The specific interoperabilities addressed in the demonstration include a Focusrite RedNet 4 Ethernet networked studio interface, a Bosch Audio Processing Switch (APS), and a d&b D80 amplifier interoperating and being controlled by a software application developed by OCA Alliance members. Also in the demonstration are two other capabilities: a d&b R1 remote control software controlling the d&b D80 amplifier, along with a Focusrite control program controlling the RedNet 4.
Focusrite RedNet is part of OCA Alliance demonstration at InfoComm 2014
, showing benefits of standards-based Open Control Architecture. The OCA Alliance, a global consortium of companies developing the Open Control Architecture (OCA) as an open standard for controlling professional AV devices, is demonstrating its flexible, robust technology for the first time at this year’s InfoComm, booth C11547.
Jeff Berryman of Bosch, the OCA Alliance’s Technical Workgroup Chair, said everything is interoperating as expected. “I am pleased to report that the demonstration is a major success,” he said. “When one controller changes something, the addressed device changes the value accordingly and the other controllers monitor the changes correctly.”
“The InfoComm show is a great opportunity to present the results of our efforts to the industry and to the public,” said the OCA Marketing Workgroup Chairman, Marc Weber of d&b audiotechnik. “The public InfoComm booth marks the next stage in the evolution of the architecture, which is now becoming more tangible for the user with the first products from these manufacturers entering the market.”