BE, NPR Labs to Demo New Technologies at Pavilion

BE, NPR Labs to Demo New Technologies at Pavilion
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Broadcast Electronics will host a “Pavilion of New Technologies” at its booth at the NAB convention in partnership with NPR Labs, Traffic.com, Mozes and FM411.
Among the technologies featured are text services for the deaf, audio services for the blind, billboard text broadcasting and personalized radio services such as instant messaging song favorites and traffic navigation text.
Included in the pavilion:
· Radio text services for the hearing impaired using RDS/HD Radio data channels and audio services for the visually impaired using HD2 Multicasting channels of the HD Radio broadcast. NPR Labs will participate in the demo.
· Personalized radio applications for mobile phone and Web users. BE will co-demonstrate a music alert system from FM411 and Mozes’ application for bookmarking songs played over the air.
· Business opportunities for RDS/HD Radio electronic signs. Independently originated and scheduled messages for businesses wanting to create a network of information displays for profit.
· Promotional outdoor billboards or small LED signs indoors displaying station Now Playing information (artist/title).
· Traffic data tunneled to in-car systems over an HD Radio channel. BE will demonstrate a live traffic feed from Traffic.com transmitted on an HD Radio channel to an in-car system.
Booth: N1808

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