DEVENS, MA, Mar. 1st, 2016 — Comrex Corporation will be displaying at booth C1633 at NAB Show 2016 from April 18th to April 21st at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Products presented include: ACCESS 2USB and Rack, firmware version 4.0 for ACCESS, LiveShot (Comrex’s video-over-IP acquisition and distribution tool), VH2 (a new VoIP two-line hybrid), Fleet Commander (multiple codec management software), STAC VIP, and BRIC-Link II.
At NAB 2016, Comrex will debut VH2. Similar in function to Comrex’s DH22 (which works on analog phone lines), VH2 provides users with the capabilities of a two-line digital hybrid, as well as the benefits of VoIP. With simple front-panel controls, VH2 enables users to manage telephone calls easily in excellent, studio-grade quality. Many broadcasters find VoIP trunks to be more cost effective and readily available than traditional phone lines. VH2 also connects directly to several VoIP PBXs.
ACCESS 4.0 is also a featured part of Comrex’s display. CrossLock, a new feature included with ACCESS firmware 4.0, provides an added capability for bonding, which enables multiple networks to be utilized at once. In addition to network bonding, the user can configure multiple networks for redundancy mode, a better choice for reliability on higher bandwidth links. Additionally, forward error correction (FEC) and other ACCESS reliability tools are included with the firmware. With ACCESS’s portable user interface and wide variety of encoders that set the standard for innovative remote broadcasting equipment, ACCESS 4.0 enables higher quality, lower latency, and improved stability from even more locations. Currently available for ACCESS and BRIC-Link II.
Comrex also plans to feature LiveShot version 1.4.1. With the introduction of LiveShot firmware 1.4.1, LiveShots now interact using a peer-to-peer model, making it easier and more efficient to configure LiveShot connections. LiveShot 1.4.1 is also more closely related to Comrex’s Switchboard server, meaning that users will no longer need to memorize unit IP addresses to connect a fleet of LiveShots. LiveShot delivers high-quality, low-latency video and audio over a range of IP networks. Capable of providing two-way media simultaneously even over challenging networks, LiveShot provides return video, two IFB returns, and director/camera PL. At only three pounds, LiveShot is versatile enough for a range of applications.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the voice for the nation’s radio and television broadcasters. As the premier trade association for broadcasters, NAB advances the interests of their members in federal government, industry and public affairs; improves the quality and profitability of broadcasting; encourages content and technology innovation; and spotlights the important and unique ways stations serve their communities. The NAB Show attracts over 100,000 attendees, and features skill-building workshops and over 1700 exhibitors.
Comrex has designed and manufactured broadcast equipment since its incorporation in 1961. Since then, Comrex has consistently developed the most innovative technology to address the specific needs of broadcasters, and create products that enable broadcasters to produce live, local, imaginative remote programming. Comrex strives to provide a simple answer to a universal broadcast need ‐ the transportation of high-quality media to the studio from virtually anywhere, economically, at a moment’s notice. As methods of audio and video transportation evolve, Comrex works to develop technology that will allow broadcasters to easily achieve creative and entertaining programming, from diverse and unique locations.