VDL Demonstrates New and Updated Professional Digital Radio Products at IBC 2011

Tuesday 20th September 2011
VDL Demonstrates New and Updated Professional Digital Radio Products at IBC 2011
VDL (Lyon, France) are demonstrating new and enhanced products for Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB & DAB+) and Digital Multimedia Broadcast (DMB) head-end and monitoring applications.

For head-ends, VDL’s Ensemble Multiplexer, D-VAUDAX, now offers a virtual service multiplexer option, TPEG streaming via TDC, and UECP input for data services, such as Traffic Announcement (TA), Programme Type (Pty), Programme Number (Pnum), and programme associated text (DLS and DLS Plus).

For head-ends that include data services, VDL offer two data content management products: PAD-Manager provides control over DLS and Slideshow messages.  EPG-Manager provides control over an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

New and updated monitoring products include the VAD UEB400 DXP, from, allows the user to receive DAB, DAB+ and DMB signals for ensemble recording and analysis.  Recent updates to the Single Frequency Monitor VAD DAB Monitor SFN include audio silence detection, DAB+ decoding and an extended SNMP interface.

Other new products at IBC 2011 include the DRR-2TEU dual-tuner professional radio receiver for DAB, DAB+ and FM, and a Band-III In-store Repeater for shops and department stores.

VDL’s industry-leading encoding, multiplexing, monitoring and analysis products have gained an outstanding reputation for technical excellence, based on ease-of-use, reliability and cost-effectiveness.

As a result, VDL have supported the commercial deployment of digital radio and mobile-TV in Europe, Asia and Africa in recent years, leading to the largest number of professional DAB, DAB+ and DMB product references in the market, including around 100 installed head-end systems.

In addition to head-end systems VDL offer a comprehensive range of innovative monitoring and analysis products that can be used to evaluate performance during trials, for continuous operation on deployed systems and for research & development applications.

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