Studer by HARMAN Introduces Glacier Series of Customizable Broadcast Audio Control Surfaces

New series includes streamlined modules and a virtualized interface for comprehensive control, offering flexible configuration for a variety of applications
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New series includes streamlined modules and a virtualized interface for comprehensive control, offering flexible configuration for a variety of applications


“Today’s on-air and production environments require dynamic flexibility, but the static physical controls on large consoles often go unused and take up valuable real estate,” said Richard Morson, Product Manager, Broadcast, HARMAN Professional Solutions. “The Studer Glacier Series eliminates the constraints of physical consoles by enabling facilities to deploy customized control surfaces that only include the necessary controls. Studer Glacier Series provides the flexibility that facilities need to address continually evolving workflows and requirements.”

The Studer Glacier Series includes two highly simplified physical surfaces that provide streamlined controls for live operation. The Central Screen Module features a vibrant display for assigning and accessing graphical user interface controls. The Fader Vistonics Module provides simplified tactile control for quick multitasking and features Studer FaderGlow for easy function or channel identification. Each module is a self-contained unit that connects to the Studer DSP Core via TCP/IP. Multiple modules can be connected together to create versatile, customized surfaces that fit any use case.

All other controls are provided virtually via the intuitive multi-touch graphical user interface (GUI). The GUI can be personalized to match the technical requirements of each user. More technical users can view as many detailed controls as they wish, while the less experienced can create simpler interfaces with only the functions and controls they need. This streamlines operation and reduces visual clutter during time-sensitive situations. The GUI also hosts comprehensive control interfaces for additional studio equipment, including broadcast automation, codec management, content management systems and more.

The Glacier Series also features forwards and backwards compatibility with Studer SCore Live and the latest Infinity Core DSP platforms. 

Full Glacier Series features include:

Renowned Studer quality and performance 

  • Modular, IP-based scalable architecture
  • Intuitive, user-configurable GUI provides a highly adaptable virtualized control surface
  • Two control modules to choose from Vibrant Central Screen Module for quick control Streamlined Fader Vistonics Module for effortless on-air multitasking 
  • Deep integration with third-party studio systems
  • Studer FaderGlow for quick function and channel identification
  • Forwards and backwards compatibility with Studer DSP platforms, including SCore Live and Infinity Core

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions, and connected services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company’s software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 29,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.9 billion during the 12 months ended June 30, 2016. The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.