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Obedia Moves To Nashville, Appoints Murphy CEO

Training and support pioneers take up residence in Music City with co-founder Jayce Murphy at the helm

Nashville, TN (December 1, 2010) – OBEDIA, a leading provider of technology training and support, has moved its headquarters to Nashville, having established a solid base within the music and post-audio industry over the past 6 years in Los Angeles. Moving with the company is newly named CEO Jayce Murphy, who will be tasked with further developing support services as well as overseeing third party integration of OBEDIA’s enterprise management system.

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“OBEDIA was born out of the need for a more effective way to service complex technology and has evolved into an educational and training resource for those making and producing music with computer hardware and software,� said co-founder and newly appointed CEO Jayce Murphy. “The move to Nashville puts us in a better position to work closely with its vibrant music community, which has embraced technology in producing music known throughout the world. As CEO, I’m looking forward to expanding on our success and to bring service and support into the next generation.� more

Netia’s Radio-Assist Simplifies Repurposing of Multilingual Broadcast Content at Australia’s SBS

Radio-Assist Software Automates Delivery of SBS Radio Content to SBS Online Service in 50 Different Languages

CLARET, France — Nov. 30, 2010 — NETIA today announced that Australia’s Special Broadcasting Service (SBS), a public radio and television broadcaster delivering media in 68 different languages, is using NETIA’s Radio-Assist(TM) automation system to publish content to its website simply and cost-effectively. Dedicated to meeting the needs of diverse communities and cultures across Australia, SBS gathers programming from content creators worldwide and uses Radio-Assist to deliver this content online in 50 different languages. The Radio-Assist publishing module provides all the media asset management capabilities required by SBS to manage both media and metadata for accurate, efficient multilingual publication to the Web. more

Barix Reflector Service Simplifies Radio Network Distribution over IP for Bell Media Group

Barix AG announces that syndicated content provider Bell Media Group of Raleigh, North Carolina, has successfully deployed the Barix Reflector Service to distribute live North Carolina Central University football and basketball games to eight regional AM radio stations comprising the NCCU Sports Network. Barix Exstreamer 1000

Bell Media Group is among the earliest Reflector Service customers, establishing a reliable and cost-efficient Audio over IP distribution network for its syndicated college sports programming service. Barix introduced the Reflector Service last spring to help broadcasters with limited IT resources to establish IP links for single stations and broadcast networks with minimal effort and hassle.

“Satellite communications was very expensive, and ISDN was also out of my range,� said Jay Bell, president and chief engineer for Bell Media Group. “IP has saved me between $3,000-4,000 on distribution alone. I became familiar with Barix and beta-tested the Reflector Service for the 2010 college football season. All the tests went well and we will continue using the Barix Reflector service for sports, music and other remote broadcasts, with the goal of adding more radio affiliates.� more

White Mark Ltd Ends 2010 On A High Note

Despite the economic doom and gloom, UK studio and acoustic design consultancy White Mark Ltd is reporting an exceptionally busy end to 2010, with 17 major projects under construction on four different continents.

Among these are new radio studios in Egypt, a film production and post production complex in Moscow, multimedia facilities for an international advertising agency in New York, a music recording studio in Mexico and three different projects in London, all involving the design and installation of television post production facilities.

White Mark’s Managing Director David Bell says: “We are noticing a definite trend for larger projects that involve a number of different recording, editing and post production facilities in the same building. It is not uncommon for us to be designing and installing up to 20 rooms at a time for just one client. Most of this work is for film and television production and post production customers but we are still tackling the occasional music studio, although most of these projects are currently overseas.� more

NETIA Radio-Assist 8 Supports Flexible, Highly Automated Workflow at SHEMS FM in Tunisia

NETIA Software Will Simplify Management, Production, and Delivery of Uncompressed WAV Audio for Broadcast, Internet Streaming, Podcasts, and Audio on Demand

CLARET, France — Nov. 23, 2010 — NETIA today announced that SHEMS FM, a new privately owned radio station based in Tunis, Tunisia, is being equipped with the Radio-Assist(TM) 8 suite of digital audio automation software to support both traditional and Internet broadcast operations using only uncompressed WAV files. The NETIA software will enable SHEMS FM to establish efficient media logging, management, and production for its Internet streaming, podcasts, and on-demand services.

