Frank Berry said:The closed standard will likely prevent the receiver prices from coming down for a long time ... if ever.
I'm working in this industry so I can't really say much without getting myself in trouble... but here's some info:dsavitsk said:There was, sadly, an article about HD radio in the NY Times yeaterday that read like advertising copy. Were it an open standard, that would be one thing, but mandated switching and government sponsored broadcasting requiring an IP license is a bad deal.
For AM DRM, this already exists - http://drm.sourceforge.net/nofaz said:OK, here is a newbie post. First off, I agree that standards suck when only one source is holding all the cards. I'm pretty sure they used to call that a "monopoly". Some one might want to look that one up. In this day of high power DSP built into every audio card of a PC, I have to beleive that a decoder could be designed is software in a relativily short time. Any one know of this being done yet?