters in Washington, DC and satellite studios throughout the Pacific Rim. RFA broadcasts in nine languages, via shortwave, satellite transmissions, medium-wave, FM, and streaming online. Most of the broadcasts are in Mandarin Chinese, which is broadcast twelve hours per day. We spoke with RFA's CTO, David Baden, who has recently returned from India, where he set up the remote equipment for Radio Free Asia's live coverage of the Tibetan elections.Read More
Q: "We have a customer who wants to use one microphone selectively with two different control rooms. The mic has mic/headphone accessory panels, and the client wants control of the accessory panel to follow the mic, no matter which of the facility's mixing consoles it's assigned to. Is this possible?"Read More
Did you know that you can use Media Player (or any standards-compliant player, like VLC Player or Quicktime) to play the RTP audio streams generated by your Livewire network? Think of the possibilities around your plant: any computer with a set of speakers instantly becomes a listening station for any audio channel your plant is generating. All you have to do is generate a standard SDP file so your player knows what stream to load and play.Read More
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