“Our broadcast model requires a robust and flexible solution for managing and preparing a tremendous volume of high-quality content for various Internet-based services,” said Fathi Bhoury, general manager at SHEMS FM. “NETIA is an established leader in providing sophisticated media management in a multiplatform environment, and its Radio-Assist 8 software offers valuable functionality across our full production and delivery workflow.” more

Jünger Audio’s Small MIX4 Is Beautiful For Zurich Radio Station Radio 1 AG

Radio 1 AG has invested in seven Jünger Audio MIX4 compact mixers to record telephone interviews and other source material for its programming.

This privately owned commercial radio station broadcasts a mixture of news, music, phone-ins and special reports to local audiences in Zurich, Switzerland. junger-audio-at-radio-1-ag.JPG

“We don’t have a large studio set-up, so we were looking for compact mixers that were truly versatile,� says Sandro Huber, Head of Technology and IT. “The Jünger Audio MIX4 is ideal for our purposes because it offers a large number of features for its small size. We have installed the units throughout our facility where they are being used for audio limiting, to control our Mandozzi crosslines and for controlling telephone interviews.�

Jünger Audio’s MIX4 compact four-fader mixers offer many different configuration possibilities making them ideally suited to a wide range of applications in Radio and TV including editing, voice over, and console back-up. more

Myers To Show ProTrack Broadcast Management Suite At GV Expo 2010

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GV EXPO BOOTH # 538

MYERS TO SHOW ITS PROTRACK BROADCAST
MANAGEMENT SUITE AT GV EXPO 2010

Northampton, MA (November 16, 2010) – Myers Information Systems will demonstrate the full range of its popular ProTrack business management systems in Booth #538 at Government Video Expo 2010 (December 1-2 in Washington, DC). ProTrack is a comprehensive, scalable solution for broadcast traffic, scheduling, programming, and sales management; it supports numerous content workflow models and industry segments, including: Commercial, Government and Public media, as well as Community, Corporate, Educational, Satellite, and Faith-Based media entities.

The Myers team will highlight ProTrack’s new Media Asset Management (MAM) module, providing business rule-based life-cycle control over digital content files. ProTrack MAM ensures that multi-channel / multi-platform content is accurately identified, catalogued, and made available for airplay as needed. Each asset’s location, audio / video format, aspect ratio, and other critical metadata are accessible to both the user interface and to automated processes for migration among storage devices, playlist (automation) execution, and other content management tasks. more

RadioTime Releases New Song Search Technology

RadioTime, Inc., a developer of technology for finding and listening to radio online, launches its new Song Search technology today. This allows users to quickly search and listen to radio stations currently airing or will soon air a specific song or artist. The technology helps listeners discover new radio stations to add to their station presets.

The technology also provides suggestions of stations that are likely to play a similar song, artist and music genre. Song Search is available on RadioTime.com, RadioTime’s family of TuneIn mobile apps and widgets and RadioTime-powered products for home and automobile entertainment systems.
Song Search collects information of thousands of songs currently playing and makes it available to users in real time. That information is also used to create historical playlists for specific radio stations and DJs. This lets users to search for songs playing live now or for stations and DJs likely to play artist or song titles. more

Enthusiastic Exhibitors and Attendees Applaud 129th AES

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SAN FRANCISCO: A full year of preparation, augmented by hopeful rays of economic sunshine and a spirit-boosting World Series sweep by the SF Giants, provided 129th AES Convention exhibitors and attendees with an enthusiastic platform for previewing the industry’s latest hardware and software advances, re-establishing relationships and, updating business and technical expertise.

Over 14,000 attendees and more than 300 exhibitors crowded the Exhibition Hall, Workshops, Tech Tours, Panels, Platinum, Live Sound and Special Events. more

Transaudio Group Introduces New Daking Mic Pre 500

micpre_500.JPGLAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 2010: Geoff Daking and Company, Inc. launched the new Mic Pre 500 single-channel microphone/instrument preamplifier module at the 129th AES Convention in San Francisco. Derived from the company’s Mic Pre One freestanding unit, the Mic Pre 500 is designed for installation in 500 Series format equipment. The new mic pre features switchable phase, 20 dB mic input pad, +48V phantom power, and a selectable quarter-inch line/hi-z instrument input.

Like the Mic-Pre One, the Mic Pre 500 shares the gain structure and Class A, fully-discrete transistor circuitry design of Daking’s popular Mic Pre IV. The front panel controls include a variable high-pass filter (0-200 Hz) as well as continuously variable input gain. It also includes an eight-segment tri-color LED meter with simultaneous VU and Peak is included. more

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