Riedel Joins RAVENNA Partner Community
The partnership will accelerate Riedel’s efforts to provide RAVENNA-based AES67 interoperability capabilities for their networked Tango platform, thus reinforcing the company’s commitment to providing standards-based solutions.
“We are delighted to be joining other premier technology suppliers in the RAVENNA partnership community,” said Thomas Riedel, CEO of Riedel Communications. “As a stand-alone technology, the RAVENNA framework provides an efficient and flexible solution for audio over IP transport. Its full AES67 compliance is an important fact for us and our customers. Riedel has always been dedicated to facilitating versatile and reliable workflows that meet our customers’ unique requirements. By extending our products’ format support to include RAVENNA and thus AES67, we take a key step forward in delivering the many benefits of standards-based communications and signal-transport solutions.”
Andreas Hildebrand, Senior Product Manager of ALC NetworX is pleased to welcome Riedel to the RAVENNA partner community. “Riedel is unquestionably one of the world’s premier companies providing communication and media data distribution solutions. Adding RAVENNA networking capabilities to their product portfolio is clearly an indicator for the coalescence of the professional broadcast market and the communication systems world. It widens the application range for RAVENNA-enabled systems by offering direct IP-based signal interchange between a broad range of professional audio products from a diversity of manufacturers. In addition, I expect the comprehensive experience of the Riedel team to be a highly valued addition to the RAVENNA partner community.”
About Riedel Communications:
Riedel Communications designs, manufactures, and distributes pioneering real-time video, audio, data, and communications networks for broadcast, pro audio, event, sports, theater, and security applications. The company also provides rental services for radio and intercom systems, event IT solutions, fiber backbones, and wireless signal transmission systems that scale easily for events of any size, anywhere in the world. Founded in 1987, the company now employs more than 350 people at 12 locations in Europe, Asia, Australia, and the Americas.
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. RAVENNA is fully compatible with the AES67-2013 standard on High-performance Streaming Audio-over-IP Interoperability.
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 developed 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, Archwave, ARG, arkona, Axia, Calrec, Cordial, Digigram, Dimetis, DirectOut, DSA Volgmann, GatesAir, Genelec, Infomedia, Jutel, Lawo, Linear Acoustic, LSB, Meinberg, Merging, MTS, Neumann, Omicron Lab, Orban, Omnia, Qbit, Schoeps, SCISYS, Sennheiser, Sonifex, Sound4, Telos and WorldCast Systems. Interested manufacturers are welcome to join the RAVENNA partner community.