Author Topic: RDS metadata from Simian Automation.  (Read 205 times)

Jason

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RDS metadata from Simian Automation.
« on: March 15, 2019, 05:26:41 am »
We are trying to get artist/song metadata from the simian to the Pira132. We are able to communicate with magic rds but cannot get the data from the automation.

Thank you for your help

Jason

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Re: RDS metadata from Simian Automation.
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2019, 06:26:42 am »
The Simian is well equipped for RDS as it supports TCP connection as well as templates for the output string. Since your RDS encoder supports X-Command, you may send Radiotext and RT Plus to your listeners.

Appropriate template file is as follows:

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XCMD=<rds><item><dest>3</dest><text>Now Playing: <artist>%ARTIST%</artist> - <title>%TITLE%</title></text></item></rds>

If you need just the Radiotext only (without RT Plus tagging), you may use simplified template:

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TEXT=Now Playing: %ARTIST% - %TITLE%

Download the template below and save it to your disk. In Simian Program Options click on the Metadata card and select the template file. Select TCP protocol, fill the RDS encoder's IP address. The RDS encoder's port 3 or port 4 must be configured for accepting such TCP connection.

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Re: RDS metadata from Simian Automation.
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2019, 09:00:10 am »
Thank you.