HD Radio(TM) Technology at CES 2010

25 New Products Introduced.

Vehicles with Factory Installed HD Radio Receivers On Display.

Broadest Product Category Coverage Ever.

Launching New Advanced Services.

HD2/HD3 Content Explosion.

Jan 06, 2010, 09:00 ET from iBiquity Digital Corp.

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ --

HD Radio Booth: Central Hall 9034

Showcasing the Latest Auto, Portable & Table-Top HD Radio Receivers

More HD Radio products across all categories than ever before will be on display

OEM: 15 Brands - 80 Vehicle Types - 36 Standard

In Calendar Year 2010, OEM commitments to HD Radio Technology will total 15 automotive brands across more than 80 vehicle types, 36 of which will include HD Radio Technology standard:

    -  Audi                               -  Mercedes Benz
    -  BMW                                -  Mercury
    -  Ford                               -  MINI USA
    -  Hyundai                            -  Rolls Royce
    -  Jaguar                             -  Scion
    -  Kia                                -  Volkswagen
    -  Land Rover                         -  Volvo
    -  Lincoln

Three new vehicles are on display at the HD Radio booth each featuring factory installed HD Radio Technology: Ford 2011 Taurus SHO, Volkswagen 2010 MY Golf TDI, and 2010 Scion xB.

The first ever factory installed implementation of HD Radio enabled iTunes Tagging will occur at CES and will be showcased by Ford. For more information about HD Radio Technology in Ford vehicles visit the HD Radio booth, Ford at booth North 822, or stop by the "My Ford" display at the Ford Tech Booth, located at N117 of the Convention Center.

Automotive Aftermarket: Major Brands Across All Price Points

Category leaders JVC, Kenwood, and Sony, expand their commitments to HD Radio Technology with new fully integrated auto aftermarket solutions, including the first ever aftermarket integrated in-dash solution with Real Time Traffic - the JVC KD-NT3HDT - and the first PND with HD Radio Technology and Real Time Traffic - the Cydle T43H.

    -  Pioneer DEH 5200HD                 -  Kenwood KDC-HD942U
    -  Pioneer DEH 7200HD                 -  Kenwood KDC-HD545U
    -  JVC KD-HDR40                       -  Eclipse HDR109
    -  JVC KD-HDR60                       -  Dual XHD6430
    -  JVC KD-NT3HDT - First integrated   -  Dual XHD7714
        in-dash NAV w/ Real Time Traffic  -  Jensen Mobile HD5313
    -  Sony CDX-GT700HD                   -  Jensen Mobile VM9314
    -  Clarion THD300                     -  Jensen Mobile VM9324
                                           - Cydle T43H - First PND with Real
    -  Clarion THD400                      Time Traffic

Portables: A Rapid Growth Category

New low-cost, low power IC solutions were introduced at CES 2009. Since that technical breakthrough, many new portable products have been committed for launch into the consumer market, several of which are currently available, with additional new models on display at CES 2010. For example:

    -  Microsoft Zune HD                  -  Gigaware 12-645
    -  Insignia ND-HD01                   -  Gigaware 12-646
    - Cydle T43H (PND w/ Real Time
     Traffic)                             -  Sangean DT 600HD
    -  Cydle P15                          -  Sangean DT 800HD

Home Audio / HiFi: Continued Rapid Expansion Compliments New Price Point Breakthroughs

    -  Yamaha RX-V1065                    -  Sony XDR-F1HD
    -  Yamaha RX-V2065                    -  Sony XDR-S10HDiP
    -  Denon  AVR-3310C                   -  TEAC HD-1
    -  Denon  AVR-4310C                   -  Coby HDR-700
    -  Denon  AVR4810CI                   -  Coby HDR-650
    -  Marantz SR8002                     -  jWin i168
    -  Marantz AV8003                     -  jWin i171HD
    -  Jensen 525i                        -  Insignia NS-HDTUNE
    - Auvio (RadioShack brand) HD Radio
     Tuner                                -  Sangean HDT1X
    - Gigaware 120-0551 (RadioShack
     brand)                               -  ADA TuneSuite
    -  Onkyo T4555                        -  McIntosh MR88
    -  Onkyo UP-HT1                       -  Niles ICS

