Automotive Workshops

We regularly hold Automotive Workshops, in partnership with WorldDAB, where around 70 of the world’s OEMs, broadcasters and companies working within the automotive sector discuss hybrid radio in order to make it better for all.

Workshop IX

Tuesday 8th June 2021 at 13:00 – 15:00 UTC
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These are our proposed agenda items, plus any other items suggested by attendees prior to the event.

Automotive Receiver Functionality Research

A initial review of first responses to this research into receiver capabilities, and discussion to identify easy-to-achieve improvements in driver experience.

  • Nick Piggott (RadioDNS)
  • Rosemary Smith (WorldDAB)

Android Automotive

A discussion on activities to improve the support for digital and hybrid radio.

  • Laurence Harrison (Radioplayer)


Discussion on the proposed method to capture broadcast radio listening analytics

Alarms and Announcements

Discussion on how alarm functionality is being implemented on receivers

Driver distraction update

Continuing the discussion on how broadcasters should present information to drivers to minimise driver distraction

Voice control

Update and discussion on adding phoneme support for navigating broadcast radio by voice

Receiver Testing Advanced Features Group

Information and discussion about the new WorldDAB Task Force to generate standardised tests for advanced digital and hybrid radio functionality

Previous Workshops

Automotive Workshop VIII (16th Feb 2021)Summary
Automotive Workshop VII (14th October 2020)Summary

If you would like further information on our Automotive Workshops, please contact us, and we will be able to answer any questions you have.