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Feb 13

World Radio Day 2017

Today is the sixth World Radio Day, UNESCO’s worldwide event for exploring the way radio shapes our lives. This year’s theme is “Radio is You!”, to advocate for listeners and general audiences around the world to contribute to creating policy and programming for radio. Events this year will be specifically focused on exploring radio as […]

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Jan 24

How To Run A Security Audit

We’ve all heard enough horror stories about security breaches to understand that it’s important to keep an eye on security settings. But when you’re actually setting up and maintaining your equipment, it can be hard to remember the urgency. Who would bother messing with your server? The truth is, you don’t have to be high-profile […]

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Jan 23

Comrex ACCESS Goes To Washington

For major broadcasters, Comrex ACCESS was an important feature of inauguration coverage this past weekend. Radio World discussed the use of ACCESS and other Audio Over IP tools for ABC News Radio and Westwood One.   “This is really the first inauguration that we are totally getting away from ISDN. Most everything will be IP […]

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Jan 13

Broadcasting On Inauguration Day

What’s your backup plan? If you are attending next week’s US Presidential Inauguration and will be broadcasting live from this event, you no doubt have already arranged for your media space, Secret Service and Press Credentials.  But if you’re planning to use any of our Comrex IP audio or video codecs, make sure you take […]

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Dec 07

Comrex Announces Partnership With Lumina Broadcast Systems Australia

DEVENS, MA, Dec. 7th, 2016 — Comrex is proud to announce a new partnership with Lumina Broadcast Systems Australia. Based in Australia, Lumina supplies the latest in technology for digital broadcast, for both television and radio. Comrex is thrilled to partner with the go-to company for digital broadcast needs down under, and to work with […]

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Dec 07

Codec Answer Guy Presents – Smartphone Apps vs. Hardware Codecs

Welcome back to Codec Answer Guy Presents, the series where we address the questions we hear most frequently from broadcast professionals. This month, we’re talking about smartphone apps and hardware codecs. On a very basic level, hardware codecs and smartphone apps do the same thing. Both transmit high fidelity audio over IP networks (public or private […]

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Nov 30

Understand The Difference Between Our Codec Management Tools

We make three great tools for controlling and interacting with your codecs – Fleet Commander, Codec Commander, and Switchboard. Each one is useful in very different circumstances. So how do you know which tool is right for your use-case? Luckily, we just published a tech note that explains what each one does, and when you might need […]

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Nov 29

Case Study: Engaging Community With ACCESS

Sun Prairie Media Center serves the community of Sun Prairie, WI, by providing original local radio programming. Their programming is created by members of the community. Volunteers can come in and create shows about anything they find interesting. Their programming ranges from music, to community-focused talk shows, to shows about targeted interests like cars, farm-to-table, […]

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Nov 11

Walk for Veterans

Kevin Kinkead, a former U.S. Army Infantryman, and Daniel Taylor, a former U.S. Navy sonar technician and firearms tactician, are walking across the continental United States to bring awareness to the many struggles that veterans face upon returning from duty. We featured their Walk for Veterans in a recent LiveShot ad, and on this Veteran’s […]

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Nov 02

Radio Has Powerful Impact During Election Season

Think radio has been less important than other media this election season? Think again. Based on recent research, radio has been one of the most powerful campaign tools over the past several years. According to a recent study by Nielsen: Radio reaches over 94% of independent voters in battleground states, across age demographics. (Yes, including […]

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