The STA680 is an HD-radio base-band processor for car-radio applications. The STA680 functionality includes audio decompression and data processing, while multiple interfaces ensure flexible integration into the system.The STA680 takes full advantage of HD 1.5 Radio benefits including CD-like audio quality from HD Radio FM broadcasts and FM-like audio quality using HD Radio AM, while program associated data or traffic information is received from the second channel.
IBOC (in-band on-channel) digital audio broadcast signal decoding for AM/FM hybrid and all-digital modes
Dual-channel HD 1.5 for background scanning and data services
HD codec (HDC) audio decompression
Metadata support for HD Radio reception
MPS (main program service), SPS (supplemental program service) and PAD (program associated data) data decoding