High School for Environmental Studies converts classroom space into media production and television broadcast studioRTS supports project with donation of ODIN digital intercom matrixODIN’s state-of-the-art design supports both legacy analog and the latest IP infrastructure Burnsville, MN (November 2018) Located in a former movie studio in New York City’s West Midtown neighborhood, the High School for Environmental Studies (HSES) is focused on urban environmental education.
Poland’s second largest theater equipped with fully integrated IP-based RTS intercomInnovative design by RTS Partner Audio Plus based on ADAM-M matrix
Intercom solution praised for versatility including innovative cue light integrationLublin, Poland, September 2018 Described as the most important cultural institution in Eastern Poland, Lublin’s Centrum Spotkania Kultur (CSK) theater and concert hall has opened its doors following a full technical upgrade by renowned systems integrator Audio Plus.
UK-based outside broadcast specialist CTV relies on RTS ODIN intercom matrix for mission critical coverage of British Royal WeddingRTS ODIN now sits at the heart of new outside broadcast truck OB4CTV plans long-term, fleetwide expansion with RTS ODIN to capitalize on scalabilityHigh Wycombe, September 2018 Britain’s CTV has become the first outside broadcast specialist in Europe to use an ODIN intercom matrix, the new flagship of the RTS portfolio, having relied on it for mission critical, long-distance communications during one of the decade’s most watched television broadcasts – the British Royal Wedding.
Royal Shakespeare Company upgrades to RTS IP-based intercom with Amber SoundADAM-M matrix serves both Royal Shakespeare and Swan Theatres from central location with ROAMEO wireless solutionRTS wins on improved audio quality and secure wireless communicationsStratford-Upon-Avon, UK, October 2018… Few theatrical productions are as eagerly anticipated as the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) production of Romeo and Juliet, now playing at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in historic Stratford-Upon-Avon.
RTS ROAMEO cellular DECT-based wireless intercom systems have streamlined communications as part of an extensive intercom system upgrade at Louisiana State University’s Athletics Department.
“We produce a lot of sports content for the SEC Network,” says Larry Allen, Broadcast Engineer at LSU.
One TV’s new outside broadcast truck equipped with comprehensive RTS intercom solution with an ADAM-M matrix, KP-Series keypanels and PH headsetsRTS intercom system designed by Professional Show used on the live broadcast of the 11th edition of X Factor ItalyIP-based workflow throughout production site based on OMNEO IP technologyStraubing, April 2018 – The X Factor is now represented in more than 51 local versions around the world, and for the 11th edition of X Factor Italy, broadcasting specialist One TV has fielded a newly constructed outside broadcast (OB) truck complete with a comprehensive RTS intercom solution.
Next-generation intercom matrix provides an unprecedented combination of flexibility, scalability and full-IP performance – all in a compact single rack unit packageEasy system expansion as your business needs require – up to eight units can be interconnected for a total of 1024 portsOffers the broadest interoperability with future, current and legacy RTS products – supports Dante-compatible OMNEO IP technology, and allows seamless connectivity between analog two-wire, four wire and digital devices
Burnsville, April 2018 – RTS is pleased to announce the global launch of the ODIN OMNEO digital intercom matrix at NAB 2018.
RTS is pleased to announce the global launch of the ODIN OMNEO digital intercom matrix at NAB 2018. The lastest in an ongoing program of IP-focused product launches, including ROAMEO DECT-based wireless system and KP-Series keypanels, ODIN is a major new addition to the RTS portfolio.
By Fredrik Borjesson (RTS) and John Ball (Microsoft Production Studios)
Intercom systems are used in fixed and mobile broadcasting, entertainment, houses of worship and other applications that require coordination of real-time production.
RTS to enable NBC Olympics to Integrate its Production with Communication Equipment and Services During its Coverage of 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
BURNSVILLE, MN. – February 8, 2018 – NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected RTS to provide broadcast intercom systems for its production of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, which take place in PyeongChang, South Korea, from February 9 - February 25.
NEP Broadcast Services introduces Equinox outside broadcast truck for all UK horse racing television coverageADAM digital intercom matrix and OMNEO IP technology transform NEP Group’s workflow with reduced cabling and vastly improved flexibilityOMNEO IP-technology forms backbone for future expansion
Straubing, January 2018 When the highly-prized broadcast rights for horse racing on British television recently switched channels, outside broadcasting specialist NEP Group seized the opportunity to create one of the UK’s most advanced OB trucks.
ROAMEO may sound romantic, but hazardous duty is also part of day-to-day life for a working intercom. VOGTLE, a Southern Companies nuclear power generation facility and long-time RTS customer, agreed to test the new cellular DECT-based wireless intercom system in a containment area where spent nuclear fuel is removed and replaced.
Italian broadcast specialist ONE TV provided the RTS intercom system to Sky Italia for race week productionFlyable production system uses ADAM-M modular matrix for compact, seamless production communicationFast setup, flexibility and flawless performance have earned RTS a permanent place in ONE TV fly systems and OB trucksStraubing, October 2017 For its coverage of the relied MotoGP race series, broadcast specialist ONE TV relies on RTS intercoms.
High performance beltpacks BP-4000 and BP-5000 from RTS with intelligent features and a new styling in a rugged IP-53 rated housingCost-efficient, easy-to-setup and easy-to-operate devicesAuto-detection recognizes wiring schemes of all industrial standards and configures beltpacks according to type of system plugged inAmsterdam/Straubing, September 2017 – RTS is introducing new partyline products at the IBC show in Amsterdam.
Successor of PH 44/88 series headsets with single sided (LH-300) and dual-sided (LH-302) modelsMeets all intercom needs requiring highly reliable connectivityUnsurpassed wearing comfort with high quality audio and increased durability Amsterdam, September 2017 - RTS intercoms is expanding its portfolio: The new LH-Series headsets by RTS are the ideal choice for all day-to-day critical communications applications that require field-proven technology and long term wearing comfort.
On September 9, 2017, with 102,700 people attending the game at Texas A&M’s Kyle Stadium, the new ROAMEO cellular DECT-based wireless intercom system from RTS performed flawlessly.
There were a total of seven access points on the system, with 16 beltpacks.
