TeamCast releases new firmware for its G4Cast modulator and TWISTER rack Exciter, featuring ISDB-T/TB standard.
Amsterdam, September 10, 2015 – TeamCast, the global market leader in advanced solutions for Digital Terrestrial and Satellite Transmission, releases at IBC 2015 new firmware featuring the ISDB-T/TB standard on G4Cast and TWISTER, in addition to the DVB-T and DVB-T2 standards.
Green4CAST comes as a very compact and reliable OEM digital modulator, ready to be integrated within Terrestrial Digital Transmitter designs. It uses a highly reliable and proven platform, with more than one thousand units sold over the last two years for DVB-T and DVB-T2 commercial networks.
The TWISTER rack exciter has been designed as an innovative solution for the TV exciter market, bringing several key features to ease integration within the transmitter design and to achieve top of the class RF performance. These features include a state-of-the-art Digital Adaptive Pre-correction mechanism, an Automatic Gain Control (AGC) process to ensure the correct output power stability, and the monitoring of key transmitting power figures such as Forward Transmitted Power and Reflected Power levels.
The support of the ISDB-T/TB standard for both products comes as a firmware option available from now.
« With G4Cast and TWISTER now supporting ISDB-T/TB, we continue our strategy to provide all markets with very reliable and cost-effective digital modulators and exciters, bringing constantly improving performance. The cutting-edge digital adaptive pre-correction algorithm implemented in this products, aims at reaching significant gain in terms of transmitter power efficiency, thus reducing utility expenses that contributes in reducing recurrent OPEX costs for Broadcasters in ISDB-T countries», says Eric PINSON, Business Unit Manager at TeamCast.
The ISDB-T/TB versions of G4Cast and TWISTER will be shown on TeamCast’s stand #2.B51.