Prague Congress Centre belongs among the most important congress centres in Europe. But its fame is slowly fading due to obsolete equipment and insufficient capacity. The construction of a new multifunctional hall and extensive reconstruction of the centre interior are supposed to reverse this trend. Modernization of AV technology, in which we have participated, is part of this reconstrucion.
The entire distribution system and operating of new DiGiCo SD5 and SD10 digital mixing consoles is based on the topology of the interconnection of all elements in the system using redundant optical wiring. For distribution, we have designed Dante digital distribution protocol using the benefits of classical data (metalic/optical) cabling. Conversion to a digital domain take place on stage boxes that are configurable in terms of the number of inputs and outputs and the required interface.
Mobile video equipment for Congress Hall and Forum Hall we have expanded with the Extron converters (transmitters and receivers) that allow video signal processing at 4K resolution. Video signal distribution is also dimensioned for 4K resolution, it is solved by coaxial and optical cabling ended on patch panels.