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About David Layer

David Layer is Senior Director, Advanced Engineering at the National Association of Broadcasters

Tech Sessions at the 2020 Radio Show

By |September 8, 2020|Blog|

In September 2019, at the Radio Show in Dallas, Texas, “Tech Tuesday” debuted with an all-day program featuring content on the latest developments in radio technology. Shown above is a panel from Tech Tuesday on [...]

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Using RadioDNS to Power Hybrid Radio

By |July 14, 2020|Blog|

A previous PILOT blog highlighted the introduction of hybrid (over-the-air plus internet) radio receivers in Audi and BMW vehicles in the United States. Both automakers are using technology defined in open technical standards developed by [...]

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Hybrid Radio Coming to the US

By |May 18, 2020|Blog|

With the ubiquitous availability of mobile broadband, consumers are becoming accustomed to using streaming audio services in vehicles either through projection systems like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto or through apps built-in to the vehicle’s [...]

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Car Radios at the 2019 Automobility LA Show

By |December 13, 2019|Blog|

The 2019 Automobility LA Show was held just before Thanksgiving, with thirty-four car manufacturers (in auto parlance, original equipment manufacturers or OEMs) displaying the latest and greatest in automobiles. While this show focused primarily on [...]

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Which AM Station will be Next for All-Digital?

By |October 1, 2019|Blog|

Radio broadcasters from around the country converged on Dallas last week for the 2019 Radio Show, co-produced by NAB and the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB).  Kicking things off was the first-ever “Tech Tuesday,” a full-day [...]

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BEITC Preview: IP Traffic Across Radio STL

By |April 2, 2018|NAB Show 2018, Blog, Radio|

Reliability for E2X and other IP traffic across Radio Studio to Transmitter Link While IP-based studio-to-transmitter links (STLs) have both reduced operational cost and increased connection flexibility, they are prone to packet losses that can [...]

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Team PILOT Hacking for the Digital Dash

By |October 4, 2017|Digital Dash, Blog|

Back in March, PILOT participated in its first automotive app development hackathon hosted by General Motors in Tampa. Subsequently, September was a busy month for Team PILOT as we attended and developed apps at two more [...]

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