Distro linux live cd dilengkapi dengan aplikasi Rivendell, yang terkenal sebagai perangkat lunak open source untuk automasi / mengelola stasiun pemancar radio.
FEATURES and BENEFITS # A complete GPL'ed radio automation system. # Designed for efficient on-air use, with large, touchscreen-friendly controls. # Up to three full automation logs may be operated from a single computer. # Extensive support for live assist environments, with multiple SoundPanel arrays available at the touch of a finger. # All configuration is done by means of point and click interfaces -- *no* arcane configuration files to edit! # Support for both PCM16 and MPEG Layer 2 audio formats (MPEG Layer 2 support requires the use of select sound cards available from AudioScience Inc.). # Full support for both analog and AES3 digital audio interfaces, using high-quality audio adapters manufactured by AudioScience Inc. and the JACK Audio Connection Kit. # Designed by radio broadcasters, for radio broadcasters. # Completely free and open -- no dongles, unlock codes, software keys or other arbitrary limitations.
RELEASE STATUS Rivendell is feature-complete and on the air at many radio stations world wide. A comprehensive operations manual is available on the Rivendell download page, and a technical and administration guide currently in preparation. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Rivendell runs on the GNU/Linux operating system, and is available under the GNU Public License. It currently supports operation using the full line of ASI Audio Adapters available from AudioScience Inc as well as the Jack Audio Connection Kit. Recommended Minimum System Requirements: Pentium 4 CPU 256 MB RAM SuSE Linux Professional 9.x XFree86 Supported Video Card AudioScience Audio Adapter Mouse or other Pointing Device Optional: Touchscreen Monitor
COMPONENTS RDAdmin ~ comprehensive system configuration and management tool RDLogEdit ~ complete program log editing tool RDLibrary ~ audio acquisition and management tool, for maintaining a library of audio content RDAirPlay ~ on-air audio playout application RDCatch ~ automatic audio recorder and event scheduler specifically optimized for simultaneous capture of multiple long-form audio programs RDLogManager ~ tool for integration with a wide array of third-party traffic and music scheduling systems