Imagination Technologies has strengthened its position in digital radio IP through deals with STMicroelectronics and Frontier Silicon.
In a new deal for Imagination, STM has licensed Ensigma communications processor technology for use in a multi-standard programmable radio solution targeted at car radios that will support a wide range of global digital radio standards including DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) and HD Radio.
"Imagination and our partners have been instrumental in delivering global solutions that have made digital radio a successful technology in the home, but there has been slow progress to date in automotive," said Sir Hossein Yossaie, CEO of Imagination. "STMicroelectronics will deliver a complete solution with wide capability and ease of deployment that should propel digital radio to ubiquity in cars.Ē
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