Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Harris Radio Taking to the Road
Harris Broadcast opens a six-week road show on February 5. Harris representatives will explore technology trends and current engineering challenges in the radio broadcast industry and discuss revenue generation through MaxxCasting, the company’s new joint initiative with Geo-Broadcast Solutions to maximize FM signal coverage.
Details on the first two weeks of the road show:
February 5, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – San Diego
San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Drive
San Diego, California 92108
February 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Los Angeles
Holiday Inn Burbank – Media Center
150 East Angeleno
Burbank, California 91502
February 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – San Francisco
San Francisco Marriott Fisherman’s Wharf
1250 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, California 94133
February 12, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Phoenix
Sheraton Airport Hotel Tempe
1600 South 52nd Street
Tempe, AZ 85281
February 14, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Houston
Houston Marriott West Loop by The Galleria
1750 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027
February 15, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Dallas
2201 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207
The road show will continue on to Denver, Kansas City, Seattle, Portland, Raleigh, Atlanta, Miami and Orlando in late February and early March.
Harris experts, such as Geoff Mendenhall, Tim Anderson and Paul Barzizza, will offer presentations on the fourth generation of HD Radio™ broadcasting; IP studio architectures; and the advantages of turnkey solutions, project management and preventative maintenance. Additionally, attendees will see hands-on demonstrations of Intraplex IP Link audio codecs, Flexiva transmitters and PR&E studio consoles.
Lunchtime sessions will focus on MaxxCasting, with a special focus on how General Managers and upper management can adopt the technology to increase revenue. MaxxCasting is a network-based technology designed to boost signal coverage today and help stations gain listeners and advertisers. John Kean, senior technologist at NPR Labs, will be present at many stops to provide insight on market analysis and system design.
The road show will also have post-NAB stops in the Midwest, Northeast and parts of Canada.