Latest News

Press Kit
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 […]

Continue Reading In the News Press Releases
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 […]

Continue Reading In the News Gear in Action
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, […]

Continue Reading In the News Gear in Action
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 […]

Continue Reading In the News
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 […]

Continue Reading In the News
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 […]

Continue Reading In the News
Oct 27

Tom’s Tech Blog: Hate Flash? We’ve Got Options

Comrex products like ACCESS, BRIC-Link, and STAC-VIP each serve a rich web page that functions as their main user interface. For a variety of reasons (that were perfectly sound at the time) these pages were designed with the Adobe Flash tool. But Flash has gotten a (not entirely undeserved) reputation in recent years. Its constant need […]

Continue Reading In the News Tom's Tech Blog
Oct 26

Case Study: Remote Season Success With ACCESS

ESPN New Hampshire Radio covers a broad range of both regional and local sports. Afternoon drive shows like “The Stretch Run with Jimmy Murphy” and weekend shows like “The Sports Blast” provide commentary on Boston-based teams. Other shows, like “Friday Night Lights”, supply play-by-play coverage of high school athletics. Regardless of the scope of the […]

Continue Reading In the News User Reports
Oct 24

“Dirty COW” Vulnerability: What Is It And Should You Worry?

Recently, Linux users have been warned that the Dirty COW flaw can allow hackers to easily invade and gain full access to a system. While this vulnerability has been around since 2007, it has only been discovered and manipulated recently. Dirty COW is definitely something to worry about for most Linux systems. As Phil Oester, […]

Continue Reading In the News
Oct 20

Tom’s Tech Blog: Broken Wifi Adapters got you down?

          With our ACCESS portable and LiveShot portable codecs, we ship a a high gain Wifi adapter, the Edimax EW7811-UAC. It has an in-built antenna, conforms to all the latest high throughput standards, and is dual band.  It also sticks up a bit, which can result in a broken USB port (as shown) […]

Continue Reading Tom's Tech Blog