PBS Taps Crispin for Automation

Crispin has installed its automation suite, System 2000, at WGCU-TV, a PBS station in Fort Myers, Fla.

System 2000 will support satellite, recording, ingest, asset management and control of five channels for on-air playback.

WGCU is also using Crispin RapidPlayX, for playlist monitoring and control, enabling the station to create and load playlists, edit events, issue playlist commands and monitor the status of events. RapidPlayX loads daily program and record schedules for 24-hour operations, seven days a week.

Additionally, the Raleigh, N.C.-based company is providing its DeviceServer, Dubber application, Mapper, AssetBase, a Web-based asset manager and LoRez content encoding server for the facility.