It seems the 2,000-station mark is in sight, but the rate at which stations are activating HD Radio signals has slowed.
Nautel has developed a technology called HD Power Boost that uses an intelligent peak to average power ratio (PAPR) technique to address this issue.
Not every listener is going to want to participate in targeted advertising. Our society has raised suspicions about privacy to paranoia proportions. However, there will be those who are unconcerned. There will be those who prefer to hear commercials that match their lifestyle. There will be listeners that desire certain free-but-protected programming and are willing to opt-in to receive premium content.
The plan includes gradually adding the technology to some models in 2010.
Kia Motors begin offering factory-installed HD Radio receivers in select models starting in 2010.
Prototypes to be unveiled at CES are available from Dual and Visteon.
The project plans an on-air field trial later this year.
Ibiquity highlights HD Radio progress and breadth of product offerings.
Captioned, Braille, and radio reading service radios will serve hearing and visually disabled worldwide.
Broadcasters take their own advice and maintain an advertising presence and staying in front of consumers.
Verizon New Music Multicast is on-air and online at 21 stations.
The advertising campaign keeps radio, expands mobile messaging, and adds newspaper.
IBOC was put ahead of desired features including a larger screen and alternate controllers.
The IAAIS wishes to generate early adoption of the standards by many manufacturers so that many different units will be accessible and simple to use for all radio users.
In August, the Commission issued a notice of inquiry under the aegis of its XM-Sirius merger order seeking public comment on whether the FCC should (or can) mandate that satellite radio receiver devices include HD Radio receivers.
The FCC seeks comment on FM digital power increase and associated technical studies.
Volvo is the first auto manufacturer to offer HD Radio equipment as standard equipment on its product line.
The unit is a small hide-away box that can be connected to any of Alpine's 2007-2008 model Ai-NET head units to add HD Radio reception.
Survey shows that a majority of this group would buy unique radios and watch broadcasts at home or in cars.
Recent publication and distribution of NPR Lab's Digital Radio Coverage and Interference Analysis Research Project (DRCIA) seems to reiterate a point once made by renown physicist Albert Einstein, when he suggested we ought to "make everything as simple as possible - but not simpler."
Beasley, Emmis, Bonneville and others will discuss HD Radio implementation.
The CPB has approved funding for the digital conversion of 697 public radio transmitters.
Several units are now available to test analog or digital AM and FM signals.
A September 2008 research effort by Mark Kassof and Co. reveals that 67 percent of 18-64 year olds have heard of HD Radio - compared to a similar study from 2006, which showed that 38 percent of people had heard of HD Radio.
While HD Radio gains acceptance in the U.S., it is also making waves in other countries around the world.