ISB (International Sports Broadcasting) relies on AEQ technology for the production of the 2022 World Games

ISB (International Sports Broadcasting) relies on AEQ technology for the production of the 2022 World Games

This multi-sport games gathered around 3,600 athletes from over 100 countries. The World Games was originally planned for 2021 but postponed to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The production company ISB produced the television signal and were also in charge for selling the worldwide broadcasting rights. Close cooperation with the Olympic Channel also ensured that stories of the Games were transmitted to all parts of the world.

ISB deployed AEQ’s AoIP CrossNet Intercom System for the technical coordination and for the Commentary Audio a combination of the AEQ Olympia 3 AoIP Commentary Units and portable IP AudioCodecs Phoenix ALIO  were used. Additionally the Olympic Channel in Madrid were using the AEQ VENUS 3 IP Codecs with local AoIP for the commentary program audio and coordination with commentators in Birmingham.

On the other hand, there were federations with their own technical equipment such as the World Flying Disc Federation opted for the new AEQ TALENT ultracompact IP audiocodec for their Commentary and production coordination.

AEQ Olympia 3 represents a breakthrough in Commentary Systems, providing greater flexibility and adaptability to different event sizes. This way, Olympia 3 has been designed to suit large events with hundreds of commentary positions at the same venue, as well as more modest installations where it may operate as a stand-alone unit or in an OB Van linked to an AoIP Intercom System.

AEQ Crossnet is a compact, intercom matrix with IP connectivity, based on Dante technology, compatible with the new AES 67 standard, carrying high quality audio suitable for broadcast. It also has high quality balanced analogue audio inputs and outputs and includes support for Kroma’s legacy IP panels and interfaces with compressed audio, and for Kroma panels with digital audio link.

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AEQ Phoenix ALIO is a dual stereo channel portable IP audio codec. It has been specifically designed for sports broadcasts. Its design, compact, and resistant to pressure, shock, and even liquids, is optimized for use outdoors where treatment cannot always be sufficiently careful. This portable mixer consists of four microphone inputs with switchable phantom power, two line inputs and outputs, two headphone outputs, volume control and TX/RX mix, individual bass and treble control adjustment for each input channel, plus full duplex communication, with one stereo channel back and forth.

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South African Adventist World Radio equips main broadcast studio with AEQ technology

South African Adventist World Radio equips main broadcast studio with AEQ technology

South African Adventist World Radio equips main broadcast studio with AEQ technology

The station has equipped its studios with AEQ Capitol IP console as the heart of the system

Adventist World Radio AWR is a private radio station in South Africa under the Southern Africa-Indian Ocean Division (SID) with offices in Pretoria where all the actions of this church are coordinated. AWR offers a wide variety of programming, including religious programmes, news, information and local music, which are currently broadcast online only through its website

AWR has traditionally worked with analogue material, but the technical management of the station has decided to upgrade one of its studios with digital technology and have decided to use the AEQ CAPITOL IP console as the heart of the system. In the choice of such an important equipment, due to the characteristics of the installation and the operators, they were looking for an equipment that would offer the maximum audio quality with the latest digital technology available, but always guaranteeing a very user-friendly operation and especially working in a robust way given the big geographical isolation of the country. 

8-channel fixed configuration Digital Audio mixing console

AEQ CAPITOL IP is an 8-channel fixed configuration Digital Audio mixing console. In CAPITOL IP the implementation of IP connectivity is based on a single module of 16 input and 16 output channels, incorporated in its core. One of the main qualities of AEQ CAPITOL IP is the wide input capacity available: 4 mic/line, 12 analogue, 4 digital stereo AES/EBU (AES3), 2 digital stereo USB, 2 optional telephone lines, and optional digital multi-channel audio links; 16 AoIP channels over two Ethernet connectors or 64 MADI channels input over optical fibre.