RTS intercoms with OMNEO IP technology enable flexible, scalable communications via the Dante audio network at Indian Wells Tennis Garden’s Stadium 1Electro-Voice ceiling and surface-mount loudspeakers won a six-brand shootout to earn placement in premium locations including the owner’s suiteDante-enabled hardware will accommodate future upgrades, including planned integration of ROAMEO wireless intercom system by RTS
Burnsville, MN, May 2017: Located in Palm Desert, California in the Coachella Valley, Indian Wells Tennis Garden boasts 29 regulation tennis courts.
Our new ROAMEO wireless intercom system has won TV Technology's Best of Show Award at the NAB show in Las Vegas! Together with brand new KP-Series pushbutton keypanels, ROAMEO drew the crowds to the RTS booth in Las Vegas.
RTS and Telex are pleased to introduce their new Director of Product Management at NAB 2017: Denis Castanet. Castanet replaces Ralph Strader, who retired in 2016.
Castanet transitions to this new position from his previous role as a Director of Business Development in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) sales region with RTS/Telex parent company Bosch Security Systems.
Dual-frame, 480-port ADAM digital intercom matrix serves eight studios, News, VT Ingest, and external Master Control RoomUsing the RTS Trunkmaster system, broadcast integration specialist Broadcast Video Services planned and managed a phased changeover with no downtime or interruptionRTS backwards compatibility enabled re-use of many legacy keypanels while adding the latest RTS OMNEO IP-technology
Straubing, March 2016 When Ireland’s national broadcaster, Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), decided the time had come to replace the aging intercom structure at its Dublin broadcast center, they chose a tender from Broadcast Video Services (BVS) of Loughlinstown, County Dublin, which recommended the RTS system for the upgrade.
Fully integrated into all digital RTS matrices, the wireless solution allows users to address either individuals or specified groupsUninterrupted, high-quality and license-free audio based on DECT standard allows integration of a large number of simultaneous users across wide areasROAMEO brings most advanced professional-grade long-distance wireless communications to RTS intercom systemsUser-friendly, intuitive operation ensured by icon-based setup and buttons with tactile feedback
Straubing/Amsterdam, February 2017 ROAMEO from RTS is a professional, easy-to-use and future-proof wireless intercom solution based on the license-free DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) standard with a protected frequency band.
Two multiplexer models FMI-4 and FMI-8 from RTS integrate analog devices in optical fiber networksFast and easy wiring of analog keypanels over one fiber network New devices support redundancy both on network and on node level providing highest flexibility, scalability and backward compatibilityAmsterdam/Straubing, September 2016 – Many broadcasters have studios in multiple geographical locations, with a large number of both analog and digital keypanels in use.
SIP server enables VoIP phone calls interfacing thanks to state-of-the-art Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) technology Future-proof solution to connect intercoms to digital phone systems; old analog phone lines no longer requiredSIP phone line provides backup solution for communication, operating independently of the trunking systemAmsterdam/Straubing, September 2016 – With the new SIP server functionality, RTS provides a cost-effective way for digital RTS ADAM or ADAM-M matrices to make phone calls via IP telephony.
South African Broadcast Corporation leverages existing intercom infrastructure with OMNEO IP networking technology from RTSRTS partner Tru-Fi Electronics consulted with SABC, and installed and commissioned the intercom systemThe full intercom system comprises three ADAM digital matrix frames and 157 KP-Series OMNEO keypanels from RTS, with digital hybrid telephone interfaces for full internal and remote communication
Straubing, September 2016: When South African Broadcast Corporation (SABC) decided to update the intercom system at its main television production complex in Johannesburg, it selected RTS equipment featuring OMNEO IP networking technology.
The Bosch Communications Systems family of brands was well represented at the recent InfoComm trade show in Las Vegas – the industry’s largest AV technology expo, with a record-breaking 1,000 exhibitors and more than 38,000 visitors.
Watertube.tv, producer of Inside eSports, brings the global trend of live eGaming competition to Fox Sports in the NetherlandsAn RTS Zeus matrix intercom solution plays a critical role in assuring flawless communications throughout the 4.
RTS equipped six IMSP (Indianapolis Motor Speedway Productions) trucks, two NEP (North Eastern Production) vehicles, and several smaller video and RF hub trucks in the communications compound to live broadcast the 100th Indy 500.
Any application. Every budget. RTS has the best-in-class choice for you. RTS made this big, bold pledge to its customers at NAB 2016, backed up by our team of broadcast intercom experts, a range of new products and a full program of training classes.
First Olympics use of RTS OMNEO TechnologyBurnsville, MN (April 18, 2016): NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected RTS to provide broadcast intercom systems and support for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 - August 21.
New addition to the KP-Series, suitable for desktop and wall-mount operation OMNEO IP technology and Dante compatibility ensure high-quality sound 16 position multi-function lever keys and high-resolution color display for user-friendly operationFully backwards-compatible with all existing RTS matricesLas Vegas, NV (April 18, 2016): RTS is proud to introduce the new DKP-4016 desktop/wall-mount intercom keypanel at the 2016 NAB show.
Audio and control software packages for KP-Series intercom keypanels enhance functionality and flexibility - available now with one-time-only feeApplies to all KP-5032 and KP-4016 keypanel models, including the latest family member - the DKP-4016 desktop and wall-mount keypanelLas Vegas, NV (April 18, 2016): RTS is pleased to announce the introduction of two new packages for its KP-Series keypanels at NAB 2016, designed for high-tech users including large broadcasters and organizations with more demanding requirements for audio performance and remote control.
KP-3016, KP-3016A and EKP-3016 added to the KP-Series family New models offer great value solutions for a range of intercom needs 14/16 position talk/listen lever keys and high-resolution color displays for easy operation with a common user-friendly interface and industrial designFully backwards compatible with existing RTS matricesLas Vegas, NV (April 18, 2016): RTS introduced the first models from its next generation KP-Series keypanel family at the 2015 NAB show in Las Vegas.
Romanian broadcast specialist Studio Video Art invests in new outside broadcasting (OB) truckRTS intercom systems will provide communication for sport broadcasts such as the European football championship 2016ADAM intercom matrix from RTS forms heart of intercom systems
Bucharest/Straubing, February 2016: The Romanian independent production company Studio Video Art has equipped its newest flagship outside broadcasting (OB) truck with RTS intercom systems.
