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Toyota Camry Saloon (2019 - ) review
WorldDAB Members News - 17.04.2019 - Toyota - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The Toyota Camry comes with DAB as standard in the UK.
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Mercedes CLA Coupé 2019 review
WorldDAB Members News - 16.04.2019 - Daimler AG - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
The new Mercedes CLA Coupé 2019 comes with DAB as standard.
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Frontier Smart Technologies unveils world’s first integrated Smart Radio chip
WorldDAB Members News - 11.04.2019 - Frontier Smart Technologies - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Venice X, the first of these new solutions, will be launched at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (April 13-16). By combining DAB/DAB+, internet and FM in a single device, Smart Radios provide end-users with a complete range of listening options – including a rapidly growing number of DAB/DAB+ services, Internet radio stations, online music services and podcasts from around the world. Smart Radios are the fastest growing category in the digital radio market, with sales volumes currently growing at 30 per cent per year.
From Business Weekly:

Frontier launches world's first single chip for Smart Radio
WorldDAB Members News - 11.04.2019 - Frontier Smart Technologies - United Kingdom - United Kingdom
Frontier Smart Technologies has launched Chorus 4 - the world’s first integrated Smart Radio chip. Chorus 4 will power a new generation of solutions for radios offering internet connectivity, DAB / DAB+ and FM. The first of these new solutions, Venice X, is being launched by Frontier this week at the Hong Kong Electronics Fair. Venice X is a cost-optimised, customisable turnkey system which enables brands and manufacturers to build high quality Smart Radios quickly and cost-effectively.
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Panasonic partners with Xperi to support DTS Connected Radio
WorldDAB Members News - 10.04.2019 - Xperi Corporation - United States - United States
Panasonic Automotive, the global supplier of automotive infotainment and connectivity systems solutions, announced at the 2019 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show that its SPYDR 2.0 complete cockpit android-based domain controller will support DTS Connected Radio via a collaboration with Xperi.
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Xperi and LG announce development of DTS connected radio platform for Launch in 2020
WorldDAB Members News - 10.04.2019 - Xperi Corporation - United States - United States
Xperi Corporation and LG Electronics have announced the development and integration of DTS Connected Radio technology into automobiles sold around the world. The first implementation will arrive at dealerships in 2020 with a major global car brand, to be announced at a later date. Xperi will deliver to LG the DTS Connected Radio platform which enables an engaging in-car radio experience, combining over-the-air radio with IP delivered content.
From AP News:

Xperi and LG Announce Development of DTS Connected Radio Platform for Launch in 2020
WorldDAB Members News - 10.04.2019 - Xperi Corporation - LG Electronics - United States - United States
Xperi will deliver the DTS Connected Radio platform to LG Electronics, enabling an engaging in-car radio experience starting in 2020.
From Business Wire:

Polish Radio host second regional digital transformation workshop in Warsaw
WorldDAB Members News - 08.04.2019 - European Broadcasting Union (EBU) - Poland - Poland
EBU Members gathered in Polish Radio’s headquarters in Warsaw for a regional workshop on Digital Transformation on April 4th and 5th. Topics that were discussed included digitizing archives, exploring digital innovation (such as DAB+, podcasts, and live streams), restructuring their organizations to be more adept to change, and much more.
From European Broadcasting Union:

Commercial radio switches on DAB+ broadcasting in Hobart
WorldDAB Members News - 03.04.2019 - Commercial Radio Australia - Australia - Australia
Commercial radio is now broadcasting on DAB+ digital radio in Hobart, with three new DAB+ commercial stations now on air – KIX Country, Easy Hits and Triple M Classic Rock. Joan Warner, chief executive officer of industry body Commercial Radio Australia, said: “ They can enjoy the benefits of digital radio, including better sound quality and more station choice, listen to their favourite station and try some of the new stations on offer.”
From Commercial Radio Australia:

Radio France CEO reiterates DAB+ value at Radiodays Europe
WorldDAB Members News - 01.04.2019 - Radio France - France - France
Speaking on the opening day of Radiodays Europe in Lausanne, Radio France CEO Sibyle Veil stated that the deployment of DAB+ technology in Europe was good news, touching on Radio France's investments in terrestrial broadcast, and confirming that all channels of Radio France would soon be available on the network.
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