This year’s Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Tech Retreat, held last week in the Palm Springs area, presented its usual array of top-notch media-technology presentations, provocative panels and intriguing demonstrations. Curated and led by the [...]
One of the most notable technology issues in the radio industry recently regards the consistency in performance of Nielsen Audio’s (formerly Arbitron’s) Personal People Meter (PPM) TM audience ratings system across various radio formats and/or different listening environments. Broadcasters have [...]
Teardown analysis of the Apple Watch by ABI Research shows that—like most smartphones—the device includes a connectivity chip that incorporates WiFi, Bluetooth and FM radio capabilities. As in the iPhone, however, the FM capabilities of the connectivity chip are not implemented on the device.