RCS and Wheatstone Partner
Wheatstone and RCS have teamed up, which will see seamless integration of radio playout and IP audio networking.
The deal will see both companies combine to offer a turnkey solution including system layout, design and commissioning including 24/7 support from 28 local offices around the world.
“At RCS, we look for opportunities to create tight integration with industry partners who our clients use. This new partnership with Wheatstone continues our concept of being a one-stopshop for broadcasters providing sales, installation, customization and support with one call,” said RCS President and CEO Philippe Generali.
Wheastone provide IP audio networking solutions including consoles, routing, mixing and processing, along with the smarts that go with it. RCS systems and their suite of offerings including digital playout, music scheduling, traffic and newsroom systems will seamlessly integrate into the audio network through a Wheatstone interface. It means station can have automation controls and route audio from anywhere in the network without the use of soundcards.
“Our relationship with RCS will take advantage of both companies’ technologies and infrastructure by enabling the reduction of equipment and installation costs and making more efficient use of software interfaces to augment and, in some cases, replace hardware,” siad Wheatstone’s Director of Sales Jay Tyler.
With this new dealership alliance, the two companies will be able to seamlessly integrate system sales and support as well. Both companies are on display at Broadcast Asia in Singapore June 2 -5 at Marina Bays Sands.