First Toyota Vehicles With Subscription-Free HD Radio™ Audio, Traffic And Weather Arrive At Dealers

  First Toyota Vehicles With Subscription-Free HD Radio™ Audio, Traffic And
                          Weather Arrive At Dealers

2014 Tundra, Corolla, and Sequoia featuring HD Radio Artist Experience®,
Traffic and Weather Forecasts now at dealers; new 4Runner and Tacoma arriving
later this month

Toyota uses HD Radio Technology and Clear Channel's Total Traffic Network to
provide subscription-free real-time traffic and weather information via
digital FM broadcasting

PR Newswire

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 5, 2013

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --iBiquity Digital Corporation, the
developer of digital HD Radio Technology for AM and FM audio and data
broadcasting, announced today that the 2014 Tundra, Corolla, Sequoia, 4Runner,
and Tacoma are the first Toyota vehicles to launch integrated audio and
real-time traffic and weather services using Clear Channel's Total Traffic HD
Network (TTN) and HD Radio Technology. The 2014 Toyota Corolla, Tundra and
Sequoia are now available with the 4Runner and Tacoma arriving in dealerships
later this month.

Toyota has launched two new systems integrating HD Radio digital audio
entertainment and TTN's real-time traffic and weather information:

For vehicles with navigation systems, Toyota will provide a digital audio and
navigation system driven by the first of its kind hybrid technology capable of
receiving digital traffic and weather information from both HD Radio stations
and the cell phone network, using the driver's smartphone connected with the
Toyota Entune system.

For vehicles without navigation, Toyota will offer a premium display audio
system complete with free traffic maps and weather information, all delivered
by HD Radio stations across the country.

Both systems will also offer the latest digital audio features including
Artist Experience®, allowing listeners to view images such as album art on
their radio screens as they enjoy their favorite HD Radio stations.

Jeff Jury, Chief Operating Officer of iBiquity Digital said, "Toyota is
leading the automotive industry with their innovative HD Radio offering. By
utilizing multiple delivery systems for traffic and weather information Toyota
has built a very compelling service offering. We are very pleased that
subscription-free audio entertainment and traffic and weather information over
the HD Radio system is an integral part of this offering. Toyota and the
entire automotive industry is adopting the latest HD Radio audio and data
features very quickly driving the transition of over-the-air AM & FM
broadcasting to a digital future."

Sandy Lobenstein, Vice President Connected Vehicle Technology and Product
Planning at Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. said, "Toyota is proud of our
partnership with iBiquity and Clear Channel to provide consumerswith
subscription free traffic and weather information via HD Radio broadcast on
ournext generationEntune systems. With Entune App Suite enabled systems, we
are also the first to offer consumers 'hybrid data' technology that
automatically switches to provide traffic and weather information over the
internet via cell phone when a customer travels out of HD Radio broadcast
range. We couldn't be more thrilled to be able to offer consumers these
subscription free services along with our industry leading 'hybrid data'
capability."

HD Radio Technology is the digital evolution of AM and FM radio and delivers
significant benefits for Toyota drivers: crystal-clear sound quality;
additional digital only local FM channels known as HD2/HD3 Channels; PSD -
Program Service Data, which displays song title and artist name on the radio
screen; iTunes Tagging allows listeners to store song information with the
touch of a button for later purchase and download through iTunes; Artist
Experience which enables images that match the audio content to be displayed
on the radio screen; and now, subscription-free traffic and data information
sent directly to a vehicles radio or navigation system. HD Radio Technology
is subscription free broadcast radio.

HD Radio Technology is available nationwide, with more than 2,200 digital
stations on-air, and over 1,450 HD2/HD3 digital only channels that broadcast
fresh new content that can only be heard with an HD Radio receiver. A sampling
of the formats on these extra channels, which vary in different markets around
the country, include Dance/Electronica, Bluegrass Country, Comedy, Local
Music, Chill/Coffee Shop Music, South Asian, Talk, News, and Sports, to name
just a few.

33 automakers have now publicly announced plans to incorporate HD Radio
Technology in 170+ models by year-end with more than 80 models featuring HD
Radio receivers as standard equipment.

The Official 2014 Toyota Press Releases can be found at the following links:

http://pressroom.toyota.com/releases/toyota+next+generation+entune+audio+2014+tundra.htm

http://pressroom.toyota.com/releases/2014+toyota+corolla+pricing.htm

http://pressroom.toyota.com/releases/toyota+pricing+2014+4runner+tacoma.htm

Keep watching for more information at www.toyota.com and www.hdradio.com or
download the new HD Radio Guide App from the iTunes store.

About iBiquity Digital Corporation
iBiquity Digital Corporation is the developer of HD Radio™ Technology, which
is fueling the digital radio revolution in the United States and around the
world. The digital technology enables broadcasters to offer new and unique FM
content via HD2/HD3 channels, crystal-clear sound and data services on both
the AM and FM bands – all free, with no subscription fee. Leading
broadcasters, consumer electronics manufacturers, automakers and retailers are
committed to HD Radio Technology. iBiquity Digital is a privately held company
with operations in Columbia, MD, Auburn Hills, MI, and Piscataway, NJ. For
more information, please visit www.hdradio.com and www.ibiquity.com.

To arrange interviews or for additional information, please contact:

James DeRidder
Director, OEM Marketing
& Communications
iBiquity Digital Corporation
248-537-3267
deridder@ibiquity.com

Note to editors: HD Radio™ and the "HD Radio" logo are proprietary trademarks
of iBiquity Digital Corp. The "HD" in HD Radio™ is part of iBiquity Digital's
brand name for its advanced digital AM/FM system. It does not mean hybrid
digital or high-definition digital; both of these are incorrect.

SOURCE iBiquity Digital Corporation

Website: http://www.ibiquity.com
 
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