On current events: trade shows and fairs have been postponed; many businesses are forced to shut down activities. While we expect a general lockdown to be announced any minute now, the 2wcom team has already taken precautions and remains operational. Many of us are working from home to reduce the risk of possible contagion in […]
Even NAB is postponed the show still goes on. 2wcom has developed the HDR-CC, an HD Radio capture client for the delivery of additional HD Radio channels. The company explains that by using the unit, users can set-up the importer IP address and diretly connect audio to the small box’s XLR connectors. The box is […]
The first part focuses on Audio over IP and MPX over IP and Satellite. Whether containerized or as a box, the MoIN Multimedia over IP Network server offers advantages like vast scalability, usage-oriented pricing models, optimized rack space and flexibility in application. The integrated features facilitate the handling of several use-cases – e.g.: The insertion […]
The way people consume media content is changing significantly. Like the expansion of IP, this greatly influences the convergence of media production and distribution units for radio, video and the internet. Broadcasters, therefore, have the chance to adapt to the transitioning media-consumption behavior and use it to their advantage. Target group orientation: Keep in mind […]
The new Google Maps feature of 2wcom’s Satellite In-band Remote Control (SIRC) browser lets broadcasters carry out commands and reports per region. Using the SIRC web interface, users can define any number of locations and associated regions (“shapes”) for a country on Google Maps. The interface allows operators to select an entire view or a […]
The speed in which DAB is implemented around the world depends mostly on a country’s government. National broadcasters must then follow the call for digital switchover where it’s been decided. This means present and future efforts as regards budget and organization of the various parts of the infrastructure are in place. It also means broadcasters […]
Please save the date: Tuesday, 29th October 2019 at The Green Space in New York from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Green Space! Meet Leif Cipriani, Sales Engineer of 2wcom! Your chance to get to know the new 4audio IP series and learn more what the firm is doing with modern STL and […]
Please save the date! Hans Hansen is 2wcom’s speaker and will explain how to manage the challenge of compatibility in expanded infrastructures. The all-day seminar on IP audio networks will take place at the SAE Institute in Hamburg. The event is thematically linked to the very successful first Forum, which took place last year. An […]
DAB+ operation in expanded networks that use EDI and ETI multiplexers as sources can prove challenging. Implementing legacy ETI and EDI transmitters in parallel as well as operating DAB in already existing infrastructures not intended for DAB (e.g. DVB-S/S2 or ASI) may also cause obstacles. 2wcom says that its new DAB-4c converter addresses these issues […]
Thanks to inspiring discussions with customers and partners, we identified five essential requirements to equally support studio-to-studio and studio-to-transmitter links as well as cross-media tasks: Compatibility, high audio quality, flexibility, simplicity and transmission robustness. With the development of our new 4audio series, we focused mainly on the latter mentioned parameters. The new Linux-based platform is […]
GER: 2wcom has unveiled its IBC2019 line-up which will include the 4audio IP series. Compatibility, audio quality, flexibility, simplicity and transmission robustness are the current top five buzzwords, and the demand on software-based or virtualised solutions is growing. Broadcasters need solutions that support studio-to-studio, studio-to-transmitter links and cross-media tasks. The new Linux-based, modular and scalable […]
Question & Answer Interview – Schneider of 2wcom discusses standards as well as tips for ensuring transmission robustness. Radio World: What is your perspective on AoIP right now? Anke Schneider: We believe certain quality requirements are increasing. Compatibility, audio quality, flexibility, simplicity and transmission robustness are the current top buzzwords. Broadcasters need solutions that support […]
Time has flown by since the introduction of IP, and today, even most rural regions are connected to the internet. In addition, the cost has shifted in terms of satellite and IP bandwidth, even if it varies from country to country. With this in mind, MPX over IP offers radio stations operating a VHF network […]
2wcom’s Satellite product range offers flexibility, reliability for the entire radio signal transmission chain. All devices are equipped with interfaces for SAT and IP/ASI to switch automatically to the best signal source available in case of failure. Since all common codec algortithms are supported, this homogenous solution enables broadcasters to distribute a radio programm nationwide, […]
On the one hand, the members of a team built by experts of all media categories must be enabled to work on productions purely conceptually without focusing on any medium in special – example given: a sound engineer who has so far produced radio broadcasts must now know how to prepare the audio content for […]
Flensburg, Germany – According to 2wcom, its A30 monitoring and remote management solution enables operator to manage and evaluate all A30 monitoring receivers in one stop via an easy to use integrated location / device managagement. For example, says the firm, FM and RDS parameters of all A30 receivers in the field can be collected […]
Goodbye to FM: Norway’s national radio service has become the first in the world to switch from FM to DAB+. More European countries are about to follow suit; but how to deal with legacy equipment or complex and critical environments remains an important question. Before we look at the possible system solutions, I would like […]
