SiPort announced that its SP1010 single-chip HD Radio receiver was released to production and is being shipped in volume to OEMs, ODMs, and mobile makers. The SP1010 single chip HD Radio receiver is the world’s lowest power HD Radio solution and provides category-leading digital and analog FM performance for the mobile, tabletop and automotive aftermarket market segments.
“This is the dawn of the digital radio revolution as the United States witnesses the rapid transition of analog radio to digital HD Radio technology,” said Aiman Kabakibo, CEO of SiPort. “By offering the world’s lowest power HD Radio solution in the smallest available form factor, SiPort is accelerating the analog to digital transition in popular consumer and mobile devices such as MP3 players and handsets. HD Radio technology is changing the listening experience by bringing amazing capabilities to broadcast radio such as a rich user interface, radio TiVo functionality and exciting new content.”
The SiPort SP1010 Terrestrial Digital Broadcast Receiver is a highly integrated CMOS IC with tuner, baseband and DC-DC converters on a single die. This multiband single-chip receiver enables Digital Radio and Digital Data Services from terrestrial broadcasts to high-volume devices such as mobile handsets and MP3 players. The SP1010’s low power and small form factor enable mobile system manufacturers to develop, for the first time, mobile HD Radio platforms that provide attractive form factors and long battery life.