DRM: “Your ‘Smart’ Radio solution” at IBC 2013

DRM: “Your ‘Smart’ Radio solution” at IBC 2013

Press Release

The DRM Consortium will have a stronger presence than ever at this year’s International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam 12th -17th September. IBC is considered to be the leading global tradeshow for broadcasters and media professionals and attracts over 150,000 visitors every year from over 160 countries worldwide.

At this year’s event, in conjunction and with the support of the European Broadcasting Union, DRM Consortium representatives will offer visitors to the EBU stand (Hall 10.F20) an update on the latest DRM developments. These presentations are scheduled for Friday 13th September 4 p.m. and Saturday 14th September 11 a.m. in the EBU presentation theatre.

DRM Consortium members, Nautel Ltd, will also be hosting DRM events during the show.  Nautel Ltd (Hall 8C.61) are holding the already DRM traditional event on Saturday afternoon (14th). Participants will be able to see and hear then all the latest DRM and DRM+ technology in action and receive the most up-to-date information on the latest market developments.

Ruxandra Obreja, the Consortium Chairman, is delighted that: “DRM will have more events than ever at IBC. They will showcase the technical and finer details of the DRM benefits with their practical application and reception. Digital radio is here and we want to get the key players and the public convinced that DRM is indeed a very smart radio solution for them.”

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About DRM

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

The DRM standard comprises of 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.

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