11.21.2007 02:36 PM
Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Sparrowhawk uses Pro-Bel Morpheus for file efficiency

Sparrowhawk Broadcast Services (SHBS), a playout and transmission service based in Englewood, CO, has turned to Pro-Bel in its pursuit of increased multichannel audio efficiency for a new master control facility. The aim was to be able to receive, store and retransmit single video channels with up to 16 separate audio channels, depending on which international region the content is being sent to.

"With our old system, this was accomplished by storing a separate copy of the video content with each different audio version. This was obviously a very inefficient method. Now we can ingest and store multiple audios for just one video," said Brett Pierce, SHBS director of engineering.

SHBS installed a four-channel Pro-Bel Morpheus automation and media management system, with three more scheduled for delivery. One channel now being played out from the system, KidsCo, has English, Hungarian, Russian and Polish all using the same video content. SHBS is also using Sirius routing technology from Pro-Bel.

For more information, visit www.pro-bel.com.

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Thursday 11:07 AM
The Best Deconstruction of a 4K Shoot You'll Ever Read
With higher resolutions and larger HD screens, wide shots using very wide lenses can be a problem because they allow viewers to see that infinity doesn’t quite resolve into perfect sharpness.

David Goggin /   Wednesday 03:01 PM
Sommer Introduces New Hybrid Cable at InfoComm
Clyne Media, Inc /   Wednesday 10:41 AM
Guitar Center and DirecTV Present Muse Live from The Mayan

Featured Articles
Exhibitions & Events
Discover TV Technology