03.01.2004 12:00 PM
Crawford selects OmniBus Systems’ Colossus automation

OmniBus Systems, a provider of automation and asset management technology, announced that Atlanta-based Crawford Communications has selected its Colossus multichannel automation system as the basis for consolidation of the company’s network origination operations.

As part of the project, dubbed “Encompass ENCOde, Manage, and Protect your Assets,” Colossus will be deployed to control SGI Origin 350 video servers and a Masstech archive system, and interface with five different traffic systems, providing a solution for playout of 37 redundant channels.

Colossus is a multichannel automation and control system designed to bridge the gap between video, audio, Internet, and data-streaming applications. It provides a means by which broadcasters can multiply their channel output.

The system’s timeline-based display allows a single operator to monitor the status of all channels instantaneously. It also enables an operator to focus in on any single stream, confirm its data, and drive it in the traditional manner should the schedule require it.

Crawford Communications’ new network origination system is scheduled to go to air May 15.

For more information, visit: www.omnibus.tv.

Back to the top

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

Tuesday 03:07 PM
WMUR-TV Says FAA Drone Rules Preclude ENG
The FAA’s current rules and proposed ban on flight over people, requirement of visual line of sight and restriction on nighttime flying, effectively prohibit broadcasters from using UAS for newsgathering. ~ WMUR-TV General Manager Jeff Bartlett

Featured Articles
Exhibitions & Events
Discover TV Technology