Telos Systems & Cutting Edge Announces Pact with USA Digital Radio

Telos Systems / Cutting Edge today announced a joint technology and marketing agreement with USA Digital Radio. Cutting Edge, the foremost manufacturer of state-of-the-art digital audio processors for radio and internet broadcasting, will work with USA Digital radio to ensure that its Omnia.dab Digital Audio Processor is compatible with USA Digital Radio’s IBOC DAB system.

“As we prepare for the launch of IBOC DAB technology, we will work with Cutting Edge to assist broadcasters in providing the highest-fidelity digital audio experience to their listeners,” said Robert J. Struble, president and chief executive officer, USA Digital Radio, Inc. “Cutting Edge provides innovative audio processing products to the radio broadcast industry, and we’re pleased to be working with them.”

“As a technology company dedicated to helping broadcasters achieve outstanding audio quality through digital means, it’s natural that Telos Systems be involved in helping DAB move forward,” commented Michael Dosch, Managing Director of Telos Systems. “Inband, on channel DAB is exciting. The opportunities for radio companies to better serve listeners, advertisers and stockholders are enormous.”

Live demonstrations of the USA Digital Radio IBOC DAB system using Omnia.dab audio processing will take place at the USA Digital Radio Booth #729 at the NAB Radio Show in Orlando, Fla., from August 31-September 2, and also at Continental Electronics Corporation, Booth #417.

Built on the same hardware platform as the groundbreaking, Omnia.dab is tailored to the unique needs of DAB transmission. To find out more about Omnia.dab, visit Telos Systems / Cutting Edge in booth #1417 at the NAB Radio Show in Orlando, Fla., from August 31-September 2, or browse


USA Digital Radio is developing and marketing In-Band On-Channel Digital Audio Broadcasting (IBOC DAB) technology for AM and FM radio. USA Digital Radio is owned by the nation’s largest radio broadcasters, including ABC, AMFM, CBS, Citadel, Clear Channel, Cox Radio, Cumulus, Emmis, Entercom, Hispanic Broadcasting, Radio One, and Sinclair. On October 7, 1998, the company filed a Petition for Rulemaking with the Federal Communications Commission for implementing Digital Audio Broadcasting in the United States using USA Digital Radio’s IBOC technology. To find out more, call (410) 872-1530.

Telos Systems is a leading manufacturer of ISDN, digital network and telephone interface products for talk-show programming, call-in radio segments, teleconferencing, audio production, remote broadcasts, and internet applications. Telos is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, with satellite operations throughout the US as well as Canada and Europe. To find out more about Telos Systems, call +1 (216) 241-7225.

Cutting Edge, a Telos company, is world-renowned for its innovative digital audio signal processing expertise. Its Omnia family of digital audio processors for FM, AM, TV, DAB, Internet, and broadcast audio production are setting new standards for audio quality in the broadcast and Internet industries worldwide. To find out more about Cutting Edge, call +1 (216) 241-3343, or browse

Trademark Acknowledgements: Telos Systems, Zephyr, and Omnia are registered trademarks of TLS Corporation, dba Telos Systems and Cutting Edge. Zephyr, ZephyrExpress, Audioactive, Assistant Producer, and The Best Way to Hear from There are trademarks of TLS Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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