Radio, the oldest form of electronic broadcasting, has been described as the last medium to go digital. Yet developments have been underway for over twenty years to create new technologies and digital platforms for the transmission of radio in digital form. O'Neill presents detailed studies of the development of Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB), successes and failures in digital radio implementation, and future scenarios for radio in a fully converged media environment. Essays address the fact that radio now stands at a crossroads in its development, and question whether it has a viable future or whether it will converge with other forms of multimedia and audiovisual media services.Throughout 2003, field tests conducted by NPR Labs examined the performance of HD channels carrying two programme ... for visually impaired listeners, but these a#39;radio reading servicesa#39; require distribution of specially equipped receivers.
|Title||:||Digital Radio in Europe|
|Publisher||:||Intellect L & D E F A E - 2010|