MTV Europe Music Awards 2015 in Milan with powerhouse performances by Justin Beiber, Pharrell Williams and Ed SheeranBroadcasting specialist United provided television images and sound for worldwide broadcast to over 160 countriesADAM and Cronus intercom matrices and Color Display Keypanels from RTS helped to secure flawless communications.
This isn't just about the perfectly manicured playing field, yard markers, passes, tackles, touchdowns, punts, field goals, blockbuster halftime show or multimillion-dollar TV ads. This is about how all of the above comes into your home or favorite sports viewing establishment seamlessly.
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RTS's new KP-Series keypanels have won one of the 2015 Product Innovation Awards from NewBay Media's Broadcast/Video Group.
The Italian broadcast specialist ONE TV relies on RTS intercoms for its communicationsEach MotoGP motorcycle road race is followed by millions of viewersRTS ADAM-M modular intercom matrix forms the heart of the system
Rome/Straubing, September 2015: The Italian broadcast specialist ONE TV is relying on RTS intercoms to support its MotoGP coverage for Sky Italia, including an ADAM-M mid-size modular intercom matrix, color display keypanels and microphones.
First keypanel family with OMNEO IP technology on boardDante compatibility provides high-quality sound and ultimate flexibilityHigh-resolution color displays for intuitive, personalized controlMulti-function levers allow simple one-handed operationFully backwards-compatible with all existing RTS matricesInfoComm 2015, Orlando, FL: Coinciding with its 40th anniversary, RTS is pleased to present the first keypanel series with OMNEO networking technology on board to the AV integration industry at InfoComm 2015.
The International Ski Federation (FIS) Alpine Ski World Championship draws 130,000 fans to Beaver Creek and Vail, Colorado, with millions watching on TVBroadcast production experts Game Creek Video provided communications for host broadcaster EPC and the International Broadcast CenterSeamless, flexible communications and easy on-site adjustments ensured with RTS ADAM frames and RTS KP-series keypanels
US-based broadcast production specialists Game Creek Video relied on RTS intercoms to secure communications at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2015.
RTS intercom systems streamlined communications for Audi and Volkswagen press conferences at the Detroit Motor ShowOMNEO IP technology and a fiberoptic network minimized cable outlayBerlin communications expert CS Com Solution was responsible for the system solutionRTS intercoms made certain the Audi and Volkswagen press conferences went off without a hitch at this year’s Detroit Motor Show.
RTS intercom systems streamlined communications for Audi and Volkswagen press conferences at the Detroit Motor ShowOMNEO IP technology and a fiberoptic network minimized cable outlayBerlin communications expert CS Com Solution was responsible for the system solutionRTS intercoms made certain the Audi and Volkswagen press conferences went off without a hitch at this year’s Detroit Motor Show.
RTS presented its latest intercom solutions at the recent NAB show in Las Vegas – including the new KP-Series keypanels with OMNEO networking technology on board – and celebrated its 40th anniversary with customers and partners.
First keypanel family with OMNEO IP technology on boardDante compatibility provides high-quality sound and ultimate flexibilityHigh-resolution color displaysMulti-function levers allow simple one-handed operationFully backwards-compatible with all existing RTS matricesLas Vegas, NV, April 13, 2015 Coinciding with its 40th anniversary, RTS is pleased to introduce the first keypanel series with OMNEO networking technology on board at NAB 2015.
CTV invests in three new OB trucksNew flagship is OB11 – one of the largest outside broadcast (OB) trucks ever builtRTS intercom equipment secures communication on boardCTV, one of the largest independent OB companies in Europe, has equipped its three new OB trucks with RTS intercoms.
First keypanel family with OMNEO IP technology on boardDante compatibility provides high-quality sound and ultimate flexibilityHigh resolution color displaysMulti-function levers allow simple one handed operationFully backwards compatible with all existing RTS matricesStraubing/Amsterdam, February 2015 Coinciding with its 40th anniversary, RTS is proud to introduce the first keypanel series with OMNEO on board at ISE 2015.
NewBay Media’s Product Innovation Award, launched in 2013, recognizes excellence in manufacturing of products to serve the TV/pro video and radio/online audio industries. Winners are selected by a panel of professional users and evaluation criteria include innovation of concept and design, creative use of technology, price value, and suitability for use in a broadcast TV/pro video or broadcast/online radio environment.
MTV EMA set new record at 20th anniversary in GlasgowBroadcasting specialist UNITED provided television images and sound for worldwide broadcast of eventIntercom systems from RTS guaranteed flawless communicationsGlasgow/Straubing, January 2015 Airing in more then 160 countries and territories, the 20th anniversary of the MTV EMA awards took place on November 9th in Glasgow.
RTS delivers unique intercom system across multiple local stationsEnsuring smooth communication with superior soundStreamlining operations with seamless communication across departments and local stationsSeoul/Straubing, January 2015 The Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) is one of four major national South Korean television and radio networks.
United charged with responsibility for recording Miley Cyrus concerts Recordings in Barcelona and Lisbon for DVD production RTS ADAM matrix with a 144 x 144 configuration forms heart of communications networkLisbon/Straubing, December 2014 Miley Cyrus is without doubt one of the biggest stars around at the moment.
Dutch broadcast specialist Facility House adds OBV 6 to its fleetCommunication on board is secured by intercom system from RTS, including Cronus matrix and KP-12 keypanelsHilversum/Straubing, November 2014 With the new, HD-capable OBV 6, Dutch broadcast specialist Facility House extends its fleet of mobile production units.
12 000 visitors attend official congress of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions in ParisCSE charged with responsibility for communications inside venue and with hospital centers worldwideRTS intercoms and OMNEO IP-architecture form heart of communicationParis/Straubing, November 2014 EuroPCR, the official congress of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), is the leading annual course in interventional and cardiovascular medicine.
Cloudbass extends fleet with new HD-capable CBOB1Clients include Sky, BTSport, ITV, IMG and BBCCommunication inside the OB truck is secured by an ADAM intercom matrix from RTSRipley/Straubing, October 2014 Ripley-based Cloudbass is one of the largest outside broadcast providers in the UK.
Isle of MTV attracts 50 000 visitors to Malta with concerts by Nicole Scherzinger and Enrique IglesiasUnited responsible for recording of event for TV station MTVOn board the OB12, RTS equipment assured communications between United staffValetta/Straubing, October 2014 Each summer, Malta’s capital Valetta becomes the home of over 50 000 music fans from all over Europe.
