IMN Modernizes Broadcasting Infrastructure with Harris
[Satellite Today 03-04-09] Harris Corp. has been awarded a contract to provide an integrated large-scale broadcast solution to the Iraqi Media Network (IMN) as part of a facility upgrade, Harris announced Mar. 3.
The broadcasting solution from Harris includes automation, servers, core processing, multiviewers, test and measurement, branding and routers. IMN will also be using the Harris AutoSat automated satellite program acquisition system, which controls steerable satellite dishes, tunes receivers and enables recording right from Harris’ ADC automation system, providing control of six integrated receivers and decoders simultaneously.
Harris and IMN are also building a master satellite feeding room, with the capacity to control 13 professional decoders. The room will include a 32×32 Panacea router, test and measurement equipment and 6800-plus core processing products.
The installation will be handled by Kholoud Telecom and Broadcast System Solutions, a local Harris dealer.