The technology, called tagging, works with a radio that includes the tagging capability. That makes sense, right? The idea is that a listener hears a song he likes, presses a button (or some similar simple action) and the song is tagged for immediate or later purchase.
There are many facets to broadcasting surround content. Besides choosing a technology, the station's technical staff has to become appropriately educated, suitable monitoring is needed to listen to the content, and the related infrastructure has to be suitably in place.
The National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) adopted two NRSC Guidelines, adopted two newly revised NRSC Standards and retired an AM radio receiver standard.
NDS has made its Radioguard system commercially available for HD Radio broadcasting.
The automaker is offering the radios as factory options and dealer options in 2008 vehicles. Vehicles manufactured in 2005 to 2007 can also accept a retrofit for the receivers.
At this year's NAB Radio Show, Dolby Laboratories, Inc. will showcase real-world applications of Dolby Pro Logic II audio technology.
The 1,500th HD Radio station has gone on the air: Clear Channel's rock station WROV-FM 96.3 in Roanoke, VA.
Dual Electronics has announced two new automotive entertainment head units with next-generation HD Radio capabilities.
Three popular HD Radio receivers will premiere on QVC on Sept. 26 at 10 p.m. ET.
The NAB announced the two winners of the NAB HD Radio Multicast Award.
Apple, Ibiquity Digital and major radio broadcasting groups have unveiled the result of an industry-wide initiative to create a new, free service called Itunes Tagging.
Broadcast Electronics is participating in an HD Radio test at Radio Regenbogen, one of Germany's private radio stations; a test of the first HD Radio broadcast from Czech Republic; and completed HD Radio testing in Prague, the first in the Slovak Republic region.
Eight prominent consumer electronics brands will demonstrate an expanding line-up of HD Radio-enabled products at the CEDIA Expo.
Radio Regenbogen, a privately held FM radio outlet located in Germany's Rhine-Nectar region, says it plans to commence HD Radio transmission tests within a matter of days.
WFUV, Fordham University's non-commercial radio station serving the NYC market, has announced the award of a $500,000 grant from the New York State Music Fund.
Radio Regenbogen, one of Germany's private radio stations, and network operator Media and Broadcast of T-System have announced it will begin an HD Radio technology field test at the end of August.
Harris showcased its digital radio technology at the Digital Radio Forum in the Dominican Republic.
Two main concepts embody conditional access technology: entitlement and encryption. The entitlement is an authorization; the encryption is a digital scrambling of the content.
The HD Radio "Discover It!" campaign appears to be creating awareness of HD Radio, but it seems to be missing the mark when it comes to consumer interest.
While the HD Radio rollout still qualifies as being in its early phase, the technology itself was first demonstrated as a proof of concept in the early 1990's.
Visteon and the David McDavid Auto Group have signed an agreement for the Texas-based auto retailer to offer the Visteon HD Jump transportable HD Radio receiver for a range of vehicles.
Greater Media Detroit has launched an HD Radio promotion with Dick Genthe Chevrolet in Detroit to give a new HD Radio receiver to each customer who purchases a used car before Aug. 31, 2007.
Mini USA is now offering a factory-installed digital HD Radio receiver as an option in the 2007 Mini Cooper and Cooper S hardtops, produced from June 2007.
One hundred and seventy station owners and engineers attended the first public demonstration of AM HD Radio broadcasts in Mexico on May 26.
Device operation is simple, and the Sangean HDT-1 displays lots of information.