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 our website because you used a Comrex one time, or because a colleague of yours recommended trying one out, you may be totally confused when you get here and see a zillion different product names. So we thought we’d explain – what exactly is a Comrex?
A Comrex is an audio IP codec
Most commonly, broadcasters are talking about one of our IP codecs when they talk about the Comrex.
Did you use a Comrex for a remote broadcast? You probably used one of our ACCESS codecs. Hand-held, lightweight, with an intuitive user interface, ACCESS NX and ACCESS 2USB are our best selling remote audio codecs. Did you use a rack unit? It was probably ACCESS Rackmount, our most versatile audio IP codec.
BRIC-Link II is traditionally used for STLs or other 24/7 applications. BRIC-Link II provides an elegant way of moving linear or compressed audio with very low delay. BRIC-Link II is simple to use, and can be deployed over a wide range of IP links. Learn more.
A Comrex is a video IP codec
Did you use a Comrex to send video? You used LiveShot!
LiveShot delivers live, two-way, HD video and audio over a range of IP networks at latencies as low as less than 200mS. Utilizing sophisticated CrossLock VPN technology, LiveShot is able to make use of even the most challenging 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, and satellite networks to maintain a secure and stable connection.
Compact with a versatile interface that can be used in a backpack or camera-mounted, and lightweight at only 3 pounds, LiveShot Portable is a bonded cellular solution designed for the most demanding field broadcasts.
A Comrex is an interview solution, a call management system, and a telephone interface
Opal is an IP audio gateway that enables guests to connect to the studio by simply clicking a link. It provides HD quality audio from consumer-grade equipment, like a cellphone or a computer with a microphone. It’s easy enough to use without a technical background, and most importantly, it sounds great.
Able to take traditional calls, STAC VIP can also handle calls from HD Voice capable telephones and smartphone apps. Complete with the STAC IP Call Screening and Control Interface, the STAC VIP Caller Management system will even integrate with your VoIP PBX system.
A dual-line hybrid, VH2 connects two VoIP lines to a studio for individual broadcast or flawless conferencing. VH2 prevents echo and distortion, and automatically adjusts caller audio to a uniform level, leaving you with a result that’s clean and clear. Plus, VH2 uses only VoIP phone lines, saving you money and increasing functionality.