Utah Scientific, a provider of equipment for content creators, distributors and broadcasters, today announced the retirement of George Wicker after a career in the broadcast industry spanning 30-plus years. Wicker has been a territory manager for Utah Scientific for 11 years, most recently as Southeast territory manager. At the same time, Michelle Maurice is returning […]
The companies will work together to integrate their respective product lines, including automation systems, video servers, master control switchers and video/audio routers to “facilitate a traditional master control environment.”
COO and EVP of Finance Dave Burland is chosen to take over as president on Jan. 1, while Harmon will become board chairman.
Television broadcasters may wish to leverage IP technology, but they cannot simply abandon their paid-for baseband infrastructures. Rather, most will look for ways to introduce islands of IP into their existing workflows with the help of IP gateways. Four early applications for IP in this type of hybrid environment have emerged. (Graphic: Imagine Communications)
Utah Scientific | Booth N4506 | Website: www.utahscientific.com NEW 400 Series 3 Hybrid Digital Router — Despite the buzz surrounding video over IP and the next-generation SMPTE 2110 standard, there’s still the reality of everyday SDI workflows. The new 400 Series 3 platform is the perfect choice for accommodating high-density SDI and the creation of […]
Utah Scientific | Stand 10.A21 | Website: www.utahscientific.com UTAH-400 IP Gateway/TR-03 Technology Demonstration — Utah Scientific will demonstrate new prototype IP gateway cards that feature the company’s new core IP engine, the foundation for the next stage in the IP revolution. The new UTAH-400 IP Gateway will provide two-way conversion of SDI video signals and […]
Utah Scientific today announced its all-new UHD-12G digital routing switcher, which it describes as the industry’s first enterprise-class router to enable distribution of a full range of SDI video signals, from SD data rates up to 2160p60 data rates, in a single-link interconnect. Ideal for live acquisition of UHDTV content, the UHD-12G simplifies installations, reduces […]
This week Utah Scientific is showing off what we can expect to see at this year’s NAB Show: Lots of 4K applications. The routing and master control switchers manufacturer introduced an extension of the Utah-100/UDS routing switcher family Tuesday with a new range of routing switchers offering 6 Gbps UHD-SDI signal capabilities to support new […]
Drewry Communications’ NBC affiliate KWES Odessa-Midland, Texas (DMA 151) has upgraded to digital HD with Utah Scientific equipment. The installation is part of a groupwide upgrade for owner Drewry Communications Group, which has standardized all of its facilities on Utah Scientific. The station now relies on Utah Scientific equipment for master control, production control, and […]
2012 NAB Show Preview Utah Scientific Booth N4511 Website: www.utahscientific.com Utah Scientific is a worldwide provider of routing and master control switchers. UCP-LC Control Panels for UTAH-400 Routing Switchers (New) Utah Scientific will show a new family of menu-based router control panels. The new panels feature high-resolution, full-color LCD displays and buttons. The UCP-LC series […]
JW Broadcasting’s co-located KMIZ (ABC), KQFX-LD (Fox) and KZOU-LP (MNT) Columbia/Jefferson City, Mo. (DMA 138), have upgraded their shared analog facility to digital using Utah Scientific equipment. Now with the ability to take HD sources directly to air, the stations report they have realized greatly streamlined workflows and the potential for increased ad revenue. The […]
The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) has installed Utah Scientific routing equipment to anchor the infrastructure for its new Tulsa studio and office facility. OETA is the regional PBS program provider serving 1.8 million viewers a week across Oklahoma and in surrounding states. The new plant replaces the analog/digital-hybrid Tulsa facility, and represents an upgrade […]
Maranatha Broadcasting’s WFMZ Allentown, Pa. (Philadelphia, DMA 4), has installed another Utah Scientific MC-400 master control switcher. The new unit allows WFMZ to add a new subchannel — and a new revenue stream — to its lineup. WFMZ is an independent with newscasts that focus on the northern tier of the Philadelphia market. It is […]
Embedded audio has become dominant because of its benefits, but it does have a downside: It is inflexible. Taking cost-effective advantage of the operational and cost benefits of embedded audio requires careful assessment of need and evaluation of the available technology, as well as solid planning and system design.
2011 NAB Show Preview Utah Scientific Booth N4511 Utah Scientific is a worldwide provider of analog, digital and HDTV routing switchers, master control switchers and related control software. Enhancements for Utah Scientific Routing Switchers—Utah Scientific will introduce a new family of I/O boards that enables embedded signal processing (ESP) functionality in multirate UTAH-400 Series 2 […]
Block Communications Fox affiliate WDRB Louisville, Ky. (DMA 49), installed a Utah Scientific GS-4000 graphics station then deployed it a scant two weeks later to enable continual, up-to-the-minute display of HD results for more than 80 closely watched races in the most recent elections. The new GS-4000 works with Utah Scientific’s MC-4000 master control switcher […]