Boston - Apr 16, 2007 - WZLX Boston launched its 5.1 surround service this week on the station's main HD Radio channel. The station is using the MPEG Surround system provided by Fraunhofer and Telos Systems.
It was announced at NAB2006 that the station would implement this surround system. The station uses an Axia Audio routing system to handle the multi-channel studio infrastructure. According to Telos, receiver manufacturers Bose, Boston Acoustics and Tivoli are monitoring and evaluating the WZLX broadcasts on prototype receivers provided by Fraunhofer.