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City of Industry, Calif. — Sceptre said it has begun shipping its in-car video recorder, the CarCam CCR2000, for a suggested $399.
The device is designed to record driving in the event evidence is needed for emergencies or accidents. It records 1080p FullHD video using H.264 video-compression technology, and features a 120-degree wide angle lens, 2.2-inch display, HDMI output, microphone, gravity sensor for collision detection, and the ability to automatically lock footage to prevent overwriting.
Canton, Mass. — Car electronics retailers hunting for prospective purchasers of step-up vehicle-security system customers could look to the 2012 list of the top 10 vehicles recovered by LoJack.
For the third year in a row, the Honda Accord was the most stolen and recovered vehicle equipped with a LoJack Stolen Vehicle Recovery System, the company said. The Accord was followed by the Honda Civic, Toyota Camry, Acura Integra, Toyota Corolla, Chevy Silverado, Cadillac Escalade, Nissan Maxima, Nissan Altima and the Chevy Tahoe, in that order.
Simi Valley, Calif. — Crimestopper introduced a series of safety cameras for select Dodge and Chevrolet trucks and vans this week.
Six color CMOS cameras were launched. The SV-6830.Fd is engineered for tail-gate handles on Ford F-150 trucks and has a 170 degree field of view. The SV-6832.Chev and SV-6834.chr versions are designed for the Chevy Silverado and Dodge Ram, respectively.
The SV-6900.Bl is a universal brake-light camera with 150-degree field of view.
STAMFORD, CONN. — Harman International has begun shipping a hand-held device that uses digital signal processing (DSP) to enhance the sound quality and imaging of music played through an existing car audio system from any MP3 player, portable media player, or smartphone.
ORLANDO — Audiovox has begun shipping its redesigned Pursuit series of vehicle security and remote-start systems and an Advent-brand Bluetooth hands-free kit designed with a Toyota OEM look, the company announced here at the NADA (National Automobile Dealer Association) show.
The company also unveiled a PROPLM security system that lets highvolume car dealers preload vehicles with alarms while providing greater on-the-lot protection than other security systems.
Stamford, Conn. - The Ungo car security brand, one of the most well-known security brands during the industry's heyday in the 1970s through 1990s, is leaving the aftermarket.
Clarion, which purchased the brand from Techne Electronics in 1995, has stopped shipping Ungo-brand aftermarket security and remote-start systems to distributors and dealers, but product in the pipeline continues to be sold, a spokesperson said.