TeamCast New Twister

TeamCast releases a new firmware for its TWISTER rack Exciter, featuring ISDB-T/TB standard

Singapore, June 01, 2015TeamCast, the global market leader in advanced solutions for Digital Terrestrial and Satellite Transmission, releases at CommunicAsia 2015 a new firmware featuring the ISDB-T/TB standard on TWISTER, in addition to the DVB-T and DVB-T2 standards.

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.

« With TWISTER now supporting ISDB-T/TB, we continue our strategy to provide all markets with very reliable and cost-effective digital exciters, bringing constantly improving performance. The cutting-edge digital adaptive pre-correction algorithm implemented into TWISTER, 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.

TWISTER also integrates all the mechanisms required to feed transmitter sites with ASI and/or IP streams in highly secured formats, as well as a full control via a WEB GUI and SNMP.

The ISDB-T TWISTER will be demonstrated on TeamCast’s stand #1U4-10.

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