Media Systems

Broadcast solutions and equipment for media management

With the creation and processing of content changing continuously, today's digital broadcast and media system markets become increasingly competitive, diverse and demanding, so the right choice of video and audio production technology is critical to success.

The team at Amber Technology understand and have experienced the full spectrum of broadcast and media systems solutions. From national broadcaster facilities, outside broadcast to purpose-built corporate content creation studios, our experienced staff can assist.Additionally, we have a broad range of supporting products to draw from to add to the project build or ongoing needs, giving Amber Technology the ability to source, supply and support all of your requirements. 

At Amber Technology, our range of leading broadcast and media acquisition, storage, processing, management and delivery solutions has been carefully selected to deliver 24/7 performance and reliability with maximum flexibility and efficiency - all supported by an engineering team with the experience and expertise to match. The brands we represent include recognised global leaders in broadcast technology, including EVS, Avid, Ateme, Vinten robotics, DPA Microphones and Solid State Logic consoles.

We understand that the needs of a broadcast company today extend far beyond the supply of media systems equipment. Amber Technology can offer not only the brands and products to assist you to complete your project, we also can offer advice, support and service throughout the process of creating the right media system.

Our complete end-to-end consultancy service is designed to ensure that your new system solutions needs are matched perfectly to the most appropriate product or products from the technology platforms available. Amber maintains an in-depth engineering support structure to provide our customers with system solutions, operational training, and expert advice for all broadcasting needs. Plus, we can draw from our extensive portfolio of brand and products in our pro audio range to also supply the necessary ancillary equipment required for the project and your ongoing requirements, such as cables and connectors, acoustic panels and professional microphones.

You can email the Media Systems team to discuss your broadcasting project requirements.

Our Media Systems Group caters for every market where media needs to be created, managed and delivered, including

Broadcast
Commercial facilities such as in-house studio set ups for training and content requirements
Enterprise
Universities, colleges, and tertiary education facilities
Schools
Telecommunication companies
Houses of Worship

Defence, Law Enforcement and Security (DLES) sector. The needs of this specific broadcast market are very well understood by our dedicated DLES team who work with government and Prime Contractors on projects for defence, emergency services and other specialised communications networks. 

What are broadcast solutions?

The definition of a broadcast solution is varied in size and complexity. We can design complete solutions for your specific broadcast equipment needs in any or all of the following areas:

Video Production and Editing Systems
The latest in cutting-edge video production and editing systems for studio, sports and OB, with the most recent tools and custom solutions. We can design and build studios with broadcast equipment including studio cameras, professional microphones, camera supports and robotics, studio clocks, lights and master timecode systems. We have real-time graphics, DVE, Video switchers, mixers and presentation systems with operation, connection and control over Copper, Fibre, IP networks, LAN, WAN and broadband internet.

Data Storage, Management and Distribution 
The most flexible and powerful storage and asset management systems available, ranging from small studio productions to full nationwide enterprise solutions. The Media Systems team can design and build data management systems on hardware and in data centres that deliver storage, manipulation, management, production and distribution of content for everything from a single user up to hundreds of simultaneous clients. 

Digital asset management is central to any media operation in today’s market, maximising use and monetisation of valuable production footage and documents. Ingest, annotation, cataloguing, storage, retrieval and distribution of video, audio and data files can be dramatically simplified through our comprehensive range of complete Media Asset Management solutions. Plus we have solutions for automated QC, analysis and reporting, with full workflow integration.

Shared media networks deliver efficiencies in media workflows that really make the difference. Amber offers exceptional expertise and equipment solutions for multi-channel ingest and browsing, workflow-engineered shared storage for editing workgroups and the best in backup, mirroring and archive systems.

Video Delivery

Content is only useful if it is delivered, whether on a closed network to desktop clients and TVs, over the internet as a full broadcast channel or via a streaming service. Amber have a range of encoders, multiplexers, modulators, satellite and wireless transmission; contribution/acquisition systems and streaming solutions, from compact cost-effective desktop encoders to full Enterprise distribution platforms. We can engage at every level of the distribution challenge. For every challenge we can propose a solution, and there is nothing we haven’t been able to develop a solution to be delivered in over 30 years in the broadcast industry.

