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Jan 25

Codec Answer Guy: Video Over IP and LiveShot

When showing LiveShot on the trade show floor, there are a few questions that come up over and over again. This month, our Codec Answer Guy segment is dedicated to addressing some of these, and working through some common misconceptions about how LiveShot works. How much bandwidth does it need? The answer to this question, […]

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Jan 25

Broadcasting New York Politics with Comrex LiveShot

(Repost from Creative Planet Network. To read the original, click here.) By Shawn Fitzgerald The Office of General Services is a New York state agency tasked with handling the media needs of the entire state government, including streaming public meetings live online and broadcasting live events at which the governor is speaking. Comrex LiveShot is […]

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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 17

Case Study: BRIC-Link II Solidifies Streaming for Christian Family Radio

By Ken Burns Operations Manager Christian Family Radio Christian Family Radio is a contemporary Christian station in Bowling Green, Kentucky. We broadcast 24 hours per day, with a mix of contemporary Christian music, and syndicated Christian talk radio. Our signal is heard in nearly 25 counties in Kentucky, and nearly 11 in northern Tennessee. In […]

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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 13

Comrex Introduces Codec Commander

DEVENS, MA, Dec. 13th, 2016 — Comrex has released Codec Commander, a management and monitoring application for its line of IP audio codecs. Codec Commander provides the same control capability as the company’s existing browser-based tools for individual codec management, but doesn’t use Adobe Flash, making it a good alternative for users who are concerned […]

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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 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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