Quicklink is delighted to announce its collaboration with Ravensbourne, a leading UK higher education institution with a longstanding specialism in design, media, communication and technology.
As part of the collaboration, Quicklink have supplied the Quicklink TX solution to Ravensbourne, allowing the integration of high quality live Skype video calls for entertainment shows, radio and other live video conferencing events.
The Quicklink TX is a video call management system that enables professional reception and transmission of multiple Skype video calls through an SDI and HDMI interface. As the Quicklink TX can receive from and send to any video-enabled device running Skype, this provides broadcasters and any form of content producers unrivalled access to millions of Skype users.
The Quicklink TX, which utilises Skype TX software, will allow students to access this wide-reaching technology and access first-hand how reliable and broadcast quality content can be delivered.
Richard Rees, Quicklink CEO states "We are very excited to support Ravensbourne and their students through our innovative and leading quality broadcast solutions. We see this relationship and very much as supporting the industry professionals of the future and look forward to sharing our continually developing solutions with them"
Ravenbourne is focused on providing a unique specialist educational experience combining an imaginative blend of tools, practices and techniques. Through its links with real-world applications it is as a world-leader in the creative exploitation of emerging technologies in order to deliver sustainable, positive, social and economic change.
“This collaboration with Quicklink gives our students the tools to increase interactivity within their productions. They will gain invaluable experience of integrating IP equipment into a live broadcast environment and I know our production and broadcast students are really excited to be able to produce professional level studio content.” Martyn Gates, Programme Leader - Digital Television