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Frontier Silicon Releases New DAB SDK

Additions include Bluetooth connectivity and interconnectivity between portable devices

Chipmaker Frontier Silicon has released its DAB 5.0 Software Development Kit.

A release describes the kit as addressing “a closer level of integration between smartphones/tablets and radio/audio devices delivering a simple and intuitive user experience.” It is designed to work Frontier Silicon DAB/DAB+ chipsets and modules.

Listed as highlights of the kit are metadata interfacing by iOS and Android mobile devices and DAB digital radios; interfacing with a user’s song collection on a mobile device with a DAB digital radio; device agnosticism and Bluetooth connectivity between mobile devices and DAB digital radios.

VP of Sales and Support for Frontier Silicon Prem Rajalingham stated: “Today’s consumers expect the freedom to listen to music from a vast number of different digital sources… DAB 5.0 has been designed to enable products to bring this content together and deliver an enhanced experience via wireless integration with iOS and Android handheld devices …”