Advanced Services: New Features On Display

Come check out how HD Radio Technology is enabling advanced features for the consumer:

  • Album Art - the ability to deliver images synchronized to audio programming on HD Radio broadcasts provides listeners a richer, multimedia experience. iBiquity is developing a Software Development Kit (SDK) for receiver partners to aid feature integration, which is planned for later in 2010.
  • Portable navigation device with HD Radio Receiver VPA (Vehicle Power Adapter) w/real-time traffic from NAVTEQ Dynamic Content.
  • Clear Channel Real Time Traffic with Journaline Information Services will be displayed via the JVC KD-NT3HDT in-dash receiver.
  • PND with built-in HD Radio Electronic Program Guide (EPG) by Cydle Corp.
  • Protected content delivered to targeted HD Radio receivers, including premium sports content and radio reading services for the visually impaired.
  • STMicroelectronics-based HD Radio receiver development board w/NAVTEQ Traffic
  • SiPort-based Data Development Platform for advanced traffic & nav, and Album Art.
  • NAVTEQ Dynamic Content for HD Radio Technology delivers traffic, weather and fuel prices.
  • Portable and in-dash HD Radio Development Platform (HD Radio Technology image support), featuring visuals of album art, client advertising/branding, station logo and imaging, and sports/news updates.

HD2/HD3 Channel Content Explosion

Now, more than 2,000 stations across the country use the unique capabilities of HD Radio Technology to enhance the listening experience for listeners in their markets. Leading the way is a virtual "Content Explosion" in creativity on HD2/HD3 Channels.

HD Radio Technology at ShowStoppers

Stop by the HD Radio Technology table at the ShowStoppers press event at the Wynn on the first night of the CES Show - LaFite Ballroom, Thursday, January 7th from 6-10 p.m.

Other Places to Find HD Radio Technology at CES

Numerous CES exhibitors will display HD Radio Technology products at their booths:

    Category    Company       Booth #       On Display

                                            Factory Installed HD Radio
                FORD          N822          Receiver with iTunes Tagging
                              N117          "My Ford" at the Ford Tech Booth
                FORD          20907         2010 Lincoln MKS w/ HD Radio
                                             Receiver & DTS Neural Sound

                Alpine        N101          TUA-T550HD
                Clarion       Hilton 111    THD300/THD400
                Dual          N1826         XHD6430 / XHD7714
                Pioneer       N1001         DEH-P5200HD/DEH-P7200HD/GEX-P20HD
                JVC           C8219         KD-HDR40 /KD-HDR60 /KD-NT3HDT
                                             /Arsenal KD-AHD69
                Jensen        C10506        HD5313 / VM9314 / VM9324
                Kenwood       N1801         KDC-HD942U / KDC-HD545U
                Sony          C14200        CDX-GT700HD
                 (Peripheral) N4216         HDRT

                Cydle         C13041        T43H / P15
                Microsoft     C7144         Zune HD
                Sangean       C15534        DT 600HD / DT 800HD

    Home Audio
                Coby          C10417        HDR-650 / HDR-700
                iLuv          C12632        i168 / iHD171
                Sangean       C15534        HDT-1X
                TEAC          Hilton 2730   HD1

    To arrange interviews or for additional information, please contact:
    On the CES Show Floor at the HD Radio booth (#9034):
    Annemarie Diffenderffer
    iBiquity Digital Corp.

    Via Phone/E-mail:
    Nancy Zakhary / Scott Cianciulli
    Brainerd Communicators, Inc.
    nancy@braincomm.com / cianciulli@braincomm.com

Note to editors: "HD Radio" and the "HD Radio" logo are proprietary trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corp. The "HD" in HD Radio(TM) is part of iBiquity Digital's brand name for its advanced digital AM/FM system. It does not mean hybrid digital or high-definition digital; both of these are incorrect.

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