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 infotainment system. This streaming audio functionality has been completely separate from the over-the-air radio car receiver functionality – until now. [...]
The current COVID-19 pandemic starkly illuminates the interconnectedness of all nations regarding the health and safety of their citizens and visitors. Even before the virus began dominating the news and rearranging the way we live, the increases in frequency and severity of natural disasters driven by global warming have impacted hundreds of millions of people, often across national borders. Innovation for Advanced Emergency Alerting (AEA) is needed now more than ever.
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It is well-known that 7th and 8th harmonic FM broadcast emissions have been a source of contention between cellular carriers and FM stations. Such harmonics are rarely radiated from the broadcast antenna itself. Usually, the cabinet radiation of the FM transmitter is seen as the culprit, even if the cabinet radiation is within the Part [...]
On April 24, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sent email to emergency alert systems (EAS) participants focusing on the importance of keeping EAS devices secure. The email message, which was signed by Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau Chief Lisa Fowlkes stated that the FCC has become aware of various reported instances of EAS equipment [...]
Since 2016, the Digital Futures Conference at NAB Show has brought together bright minds to discuss strategies for leveraging current opportunities for increasing engagement and earning more revenue in a multi-platform world. Those strategies have never been more important than now. We find ourselves working through myriad challenges while we continue to look forward and [...]