The News from 2016

Washington DC: As part of its long-term 2016 contract award with Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), HA Design Group has been acquiring and providing innovative broadcast television and IP networking equipment solutions. These new systems are part of BBG’s production and master control broadcast upgrades including integrated IP/baseband HD-SDI play out servers from Grass Valley. BBG has been expanding its use of Dalet’s television and radio media asset management (MAM) systems for generation of BBG’s 50+ multilingual daily news programming delivered worldwide. BBG’s production staff acquires news footage from the wire sources and in-house productions to create original news packages stored on its Dalet MAM systems. The news content is then edited to create the individual BBG language service shows that are distributed to affiliates around the world.

Pyeongtaek ROK: HA Design Group has assisted the AFN organization in 2016 to complete its intra-Korean move and transition into a new broadcast building location at Camp Humphreys in S. Korea. The technical and engineering services included the review and oversight of the new facility design followed by the on site configuration of the new integrated HD television and radio systems. HA Design Group also provided as-built drawing documentation for the new AFN broadcast facility that incorporates 4 radio studios, large TV studio and production control room, monitoring control room, and satellite/signal ingest integrated through a 24-rack equipment center.