ViA Portable Codec

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  • 2018

  • Product Design
    Commercial and Industrial

Designed By:

  • Form Designs Australia

Commissioned By:

Tieline Pty

Designed In:

Australia

Broadcast markets are moving to IP technologies to replace legacy technologies such as ISDN and POTS phone lines for transporting live broadcast audio streams. The ViA remote codec takes advantage of the latest cellular and WiFi technologies to allow the flexibility required by radio and television broadcasters.


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  • This device needed to be small and mobile with an enormous amount of built-in technology. It needed to be robust, and include rubber overmoulding to protect the internal components from impact. Including a touch screen with a number of buttons and controls ergonomically arranged for practical, functional use. The device needs to connect to new IP network interfaces, ie: Wi-Fi, cellular etc as well as old technologies as they transition. A heat generating device that needed to be cooled.

  • A practical, very compact, revolutionary, portable codec that has set a new standard in wireless remote broadcasting and has fundamentally changed the way radio and TV broadcasters perform live broadcasts from remote locations.

  • This product has taken the radio industry by storm and leads all competitors in terms of innovation. Interest and initial sales, throughout global broadcast radio markets has been very strong. This product is now recognised by pre-eminent broadcasters around the globe as the most innovative and flexible, portable remote codec available.

  • ? Flexibility ? Streams live audio from remote locations ? Connects up to 6 different wireless and wired IP networks ? Streams live broadcast audio at high quality ? Connects over ISDN and POTS phone lines if required ? Works with old and new technology ? Touch screen configuration ? Ergonomic design ? Controls allow simple control and configuration ? Module slots for different network interfaces to be added ? Compact design ? Huge range of hardware and software features ? Easy to transport ? Solid and hardwearing ? Has won awards: Radio World US Best of Show at the NAB show in 2016, Radio World International Best of Show Award at IBC show in Europe 2016