Virtually all the new 2013 aftermarket automotive in-dash receivers with HD Radio have been officially launched with most models now available at retail.
The test results show coverage exceeds what many expected.
Following both conventions, iBiquity President and CEO Bob Struble notes that automakers are embracing HD Radio.
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The Si468x receiver IC brings FM, HD Radio and DAB/DAB+ broadcast capabilities to a wide range of consumer devices.
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The service will now be available to Mitsubishi owners free of charge.
Ibiquity says a new HD Radio receiver is now sold every 6 seconds.
Honda and Dodge add HD Radio, and Cadillac, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, Mitsubishi and Toyota update their offerings.
HD Radio has seen some acceptance outside the USA.
The live public demo at the BES Expo 2013 used NXP's software-defined multi-standard co-processor for automotive terrestrial digital radio reception.
Adults 18 to 49 make up the majority of the streaming audience, with more than 3.5 million connecting to AM/FM/HD stations in an average week.
The Forte 5-Door with HD Radio will arrive at dealers later in 2013.
Extending a station's coverage with boosters is a common practice. HD Radio adds new considerations. We recap the current state of the art.
Jeep, Infiniti, Chevrolet, Kia and Lexus all made announcements.
All three also come with NaviBridge, which connects to an iPhone or Android device.
And while those outside radio are accepting HD Radio, some insiders continue to hold it back.
There are now 12 stations transmitting an HD Radio signal in Mexico City.
Many automakers are now focused on launching HD Radio advanced features like iTunes Tagging, Artist Experience and Digital Traffic and Data.
More than 60 new HD Radio receivers are scheduled to be launched.
Toyota and Lexus audio systems launched on selected 2014 models will feature an integrated in-dash display of Clear Channel's Total Traffic Network services.
Data and multicast streams open lots of doors for HD Radio.
Active Alert notifications generate pop-up text messages and trigger wake-up/snooze capability on receivers supporting the technology during weather emergencies or other local events.
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