master control

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master control

[′mas·tər kən¦trōl]
(communications)
The control console that contains the main program controls for a radio or television transmitter or network.
(computer science)
A computer program, oriented toward applications, which carries out the highest level of control in a hierarchy of programs, routines, and subroutines.
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Professional, experienced master control operators must be furnished by the Contractor to produce live weekly broadcasts of numerous meetings in the Cape Coral Council Chambers.
Just as the motorcycle rider needed a team of mechanics and back-up parts from manufacturers to keep the engine purring and the parts lubricated, a team of master control operators with keen eyes and ears was necessary to look after each channel's scheduling, video, audio, channel black and graphics, to keep the programming flowing and viewers' eyes on the screen.
Our commitment of continued investment in delivering industry-leading automation technology is how Odetics has historically done business -- by recognizing the needs of our customers and in some cases responding proactively to the changing face of the industry, such as the introduction of a redesigned user interface geared for a new generation of master control operators who often lack the broadcast engineering experience of their predecessors," explained L'Heureux.

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