Digital Alert Systems (formerly Monroe Electronics), a global provider of emergency communications solutions for video services providers, today announced that Jim Heminway, Digital Alert Systems’ general manager, vice president and chief operating officer, will formally retire at the end of this year. Anne L. Wakeman, the company’s chief financial officer, began taking on COO responsibilities […]
The partnership Of Verance, Capitol Broadcasting, Digital Alert Systems and Triveni Digital says its test validates the ability of Advanced Emergency Information tech to seamlessly deliver enhanced messages to 100% of smart televisions.
BroadStream Solutions & Digital Alert Systems | Booths N6315 & N3422, respectively | Websites: http://broadstream.com & http://digitalalertsystems.com On Monday, automated playout specialist, BroadStream Solutions and Digital Alert Systems (DAS) announced a partnership to create a full integration of EAS-Net into its flagship OASYS integrated playout platform. The full integration with EAS-Net provides an IP-based communication link between […]
Digital Alert Systems, a division of Monroe Electronics, will soon release a major software upgrade to the DASDEC platforms for advanced Emergency Alert System and Common Alerting Protocol messaging compliance. The new software, version 3.0, features dozens of functional and operational improvements, including Alert Agent, an enhanced and powerful way to selectively process alert messages […]
With the FCC’s Nov. 30 deadline for TV station implementation of audible captioning rapidly approaching, vendors of the necessary equipment say that many broadcasters remain confused about what is and isn’t required of them to comply; the difference between EAS rules and the new rule; and even the difference between text-to-speech and speech-to-text.
Digital Alert Systems and Monroe Electronics have published an application note explaining how to bring their DASDEC and R189 One-Net integrated EAS/CAP encoder systems into quick compliance with new FCC rules governing the Emergency Alert System. This software fix is the first public solution for this new requirement. Starting April 23, the FCC will prohibit […]
2012 NAB Show Preview Digital Alert Systems Booth C3346 Website: www.digitalalertsystems.com Digital Alert Systems (DAS) will highlight its newest range of next-generation Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) technologies designed to lower the cost and complexity of compliance with the latest FCC mandate. New R198 Local/Network-Controlled Multichannel AES Switch/Converter The new […]
Monroe Electronics and its Digital Alert Systems (DAS) subsidiary, suppliers of Emergency Alert System and common alerting protocol equipment to the broadcast and cable industries, appointed Bill Robertson vice president of business development for both companies. He will report directly to Jim Heminway, Monroe COO. In this new role, Robertson will expand his focus to […]
Digital Alert Systems (DAS), a provider of next-generation Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) and Emergency Alert Systems (EAS), today announced that Hearst Television has standardized on the DASDEC-II emergency messaging platform with EAS-Net across 29 stations in 26 markets. In addition to satisfying the federal requirement for CAP compliance, the DAS installation lets Hearst integrate a […]
2011 NAB Show Preview Digital Alert Systems Booth C2952 Digital Alert Systems is a provider of next-generation Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) and Emergency Alert Systems (EAS). DASDEC-II Models: DASLC and DASLCR (New)—The new DASLC and DASLCR provide core Emergency Alert Systems (EAS) and Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) functionality, offering dual monitoring inputs and analog-only switching […]
Belo Corp. has standardized on Digital Alert Systems’ DASDEC-II digital EAS/CAP encoder/decoder across all their TV stations. The network-centric DASDEC-II emergency messaging system, an FCC-certified EAS management platform that is CAP-compatible and integrates smoothly with Belo’s BTi workflow solution. “After extensive analysis, we selected the DASDEC-II system for our enterprise-wide EAS/CAP implementation,” said Reed Wilson, […]