Denver - Jan 31, 2013 - Harris Broadcast will commence a multi-week road show that will explore technology trends and current engineering challenges in radio. Harris representatives will also discuss revenue generation through MaxxCasting, the company's new joint initiative with GeoBroadcast Solutions to maximize FM signal coverage.
The tour begins Feb. 5, 2013, at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley hotel, with subsequent stops in Burbank and San Francisco before heading east. The tour will visit key cities in the South, Midwest and along the eastern seaboard through the spring. A list of dates and locations is posted on the Harris Broadcast Blog.
Harris representatives Geoff Mendenhall, Tim Anderson and Paul Barzizza will offer presentations on the fourth generation of HD Radio; IP studio architectures; and the advantages of turnkey solutions, project management and preventative maintenance. Additionally, attendees will see hands-on demonstrations of Intraplex IP Link audio codecs, Flexiva transmitters and PR&E studio consoles.
Lunchtime sessions will focus on MaxxCasting, with a special focus on how general managers and upper management can adopt the technology to increase revenue. MaxxCasting is a network-based technology designed to boost signal coverage today and help stations gain listeners and advertisers. John Kean, senior technologist at NPR Labs, will be present at many stops to provide insight on market analysis and system design.