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Nico Lewis, Senior Sales Manager, RTS Intercoms,
discusses broadcast communication systems...

RTS OKI (OMNEO Keypanel
Interface) card

About OMNEO:

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InB: What are the most important
features your clients look for in a
communication system?
Nico Lewis: The broadcast market
needs state-of-the-art, robust and
reliable digital technology that gives
the right return on investment, a
guarantee that it works nonblocking 24/7, is easy and intuitive
to operate and industry standard.
Integration with other systems
such as commentator systems,
audio desks, telephone, IP, virtual
and integrated wireless are also
trends we are experiencing.
InB: What advantages do
clients have when they choose
RTS in comparison to other
manufacturers?
NL: RTS has been a world leader
in the intercom business for
many years. The combination
of having the largest install base
worldwide and being part of a
large multinational company like
Bosch is important for prestigious
broadcast companies such as our
long-term customer NBC because
companies of this size need to
relay on a trustworthy technology
partner for a long time period.
As our company owns all
technology, we can support
customers for many years.
This is important, as the general
product life cycle is between
eight to ten years. Additionally,
all our products are backward
compatible, which means that our
users' investment is protected as
our latest developments can be
implemented through updates.
A case in point is our new
media networking technology
OMNEO: Our OKI (OMNEO
K e y p a n e l I n t e r f a c e ) c a rd s

can even be integrated into the
KP-32 keypanel family, which was
originally designed 15 years ago.
InB: How does RTS ensure that
systems are reliable?
NL: A system considers many
aspects. Although we deliver full
redundant matrix systems and
offer the possibility to connect
systems redundant together over
IP, copper, glass and others, there
are always third party elements
that can influence the system.
Therefore our control is
managed from the digital matrix.
If the computer system stops,
the RTS intercom continues
non-blocking.
H o w e v e r,
multi-use of computers to
eliminate this is also possible.
The new ADAM technology
offers full redundant controllers,
redundant digital multi-channel
MADI, TCPIP with SRTP
redundant protocol. RTS can
trunk over Ether net up to
255 systems full redundant.
In a nutshell the RTS system is
designed to work 24/7/365 nonstop, non-blocking. It's designed
to work for you when you need it.
InB: Last year, RTS introduced the
first OMNEO products. Please tell
us about this technology?
NL: The media networking
architecture OMNEO is based on
a combination of Dante and an
Open Control Architecture (OCA).
OMNEO is a layer 3 compatible
protocol, using standard Ethernet
infrastructure on copper CAT5/6
cable and/or fibre-cable and
insures high quality audio with 20
Hz - 20 kHz at 48kHzSR, ultralow latency.

InB: What are the advantages of
using OMNEO?
NL: Using OMNEO turns any RTS
ADAM intercom system into a flexible,
IP-based, AVB-compatible intercom
network. With OMNEO, users are no
longer 'locked in' to other vendors'
proprietary backbone infrastructure,
thereby making RTS the leading
IP open network solution for
professional production intercoms.
Additionally, changes in the
system are now even easier. RTS
OMNEO systems are plug-andplay controlled by the Open Control
Architecture OCA. Because you can
use OMNEO over your existing LAN,
the installation is easy to set up and
in many cases already there!
InB: What OMNEO products are
available from RTS?
NL: The first OMNEO products
consist of the RTS ADAM OMNEO
card (OMI) for the ADAM and
ADAM-M intercom frames and a
user station interface card (OKI)
for selected RTS keypanel models.
Both these cards fully update the
connectivity of these RTS intercom
products to be fully IP compatible.
A new universal two-port Interface
box (OEI-2) will be launched at on
the IBC2014.
InB: Will RTS be presenting
OMNEO at IBC2014?
NL: Yes, we will demonstrate the
complete OMNEO concept and
will also introduce some new
RTS+OMNEO products. The future
looks bright with OMNEO. With this
new technology, RTS will win the
hearts of the existing RTS users
and gain new customers, as it is the
future of digital intercom. Come and
visit us in Amsterdam!

The
Bosch
OMNEO
architecture allows the
transport and easy control of
audio, video and other data
over IP networks.
OMNEO satisfies the highest
levels of sound quality as well
as synchronisation whilst
ensuring lowest levels of
latency in a highly reliable and
secure set up at competitively
low system cost due to the use
of standard IT components and
lower installation as well as
maintenance cost.
OMNEO is based on two
key technologies - the media
transmission component Dante
from Audinate Pty, Australia
and the system-control
component OCA (Open Control
Architecture) - and is enhanced
by Bosch specific features.
OMNEO provides highest
interoperability, flexibility,
reliability and future-proof
technology by utilising open
public standards. Additionally
OMNEO comes with specific
advanced features to even
allow for mission-critical and
life safety system applications.
The technology provides
a number of options for the
interconnection of equipment
from different manufacturers
also outside of the traditional
audio or intercom applications.
An OMNEO media networking
architecture can be scaled to
include up to 10,000 nodes
and can interoperate across
multiple IP subnets and long
distance for complex network
designs and applications.
RTS (OMI) OMNEO card


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