Hong Kong - Dec 8, 2006 - Broadcast Electronics (BE) and Metro Radio in cooperation with Ibiquity Digital conducted the first HD Radio demonstration at the ITU Telecom World 2006 conference this week. The demonstrations took place in Hong Kong, which is at the center of radio receiver manufacturing.
Metro Radio, one of the largest commercial broadcasters in Hong Kong, demonstrated HD Radio technology as a digital broadcast standard compatible with analog transmission on the host frequency as well as adjacent channels. For the demonstration, BE supplied a BE FMI 106 transmission system, which broadcast the HD Radio signal at low power on 100.1 MHz.
Broadcast Electronics has also installed HD Radio systems in Europe, Asia and Latin America.