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Cypress, Calif. – Clarion added hands-free control of Facebook and Twitter to its transportable Next Gate in-vehicle iPhone controller, which can be added to any vehicle.
The $269-suggested iPhone controller uses a 7-inch WVGA touchscreen to control iPhone music playback and control compatible iPhone apps. The compatible apps display a user interface and graphics on the touchscreen.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Grapevine, Texas — Pioneer went to the Mobile Electronics Retailers Association (MERA) KnowledgeFest to launch a 2013 single-DIN CD receiver lineup that expands smartphone connectivity to Android smartphones for the first time.
Long Beach, Calif. — Kenwood USA launched its fall sales promotion for car audio products.
The “Reap the Rewards” promotion includes instant rebates on select in-dash multimedia and navigation receivers and on three in-dash CD receivers with built-in HD Radio. The instant rebates range from $15 on the KDC-HD552U and KDC-X596 to $100 on all in-dash navigation models, including the flagship DNX9990HD.
San Diego – Five new single-DIN in-dash car CD receivers unveiled by Sony include several models that communicate with Bluetooth-connected Android smartphones and USB-connected iPhones via a free app that delivers multiple new features in the car, including more robust wireless Bluetooth control of music stored on Android phones.
Two of the five new head units are the company’s first two heads in years to be sold only through car audio specialists. One new model brings embedded HD Radio down in price to an everyday $150, from $160.