Clear-Com Communication Systems is debuting at NAB 2009 (Booth C6521) the new Production Maestro add-on module for its Eclipse Version 5.1 digital matrix intercom system.
This flexible, intuitive software lets operators interact directly with the Eclipse to quickly set up and manage live dynamic voice communications for small or large networked intercom systems.
Production Maestro lets operators manage the number of conferences and ports handled through their facility’s intercom network by simple drag-and-drop actions. Screen functions can be tailored to suit an individual daily workflow, while the GUI can display up to 64 ports and more than 80 conferences simultaneously, as well as scale to show a desired number of elements. Large conference systems may be supported by using multiple screens connected to each assignment PC.
“Having the ability to simply and reliably control intercom audio routing, especially for multiple intercom systems, plays a crucial role in successfully managing communications in a broadcast environment,” says Simon Browne, Senior Product Manager, Clear-Com Communication Systems.
“Clear-Com designed and developed the Production Maestro module with this in mind, crafting such features as drag-and-drop operations and screen scalability to make the module as intuitive and ‘hands-free’ for the operator as possible.”
Other key Production Maestro functions include the ability to add ports to conferences, move ports from one conference to another or route 4-wires to 4-wires. Users can view all member activities for a conference on each client screen, along with assignments made by other Production Maestro clients.
All assignment actions are stored in a command log, providing a visual record of recent activity at each client workstation.
Production Maestro will be available as an add-on module for Eclipse Version 5.1, the latest evolution of Clear-Com’s flagship digital matrix intercom system.