Transmission over IP networks offers broadcasters the possibility of interconnecting radio, video and internet perfectly. As a result, some radio stations and recording studios are already fully equipped for live streaming. Especially smaller studios as well as newer, more modern radio stations are absolute pioneers, simply because IP transmission is significantly more cost-effective than older […]
Transmitting via IP offers broadcasters the possibility of interconnecting radio, video and internet perfectly, writes 2wcom Chief Executive Werner Drews. With this background, some radio stations and recording studios are already fully equipped for live streaming. Small Studios or even young, modern radio stations are pioneers, simply because IP transmission is significantly more cost-effective and […]
2wcom’s latest product line is being presented at IBC2018 on stand 8.E78….. Based on the know-how and experience, plus customer requirements, all solutions are designed for studio-to-studio links and even for cross-media working. The MM04C codec (four channels) and the MoIN Server (up to 512 channels) offer high compatibility to all interfaces and support a […]
We are pleased to introduce our new product range, which offers you a variety of features and opportunities due to a completely new technical concept to ease your daily work as well as the increasingly cross-media tasks. Please take the chance of a personal presentation and visit us at our booth 8.E78 during the IBC 2018 […]
2wcom Systems is pleased to present its portfolio of high quality encoders, decoders, codecs, modulators, demodulators and remote control solutions. The complete end-to-end solutions offer comprehensive redundancy and backup possibilities as well as a wide range of user-friendly configurable system settings for managing multiple network interfaces. Meet 2wcom AoIP, MPXoIP, SAT, FM/RDS and DAB+ products […]
Designed to ease the broadcaster’s increasing cross-media tasks 2wcom will be highlighting its new MM04C AoIP codec at IBC2018. The company says the unit is a one-stop-solution based on the know-how it has gained from work on the MM01 AoIP codec and MM08E encoder. Developed for STL and SSL applications, the MM04C is specifically designed […]
2wcom’s new AoIP line is based on its MM01 and MM08E products, designed for studio-to-studio as well as studio-to-transmitter links, and for the increasingly widespread cross-media working method. read more …
The FMC01 is groundbreaking compact codec for high-quality FM MPX distribution via IP with synchronization in microsecond range and short delay. The device allows 100% loss less audio encoding and decoding of MPX audio bands (mono, stereo). To ensure best signal quality, the codec is equipped with a high-end converter (ADC, DAC) and supports sample […]
Stand No. 4P4-06 2wcom Systems, a leading supplier of professional audio broadcast products, will present its extensive portfolio for cable (FM), SAT, AoIP and DAB+ with its encoders, decoders, codecs, modulators and demodulators. The complete end-to- end solutions o er comprehensive redundancy and backup possibilities. A big focus of the stand will be the FM2TS […]
Since launch in 2016, the versatile monitoring receiver is equipped with a wide range of highly user-oriented monitoring functions, which enables operators to monitor single or multiple transmitter frequencies. Right from the beginning, the A30 has offered a number of interfaces including analog or digital audio input, MPX input, two analog or digital audio MPX […]
Flensburg, Germany – 2wcom says the latest release in its Audio over IP codec now not only supports the Livewire+ standard but also allows flexible integration of the whole Telos Axia product range. Besides, by using the MM01 as a bidirectional codec, live monitoring via GPO GPI routing and GPO to GPI mapping are also […]
2wcom Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers, supplier and system integrator of professional radio technology. Customers around the world benefit from first-class customer support, quality “Made in Germany”, exceptional expertise and experience. Especially conceived and developed with attention to quality and reliability, the MM01 AoIP codec offers a perfect support for an effective […]
An AoIP codec for studio-to-studio link applications must be compatible with all common algorithms, such as MPEG 1/2 Layer 2/3, AAC LC, HEAACv1& v2, AAC-LD, G.711, G.722, E-aptX and PCM. It should also include a wide range of important features, such as Session Announcement Protocol (SAP) as well as Real-time Transfer Protocol (RTP/RTCP). Particularly, Session […]
FLENSBURG, Germany — 2wcom says its A30 monitoring receiver provides a versatile range of options for measurement, control, alarms and demodulation. Since launching the A30 last year, the company has added several features such as a DAB+ module and MPX measurement options. Additionally, the device can now function as a backup rebroadcast receiver and as […]
The new MM08E MPEG encoder offers a sophisticated and extended application spectrum and is designed for contribution, distribution, in-house streaming as well as studio-to-transmitter links. With its 8 channels (analog/digital/Livewire), the MM08E provides you absolute flexibility in dealing with SAT or IP environments. Characteristic for MM08E is an enhanced range of system settings for managing […]
In 2017, satellite transmissions are undergoing a monumental change — the switch over to the DVB-S2 standard — the technology is more open and is designed to be interoperable with all of the current and future media protocols, no matter if satellite-based or IP-based — and 2wcom is working to ensure such switch overs are […]
This year, the newspaper IBC Daily once again provided us with daily information about exhibitors, new products, features and solutions. We were proud and pleased that 2wcom products were represented with 3 press releases. read about remote control for hybrid networks… read about the new 8 channel encoder… read about most versatile IRD receiver…