British broadcast service provider NEP Visions provided host broadcasting services and domestic coverage for The Championships from WimbledonFor the tennis highlight of the year, systems from RTS were used – including, for the first time, an OMNEO network“Everything ran flawlessly from the first service on,” reports NEP’s Paul Fournier.
RTS celebrates world premiere of OMNEO External Interface-2 at IBC 2014Focus of RTS booth laid on OMNEO-compatible products and trunkingAmptown System Company, INC System Integrations and TRU-FI Electronics honored with “Distributor of the Year” awards and “Technical Support Excellence Award”
Amsterdam/Straubing - A record show attendance, massive interest in the latest OMNEO products – the annual International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), which ran this year from September 12th to 16th, once again lived up to expectations of RTS.
Zorlu Performing Arts Center is new home for musicals and music events in IstanbulPerformances so far have included Cats, Ennio Morricone, José Carreras and Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker BalletRTS intercom systems ensure communication during productions and live broadcasts
In line with New York’s Broadway and the West End in London, Istanbul’s Zorlu Performing Arts Center is the new home of musicals and music events in Turkey’s metropolis of 14 million inhabitants.
OEI-2 (OMNEO External Interface-2) allows the migration of existing RTS equipment to OMNEO media networking architectureSupport for both USOC or 586B wiringLow-profile, user-friendly, mountable design
Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 12, 2014: RTS Intercom Systems is pleased to introduce the OEI-2 (OMNEO External Interface 2) at IBC 2014.
Dante-based audio networking brings a new era of digital audio routing and control to video broadcast production
Looking back, it can be difficult to remember that many of the technologies we now see as having been inevitable were not long ago in their infancy, their future prospects uncertain.
Customized solution provides an efficient and easily manageable systemConnecting operation teams to ensure glitch-free performancesAn ideal intercom solution that is cost-efficient, flexible, and scalableCommunication is a key factor for a performance to run smoothly so the audience can be fully immersed in the experience.
Latest generation 32-position color display keypanel from RTS High-contrast HD TFT display with high-efficiency LED backlighting Supports both the RTS RVON VOIP and OMNEO IP optional network audio cards
Las Vegas, Nevada (April 7, 2014): RTS is pleased to introduce the RP-1000 series to the Americas market at NAB 2014 (booth C6908) – the newest member of its color display keypanel family and the successor to the flagship KP 32 CLD.
Super Bowl XLVIII watched by 111.5 million viewers in the U.S. alone.Primary provider of mobile production facilities Game Creek Video deployed RTS matrix intercom products utilizing the OMNEO IP media networking architecture to provide the key cross-river link in a vast multi-venue comms system.
NEW YORK – February 04, 2014 – RTS has been selected to provide communications equipment and support to NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, during its production of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, from February 6-February 23.
SuperSport South Africa adds two new vans to its fleet of outside broadcast vehiclesThese will be used primarily to provide live coverage of sporting eventsIntercom systems from RTS assure communications on location
The South African pay TV company SuperSport is one of the African continent’s leading broadcasters.
Over 50 million live viewers and over 150 million on the internet watched the twentieth MTV Europe Music Awards in Amsterdam on November 10, 2013Broadcasting specialist UNITED provided television images and sound for worldwide broadcastIntercom systems from RTS guaranteed flawless communications
On November 10, Amsterdam’s Ziggo Dome was the scene of the twentieth MTV Europe Music Awards.
OMNEO is a media networking architecture for professional applications ARNI significantly extends the reach of an OMNEO-based RTS intercom network to function seamlessly across subnets New RTS products mark the first deployment of OMNEO in the broadcast intercom industry New from RTS, ARNI significantly extends the reach of an OMNEO-based RTS intercom network to function seamlessly across subnets.
TV reality show The Mole has proved a ratings hit in Bulgaria Technical installation was performed by Mel Broadcast Solutions relying on systems from RTS Equipment involved included a Zeus III matrix and KP-12 keypanels
The reality TV format The Mole has proved extremely popular in Bulgaria.
CTV Outside Broadcasts, working with ESPN, relied on RTS to assure communications at the British Open 2013 OMNEO networking technology provided both program transport and system control “The combination of equipment from RTS and OMNEO facilitated to an enormous extent the communications logistics,” says Hamish Greig, Director of Engineering with CTV
The British Open Championship is the oldest golf tournament in the world.
Danish broadcaster dblux adds new outside broadcast vehicle, OB4 HD, to its fleet AVIT systems planned and implemented the fitting of the truck Onboard communications are assured by an RTS ADAM-M matrix with KP keypanels and the new RJ-45 network cards
With the launch of OB4 HD, the Danish broadcaster dblux has further expanded its fleet of high definition outside broadcast vehicles.
King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands was inaugurated on April 30, 2013 Hilversum broadcasting specialist UNITED provided the television images for what was the social event of the century in the Benelux region so far Intercom systems from RTS guaranteed flawless communications throughout the festivities Bosch video technology supported the police’s monitoring network
After 33 years on the throne, Queen Beatrix abdicated in favor of her son Willem-Alexander on April 30.
All ten cruise ships of the AIDA line are now equipped with intercom systems from RTS Amptown System Company was responsible for the installations The solutions in each case are based on the BTR-800 full-duplex wireless intercom system
With AIDAstella, the fleet of shipping company AIDA Cruises now numbers ten vessels.
The RTS Intercoms team is very pleased to announce that its new RTS ADAM OMNEO interface cards have been presented with a TV Technology magazine STAR 2013 award for superior technology at this year's NAB trade show!
Photo, L-R: Gary Fisher, Sr.
OMNEO is a media networking architecture for professional applications New RTS ADAM OMNEO interface cards transform the RTS ADAM matrix into a flexible, IP-based, AVB-compatible intercom network Launch marks the first deployment of OMNEO in the broadcast intercom industry Las Vegas, NV, April 8, 2013: RTS ADAM intercom matrix products and OMNEO professional media networking technology have come together in a big way at NAB 2013.
The Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg is undergoing renovation work scheduled for completion in autumn 2013 In the meantime, the stage manager’s console, which is equipped with RTS intercom equipment, has been moved to a temporary new location Amptown System Company was entrusted with the technical implementation
Opened in 1900 and seating 1,200, the Deutsches Schauspielhaus in Hamburg is not only the largest but also one of the finest theatres in Germany.
