Studiotech Belgium puts its know-how at the service of the Republic of Senegal
The Belgian systems integrator is actively participating in the technological renewal of the
Senegalese Radio/Television Broadcasting infrastructure in Dakar.
RTS1 and RTS2
This technological challenge covers the complete modernisation of two control rooms and two complete studios with new lighting for
RTS1 Dakar as well as the renewal of equipment for two studios and a shared control room for RTS2.
Senegalese Television now has a new Master Control Room and Nodal comprising the Evertz EQX-10 hybrid video central matrix, new Evertz 3067VIPX multiviewers, intercom & KVM matrices, audio processors, Autocue prompting infrastructure, four 55'' video walls including one comprising 12 screens.
Notably Studiotech secured the power supply by UPS multiples of 30 and 60 KVA.
Studiotech Belgium has deployed a new Avid iNews and Graphics system for the production of news with integration of the PAM
Interplay infrastructure and existing archiving.
This migration was carried out in record time by a joint task force of Studiotech and Avid personnel.
The infrastructure implemented is fully digital HD and AES. RTS1 Television and Radio are now centralised in a single Nodal enabling interconnection between the two institutions. The project is fully computerised, all equipment being configurable from administrator PCs
to allow the optimum operating flexibility.
RTS1 • Studio 1 Control Room
RTS1 • Control Room and Studio 2 News
RTS1 • Studio Lighting
RTS3 et RTS4
Studiotech has also renovated two regional television channels in eastern and southern Senegal: RTS3 Tambacounda and RTS4 Ziguinchor respectively.
In each of the two channels, Studiotech has deployed a Studio 4 camera production system as well as Media Composer stations and dedicated broadcast servers.
RTS National Radio and RSI Radio now also benefit from two control rooms each: production and broadcasting. New Winmedia broadcast/recording software, AEQ digital audio mixers, broadcast and recording servers, audio processors for the antenna, Tally system at control room and hall level and central AES audio matrix at Nodal level.
Ten mobile production units with hybrid systems and audio codec also enrich Radio. Broadcasting agencies now have an automated multicam system for web radio and filmed radio. Presence of a CDM modulation centre for control, verification and switching on antenna as well as audio intercommunication between the various control rooms.
Radio Control Room
CDM modulation centre
Studiotech also supplied RTS with an energy vehicle and a DSNG on an Iveco chassis equipped with 4 Sony HDC-300 cameras including one HF/wire, a 2m40 C band satellite antenna, HPA 400W x 2, a generator, an Evertz Xenon 32 * 32 matrix, a Sony MVS-3000 32/16 video mixer, an Evertz 3067VIPX multiviewer and a Clear-Com Pico 32 intercom.