Digital Radio Mondiale has named DRM Stakeholders’ Group in India as the 2018 winner of its annual DRM Enterprise award for Southeast Asia.
DRM recognized the group, which is led by national distributor BECIL, at a special event held in New Delhi on Jan. 15. Experts representing the public broadcaster, the Indian and international chipset, receiver and car manufacturers, various other agencies and content suppliers were present.
The Consortium is in India to attend the Broadcast Engineering Society conference and exhibition, where it is highlighting its recent achievements.
Under the “DRM Drives Forward,” the Consortium along with its members and partners, including BBC, Communication Systems Inc., Fraunhofer IIS, Gospell Digital Technologies, GeekSynergy, Inntot Technologies, NXP and RFmondial, presenting the latest DRM receiver models and demo live DRM transmission for local coverage on booths 72 and 73 in Hall 7B of the Pragmati Maidan convention center.
In addition, says DRM, visitors can learn more about the latest DRM encoder equipment with full CAP compliance able to support the rollout of DRM Emergency Warning Functionality in India. Three DRM sessions will also take place during the three-day conference, which runs parallel to the technical exhibition. One of the sessions feature a panel discussion on the successes and next steps necessary for getting receivers to the population in parallel with the introduction of DRM transmissions in the country.
The Broadcast Engineering Society conference and exhibition runs from Jan 17–19 in New Delhi.