San Antonio, TX (November 19, 2007)–The Air Force News Agency (AFNEWS) has placed orders for 10 eight-channel Sundance Digital, Inc. Titan automation systems. Sundance Digital is currently in the process of commissioning the systems, which are being deployed for operation at U.S. military installations worldwide.
Each of the AFNEWS Titans is being equipped with Sundance Digital’s TitanSync. In this mode, one or more air control stations or list processors serve as a “hot standby” backup of the primary playback system. Other system features include SLQ Data Servers to provide automatic fail-over that mirrors primary playlists, and Intelli-Sat, a satellite feed recording management system.
The Titan automation systems are destined for military installations in Feltwell, England; Lajes, Azores; Incirlik, Turkey; Aviano, Italy; Spangdahlen, Germany, and in Japan at Yokota (Tokyo), Okinawa, Misawa, Iwakuni and Sasebo.
AFNEWS is a field-operating agency of the Secretary of the Air Force Office of Public Affairs (SAF/PA) and is headquartered in San Antonio, TX. It gathers packages and disseminates printed and electronic news and information products during wartime and peacetime. The agency manages and operationally controls the Air Force Broadcasting Service and its outlets, Army and Air Force Hometown News Service and Air Force News Service.
AFNEWS is the executive agent for work-force standards and Armed Forces Radio and Television Service (AFRTS) wartime planning for the American Forces Information Service, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs. The agency also provides support to the Air Force public affairs regional offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York City.
Sundance Digital, Inc., a part of Avid