KVIA in El Paso, TX has completed a much anticipated master control HD automation upgrade.


Utter Associates provided design and integration on this latest facility to be brought under News-Press & Gazette Broadcast Operations Center control in Colorado Springs as part of the centralized master control initiative.

Key features of the upgrade include:

  • IP based MPEG stream ingest
  • Proxy media prep
  • On-line and near-line SAN storage
  • Automated workflows
  • HD routing, branding and signal processing on all channels
  • Surround audio with CALM compliance
  • Automated monitoring and alarming

News-Press & Gazette selected Utter Associates to provide key consulting, design, and integration services for 10 properties with over 40 channels that will be centralized out of a Broadcast Operations Center in Colorado Springs.