Infrastructure Hardware
We carry a full range of AV cable and connectors for data and structured cabling, studio lighting, and camera robotics, equipment testing and diagnostics systems, recording microphones, studio consoles, acoustic panels, mounting, racks, transit and storage solutions up to full military bespoke specifications including custom designed transport cases.

Cloud Processing and IP Video 
Complete data centre hardware implementations, with software that runs on any type of infrastructure or a hybrid. Whether On-Premise or Off-Premise, Private or Public, “Cloud” processing and storage is a vital part of a designer’s consideration for both current and future business success. Amber Technology work with the leading brands of both Private and Public Cloud systems providers, and can propose pure or hybrid solutions delivering results today with a clear path to the future. We offer complete data centre hardware implementations, with software that runs on any type of infrastructure – or a hybrid 

Audio and Video Post Production
Post-Production includes editing and assembling raw footage, adding music, dubbing, sound effects, and graphics, using the tools to turn raw video and audio into professionally finished programming. Our experience in the area of post production for video and audio is unmatched – a fact that is well appreciated by our suppliers and customers, who consistently turn to us for their most complex operational setups. 

Remote Broadcast and Communication Operations 
Our range includes meshing data radios, satellite systems, bonded Telco services, fibre, copper, Internet, WAN, LAN and microwave to address the challenges of remote operation and collaboration. In Australia and New Zealand connectivity frequently means overcoming geographical challenges unique to our area.  Amber Technology's products have been at the heart of remote productions in the most challenging arenas known to man. From the dust of the outback to the depths of a stadium, Amber’s teams have been instrumental in ensuring that equipment is seamlessly integrated to deliver the show on time and to the right standard.

Whether the requirement is for military communications and video, or a basketball game at the University courts, we can provide a platform to ensure that operations go smoothly, time and time again. Remote collaboration also means connectivity between one location and another for more mundane day-to-day operations. Our range of cloud-based and WAN-Connected workflow management systems facilitate efficient use of local contributors in all areas of video and audio production.

Media Workflow Management Tools
Broadcast Management software for ingest, storage, modification and distribution processes in any number of dynamic or preset ways to maximise the ROI from your equipment, staff and creative assets. Modern media workflow tools can organise ingest, storage, modification and distribution processes in any number of dynamic or preset ways to maximise the ROI from your equipment, your staff and your creative assets. Examples include:

Automated Archiving from expensive high speed storage to low cost archive storage

Automated production of fully optimised transcoded files for multi-format delivery to Social Media or web-based content delivery systems

Optimised workflow between departments (Ingest, Graphics, Post, Finishing, for example) to cut delivery times to the minimum

Automated versioning of promotions that eliminates repetitive editing tasks using template driven processes generating and conforming multi-layered video compositions with transitions and effects, audio and graphics for multiple broadcast markets


Expert assistance throughout the project

The Amber Technology Technical Services Group (TSG) plays a key role in fulfilling our commitment to providing broadcast services for our customers. The TSG team provides much more than after-sales support, they can also assist with a menu of engineering challenges including consultation and design, system installation, equipment commissioning in addition to ongoing support.

Once the job is complete, if you need service or technical support for your existing equipment, under our service level agreements log a ticket with our TSG team for help.

Where can I find broadcast solutions near me?

Tell us about your company, and Amber Technology can use their experience and expertise to design the appropriate broadcast services Australia and New Zealand markets need.

The Amber Technology Media Systems and DLES teams operate nationally in both Australia and New Zealand. Email Media Systems to discuss your specific project requirements, or our Head Office phone number is 61 2 9998 7600 to speak with one of our team.

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Integration for the ausbiztv project has been undertaken by Amber Technology. Amber Technology Project Manager-Media Systems, Sean Frazer, said “We’ve done the high level and technical design for the facility for the broadcast componentry and then supply of a portion of the equipment, and then liaising and coordinating with a range of vendors to stand the system up.
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