Digital Radio Update - September 2, 2009

September 2, 2009


Digital Radio Update

IMDA sets Internet radio standard, DRM+ demos continue in Germany, and Toshiba enters the HD Radio chipset clan.

News

IMDA Sets Standards for Internet Radios

As a first step, the recently minted Internet Media Device Alliance has called a press conference on Sept. 6 at the IFA 2009 Consumer Electronics Exhibition in Berlin.

DRM+ Demos Continue in Germany

Digtal Radio Mondiale continues to demonstrate its digital replacement for analog wide band FM in Europe.

Business

Sirius XM Expands its Internet Footprint -- With a few Caveats...

Sirius XM will offer new products for Iphone and online listening, but feature sets and content access issues remain.

IBOC Across America

IBOC by State: Tennessee (September 2009)

There are 38 stations in the Volunteer State broadcasting 55 HD Radio channels.

Products

Toshiba Chipset Gets Nod from Ibiquity

Although the chipsets are receiver front-end products, not decoders, the certification process means that Toshiba's chips should integrate readily with decoders and HD Radio technology from other vendors.


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