Midwest broadcaster discovers new efficiencies in automated
workflows, remote monitoring for 10 TV stations
The Harris Broadcast solution will establish a common architecture across all 10 stations, providing flexibility for each station to leverage local sources and content. Centrally,
The hub stations, located at KTTC in
“This solution gets these stations on the same platform, with the same exact gear and processes – and in many cases it was an ideal time as our facilities transition fully to HD,” said
The new centralized model follows on a recent Harris Broadcast Selenio™ deployment across all 14 Quincy stations for over-the-air signal encoding and site-to-site networking. Elsewhere, Quincy stations use Harris Broadcast transmitters (“seven years with the original tubes”) and Harris Broadcast media software for business operations – the latter of which he sees playing a significant role in the new model moving forward.
“We were one of the early adopters of Harris Broadcast traffic software, and this new solution allows us to be end-to-end with Harris Broadcast from traffic to transmitter,” he said. “The tighter integration with the business systems and automation makes a lot of sense. And overall, we can handle secondary events from start to finish much more effectively in the new automated workflow.”
The complete solution also features Harris Broadcast modular core processing systems and frame synchronizers and converters in the local infrastructure of each station. Both systems handle multiple signal conversion, processing and distribution tasks from space-efficient platforms.
About Harris Broadcast
Harris Broadcast is a market leader in content management and network infrastructure serving more than 3,000 radio/TV broadcasters, cable networks, MSOs and mobile and IPTV providers spanning 140 countries. Harris Broadcast has been awarded 240 patents and has received eight Emmy Awards from the
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Source: Harris Broadcast