San Antonio — The Progressive Retailers Organization was at the Westin La Cantera Hill Coun
LAS VEGAS – Audi and Nvidia announced today that the carmakers latest infotainment system will be based on a Tegra processor.
The Audi modular infotainment system (MIS) will be found in the Audi A3 become available in the United States and Canada next year. It is already on the market in Europe.
The MIS is based on the Nvidia Tegra Visual Computing Module. This system will deliver a wide range of online data to the car, including Google Street View 360, Google Earth, and local information like weather and local gas prices.
LAS VEGAS — ViewSonic today expanded its new Smart Display computer line, and added several new touchscreen monitors and a 4K Ultra HD display at International CES.
The 24-inch VSD240 Smart Display, which joins the previously announced VSD220, is a 24-inch display that shares many features with a very large tablet or an all-in-one PC. However, ViewSonic prefers to refer to these products as secondary monitors.
The VSD240 will carry a $499 price tag and ship in April. The 22-inch VSD220 shipped in October at $399.
Las Vegas – Sprint will join its largest rivals in offering Windows Phone 8 smartphones, launching one HTC model and one Samsung model in the summer, the carrier announced at International CES.
The phones will feature 4G LTE and will be available for use with the carrier’s unlimited-data plans.
Both Windows phones will feature dual cameras,dual-core processors, and expandable memory. Additional details were not released.
LAS VEGAS — Ford called on developers to help enhance its Sync service by launching an open mobile app development program for AppLink.
During its International CES press conference, here, on Monday the Ford Developer Program, which can be found at Developer.Ford.com, was unveiled.
It provides a software development kit, documentation, sample code, test procedures, tips, an online forum and tech support. Developers who don’t own a Ford Sync system can purchase a technology development kit.
Las Vegas -- Cisco Systems said it has integrated the multiscreen-video elements of NDS -- which it acquired for $5 billion last year -- into Videoscape Unity, an expanded version of the video services delivery platform Cisco launched two years ago at CES.
Las Vegas — Johnson Controls announced during International CES that it’s expanding its electronics product portfolio into full in-vehicle infotainment systems for automakers.
The manufacturer of automotive interiors and electronics also announced its first full infotainment system will launch in a 2014-model-year vehicle program in North America, Europe and Asia.
Las Vegas – Huawei came to International CES to underscore its transition from a low-end to a high-end cellphone supplier with the launch of a pair of superphones that include the world’s first smartphone with 6.1-inch screen.
Las Vegas – Sony turned up at International CES with a new flagship smartphone that boasts the company’s fastest CPU, biggest screen, highest quality camera capabilities, and thinnest chassis to date.
Las Vegas – DTS is putting in an appearance at International CES to demonstrate Headphone:X multi-channel surround sound technology, which promises to deliver up to 11.1 virtual surround channels over any pair of headphones.
LAS VEGAS – The Digital Entertainment Group, a CE and Hollywood industries’ home entertainment promotions group, announced the kick-off of a new effort to spur use of the UltraViolet virtual content locker system for movies and videos of multiple formats.