Reprinted from Radio.
The idea of using over-the-air reception, combined with IP access, is gaining traction in North America. ATSC 3.0 is on the verge of becoming reality and the DTS Connected Radio platform, a hybrid radio system with some of the features of RadioDNS, will be shown at the CES next week.
According to its latest press release, Xperi “will present its latest audio, imaging and semiconductor bonding solutions from its subsidiaries, DTS, HD Radio, FotoNation and Invensas, at CES 2018.”
The DTS Connected Radio platform combines over-the-air analog/digital AM/FM radio content with IP-delivered content. DTS Connected Radio receives metadata from local broadcasters, which is then paired with IP-delivered content, creating in-vehicle hybrid radio.
The company estimates that the platform will be “commercially available in the second half of 2018.”
The Xperi booth will be in the North Hall, #5624, and those interested can make appointments for technology demos at the Renaissance and Elara hotels. These include:
● HD Radio audio and data features from Mercedes, Hyundai, Volvo, Honda, Fiat Chrysler and Subaru
● Home, portable and aftermarket products with HD Radio solutions from manufacturers including Alpine, Pioneer, Kenwood, Clarion, Sony, Outlaw, VQ, Sparc and Sangean
● What DTS Connected Radio looks like in New York, Paris, London, Shanghai, Sydney and more
This is something we’re going to watch carefully.