Bates Technical College Integrates New Control Room, Digital Signage, and Network

This $675,000 Key Code Media project was completed in 45 Days.  Production control, Central Equipment Room, Digital Signage, links to 30 Classrooms and fiber link to KBTC PBS for live broadcast. The broadcasting curriculum has been examined by and meets the requirements of the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE). Broadcast Operations includes on-air master control, content storage, playback operations, and editing; satellite downlink operations; operations/systems technician; automation technician; and VIS (visual information specialist). Broadcast Engineering includes transmitter/microwave operations; video server/non-linear editing; technical training to support electronic news, sports, and field productions; transcoding and compression systems; broadcast equipment installation, maintenance, operation; and the technical training to support electronic news, sports and field productions. Video Production includes planning and script development; lighting; set design and construction; camera operation; sound mixing; technical directing; content editing; graphics generation; and equipment training to support studio and remote production.

Equipment Selected:

  • Ross Carbonite Switcher
  • Ross Expression Graphics
  • Yamaha CL5 Audio Mixer
  • Grass Valley LDX Fiber Cameras
  • Ross Router
  • MultiDyne Fiber
  • Clear-com Intercom
  • Light Panels, ETC Lighting