Monday, August 26, 2013

Successful DRM Emergency Warning Workshop in India

The DRM Consortium held a successful workshop in Delhi on August 21st,
showing on tablet and receiver the emergency warning capability of DRM
which is part and parcel of the DRM standard. Alexander Zink, Vice Chair
DRM TechnicalCommittee, Senior BDM Digital Radio Digital Radio at
Fraunhofer IIS, presented extra features of DRM and demonstrated live on a
Digidia and then on an Ampegon content server how the emergency warning as
text and audio can be received by the listeners, the modalities of
configuring the services and all the stages for delivering a nationally
successful service.

The over 50 participants came with many questions and could see equipment
and receivers delivering the emergency warning functionality of DRM.

The workshop was held by the DRM Consortium together with All India Radio
(AIR) at the high frequency transmitter site in Delhi from where the DRM is
being broadcast.

The workshop was opened by Engineer in Chief of AIR and DRM Consortium
Chairman, Ruxandra Obreja.

(Source : DRM Consortium) Via [dx_india YG]