Pompton Plains, NJ (December 7, 2009)–Sports broadcasters are able to transmit coaches’ comments live comments during televised games with custom audio transmitter solution developed by Zaxcom and Bexel.
Zaxcom and Bexel designed the audio solution, based on Zaxcom’s TRX900 digital wireless transmitter, to be seamless and comfortable for coaches to wear, while offering the option of muting the microphone with an easy-to-use on-off toggle for more “discreet conversations.” The transmitter also provides digital encryption to ensure that private discussions cannot be “hacked” by unauthorized listeners. The solution includes a Sennheiser lavaliere mic and a Zaxcom TRX900 transmitter equipped with a quarter-inch toggle switch for the mute capability.
“The Zaxcom TRX900 offered the perfect solution because of its extremely small, lightweight profile and its ability to be digitally encrypted,” said Lee Estroff, director of technical sales, Bexel. “We were working on a very tight timeline to deliver a system, and Zaxcom offered the flexibility and agility we needed to develop the custom features. I can think of no other product on the market that could have met all of our client’s criteria.”
“Every year, sports broadcasters look for new features to add that will provide a richer TV viewing experience for their fans. With our audio transmission solution, viewers can now get great insight into game strategy and better appreciate how coaches and players react in certain situations. At the same time, Bexel has made it really easy for the coaches to block anything they don’t want heard on national television,” said Glenn Sanders, Zaxcom’s president.