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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Besides the master control room, the district administration has also established three other control rooms in Rawalpindi, including in the offices of District Officer (Revenue), WASA and Civil Defence where staff would work in three shifts until the danger of flood in Lei is over.
These are all part of the overall safety improvement program, and can all be operated within the confines of the master control room," says Turner.
Remotely operated water cannons and cameras were placed at several points where a potential acid leak might occur, and are operated from the refinery's master control room.
A Y2K task force tested the plant's distributed controls system, its laboratory and the cargo dispatch controls located in the master control room at the Guaraguao seaport terminal, as well as the crude and products transfer control system which monitors process variables in the distillation and conversion plants.
The interactive system is linked to a master control room through fiber optic and hardline copper cables.
HyperDeck Studio Pro fits easily into outside broadcast vans or a master control room.
The master control room remains the beating heart of any broadcast operation, and is the technical hub where missioncritical programming decisions are made, according to Jan Eveleens, CEO of Axon Digital Design, who tells APB: "The ability to scale a master control operation as and when needed is crucial in today's rapidly evolving media landscape.
For years, Qatar TV has been a Lawo customer, using Lawo systems for outside broadcast as well as for thenew broadcast centre in Doha with Master Control Room (MCR), Central Apparatus Room (CAR), 450mA News Studio, as well as 1,013mA Production Studio and Edit Studios.
Trustee members and the police entered the master control room (MCR) of the channel and tried to go off the air by saying that they would take over the channel.
Jawad Akram said that DCOs have been directed to regularly inspect protective bunds and spurs and monitor the water situation and added that flood control rooms in all the districts have been activated and linked to master control room set up at PDMA.
The Commissioner Rawalpindi informed that 300 CC Cameras had been installed at all vital points on Muharram procession route while a master control room had been established at RDA office Rawalpindi to keep every movement in Rawalpindi City under watch and strict monitoring during Muharram procession and Majalis.
It also envisages revamping of five studios along with Master Control Room at National Broadcasting House, Islamabad.

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