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April 06, 2012
by CI Staff
Each week we gain more perspective on commercial integration by profiling industry pros.
This week we talk with Digital Resources’ director of engineering Tim Davis.
Southlake, Texas January 17, 2012 - Digital Resources, Inc., Southlake, TX was selected to be the System Integrator by CRM Studios, Irving TX for their new high definition production facility build-out.
The new HDTV system will facilitate CRM’s multi-year production services; For Glenn Beck, GBTV and Mercury Radio Arts.
Tim Davis, DRI’s Director of Engineering said, “It was a fast paced project from start to finish. Installation began right after Christmas and with a lot of hard work and a combined team effort GBTV met their target on-air date of January 3, 2012 at CRM Studios.”
The system includes four HDK-77EC/BF Ikegami HDTV Fiber Cameras with Fujinon HDTV Lenses, Autoscript Prompters and Talent Monitors, and Vinten Vector 90 Heads & Osprey Pedestals. The production switcher, a Ross Vision 3MLE incorporates a Ross Soft Metal Production Server, Dual Channel Ross Xpression Character Generator and Apantac LX-32HD Multiviewer. The systems infrastructure is supported by a Utah 400 Series Router, Ross Video, Ensemble Designs, and AJA distribution and conversion gear and an ESE Clock system. A Yamaha M7CL-48-ES, 48 Channel Digital Mixing Console with Ethernet Sound Capability was included as were Sennheiser Microphones and Genelec Audio Speakers. An RTS Zeus III 32 Channel Intercom system was included with wireless Intercom and IFB and AJA KiPros were included for content recording purposes.
For more information about this project please contact Karen Westbrook, Director of Sales & Marketing. Tel: 817-481-9300, ext. 202 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To learn more about digital resources visit our website: www.digitalresources.com.
Southlake, TX, January 17, 2012 - Digital Resources (DRI) Southlake, TX was selected to be the system integrator for John Hagee Ministries, San Antonio, TX.
JHM's existing four Ikegami HDK79E's and two HDK790 HD Cameras with Fiber backed Camera Control Systems and Canon Lenses were incorporated into their new HD Production System, which includes: A Ross 4MLE Vision Switcher, Dual Channel Ross XPression Character Generator, Miranda Kaleido-X Multiviewer in Production Control, Shading, and Audio Control outputting to six Panasonic TH-50PF30U Plasmas in Production control and TH42PF30U Plasmas in Shading and Audio Control. Leader Instrument LV7030 & LV7080 WFM were used in Shading and Production; and in Engineering for QC using an Ikegami HLM-2450W High Definition Monitor.
Two RTS modular 32-port digital matrix intercom systems handled the intercom and IFB portion of the challenge.
And a 6-channel Harmonic Omneon Spectrum Server was integrated into the system for ingest and playback while its sister product the Media Grid, a high performance shared storage system was integrated for storing, sharing and serving media files. Front Porch Digital was chosen for content storage management (CSM) as well as migration and preservation of JHM's 10,000+ videotape library to digital files. To complement FPD's workflow SAMMA SOLO, Prep Station and Betacam Cleaner were included. The Spectra Logic’s T380, 90-slot, LTO5 was incorporated for near line storage and archive purposes.
NVerzion's NControl Gold was selected for Automation while a Utah Scientific 80x80 HD Video Router with and AES Level was incorporated for routing. Distribution and conversion was handled by Ross Video, BlackMagic Design, Ensemble Designs and AJA Video.
"This facility is definitely on the cutting edge of technology, they have gone where few churches dare to go; and did it with confidence and grace all along the way.
Digital Resources is proud to have been selected and we look forward to working with the entire JHM team in the near future", said, Tim Bock, President, Digital Resources, Inc.
For more information about this project contact, Karen Westbrook, Director of Sales & Marketing. Tel: 817-481-9300 ext. 202 or email@example.com.
Visit us at www.digitalresources.com.