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.
Audi cars for model year 2011 will include HD Radio as a standard feature in many of its vehicles.
The request follows a filing from 18 broadcasters and four manufacturers requesting the power increase.
More than 250 consumer electronics industry executives attended the company's Forum on Oct. 10.
HD Radio modules are the building blocks of consumer HD Radio products.
Both systems provide manufacturers with standard reference approaches to building consumer products.
1.5 million chipsets, 1 million modules and 100 different consumer devices are cited to promote the technology's progress.
Despite the slow and steady process of the HD Radio evolution, which has included some bumps along the way, there have been some recent innovations pushing the progress forward.
The bookshelf system and stand-alone tuner are offered exclusively through Best Buy.
The bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require all radios manufactured or sold within the United States to be capable of receiving satellite radio and digital terrestrial radio signals.
The XDR-S10HDiP is Sony's first HD Radio with Itunes tagging that is compatible with the 3G Iphones and Ipods.
While consumer awareness rises, some misconceptions rise, too.
The panel will examine the challenges that stations face during the transition to digital, and money-making opportunities that can be derived once the transition has been completed.
The Second annual award will be presented during The NAB Radio Show Luncheon on Sept. 19, 2008