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Jul 27

Back Up Dedicated Audio Links with HotSwap

We’re cutting a new version of firmware for ACCESS and BRIC-Link II codecs that adds a long-sought-for reliability feature. We call it HotSwap, and it allows you to back up your STL or other dedicated links with a wireless modem. It’s an enhancement to our CrossLock reliability layer. Normal CrossLock operation allows the codecs to […]

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Jun 14

Opal Opens Doors For New Life Radio

By Joe Emert President, Life Radio Industries New Life Radio is a Christian format station that plays a mixture of music and syndicated programming from different parts of the country. We have two non-profit non-commercial FM stations in Atlanta (90.7 and 91.7). As part of our nonprofit model, we also help build radio stations in […]

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Jun 07

Nueva aplicación, FieldTap de COMREX, disponible para Android

DEVENS, MA, 5 de Junio del 2018 – FieldTap, una nueva aplicación de teléfono para transmisión remota debutada por Comrex en la NAB 2018, ahora está disponible para iOS y Android. FieldTap utiliza el codificador de audio Opus para entregar el estudio audio de calidad desde un teléfono celular con un retraso muy bajo. Ideal […]

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Jun 05

New App, FieldTap, Available From Comrex For Android

New App, FieldTap, Available From Comrex For Android FieldTap was released for iOS on May 30th DEVENS, MA, June 5th, 2018 — FieldTap, a new phone application for remote broadcasting from Comrex, is now available for Android as well as iOS FieldTap uses the Opus audio encoder to deliver studio quality audio right from a […]

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Jun 04

What is a Comrex, anyway?

We make a lot of products. Like, a lot of products. We’ve got our ACCESS line, our BRIC-Link line, LiveShot, STAC VIP – plus, a whole lot of others. Considering how many names there are, is it any wonder that most of our customers refer to our products as “the Comrex”? But if you’ve visited […]

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May 24

Broadcast reliable is our motto

When broadcasting live, engineers are under a lot of pressure. You only have one chance to get it right, and if any of your equipment isn’t working, it could ruin your programming for the day. And in many scenarios, codecs play the most important role in the broadcast. If your codec isn’t transmitting, you don’t […]

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May 22

We’ve updated the firmware for Opal and you need to download it immediately. Here’s why.

We’ve just released a critical firmware update for Opal units. Google recently issued an update for its Chrome web browser.  Chrome 66 added a feature to disable web autoplay videos by default. As an unwanted side effect, it stopped the javascript program we use to monitor the microphone level and display it on the meter. […]

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May 21

YES Approves of Comrex LiveShot

Video codec makes possible reliable simulcasts for sports network By Jack Kestenbaum Director of Technical Operations YES Network The YES Network is a regional sports network owned by 21st Century Fox and the New York Yankees. We cover New York Yankees baseball, Brooklyn Nets basketball and Major League Soccer’s New York City FC, along with […]

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May 15

Opal FAQ: Que necesitas saber de antemano sobre como configurar el Opal de Comrex

Importante: Para configuración completa y operación consultar el manual disponible aquí. P: Estoy escuchando que el Opal de Comrex esta generando muchas noticias. ¿Qué es? R: Nosotros llamamos OPAL a un Portal de Audio sobre la Web. Te permite generar llamadas de invitados en la Web. Y los hace sonar como si estuvieran en el […]

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May 10

Aplicaciones de celulares – vs – Codec físicos

En un nivel básico, codec físicos y aplicaciones de celulares hacen lo mismo. Los dos transmiten audio de alta calidad sobre redes IP (públicas o privadas, como wi-fi, 3G o 4G). Ellos codifican y decodifican, y a veces usan los mismo algoritmos para hacerlo (como AAC, Opus y G. 722). Sin embargo, aunque los dos […]

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