HD Radio Advanced Features Gaining Traction
September 17, 2012 at 5:24 AM (PT)
iBIQUITY DIGITAL CORP., the developer of digital HD Radio Technology for AM and FM audio and data broadcasting, today announced expanded support for HD Radio Technology from a wide array of leading automakers.
Many automakers are now focused on launching HD RADIO Advanced Features like iTUNES Tagging, Artist Experience and Digital Traffic and Data.
"Our automotive partners are seeing increased demand from consumers for HD RADIO Technology in their new vehicles," said iBIQUITY Pres./CEO BOB STRUBLE. "Twenty-eight automakers are now offering HD RADIO Technology in their vehicles, including six new brands this year alone. Importantly, we see an auto industry committed to offering consumers many new advanced features with HD RADIO Technology. Automakers recognize the tremendous value that HD RADIO Technology offers drivers and are including the new capabilities on more vehicles and in more radios then ever before. OEMs are introducing the latest features like iTUNES Tagging, Artist Experience and soon we'll see the first OEM implementations of HD RADIO digital traffic and data services. We are excited to work with radio broadcasters to meet the growing demand for new HD RADIO features."
iBIQUITY is also offering attendees at the 2012 RADIO SHOW to experience HD Radio broadcasting for the first time in a CHEVROLET. On display and available for attendees enjoyment will be the new 2013 CHEVROLET TRAVERSE.