Broadcast Vendor Links (Stuff we use)
ROSCOR - http://www.roscor.com
Roscor Corporation has been a leading provider of professional video, audio, multimedia, and computer based products and services for more than 30 years.
Ross - http://www.rossvideo.com
Ross Video designs, markets, manufactures, and supports a wide range of innovative products for use in broadcast, distribution, live event and production applications. Ross products are found in over 100 countries and are used 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to produce and distribute video and audio signals.
Harris Broadcast Communications - http://www.broadcast.harris.com
International communications and information technology company headquartered in Melbourne, Florida serving government and commercial markets. Leader in design, deployment and operation of highly-reliable, secure communications systems and information networks for voice, data, imaging and video.
Avid - http://www.avid.com/US/
From the most prestigious, award-winning productions, to music and movies made at home, Avid creates the technology that people use to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world. The shows, commercials, and news programs you watch on TV. The entertaining video and film stories you see on the web and on the big screen. The personal audio and video treasures that people make at home to preserve their favorite moments in life.
Heartland Video Service - http://www.hvs-inc.com
Located in the Midwest, Heartland Video Systems, Inc. (HVS), represents a wide range of products and solutions for the broadcast and video industries including: Conversion Gear, Terminal Gear, Microwave, Transmission, Compression, Monitoring, Automation, Routing and Integration.
Precision Communications - http://www.pcitower.com
Precision Communications, Inc (i.e. PCI), began its operations on March 1, 1993 and is located in Grove, OK. As our reputation grew, so did our company. PCI's staff maintains a combined experience in the broadcast industry of over 150 years, with many individual employees having 20+ years experience. Area of Expertise: 24-hour emergency off - air burn out service, RF Electrical Inspections/Service, Antenna Reharnessing, Antenna and Transmission Line Installation/Maintenance, Tower Erectors, Tower Modifications/Upgrades, Tower Inspections, Basic Tower Maintenance.
Broadcast Electronics - http://www.bdcast.com
Broadcast Electronics, Inc. designs and manufactures a complete line of radio broadcast products, including transmitters for AM, FM and HD Radio and program automation systems. The largest radio-only broadcast equipment manufacturer in the United States, BE is a global company that has influenced every major radio milestone since 1959. BE continues to lead the development of digital radio around the globe and to bring new services to radio as a key innovator of datacasting applications for social networks and mobile devices. BE products are used daily in thousands of broadcast facilities on every major continent throughout the world.
SPX Dielectric - http://www.spxcomtech.com/SPX/en/our-products/broadcast.asp
SPX Communication Technology is a leading provider of innovative broadcast products. We design, engineer and manufacture antennas, combiners, switches, diplexers, transmission lines and waveguides for television, FM radio and mobile media. From remote stations to major markets, SPX delivers solutions for every need. It has made us the trusted partner of broadcasters worldwide, and today, we have the largest installed base of DTV and NTSC antennas in the world.
Brooks Pierce - http://www.brookspierce.com
Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard, LLP is a business law firm providing comprehensive strategic counsel and innovative solutions to our clients. Our lawyers have expertise in all facets of business law. Brooks Pierce clients are leading organizations and successful individuals throughout the United States and the world. We are well known for our abiding commitment to clients and our service ethic, both on a professional and personal level.
Lifesize - http://www.lifesize.com
LifeSize, a division of Logitech, believes in the power of video to help people do more while traveling less. The company designs and delivers high definition video communications products that provide a productive, true-to-life experience.
NewsRoom Solutions - http://www.newsroomsolutions.com/products/newsticker/
NewsTicker is the undisputed leader in the ticker industry, having originated the market category. From the beginning, we have concentrated on making lower-fifth displays effortless for news producers, of high quality for engineers, and attractive to advertisers. NewsTicker is an integrated suite of software that allows for seamless on-air transitions from the everyday NewsTicker modules to school closings, weather alerts and elections. It's a single application operating on a single server platform, so you don't have to fumble between multiple programs.
