XM Satellite Radio and Command Audio Corp. have inked a licensing deal for Command Audio’s application audio technology.
XM said this allows it to develop a data applications platform for future radios. The technology will let it provide subscribers enhanced national information services now being researched. The satellite broadcaster says these are dedicated to rural, trucking and other markets.
Command Audio is a privately held company backed by investors Macrovision, Motorola and Texas Instruments and various financial investors.