Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
20/11/2017

Gearhouse Broadcast Adds To Portfolio

News Image
Gearhouse Broadcast has confirmed that it has expanded its portfolio of Wisycom's RF technology, purchasing multiple Wisycom MFL wideband optical link systems.

The new units have been bought by Gearhouse Broadcast's UK business and have already been used at a major tennis event in New York this summer. The systems are now in the Australian jungle for the new series of ITV Studios' 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!'

The 2017 production marks the tenth consecutive year that Gearhouse is providing the technical and broadcast equipment for the reality series. The Wisycom MFL systems enable the crew to send wireless radio microphone signals over distance without loss, making them suited to supporting audio from contestants and presenters anywhere within the 1.5km² jungle compound in New South Wales. In total, there will be three transmitter sites linked by fibre that operate on the same radio frequency, providing multiple levels of redundancy. These will facilitate 36 fibre receive channels, and six IEM channels.

Ed Tischler, Managing Director at Gearhouse Broadcast UK, said: "Customers' expectations for faultless audio are higher than ever, but at the same time, there's less spectrum space available to use. Being able to deploy Wisycom's flexible MFL systems in challenging RF environments such as the Australian jungle, or middle of New York City, gives us the peace of mind that there won't be a drop off in quality. We're always at the forefront of creating solutions to our customer's production challenges, and our decision to buy more of the Wisycom systems reflects how impressed we've been with their performance."

Pyers Easton, Managing Director at Raycom, added: "We're delighted to continue to work alongside Gearhouse Broadcast on these prestigious projects. The Wisycom MFL RF over fibre system offers a truly unique 'plug and play', flexible, fibre solution that performs in the harshest environments, making it ideal for an application like I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! It can be installed quickly without the need for specialist knowledge and test equipment, which is important when having to rig such a large area as we do in the jungle."

www.gearhousebroadcast.com

(JP/LM)
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

14/10/2021
CP Communications Announces New Promotions And Appointments
CP Communications has announced promotions and new hires, reflecting the successful growth of its Red House Streaming (RHS) subsidiary and CP Communic
07/10/2021
Haivision Launches All-New Cloud Platform
Haivision has launched an all-new cloud platform designed for churches – Haivision Connect. The livestreaming solution opens new possibilities for chu
12/05/2015
Wisycom Selected For X Factor Denmark
From studio to television, X-Factor Denmark has already discovered its own winner in the MTH400 wireless handheld transmitters, MTP40 belt-pack transm
01/10/2019
Gearhouse Broadcast Acquires Riedel Bolero Wireless Intercom Systems
Gearhouse Broadcast has acquired multiple Riedel Bolero wireless intercom systems for its Event Communications business. The kit investment is in resp
18/07/2017
Wisycom Helps Broadcast PBS' 37th Annual Edition of 'A Capitol Fourth'
Jetwave Wireless have used Wisycom products for the annual Independence Day music and fireworks celebration that takes place at the National Mall in W
06/01/2017
Wisycom Helps Serve Up New Cooking Series
Wisycom's products have been chosen to help capture audio transmission on a new reality cooking series, My Kitchen Rules. The show, which airs on Fox,
03/10/2017
Gearhouse Broadcast Makes Two Key Sales Appointments
Gearhouse Broadcast has made two key sales appointments in North America as part of its growth strategy in the region. Based in Gearhouse Broadcast US
26/02/2016
Wisycom Completes World's Fair Expo Project
Vincenzo Vitale, Sound Engineer/Project Manager, and his team from RAI radiotelevisione italiana, Italy's leading television company, recently provide
06/10/2021
Leader Europe Appoints New Business Development Manager
Leader Europe announces a new addition to its sales and customer support team with the appointment of Max Holland as business development manager. His
04/10/2021
Barix Adds New Capabilities To Its Exstreamer M400 Decoder
Barix has added two significant new capabilities to its recently launched Exstreamer M400 decoder and award-winning IP Former analog-to-IP speaker con
04/10/2021
nangu.TV Reveals New Android TV Operator Set-Top Box
nangu.TV has unveiled a new Android TV Operator Tier set-top box, run on the nangu.TV platform, in cooperation with Orange Slovensko and CommScope. Re
04/10/2021
MwareTV Unveils New End-To-End TV Solution
MwareTV has revealed the availability to telco operators and internet service providers (ISPs) in Africa of a new, end-to-end TV solution. Designed fo
09/05/2017
Christy Media Solutions Is At Broadcast Asia: Stand 6J4-05
Christy Media Solutions is exhibiting at Broadcast Asia for the first time this year. As a regular visitor to the show and with a growing customer bas
03/05/2017
AJA Video Systems Unveils New Features Of RovoCam Camera System
AJA Video Systems has unveiled new features of its RovoCam Camera System. At NAB 2017, the company revealed details of its RovoCam compact block camer
30/05/2007
Gearhouse Broadcast Launch Company Website
Gearhouse Broadcast have announced the launch of their new company website. The newly created site, designed by Gearhouse Broadcast’s award winning we