Linear Acoustics - http://www.linearacoustic.com
Linear Acoustic® is the leading authority in multichannel loudness control, upmixing, and distribution solutions for digital television. The company designs and manufactures the AERO™ range of audio processing and loudness control solutions, UPMAX® upmixing and downmixing solutions, the LQ-1000™ Loudness Quality Monitor, and MetaMAX™ metadata processing products. The company licenses and OEMs key technologies to other companies in the broadcast industry. The company is actively involved in standards and practices creation as a member of the ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) and as a sustaining member of SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers). Linear Acoustic is proud to be a premier member of the Sports Video Group and is one of the founding members of its DTV Audio Group. Linear Acoustic provided its upmixing products and technical services for NBC's coverage of the 2008 Beijing Summer Games and provided 24 AERO.qc™ units and technical services for the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games.
Syncbak - http://www.syncbak.com
Syncbak, a media technology company run by a seasoned broadcast entrepreneur, is using a combination of broadcast and Internet technologies to deliver more content to more viewers on more screens – from connected TVs to smart phones to tablets and beyond. Unlike other solutions that disregard owners or the importance of local television, Syncbak's Internet broadcasting platform protects the rights and wallets of stakeholders to give consumers greater choice and flexibility in their television viewing.
Trilithic - http://www.trilithic.com
Developing forward-thinking solutions has helped Trilithic emerge as a leading provider of communications technology for cable, broadcast, IPTV, satellite and RF & microwave markets around the world.
Broadcast Industry Links
TVB Local Media Marketing Solutions – http://www.tvb.org
TVB is the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast television industry. Its members include television broadcast groups, advertising sales reps, syndicators, international broadcasters, associate members and over 500 individual television stations… TVB provides a diverse variety of tools and resources, including this website, to support its members and to help advertisers make the best use of local ad dollars.
National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) – http://www.nab.org
The National Association of Broadcasters is the voice for the nation's radio and television broadcasters. As the premier trade association for broadcasters, NAB advances the interests of our members in federal government, industry and public affairs; improves the quality and profitability of broadcasting; encourages content and technology innovation; and spotlights the important and unique ways stations serve their communities.
Illinois Broadcasters Association (IBA) – http://www.iba.org
The Illinois Broadcasters Association is the leading advocate for the broadcast industry in Illinois. IBA is engaged in shaping public policy to create a positive legislative and regulatory environment for its members. The Association assists its membership in continuing industry education. legal support services, compliance issues and public service outreach.
Iowa Broadcasters Association (IBA) – http://www.iowabroadcasters.com
Since 1951 the Iowa Broadcasters Association has served Iowa radio and television stations as an educational organization. With over 200 members, it is recognized as one of the top broadcast associations in the country. Legislatively it is also one of the most proactive!
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) – http://www.wi-broadcasters.org
Since 1951, The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association is the only trade association which supports, promotes and represents all radio and television broadcasters in Wisconsin. The WBA's membership is comprised of 98% of all radio and televisions stations in Wisconsin, as well as associate member companies who provide services to the state's broadcasting industry. Member services include a variety of education programs, state and national legislative and legal and regulatory advisory services, and a host of networking opportunities. The purpose of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association shall be to foster and promote the development of the arts of aural and visual broadcastings in all its forms; to protect its members in every lawful and property manner from injustices and unjust exactions; to do all things necessary and proper to encourage and promote customs and practices which will strengthen and maintain the broadcast industry to the end that it may best serve the public.
Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA) – http://www.indianabroadcasters.org
IBA and its Foundation will provide broadcast resources and services for all its members.
West Virginia Broadcasters Association (WVBA) – http://www.wvba.com
The West Virginia Broadcasters Association has been representing and serving West Virginia radio and television stations since 1946. We are a membership-driven trade association that provides unequaled service and tremendous value to stations throughout the state. The WVBA provides the latest news and information affecting the broadcasting industry. Serving as a catalyst on national and state issues in matters affecting our industry, the association works year round building close working relationships with our state and federal legislators. It shall be the purpose of the West Virginia Broadcasters Association to promote the art and business of broadcasting, promote cooperation and understanding among broadcasters, encourage and promote customs and practices which will be interests of the public and broadcasting community.