Media Technology Service from France Joins RAVENNA Community


With Media Technology Services (M.T.S.), another French company entered into a RAVENNA partnership cooperation with ALC NetworX. Based in Nogent sur Marne in the vicinity of Paris, M.T.S. provides highly specialized technology services to French media companies and major radio stations, including software and hardware for audio metering and processing, systems monitoring, audio codec management and other tasks.

Cédric Maufroy, Director of M.T.S.: “Due to our activity, we often have to face problems related to system interoperability and real-time sound transmission. We are absolutely sure that the RAVENNA protocol, which is based on public standards, is the appropriate answer because with RAVENNA the audio infrastructure can be considered in a simple and evolving way. We deeply trust RAVENNA’s power and potential, and that’s why we integrate RAVENNA into our product range, like many other manufacturers already do.”

Andreas Hildebrand, Senior Product Manager of ALC NetworX: “With M.T.S., a small but highly specialized company focused on solutions for individual customer requirements trusts in the advantage of RAVENNA’s open technology platform based on existing standards. With a fully published specification on operating principles and protocols, small companies like M.T.S. can offer dedicated services, enhancing the functionality of the RAVENNA technology towards individual customer requirements.


About Media Technology Service (M.T.S.):
M.T.S., represented by Cédric Maufroy, was created in 2009 and offers hardware and software solutions as well as integration services related to the implementation of new technologies in radio and television stations.
Our experience in this field (nearly 20 years) and our passion for technology allow us to work on innovative solutions for automation, signal transportation, monitoring and made-to-measure products that comply with the requirements of 24/7 broadcasting. Among our customers are prestigious brands that have chosen us for our business expertise and ability to produce modular and reliable systems.

RAVENNA is a technology for real-time distribution of audio and other media content in IP-based network environments. Utilizing standardized network protocols and technologies, RAVENNA can operate on existing network infrastructures. RAVENNA is
designed to meet the strict requirements of the pro audio market featuring low latency, full signal transparency and high reliability.
While primarily targeting the professional broadcast market, RAVENNA is also suitable for deployment in other pro audio market segments like live sound, install market and recording. Possible fields of application include (but are not limited to) in-house signal distribution in broadcasting houses, theaters, concert halls and other fixed installations, flexible setups at venues and live events, OB van support, inter-facility links across WAN connections and in production & recording applications.
Unlike most other existing networking solutions, RAVENNA is an open technology standard without a proprietary licensing policy.


About ALC NetworX GmbH
ALC NetworX is an R&D company in Munich, Germany. A team of experts with excellent reputation from the Pro Audio industry and in-depth knowledge in networking technologies has been assembled to develop the RAVENNA technology platform. While ALC NetworX will continue to keep the lead role in the RAVENNA technology development, product implementations will be executed by individual partner companies. Current partner companies include AEQ, AETA, arkona, Axia, Digigram, Dimetis, DirectOut, DSA Volgmann, Genelec, Infomedia, Lawo, Linear Acoustic, LSB, Merging, Neumann, Omnia, Qbit, Schoeps, SCISYS, Sonifex, Sound4 and Telos. Interested manufacturers are welcome to join the RAVENNA partner community.