Broadcasters General Store (BGS) and the Telos Alliance
Buck Waters from BGS, and Paul Kriegler, Manager US Sales – Omnia. Paul talked about all things Omnia.
Plus, the Telos Alliance van, full of everything they make, was parked outside.
Mark Johnson, the Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, LinkUp Communications.
“Solutions That Allow You & Your Organization to Benefit From the New FCC Studio Ruling”.
Mark’s brief talk specifically focused on the new change in FCC regulations regarding local studios and the technology that will allow broadcasters to take full advantage of this new opportunity. A satellite broadcast engineer for decades, Mark is uniquely qualified to speak on this subject as an expert in the field of content distribution and integration.
There will be a quick informational update on the FCC 5G proposal and it’s impact on C-band satellite delivery that he will share at the end of our discussion.
Mark has designed and installed multiple systems for non-commercial broadcasters, who have for years taken advantage of technical solutions to distribute their programing across multiple regions to their audiences while keeping a local feel to their programing.
Mark Johnson CSRE, a well-known leader in the broadcast transmission industry for over three decades, has been the “go to” guy for other audio and video content providers for years, including NPR Satellite Services and Ka You Communications. Though Mark graduated from Florida State University in the 1980’s, his real training began as an assistant to the Chief Engineer of WTNT AM/FM in Tallahassee, Florida and a broadcast producer for the Seminole Sports Network. Over the years Mark has continued his training through Harris Transmitter School (FM and FM25K), and is Global VSAT Advanced Certified.
George Horton, Vice President – Western Region, Solid State Logic, Inc.
IP Audio Networking–Forward Thinking Audio Routing for Broadcast Production
Audio-over-IP solutions are now in regular use around the world and in a wide range of critical applications. The installed sound market has been relying on IP transport for many years already, and now many broadcasters are implementing facility-wide AoIP technologies. This presentation covered how we have reached the current technologies and how they are evolving. He covered the current alphabet soup of acronyms and standards and finished up with a real word example of the technology in use.
George Horton, Vice President Western Region, Solid State Logic. Originally hailing from Oxford England, the home town of Sold State Logic and has been with SSL for 30 years. From building consoles to testing, servicing, installing, training and now the commercial aspects in the Western United States.
From groundbreaking audio consoles to innovative software and hardware solutions, Solid State Logic has evolved to become the world’s leading manufacturer of analogue and digital audio consoles and provider of creative tools for Broadcast, Music, Film and Live Sound professionals.
With more than 3000 SSL-equipped studios and facilities operational today, the excellence of SSL consoles is universally recognized for unrivaled sonic quality, superb ergonomics, outstanding automation and an international support infrastructure second to none.
The SSL AWS truck was be parked outside http://www.solidstatelogic.com/studio/worldtour/whatsonboard