We’re officially launched!

This Friday we officially launched the project. During the conference “Broadcast (R)Evolution 2017” in Studio 3 in the Stockholm office of the Swedish Radio Camilla Jettman, VP of development, officially launched Project IRIS Broadcast. 

Cilla Benkö, managing director

Cilla Benkö, managing director of Sveriges Radio AB

Cilla Benkö, managing director of Swedish Radio – the public radio of Sweden – started the day with a talk of the importance of SR in the swedish society, the importance of a public radio and the need to be closer to the audience. The new IP based technology and the mobility has changed the way radio is produced in Sweden. Sharing our experiences during the conference and publishing the core system, the Codec Call Monitor, as open source software  will help public radio stations globally to follow the lead set by Swedish Radio.

Camilla Jettman

Camilla Jettman, VP of development

– The purpose with open source is to give more users access to the source code, invite more people to contribute to the code base and to share our development with others. We hope that more users get involved in the development of the project, says Camilla Jettman, VP of development.

– The software now being launched under an Open Source license will provide a platform that simplify radio broadcast for the users, can be user-controlled and is not tied to any single vendor, says Lars Hedh, head of method and development.

Read the official press release in Swedish at the Swedish Radio web site.

The software will, if everything works out according to plan, be released latest Q4 2017. We will continuously update the web site with new information while we work on the code licensing, cleanup and documentation. Follow us on twitter as @irisbroadcast to get continuous updates!

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