RADIO AUTOMATION


BroadCATCH Automation combines perfectly sound recording, editing, managing and transmission. It comes along with special hardware (real time h/w decoding sound cards), specially designed for it, as well as special Keypad Remote Controller for On Air Studio.

Supported BC SOFTWARE
CLIENTS + AUDIO & DATABASE SERVER


  • On Air Studio
  • Production Studio / STAND BY ONAIR
  • MUSIC Scheduling
  • Editing Studio
  • Audio Archive

Features

  • Saves unlimited amount of songs, commercial messages, reports etc., according to the amount of disk free space available
  • Transmits songs individually or in play lists, immediately and at any moment.
  • Mixes every sound material specifying mix time, song intro , outro e.t.c.
  • Music scheduling using clocks, rules and Creates playing lists of specified duration according to criteria already defined.
  • Connects to every external source input (such as Satellite feed) at specified time and with specified duration.
  • Supports digital sound editing (montage, EQ, filtering, denoising e.t.c).
  • Records the transmission time of every sound, with the intention to create statistics and information for better and easiest play lists creation.
  • Supports remote administration.
  • Keep backups of audio items on any known media format.
  • BroadCATCH Automation combines perfectly sound recording, editing, managing and transmission. It comes along with special hardware (real time h/w decoding sound cards), specially designed for it, as well as special Keypad Remote Controller for On Air Studio.
  • BroadCATCH Automation handles dynamically more than 4 players used accordingly to the program demands and can handle and manage several audio outputs.
  • BroadCATCH Automation stands out for the fast and flexible 16-field Search Engine , which relates to sound stuff information (title, artist name, categories, subcategories etc.).
  • BroadCATCH Automation uses powerful database and can handle more than enough concurrent users with the maximum speed and security.

Achievements

No need for consumables (DATs, Cassettes, MDs, Tapes, CDs etc.)


Personnel training


Sound improvement


Great improvement, with reference to sound transposition and managing speed


Safe transmission


Analog, digital, networking sound transposition


Fast and easy program schedule report


Production facilities (commercials etc.)


No expenses for extra equipment


Minimum service cost


Guarantee of flawless service


Easy list creation through music scheduler


Requirements

PC Intel® Dual-Core


2GB RAM


128GB Hard Disk


sVGA 1280×1024, 16 bit Colours



19″ Monitor


BroadCATCH Automation doesn’t demand great CPU power on any machine , because of the Audio Hardware Boards from Digigram and Audio Science

Depending on each machine features, extra equipment is necessary.Since Radio Stations requirements differ depending on their nature and size, BroadCATCH suggests the ideal solution in every case.



Audio Specifications

Sampling frequencies available

Programmable

from 6 kHz to 50 kHz in steps of 0.02 Hz

A/D and D/A converter resolutions

20

bits

PCM
recording (encoding)

8, 16 and 24

bits

Frequency response at 48 kHz (record + play)

20Hz - 20kHz

±0.2 dB

Signal to noise ratio
(unweighted)

>90

dB

Distortion + noise at 1 kHz (record + play)

< -87

dB

Channel phase difference : 20 Hz / 20 kHz

< 0.5° / 1°

 

Analog channel crosstalk
at 1 kHz

< -95

dB