Clear Channel Radio says all of its 350 HD2 stations are iTunes Tagging compatible, allowing songs played on Clear Channel Radio HD stations to be added to an iPod when tagged by a tagging-capable receiver. With just the push of the ‘tag’ button on Polk Audio and Alpine HD Radio receivers, songs can be previewed, purchased, and downloaded.
“With radio now well established in the digital age, innovation is a priority at Clear Channel Radio, which is why we developed technology to make iTunes Tagging possible,” said John Hogan, president and CEO of Clear Channel Radio. “With 700 of our HD stations now tagging-capable, and because of our collaboration with iTunes, iPods can now continuously be refreshed with new songs discovered on radio.”
Polk Audio’s I-Sonic Entertainment System 2 was the first receiver to market with iTunes Tagging and is available at nearly 200 Apple stores across the country, select Best Buy stores, and online. Additionally, Alpine has two aftermarket auto iTunes Tagging devices: iDA-X100 Digital Media Receiver and IVA-W505 2-DIN Mobile Media Station.