Clear-Com Adds New Features to Eclipse Software with Version 5.2
Clear-Com is now shipping worldwide the new Eclipse Version 5.2, featuring a new revamped graphical user interface.
Clear-Com upgraded the Eclipse Configuration Software (ECS) with new features that automate the setup of intercom communications, reducing operator distraction and improving workflow. Changes in ECS include auto-detection of matrices and networks, load or change pre-established configurations and auto-default to a factory configuration, ease of reconfiguration when Eclipse needs to be set up using a different IP address, for example. Additionally, the new ECS includes on-screen assistance, which provides context-specific help and instant troubleshooting.
In addition to the updated software, Clear-Com has also developed a new IP-based Eclipse audio monitor card, LMC-64. When installed into the Eclipse system frame, it enables Clear-Vu, real-time graphical meters, to display in the Production Maestro Pro, an add-on module that lets operators interact directly with Eclipse to quickly set up and manage live dynamic voice communications for small or large networked intercom systems. With the Clear-Vu function, users have visual indicators to better manage multiple functional groups, during an all-day broadcast of several professional football or soccer games, for example. In these situations, users need to join and leave a variety of party lines during the course of the broadcast. Having the visual indicators of each of the audio present for each group allows managers to monitor these activities quickly. In addition, customers can easily adjust audio levels by clicking a few icons on a computer screen, by using standard VU or Nordic scaling.
“We are thrilled to offer this enhanced version of Eclipse that is much more simplified and easy-to-use,” says Simon Browne, Senior Product Manager at Clear-Com. “The improvements in this release is another clear example of Clear-Com’s continued investment and commitment to making the Eclipse product family a much better intercom system for customers with high communication workflow demands.”