Clear-Com’s Eclipse HX and Agent-IC Technology Illuminate Coverage of Solar Eclipse

Clear-Com® played a pivotal role in the seamless coverage of the recent solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Leveraging its cutting-edge Eclipse® HX Digital Matrix intercom system and innovative Agent-IC® mobile app software, Clear-Com provided NBC KXAS and Telemundo KXTX with the tools necessary to deliver captivating live broadcasts from the heart of the action at Reunion Tower in Dallas, Texas.

The solar eclipse carried significant scientific and cultural importance, further amplified by Clear-Com’s pivotal role in enabling seamless coverage of the event. Astronomically, it provided researchers with a rare opportunity to study the sun’s corona and its effects on Earth’s atmosphere. Clear-Com’s innovative communication solutions, including the Eclipse HX Digital Matrix intercom system and Agent-IC software, facilitated real-time coordination and communication among broadcasters, ensuring the smooth transmission of live broadcasts. Beyond its scientific value, the eclipse sparked widespread public interest, serving as a unifying event that brought people together to witness a natural phenomenon of staggering beauty.

The use of products during the eclipse showcased Clear-Com’s commitment to enabling broadcasters to excel in even the most demanding live production environments. On-ground news broadcasts are crucial revenue drivers and audience magnets for broadcasters, and Clear-Com’s support is key to achieving these goals. Events like the recent solar eclipse highlight the importance of flexible communication solutions, such as Agent-IC, in ensuring consistent coverage. By enabling broadcasters to deliver seamless live broadcasts from the field, Clear-Com contributes to the financial success and viewer engagement of these high-profile events. Martin Dzurenko, Engineer at NBC KXAS and Telemundo KXTX praised the reliability and versatility of Clear-Com’s solutions during the event.

“We utilized Clear-Com’s Eclipse HX Digital Matrix intercom system and Agent-IC software to facilitate 28 live shots, seamlessly transmitting content back to our studios,” said Martin. “The flexibility of Agent-IC running on iPads and cell phones allowed our producers to efficiently produce the shows while maintaining constant communication with the studio.” Delaney Duffey, Engineer at NBCUniversal chimed in, noting that “Clear-Com’s technology played a crucial role in ensuring seamless communication and coordination, allowing us to capture the magic of this celestial event and share it with audiences worldwide.”

Clear-Com’s Agent-IC app, utilized by both station producers and on-the-ground anchors, provided real-time communication and monitoring capabilities, ensuring smooth coordination throughout the broadcast. John Kruman, Business Development Manager at Clear-Com, highlighted the significance of Agent-IC in enhancing the production workflow.

“Our Agent-IC technology empowered broadcasters to stay connected and in control, whether on-site or remotely,” said John. “We are proud to have played a crucial role in enabling NBC KXAS and Telemundo KXTX to deliver exceptional coverage of this monumental event.”

Clear-Com continues to innovate and provide industry-leading communication solutions for broadcasters worldwide, empowering them to achieve their creative vision with confidence.

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