Volvo First to Offer Standard HD Radio Across Entire Line 

VCNA President and CEO Doug Speck said the move would be a huge benefit for buyers and that the new standardized HD Radio receivers would be appearing in 2010 and 2011 models.

Ibiquity Taps Atmel AVR Microcontrollers HD Radio Reference Design Platforms  

The AVR Xmega and AVR32 processor families are used in a number of HD Radio designs for user interface and control functions.

Volvo is First Automaker to Offer HD Radio as Standard Across Entire Product Line 

The 2010 Volvo model line-up is currently available at dealerships, which include the S40 T5, V50 T5, C30, C70, S80, V70, XC60, XC70, and XC90 models.

IBOC by State: Oklahoma (October 2009) 

There are 28 stations in the Sooner State broadcasting 43 HD Radio channels.

Dispatches from Philly 

Naturally all ears at the 2009 NAB Radio Show were on talk of the preliminary results pf NPR's research project on the potential impact of an IBOC digital carrier increase on first adjacent analog reception.

NAB says IBOC Booster Project Advancing  

On-channel digital booster technology would allow localized synchronous retransmission of just the digital components of an IBOC Hybrid FM signal.

New IBOC Quality Metric Presented to NRSC  

Modulation Error Ratio is generally defined as a measure of the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in a digitally modulated signal.

Audio Science HD Radio Multi-tuner gets nod from Ibiquity  

The PCI adaptor card contains four separately addressable AM/FM HD Radio tuners that can be fed incoming RF jointly or separately.

Unique Sports Content Turns up on HD Radio Multicasts  

While some HD Radio FMs struggle with the additional cost of programming their multicast channels with music formats, others are coming up with innovative sports radio content at low/no cost.

HD Radio Receiver Sales Looking Up? 

Some retailers indicate that reduced price points and a recession that's boosting the appeal of free media are helping propel sales of HD Radio-equipped car audio head units.

BMW Offers HD Radio Standard in two Additional 2010 Models  

The models are the mid-size crossover SUV X5 model and the mid-size sports activity coupe X6.

BMW Adds HD Radio as Standard to More Cars 

The German luxury automaker adds three more models to its range with HD Radio as a standard feature.

Jaguar Plans HD Radio as Standard for Future Flagship Model  

The 2010 XJ will include HD Radio. Several models already include it as a standard feature.

New Quality Measurement Technique for FM IBOC Developed 

The Ibiquity reference document and details were submitted to the NRSC at the 2009 NAB Radio Show.

FM Digital Booster Technology Development Advances  

Ibiquity and NAB Fastroad co-funding project is designed to bring new technology to broadcasters.

Ibiquity Certifies Audio Science ASI8914  

The quad-channel HD Radio tuner is housed on a PCI card.

Frontier Offers First DAB Module with DMB Radio Reception 

The announcement marks something of a coup for Frontier and a relief for radio manufacturers looking to achieve pan-euro digital compatibility for their products.

Can Microsoft Really Boost HD Radio's Fortunes? We'll know Zune! 

HD-Day has arrived for Microsoft's new media platform, the Zune HD.

World DMB Issues ETI Signal Reference Library  

Available for download by World DMB member organizations, the library will provide a virtual test track of digital DAB, DAB+ and DMB transmissions.

IBOC by State: Kansas (September 2009) 

There are 24 stations in the Sunflower State broadcasting 42 HD Radio channels.

First Internet Radio Standards Released 

An IFA press release describes the standards as essential in reducing time to market for manufacturers while reducing uncertainty among consumers about short-term obsolescence of individual purchases.

DRM Moves Forward with new Standards Approval, Receiver Profiles 

DRM is hoping announcement of the new standard will open doors for the extension of its open standard digital radio technology into VHF spectrum now home to analog FM signals.

IBOC by State: Tennessee (September 2009) 

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

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.

Ibiquity Approves Toshiba Chipset for Automotive Receivers 

Toshiba joins NXP and Sanyo as a manufacturer of the digital radio chipset.

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