Conference Center & Broadcasting Studio

Conference Center & Broadcasting Studio

Customer: Cedar Rapids Community School District
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Installer: Bill Crawford and Alpha Video & Audio (Edina, Minnesota)

Building of a new Educational Leadership and Support Center (ELSC), to contain a professional development and training center, board & conference rooms and a digital broadcasting and production studio. The AV system enables the production and distribution of extremely clean high-definition video and audio, routing throughout the large conference center, and recording and broadcasting of meetings, events and training sessions.

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  • Crestron’s HDBaseT-enabled 16x16 DigitalMedia™ Switcher (DM-MD16x16)
  • Crestron’s 12” touch screen

Why HDBaseT:

  • Optimal solution for transition from non-HDCP-compliant HD-SDI
  • Ease of use and low cost Cat5e network cable, connecting all rooms, and enabling the routing of videos from one room to another
  • HDCP-compliance, enabling commercial media distribution in the conference room
  • Functionality and capability, with maximum flexibility