The inclusion of the Quicklink TX transceiver to your workflow is a cost effective option. It ensures the broadcasting of HD quality Skype video calls in a fully controlled manner.
The Skype TX controller software enables broadcasters and content producers to manage multiple Quicklink TX units from a single user interface. The Skype TX controller now includes live video previews, remote setting controls and integration with Skype contacts.
Find Skype contacts and start calls easily
By searching the Skype directory you can add Skype users to your shared contacts so you are ready to place calls on any one of your TX units. You can see the callers and add them as favourite when they are regular contributors.
Every tool you need to manage and monitor your calls
The Quicklink Control Panel will provide complete management and control of input and output settings for each individual caller.
Features of the Control Panel include: IFB Return Audio, Tally Light, Audio Properties, Colour Correction and Call Recording.
The Quicklink Control Panel can be installed on any PC/Laptop using the same local network connection as the TX unit
The Quicklink TX can be used to both send and receive Skype calls within various workflows depending on your requirements.
Talk shows: Skype users sending to the Quicklink TX
Any Skype client using any video-enabled device can connect and send audio and video to The Quicklink TX. Users simply connect with their regular Skype account.
Remote Studios: The Quicklink TX sending to the Quicklink TX
The Quicklink TX unit can be used to both send and receive audio/video via the SDI or HDMI I/O. This is ideal if you have multiple production sites. By using two Quicklink TX you are able to have studio grade HD/SDI to HD/SDI 2-ways.
Conferences: The Quicklink TX sending to a Skype client
Send a high quality professional stream to a Skype client for viewing on a laptop or monitor. You can share your screen back to the Skype client which is ideal when discussing important documents. The Quicklink TX even allows the addition of Tally or graphical information overlays on the return video back to the Skype caller.
Support for Video over IP including NewTek NDI™ to any other NDI™ enabled devices. The Quicklink TX is fully tested with the NewTek TriCaster family, including the NewTek TalkShow.
Quicklink and Audinate partnership allows users to integrate the Quicklink TX solution with inbuilt Audio over IP. Using the Dante™ solution ensures that users have optimal communication between Dante™ enabled devices and the Quicklink TX. The Quicklink TX also supports Livewire+™ conforming to the new AES67-2013 Interoperability Standard allowing AES67 devices to connect directly to the Quicklink TX.
Eugene Ho, Partner Director of Product Management for Skype
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