Quartz Electronics and Sundance Digital have formed a working partnership to implement a protocol that enhances control of Quartz QMC Master Control switchers operating under Sundance's Titan automation system. The protocol enables the selection of internally stored logos and DVE moves under automated control, which were previously inaccessible from the playlist. The companies defined and tested the technology, and it is currently being used on air.
Quartz to Control Turner's New HD Channel
Turner Entertainment Networks has ordered two Quartz Electronics QMC-HD Master Control switchers to control its new HD Channel, due for a Spring 2004 launch. The QMC-HD controls uncompressed HD signals and supports multiple levels of key, an internal logo store, dual voice-overs and eight channels of audio with full in