2wcom Systems is pleased to present the extensive portfolio of high quality encoders, decoders, codecs, modulators, demodulators and remote control solutions. The complete end-to-end solutions offer comprehensive redundancy and backup possibilities as well as a wide range of user-friendly configurable system settings for managing multiple network interfaces. Meet 2wcom AoIP, MPXoIP, SAT, FM/RDS and DAB+ […]
To cope with high data volume, broadcasting of regional audio content and different signal sources, the French radio station “Radio Alouette” opted for a hybrid IP/SAT solution from 2wcom to realize the monumental switchover to DVB-S2. read the whole article … read the German article …
May, 2017 2wcom Systems will be pleased to present the extensive portfolio for SAT, AoIP, FM and DAB+ by offering high quality encoders, decoders, codecs, modulators and demodulators. The complete end-to- end solutions imply comprehensive redundancy and backup possibilities. Characteristically is a wide range of system settings for managing multiple network interfaces and simplicity in […]
Eight-Channel Encoder: 2wcom’s new professional eight-stereo-channel encoder MM 08E is designed for contribution, distribution, in-house streaming as well as studio-to-transmitter links. According to the German company, the MM 08E proposes a complex range of system settings for managing multiple network interfaces, while simultaneously offering simple configuration by web interface or jog wheel. MARKETPLACE read more […]
During conceptual phase of the MM01 AoIP codec concentration had been on creating a device which offers perfect support for an effective work in the world of audio networks. The focus was on high compatibility, easy operation, useful features and above all a perfect sound in each case for the given general conditions. As a […]
Long-time-grown experience and competence in development of versatile system solutions as welll as substantial feedbacks of our customers flows into the expansion of our AoIP product line. Now, the whole 2wcom team proudly introduces a new member of the AoIP solution family: The MM08E is a state of the art MPEG Encoder and offers absolute […]
January, 2017 2wcom announced that it has delivered more than 500 MM01 AoIP codecs and 120 FlexMon FM02 FM demodulators to Swedish transmission provider Teracom for audio signal encoding and demodulation of its nationwide FM network. Teracom specializes in radio and television broadcasting, transmission capacity for data connections, colocation and services. The company manages the […]
December, 2016 2wcom says its MM01 IP codec now supports EBU Tech 3326, Ravenna, Livewire and AES67 AoIP standards. Suitable for studio-to-transmitter link applications, studio-to-studio transmission, as well as broadcast and post production purpose, the MM01 is compatible with SDP, SIP, SAP, RTSP and PTPv2. read more …
November, 2016 Flensburg, Germany – 2wcom’s A30 is the company’s newest monitoring device and successor to A20. Featuring additional power and flexibility, the system is equipped with two professional FM tuners capable of indepent operation. Operators can, for example, use the first tuner to monitor audio inputs (silence detection), while the second tuner monitors up […]
September, 2016 Designed for all RDS2 applications (the new industry standard introduced in 2015), the RDS2.0 encoder is backward compatible with existing RDS receivers. The release of this innovative unit represents a step forward in data transmission technology. The RDS2.0 Encoder is the first RDS encoder to feature an internal FM receiver for the verification […]
September, 2016 “At IBC we are focusing our attention on 2wcom’s new technology that takes transport one step further by letting broadcasters easily integrate AoIP and satellite technologies and switch from one stream to another, depending on their immediate needs.” — Werner Drews, Managing Director of 2wcom 20160909 IBC Daily read more … 20160913 IBC […]
August, 2016 2wcom is showing its new MM08E eight-channel Audio over IP MPEG encoder, designed for in-house streaming, studio-to-transmitter link and studio-to-studio link applications, at IBC 2016. read more …
August, 2016 With another major trade show upcoming — IBC2016 in Amsterdam — companies are preparing their presentation packages for on and off floor activities as the event—2wcom Systems GmbH is going to focus their attention on their new technology that takes transport one step further by enabling broadcasters to easily integrate AoIP and satellite […]
August, 2016 2wcoms innovative FlexDSR state-of-the art STL technology allows operators to receive audio streams via satellite or IP, depending on their requirements and the best quality source available. Particularly suited for dual-stream applications, FlexDSR is a satellite receiver that also serves as a complete AoIP system. The multi-faceted solution, ideal for mixed environments, automatically […]
July, 2016 FLENSBURG, Germany—2wcom’s A20 monitoring is officially out of date, as the company has now introduced the new A30. The updated system features two professional FM tuners that can be used independently, allows for the configuration of station order and measurement time through a web interface. The A30 has multiple interfaces, including an analog […]
June, 2016 Denmarks SkalaFM and RadioVLR have installed 2wcoms CO2 RDS Encoders to enable the use of alternative PI codes, and switching to alternative frequencies for news and commercial breaks. SkalaFM and RadioVLR are both part of the Jyske Fynske Medier group which owns more than 70 newspapers and operates five radio stations serving a […]
MSB, the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency has purchased 2wcom’s FlexMon FM02 receivers as part of its national infrastructure for Public Early Warning messages in case of disaster.
