WideOrbit Automation for Radio version 3.7.58 and higher integrates directly with TagStation, requiring no middleware application. It is a turnkey solution for sending data to NextRadio and connected cars.
Contact info for WideOrbit Sales and Support can be found HERE.
Stations that use WideOrbit AFR prior to 3.7.58, as well as the legacy products Maestro and SS32, can integrate with TagStation using a middleware application.
Detailed configuration instructions can be found in the file NextRadio Setup with WideOrbit AFR.pdf attached at the bottom of this article.
TagStation Features Supported by WideOrbit AFR
|Output||TagStation Feature||Middleware Product|
|Output to NextRadio® and Connected Cars||Artwork for songs, spots & promos||yes|
|Output to NextRadio® and Connected Cars||Metadata for songs, spots & promos||yes|
|Output to NextRadio® and Connected Cars||Station schedule artwork||yes|
|Output to NextRadio® and Connected Cars||Station schedule metadata||yes|
|Output to HD Radio®||Song artwork *||no|
|Output to HD Radio®||Song metadata||no|
|Output to HD Radio®||Spot & promo artwork *||no|
|Output to HD Radio®||Spot & promo metadata||no|
|Output to HD Radio®||Station schedule artwork *||no|
|Output to HD Radio®||Station schedule metadata||no|
|Output to FM RDS||Song metadata||no|
|Output to FM RDS||Spot & promo metadata||no|
|Output to FM RDS||Station schedule metadata *||no|
* for events (songs, spots, promos) with a duration of 27 seconds or longer