International Broadcasting Convention IBC 2017

Three IZT DAB ContentServer built in rack

Digital Radio Systems and Test & Measurement Products at the IBC 2017

Show highlights at the IBC 2017 are the IZT DAB/DRM ContentServer, the IZT DAB Archive, the IZT S1000/S1010 signal generator platform and the IZT T1000 Compact Broadcast Modulator.

Erlangen, Amsterdam – September 05, 2017 – At this year’s International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam from September 11 to 15 (hall 8, booth A.68), IZT GmbH is presenting solutions for digital radio systems as well as high-performance test and measurement products. These include solutions for broadcast infrastructures like the IZT DAB/DRM ContentServer in addition to the IZT DAB Archive, a system for quality control andlong-term archiving of DAB multiplexes. With the signal generator platform IZT S1000/S1010, IZT is also exhibiting a flexible RF test source supporting modulation for various communication and broadcast standards. IZT will further introduce the new IZT T1000 Compact Broadcast Modulator, a compact, price-efficient modulator platform for thebroadcast standards DAB and DVB-T/DVB-T2.

Solutions for IT-based digital radio head-ends

The IZT DAB/DRM ContentServer incorporates the functionalities of a DAB head-end in one entity, including audio encoding, data service handling and multiplexing as well as all configuration and monitoring capabilities. The software system is installed on a standard IT server and can easily be deployed as virtual machine in IT data centers.

Further, IZT will introduce the IZT DAB Archive, a comprehensive solution for quality control and long-term archiving of DAB multiplexes. The system includes functionality to record and analyze the EDI/ETI signal being delivered to the DAB transmitter network. A library server provides access to the recordings and monitoring data of the DAB ensembles.

RF signal source with enhanced support for broadcast standards

The signal generator platform IZT S1000/S1010 is a flexible RF test source supporting modulation for various communication and broadcast standards including DAB, DRM, HDRadio, Sirius XM and DVB-T/DVB-T2. The IZT S1000/S1010 incorporates up to 31 virtual signal generators and two independent RF outputs, making it possible to simulate a test environment with multiple simultaneous sources and to replace extensive setups while reducing time and cost. In addition, the new IZT T1000 Compact Broadcast Modulator is a compact and priceefficient modulator platform for the broadcast standards DAB and DVB-T/DVB-T2.