TuneIn Affirms AudioHQ As Its U.S. Ad Rep

A company that claims to be the largest online audio sales representation firm in the U.S. has inked a deal with audio streaming provider TuneIn. The new pact allows AudioHQ to be the exclusive domestic re-seller of TuneIn’s audio advertising inventory. It's a multi-year deal, for which terms were not disclosed.

As Holiday Shopping Starts, Is The Smart Speaker War Won?

The holiday gift-giving season is about to begin, with Christmas decorations nearly ready to go on display at retailers across North America -- even as Halloween is still half a month away. One big item likely to be on many Wish Lists is a smart speaker, and a newly released study shows Q4 sales of smart speakers will likely approach 12 million units globally. Of the two leading brands in this space, one is a clear winner. Learn what this means for your radio station's plans to win back the home.

Forcht Selects SoCast For Website, Digital Needs

An owner of 25 stations in Indiana, Illinois and Kentucky has partnered with SoCast to build its websites and accelerate digital growth. Through this partnership, this radio broadcasting company will be able to build its websites and manage its social media presence with the integrated workflows on the SoCast platform. In addition, the company will be able to grow revenue with additional digital inventory available through SoCast.

Here Are The New Officers, Governors For SMPTE

The entertainment technology union SMPTE has elected its new officers and governors for the 2018-2019 term. Peter Wharton, VP/Technology at BroadStream Solutions, will become the Society's Membership VP, shifting from his role as Secretary/Treasurer. Two new officers were also elected for the next term.

A ‘Weiser’ Move For ChryonHego Solidifies Its Global Sales Ranks

In a move that the tech company says "strengthens its global sales team," ChyronHego has selected a new VP/Sales for the Americas and the Asia-Pacific region. This individual's new role includes oversight of sales for the U.S., Canada, and Latin America.

Want To Monitor, Log HD Radio EAS Messages? This May Help

A California-based broadcast tech company has released a new feature for its INOmini 638 HD Radio SiteStreamer that will enable it to monitor and log HD Radio EAS Messages. It's an internet-enabled FM and HD Radio receiver for remote signal monitoring, the company says.

Telos Alliance Planning A Big Week In Wisconsin

The Telos Alliance—the company behind broadcast radio and TV technology including Omnia, Axia, Linear Acoustic, 25-Seven and Minnetonka—will be leading two panels at the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association (WBA) 2017 Broadcasters Clinic scheduled to begin today in Middleton, Wisc.

Now Here: A Monitoring and Multiviewer Solution From Germany

A new monitoring and multiviewer tool from Germany's Rohde & Schwarz is now being shipped, and it's fully supportive of newly approved standards within the SMPTE ST 2110 suite. Find out how this can benefit your TV and visual media operations.

Bolero, MediorNet MultiViewer Get Their N.Y. Minute

The 2017 NAB Show New York begins next Wednesday (10/18), and Riedel will be putting two of its products in the spotlight for attendees—a product that the company calls "a game-changing new wireless intercom solution" and new virtual multiviewer app designed to work within the MediorNet network.

Google Integrates iHeart Into Smart Home and Smartwatch

The nation's leading radio broadcasting company has integrated its App with Google's newly released assistant-enabled hardware. Concurrently, an integration with Android Wear 2.0 is now in place for iHeartRadio.

Smart Home Devices: No Longer A ‘Novelty’ As Holidays Near

Still not convinced that the Amazon Echo or Google Home are more than just fads and that their growing presence in U.S. households isn't important to the radio broadcasting industry? A new report from Futuresource Consulting indicates that the smart home market will be worth $6 billion by the end of 2017, and it's rising fast.

Triveni Digital’s Chernock To Address IEEE On ATSC 3.0

One of the nation's foremost experts on ATSC 3.0 standards and implementation has been booked to speak about the overall technical and practical aspects of ATSC 3.0 at the 2017 IEEE Broadcast Symposium. The discussion will follow a presentation on channel sharing -- and the PSIP and ATSC 3.0 considerations tied to CSAs -- from the SVP/Engineering at Triveni Digital.

FM Tower’s Hidden Power: The Industry’s Midas Moment?

The radio industry could be sitting on a profit-making goldmine. Beasley Broadcasting Group CEO Caroline Beasley sees the potential. Now, the FCC Chairman during the Reagan Administration is ready to make a big splash with a technology that can give HD Radio a boost -- and make FM radio a powerful tool in the growth of "IoT." Read more in our exclusive RBR+TVBR INFOCUS report.

More Than 200 iHeart Stations Get An ‘AI’ Boost

One of the nation's fastest growing artificial intelligence (AI) providers has signed an expanded, two-year agreement with the nation's top radio broadcasting company. The wider agreement allows iHeart to use the Veritone AI platform at more than 200 radio stations in the nation's top 50 markets.

Quantum Ready To Release StorNext 6 Updates

A series of "substantive updates" within the StorNext 6 platform are on tap from workflow-optimized storage technologies and data management solutions firm Quantum. Ahead of the 2017 NAB Show New York, Quantum's updates to the platform include a new quality of service (QoS) feature that empowers facilities to tune and optimize performance across all client workstations, and on a machine-by-machine basis.

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