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CORONA, CA – (October 26, 2015)Rosen Electronics today unveiled its new AV8900H Digital Headrest Monitors, an all-in-one rear seat entertainment system with built-in dual DVD drives and large high-resolution 8-inch monitors that produce superior picture quality.  Unique to the system and a first in the industry, the system’s processor passes video signals from the media player to the monitors in digital form producing pictures at much higher quality.  The model features a variety of audio/video inputs including dual HDMI connections, micro SD card slot, aux in, and a USB port that enable users to plug in various forms of media at the same time, all quickly accessible through the individual displays. In addition, the system incorporates capacitive touch buttons for increased sensitivity and an easy-to-use graphical user interface (GUI).  The AV8900H will be on display for demonstration in the Rosen Electronics booth #11817 throughout the 2015 SEMA Show from November 3-6.

“We’ve engineered the Rosen AV8900H from the ground up incorporating features that consumers today demand including larger 8-inch displays and the flexibility to connect their personal devices, whether that’s a smartphone, a portable player with HDMI output, or an external hard drive,” said Curt Kucera, general manager of display integration, AAMP of America.  “This is the most advanced headrest system we’ve ever offered and our customers and end-users alike will see the difference in its performance and picture quality.”  

Picture Quality and Performance Difference

Designed to produce the best picture quality possible, the AV8900H’s design passes video signals from a connected source (HDMI/SD card/USB) to the video monitors in digital form.  The video stays in its digital state without having to be converted into analog which dramatically degrades the quality of the picture.  The system’s ability to deliver video signals digitally produces brighter, clearer, and more accurate pictures, higher quality than other headrest monitors in the market.   Furthermore, the high resolution output combined with larger 8-inch LCD displays (800 X 480) significantly reduces viewing fatigue often associated with low resolution screens.   

Convenient Inputs

The AV8900H offers an array of inputs handled by the systems true multimedia processor, including dual HDMI ports, micro SD slot, and a USB connection which can support high capacity media storage devices.  The incorporated HDMI ports enable connectivity to smartphones (with MHL to HDMI adapter) and WiFi streaming media products (when available) such as Google Chromecast®, ROKU Stick®, Amazon Fire TV Stick®, and more.  Its dedicated USB port can be used with large capacity flash, thumb, or hard drives (up to 1TB) with full 1080P file format support.  The USB connection has an output power rating of 2.5 amps, capable of charging today’s most popular devices. 

For increased installation flexibility, the system includes a 1.5 meter HDMI and USB extension cable giving installers the freedom to place the connection where they’re convenient for passengers.

Additional features

·         Capacitive touch buttons for faster access to commands

·         Independent source playback between headrests (DVD playback and other connected devices)

·         Controllability from both integrated displays

·         100 Channels of FM transmission for audio playback through the vehicle’s speakers

·         Dual channel wireless headphones

·         Wide application coverage (initial roll out for 300+ vehicle applications)*

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The Rosen AV8900H will be available in the first quarter of 2016 with a suggested retail price not yet determined.

Rosen Electronics, an AAMP Global power brand located in Corona, California, is committed to delivering the best performing and highest quality audio video experience into the automotive environment.  The brand has a proven track record in the 12 volt industry with numerous first-to-market technologies since the ‘90s. To this day, Rosen continues to innovate, offering advanced integrated products with a complete line of rear seat audio video entertainment systems, in-dash multimedia/navigation systems, and factory interface solutions. For more information on Rosen, please visit its website at

About AAMP Global

Established in 1987, owned by Audax Private Equity, and headquartered in Clearwater, Florida, AAMP Global restlessly pursues innovative ways to enhance what moves you.  Global manufacturer of mobile aftermarket technology; developing vehicle safety solutions under EchoMaster, smartphone connectivity under iSimple, rear seat entertainment and navigation under Rosen, high power audio enhancement under Stinger and Phoenix Gold, and radio replacement while retaining factory features and functionality under Autoleads and PAC.   AAMP enables you to define your drive, one vehicle at a time, anywhere in the world.