A virtual press conference from Sound & Video Contractor

CLEAR-COM® SYNCHRONIZES IP COMMUNICATION WITH NAB DEBUT OF NEW CONCERT SOFTWARE-BASED INTERCOM SYSTEM

clear-com-concert-screenshot-broadcast.jpgLAS VEGAS, NV, APRIL 24, 2008—Clear-Com® Communication Systems recently delivered intercom solutions for the desktop PC with the introduction of its first software-based intercom system, Clear-Com Concert at NAB 2008. Clear-Com is the leading innovator of communications systems for the broadcast, live performance, government and commercial markets. This new multi-user and multi-channel intercom product provides broadcasters of all sizes with a reliable and cost-effective way to easily intercommunicate.

Based on Voice-Over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, Clear-Com Concert’s enhanced audio features deliver crystal-clear sound and non-blocking communications over a standard Local Area Network or Internet between local and remote users. This eliminates the need for picking up a phone or connecting to a conference bridge. An intuitive interface facilitates ad-hoc communications and makes the user the conductor of his or her own audio conference with easy drag-and-drop functionality and simple point-and-click controls. The ‘Presence Awareness’ feature monitors participants’ availability, allowing users to communicate more efficiently in highly demanding and collaborative settings.

“Today’s broadcasters are faced with having to work in fast-paced environments where time is of the essence,? explains Jake Dodson, Clear-Com Vice President of Product Management. “Clear-Com Concert is a cost-effective solution for addressing this need. It is the ideal system for time-sensitive applications, such as on-location mobile production trucks and live broadcasts. It makes communication seamless. For example, freelancers working from home or in the field can now connect to their desktops or laptop computers via a user-friendly interface using a microphone or headset. These conferences can be initiated within minutes and are of such high clarity that it actually sounds as if they’re in the same room with other participants.?

The system, scalable to many hundreds of users, is designed with proprietary protocols and error recovery algorithms for mission-critical applications that include live broadcast productions. The system uses AES 128-bit encryption to provide “online banking? grade security for protecting privacy of transmissions. With texting and online chat capabilities that offer easy escalation to a voice session, users have increased control and flexibility. Supporting a variety of CODECs including wideband and ultra wideband, Clear-Com Concert provides realistic audio that captures more components of the human voice for speech quality enhancement than those previously available on the market.

ABOUT CLEAR-COM
Clear-Com® is the global leader of professional communication solutions for broadcast, live performance, military, government and commercial markets. For more than 40 years, Clear-Com’s signature products such as Encore Party-line, Eclipse Digital Matrix, CellCom®/FreeSpeak® Digital Wireless and IP Communications systems have revolutionized broadcast stations, production trucks, houses of worship and performance venues. Recognizing Clear-Com for its history of intercom innovation, production teams around the world achieve ubiquitous communication with products to promote easy interoperability and global connectivity. More information can be found at www.clearcom.com.

ABOUT THE VITEC GROUP PLC
The Vitec Group plc is acknowledged as a global leader in the supply of equipment and services to the broadcasting, entertainment and photographic industries and has established a reputation for technical excellence and superior engineering along with an astute business strategy which has seen it grow by acquisition. Innovation is a cornerstone of the Group’s activities and the organization is committed to a policy of continuous product development. With revenues (2007) of $546m (£274m) and over 2200 employees world-wide, its products are distributed in almost 100 countries, through a strong, fully-resourced distribution network or direct to the end user or corporate customer. More information can be found at www.vitecgroup.com.

SMPTE 2014 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition Marks Greatest Attendance in Past Decade
SHURE WIRELESS SYSTEMS SPARK SUCCESS AT 2014 CMA AWARDS
SSL Matrix and Sigma Deliver EDM Heat For Las Vegas Studios
HARMAN’s BSS Audio Provides Networking for Italy’s MiCo – Milano Congressi Convention Center
New H.264 Streaming Media Processor with FlexOS Now Shipping
HARMAN’s Martin Professional Introduces New LED Video Solutions For Dynamic Designs and Exterior Installations
Catalyst AV Distribution Network Member HCA Distributing Opens Salt Lake City Branch
Clay Paky Sharpy Fixtures Help Deliver Powerful Message For “Stand Up to Cancer” Blockbuster Special
Powersoft Captures Nuance and Detail of The Earth Harp and Other Artistic Performances at Pennsylvania’s Mercyhurst University
HARMAN’s Martin Professional Launches MAC Aura XB™ Wash Light, M-Touch™ Lighting Console, and RUSH Gobo Projector 1™ at LDI 2014

About

Stay up to date on the latest technology news. Select press representatives post company news several times a day. Check back often to get the latest news on product releases, mergers and acquisitions, and product applications. To be included in this virtual press conference, please contact The Wire.

Calendar

April 2008
M T W T F S S
« Mar   May »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930  

Your Account

Subscribe

Subscribe to RSS Feed

Subscribe to MyYahoo News Feed

Subscribe to Bloglines

Google Syndication