RTS presented current products at Broadcast Video Expo in London Large interest ahead of RTS’s introduction of OMNEO-compatible RTS products With a new record number of visitors, this year’s Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) ran from February 26-28.
RTS is pleased to announce that Jeff Berryman, Senior Scientist with Bosch Security Systems, Inc., Communications Systems Division, will present his paper “The Open Control Architecture” at the NAB 2013 Broadcast Engineering Conference on Sunday, April 7, 2013 (room S227, Las Vegas Convention Center).
France Télévisions relied on intercoms from RTS to coordinate coverage of the French Open tennis tournament this year from Roland-Garros An ADAM matrix assured production communications, as well as event sound and images, were broadcast worldwide Comments Lionel Dubois of France Télévisions: “Fortunately the topology of the intercom network allowed us to ensure that all those who required it were plied instantly with the latest information as soon as it became available.
RTS equipment is securing communications in the newly renovated Reduta Bratislava concert hall, home of the Slovak Philharmonic Centron Slovakia was the company charged with the installation The extensive intercom system includes digital matrices, keypanels and headsets from RTS
Based in Bratislava, the Slovak Philharmonic is the leading symphony orchestra in Slovakia.
United Broadcast Facilities (UBF) was recently responsible for recording concerts by Coldplay, Andrea Bocelli and André Rieu On board the OB trucks, RTS equipment assured communications between UBF staff ADAM and Cronus matrices were used, as well as keypanels from the KP-32 and KP-12 series
Among the rock and classical highlights of the 2012 concert season were the sell-out appearances of Coldplay in the Stade de France in Paris, Andrea Bocelli in the open air in Portofino (Italy), and André Rieu in Maastricht.
United is broadcast service provider responsible for coverage of Holland’s highest football league RTS equipment from Dutch distributor AXON ensures quality and user-friendliness of communications in all the firm’s outside broadcast vehicles ADAM and Cronus matrices, KP-12 and KP-32 keypanels, 2W/4W interfaces and BP-325 belt packs are among devices used
UEFA ranks Holland’s Eredivisie (Honorary Division) among the ten finest football leagues in Europe.
World-famous Bolshoi Theatre reopened after a six-year programme of renovation Includes installation by Amptown, ProVideo and TDM of largest RTS stage-manager system worldwide System comprises two ADAM matrices with 448 ports, over 200 keypanels and around 120 belt-packs, plus a number of headsets and interfaces Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre is not only the best-known and largest venue for operatic and ballet productions in Russia, but is numbered also among the most important and celebrated theatres in the world.
RTS presented its latest products at the 2012 International Broadcasting Convention The focus was upon ADAM-M, VLink and Optocore glass-fibre interfaces for RTS systems As the IBC made clear, IP-infrastructures and -integration are gaining ground Large numbers of visitors, massive interest in the latest products – the annual International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), which ran this year from September 7-11, once again lived up to expectations for RTS.
OB4HD is latest addition to South African pay-TV provider SuperSport’s fleet of outside broadcast vehicles New HD truck was equipped and constructed in England by Sony Professional Solutions Europe Flawless communication on board is provided by intercom systems from RTS
The South African pay-TV provider SuperSport has just added a new vehicle, OB4HD, to its fleet of high definition outside broadcast trucks.
The world-famous Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris was recently equipped with a new intercom system from RTS Le Team and Pilote Films were responsible for the installation The equipment used includes an RTS ADAM-M matrix as well as KP 32 CLD and WKP-4 keypanels
The Moulin Rouge ranks among the world’s most famous nightclubs.
The newly opened Birmingham Ormiston Academy has equipped its studios and theatre with equipment from RTS Ã‚â€žThe devices involved include a Zeus III LE+ matrix, MKP-12 and BKP-4 keypanels, MCP-90-12 microphones and a selection of belt-packs, head-sets and ear-sets Ã‚â€žAltered Images of Shepperton performed the installation
In September 2011, Birmingham Ormiston Academy (BOA) admitted its first 325 students.
Divex recently installed a communications system on board the Skandi Singapore dive support ship operated by DOF Subsea Communication with the divers as well as on board the ship is assured by a combination of Divex HeliCom Matrix™ and RTS/TELEX systems The latter include three Cronus matrices, a TIF-2000A telephone interface and KP-32, MKP-4 and WKP-1 keypanels
Deep-sea diving is one of the most hazardous of occupations, with decompression sickness and oxygen toxicity a constant menace.
Sony South Africa has installed equipment from RTS/TELEX in South African pay-TV provider SuperSport's latest outside broadcast vehicle It includes ADAM matrices; keypanels from the KP-32, KP-12 and DKP-16 CLD series; MCP-90-12 microphones; headsets from the new MH series; and a wireless intercom system from RTS/TELEX The HD truck will be used for live sporting transmissions and mobile television productions With no fewer than 24 channels, SuperSport, a subsidiary of the MIH Group, is the leading sports broadcaster on the African continent.
At many houses of worship a single location is plenty to keep the technical staff busy. But at Eagle Brook Church, technical operations encompass the needs of five distinct campuses across Minnesota’s Twin Cities metropolitan area.
From the local high school to the top professional teams, effective communication between on-field and off-field coaching staff is a crucial aspect of maintaining a high level of football play. Part of the coaching staff works from up in the coaches' booth, with its commanding big-picture view of the field and the opposing team’s formations.
With a massive new program of investment in its Nile TV International channel, which first went on air in 1994, Egyptian state television has prepared the way for the country's first-ever broadcasts in HD quality.
CTC Media is a leading independent broadcasting company in Russia. Operating five television networks in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Moldova, each targeted at a different audience group, CTC Media reaches over 150 million people.
Viditech Broadcast Facilities has been among the most in-demand broadcasting service providers in the Netherlands since 1990. To ensure it continues to exceed the expectations of its customers, the company, a member of the Facility House group, recently invested in a new outside broadcast vehicle: OBV5.
The wedding of Prince Albert of Monaco to Charlene Wittstock will be remembered as one of the media highlights of the year 2011: countless TV stations all over the world broadcast the entire ceremony live.
Wimbledon – the place at which the most sensational and dramatic chapters of tennis history have been written. Wimbledon symbolizes everything tennis has to offer: euphoria, drama, glamour and tradition.
