Dutch Public Broadcaster NPO now Transmitting Images via DAB+


        Radio on FacebookJoin us on Facebook

Hilversum, Netherlands - May 1, 2014 - Dutch public broadcaster NPO is now transmitting images ("slides") via DAB+ on the majority of its programming channels.

RadioNL reports that last September, NPO's Radio 1 started broadcasting slides and starting May 1 Radio 2, 3FM, 4, 5, 6, 2000, and News Top 24 are transmitting slides as well. The slides show information about the program in progress and news headlines.

Pluxbox developed the application pbRadiomanager for NPO, allowing them to produce and control the slides that are transmitted.

Right now few people around the Netherlands are able to see the slides though; a DAB+ receiver is necessary, of course, and the ones that display pictures cost more than do receivers that simply show scrolling text.



Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

Today in Radio History

Milestones From Radio's Past

The history of radio broadcasting extends beyond the work of a few famous inventors.

Digital Edition

Each Issue as a Digital Edition

Read each issue online in our Digital Edition Format in your Web browser.

EAS Information More on EAS

NWS XML/Atom Feed for CAP Messages

The feed provides feeds for all US states and territories.

Wallpaper Calendar

Radio 2014 Calendar Wallpaper

Need a calendar for your computer desktop? Use one of ours.

The Wire

A virtual press conference

Information from manufacturers and associations about industry news, products, technology and business announcements.

Join Us Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn
Radio magazine cover

Current Issue

88Nine Radio Milwaukee

A New Home Brings Community Together

Browse Back Issues

[an error occurred while processing this directive]