Ibiquity Completes First Upgrade

Ibiquity Completes First Upgrade
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Ibiquity Digital Corp. has introduced its first field upgradeable commercial HD Radio software release for stations. The upgrade is covered under existing Ibiquity licenses.
HD Radio software version 1.3 offers field upgradeable capabilities for IBOC exciters. Enhancements include advancements in audio compression technology and wireless data applications, while not impacting consumer receivers.
Ibiquity President/CEO Robert Struble said the upgrade represents Ibiquity's on-going efforts to enhance the HD Radio technology. "Field upgradeability is critical for expected future technology improvements in areas such as AM audio quality. As Ibiquity Digital's audio compression technology continues to advance and new data services are developed, field upgradeability will allow us to provide broadcasters a constant stream of innovation."

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