Surgery is the archetypal team effort, with the combined skills of doctors, nurses, and technicians required to enable a successful outcome. In a high-stakes situation with little room for error, effective communication is key to ensuring that team members clearly understand exactly what needs to be done and when.
In live television and stage production, intercom provides a vital behind-the-scenes connection without which most shows would quickly fall into disarray. While wired systems typically remain static once they’ve been programmed, connected, and wrung-out, wireless intercom is a more dynamic medium.
Marco Borsato is one of the biggest stars on the Dutch music scene. The 44-year-old singer has already accumulated no fewer than 42 platinum awards. Now with his current tour, the artist is breaking new attendance records.
Watch a major American sporting event on TV, and there's a good chance that the mobile production facilities used for the telecast have been supplied by Game Creek Video of Hudson, NH. Founded in 1993, Game Creek has grown into a premiere provider of top-quality television production units and engineering services.
The Turner Broadcasting System, part of the Time Warner corporate family, is among the largest and most diverse media companies in the world, including not only CNN but also such familiar U.
Owned by the All-Russia State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company (VGTRK), RTR is one of Russia's media giants. Broadcasting nationwide, it operates a large number of regional studios, all of which are linked to the RTR headquarters in Moscow via a network.
The Nuremberg State Theatre is one of the largest and most prestigious playhouses in Germany. First opened in 1905 and thoroughly renovated for the first time after its rebuild in 1998, the theatre features three tiers and a total capacity of 1,000 visitors.
The first RTS/TELEX systems were installed in the studio complex of media giant twofour54 in 2009, with an extensive upgrade following in the spring of 2010. Almost a year since the lavish and complex installation, the Abu Dhabi-based media enterprise is extremely satisfied with its investment, the concept of fully-networking its studios having proved a sound one in practice.
Hertfordshire-based Amber Sound has been appointed as a new RTS/TELEX distributor. In Amber Sound, founded in 2005, with Graham Paddon as its Managing Director, RTS/TELEX has secured a partner in the theatre business that is both competent and well established.
The farewell tour of the Norwegian pop group a-ha turned into a real triumph for the band led by vocalist Morten Harket. All concerts on the tour, which ran from March to December 2010, were sold out. The climax of the tour, four shows at the beginning of December in Oslo's Spectrum, was an emotional one.
Las Vegas, Nev., April 11, 2011: Launching globally at NAB 2011 from intercom industry leader RTS, the new RTS VLink (Virtual Linked Intercom) system enables remote users to interface with RTS matrix intercoms – including entire ADAM systems – via a simple PC-based Internet application, allowing an unprecedented degree of control and flexibility from anywhere in the world.
This year's Broadcast Video Expo (BVE) ran from February 15-17 in Earl's Court, London. The annual gathering of the predominantly British, but also international, broadcast scene attracted a record number of visitors this year, with the high attendance level more than evident at the RTS/TELEX booth: "Our booth was outstandingly well visited throughout the fair," reports Adrian Richmond, RTS/TELEX Sales Manager UK & Republic of Ireland.
-- The British broadcasting service provider NEP Visions has integrated the MADI-16 Plus card from RTS/TELEX into its new OB trucks, Gemini 1 and 2
-- The card connects the ADAM frames to the trucks' audio consoles
-- Via coaxial and fibre connections, up to 64 I/O channels can be scaled for all AES-10-compliant devices.
For years, the independent broadcasting service provider Telegenic has been relying on equipment from RTS – not only in its conventional 2D trucks but also in the new 3D-equipped outside broadcast vehicles being added to the Telegenic fleet.
In true Texan tradition, everything about the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium (Arlington, Texas) is bigger and better, including its state-of-the-art Electro-Voice sound system - the largest fixed installation EV sound system in history.
With its brand new waterfront headquarters in downtown Toronto, which heralds the resurgence of the East Bayfront District, Corus Entertainment takes evident pride in being state-of-the-art. The company's eight-story LEED Gold-certified Corus Quay building consolidates operations from 11 locations, including three radio stations and 24 television services, and brings together 1,100 Toronto-area employees.
The Ryder Cup is as much part of golf as the ball or nine iron. This tournament between the finest American and European golfers has been held every two years since 1927 – each time on a different course.
Broadcast Intercom technology industry leader RTS now has three Emmy® Awards RTS recognized for “Development of Wireless Intercom” for broadcast applications Additional award for “The Belt Pack: Distributed Amplifier Systems in Live Production” RTS Intercom Systems (a brand of Bosch Security Systems, Inc.
An easily maneuverable , medium-sized OB van has just joined the fleet of TV and independent film service provider Hayfisher Broadcast. The van is packed with state-of-the-art equipment, including eight wireless HD cameras and—the nerve-center of communications—a Zeus intercom matrix from RTS/Telex.
Visions is the UK’s largest independent outside broadcast facilities provider. For a quarter of a century now, the Middlesex-based company has been the first choice when it comes to the broadcasting of major sporting, cultural, corporate and social events.
With the world’s first 3D outside broadcast vehicle, the British service provider Telegenic is inaugurating a new era in broadcasting: the truck, which was built by Sony Professional Europe, has been in service since the end of March.
RTS digital matrix intercom systems were once again the number-one choice of major broadcasting corporations for a sporting event of global significance that took place in Vancouver, Canada, earlier this year.
With seats for over 6,200, the new Crocus City Hall in Moscow is the largest multifunction hall in Russia. The Russian service provider Theater Technics and Technology (TTT) installed a comprehensive TELEX/RTS intercom system – the heart of which is a Cronus digital matrix.
Not only is the Africa Cup, which ran until the 31st January 2010, in itself one of the footballing highlights of the year; the 32-match tournament was also treated as a dress rehearsal for the FIFA World Cup in South Africa in June.
The State Theatre of Mecklenburg in Schwerin is one of the finest theatres in Germany. Since 1836, it has provided a stage for drama, ballet, opera, orchestral performances and even puppet shows. After closing in May 2009 to permit an extensive programme of refurbishment to go ahead, the theatre reopened its doors at the beginning of November.
Every football team requires flawless communication between the coach and the players. To that effect, Telex football intercom has had an exceptional working relationship with football helmet radio specialists Control Dynamics Corporation, and both companies have worked together with the NFL for 16 years.
Telex RadioCom intercom systems are providing an optimal balance of user-friendliness and excellent audio quality at two new installations in Fargo, ND.
