IMDA sets Internet radio standard, DRM+ demos continue in Germany, and Toshiba enters the HD Radio chipset clan.
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.
Digtal Radio Mondiale continues to demonstrate its digital replacement for analog wide band FM in Europe.
Sirius XM will offer new products for Iphone and online listening, but feature sets and content access issues remain.
IBOC Across America
There are 38 stations in the Volunteer State broadcasting 55 HD Radio channels.
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.