Several units are now available to test analog or digital AM and FM signals.
A September 2008 research effort by Mark Kassof and Co. reveals that 67 percent of 18-64 year olds have heard of HD Radio - compared to a similar study from 2006, which showed that 38 percent of people had heard of HD Radio.
While HD Radio gains acceptance in the U.S., it is also making waves in other countries around the world.
Audi cars for model year 2011 will include HD Radio as a standard feature in many of its vehicles.
The request follows a filing from 18 broadcasters and four manufacturers requesting the power increase.
More than 250 consumer electronics industry executives attended the company's Forum on Oct. 10.
HD Radio modules are the building blocks of consumer HD Radio products.
Both systems provide manufacturers with standard reference approaches to building consumer products.
1.5 million chipsets, 1 million modules and 100 different consumer devices are cited to promote the technology's progress.
Despite the slow and steady process of the HD Radio evolution, which has included some bumps along the way, there have been some recent innovations pushing the progress forward.
The bookshelf system and stand-alone tuner are offered exclusively through Best Buy.
The bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require all radios manufactured or sold within the United States to be capable of receiving satellite radio and digital terrestrial radio signals.
The XDR-S10HDiP is Sony's first HD Radio with Itunes tagging that is compatible with the 3G Iphones and Ipods.
While consumer awareness rises, some misconceptions rise, too.
The panel will examine the challenges that stations face during the transition to digital, and money-making opportunities that can be derived once the transition has been completed.
The Second annual award will be presented during The NAB Radio Show Luncheon on Sept. 19, 2008
The HD Digital Radio Alliance says that all of the major objectives for programming on which the Alliance was founded have now been achieved and all restrictions on how member broadcasters can program and generate revenue from their multicast broadcasts have been completely lifted
On display are a line of more than 20 products, three of which are Itunes Tagging-enabled
In a Notice Of Inquiry from the FCC, the commission looks into the idea of requiring HD Radio or other services to be included in future Sirius XM receivers
Robert Struble, president and CEO of Ibiquity Digital says, "We're at an inflection point. HD Radio automotive offerings abound and are widely available for vehicles at all levels."
The SP1010 chip has been released into full production and will begin shipping in volume in September 2008.
The move is part of the car company's effort to offer enhanced entertainment systems in its vehicles
Jeff Littlejohn shares his insight about Clear Channel's announcement that all of its HD Radio stations were transmitting Itunes tags on the primary channel.
Paragon Media Strategies Second Annual Youth Radio and New Media Study, Spring 2008.
We can all see that HD Radio appears to be moving slowly ahead. Recent news headlines of sub $100 receivers and the first portable (albeit far from being as portable as an Ipod) receiver are good steps to making HD Radio accessible