Original Design Manufacturers Focus on HD Radio Aftermarket Headunits

iBiquity Digital Corporation, the developer of digital HD Radio(TM) Technology, announced that eight ODM (Original Design Manufacturer) partners are now licensed and building aftermarket headunits for brands introducing HD Radio car receivers. Many of these new HD Radio products are on display at this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, Oct. 30-Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.

The following ODM partners are now supporting various brands in different automotive aftermarket product categories including single DIN, double DIN, multimedia head units and OEM replacement head units:

  • Dahaam e-Tec
  • FineMS – Cafeel
  • ForYou General Electronics
  • Freeway Electronics
  • Namsung Corporation
  • Ngai Lik Mobile Electronics
  • Skypine Electronics
  • Soundmax Electronics

“The rapidly growing demand for HD Radio receivers has resulted in a dramatic increase in partners licensed to develop HD Radio products,” said Jeff Jury, COO, iBiquity Digital Corporation. “Over 130 companies are licensed and certified to manufacture HD Radio modules, components, receivers and tuners around the world. Many are focused on creating innovative solutions for the automotive industry. We are pleased with the recent increase in the number of ODMs who want to participate in the growth of the HD Radio product market.”

Certified module makers include ACE Dixxio, LG Innotek, Kensen, Kwang Sung Electronics, Powertech Industries, Samsung EM, TOKO and WNC.

Certified ODMs include AeonPower, Alllike Electronics, Dahaam e-Tec
FineMS – Cafeel, For You General Electronic, Freeway Electronics, Hip Shing Electronics, Jazz Hipster, Kiryung, LG Innotek, Namsung Corporation, Ngai Lik Mobile, RockRidgeSound, Sangean, Skypine Electronics, Soundmax Electronics, Tonic Digital Products, WNC and Zylux Acoustic.

Certified Brands include Accurian (RadioShack), AudioVox, Audio Design Associates, Alpine, Boston Acoustics, Cambridge Soundworks, DaySequerra, Denon, DICE Electronics, JVC Mobile, Fujitsu-Ten, Insignia, Kenwood, Marantz, Niles, Onkyo, Panasonic, Peripheral, Polk Audio, Radiosophy, Rotel, Sangean, Sanyo, Siemens-VDO, Sony, Visteon and Yamaha.

About HD Radio ODM Partners

Dahaam e-Tec Company – established in September 1973 and is engaged in manufacturing in car Audio & Video products. Factory is located in Tianjin, China with an office in Kumchon-gu Korea and Huizhou, China.

Fine Multimedia Solution Company – established in March 2004 and is engaged in manufacturing in In-Dash A/V Multimedia Terminal-DVD, DMB, Navigation, Bluetooth for Domestic Market / semi OE for Nissan Indonesia. Factories are located in An Yang-Si Korea, Yang Ju-Si Korea, and Jiangmuen, Guangdong Province, China with an office located in Gyeonggi Do, Korea.

ForYou General Electronics – established in 2002 and is mainly engaged in designing, manufacturing, and selling Car CD/MP3, Car DVD player, GPS Navigation, and Portable DVD. Factory and head quarter is located in Huizhou National Hi-tech Industrial District in Huizhou City, China with 60,000 sq. meters, over 3000 employee, and over 300 engineers. The factory has 23 production lines. ForYou General Electronics is certified in ISO9001, ISO14000, and TS16949.

Freeway China Limited – established 2002 and is engaged in the concept, design and manufacturing of In-Car electronics such as Audio / Video systems, In-Dash Multimedia / Navigation solutions, Portable Navigation Devices, Integrated OE replacement solutions, and other mobile electronics. Factory is located in Huizhou City, Guangdong, China with offices in Hong Kong and North America.

Namsung Corporation – established in 1965 and is mainly engaged in the business of car audio and video items, satellite and digital broadcasting products, and multimedia items like DVD players, GPS Navigation and telematics. Factory located in Baoan District, Shenzhen, China and with offices located in Seoul Korea, Hong Kong, and North America.

Ngai Lik Mobile Electronics Limited – established in 2006 and is engaged in manufacturing in car audio; car video and car navigation products. Factories located in Dongguan City, Guang Dong Province, China with an office in Hong Kong. Ngai Lik Mobile Electronics Limited is a member of Ngai Lik Industrial Holdings Limited; which established in 1976 and a listed company in Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Soundmax Electronics Limited – established in 1996 and is mainly engaged in automotive head units: Car CD/MP3, Bluetooth, and Car Media Players. Factory is located in Dongguan City, Guang Dong Province, China with offices located in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China.

Skypine Electronics Company – established in November 2005 and is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of various car multimedia products, such as DVD, GPS Navigation, Car PC, etc. Factory located in Baoan District in Shenzhen City, China with offices Nan Jin, China and North America.

About iBiquity Digital
iBiquity Digital Corporation is the developer of the HD Radio(TM) system, which is powering the AM/FM digital radio revolution. This transformational technology allows AM and FM stations to broadcast digital signals in tandem with their analog signals, providing broadcasters with a platform to deliver multiple channels of programming on the same frequency (multicasting); crystal-clear, CD-quality sound; advanced services such as iTunes® Tagging and traffic updates; and text information. More than 1,500 U.S. HD Radio stations are on the air, with nearly half of those offering additional content via multicast channels. HD Radio technology is being or has been tested in many countries throughout the world, including Argentina, Australia, Bosnia, Brazil, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Poland, Switzerland, Thailand and Ukraine.

HD Radio(TM) and the HD Radio logo are proprietary trademarks of iBiquity Digital Corp.