September 9, 2008
WEGENER Demos Media Server and File-Based Distribution Benefits for Radio Producers at NAB Radio 2008
DULUTH, Ga., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wegener Corporation , a leading provider of equipment for television, audio, and data distribution networks worldwide, is exhibiting at this year's National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Radio convention in Austin, Texas (Booth #331), starting September 17th.
WEGENER representatives will be available to discuss COMPEL-enabled solutions currently used by networks, such as the BBC World Services and Jones Media to customize affiliate radio broadcasts. WEGENER's solutions combine the efficiencies of large network operations with the personalized listening experiences offered at the local level. The next-generation architecture integrates file-based program distribution with live programming, blending audio outputs through the use of audio fades, mixes and pre-positioned station liners. In addition, the WEGENER iPump 6420 Media Server will be on display.
WEGENER's file-based distribution solution enables centralized control, distribution and playout of radio programming and rebroadcasts. It enables networks to seamlessly insert or layer local advertising and station promotions onto live broadcasts. Specifically designed for hyper-localized affiliate radio broadcasts, the WEGENER iPump 6420 media server in conjunction with COMPEL network control system use file-based workflows, advanced metadata profiles, play-lists and network commands to generate custom audio channels at the affiliate level with seamless transitions between live and stored audio content.
WEGENER (Wegener Communications, Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wegener Corporation , is an international provider of digital solutions for video, audio, and IP data networks. Applications include IP data delivery, broadcast television, cable television, radio networks, business television, distance education, business music and financial information distribution. COMPEL, WEGENER's patented network control system, provides networks with unparalleled ability to regionalize programming and commercials. COMPEL network control capability is integrated into WEGENER digital satellite receivers. WEGENER can be reached at +1.770.814.4000 or on the World Wide Web at http://www.wegener.com/.
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