Thursday, November 23, 2006

Digital Broadcasters | India | Lok Sabha TV Installed Harris Equipment

Digital Broadcasters Vendor News has been advised that Florida-based, Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has installed a Harris NEXIO NewsNet newsroom system in India at the country's Parliament.

Lok Sabha TV, operates from facilities in Parliament House in New Delhi.

The 24/7 channel covers a variety of parliamentary proceedings and broadcasts the live footage programmed as a formal television channel that is transmitted across the country.

The NewsNet newsroom system installation includes NEXIO servers in a mirrored configuration; Velocity non-linear editors; an X75 multiple- path converter/synchronizer; an IconMaster SDTV/HDTV - configurable master control system; an IconStation system for on-air branding; a variety of 6800+ and NEO processing modules; and Videotek test and measurement equipment. The hardware is controlled by Harris H-Class, ADC Playout Automation.

Digital Broadcasters Vendor News understands that Lok Sabha TV appointed the Prasar Bharati subsidiary, BECIL (Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited) as the project management consultant that selected the technology and supervised the implementation. Systems integrator Ideal Systems Asia Pacific Ltd. was responsible for configuring, supplying, installing and commissioning the facility.

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