Channels broadcast over digital TV networks provide enhanced radio services:
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) to 30 channels.
PAD information of playing song including title, artist, record label.
Music news service updated twice a day.
“ Gig guide” of coming concerts.
SMA provides listeners with an Electronic Program Guide.
An Electronic Program Guide (EPG) lists available music channels.
Additional services including music news updated twice a day are provided.
Music news provides last minute information regarding the music scene.
Listeners/viewers can select the one they are interested in...
... and get details on the gig they want to attend.
How it works… Audio files PAD (metadata) Open TV Application Generator Open TV Application Server XML data stream MPEG-1 Layer 2 AES/EBU DVB-MPEG Encoder DVB transport stream Application code and static data Dalet OnAIr Server Dalet OnAir Now! plug-in Synchronization of associated data is ensured by the Dalet broadcast server. DVB Multiplexer
re-engineer the production workflow to collect PAD. step 2
Plan Ingest Produce Schedule Broadcast Archive Multicast
traditional metadata ingest points Plan Ingest Produce Schedule Broadcast Archive Multicast
producing relevant Program Associated Data requires that metadata be captured at every step of the workflow . Plan Ingest Produce Schedule Broadcast Archive Multicast
move to a template-based production environment. Step 3
The view of the metadata associated to an asset can be made contextual…
… and rich media associated to titles so as to provide enhanced radio programming.
As a result, additional metadata can be inserted at every step of the workflow.
provide compelling content minimize production costs generate new revenue streams
drive interaction to generate revenue streams. step 4
Kids today have a remote control in one hand, and a mobile phone in the other… Rick Solomon, Co-founder and Managing Director of Satellite Music Australia