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Digital Radio Mondiale at IBC 2015: ‘DRM: Clear and Flexible Digital Radio’

Digital Radio Mondiale at IBC 2015: ‘DRM: Clear and Flexible Digital Radio’

Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) is already preparing for this year’s International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam 10th – 15th September. IBC is the leading global tradeshow for broadcasters and media professionals and attracts over 150,000 visitors every year from over 160 countries worldwide.

Participants will also be able to see and hear the latest on digital radio (DRM30 and DRM+). Recent and exciting market developments in Asia, Africa, Europe and Latin America will feature large, as well as equipment (including new receivers).

All those interested are invited to meet DRM experts, broadcasters and manufacturers: Fraunhofer IIS on Friday 11th September unveiling in Europe the first India-made DRM receiver, from 1400-1500 (Hall 8 B80), Thomson Broadcast on Saturday 12th September, from 1100 to 1230 (Hall 8 C35), Nautel in the afternoon between 1530 and 1700 (Hall 8 C49) under the banner “New Developments in DRM Transmitter Technology”. And Sunday will feature a joint event between Ampegon and Transradio from 1100 to 1230 (Hall 8 D35).

Ruxandra Obreja, the Consortium Chairman, says that: “Last year we made an exciting announcement and we hope that 2015 IBC will be even better for all those interested in digital sound broadcasting technology with the increasing interest in DRM and the co-existence of DRM with other similar technologies”.

Other DRM members present at IBC are:  Babcock International, GatesAir, RIZ Transmitters and RFmondial.

If you want to attend the DRM events please contact: projectoffice@drm.org

 

About DRM

Digital Radio Mondiale™ (DRM) is the universal, openly standardised digital broadcasting system for all broadcasting frequencies.

The DRM standard comprises two major configurations: ‘DRM30’ intended for broadcasts on short, medium and long wave up to 30 MHz and providing large coverage areas and low power consumption. The configuration for the VHF bands above 30 MHz is called ‘DRM+’, tailored for local and regional coverage with broadcaster-controlled transmissions.

All DRM configurations share the same audio coding, data and multimedia services, service linking, multiplexing and signalling schemes.  DRM provides high quality sound combined with a wealth of enhanced features: Surround Sound, Journaline text information, Slideshow, EPG, and data services.

The DRM Consortium was awarded by ITU for it outstanding contribution to the Telecommunications over the past years and has signed the EBU Smart Radio Memorandum that promotes access to free to air radio on all devices.

For more information and DRM updates please visit tmp.drm.org or subscribe to DRM news by writing to pressoffice@drm.org.  Click here for the Newsletter with all the latest DRM news from around the world.

 



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