A variety of broadcasters are using PESA routing solutions to support international delivery of audio and video from the 2006 Winter Games in Torino.
Operating out of Padua, Italy, FRAME operates a fleet of OB vans for hire in southern Europe. Chief engineer Andrea Gianolli selected the PESA Cheetah SD-HD multirate router for coverage of the Torino Games because of the system's compact size, signal-format capability and router system controller.
The PESA Cheetah 128 x 128 router is capable of simultaneously handling SDI and HDTV signals from the International Broadcast Center as well as the production group's own sources.
The Geneva-based European Broadcast Union (EBU) has been using a PESA Tiger router regularly for major sporting events, upgrading the system routinely so that this year's Olympics coverage is supported by a fully populated Tiger SDI router with a companion audio router and a large quantity of RCP-PVPG control panels, each of which was designed specifically for EBU.
For more information, visit www.pesa.com.
Get the TV Tech Newsletter
The professional video industry's #1 source for news, trends and product and tech information. Sign up below.