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InAPAC

Innovative Integration
from GBS Alliance
With a long list of satisfied broadcasters on its customer list, how many actually
know what the company does, asks Y.C. Tan, Managing Director at GBS Alliance...

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BS Alliance is a professional and
experienced broadcast systems
integrator providing turnkey solutions
for radio, TV, outside broadcast and pro
audio. Led by Managing Director Y.C.
Tan at its headquarters in Singapore,
GBS has a total staff strength of 38.
Their regional offices and agents
span throughout Asia Pacific including
Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Thailand,
Malaysia, Vietnam and Philippines.
With these regional presences, GBS
not only provides a full spectrum of
services, including initial consultation
and systems integration, but also after
project service and support.
Having celebrated 20 years in the
industry last year, the company
continues to set track records as a
superior systems integrator in the Asia
Pacific region.
GBS Singapore has in recent years
successfully completed the installation

of MediaCorp's 12 radio
studios and was also the
integrator for the new
Singapore Press Holding's
radio studios. Other notable
clients include educational
institutions
like
the
Management Development
Institute of Singapore,
Ngee Ann Polytechnic, PSB
Academy and internet radio
station Radio Masti.
GBS Thailand's project
portfolio is just as comprehensive
with radio, TV and outside broadcast
projects. Our competent engineers
built a complete virtual TV studio at
Thai Parliament, installed a full robotic
system at Spring News Thailand, and
recently launched a full Visual Radio
system at Public Relations Department
Thailand. Our other clients in Thailand
include Mass Communnications of

The company's HQ is located in Singapore

Thailand, Rajamangala Institute of
Technology and Walailak University.
GBS Indonesia has installed more
than 100 low- and high-power
transmitters and antennas throughout
the country's many islands. In addition,
our dedicated team has installed many
radio studios for both the government
and private radio stations. Our clients

include Radio Republik of Indonesia,
Radio Elshinta, Thomson Radio
Network and Sonora Network.
In 2017, after exploring an extensive
proof of concept, Voice of Vietnam
(VOV) chose to work closely with GBS
Alliance on the installation of AES67
audio over IP for their studios. Being
an accredited and reliable distributor
of a large array of prestigious
international
brands,
GBS is able to propose
innovative
solutions
that can suit any of
our customers' needs.
With more than 30
reputable brands in our
portfolio, our company
has
built
long-term
relationships with these
manufacturers.
"We
are
excited
to
be
participating
at BroadcastAsia as it is the main
broadcast show in Asia and being
here enables us to reconnect with our
regional customers and international
suppliers. We look forward to
offering customers our professional
consultations and a chance to
experience
GBS's
personalised
services," says Y.C. Tan, Managing
Director of GBS Alliance.

The Evolution of Glensound Electronics
In business for over 50 years, Glensound Electronics has created a rich
heritage with thousands of designs completed...

C

ustom designs and solutions are
still a major part of our operations,
complemented by key products in
various areas of the audio broadcast
industry.
Glensound was established in 1966
by BBC Design Engineer Len Davis. In
1966, Len invented the world's first
telephone balancing unit for use on
BBC Radio's first phone-in programme
It's Your Line.
In the same year, the BBC asked Len
to design and manufacture a specialist
audio broadcast unit for use at Prince
Charles' investiture, the first of many
custom-designed products Glensound
has produced for the BBC.
In the 1970s, the first semi-modular

unitised mixing desk was designed
and manufactured for the BBC. In
the 1980s, BBC Outside Broadcast
took delivery of the world's first
assignable mixer, designed and
manufactured by us. In the 1990s,
another innovation; we introduced
the world's first portable batteryoperated ISDN codec, making the
operator more mobile, and changing
the face of broadcasting forever. In
the early 1990s, Glensound designed
and supplied the sound installation
at the House of Commons and House
of Lords, which we upgraded to next
generation sound provision in 2016
and 2017, respectively.
2011 was a busy year at Glensound;

BEATRICE R8 is an eight-channel intercom rackmount

we launched the world's first digital
stand-alone commentary system - The
Talent Box - followed by the world's
first broadcast HD voice mobile phone
range, the MPI004HD, which was
recognised in 2012 by IABM with an
Award for Excellence in Design and
Innovation. To make a 2011 hat-trick,
Glensound, in partnership with RTS/
Telex, introduced the world's first
hybrid commentary and intercom unit,
the COIN GT-013.
Glensound has won many other
awards over the years. Our DARK
1616M won Best in Show at NAB in
2017, our GS-HA014 won Best in
Show at NAB in 2015, and at IBC in
Amsterdam in 2014 our Cub won Best
in Show from PSNEurope.
Proud of our heritage,
we continue in the
vanguard of design and
innovation with Network
Audio & Danteā„¢ / AES67
compliant intercoms. The
newest addition is the Beatrice

Glensound designed a semi-modular
unitised mixing desk in the 1970s

range of intercoms. Beatrice works
with standard network switches and
has no requirement for a central
processing rack, resulting in reduced
costs and less complex installation
requirements. The BEATRICE R8 unit,
an eight-channel intercom rackmount,
won two Best in Show awards at NAB
2018.
We are at the forefront of innovative
design and manufacture of quality
audio broadcast equipment. Our
healthy past, and ability to innovate,
gives us a solid foundation on which to
design, build and shape the future of
broadcasting.


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