Riedel Acrobat provides Wireless Communications for SIS Live's Brand-New SiscasterAmsterdam, Netherlands, )
SIS LIVE has developed a new high definition SNG and mobile production unit, SISCaster HD, which offers a completely new approach to outside broadcasting. The vehicle is optimized for live broadcasting, web streaming and mobile content delivery, opening up new opportunities for multi-platform event coverage. To maximize the versatility and to minimize production costs, all wireless components are based on license-free technologies. This eliminates frequency coordination and allows a more flexible use of the vehicle.
SISCaster HD, which is on display at the IBC Outside Exhibition area, features one of the first installations of Riedel's Acrobat Digital Wireless Intercom systems. "We're blown away by the audio quality and the performance of Acrobat", says Alan Lythaby, Engineering Manager at SIS Live. The Acrobat installation includes one CC-8 Cell Controller, two active CA-6 antennas and six Acrobat WB-2 wireless intercom beltpacks. Acrobat is an easy to use full-duplex wireless communications solution, which provides a license-free, cellular architecture with seamless hand-over between cells. It allows both partyline and point-to-point communications.
SISCaster SD is available now and HD will be available to hire or buy from early 2010.
About SIS LIVE
SIS LIVE is Europe's largest provider of outside broadcast facilities and mobile satellite SNG and IP solutions. It is the only company to design, build, operate and support these units in-house. SIS LIVE's award-winning uPod Micro is the lightest most advanced automated high powered satellite uplink system on the market today. uPod Micro meets new IATA checked baggage regulations of under 23kg, can be vehicle-mounted onto any vehicles standard roof bars for semi-permanent installation or packed into hostess-style trolleys and transported around the world. SIS LIVE also provides leading IP satellite solutions, providing data transfer, mobile broadband, video-over-IP, streaming, webcasting and multicasting services. Also offering specialist cameras, customised production units and mobile editing suites, SIS LIVE has the technological expertise to deliver.