Based in Vienna, Austria and incorporated in 2008 by a group of multimedia professionals with roots in Mac-based graphics, broadcast and post production, ToolsOnAir Broadcast Engineering develops powerful and intuitive professional broadcast applications utilising Mac OS X, Linux and low-cost, off-the-shelf hardware components.
The ToolsOnAir Broadcast Suite is designed with live broadcast production in mind, integrating video, audio and graphics, along with automation, asset management and multiple format capabilities to accommodate the daily needs of a TV station while maintaining a cost effective approach. These streamlined, fast-paced environments demand powerful and sophisticated technology that can keep pace with a multitude of independent tasks and interdependent workflows.
Heinrich has a MSc in visual computing and has several years of experience in multimedia software development and low-level GPU programming. He has been leading TOA’s participation in the FP7 project ICoSOLE, in which he gained expertise in developing advanced GStreamer multimedia applications. Heinrich Fink currently leads the development of new foundational software components of TOA’s line of products.