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Mar 13

ACCESS IP Codecs “Lifeblood” for TheBlaze Radio

By Rob Chickering Senior Vice President of Studio Operations Blaze Media This user report was originally published in Radio World’s February 13th, 2019 edition.  TheBlaze (now part of Blaze Media) is a media network founded by Glenn Beck. For several years, I’ve served as Senior Vice President of Studio Operations. Essentially, my role encompasses the […]

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Mar 12

Hate Flash? We’ve got a new HTML5 user interface!

We just introduced Firmware 4.3-p6 for ACCESS, BRIC-Link and BRIC-Link II codecs! We recommend updating for the usual reasons (there are bug fixes, various improvements, etc.) but there’s also a new feature you might be interested in taking advantage of. Firmware 4.3-p6 includes an experimental version of our brand new HTML5 interface! With Adobe announcing […]

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Mar 12

Comrex Releases New HTML5-based GUI

Comrex Releases New HTML5-based GUI Included for free in a new firmware update for ACCESS and BRIC-Link codecs DEVENS, MA, March 12th 2019 — Comrex has released firmware version 4.3-p6 for ACCESS and BRIC-Link codecs, which includes an experimental version of a new HTML5-based user interface along with bug fixes and improvements. Given that Adobe […]

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Mar 07

Codec Answer Guy: NAB 2019 Preview

What’s shakin’ at NAB 2019? Codec Answer Guy is here to tell you. We’ve got new products (EarShot IFB, ACCESS MultiRack, and ACCESS NX Rack), a new feature for STL reliability (HotSwap), info on our new HTML5 GUI for ACCESS and BRIC-Link codecs, and details on Opal Cloud. We’ve got even more answers in the […]

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Mar 06

Tom’s Tech Blog: Sangoma VoIP phones can connect to our codecs with Opus

Lots of Comrex customers connect to our codecs with smartphones with our free FieldTap app. But it’s also possible to connect with standard, wired VoIP telephones. I found a really inexpensive new phone that supports the excellent Opus encoder and got it talking to our codecs pretty quickly.  Read the full tech note for more […]

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Feb 27

Comrex To Debut ACCESS NX Rack at NAB Show 2019

Comrex To Debut ACCESS NX Rack at NAB Show 2019 New IP audio codec is AES67 compatible DEVENS, MA, February 27th, 2019 — Comrex will soon release ACCESS NX Rack, a new rackmount IP audio codec. Release is planned for the beginning of 2019. Since it was released in 2005, the Comrex ACCESS Rackmount has […]

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Feb 25

3 Of The Most Popular Applications For IP Audio Codecs

IP audio codecs have become a staple for broadcasters over the past decade. This shift was triggered by changes to infrastructure – the sunset of ISDN and POTS made switching to IP necessary. But many users have discovered benefits to IP that they didn’t expect. IP is no longer just a necessity – it’s an […]

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Feb 22

User Report: Comrex ACCESS For The Most Reliable IP Audio

By Bryan Hubert Independent Engineer Doing “The Ask”  – the request for donations – is the most important part of over-the-air fundraising, but it’s also the most difficult. It’s a skill that few can do well. But my friend, David, who works in the Portland OR area, has unquestionably mastered it.  He is so good […]

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Jan 30

KSTP-TV Gets IFB From Anywhere With EarShot IFB

By Chris Meltvedt News Operations Manager, 5 Eyewitness News KSTP-TV is an ABC-affiliate serving Minneapolis and St. Paul. Our news program, 5 Eyewitness News, covers local events and breaking news in the area. Like most local news stations, we do a lot of live shots, and we’re regularly sending our news crew into the field […]

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Jan 22

Comrex VH2 Doubles As Disaster Recovery Tool For Entercom

By Robbie Green Director of Technical Operations, Entercom Houston This article was also published in Radio World. To read the Radio World edition, click here. Entercom Houston is a group of six stations, serving the greater Houston area. I work as Director of Technical Operations, meaning that I oversee purchasing and configuration for those Entercom […]

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