DNF Controls develop affordable off-the-shelf and customized control solutions. The company’s broad scope of application-specific control solutions integrates with a diversity of third-party broadcast products, utilizing a number of different control protocols.
Each solution developed by DNF has been in response to a direct request from a customer or manufacturer. DNF’s expanding product line now includes VTR and video server control systems, router control systems, graphic playout control systems, monitor wall, and tally control systems. Applications supported include automation backup, commercial break play out, sports control (instant replay & highlight list play out), instant and random access to video clips for production play out, ingest, and QC. Products also include Production Control systems, the Flex Control Network® Ethernet based machine control system, the GTP-32 Programmable-Logic Control Processor, the incredibly flexible Universal Switch Panel, and AnyWhere Interface box.
DNF provides superior control tools that are innovative, reliable, and easy-to-use, in addition to outstanding technical support and customer service.
DNF’s new major control solution is the FLEX CONTROL NETWORK®, which blends distributed control architecture with Ethernet technology to provide efficient and affordable control in the development of integrated networks in broadcast, postproduction and audio/video operations. The result is a high-quality network enabling real-time, shared equipment control access between multiple users over the LAN or WAN. The Flex network is designed also to support integration with industry standard architectures, protocols and processes such as MOS, a key part of ENPS.
DNF Controls’ customer list includes television stations, production facilities and mobile production trucks around the globe and is even expanding to non-television applications.