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So Drama! Entertainment
Upgrades With Lawo
I

n
Singapore,
So
Drama!
Entertainment's Power 98 and Jia
88.3 have recently upgraded to Lawo
Ruby consoles with VisTool virtual
touchscreen controls.
So Drama! (www.sodrama.sg) is
one of Singapore's most listened-to
media companies, with four popular
channels - Jia 88.3 FM, Music and
Drama Company, PIONEER and Power
98FM - serving Singapore's population
of over 5.5 million. The combination of
Lawo physical and virtual radio mixers
installed at Power 98 and Jia 88.3 are
the first of their kind in Singapore.
"SoDrama has been a Lawo customer
for years, and we are very pleased
that they decided to partner with us
again to upgrade their facilities," says
Lawo's Boon Siong TAN, Sales Director,
Southeast Asia.
"Along with the opportunity to
renew the equipment, So Drama! also
wanted to re-think and upgrade studio
workflows so that show production
was smoother and more intuitive for

SoDrama Ruby console installation in Singapore

younger presenters. The combination
of traditional physical mixing desks
with
context-sensitive
VisTool
virtual mixers satisfied everyone's
requirements."
Included in the project are three
Ruby radio consoles. With a clean,
uncluttered design, Ruby is easy to use
and can be configured in sizes from 4
to 60 faders in multiple linked frames
that may be surface- or flush-mounted.
Lawo VisTool Unlimited GUI builder

software was used to build the virtual
mixer interfaces. VisTool Unlimited
allows users to design beautiful,
intuitive mixing control screens
customisable to stations' individual
workflows.
Custom vector graphics, faders,
buttons and context-sensitive controls
can be placed onscreen to control
mixing, routing, EQ / dynamics, timers,
meters and other console-specific
functions, VisTool can even integrate

controls for external programs and
devices with HTML control interfaces putting command of playout systems,
codecs, webcams and Visual Radio
devices on the same touchscreen as
mixing controls.
Mixing and audio I/O are provided by
a Lawo Nova17 central core. Nova17 is
a highly flexible 512x512 digital router
capable of aggregating large numbers
of analogue, Mic, AES3, SD and HDSDI, and MADI signals via modular I/O
cards, plus serial data and GPIO. Signal
processing, gain control, a summing
matrix and equalisation are provided.
For this project, So Drama expanded
their Nova17 with additional I/O cards
to handle new external sources,
such as bringing phone lines into
the routers, and providing external
outputs to new IP codecs.
They also expanded their monitoring
system by combing VisTool onscreen controls and alerting with
the silence detection features built
into the router; the entire workflow,
from studio to transmission, is
now automatically monitored and
controlled by the Nova17.
The So Drama studio upgrade
was performed by Lawo distributor
Broadcast
Communications
International Pte Ltd.

Alibaba Cloud Data Intelligence Backbone
'Top Infrastructure as a Service' Provider
A

libaba Cloud, the data intelligence
backbone of Alibaba Group,
announced that it has the third
biggest market share in the global
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
market and the biggest in the Asia
Pacific region for the third year in a
row in 2019, said the leading global
research and advisory firm Gartner in
its latest report.
Alibaba's market share in the global
IaaS market climbed to 9.1% in 2019,
up from 7.7% the year earlier, said
the firm. The Gartner report, named
Market Share: IT Services, 2019, also
showed that in the Asia Pacific region,
Alibaba's market share increased to
28.2% last year, from 26.1% in 2018.
"We believe our strong growth and
leading market position is testament
to the hard work of our teams and
the support of our many customers
and partners around the world, to
whom we are truly grateful," said Jeff
Zhang, president of Alibaba Cloud
Intelligence. "We look forward to

Alibaba's APAC market share increased to 28.2% last year, from 26.1% in 2018

continuing our work, which enables
our global customers and partners to
expedite their digital transformation
journeys through our scalable, robust
and secure infrastructure, advanced
analytics capabilities and thriving
ecosystem. To us, the report once
again demonstrated Alibaba Cloud's
commitment to our global strategy to

expand on our worldwide presence by
enhancing our global infrastructure
and network."
Alibaba Cloud currently has 63
availability zones in 21 regions, serving
millions of customers across the globe.
It has more than 70 security and
compliance accreditations worldwide.
Alibaba Cloud is committed to

offering enhanced cloud services
to more clients across the globe.
It announced last week that it
will invest an additional RMB200
billion
(approximately
US$28
billion) in the next three years on
its cloud infrastructure, focusing on
technologies
including
operating
system, servers, chips and network.
Alibaba Cloud is the technology and
public cloud platform underpinning
Alibaba's rich and diverse ecosystem,
which ranges from e-commerce and
payment, to logistics and supply chain
management solutions. It supported
US$38.4 billion in transactions on a
single day during Alibaba's 11.11 Global
Shopping Festival last year.
In addition to Gartner's findings, an
earlier report from market research
and advisory firm International Data
Corporation (IDC), showed that Alibaba
Cloud recorded the fastest year-onyear revenue growth versus other
global cloud service providers in the
first half of last year.


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