Hossein Yassaie, CEO of Imagination Technologies and parent company PURE received the WorldDMB 2011 Per Erik Selemark Award for services to DAB at the 17th WorldDMB General Assembly in Zurich, Switzerland.
As a pioneer of digital radio, Hossein Yassaie was the driving force in developing a brand new, low cost DAB chipset, thus enabling sub-£100 digital radios and initiating the international mass consumer digital radio market. In his acceptance speech, Hossein stated that the mobile phone sector remained the challenge for digital radio, but that all technical issues were solvable. What is now required is strong communication to the mobile industry of confidence in the global future of digital broadcast, and certainty of FM switchover planning.
For the full press release please visit http://www.worlddab.org/news/document/1597/GA2011_Press_Release.pdf