Global Security Systems, iBiquity Offer HD Radio/Analog FM EAS System
October 15, 2012 at 5:06 PM (PT)
GLOBAL SECURITY SYSTEMS, LLC and iBIQUITY DIGITAL CORPORATION are offering an Emergency Alert System operation that utilizes emergency audio and text content over analog FM and HD RADIO. The system, which is Common Alert Protocol-compatible and iPAWS-compliant, is currently being used on two GREATER MEDIA stations in DETROIT.
MIKE KERNEN, Chief Engineer of the GREATER MEDIA DETROIT cluster, said, “The combination of HD RADIO Technology and capabilities provided by GSS offers the most complete alert and warning content in the broadcast radio environment.”
“It’s particularly gratifying to know that by providing expanded alerting capabilities of HD RADIO system through our relationship with GSS, we are part of a comprehensive radio broadcasting solution that may save lives in local communities across the country,” added iBIQUITY President/CEO BOB STRUBLE.
“For radio broadcasters, this technology provides a complete solution for conveying potentially lifesaving information, from origination to distribution over-the-air,” said GSS President/CEO ROBERT ADAMS.