NLFX Professional, of Bemidji, MN, selected systems built around Telex RadioCom BTR-1 UHF wireless intercom systems—standard issue on NFL sidelines—for system upgrades at North Dakota State University and the FARGODOME.
In a nuclear power plant, safety is always the top priority. Walls are heavily fortified with concrete and heavy gauge steel rebar that can be several feet thick. Entering & exiting the containment chamber where radioactive elements are stored involves a series of preparations that must be highly coordinated.
The Department of Pediatric Oncology at Amsterdam’s Emma Children’s Hospital, which is attached to the University of Amsterdam’s Academic Medical Centre, boasts an unusual facility: a TV studio in the basement from which programs are produced by and for children suffering from cancer.
RTS Telex intercom systems are playing a major part in the new integrated operations of Global Radio, which owns the top rating commercial radio stations, including Heart FM, Classic FM and 95.8 Capital FM.
A major new RTS talkback system has been installed at SBS Television by Magna Systems and Engineering.
With studios in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra SBS Television is watched by more than seven million Australians each week and broadcasts a unique mix of Australian-produced and international programs drawn from over 400 national and international sources.
At Sky Channel, according to Chief Engineer Sam Cannizzaro, their talkback and communications system forms a key cornerstone of the broadcasting service they provide. “Sky Channel pioneered satellite television in Australia.
In this year’s election 126 million Americans turned out to vote; the most in history. The television audience was assuredly massive as well, which meant that national broadcasters had to be ready for seamless, split-second updates during the entire night.
In this year's election 126 million Americans turned out to vote; the most in history. The television audience was assuredly massive as well, which meant that networks such as ABC Times Square Studios had to be ready for seamless, split-second updates during the entire night.
RTS Telex is pleased to announce that its RTS ADAM (Advanced Digital Audio Matrix) intercom system is playing a key role in the presentation areas at BBC Wales. The 80-port system, with seven KP32 key panels, allows operators and producers to communicate with each other in the new play-out facility at Broadcasting House in Cardiff, as well around the complex's control room, television presentation studio and gallery.
This year Beck Associates connected several local broadcasters with RTS and Telex RadioCom Intercom systems. Beck takes great pride in providing end-to-end solutions for their clients including integration, design, mobile production, and even custom millwork.
As a pioneer of private television in Africa, MNET (Electronic Media Network PTY Ltd) has written TV history. And today, the company based in Gauteng near Johannesburg continues to occupy a commanding position in the African media landscape, thanks to its diverse range of subscription channels.
For NBC, the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing saw a record number of programming hours, a record number of audio and video feeds, the minimal use of mobile television trucks and a large portion of production done back home in the United States.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia outfitted their Cardiac Catheterization Lab with a state-of-the-art intercom system from RTS Digital Matrix and Telex. A Cardiac Catheterization Lab, or Cath Lab, is a specially equipped examination room designed for performing coronary catheterizations; a minimally invasive procedure that can diagnose or treat heart conditions.
This election year, several major US broadcast networks entrusted RTS to deliver communication to their production teams in realtime across the entire country during the convention. One major news network used RTS to establish a remote connection from Washington DC to St.
When tens of thousands of athletes, officials and spectators begin arriving at Beijing Capital International Airport for the 2008 Olympic Games, a colossal engineering and architectural marvel will await them: Terminal 3 of the gigantic airport, which was officially opened in February 2008, is among star architect Sir Norman Foster’s most spectacular creations.
Recently I had the opportunity to speak with Bob Streeter, a communications veteran at NBC, about the intercom network they are using at the Olympic Games this year. Increased use of Trunking and RVON VoIP with an emphasis on remote manageability allows NBC to streamline overseas communication for a smoother production process.
Through CVE Milan, SKY Italy installed a complete multi-frame ADAM matrix intercom system complete with 6-character RTS keypanels and Telex wireless systems in their all-new Milan broadcast facility.
The new SKY satellite station has 6 studios and will employ 2500 people when construction is completed this year.
It isn't just the athletes that have to gear up for major sporting events like the Olympic Games – to the technical service providers, too, world-class events like these represent a challenge for which they must prepare at length.
Netherlands-based Cinevideogroup caused a stir recently with the acquisition of two new RTS-equipped high-definition OBVs (Outside Broadcast Vehicles).
Most of Cinevideogroup's OBVs and studios are equipped with matrices and keypanels from RTS/TELEX and its distributor AXON.
The National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing is the latest icon of modern architecture. The structure is a 200,000m² dome with a shell made of glass and titanium that is surrounded by a man-made lake.
The Suzhou Science, Technology, Culture, & Art Center is the newly-established cultural landmark of Suzhou City in China. Designed by master architect Paul Andreu, the center features a 1,200-seat grand theater, an entertainment restaurant, IMAX movie theater, seven film projection halls, a 33,000m² commercial center, and a crescent-shaped open square.
How do you move a preconfigured rackmount array full of state-of-the-art communications equipment? Use a forklift, of course.
That is the scale of communications that major broadcasters require for this year’s Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
A new RTS ADAM (Advanced Digital Audio Matrix featuring RVON-8 VOIP interface) matrix system installation at the City of Houston Emergency Operations Center has raised the bar for mission critical communications in EOC applications.
The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration and The Institute for Exploration have been combing the waters searching for ancient mysteries and unearthing new phenomena. Central to their recent missions has been the RTS intercom system that provides unified communications from the world’s most remote locations.
The 2007 Pan American Games held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil were a celebration of western sportsmanship. It also served as a showcase for Rio to prove itself as a modern city that is capable of hosting major international events.
Telex and Electro-Voice wireless microphone and intercom solutions used throughout biggest game in American Football
Bosch Communications Systems and its brands Telex and Electro-Voice recently provided wireless microphone and intercom solutions at Super Bowl XLI in Dolphin Stadium, Miami, Florida.
Now a year since it first went on air, the prospects for the nationwide Spanish private broadcaster La Sexta look excellent, with ratings on the rise, healthy advertising sales, and studios equipped to face the challenges of the future—with intercom equipment from TELEX/RTS.
NYC production-giant Sound Associates has been providing innovative audio and video products and services for over 60 years. Their specialties include: professional rentals and sales, consultation and design, entertainment production services, systems for special-need audiences and translation.
