Live Wireless IP Remotes and Newsgathering
Tieline has built a formidable reputation for delivering the most flexible range of wireless IP audio codecs available to suit every broadcast situation and every budget.
Newscasting and Newsgathering with Report-IT Enterprise
Report-IT is the world's most poplular IP audio codec application for professional radio broadcast applications. Use the Report-IT Enterprise app across your entire broadcast network on Android or iOS smartphones for extremely portable, high fidelity live remotes and newsgathering.
Simply download Tieline's Report-IT Enterprise app from the iTunes App Store™ or from Google Play and turn your iPhone into an IP audio codec for live, portable newsgathering and remotes. Enter a user name and password and tap Connect to broadcast live, high fidelity, low delay audio to a Tieline IP audio codec in the studio over wireless cellular broadband or Wi-Fi.
Report-IT is ideal for newsgathering assignments and simple sports commentary remotes including:
- Live stand-ups.
- Live two-way interviews to the studio with up to two interviewees at the remote location using individual microphones and headphones.
- Live sports and event announcing over IP.
- Reporting live and recording audio simultaneously.
- Reporting live and inserting recorded audio into the transmission back to the studio.
- Recording reports.
- Storing and forwarding of recorded reports to the studio.
Richer, Warmer Audio with the Tieline Mic Adapter
Tieline’s Mic Adapter is a 20Hz-20kHz CD quality digital audio input device that enables you to attach your favorite pro dynamic microphone to an iPhone 4®. Competing mic interface solutions, including wired interfaces that attach to the iPhone headphone input, roll off quickly after 200Hz reducing the richness of the audio quality. Tieline’s Mic Adapter delivers three octaves of richer, warmer, low frequency response from 20Hz to 200Hz and perfectly reproduces the mid and high frequency ranges.
Merlin PLUS - 6 Remotes in Every Box
At the studio you can use a stereo IP codec like Merlin or the Commander G3 rack mount codec for simple mono, dual mono or stereo remotes, or take advantage of the game-changing Merlin PLUS codec and affordably expand your network's remote capability overnight!
Rapidly expand your remote capability at the studio with the award winning Merlin PLUS and manage up to 6 bidirectional mono connections with IP codecs or smartphones using Report-IT, saving money on codec hardware costs and reducing studio rack space requirements.
Merlin PLUS will connect to all Tieline IP codecs, including Commander and i-Mix G3 codecs, Bridge-IT, the Genie family of codecs and Report-IT Enterprise smartphone applications.
Desktop Remotes over IP
Use i-Mix G3 and Commander G3 field codecs with wireless capable modules and connect over 3G and 4G cell-phone networks to deliver FM quality stereo audio from remote sites to the studio, with mix-minus audio and full duplex communications.
You can also choose to connect using wired IP or use interchangeable connection modules to connect over POTS/PSTN, ISDN or X.21. All Tieline G3 codecs can also connect over satellite IP or ISDN, providing the ultimate in wireless flexibility.
Tieline's powerful software matrix lets you to customize program feeds, codec inputs and outputs, headphone splits, PPM meter configurations and more. You can even program the codec to provide wireless IFB splits for roving announcers & commentators.
SmartStream: Rock Solid Audio using Inexpensive IP Links
As an IP audio pioneer, Tieline was the first major codec manufacturer to integrate SmartStream features such as Automated Jitter Buffer management, Forward Error Correction (FEC) and error concealment techniques in all IP codecs. These features dynamically respond to variable conditions over unmanaged IP networks like the public internet to ensure reliable streaming.
Now SmartStream PLUS has revolutionised IP broadcasting by delivering the rock solid and reliable STL-grade audio quality you would expect over a T1/E1 link by using inexpensive unmanaged IP networks like the internet for STLs, audio distribution and remotes.
SmartStream IP technology makes broadcasting audio over IP simple by:
- Automatically adapting to prevailing conditions across all IP network types.
- Delivering reliable, high quality, low delay audio.
- Ensuring continuity of broadcast audio over lossy IP networks like the internet.
All you have to do is select the settings in the codec to suit the network you are connecting to, dial the studio and sit back and relax as the codec does all the work.
What are my Tieline IP audio codec options?
i-Mix G3 Mixer Codec
The i-Mix G3 combines 6 essential remote broadcast products into a single light-weight box, replacing tens of thousands of dollars of broadcast equipment. Broadcasting with the i-Mix is like having an entire remote truck in a single box. Designed by radio and television sports broadcasting specialists, it is ideal for sports broadcasts, talk shows, music and other live events. It is a multi-faceted unit that can be used as a mixer, a commentary control unit and a codec. It integrates bi-directional audio and full-duplex communications with extensive remote control capabilities to reduce setup time, on-site personnel, wiring requirements and signal distribution costs. Find out more about the i-Mix G3
Commander G3 Field Codec
Recognized as the world's most compact, powerful and reliable IP audio codecs, the Commander G3 can connect over a variety of network transports. Featuring interchangeable module slots, they can be customized to connect over a variety of connections according to each broadcaster's unique requirements. All Commanders feature two module slots, which accept your choice of hardware plug-in modules. This allows broadcasters to send high quality, low-delay live audio over IP, 3G/3.5G, POTS/PSTN analog telephone lines, ISDN, X.21, GSM and B-GAN satellite networks. Find out more about the Commander G3 field codec
Report-IT Codec App
Get set to Report-IT live now with the World’s first iPhone®* IP audio codec application which reporters and announcers can use to send live broadcast quality IP audio wirelessly from any remote location to a Tieline IP codec in the studio. Record an interview or report offline and then go live on the air later or FTP your report to the studio. You can even report live and playback grabs from any recorded interview while you’re on the air! Find out more about Report-IT for iPhone
*iPhone and App Store are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Now available for Android phones. Find out more about Report-IT for Android™
** Android is a trademark of Google Inc.
Turn your iPhone®** into an ultra-portable 15kHz IP audio codec and 20kHz recorder with Tieline’s Report-IT Live Enterprise Edition App and use Tieline’s Mic Adapter with your iPhone 4® to connect your favorite professional XLR Dynamic Microphone providing superior audio quality.
**iPhone and App Store are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.