TeamCast New TWISTER – January 2015

TeamCast announces new firmware release for its TWISTER, DVB-T/T2 ready-to-use exciter

Rennes, January 15th, 2015 – TeamCast, the global market leader in advanced solutions for Digital Terrestrial and Satellite Transmission, is releasing the S110 firmware for the TWISTER product range.

TWISTER comes as a ready-to-use 1RU rack modulator/exciter specifically designed to be integrated inside new or existing TV transmitters systems. TWISTER is a very innovative solution for the TV exciter market, bringing several key features to ease the integration within the transmitter design and to achieve top class of RF performances. It supports several standards, including Analogue PAL, DVB-T, DVB-T2 and T2-LITE (unique hybrid mode).

The new S110 firmware release brings several key functionalities such as SNMP management, innovative Reflected Power Protection mechanism, DualDrive operating mode and Automatic Gain Control.

« Since its release on the market one year ago, TWISTER has been deployed for different Terrestrial TV network applications worldwide. It addresses both Transmitter manufacturers’ needs to integrate high-end digital exciter within their new transmitter designs, as well as Broadcasters’ needs to renew, recycle or upgrade their existing transmitters. With the new TWISTER S110 firmware release we follow our strategy to enrich TWISTER added-value functionalities to reduce integration complexity for manufacturers and to ease the product operation and control for Broadcasters.» says Eric Pinson, Head of the Technology Business Unit at TeamCast.