Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Leitch wins order from BBC News
The BBC has selected Leitch's NEO for 36 channels of digital infrastructure that will run bi-directionally between BBC News' new digital video server system and its wider analog environment.
NEO is an advanced architecture that accommodates routing, distribution, clock and signal reference products.
NEO is an advanced architecture that accommodates routing, distribution, clock and signal reference products. Its range includes interface, conversion, synchronization and compression solutions for all analog, digital, SD and HD. NEO is designed with no thermal or power restrictions.
The order comprises seven FR-3903-E racks at the central hub housing 38 AVM-3901-A multiplexers with 38 DMX-3901-A de-multiplexers running under Leitch's CCS Pilot control and monitoring software.
Twenty-two FR-3901 racks, each housing one DAC-3981 and one ADC-3981, will be supplied to provide bi-directional audio conversion to digital edit stations at dispersed locations.
BBC News has also NEO equipment for its test and development system.
For more information visit www.leitch.com.
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