The News from 2013

Washington,D.C.: HA Design Group successfully completed its multi year technical collaboration with the National Public Radio engineering organizations with an integrated design, engineering, and commissioning of its new Headquarters building including broadcast production and origination facilities. The NPR organization's transition into its new headquarters building was completed in 2013.

Washington, D.C. -- October 2013: HA Design Group was selected for the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) BC-Logs replacement. BBG is replacing their venerable BC Logs program with a new Microsoft SQL-based report generation system that will allow the BBG media users to search for reference multimedia programs that have aired in the past. With 50 language services, each with their own channels and shows, along with 12 television channels on satellite and more distributed through the internet, the scope of the BC Logs media file database system is enormous. The BBG and its media organizations such as the Voice of America (VOA) generate over 3000+ hours of programming each week to reach viewing and listening audiences that number 300+ million worldwide.

Honolulu, Hawaii -- July 2013: HA Design Group has been selected to provide broadcast design services for the KHET television station (PBS Hawaii) scheduled to begin operations in a new broadcast building location in early 2015. KHET and and its architect Group 70 International have reached for HA Design Group to perform a schematic review of the new location building plans in preparation of construction documents and local planning commission approvals that will be followed by a comprehensive detail design of KHET's broadcast equipment facilities and technical operations.

New York City, NY -- July 2013: HA Design Group completes upgrade to Voice of America's New York City television studios and digital broadcast facilities including 2 studios, production control room, IT installations, and more.