Swiss Media Centre Gets Studer Desks
SRG SSR, the Swiss public radio and television broadcaster, has taken delivery
of three new Studer OnAir 150012-channel,
The broadcaster will use two of the desks in the
TV studios in the Media
Centre of the Swiss Parliament Building in Berne. The third will be used for
mobile/location work, such as election nights or other major events. The Swiss
parliament, the Federal Assembly, meets in the Parliament Building.
with a MADI card and connected to the central Nexus TV audio router over a MADI
fiber cable, both desks have access to most of the audio sources in the house.
The two consoles are working alongside nine OnAir 3000 and two OnAir 2500
consoles in the Media Center’s Studer armory, which the company says, is part
of a complement of 14 Studer digital audio mixing consoles specified when the Media
Centre was originally built in 2006.
This production hub forms part of SRG SSR National Services with
studios producing radio and television news broadcasts from the Parliament
Building, along with local news from the region of Berne, Freiburg and Wallis,
for five enterprise units — Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen (SRF), Radio
Télévision Suisse (RTS), Radiotelevisione Svizzera (RSI), Radiotelevisiun
Svizra Rumantscha (RTR) and Swissinfo.
other words,” said Werner Isch, broadcast systems engineer, “We are house
broadcasters for the Swiss parliament. The Parliament Building Media Centre
records all debates in the National Council and the Council of States [the two
houses of the Federal Assembly]. Recordings can be followed live when parliament
is in session, while in addition to the activities of the executive and the
legislature, SRG SSR provides coverage of 400 governmental press conferences