IBiquity Digital had several new demos and receivers on display at the NAB Radio Show in Austin.
ESPN demonstrated a customizable digital sports network for HD Radio HD2/HD3 multicasting channels dubbed ESPN Radio HD. The company says the network is unique in that it’s customized by individual subscribing stations and features audio and datacasting abilities such as bottom-line data, clock and score information, among others.
Also, HD Radio receivers highlighting iTunes Tagging displayed for the home were the Jensen JiMs-525i, JBL On Time 400iHD, Polk Audio I-Sonic Entertainment System ES2 and Sony XDR-S10HDiP. For the car: Alpine iDA-X100, Dual XHD7714 and a JVC unit.
Three units — the DICE iTR-100, the Visteon HD Pulse and the Sangean HDT-1 — showed off their HD Radio conditional access capabilities using ESPN’s sports content, which includes both live and pre-recorded events.