Quicklink Partners With Riedel On Pro Skype Solutions

SWANSEA, WalesQuicklink today announced it has partnered with Riedel to support Microsoft’s studio-grade Skype TX solutions that make it possible to integrate Skype calls from around the world into telecasts.

“Quicklink are committed to the support and continued development of the Skype TX products, and this partnership facilitates both companies to focus on their future growth strategies in a complementary way,” said Quicklink CEO Richard Rees.

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Quicklink will now support existing Riedel STX-200 Skype TX customers under the partnership agreement. Quicklink also has begun handling sales service, including a user hotline, along with hardware repairs — both in and out of warranty — for the Skype STX-200 product.

This year Quicklink TX, which incorporates the Microsoft Skype TX engine, received the Queen’s Award for Innovation, an accolade recognizing outstanding achievement in innovation for a company that also exhibits strong corporate social responsibility.

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Phil Kurz

Phil Kurz is a contributing editor to TV Tech. He has written about TV and video technology for more than 30 years and served as editor of three leading industry magazines. He earned a Bachelor of Journalism and a Master’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism.