RTS & Telex RadioCom Touch the SKY in Italy

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Milan, Italy

Through CVE Milan, SKY Italy installed a complete multi-frame

ADAM matrix intercom

system complete with 6-character

RTS keypanels

and

Telex RadioCom wireless systems

in their all-new Milan broadcast facility.

The new SKY satellite station has 6 studios and will employ 2500 people when construction is completed this year.

SKY knows that seamless communication is essential when running a broadcast operation that spans multiple studios and thousands of people, which is why they chose RTS and Telex RadioCom.

RTS is rooted in the broadcast industry. Over 30 years ago, the first

RTS Two-Wire Intercom system

was designed to meet the fundamental communication needs of broadcasters. Since then, RTS has developed scalable systems that connect thousands of users across the globe in seamless, reliable matrices. RTS even won an Emmy for their contribution to the broadcast industry, and has been established as the communication standard in large and small broadcast networks across the globe.

With

RTS RVONVoIP technology

, SKY Milan is able to connect instantly with their facilities in Rome. In addition, they are able to interface with analog audio signals by using the new

AIO-16 Analog I/O Card Kit

for the

ADAM matrix

.

Utilizing a Time Division Multiplex (

TDM

) technique, the

ADAM

grows linearly as users are added; the system comes standard with newly-redesigned redundant high current power supplies, and the new redundant Ethernet master controllers,

MCII-e

, allowing for automatic changeover in the event of failure. The

MCII-e master controller

allows Ethernet connectivity between the

ADAM

intercom and a PC running

AZedit programming software

. It can support 32 simultaneous

AZedit

sessions via Ethernet and 3 sessions via serial.

ADAM

is available with the widest variety of interface cards in the industry, which includes the

AIO-16

,

AES-3

, and

RVON-16

VoIP

interfaces. It also has a wide variety of cabling options, including RJ-11s, DB-9s, jack fields, and many others.

Installed directly into the

ADAM matrix

intercom system, the

AIO-16 card

gives 16 ports of audio IN and OUT plus individual data drivers for each port installed in the system. This doubles the amount of audio ports available from its predecessor the

AIO-8

. In addition, the

AIO-16

supports connections up 2.2

mi

(3.5

km

) per port. The

AIO-16

is hot swappable, allowing the user to insert the card and begin using it instantaneously.

SKY Italy is the only pay

TV

satellite broadcasting company in Italy and has more than 4 million paying customers. SKY is handling over 150 channels.

For more information, visit the RTS Intercom website:

www.rtsintercoms.com

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