Products / Transmission Automation / Reliability and Accuracy

Hardware and Software Platform

The Transmission Automation System is responsible for the frame accurate control of connected broadcast devices and runs on a robust industrial grade computer chassis under a bespoke real-time operating system called QNX. This careful choice of the hardware and software platform provides the reliability and accuracy that we require for our core product.

System reliability features:

• Dual PSU, hot swap
• Caddy mounted hard drives
• Power rail, temperature and fan speed monitoring
• RAID disk storage
• Solid state disk option
• Main and standby system configuration with fast changeover
• Duplex events, e.g. server output backed up from tape
• Pres mixer output backed up via emergency matrix
• Main and standby server support
• Main and standby matrix support