Is that a wireless intercom in your pocket?
by Jand’s Jeff MacKenzie.
Need to quickly deploy secure wireless production intercom to a wide area? The latest offering from Clear-Com may be the answer. Clear-Com have added Agent-IC, a BYO wireless intercom solution designed to run on portable devices such as smart phones, tablets and even wearables such as the Apple Watch.
Agent IC utilises standard IP connectivity to connect to devices running the Agent-IC app, either locally via Wi-Fi or wide area / globally via 3G/4G systems.
Agent-IC can run as a standalone system or interface to cabled analogue or digital intercom systems.
Ideal for applications such as wide area wireless connectivity for outside broadcast / ENG or for ad-hoc additions to live production systems.
Agent-IC opens a world of IP-based connectivity to broadcast and production communications systems, allowing us to finally break free of the restrictions inherent in traditional line-of-sight wireless solutions.
For further information on Agent-IC including application examples, go to: www.clearcom.com/product-family/agent-ic-mobile-app/#agent-ic-for-lq-series
CX Magazine – May 2019 CX Magazine is Australia and New Zealand’s only publication dedicated to entertainment technology news and issues – available in print and online. Read all editions for free or search our archive www.cxnetwork.com.au
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Further reading from CX Magazine’s Wireless Feature – May 2019:
Shure Reveal Twinplex. Mission: Take on DPA – by Julius Grafton
Wireless Voodoo – Not a Dark Art – by Fraser Walker
In-Ear Monitoring – by Sennheiser’s Adam Karolewski
Clear-Com FreeSpeak II – by The P.A. People’s Chris Dodds
Signal Out of the Noise – by Simon Byrne
Is that a wireless intercom in your pocket? – by Jand’s Jeff MacKenzie
Antennas for Wireless Microphones – by Jand’s Jeff MacKenzie
The Politics of Wireless – by Simon Byrne
Wireless Recordings – by Andy Stewart
From the archive – Wireless Mics were a feature in Connections Magazine, March 1999:
Radio Microphones (Sub-titled “How Did I Get Stuck With This Job!”) by John Matheson (includes a wireless systems Buyers Guide and Radio Spectrum Guide for Australia.)
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