Audio over IP streaming solution to deliver historical recordings and other special content in remembrance of the Peaceful Revolution
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, October 7, 2014 – Audio over IP technology from Barix will help the Festival of Lights in Leipzig, Germany celebrate the Festival of Lights on October 9, 2014 with citizens and prominent political representatives, in recognition of the 25-year anniversary of the Peaceful Revolution. Barix is working with online radio broadcaster detektor.fm to revive the former Leipzig City Radio, developing an Audio over IP streaming architecture to broadcast sound collages, musical treasures, features and other original recordings about the Peaceful Revolution and generation of ’89. The Barix streaming solution will be deployed within the “City Radio Media Room” studio, delivering broadcast content from 10 Exstreamer IP audio decoders to various playout points across the festival.
As an emotional highpoint of the many historical remembrance events organized by Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing GmbH, the Festival of Lights is extending across the entire inner city ring road for the first time. It documents the historical route of the Leipzig demonstrations, and establishes links between the events in 1989 and 2014 along the route through a broad diversity of projects, performances and projections.
In addition to broadcasting original recordings as part of the special listening experience, contemporary witnesses, h