Harris Corporation Introduces 5.1 Surround Sound Transcoder, Lower Power FM HD Transmitters and More

Harris Corporation Introduces 5.1 Surround Sound Transcoder, Lower Power FM HD Transmitters and More
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Lots of news from Harris regarding IBOC at NAB2004.
Harris Corporation has introduced NeuStar 5225, a Mix-Edit Transcoder that will help broadcasters to cost-effectively transition from legacy mono and stereo formats to 5.1 surround sound. The NeuStar 5225 mix edit tool allows broadcasters to create or edit content that originates as 5.1, legacy mono or stereo; blend discrete and upmixed elements; and store the content in 5.1 or 2.0
Harris said the MIMIC, a proprietary Neural technology that can duplicate a sound signature in seconds, is now standard on its NeuStar HD Radio
Codec Processors.
ReCon Radio, a radio transmitter facilities management system from Harris, provides broadcasters with remote monitoring capabilities at an economical price. ReCon Radio can be seen in booth #C1906.
Harris introduced the RMXdigital On-Air Digital Radio Console at booth C1906. RMXdigital was developed for radio broadcasters who asked for a digital version
of the PR&E Radiomixer Analog Console, but with the features of BMXdigital and Legacy consoles. RMXdigital is scheduled to ship in late summer/early fall of 2004.
Harris has developed a line of low-power FM digital radio transmitters. The
Mini-HD FM digital transmitter line features four models that offer from 10 to 600 watts of digital-only power. The new line is on display at booth #C1906.
Harris plans to refocus its systems integration business for television facilities and studios toward efforts on facilitating large international projects and domestic radio system installations. The effort is called "Harris Integration Alliance."


Harris to Introduce HT/HD+

Harris is debuting its HT/HD+ high-power common-amplification single-tube FM HD Radio transmitter, which the company says evolved from the technology of its HT Series of FM transmitters and marks Harris' foray into the HD Radio market with tube-type transmitters.