Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Where is my multi-format receiver?

With several companies touting multi-format chipsets, why aren't we seeing any multi-format radios? DRM continues to suffer the Chicken or Egg problem. 
I'd love to see some manufacturer pony-up and build a nice analogue SW, AM, FM-RDS, DRM, HD (throw in Wifi too) set for the North American market. For that matter, it needs to have a solid external antenna connector (BNC) and be powered from AC or with batteries. Since I don't see any such device right now, we can check out these chipset manufacturers while we wait: