Radio stations can improve the listener experience by providing information which can be shown on displays built into radio receivers. The information is known as program associated data (PAD). PAD information can include the station and program name, song title and artist, and program schedules.
TIC can be used collect and create PAD information and to then adjust the timing of PAD information to match the actual broadcasted content. TIC can regionalize PAD to the actual broadcast coverage by centrally managing the PAD data, thereby providing consistenency across all broadcast media types, including FM Radio Data System (RDS) and Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB) transmitters, satellite, and internet.
Data to FM RDS encoders can include RadioText (RT), Alternative Frequencies (AF), and Traffi c Message Channel (TMC). Data to DAB inserters can include Dynamic Label Service (DLS), TPEG applications, Broadcast Web Sites, Electronic Program Guide (EPG) using radio schedules collected from an existing system, and Slide Show such as traffi c images from roadside cameras, logos, or advertisements.
For more information or to discuss your project requirements, contact a GEWI representative in your region.