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DAB Receiver Kit

DAB Receiver Kit


The DAB Receiver Kit from Fraunhofer IIS is a fully validated DAB/DAB+/T-DMB solution for the automotive and consumer market. This innovative software radio approach allows terminal manufacturers to efficiently enhance their radio platform with the full range of DAB/DAB+/T-DMB feature set. It is a platform independent fixed point C-code optimized for DSP implementation.

Fully compliant with the ETSI EN 300 401, the DAB Receiver Kit is able to decode a full DAB ensemble or only a subset to save computing power. With its flexible data interface, it can be easily combined with external applications. The API interface is adoptable to the customers framework.



  • Flexible data interface
  • Band III and L-band support
  • Automatic mode detection for DAB mode 1-4
  • FIC decoding including all FIGs
  • MOT decoder in header and directory mode
  • Packet mode decoder
  • MPEG Layer 2 decoding
  • HE-AAC v2 decoding
  • BSAC for Korean market (optional)
  • MPEG Surround® (optional)
  • Proprietary Data Services (optional)
  • TPEG (optional)
  • HECA – High Efficient Conditional Access (optional)
  • Journaline® (optional)

Availability and Licensing

The Fraunhofer IIS DAB Receiver Kit is designed to fit on arbitrary fixed point digital signal processors (DSP). Based on customer request extensions and additional features can smoothly be integrated into the kit.

Generally, Fraunhofer IIS DAB Receiver Kit licensing scales with the type of application and the adaptation efforts.

Further information



DAB Receiver Kit



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