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Time Session Title
Monday, Oct. 5
3:30 – 4 p.m.
How Radio Broadcasters can Support RadioDNS
With hybrid radio-equipped vehicles now appearing in the U.S., radio broadcasters need to get registered with RadioDNS so that their stations can take advantage of the additional station-data presentation and streaming-audio capabilities that hybrid radio receivers provide. This session will provide information on the steps needed to provide RadioDNS support, stressing how simple it is and how it can easily be done in-house.
Tuesday, Oct. 6
3:30 – 4 p.m.
All-digital AM – A Progress Report
WWFD in Frederick, Md., is now in its third year as the first all-digital AM station, and other AM stations have subsequently obtained experimental authority from the FCC to switch to all-digital. We’ll hear from Dave Kolesar at WWFD on the latest lessons learned at his facility as well as from Brian Walsh at WIOE in Fort Wayne, Ind., the newest all-digital AM operation in the U.S.
Wednesday, Oct. 7
3:30 – 4 p.m.
Radio and the Connected Car – How the Xperi-TiVo Merger is Changing the Game and Driving Value to Broadcasters
Major automakers are implementing DTS Connected Radio now. Join us for a look under the hood of the only global hybrid radio system that includes metadata, images and other content specific features that are really making radio stations stand out in a crowded dash. Learn how the recent Xperi-TiVo merger is accelerating innovation, service expansion and delivering a world-class in-car radio experience. We’ll also take a look at the opportunities and challenges of Android Automotive and how Xperi, NAB PILOT and leading broadcasters are collaborating to ensure radio’s prominence in those platforms.
Thursday, Oct. 8
3:30 – 4 p.m.
Broadcast Equipment Evolution – From Hardware to Software and into the Cloud, Part 1
Broadcast equipment manufacturers have been making strides in simplifying facility infrastructure and preparing for the day when broadcast operations become less of a capital expenditure and more of an operational cost. In this session we’ll hear from broadcasters and developers who are paving the way to simplified – and ideally, cost-reduced – technical operations. This first part of a two part session considers virtualization of traditionally hardware-based systems.
Friday, Oct. 9
3:30 – 4 p.m.
Broadcast Equipment Evolution – From Hardware to Software and into the Cloud, Part 2
Broadcast equipment manufacturers have been making strides in simplifying facility infrastructure and preparing for the day when broadcast operations become less of a capital expenditure and more of an operational cost. In this session we’ll hear from manufacturers who are paving the way to simplified – and ideally cost-reduced – technical operations. This second part of a two part session considers Next-gen HD Radio architectures.