For TV broadcaster Channel 31, Okno TV built a complete broadcasting center from the bottom up, starting from scratch, too, when it came to the planning and installation of the video, audio, intercom, lighting, cabling and other equipment a television studio needs in order to function.
For a church to produce a service to be viewed fourteen times in seven different locations seems next to impossible. Lake Pointe Baptist Church in Rockwall, Texas does it with help from a RTS Digital Matrix Intercom System.
World leaders in intercom solutions, RTS and Telex, recently provided solutions for the critical communications demands of Level Global, LLC, east coast based hedge fund brokerage house. Given the rapid speed at which financial markets change on a daily basis, Level Global turned to RTS and Telex for an extensive communications system that would facilitate immediate voice command and monitoring at four separate office locations in different cities.
Georgia-based Atlanta Sound and Lighting specialize in concerts, conventions, corporate presentations, political events and theatrical productions. Known for providing state-of-the-art stage productions for their customers, ASL has provided production services for the corporate A/V market and all genres of musical entertainment and has worked with many of the most successful names in the entertainment industry.
Kaplin Medical Educational Services of Newark, NJ is using an RTS Zeus based system to communicate between 12 examination rooms, 2 wireless proctors and a 3 position control/monitor center. A team of licensed physicians located in the control room monitor and evaluate student physicians in the exam rooms on various medical practices and procedures via small ceiling mounted video cameras and an intercom station.
To cover the Winter Olympics in Torino, NBC made extensive use of Ethernet connectivity and Internet Protocol between the IBC, venues and stateside locations. One of the most significant changes took place within the core of NBC's communications system, (aka "RIB G"), which occupied 20 racks in the IBC.
No fewer than three major players in the Dubai broadcast sector – Fawasel TV, Dubai Television and the rental company AV Concepts – have just ordered intercom systems from RTS, including Zeus II matrices, RTS Two-Wire intercom systems and RTS keypanels.
Lake Pointe Baptist Church in Rockwall, Texas has expanded their intercom system with equipment from Telex/RTS, including a Zeus 24-port compact matrix, KP32 keypanels and BKP4 desktop keypanels. Approximately 6500 people attend 3 services each weekend at the Church, and enjoy state-of-the-art audio and video production facilities.
For the World Cup in Germany, the first major sporting event in the history of television to be produced in High Definition format, over two thirds of the world’s broadcasters are relying on systems from Telex/RTS.
EVI Audio has extended its profitable partnership in the pro audio sector with Turkish distributors Atempo Sound and Lighting Systems to cover the products of RTS Telex. Atempo Sound and Lighting Systems has four branches in different parts of the country, so proximity to customers is assured.
The French company Visual Technology has just equipped its HD1 production truck with an Advanced Digital Audio Matrix (ADAM) as part of a full switchover to Telex/RTS systems.
Amsterdam / Straubing, September 2005.
At the Summer X Games, Telex hooked up ESPN's broadcast operations center (BOC) with four Advanced Digital Audio Matrix frames at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, with one each from Huntington Beach, Long Beach and the Home Depot Center in Carson.
Bratislava-based Centron Slovakia S.R.O. was created at the end of 1991. In the years since, the company has established a fine reputation in the intercom and broadcast sector, gaining further kudos in the spring of 2005 when the team led by Managing Director Radoslav Bako took over the distribution of RTS/Telex systems in the region.
Gentlemen, start your engines! There can scarcely be a sport in which rapid and reliable communication is quite as important as Formula One racing: all the cars are equipped with onboard computers relaying a constant stream of information on the status of the motor and chassis to the pit crews, who then analyze it and are able to pass urgent messages, if need be, to the drivers.
Polsat is the largest private TV network in Poland, covering the entire country with broadcasts that can be picked up by antenna or satellite. Now Polsat has set the course for the future with its move to spacious and lavishly equipped new premises in Warsaw.
The National Geographic Society has supported research and exploration of the Titanic for 78 years and in 1985, it capitalized on Dr. Robert Ballard's discovery of the wreck with "Secrets of the Titanic", which aired on TBS one year later to record-breaking ratings.
Nearly two decades after discovering the wreck of the world’s most famous ship, pre-eminent explorer and scientist Dr. Robert Ballard is set to revisit the 12,000-feet deep resting place of RMS Titanic in May and June 2004.
Greece’s state-owned broadcasting corporation runs three channels, ERT, NET and ERT3, and offers a full range of dynamic programming, from regular news bulletins, current affairs programmes, and live coverage of breaking news and sporting events to general entertainment programs of all kinds.
MediaComm is an uncompromising, full-service production company located in Charlotte, NC, where it has catered to local, regional, national and international clients for the past 12 years. Currently, MediaComm supports Fox Sports Net, Speed Channel, Nascar Images, The Inspiration Networks and a host of cable and corporate clients with its video and audio editing suites, award winning broadcast design group, state-of-the-art studios and remote production facilities.
Though the popular and controversial European TV show “Big Brother” might be in questionable taste, one thing is certain: eavesdropping has been elevated to an art form with the show’s use of the Telex/RTS ADAM Digital Matrix.
A major international TV sports network used the new Telex/RTS RVON-8 Voice over Internet Protocol card to assist in broadcasting the 2004 Australian Open Tennis Championship, which ran from January 19th to February 1st.
When the Oakland Raiders and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers squared off in Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego, the action on the field was broadcast in 28 different languages to a worldwide audience of approximately 800 million viewers in 220 countries and territories.
NBC's production intercoms and associated communications systems successfully support the efforts of NBC producers and technical staff for news, sports and entertainment programming. But changing economic times, increased system complexity and competition in the broadcast market demand that communications systems and infrastructure cost less and perform better.
Charlson Broadcast Technologies has chosen the Telex Communications, RTS TW intercom system to outfit its two new broadcast production trucks that cover horseracing at Ellis Park. Recently completed, the Telex installation is being used for communication between the 11 camera positions; studio simulcast control room and the new Charlson Broadcast live video production truck.
The communication systems that tied together NBC's New York and Atlanta facilities were critical to the coverage of the 1996 Olympic Games. These communication systems not only linked the two broadcast facilities together, but also provided communication between individual athletic venues and the network hubs.
NBC's Olympic broadcast plan calls for a "virtual" broadcast center - the International Broadcast Center or IBC - that ties the network's New York broadcast facilities in 30 Rockefeller Center to facilities NBC is building in Atlanta for Olympic Coverage.