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IQOYA V*MOTE stereo IP Audio Codec

Key Workflow: IQOYA V*MOTE is a software codec which can establish an IP audio link with any ACIP (EBU Tech 3326) compliant codec installed in studio.

By installing IQOYA V*MOTE and an audio interface on their laptops, live field reporters and voice talent now have a professional-grade contribution codec in full-duplex with news rooms or production studios

At a glance

IQOYA V*MOTE is a professional IP audio application for remote contributions

  • The software offers simple hassle-free ergonomics. Reporter do not have to worry about technical details and can instead focus solely on the journalistic task at hand
  • Profile management and EBU Tech Spec 3326 (N/ACIP) interoperability standards for easy outgoing or incoming connection to / from any studio
  • No need to worry about complex network or audio format parameters
  • No additional hardware codec required. Just add a professional audio interface such as Digigram UAX 220-Mic or Cancùn 222-Mic for perfect audio capture
  • Instant connection with your favourite audio editing system allows on-the-fly contribution with pre-recorded material, jingles, or live commenting of your last interview

Key features

  • 100% software broadcast-quality IP audio solution
  • Easy connection to / from any studio using SIP or FluidIP™ symmetrical RTP protocol
  • Profiles management & connection book
  • Full EBU Tech 3326 (ACIP) interoperability with third party ACIP codecs
  • Audio compression algorithms: PCM linear 16/24, ISO MPEG-1/2 L1, L2, L3 – ITU G.711/722, Fraunhofer® MPEG-4 AAC (LC, LD, HE-v2, ELD), Optional Enhanced-aptX
  • IQOYA V*MOTE can be remotely controlled, providing assistance when used with IQOYA V*CALL software codec: ON AIR signal light, talkback signal light, audio settings such as AGC (Automatic Gain Control) and automatic local backup recording
  • Windows™ XP, Vista, 7 compatible
  • To facilitate mobile networks with poor SIP interoperability, V*MOTE 2.0 includes a Symmetrical RTP mode to overcome tricky NAT traversal situations
  • The contribution input – usually a microphone – may be either mono or stereo. Apply the included AGC (Automatic Gain Control) preset if necessary and send the resulting signal to the studio. The modulation of the transmitted signal is conveniently displayed in a VU-meter


  • IQOYA V*MOTE license
  • Protection USB dongle when dongle version is ordered

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  • Pushbutton phone-like connection with direct profile selection
  • Compatible with Digigram sound cards and WDM Kernel streaming compatible 3rd party devices (please consult Digigram for compatibility)
  • Automatic Gain Control (AGC)
  • Connection status & quality live indicators
  • Auto-accept incoming calls
  • Diagnostic window
  • Remote assistance by a technician over the network (AGC control and ON AIR/TALK signalling) when using IQOYA studio codecs.


  • RTP/UDP IP audio, SIP/SDP, VoIP phone compatible and EBU Tech-3326 (N/ACIP) compliant
  • Manual mode 1: SIP used for format negociation only, without SIP server
  • Manual mode 2: Symmetrical RTP to overcome tricky NAT traversal situations or infrastructures without SIP
  • Forward Error Correction (FEC) +20 to +100 % bandwidth, according to RFC 2733
  • QoS configuration in Network Profiles
  • STUN and SIP-over-TCP protocol for NAT traversal assistance
  • Bandwidth optimization through independent encode/decode formats
  • Included audio compression algorithms : PCM linear 16/24, ISO MPEG-1/2 L1, L2, L3 and ITU G.711/722, Fraunhofer® MPEG-4 AAC (LC, AAC-LD, HE-AACv2, ELD)
  • Optional compression algorithm: Enhanced-aptX
  • EBU Tech 3347 compliant / Production Intercoms


  • Send the contribution to a virtual DirectSound channel to feed any DirectSound compatible application
  • Mix the contribution input with playback stream from any DirectSound compatible application.
  • Record the contribution on-the-fly to a local MPEG or PCM file for later editing and broadcasting
  • Straightforward Configuration & Administration or End-User modes, password protected
  • Create and manage Profiles entries for Audio and Network format in the connection book.
  • Easily drag-and-drop new profiles, even remotely
  • Available both in Sentinel™ Dongle and Dongle free versions.Dongle free version is tied to user’s computer LAN adapter MAC address.
  • Import/Export Connection-book with any other IQOYA solution
  • Diagnostic window with exportable connexion Logs
  • Loopback codec available for Manual and SIP calls tests


  • PC with one free USB port (sentinel dongle version)
  • WDM Kernel streaming compatible sound card
  • Windows XP (SP2 or later, with .NET framework 3.5 installed) or Vista or Windows 7, 32 and 64 bits.


  • Broadcast-quality Audio Connections
  • Simply install V*MOTE on a laptop PC to turn it into a professional outside broadcasting codec
  • V*MOTE is extremely simple to set up and manage due to advanced ergonomics
  • Establish a full-duplex connection with a newsroom or a studio in a breeze


“Everything was up and running quickly and perfectly from Chicago. The Digigram audio quality was excellent. We had the impression that the reporter was located in our studio in Brussels, rather than over eight-thousand kilometres away. We were amazed!”

Laurent Flemal, RTBF, Head of Digitization Division