Imagination Technologies Adds HD Radio To New Multi-Standard Radio Processors
February 14, 2011 at 2:35 PM (PT)
IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES has inked an agreement with iBIQUITY DIGITAL for the companies to work together to implement HD RADIO technology on its Ensigma UCCP Series3 processor chips. Announced at MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS in BARCELONA, the UCCP Series3 chips support a wide range of global digital TV, radio and Wi-Fi standards, including DAB, DAB+. DMB-R, FM with RDS, ISDB-Tmm, ISDB-Tsb, and HD RADIO for audio, plus most international digital TV standards and 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi.
IMAGINATION VP/Marketing TONY KING-SMITH said, "We expect this latest extension of our global radio platform, with support for key standards such as HD RADIO Technology, to further our reach into the radio and audio markets and help leading brands in digital radio to reach wider markets more effectively. We are delighted to be working with iBIQUITY on this ground-breaking new development and to bring HD Radio capabilities to existing UCCP Series3 cores as well as future generation products."
iBIQUITY COO JEFF JURY added, "Enabling HD RADIO Technology on IMAGINATION's Ensigma UCCP Series3 technology family furthers our push to mass adoption in the UNITED STATES and international markets. This program will deliver next generation HD RADIO mobile and home products. We are excited to work with IMAGINATION to bring HD RADIO Technology to its leading digital and connected radio platform."