October 19, 2009
Danielle Deabler, NPR
TO LISTEN TO EVERYTHING NPR
THE NPR RADIO BY LIVIO MAKES ALL NPR Stations,
PROGRAMS, CONTENT AND PODCASTS ACCESSIBLE
TO MORE PEOPLE IN MORE PLACES
The NPR Radio by Livio makes it possible for listeners to:
- Access more than 1,000 NPR station streams, more than 800 podcasts and audio archives of NPR programs.
- Quickly store and access their favorite NPR stations with a convenient “my NPR“ button on the front of the device.
- Access a comprehensive list of more than 16,000 validated Internet radio stations from around the world through Reciva®, a global market leader in Internet radio technology, in addition the NPR stations and content.
- In mere minutes, through a wireless of Ethernet connection, search by genre, location or keyword, and find NPR content and other world programming for free.
The NPR Radio sells for $199.99 and is currently available in the United States at shop.npr.org or www.LivioRadio.com Proceeds from the sale of the radio support NPR programming and NPR stations.
"There is such acclaim and prestige associated with the NPR brand," said Greg Kim, Livio's sales and marketing manager. "We are honored to be partnering with such a notable influence in American culture and are thrilled to help our customers share in the NPR experience."
Founded in 2008, Livio LLC finds ways to make Internet audio streams accessible to more people, in more places. Dedicated to designing products that work fast without complicated menus, Livio developed the Livio Radio and the NPR Radio to let users listen to Pandora® and NPR in the home, respectively, without a Ph.D. in consumer electronics.
NPR is an award-winning, multimedia news organization and an influential force in American life. In collaboration with more than 880 independent public radio stations nationwide, NPR strives to create a more informed public – one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of events, ideas and cultures.