German company 2wcom has announced that Canada’s national radio broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada has taken delivery of more than 100 of its C02 RDS encoders for deployment nationwide.
2wcom will be presenting their professional broadcast products and solutions for audio over IP, audio over DVB-S/S2, DAB / DAB+ over satellite / IP, and FM, RDS at the upcoming NAB2016 event in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dutch radio service provider Broadcast Partners has implemented audio-over-IP distribution from the studio to up to 250 transmitters in Netherlands and Belgium, using 2wcom’s MM01 AoIP Codec.
Germany-based 2wcom Systems has announced that it has joined the Ravenna partner community led by ALC NetworX GmbH in Munich.
FlexDSR+ helps transmission provider build adaptable, versatile DVB-S2 network in France
Four regional DAB+ networks built by Broadcast Partners went to air in the Netherlands in May, all of which were installed with 2wcom’s FlexXtract+ DAB+ distribution extractor.
Radio France has chosen to go with 2wcom’s FlexDSR02+ for satellite audio distribution, deploying 60 units with dual tuner option to service its network
The MM01 AoIP contribution/distribution solution from German firm 2wcom is a new compact multi-role solution for audio over IP contribution and distribution.
As IBC2015 gets closer, we continue our series of short Q&As with manufacturers about their plans and offerings, to help you get the most out of the annual trade show. Werner Drews is managing director for German-company 2wcom.
Single Frequency Networks (SFNs) are a form of broadcast network design where several transmitters use the same frequency channel to send the same signal.
Telediffusion d’Alg©rie (TDA) has placed a second order for 2wcoms FlexDSR technology to extend its new infrastructure for audio distribution via satellite.
At IBC we are focusing attention on 2wcoms integrated solution for highly-efficient modern audio distribution. The MM01 and FlexDSR products are the building blocks of a system that delivers outstanding quality and incredible flexibility in any kind of audio contribution application.
2wcom, a world leader in the manufacture and supply of professional broadcast products for FM, RDS, DAB, DAB+, DVB-S, DVB-S2 and DVB-T,
2wcom, manufacturer and supplier of professional broadcast products in the fields of FM, RDS, DAB, DAB+, DVB-S, DVB-S2 and DVB-T, has confirmed it will showcase a number of products at ANGA COM 2015.
2wcom, a world leader in the manufacture and supply of professional broadcast products for FM, RDS, DAB, DAB+, DVB-S, DVB-S2 and DVB-T, is gearing up to display it’s range of intelligent solutions at this year’s At CommunicAsia.
The best of today’s broadcast infrastructures achieve class-leading efficiency through a high degree of component autonomy and the ability to self-monitor.
Skyrock operates 225 FM stations in France. We have recently received a new Radio satellite feed to equip all FM stations, and for this our engineers installed more than a hundred 2wcom DSR01s within a month. Among the significant factors in our decision to choose DSR01 system are two functions that allow us to maintain […]
Chicago – The Radio Data System is a data bearer that uses the 57 kHz subcarrier on FM Radio broadcasts. The data is genrated by an RDS encoder, which produces groups of RDS information and adds them to the subcarrier. In ist most basic form – providing on RDS-capable receivers an unambiguos readout of the […]